The Top 52 Reasons to Vote Republican in 2004

(or, Why I'm Voting Democrat in 2004)

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A report card on the Bush administration’s “war on terrorism” is long overdue. And much like the child who is anticipating a failing grade, the administration would like to intercept the bad news before it reaches home.

As veterans who respect your high office...we are obligated to share with you our strong belief that U.S. policy on Iraq is still headed in the wrong direction.

Three years later, Bush still doesn't have an energy policy himself. Instead, he has a shameful record of favoring exploitation and corporate criminals over conservation and common sense.

The art of diplomacy has been relegated to the toilet-- where Bush's policies should actually be

A study by the Defense Department's inspector general found that the Pentagon couldn't properly account for more than a trillion dollars in monies spent.

Market lower on worries about economic growth

Bush budget would create huge deficit

Every citizen can grade the Bush policy by checking the nonfarm payroll employment series each month. Any month that adds at least 344,000 jobs to the economy can be marked a success. And every month payrolls grow by less than 257,000 jobs, the policy is generating fewer jobs than would have been created without the “jobs and growth” plan

Results:  July: 32,000;  June: 112,000;  May:  248,000;  April: 288,000;  March: 308,000

Under Bush, the "outsourcing" and "off-shoring" of U.S. jobs has accelerated, with tens of thousands of jobs once held by high-paid white collar and information-technology workers going to Asia.

"Rather than move forward on legislation to make our air cleaner, we have spent the last three and a half years trying to prevent the Bush administration from weakening clean air standards,"

Bush Administration Puts Worker Safety and Health in Deep Freeze

Bush Earns "D" For Homeland Security