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A Day in the Life of President Bush (many photos): 7-9-08
WhiteHouse.gov & other sources ^ | 7-9-08

Posted on 07/09/2008 5:54:43 PM PDT by silent_jonny

On the last day of the G8 Summit in Japan, President Bush met with China’s President Hu Jintao (Transcript), India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (Transcript) and Republic of Korea’s President Lee Myung-bak.

The President then delivered a statement as his final G8 Summit came to a close. (Transcript)

You know, oftentimes in the political process people talk big, but they never follow up. And so one of the key ingredients of these recent meetings was all of us need to be reminded that when we say we're going to do something, we got to do it. And so accountability is an important part of fulfilling our obligations.

President & Mrs. Bush returned to the United States this afternoon. Shortly after arriving at the White House, the President spoke about the FISA expansion bill that was finally passed by the Senate today. (Transcript)

This vital intelligence bill will allow our national security professionals to quickly and effectively monitor the plans of terrorists outside the United States, while respecting the liberties of the American people.

This legislation is critical to America's safety; it is long overdue.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice traveled to the countries of Bulgaria and Georgia. In Bulgaria, Dr. Rice received the Stara Planina Order, the nation’s highest distinction, for her role in obtaining the release of Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor jailed in Libya last year.

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates held a press conference today at the Pentagon and welcomed Panama's Minister of Government and Justice Daniel Delgado.

Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island


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Quote of the Day:

President Bush: This bill will help our intelligence professionals learn who the terrorists are talking to, what they're saying, and what they're planning. It will ensure that those companies whose assistance is necessary to protect the country will, themselves, be protected from lawsuits for past or future cooperation with the government. It will uphold our most solemn obligation as officials of the federal government to protect the American people.

Photos of the Day:

President George W. Bush walks out of the Oval Office to make a statement on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) reform legislation in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on July 9, 2008. The Senate just passed a bill expanding legal authority for electronic wiretaps by spy agencies, handing another victory to President George W. Bush after a standoff over anti-terror strategy.


Mrs. Laura Bush participates in a discussion with Junior 8 (J8) members during her visit to the Lake Toya Visitors Center Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Hokkaido, Japan. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

God bless our First Lady

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1 posted on 07/09/2008 5:54:44 PM PDT by silent_jonny
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2 posted on 07/09/2008 5:55:07 PM PDT by MamaB
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3 posted on 07/09/2008 5:55:15 PM PDT by MamaB
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To: 1Peter2:16; 2Jedismom; 2Trievers; 4mycountry; A_perfect_lady; admiralsn; Alberta's Child; ...
Dose Ping!

Please Pray for President Bush

Please wait for the "All Clear" before posting or reposting pictures and graphics.


4 posted on 07/09/2008 5:55:57 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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To: MamaB
You're first and second tonight :)

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5 posted on 07/09/2008 5:57:07 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Japan


President George W. Bush speaks with Chinese President Hu Jintao during a bilateral meeting at the Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa in Toyako, Japan, July 9, 2008 during the G-8 Summit.



6 posted on 07/09/2008 5:58:15 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Good evening! Thanks for the ping


7 posted on 07/09/2008 5:59:51 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: MamaB

Hi and congratulations x 2


8 posted on 07/09/2008 6:01:33 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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President George W. Bush meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao at the G8 Summit at The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa in Toyako July 9, 2008.


President Bush: The President and I discussed Taiwan. We discussed Sudan. We discussed trade. We discussed a variety of issues. I told the President I was looking forward to coming to the Olympics. I reminded him that not only am I coming, but my wife, my mother and dad will be there, and we're looking forward to your hospitality.

And of course, in this context, I -- the President and I have constantly had discussions about human rights and political freedom. He knows my position. And as I told our people, Mr. President, I don't need the Olympics to talk candidly with somebody who I've got good relations with.

So I'm looking forward to your hospitality, and I'm really looking forward to watching the American Olympic team compete, particularly with the mighty Chinese team. And I'm hoping to get tickets for the U.S.-Chinese basketball game. If you could help me get a ticket, I'd appreciate it. (Laughter.)


