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A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 9-26-08
WhiteHouse.gov & other sources ^ | 9-26-08

Posted on 09/26/2008 5:09:13 PM PDT by silent_jonny

President Bush delivered a brief statement about the ongoing economic situation this morning outside the Oval Office. (Transcript)

Later, the President was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts as they toured the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The tour focused on protecting oceans and ocean wildlife, which the President spoke about afterwards. (Transcript)

This afternoon, President Bush met with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan in the Oval Office. The two leaders then held a video teleconference with Afghani officials and US provincial reconstruction team leaders in Afghanistan. (Transcript)

The President also met with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown in the Oval Office this afternoon and spoke about trade, the economy, the Middle East and Russia. (Transcript)

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at a UN meeting today in New York City and held a news conference with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari

Tonight, President & Mrs. Bush will attend the 2008 National Book Festival Gala performance and dinner. Both events are being held at the Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, in Washington.

The Book Festival, which is free to the public, will be held tomorrow at the National Mall in Washington with over 50 authors and novelists scheduled to attend, such as Andrew Klavan, Brad Metzler, Sandra Brown, Tony Horowitz and Jenna Bush. Click here for a complete list.

Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island


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Quote of the Day:

President Bush: I've had a grand experience in dealing with President Karzai. He and I have known each other for a long time. We -- I can remember when I was informed that our special forces rescued President Karzai during the liberation of Afghanistan. He was stuck out there wondering whether he was going to make it --

President Karzai: Top of the mountain.

President Bush: We sent some good troops in and pulled him out. And he has served his country then, and he's served his country now as the President. And I admire your leadership and your determination to succeed. And I want to welcome you here. I want to let you know that the United States is committed to the people of Afghanistan. We will stand by your side, and do the hard work necessary to achieve our objective. And our objective is for you to become a thriving democracy, and to deny al Qaeda and other extremists a safe haven or a base from which to launch their murderous attacks. …

President Karzai: Life is better. Of course we have challenges, and the challenges will continue to face us as we move ahead. The success is already there, the picture will be completed.

You will be leaving office, Mr. President, together with the Vice President, in a few months from today, but I would like you to remember as you leave office that Afghanistan will remember you tremendously, in a nice way, with affection, and you are there in our memory, in a golden place. Come and visit us so we can show it to you in a manner that we do traditionally in Afghanistan.

It's an honor to have associated with you, to have had your friendship, and to have had your support, and to have had your patience with me -- (laughter.)

Photo of the Day:

President George W. Bush meets with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai at the White House in Washington September 26, 2008.

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1 posted on 09/26/2008 5:09:15 PM PDT by silent_jonny
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To: silent_jonny

First?


2 posted on 09/26/2008 5:09:42 PM PDT by retrokitten (Come back, Agent Frowny!)
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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.


3 posted on 09/26/2008 5:10:24 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: retrokitten
Yep! You now have bookend toasters :)

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4 posted on 09/26/2008 5:11:37 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny

President George W. Bush walks out the door of the Oval Office to brief the media on the latest economic developments, Friday, September 26, 2008




5 posted on 09/26/2008 5:12:36 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny

In before the ping, too! I just happened to be taking a break from playing Everybody Wins Bingo on Pogo. :-)


6 posted on 09/26/2008 5:13:24 PM PDT by retrokitten (Come back, Agent Frowny!)
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To: silent_jonny

President George W. Bush makes a statement outside the Oval Office at the White House September 26, 2008 in Washington, DC.




7 posted on 09/26/2008 5:13:29 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny

President George W. Bush delivers a statement Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, outside the Oval Office of the White House regarding the negotiations to finalize legislation on the financial rescue package.





