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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Quote Originally Posted by aberrant85 View Post
    Here's a hypothetical: if Bush were to come out of hiding and announce his support for re-opening the gov't and raising the debt ceiling, would that have any effect?

    Or do Dems and Repubs equally loathe him and it wouldn't make a difference?
    Yes I would say the Dems really loathe him and they for sure would want nothing to do with him. The Republicans who caused this shutdown are the ones who consider GWB a RINO and a far too liberal president. They hold him responsible for TARP and want nothing to do with him. His political clout is long gone, perhaps lost forever when the Dems took back congress in 2006 and housing market crash.

    No, keep GWB on the sidelines and in retirements, he probably would just make matter worse.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Bush couldn't even spell impasse.
    that's just plain stupid. Bush's IQ is higher than several of the most beloved Dem presidents or wannabes. Higher than Kerry's for example. Former White House Counsel Lanny Davis noted Bush is very bright and was a genius in getting along with people which is the sign of intelligence



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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Here's a float for you..
    If the USA were sane, a group of a couple dozen big-time governorswould make a difference in DC..
    However brother Pero, we are no longer sane politically..
    That is why it will take a combination of World Bankers, Chamber of Commerce types, and yes the Koch brothers
    or their stature with another letter this week to scare said party to settle.
    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    Yes I would say the Dems really loathe him and they for sure would want nothing to do with him. The Republicans who caused this shutdown are the ones who consider GWB a RINO and a far too liberal president. They hold him responsible for TARP and want nothing to do with him. His political clout is long gone, perhaps lost forever when the Dems took back congress in 2006 and housing market crash.

    No, keep GWB on the sidelines and in retirements, he probably would just make matter worse.
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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Every little bit helps with this impasse.
    I believe GWB can and has spoken through his brother..
    He has honored the Nation during BHO's time by following his Father's advice..
    In spite of the many BHO insults toward GWB you can Think of.

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    that's just plain stupid. Bush's IQ is higher than several of the most beloved Dem presidents or wannabes. Higher than Kerry's for example. Former White House Counsel Lanny Davis noted Bush is very bright and was a genius in getting along with people which is the sign of intelligence
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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Quote Originally Posted by aberrant85 View Post
    if Bush were to come out of hiding
    Hiding from what? He's no longer a public official.
    I love the NSA. It's like having a secret fan-base you will never see, but they're there, watching everything you write and it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside knowing that I may be some person's only form of unconstitutional entertainment one night.

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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    that's just plain stupid. Bush's IQ is higher than several of the most beloved Dem presidents or wannabes. Higher than Kerry's for example. Former White House Counsel Lanny Davis noted Bush is very bright and was a genius in getting along with people which is the sign of intelligence
    I never knew BushII ever had an official IQ test. Do tell us more...

    Using the term 'a genius at' doesn't mean intelligent- in this case more like manipulative, or unwilling to confront, smile but ignore- hell every politician has that talent. There are quite a few other staffers who tell tales of inattention, no desire to 'dig down' on a subject. The Decider in Chief may have been a lot of things, a genius at anything seems a stretch.

    I'll have to check and see if Cheney or Rummy thought BushII was a genius...

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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    That poor man has a heart problem despite his fitness. Leave him alone pls.

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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    I never knew BushII ever had an official IQ test. Do tell us more...

    Using the term 'a genius at' doesn't mean intelligent- in this case more like manipulative, or unwilling to confront, smile but ignore- hell every politician has that talent. There are quite a few other staffers who tell tales of inattention, no desire to 'dig down' on a subject. The Decider in Chief may have been a lot of things, a genius at anything seems a stretch.

    I'll have to check and see if Cheney or Rummy thought BushII was a genius...
    five years of Obama and the Bush Derangement syndrome still persists I see. Bush had a military IQ test-did better than Kerry. He's much smarter than the legions of dems who tried to denigrate his presidency by calling him stupid.

    Lets see-Gore almost flunked out of Harvard, failed to complete 2 of the 3 academic programs he entered

    Kerry-despite being a nerd at yale, had lower grades than the party boy Bush. Bush got into the top business school in the USA-Kerry had to settle for the third or fourth best law school in boston.



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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Quote Originally Posted by NIMBY View Post
    Here's a float for you..
    If the USA were sane, a group of a couple dozen big-time governorswould make a difference in DC..
    However brother Pero, we are no longer sane politically..
    That is why it will take a combination of World Bankers, Chamber of Commerce types, and yes the Koch brothers
    or their stature with another letter this week to scare said party to settle.
    Could be, but I agree on no longer being sane. By the way, Michelle Nunn has raised 1.7 million for her senate campaign. She'll be well financed. I thought it strange that I received a letter from her yesterday asking for support. But I guess I should have, I support her daddy and gave to his campaign several times along with another Democrat Richard Ray when he was my congressman. That was a long time ago, but it seems like yesterday. i suppose a whole bunch of people received letters from her. She is serious indeed.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    re: Could George W Bush Mediate the Impasse?[W:93]

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    Yes I would say the Dems really loathe him and they for sure would want nothing to do with him. The Republicans who caused this shutdown are the ones who consider GWB a RINO and a far too liberal president. They hold him responsible for TARP and want nothing to do with him. His political clout is long gone, perhaps lost forever when the Dems took back congress in 2006 and housing market crash.

    No, keep GWB on the sidelines and in retirements, he probably would just make matter worse.
    I doubt that he would ever consider it! It would certainly cause consternation though, and the only ones who would benefit would be the media, who would have a field day! We certainly don't need more drama, do we?

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