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President Bush is a good man, period.
The Sig Forum ^ | 10/25/2004 | andrew

Posted on 10/25/2004 4:44:20 PM PDT by ajwharton

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[...]The president was finishing his speech, and Sarah tells me, "I need some water. I'm blacking out." We had spent four hours standing in the sun, and despite her regularly drinking the water that was passed out throughout the event, the sun took its toll. Sarah was wedged into a narrow angle where two fences meet, and the place was packed. Now that the president was leaving the stage, the people handing out the water were gone. I felt kind of useless as a husband. There was no room to sit her down. There was no water. I was just hoping the president would get by, and crowd would begin to move, and I could do something.

The president came around shaking hands, moving toward our position. He shook my hand and those of people around, when I see his head suddenly turn in Sarah's direction. The President of the United States of America immediately recognized that Sarah was not well. He stopped all he was doing to focus his attention on her. He steadied her with both hands, and asked, "Are you OK?" At this point, she can't see. She can still hear, but thinks it's me talking to her. She said, "No." The President asked her, "Do you want me to get you some water?" She said, "Yes." Immediately the president spun around and yelled to his staff, "Get this lady some water now!"

In a few seconds, the secret service and his staff had several cups of water and an ice pack in our hands. Someone is on the radio calling for medical attention. In a few seconds, eight or nine Brevard County Fire and Rescue people come running around the front of the crowd.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: brevard; bush; florida; melbourne; rally
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1 posted on 10/25/2004 4:44:21 PM PDT by ajwharton
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To: ajwharton
As I was standing there when the president was trying to take care of Sarah, I had a huge lump in my throat. Here's the President of the United States of America, very busy in the last days of the campaign, and thousands of people want his attention, but for a few moments, he blocked out everything he was doing because he saw someone who was hurting and in need and gave his full attention to that situation.

Wow is all I can say as this is how I see this man, The President of the United States.

Can you imagine a story like this about JFnK?

2 posted on 10/25/2004 4:51:12 PM PDT by rocksblues (Sorry John, we remember and will never forget your treason!)
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To: rocksblues

How a person treats his employees speaks volumes. Kerry accused the secret service man for his ski fall "because he don't fall". Convenient to have a fall guy around to blame. Rumors were that Hillary was no gentlewoman either in the White House.


4 posted on 10/25/2004 4:55:32 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire, but I swear I didn't see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: ajwharton

Nice story. The people who have encountered F'n usually seem to have had an opposite experience.


5 posted on 10/25/2004 4:55:56 PM PDT by Phocion
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To: ajwharton

With all the amazing stories about Bush, it has made me both peaceful and angry. The man I am proud to call President is one of the most blessed human beings in America, yet the Angry Left continues to bash him like he's an evil monster.


6 posted on 10/25/2004 4:57:27 PM PDT by Angry Republican (ďIf in four years I donít do what I say Iím going to do, then kick me out." -Melvin Bilal (R-MD))
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To: rocksblues
Can you imagine a story like this about JFnK?

"Sarah, I served in Vietnam so I know all about water. Now put your arm around me like this and pretend to faint while the nice man takes our picture so I can see myself on the news as a conquering hero."

7 posted on 10/25/2004 4:58:24 PM PDT by ServesURight (Tim Michels for U.S. Senate Wisconsin)
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To: Phocion
"The people who have encountered F'n usually seem to have had an opposite experience."

Yes instead of, "Get this lady some water now!" it would have been, "Give me and this chick some privacy now!"

8 posted on 10/25/2004 4:59:19 PM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: rocksblues

Nice story.

JFnK would walk by and, if thirsty, take the bottle of water away from the fainting woman.

Who would deserve a drink of water when it's hot more than His Dorkness?


9 posted on 10/25/2004 4:59:21 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: BipolarBob

Those weren't rumors, those were facts. The Xlintons treated the Secret Service like plantation help. Read "Unlimited Access" by Gary Aldrich.


10 posted on 10/25/2004 5:00:25 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (EEE)
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To: ajwharton
Nice story. And he's got the pictures to prove it's true.
11 posted on 10/25/2004 5:03:10 PM PDT by AHerald ("The fates lead him who will; him who won't they drag.")
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To: ajwharton
Thank you for posting this story. It's very personal and touchy. I read it to my husband, and we both felt warm in our hearts.
We love George W. Bush.
By the way, we went to vote for the president today. My husband and I proudly wore the Bush/Cheney 04 stickers on our chests under the stickers that said "I Voted".
12 posted on 10/25/2004 5:03:31 PM PDT by RedRepublic
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To: ajwharton

. . . thank you for sharing your story! [I don't think I've mentioned lately how much I love our GENUINELY caring and compassionate president!]


