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  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • Bush's Pro-Life Record as of May 18, 2004, by Fr. Peter West

    05/23/2004 11:44:55 AM PDT · by Coleus · 49 replies · 13,434+ views
    Private e-mail of Fr. Peter West ^ | 05.18.04 | Fr. Peter West
    Below is a list of President Bush's pro-life efforts and accomplishments in regard to protecting children in the womb and promoting the sanctity of life.  I include some accomplishments in other areas but mostly focus on his pro-life record. This list is by no means comprehensive.  When considering other issues much more could be added to the list of positive things that Bush has done since he has been in office. I started to compile this list shortly after the President was reinaugurated after hearing from many, who consider themselves pro-life, that Bush was not really pro-life. I disagreed and...
  • CNN/Gallup Poll: Bush Approval Rating Unchanged at 59%

    08/28/2003 9:05:22 PM PDT · by nwrep · 98 replies · 1,198+ views
    Gallup, PollingReport.com ^ | August 28, 2003 | nwrep
    [ Home ] [ Up ] [ Bush: Job Ratings ] [ Bush: Favorability ] <![if lt IE 4]> <![endif]> President Bush: Job RatingsAll data are from nationwide surveys of Americans 18 & older. Polls listed chronologically. Gallup Poll and CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll . "Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?" Approve Disap- prove Don't Know % % % N 8/25-26/03 59 37 4 1,009 8/4-6/03 60 36 4 1,003 7/25-27/03 58 38 4 1,006 7/18-20/03 59 38 3 1,003 7/7-9/03 62 34 4 1,006 6/27-29/03 61 36 3 1,003 6/12-15/03 63 33 4 1,006 6/9-10/03 62 34 4 1,029...
  • There's a George Bush in Baghdad, six weeks old and screaming in a crib

    08/28/2003 6:20:41 AM PDT · by kattracks · 39 replies · 869+ views
    AP | 8/28/03
    BAGHDAD, Iraq, Aug 28, 2003 (AP WorldStream via COMTEX) -- A Baghdad mother and father, to show their thanks to U.S. President George W. Bush for the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, have named their son after the American leader. Had the couple had twin boys, they say, the would have named them George Bush and Tony Blair. The new George Bush - probably the only one in Baghdad - was born six weeks ago to Nadia Jergis Mohammed, 34, and her husband Abdul Kader Faris, 41. "I tell you all Iraqis hated Saddam's regime. It was only George Bush who...
  • President Bush Spends Day in Oregon: A News Report with Photos

    08/21/2003 8:44:26 PM PDT · by nwrep · 31 replies · 974+ views
    Various ^ | August 21, 2003 | nwrep
    President Bush (news - web sites) tees off at the Crosswater Golf Course at the Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore., where he is spending the night during a two-day visit to the Pacific Northwest, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003. Bush earlier viewed a forest fire in central Oregon while promoting his his plan to thin forests of trees and underbrush. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) President Bush (news - web sites) gestures as he addresses supporters in Redmond, Ore., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003. Bush toured an active forest fire and talked about his forest initiative to streamline environmental reviews required on...
  • THE LAW OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

    06/26/2003 2:31:37 PM PDT · by Coleus · 10 replies · 785+ views
    DEVELOPMENTS - BOOKPROOFS 05/12/03 – 10:03 AMDEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAWTHE LAW OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY"Great families of yesterday we show,And lords whose parents were the Lord knows who."DANIEL DEFOE, THE TRUE-BORN ENGLISHMANpt. 1, l. 374 (1701)."[G]roups that have historically been the target of discrimination cannote expected to wait patiently for the protection of their human dignity and equal rights while governments move toward reform one stepat a time."Vriend v. Alberta, [1998] 1 S.C.R. 493, 559 (Can.) (Iacobucci, J.)."The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other."DENIS DIDEROT, Observations on...
  • Reagan Won 49 State Landslide with "only" 58% Job Approval

