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We Must Have Patience ...Barbra Streisand
Posted on November 8, 2004
In response to the results of the Presidential election last week, I would like to share with you a quote from Thomas Jefferson. Although written in 1798, I feel his words speak perfectly to the strong sentiments of frustration and disappointment 48% of the country feel.

"A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to its true principles. It is true that in the meantime we are suffering deeply in spirit, and incurring the horrors of a war and long oppressions of enormous public debt......If the game runs sometimes against us at home we must have patience till luck turns, and then we shall have an opportunity of winning back the principles we have lost, for this is a game where principles are at stake."


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IS THIS THE MAN YOU THINK WILL KEEP YOU SAFE? ...Barbra Streisand
Posted on October 26, 2004
IS THIS THE MAN YOU THINK WILL KEEP YOU SAFE?...

1. BUSH IGNORED THE ADVICE OF THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION REGARDING THE URGENT THREAT OF AL QAEDA.

2. BUSH IGNORED THE HART-RUDMAN COMMISSION TERRORISM REPORT, WHICH OUTLINED A RANGE OF U.S. SECURITY REQUIREMENTS AND STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES.

3. BUSH FAILED TO GET OVER 100,000 HOURS OF VALUABLE TERRORISM-RELATED TAPINGS TRANSLATED BY LINGUISTS AT THE F.B.I, A FULL 3 YEARS AFTER 9/11. IN FACT, JOHN ASHCROFT REFUSED TO ENDORSE FBI REQUESTS FOR $58 MILLION FOR NEW COUNTERTERRORISM FIELD AGENTS, TRANSLATORS AND INTELLIGENCE ANALYSTS.

4. BUSH HELD NO FACE TO FACE MEETINGS WITH HIS TERRORISM CHIEF RICHARD CLARK AND NEITHER DID DICK CHENEY WHO WAS HEAD OF THE TERRORISM TASK FORCE.

5. BUSH CONTINUED HIS VACATION ON THE DAY HE RECEIVED A BRIEFING ABOUT THE IMPENDING ATTACK ON AMERICA.

6. KNOWING ABOUT THE IMPENDING HIJACKINGS, BUSH DID NOTHING TO BEEF UP AIRLINE SECURITY.

7. BUSH'S ATTORNEY GENERAL, JOHN ASHCROFT, TOLD THE ACTING DIRECTOR OF THE F.B.I. TO NOT TELL HIM ANYTHING MORE ABOUT TERRORISM.

8. BUSH WAS INACTIVE AND INDECISIVE FOR A FULL 7 MINUTES THE MORNING OF 9/11 WHEN INFORMED OF THE ATTACK ON THE WORLD TRADE CENTER. IF BUSH HAD ACTED QUICKLY AND INTELLIGENTLY, PERHAPS HE COULD HAVE GIVEN AN ORDER TO SHOOT DOWN THE PLANE HEADED TOWARD THE PENTAGON AND SAVED THE LIVES OF THOSE WHO WERE KILLED.

9. BUSH INVADED IRAQ WITH THE RATIONALE OF IMAGINARY WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND IGNORED THE REAL THREAT IN AFGHANNISTAN. NOW WE HAVE A TERRORIST BREEDING GROUND IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND OSAMA BIN LADEN AND ABU MUSSAB AL-ZARQAWI, A RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORIST, RUNNING FREE.

10. BUSH IGNORED THE ADVICE OF THE GENERALS IN THE MILITARY WHO PROVED TO BE RIGHT.

11. BUSH OPPOSED THE CREATION OF A DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.

12. BUSH OPPOSED THE CREATION OF THE 9/11 COMMISSION.

13. MORE THAN 3 YEARS LATER, OUR BORDERS, PORTS, AND NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS ARE STILL NOT SECURE.

14. BUSH SUPPRESSED THE RELEASE OF A CIA REPORT THAT LAYS BLAME UPON HIGH-LEVEL PEOPLE IN HIS ADMINISTRATION FOR NOT DOING THEIR JOBS IN A SATISFACTORY MANNER BEFORE 9/11.

15. BUSH FAILED TO SECURE NEARLY 400 TONS OF KNOWN, DEADLY EXPLOSIVES IN IRAQ, AND NOW THEY MAY FALL INTO THE WRONG HANDS TO BE USED TO BLOW UP AIRPLANES, LEVEL BUILDINGS AND DETONATE NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

IF BUSH HAD DONE ANY OF THESE THINGS, WE WOULD BE A SAFER MORE SECURE COUNTRY TODAY AND POSSIBLY COULD HAVE PREVENTED THE TRAGEDY OF 9/11.

IS THIS THE MAN YOU THINK WILL KEEP YOU SAFE?...
 

