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Barbara Bush in failing health
https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/15/politics/barbara-bush-health/index.html ^

Posted on 04/15/2018 11:18:07 AM PDT by Eyes Unclouded

Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health, a source close to the Bush family tells CNN. At 92 years old, Bush has been suffering for some time and has been in and out of the hospital multiple times in the last year while battling with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, and congestive heart failure. The source said she is being cared for at her home in Houston and has decided she does not want to go back into the hospital.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barbarabush; bush; bushfamily; chf; copd; dnr; elderly; emphysema; ghwb; gwb; prayerlist; texas
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1 posted on 04/15/2018 11:18:07 AM PDT by Eyes Unclouded
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To: Eyes Unclouded

When either Bush finally goes, do you think Trump will be welcome at the funeral?


2 posted on 04/15/2018 11:20:48 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (CNN has covered nothing this week except Stormy Daniels and Trump's poll numbers rose 7 points.)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

I still like that she was the feisty one.


3 posted on 04/15/2018 11:24:29 AM PDT by bray (Pray for President Trump)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

I will pray for the salvation of her soul, that she repents of her pro-Abortion, pro Obamacare positions before the one true and Holy God.

I will also pray that the Holy Spirit convicts her of the sin of hatred of Sarah Palin/Tea Party/true Christian conservatives, so that her sins might be forgiven and her soul saved by Christ.


4 posted on 04/15/2018 11:24:56 AM PDT by Sontagged (Lord Jesus, please frogmarch Your enemies behind You as You've promised in Your Word)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

She did reach nice old age. Hopefully she is comfortable.


5 posted on 04/15/2018 11:25:31 AM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

https://youtu.be/8MhdHCHjInY


6 posted on 04/15/2018 11:27:05 AM PDT by conservative98
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To: Eyes Unclouded

No comment.


7 posted on 04/15/2018 11:27:20 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Democracy: The cliff's edge of Marxism)
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To: OrangeHoof
When either Bush finally goes, do you think Trump will be welcome at the funeral?

It will be a family decision, and might depend on who is calling the shots. I would say no, especially if Jeb gets a say. Probably no, because they're all upset over the "Low Energy" label.

A more interesting question to me is whether Trump will be welcome at the funeral when GHWB passes, because he's a past President, and his funeral is as much an affair of State as a family matter. Excluding Trump from that would really be an exhibition of pettiness that CNN and MSNBC would love to exploit.

8 posted on 04/15/2018 11:28:10 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ("Married with children.")
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To: Eyes Unclouded

Insulted Sarah Palin


9 posted on 04/15/2018 11:28:26 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: OrangeHoof

“do you think Trump will be welcome at the funeral?”

Trump? No. Clintons and Obamas — of course.


10 posted on 04/15/2018 11:29:10 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam (Have an A-1 day.)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

“COPD, and congestive heart failure”

Several relatives had this. Too much smoking. Not pretty.

But 90s is a good run.


11 posted on 04/15/2018 11:29:38 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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do you think Trump will be welcome at the funeral?

Unclear, but I think the real question is how quickly it will be after the initial news breaks that CNN decides that this is the real story to cover. If Jake Tapper is in the studio at the time, my guess is about four minutes (including commercial breaks).

12 posted on 04/15/2018 11:30:10 AM PDT by jz638
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Ditto.


13 posted on 04/15/2018 11:31:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: OrangeHoof

Is that a rhetorical question?
I’m rather certain President Trump will NOT be a welcomed guest at GHWB funeral. Barbara’s funeral, maybe yes. But almost no speaking role. I can see Jeb! making very clear statements to affirm that. He may be overruled by his oldest son, Prescott, who hopes to still have a political career in the future.


14 posted on 04/15/2018 11:31:29 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: gaijin

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/barbara-bush-sarah-palin-beautiful-hopes-stays-alaska-article-1.454578

When asked by King what her impressions of the former Alaska governor were, Barbara Bush quickly responded, “I sat next to her once. Thought she was beautiful. And I think she’s very happy in Alaska, and I hope she’ll stay there.”

Yup, she could be a mean old bird, which is why the liberal media adores her, well, after her husband made a concession speech to Clinton anyway.


15 posted on 04/15/2018 11:31:39 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Eyes Unclouded

That’s how my Grandmother went ...at 66 years old.
Watched her die in pieces...the Woman who raised me and I couldn’t do nothing about it.
The last time we took her to the hospital was it. She said “no more, I want to go home”.
I pray for the repose of Barbara’s soul and all the souls of the faithfully departed.


16 posted on 04/15/2018 11:32:58 AM PDT by stylin19a (Best.Election.of.All-Times.Ever.In.The.History.Of.Ever)
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To: VanDeKoik

“Several relatives had this. Too much smoking. Not pretty.”


Did Mrs. Bush ever smoke?

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17 posted on 04/15/2018 11:33:09 AM PDT by Mears
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To: Eyes Unclouded

I remember a photo taken during the primaries. She was struggling up a hill, on a walker. Far ahead of her, opening the door for himself, was her hope for 2016.

I wish her well.


18 posted on 04/15/2018 11:33:50 AM PDT by Darnright (If you can't change your fate, change your attitude. - Tan)
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I’d bet her pro-abortion position follows her for eternity.


19 posted on 04/15/2018 11:35:01 AM PDT by JonPreston (I post To: "All" because article posters rarely contribute to their own threads)
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To: OrangeHoof

A hundred and fifty million deplorables wouldn’t be welcomed either.

Then again it’s democrats who think politics is a high school popularity contest ... not a job governing the nation.


20 posted on 04/15/2018 11:35:50 AM PDT by GOPJ ( "Universities are becoming laughing stocks of intolerance." - Harvard professor Steven Pinker)
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