    05/04/2003 5:57:38 PM PDT · by nwrep · 50 replies · 908+ views
    Reagan Won 49 State Landslide with only 58% Job Approval In trying to determine the correlation between job approval ratings and Presidential elections, I looked at historical archives of Gallup (and other) Presidential Job Approval data. In 1984, Ronald Reagan won a landslide 525 electoral votes, winning 49 states with only a 58% approval on the eve of election. Here are some approval numbers of other presidents on the eve of their respective elections:   President Polling Date(s) Approval Rating B.J. Clinton 10/26-29/1996 54 George H.W. Bush 10/12-14/1992 43 Reagan 10/26-29/1984 58 Carter 9/12-15/1980 37 Nixon 6/23-26/1972 57
  • First Free Baby born in Baghdad: named George After GW

    04/10/2003 9:27:00 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 88 replies · 632+ views
    CNBC News ^ | April 10, 2003 | CNBC News
    Just reported from Baghdad: First baby born in Baghdad, since the liberation. Grateful parents named him George, after President George W. Bush.
  • Jerusalem hotel changes name to George W. Bush hotel

    03/18/2003 1:30:29 PM PST · by tessalu · 15 replies · 402+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | March 18, 2003 | Staff
    Mar. 18, 2003 A Jerusalem hotel has decided to honor the US president's commitment to bring an end to the regime of Saddam Hussein and has temporarily changed its name to the "George W. Bush Hotel" on Tuesday. A statement released by the former Jerusalem Gold hotel said that in light of Bush's decision to launch the war on Iraq, they were saluting the "leader of the free world." Hotel owner Ariel Shameda-Doron said that as far as he knows this is the first place in the world to be named after the current US president. A large sign reading...
  • Bush administration ready to approve drilling inside national park... Developing...

    11/20/2002 5:36:31 PM PST · by repub32 · 58 replies · 1,250+ views
    Bush administration ready to approve drilling inside national park... Developing...
  • Martini gets OK as Federal Judge

    11/22/2002 10:15:58 AM PST · by Coleus · 76 replies · 5,724+ views
    Martini gets OK as federal judge MITCHEL MADDUX Former Rep. Bill Martini has been confirmed as a New Jersey federal judge by the U.S. Senate. Martini, 55, a Republican who lives in Clifton and practices law in Newark, is a former federal prosecutor who also has served as a Passaic County freeholder. A member of a prominent Passaic County family long involved in politics, he serves as a commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Martini will have to resign from the agency, and Governor McGreevey will name his replacement on the 12-person board. Martini said...
  • Saving Black Babies

    01/11/2003 4:54:06 AM PST · by toenail · 64 replies · 3,215+ views
    Christianity Today ^ | 01/10/2003 | Sheryl Blunt
    Saving Black BabiesAbortion has cost 13 million African American lives.By Sheryl Blunt in Washington | posted 01/10/2003 Growing up in inner city Detroit, Janine Simpson and her girlfriends didn't think twice about having abortions. In her all-black neighborhood, teen abortions were the norm, she says, and the local abortion clinic was a fixture. "My friends and I, we all had abortions," Simpson says. "We didn't even think about it. To us it was just getting rid of a blob of tissue. We'd say, 'Oh, you pregnant? Okay, let's go take care of it.' " But after Simpson's own abortion her...
  • Freep This Poll; Should the US invade Iraq ?

    10/08/2002 7:32:30 PM PDT · by Munch · 19 replies · 314+ views
    Currently 25% YES 73% NO
  • September 11 Memorial Tribute

    09/17/2002 4:44:06 PM PDT · by anymouse · 1 replies · 364+ views
    NASA ^ | Sept. 11th, 2002
    September 11 Memorial Tribute NASA honors the memory of the lives lost and those forever changed by the events that occurred on September 11, 2001. As citizens of this nation, NASA employees grieve with our neighbors, friends and relatives as we face the one year anniversary of September 11. Working daily with the harsh reality of life outside the protection of this planet, we perhaps took for granted the fragility of "safety" at home. In the aftermath of the events last September, we awoke to a new appreciation for our flag and our fellow man. We drew together as a...
  • Catholics Need Not Apply

