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  • Happy Birthday: Elder Bush ready for latest skydive

    06/12/2009 4:11:03 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 7 replies · 613+ views
    bizjournals ^ | June 11, 2009, | Greg Barr
    President George H.W. Bush is set to soar through the heavens yet again. The octogenarian former Commander-in-Chief and 41st U.S. president will strap on a parachute for a tandem skydive June 12 to celebrate his 85th birthday. Bush will leap out of an aircraft with the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights parachute team in the skies above Kennebunkport, Maine, joined by Robin Meade, a news anchor with HLN, the cable news channel affiliated with CNN formerly known as Headline News.
  • Caption George H.W. Bush Skydiving

    06/12/2009 2:53:46 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 45 replies · 1,610+ views
    Former President George H. W. Bush rides tandem with Sgt. Michael Elliott of the Army Golden Knights parachute team as he celebrates his 85th birthday with a parachute jump, Friday, June 12, 2009, over Kennebunkport, Maine. Former President George W. Bush, left, and his wife, Laura, wave to spectators before watching his father, former President George H. W. Bush make a parachute jump to celebrates his 85th birthday, Friday, June 12, 2009, in Kennebunkport, Maine.
  • George W. Bush: Happy Birthday, Dad

    06/12/2009 8:08:59 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 33 replies · 1,513+ views
    POV Magazine ^ | 6/12/09
    I've lived with being "George Bush's son" all my life. Growing up, I probably didn't want to be like him. Today it's ironic that much of my career parallels his. He went to Yale. I went to Yale. He was a Navy pilot. I flew F-102s in the Texas Air National Guard. I like to say I've inherited half of his friends and all of his enemies. Of course, there will be some who will prejudge me, but that's OK: I don't expect to get all of the votes anyway. Being George Bush's son is a tremendous plus. The greatest...
  • At 85, ex-president plans parachute jump in Maine

    06/09/2009 4:00:45 PM PDT · by Dubya · 59 replies · 2,956+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | The Associated Press
    KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- Former President George H.W. Bush plans to celebrate his 85th birthday Friday by making a parachute jump in Maine, where he has his summer home.
  • Headline News' Robin Meade To Tandem Jump With George H.W. Bush For His 85th Birthday

    06/09/2009 5:22:12 PM PDT · by lewisglad · 26 replies · 3,901+ views
    Chatterbox ^ | June 9, 2009
    — George H.W. Bush is going to celebrate his 85th birthday Friday in style. Bush Sr., is a veteran skydiver has made some tough jumps especially as a 20-year-old Navy pilot in World War II when he was shot down over the Pacific. But the sky dive he will make on his birthday should be a lot more fun with Headline News anchor Robin Meade strapped to him for a tandem jump. I guess this will be George’s ‘Private Stimulus Package.’ In return Meade will get to interview Bush Sr. before they make the jump. “It is both a thrill...
  • Bush's Next Challenge: Dodging No. 41's Fate

    12/27/2001 8:34:33 AM PST · by madprof98 · 16 replies · 134+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 01/07/02 | Howard Fineman
    George W. Bush hadn’t even begun the 2000 campaign, but, in his methodical way, he was already looking ahead to his presidency. At lunch in Austin in 1999, he mused aloud about lessons to be drawn from his dad’s one-term tenure. The Liberator of Kuwait had enjoyed sky-high approval ratings, but lost the election the next year because he was seen as indifferent to the plight of workers. “I learned that you can’t save political capital,” Bush said. “It doesn’t last. You have to spend it—or lose it.” Are we about to witness a father-son version of “Groundhog Day”? ...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ USS George HW Bush (CVN 77) ~ 29 May 09

