Skip to comments.A day in the life of President Bush (photos): 1/20/05
Posted on 01/20/2005 7:35:48 PM PST by rintense
President Bush was inaugurated for his second term as President of the United States. Nuff said. Enjoy your special inauguration day edition of the daily dose!
QUOTE OF THE DAY: Inaugural Address Here
What a great day!
Wonderful picture to begin the thread.
Praising God on this Glorious Day!
Sliding into top ten (maybe).
Wow, I'm in the top ten sitting waiting for pictures! I can't believe how beautiful Laura looked today and how handsome and smart our President presented himself. May God bless them and keep them.
Just read this speech,had to be pretty short, but the power packed into it!
Amazing man all arounds
Oh, happy day!
There are TOO MANY PHOTOS tonight! It's too hard to keep up! So, dosers, post your favorite photo from today.
Great pics of a classy family.
Hey, you back. Is this a banner day or what?? WOO HOO!
Happy Anniversary to the Dose!
I hope one day to be loved the way Laura is. You can just see it. She is absolutely radiant!
Superneato first picture and what a great moment to cap off a TREMENDOUS DAY for America and all who love freedom or are struggling to become freedom's friend.
You did a great job, rin. And how appropriate that YOU did today. You worked hard to get us here.
Thanks for all you've done over the last four years.
I missed the entire day filled with presentations and meetings ar work. :(
It's been my pleasure. Who would have thought four years ago that we'd still be going.
Oh shame, I watched all day. It was grand.
Looking at those pictures, have you EVER seen Bush look so relaxed? Ever?
Victory indeed! Welcome to the dose.
Laura Bush is a precious and rare jewel and George W. Bush while honed on manly resolve and strength, is a rough cut diamond and surely must be mighty proud to have made Laura his beloved wife.
God Bless President Bush,Mrs. Bush, his family, our country and the Brave men and women who serve in our Armed Forces.
This is a day to celebrate with deep vigor and profound gratitude for the FReedom that has been defended and protected by the sacrifices of generations of courageous Americans.
Truly heaven must be singing, Hallelujah!
He looks so natural in the spotlight.
Just got back from the Independence Ball--Front row!
And GWB TALKED to me!!!
What a night...
Time for a fashion critique. The president, of course, always looks gorgeous. Tuxes are good for him. The color of the first lady's dress is beautiful but in some shots the cut looks a little unflattering. It could be the lighting or something. In other shots, the cut of the dress looks great. Jenna looks gorgeous. That's a great color on her. Barbara's dress is beautiful but the color is really close to her skin tone. Okay, I'm done with my fashion critique. What does everyone else think?
Of them all, I think Laura looks stunning.
PHANCY! PLEASE tell us about it!!
I hope one day to be loved the way Laura is. You can just see it. She is absolutely radiant!
Oh you will Rintense. God bless, it was a wonderful day!
Four More Years! (of the dose)
"I can't believe how beautiful Laura looked today and how handsome and smart our President presented himself. May God bless them and keep them."
AMEN to what you said! What a wonderful day.
I've seen a lot of pics, but can't wait for these.
That's a really good color for her, I think. It makes her eyes look brighter.
There are SOOO many!!! I'm sure the bandwidth on FR tonight is outta control.
p.s. Nice homepage! ;)
1 Make a joyful shout to the LORD, all you lands!
2Serve the LORD with gladness;
Come before His presence with singing.
3Know that the LORD, He is God;
It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves;
We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
4Enter into His gates with thanksgiving,
And into His courts with praise.
Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.
5For the LORD is good;
His mercy is everlasting,
And His truth endures to all generations.
