Only Bush cabinet member I like resigns

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    Only Bush cabinet member I like resigns

    Colin Powell submitted his resignation today. This wasn't a surprise at all, but I'm really glad he actually went through with it.

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    A bit of a surprise, but I think he was under the impression his president would lose. From what I saw on the Kerry-Edwards website just before the election, a lot of democrats respected him. Which, of course, is bad...

    And he never knew how to say his name properly. IT'S "COLLIN", FOO'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Govtcheez
    Colin Powell submitted his resignation today. This wasn't a surprise at all, but I'm really glad he actually went through with it.
    He should run for president.

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    > A bit of a surprise

    It's been rumored for months that if Bush won a second term, Powell wouldn't go with him.

    > He should run for president.

    Not gonna happen.

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    >>A bit of a surprise,<<

    like GC said, this was obvious even after getting punked at the UN over and over again. Too bad though I liked him as well.

    some entropy with that sink? entropysink.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Govtcheez
    > A bit of a surprise

    It's been rumored for months that if Bush won a second term, Powell wouldn't go with him.

    > He should run for president.

    Not gonna happen.
    why not?? him an hilary go at in 2008. thought i guess it would be unfair. she'd win.
    well him and sharpton. Thats' a shoein

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    He's not going to run. He's considered it before, and decided against it because of the assassination likelihood.

    I will paypal you $50 if he announces his candidacy for President for the '08 election.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Govtcheez
    He's not going to run. He's considered it before, and decided against it because of the assassination likelihood.
    Wow, did someone threaten him? Damn, America really isn't ready are they?

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    I don't know if any threats against him have been made public, but I'm sure there have been some.

    IIRC, he decided not to run last time when his wife pointed out "If you're the first black President, you'll be the first assassinated black President".

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    I guess that makes sense. not wanting to flame, but bush did win again. and to be honest not many intelligent people voted for him. he got a lot of those redneck states and bible thumping places in the south. Not too kind to blacks are they. Guess they wouldn't want to see a black prez in office. he'd be a dead prez.
    kinda sad, the stupidity of it all, but hey bush did win.

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    >>not wanting to flame<<

    and then,

    >>and to be honest not many intelligent people voted for him. he got a lot of those redneck states and bible thumping places in the south<<

    yeah...

    well, I voted for Bush, and many people, whom I consider intelligent, voted for him as well....

    some entropy with that sink? entropysink.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by axon
    >>not wanting to flame<<

    and then,

    >>and to be honest not many intelligent people voted for him. he got a lot of those redneck states and bible thumping places in the south<<

    yeah...

    well, I voted for Bush, and many people, whom I consider intelligent, voted for him as well....
    does this mean we aren't friends anymore?

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    were we ever?

    some entropy with that sink? entropysink.com

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    CP was the only 'dove'. Now the Bush admin is all 'hawks'. Rice is tipped to replace him.

    >>and to be honest not many intelligent people voted for him.

    http://chrisevans3d.com/files/iq.htm


    edit:
    I've been seeing more and more of these stories questioning the voting machines.

    http://www.boston.com/news/politics/...scan_machines/

    I was wondering if the story was getting much mainstream media attention.
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    > http://chrisevans3d.com/files/iq.htm

    Yeah, I remember the IQ test we were all forced to take before we voted.

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