    09/11/2002 5:35:03 PM PDT · by Coleus · 41 replies · 2,782+ views
    CatholicVote.org ^ | 9.11.02 | Lawrence Cirignano, Esq
     CATHOLICS NEED NOT APPLY The US Senate is a place where legislation goes to die.  The US House of Representatives has passed over 50 pieces of legislation with overwhelming bipartisan support and the US Senate has not acted on them. The US Senate also has the duty to give their advise and consent on Judicial nominees. There is a Judicial Emergency in that over 20% of the Federal Bench is vacant.  The backlog of cases denies justice to everyone with cases before the Federal bench. People need to have confidence in the impartiality of the Justice System as well as...
  • The American Precedent

    08/27/2002 5:43:58 PM PDT · by KLT · 26 replies · 457+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | Nathan Porter
    God bless those Brits (love them,hate them). Despite spending most of their time fretting over whether Tony sniffs George's ass too much or whether Tony gives it to Cherie too much or whether Charles or Wills will be the next Queen of England, they still have time to focus on the absurd. According to the BBC, a British bookmaker is giving 6-1 to odds that actor Michael Douglas will one day become President of the United States. You see Michael, like most self-important, self-deluded, self-gratifying, liberal Hollywood types, fancies himself more than a guy who makes a living kissing Glenn...
  • Disarming Dubya

    02/09/2002 3:08:47 PM PST · by The Right Stuff · 105 replies · 887+ views
    The American Partisan ^ | 9 February, 2002 | J. King
    Disarming Dubya by Jennifer King, Senior Editor February 8, 2002 "The Heretical Housewife" Although never a big TV watcher, I’ll confess that since September 11th, I’ve had FOX News (logo, right) on just about 24/7. Primarily for two reasons. One, so I never miss the delightful Rummy doling out verbal spankings to the uninformed media hacks. Two, so that I can catch the wonderful speeches that Dubya has been making at a variety of venues across the nation. These speeches follow virtually the same gameplan, and yes, Dubya does still mangle his syntax on a fairly regular basis. However, ...
  • Dinner on Deadline: Washington's Christian press corps.

    02/07/2002 8:13:50 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 37 replies · 460+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | 02/08/2002 | Fred Barnes
    <p>The Washington Hilton staff had to bring out extra tables to accommodate the overflow crowd at commentator Cal Thomas's dinner for the media Wednesday night. The dinner is an annual event on the eve of the National Prayer Breakfast, and it has grown in popularity to the point where the turnout itself is significant. Nearly 200 people showed up, roughly half of them practicing journalists.</p>
  • Rumsfeld Rumblings - January 31, 2002

    01/31/2002 7:22:43 PM PST · by Hipixs · 23 replies · 348+ views
    Yahoo, DoD, FreeRepublic | 1/31/02
    Rumsfeld Rumblings&nbsp;&nbsp; January 31, 2002 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; One of the many Freepers [swheats] who follows the Rummy news suggested an FR feature that consolidates the daily SecDef's news coverage. Today Rumsfeld gave a major speech on Military Transformation at the National Defense University, so it is an apt time to intiate the 'Rumfeld Rumblings' feature. So enjoy yourselves, send feedback for improvements, and please excuse my basic HTML. Today's pixs: Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, accompanied by Central Command Commander Gen. Tommy Franks, gestures during a news conference at the National Defense University in Washington Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002. Rumsfeld ...
  • Faith-Based Warrior

    01/30/2002 9:08:45 AM PST · by Pokey78 · 15 replies · 207+ views
    National Review ^ | 01/30/2002 | Rich Lowry
    Bush believes the war on terrorism has a spiritual dimension. George Bush took a lot of criticism when in a Republican primary debate in Iowa — two years and ages ago — he said that his favorite political philosopher was Jesus Christ. Liberals jumped on him for a supposedly nascent violation of the separation of church and state. Even some conservatives knocked him for such an unreflective answer and one that had nothing to do with public life. I thought the critics were over-wrought, but shared some of the worries about Bush personalizing everything. Only now do I realize how ...
  • Bush hasn't changed, but our perceptions have

