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  • George W. Bush and his family, an old subsite of memories

    11/28/2017 8:50:24 AM PST · by mairdie · 66 replies
    A subsite within my massive website, devoted to George W. Bush and his family. From a past time when I enthusiastically supported him.
  • President George Bush Landing on the Aircraft Carrier

    07/27/2017 5:18:24 PM PDT · by mairdie · 14 replies
    The May 2, 2003 landing of President Bush on the aircraft carrier. The speech will be up and available on this same link half an hour from this topic posting.
  • The Trump Administration Calls Out the Fake News

    06/28/2017 1:08:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | June 28, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I mentioned on Monday starting the program that I sensed a momentum shift, and I continue to see evidence of it. The White House press briefing yesterday, Sarah Huckabee Sanders and a reporter, a White House reporter from Playboy got into it yesterday. CNN is now making fools of themselves each and every day, as is a large swath of the Drive-By Media. There’s one reason this is happening. I was thinking about this while consuming all of this data. For 25 years, 30 years, whatever length of time I’ve been doing this, I have been focusing attention here...
  • WATCH: Civil Rights Leader Refuses to March With Bush

    03/08/2015 7:59:41 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 41 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | March 8, 2015 | Rip Curl
    Diane Nash, a leader and strategist of the student wing of the 1960s civil rights movement, refused to march in Selma on Saturday because former President George W. Bush also attended the event, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of the famous nonviolent protest.
  • The Guild 8-23-2003 Hamas Calls Bush 'Islam's Biggest Enemy'

    08/23/2003 9:41:39 AM PDT · by BigWaveBetty · 170 replies · 3,593+ views
    WashPost ^ | 8-23-2003 | The Associated Press
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A leader of the Palestinian militant group Hamas on Saturday called President Bush an enemy of Islam because the U.S. government froze the assets of Hamas leaders in response to a suicide bombing of a bus in Jerusalem. Speaking to Dubai-based Al-Arabiya TV, Abdel Aziz Rantisi called the action "a theft of Muslim money by the Americans" and said the frozen money doesn't belong to Hamas. "Hamas does not have any money in the U.S., Europe or even in the Arab states. President Bush has become Islam's biggest enemy," Rantisi said in the interview. On...
  • Bush would have gone to France

    01/12/2015 10:26:49 AM PST · by Starman417 · 15 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-12-14 | DrJohn
    October 30, 2001. Game 3 of the World Series. George Bush throws out the first pitch of World Series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxR1tZ08FcIIn the frenzy of the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks, George Bush made his country proud. In the aftermath of what some call France's 9-11, Barack Obama hid. Twitchy noted Obama's absence: Barack Obama sent three representatives to the funeral of Michael Brown. He sent a pathetic fundraiser to France. In the aftermath of 9-11, French President Jacques Chirac was the first outside head of state to visit the US. Obama couldn't be bothered with France. He hid. (Excerpt) Read more...
  • CIA interrogation report: Democrats want to punish America, blame Bush

    12/09/2014 5:26:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | December 8, 2014 | K.T McFarland
    In its ideological zeal to punish America, the outgoing Democratically-controlled Senate, plans to make public a report that, according to Fox News will examine “the alleged use of torture by the CIA.” Although the 6,000 page full report will remain classified, the 500 page summary is expected to be released to the public in coming days. According to press reports from those who are familiar with the study, it is expected to portray the American intelligence community in the worst possible light. The report’s release and details about CIA interrogations that took place a decade ago will endanger Americans abroad...
  • John Kerry: Let’s put together a coalition of the willing to defeat ISIS [Cites Bush 41 as model]

    09/02/2014 12:34:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/02/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Well, this sounds a bit like a strategy, does it not? John Kerry’s essay in the New York Times this weekend (in one of the more sleepy news cycles of the year) raises echoes from both Bush administrations in dealing with a clear threat to global security, and in fact explicitly cites the first Bush coalition to repel Saddam Hussein from Kuwait. That has its own irony, but we’ll get back to that in a moment. Kerry prefaces this call for a global coalition on the imminent and clear threat from ISIS, which Kerry argues exceeds that of any...
  • George W. Bush's artwork up for sale

    11/22/2013 12:33:16 PM PST · by shove_it · 6 replies
    Politico/Drudge ^ | 22 Nov 2013 | CAITLIN MCDEVITT
    This Christmas, for $29.98, you can trim your tree with some of former President George W. Bush’s artwork. The George W. Bush Presidential Center is selling an ornament that features 43’s own painting of a cardinal perched on a branch. Bush painted the bird as a gift for former Ambassador Warren Tichenor, and his wife decided it looked Christmas-y...
  • George W. Bush’s Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandfather Was A Slave Trader

    06/20/2013 11:09:10 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 152 replies
    Slate ^ | 20 June 2013 | Simon Akam
    Thomas Walker, a direct ancestor of George W. and George H.W. Bush, was a notorious slave trader active in the late 18th century along the coast of West Africa.
  • Bush v. Obama

