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Sunday, June 20, 2004

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GEORGE W. BUSH RESUME*
The White House, USA

ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS PRESIDENT:

1. I spent the U.S. surplus and effectively bankrupted the U.S. Treasury.
http://moneyinsider.msn.com/content/Taxes/P49070.asp
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/economy/
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=580&ncid=580&e=2&u=/nm/20030819/bs_nm/economy_usa_budget_dc
http://www.cato.org/dailys/07-31-03.html
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/956768/posts
http://www.dailykos.com/archives/003024.html#003024
http://www.costofwar.com/
http://www.hillnews.com/op_ed/050603.aspx
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/2747153.stm

2. I shattered the record for the largest annual deficit in U.S. history.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0723-03.htm
http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2003-01-23-budget-deficit-_x.htm
http://www.unemployedfordean.org/blogs/econ/articles/Bad_debtP.shtml
http://www.salon.com/politics/feature/2003/02/04/budget/index_np.html
http://www.ffis.org/misc/sum.htm
http://cbsnewyork.com/finance/finance_story_051093926.html
http://truthout.org/docs_03/080303D.shtml
http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0716/p01s01-usec.html http://www.house.gov/apps/list/hearing/tx11_edwards/sp_030523_taxcut.html
http://www.progressivedailynews.com/Opinion/Jay_Shaft/americans_wake_up.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0713-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0110-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1016-01.htm
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/economy/
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=580&ncid=580&e=2&u=/nm/20030819/bs_nm/economy_usa_budget_dc
http://www.cato.org/dailys/07-31-03.html
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/956768/posts
http://www.dailykos.com/archives/003024.html#003024
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/05/22/politics/main555108.shtml http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/04/28/opinion/polls/main551360.shtml
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2003/06/10/national1009EDT0532.DTL
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A63417-2003Mar31¬Found=true
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0827-04.htm

3. I set an economic record for most private bankruptcies filed in any 12-month period.
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/0313-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0224-09.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/0921-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0817-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0807-02.htm
http://demsonline.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1769
http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/business/6564571.htm
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2003/jan2003/pens-j29.shtml
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10717-2003Aug18.html
http://www.msnbc.com/news/954221.asp?0cv=CB10
http://www.managementconsultancy.co.uk/News/1132570

4. I set the all-time record for the biggest drop in the history of the U.S. stock market.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0224-09.htm
http://www.newsday.com/business/ny-bzwall0101,0,4793065.story?coll=ny-business-headlines
http://money.cnn.com/2003/06/23/markets/markets_newyork/
http://www.namibian.com.na/2001/September/marketplace/011427D815.html
http://www.commondreams.org/news2001/0828-01.htm
http://slate.msn.com/default.aspx?id=2071929
http://www.csmonitor.com/2002/0715/p01s03-usec.html
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0714-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0906-07.htm
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/features/july-dec02/corporate.html
http://www.aarp.org/press/2002/nr121702.html
http://www.dccc.org/press/mustreads/2002-07-22.507.html
http://www.democrats.org/specialreports/picturethis/

5. I am the first president in U.S. history to enter office with a criminal record.
http://writ.news.findlaw.com/lazarus/20001104.html
http://www.talion.com/georgebush.html
http://www.jointogether.org/sa/news/summaries/reader/0,1854,264969,00.html
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2000/nov2000/bush-n04.shtml
http://alcoholism.about.com/library/weekly/aa001103a.htm?once=true&
http://www.realchange.org/bushjr.htm#cocaine
http://www.tompaine.com/feature2.cfm/ID/3835
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/bushdui1.html

6. I set the the all-time record for most days on vacation in any one year period.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A15546-2003Aug2?language=printer
http://blog.deanforamerica.com/archives/000923.html
http://ask.yahoo.com/ask/20031001.html

7. After taking-off the entire month of August 2001, I then presided over the worst security failure in U.S. history.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/nation/6269252.h
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A28971-2003Aug21.html
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/128832_sept1130.html

8. I attacked and overtook two countries, promised to rebuild them and have not yet done so.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2759789.stm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/1109-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/1127-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/1206-07.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0323-05.htm
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/asia/afghanistan/
http://www.careusa.org/newsroom/specialreports/afghanistan/
http://www.opensecrets.org/news/rebuilding_iraq/index.asp
http://money.cnn.com/2003/08/26/news/economy/iraq_effect/index.htm
http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/07/18/sprj.nitop.report/
http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d03792r.pdf
http://abcnews.go.com/sections/wnt/World/iraq030827_reconstruction.html
http://www.commondreams.org/news2003/0812-09.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0702-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0502-10.htm

