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Bush: Obama doing just fine
News Max ^ | Wednesday, March 18, 2009 11:14 AM | By: Dan Weil

Posted on 03/18/2009 11:35:09 AM PDT by meandog

Bush: Obama Is Doing Just Fine

You probably wouldn’t expect former President George W. Bush, in his first speech since leaving office, to praise his successor.

But that’s exactly what he did Tuesday.

In a folksy address to 1,400 people in Canada, he expressed confidence in President Obama’s ability to mend the economy and financial system, Jason Enns, a financial advisor who attended the speech, told Bloomberg. Media weren’t allowed at the event.

“He told us: ‘Wall Street had a big party and now we’re dealing with their hangover,’” Enns says.

Enns said Bush told the audience that he expects Obama will do a “fantastic job” and that he will provide help and advice if Obama asks for it.

Bush told the crowd in Calgary, which is the base for much of Canada’s oil and natural gas industry, that the U.S. will need the crude extracted from northern Alberta’s oil sands, the largest reserves outside the Middle East, Enns said.

(Excerpt) Read more at moneynews.newsmax.com ...


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Yeah, I know, he's a class act /sarc
1 posted on 03/18/2009 11:35:09 AM PDT by meandog
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To: sickoflibs

What a tool.

I’m talking about both Presidents.


2 posted on 03/18/2009 11:35:45 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: meandog

Well, I’m sure he wouldn’t have voted for a liberal radical like Jim Webb, unlike yourself.


3 posted on 03/18/2009 11:36:20 AM PDT by LdSentinal
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To: meandog

Maybe he’s trying to get hired by the Dixie Chicks.....


4 posted on 03/18/2009 11:36:50 AM PDT by Mac from Cleveland (How to make a small fortune in the Obama era--first, start off with a big fortune....)
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To: meandog

Bush takes the loyalty of conservatives and rubs our noses in it.


5 posted on 03/18/2009 11:36:50 AM PDT by RandyGH (Democrats--So far left they've left America)
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To: meandog

There’s such a fine line between courtesy and outright stupidity.

No, actually, I guess there isn’t.


6 posted on 03/18/2009 11:37:04 AM PDT by Interesting Times (For the truth about "swift boating" see ToSetTheRecordStraight.com)
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To: meandog

He’s just going along with the Bilderbergs, just like his old man did, too.


7 posted on 03/18/2009 11:37:26 AM PDT by Canedawg (Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.)
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To: meandog

Papa Bush also got along famously with the Chinese Communists when he was ambassador to China. There is such a thing as being too nice....


8 posted on 03/18/2009 11:37:31 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: meandog

Came for the third-party whining. Left satisfied.


9 posted on 03/18/2009 11:38:01 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: meandog
The Bush-bots will be along any minute to remind us of what a great man he is.

Pardon me while I vomit.

G. W. Bush presided over the New Jersification of the national GOP.
10 posted on 03/18/2009 11:38:54 AM PDT by Antoninus (So now "change" is defined as "more of the same, but worse"?)
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To: meandog

I thought President Bush understood how to speak Southern.

Shouldn’t he have said: “Obama’s doing fine; bless his heart”


11 posted on 03/18/2009 11:39:16 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: meandog

Ladies and Gentlemen, we have no party.


12 posted on 03/18/2009 11:39:54 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: LdSentinal
Well, I’m sure he wouldn’t have voted for a liberal radical like Jim Webb, unlike yourself.

Ooooh, did I hurt your little hero again...tsk, tsk. Be a man, sentinal, not a backer of spineless jellyfish! Do something for your country like most "real conservatives." Get off your computer and see a recruiter.

13 posted on 03/18/2009 11:40:33 AM PDT by meandog (The only "Bush" sounding surname worth a damn belongs to NASCAR's Kurt&Kyle Busch--not GEORGE!)
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To: Toddsterpatriot; Mase; expat_panama

These threads crack me up. We know the Dems effectively made the last election a referendum on the President, after failing four years earlier. Now the question is, how many votes will swing in 2012 by making that election a referendum on Bush also?


14 posted on 03/18/2009 11:41:14 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: RandyGH
Bush: Obama doing just fine

Full statement ...

President Bush said "Obama is doing just fine." The former President made this statement as he was stepping on board a never before seen craft that seemed to beckon another solar system.
15 posted on 03/18/2009 11:41:19 AM PDT by Scythian
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To: meandog
Enns said Bush told the audience that he expects Obama will do a “fantastic job” and that he will provide help and advice if Obama asks for it.

