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  • George W. Bush to release 43 portraits of immigrants in new book

    08/07/2020 8:16:35 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 120 replies
    cnn ^ | 08/06/2020 | Caroline Kelly
    (CNN)Former President George W. Bush will release a book of 43 portraits of immigrants in conjunction with an exhibition on the value of American immigration at the George W. Bush Presidential Center that will feature the paintings. The book from Bush, a prolific amateur painter, will be titled "Out of Many, One" and will publish in March, according to a statement from the book's publisher, Crown. "Through powerful four-color portraits—personally painted by the President himself—and their accompanying stories, OUT OF MANY, ONE reminds us of the countless ways in which America has been strengthened by the individuals who have come...
  • A Month in the life of George W. Bush ( News and photos) January 2010

    01/04/2010 6:14:59 PM PST · by snugs · 491 replies · 10,782+ views
    As a new year commences I am sure we all miss the steadying hand of George W Bush who in the wake of terrorism or natural disaster gave us a feeling of calm amid the storm, of someone in control yet a man of compassion. This was shown during late 2004 early 2005 when an earthquake and violent tsunamis struck the nations that surround the Indian Ocean. I have in fact chosen his radio message from January 2005 as the quote of the month for the first monthly dose of 2010. A man of conviction and compassion, not all did...
  • A Month In The Life Of George W. Bush (News and Photos) March 2010

    03/06/2010 5:26:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 240 replies · 5,034+ views ^ | March 6, 2010 | Kaslin for snugs
    It is now almost 14 month since President Bush has left the White House, and the more time goes by the more I miss him and the First Lady.The topic for the month of March 2005 was mostly Social Security and President Bush’s fight to save it and give younger workers a choice for their own retirement plan.I have chosen as quote of the month the radio Address of March 19, 2005, and as photo of the month, I have chosen the photo of President Bush giving the radio address on March 19, 2005 Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island...
  • A Month in the life of George W. Bush (News and photos) October 2009

    10/01/2009 6:22:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 640 replies · 15,143+ views
    Another month has passed and we are already into October. I have chosen photos from October 2001 to October 2004. The quote of the day is from the Lessons of Liberty Initiative speech which President Bush gave on October 30, 2001 at the Thomas Wooten High school in Rockville, Maryland Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island ..
  • A Month in the life of President Bush ( News and many photos) February 2008

    02/06/2009 5:21:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 374 replies · 12,845+ views
    White House Archives ^ | February 6, 2009
    Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the life of President Bush(photos) 01-20-09

    01/20/2009 5:01:29 AM PST · by Kaslin · 135 replies · 4,764+ views
    I got the idea in November after 0bama won the election to post this today. Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (news and photos): 01-19-09

    01/19/2009 5:31:14 PM PST · by snugs · 347 replies · 5,771+ views ^ | 19th January 2008 | Snugs
    Today is the last full day that George W Bush spent in the White House as President he telephoned current and former world leaders from Oval Office. Also in his last full day as President he commuted the sentences of two former US border guards facing more than 10 years in prison for shooting a Mexican drug smuggler. Secretary of Defense Roberts Gates will will sit out Barack Obama's inauguration at an undisclosed location as the "designated successor" in the event of a catastrophe, the White House announced Monday. Pray for President Bush - Day 3050. Enjoy Sanity Island on...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (many photos): 1-16-09

    01/16/2009 6:20:28 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 311 replies · 7,330+ views
    More lasts today … This morning President & Mrs. Bush departed the White House for Camp David, Maryland, where they will spend their last weekend as the First Couple before Tuesday’s inauguration. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gave her final press conference today at the State Department in Washington. She also met with Israel’s Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni. Dr. Rice’s last official act as Secretary of State was signing a memorandum with Foreign Minister Livni that will help prevent arms smuggling to terrorists in Gaza. And today Press Secretary Dana Perino delivered the Administration’s final press briefing (Transcript). Dana took...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 01-15-09

    01/15/2009 3:51:55 PM PST · by snugs · 67 replies · 1,695+ views
    Today George W Bush visited the State Department for the last time as President where he presented the Medal of Freedom to Ambassador Ryan Crocker. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice presented the President with a memento displaying the flags of European nations that entered NATO during his time as President during the ceremony to commemorate foreign policy achievements at the State Department during his Presidency. Later this evening the President will address the nation for the final time. The Vice President took part in a mock swearing-in ceremony for Sen. Roland Burris, D-Ill Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and United...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (photos) 1-13-09

    01/13/2009 6:44:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 133 replies · 2,865+ views
    President Bush held his last Cabinet Meeting this morning TranscriptPresident Bush met this morning with President Calderón of MexicoTranscriptThis afternoon President Bush honored President Uribe, Prime Minister Howard, and Prime Minister Blair. Transcript Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 01-12-09