9 posted on 07/09/2008 6:02:36 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Sorry. I was playing cards and could not remember if I clicked on the post button. I am getting much better with spider solitaire and minesweeper. Minesweeper is a nice timed game. I am a beginner at minesweeper though.


10 posted on 07/09/2008 6:02:43 PM PDT by MamaB
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President George W. Bush meets with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the G8 Summit in Toyako, July 9, 2008.



11 posted on 07/09/2008 6:05:47 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush (R) speaks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (L) during a bilateral meeting at the Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa in Toyako, Japan, July 9, 2008 during the G-8 Summit.


Prime Minister Singh: I thank the President for his personal magnificent contribution to the evolution of our relationship. And all I can say is our relationship with the United States has never been in such good shape as it is today.

12 posted on 07/09/2008 6:09:55 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush shakes hands with President of South Korea Lee Myung-Bak during their meeting at the G8 summit, Wednesday, July 9, 2008 in the lakeside resort of Toyako on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.



13 posted on 07/09/2008 6:13:11 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President George W. Bush speak to World Bank President Robert Zoellick prior to the start of a G8 outreach working session in Toyako, Japan Wednesday, July 9, 2008.


French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L), South African President Thabo Mbeki (2-L), US President George W. Bush, Mexican President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa (2-R) and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) look on during an outreach working session at the G8 Summit at the Wondsor Hotel in Toyako on July 9, 2008.

14 posted on 07/09/2008 6:14:53 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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To: silent_jonny; Kaslin

Thanks for the dose jonny, sorry I was not around last night but my friend Phil came round to fix my vacuum cleaner and by the time he had gone it was late and I was tired as I had not had my usual nap so it was bed time for me.


15 posted on 07/09/2008 6:17:40 PM PDT by snugs ((An English Cheney Chick - Big Time))
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President Bush: Thank you all very much. We've just finished our meetings here in Japan. I would call them very productive …

You know, oftentimes in the political process people talk big, but they never follow up. And so one of the key ingredients of these recent meetings was all of us need to be reminded that when we say we're going to do something, we got to do it. And so accountability is an important part of fulfilling our obligations …

We've enjoyed our stay here in Japan. I want to thank the Prime Minister once again for his grand hospitality. And I appreciate you all covering this summit. Thank you very much.


16 posted on 07/09/2008 6:18:51 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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To: snugs

Hi!


17 posted on 07/09/2008 6:21:24 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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President George W. Bush walks down the steps with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, bottom left, as President of China Hu Jintao, top right, follows behind as they arrive for a group photo of the G8 leaders and Major Economic outreach leaders Wednesday, July 9, 2008 in the lakeside resort of Toyako on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.



with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper

18 posted on 07/09/2008 6:25:34 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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19 posted on 07/09/2008 6:26:39 PM PDT by snugs ((An English Cheney Chick - Big Time))
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President George W. Bush speaks with Prime Minister Gordon Brown, United Kingdom, and Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany, during the final day of the G-8 Summit Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Toyako, Japan. White House photo by Eric Draper


President George W. Bush and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, show their standing position marks each other as U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon searches his position at the start of a group photo session of leaders of the Group of Eight, Africa and International Organizations in Toyako, northern Japan, Wednesday, July 9, 2008.

20 posted on 07/09/2008 6:26:46 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush participates in a photo opportunity with the major economic leaders of the G-8 Summit Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Toyako, Japan. From left, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil, President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa, Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda of Japan, President Hu Jintao of China, and President Felipe Calderon of Mexico. White House photo by Eric Draper


With Chinese President Hu Jintao and Mexican President Felipe Calderon


With Japanese Prime Minister Yusuo Fukuda (C) and South African President Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki

21 posted on 07/09/2008 6:31:10 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush (R) and Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda (L) pose for the G8 leaders', Africa and International Organizations family photo session at the Windsor Hotel Toya on July 8, 2008 in Toyako, Hokkaido, Japan.