    01/25/2002 5:36:42 AM PST · by veronica · 53 replies · 682+ views
    Dallas News.com ^ | 1/25/02 | GAYLE ALLEN COX
    As President Bush prepares for his State of the Union address next week, I am preparing myself for a night of media elites discussing how much the president has "grown" since setting up house on Pennsylvania Avenue. They have discussed his "growing" spurt countless times since Sept. 11, and I feel certain the subject will surface again during the traditional year-opening televised address Tuesday. Indeed, our president appears larger than life these days. His approval numbers are through the roof, and his leadership in recent months has left all of us a little breathless. But any claims of "growth" ...
  • The Bush White House: Inside the Real West Wing

    01/22/2002 7:14:07 PM PST · by Newton · 13 replies · 255+ views
    Wednesday, January 23rd 8/7pm The Bush White House: Inside the Real West Wing Tom Brokaw invites you to join him for a day in the life of President Bush.
  • Bush craft

    01/20/2002 5:04:30 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 19 replies · 361+ views
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | 01/21/2002 | The editors
    GEORGE BUSH Jr might have as his motto: never knowingly overestimated. It is a principle that has served him well during his first year in office. Rarely has a leader of the Western world started out with lower expectations among opinion formers; rarely have the latter been proved wrong so thoroughly and so soon. Taking Ronald Reagan as his model, rather than his own father, Bush the younger has cultivated an unpretentious image which has deceived many of America's enemies. Yet the Left-liberal caricature of President Bush as a bumbling idiot suited him just fine. His shrewd and energetic pursuit ...
  • Bush's First Year a Memorable One

    01/20/2002 4:57:14 PM PST · by Salvation · 14 replies · 294+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | 1-20-02 | AP/James Rosen
    <p>WASHINGTON — President Bush marked the end of his first 365 days in office Sunday, giving the White House cause to reflect on the bright spots of a tragic year.</p> <p>"It's fair to say that this first year has been a year of results and progress and it's also been a year of challenge and defense of our freedoms, as a result of the attack on our country," said White House spokesman Ari Fleischer.</p>
  • President Bush: One Year in Office

    01/20/2002 10:14:20 AM PST · by StopDemocratsDotCom · 25 replies · 701+ views
    StopDemocrats.com ^ | 01-20-02 | Carlos
    Accomplishments of the past year Handling the worst attack on American soil in the history of this country. Handling the spy-plane incident with China Signing one of the largest tax-cuts in American history. Signing a large defense bill. The most admired man in America of the year 2001 according to Gallup. The largest and most sustained approval rating in the history of these polls. Including a 93% approval rating by a WashPost/Abc News poll, the highest approval showing in the gallup poll, and an unchanged approval rating in the mid-80's for the last 4 months. The destruction of the ...
  • One year on, Mr Bush is in a remarkable position

    01/18/2002 12:02:26 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 19 replies · 271+ views
    The Independent (U.K.) ^ | 01/19/2002 | Rupert Cornwell
    'This presidency will come down to earth one day, but it will take more than a pretzel' Maybe, when he returned to the White House after his inaugural gala on the night of 20 January 2001, George Bush allowed himself reasonably to believe that things might be a little better in a year. Having won the presidency in the most controversial circumstances for a century, he had earlier in the evening almost wrenched his daughter Jenna out of her ballgown in a particularly clumsy pas de deux. But never in his wildest imagination (and the 43rd President is no more ...
  • NBC Camera Crews Tail the President (ATTENTION BUSH BABES)

    01/17/2002 8:43:59 PM PST · by Jewels1091 · 36 replies · 329+ views
    Associated Press Writer ^ | Thursday January 17 | SANDRA SOBIERAJ
    WASHINGTON (AP) - It was ``must-see Thursday'' at the White House as a dozen NBC news cameras shadowed President Bush (news - web sites) through an unusually packed made-for-TV schedule. He walked his dogs, huddled with CIA (news - web sites) and FBI (news - web sites) briefers, reached out to labor union leaders, pored over education policy with his advisers, lunched with Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites), waxed profoundly about the presidency to White House Fellows, talked NATO (news - web sites) expansion with the Lithuanian president, signed a bill into law, gave marching orders to ...
  • Bush mocks 'caveman' bin Laden

