The State of the Union
Bush gives his final speech to the nation and tries to put his best gloss on what his Administration has bequeathed America over the past seven ears: the terrible economy, loss of life at home and abroad, massive debt, unending war, increased poverty, shrinking dollar, huge dependence on foreign oil, failure to catch Osama Bin Laden, opposition and setbacks to science, loss of jobs, treason, and shredding of the Constitution for which his Administration will always be remembered.
Tonight we address Bush’s last speech, say a prayer that he cannot do much worse in the last year than he did in the past seven, and discuss why historians in the future will consider this one of the worst Presidents in American History.
PLUS Gazans escape to Egypt. See comment below.
Gazans escape to Egypt. How fitting. Egypt caused the problem by invading the incipient Arab State of Gaza in 1948 and placing all the Arab refugees in refugee camps and ruled with an iron fist thereafter. Why can’t they take over again? It’s time for Israel to cease humanitarian aid. If the Arabs care about their own, they should take care of the pathologies of Gaza and Hamas. And if the wealthy sheikhs don’t care enough about their own, that should be plain for the world to see. It’s time Israel washed its hands of Gaza, builds a giant wall, and says “Buh-Bye.” And when Gaza shoots missiles into Israeli towns and cities, Israel should shoot missiles right back in self defense.
Where are those in Gaza who prefer the killing stop? Who understand that Hamas helps Gazans like the Nazis helped Germany? Where are those who blame the perpetrators and not the victims? Those critics who attack Israel acting in self defense under international law should be asked to live in Sderot, an Israeli border town that is constantly under attack.