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A Month in the life of George W. Bush (News and many Photos) September 2005
georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news ^ | September 5, 2010

Posted on 09/05/2010 5:29:14 PM PDT by Kaslin

The month of September 2005 was a very busy month for President Bush after Katrina came on land at the Gulf coast and damaged the area. We see President Bush and First Lady Laura visiting New Orleans and other affected areas in Louisiana and Mississippi to comfort the victims of the hurricane and bring aid
The country lost Chief Justice William Renquist who passed away on September 3, 2005
President Bush nominated Judge Roberts to become the next Chief Supreme Court Justice. On September 29th Justice Roberts was sworn in as the 20th? Supreme Court Chief Justice.
President Bush remembered 9/11 heroes at a Medal of Valor ceremony. He also met with several foreign leaders and addressed the Useless Nations
For the quote of the month I have chosen President Bush’s Remarks which he gave at the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance Service on September 16, 2005


Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island




TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bush; georgewbush; monthinthelife; presbush
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To: pattyvita

Thanks for posting the pictures and the link to the video. I watched the game on the Nashville Fox station. I could not see where the ball hit because they moved the camera away so quick, but Fox and Friends replayed it this morning. I was glad President Bush was there I knew he would bring them luck


2,301 posted on 10/24/2011 1:22:53 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: pattyvita
Thank you, patty!

I missed it. Hubby set to autotune but it must have been thrown before 5pm.

He looks rested and well! Thanks again!

2,302 posted on 10/24/2011 2:08:44 PM PDT by oldteen
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To: DrDeb; ohioWfan; DollyCali; Kaslin; dmd25; NordP; STARWISE; LUV W; 4integrity; baseballmom; ...
Fabulous photos from last night...enjoy!


2,303 posted on 10/24/2011 4:03:29 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: DrDeb; ohioWfan; DollyCali; Kaslin; dmd25; NordP; STARWISE; LUV W; 4integrity; baseballmom; ...


2,304 posted on 10/24/2011 4:06:17 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: DrDeb; ohioWfan; DollyCali; Kaslin; dmd25; NordP; STARWISE; LUV W; 4integrity; baseballmom; ...

There’s Barbara and Jenna cheering on for their dad and their team!


2,305 posted on 10/24/2011 4:07:55 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: pattyvita

Thank you


2,306 posted on 10/24/2011 4:25:07 PM PDT by angcat (NEW YORK YANKEES!)
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To: pattyvita

absolutely wonderful pix Patty.. thanks so much for sharing and for the ping


2,307 posted on 10/24/2011 4:27:45 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is... tell your storm how BIG your God is!)
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To: pattyvita
LOVE the pictures and the video. GWB looks great. I loved seeing Laura in the Texas jacket---we rarely see her dressed that casually.

Thanks so much!

2,308 posted on 10/24/2011 4:46:37 PM PDT by dmd25 (Thank you President Bush!)
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To: pattyvita
Fabulous photos!

Thank you, pattyvita!!!

2,309 posted on 10/24/2011 4:47:29 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! Compiling New Sarah Ping List. Let me know if you want on it.)
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To: pattyvita

Awesome pictures...and for me, it was THE highlight of a very good Ranger win. LOL!

Thanks for being on top of things and sharing your pictures with us!


2,310 posted on 10/24/2011 5:40:32 PM PDT by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: pattyvita; DrDeb; dmd25; LUV W; NordP; baseballmom; STARWISE; Kaslin; All
"Fabulous" doesn't even BEGIN to describe these photos, patty!

Thank you SO much for posting them for us.

The pitch was great (he sure hasn't lost his arm!), the catch not so very much. ;*) Poor Nolan! W probably won't ever let him live it down!

Thanks again for your yeoman's work to keep us up to speed on what OUR President is doing!

2,311 posted on 10/24/2011 6:04:25 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: onyx

Hi, onyx, my long lost FRiend! :)


2,312 posted on 10/24/2011 6:05:36 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: pattyvita

I see our President is right in with fashion vogue...ha! ‘Orange’ shirt.. and it is the color of the year.

Nice shots Patty...always appreciate them.


2,313 posted on 10/24/2011 6:28:26 PM PDT by caww
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To: pattyvita

Thanks for posting the video! (((HUGS)))


2,314 posted on 10/24/2011 6:53:52 PM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: pattyvita

Thank you for the wonderful new pictures of President Bush throwing the ball in the World Series. I loved the video, too. Thanks so much for all your hard work, Patty!!!!


2,315 posted on 10/24/2011 7:47:39 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: pattyvita

Great, Great pictures. Thanks for posting the pix and the links. I just loved the ovations our W rec’d from the crowd.


