We're on the road to the future and we're not turning back. Yuk
November 03, 2004 at 11:54 PM
Unfortunatly, so close to home that the humor's depleted. If only the situation was that we could look at this as a "what might have been" and laugh.
November 04, 2004 at 12:48 AM
The election of George W. Bush as President of the US and supposed "Leader of the Free World" will be a case study in years to come of how to lobotomize a large part of the population without using surgical procedures.
Bob Cumiskey |
November 04, 2004 at 03:38 AM
I am from Canada and find that map hilarious. I hate socialist up here and democrats down there. Power to the South! They know where its at!
Derek Vinyard |
November 04, 2004 at 11:49 AM
No Derek you just suffer from penis envy.
November 04, 2004 at 12:16 PM
Oh Boy.....4 more years,4 more wars, 4 more gas hikes, 4 more tax breaks for the wealthy, 4 more National Parks opened to oil,gas & lumber, 4 more environmental laws challenged or broken, and more than 4 more states (those that did NOT back Bush) will lose their funding for education etc. Adolf Bush you stink!
Darlene Lee |
November 04, 2004 at 04:42 PM
I love this map. After seeing the way that most of the bible-beating Jesus freaks in this country voted, I know many people who asked themselves how they could be a part of this simpleminded country. Most people seem to have voted based on religious beliefs and fear rather than rational thought. During the next 4 years, more lives are going to be lost in this pointless war, our deficit is going to skyrocket even more, minimun wage will remain low, women will probably lose some rights to their bodies, and the environment will remain neglected. The most ironic thing is that the rich will get richer as the poor get poorer, while most of those poor people are the ones who voted for "Jesus" W. Bush. The sad fact is that this man who is so morally self-righteous is really just a liar. He should hold himself personally responsible for the deaths of the many American soldiers who died fighting for oil in a country that was not even threatening us with any "weapons of mass destruction." After Bush learned that he was wrong and wouldn't even own up to his mistake, somehow people retained their blind loyalty to him. It's also baffling that this simpleminded, smirking little man attained an image as a "protector" of our nation. In fact, his attitudes concerning Muslims and the fact that he has trashed our foreign relations with many of our allies most likely has put us in even greater danger of another attack. So as our country dips further and further into debt, social security fails, oil prices skyrocket, and we face the reinstatement of the draft, at least we can have the knowledge that Dick Cheney now has enough money to buy a small European country. Thank goodness for all those tax cuts!
Rachel Z. |
November 04, 2004 at 05:46 PM
The people who say "it's over - get over it," don't understand that some of us are in mourning. We're mourning for the loss of civil liberties and women's rights; for soldiers and civilian lives; for the environment; for jobs outsourced overseas; for children left behind. There are 5 stages of grief and I am in stage 3: anger. You can't hurry the grieving process, so back off and let those of us who are in mourning work through to the final stage: acceptance. We'll do the same for you.
November 04, 2004 at 10:50 PM
Maybe it's over, maybe it's not. But it's not a sure thing that Bush actually got the majority of votes in 2004. With "spoiled" punch card ballots turning up disproportionately in Democratic precincts in states controled by Republicans, with minorities getting the majority of provisional ballots, and with who-knows-what kind of shenanigans going on with electronic voting machines, we might have been robbed and not know it yet. We might never know it.
November 05, 2004 at 12:01 AM
Hey, I'm dumb and I want a president who I can relate to, so stop whining. I can't speak English properly either and so what if my president can't. I wouldn't know the difference between bilateral or "bilaberal". I think it's kind of cute that he fucks up what he's saying. I don't want homos to get married. God knows what they will do next if you let them get married. Probably take little Jimmy right out of school and teach him to do all kinds of homo-like stuff. Abortion is bad. Period. There needs to be prayer in school and only then will we get out of the goshdarned mess we are in. We need more jails.
Chumait Fitaymou |
November 05, 2004 at 12:49 AM
Sad to say, that all this division and hatred started when Clinton got his dick sucked in the Oval Office. But boy did this country do good under his watch, 3.7 unemployment, good enviorment, low gas prices and a surplus that gave us money to burn,(even if he did have a zipper problem). Now we've got an ignorant Jackass that can't even read his fucking cue cards, (but he is faithful to his wife), I guess he's faithful because she's the only one that want's to fuck him. The associated press says that there are about 100,000 women children and babys killed in Iraq, but that's O.K., at least Monica isn't giving him any head. I hope we all can become moral enough to kill 100,000 people who have done nothing to us at all. In closing let us pray: please Lord give us the wisdom to forget about Osama, and attack an innocent people in Iraq...Amen
Elmer Fudd |
November 05, 2004 at 03:48 AM
Its so wonderful to see that George W Bush Won. It shows that the majority of Americans hold a conservative view. Which means that in Reality, public view was ONLY distorted by the Media that caused a view to live in their illusions. Because Bush was voted inspite of Iraq, Inspite of Deficits, inspite of world hatred. But was loved by the majority at home and voted for, than no other president has ever been. The trust in him is overwhelming and besides, he will help restore moral values, which is as much important as having dough, and a country full of incest as hollywood and the popular media are driving the kids and parents through their brainwashing dirty programs promoting views they want and polluting the land, all to sell their bread.
