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      01-17-2007, 02:16 PM   #142
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Originally Posted by dr325i
Current Deficit has nothing to do with the current DEBT of 8+ trillion dollars...

As for the diplomacy -- give me examples, the only one I need to give you is the quote from the man himself: "you're either with us (on this) or you're our enemy..." (paraphrased...)

How is this for just the past month and a half:

Jan. 16, 2007 - President Bush Meets with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

Jan. 8, 2007 - President Bush Welcomes European Commission President Josť Barroso to the White House

Jan. 4, 2007 - President Bush Welcomes Chancellor Merkel of Germany to the White House

Dec. 14, 2006 - President Bush Meets with President Yayi of Benin

Dec. 12, 2006 - President Bush Meets with Vice President Hashemi of Iraq

Dec. 10, 2006 - President Bush Appalled by Genocide in Darfur, Urges Support for Darfur Peace Agreement

Dec. 8, 2006 - President Bush meets with President Mbeki of South Africa

Dec. 7, 2006 - President Bush Meets with British Prime Minister Tony Blair

President Bush to Welcome President Boni Yayi of the Republic of Benin to the White House

Dec. 6, 2006 - President Bush Welcomes President Arias of Costa Rica to the White House

Dec. 4, 2006 - President to Host British Prime Minister Tony Blair at the White House
Or maybe this for our chief diplomat:
Trips by Date
Nov. 27-Dec. 1: Europe and the Middle East (12,418 miles)
Nov. 14-21: Vietnam and Indonesia (22,943 miles)
Oct. 17-22: East Asia and Russia (16,860 miles)
Oct. 2-7: Middle East, Europe, Asia (15,002 miles)
Sept. 11: Canada (1,812 miles)
July 23-31: Middle East, Europe, and Asia (24,547 miles)
July 12-17: France, Germany, and Russia With the President (9,632 miles)
June 26-30: Asia and Europe - Islamabad, Kabul, Moscow (14,905 miles)
June 20-22: Europe With the President - Vienna, Budapest (9,131 miles)
May 31-June 2: Europe - Vienna (8,872 miles)
Apr. 24-28 : Europe and Middle East - Athens, Ankara, Baghdad, Sofia (12,756 miles)
Mar. 29-Apr. 4 : Europe and Middle East - Berlin, Paris, Liverpool, London, Baghdad (15,565 miles)
Mar. 21-22 : South America -Nassau (1,904 miles)
Mar 10-19 : South America/Asia/Australia - Santiago, Vina del Mar, Valparaiso, Jakarta, Sydney, Melbourne (31,291 miles)
Feb. 28-Mar. 5 : Asia w/The President - Kabul, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Islamabad (17,132 miles)
Feb. 20-24 : Middle East - Cairo, Riyadh, Beirut, Abu Dhabi (16,144 miles)
Jan. 29-31 : Europe - London (7,298)
Jan. 15-16 : Africa - Monrovia, Dakar (9,391 miles)
And yes we have a debt of $8.6 trillion but we have an annual GDP of $12.3 trillion. Most people with a mortgage wish their debt to income ratio looked like that.
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