9. I am supporting development of a "Tactical Bunker Buster" nuke, a WMD.
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0125-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/1015-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/news2003/0501-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0507-08.htm
http://www.globalresearch.ca/articles/CHO112C.html
http://www.progressive.org/0801issue/mill0801.html
http://www.ddh.nl/pipermail/wereldcrisis/2002-March/002777.html
http://www.truthout.org/docs_02/012703B.us.nuke.htm
http://www.spacedaily.com/news/nuclear-doctrine-02j.html
http://www.montanaforum.com/rednews/2003/04/24/build/safety/nuke-thermo.php?nnn=2
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0311-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0203-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0119-05.htm
http://www.thedesertsun.com/news/stories2003/state/20030811030501.shtml

10. I am getting our troops killed, under the lie of WMD components, then blaming the lie on our British friends and the CIA, where, coincidentally, my daddy used to lead.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0422-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0625-13.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0105-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0801-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0511-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0617-09.htm
http://www.progressivedailynews.com/Opinion/Jay_Shaft/americans_wake_up.htm
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/war/index.html
http://billmon.org.v.sabren.com/archives/000172.html
http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20030723-064812-9491r
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/01/20030128-19.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A23777-2003Jul7¬Found=true
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FA0F10F8385F0C768EDDAF0894DB404482
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A61622-2003Jul15&notFound=true http://byrd.senate.gov/byrd_speeches/byrd_speeches_2003may/byrd_speeches_2003may_list/byrd_speeches_2003may_list_0.html http://www.iht.com/articles/86720.html
http://www.iht.com/articles/83625.html
http://www.buzzflash.com/editorial/03/06/09.html

11. I set the record for most campaign fund-raising trips by a U.S. president.
http://www.gwu.edu/~action/2004/bush/bushfin.html
http://vancouver.indymedia.org/news/2003/08/63364.php

12. In my first year in office over 2-million Americans lost their jobs and that trend continues every month, leaving us in higher than ever unemployment.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0224-09.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/news2001/0828-01.htm
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/economy/
http://www.business-standard.com/archives/2003/jan/50310103.016.asp
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/04/28/opinion/polls/main551360.shtml
http://money.cnn.com/2003/04/24/news/economy/jobless/, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F70D11F73D5F0C758CDDAB0894DB404482
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/01/10/business/10CND_ECON.html?ex=1061611200&en=409998e0a35767d9&ei=5070
http://www.quinnell.us/politics/2000/bush.html#business
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0807-02.htm
http://www.democrats.org/specialreports/picturethis/
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=584&ncid=584&e=15&u=/nm/20030819/pl_nm/economy_bush_dc
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F20610F73B5E0C708CDDAE0894DB404482
http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aWVItCXQxFQk&refer=news_index
http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20030325-115542-9620r
http://netscape5.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?siteid=netscape&dist=netscape&guid=%7B6CD8FBE3-A836-436A-961F-59CC270A7459%7D

13. I set the all-time record for most foreclosures in a 12-month period.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0807-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1014-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1014-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0814-08.htm
http://www.sptimes.com/2002/09/11/Columns/Record_foreclosures_r.shtml
http://www.realtor.org/rmoDaily.nsf/AllStories/071603#D654E8269
http://www.staugustine.com/stories/032903/bus_1427413.shtml
http://www.nahrep.org/Real_Voices/Home_Foreclosures_Hitting_Reco/home_foreclosures_hitting_reco.html
http://stacks.msnbc.com/news/929194.asp
http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/stories/2003/03/24/daily6.html
http://lists.econ.utah.edu/pipermail/a-list/2002-November/021871.html
http://www.staugustine.com/stories/011103/bus_1249382.shtml
http://www.news8.net/news/stories/0603/91941.html
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article3873.htm

