Mimi B
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Mimi B asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 1 decade ago

Has It Occurred To Anyone That Bush May Not Leave WhiteHouse?

I read something that said he may use a "state of emergency"

ruse, or some other tactic, to avoid handing over the presidency in '08, and continue on with the Cheney regime.

I hadn't thought of it but now that it has been mentioned I

can't help but think it sounds horribly possible.

16 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    The scenario you mention has been speculated. It works like this. Some time after the primaries are held and there are two main candidates, a false flag attack occurs on US soil that equals or exceeds the severity of 9-11. The president asks for emergency powers and one or the other candidates supports him and suggest that the election can wait till the emergency is resolved. Rumors spread of a mass underground organization within the US and parts of the constitution are suspended (primarily the bill of rights) Effectively we have a coup.

    I personally don't trust my government but I don't believe they are that bad. Or that organized come to think of it.

    I do not take this particular idea seriously. I like to speculate on possible scenarios but it doesn't mean I believe in them. for someone to pull this off in secret they would have to be so powerful and all reaching already that they really wouldn't gain anything by a coup. They would have to pretty much completely control our country already so whats the point?

  • 1 decade ago

    I think that Bush is just as excited to leave the White House as the 70% of Americans who hate him are. After the last eight years hes probably ready for some peace and quiet.

  • Eyes
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Yes, the thought has crossed my mind several times but I try to think more pleasant things.

    Research it and you'll find some interesting facts about that.

  • 1 decade ago

    Despite what you may have heard Bush hasn't gone that nutty on the constitution

    and people talked about this with Bill Clinton (especially the Larouche people)

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  • 1 decade ago

    That is about the most scary thought I have had this year! Just a few flicks of the wrist, and we have gone from a Representative Republic to a dictatorship! We will soon be like China: Lots of cheap stuff to buy, low wages, no money to spend, and no right to say "NO!" when some government official yells "JUMP!".

  • 1 decade ago

    I would not doubt it if Cheney-er-Bush would try something like that to remain president.

  • fsfa
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    That's no worse than the idea of having Slick Willie in there for another eight years.

  • 1 decade ago

    Nah it won't happen. With so many people hating him in this country you'd think he can't WAIT to get out of office.


  • 1 decade ago

    Whatever, the peaceful transfer of power will take place, as It has since the beginning of our country's history.

  • 1 decade ago

    Oh great another leftist nut who doesn't realize that there are people in this world that hate this country. I wish I could bury my head in the sand like all you and give everyone a big hug and everything would be fine.

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