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A day in the life of President Bush (Many photos) 10-23-2007
White House.gov and other sources ^ | October 24, 2007

Posted on 10/23/2007 8:06:49 PM PDT by Kaslin

This morning President Bush visited the National Defense University in Washington DC to discuss the Global War on terror.
He also talked about the fires in Southern Californina

Transcript

Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for California

The President today declared an emergency exists in the State of California and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area struck by wildfires beginning on October 21, 2007, and continuing.

The President's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives, protect property and public health and safety, and lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.

Specifically, FEMA is authorized to identify, mobilize, and provide at its discretion, equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impacts of the emergency. Emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, will be provided at 75 percent Federal funding.

R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, named Michael J. Hall as the Federal Coordinating Officer for Federal recovery operations in the affected area.



Enoy your visit to Sanity Island



TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: chechoslowakia; enkhbayar; europe; mongolia; saudiarabia
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Quote of the day

I want to thank each of you for stepping forward to serve our country. You're courageous folks. Because of your willingness to volunteer in a time of war, there's no doubt in my mind we can prevail in this war. It requires determination, resolve, steadfast -- steadfastness in the face of a brutal enemy. And having served as the Commander-in-Chief for nearly six-and-three -quarters years, there's no doubt in my mind that the United States military has that resolve and has that courage. God bless you.


Photos of the day


President George W. Bush speaks at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007. During his remarks, the President addressed the devastation caused by wildfires in Southern California. Said the President, "All of us across this nation are concerned for the families who have lost their homes, and the many families who have been evacuated from their homes. We send our prayers and thoughts with those who've been affected..." White House photo by Chris Greenberg

Mrs. Laura Bush addresses U.S. embassy staff Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, during her visit to Riyadh, Saudia Arabia. White House photo by Shealah Craighead


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1 posted on 10/23/2007 8:06:51 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

First!


2 posted on 10/23/2007 8:10:05 PM PDT by zencat (The universe is not what it appears, nor is it something else.)
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To: Kaslin

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3 posted on 10/23/2007 8:10:12 PM PDT by STARWISE (They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: 1Peter2:16; 2Jedismom; 2Trievers; 4mycountry; A_perfect_lady; admiralsn; Alberta's Child; ...

please wait for the all clear before posting or reposting any photos or graphics related to this thread – thanks

Please Pray for President Bush

My apologies for the late dose. I had a very busy day and got a late start

4 posted on 10/23/2007 8:10:25 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin
From yesterday

President George W. Bush delivers a statement on the War Supplemental Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. Joined by veterans, members of military support organizations and families of the fallen, the President said, "These patriots have come to the Oval Office to make sure -- and to make clear -- that our troops have the full commitment of our government." White House photo by Chris Greenberg

President George W. Bush stands with Dan and Maureen Murphy, parents of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, after the Navy SEAL was honored posthumously with the Medal of Honor during ceremonies Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, in the East Room of the White House. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian

President George W. Bush leads the applause after presenting Dan and Maureen Murphy with the Medal of Honor in honor of their son, Navy Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who died in action during service in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2005. White House photo by David Bohrer

5 posted on 10/23/2007 8:12:42 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

It’s fine! We’re always here ready for Sanity Island!

Thanks for your hard work!


6 posted on 10/23/2007 8:13:42 PM PDT by LUV W (Friendship is neither a contest nor a race. What matters is the feeling involved. <3)
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To: Kaslin
Late? It’s a day early! Ain’t it 10/23, not 10/24 as in the title?
7 posted on 10/23/2007 8:14:11 PM PDT by zencat (The universe is not what it appears, nor is it something else.)
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To: Kaslin

President George W. Bush shakes hands with President Nambaryn Enkhbayar of Mongolia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, where the two leaders signed the Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact. Said President Bush: "The Millennium Challenge Compact encourages countries to make a firm commitment to basic principles, principles that mean the government will listen to their people and respond to the needs of the people. ...We honor the success of your country and the commitment of your government to basic principles." White House photo by Eric Draper

President George W. Bush and President Nambaryn Enkhbayar of Mongolia sign the Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. White House photo by Chris Greenberg

8 posted on 10/23/2007 8:15:16 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

President George W. Bush speaks with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, regarding the wildfires burning throughout the Southern California area. White House photo by Eric Draper

9 posted on 10/23/2007 8:16:10 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

Ah, those heartrending pictures of the Medal of Honor ceremony
again. He is so compassionate!