    12/29/2001 2:07:28 PM PST · by knighthawk · 9 replies · 202+ views
    The Sunday Telegraph ^ | 30 december 2001 | BRIAN WILLIAMS
    PRESIDENT George W. Bush yesterday poured scorn on Osama bin Laden and made clear that despite Afghan calls for a quick end to US bombing, the United States would hunt the world's most wanted man for as long as it took to find him – dead or alive. In a voice dripping with sarcasm, Mr Bush described bin Laden as a man on the run, and a man who, in three months, had swapped control of a country for control of a cave. Making his first direct comments since a new videotape of bin Laden set off reports that the ...
  • Bush Is Most Admired Man in Gallup Poll's History

    12/26/2001 1:47:24 PM PST · by MeekOneGOP · 63 replies · 902+ views
    NewsMax ^ | December 26, 2001 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    NewsMax.com &nbsp; Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2001 Bush Is Most Admired Man in Gallup Poll's History Americans admire President Bush the most of any man since the Gallup Poll began asking in 1948. When the USA Today/CNN/Gallup Poll asked respondents to name the living man they admired most, 39 percent chose Bush. Last year, Pope John Paul II and then-president Bill Clinton tied for first place with a mere 6 percent. &quot;Typically, the president wins, but the president doesn't usually dominate. That's why this 39 percent is unusual,&quot; said Frank Newport, editor in chief of The Gallup Poll. Bush's successful war ...
  • How Bush Rates (6 Thumbs Up)

    12/24/2001 3:08:14 AM PST · by paul in cape · 9 replies · 230+ views
    Does he measure up to other wartime Presidents? Yes, say six historians, who give him high marks for winning public trust and having faith in his advisers. Six current historians have looked at President Bush's presidency so far, and all have given him good marks. This article is about as unbiased as Time Magazine could manage, although they couldn't avoid a few barbs.
  • Waiting On the Prez

    12/05/2001 7:14:14 AM PST · by white rose · 21 replies · 536+ views
    Salon.com (I'm not kidding.) ^ | 12/05/01 | Cullen Thomas
    Waiting on the prez After dinner, after the dignitaries had left, a guy in a blue suit came back to the kitchen -- a Texan named George. - - - - - - - - - - - - By Cullen Thomas Dec. 5, 2001 | We were in the spacious dining room at the top of the Waldorf Towers, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N.'s residence, looking down at the place settings on the table. Good-looking china made especially for the State Department: richly blue-ringed plates and glassware eblazoned with an eagle. I stood off to the side in ...
  • War gives Laura Bush her own cause

    12/01/2001 7:01:26 PM PST · by Dubya_gal · 20 replies · 387+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 11/29/2001 | Mary Leonard
    <p>ASHINGTON - The call from Andrea Ball, Laura Bush's chief of staff, was urgent: Could 12 Afghan women, in Washington for a leadership workshop, dash over to the White House to meet with her?</p> <p>Melanne Verveer, head of an international women's leadership group and Hillary Rodham Clinton's top staff member when her husband was president, was happy to oblige. She hurried the women out of a session on communication skills and led them to the mansion.</p>
  • Is Free Republic a Fraud? Is it time for Free Republic to go away?

    11/28/2001 7:31:29 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 3,774 replies · 14,719+ views
    Free Republic | 11/28/01 | Jim Robinson
    Free Republic has had one helluva run over the last five years or so. We helped impeach one president and helped get another into office. We've been active in demonstrations and protests in nearly every city across the nation. We've participated in conventions, petition drives, activism campaigns and projects for dozens of conservative causes. We've grown from a tiny web site with a few hundred posters and readers from the time of inception in 1996, to one with tens of thousands of participants today. Along the way we've made lots of great friends and, unfortunately, also made lots of bitter ...
  • Fight For Your Freedoms!--Petition for President's Judicial Nominees