Please remember the following members of the military and their families/friends in prayer:
~ Gogranny ..... grandson Jarrett, deployed
~ Inspectorette ..... son Eric
~ LBGA ..... son is deployed
~ Slip18 ..... nephew is aboard ship - active duty USN
~ mrs tiggywinkle .. nephew Michael is in the Navy
~ milagro .. son is deployed in the Mid-East
~ Jewels1091 .. friend of daughter Chris (Navy)
~ from hoosiermama
.. Shanty & Josh (husband & wife just deployed separately)
.. Bill and Bill (both military academy grads)
..(when you teach, they're all your kids)
~ Pippin .. niece in the Air Force . nephew in the Army stationed in the Far East and his new daughter, Jazmine
~ WomanofStandard .. a dear friend's sons, Troy (Air Force) in Italy and Tyler (Army) at Ft. Bragg, NC
~ kemathen7 .. boyfriend, John (AirForce)
~ Warriormom .. CIA agents whose plane crashed and may have been kidnapped in Colombia
~ Freeper Per-Ling .. active duty in the Navy .. has a wife and 2-year-old
~ leenie312 .. son Nicholas is in the Marines
~ rintense . . friend's brother, Brian Z.
.. friend, Matt (who is a Freeper), deployed to the Mid-East
~ AF_Blue .. active-duty AF
~ JulieRNR21 .. a friend's grandson, Wesley in the USAF
~ bigeasy .. friends husband is deployed .. he asks for prayer for justice, wisdom, swift return home
~ fc2tomschermuly (Navy) he is a FReeper, as is his sister (mjaneangels@aolcom) and their father is a lurker
~ EuroFrog .. husband, SSG Mike, deployed to Kuwait
.. SSG Kris, friend of SSG Mike in Kuwait
~ whoever .. son Adam, on a Navy ship in a hot zone hes a single father (a widower) with a 10 y/o daughter
~ annyokie .. son, Ian (Navy)
~ IncPen .. Sarah (who was IncPens maid of honor at her wedding), Air Force flight nurse, just landed in Kuwait
.. friends son Matt is in Kuwait
.. brother in law Paul is awaiting deployment
~ TruthNtegrity .. cousin's son, Andy, is a Midshipman at the US Navy Academy, studying Astronautical Physics; wants to be a pilot
~ RoseofTexas .. the son of a friend, Leo, an MP in Kuwait
~ goodnesswins .. neighbors husband, Bruce, flying C-17's from Germany to Iraq
~ azGOPgals friends friend, Jeremy who is in the 10th Mountain Division
~ FresnoArmyBrat .. a cousin
~ Jim Robinson .. two nephews
~ Marysecretary .. grand-nephew, Paul, who is in Iraq
~ tinacart .. best friend's son, Cody - 4th Infantry
~ DallasDeb .. niece in Army, posted to Kuwait, may be repairing comm equipment in Iraq
~ hoosiermama .. Callie, in Iraq; Dawn's brother ??? and George in a tank somewhere
.. one of our teachers Dan, working stateside to help "process" military and supplies
~ bigghurtt .. 5 years in the Army, soon-to-be Special Forces
~ JulieRNR21 ..... friend Betty's grandson, Matt, in US Army
~ Scott Speicher from Desert Storm
~ McLynnan .. Seth, closest friends son-in-law, deploying to Iraq
~ PhiKapMoms daughter, Jennifer, U. S. Navy
~ Cate .. son David, in Iraq since June with the 4th ID
~ ladyinred .. Josh, newly deployed to Iraq
.. Also, Josh's sister Pamela
.. their mother now has 2 children over there and one who has just returned home
~ JulieRNR21 .. J.C., now serving in US Army in Iraq
~ ntnychik .. the members of the 10th Mountain Division (which will be in Iraq for the long haul) and their families
~ Pan_Yan & Pan_Yans Wife .. friend, Mike, stateside now but expects to go back to Iraq in late winter
~ Jewels1091 .. Nick (friend of youngest daughter) going to Iraq for 18 months
~ MS.BEHAVIN .. friend's son-in-law, Scott, has been deployed to Iraq
~ hoosier_RW_conspirator .. son Jake
~ Happy2BMe .. son Aaron has just left for a year in Iraq
~ Jaguar Girl .. nephew Jimmy is serving in the Air Force
~ hoosierpearl .. friend Robert, deployed to Afghanistan in March. He has three small children and a wife at home and has a particularly dangerous job
~ Lunatic Fringe .. brother deployed with the 2/7 Cavalry
~ Lunatic Fringe .. best friend from high school, deployed with the 1/7 Field Artillery
~ ODC-GIRL ... part of her unit is in Iraq
~ Jaguar Girl .. her cousin, Peter (Marines), has just been deployed to Iraq
~ Keith Matthew Maupin, the soldier who has been taken hostage. Prayers for his well-being and for his safe release and for strength and courage for his family.
