Bush Hopes to Boost Economy With Reinstatement of Slavery
WASHINGTON (DPI) - In a move that Democrats are
describing as a shameless kickback for his recent
re-election victory, President Bush announced his plan
to have the GOP-controlled congress overturn the
slavery-repealing 13th Amendment.
"The abolition of slavery has hampered our economy for
far too long," said President Bush in a prepared
statement delivered from the Rose Garden. "This great
country of ours was built upon slave labor, and by
making the purchase of slaves completely
tax-deductible, slave labor will again become the
cornerstone of America's future."
Congressional Republicans hailed the move, claiming
that slaveowners could profit by transforming
low-paying jobs outsourced overseas into non-paying
jobs right here at home.
When asked how the move would affect prominent
African-Americans in the Bush administration such as
Condoleezza Rice, the President explained that Rice
will continue to serve her country, but that she would
do so from a tar paper shack on a plantation in
(Reported by Miles Walker)
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