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Headline News' Robin Meade To Tandem Jump With George H.W. Bush For His 85th Birthday
Chatterbox ^ | June 9, 2009

Posted on 06/09/2009 5:22:12 PM PDT by lewisglad

— George H.W. Bush is going to celebrate his 85th birthday Friday in style. Bush Sr., is a veteran skydiver has made some tough jumps especially as a 20-year-old Navy pilot in World War II when he was shot down over the Pacific. But the sky dive he will make on his birthday should be a lot more fun with Headline News anchor Robin Meade strapped to him for a tandem jump. I guess this will be George’s ‘Private Stimulus Package.’ In return Meade will get to interview Bush Sr. before they make the jump.

“It is both a thrill and an honor,” Meade said in a release. “Anchoring four hours of live television is an adrenaline rush most days, but this tandem jump with President Bush will be a new level of excitement, I’m sure.”

And George’s wife probably won’t be too jealous as the cast of playhouse production of “A Chorus Line” were invited to the Bushes’ private vacation home in Maine yesterday to celebrate Barbara’s 84th birthday.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Sports
KEYWORDS: bush41; happybirthday; parachute; presidents

1 posted on 06/09/2009 5:22:13 PM PDT by lewisglad
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To: lewisglad

*Ahem*


2 posted on 06/09/2009 5:23:04 PM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: lewisglad

Good heavens.


3 posted on 06/09/2009 5:23:04 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: lewisglad

Just damn.


4 posted on 06/09/2009 5:23:59 PM PDT by TheZMan ("I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.")
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To: lewisglad
As if I did not need another reason to make 85.
5 posted on 06/09/2009 5:25:10 PM PDT by nomorelurker
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To: TheWasteLand
not guilty!


6 posted on 06/09/2009 5:26:56 PM PDT by lewisglad
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To: lewisglad

Great cupcakes.


7 posted on 06/09/2009 5:30:24 PM PDT by WakeUpAndVote (Obama's America is Star Trek's M5 episode. Hint...... Obama is not James Kirk.)
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To: lewisglad

I would like to jump Robin Meade.


8 posted on 06/09/2009 5:31:20 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State)
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To: lewisglad

It looks like she’s going to be bringing along her own cushioning devices in case something goes awry.


9 posted on 06/09/2009 5:31:56 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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10 posted on 06/09/2009 5:32:25 PM PDT by lewisglad
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To: skeeter

I wonder if the current Commander-in-Chief (make that Commander-in-Chickensuit) has ever used a parachute. He’d probably be scared-white!


11 posted on 06/09/2009 5:33:30 PM PDT by reg45 (Be calm everyone. The idiot children are in charge!)
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To: lewisglad

Lucky fella...hold on tight George!


12 posted on 06/09/2009 5:34:25 PM PDT by hercuroc
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13 posted on 06/09/2009 5:35:36 PM PDT by lewisglad
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To: Big_Monkey

Or flotation in case of a water landing - re: Mae-West.


14 posted on 06/09/2009 5:37:39 PM PDT by reg45 (Be calm everyone. The idiot children are in charge!)
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15 posted on 06/09/2009 5:39:08 PM PDT by lewisglad
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WOW! George should feel like He is in Heaven tied to Robin!:-) Plase tell Us that Robin is at least a Conservative! Please!


16 posted on 06/09/2009 5:41:48 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (GOD BLESS AMERICA and Our Last Great President George W. Bush)
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To: lewisglad
And then there's ol' 'Toon with the bad ticker.

Maybe there IS justice in this world.

17 posted on 06/09/2009 5:42:39 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: lewisglad

Holy Crap!


18 posted on 06/09/2009 5:44:39 PM PDT by Delta 21 (If you cant tell if I'm being sarcastic...maybe I'm not.)
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To: Delta 21

I don’t know about this. with Buh Sr.’s bad hips, he’s always had a professional skydiver to cushion his landing. Who’s going to cushion the two of them. Robin Meade? Something doesn’t jive here. Plus it will be dangerous for both of them. Don’t get it.


19 posted on 06/09/2009 5:53:01 PM PDT by flaglady47 (Obama, a Fascist more than a Socialist, although he's both.)
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To: lewisglad

I hate CNN but Meade is just enough...just enough for me to watch more than 1 minute of AHN.


20 posted on 06/09/2009 6:07:08 PM PDT by max americana
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To: lewisglad

And if the chute don’t open it will be one helluva way to go, talk about making two into one and its not even adultery. I guess George Sr. has really thought this out well.


21 posted on 06/09/2009 6:54:36 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: lewisglad

41, sir, you sly dog you. Well played, Mr. President. Well played indeed.

}:-)4


22 posted on 06/10/2009 2:49:57 AM PDT by Moose4 (Hey RNC. Don't move toward the middle. MOVE THE MIDDLE TOWARD YOU.)
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To: vetvetdoug

lol!


23 posted on 06/10/2009 9:52:48 AM PDT by lewisglad
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To: lewisglad

I’d hit it!


24 posted on 06/10/2009 9:54:23 AM PDT by SIDENET ("Join me or die. Can you do any less?" -Mr. Sparkle)
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To: lewisglad

I wouldn’t jump out of a plane regardless of who I was tied to.


25 posted on 06/10/2009 9:55:15 AM PDT by mysterio
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To: flaglady47
with Buh Sr.’s bad hips, he’s always had a professional skydiver to cushion his landing. Who’s going to cushion the two of them. Robin Meade? Something doesn’t jive here. Plus it will be dangerous for both of them. Don’t get it.

No reason Robin can't absorb most of the (very minimal) impact. Jumping a civilian 'chute is about like stepping off a 3 or 4 foot tall platform. I think Robin can handle 'em both.

26 posted on 06/10/2009 9:59:14 AM PDT by Terabitten (Vets wrote a blank check, payable to the Constitution, for an amount up to and including their life.)
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To: flaglady47
I just tandem jumped for the first time a few weeks ago....

We slid to a stop on the grass....Was akin to sliding into second base.

Easy!! And loads of fun..!!

Planning on going again....but by myself this time.

27 posted on 06/10/2009 10:05:10 AM PDT by Osage Orange (There ought to be one day-- just one-- when there is open season on senators. - Will Rodgers)
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