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Happy Birthday George W.
Townhall.com ^ | July 6, 2014 | Sarah Jean Seman

Posted on 07/06/2014 3:38:31 PM PDT by Kaslin

Our nation, this generation, will lift the dark threat of violence from our people and our future. We will rally the world to this cause by our efforts, by our courage. We will not tire, we will not falter and we will not fail. - George W. Bush Sept. 20, 2001.

Today is George W. Bush's 68th birthday. A man who, according to his father, "faced the greatest challenge of any president since Abraham Lincoln.”

Happy Birthday, President George W. Bush. Great to visit the @GWBLibrary earlier this year! pic.twitter.com/6u3f12FF1T — Mike Bloomberg (@MikeBloomberg) July 6, 2014

His presidency will be forever scared by the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and the Iraq War. The media loved to label the Texan as uncouth and uneducated. There is even a Wikipedia page called "Bushism," which is dedicated to his unique use of the English language.

Just last week, however, Americans began to realize Bush might not have been all that bad. A Quinnipiac University National Poll found that more people now dislike President Obama than Bush.

President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II, 33 percent of American voters say in a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today. Another 28 percent pick President George W. Bush.

Obama has been a better president than George W. Bush, 39 percent of voters say, while 40 percent say he is worse. Men say 43 - 36 percent that Obama is worse than Bush while women say 42 - 38 percent he is better. Obama is worse, Republicans say 79 - 7 percent and independent voters say 41 - 31 percent. Democrats say 78 - 4 percent that he is better.

The results must come as somewhat of a surprise to Bush and Obama as well. Happy Birthday, George W.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: birthdays; bush43; georgewbush; happybirthday; president

1 posted on 07/06/2014 3:38:31 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Happy Birthday! Boy do I miss you!


2 posted on 07/06/2014 3:39:40 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Biggirl

I miss him, too.


3 posted on 07/06/2014 3:45:35 PM PDT by madison10
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To: madison10

I miss his respect for the military, and the men and women in it.


4 posted on 07/06/2014 3:49:57 PM PDT by gigster (Cogito, Ergo, Ronaldus Magnus Conservatus)
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To: Kaslin
His presidency will be forever scared by the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and the Iraq War.

Scared?? or Scarred?

5 posted on 07/06/2014 3:50:31 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: Kaslin
A great person, and an almost great President. During a time of crisis he was good, but he could have been GREAT. So many, many missed opportunities.

The BS that is going on at the boarder is largely his fault. After September 11 and the country's panic over terrorist, sealing the boarder would have been completely acceptable.

And we won't even talk about the Department of Homeland Security!

And I voted for him five times (three as Governor and two as President). Still a million times better than the current idiot, but not what he could have been.

6 posted on 07/06/2014 3:58:48 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name (\w)
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To: Kaslin

Last American president


7 posted on 07/06/2014 4:01:25 PM PDT by Samurai_Jack (ride out and confront the evil!)
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To: Kaslin

Unfortunately he is a Bush, and his true allegiance is to the New World Order.


8 posted on 07/06/2014 4:05:44 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: gigster
I miss his respect for the military, and the men and women in it.

As do I. But damn little else.

9 posted on 07/06/2014 4:11:45 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Kaslin

GW Bush omly pissed me off a few times per year byt Obama pisses me off several times per day.


10 posted on 07/06/2014 4:12:14 PM PDT by america-rules
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To: Kaslin
Conservatives should not look sentimentally on the Bush presidencies. Bush 1's ineptness brought us Bill Clinton. Bush 2's ineptness brought us Barack Obama.

Both increased government and government spending significantly and involved us in foreign wars that were for naught. Bush 2 even started the practice of celebrating Ramadan in the White House while lecturing Christians about tolerance (which we invented, by the way). Both men pulled a "fast one" on conservatives...
11 posted on 07/06/2014 4:15:37 PM PDT by Jan_Sobieski (Sanctification)
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To: Biggirl

So do I.


12 posted on 07/06/2014 4:19:58 PM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

a good man. i didn’t agree with a lot of his policies, and still don’t, but i respect him and i do miss him. an honest man and a first LADY between a pair of grifters,their unlady-like spouses, and their spawns of satan.


13 posted on 07/06/2014 4:26:40 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (we shouldn't fear the government. the government should fear us.)
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To: Kaslin
I long for the days when I could salute the POTUS with ALL my fingers....

Not this Marxist, Mooslim, Kenyan, Steaming Pant Load

14 posted on 07/06/2014 4:56:41 PM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Kaslin

Miss you. Big time.


