Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that “bigotry seems emboldened” in the United States, warning that Americans need to reject “white supremacy.” The former president also criticized the “governing class,” but did not specifically mention President Trump, Congress or any other politicians in office. “Discontent deepened and sharpened partisan conflicts” in recent years, Bush said in remarks from New York City at a forum focused on security and sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute.
Sorry GW but shut the heck up. BTW idiot it is a small part of the Black population that is demanding black supremacy!! Where were you these last eight years? Oh wait, painting crappy pictures and Obummer divided this country.
And who is the bigot here, George? It seems to me to be your friends, the Democrats.
They´re the ones pushing divisiveness. And when you have differences that are celebrated - nay demanded - you have bigotry. And they have always been the party that hunted out the envies of fellow Americans to enhance and then present themselves, not as the cure, but as the means to revenge.
I am done defending George. In his case, all he was is another "better than" Gore and Kerry. Trump is different. He is allowing the "national conversation" to happen. We are sick of the left, and we are being emboldened to speak. Thank you POTUS Trump. GWB, you are dead to me.
Last I heard, GWB was white and rich. If he wants to give all of his money away to BLM, CAIR or La Raza, that´s fine with me. JUST SHUT UP. Let Jimmy Carter keep the record for biggest presidential stupid mouth.
The Bushes (except for Laura) have been “rolled” by the best, Mitchell, Clinton, Daschel, Nancy P, Reed, Obama, Hillary! It is pitiful that they capitulate to the dishonest, corrupt lockstep voting of the democrat party! The democrat party is not Democratic they do not have one vote one person, they have a party vote! Name a major issue that the democrats do not vote in unison! Starting with Obamacare! Not one descent? The Bushes are nice people but naive to the core!
Bigoted because we are sick of our country overrun with illegals, bigoted because everyday we are accused of white privilege and cultural appropriation and dog whistle racism and micro aggressions, bigoted because speaking as a conservative invites violent tactics to suppress you, then, yeah, W, I am a bigot.
You sir have become part of the biggest problem we have in the USA. You have allowed the ministry of propoganda to shape your thoughts, then turned to regurgitate their drivel from a position of power that we gave you. You have allowed yourself to be a tool of the grievance industry.
There is bigotry in this country but the only aspect that is "emboldened" is that which Obama´s election unleashed.
BLM, all based on bovine excrement and it´s treated as a legitimate entity as if it were an extension of MLK. That´s bold indeed now isn´t it?
Are players kneeling at football games to protest a lack of proportional white players? Who has become so bold as to kneel and why?
So the quiet mouse was silent during the two terms of Obama, would not criticize Obama or even defend himself against what Obama said about him. Now, all of sudden he fires up the microphone to criticize a Republican administration and America itself. Shut up you foolish buffoon! We don´t care what you think. Go back to "not nation building", your claim to fame, early in your campaign. You just got sour grapes because we told Jeb to take a hike. Thank god we ended your monarchy of Bushes.
GW obviously wrote this speech, and displayed for the world what an idiot he really is. Some big words, and big ideas, but all out of touch with reality, poorly constructed, a disaster of a speech. You have embarrassed and disgraced yourself, GW. Go back to your silence. Only that becomes you.
Americans have no duty to "adapt" to changes that put them at a disadvantage.
I voted for W twice, not understanding that his refusal to secure our borders was part of a globalist redistribution scheme. He allowed illegal immigration to continue unchecked. As we have seen, developed nations around the world are now on the receiving end of millions of "refugees" and "migrants," always at great expense of their own citizens and their way of life.
President Trump upset the "New World Order" by vowing to return power to the American people whether party elites like it or not. God bless him.
No it isn´t. Sorry but I see everyday people helping people and they don´t care what the color of their skin is nor their bank account nor their sexual persuasion. So knock off this holier than thou persona you seem to think you have to lecture people. You and your family have lived off the public teet for a long time and live quite well I might add.
