Truth to Power

The bumper stickers were right: Bush lied, thousands died

Senate Report: Bush Used Iraq Intel He Knew Was False

Go ahead and read it, but as you do, ponder what the last seven years have brought us to- that our president and his administration played upon an event that at the very least they did nothing to stop, used a cowering public and knob-licking media to lie us into an optional war that has done the precise opposite of everything these pathetic scum told us it would. And then managed the wars with the competence of a two year old driving a bus off a cliff. For so long we’ve felt the suffocating pressure of their caviler disregard for what this country actually means that we’ve become numb to it, so that even a story like the one above can barely merit an exhausted shrug, when we actually should drag Bush and his fellow criminal conspirators onto the front steps of the Capitol, try them in 15 minutes, and then hang them from the neck till dead.

But even to the most loyal of the Bushies- from those cretins who still sport “W” stickers on their Lexus SUVs, but who now spend $100 a week on gas, to those who wish they had a car, hell, wish they had the money to buy the same amount of bread they did a year ago, but still support some vague notion of “fighting to protect our way of life” (which is more accurate than they know– or would even admit if they knew what our actual way of life is)- all of these 25 percenters, even they are fatigued, ready for it all just to end. They just want their lives back- only they don’t allow themselves to accept who actually attacked it.

And we’re gonna let these vermin skate. George Bush and his wretched cast of abettors will lift off in a helicopter, covered by CNN, into a picturesque sky and a cushy future of lectures, books, and corporate boards, while we at home sit surrounded by the stink of their lies.

Don’t know about you, but that sorta pisses me off.


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