15 posted on 07/06/2014 5:01:08 PM PDT by sasquatch
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To: Kaslin

GWB’s legacy: “He was better then Obama!”

Big freakin’ deal.


16 posted on 07/06/2014 5:02:26 PM PDT by HalfIrish
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To: Kaslin

I wish him the best on his birthday. I think he’s a decent man. His record is mixed. On government spending, he was a failure.


17 posted on 07/06/2014 5:11:26 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Biggirl; All

I am willing to say happy birthday. I don’t miss him at all. He proposed amnesty for millions and a more open border policy within months of the 9-11 attacks. He allowed us to get bogged down in nation building rather than winning, kicking the ever loving out of the enemy and going home, he spent as much if not more than other presidents and lots of it on stupid stuff....including no child left behind.

I do not like the current occupant of 1600 but that doesn’t change the fact the overall W was a lousy president


18 posted on 07/06/2014 5:25:18 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Kaslin

Meh


19 posted on 07/06/2014 5:53:35 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

All of the problems we are having at the border today, goes back to GWB. I’ll never forget him calling those who want to secure the border “Vigilantes.” He’s the reason why Republicans lost Congress in 2006 and why Obama is President now.


20 posted on 07/06/2014 5:54:49 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Kaslin; PresidentBush

Happy Birthday!


21 posted on 07/06/2014 6:01:09 PM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
Preston Bush was as corrupt as Joseph P. Kennedy.
22 posted on 07/06/2014 6:02:12 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
I meant Prescott Bush was as corrupt as Joseph P. Kennedy.
23 posted on 07/06/2014 6:03:31 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Kaslin.


24 posted on 07/06/2014 6:14:23 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Kaslin

People for some reason are desperate to say nice thing about him but mostly all they can come up with is - he’s a really nice guy, his wife is charming, at least he’s better then Obama.

I can’t think of anything either.


25 posted on 07/06/2014 6:38:43 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Jan_Sobieski
Bush 1's ineptness brought us Bill Clinton. Bush 2's ineptness brought us Barack Obama.

Ross Perot brought us Bill Clinton.

Affirmative action brought us Barack Obama; Bush could have been the avatar of Reagan, and Obama would still have beaten McCain.

26 posted on 07/06/2014 6:39:28 PM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: Jan_Sobieski

The unpopular GWB also declared that gay place in NYC in 1969 - I’ve forgotten its name — a national historic site.


27 posted on 07/06/2014 7:05:52 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: Theodore R.

The Stonewall Bar.


28 posted on 07/06/2014 7:10:23 PM PDT by Publius ("Who is John Galt?" by Billthedrill and Publius now available at Amazon.)
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To: chajin
Nope. Mike Ditka gave us this POS.
29 posted on 07/06/2014 7:51:59 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: Kaslin

Happy Birthday President W. Miss you.


30 posted on 07/06/2014 8:17:49 PM PDT by make no mistake
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To: Kaslin

He cares about people, respects and appreciates our military, and loves and tries to do what he believed was best for the country (not to aggrandize himself). I didn’t always agree with his conclusions, but I’ll take a good, honest man any day over the Clintons and the Obamas. I sure miss him.

Happy birthday President Bush, and many more.


31 posted on 07/06/2014 9:27:28 PM PDT by Wicket (1 Peter 3:15 , Romans 5:5-8)
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To: Kaslin
The best president the House of Saud ever owned.

(and a stammering amnesty pimp to us)

32 posted on 07/06/2014 9:43:13 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Samurai_Jack
Last American president

Reagan earned that honor. Da Bushes & their adopted son Billy Jeff Clinton set us up for the abuses Obama has been able to inflict. W and his crew made putting GOP-E in power a priority. He loathed conservatives. GOP-E = DEM-E meaning DEM Enablers.

The GOP should have primaried him out in 2004. Da Bushes did us a lot of harm. Worse than that W instead of fixing what was wrong using a two house majority expanded federal agencies and their powers to be used against us. How can anyone respect a Republican who said he and Al Gore were not far apart on most issues? Move da Bushes to Juarez and let them be among friends.

33 posted on 07/06/2014 10:05:14 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: Wicket

Yes he does and I miss him and Laura also


34 posted on 07/07/2014 4:46:21 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin
Sure Bush Junior had awful communication skills, even when pimping for open borders and Amnesty. But he wasn't entirely "tongue-tied"


35 posted on 07/07/2014 9:00:39 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: cva66snipe
Move da Bushes to Juarez and let them be among friends.

Perfect.

36 posted on 07/07/2014 9:02:28 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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