2,316 posted on 10/24/2011 8:59:11 PM PDT by baseballmom (Philadelphia Phillies - 2011 NL East Champions)
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To: pattyvita; Kaslin; dmd25; onyx; DrDeb; ohioWfan; silent_jonny; NordP; 4integrity; LUV W; ...

Thanks SO much, patty, for the great pics and video

The comments are just about as heartwarming. Sniff ...

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2011/10/crowd-roars-as-george-w-bush-throws-out-first-pitch-at-world-series-video/


2,317 posted on 10/24/2011 10:19:07 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Thanks for the ping and the link. President Bush must be so proud of his Rangers. Just one more win and they will bring the trophy home


2,318 posted on 10/25/2011 5:35:11 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: pattyvita

Wonderful photos, Patty. Did my heart good to wake up and see them this morning. Also, the roar of that crowd really will make this day for me. At least there’s some people in this world who know a quality human being when they see one. :)


2,319 posted on 10/25/2011 7:41:11 AM PDT by Wolfstar
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To: Kaslin; angcat; DollyCali; dmd25; onyx; LUV W; ohioWfan; caww; left that other site; jaycee; ...

Thanks everyone for all your nice comments. Having President Bush throw out the first pitch on Sunday was exactly what the Texas Rangers needed to give themselves a confidence booster and it has worked thus far!

Seeing him walk out to the mound to deafening cheers sent shivers down my spine...just priceless. There are few people like him who can whip up such an enthusiastic and heartwarming response. And I believe that’s why so many people miss having a President who is humble, patriotic and loves this country over petty politics.


2,320 posted on 10/25/2011 5:35:32 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: pattyvita

he looks positively WONDERFUL — fit, rested and enjoying his well-earned retirement.


2,321 posted on 10/25/2011 5:57:09 PM PDT by StarFan
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To: pattyvita

he looks positively WONDERFUL — fit, rested and enjoying his well-earned retirement.


2,322 posted on 10/25/2011 5:57:17 PM PDT by StarFan
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To: pattyvita

How I miss that man! The troops are at risk and our very country is not as safe without him at the helm.

He does love him some baseball and you can tell he is having the best time there!


2,323 posted on 10/25/2011 6:18:55 PM PDT by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: pattyvita

People are sure learning you have no idea of what you have until it’gone!! Wish he could run another time!


2,324 posted on 10/26/2011 8:14:34 AM PDT by Jewels1091
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To: DrDeb; ohioWfan; DollyCali; Kaslin; dmd25; NordP; STARWISE; LUV W; 4integrity; baseballmom; ...
Just discovered this terrific interview by Timothy Goeglein, who was President Bush’s Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison in the White House. He just wrote a book called, “The Man in the Middle” about why most of Bush’s decisions were made for the greater good and debunks the myth that the President’s “compassionate conservatism” lead to the expansion of big government.

Read the interview here:

Reconsidering Bush’s “Compassionate” Conservatism

If you’d like to order the book, click on this link to Amazon:

The Man in the Middle: An Inside Account of Faith and Politics in the George W. Bush Era

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Here’s an excerpt where Timothy talks about resigning from a plagiarism scandal and how the President forgave him and showed concern for him and his family. It’s pretty touching!

So surely this, I thought, would be the woodshed moment, and again I completely deserved it. I expected other people to be there, but when I got to the Oval Office the only other person there was the executive assistant. I thought I must have come on the wrong day—but the President called me in. I thought: This is going to be really bad. I went in and closed the door.

I turned to him to apologize, but barely got the words out before he looked me in the eyes and said, “Tim, I forgive you.” To say I was stunned would be an understatement. I tried again to apologize, but he wouldn’t let me. He said, “Tim, I’ve known grace and mercy in my life. I’m extending it to you. You’re forgiven.”

I said, “You should have thrown me into Pennsylvania Avenue.” Again he said, “My friend, you’re forgiven. We can talk about all of this, or we can talk about the last eight years.”

As I turned to head out, though, he said, “I want you to bring your wife and boys here, so I can tell them what a great job you’ve done.”

I was stunned and speechless. The leader of the free world, the most powerful man on earth, wanted to affirm me before my wife and children. Sure enough, my wife and boys came, the President gave them a great amount of time in the Oval Office and gave them gifts.

2,325 posted on 10/30/2011 12:13:38 PM PDT by pattyvita
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This photo was just published a few days ago. I don't know when it was taken, perhaps while President Bush was still in office or after he left office. But nevertheless, it is very moving to see him greet and hug the troops as they are on their way to fly out for deployment or going back home. Once again it just proves that he is a truly caring and good-hearted man.