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David Key, 10/20/2017 9:31:16 AM (No. 11423827)
I always thought two things about the Bushes. 1. They were gentlemen, in the traditional way men were gentlemen. They didn´t fuss, the didn´t fight they sure didn´t use crude examples and language to defend themselves. 2. Their background pushed them, whether they resisted the pushing or not only they could really say, toward the center left. They played to the conservative values of the Republican base, but were never entirely comfortable with their stance´s within themselves.
It strikes me as noticeable that each of the Bushes, father and sons, has kept quiet when it comes to criticizing the Democrats, and been comfortable criticizing Conservatives and Trump, ostensibly, the Republican leader in office now. Adopting the view that to disagree with, is to embrace or water the roots of "bigotry" in the USA, is to buy into the worldview of the Liberal in the US today.
Mr. President, you have broken my heart as I considered you my favorite POTUS. You know as well as the rest of those in America with an ounce of common sense this began when Obama was somehow put in office. Now I consider you somewhere in the top three----Carter, Obama and Bush.
"White supremacy" -- OK so they redefine any sort of pride in your race, heritage and history of clear, world changing accomplishment as "white supremacy" so that you have to be ashamed to be white?
NOT a "white supremacist" in the Webster´s dictionary form, but if they mean I have to have guilt for being white, no pride in myself, my race, my ancestors massive, world saving accimplishment - then go to hell.
Once you start this "which race is best" garbage you are going to lose, so don´t do it. Clearly almost all of the advances in the world have come through European developents in science, technology, government and law. That means that the white Europeans are the ones who achieved the things that makes the world what it is.
Hard facts. Not going away, and I will not deny the facts to buy into the "all cultures are equal" garbage. This is obviously not true. Look what the continents of Africa and much of Asia and North and South America prior to colonization accomplished. Nothing much in the way of advancing the lot of mankind. Much of the world was still in the stone age when Europe had firearms, and much more. Cut the BS "white supremcist" smear in what is justified pride in accomplishment.
MLK (a Baptist minister) succeeded by appealing to our better natures. The anti-white bigots and their globalist fellow travelers - including Dubya - try to shame us. All they are accomplishing is to kindle a race war.
Newton´s Third Law applies to politics as well as kinetics. The Trump corollary adds that the political reaction will be several times stronger than the triggering action.
Bush is showing that he really is an idiot, under the spell of the Clintons with who he hobknobs, as almost all Americans, except for a very radical few, have long ago abandoned any ideas of so-called “white supremacy” or any form of organized bigotry.
Clearly Bush is still smarting from the beating that President Trump put on his brother the wimpy Jeb, last year in the run up to the election. But even that was not as bad as the political whipping that the liberal and socialist Democrats put on his personal and professional reputation for eight years when he was President, without Bush making any competent response in defense of himself or his political policies and programs as the liberal and socialist Democrats continuously kicked him and his political agenda into the gutter.
By doing that Bush was greatly responsible for the liberal and socialist Democrats taking over the Congress and Obama being elected. The result of that was American troops being pulled out of Iraq very early that gave ISIS the ability and time to form and take over portions of Iraq and Syria murdering hundreds of thousands of people and causing the mass illegal migration into Europe.
He is the one who took the side of Islam after the 9/11 attack over that of his own hard suffering nation! That miserable little weasel should be tossed out of the "Ex-Presidents Club" on his stupid big ears.
#14, W has a lifelong reputation for being tightfisted with HIS money. He had no problems using taxpayers as an ATM machine, however. You would never catch a Bush working for nothing as a President. Didn’t see him out there working and/or writing a personal check for south Texas hurricane victims.
I think more people look at it this way, #25. They have no problem remaining silent in the face of a Marxist President who nearly took America. Eastern gentlemen? They were too cowardly to criticize the media’s favorite POTUS. They do not want to stand up for America because there is a price to pay. I don’t see that as good character.
Even back when I was a W fan and supporter, portions of his SOTU addresses always bothered me. Every year, we´d hear that "I have committed (umpteen billion) dollars for (fill in any throw tax dollars down the toilet worthless domestic spending program)...but we MUST DO MORE."
Maybe I was the only one who believed that we must do less.
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