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Bush? NO!

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Submitted by Avram Kalisky (Spain), Oct 25, 2004 at 14:51

It is wrong to look at a candidate to run the United States and choose only one of his policies to hang your hat on.

That is what the choice and abortion sides do. That is what the lower tax people do. That is what the economy minded people do. And surely what someone´s policies toward Israel, that small country in the Middle East, is not what you should make your decision on.

Is it best for the United States that our president has declared war on terrorism and then invaded a country that had nothing to do with 11 September? Is it best that he does nothing about Iran and North Korea? Can the U. S. fight a war successfully if only 1000, or is it 1100 by now, feel the pain? That 100,000 families feel the discomfort and the rest of the country goes blithely along, ignoring the TV news and enjoying the comforts while others fight their ¨war¨?

There is no easy war. Vietnam should have shown us what a farce that is.

George Bush deserves no credit for the relative quiet in Israel and the ¨success¨in Iraq.

John Kerry will bring in men who in the Clinton era were more successful in achieving what should be the aims of the U. S.: Freedom for all in successful democratic countries.
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