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Mr. Bush is apparently on SSRI Anti-Depressants

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posted on Jul, 29 2004 @ 09:41 AM
I found this link today on Jeff Rense, for an article posted on Capital Hill Blue:

Apparently Mr. Bush has been prescribed SSRI anti-depressants, to help with his depression and his erratic behavior. If this is true, doesn't it take the cake? I mean, this is a president that has suggested screening all American citizens for mental health problems. Yet he himself apparently isn't mentally stable.

This is the link for the article to screen all Americans for mental health problems:

Here is a quote from the article on Capital Hill Blue:

The prescription drugs, administered by Col. Richard J. Tubb, the White House physician, can impair the President’s mental faculties and decrease both his physical capabilities and his ability to respond to a crisis, administration aides admit privately.

“It’s a double-edged sword,” says one aide. “We can’t have him flying off the handle at the slightest provocation but we also need a President who is alert mentally.”

Anymore, truth is stranger then fiction in our world. My thoughts on this, are that if our president is taking SSRI medication. That we the citizens should be informed about it. This should not be hidden. As I think it may a significant factor, in wheither we think he should remain our president or not. Maybe there should be a law testing all presidents, or prospective presidents on their mental health to rule the country? I don't think it would be in our best interests to have a mad man as a president. So why isn't that a requirment to be president?

My other thought, is that testing all Americans for mental problems is a ploy. We've already seen Republicans calling Democrats un-patriotic for not supporting the war, or "girly men". We see verbal attacks all the time, questioning a persons mental state, like they aren't normal. From my own experience, I think this will be a step persued to dis-qualify voters from voting etc.. I think it will be a new political battle field to dis-credit the opposition. My father tried to do this to both myself, and my mother growing up. (He is a Republican by the way)

He put both my mother, and I in a psychitric ward. (Years apart) He said that we were mentally disturbed, and needed to be institutionalized. Luckily for both of us, the claims were found to have no merit, and we were both released. What if we hadn't been cleared of the aligations? Would you want to live an instituionalized life, especially if you weren't mentally distubed in the first place? But it definately brings up the question in my mind. Will this be a new tactic employed to get rid of people with opposing views to our own? I have no doubt, that that is exactly what my father was trying to do. Besides, every person you round up that is "mentally disturbed", will mean more money for the drug companies. My mom and I were lucky. We had doctors that cared enough to find out the truth. Do you have any idea how difficult it is, to convince a doctor that you are sane? Especially when "sane" people are saying that you aren't? My mom and I are lucky we got a word in edge wise, and didn't get druged up for being disorderly. I've been there and done that, and this scares me.

Tom Sawyer

posted on Jul, 29 2004 @ 09:46 AM
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