~ TejasRose .. Candice, daughter of a close friend, is serving with the Army in Iraq
~ alaska-sgt .. asks for prayers for himself, his brother, and his brother-in-law, all members of the US Air Force
~ Pippin .. nephew's fiance who is also stationed in the Far East. (USArmy)
~ Kewlhand Tek, a FReeper, is currently serving in Iraq
~ bethelgrad, a FReeper, who is leaving for Rhode Island to train this summer as a Navy Chaplain. He especially asks for prayers for his wife and 2 young sons while he is gone.
~ notpoliticallycorewrecked .. CD (Marines) has returned to (light) active duty while his wounds continue to heal. Prayers for his continued recuperation!
~ St.Mark .. nephew, somewhere between Syria and Fallujha (Marines); and son, in Twentynine Palms CA in training (Marines)
~ savagesusie .. son Cory is in Afghanistan
~ redhead .. granddaughter & husband (Stephanie and Josh), and a nephew (Michael), all serving in Iraq
~ stand 4 something .. son Cade has joined the Air Guard and is in training.
~ Freeper firstiamaussoldier classified assignment, stateside
.. .. Sister-in-law, Deanna, USAF active duty HAFB
.. .. Ex-husband, Benton, 161st Air refueling FT ANG Sky Harbor (All second to fourth generation military.)
~ Texagirl4W .. nephew, Jesse (Navy)
~ Militiaman7 ..... son, Jonathan, who is a FReeper, is in Afghanistan with the Virginia Army National Guard.
~ jonsie .. son Ryan has been in Iraq as a medic with 1st Cav since Sept. 2003, he is now guarding the green zone
~ elder5 .. brother-in-law W0-2 Brian F., Army Reserve Chopper pilot, on his 2nd tour in Iraq
~ firstiamaussoldier .. son has been sworn in as a Marine Reserve in the delayed entry program as he finishes up high school
~ Don'tMessWithTexas .. 2 brothers-in-law in the service
.. a Lt.Cmdr in US Navy deployed in Guam
.. a Major in US Army deployed in the Sunni Triangle outside Baghdad.
~ notpoliticallycorewrecked .. scoutmaster of our BSA troop, Rick (Army National Guard). His unit will be leaving for training in Sept. and shipping over to Iraq before the end of the year though he will not be going with them.
~ reformed_dem .. Luke (Marine), the son of a good friend, who is shipping out to Iraq in early Sept.
Ladysmith .. brother's fiance's son, Shane, has just graduated from boot camp and is considering making the Army his career
~ Texas Princess .. nephew Roland, (Air Force), currently stationed in Korea
~ Himyar ..... son, Robert, is deployed to the Mideast
~ W04Man .. Jared, the son of a high school friend, is in Iraq with the Louisiana National Guard
~ an anonymous FReeper .. son, Stephen (Army), in Baghdad
~ spotbust1 .. husband CW2 Frank (LAARNG), serving in Iraq
~ Ladysmith .. nephew, Elliott, starts bootcamp on 10/19/04 for the Army Reserves
~ LUV W .. son David is a Captain in the Air Force, stationed right now in Florida.
~ CyberAnt .. nephew Jody (USMC) is home from Japan but will be redeployed elsewhere in January.
