Can We Really Handle Three More Years of George Bush?
by James Glaser
Three more years of George Bush is not going to be easy, and our children and grandchildren will be paying for Bush's two terms in office, for all of their lives.
On March 8, 2006 the Washington Post reports, "The Treasury Department has started drawing from the civil service pension fund to avoid hitting the $8.2 trillion national debt limit."
George Bush's administration is now robbing Peter to pay Paul. George has spent every penny we have, and he is now taking the money we set aside for government employee retirement. America is way in debt, and three more years of George Bush could send us into bankruptcy.
Also on March 8, 2006, the Governor of Arizona, Janet Napolitano ordered more National Guardsmen to the Mexican border to help stop illegal immigrants and curb related crime.
In the five years George Bush has been president, millions of illegal immigrants have flooded across out southern border. Today armed militia type units of American volunteers are patrolling our border. (Minuteman) President Bush ignores this invasion of our country, and he refuses to stop these people from coming here. Now he has a new plan, he wants to put Arab nations in charge of our ports.
Thousands of our National Guard are in Iraq fighting George's war because we don't have enough regular army forces to do the job. Many American troops have completed three combat tours, and there are some starting on their forth.
Three more years with George Bush as President, and what will our country look like then? How many million more illegals can we take in and still be the America we grew up in? How many more years of war can our troops handle without destroying our military?
We have three more years of George Bush to worry about, and George Bush has three years to make up for all the evil terrible things he will be remembered for. If he wants to go down in history as a good president, he has to over come the unprovoked attack on Iraq, the Patriot Act, spying on American citizens, the torture and murder of prisoners, the deaths of tens of thousands of innocent civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the greatest debt load our country has ever had.
If Iraq goes farther into civil war, that will be it, that will be Bush's legacy. If not, then George has a chance to pull his reputation out of the hole it is in right now. I don't know what he can do to salvage his time in office. I don't think there are enough good projects in the works to counter what he has done already.
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