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Seeing W

I won’t be going to see W for a simple reason: I’ve already been seeing W for eight years too long.

W, the Oliver Stone movie starring Josh Brolin, is profoundly mis-timed. It comes when people are most exhausted with President George W. Bush. It isn’t just Bush himself who is a lame duck. Anti-Bush activism has become a lame duck as well.

There isn’t any time to hold Bush accountable for his crimes during his presidency. Impeachment is irrelevant. Any meaningful effort to confront the crimes of the Bush era is going to have to wait until after Bush is out of the White House, and a more complete version of the Bush years has been excavated.

The movie W is based on everything that’s been public about George W. Bush, the stuff we’ve been writing about for years, plus a little bit of Oliver Stone’s personal annoying imagination. We already know what’s real in the movie. We don’t need to pay money to subject ourselves to the Bush presidency again.

8 comments to Seeing W

  • tom

    Yeah, and Stone’s trying to make light of it – like it was just some kind of grand joke – isn’t the least bit funny either. Bush/Cheney and all the neocons who sunk this country to the depths we’re in (and will continue to experience even more so when he’s long out of office) should be taken to the Hague and brought up on multiple war crimes charges (just for starters).

  • Elle

    In the military, the person who is ultimately held accountable when things go wrong is the commnder. They are held accountable for the overall conduct of the troops under them, since it is believed that the commander is the one who is responsible for discipline, morale, strategy and operations. It is believed that the overall “tone” set by the commander permeates his command.

    That is of course, a general statement, since exceptions do occur.

    As Commander in Chief, Bush is the one who is ultimately responsible for the conduct and “tone” of the operations of the armed services. IF you look back at the operations and conduct of the “war on terror”, you will see poor planning, sloppy execution, and a casual disregard for the rule of law and the Geneva accords concerning the conduct of war.

    As one of the signatories of the Geneva Convention, we are expected to abide by the rules of conduct set down, and adhere to the spirit and letter of the accord.

    Bush has, for the most part, turned a blind eye towards the sections dealing with prisoners of war, and the conduct of interrogations and intelligence gathering. By his example, those who have served under him have followed his lead as far as the casual disregard for the Convention and basic human rights with regard to the enemy or should we say “percieved enemy”.

    republicans seem to like to make a big deal out of “responsibility”, how people have to take responisbility for their choices and actions.

    Guess it only applies to the other guy.

