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George W. Bush and Dick Cheney D.U.I./D.W.I

   

 

  George W. Bush and Dick Cheney D.U.I./D.W.I

by Alex Hamilton

 

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During the past few weeks there has been an uproar over alleged documents detailing President Bush’s lackluster National Guard service. Even without the documents shown on 60 Minutes, it is widely known that Bush did in fact receive preferential treatment to gain his assignment which was never fulfilled. In this article I have put together a list of other documents and videos that give insight into the character of Mr. Bush. I ask each of you to thoroughly read and to ask your own questions about the documents and videos I am about to show you.

Most people are aware of George W. Bush’s “youthful” indiscretions such as his D.U.I received in Kennebunkport Maine. It is important to realize here that George W. was 30 years old at the time this happened. By the time most people are 30, they are no longer allowed to claim “youth” as an excuse for misjudgment and illegal behavior.

In addition, Dick Cheney was picked up twice in Wyoming for driving under the influence of alcohol. Mr. Cheney picked up his badges of honor at the ages of 21, and 22.

In the past few months we have seen the DUI of John Edwards’ brother plastered on various front pages around the country. Why does it matter, and how is it in any way informative to the news reader?

Bush DUI

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/bushdui1.html

Cheney DUIs

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/cheney_doc.html

George W. Bush College Transcript


You may have heard about George being a C student at Yale. Here is your chance to take a look at his transcript. Note that almost all of the classes taken his senior year were pass-no pass. Everyone who has been through college knows what kind of student takes P/NP classes.

George W. Bush Wedding Video


Only in America…

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/bush/bush.html

George W. Bush and Irish Reporter(Carol Coleman)


It is a sad day when the President of the United States of America is so out of touch with reality. Watch as Bush flounders under actual pressure from a media correspondent. Wouldn’t it have been nice if someone in our media had as much guts as Carol Coleman and actually asked hard questions before the war?

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article6376.htm

George W. Bush Correspondence with Ken Lay, CEO of Enron


Interesting correspondence between President Bush and Kenny boy Lay, the disgraced CEO of Enron.

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/0708042lay1.html



George W. Bush – Presidential PDB August 6th, 2001


This is the chilling PDB that Condoleeza Rice referred to as purely a purely historical document. Read it and judge for yourself. Within a page and a half, Bin Laden is said to be plotting hijackings, and conducting surveillance on New York buildings. Even for a president with such a small attention span, this should have caught his attention.

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/0409041pdb1.html

George W. Bush Jokes About Sept 11th, the Slumping Economy, and War in Iraq/Afghanistan


The following sick joke was used time and time again by Bush at gatherings around the country. If he did not mean this line as a joke, he should have discontinued using it after it drew laughter out of the crowd more than once. His choice of words is also a bit telling, “Never did I dream we’d have the trifecta.” Mr. Bush, this dream is a nightmare, not a joke. It is the untimely deaths of thousands at the WTC, the grisly unnecessary deaths of so many young soldiers in a land far from home, and countless Americans unable to pay their bills or feed their family. What exactly about this is funny?

“The recession -- no question, I remember when I was campaigning, I said, would you ever deficit spend? And I said, yes, only if there were a time of war, or recession, or a national emergency. Never thought we'd get -- (laughter and applause.) And so we have a temporary deficit in our budget, because we are at war, we're recovering, our economy is recovering, and we've had a national emergency. Never did I dream we'd have the trifecta. (Laughter.)”

I counted 13 occurrences of this “joke” at www.whitehouse.gov. Here are a couple of the links:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/04/20020416-8.html

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/06/20020613-11.html (video and audio included)

Bush Jokes About WMD at Nationally Televised Dinner


This joke crosses the line again. How can the President of the United States of America joke about sending troops off to Iraq based on a false claim? Over 1000 troops have now given their lives, and many thousands more are now maimed. This is not a joke Mr. President. Taken in conjunction with the previous “joke” you have to wonder just how out of touch Mr. Bush is.

“Nope, no weapons over there. (Laughter and applause.) Maybe under here. (Laughter.) Oops, this photo wasn't supposed to be in here. This is the Skull and Bones secret signal. (Laughter.)”

http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=27906

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4596717/ (video - joke is at 4:50)



No single video or document alone adds up to a complete picture of President Bush. But, after placing them all together, a picture of a man so far out of touch with reality that he actually jokes about death and destruction emerges. Can we take another four years with someone with this kind of personality in the White House? I hope, for our sake, that we don’t have to find out.

Alex Hamilton is co-administrator and founder of , a website devoted to educating the populace to the ongoing lies of President George W. Bush, seeking his removal from office and creating a progressive organization to push the agenda in the coming years. Email Alex: alex@ibtp.org

 


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