This is hysterical on so many different levels, I hardly even know where to begin.

16 posted on 03/18/2009 11:41:42 AM PDT by jpl (Help us Obambi Wan Kenobi, you're our only dope.)
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To: meandog

His legacy will show what Americans thought of him and his lack of character.


17 posted on 03/18/2009 11:41:43 AM PDT by Boucheau
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To: meandog

This is all third hand information, no direct quotes from President Bush. Believe what you will if you can believe the media. This article is crap.


18 posted on 03/18/2009 11:42:10 AM PDT by Merlinator (January 20. 2009, A National Day of Mourning)
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To: meandog

Hey George, shut the Hell up and go away. Both of you are AWFUL.


19 posted on 03/18/2009 11:42:15 AM PDT by chris37
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To: meandog

Oh good lawd... Here comes the chorus of old washroom bitties cackling about Bush making a classy statement...


20 posted on 03/18/2009 11:42:41 AM PDT by avacado
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To: meandog

Did he say POTUS or TOTUS (Teleprompter of the United States)(Thanks Rush) was doing just fine????


21 posted on 03/18/2009 11:42:54 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: meandog
Be a man, sentinal, not a backer of spineless jellyfish! Do something for your country like most "real conservatives." Get off your computer and see a recruiter.

Olddog, you're a traitor for voting for Jim Webb (and a liar to voot for trying to deny it). Way to stab people in the back. If there was medal for that, you could share it with Ho Chi Kerry.

22 posted on 03/18/2009 11:43:15 AM PDT by LdSentinal
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To: Merlinator

You read the article?


23 posted on 03/18/2009 11:43:32 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: meandog

Bush told the audience that he expects Obama will do a “fantastic job” and that he will provide help and advice if Obama asks for it....

Who is writing this crap?

Maybe Bush has borrowed OBozo’s teleprompter?


24 posted on 03/18/2009 11:43:37 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: avacado

I think they got trampled by the people rushing here to whine.


25 posted on 03/18/2009 11:44:21 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: meandog

What time-zone is Bush in?


26 posted on 03/18/2009 11:44:48 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: meandog
Bush's Mouth: "Obama is doing just fine"
[Bush's Thought balloon: Because at the rate he is going they'll be carving my face up on Mt. Rushmore in 2 years...]
27 posted on 03/18/2009 11:45:23 AM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Merlinator
This is all third hand information, no direct quotes from President Bush. Believe what you will if you can believe the media. This article is crap.

Apparently original story on Bloomberg.com (cannot post on FR because of complaint). I trust this source (Newsmax) however.

28 posted on 03/18/2009 11:45:37 AM PDT by meandog (The only "Bush" sounding surname worth a damn belongs to NASCAR's Kurt&Kyle Busch--not GEORGE!)
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To: El Cid

Behind the scenes he has got to be laughing!


29 posted on 03/18/2009 11:46:06 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: 1rudeboy

LOL!!!


30 posted on 03/18/2009 11:46:13 AM PDT by avacado
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To: meandog

Yeah, his support for Specter, our new “leader,” was real classy, too. Our party is in shambles.


31 posted on 03/18/2009 11:46:32 AM PDT by maggief
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To: meandog

Bush is just a little more competent than Obama.

Shut up George.


32 posted on 03/18/2009 11:46:57 AM PDT by dforest
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To: meandog
Bush: Obama Is Doing Just Fine

Just when it was becoming obvious that every mistake they made since TARP 1 is their own....They will use this statement against him again and again for the next year now.

33 posted on 03/18/2009 11:47:58 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: LdSentinal
Olddog, you're a traitor for voting for Jim Webb (and a liar to voot for trying to deny it). Way to stab people in the back. If there was medal for that, you could share it with Ho Chi Kerry.

And you're just a plain fool, little guy! And, if you were anywhere near where I was I teach you'd a bit of repect for your eleders.

34 posted on 03/18/2009 11:48:03 AM PDT by meandog (The only "Bush" sounding surname worth a damn belongs to NASCAR's Kurt&Kyle Busch--not GEORGE!)
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To: meandog
Seems more like Bush is putting the good of the nation above his own partisan feelings.

If Obama goes down big time, the country may very well go with him.

Besides, this sets a very good example for getting back to not bitching about what your replacement is doing, as X42 seemed to enjoy doing so much.