13 posted on 10/25/2004 5:09:41 PM PDT by DrDeb
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To: Angry Republican
Our grandchildren will think of him as the second father of Democracy. We are living history people... Benidict sKerry...I hope, will never make it into the text of history
14 posted on 10/25/2004 5:13:18 PM PDT by Pointblank
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To: ajwharton

This election features the MAN against the Slime.

Vote George Bush


15 posted on 10/25/2004 5:14:58 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (I aint wrong, I aint sorry , and I am probably going to do it again.)
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To: Mia T

President Bush is a good man, period.


17 posted on 10/25/2004 5:20:26 PM PDT by beyond the sea (ab9usa4uandme)
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To: Made in USA

I vant to suck your blood, er money!

Really don't they just make the Cuuuuutist couple!
I can see Terraaaaza now, Telling the Lumbaquaian
ambassador," When you finish clearing the plates we
would like some coffee, and none of the Lumbaquan
swill we had last time".


18 posted on 10/25/2004 5:21:14 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Joe Brower; PhiKapMom; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; mhking; summer; mcmuffin
Joe, this needs a mega-ping to the Florida list

Mom, Tonk, Michael - I know you have big ping lists. This is a human interest story that encapsulates what a kind and caring man we have for a President. Please forward to your lists.

Summer, Jeb gets an honorable mention too.

I thought I saw some disturbance in the handshaking line. McMuffin, you were close ... can you amplify?

19 posted on 10/25/2004 5:24:56 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Kerry: I wholeheartedly disagree with you beyond expression)
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To: Made in USA

He's doing a nausea test.


20 posted on 10/25/2004 5:25:07 PM PDT by Innisfree
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To: Made in USA
How about this one? The President and the First Lady
21 posted on 10/25/2004 5:27:49 PM PDT by RedRepublic
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To: Made in USA
Love this pic. Merry Christmas Y'all
22 posted on 10/25/2004 5:33:07 PM PDT by RedRepublic
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To: ajwharton

The President is a Good man.

So is Jeb.

I'm happy to hear this woman was alright due to the needed attention being summoned in time. :-)


23 posted on 10/25/2004 5:40:02 PM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: ajwharton; The Sailor; grace522; kjfine; Old Sarge; USAF_TSgt; darkwing104; txradioguy; Long Cut; ..

President George W Bush is a good man PING


24 posted on 10/25/2004 5:40:49 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (GET OUT THE VOTE NOV 2 ! IF YOUR NEIGHBORS OR RELATIVES NEED A RIDE TO THE POLLS OFFER TO HELP)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

25 posted on 10/25/2004 5:44:31 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Used to be sciencediet but found the solution)
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To: Lady Jag

Me too.


26 posted on 10/25/2004 5:49:07 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (What did Kerry know and when did he know it?)
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To: arbee4bush

ping


27 posted on 10/25/2004 5:54:39 PM PDT by KB4W (I have a plan, and that plan is to have a plan for the plan that I will tell you after I take a poll)
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To: ajwharton

Of course he is a good man. He's is presidential, classy, and wonderful man.


28 posted on 10/25/2004 5:55:04 PM PDT by television is just wrong (Our sympathies are misguided with illegal aliens.)
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To: TASMANIANRED
Not only do I respect him greatly, I think he is very cute.


29 posted on 10/25/2004 6:01:19 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Used to be sciencediet but found the solution)
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To: Made in USA

"Cash and Kerry."


30 posted on 10/25/2004 6:01:45 PM PDT by T'wit (Remarkable! John Kerry manages to be a stuffed shirt and an empty suit at the same time.)
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To: Made in USA
Good folks, period.

31 posted on 10/25/2004 6:03:37 PM PDT by auboy (Ode to Massachusetts: You can have him, we don't want him.)
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To: potlatch

Great Bush story, and wonderful pics. Don't miss #25!


32 posted on 10/25/2004 6:04:46 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: ajwharton
Thanks for sharing your story.

President Bush is one of the finest men to ever occupy the office.

33 posted on 10/25/2004 6:15:16 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: PGalt

Boy oh boy do I agree with that.


34 posted on 10/25/2004 6:20:18 PM PDT by CyberAnt (Election 2004: This election is for the SOUL OF AMERICA)
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To: My Favorite Headache; Guenevere; libertylover; Matchett-PI; oldglory; MinuteGal; ...

ping to those that were there / watched it on c-Span


35 posted on 10/25/2004 6:25:04 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Kerry: I wholeheartedly disagree with you beyond expression)
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To: ajwharton; Lady Jag; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub


Marshall Bush To The Rescue!!
My son and I got to shake the man's hand before the last election when he came to Camden, South Carolina. The crowd was jostling us pretty good when my son was knocked to the tiled concrete floor.

