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"The handling of the war in Iraq will have a major impact on my vote for President."


This discussion was active from June 29-July 8, 2004.
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Total # of Responses: 67 - 7/8/04
64% 11% 4% 11% 19%

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Cathleen, KS Strongly Disagree

... It's utterly ridiculous to say he lied ...


June 29,2004

I voted for President Bush the first time and I'll vote for him again. It's utterly ridiculous to say he lied. And this after EIGHT years of Clinton's lies. We wouldn't even be in this (Irag) position if Clinton had paid as much attention to national security as he did his own sexual satisfaction.

Steve, IL Strongly Agree

... Were it not for the Republican control of congress ...


June 29,2004

Bush and his neocon cabal lied to the American people and congress in order to wage an unnecessary war of aggression on Iraq. Were it not for the Republican control of both houses of congress, Bush would be impeached and driven from office before January.

Yes, the Bush's Iraq war will have a major impact on driving these fools from office.

Jay Alexan, FL Strongly Disagree

... Our leadership is incompetent ...


June 29,2004

Our leadership is incompetent and can not even address problems that face Americans that need to survive.

Christine, NE Strongly Agree

... what a terrible President hs is ...


June 29,2004

Not is Bush's handling of the war a complete disappointment but the rest of his reign has shown what a terrible President hs is.

Garrett, SC Strongly Agree

... History will prove Pres. George Bush to have done ...


June 29,2004

History will prove Pres. George Bush to have done the right thing by invading Iraq, without regard for nations with ties to Iraq, or spineless, liberal, political agendas within the USA.

Maria, VA Strongly Agree

... just as dangerous as Osama bin Laden ...


June 29,2004

Yes, the bad handling of the war in Iraq definitely has a major impact on my vote for President. It has substantiated my opinion that George W. Bush is a bad manager in critical times. His opinions are overly colored by his personal religious views of good and evil. A leader who believes that his God is using him in a world crusade against evil makes him just as dangerous as Osama bin Laden. It also makes his judgement questionable and risky in many other facets of governing and leading this nation. Some people call him resolute in his opinions. I call it fanaticism.

John, FL Strongly Agree

... Bush is more dangerous than Hitler ...


June 29,2004

Vet WW-2 RAF-USN-USAAF-ATC and see Bush doing what Hitler did.
I voted for Bush with hopes and doubts.
He let me,The GOP, America and the World of People down.
Speaks of Rule of law but is subject to no law as his words and acts prove.
It is anyone but Bush because he is more dangerous than Hitler and left America with no moral authority, no allies and in a war against those oppressed who have been denied their legal and God given rights by American greed and denial of equal law and justice under the law.
Specifically, Bush and his Judeo-Christian Zionist Evangelicals went to war to help Israel seize all of Palestine as God's gift to His Chosen.
Bushand his neo coms planned ousting Saddam before Bush went into office to protect Israel and secure control of all the world energy, those owning it and world markets.
Bush must be removed by any means possible and a responsible person elected. John W. Willmott who also flew the Berlin airlift against the Soviets.
We won both of those wars.
I also flew the Korean airlift and Vietnam hauling kids to die in both and bringing some wounded and dead back to Travis AFB and Dover Mortuary.
It is a disgace that Bush is so fearful that he hides the coffins, moving them behind curtains and at night like some grave robber.

Pete, TX Disagree

... Republicans and Democrats both shamelessly serve t ...


June 29,2004

The idea of "sides" i.e. Republicans and Democrats is deceptive because they both shamelessly serve the same corporate master.

Maria, VA Strongly Agree

... I call it fanaticism ...


June 29,2004

Yes, the bad handling of the war in Iraq definitely has a major impact on my vote for President. It has substantiated my opinion that George W. Bush is a bad manager in critical times. His opinions are overly colored by his personal religious views of good and evil. A leader who believes that his God is using him in a world crusade against evil makes him just as dangerous as Osama bin Laden. It also makes his judgement questionable and risky in many other facets of governing and leading this nation. Some people call him resolute in his opinions. I call it fanaticism.

Nancy, LA Agree

... I expect to make up my mind based on the facts ...


June 29,2004

The handling of the peackeeping will also have a major impact on my vote. I expect to make up my mind based on the facts as I perceive them and not on opinions presented as facts by members of the media.

Sheryl, NY Strongly Agree

... for the good of the country, President Bush must b ...


June 29,2004

The war in Iraq is one of many issues which have influenced me to vote for Senator Kerry this year, although I supported Ralph Nader in 2000. I believe that for the good of the country, President Bush must be defeated in a free and fair election. I regret that Secretary of State Powell chose not to run for President in 2000. Had he been elected, the attacks of 9/11/01 might still have occurred, but our response would have been somewhat different and would have had much more support around the world.

Jacob, VA Strongly Disagree

... God help us if Al Gore had been the President on 9 ...


June 29,2004

I think it is a shame that PBS and Bryant Gumble turned what could have been a great salute to our servicemen and women into a political mouth piece for John Kerry. Bush has handled an intense situation better than anyone else. God help us if Al Gore had been the President on 911.
It would have been a repeat of the Uss Cole Bombing on a larger scale.

Thank you

Penny, TX Strongly Agree

... President Bush has my vote and my support ...


June 29,2004

Yes it will, President Bush has my vote and my support. I thank God that we had strong leadership when our country was attacked. Your program was an example of the slanted media at it's finest. God bless America.

Chris, OR Strongly Disagree

... no respect for the law or for the rights of others ...


June 29,2004

The handling of the war in Iraq merely reinforces the impression that Governor Bush has given in everything else he has done: that of a person with no respect for the law or for the rights of others and no idea of how to work with other people. This is not entirely surprising as his entire life has provided him with one lesson after another on how the power of the position he was born into makes it unnecessary to be concerned about these things.

Conor, ME Strongly Agree

... He's done great! ...


June 29,2004

He's done great!

John, LA Strongly Agree

... Mr. Bush has been at best self serving and at wors ...


June 29,2004

I feel that Mr. Bush has been at best self serving and at worst dishonest about the entire Iraq episode. His behavior will indeed influence my vote.

James, TN Strongly Agree

... I do not believe that John Kerry has demonstrated ...


June 29,2004

I do not believe that John Kerry or the Democratic party has demonstrated the resolve to deal with terrorism, which I believe President Bush has shown in the war on Iraq. I will vote for Bush.

Dominic, MI Strongly Agree

... No one has ever won a war on a tactic ...


June 29,2004

Terrorism is a tactic just as Ambush and Surprise Attack are tactics. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor the United States didn't declare war on Surprise Attack. We declared war on Japan. No one has ever won a war on a tactic. We have done a lot of fighting in Iraq without identifying our enemy. Apparently we have many enemies. However, referring to them as people who want their sadistic dictator back in power makes as much sense as declaring war on a maneuver.

Mike, KS Strongly Disagree

... This could of all been taken care of within days o ...


June 29,2004

This could of all been taken care of within days of 9/11 with 4 or 5 well aimed ICBMS. I couldn't care less about what the rest of the world thinks.

Richard, TN Strongly Agree

... we have been lied to about the war ...


June 29,2004

I feel that we have been lied to about the war, economy, haliburton, and oil.

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