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    http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=464815
    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> By Jason Bennetto, Crime Correspondent
    18 November 2003


    One in nine police officers in England and Wales will be protecting George Bush on his state visit to Britain, which begins today.

    Ten thousand more police officers have been drafted in amid rising concerns about the threat from terrorists and the scale of anti-war demonstrations. That brings to 16,000 the number of policemen and women who will be deployed during the four-day trip.

    The bill will run to at least £7m, and the British taxpayer will pay for it.
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    Regardless of personal feelings about Bush, isn't there something wrong with this whole senerio? What can possibly be gained fron such a wastful use of money and resources? Is there anything significant that will be accomplished during this visit that couldn't have been accomplished more cheaply?

    How many jobs could have been created with that money? Could a school have been bulit, a hospital? Is there no better use of human resources?

    Well, I can't say no one will benefit. It sounds like a great day for robbers.

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    There are always plenty of police to protect Blair, Bush etc.

    Strangely, never see a policeman on my street....

    I live in London but no one is interested in Bush visiting. It will be bland statements, meaningless photo opps, a few broken windows from the angry people, yada yada yada

    Bush isn't exactly Mr. Interesting or Mr. Popular round these parts

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    Sounds good to me

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    Surely you don't think they ran for office with the thought of doing good for their own country rather than their own pockets do you Ssanf?

    It is a bloody disgrace when you know there are people living and dying in cardboard boxes.

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    I will try to see this as posstive SSAnf,

    That brings to 16,000 the number of policemen and women who will be deployed during the four-day trip.

    EXTRA XMAS MONEY!

    Most officers do not get paid enough for the risks they take daily, to me this extra work can be considered overtime and extra!

    Try to be postive even in a situation such as what you mentioned.

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    And they can spend that extra money ONLINE! On MY SITE!

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by SSanf:
    isn't there something wrong with this whole senerio?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE> Yes there is, if not for all the misguided Pro-Saddam protesters there'd not be the need for so much security.

    Omar, an Iraqi that is so glad that Saddam is finally gone can't figure them out either: "I hated the U.N and the security council and Russia and France and Germany and the arab nations and the islamic conference.
    I’ve hated George Gallawy and all those marched in the millionic demonstrations against the war. It is I who was oppressed and I don’t want any one to talk on behalf of me..."

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    I believe that Omar hates himself too.
    I don't believe that Mr Bush must be protected for beginning a criminal war, but for all the hurt of human rights that follows it. I think he has twings of remorse and a lot of nightmares when he thinks what he does in Guantanamo. Which kind of persons always have the greatest fear for their lives?

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    SSanf and carneol must not read the news or watch TV. Seems the sissies running the UN welfare organization and NATO took billions from us and other nations to give aid, food and nation building support to the Bosnians/Serbs, Afganis and Iraqis for years. GWB is sick and tired of both the Arabs and the EU/UN talking out of both sides of their mouths as a behemoth collective power broker while sucking bucks and doing squat for 40 years to protect any of the millions of innocents slaughtered by religious and land grabbing thugs.

    Annan and his closet queen cronies broke every promise they made to protect and serve in exchange for donations. Last weekend it was WE WILL NEVER CUT AND RUN from our obligations in Afganistan when the Muslims whack a French UN worker for helping those in dire need. Today they eat cowardly crow and announce withdrawl from most of Afganistan. Now the Al Quada/Talaban supported by 80% of Pakiland blow up Synagogs in Istambul. The UN wants to run Iraq to allow France Russia and Germany to bleed it's oil money from the safety of Europe and NYC having the balls to tell the USA to get out quick so they can help form a new government like they did in Bosnia/Serbia/Chechnesia, Somelia, Afganistan. ROLMAO ...GWB is going over their to straighten out some folks.

    The Russian today reported they couldn't field an armed force capable of taking over harlem let alone Syria or Israel. The Germans and French have honed their fighting skills under the tutalage of the Gay liberation front in Canada, Vermont and now Massachusets.

    If 16000 British police and national guards are tasked with protecting GWB from the nut cases in Europe I sure hope he trippled his Secret Service forces. Like his last whirlwind tour he'll listen, but take no orders from anyone incapable of protecting themselves or supporting Muslim terrorists by their inaction and cowardly International Diplomacy efforts.

    Face it folks the terrorists only fear GWB and the US, British and Israeli armed forces. The other nations in this world are hopeless targets for this de-generation of Islamic jehadis who are breeding like rabbits. Blowing up some European capitals is on it's way as the Muslim cells are there in force. The moment it starts to happen the Euro trash liberal socialists will flock to join up at local Mosques thinking it will make them safer.

    Meanwhile American troops will give the Muslims a real wakeup call in Iraq as they take the kid gloves off and pound the 10% there, who are Jehadi bound, into the sands. Al-Quada and their ME and Asian supporters will play right into GWB's hands by blowing up Muslim and Infidel innocents til either the Christain warriors unite forces in a Crusade type outrage, or the silent Muslims seeing their religion hijacked start publically hanging Clerics and Jehadis from Mosque lamp posts.