President George W. Bush (L) laughs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev after a photo opportunity at the Group of Eight (G8) Summit at The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort and Spa in Toyako, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido July 9, 2008.

22 posted on 07/09/2008 6:36:49 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush waves as he leaves with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (2nd R), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R), British Minister Gordon Brown (L) and French President Nicolas Sarkozy after a family photo session at the Group of Eight (G8) Hokkaido Toyako Summit in northern Japan July 9, 2008.


President George W. Bush talks with Russian President Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (L) and German Chancelor Angela Merkel as World Bank President Robert Zoellick (R) pass the leaders after the G8 leaders', Africa and International Organizations family photo session at the Windsor Hotel Toya on July 9, 2008 in Toyako, Hokkaido, Japan.

23 posted on 07/09/2008 6:39:18 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Japan's Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda's wife Kiyoko Fukuda (L) shakes hands with US First Lady Laura Bush, wife of US President George W. Bush following a luncheon at the WIndsor Hotel in Toyako on July 9, 2008 on the sidelines of the G8 Summit. The luncheon for the first ladies was hosted by Japan's Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda's wife Kiyoko Fukuda.


G8 First Ladies (L-R) Svetlana Medvedev, wife of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Sarah Brown, wife of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Margarida Sousa Uva, wife of EU Commission Chairman Jose Manuel Barroso, Japan's Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda's wife Kiyoko Fukuda, Laura Bush, wife of US President George W. Bush and Laureen Harper, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pose for a photograph following a luncheon at the Hotel Windsor in Toyako on July 9, 2008, on the sidelines of the G8. Summit. Japan's Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda's wife Kiyoko Fukuda hosted a luncheon for the G8 First Ladies.

24 posted on 07/09/2008 6:45:42 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Crowds wave as the motorcade of the Mrs. Laura Bush travels to the Lake Toya Visitors Center Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Hokkaido, Japan. White House photo by Shealah Craighead


Mrs. Laura Bush, accompanied by Mrs. Kiyoko Fukuda, spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan, left, is greeted as she arrives to the Toyako New Mount Showa Memorial Park for a ceremonial tree planting ceremony with other G-8 spouses Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Hokkaido, Japan. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

25 posted on 07/09/2008 6:52:09 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Mrs. Laura Bush stands with Natsumi Kagawa, age 11, after planting a tree at the Toyako New Mount Showa Memorial Park Wednesday, July 8, 2008, during a tree planting ceremony in Hokkaido, Japan. White House photo by Shealah Craighead


Mrs. Laura Bush, joined by other G-8 spouses, plants a tree at the Toyako New Mount Showa Memorial Park during tree planting ceremony Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Hokkaido, Japan. Joining Mrs. Bush from left are Mrs. Sarah Brown, spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mrs. Svetlana Medvedev, spouse of the President of Russia, Mrs. Laureen Harper, spouse of the Prime Minister of Canada, Mrs. Kiyoko Fukuda, spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan, and Ms. Harumi Takahashi, Governor of Hokkaido. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

26 posted on 07/09/2008 6:53:01 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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G8 First Ladies plant trees at the memorial park in Toyatown on July 9, 2008 on the sidelines of the G8 Summit meeting. From left: Laura Bush of the US, Sarah Brown of Britain and Svetlana Medvedev of Russia , Laureen Harper of Canada and Kiyoko Fukuda of Japan


G8 First Ladies plant a tree at the memorial park in Toya Wednesday, July 9, 2008 on the sidelines of the G8 Summit meeting.

