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#1 Posted on 15.8.02 1543.03
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I know the right-wingers on here will defend it (or find some way to talk about Clinton), and will most likely say that I hate America for even bringing up this topic, but how in the hell can that unelected schmuck justify taking a *month* off, in the middle of a war and a recession?
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#2 Posted on 15.8.02 1550.41
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Is there any reason to start a ridiculously long thread that really goes nowhere again? Because really, is anyone's point of view going to be changed by what's posted in respose to you?
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#3 Posted on 15.8.02 1552.39
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Bush just gave a speech a few hours ago at Mt. Rushmore. Kind of like he's been doing since his working "vacation" started. yeh, some vacation. I guess that "schmuck" doesn't know what a real vacation is. It means you don't work. As in, don't go out as president and make speeches. But I don't expect a left winger to understand it if they still call him "unelected".
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#4 Posted on 15.8.02 1553.50
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best rebuttal ever.


In other news: Bush is probably worn out from all the hard work he's been doing, like . . . um. I dunno. Signing laws that really should have been passed years ago, before corporation's lying caught up to them.
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#5 Posted on 15.8.02 1849.06
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    Originally posted by OlFuzzyBastard
    that unelected schmuck
Wow, you really wanted some SERIOUS debate, didn't you?
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#6 Posted on 15.8.02 1918.06
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Even Bush knows to leave Washington in August.
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#7 Posted on 15.8.02 1935.46
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    Fo Shizzle my Nizzle, Bizzle Izzle says:
    Bush just gave a speech a few hours ago at Mt. Rushmore. Kind of like he's been doing since his working "vacation" started. yeh, some vacation. I guess that "schmuck" doesn't know what a real vacation is. It means you don't work. As in, don't go out as president and make speeches. But I don't expect a left winger to understand it if they still call him "unelected".

Um... since when is it "work" to give speeches? Now I understand that he does not have the best command of the English language, so one might consider HIS speeches "work", but other than that, I don't see how talking to his adoring public constitutes work...
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#8 Posted on 15.8.02 2130.14
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    Originally posted by OlFuzzyBastard
    I know the right-wingers on here will defend it (or find some way to talk about Clinton), and will most likely say that I hate America for even bringing up this topic, but how in the hell can that unelected schmuck justify taking a *month* off, in the middle of a war and a recession?



How come I dont hear you bitching that congress and the Supreme Court are taking much more time off?
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#9 Posted on 15.8.02 2245.07
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Congress and the Supreme Court have Constitutionally mandated recesses.
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#10 Posted on 15.8.02 2322.42
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    Originally posted by eviljonhunt81
    Congress and the Supreme Court have Constitutionally mandated recesses.


Well to be honest with you GW can do all is Constitutionally mandated responsibilities from his ranch in Texas. So if you are going to Bitch and whine about someone who does have the hardest job in the world taking some time off you should bitch about Congress never changing the constitution to give them less time off.
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#11 Posted on 16.8.02 0154.20
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Congress can't change the Constitution.
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#12 Posted on 16.8.02 0206.36
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So if you are going to Bitch and whine about someone who does have the hardest job in the world

Mike Bloomberg currently has the hardest job in the world. Closely followed by VInce McMahon.
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#13 Posted on 16.8.02 0623.30
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    Originally posted by The Psycho Pirate

    Even Bush knows to leave Washington in August.



Yeah, he's such a bastard for leaving this sweltering hell-hole in DC(Heat Index yesterday: 119) in the middle of August.

The President is working. It's not like he's going fishing in the wilderness for a few months. Any president with half a brain(D or R) would get the hell out of town during the dog days.

Oh by the way, hero of the left FDR routinely took off to Hyde Park, NY or Hot Springs, GA during WWII.
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#14 Posted on 16.8.02 0952.27
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[incredible flaming sarcasm]
Besides, for what its really worth, does anything Bush does really count as work. He probably just sits around all day in the oval office chewing his pencils and waiting for Cheney to tell him what to do. Why not let them take him for a walk so he can enjoy the nice fresh air.
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if any president with half a brain would get out of Washington, why did Bush leave? (rimshot)
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#15 Posted on 16.8.02 1056.51
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So to get out of the heat of Washington D.C.,he goes to TEXAS!!!!


That makes a lot of sense.
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#16 Posted on 16.8.02 1100.04
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It's a dry heat.
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#17 Posted on 16.8.02 1115.16
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    Originally posted by ICEMAN
    So to get out of the heat of Washington D.C.,he goes to TEXAS!!!!


    That makes a lot of sense.



Yeah, well, how about that photo op of him chopping wood. In August. In Texas.

And I suppose I was being unfair. I mean, he did take last August off as well, and if really caused any problems, there would have been some sort of catastrophic event early last September that we were miserably unprepared for, right?
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#18 Posted on 16.8.02 1139.35
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    Originally posted by OlFuzzyBastard



    And I suppose I was being unfair. I mean, he did take last August off as well, and if really caused any problems, there would have been some sort of catastrophic event early last September that we were miserably unprepared for, right?



Are you trying to tie in 9/11 with Bush going to texas last year?
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#19 Posted on 16.8.02 1214.21
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    Originally posted by OlFuzzyBastard

      And I suppose I was being unfair. I mean, he did take last August off as well, and if really caused any problems, there would have been some sort of catastrophic event early last September that we were miserably unprepared for, right?


    This is so ridiculous even I am at a loss for words...
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#20 Posted on 16.8.02 1549.19
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Err if you're the president you're working 24 hours a day, vacation or not. Isn't the president still working when they go to Europe or Asia, or anywhere else. Apparently you MUST be in DC, or else you're not working.

The best thing about these 'vacations' is that congress is not in session. You should always invest on the first day they go into recess.

This recession is really hitting me hard, and our company. We only have increased profits 30% over last year. Last year we increased profits by 20% and have done that since I've worked here.


(edited by El Weasel on 16.8.02 1349)
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