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She is the most ugly big nosed bitch. She feels shame because she has made millions, will not share or go backt to to where she came, but wants us all to pay for her getting her big nosed ass out of the boring existance from whenst she came. Sorry Babs, to me you have always been an ugly, big nosed bitch. Money or fame (no matter how contirved) will make me give two of my best shits for you.
 

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LMAO! When I saww the topic, I thought maybe she was going to move to Canada, like Robert Redford.

Say is Alec Baldwin still here?
 

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Notice that her initials are BS.

Like Clinton, Gore, or sKerry would have done any better. :rolleyes:
 

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8. BUSH WAS INACTIVE AND INDECISIVE FOR A FULL 7 MINUTES THE MORNING OF 9/11 WHEN INFORMED OF THE ATTACK ON THE WORLD TRADE CENTER. IF BUSH HAD ACTED QUICKLY AND INTELLIGENTLY, PERHAPS HE COULD HAVE GIVEN AN ORDER TO SHOOT DOWN THE PLANE HEADED TOWARD THE PENTAGON AND SAVED THE LIVES OF THOSE WHO WERE KILLED.
...If he would have acted her way, "quickly and intelligently", the plane might have been shot down, but what about when it falls out of the sky? do they tie a rope to it and lower it down safely?

9. BUSH INVADED IRAQ WITH THE RATIONALE OF IMAGINARY WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND IGNORED THE REAL THREAT IN AFGHANNISTAN. NOW WE HAVE A TERRORIST BREEDING GROUND IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND OSAMA BIN LADEN AND ABU MUSSAB AL-ZARQAWI, A RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORIST, RUNNING FREE.

... yeah... those weapons of mass destruction were imaginary... tell that to the people who sucked up sarin by the thousands... his own people, mind you.


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yes.
 

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scubadvr said:
She is the most ugly big nosed bitch. She feels shame because she has made millions, will not share or go backt to to where she came, but wants us all to pay for her getting her big nosed ass out of the boring existance from whenst she came. Sorry Babs, to me you have always been an ugly, big nosed bitch. Money or fame (no matter how contirved) will make me give two of my best shits for you.
I heard that big nosed bitch one the contest for hanging from the window sill the longest, without using any hands. Ak'sr4me
 

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Custer said:
Great voice, no brain.
That is the truth! Why do they entertainer types get off the bus in looney land? Not to long ago I saw some old footage of her singing a concert from 30+ years ago. Her voice is and was unreal, but why do they decide they have to get on their soapboxes?

I was very sorry to see Springsteen, Bon Jovi, and Mellenkamp go that route. I grew up in the late 70's and 80's listening to those guys and many more. Now, I get mad everytime I hear one of their songs.
 

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Mellenkamp made songs that were very similar to my upbringing and it rang true. I still love the music. My old friend is a cousin to Mellenkamp even, he is a pretty weird guy and always was. I guess his upbringing in Indianna was lost on him now that he is a long way from that.
 

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SangRun Hunter said:
That is the truth! Why do they entertainer types get off the bus in looney land? Not to long ago I saw some old footage of her singing a concert from 30+ years ago. Her voice is and was unreal, but why do they decide they have to get on their soapboxes?

I was very sorry to see Springsteen, Bon Jovi, and Mellenkamp go that route. I grew up in the late 70's and 80's listening to those guys and many more. Now, I get mad everytime I hear one of their songs.
I think they were always flaky people but in the "good old days" it was the kiss of death for your career if you were controversial.

Starting in the 60's it became fashionable, in fact expected to be counter to the mainstream. Being controversial now is a cultivated gambit to improve your career.
 

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I guess so Custer, but at some point this will backfire and I hope I'm alive to see it. CBS ratings are in the dumper due to their partisanship and soon Hollyweird will see the same thing happen. My wife and I have gotten to the point where we don't go to movies, watch hardly anything on the big networks. We don't buy music except some country stuff. I'm sure we're not the only family that has gotten to this point and it's not out of protest, it's because all the crap on the network is crap.
 

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SangRun Hunter said:
I guess so Custer, but at some point this will backfire and I hope I'm alive to see it. CBS ratings are in the dumper due to their partisanship and soon Hollyweird will see the same thing happen. My wife and I have gotten to the point where we don't go to movies, watch hardly anything on the big networks. We don't buy music except some country stuff. I'm sure we're not the only family that has gotten to this point and it's not out of protest, it's because all the crap on the network is crap.
I hope you are right but my sense of what is on TV 24-7 seems to suggest it will be a long time before the cult of the celebrity goes away.

I am still surprised at what we will put up with from pro sports players and now even the college players.
 

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Custer said:
...it will be a long time before the cult of the celebrity goes away.
People have lost the ability to think. Charisma has taken the place of thought. As long as rational thought is dead, the Cult of Personality will thrive.
 

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SouthernPartisan said:
People have lost the ability to think. Charisma has taken the place of thought. As long as rational thought is dead, the Cult of Personality will thrive.
Probably always been true. That's why we founded a Republic.
 
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