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Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Sometimes, I just can't help myself....

HEADLINE ON MSNBC Bush: Immigrants Must Learn English.
“One aspect of making sure we have an immigration system that works, that’s orderly and fair, is to actively reach out and help people assimilate into our country,” Bush said in a speech at a local community college. “That means to learn the values and history and language of America.”

Immigrants: Bush Must Learn English.

"Because the—all which is on the table begins to address the big cost drivers. For example, how benefits are calculate, for example, is on the table; whether or not benefits rise based upon wage increases or price increases. There's a series of parts of the formula that are being considered. And when you couple that, those different cost drivers, affecting those—changing those with personal accounts, the idea is to get what has been promised more likely to be—or closer delivered to what has been promised. Does that make any sense to you? It's kind of muddled. Look, there's a series of things that cause the—like, for example, benefits are calculated based upon the increase of wages, as opposed to the increase of prices. Some have suggested that we calculate—the benefits will rise based upon inflation, as opposed to wage increases. There is a reform that would help solve the red if that were put into effect. In other words, how fast benefits grow, how fast the promised benefits grow, if those—if that growth is affected, it will help on the red."—Explaining his plan to save Social Security, Tampa, Fla., Feb. 4, 2005

2 Comments:

  • At 7:22 AM , Blogger Tammy said...

    Wow - he really shows off his ... um... stupidity there doesn't he. Does any of what he said string together to make a coherent thought? I didn't think so!

    Respect for the US must truly be at an all time low with a "leader" such as this... (and rightfully should be!!)

     
  • At 8:41 AM , Blogger Jill said...

    Here's another one from today: "Rejecting an argument being made by some conservatives in his own party, President Bush said Thursday that the idea that the United States could force millions of illegal immigrants to return home "ain't gonna work."

     

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