14. I appointed more convicted criminals to administration than any president in U.S. history.
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1203-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0809-07.htm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A10810-2003Jul31¬Found=true
http://www.warblogging.com/tia/poindexter.php
http://reclaimdemocracy.org/articles_2003/lettertowashpost_poindexter.html
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1123-04.htm
http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/walsh/chap_03.htm
http://www.zpub.com/un/wanted-hkiss.html
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0611-03.htm
http://www.globalpolicy.org/intljustice/wanted/2002/1204kis.htm
http://thunderbay.indymedia.org/news/2002/12/2331.php
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1201-01.htm
http://www.judicialwatch.org/cases/104/perle.htm
http://abcnews.go.com/wire/Politics/reuters20030327_722.html

15. I set the record for least amount of press conferences than any president since the advent of television.
http://slate.msn.com/id/2086431/
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0731-07.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/0517-03.htm
http://www.theconnection.org/shows/2003/08/20030801_a_main.asp

16. I signed more laws and executive orders effectively amending or ignoring the Constitution than any president in history.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/orders/
http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/eo/
http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa-358es.html

17. I presided over the biggest energy crisis in U.S. history and refused to intervene when corruption involving the oil industry was revealed.
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0514-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/0726-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/news2001/0202-08.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/0522-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/0613-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/news2001/0424-07.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0716-01.htm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A37482-2003Aug23.html
http://www.sfgate.com/energy/
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/blackout/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/nation/specials/energy/
http://www.powertothepeople.org/, http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/1972574.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/US/01/29/power.woes.01/

18. I presided over the highest gasoline prices in U.S. history and refused to use national reserves as past presidents have done.
http://www.time.com/time/archive/preview/from_redirect/0,10987,1101030317-430852,00.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A44771-2003Aug25.html
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2003/08/25/financial1815EDT0286.DTL
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2003-08-24-gas-prices_x.htm
http://www.oregonlive.com/news/argus/index.ssf?/base/news/106193351768080.xml
http://www.observer-reporter.com/27398776349450.bsp
http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1059479308700
http://www.citizen.org/hot_issues/issue.cfm?ID=628
http://www.commondreams.org/news2003/0826-02.htm

19. I have cut health care benefits for war veterans and support a cut in duty benefits for active duty troops and their families -- in war time.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0407-10.htm
http://www.thecarolinachannel.com/helenthomas/1873884/detail.html
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0328-11.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0326-10.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/news2003/0313-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0810-02.htm
http://www.house.gov/budget_democrats/congressional_budgets/fy2004/vetscuts_may2103.pdf
http://www.dasbistro.com/pipermail/clarkgreen/2003-March/001096.html
http://www.futurenet.org/26courage/indicatorsmith.htm
http://www.townonline.com/braintree/news/opinion/bra_edibfschiavone04022003.htm
http://www.pva.org/NEWPVASITE/newsroom/PR2003/pr03018.htm
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/965662/posts
http://todaysseniorsnetwork.com/legion_blasts_congress.htm
http://utah.indymedia.org/news/2003/05/5087.php
http://www.veteransforpeace.org/Veterans_up_in_arms_042403.htm

20. I allowed non-compete oil contracts to go to my VP's company (where he is still employed, but on "deferred compensation") and won't answer to anyone about it.
http://biz.yahoo.com/n/h/hal.html
http://www.democraticunderground.com/articles/03/08/26_banana.html
http://www.guerrillanews.com/sci-tech/doc2685.html http://www.forbes.com/home_europe/newswire/2003/08/14/rtr1057815.html
http://www.motherjones.com/news/dailymojo/2003/34/we_529_02b.html
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F30712F83F550C7B8CDDA10894DB404482 http://www.oaklandtribune.com/Stories/0,1413,82~1865~1567851,00.html
http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?ItemID=15492
http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/2044946
http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?ItemID=15477
http://www.corpwatch.org/news/PND.jsp?articleid=8128
http://www.thewpbfchannel.com/helenthomas/2420705/detail.html
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kuhf/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=534017
http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1015229,00.html
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/abs_news_body.asp?section=Opinion&oid=31297
http://money.cnn.com/2003/08/18/news/companies/halliburton/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A56429-2003Aug27.html
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0308-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0323-11.htm

