You stated that Bush lied, but then don't speak to Bush. You talk about how the GOP stole the election, but then don't provide any evidence about what the GOP did. Do you always waste time like this?Here's some ammo for the next time you're asked--
The most obvious lie was the justification for invading Iraq. As we knew then, and as we know now, there was never any connection between the only secular regime in the Middle East and the fundamentalist terrorists who attacked America on 9-11. (cf Republican National Committee Platform, 2000.)
Paul Wolfowitz and his former assistant, Lewis “Scooter” Libby, defined the doctrine of preemption and unilateralism that was later revised by Dick Cheney (1992) and became known as the Bush Doctrine. This created the intellectual [sic] space for Donald Rumsfeld to recommend invading Iraq, during the first NSC meeting held on 9-11. The administration then set about justifying why the invasion, destruction and oh-so-poorly-executed occupation of another sovereign nation was not strictly something out of the vast right-wing conspiracy’s bag of tricks.
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The 2000 Presidential election saw more concern about fairness than any presidential election in living memory. In Florida, the efforts to ensure a GOPer victory began early, with the purging of the electoral rolls of more than 54,000 people identified as felons (and, 54% African-Americans), the majority of whom were innocent cases of misidentification. A BBC interview with ChoicePoint VP James Lee on the subject showed that it was the intent to disenfranchise more people than were actually verified as being convicted felons.
Under the rules, John Williams = William John = John P. William = William G. John, Jr. African-Americans accounted for 88% of those removed from the rolls, although they comprise just 11% of the state’s voters. In all, 1% of voters and 3% of African-American voters were removed from the rolls.
Florida State Senator Daryl Jones (D-Miami) said there was an executive order to set up road blocks in heavily Democratic areas, to discourage a high voter turnout. Secretary of State Katherine Harris’ consultation with GOPer consultants and advisers – exclusively – was blatantly partisan.