10 posted on 10/23/2007 8:17:04 PM PDT by LUV W (Friendship is neither a contest nor a race. What matters is the feeling involved. <3)
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To: Kaslin; LUV W; shield; snugs; STARWISE; daisyscarlett; kitkat; NordP; tommix2; TruthNtegrity; ...

kaslin: THANK YOU for posting the DOSE tonight!
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MUST READ . . .

ILL-QAIDA
By INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY

Iraq: A leading figure in the war on terror lectures his troops on avoiding the mistakes and brutality that alienate the Iraqi people. No, it’s not Murtha lecturing Petraeus. It’s Osama bin Laden admitting he’s losing.

No one has ever accused bin Laden of being stupid. The architect of 9/11 has seen better days and has admitted as much in a tape advising al-Qaida in Iraq to avoid the “mistakes” that have united the people of Iraq, Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds, against him.

“Some of you have been lax in one duty, which is to unite your ranks,” Osama advises followers in a tape aired Monday on Al-Jazeera television. “I advise myself, Muslims in general and brothers in al-Qaida everywhere to avoid extremism among men and groups.” Bin Laden, the voice of moderation? Who’da thunk it?

. . . Al-Tunisi was involved in a meeting with two al-Qaida operatives in Musayyib, a town about 40 miles south of Baghdad, on Sept. 25, when a motion to adjourn was made and seconded by an American F-16. Later retrieved from the rubble was a copy of a letter that Al-Tunisi had written to al-Qaida chieftains in which he said, “We are desperate for your help.”

Sorry, but help is not on the way. We are winning. They are losing. Not even a cut-and-run Democratic Congress or biased and distorted media accounts can help anymore. Al-Qaida has made many mistakes, but its first and greatest was underestimating the resolve of one George W. Bush.

You can read the entire editorial here:
http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=278032655732063null
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NEWSWEEK: IS BUSH COVERING UP NEWS OF DECREASING IRAQI CASUALTIES?
posted at 6:09 pm on October 23, 2007 by Allahpundit

Some righty bloggers are having fun with this but it’s not far-fetched to think he’d hold back good news — if it might lead to better news.

[Only Newsweek (and the other treasonous members of the MSM) would make such a ludicrous claim; however, Allahpundit uses this claim to offer a VERY insightful analysis . . . You can read it all here:]
http://hotair.com/archives/2007/10/23/newsweek-is-bush-covering-up-news-of-decreasing-iraqi-casualties/
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Night all!


11 posted on 10/23/2007 8:22:07 PM PDT by DrDeb
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To: Kaslin
Today

President Bush walks up to the stage prior to speaking at National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

President Bush walks to the podium prior to speaking at National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

12 posted on 10/23/2007 8:22:47 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

U.S. President George W. Bush arrives onstage to speak at the National Defense University in Washington October 23, 2007

13 posted on 10/23/2007 8:23:57 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

President Bush speaks at the National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007.

President Bush speaks at National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

14 posted on 10/23/2007 8:25:02 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin
A warning to trolls, disruptors and other idiots: “If you value your posting privileges, don’t let me catch you on a Dose thread again. Got it?” ~ Lead Moderator

Interesting that you have to post this on your thread, isn't it?

15 posted on 10/23/2007 8:25:48 PM PDT by William Terrell (Individuals can exist without government but government can't exist without individuals.)
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To: Kaslin

President Bush speaks at National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

President Bush speaks at National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

16 posted on 10/23/2007 8:25:54 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

President George W. Bush speaks at the National Defense University in Washington October 23, 2007. Bush said on Tuesday a planned missile shield in Europe is vital to protect against an 'emerging Iranian threat' as he pressed an escalating U.S.-led campaign against Tehran

U.S. President George W. Bush speaks at the National Defense University in Washington October 23, 2007

President Bush speaks at the National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007.

U.S. President George W. Bush speaks at the National Defense University in Washington October 23, 2007.