35 posted on 03/18/2009 11:48:11 AM PDT by El Sordo
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To: 1rudeboy

I read the article. Like I said its all third party he said she said. There were no direct quotes at all.
Its unfortunate how so many have so much time on their hands to bash President Bush. I guess you will all still be sitting with your thumbs up your a$$es, yelling it’s Bush’s fault in 2010 and 2012 instead of mobilizing and getting conservatives into influential offices.


36 posted on 03/18/2009 11:48:24 AM PDT by Merlinator (January 20. 2009, A National Day of Mourning)
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To: Incorrigible
I thought President Bush understood how to speak Southern. Shouldn’t he have said: “Obama’s doing fine; bless his heart”

No, actually, he really means it.

That's why W. was always Charlie Brown to the Democrat's Lucy.


37 posted on 03/18/2009 11:49:07 AM PDT by Polybius
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To: Incorrigible
Shouldn’t he have said: “Obama’s doing fine; bless his heart”

Agreed, however neither the Canadians nor many northern Americans would understand. In fact, my guess is there are a substantial of the elite who would consider it offensive...after all it *does* imply the existence of some sort of *gasp* God.

38 posted on 03/18/2009 11:49:31 AM PDT by FourPeas
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To: meandog
And you're just a plain fool, little guy! And, if you were anywhere near where I was I teach you'd a bit of repect for your eleders.

I'm sure you can. It doesn't change the fact you're a liar and voted for a raving liberal lunatic.

39 posted on 03/18/2009 11:49:39 AM PDT by LdSentinal
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To: Merlinator

It goes back to Bush being quoted in Canada yesterday that he wanted Obama to succeed. The perpetually-aggrieved think that he should’ve slit a rooster’s throat, drank the blood, and cursed him instead.


40 posted on 03/18/2009 11:50:16 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: meandog
I don't know...If I were a die-hard Leftist Obama supporter, the last thing I would want to hear is that Bush thought Obama was doing a fine job. ;)
41 posted on 03/18/2009 11:50:26 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("If you cannot pick it up and run with it, you don't really own it." -- Robert Heinlein)
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To: El Cid

President Bush knows Obama will end up making his own administration look good.


42 posted on 03/18/2009 11:50:34 AM PDT by griswold3 (a good story is more compelling than the search for truth)
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To: meandog
Heck of a job, Brownie!

Oh, wait a minute...


43 posted on 03/18/2009 11:50:35 AM PDT by gridlock (The wheels on O's bus go thump thump thump!)
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To: meandog

Wow, what a thick skin he has. After the daily trashing from the obamanauts, I think he would come out swinging.


44 posted on 03/18/2009 11:52:23 AM PDT by stratboy
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To: meandog

Bush is trying to save his behind by NOT saying anything derrogatory or inflaming. He knows Obama and Congress has threatened to go after him on war crimes and could do it...and they have gotten to him. That’s my take on this crap. One day he will write a book about it but maybe by having Cheney do the talking at LEAST he’s trying to get the message out on Obama!


45 posted on 03/18/2009 11:54:02 AM PDT by IndianPrincessOK (Well.......we're still here! I survived, you survived. Is this a dream or a nightmare?)
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To: gridlock

Hahahahahaha..could you imagine?


46 posted on 03/18/2009 11:55:27 AM PDT by SueRae
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To: meandog

He has more allegiance to his fellow elitists than he does conservatives...

Bush was not a conservative...how will the Bushbots on this board explain this??????


47 posted on 03/18/2009 11:56:11 AM PDT by teg_76
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To: meandog

“You’re doing a heckuva job, Brownie!”

/I can’t believe I typed that, I can’t resist the low-hanging fruit


48 posted on 03/18/2009 11:56:24 AM PDT by Unlikely Hero ("Time is a wonderful teacher; unfortunately, it kills all its pupils." --Berlioz)
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To: meandog

All FReeper Bushbots should be forced to read just what their hero the zero supporter is saying.

SCREW BUSH, and heck McCain and all RINO’s.


49 posted on 03/18/2009 11:56:42 AM PDT by stockpirate (A people unwilling to use extreme violence to preserve liberty, deserves the tyrant that rules them.)
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To: meandog

Look, I hated it every time a former president ... i.e. that jerk Carter and sometimes Clinton....criticized the current one....so....I think this is ok - besides Bush knows we all know the truth.


50 posted on 03/18/2009 11:56:45 AM PDT by Aria ( "The US republic will endure until Congress discovers it can bribe the public with the people's $.")
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