"If this were a dictatorship, it would be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator."
G W Bush ~December 18, 200072 years ago
| He was concerned about terrorists
and immoral people pushing their decadent values on the populace | 72 years ago, the man who didn't get elected into power took over and implemented absolute rule | At the time, he enjoyed immense popularity, was rarely questioned by the media, and promised to usher in a new era of glory and pre-eminence for the Homeland | You may call me paranoid, but in so doing, don't forget that ~ sometimes ~ one can be both paranoid and
accurate | Food for thought | The burning of the Reichstag |
"To occupy Iraq would instantly shatter our coalition, turning the whole Arab world against us and make a broken tyrant into a latter-day hero ... assigning young soldiers to a fruitless hunt for a securely entrenched dictator and condemning them to fight in what would be an un-winnable urban guerilla war. It could only plunge that part of the world into even greater instability."
A World Transformed (1998) George Herbert Walker Bush
Do we suffer some collective amnesia about the past? Are we doomed to repeat the past for lack of knowledge? Others remember things differently and won't let us forget that past | We might do best to heed their calls: Thom Hartmann When Democracy Failed
Infoplease Hitler and the Reichstag Fire
Oil Empire.US 9/11: The American Reichstag
Slimey Slug's the Reichstag and September 11th
G W Bush.net