2,326 posted on 10/30/2011 12:23:06 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: pattyvita
First of all thanks for posting the photo, which was probably taken during President Bush's first term. The US military changed over the BDUs that are shown in the photo to the digital ACUs like this

in October 2007

2,327 posted on 10/30/2011 1:24:11 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: pattyvita

Handsome as ever and the Bush girls just get more and more beautiful. So glad I caught this thread. His heart must be breaking over the frightening condition our country is in. How Blessed were we to have him as our President for 8 years—what an honor!


2,328 posted on 10/30/2011 1:32:36 PM PDT by GoldwaterChick
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To: pattyvita
Hi patty! I love this photo--and remember it from the time. (Our amazing Dose posters didn't miss many photos back in those good old days!)

My recollection is that GWB might have been in Maine and found out that that plane was stopping on its way to Iraq and asked to greet the troops. (Someone correct me if you remember otherwise.)

Can you imagine their amazement and delight? You are right, GWB is a truly caring and good-hearted man.

2,329 posted on 10/30/2011 3:12:13 PM PDT by dmd25 (Thank you President Bush!)
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To: pattyvita

Oh my heart!....now that’s a tear-jerker Patty!


2,330 posted on 10/30/2011 4:15:35 PM PDT by caww
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To: pattyvita

That photo was taken while GWB was still in office. He was greeting troops on their way to Iraq. It is, indeed, a very moving photo.


2,331 posted on 10/30/2011 4:19:12 PM PDT by Wolfstar
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To: pattyvita
He just wrote a book called, “The Man in the Middle” about why most of Bush’s decisions were made for the greater good and debunks the myth that the President’s “compassionate conservatism” lead to the expansion of big government.

The way so many on the Right viciously turned on GWB less than a year after his reelection is why I've largely given up on politics.

I'm a political conservative, but no longer consider myself part of the modern conservative movement. I know that might be hard to understand, but basically it means I'm now an independent who has little patience for rabid ideologues and demagogues on either the Left or Right.

2,332 posted on 10/30/2011 4:26:03 PM PDT by Wolfstar
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To: pattyvita

That’s the way he rolls! God love ‘em!


2,333 posted on 10/30/2011 4:53:46 PM PDT by NordP (Common Sense ConservaTEAves - Love of Country, Less Govt, Stop Spending, No Govt Run Health Care!!!)
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To: GoldwaterChick

Thank you. I feel the same way. I wonder if President Bush has ever wanted to speak out on the declining state the country is in right now. It’s got to be eating him up inside. But he’s got too much class and he’ll never do it even though we’d like for him to rip Obama into shreds!


2,334 posted on 10/31/2011 1:47:23 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: Kaslin; dmd25; caww; Wolfstar; NordP

Lovely, isn’t it? Too bad so many people don’t get to see this side of President Bush with his acts of kindness and warm gestures. The public has been forced-fed this distorted perception from the media and the left that he’s a cold, rotten war criminal, blah, blah, blah...

If people ever got the chance to meet GWB in person and see that he is a genuinely nice person, then their view of him would change completely for sure!

Thanks Kaslin, dmd25, and Wolfstar for your helpful info. This was the first time I ever saw that photo as it was popped up in Twitter and Facebook on Friday. Had a feeling that it was taken while he was still in office so I’m glad you guys remembered it from long ago! :)


2,335 posted on 10/31/2011 2:00:06 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: Wolfstar

You’re so right Wolfstar. I, too can’t stand the purist Right who felt President Bush didn’t live up to their standards and tore him down at every chance they could get. I’m sick of hearing complaints from them like, because of his reckless spending and his incompetence, Bush was responsible for electing Obama into office.

To me these so-called radical “Right” are just as bad as the left-wing Democrats, if not worse! I can’t relate to them nor do I want to be associated with them at all!


2,336 posted on 10/31/2011 2:09:52 PM PDT by pattyvita
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Well, look at that, congrats to the Bush women for a well-deserved honor. Condi Rice will present them the Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year award in NYC next Monday Nov. 7! Check out the gorgeous photo of Laura and the girls!

Laura Bush, daughters among 'Glamour' Women of the Year

USA Today blog

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There’s also full in-depth article on Laura, Barbara and Jenna’s tireless humanitarian work on women, children and global health at Glamour.com. Unfortunately, I can’t post a link to the article because Glamour is part of the Conde Nast publication and FR does not allow links to any Conde Nast articles. So please Google this title and you’ll find it right away:

"Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, Jenna Bush Hager: The Generations Award" at Glamour.com

2,337 posted on 11/01/2011 4:35:22 PM PDT by pattyvita
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Speaking of the Bush women, last Monday October 24, 2011, they, along with GWB, attended the Global Financial Leadership Conference (GFLC) at the Ritz Carlton resort in Naples, Florida. It’s pretty rare to see the four of them together on the same stage so this was quite extraordinary and special. The photos just got released yesterday so here they are!