    05/28/2009 5:59:59 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 188 replies · 3,604+ views
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ USS GEORGE HW BUSH (CVN 77) ~ PRE-COMMISSIONING 090108-N-7656T-023 NORFOLK, Va. (Jan. 8, 2009) Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush, walk across the hanger bay of the aircraft carrier Pre-commissioning Unit George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) at Naval Station Norfolk. Bush, the ship's namesake, is aboard to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of the George H.W. Bush Tribute Room aboard the carrier. George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) will be commissioned Jan. 10 at Naval Station Norfolk. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Tackitt/Released) Canteen Mission...
  • George H.W. Bush's Legacy of Liberal Judicial Picks Lives On

    05/28/2009 7:12:16 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 16 replies · 747+ views
    townhall.com ^ | 052809 | Matt Lewis
    Sadly, George H.W. Bush's picks continue to haunt conservatives, as we now have a Sotomayor nomination. Make no mistake: Sotomayor is a hard-left nominee who is more liberal than Judge Souter. Her judicial philosophy -- based on her previous comments and decisions -- implies that she believes her personal political agenda trumps the law.
  • David Souter Video, The Biggest Mistake Of George H.W. Bush's Presidency

    05/01/2009 12:18:36 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 40 replies · 1,066+ views
    David Souter makes it known that he will retire, Barack Obama will now add to the Supreme Court someone farther left in the mould of Darth Vader Ginsburg. Elections have consequences...And we're paying dearly for them..
  • Obama picks Nike veep to run [National] Service agency (Just Do It?)

    04/21/2009 10:38:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies · 835+ views
    President Barack Obama is picking a Nike vice president to lead the federal agency that oversees the country's national service programs. Obama's selection of Maria Eitel comes Tuesday as the president plans to sign a bill to triple the size of AmeriCorps and expand other programs that the corporation administers. Eitel is nominated to be chief executive officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a job that requires Senate confirmation. Eitel is also the president of Nike Inc.'s charitable arm, the Nike Foundation. She served under President George H.W. Bush as deputy director of media relations and later...
  • The Way Out [NY Times tells Bush 41 to get rid of Saddam, 18 years ago this week]

    04/20/2009 10:17:12 AM PDT · by syriacus · 8 replies · 543+ views
    The New York Times ^ | April 23, 1991 | A. M. Rosenthal
    But what to do now? Exactly what the U.S. could have done before: recognize the cease-fire as a false peace, present the Iraqi Army with an ultimatum -- to get rid of Saddam Hussein or the U.S. will resume the air attack on military targets and every high officer will be tried for war crimes. With the killer gone, Iraqis can be left to their own political settlements. The only duty of the U.S. is to allow those who trusted us to return to their homes, free of terror. But to do that, Mr. Bush must show true strength --...
  • Navy's Newest Carrier Successfully Completes Acceptance Sea Trials

    04/13/2009 6:36:29 AM PDT · by Freeport · 34 replies · 2,739+ views
    Navy News ^ | 4/9/2009 | Program Executive Office Carriers
    WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) successfully completed acceptance sea trials April 7-9 off the Virginia Capes and is in final preparation for delivery. Acceptance sea trials are the final test of the ship's readiness to begin fleet service. Navy representatives from the U.S. Navy Board of Inspection and Survey tested and evaluated the ship's systems and performance. Acceptance trials will formally conclude April 10. George H.W. Bush is the nation's 10th, and final, Nimitz-class carrier. The ship is designed to carry all current and future aircraft in its embarked air wing until the completion of her...
  • CLASSY LADY ... BEST WISHES TO HER

    03/05/2009 12:04:02 PM PST · by Turret Gunner A20 · 17 replies · 734+ views
    NEALZ NUZE ^ | March 5, 2009 | NEAL BOORTZ
    Barbara Bush had open-heart surgery. She's fine. This should be of interest to you however. As soon as we get the Democrat's nationalized medicine your chances of getting open-heart surgery at her age will be somewhat similar to my chances of waking up tomorrow with a full head of hair. Commissar Obama is really pushing this nationalized medicine thing. Remember .. in Obama's mind America's greatness comes from government - on only government can provide us with a great health care system. Private sector? Forget it. If there are any certainties in our life - one would be the certainty...
  • Video: Bush Sr. And Clintoon Joke Together