President Bush speaks at the National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007.

17 posted on 10/23/2007 8:26:45 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

U.S. President George W. Bush speaks at the National Defense University in Washington October 23, 2007.

President Bush speaks at National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007.

President Bush speaks at the National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

18 posted on 10/23/2007 8:27:53 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

President Bush waves after speaking at National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program during his visit to Eisenhower Hall Baruch Auditorium at Fort McNair in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

U.S. President George W. Bush walks from the stage after speaking at the National Defense University in Washington October 23, 2007.

19 posted on 10/23/2007 8:28:54 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

U.S. President George W. Bush waves as walks on Pennsylvania Avenue to The White House in Washington after attending a Republican Governors Association reception October 22, 2007

20 posted on 10/23/2007 8:29:33 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: William Terrell

More interesting that it’s necessary.


21 posted on 10/23/2007 8:29:43 PM PDT by STARWISE (They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: Kaslin
From the White House

President George W. Bush speaks at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007. During his remarks, the President addressed the devastation caused by wildfires in Southern California. Said the President, "All of us across this nation are concerned for the families who have lost their homes, and the many families who have been evacuated from their homes. We send our prayers and thoughts with those who've been affected..." White House photo by Chris Greenberg

President George W. Bush addresses the National Defense University's Distinguished Lecture Program Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Washington, D.C. Said the President, "All of you who wear the uniform are helping to protect this country, and the United States of America is grateful for your service." White House photo by Chris Greenberg

22 posted on 10/23/2007 8:31:33 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin
From yesterday

Mrs. Laura Bush talks with Basmah Zeyoudi during a roundtable discussion with young Arab women leaders Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Moderating the discussion is U.S. Ambassador Michele Sison. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

Mrs. Laura Bush meets one-on-one with women in the Pink Majlis Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Majlis is a tradition of open forum for a wide range of topics. The Majlis focuses issues related to breast cancer. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

Mrs. Laura Bush talks with women in the Pink Majlis Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Majlis is a tradition of open forum for a wide range of topics. The Majlis focuses issues related to breast cancer. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

23 posted on 10/23/2007 8:33:34 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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Mrs. Laura Bush delivers remarks regarding the U.S.-Middle East partnership on breast cancer awareness and research Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical Center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

Mrs. Laura Bush pauses for a photo with guests upon conclusion of a social lunch with Sheikha Fatima Bin Mubarak at Sheikha Fatima's Sea Palace Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The visit to Abu Dhabi was the first during Mrs. Bush's weeklong visit to the Middle East, where she is scheduled to meet with key officials, medical and educational leaders, and leaders of women's groups. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

Mrs. Laura Bush takes in a view of Dubai with Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Hussein and Mr. H.E. Obaid Al Tayer, Chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

Mrs. Laura Bush speaks during the launch of the program, “Making it Our Business: Breast Cancer Awareness,” at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

24 posted on 10/23/2007 8:34:25 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin
Today

U.S. first lady Laura Bush arrives Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at a military airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Bush, on a Middle East tour, is focusing on women's issues during her visit to the kingdom.

25 posted on 10/23/2007 8:35:44 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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Saudi king's son Prince Faisal bin Abdulla receives U.S. first lady Laura Bush, right, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, on her arrival at a military airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

U.S. first lady Laura Bush (R) is welcomed by Saudi Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah, son of the Saudi King, during her Middle East tour in Riyadh October 23, 2007.

Saudi Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (L) greets US First Lady Laura Bush upon her arrival in Riyadh. Bush on Tuesday launched a joint drive with Saudi Arabia to fight breast cancer on the second leg of a Middle East tour aimed at spreading awareness of the disease

26 posted on 10/23/2007 8:37:59 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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U.S. first lady Laura Bush (R) walks with Saudi Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah son of the Saudi King, during her Middle East tour, in Riyadh October 23, 2007

U.S. first lady Laura Bush (R) walks with Saudi Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah son of the Saudi King, during her Middle East tour, in Riyadh October 23, 2007

27 posted on 10/23/2007 8:39:31 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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U.S. first lady Laura Bush and the Saudi king's son Prince Faisal bin Abdulla drink arabic coffee Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, during her arrival at a military airport in Riyadh

28 posted on 10/23/2007 8:44:42 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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U.S. first lady Laura Bush drinks Arabic coffee Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, while seated with the Saudi king's son Prince Faisal bin Abdulla (unseen) during her arrival at a military airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


29 posted on 10/23/2007 8:50:51 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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U.S. first lady Laura Bush and the Saudi king's son Prince Faisal bin Abdulla drink arabic coffee Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, during her arrival at a military airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Mrs. Bush, on a Middle East tour, is focusing on women's issues during her visit to the conservative kingdom.