27 posted on 07/09/2008 6:55:00 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Mrs. Bush participates in a discussion with Junior 8 (J8) members and other G-8 spouses during her visit to the Toyako Town Visitors Center Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Hokkaido, Japan. Mrs. Bush is joined by from left, Mrs. Sarah Brown, spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mrs. Svetlana Medvedev, spouse of the President of Russia, Mrs. Kiyoko Fukuda, spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan, and Mrs. Laureen Harper, spouse of the Prime Minister of Canada. White House photo by Shealah Craighead


Mrs. Laura Bush participates in a discussion with Junior 8 (J8) members during her visit to the Lake Toya Visitors Center Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Hokkaido, Japan. White House photo by Shealah Craighead

28 posted on 07/09/2008 6:56:58 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Bulgaria


Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meets with Bulgarian medics Nasya Nenova (2nd L), Snezhana Dimitrova (R) and Palestinian doctor Ashraf Alhajouj at the US Embassy in Sofia on July 9, 2008. The medics were freed last year after spending over eight years in Libyan jails on charges of infecting Libyan children with the HIV virus.



29 posted on 07/09/2008 6:58:34 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, left, is welcomed by Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev in the capital Sofia, Wednesday, July 9, 2008.



30 posted on 07/09/2008 6:59:27 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov (L) awards Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice with the highest Bulgarian distinction, the Stara Planina Order, in Sofia on July 09, 2008. Rice came to the Bulgarian capital to receive a medal for her role in obtaining the release a year ago of Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor jailed in Libya.




31 posted on 07/09/2008 7:00:34 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Georgia


Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives at Tbilisi airport in Georgia, July 9, 2008.


Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice listens to Georgia's Foreign Minister Ekaterine Tkeshelashvili (R) after arriving at Tbilisi airport July 9, 2008.

32 posted on 07/09/2008 7:01:46 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in the Georgian capital Tbilisi for diplomatic talks on July 9, 2008.



33 posted on 07/09/2008 7:02:51 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili (L) talks to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during their meeting in Tbilisi July 9, 2008.



34 posted on 07/09/2008 7:03:25 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Pentagon


Secretary of Defense Robert Gates speaks during a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, July 9, 2008.




35 posted on 07/09/2008 7:04:39 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Defense Secretary Robert Gates awaits the arrival of Panama's Minister of Government and Justice Daniel Delgado, Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at the Pentagon.


Panama's Minister of Government and Justice Daniel Delgado arrives at the Pentagon, Wednesday, July 9, 2008, for a meeting with Defense Secretary Robert Gates.



36 posted on 07/09/2008 7:06:16 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Back Home


President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush step off Marine One upon their return to the White House in Washington from the G8 summit in Tokyo on July 9, 2008.





37 posted on 07/09/2008 7:07:28 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush waves upon his return to the White House in Washington from the G8 summit in Tokyo on July 9, 2008.



Walking to the Oval Office.

38 posted on 07/09/2008 7:08:19 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush speaks with aides in the Oval Office before making a statement on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) reform legislation in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on July 9, 2008. The US Senate earlier passed a bill expanding legal authority for electronic wiretaps by spy agencies, handing another victory to President George W. Bush after a standoff over anti-terror strategy.




39 posted on 07/09/2008 7:11:57 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush arrives to make a statement on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) reform legislation in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on July 9, 2008 upon his return from the G8 in Japan.





40 posted on 07/09/2008 7:13:04 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush makes a statement on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) reform legislation in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on July 9, 2008 upon his return from the G8 in Japan.



President Bush: Today the United States Congress passed a vital piece of legislation that will make it easier for this administration and future administrations to protect the American people. This vital intelligence bill will allow our national security professionals to quickly and effectively monitor the plans of terrorists outside the United States, while respecting the liberties of the American people.

This legislation is critical to America's safety; it is long overdue. Months ago my administration set out key criteria that this intelligence legislation would have to have before I would sign it into law. The Attorney General and Director of National Intelligence report that the bill Congress passed today meets these criteria, and therefore, I will soon sign the bill into law.


41 posted on 07/09/2008 7:14:07 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush addresses reporters Wednesday, July 9, 2007 in the Rose Garden at the White House, to thank Democratic and Republican members of Congress, and administration members, for their hard work in gaining passage of the FISA Reform legislation. White House photo by Luke Sharrett



42 posted on 07/09/2008 7:16:28 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush makes a statement about Congress passing the controversial Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the Rose Garden at the White House July 9, 2008 in Washington, DC.