November 05, 2004 at 07:16 AM
Interesting how we all bring our own baggage to an event like the presidential election.
Some see it as the end of civilized society and discourse; others see it as a mandate to do everything and anything espoused by the winner.
Fact is - we are at war. Not just Iraq, but culture. Radical Islam versus everyone else; moral-free living versus moral-first.
The problem with all this is that culture wars are fueled by both change and status quo. The advances made by gays has hardened the resolve of those opposed to the change they call for; the status quo of American dominated policy on the middle east and the Arab governements we favor has hardened the Islamic radicals. And so on.
The greatest hope America holds for world peace is its ideal of tolerance and religious freedom on which it was founded. But, live and let live means we all need to back off our simple-minded "might makes right" view and respect each other.
woodsman poet |
November 05, 2004 at 09:07 AM
bush was able to capitalize on less educated, "God-fearing" white people by using fear. None of the 'red states' are at all likely to be attacked by terrorism. most of these states also have fewer minority religions (yeah, i know catholics...maybe). homosexuals usually leave the rural areas to more urban ones.
i'm from a state that will vote republican for a long time to come, but have lived in both DC and NYC, thus screwing up many of the hardwired beliefs i once had. fear and ignorance are tools to manipulate the masses. most americans are happy to live in their own little world, even if kerry's policies would have benefitted them. it's actually quite amazing.
November 05, 2004 at 09:08 AM
While looking for a sane course of action I come across this shit. What are you tring to do, explore the depth's of your own ignorance and stupidity. If you would be a true patriot for the true american dream with real hope for our future. Then quit bashing your countrymen who have been decieved and focus your energy where it will do some good. The lying truth distorting American media.
November 05, 2004 at 09:43 AM
Unfortunately, the individuals responsible for the above comments suggesting the succession of states do not know history. It was tried once, and failed. We are a REPUBLIC. We are a nation governed by the PEOPLE. The people have spoken, giving President Bush an overwhelming majority of the popular vote. I voted for the President. I did not vote for him because he professes to be a Christian. I am a Christian, and glad to say that I am. I voted for the President because he is best qualified to lead this country. I am also a Vietnam Vet, who feels he was betrayed by John Kerry in 1970s when he testified before the Senate, and LIED.
I have defended this country, both as an enlisted man on the ground in Vietnam, and later as a Commissioned Officer in the U. S. Navy. President Bush will make sure that our land is defended, and will not have to look for a "Globle Test" to do so.
I feel sorry for those of you who believe we are uneducated. I happen to hold a Master's Degree and have work on my Doctorate. We are not the uneducated masses.
God Bless and Have A GREAT Day
Tom Burrell |
November 05, 2004 at 11:06 AM
The comments I've seen here thus far prove the exact reason why you whiny little libs lost. It's pathetic, really, just how racist and anti-religion you all are. You are completely out of touch with the world, let alone America. The majority of the world's population believes in a higher power yet you knock Christians and Catholics, SUCH AS MYSELF, who voted for Bush. What happened to the party of acceptance? Oh, that's right. You only accept those that toe your skewed line of thought (or lack thereof).
So, instead of losing gracefully and accepting the fact that the majority of Americans prefer Bush's way, do not want gay marriage, and hold morals in high regard, you'd rather insult, demean, and separate those of us that support him. Way to keep our nation divided. Obviously, the looney left part, er, Democratic party wants us divided, as evidenced by the above map and the pathetic leftie candidates they throw at us every election cycle. Too bad for them, the nation has spoken and has no use for a left wing agenda.
Pathetic you people, just pathetic.
And before you get any grandiose ideas of my being some out of touch southerner, I was born, raised, and college educated in New Jersey and no live in SC. So, get a clue.
THE WINNER |
November 05, 2004 at 11:21 AM
I am trying to make sense out of the reasons that people gave for voting for Bush. "Moral values" was high on the list. But I thought moral values included honesty, integrity, compassion, tolerance, and respect for life--not just unborn life but all life. Bipartisan reports have confirmed that Bush lied to the American people. This country attacked a country that did not harm to us. Why? Because we could? As a result, 100,000 Iraqis died. Their lives mean something to me as do the lives of the Americans and others killed in Iraq. The Bush administration has been fiscally irresponsible. We are more at risk today from terrorist attack because we cut back resources for securing Afghanistan and capturing Bin Laden and for Homeland Security for whatever the reason we decided to go into Iraq.
Although I do not agree, I can respect someones opinion that gays should not be permitted to marry. I can respect an opinion that abortion should be outlawed. However, it is hard for me to understand why somehow these positions represent "moral values" but no one cares about the death and destruction in Iraq--a war that was waged because of the deception of our leadership. I consider myself a moral religious person but my morality is not one issue morality. When we promote moral values we don't just pick and choose. The moral values contingent seems willing to abandon quite a few of what I thought were moral values to oppose abortion and bash gays. I am disappointed by the inconsistency that shows that many of the "moral value" folks aren't really very moral at all.
