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  • Note to Democrats (This is Bush Country. Watch your step.)

    11/08/2004 12:14:45 PM PST · by Prime Choice · 24 replies · 1,666+ views
    Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 11/08/2004 | Sacred Cow Burgers
  • ELECTION 2004: God's country (This author really "gets it")

    11/07/2004 6:47:29 PM PST · by VRWCer · 31 replies · 2,112+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 11/07/04 | Gayle White
    ELECTION 2004: God's country Christians' support for Bush illustrates moral counterattack Gayle White - Staff Sunday, November 7, 2004 A maroon Ford Explorer making its way down I-85 Wednesday morning provided a rolling summary of the previous day's presidential election: A Christian fish symbol on the bumper, an American flag on the fender and, in the back window, an oval W '04 sticker. God, country and George W. Bush. Wednesday-morning quarterbacks poring over exit polls seemed surprised to find that "moral values" drove many people to vote for Bush, even if they were concerned about the economy and worried about...
  • It's Family Values, Stupid

    11/07/2004 1:02:40 PM PST · by quidnunc · 10 replies · 658+ views
    The Sunday Times [UK] ^ | November 7, 2004 | Sarah Baxter
    George Bush owes his triumph to the conservative values of small town America. America’s moral majority is made up, not of zealots, but ordinary folk who care. Welcome to the heart and soul of America. A sign greets visitors outside a truck stop with a resounding: "Let freedom reign." There is one white, wooden evangelical church and lots of Bush-Cheney posters along the roadside. The message on the way out is: "Support our troops." This is Crittenden, Kentucky, a Bible-belt hamlet where the sale of alcohol is banned. Yet it is not completely stuck in a prohibition era time-warp. People...
  • Bush Country 2004: U.S. Map of the Bush Vote by Counties

    11/07/2004 12:25:02 PM PST · by StJacques · 98 replies · 5,390+ views
    Well I've done a search of the posts here at FreeRepublic to see if this has been posted already and I found nothing, so I want to put it up for everyone to see. Take a look at the map of the U.S. showing which counties returned a majority for Bush this past Tuesday: I think this puts a real exclamation point on the Bush victory. There is more to the Bush margin than votes alone, not that the 51% - 48% split is insignificant by any means. There is also geography. What does this map show? It looks to...
  • One State, Two State, Red State, Blue State

    11/06/2004 7:22:13 PM PST · by Grig · 32 replies · 2,582+ views
    Though you might want to see this:
  • Why Kerry didn't make it in "Middle America"

    11/06/2004 12:56:43 PM PST · by B4Ranch · 33 replies · 2,356+ views
    email ^ | 11/06/04 | email
    A cowboy was herding his cattle in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand new BMW advanced out of a dust cloud towards him. The driver, a young man in an YSL suit, Fendi shoes, Bulgari sunglasses & an Armani tie leans out the window and asks the cowboy, "If I tell you exactly how many cows and calves you have in your herd, will you give me a calf?" The cowboy looks at the man, then looks at his peacefully grazing herd and calmly answers, "Sure, Why not?" The yuppie parks his car, whips out his Dell notebook computer,...
  • (vanity)Red/Blue By-County Map of US, PLUS By-County vote-ratios?

    11/05/2004 7:35:08 PM PST · by King Prout · 55 replies · 2,571+ views
    now | me
    ok, I know this is silly, but I would like to know where I can get final vote percentages for every county (and parish) in the US for the 2004 Presidential Election. help?
  • George Bush owes it to the other America (great Scottish article on America’s Scots-Irish)

    11/05/2004 7:58:15 AM PST · by dead · 73 replies · 4,097+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 11/05/04 | GEORGE KEREVAN
    WHY did Bush win? My first experience of the American hinterland was more than 30 years ago, on a long, lazy car drive: down from Germanic Cincinnati in Ohio; across the Blue Ridge Mountains in West Virginia, where the radio stations play wall-to-wall country music; southwards through the Carolinas, where the red earth sticks to the magnolia blossoms; then northwards again along the bleak Atlantic coast where the Wright Brothers first took to the air. It was a revelation: no New York skyscrapers, no urban sophistication, and my then American girlfriend had to slip a ring on her left hand...
  • Bush country [Small, MA Republican town profiled in The Boston Globe]

    11/05/2004 3:31:38 AM PST · by johnny7 · 19 replies · 880+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | November 5, 2004 | By Michael Levenson
    CHARLTON -- Seated behind the counter at Charlton Food Mart, Sheila Benway greeted a stream of customers yesterday. Workers came in for sandwiches, retirees for milk, young people for cigarettes and magazines. Hardly anyone talked politics, but when they did, they smiled.
  • Moby: Split America into "Northeastistan," "Pacificstan" and "Redstateistan"

    11/04/2004 3:55:13 PM PST · by veronica · 183 replies · 3,972+ views
    Democratic party supporter Moby wants to split America into three nations, following George W. Bush's Nov. 2 victory over Sen. John Kerry in the presidential election. The disappointed dance star concedes President Bush received the majority of votes nationwide, after claiming vast swathes of middle America and the Deep South -- but argues California and New York should be granted independence from Bush's administration, because they voted overwhelmingly in favor of Kerry. "America is essentially a right-wing Republican country. We might resist this fact, but it is a fact. It's not a fact in Manhattan. It's not a fact in...
  • Does any one have the County by County Bush Map?