President Bush: This bill will help our intelligence professionals learn who the terrorists are talking to, what they're saying, and what they're planning. It will ensure that those companies whose assistance is necessary to protect the country will, themselves, be protected from lawsuits for past or future cooperation with the government. It will uphold our most solemn obligation as officials of the federal government to protect the American people.

I want to thank the members of my administration who worked hard to get this legislation passed. I thank the Democratic and Republican leadership in the Congress for their efforts, particularly House Majority Leader Hoyer, House Republican Whip Blunt, Senators Bond and Rockefeller, Congressmen Hoekstra, Reyes and Smith.

This legislation shows that even in an election year we can come together and get important pieces of legislation passed.

Thank you.


43 posted on 07/09/2008 7:17:25 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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President George W. Bush walks back to the Oval Office after making a statement about Congress passing the controversial Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the Rose Garden at the White House July 9, 2008 in Washington, DC.




44 posted on 07/09/2008 7:18:25 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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To: All
ALL CLEAR!

Feel free to post or repost any photos that are related to this thread.

45 posted on 07/09/2008 7:19:13 PM PDT by silent_jonny (Part of me is intrigued and the other part is disgusted at the part that is intrigued.)
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Thanks silent_jonny, especially enjoyed the pics of Condi tonight, what a picture of Grace she has been for the last seven and half years. Thanks again.


46 posted on 07/09/2008 7:20:00 PM PDT by AmericanMade1776
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THANK YOU for this AWESOME DOSE . . . the photos are extraordinary tonight!

Does our president ever get any rest? . . . He just returned home from an overseas trip and goes back to work immediately; of course, it was for a good purpose.

ONCE AGAIN, OUR SUPPOSEDLY LAME DUCK PRESIDENT DEFEATS THE DEMOCRATS (re FISA) AND BY DOING SO CONTINUES TO DEFEND AND PROTECT THIS COUNTRY!


47 posted on 07/09/2008 7:25:17 PM PDT by DrDeb
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To: silent_jonny; Kaslin; LUV W; STARWISE; NordP; 4integrity; kitkat; maica; daisyscarlett; snugs; ...

MUST READ . . .

AGAIN, A LUNCHTIME GLIMPSE OF BUSH IN CHAT MODE
By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
Published: July 10, 2008

RUSUTSU, Japan — It would not be a G-8 without a microphone mishap.

Division at G-8 Over Climate Goal (July 10, 2008) When leaders of the world’s richest nations, the so-called Group of 8, gathered two years ago in St. Petersburg, Russia, President Bush was caught using some blunt, colorful language as he munched a roll during lunch. For four enlightening minutes, the world was treated to an unvarnished view of George W. Bush as he expounded on everything from his penchant for Diet Coke to his long-winded fellow leaders. (“I’m not going to talk too damn long like the rest of them.”)

At this week’s gathering on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, the lunchtime microphones were on again. The life-of-the-party president, mingling before the meal, chatted animatedly about his parents’ health, his birthday and the corruption charges facing one of his best buddies in Europe, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy.

You can read the entire article here: [NOTE: When President Bush gets caught on mike, he sounds like the warm, caring person he is; when leftists get caught on mike, they sound like Jesse Jackson!]
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/10/science/earth/10notebook.html?_r=2&oref=slogin&oref=slogin


48 posted on 07/09/2008 7:42:39 PM PDT by DrDeb
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To: silent_jonny

JONNY!

Condi’s looking sharp, as always. She’s amazing.

Thanks, Jonny, for your time and work.


49 posted on 07/09/2008 8:05:31 PM PDT by kitkat (DRILL HERE, DRILL NOW)
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To: DrDeb

GW...is who he is...and makes no bones about it. He has never
been caught on tape being nasty or condescending...just being GW!

WE all know who he is and what he is all about, and that’s
what counts!


50 posted on 07/09/2008 8:05:45 PM PDT by LUV W (Fact: Oil prices have skyrocketed up over 70% since the DIMs took over Congress in 2006!)
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