21. I have set the all-time record for most people worldwide to simultaneously protest me in public venues (15 million people) shattering the record for protest against any person in the history of humankind.
http://archives.tcm.ie/breakingnews/2003/02/18/story88661.asp
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0302/S00136.htm
http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/02/16/sprj.irq.us.un/
http://www.unitedforpeace.org/article.php?id=1070
http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/meast/01/18/sproject.irq.demos/
http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/2003-03/21/article09.shtml
http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/special/iraq/1830622
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/02/19/1045330641559.html
http://www.iacenter.org/o26_world-reprt.htm
http://www.amarillonet.com/stories/021903/usn_dissuadehim.shtml
http://www.mindfully.org/Reform/2003/Bush-Antiwar-Protests19feb03.htm
http://www.rockcitynews.com/pages/antibushwar/protestsleft.html
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2003/03/30/54504-ap.html
http://www.alternet.org/waroniraq/2003/03/000404.html
http://www3.sympatico.ca/truegrowth/911antiwarprotests.html
http://www.arabia.com/newsfeed/article/english/0,14183,371960,00.html
http://www.unitedforpeace.org/article.php?id=1074
http://www.unitedforpeace.org/article.php?id=1031
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0301/S00167.htm
http://www.msnbc.com/news/888499.asp
http://www.thenation.com/thebeat/index.mhtml?bid=1&pid=404
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/27d/013.html
http://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGA55GM6CCD.html
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0213-08.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0320-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0322-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0224-06.htm

22. I've dissolved more international treaties than any president in U.S. history.
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0329-01.htm
http://hnn.us/articles/1465.html
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0810-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/0730-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0427-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/news2002/0715-04.htm
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/rogue/index.html
http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/july01/2001-07-27-bush-treaties-usat.htm
http://onenews.nzoom.com/onenews_detail/0,1227,34656-1-9,00.html
http://www.presentdanger.org/chronicle/index.html
http://www.unitedstatesgovernment.net/violatinginternationaltreaties.htm
http://people.ucsc.edu/~rlipsch/treaties.html
http://www.impeachbush.tv/impeach/treaties.html
http://www.robertscheer.com/1_natcolumn/01_columns/073101.htm
http://www.clw.org/control/bushunilateral.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/bush/story/0,7369,689142,00.html
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0722-01.htm

23. I've made my presidency the most secretive and unaccountable of any in U.S. history.
http://www.citizen.org/pressroom/release.cfm?ID=941
http://nsarchive.chadwyck.com/igintro.htm
http://www.thewpbfchannel.com/helenthomas/2420705/detail.html

24. I'm proud that the members of my cabinet are the richest of any administration in U.S. history. My "poorest millionaire," Condoleeza Rice, has a Chevron oil tanker named after her.
http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml%3Fi=20010625&s=scherer

25. I am the first president in U.S. history to have almost all 50 states of the Union simultaneously suffer massive financial crisis.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0430-02.htm
http://www.dailykos.com/archives/003067.html#003067
http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/business/6082865.htm
http://nydailynews.com/front/story/104404p-94461c.html
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F60A15F6355B0C7B8EDDAE0894DB404482

26. I presided over the biggest corporate stock market fraud of any market in any country in history.
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FB0716FA3D550C718CDDAE0894DA404482
http://www.public-i.org/story_01_040400.htm#newsstories
http://www.public-i.org/download/harkenmemo.pdf
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2002/07/01/MN173709.DTL
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2002/06/29/national1048EDT0516.DTL
http://biz.yahoo.com/n/h/hal.html

27. I am the first president in U.S. history to order a pre-emptive attack and the military occupation of a sovereign nation, and I did so against the will of the United Nations and the world community.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0407-10.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1009-09.htm
http://www.islamonline.net/english/News/2003-03/20/article01.shtml
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0814-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0825-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1011-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1010-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0825-02.htm
http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0321/p05s01-woiq.html
http://www.afsc.org/tao/fa0204.htm

28. I created the largest governmental department bureaucracy in the history of the United States.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm

29. I set the all-time record for biggest annual budget spending increases, more than any president in history.
http://www.cato.org/dailys/07-31-03.html
http://www.washtimes.com/national/20030630-121947-6635r.htm
http://www.cnn.com/2002/ALLPOLITICS/02/11/column.billpress/
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0129-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0315-09.htm

30. I am the first president in U.S. history to have the United Nations remove the U.S. from the Human Rights Commission.
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/0506-01.htm
http://www.stopthedrugwar.org/chronicle/185/incb.shtml

31. I am the first president in U.S. history to have the United Nations remove the U.S. from the Elections Monitoring Board.