    11/26/2001 12:08:23 PM PST · by Penny1 · 15 replies · 220+ views
    Federal Court Nominee Call for Action Please add your signature to this action alert, urging the members of the US Senate to act quickly to confirm these judicial nominees! The ACLJ will deliver this document to all members of the United States Senate. A Call for Action To Senator Thomas Daschle, Majority Leader To Senator Trent Lott, Minority Leader To All Members of the United States Senate President George W. Bush has nominated well-qualified men and women to the federal courts. It is entirely appropriate that the Senate should confirm them speedily, especially with some 100 vacancies on the bench. ...
  • "We Can Handle It" (Interview with George and Laura Bush)

    11/25/2001 7:35:51 PM PST · by Dubya_gal · 40 replies · 539+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Dec 3 issue
    In a candid conversation, the President and First Lady talk about bin Laden, prayer, civil liberties, exercise, No. 41 and the war ahead It was the day before Thanksgiving, and George and Laura Bush were flying west for a morale-boosting visit to the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky. The news from Afghanistan was good and the president was in a relaxed, expansive mood for this interview. Seated at a conference table aboard Air Force One with NEWSWEEK’s Howard Fineman and Martha Brant, the president and First Lady exchanged looks and smiles as they answered questions. She seemed to ...
  • ‘This Is Our Life Now’

    11/25/2001 11:32:04 AM PST · by Jewels1091 · 23 replies · 462+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Dec 3 issue | By Howard Fineman and Martha Brant
    The battle’s just begun, and George Bush knows it. In a NEWSWEEK exclusive, the First Couple on how the war’s changing America-and them It was easy enough for George and Laura Bush to talk about it now, 10 weeks distant from the dark catastrophe and confusion of that first day. The war was going well—so far. His poll numbers were stratospheric—so far. The way of the war from here would be murky, and no doubt bloody, and unity at home and in the world would be harder to come by. But for now, flying to Kentucky on Air Force One ...
  • Comforter In Chief (Great article about Laura Bush)

    11/25/2001 6:23:51 PM PST · by Dubya_gal · 47 replies · 727+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Dec 3 issue | Martha Brant
    The First Lady expected to play a quiet role. Then the war came. Dec. 3 issue — After 24 years of marriage, Laura Bush knows how to get her restless husband to calm down and listen. When the president remarked that he wanted Osama bin Laden “dead or alive,” Mrs. Bush thought the macho talk made him look more like a hot-tempered cowboy than a coolheaded statesman. George W. Bush can’t stand being lectured, and the First Lady didn’t try. Instead, she pulled out one of the sharpest weapons in her arsenal of persuasion: humor. Sidling up to him later, ...
  • First Lady Thought President's Macho Talk of Wanting Bin Laden 'Dead or Alive' Made Him Look Like A

    11/25/2001 7:58:20 AM PST · by Dallas · 47 replies · 352+ views
    Friends Say Laura Has At Times Felt Sad and Isolated Since Sept. 11, But She Says Bush Steadies Her NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- When President George W. Bush remarked that he wanted Osama bin Laden "dead or alive," First Lady Laura Bush thought the macho talk made him look more like a hot tempered cowboy than a cool-headed statesman, writes White House Correspondent Martha Brant in the December 3 issue of Newsweek (on newsstands Monday, November 26). Since Bush can't stand being lectured, the first lady decided to use humor to make her point. Sidling up to ...
  • Bush Marks Thanksgiving at Camp David

    11/22/2001 7:40:14 AM PST · by anniegetyourgun · 2 replies · 368+ views
    AP | 11/23/01 | AP
    WASHINGTON- President Bush said he would spend Thanksgiving mindful of the Sept. 11 tragedy that has burdened so many and the war being fought by Americans thousands of miles away. He planned to share a Thanksgiving meal with the first family and friends at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland. On Wednesday, Bush carved turkey for the troops before heading to Camp David with his wife. Americans and Afghans should be thankful for the military's service, Bush says. "Thanks to you, the people of Afghanistan have the hope of a better life," Bush told some 15,000 soldiers at ...
  • Strategery ... Bush Is Dumb, Right???