Pres. Bush was the keynote speaker at GFLC’s general session in the afternoon.

2,338 posted on 11/01/2011 4:37:51 PM PDT by pattyvita
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Later in the evening, GW, Laura, Barbara and Jenna were the main attraction at the SFO’s American Hero Series Gala dinner which was sponsored by GFLC. Look at the girls work the crowd like seasoned politicians! Probably learned that from their parents! :)


2,339 posted on 11/01/2011 4:39:09 PM PDT by pattyvita
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The Bushes on stage at the SFO’s American Hero Series Gala. Very impressive and awesome!


2,340 posted on 11/01/2011 4:40:07 PM PDT by pattyvita
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The lighthearted and fun interaction between them just shows you how much they love each other and their bond is unbreakable. There’s no backstabbing, jealousy, greed, addiction, rivalry or resentment with the Bushes like so many of those things that have divided and tore apart other prominent famous families! They’re like the regular family from next door!


2,341 posted on 11/01/2011 4:41:14 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: pattyvita

Thank you for the new and wonderful pictures, Patty. What a terrific family we have here! Appreciate you sharing with us.


2,342 posted on 11/01/2011 6:19:09 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: pattyvita

pattyvita, you are awesome! Thank you for finding and posting these wonderful pictures. Would have loved to be at the Conference. How terrific to see the entire Bush family in one place.


2,343 posted on 11/01/2011 6:57:29 PM PDT by 4integrity
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To: Kaslin
I just finished reading the autobiography of the man who designed those uniforms for Marines who had lost their hands or an arm in Iraq or Afghanistan. He talked to the men who had been injured, and they said they wanted to be able to dress themselves, so he came up with the band that includes Velcro closures.

His name is Vittorio Palumbo, now retired from his job as a tailor for the US Military, for many years, and specifically, in the final years, for the U.S. Marines. He is an Italian immigrant who arrived in the US in the mid-50s after having grown up in Mussolini's Italy. The book is "Italian Days, Arabian Nights", and deals with the family being part of plans to populate the area Mussolini considered Italy's Fourth Shore, in Libya. It is a fascinating book!

2,344 posted on 11/01/2011 7:16:40 PM PDT by SuziQ
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Great photos just posted on Pres. Bush's Facebook page. All from the GWB Institute's Voices of Freedom luncheon yesterday:

Bob Fu of China Aid Association presented President and Mrs. Bush with hand-copied bible pages from Chinese Prisoners which will be included in the George W. Bush Institute's Freedom Collection.

President Bush with Secretary General of the European People's Party, Antonio López-Istúriz White; Former President of the Government of Spain, His Excellency José María Aznar López; and former Cuban political prisoners Normando Hernández González, Regis Iglesias Ramírez, and Dr. José Luís García Paneque.

President Bush speaks at the George W. Bush Institute's Voices of Freedom Luncheon on November 1, 2011 in Irving, Texas.

2,345 posted on 11/02/2011 5:05:23 PM PDT by pattyvita
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Mrs. Laura W. Bush speaks at the George W. Bush Institute's Voices of Freedom Luncheon on November 1, 2011 in Irving, Texas.

2,346 posted on 11/02/2011 5:07:23 PM PDT by pattyvita
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To: pattyvita

Thanks for the great pictures! I am a friend on his FB page, but the posts get lost in the other less important stuff. :)


2,347 posted on 11/02/2011 6:13:15 PM PDT by LUV W (This tagline reserved for a hero.......)
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To: pattyvita

Thank you for the ping and all the new pix, Patty. Sanity Island is alive and well! :) (Oh, how it is needed!)


2,348 posted on 11/02/2011 6:14:44 PM PDT by oldteen
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To: pattyvita
GREAT pictures. I love seeing GWB with these dear people who have fought and suffered for freedom. You know they are very close to his heart.

I think he will treasure those hand-copied Bible pages. Wow.

Laura looks lovely, as always.

Thanks again, patty!

2,349 posted on 11/02/2011 6:21:58 PM PDT by dmd25 (Thank you President Bush!)
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To: pattyvita

Thank you for these wondrerful photos, pattyvita. Somehow I got dropped off this list earlier so I have a lot of catching up to do, Just went thru a very tough 45 minutes here. I’m looking forward to seeing the photos of this incredible famly.


2,350 posted on 11/02/2011 6:46:09 PM PDT by GoldwaterChick
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