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Caption George H.W. Bush Skydiving

Posted on 06/12/2009 2:53:46 PM PDT by Lucky9teen

Former President George H. W. Bush rides tandem with Sgt. Michael Elliott of the Army Golden Knights parachute team as he celebrates his 85th birthday with a parachute jump, Friday, June 12, 2009, over Kennebunkport, Maine.


Former President George W. Bush, left, and his wife, Laura, wave to spectators before watching his father, former President George H. W. Bush make a parachute jump to celebrates his 85th birthday, Friday, June 12, 2009, in Kennebunkport, Maine.


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: bush41; bush43; bushfamily; caption; georgehwbush; happybirthday; skydiving
Good for him!! What an awesome way to ring in your 85th...
1 posted on 06/12/2009 2:53:47 PM PDT by Lucky9teen
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten; Abbeville Conservative; absolootezer0; AmericanMade1776; andy58-in-nh; ...

George thinking: I'd like to see Obama do that, the pansy!!
2 posted on 06/12/2009 2:54:55 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Revolution can't come soon enough......When is enough, ENOUGH?)
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To: Lucky9teen

You da man!

and we love you still!


3 posted on 06/12/2009 2:56:16 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell GOD how big your storm is -- Tell the storm how B-I-G your God is!)
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To: Lucky9teen

AWESOME!!!!!! So glad for him! Thanks for posting these. I missed it on the news, today.


4 posted on 06/12/2009 2:56:26 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama. Clear and Pres__ent Danger.)
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To: Lucky9teen

What’s an old Navy man doing jumping with the Army? Wasn’t his Navy parachute good enough for his first jump?


5 posted on 06/12/2009 2:57:49 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, AIG, Chrysler and GM are what Marx meant by the means of production.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Unlike America I have a parachute!


6 posted on 06/12/2009 2:58:11 PM PDT by rom (Obama '12 slogan: Let's keep on hopin'!)
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To: Lucky9teen

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2270523/posts

Former President GHW Bush stands up for Sotomayor
CNN ^ | 6/12/09 | Rebecca Sinderbrand


7 posted on 06/12/2009 2:58:27 PM PDT by maggief (I)
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To: KarlInOhio

The Navy doesn’t let you jump out of a perfectly good aircraft.


8 posted on 06/12/2009 2:59:09 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: Lucky9teen

Good Maine Stock!


9 posted on 06/12/2009 3:01:17 PM PDT by WellyP
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To: Lucky9teen

Can’t help that notice George W. and Laura holding hands. Some one should tell the Obamas that real affection can’t be faked. It shines from the former first couple.


10 posted on 06/12/2009 3:03:19 PM PDT by pnut22
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To: MediaMole
The Navy doesn’t let you jump out of a perfectly good aircraft.

ahem ...
11 posted on 06/12/2009 3:03:25 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Lucky9teen
Look, George, it was a perfectly good airplane. At least the one you jumped out of in '44 was full of holes.

Idjit Naval Aviators ain't got the brains God gave a goose...IMHO...

12 posted on 06/12/2009 3:04:48 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: tanknetter

Yeah, and the SEALs too. And they’re nuts too. IMHO.


13 posted on 06/12/2009 3:05:55 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Lucky9teen

I understand he got his jump wings after his fourth jump with the Army jumpers....they counted his jump out of his burning Navy plane as one. Personally, I would probably count that as two or three.


14 posted on 06/12/2009 3:05:57 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople
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To: MediaMole
The Navy doesn’t let you jump out of a perfectly good aircraft.

Sure they do, and usually without a parachute.

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15 posted on 06/12/2009 3:17:43 PM PDT by txroadkill (Vote Democrat - it's easier than working!)
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To: txroadkill

Wow! It’s nice to see from this story about President Bush and the photo that you posted that there are still many brave men out there.


16 posted on 06/12/2009 3:21:12 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Lucky9teen

May GOD BLESS THIS MOST WONDERFUL MAN and HIS ENTIRE FAMILY!
President George H.W. Bush is a Truly GREAT U.S. Patriot and Hero, a Great Leader, and One of Our Greatest Presidents Ever!! What a Wonderful Birthday to Celebrate and Soar Thru GOD’S Heavens Like a Bird:-) A Special Thank you to #41 and Barbara for Giving Us Our Truly Great President George W. Bush and Laura, Our Wonderful Commander in Chief and Leader for the Past Eight Years!!!!!!!!
MAY GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS THE BUSH FAMILY, ALL OF US AMERICANS and Most Specially OUR TRULY GREAT and WONDERFUL AMERICA AS IT WAS UP ON UNTIL NOON ON JANUARY 20, 2009!!
:-)


17 posted on 06/12/2009 3:21:47 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (GOD BLESS AMERICA and Our Last Great President George W. Bush)
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To: KarlInOhio

He finally got Religion???


18 posted on 06/12/2009 3:22:56 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (GOD BLESS AMERICA and Our Last Great President George W. Bush)
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To: Lucky9teen

He was somewhat of a disappointment as President, as was his son. Yet, I voted 4 times for Bushes as POTUS. I am not particularly distressed because we would have otherwise had Presidents Dukakis, Bore and/or Jean Francois Kerry.

He is a remarkably admirable person, as was his son 43. I think he would be a more interesting ex-President to talk to than any other living POTUS. (Ronnie, I am still sad that we lost you).


19 posted on 06/12/2009 3:24:20 PM PDT by neocon1984
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To: Lucky9teen

I'm 83 and I could kick 0bama's ass from here to Cairo.

20 posted on 06/12/2009 3:31:29 PM PDT by A message (3 years 7 months 1 week)
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To: Lucky9teen

Great photos! Thanks!