8 posted on 09/26/2008 5:14:31 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny

President George W. Bush places phone calls to Congressional members Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, from the Oval Office of the White House as negotiations continued on the financial rescue package. White House photo by Eric Draper
9 posted on 09/26/2008 5:15:54 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny

It’s been a while since I posted. I enjoy my sanity island visits late into the night. Just wanted to tell you how much I have appreciated the Daily Dose and pictures. : )


10 posted on 09/26/2008 5:19:30 PM PDT by newfrpr04
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President George W. Bush and Supreme Court Justice John Roberts (Center, Left) tour the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History September 26, 2008 in Washington, DC. They are guided by Dr. G. Wayne Clough (L) and Cristian Samper (R), Director of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.


President George W. Bush (C) participates in a tour alongside the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court John Roberts (L), G. Wayne Clough (2nd L), secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Cristian Samper (2nd R), director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and J. Daniel Rogers (R), curator of Archaeology, of the newly renovated Sant Ocean Hall, including a full size model of a North Atlantic Right Whale, prior to Bush speaking on the US Ocean Action Plan at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, September 26, 2008.

11 posted on 09/26/2008 5:20:45 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny


President Bush looks up at a life-size replica of Congressman Murtha.

12 posted on 09/26/2008 5:26:20 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny

Freepmail to you Jonny


13 posted on 09/26/2008 5:26:40 PM PDT by snugs ((An English Cheney Chick - Big Time))
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To: silent_jonny

It’s impressive that Bush’s desk is always uncluttered, clean and organized. My desk, in spite of best efforts, is a usually a thicket of paper piles and knickknacks. It’s like Groundhog Day. I clean and organize and still wake up to find it overgrown with paper.


14 posted on 09/26/2008 5:28:17 PM PDT by AHerald ("Be faithful to God ... do not bother about the ridicule of the foolish." - St. Pio of Pietrelcina)
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To: silent_jonny

Hi jonny. Thanks for the ping


15 posted on 09/26/2008 5:28:19 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: silent_jonny

President George W. Bush arrives to speak on the US Ocean Action Plan at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, September 26, 2008.


President George W. Bush is applauded by Smithsonian Institute Secretary Wayne Clough prior to making remarks on U.S. Ocean Action Plan at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington September 26, 2008.

16 posted on 09/26/2008 5:30:50 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny
President Bush looks up at a life-size replica of Congressman Murtha.

I love when Mean Jonny comes out. ;-)

17 posted on 09/26/2008 5:32:33 PM PDT by retrokitten (I love lamp)
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To: snugs
Hi, Snugs :)

Just saw your mail. Will do.

18 posted on 09/26/2008 5:32:33 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny; snugs

Evenin’ folks.
W doesn’t look like a happy camper. I bet he’s gonna be a lot happier come January. :)


19 posted on 09/26/2008 5:33:53 PM PDT by MeekMom (Come on Cubbies!)
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To: silent_jonny
Thats Bush at the Natural History Museum in the section containing all the intermediary fossils illustrating the last 3.5 billion years of Evolution that the wacky Creationists say don't exist.
20 posted on 09/26/2008 5:37:27 PM PDT by DoctorMichael (Creationists on the internet: The Ignorant, amplifying the Stupid.)
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To: silent_jonny

President George W. Bush makes remarks on the U.S. Ocean Action Plan at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History September 26, 2008 in Washington, DC.


President Bush: My favorite exhibit was the 24-foot giant squid. The squid was brought all the way from Spain as a joint operation between the Navy and the Air Force -- (laughter) -- appropriately called "Operation Calamari." (Laughter.) I do want to thank our military for bringing the deal here, it is -- (laughter) -- it's worth looking at it. (Laughter.) Admiral, I don't know if you had anything to do with it, but it's -- if you did, it must have been a heck of an operation. (Laughter.)

21 posted on 09/26/2008 5:40:12 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: MeekMom
W doesn’t look like a happy camper

In all the years and all the pictures of our man of 1000 faces president, I don't think I've ever seen pictures like that of him before. They are almost a cross between anger and fear. Bless his heart, it just pains me to see him in this much distress.

