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Ex-U.S. President Bush says U.S. must
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Posted By: Ida Lou Pino, 8/17/2021 9:58:55 AM

Aug 17 (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George W. Bush, who launched a "war on terror" in Afghanistan and elsewhere following the Sept. 11, 2001attacks, urged the U.S. government to expedite help for Afghan refugees following the Taliban's swift takeover in recent days. "The United States government has the legal authority to cut the red tape for refugees during urgent humanitarian crises. And we have the responsibility and the resources to secure safe passage for them now, without bureaucratic delay," Bush and former first lady Laura Bush said in a statement late on Monday.


Gee - - it's too bad ¡Jeb! isn't president - - he'd have been a fabulous Nation Builder.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DARling 8/17/2021 10:03:49 AM (No. 882338)
"Let the name 'Bush' be stricken from every pylon and obelisk..."
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 8/17/2021 10:09:23 AM (No. 882345)
Bush's statement is the equivalent of one of those "All races and blah blah welcome here" yard signs. How about he let the Afghan refugees all live on one of his giant Texas ranches in a big tent city.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lake Dweller 8/17/2021 10:09:53 AM (No. 882346)
Shut up George. You fooled us back then, but we see through you now. You are a despicable man.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 8/17/2021 10:10:00 AM (No. 882347)
You mean "no borders Bush" and his globalists want to take in everyone on site who manages to jump on the plane? Hey, those who helped our men and are sponsored by our loyal military (the boots, not the suits) are welcome to come here. Again, I am ashamed I ever voted for Bush, Bush, McCain and Romney! They are why I am a registered independent now. That is why the pollsters have it all wrong to think that independents are middle ground voters...between the Ds and the Rs....easy to sway one way or the other. I am disgusted with the lot of them!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: volksford 8/17/2021 10:10:02 AM (No. 882348)
Aw shut up !
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jethro bo 8/17/2021 10:10:52 AM (No. 882351)
One wonders. With Dementia Joe's foreign policies and our open borders, would the US welcome Taliban fighters that illegally crossed our southern border as they do everyone else? Its clear Dementia Joe and his sycophants welcome the Taliban into Kabul. And Dementia Joe welcomes everyone coming from Mexico. So it the Taliban came to the US from Mexico, would Joe, Heels-up, Naci and Chuckie met them at the border with open arms?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Avikingman 8/17/2021 10:12:41 AM (No. 882358)
Open YOUR wallet, Shrub.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 8/17/2021 10:14:11 AM (No. 882363)
No. No more Muslims in the USA. Islam has proven to be entirely incompatible with modernity.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pearson365 8/17/2021 10:15:20 AM (No. 882365)
Why can’t the Taliban use a portion of the ransom money that Biden is paying them to allow us to evacuate people from Kabul Airport to feed its citizens? No, not the 10% of this ransom set aside for The Big, but some other portion. Has to be multiple millions in freshly printed bills.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lawsy0 8/17/2021 10:15:44 AM (No. 882368)
Thanks for the memories, Dubya. I'll never forget you--though I try.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Italiano 8/17/2021 10:25:19 AM (No. 882379)
Shut up and paint, moron. This is your "Religion of Peace" in its natural element. Go to Hell. Take Laura.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: ARKfamily 8/17/2021 10:29:37 AM (No. 882389)
During his presidency, I could never understand what Afghanistan and Iraq had to do with 9/11. I wanted to support him but everyone kept telling me about WMD's. Colin Powell even made the case too. I still didn't get it. I thought we should have paid more attention to airline procedures and border situations but, again, I didn't want to question George W because there was so much opposition to him. Now I am taking a second look. Taking a look at airline procedures and border situations for an amnesty kind of guy goes against he believes. So I guess he really needed to take it to Iraq and Afghanistan - how dare we do anything about the borders and airlines.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: GustoGrabber 8/17/2021 10:35:53 AM (No. 882402)
I see there is a federal land reserve not far from kennebunkport. Win win.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rumblehog 8/17/2021 10:38:32 AM (No. 882408)
Um, we DID aid the Afghan people, to the tune of billions of dollars AND American lives. They still have nothing worth fighting for, so they just cut and run ala Saigon. We are Americans. We fight and die for our homeland. We don't NEED anyone who fails to do the same to come here. The only Afghan Christians, Jews, or those who directly assisted should be welcomed here.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 8/17/2021 10:40:55 AM (No. 882410)