  • VICARIO

    THE HOLY EARTHY GENOCIDE TRINITY OF THE BLOODTHIRSTY ORGIES
    AT THE AZORES.
    OUR FATHER BUSHIT had the PRESENCE of EVILS in INVISIBLE CASSOCKS and his NEUROLAL SIFILIS has not helped him to distinguish who he was talking to. BUSHIT, VICAR of CHRISTIANITY and the OPUS DEI (DAY) should have been talking to the GERMAN PASTOR at the VATICAN PLANET, who has not got a NATURAL PEDIDREE, but a NAZIFASCIST PEDIGREE. Later on, VICAR BUSHIT, CLONE of HITLER played the role of the POLITICAL POWER FORCE and the NAZIFASCISM SPIRITUAL POWER. BLAIRAT was converted into CATHOLICISM at the VATICAN and he has evidenced the abscence of MORALITY in regards to his GENEOLOGY. He may be a SUPERNUMERARY of OPUS DEI (DAY) and it is known that SECRETISM, IMMORALITY and LIES are the present REAL THEOLOGY. ASSNAR represented the CATHOLIC SLAVERY and the OPUS DEI RADICALUISM. It is SAID that SPAIN is DIFFERENT and INTEGRISM or YIHADISM differs than another COUNTRY WORLDWIDE. The NAZIFASCIT RIGHT PARTY groups all OPUS DEI MEMBERS and the DICTATORSHIP PUPPIES. It is the same to say that you are a RIGHT WINGER or an OPUS DEI WINGER.
    I have experienced both for over than three decades. I was a RIGHT WINGER, an OPUS DEI SUPNUMERARY and an ELITIST TEACHER who exactly know the QUALITY and QUANTITY of BLOOD that run into their VEINS and the BEATS NUMBER of their HEARTS each MINUTE.
    I came out from a GREAT MOSLEM FAMILY and my PARENTS, GOD BLESS them, were GOOD PRAYERS and even my FATHER, GOD BLESS him went MECCA over than SIX TIMES. The ERA I LIVED THERE WAS NO DIFFERENCE IN RACE OR RELIGION. I WAS SENT TO PRIVATE SCHOOLS WHICH ARE CATHOLIC and I HAVE NEVER PRACTISED OR ENTERED A MOSQUE, UNLESS WHEN NASSIER WENT TO HEAVEN, GOD BLESS HIS SOUL. I HAVE NEVER KNOWN HOW TO PRAY AND THAT TIME, AT THE MOSQUE I WAS JUST IMITATING THEIR MOVEMTS WITHOUT SAYING ANY PRAYERS.
    MY COUSINS and NEPHEWS STUDIED AT CATHOLIC SCHOOLS AND THEN THEY CONTINUED THEIR STUDIES AT THE BEST UNIVERSITIES IN BRITIAN AND THE UNITED STATES. I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THAT I HAVE GOT SIX AMERICAN COUSINS AND NEPHEWS AND I ALSO HAVE AN IRISH NEPHED WHO IS MARRIED WITH AN IRISH FOR AGES. THE LAST NEPHEW WHO VISITED ME IS MARRIED WITH AN AMERICAN AND SHE CAME HERE WITH ANOTHER AMERICAN WOMAN AFTER HAVING NOT SEEN HER FOR OVER THAN THIRTY FIVE YEARS.
    IT HONURS ME TO REPEAT THE SAME EXPRESSION I TOLD THE SPOKESMAN OF THE NAZIFASCIT RIGHT PARTY AT THE SÂNISH PARLIAMENT “I AM ONLY THE ONE ALL OVER THE WORLD WHO IS ABLE TO SEAL YOUR MOUTH WITH ALL THE RUBBISH YOU FEED YOUR RECRUITS WITH AND EVEN I PRESS ON YOUR MOUTH UNTILL YOU EXPLODE. YOU SHOULD LEAVE WEARING A SUIT AND YOU HAVE TO GO TO THE CONGRESS, WEARING AN UP SKIRT AND G STRINGS”. I PET HIM A THOUSAND AND ONE TIME TO A PUBLIC MEETING OR A PUBLIC CONFESSION BEFORE THE GERMAN PASTOR TO SHOW HIM WHAT NOBODY ALL OVER THE CENTURIES AND NATIONS HAS DONE, MADE OR CARRIED ON. AT FIRST, HE HAS SENT ME TWO THREATS ON MY PRIVATE MAIL TO FRIGHTEN ME, BUT HAVING EVIDENCES AND TESTIMONIES I WORRY NOBODY AND TOLD HIM THAT I AM EXPECTING THE TWIO SHOTS AT ENTERING OR LEAVING MY HOUSE. HE WAS CERTAIN THAT I HAVE A PROMISE WITH PEACE, JUSTICE, LOVE, MORALITY AND LEGALITY, UNTIL THE LAST DROP OF MY BLOOD. JUSTICE OVERCOMES SOPHISTICATED ARMAMEDNTS AND THE RANCID OR MEDIEVALIZED NEURON THAT DO NOT WORK WITHOUT TECHNOLOGY. ARISTEGUI ILLOGICAL, INCOHERENT, IMPERIAL, INCREDIBLE, ZIONIST, UNCHRISTIAN, HOMOPHIC, UNRATIONAl, AND MUCH MORE LIAR SEVENTY SEVEN TIMES THAN JUDE. YOUR VALUE DEPENDS ON THE MONEY STEAL AND THE NAME OF THE FAMILY YOU CAME FROM. THAT IS WHY I CONSIDER HIM AN EXPERT OF IGNORANCE INSREAD OF EXPERT OF POLITICS.
    BE AMERICAN AGAIN AND VOTE OBAMA. BUSH LIED, HIS SOLDIERS DIED, THEIR RELATIVES CRIED AND NATIONS PERISHED IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON AND HOLY SPIRIT. NEXT TIME, YOU WILL HAVE THE GREATEST BREAKING NEWS YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD, READ, IN HONOUR TO OBAMA, WHO IS WORLDWIDE BIRTHRIGHT.I HOPE THAT CHURCH MALWARES DO NOT ENTER MY COMPUTER AGAIN. THEY TECHNOLOGY AS AN INSTRUMENT OF GENOCIDES, ATROCITIES, ETHNIC CLEANSING, TORTURES AND THEN THEY CONFESS ON INTERNET. THEY ALSO USE TECHNOLOGY AS AN INSTRUMENT TO HIDE THE TRUTH THAT MAKES THEM SLAVES FOREVER. BUSHITERISM, CHURCHOLOCAUSTISM AND GAZAHOLOCAUSTISM ARE THE TRINITY OF TECHNOLOGY. CHRIST WAS BORN IN A CAVE NEXT TO HOLY MARY AND THE HOLY VILLAGER PASTOR WHO CAME TO ADORE AND VENERATE THE NEW BORN CHRIST. PASTORS OF TECHNOLOGY WOULD LIKE TO RESTORE THE BI SHOPS FOR THE BISHOPS AT ABU GHRAIB, WHO USUALLY WEAR INVISIBLE CASSOCKS.
    VICARIO
    VICARIUS
    VICARIOVIC
    CICARIOPUSDAY

  • Jim

    You know, if you take the first letter of each of VICARIO’s sentences, it spells out “I am an anxious overcaffeinated turnip.”