22 posted on 09/26/2008 5:43:00 PM PDT by mupcat
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To: MamaB; All
Prayer Request for MamaB

She writes:

"Will you pass this along to the dose thread? I just talked with my granddaughter. Her husband just found out he has a blood clot in his knee. He went to Birmingham to see my dr. down there and he ordered a lot of tests to be done here and the results sent to him. He is 26 today. Let me tell you, I can not take any more bad news from this family. I am up to my head in stress. Thanks."

Prayers sent for your granddaughter's husband, for his family and for you, MB.

23 posted on 09/26/2008 5:46:15 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny; MamaB

I’m very sorry to hear this. Prayers for your grandson in-law, you and your family.


24 posted on 09/26/2008 5:48:21 PM PDT by retrokitten (I love lamp)
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To: mupcat

I agree.
God bless W & fam, Cheney & fam, Condi & fam, our brave troops & their families, & Mac Daddy & Palin! :)


25 posted on 09/26/2008 5:52:02 PM PDT by MeekMom (Come on Cubbies!)
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To: silent_jonny; MamaB

Prayers up for your granddaughter’s husband, Mama.


26 posted on 09/26/2008 5:52:02 PM PDT by kitkat (EX DEO LIBERTAS (From God, liberty))
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To: silent_jonny; MamaB

Prayers goin’ up to the Father in Jesus’ name for a speedy recovery!


27 posted on 09/26/2008 5:53:13 PM PDT by MeekMom (Come on Cubbies!)
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To: silent_jonny

President George W. Bush delivers remarks on U.S. Ocean Action Plan Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. The U.S. Ocean Action Plan established a coordinated ocean governance structure to enhance leadership and coordination among the Federal agencies with ocean-related responsibilities and activities.


President George W. Bush smiles after delivering his remarks on U.S. Ocean Action Plan Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.

28 posted on 09/26/2008 5:53:22 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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President George W. Bush shakes hands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House September 26, 2008 in Washington, DC. Bush and Karzai were expected to discuss security and the increasing violence in Afghanistan.





29 posted on 09/26/2008 5:59:14 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: AHerald
Your desk sounds like mine :0)
30 posted on 09/26/2008 5:59:50 PM PDT by snugs ((An English Cheney Chick - Big Time))
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President George W. Bush is joined by President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan during a video teleconference with U.S. Provincial Reconstruction team leaders, National Guard Agriculture Development team representatives and Afghan governors Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House. U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is seen at right. White House photo by Eric Draper


President George W. Bush thanks President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan for his participation in a video teleconference with U.S. Provincial Reconstruction team leaders, National Guard Agriculture Development team representatives and Afghan governors Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House. U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen and Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte are seen at right. White House photo by Eric Draper

31 posted on 09/26/2008 6:03:34 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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Sorry for that picture thought photos had finished


32 posted on 09/26/2008 6:04:54 PM PDT by snugs ((An English Cheney Chick - Big Time))
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President George W. Bush (C) speaks alongside Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai (2nd L), US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (2nd R) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen (R) during a video teleconference with US Provincial Reconstruction Team leaders, National Guard Agriculture Development team representatives and Afghan Governors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, September 26, 2008.



33 posted on 09/26/2008 6:08:12 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai and US President George W. Bush participate in a Video Teleconference with United States Provincial Reconstruction Team Leaders, National Guard Agriculture Development Team Representatives, and Afghan Governors September 26, 2008 in Washington, DC.



President Bush, center, and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, left, shaks hands during a video teleconference with U.S. Provincial Reconstruction team leaders, National Guard Agriculture Development team representatives, and Afghan governors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Sept. 26, 2008 in Washington. On the right is Sec. of Defense Robert Gates.

34 posted on 09/26/2008 6:13:38 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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President George W. Bush welcomes Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom to the Oval Office Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at the White House. White House photo by Eric Draper



Prime Minister Brown: America and Britain have always stood together as one in times of difficulty and challenge. And I said to President Bush this afternoon that facing this global turbulence, Britain supports the financial plan. And whatever the details of it, it's the right thing to do to take us through these difficult circumstances.