    01/12/2009 5:22:27 PM PST · by snugs · 89 replies · 1,874+ views
    Today the President held his last formal news conference at the White House in Washington DC. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice released the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief 2009 Annual Report to Congress. Pray for President Bush - Day 3036. Enjoy Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 1-9-09

    01/09/2009 5:51:35 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 87 replies · 3,238+ views
    Today President Bush visited privately with the White House Communication Agency and the White House Transportation Agency, and later met with the men and women stationed at Bolling Air Force Base, where he thanked them for their service over the past eight years. Tomorrow, President & Mrs. Bush will attend the commissioning ceremony of the USS George H. W. Bush in Norfolk, Virginia, along with former President George H. W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush. It was just a little over two years ago that the aircraft carrier—the 10th and final of the Nimitz class—was christened by the former President’s...

    01/08/2009 4:30:50 PM PST · by daisyscarlett · 53 replies · 2,680+ views
    yahoo news;; | Daisyscarlett
    President George W. Bush marked the anniversary of his No Child Left Behind law, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, during a visit with students, teachers and national educators at the General Philip Kearny School in Philadelphia. Mrs. Laura Bush accompanied her husband. TRANSCRIPT Vice President Dick Cheney presided over a Joint Session of Congress today for the certification of the Electoral College votes. United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice returned to a meeting on the situation in Gaza at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
  • A Year in the Life of President Bush (a lot of photos): Part 1 (Jan - Mar 2008)

    01/01/2009 1:25:18 AM PST · by snugs · 108 replies · 10,241+ views
    The following photos may not necessarily be the best photos or the most important but they are chosen because they appeal to me and hopefully to you as well. It maybe because of the content, the expression on the face(s) or just an unusual photo. As there are so many photos I have split this thread into 4 the first one will be January - March, the second April - June, the third July - September and the fourth October - December 2008. I am posting this first part on the first of January 2009 and am aiming to put...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 1-7-09

    01/07/2009 5:59:15 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 146 replies · 3,572+ views
    Today President Bush welcomed former President George H. W. Bush to the Oval Office. A disbarred lawyer, a failed peanut-farmer and a former ACORN employee were also in attendance. (Transcript) President Bush: All of us who have served in this office understand that the office transcends the individual. Translation: Playing “president-elect” is a lot different than actually being president, Barry. First Lady Laura Bush unveiled the official George W. Bush State china plates this afternoon during a press availablity in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House. (Transcript) The 320 plate service was designed by Mrs. Bush and...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush...01/01/09

    01/01/2009 3:30:00 PM PST · by daisyscarlett · 152 replies · 2,685+ views
    Yahoo news; | Daisyscarlett
    President and Mrs. Bush returned to the White House today from Crawford TX where they spent part of the holidays.

    12/20/2008 5:29:34 PM PST · by daisyscarlett · 70 replies · 1,218+ views
    yahoo news;;various | Daisyscarlett
    In his weekly radio address today, President Bush discussed the problems of the auto industry and the bailout he has proposed to help them. transcript
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 12-19-08

    12/19/2008 6:52:25 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 112 replies · 2,623+ views
    This morning President Bush announced that government loans will be provided to auto companies to help prevent their collapse. The President also reminded the automakers—and their unions—that they got themselves into this mess and if they plan to survive, they must reform now. (Transcript) President Bush: The terms of the loans will require auto companies to demonstrate how they would become viable. They must pay back all their loans to the government, and show that their firms can earn a profit and achieve a positive net worth. This restructuring will require meaningful concessions from all involved in the auto industry...
  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF PRESIDENT BUSH...Photos...12-18-08

    12/18/2008 3:38:32 PM PST · by daisyscarlett · 34 replies · 1,140+ views
    yahoo news;; | Daisyscarlett
    US President George W. Bush spoke to the American Enterprise Institute, a Conservative think tank, at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in D.C. today and he also participated in a Q&A session. transcript Mrs. Laura Bush led a video teleconference with the Afghan Women Entrepreneurs group, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 12-17-08

    12/17/2008 5:37:38 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 54 replies · 1,339+ views
    Today President Bush traveled to Carlisle, Pennsylvania and spoke to the US Army War College about national security and the war on terror. The President also thanked the veterans in the audience for their service. (Transcript) I know many of you have served overseas in the war on terror. This weekend, I was honored to make one final trip to the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan. During my trip, I had the opportunity to spend time with men and women in uniform, and I've got to tell you, there is nothing better, to be the Commander-in-Chief, and stand in...