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Bush's Banana Republic
To the Editors,
Greetings from the New
Banana Republic, presided over by El Presidente George Herbert
Hoover Bush. Because we are ignoring global warming, we may soon
start raising bananas! Why a "Banana Republic"? Because:
1) We have the worst
national debt we have ever had. (Don't our citizens understand that
our children and grandchildren must pay that back, plus interest?)
So, our dollar is losing value internationally. Oh where are all
the traditional conservatives who hate debt or did?
2) We have a new
oligarchy with the rich getting richer and the poor, poorer. We
also have an "oil-igarchy" with two oil men running the country.
So, carbon-dioxide emissions are increasing and there are no
incentives for fuel efficient autos.
3) Bush lowers taxes on
the wealthy when we have serious needs in education, health care,
infrastructure, welfare, etc.
4) We are losing our
democracy while becoming a "corporatorship," as CEO's are buying
elections and moving their manufacturing overseas, with its cheap
5) Mr. Bush has us in a
so called "war" we can't win. A war that sacrifices our fine
solders and America's wealth without sound justification. Seeking
and capturing Sadam Hussein was a diversion away from pursuit of
international terrorists. Terrorism is increasing.
6) We have lost 71
percent of our European friends who protested our invasion of Iraq.
Worldwide, 15 million folks protested the invasion. They resent our
7) Environmental laws
that took decades to establish are being ignored. The
Administration operates in secrecy to hide its deceptive actions.
Bush's "Clear Skies" initiatives are clear lies.
8) Mr. Bush wants to
trample on many working people by eliminating their overtime
9) Bush said he would
unite our country. Instead he has created two bitterly opposing
Wake up America, while
we still have something left of our wonderful country.