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blueButGlad Donating Member (38 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 12:18 PM
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Bush Has A Scratch! - January 1st 2006
With the start of a new year, take some time to look back. Today's 'On this date in Bush history...'

"Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation" Benjamin Franklin's Thirteen Virtues

"Happy New Year to you all. Thanks. I can't think of a better way to start 2006 then here at this fantastic hospital" President Bush says a year ago today, visiting wounded troops at the Amputee Care Center of Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. The president added "As you can possibly see, I have an injury myself - not here at the hospital, but in combat with a Cedar. I eventually won. The Cedar gave me a little scratch". Poor George.

"'Tis a Shame that your Family is an Honour to you! You ought to be an Honour to your Family" Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richards Almanac, 1750

On this date in 2003, Ron Suskind writes in Esquire that the first President Bush fired assistant Karl Rove for leaking information. Contrast the action of George H.W. Bush, firing Karl Rove for a breach of integrity, with that of his son, the current president. The younger Bush took no such action when that same Karl Rove, then working at the White House, leaked the identity of someone in the CIA to the press.

Excerpt from the Jan 1st entry of the 2007 calendar http://www.poorGeorgesAlmanac.com
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goclark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 12:23 PM
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1. I doin't trust his father either


Poppy just likes to keep his hands clean and make us think that he is the good guy.
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 12:27 PM
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2. He JOKED with AMPUTEES about getting a wound
from a Christmas tree? I'm going to hurl.
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bluedeminredstate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 12:45 PM
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3. Yes he did.
He laughed about how great the doctors were but they didn't get their hands on him even though he had a scratch from his brush rangling at the pig farm. Totally sickening!
:puke:
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bluedeminredstate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 12:54 PM
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4. Here's the quote
Edited on Mon Jan-01-07 12:56 PM by bluedeminredstate
Of course, it's non sensical per usual:

"Happy New Year to you all. Thanks. I can't think of a better way to start 2006 then here at this fantastic hospital -- a hospital that's full of healers and compassionate people who care deeply about our men and women in uniform. It's also full of courageous young soldiers, Marines, airmen -- men and women who are serving our country and making great sacrifice. I'm just overwhelmed by the great strength of character of not only those who have been wounded, but of their loved ones, as well. And so, thank you all for bringing great credit to our country.

As you can possibly see, I have an injury myself -- not here at the hospital, but in combat with a Cedar. I eventually won. The Cedar gave me a little scratch. As a matter of fact, the Colonel asked if I needed first aid when she first saw me. I was able to avoid any major surgical operations here, but thanks for your compassion, Colonel.

I've been thinking long and hard about 2006. My hopes, of course, are for peace around the world. I'll continue to work as hard as I can to lay that foundation for peace. And also my hope is that this country remains as prosperous as it was in 2005. We had a very strong economy, and we'll work to keep the economy as strong as it possibly can, so anybody that wants to find a job can find one."




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blueButGlad Donating Member (38 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 01:26 PM
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5. What those amputees must have been thinking
What those amputees must have been thinking then to hear the president joking to them about his unfortunate scratch, after the wounds they are coping with from his Iraq war.
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Libby2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 01:39 PM
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6. I hate his fucking guts.
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blueButGlad Donating Member (38 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 03:13 PM
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7. Me too - and I voted also
Me too - and I voted also
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