    11/21/2001 2:59:14 PM PST · by MAKnight · 30 replies · 352+ views
    Sunday Times of London | 11/18/2001 | Not so sure ...
    Strategery Or How Bush Keeps Surprising With amazing swiftness and surprising finality, the enemy, once thought tenacious, caved last week. I refer not to the Taliban but to the chattering classes - especially its left-liberal sections. Never before in the field of human conflict have so many armchair generals been exposed as such idiots in such a short period of time. They will not learn, of course. The Guardian and the BBC will move on - with barely a time for taking breath - to yet another negativist attack on the naïve president and his gung-ho aides. But the sudden ...
  • President attracts new kind of crowd to tiny Crawford

    11/20/2001 6:07:00 AM PST · by Dubya_gal · 19 replies · 348+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | Nov. 19, 2001 | Sara Fritz
    CRAWFORD, Texas -- George W. Bush is a pretty good neighbor to the 700-plus citizens who live in this tiny central Texas village. Last week, he brought the president of Russia to a Crawford High School assembly and gave the students an opportunity to ask questions. Any school in the country would be honored to host such a historic event. Earlier in the year, Bush visited with the elementary school students to talk to them about the importance of reading. And he has also seen fit to deliver the commencement address at the high school graduation. The president plainly enjoys ...
  • And Now, the Comedy Stylings of Putin and Bush

    11/16/2001 1:20:26 PM PST · by Dubya_gal · 66 replies · 548+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Thursday, November 15, 2001 | Dana Milbank
    CRAWFORD, Texas, Nov. 15 – Something didn't add up. Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Bush were at Crawford High School this morning, discussing their three days of meetings together. Bush said the two leaders would take questions from the students. "No math questions," an uncharacteristically impish Putin interjected. "Good idea," Bush replied, then recalled an old campaign line. "Particularly no fuzzy math questions." The reason for the aversion to mathematics soon became apparent. Moments later, Bush explained how the two leaders had learned to move beyond the zero-sum relations of the Cold War. "We now understand one plus one ...
  • Bush and Putin lovefest

    11/16/2001 1:16:57 PM PST · by bert · 127 replies · 863+ views
    Fox News | 11/15/01
    W and Vladimir are getting along great and embedded in the Afghani war is the greatest event of the centuary so far. America and Russia are friends.
  • Bush Drives Putin to Texas Ranch in Truck

    11/16/2001 1:11:14 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 176 replies · 1,527+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10/14/01 | Randall Mikkelsen
    Wednesday November 14 6:15 PM ET Bush Drives Putin to Texas Ranch in Pickup Truck By Randall Mikkelsen CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President Bush welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin to his Texas ranch on Wednesday, hoping some down-home hospitality would soften Putin's skepticism over U.S. missile defense plans. With a light rain falling, Bush drove the Russian leader to his ranch house in a white pickup truck as their summit moved to the wide open spaces of Texas.v ``The president brought rain for which we are always grateful in the state of Texas,'' Bush shouted to reporters from behind the ...
  • Putin Visits Houston Today

    11/16/2001 1:10:14 PM PST · by Dubya_gal · 8 replies · 218+ views
    KPRC via Yahoo! ^ | Wednesday November 14
    Putin arrived at about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Ellington Field, where Mayor Lee Brown presented him with a key to the Bayou City.Putin was then airlifted by helicopter to Rice University where he was the guest speaker at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy.Former President George Bush and former Secretary of State Baker, for whom the institute is named, introduced Putin who spoke about economic issues.After his speech, Putin will head to President George W. Bush (news - web sites)'s ranch in Crawford, Texas, where he will attend a state dinner in his honor."The best diplomacy starts ...
  • Putin Arrives at Bush's Texas Ranch

    11/16/2001 1:10:18 PM PST · by Dubya_gal · 31 replies · 411+ views
    Reuters ^ | Nov. 14
    CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President Bush (news - web sites) welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin (news - web sites) to his Texas ranch on Wednesday in a light rain that he described as a good omen for the visit.``The president brought rain for which we are always grateful in the state of Texas,'' Bush shouted to reporters from behind the wheel of his white Ford pickup truck with Putin at his side.Putin and his wife, Lyudmila, arrived at the ranch aboard a presidential Marine One helicopter. Bush and his wife, Laura, greeted them at the helicopter then all four climbed ...