U.S. first lady Laura Bush is accompanied by Saudi officials upon her arrival at Riyadh Air Base, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007 during her second leg of a Middle East tour aimed at promoting awareness of breast cancer.

30 posted on 10/23/2007 8:53:16 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

U.S. first lady Laura Bush, right, shakes hands with unidentified Saudi female doctor during a visit to Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20071023/capt.e5c3085aa0b34ef8893caa4c73c6f797.saudi_us_first_lady_xhj115.jpg>

U.S. first lady Laura Bush, centre, listens to Dr. Huda Abdel Kareem, right, and unidentified Saudi female doctor during a visit to Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

U.S. first lady Laura Bush listens to Dr. Huda Abdel Kareem, left, during a visit to Abdul-Latif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

31 posted on 10/23/2007 8:57:13 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: DrDeb
“I advise myself, Muslims in general and brothers in al-Qaida everywhere to avoid extremism among men and groups.” Bin Laden, the voice of moderation? Who’da thunk it?

Wanted to blow up 50,000 people in the towers, but only getting 3,000...no, that's not extremism, not in the least....

32 posted on 10/23/2007 8:57:33 PM PDT by Jewels1091
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To: Kaslin

U.S. first lady Laura Bush is watched during a visit to Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

33 posted on 10/23/2007 8:58:38 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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U.S. first lady Laura Bush talks to the press with Dr. Huda Abdel Kareem, left, during a visit to Abdul-Latif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. during a visit to Abdul-Latif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The wife of U.S. President George W. Bush arrived in Riyadh on Tuesday to launch the Breast Cancer Partnership program, a new initiative to fight cancer by raising awareness about the disease and increasing breast cancer research.

U.S. first lady Laura Bush talks to the press during a visit to Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

U.S. first lady Laura Bush talks to the media during a visit to Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

US First Lady Laura Bush speaks with journalists during a visit to Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center in Riyadh. Bush on Tuesday launched a joint drive with Saudi Arabia to fight breast cancer on the second leg of a Middle East tour aimed at spreading awareness of the disease

34 posted on 10/23/2007 8:59:18 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

U.S. first lady Laura Bush speaks to reporters at the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center during her Middle East tour in Riyadh October 23, 2007

U.S. first lady Laura Bush speaks to reporters at the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center during her Middle East tour in Riyadh October 23, 2007.

U.S. first lady Laura Bush speaks to reporters at the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center during her Middle East tour in Riyadh October 23, 2007


35 posted on 10/23/2007 9:00:23 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

U.S. first lady Laura Bush speaks to reporters at the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center during her Middle East tour in Riyadh October 23, 2007.

U.S. first lady Laura Bush speaks to reporters at the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center during her Middle East tour in Riyadh October 23, 2007.

U.S. first lady Laura Bush speaks to reporters at the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center during her Middle East tour in Riyadh October 23, 2007.

36 posted on 10/23/2007 9:01:13 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

Fox News said the parents of Lt. Michael Murphy had a replica of their son’s dog tags made and presented them to President Bush. Fox also said the President wore them under his shirt.


37 posted on 10/23/2007 9:01:39 PM PDT by Humal
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To: Kaslin

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (R) welcomes U.S. first lady Laura Bush in Jeddah October 23, 2007

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (R) welcomes U.S. first lady Laura Bush in Jeddah October,23 2007.

38 posted on 10/23/2007 9:01:52 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

Looks like the secret service man is watching very carefully, thank goodness!


39 posted on 10/23/2007 9:02:38 PM PDT by Jewels1091
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To: Kaslin

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (R) meets with U.S. first lady Laura Bush in Jeddah October 23, 2007.