If you look at the values that Christ stood for--integrity, love, tolerance, compassion, respect for all life, helping the less fortunate--I don't see those values reflected in the actions of this administration.
November 05, 2004 at 11:55 AM
THANK GOD FOR CHRISTAINS!!Its is about time we stand up for whats right.If you have read any of the above comments you can understand why the United States is in the shape it is in.The foul words the hatred, bitterness and discord.What every happend to unity and love for one another.For you liberals that might not know it this country was founded on the Word of God and if you would study you history the goverment was set up according to the Bible.My last coment to you all is you best be watching for we know not the hour the Lord cometh and if you have not been borned again you WILL be left behind Remember JESUS SAVES and him only.God Bless ALL
November 05, 2004 at 12:01 PM
This is a reply to Tom Burrell
“Uneducated”??-probably not there Tom...But most of us are FAR from rationality nor logic! One can have the greatest education in this world, but that doesn’t mean jack' if any kind of emotional rhetoric is added! You being a Christian makes your education null & void! You're beliefs which have obviously have come from your expereinces in life are not stupid nor are they intelligent as they are subjective! ...Your word against mine as it were.
Did John Kerry actually "LIE" out his service in Vietnam?? How do you know this?? Did you serve with him?? And what makes you think that if "King George" went to Vietnam instead of basically doing the same thing as those draft dodgers who went to Canada did, and had simular experiences as Kerry, he would have the same outlook on the atrocities there??? Tell us sir-did you burn down some villages there or accidentally kill some innocent by-standers?? I'd be willing to bet you did if you were a "ground-pounder"! Its easy to do in a war! Does that make it right or wrong? No-it makes it unfortunate. War is the breakdown of humanity in my opinion and anything done during a war really can not be judged! (With a few exceptions of course...) Its left up to the individuals morals to determine if what he or she did during that war is right or wrong...And just maybe if "W" had some of those experiences it would have kept him from attacking Iraq. Collin Powell did not want to go into Iraq and he's a combat vet from your same era. See any "logical" simularities here??
So Tom, education and more importantly EMOTIONS aside, can you logically conclude that voting for George W. Bush was the right course of action?? I dare you to try to answer this question. I would be willing to guess you can not without incorporating some sort of emotional belief! In this respect sir...I pity you! As I do the rest of this nation who voted their fears and emotional beliefs regardless of which candidate!
November 05, 2004 at 12:02 PM
Let the righteous indignation of Jesus Land rise up and spite those who do not believe in whatever they chose to pick is moral at the time. Cause it was deemed good and godly by 51% of the people, a clear majority. Amen!
And if you don't believe me, you will burn in hell.
November 05, 2004 at 12:34 PM
Reading the comments posted here make me glad I left the States to Immigrate to Canada. So, if I don't believe in the Republican way, I'm damned to hell?
Just a thought for you bible thumpers? Wasn't it Jesus who ate with lepers, stood between an angry mob and a prostitute, and said that the only true way to heaven was to love thy neighbor as you would yourself?
You seem to do alot of judging there people. Just because someone doesn't interpret religion EXACTLY the way you do does not make them damned.
I have news for you. When I die I plan on going to heaven. And I don't expect to see all of you small minded bigoted and ignorant people there.
November 05, 2004 at 03:27 PM
A.S.A. surely stands for a stupid ass.Your wooden lame-o candidate loses by 3.5 million votes and it was no doubt election fraud.If I'm not mistaken it was the Dems who shot up GOP headquarters in Knoxville,slashed tires in Milwaukee,broke an elderly campaign workers arm in Florida,gave to a get out the vote guy in Ohio and generally acted like the crypto fascists you are.Go ahead and secede from the Union and take the fat homegrown Joseph Goebbels,Mikey Moore with you.Remember that 60's classic song by CSNY
"Wooden Ships".The closing line is "We are leaving you don't need us"Please do and don't let my foot hit you on the way out.Losers!
November 05, 2004 at 05:20 PM
Will they ever learn? The Hollywood crowd condemned to failure Mel Gibsons fil "The Passion" and it turned out to be one of the Highest grossing films of all times.
Whoopie Goldberg grabs her crotch and bashes the President.
Now who represents the Heart and Soul of America??
November 05, 2004 at 05:31 PM
To equate all Christians with the "Conservative Christian Right" is wrong - there are many of us out here (in Jesus Land?) that are repulsed by the behavior that these people call moral. I agree with JAM's opinons posted on 11/5 a 9:55 am- this leadership is not moral by Jesus's standards. And isn't that what Christians are supposed to strive for? Conservatives I used to consider friends have sneered at the "love" commandment given to us by Christ, while shouting cherry-picked verses from Leviticus to denounce homosexuality. Why is it ok for them to force their opinons on us all?
51% is a very small majority for a win. If I remember correctly, laws need to pass by a wider margin than that. I hope and pray that Bush and his administration remember that he was elected President of the United States and not President of Only Those Who Agree With the Republican Party Platform.
November 05, 2004 at 05:47 PM
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