What 'Failed Policies'?
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W. Va., has investigated George W. Bush since the beginning of the Iraq war. A report was released, and based on its findings of the intelligence available at the time, there were no lies that could be attributed to Bush, Vice President Richard Cheney or Gen. Colin Powell.
There is no recession. The economy has shown growth for every quarter since Bush has been elected. Manufacturing is strong, exports are up, and the balance of trade is improving. The Bush tax cuts have grown the economy.
Taxes collected by the government are the highest in history. The budget deficit as a percentage of GNP is the lowest in modern times.
Unemployment at the height of World War II was 5.1 percent. Franklin Roosevelt gave Eastern Europe to Russia at the end of World War II. Korea was absolute defeat, with retreat from the Yalu Reservoir as thousands were killed.
Vietnam produced draft dodgers, defections to Canada, students protesting in the streets, no bombs on Hanoi, thousands killed and the returning veterans treated like criminals.
George H. W. Bush won the first Gulf War in a matter of weeks. George W. Bush is succeeding in Iraq.
Long-term civil employees in the state department, intelligence and military, which are impossible to fire, created bad policy that Bush has corrected.
What are the "failed policies" of President George W. Bush?
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