    04/29/2013 12:25:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    TWS ^ | May 6, 2013 | Fred Barnes
    A study in contrasts. President Obama is not known for his graciousness. But the occasion—the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum—called for kind words about his predecessor in the White House. So he said that if immigration reform passes Congress this year, “it will be in large part thanks to all the hard work of the president, George W. Bush.” Bush had “restarted” the drive to overhaul our immigration system seven years ago, Obama said. Bush, always gracious, thanked Obama and wife Michelle for coming to the ceremony. “Unlike the other presidents here”—Jimmy Carter, George H. W....
  • On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

    03/21/2013 6:42:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 101 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 21, 2013 | Jeff Jacoby
    Ten years ago this week, the United States led an invasion of Iraq with the explicit purpose of overthrowing Saddam Hussein. The preceding months had been filled with vehement protests against the impending war, expressed in editorials, in advertisements, and in rallies so vast that some of them made it into the Guinness Book of World Records. With so many people against the invasion, who supported it? Well, if you were like the great majority of Americans – you did. In February and March 2003, Newsweek's polls showed 70 percent of the public in favor of military action against...
  • George W. Bush’s dog Barney dies

    02/01/2013 7:41:21 PM PST · by onyx · 102 replies
    WA Post ^ | February 1, 2013 | Rachel Weiner
    President George W. Bush’s dog Barney has died of lymphoma at the age of 12, the former president said in a statement Friday. “Barney was by my side during our eight years in the White House,” Bush wrote. “He never discussed politics and was always a faithful friend. Laura and I will miss our pal.”
  • Europe's Wishes Came True

    01/24/2013 4:01:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall,com ^ | January 24, 2013 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Almost a decade ago, Europeans and many progressive Americans were lamenting how the United States was going to miss out on the 21st-century paradigm symbolized by the robust European Union. Neanderthal Americans were importing ever more oil while waging a costly "war on terror" and fighting two conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Our budget deficit in 2003 hit $374 billion. The EU avoided foreign conflicts and embraced soft power. Its declining military budgets and centralized transnational government ensured that it could address global warming and fund ever-expanding entitlements. Even the poorer Mediterranean nations reached new heights of prosperity. The Greek...
  • Former President Bush Still Hospitalized

    12/23/2012 10:37:40 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    AP ^ | December 23, 2012
    President George H.W. Bush, who has been in a Houston hospital with a lingering cough since November, needs to "build up his energy" before he can be released, doctors said Sunday. Methodist Hospital spokesman George Kovacik said in an emailed statement that doctors are still optimistic the 88-year-old Bush will make a full recovery, but are being "extra cautious" with his care. Bush is in stable condition, he said.
  • George H.W. Bush hospitalized, report says

    11/29/2012 9:05:22 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | November 29, 2012 | By KATIE GLUECK
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in the hospital, the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday. Bush, 88, is at Houston’s Methodist Hospital receiving treatment for a “chronic cough,” his chief of staff, Jean Becker, told the Chronicle.
  • Building on a Kernel of Truth

    11/28/2012 3:24:22 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 5, 2012 | Michael Reagan
    This summer, friends and I took a cruise in Alaska where the tourist shops often featured the Russian matryoshka dolls.  The dolls originated in Japan but were made popular in Russia around the time of the Russian Revolution, a century ago.  You've seen them -- you pop open an outer doll, and nested inside is another.  The magic of the art is that you keep opening layer after layer, only to find another even smaller doll, until at last the final incarnation is just a kernel in size.  The successive dolls vary from near exact duplicates with hard-to-identify slight...
  • It's Not Racism, Mr. President

    07/02/2012 6:07:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 2, 2012 | Bruce Bialosky
    Repeat something and it becomes heard. Repeat something often and it becomes accepted fact. Repeat a lie and people believe it even if it defies logic. But if you’re a prominent person and you repeat something that has no factual basis, you truly are a disgusting individual. One of the accusations that the supporters and allies of President Obama have continued to assert is that challenges to Obama are based on something other than disagreement with his governing policies or philosophies. Unwilling to listen to opposing arguments, they’re convinced that every difference of opinion has to be based on distaste...
  • George W. Bush is the most unpopular living ex-President: poll

    06/08/2012 11:12:19 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 144 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 7, 2012 | Meena Hart Duerson
    George W. Bush has stepped out of the public eye since leaving office, but absence hasn't made the nation’s heart grow fonder. The 43rd President of the United States is the most unpopular living former president, a CNN/ORC International poll has found, as only 43% of people surveyed said they had a favorable opinion of him and 54% viewed him unfavorably. The negative rating puts Bush far behind his fellow living ex-Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Dubya’s father, George H.W. Bush. Clinton nabbed a 66% favorable rating, Carter scored a 54% rating, and 59% of those polled said they...
  • George W. Bush Biking in TX - Obama Wants to Ride Bikes too! (Funny Picture)

    04/27/2012 5:46:40 AM PDT · by davidbellow · 13 replies
    Texas Conservative Republican News ^ | 4/27/12 | David Bellow
    www.Amarillo.com wrote a story and posted some pictures of Former President George W. Bush biking through Palo Duro Canyon in the Texas Panhandle. George W. looks like he really knows what he is doing. Compare that to Obama riding a bike. I can imagine what Obama asking Bush, "Vring Vring, can I tag along?"