    Who's capable of stopping it as the Muslim terrorists have murdered over 20,000 since 9/11 and their just getting started? Well I'll tell you who. GWB and like minded leaders with the balls to stand up and kill those hell bent on our destruction till they're on their collective knees begging for a cease fire. He's *****ed slapped enough terrorist supporting world leaders into submission and he's got some more to go. Ask the leaders of Pakistan -Afganistan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and Malasia, N. Korea, India, France, Germany, Russia, Israel, Seria, Kwait, Egypt, Canada who wants to stay on the good side of GWB the President? He's the only one speaking with real force in this world while the others play with themselves and run at the first sight of blood.

    He will disarm and neuter Islam as if any Democrap hasn't made a fool of themselves as real challengers. Read the boards, watch TV and take a hint from the Calif outcome to just see... every time a liberal Bushbashing wank publically opens their pie holes they drive votes to GWB in 2004. Thank God for that as the hero Al Gore takes part time jobs like the spokesperson for a new waterless Toilet manafacturing company rahter then be paid to speak at Democrat rallies.... I think Rosy O'Donnel or Monica Lewinski could pull more votes then Gore if he ran in 2004.

    Now any BHO's or SE spammers want to step up to the plate ...I'm on a roll.


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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by EcomCity.com:
    ...I'm on a roll.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE> Indeed you are, and amazingly enough, spot on all the way through! (not meant disparagingly, but usually you'll overstate a few points on the longer rolls - not this time)

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    Perspectives are so interesting. Europeans hated Ronald Reagan in 1981, he was evil. Then most of the Communists went away, of course Reagan had nothing to do with that...

    For the Bush haters, I wonder how you felt about Ronald Reagan?

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    Yeah well the choice was either 16,000 police officers or the US would take over security of the situation. They'd probably accidentally end up nuking London in a friendly fire incident.

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    If it was not so true and sad it would be funny, us Edmontonians (Canadians) lost a few guys in Afghanistan a while back through a friendly fire escapade, I know the Brits lost some guys in the Gulf through the same reason.

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    I don't believe that Mr Bush must be protected for beginning a criminal war, but for all the hurt of human rights that follows it.
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    Hey, think about what a great spike in the economy will occur next week for Britain, after the police get their overtime checks.

    They look like heroes to their families for protecting a President, they get all sorts of overtime money they can spend on food and gifts, why, it's a great week to be a policeman in England....

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> it's a great week to be a policeman in England <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
    thats true elbowcreek but its a shame for the rest of the population who had to pay for this out of their taxes and can no longer afford to put food on the table over xmas.

    My take on this is if your guy Bush makes that many enemies he should either foot the protection bill himself or stay at home. No way should the British tax payer have to foot it.

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Gordon:
    My take on this is if your guy Bush makes that many enemies he should either foot the protection bill himself or stay at home. No way should the British tax payer have to foot it.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Britain is overwhelmingly pro-American with 62% of voters believing that the US is "generally speaking a force for good...

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    thats true elbowcreek but its a shame for the rest of the population who had to pay for this out of their taxes and can no longer afford to put food on the table over xmas.
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    Think about all the extra money this is generating, people buying thousands and thousands of additional papers that are showing pictures of protesters screaming angrily. And all those protesters gotta eat, sleep and poop, so restaurants will do a screaming business, generating more taxes, by the way, then there will be an amount of - albeit small - pro Bush memorabilia for sale, and a slew of anti-bush stickers, hats and signs available for purchase. And don't forget, more people watching the telly, so you can increase those advertising commissions, hey, the Brits may make a fortune off of Bush's visit.

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    Yes this civilized meeting of two heads of states disgusts me. Bush should pull a division out of Serbia and another out of Korea and drop them outside of London. Just like in the Good Olde Days when rulers travelled nowhere without their Army. I think a M1-A1 sitting on every corner of London would bring those dissenter around!

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    When the meeting was planned GWB thought that this would become a great election party with a lot of promotion for him . Meanwhile it is becoming a meeting with the character like it alway was when the Russian President visited Poland or Hungaria. For GWB it is a desaster.

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by carneol:
    For GWB it is a desaster.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>Interesting collection of groups behind the protests: Who are these anti-Bush people?

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    The good ones, because Bush kills.

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Yes this civilized meeting of two heads of states disgusts me. Bush should pull a division out of Serbia and another out of Korea and drop them outside of London. Just like in the Good Olde Days when rulers travelled nowhere without their Army. I think a M1-A1 sitting on every corner of London would bring those dissenter around! <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Actually that was more-or-less the original US plan, to have security looked after entirely by the US military including soldiers, armored vehicles, fighter patrols, police etc. I think someone pointed out that it would be a gross violation of sovereignty and they could go to hell.

    I get the feeling that Bush's visit and all the grief it's going to cause Londoners is going to make him even more unpopular than he already is.

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    Squandering the money and human resources of the British people so two guys can look like big shots and show off. Shameful!

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    Then, of course, is the thousands of air plane tickets those protesters bought, coming over from Europe, supporting the travel industry from the corporate office down to the ticket takers. This could be a real windfall for the British economy, and right before Xmas, too!

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    Instead of starting some sh#t. I'll just wish the British a Merry Xmas.

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