Broken Promises

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Five federal judges put an end to the re-counting of the presidential votes, on December 12, 2000 in a 5-4 decision. This assured that George W. Bush would win the election and allowed the U.S. Supreme Court to steal the election from U.S. citizens and simply hand the presidency over to Bush, a conservative Republican like the five judges. Bush stole the Florida election with the help of his brother Jeb, who prevented minorities for voting, allowed defective machines in Democratic neighborhoods. And allowed the counting of illegal absentee ballots.

Within the last three years George Bush has spent the surplus and caused the treasury to go bankrupt. His administration has shattered the record for biggest annual deficit in history, and signed more laws and executive orders amending the Constitution than any other president in US history. He has removed more freedoms and civil liberties from Americans than any other presidents, and in a little more than two years has created the most divided country in decades, possible the most divided the US has ever been since the civil war.

This is the man we call our president.

John Kerry, Howard Dean, Edward Clark, Joe Lieberman, Dick Gephardt and Al Sharpton are just a few of the presidential hopefuls running against George W. Bush in 2004. Many of George Bush's promise made in his 2000 presidential campaign have yet to be fulfilled, along with others he has made in his presidency. In his campaign he claimed to be pro-life, but how can someone be pro-life and yet support the death penalty? While he was governor of Texas 152 prisoners were executed.

Bush claimed the Tax Cut would not lead to a deficit, even with a bad economy. During a speech at Western Michigan University advocating tax cuts, Bush promised that...