  • VICARIO

    THE HOLY EARTHY GENOCIDE TRINITY OF THE BLOODTHIRST ORGIES AT LAS AZORES POR LOS AZORADOS.
    IFE is a little TREASURE and a sweet MELODY, where GREEN NATURE without RANCID BUSHES, together with CONSACRED HUMAN BODIES are the ESSENCE, the CENTRES and the ROOTS of CREATIVITY, SWEETNESS, TENDERNESS. SOCIABILITY, EQUALITY, JUSTICE AND THE DIVINITY OF HUMAN LOVE.
    CALL to HOLINES is not a CALL to turn PRISONS into SEXSHOPS, KAMA SUTRA or BI SHOPS for BISHOPS in INVISIBLE CASSOCKS. TORTURES at ABU GHRAIB show the PERFECTION that overcomes the POWER of GOD, adquired at CRUCIFYING CHRIST and they are still CRUCIFYING him at all the moments and CIRCUMSTANCES in their LIFE. CHURCH was the INNOVATOR of CROSS, CRUSADES and CRUSADERS. What does that mean? It means that CHURCH is the FOUNDER of the HOLY WAR (GUERRA SANTA), HOLY CATHOLIC CRUSADES. A CRUSADER means GUILLERO or the one who carries on GUERRILLA, but it means a TERRORIST, according the CHURCH CATICISM COMMANDMENTS, INSPIRED BY CHRIST BUSH. CHURCH has also PERFECTED the METHODS OF HOLOCAUSTS the committed against the JEWISH.
    A CRUSADER has THREE times THREE or a TRINITY EXPERIENCE in YIHADISM. BEN LADEN has shared in the CONSTRUCTION and DESTRUCTION of AMERICA. He made MONEY with some KNOWN AMERICAN LEADERS. We still remeber that BEN LADEN was sent to AFGHANESTAN to FIGHT against the INVASION of the RUSSIAN TROOPS and he offered the MUTILATION and the DEFEAT of the RUSSIAN TROOPS to AMERICA. WHO TRAINED BEN LADEN IN TERRORISM AND MADE HIM STRONGER A DAY AFTER DAY?
    SADDAM was ordered to carry on a WAR against IRAN durning TEN YEARS. HE WAS PROVIDED AMERICAN MILITARY and BIOLOGICAL ARMAMENTS AND WAS SUPPORTED POLITICALLY at the UNITED NATIONS. REPUBLICANS KILL THEIR BEST FRIENDS AND TAKE PART AT THEIR FUNNERAL. SADDAM WAS SENT BIOLOGICAL ARMAMENT TO DEFEND HIS TROOPS FROM THE BACK ATTACKS OF KURDS. SADDAM HAS COMPLIED WITH AMERICAN ORDERS AND THAT WAS THE OBJECTIVE. SADDAM COULD NEVER DEFEAT IRAN WITHOUT THE HELP OF THE UNITED STATES. AMERICA GAVE NAME AND FAME TO BEN LADEN AND SADDAM. THE BARAZANI were the KURDISH ETA, here in SPAIN, for AGE. It seems to me that something strange happened with MUSHARRAF. McCAIN said “OUR ALLIED MUSHARRAF”, but OBAMA REPLIED “OUR DICTATOR”.
    BUSHITERISM STRATEGY is BASED on LIES AND THREATS. PAKISTAN was obliged to take part in the WAR against AFGHANESTAN and the same MUSHARRAF confessed that before BUSH of the BUSHY BUSHES, CLONE of HITLER.
    OBAMA IS THE SAVIOUR OF THE ERA OF TECHNOLOGY. DEMOCRATS ARE ABLE TO RECOVER THE AMERICAN DIGNITY WORLDWIDE AND NATIONAL ECONOMY. BUSHITER was defeated at varied fields, military, economy, honour, digbity, concept, precept, ideology and theology. HE WON WAR ON ERROR, SO SEND HIM TO SUCK THE BUSHYBUSH OF HIS DOGS AT CAMP DAVID.
    LIVE for LOVE, be LOVE, share LOVE, have LOVE, give LOVE, support LOVE, adore LOVE, idealize LOVE, teach LOVE, preach LOVE, love LOVE. MAKE LOVE WITH LOVE. BE A LOVE MAKER, NOT A WAR ON ERROR MAKER. LOVE IS CERTAIN WITH DEMOCRATS. HUMAN BODIES CANNOT BE DIRECTED OR REDIRECTED BY DOGMAS AND REMOTE CONTROLES. CHURCH SLAVERY HAS COME TO IT END. VOTE DEMOCRATS, DEMOCRATS, OBAMA, OBAMA, OBAMA. HUGS TO ALL DEMOCRATS. PEACE MAKERS AND LOVE MAKERS WHOEVER WITH, WHEREVER, WHENEVER AND HOWEVER.
    SOON GREAT BREAKING NEWS.

    VICARIO
    VICARIUS
    VICARIOVIC
    VICARIOPUSDAY

  • Elle

    Put Down the crack pipe and step away slowly.

    Please wait, the police and the men in white coats should be there shortly.

    Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Darebrit

    When I read this stuff it sort of reminds me of something else……………Revelations??????????????a Bush speech??????????????

  • Josh Brolin did a convincing Dubya, though he reminded me a lot of his cowboy character from No Country for Old Men… over all, i don’t doubt that ‘W.’ will have the effect Oliver Stone desired

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