Voice of the White House June 3, 2006
TBR News.org – June 3, 2006
“An interesting report I read yesterday, for want of anything better to do, tells us that of the circa 150 oil drilling platforms (out of 2,000) in the upper Gulf of Mexico that were completely flattened by Katrina and Rita, only 25 have been put back into operation. The very present fear is that another season with some Force 5 storms could easily roar up into the Gulf and take out more platforms. If our industry can only get such a small number of wrecked oil platforms up in a year’s time, think of the disaster if, say, sixty or seventy more platforms were dumped this summer. If you think the price of gas is bad now, wait until then. Bush has been talking about releasing the official U.S. oil reserves but this wouldn’t cover thirty days of domestic consumption.
And the CIA sent over a report on rumors that Russia was going to move its Black Seas Fleet to a port on the eastern Mediterranean (Syria) It seems that the Bush people (read CIA) have been pressuring the Ukrainians to kick Putin out of the Crimea. After all, the CIA bribed dissidents in the Ukraine to change the pro-Moscow government there and are now following this dubious victory up with more mindless mischief. If Putin actually does move the fleet down to the Med, he will be accomplishing something the Tsars tried to do for centuries; get a warm-water port. That Stalin and his successors did not do this is because the U.S. would have once threatened Russia with immediate military retaliation.
Now, with our military power in shambles, we can only get Congoleeza to screech at them and the obnoxious and ineffectual Bolton to stick out his tongue at the UN. Our present serious weaknesses, both economic, political and military, are emboldening our many, and growing, enemies to ignore what they all see are empty threats.
I only hope those who voted for Bush are happy with the outcome of their bad judgment.
It is interesting to note the sudden interest Bush and his people are expressing in the so-called "gay marriage" issue. Considering the slipping economy, the soaring (and permanent) gas prices, the growing death tolls in Iraq and Afghanistan, the obvious corruption at the highest levels, the revelations of torture and murder of civilians by the U.S. military, the down-played high death tolls of U.S. servicemen and other matters, the "gay marriage" issue is a very crude attempt to deflect attention to Bush's sinking approval ratings (26%) and the desertion of the Republican and Christian right. In upper establishment circles on the East Coast, it is generally known that Bush himself led a gay-lifestyle while at Yale and has surrounded himself with gays such as Rove, Mehlman, the awful "Gannon" and others. This is typical of Bush who is vicious and small-minded. An unloved and unpleasant child, he has been supported by his family and high-level Republicans, the latter seeing in him an easily-controlled cipher to launch and support their far-right programs. Now, even these fanatic hopefuls have deserted him. Perhaps his mother can get him a job representing Mobil/Exxon oil company as their Moscow representative. The Russians do not suffer fools gladly and would make short work of him.”
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