Skip to comments.STATE OF THE UNION -- 2005 [Live Thread]
Posted on 02/02/2005 3:43:44 PM PST by Timeout
The pre-spin: Bush will spend about 1/2 the speech on foreign policy, 1/2 on domestic, with heavy emphasis on Social Security reform. It's said he will provide a detailed tutorial on the SS system and its problems with a few details on his personal accounts proposal.
Laura's guests are said to be an Afghan voter and an Iraqi voter (too bad there's no Ukrainian wearing an orange hat!).
Should we start a drinking game on how many times the pool camera swings to Hillary? Hmmm. Probably not...it would likely hamper out typing ability.
Word on the blogs has it that the closing part of the speech is a hum-dinger. Set your VCR's.
Report here on outrageous MediaCrat spin before AND after the SOTU. Pictures and screen caps welcome.
Agreed, THANK YOU GOD, THANK YOU OHIO!
"I have no respect for any people that stand by for *decades* under brutal oppression and tyranny, waiting for someone else to come in and fight their fight."
Battered wife syndrome. Now grow up.
haha.......ok, lay off poor Peggy now....she got the message I think.......
You could hear a THUNK sound in the next room, like a small hammer hitting a coconut.
Nefertiti was MUCH better behaved around the Majestic and Regal Anubis from then on. LOL
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is greeted on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005 as she arrives for President Bush's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress . (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
First lady Laura Bush is applauded on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Feb.2,2005 as she arrives for President Bush's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. Washington Mayor Anthony Williams is second from left. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
U.S. President George W. Bush delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber in Washington February 2, 2005. President Bush told Americans in the State of the Union speech that Social Security must be changed to save it from financial ruin and that U.S. troops will stay in Iraq until the country's emerging government can defend itself. REUTERS/Larry Downing
U.S. President George W. Bush pauses as Vice President Dick Cheney and House Speaker Dennis Hastert applaud at the start of the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 2, 2005. Photo by Pool/Reuters
President Bush gestures at the podium while delivering the State of the Union address Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
U.S. President George W. Bush delivers his State of the Union address in the House Chamber in Washington February 2, 2005. President Bush told Americans in the State of the Union speech that Social Security must be changed to save it from financial ruin, and that U.S. troops will stay in Iraq until the country's emerging government can defend itself. REUTERS/Jason Reed
don't you just wanna smack Sheila Jackson Lee? I do
oooowweeeee, it's gonna be tough for the dems to rebutt this. They are going to look so petty.
It's ok. You're human. It's all good.
W just finished his speech, and the camera flashed to Laura, who looked like she hasn't stopped crying since the parents were honored.
Wow x a million. I'm just floored.
Let's rock and roll.
Or, if we're really lucky, Chapaquiddik, alone this time.
Someone beat Sheila Jackson-Lee with a camera....Please...
"First in War, First in Peace, First in the Hearts of his Countrymen."
so proud of President Bush !
I sure to love that man....
may God bless he and Laura to the fullest
If this doesn't show any doubters why the President's critics are so small and petty then nothing will. The Norwoods...just damn.
Brit Hume just mentioned it also. He sounds like he's slightly mushy.
It was a team effort.
America and Iraq has shed a lot of blood. The Iraqi's risked their lives to stand down the terrorists. They could have left our soldiers and our leadership hanging by not coming out to vote.
They did and are doing their part.
I wouldn't know, we proudly watch nothing but Fox News.
I'll never forget that - ever. I'm sure there are thousands of Iraqis who wish they could hug the mothers and fathers of our men who have died.
Brought on more tears here when I heard that.
looking petty never stopped them before
Evil or WEASEL?
smack SJL? yup I do
NCarolina has its own axis of evil. Various members, depending who you consider to be "insurgents".
DID YOU SEE THAT BIG KISS FOR LIEBERMAN!!! Someone get a copy of that picture up. ALL the other Democrat should be JEALOUS!!!
Well, I am cry baby...
so I like cryers.
POTUS nand his Dad tear-up easily too,
but they're SINCERE, unlike Clinton.
Oh, Sheiffer is saying this is the best
(one of) the best DELIVERED speeches POTUS
has ever made....
Yes, Mr. Sheiffer, you're right, for once.
"Don't betray the family Joe."
I can only go by what he says... "equal footing side by side."
The fastest way to disable a terrorist regime is to cut off the money supply, not give them more money.
He could have made it sound like there will be more effort to elevate Israel's status to America to counterbalance that BS, but he didn't.
He's my President. He gave an excellent speech tonight and nailed the Dems, but after all that hard work for that lip service... feels like a knife in the heart.
Yes. The very best speech I've ever heard from George W. Bush. Ever.
Brit Hume just said that, too, mo...that the mother gave her son's dog tags to the Iraqi lady...leader of an Iraqi Women's group (I forget what he said).
A darn good one to be sure...
I gotta go with Reagan at the Wall and Reagan at Normandy as my two favorite.
I missed everything as I was at work.Is there a photo or mpeg of this ?
you are so right......the Dems rebuttal is gonna look totally pathetic after that speech.......they will look weak and whiny.....good
What an act to follow! (not an act, but you all know what I mean) Pelosi and Reid are going to be stumbling over themselves trying to make whatever they have to say sound relevant.
In the future, he will rank with Reagan.
Be Seeing You,
LMAO , Harry Reid must need depends. Boy did I cry when those two women hugged.
With, or without the tripod attached?
The Purple Revolution.
This was one for the ages.
I totally agree.
I think that the only other speech taht I can think of that comes close is the one on sept 20, 2001, and also his speech at the RNC in 2004. But WOWOWOWOWOWO was this a great speech.
*sigh* I am so glad to be an American and a Bush Babe!!
Wow, I am proud to say I just cried three times during his speech. The last times being when the marine's mom hugged the Iraqi woman. Wow, I am so proud to be alive at this time in our country's history.
You're lucky; I've been getting Freepmails all through the speech telling me NOT to reply to the people on this thread who are telling lies about Bush's immigration program.
I'm suppose to just let them say whatever they want, unchallenged.
And from someone who has worked against Bush from day one.
Why is S.J. Lee STILL in office????