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Foreclosure: The Bush legacy caught on tape and became the destroyer of the American dream

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I am still reeling after the GOP led the charge to sink our American auto industry by demonizing the unions and their workers for making an honest wage along with the benefits that go with it.


What further angered me was viewing this tape of a man actually being foreclosed which came to my attention this morning.  I call it Bush’s dirty little secret.  As many await the opening of the stock markets which will most likely go into negative territory as predicted by some after the GOP sank our American auto industry, the foreign markets proved it did as their markets spiraled downwards.


While supporters of Bush (if there are still some left) will say, blame the Democrats equally, this is where I cannot blame the Democrats.  This is a crisis taking place on Bush’s watch and he could have written an executive order to Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson to release portions of that TARP money to stem the tide of these foreclosures and to bailout our American auto industry.  He (Bush) has been busily writing other executive orders which will take significant time for President-elect Barack Obama to reverse.


When candidate Bush was running for the presidency back in 2000, I truly wish that the media had concentrated on the sea-of-red that he left the state of Texas in as well as his failed corporate leadership of two oil companies.  That was his plan for the rest of us.  He did not enter into this office to serve the will of the people, but destroy this country.

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As you watch the feed above, this process is taking place all over our country and this is what is in store for those auto workers who will most likely find themselves out of work.


So much for his pro-family and compassionate-conservatism stance since many families have found themselves out on the street and will continue to do so.  There is absolutely no compassion coming from Bush.


While the Blagojevich drama will continue to be the lead story of the main stream media: What should be front and center are stories like this that are actually affecting our fellow Americans.  This is what Americans should be paying attention to instead of a disgraced governor going down in flames.  Hopefully, he will get what he deserves, but it cannot even compare to American families being thrown out into the street as they can no longer afford to live in their homes.  Exactly where is the wall-to-wall coverage of their stories?

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Just like the thousands of coffins that came home from Iraq, they are not seen.  As you read this article written by Helen Thomas, this is another case of out of sight, out of mind when she reported, “Don't let the American public see coffins arriving home with U.S. casualties from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.”


She goes onto report, “In a move by the Bush administration to suppress distressing images of war, the Defense Department issued a directive last March on the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq that declared:  "There will be no arrival ceremonies for, or media coverage of, deceased military personnel returning to or departing from Ramstein (Germany) airbase or Dover (Del.) base, (and) to include interim stops."


Just another example of the Bush legacy that I thought you should know.


Hide those killed in action, hide those losing their jobs, hide those being foreclosed upon and what you get is the true Bush legacy.


January 20th, 2009, cannot come fast enough.  I do remember when Bush first came into office, the media continued to cover former President Bill Clinton as he left Washington, D.C. and those who welcomed him here in New York State: Hopefully, the media will end their coverage of Bush as he is flown out of Washington and heads back to Dallas, Texas.  Good riddance to Bush is what I say!


While some may say of Bush’s presidency that he kept us safe since 9/11, try telling that to the thousands upon thousands being foreclosed upon as they have lost their jobs during this administration. What they have felt and will continue to feel is abject terror and not at the hands of foreign terrorists, but at the hands of President George W. Bush: The destroyer of the American dream.  God help us all.

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