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    Bush chides father for election remarks

    President Bush gently admonished his father for saying he hates to think what life would be like for his son if the Democrats win control of Congress in the November 7 election.

    It was the latest sign of possible strain in the relationship between the two men.

    "He shouldn't be speculating like this, because -- he should have called me ahead of time and I'd tell him they're not going to (win)," a smiling Bush told ABC "This Week" in an interview broadcast on Sunday.

    It follows the recent release of a book, "State of Denial," by journalist Bob Woodward, that says the 82-year-old former president was "anguished" over how the Iraq war has played out, although he has dismissed that account.

    Earlier this month, the elder Bush was reported to have told a Republican fund-raiser in a Philadelphia suburb that "if we have some of these wild Democrats in charge of these (congressional) committees, it will be a ghastly thing for our country."

    He was also quoted as saying, "I would hate to think ... what my son's life would be like" if their Republican Party lost its majorities.

    The two men have rarely appeared together in public in recent years. But they praised each other at the October 7 christening of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, named the USS George H.W. Bush, after the 41st president.

    Though the elder Bush has said his job is to stay on the sidelines, that did not stop him from raising a warning about the prospects for a Democratic takeover of Congress.

    Asked whether he had thought about the possibility, the president told ABC: "Not really ... I'm a person that believes we'll continue to control the House and the Senate."

    Polls show Democrats running ahead. They must pick up 15 House seats and six Senate seats to take over Congress.

    A power shift would create a political nightmare for Bush, whose public approval ratings are below 40 percent. His domestic legislative agenda would be stymied and he would see stepped-up pressure to withdraw from Iraq while possibly facing congressional investigations into the unpopular war.

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    Re: the Republicans are in deep Sh*t (week 3)

    one could hope that georgie's life would be as hellish as clinton's was.

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    Re: the Republicans are in deep Sh*t (week 3)

    Quote Originally Posted by Jamie Howdeshell
    one could hope that georgie's life would be as hellish as clinton's was.
    Come on now, who the hell would WANT to blow that guy? Even I would blow Bill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brad Nelson
    Come on now, who the hell would WANT to blow that guy? Even I would blow Bill.
    Casting suspicion on your sexuality even further, I might add.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate L
    Casting suspicion on your sexuality even further, I might add.
    Oh I'm quite comfy with my slightly homosexual side. I'd probably blow Clinton, but I'd happily roll in the hay with Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, and a few other hot fellas. Then again I would also bang Roseanne Barr so maybe it's less of a sexual thang and more of a power one. Hmmmm, paging Dr. Bombay!


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    Re: the Republicans are in deep Sh*t (week 3)

    Quote Originally Posted by Brad Nelson
    Oh I'm quite comfy with my slightly homosexual side. I'd probably blow Clinton, but I'd happily roll in the hay with Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, and a few other hot fellas. Then again I would also bang Roseanne Barr so maybe it's less of a sexual thang and more of a power one. Hmmmm, paging Dr. Bombay!

    Slightly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate L
    Slightly?
    Yup. I wouldn't bang any ugly dudes or dudes who weren't rich, famous, or powerful.

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    Active troops ask congress to end Iraqi occupation

    Sixty five active duty service members are officially asking Congress to end the war in Iraq -- the first time active troops have done so since U.S. invasion began in 2003.

    Three of the service members will hold a press conference Wednesday explaining their decision to send "Appeals for Redress" under the Military Whistleblower Protection Act to their members of Congress. Under the act, National Guard and Reservists can send communications about any subject to their member of Congress without punishment.

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    Re: the Republicans are in deep Sh*t (week 3)

    For a man with opinion ratings steadily in the 30's Bush is quite the cocky little asshole.

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    Re: the Republicans are in deep Sh*t (week 3)

    Quote Originally Posted by BrianS
    Active troops ask congress to end Iraqi occupation

    Sixty five active duty service members are officially asking Congress to end the war in Iraq -- the first time active troops have done so since U.S. invasion began in 2003.

    Three of the service members will hold a press conference Wednesday explaining their decision to send "Appeals for Redress" under the Military Whistleblower Protection Act to their members of Congress. Under the act, National Guard and Reservists can send communications about any subject to their member of Congress without punishment.
    Wow. It'll be interesting to see how this works out.

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