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Barbara Bush On Obama's Reelection: 'People Spoke. Move On, Get On With It'
WND ^ | 11-15-2012 | Melanie Warner

Posted on 11/17/2012 12:52:43 PM PST by Abiotic

Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush said on Thursday that she's ready to move beyond this year's campaign season, in comments that came at an Austin conference the week after President Barack Obama's re-election.

"I'm tired now of the elections," Bush, who had endorsed Republican Mitt Romney, said at a forum on America's first ladies. "People spoke. Move on, get on with it. I want to do other things and not to be ugly."

Bush, sporting a double strand of her signature pearls, joined former first lady Laura Bush on a panel for the Enduring Legacies of America's First Ladies conference at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library.

The first ladies avoided offering political opinions, but Barbara Bush did issue a stern warning to both Republicans and Democrats.

"They are going to have to compromise," said Barbara Bush, the wife of former President George H.W. Bush. "It's not a dirty word."

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1 posted on 11/17/2012 12:52:51 PM PST by Abiotic
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To: Abiotic

That is what Bush’s are good at-compromise.


2 posted on 11/17/2012 12:54:03 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Abiotic

Get on with what?

The impeachment and conviction is all I’ll agree with.


3 posted on 11/17/2012 12:54:33 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Abiotic

Move on where?
Get on with what?


4 posted on 11/17/2012 12:55:08 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (There goes the dominoes...)
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To: Abiotic

No Mrs Bush.


5 posted on 11/17/2012 12:56:18 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Abiotic

It’s easy to “get over it” if you don’t have 401Ks to worry about or your not looking at healthcare rationing or have armed protection for you 24/7.

I wish I could “get over it”.

Alas, Obamerica is not going to let me do that.


6 posted on 11/17/2012 12:57:01 PM PST by Names Ash Housewares ( Refusing to kneel before the "messiah".)
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To: Abiotic
"They are going to have to compromise," said Barbara Bush, the wife of former President George H.W. Bush. "It's not a dirty word."

That attitude is exactly what got us where we are now. Compromise has always been a one way street - giving the libs half of what they want and getting nothing in return. A Bush speciality.

7 posted on 11/17/2012 12:57:30 PM PST by circlecity
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To: Abiotic

I would move on if I didn’t think Obama won by fraud. After seeing what West is going through, I have serious doubts about an honest election.


8 posted on 11/17/2012 1:00:12 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Abiotic

Our elites don’t have to worry about jobs, the county going broke, or stupid wars either. Must be nice...


9 posted on 11/17/2012 1:00:32 PM PST by GOPJ (The economy is so bad MSNBC had to lay off 300 Obama spokesmen - Leno)
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To: Abiotic
Move on, get on with it.

The ruling class has spoken.

Move on, get on with it.

10 posted on 11/17/2012 1:01:28 PM PST by Wissa (Gone Galt)
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To: Abiotic

“I’m tired now of the elections”...

“Jeeves, this is all so boring, all this talk of rationed healthcare and unemployment. I don’t want to hear one more word about the little peoples’ problems, do you understand? Now bring me my lemon-ahd.”


11 posted on 11/17/2012 1:03:41 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: Abiotic

Dear Barbara, shut up and go away


12 posted on 11/17/2012 1:05:25 PM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Abiotic.
...a stern warning to both Republicans and Democrats. "They are going to have to compromise,"...

13 posted on 11/17/2012 1:07:41 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Abiotic

She wants us to compromise to the point that we are no longer who we profess ourselves to be, but some twisted amalgam that we despise and loathe.

I’m sorry Mrs. Bush the time for compromise is past. When one side cheats and steals to achieve their ends then compromise is no longer possible.


14 posted on 11/17/2012 1:09:22 PM PST by The Working Man
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To: CatherineofAragon

Her husband and son and the rest of their RINO friends bear a large measure of responsibility for our current state of affairs. So at this time I would like to politely tell her to shut up.


15 posted on 11/17/2012 1:09:56 PM PST by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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To: Abiotic

“Pssssst.....hey, Mrs. Bush. No one cares what you think...”


17 posted on 11/17/2012 1:17:49 PM PST by lgjhn23
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To: huckfillary

Second that.


18 posted on 11/17/2012 1:18:54 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: Red Steel

Perhaps you should send Mrs. Bush the website for Move on.org. She ain’t gunna have to worry about Obamacare or any thing else for long. They probably have her name at the top of the Death Panel list.


19 posted on 11/17/2012 1:18:54 PM PST by RightLady (Take out the trash Nov 6th--too late)
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To: Abiotic

Bush’s fault!


20 posted on 11/17/2012 1:20:57 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Yup, bless her elitist soul. Even Mitt had a better handle on it than she.


21 posted on 11/17/2012 1:21:43 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: lgjhn23

Psst ,hey (any) Bush, no one wants to hear your twaddle.Go away.


22 posted on 11/17/2012 1:22:07 PM PST by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: Revolting cat!

I mean can’t she have even said anything classy like “I’m disappointed, I still believe the GOP can do a better job, and it’s up to us to make gains in 2014 and beyond.”


23 posted on 11/17/2012 1:23:24 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Abiotic

Why don’t you shut the “F” up and just go away.


24 posted on 11/17/2012 1:24:20 PM PST by fedupjohn (America...Designed by Geniuses...Now inhabited by Idiots..Palin 2016...)
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To: Abiotic

Barbara Bush may be surprised to know this, but her opinion is not worth a single cent more than anyone else’s.


25 posted on 11/17/2012 1:24:47 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Abiotic

Ah, “No new taxes” George Bush and Big Mouth Barb, what would we do without them?


26 posted on 11/17/2012 1:25:56 PM PST by izzatzo
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To: Abiotic

America’s elite speaks. The one percenters to whom the elections don’t make much difference.