32. I removed more checks and balances, and have the least amount of congressional oversight, than any presidential administration in U.S. history.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1009-09.htm
http://www.citizen.org/pressroom/release.cfm?ID=941

33. I rendered the entire United Nations viewpoints irrelevant.
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0105-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0801-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0511-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0826-07.htm

34. I withdrew the U.S. from the World Court of Law.
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0810-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0329-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0910-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0523-02.htm
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2003/07/02/125083-ap.html
http://hnn.us/articles/1465.html

35. I refused to allow inspectors access to U.S. "prisoners of war" (detainees) and thereby have refused to abide by the Geneva Convention.
http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/91.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0305-09.htm
http://web.amnesty.org/library/Index/engAMR510152002%3FOpenDocument%26amp;of%3DCOUNTRIES/USA
http://www.lewrockwell.com/orig3/duggan2.html
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0117-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/0808-07.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/news2002/0125-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0114-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0125-06.htm

36. I am the first president in history to refuse United Nations election inspectors (during the 2002 U.S. election).

37. I am the all-time U.S. and world record-holder for receiving the most corporate campaign donations.
http://www.commondreams.org/views01/1109-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/0313-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines/101000-01.htm
http://www.corpwatch.org/issues/PII.jsp?topicid=106
http://www.organicconsumers.org/corp/corporate.cfm
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=9862
http://www.progressive.org/pc0900.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/0427-04.htm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A3604-2002Oct9¬Found=true
http://www.quinnell.us/politics/2000/bush.html#campaign
http://www.tompaine.com/feature2.cfm/ID/2442, http://www.tpj.org/pioneers/gov.html
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=584&ncid=584&e=15&u=/nm/20030819/pl_nm/economy_bush_dc
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0828-02.htm
http://www.opensecrets.org/news/rebuilding_iraq/index.asp

38. My largest lifetime campaign contributor, and one of my best friends, (Kenneth Lay, former CEO of Enron Corporation) presided over the largest corporate bankruptcy fraud in U.S. history. My political party used the Enron private jets and corporate attorneys to assure my success with the U.S. Supreme Court during my 2000 election decision.
http://www.corpwatch.org/issues/PII.jsp?topicid=106
http://www.progressive.org/pc0900.htm
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=12155
http://www.counterpunch.org/tomenron.html
http://www.thenation.com/capitalgames/index.mhtml?bid=3&pid=21
http://www.pbs.org/now/transcript/transcript_phillips.html
http://www.buzzflash.com/perspectives/2002/Bush_and_Enron.html
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,192920,00.html
http://observer.guardian.co.uk/business/story/0,6903,409137,00.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/blackout/interviews/lay.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/2119981.stm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0131-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0904-10.htm

39. I have spent more money on polls and focus groups than any president in U.S. history.

40. I garnered the most sympathy for the U.S. after the World Trade Center attacks and less than a year later made the U.S. the most resented country in the world, possibly the largest failure of diplomacy in world history.
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0903-12.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/rogue/index.html
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0826-07.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0823-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0123-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/1205-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0901-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0303-07.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0126-01.htm
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/star/2003/0213/vo2-1.html
http://www.cdi.org/polling/22-bush-international-opinion.cfm
http://www.guardian.co.uk/elsewhere/journalist/story/0,7792,880724,00.html
http://www.jamaat-e-islami.org/pr/PR19032003A.html
http://www.progressive.org/aug03/zinn0803.html
http://www.gvnr.com/56/1.htm

41. I am actively working on a policy of "disengagement" creating the most hostile of Israel-Palestine relations in at least 30 years.

42. I am the first to have a majority of Europeans (71%) view my presidency as the biggest threat to world peace and security.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0907-04.htm
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/rogue/index.html
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0904-08.htm

43. I am the first president in history to have the people of South Korea more threatened by the U.S. than by their immediate neighbor, North Korea.
http://www.manilatimes.net/national/2002/feb/20/world/20020220wor2.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/korea/article/0,2763,653304,00.html

44. I changed U.S. policy to allow convicted criminals to be awarded government contracts.

45. I set an all-time record for the number of administration appointees who violated U.S. law by not selling their huge personal investments in corporations bidding for U.S. contracts.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0319-02.htm
http://www.cnn.com/2002/ALLPOLITICS/07/17/bush.cheney/
http://biz.yahoo.com/n/h/hal.html
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2001/6/24/80648.shtml
http://www.truthout.org/docs_01/02.01E.Cheney.Hussein.htm
http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?ItemID=15492

