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What Did Bush Tell Pelosi and Reid?

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Why is it that some people can't be satisfied with what they have? Usually it's young people that fall into this category and really, that's fine. It's a good thing to always strive for more and to rise as high as you can go. I guess that at any age that's OK. Some people like researchers and scientists are never satisfied, always wanting to know more. That's OK too. In the future, which may be tomorrow, cures for diseases and warp drive engines may become realities for the human race because of the never-ending search for answers that these people bring to the table. What I'm talking about here is George W. Bush's insistence that he get his own way and, like a spoiled kid that doesn't understand the meaning of no, keeps trying to devise ways of getting what he wants, sometimes just out of pure defiance.

This behavior ceases to be amusing when the person that is behaving much like a spoiled brat, is the President of The United States. It isn't amusing when you realize that this spoiled brat has his finger on the nuclear (NOOKLEER) trigger. He can't even pronounce the word let nuclear let alone control our nuclear arsenal. I know that in the military (at least the one that I belonged to), when it came to nukes, we had a two-man rule that we could not deviate from. It usually consisted of an officer and an enlisted man (usually an NCO), that had to decode and agree that the authentication was correct before they could launch a nuke. Believe it or not, I was one of these NCO's. I wish I knew who the other person on Bush's nuclear team was. If I'm to believe Hollywood's versions, it could be The Vice President or The Secretary of State, maybe both. For some odd reason, that doesn't comfort me. Cheney or Rice, what a pair to trust to watch the President. What that means in effect, is that Bush has the complete authority over our nukes. He realistically has the power to destroy civilization on this planet, and even with that power, he still wants more. No wonder his father was crying.

It's also no wonder why Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi came out of that little meeting with Bush in the Oval Office and said that impeachment was off the table. Did he threaten to Nuke Iran if they impeached him? Just like that brat of a child I was talking of earlier, I wouldn't put it past him. I mean what could they do about that scenario? Call his bluff? Would that have worked? Would you call Bush's bluff when he's got his finger on the nuclear button? Think about it. I hate to be called an alarmist, but this is a situation that I am alarmed about. I think that it's entirely possible that he alluded to the power he has and that's why Reid and Pelosi took impeachment off the table.

So let's, for argument's sake, say that he did mention something like using nuclear weapons in Iraq or Iran if they were to start impeachment proceedings against him, what could they do? It's almost like a crazy movie script, except this could be a real-life situation. Whom would you go to? The Attorney General? Gonzales? He's one of Bush's most frenzied henchmen. This is the guy that said the Constitution never gave Americans the Writ of Habeas Corpus in the first place, so throwing it out is of no consequence. Would they go to Cheney? Would you contact Goebbels if you wanted to rat out Hitler? There really isn't anyone that could arrest the President that he doesn't have in his pocket. Aren't you glad you decided to read this article? Doesn't this give you a warm fuzzy feeling thinking about what I just wrote? I know what it does to me; it puts chills up my spine.

This is one reason that American has to be cautious about whom we put into the Oval Office. We can never leave it to chance who goes into the White House. If we survive George W. Bush, who will be the next person we trust with Earth's civilization? Someone who gets the nod from the big backers of political campaigns... corporate America? Do you trust Halliburton and Exxon-Mobile with your lives and your families lives? Isn't this what the Presidency is all about? If we get out of this situation in the Middle East without starting World War III, will we just find someone that is like him next time so we can see if we can dodge another bullet? Is this some kind of global Russian roulette? I don't know if what I imagined happened in the Oval Office is the truth. Maybe we will never know. I do know this though; we have someone in the White House that isn't playing with a full deck. Either he's crazy, or he's a liar, or he has the worst luck in the world to end up wrong all the time. Either way, it's a scarier world with George W. Bush in the White House. I don't make this stuff up.
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Tim Gatto is Ret. US Army and has been writing against the Duopoly for the last decade. He has two books on Amazon, Kimchee Days or Stoned Colds Warriors and Complicity to Contempt.

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