27 posted on 11/17/2012 1:26:47 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

LOL, and that’s saying something, right?


29 posted on 11/17/2012 1:28:31 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: The Working Man
Woops I got a little too cocky there in HTML

She wants us to compromise to the point that we are no longer who we profess ourselves to be, but some twisted amalgam that we despise and loathe.

Twisted amalgam, hey that's about as good a way to put it as I've heard. Obama may be the head of the self-loathing, self destructive blue country. But he ain't OUR boss.

I’m sorry Mrs. Bush the time for compromise is past. When one side cheats and steals to achieve their ends then compromise is no longer possible.

Well we get accused of "vote suppression" no matter what so why not make it real. Double, triple down on ID, voter roll tidying, and such horribly unfair measures, so unfair that even the UN wonders why we don't do it. And also figure out ways to beat the small-b bushes for the vote when it comes crunch time. The Acorns of this world do, so why not the oaks.

30 posted on 11/17/2012 1:29:21 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Abiotic

She’s short a Twinkie.


31 posted on 11/17/2012 1:34:05 PM PST by jean michael
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To: Abiotic

She’s short a Twinkie.


32 posted on 11/17/2012 1:34:12 PM PST by jean michael
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To: Abiotic

The Queen has spoken.
“Get on with it” = Get back to work paying them taxes!


33 posted on 11/17/2012 1:34:38 PM PST by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: jean michael

We’re all short Twinkies today, R.I.P. Hostess (at least for now, till somebody buys the brand rights).


34 posted on 11/17/2012 1:35:09 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: huckfillary

I don’t even care to be polite anymore about the Bush bunch, just STFU.


35 posted on 11/17/2012 1:36:55 PM PST by izzatzo
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To: huckfillary

subtract politely, and I’m in


36 posted on 11/17/2012 1:40:11 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Abiotic

Easy to state when you are not a part of the working middle class, or the working poor lesser middle class.


37 posted on 11/17/2012 1:40:34 PM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Abiotic

Shut up Babs. Every Bush woman has approved of Obamacare and abortion.
She is nicely wealthy, has lived the last several decades sucking at the government nipple, has round the clock protection by secret service, and will NEVER have to worry about finding a job. Who the hell is SHE to tell us to shut up and get over it?

And most sickening of all, she will never have to wait in line for whatever treatments Obamacare will allow. She will be front of the line for the best available.

Stupid old leftist establishment GOP biddy.


38 posted on 11/17/2012 1:41:36 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Obama may be the head of the self-loathing, self destructive blue country. But he ain't OUR boss.

zero is NOT my president - I don't belong in the same country as the obamaphone person (won't call her a lady). Our country has been stolen right under our noses.

Was so happy and confident that Mitt would win - I mean, what person in their right mind would vote for Obama after the last 4 years???? I dread the next 4 years.

I have an Revolutionary War ancestor who at the age of 19, after marching for days, encountered chest high cold water his group had to walk in for miles to reach an outpost of the Redcoats and despite not eating and being almost frozen they were victorious. And then he signed up for more. And when the war was over he built his own house and had 15 kids.

There are so few today...SEALS, people like Sarah Palin, some Freepers I'm sure, but overall, oh so few who have the courage and grit that built this country.

39 posted on 11/17/2012 1:44:45 PM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - both were a coup d'etat.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

She’s “tired” of it? Then eff off and drop dead. I’m sure this will be deleted.. Just had to say it. I wish death on no one but could these buttholes just stfu!


40 posted on 11/17/2012 1:46:30 PM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: huckfillary

Her husband and son and the rest of their RINO friends bear a large measure of responsibility for our current state of affairs.
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How true. Barb is just another political elitist who expects the “little people” to dutifully accept their condition as serfs and peons while her family and her “adopted son” BJ Clinton live comfortable government paid retirements.


41 posted on 11/17/2012 1:47:21 PM PST by Starboard
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To: Abiotic
I want to do other things and not to be ugly.

That seems to be the biggest fear of the GOPe. Don't want to appear mean or anything. Hell, we can always get another America. Somewhere.

42 posted on 11/17/2012 1:47:44 PM PST by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: Aria

Stories of such hardihood ought to be shared around the time it comes time to vote. If they could wade a freezing river up to their chest, then surely any of us now who care at all, can go vote. Obama would have lost a truly representative plebiscite, but the Dems packed (if not more obscene things) the polls.


43 posted on 11/17/2012 1:48:37 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: The Working Man

Working Man I think your post got accidentally yanked when I asked my own misformatted post to get pulled. You’ll have to mash up the mod and ask for it back. I quoted it all and obviously it offended nobody.


44 posted on 11/17/2012 1:51:02 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Abiotic
Move on

That would be my advice to the Bushes.

45 posted on 11/17/2012 1:52:57 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: Starboard

I might allow how Barb could have gotten caught out of context, but still, Barb. It sounds so matrician (feminine of patrician?) of you.


46 posted on 11/17/2012 1:53:56 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Abiotic

Geez, everything I wanted to say has already been said.


47 posted on 11/17/2012 1:54:45 PM PST by Eastbound (3-7-77)
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To: Abiotic
Go peddle your oats, GOP-e matriarch.


48 posted on 11/17/2012 1:56:42 PM PST by twister881
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Another old globalist wanting to see the New World Order before they go time expired. I bet aged scum like David Rockefeller and Soros are salivating because the finish line is coming into view. I hope they all croak before they see what they’ve been working for come to pass.


49 posted on 11/17/2012 1:57:35 PM PST by Hayride
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To: jean michael

Haha. One twinkie short of a full bladder.


50 posted on 11/17/2012 1:59:45 PM PST by Eastbound (3-7-77)
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