46. I failed to fulfill my pledge to capture Osama Bin Laden, dead or alive.
http://www.osamaclock.com/

47. I failed to capture Saddam Hussein. CAPTURED

48. My family is very close with the Saudi Royal family, and have been for years, so I kept the pages out of the report on 9-11 that may put the Saudi's in a bad light.
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/1211-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/1210-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0813-04.htm
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/nation/6269252.h
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/03/05/eveningnews/main542868.shtml
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/0904-07.htm

49. I failed to capture the anthrax killer who tried to murder the leaders of our country at the U.S. Capitol Building. I have no leads and no credible suspects.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/2196008.stm
http://www.guardian.co.uk/anthrax/story/0,1520,742647,00.html
http://www.cnn.com/2002/US/03/26/anthrax.investigation/?related
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0703-06.htm
http://bulletin.ninemsn.com.au/bulletin/eddesk.nsf/All/FC636D0C4FD99B4FCA256C0C001A1413
http://www.guardian.co.uk/anthrax/story/0,1520,591142,00.html
http://www.aim.org/publications/media_monitor/2003/01/21.html
http://www.cooperativeresearch.org/timeline/2002/hartfordcourant090702.html
http://abcnews.go.com/sections/wnt/US/anthrax030609_ross.html
http://bulletin.ninemsn.com.au/bulletin/eddesk.nsf/0/fc636d0c4fd99b4fca256c0c001a1413?OpenDocument
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1212-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0521-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0323-01.htm

50. Following the World Trade Center attack I have successfully prevented any PUBLIC investigation into the biggest security failure in the history of the United States.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://thunderbay.indymedia.org/news/2002/12/2331.php
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F4091EFD39590C7A8CDDAE0894DB404482
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/03/05/eveningnews/main542868.shtml
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines02/0516-09.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0603-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0725-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0717-10.htm
http://www.truthout.org/docs_02/09.28B.fbi.agt.911.htm
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2002/may2002/sept-m01.shtml
http://abcnews.go.com/sections/us/DailyNews/warningmemo020516.html
http://www.bushoccupation.com/welcolumn.html
http://www.americanpolitics.com/20020517Outrage3.html
http://www.mikehersh.com/printer_Bush_and_Cheney_Block_911_Investigation_.shtml
http://www.projectcensored.org/publications/2003/4.html
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2002/sep2002/sept-s26.shtml
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0904-03.htm

51. I removed more freedoms and civil liberties for Americans than any president in U.S. history.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/1009-09.htm
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/ashcroft/index.html
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/domestic/index.html
http://www.house.gov/frank/scprotester2003.html
http://www.gwu.edu/%7Ensarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB84/press.htm
http://www.aclu.org/safeandfree/
http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20030310-074202-1742r
http://www.quinnell.us/politics/2000/bushcrights.html#civil
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A17171-2003May20¬Found=true
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/05/21/MN34108.DTL
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0514-04.htm
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F10B12FB355C0C7A8CDDAD0894DB404482
http://www.news.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=295902003
http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0311/hentoff.php
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/01/15/national/main536711.shtml
http://www.commondreams.org/news2003/0826-07.htm

52. In a little over two years, I created the most divided country in decades, possibly the most divided since the Civil War.
http://www.dailykos.com/archives/003094.html#003094

53. I entered my office with the strongest economy in U.S. history and have turned every single economic category downward -- all in less than two years.
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0723-03.htm
http://www.thetruthaboutgeorge.com/economy/index.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/03/national/03CENS.html?ex=1378008000&en=c2e4a16f7db383ec&ei=5007&partner=USERLAND

54. I was AWOL from the National Guard.
http://www.straightdope.com/columns/030411.html
http://www.hereinreality.com/commander.html
http://www.cnn.com/2000/ALLPOLITICS/stories/05/24/bushguard.cnn/index.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?pagename=article&node=&contentId=A59151-2000Jun25&notFound=true
http://users.cis.net/coldfeet/
http://users.cis.net/coldfeet/document.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0506-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0531-03.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0619-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views03/0525-02.htm
http://www.talion.com/georgebush.html



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