~ Kentucky .. has a request for prayer from a Marine Mom whose son, Ramsey, is in Iraq
~ W04Man .. wifes niece's son, Brooks, is in Iraq
~ Trust but Verify .. friends husband, Donald, infantry scout with the 1st ID
~ snowtigger .. Peter, 1/24 INF (he drives a Stryker armored vehicle) .. just shipped out to Mosul
~ marylina .. friends son, Brandon (Navy) stationed on a destroyer that will be deployed to the MidEast in December
~ Reagan79 .. brother, Chris, a Marine Reservist from MS, will be leaving Jan 5th for Iraq
~ homemom .. Kelsey, a young lady now serving in Iraq
~ Sea2ShiningSea .. cousins son, James, is in Iraq
.. Chad, her adopted soldier
~ TruthNtegrity .. friend from church heading to Iraq for 3 months as a Civilian Analyst. In addition to praying for her safety, please pray for her husband, a retired Navy pilot who is very jittery about his wife going into harm's way.
~ mamaduck .. cousin, Carl, is a Sargeant Major stationed in FL right now and will deployed to Iraq after the new year
~ Pippin .. nieces husband, Sung, (Air Force and brand new American citizen) is to be deployed to S. Korea at the end of November
..niece, Melissa, is in the AirForce, currently stationed in GA
* ~ Blue Scourge .. a Freeper (Air Force), leaving for basic training
* ~ Collier .. friend, Jim, father of 3 girls....Iowa National Guard, currently in Afghanistan
* ~ repubmom .. son Brian has enlisted as a Special Forces recruit - he leaves for Basic right after Christmas
* ~ GOP-Pat .. cousin's husband Tommy, retired from sheriff's department in July to volunteer to go to Iraq to train the Iraqi troops.
* ~ SE Mom .. son Tommy, 101st AB, home now in Florida undergoing chemotherapy
* ~ pGfwabf .. son Tom is in Bagdad; son Mark is at boot camp in San Diego (Marines). He should graduate Feb. 11, do his advanced training and then ship to Iraq.
~ patriciaruth ..
..* In Mosul, Ron and Mac
..* In Baghdad, Rusty, Jonathan, Tim and Marwin
..* In Kirkuk, Charles, Armando, Nicole, Sean
..* In Balad, Paula, Claire, Jon, and Bobbie
..* Somewhere in Iraq, Michael, Eric, Jon
..* In Bagram, Mark
..* Somewhere in Afghanistan, Jerry, Dennis, Mark
..* At Walter Reed, DJ
* ~ Severa .. husband, Jason (FR screen name Hostel), USN P-3 Aircraft Mechanic
..* .. brother Wes, USAF First Lieutenant
..* .. Jason's cousin David, 101st Airborne
* ~ BonnieJ .. cousin Doug (Army) has returned from an extended tour in Iraq and a minor injury and is now scheduled to go to Afghanistan early in the new year.
* ~ MontanaCowgirlCop .. brother Ted, who is an 18-year-old Marine medic overseas right now
* ~ FReeper MikeinIraq
* ~ OldSarge .. a FReeper, Kentucky National Guard, leaving for Iraq in July (18 month deployment) after several months training in MS
* ~ WVNan .. John, the son of a friend, a Marine, is home safely.
* ~ WVNan .. friend and lurker Kathey's son, Brian (U.S. Army), deploying to Iraq in February
* ~ reformed_dem .. has shipped out for Kuwait on his way to a year in Iraq
* denotes change to the list (an addition or sometimes, thankfully, someone who has come home safely)
You have done a wonderful job with these threads over the years! I usually do not post to these threads, but I do visit them when I can. Thanks for taking the time to put all the photos in one place! And thanks to the folks who do it in your absence!
Why thank you!
Thank you to all our wonderful dosers! If I have forgotten anyone, please forgive me.
Thanks for these fantastic pics! Laura looks radiant and regal!
The President's Inaugural Speech was truly awesome and I believe will be regarded as one of the most important ever given.
Oh how I love this one! ;)
I took a photo of a friend of mine who is in Iraq.
And since I was so close up, GWB saw the photo, came to the edge of the stage, and yelled "Give him my best!"
It was SO cool!!
He is such a compassionate President...