    01/28/2009 9:28:27 AM PST · by careyb · 12 replies · 1,312+ views
    Blitzer ^ | 1/27/09 | Bush & Clintoon
    Bush jokes about one of the ugliest women he's ever seen. Clintoon responds.
  • Caption Clinton & HW Bush @ NADA

    01/27/2009 1:35:35 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 16 replies · 918+ views
    Former Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton greet each other on stage during the National Automobile Dealers Association meeting in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 26, 2009.
  • Presidential regret: They have a few

    01/27/2009 10:34:40 AM PST · by meandog · 26 replies · 846+ views
    CNN ^ | 1.27.09
    Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton appeared together at a question-and-answer forum before the National Automobile Dealers Association in New Orleans, Louisiana. Asked his biggest regret after leaving office, Bush said he now wonders whether he should have tried to get Saddam Hussein to leave office at the end of the first Gulf War in 1991. He told the gathering, "I've thought a lot about it, but at the end of Desert Storm, the question was should we have kind of kept going on that road to death and all this slaughter until Saddam Hussein showed up and...
  • Lou Dobbs TScript/Video: "Mexico Meddling" (Ramos-Compean, Bush Corruption Exposed Pt II)

    01/23/2009 6:31:45 PM PST · by flattorney · 34 replies · 787+ views
    CNN Lou Dobbs Tonight ^ | January 22, 2009 | Transcript Staff
    Mexico slams Border Patrol clemency. Criticizes commutation for former Border Patrol agents Ramos and Compean. Plus, President Bush and Administration Corruption Exposed Part II 01.22.09 CNN Lou Dobbs Video: "Mexico Meddling" (Ramos-Compean, Bush Corruption Exposed Pt II) 01.14.09 CNN Lou Dobbs Video: President-Elect Barack Obama and Mexico's President Felipe Calderon met SEGMENT INTRO: New questions about Mexico's brazen meddling in the case against former border patrol agents Ramos and Compean who remain in prison tonight, we'll have special coverage of this continuing miscarriage of justice and the intervention of the Mexican government in the Bush administration's policy making. # And...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 11 January 2009

    01/11/2009 5:08:50 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 186 replies · 6,843+ views
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 11 January 2009 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows Sunday, January 11th, 2009 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): President George W. Bush and former President George H.W. Bush.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Comedian and author Bill Cosby, author Alvin Poussaint, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty and former Mich. Rep. David Bonior.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Former Illinois Attorney General (and Senate appointee) Roland Burris, Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.THIS WEEK (ABC): President-elect Barack Obama. LATE EDITION (CNN) : Vice President Dick Cheney and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF PRESIDENT BUSH...fabulous PHOTOS...01/10/09

    01/10/2009 4:01:13 PM PST · by daisyscarlett · 143 replies · 5,357+ views
    yahoo news; whitehouse.gov;daylife.com | Daisyscarlett
    President George W. Bush and his family traveled to Norfolk VA today to participate in the commissioning ceremony of the George H.W. Bush (CVN 7) in Norfolk, Va. Vice President Cheney and Mrs. Cheney also attended this event. TRANSCRIPT OF THE SPEECH THE PRESIDENT GAVE. PLEASE READ. IT IS AWESOME. SNIFF SNIFF… This was the President’s last scheduled flight on Air Force One as the sitting president The President delivered his weekly radio address. In Focus: Defense.
  • Navy Commissions USS George H.W. Bush with Namesake on Hand

    01/10/2009 12:42:54 PM PST · by SandRat · 39 replies · 1,628+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2009 – With traditional pomp and circumstance and its namesake on hand, the last Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush, was commissioned in Norfolk, Va., today. “So what do you give a guy who has been blessed and has just about everything he has ever needed?” President George W. Bush, son of former President George H.W. Bush, joked during the ceremony. “Well, an aircraft carrier.” The story of the USS George H.W. Bush, also known as CVN 77, begins well before its keel-laying in September 2003. It began in the early days of World War...