How about aid to Americans, you stinking pile of NWO idiocy!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bigfatslob 8/17/2021 10:44:15 AM (No. 882417)
Tell us again Mr. Ex-president about the religion of peace. Let's all hug and sing "we can change the world" just hold your fire and long knives Mr. Taliban while we do. I could chew off my right hand like a trapped coyote does for voting for you, McCain and Romney, never again.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: justavoter 8/17/2021 10:52:12 AM (No. 882430)
How about some of those Mid East countries step up and help them. They are used to that environment.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: MDConservative 8/17/2021 11:04:38 AM (No. 882446)
The Afghans will shortly have a government that the West finds abhorrent, and they find traditional. They had 20 years to prepare and failed; not the Americans. They can retire their "Live Free or Die" license plates.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: bmw50 8/17/2021 11:05:27 AM (No. 882447)
This coming from a man who attended Obama's birthday party. He lost any credibility he had years ago. JUST GO AWAY!!!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 8/17/2021 11:09:52 AM (No. 882449)
Let's ship em all to his ranch in Crawford Texas and the vacation mansion in Kennebunkport Maine. American tax payers are broke. The NWO elitists like bush can afford to pick up the tab.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: anniebc 8/17/2021 11:34:36 AM (No. 882477)
Never again, George. If this happened under Trump, you'd be screaming like a banshee, not speaking so calmly, optimistic, and without casting blame. Shutttt Upppp!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: TXknitter 8/17/2021 11:40:26 AM (No. 882494)
The Bushes are a stain on the state of Texas. At a GOP ladies’ brunch the other week, a prominent former big Bush donor stood up and said so. There was much applause. I was happy to see this polite silence continually giving Dubya such an undeserved pass is finally lifting. TRUTH time.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: qr4j 8/17/2021 12:08:53 PM (No. 882520)
But you voted for this 'hit show we know as the Biden presidency, Mr. Bush. And it's a 'hit show of GLOBAL proportions. You happy now?!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Venturer 8/17/2021 12:23:24 PM (No. 882533)
Just what we need ---tens of thousands of Muslims coming here.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Right Time 8/17/2021 1:19:47 PM (No. 882595)
Ummmh... I believe that Slow-Joe Biteme has an OBLIGATION to quickly aid and extract AMERICAN CITIZENS before we waste any efforts on Afghanis
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Reply 26 - Posted by: TJ54 8/17/2021 1:26:08 PM (No. 882603)
The war on terror was won by President Trump and China Joe is throwing victory away!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: WesternTradition 8/17/2021 1:54:23 PM (No. 882638)
Biden and crew are your boys now, Dubya.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: red1066 8/17/2021 2:04:07 PM (No. 882646)
Bush can house them on his ranch. He started this BS twenty years ago.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: RuckusTom 8/17/2021 2:10:54 PM (No. 882659)
They've got the arms we left behind. Let them fix their own country.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: RuckusTom 8/17/2021 2:15:55 PM (No. 882667)
We'll have another district where another Ilhan Omar can get elected.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: udanja99 8/17/2021 2:24:07 PM (No. 882675)
How about getting OUR people out of there first?????? He didn’t mention them at all.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 8/17/2021 6:59:40 PM (No. 883010)
Afghans political refugees must be resettled in the neighboring muslim countries of Central Asia. Not in the United States. NOT one in the United States. Islam is incompatible with Western civilization. Muslims do not assimilate in the United States.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: rochow 8/17/2021 9:47:46 PM (No. 883175)
Bush was flapping his mouth on Deutsche Wellle, a German lefty 'welle', I guess no one wants to hear Bush's dyslexic comments on any American radio show. Bush you have a big ranch, why don't you put them all up in your neck of the woods??? You are the one with Cheyney's help who started this war. You accomplished what you came for within 3 years, so why didn't you tell Rumsfeld to withdraw the troops???The women and children that you and Laura are so worried about would long have been in the West as well. Oh, you forgot all those men fighting over there, and all the taxpayer $$$$ that you wasted??? So shut up now you stuttering jackass, we don't want to hear from you ever again!!!!1
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Reply 34 - Posted by: bighambone 8/18/2021 1:02:27 AM (No. 883338)
In other words, quickly bring unlimited numbers of primitive foreign Muslims into the USA, in a disorganized “good enough for Government work” program the is bound to allow a percentage of potentially dangerous Islamists into the USA who would perpetrate more terrorist attacks. That would be another very bad Bush decision!
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