In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, right meets with US first lady Laura Bush in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007.

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (R) and U.S. first lady Laura Bush shake hands in Jeddah October 23, 2007

40 posted on 10/23/2007 9:02:45 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin
From the White House

Mrs. Laura Bush is greeted by Mr. Bade Al-Romaih, Guest Relations Manager for the Conference Palace Hotel, upon her arrival for a private lunch Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

After arriving in Riyadh, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, Mrs. Laura Bush talks with Prince Faisal Bin Abdallah Bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, President of the Saudi Cancer Society and President of the Saudi Red Crescent Society.

Mrs. Laura Bush talks with Dr. Huda Abdulkareem, Head of the Hematology/Oncology Unit at King Khalid University Hospital, at the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh.

41 posted on 10/23/2007 9:05:21 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

is that the guy that Rudy turned down 10 million dollars from???? The one right next to Laura?


42 posted on 10/23/2007 9:06:05 PM PDT by Jewels1091
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To: Kaslin

Mrs. Laura Bush tours the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh. Dr. Huda Abdulkareem, Head of the Hematology/Oncology Unit at King Khalid University Hospital, leads the tour.

Mrs. Laura Bush addresses the press after touring the Abdullatif Cancer Screening Center Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh. Said Mrs. Bush, "This is a great model for other parts of Saudi Arabia. Because of regular screenings, people can discover a cancer early before it's in such an advanced stage that it's hard to cure."

Mrs. Laura Bush speaks during the launching of the U.S.-Saudi Arabia Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research at King Fahd Medical City Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Mrs. Bush told her audience, "Over the next quarter-century, an estimated 25 million women around the world will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer does not respect national boundaries, which is why people from every country must share their knowledge, resources and experiences to protect women from this disease."

43 posted on 10/23/2007 9:06:49 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

I love Mrs. Bush’s green and the black pant suit with the gold braid. Very elegant.


44 posted on 10/23/2007 9:07:59 PM PDT by Humal
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To: Kaslin

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, right, shakes hands with Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Wouter Bos at the State Department in Washington, Tuesday, October 23, 2007.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Tuesday vowed to improve the under-fire work of US security firms in Iraq following a stinging review by a State Department panel, officials said.(AFP/Tim Sloan)

No bias here
/sarcasm>

45 posted on 10/23/2007 9:10:26 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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To: Kaslin

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates rallied European support for operations in Afghanistan as backing from key ally Poland appeared threatened by a change of government after elections.(AFP/File/Rodrigo Arangua)

Another no bias here /sarcasm>

46 posted on 10/23/2007 9:13:52 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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Czech President Vaclav Klaus, right, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, center, and U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Richard Graber pose for photographers prior to their meeting at Prague Castle on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007. Gates is on a two-day visit to the Czech Republic.

Czech President Vaclav Klaus, right, and U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates pose for photographers prior to their meeting at Prague Castle on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007. Gates is on a two-day visit to the Czech Republic

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47 posted on 10/23/2007 9:20:38 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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Czech Republic's President Vaclav Klaus (R) gestures as he welcomes U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates (C) and U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Richard Graber at Prague Castle in Prague October 23, 2007.

48 posted on 10/23/2007 9:21:49 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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Czech Defence Minister Vlasta Parkanova, left, welcomes her U.S. counterpart Robert Gates, right, with military honors in Prague, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

Czech Defence Minister Vlasta Parkanova, right, welcomes her U.S. counterpart Robert Gates, left, with military honors in Prague, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007

49 posted on 10/23/2007 9:22:26 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates reviews the honour guard during the welcoming ceremony at the Czech Defence Ministry headquarters in Prague October 23, 2007.

Czech Republic's Defence Minister Vlasta Parkanova (L) and U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates review the honour guard during the welcoming ceremony at the Czech Defence Ministry headquarters in Prague October 23, 2007

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates reviews the honour guard during the welcoming ceremony at the Czech Defence Ministry headquarters in Prague October 23, 2007.

50 posted on 10/23/2007 9:24:06 PM PDT by Kaslin (Peace is the aftermath of victory)
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