21 posted on 06/12/2009 3:32:44 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Lucky9teen

"READ MY LI....Pspla-bi-sbloo-blahs!"
22 posted on 06/12/2009 3:40:08 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: Lucky9teen

Way cool to see that Army logo on his jump suit. Hoo-ah!


23 posted on 06/12/2009 3:43:08 PM PDT by Babalu ("Tracer rounds work both ways ...")
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To: Lucky9teen

Way cool to see that Army logo on his jump suit. Hoo-ah!


24 posted on 06/12/2009 3:43:59 PM PDT by Babalu ("Tracer rounds work both ways ...")
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To: Safrguns

Bush: "Hey!... was that Obama's Economy that just passed us??"
Instructor: "Yeah!... and that looks like our plane's seat cushion strapped to his back!"

25 posted on 06/12/2009 3:44:42 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: tanknetter

They need better PR. The Golden Knights are everywhere.


26 posted on 06/12/2009 3:45:37 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: Lucky9teen

27 posted on 06/12/2009 4:28:56 PM PDT by paulycy (Liberal DOUBLE-STANDARDS are HATE speech.)
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To: Lucky9teen

He sure doesn’t look 85 yrs old. He carries his age well. On a different subject, did anyone hear him ask where did Robin go? Who was he talking about? Anyone?


28 posted on 06/12/2009 4:41:44 PM PDT by beckysueb (Palin/Jindahl in 2012)
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To: True Republican Patriot

Amen!


29 posted on 06/12/2009 4:45:46 PM PDT by beckysueb (Palin/Jindahl in 2012)
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To: Lucky9teen

Tell that pansy-@$$ Carter that anybody can swing a hammer!
30 posted on 06/12/2009 7:48:37 PM PDT by Corin Stormhands ("Failed Obama Administration" (TM))
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To: Corin Stormhands

LOL.


31 posted on 06/12/2009 7:50:13 PM PDT by LucyJo ("...guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism...". George Washington)
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To: paulycy

Looter chute thing guy. Too funny.


32 posted on 06/12/2009 7:50:42 PM PDT by davetex (If it's in stock, we've got it.)
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To: beckysueb

Robin was their daughter (sister of GWB) who died. ???


33 posted on 06/12/2009 8:33:38 PM PDT by Fudd Fan (The Reichstag has burned. Kristallnacht is coming...)
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To: Fudd Fan; Lucky9teen
Geez people. Robin Meade of CNN a former Miss Ohio jumped with him.
34 posted on 06/12/2009 8:40:14 PM PDT by TWfromTEXAS (Life is the one choice that pro choicers won’t support.)
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To: beckysueb

Geez people. Robin Meade of CNN a former Miss Ohio jumped with him.


35 posted on 06/12/2009 8:41:22 PM PDT by TWfromTEXAS (Life is the one choice that pro choicers won’t support.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Hey Laura! See that press corps over there?... BIG TIME!!!!

36 posted on 06/13/2009 9:10:31 AM PDT by End_Clintonism_Now (POLITICAL DISSIDENT as of 11/4/08)
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To: TWfromTEXAS

OK. That freaked me out. I thought he was talking about his dead daughter.


37 posted on 06/13/2009 10:10:54 AM PDT by beckysueb (Palin/Jindahl in 2012)
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To: beckysueb

Hey Newsweek, are you ever going apologize for The Wimp Factor cover or do I have to punch you in the face?

38 posted on 06/13/2009 12:05:42 PM PDT by Ipberg
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To: pnut22

Yep. I liked that picture, too.


39 posted on 06/13/2009 12:07:52 PM PDT by CheneyChick
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To: DollyCali

he is the man! my nephew was a Golden Knight during President Bush’s last jump... after the jump, they all went to hang out with the Bush family... he said they are the most down to earth people you can imagine... he also met the late Jerry Falwell there and said that he was such a nice man... my nephew’s son was thinking about attending Liberty University back then and Mr. Falwell gave my nephew his personal number if he should have questions... in the end, my great nephew is attending Liberty University and will go to law school next year...


40 posted on 06/13/2009 12:36:07 PM PDT by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: Lucky9teen

He looks just as good as he did when he shook my hand on my ship 12 years ago.

Bravo Zulu, Mr. President.


41 posted on 06/13/2009 12:38:42 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (30-year smoker, E-Cigs helped me quit, and O wants me back smoking again?)
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To: latina4dubya

wow what a great story.. everyone who has met them personally has parallel stories.. the critics are on the outside looking in for the most part.

well, so am I, but I have more of a “liking” for the man & his family


42 posted on 06/13/2009 3:11:15 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell GOD how big your storm is -- Tell the storm how B-I-G your God is!)
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To: TWfromTEXAS

LOL! Apparently, some people on this thread were concerned that 41 was losing his mind?


43 posted on 06/13/2009 3:18:02 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: TWfromTEXAS

WHEW, that’s good!


44 posted on 06/13/2009 9:29:17 PM PDT by Fudd Fan (The Reichstag has burned. Kristallnacht is coming...)
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To: Lucky9teen
I hope that I can do that when I'm eighty-five!

For that matter, I hope that I make it to eighty-five!

45 posted on 06/15/2009 12:22:51 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Lucky9teen; Revolting cat!
In tonight's episode, the role of Jerry Seinfeld will be played by President Barack Obama and the roll of Izzy Mandelbaum will be portrayed by President George H.W. Bush.

[Knock on the door. Jerry opens and it's Izzy Mandelbaum.]

Izzy: Hello, dough boy.

Jerry: Mr. Mandelbaum? You're the personal trainer?

Izzy: I'm here to whip you in to shape, so grab your jocks - if you need one. It's go-time.

< /seinfeld >


46 posted on 06/15/2009 8:46:53 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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