35 posted on 09/26/2008 6:20:19 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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British Prime Minister Gordon Brown meets with U.S. President George W. Bush in the Oval Office of the White House September 26, 2008 in Washington, DC. Bush met with Brown to discuss the global economic crisis.



36 posted on 09/26/2008 6:26:34 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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White House Press Secretary Dana Perino, center, takes questions from members of the media, Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, during the daily briefing in the White House press room in Washington.



37 posted on 09/26/2008 6:28:40 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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White House Press Secretary Dana Perino speaks during the daily briefing at the White House September 26, 2008 in Washington, DC.



Q Whatever Congress comes up with as a final package, if they pass it, will the President basically sign it?

Dana Perino: … We don't know all the details and all the discussions that are ongoing, because we are not negotiating in the press. So I don't know exactly how Republicans are framing this and putting forward their considerations. I know that Minority Leader Boehner has just sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi that outlines some of their concerns and asks for consideration. We will be considering those issues, too. And that's what we're doing up there right now.


38 posted on 09/26/2008 6:29:48 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice waits to speak during a Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East during the 63rd annual United Nations General Assembly meeting September 26, 2008 at UN headquarters in New York City.




39 posted on 09/26/2008 6:30:32 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari (centre L) and U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speak after a meeting at the 63rd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York September 26, 2008.




40 posted on 09/26/2008 6:31:17 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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Good Evening, so happy to be here on Sanity Island. Whew!
President Bush is looking very well of late.


41 posted on 09/26/2008 6:35:31 PM PDT by mojo114
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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during an interview with Reuters in New York September 26, 2008.



42 posted on 09/26/2008 6:36:18 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Quartet Representative former British Prime Minster Tony Blair chat at a meeting of the Quartet members at UN headquarters in New York on September 26, 2008. The Quartet met to talk about the Mideast peace process.



43 posted on 09/26/2008 6:41:20 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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Hello JONNY! T Y!
Pics 1 & 3 @ 5... saved ‘em.


44 posted on 09/26/2008 6:43:06 PM PDT by Majie Purple (Pres. B. & F L Laura are still residing...Love;Honor;Respect;Thanks...Start ,to Finish!)
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To: retrokitten

Congrats on Your 2nd T!!


45 posted on 09/26/2008 6:44:19 PM PDT by Majie Purple (Pres. B. & F L Laura are still residing...Love;Honor;Respect;Thanks...Start ,to Finish!)
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First Lady Laura Bush speaks at the 2008 National Book Festival Gala Dinner at the Library of Congress in Washington, Friday, Sept. 26, 2008.




46 posted on 09/26/2008 6:48:09 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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On the phone one saved it as well...Right after He made those calls He & FL Laura ca;;ed me...LOL! Not really, J/K, natch.

I couldn’t resist!

Oh how I hope that would happen someday!


47 posted on 09/26/2008 6:48:28 PM PDT by Majie Purple (Pres. B. & F L Laura are still residing...Love;Honor;Respect;Thanks...Start ,to Finish!)
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To: DoctorMichael

President Bush thinks to himself, “We have armadillos bigger than this in Texas”.


48 posted on 09/26/2008 6:50:38 PM PDT by Texagirl4W (It's the ten commandments, not the ten suggestions !!!!!)
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To: silent_jonny

President Bush and his daughter, Jenna Bush Hager, attend the 2008 National Book Festival Gala Dinner at the Library of Congress in Washington, Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, during which first lady Laura Bush received the Living Legend award.



49 posted on 09/26/2008 6:50:45 PM PDT by silent_jonny (it's O-ver)
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To: silent_jonny

Last one in #36 saved.


50 posted on 09/26/2008 6:51:02 PM PDT by Majie Purple (Pres. B. & F L Laura are still residing...Love;Honor;Respect;Thanks...Start ,to Finish!)
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