This GOOD MAN, not even the President yet, turned his head toward security in the sunglasses, raised his hand and pointed toward the floor. In two seconds it seemed, my son appeared alone on the floor.

I took one photo which is framed on my son's wall.(No way to take more...my boy was on the floor!) I'll scan it and post tomorrow here in this thread.

Yes. I thank God we have a real GOOD MAN in the Oval Office today!
36 posted on 10/25/2004 6:34:42 PM PDT by uncleshag (Send the light !)
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To: PGalt
President Bush is one of the finest men to ever occupy the office.

Couldn't agree more bump.

He's also one of the most skilled executives, innovative transformational thinkers and cleverly audacious statesmen to ever occupy the office.

He's hated by the American and international left, and the mutants of the third party fever swamp, because he's world class effective.

37 posted on 10/25/2004 6:40:07 PM PDT by Barlowmaker
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To: uncleshag



Oh, and as W extended his hand to assist my son up, W said, "Here ya go, little fella."


38 posted on 10/25/2004 6:41:09 PM PDT by uncleshag (Send the light !)
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To: ajwharton; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Thanks for sharing your story. God Bless President Bush.


39 posted on 10/25/2004 6:58:18 PM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: NonValueAdded
Yes, NVA, I was there.

All I saw were the EMT's rushing over to give assistance and aid to someone in trouble.

In the photo below, I'm in the background along the fenceline standing behind a young lady wearing her Civil Air Patrol uniform.

I'm the tall dorky one wearing the dark blue "W" t-shirt holding a Nikon camera.

The elderly lady in the foreground wearing the straw hat is a dear friend of mine and she is the North Brevard Chairman of the Bush/Cheney campaign!

40 posted on 10/25/2004 7:05:48 PM PDT by mcmuffin (The right man, the right place, the right time, President Bush)
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To: NonValueAdded
Yes, NVA, I was there.

All I saw were the EMT's rushing over to give assistance and aid to someone in trouble.

In the photo below, I'm in the background along the fenceline standing behind a young lady wearing her Civil Air Patrol uniform.

I'm the tall dorky one wearing the dark blue "W" t-shirt holding a Nikon camera.

The elderly lady in the foreground wearing the straw hat is a dear friend of mine and she is the North Brevard Chairman of the Bush/Cheney campaign!

41 posted on 10/25/2004 7:07:49 PM PDT by mcmuffin (The right man, the right place, the right time, President Bush)
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To: Lady Jag

BTTT


42 posted on 10/25/2004 7:14:13 PM PDT by international american (Support our troops!! Send Kerry back to Bedlam,Massachusetts!!)
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To: Lady Jag
Not only do I respect him greatly, I think he is very cute.

I'm betting that you think Dubya looks better in shorts than Dirty Kerry does .

43 posted on 10/25/2004 7:20:05 PM PDT by Vision Thing (Dirty Kerry says, "Go ahead, Mary is gay!")
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; ajwharton


44 posted on 10/25/2004 7:20:42 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: uncleshag
Thank you sharing that touching story!

GWB is one of the best presidents we've ever had


45 posted on 10/25/2004 7:22:58 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Used to be sciencediet but found the solution)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Indeed. Bump!


46 posted on 10/25/2004 7:24:49 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Lady Jag

AMEN!


47 posted on 10/25/2004 7:26:40 PM PDT by uncleshag (Send the light !)
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To: rocksblues

This story is vintage GW. He's a decent, caring person. And no, Kerry would never do something like that. It's 'sit down and shut up!' And 'That's MY business, Not YOURS!' Town hall memories of Kerry on the primary campaign trail. How can anyone vote for that putz?


48 posted on 10/25/2004 7:27:34 PM PDT by hershey
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To: ajwharton

With Kerry, as soon as he asked the question, he would have ordered the Secret Service to bring water, make the comment, " Boy is it hot today ", and downed the water.


49 posted on 10/25/2004 7:29:15 PM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: Vision Thing
I'm betting that you think Dubya looks better in shorts than Dirty Kerry does

Kerry reminds me of Halloween and, while I do like horror, I grew tired of it in the WH in the '90s.

Look at this guy. Look at his arms. That's my man.


50 posted on 10/25/2004 7:29:33 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Used to be sciencediet but found the solution)
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