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Bush's Resignation Letter


If Bush resigned today, this is what his speech would be.....

Normally, I start these things out by saying "My Fellow Americans." Not
doing it this time. If the polls are any indication, I don't know who more than half of you are anymore. I do know something terrible has happened, and that you're really not fellow Americans any longer.

I'll cut right to the chase here: I quit. Now before anyone gets all in a lather about me quitting to avoid impeachment, or to avoid prosecution or something, let me assure you: There's been no breaking of laws or impeachable offenses in this office.

The reason I'm quitting is simple. I'm fed up with you people. I'm fed up because you have no understanding of what's really going on in the world.
Or of what's going on in this once-great nation of ours. And the majority of you are too damned lazy to do your homework and figure it out.

Let's start local. You've been sold a bill of goods by politicians and the news media. Polls show that the majority of you think the economy is in the tank. And that's despite record numbers of homeowners, including record numbers of MINORITY homeowners. And while we're mentioning minorities, I'll point out that minority business ownership is at an all-time high. Our unemployment rate is as low as it ever was during the Clinton administration. I've mentioned all those things before, but it doesn't seem to have sunk in.

Despite the shock to our economy of 9/11, the stock market has rebounded to record levels and more Americans than ever are participating in these markets. Meanwhile, all you can do is whine about gas prices, and most of you are too damn stupid to realize that gas prices are high because there's increased demand in other parts of the world, and because a small handful of noisy idiots are more worried about polar bears and beachfront property than your economic security.

We face real threats in the world. Don't give me this "blood for oil"
thing. If I were trading blood for oil I would've already seized Iraq's oil fields and let the rest of the country go to hell. And don't give me this 'Bush Lied; People Died' crap either. If I were the liar you morons take me for, I could've easily had chemical weapons planted in Iraq so they could be 'discovered.' Instead, I owned up to the fact that the intelligence was faulty.

Let me remind you that the rest of the world thought Saddam had the goods, same as me. Let me also remind you that regime change in Iraq was official US policy before I came into office. Some guy named 'Clinton' established that policy. Bet you didn't know that, did you?

You idiots need to understand that we face a unique enemy. Back during the cold war, there were two major competing political and economic models squaring off. We won that war, but we did so because fundamentally, the Communists wanted to survive, just as we do. We were simply able to out spend and out-tech them.

That's not the case this time. The soldiers of our new enemy don't care if they survive. In fact, they want to die. That'd be fine, as long as they weren't also committed to taking as many of you with them as they can. But they are. They want to kill you, and the bastards are all over the globe.

You should be grateful that they haven't gotten any more of us here in the United States since September 11. But you're not. That's because you've got no idea how hard a small number of intelligence, military, law enforcement, and homeland security people have worked to make sure of that.
When this whole mess started, I warned you that this would be a long and difficult fight. I'm disappointed how many of you people think a long and difficult fight amounts to a single season of 'Survivor.'

Instead, you've grown impatient. You're incapable of seeing things through the long lens of history, the way our enemies do. You think that wars should last a few months, a few years, tops.
Making matters worse, you actively support those who help the enemy. Every time you buy the New York Times, every time you send a donation to a cut-and-run Democrat's political campaign, well, dang it, you might just as well FedEx a grenade launcher to a Jihadist. It amounts to the same thing.

In this day and age, it's easy enough to find the truth. It's all over the Internet. It just isn't on the pages of the New York Times or on NBC News.
But even if it were, I doubt you'd be any smarter. Most of you would rather watch American Idol.
I could say more about your expectations that the government will always be there to bail you out, even if you're too stupid to leave a city that's below sea level and has a hurricane approaching.

I could say more about your insane belief that government, not your own wallet, is where the money comes from. But I've come to the conclusion that were I to do so, it would sail right over your heads.

So I quit. I'm going back to Crawford. I've got an energy-efficient house down there (Al Gore could only dream) and the capability to be fully self-sufficient. No one ever heard of Crawford before I got elected, and as soon as I'm done here pretty much no one will ever hear of it again. Maybe I'll be lucky enough to die of old age before the last pillars of America fall

Oh, and by the way, Cheney's quitting too. That means Pelosi is your new President. You asked for it. Watch what she does carefully, because I still have a glimmer of hope that there are just enough of you remaining who are smart enough to turn this thing around in 2008.

So that's it. God bless what's left of America. Some of you know what I mean. The rest of you, kiss off.


[b]Significantly[/b] more than half.



Shouldn't even have the choice of resigning. Him and Cheney should just accept their prison terms (just need pics of them enjoying dogfighting)


yea, as soon as Bubba and that shrill bitch he calls a wife accept theirs. Good grief.


Why do all Bushites post these type of stupid chain mails like they mean something? We all know Bush is too stupid to realize he is wrong.


Awesome Rockscar!


I'm hardly a "Bushite" or whatever you mean. But I do have one question for you to retort your own.

Why do all the Hillary huggers get all worked up and upset over an obvious chain email meant to be humorous?


You... honestly believe he is at all intelligent, and is something more than a spokes-person puppet being manipulated by men taking advantage of his idealism?

And LIFT is hardly a Hilary hugger... and neither am I.

And we're not worked up. This is the internet. If I were worked up I'd be writing in caps.


Because Bush directly - and indirectly - caused the death of lots and lots of Iraqis, maimed even more, turned the country into a terrorist-breeding hellhole, killed and maimed young American soldiers, tortured people, drove oil prices through the roof, and is straining the American economy.

There's nothing remotely humorous about those things.

And that's from someone who, given the chance to, would spit on Hillary's face. The bitch voted for the war.




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I'm guessing, regardless of how secular and western-leaning Iraq was before the war, it was always a hellhole. Maybe talk to some Iraqi who had his family killed by Saddam's sadists and see for yourself.

How will we know if Iraq would have prospered after the invasion and outster of Saddam when the re-building was sabotaged by Baathist guerillas and al-qaeda invaders?

Iraq is now a hellhole because the forces opposing the US created a hellhole.


And that's the simple truth. Finger pointing is always a standard weapon in politics, and the dems have done a great job at it these last two years.

Don't mind Lixy, he's just posting about America and is an expert on our politics and how we live.

He'll be back once he finishes another set of Katushya Rocket curls.




LOL ! ! ! !

Funny, you hear them bitch up and down about the "horrors" and "atrocities" committed at Abu Ghraib but anything the US did pales in comparison to when Saddam was running the joint.

And you never saw any videos of US soldiers slicing anyone's heads off with a pocket knife, but I never hear any condemnation of this on the scale of the Abu Ghraib protests.

Damn hypocrites.

P.S. Pearl and a ton of Ruskie soldiers (I saw on Ogrish.com) got their heads chopped off WAY before the Iraq war, so there's no way anyone can blame the US for this atrocity.


Good question. You should find one and ask them.


"The masses are asses" - Alexander Hamilton


"Elitists are cysts" - Lixy