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'Bush doesn't think America should be an actual place'

Discussion in '2006 Archive' started by LadyEagle, Nov 20, 2006.

  1. LadyEagle

    LadyEagle <b>Moderator</b> <img src =/israel.gif>

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    http://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=53023
     
  2. El_Guero

    El_Guero New Member

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    Interesting article.
     
  3. Baptist Believer

    Baptist Believer Well-Known Member
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    Why is this even being seriously discussed? The concept of "America" has always been a collection of ideals and ideology. The "United States of America" is a country.

    There is not country or region that is named "America" on a map (except for a few towns and cities). You will find "North America" (which includes Canada, Mexico, etc.), "South America", "Central America", and "The United States of America".

    Trying to claim that Bush is not committed to the literal "United States of America" because of his reference to "America" is a collection of ideals is extremely foolish.

    And yes, I can anticipate the responses to this post pointing to our porous borders, our involvement in the United Nations, his willingness to work with Muslim citizens regarding policy decisions, etc...

    Discuss those issues on their own merit (or lack thereof) but don't foolishly try to make something sinister out of an accurate statement regarding the nature of "America". :rolleyes:
     
  4. Joshua Rhodes

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    Hog wash. I don't believe Bush feels that way no matter what Tancredo may say.
     
  5. Rufus_1611

    Rufus_1611 New Member

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    What is a nation without borders? Do you believe our current president is in favor of borders or opposed?
     
  6. LadyEagle

    LadyEagle <b>Moderator</b> <img src =/israel.gif>

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    A nation without borders isn't really a nation anymore, is it?
     
  7. Terry_Herrington

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    I certainly don't like George W. Bush as a president, but I won't buy into this nonsense. :sleep:
     
  8. carpro

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    I understand what he was trying to say although he might have said it better.

    We have borders, but it is the very "idea" or concept of America that truly makes us different.
     
  9. Ed Edwards

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    I'm a USONIAN - a person from the U.S. = United States of America
     
  10. hillclimber1

    hillclimber1 Active Member
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    Wow Terry, some refreshing common sense. Or is it simply that now that you've won Congress, you can afford to be honest?
     
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  11. The Galatian

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    Regarding accusations of dishonesty, it might be best to clean your own house, before peeking in the neighbor's windows.
     
  12. Terry_Herrington

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    Thank you.

    You just can't help yourself can you hillclimer? :laugh:
     
  13. HankD

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    Look at the bright side, it will stop a lot of the illegal immigration problem.

    HankD
     
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