Portrait by Ralph E. Formal hostilities with Spain or France never materialized, but tensions with Britain increased for a number of reasons. Among these was the desire of many Americans for more land, particularly British Canada and Florida, the latter still controlled by Spain, Britain's European ally.
Notre Dame sells out. Commentary on the inauguration itself President Looter.
Obama has been on a depraved personal spending spree throughout the presidency, but never a critical word is uttered by his big media propaganda arm. The worse the economy has gotten, the more obscene Obama and Michelle's spending has gotten.
Where is the outcry? I, for one, as an overtaxed American, am sick of it. It kicked off as early as his inauguration. The media rejoiced in his decadence. Bush, OTOH, was raked over the coals for spending a fraction of what Obama spent on his inauguration.
Obama 'Whistle Stop' train ride: The whistle stop tour The entire inaugural has been one long ad campaign to try and get people to believe that the new president is some kind of Abraham Lincoln character.
Obama's triumphal entry on the train also served as a publicity stunt for Amtrak. Classless to the last. The louts were disrespecting Obama as much as Bush, of course.
On such a solemn, civic occasion where a new president was promising a new era of bi-partisanship, the lefty loons couldn't grasp the fact that their despicable actions were giving a lie to what their hero was saying a short time later on that same platform.
The crowd packed on the west side of the Capitol grounds serenaded President Bush in mocking fashion when he took to the inaugural stage alongside Vice President Dick Cheney. The crowd packed immediately below the podium received Bush in stony silence when he took his seat on the stage surrounding the podium where Barack Obama was scheduled to take the oath office to become the 44th president of the United States.
They're Poor Winners, Too. If you aren't convinced of the left's nonpareil arrogance and nastiness from observing their behavior toward President Bush and Vice President Cheney for the past eight years, then contrast the behavior of Mr.
Bush's staff leaving office and that of Mr. Clinton's, who literally trashed the White House like juvenile delinquents.
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