    11/04/2004 3:58:51 PM PST · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 33 replies · 1,113+ views
    Does anyone have the Bush Country Map - County by County - State by State - including the figures?
  • Mandate!!! The Pic says it all!!!!!!

    11/03/2004 9:02:00 PM PST · by RepublicanArmy · 61 replies · 3,025+ views
    Now that's one hell of a mandate!!!!
  • Electoral map by district? (vanity)

    11/03/2004 1:09:20 PM PST · by whoozit · 7 replies · 709+ views
    Pardon the vanity, but has anyone located a U.S. map showing red and blue by county? On that note, does anyone know the location of the 2000 map?
  • Bush Country (County-by-County Map)

    11/03/2004 11:39:51 AM PST · by Lunatic Fringe · 187 replies · 20,285+ views
  • STUNNING MAP - What We've Achieved

    11/03/2004 11:03:11 AM PST · by mindwest · 114 replies · 8,086+ views
    www.VetsforBush.NET ABSOLUTELY STUNNING LOOK AT AT OUR NATION -- County-by-County Tally ... judge for yourself ... UPDATES HERE >> -- Veterans Vital to this Election - Analysis >> -- We Salute All Service Men and Women >> -- TO: President Bush and VP Cheney - We Are Proud to Serve >>
  • It's Official - The South Won the Civil War!

    11/03/2004 8:24:39 AM PST · by Always Right · 503 replies · 77,563+ views
    11-3-04 | Always Right
    My history books said the south lost the Civil War, but apparently that was just a battle. The south lost the battle of 1861-1865, but now are winning the war. Excuse the map, I could not find one that had all the states colored in.
  • Idaho Goes To Bush

    11/02/2004 8:03:34 PM PST · by clifcrds · 11 replies · 205+ views
    FOX just reported that Idaho is going to Bush. Yes - no surprise, but another 4 EVs for Bush! We will take all we can get as we sprint to the magic 270!
  • Local radio calls Arizona 58% Bush...42% Kerry

    11/02/2004 7:26:04 PM PST · by The Dart · 15 replies · 155+ views
    11/2/04 | The Dart
    Local radio station 550 kfyi calls Arizona 58% Bush 42% Kerry
  • NRO: Deep Bush States Report Dramatic Increase in Voter Turnout

    11/02/2004 7:52:31 AM PST · by njsketch · 101 replies · 1,226+ views
    ONSENSUS OF THE EARLY VOTING REPORTS [11/02 10:42 AM] Here is one prediction I am willing to make based on the reports of long lines, big turnout, etc.: Bush will win a higher percentage of the vote in the deep-red states than he did in 2000. Of course, this won't help him get to 270 electoral votes. But it sounds like it might help him a bit in the psychologically-useful popular vote. There are just too many reports of longer-than-ever-before lines in very red states. Maybe, like in the case of Oklahoma, it may be Senate races. Maybe, like in...
  • New Arizona poll: Bush 50 Kerry 45

    10/28/2004 3:10:42 PM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 1 replies · 288+ views
    AZ Business Journal ^ | Mike Sunnucks
    A new poll by Rasmussen Reports gives President Bush a 50 percent to 45 percent lead over Democratic Sen. John Kerry in Arizona. That mirrors an Arizona State University poll this week that also had Bush up by five points over Kerry. Recent surveys have shown Bush leading in Arizona by between five and 11 points. Bush carried Arizona by six percentage points over Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election. Rasmussen also released new polls on Wednesday showing Bush with narrow leads over Kerry in Nevada and New Mexico. The Southwest has become a top battleground in the Kerry-Bush...
  • Bush still leads Kerry in Colorado

    10/21/2004 7:48:41 PM PDT · by darin2risk · 18 replies · 534+ views
    DENVER - President George W. Bush is holding onto his lead over Sen. John Kerry in the latest 9News poll conducted by Survey USA. The survey was conducted Tuesday through Thursday and included 597 likely Colorado voters. The results show if the election were held today, 52 percent of those surveyed would vote for Bush and 45 percent would vote for Kerry. Two percent chose other candidates and 1 percent remain undecided. The poll's margin of error is 4.1 percent. The new poll shows signs of strengths for both candidates. The president continues to lead Kerry in suburban areas throughout...
  • Arizona poll gives Bush 11-point lead

    10/21/2004 2:08:40 AM PDT · by familyop · 1 replies · 400+ views
    KVOA, Arizona ^ | 20OCT04 | Sandy Rathbun
    With the presidential election only 13 days away, Eyewitness News 4 and SurveyUSA asked some of you whom you'll vote for on November 2. You told our pollsters at SurveyUSA that, if the election for President were today, George Bush would defeat John Kerry by an 11% margin here in Arizona. Our exclusive, scientific poll shows Bush's lead dropped 3 percentage points in the past 2 weeks. Still, Pollster Joe Shipman says Bush has maintained a double-digit lead in Arizona since July. As you might expect, Republicans like the numbers. Democrats don't. Sue Walitsky, Arizona Communication Director for the Kerry-Edwards...
  • Bush leads in battleground states he won in 2000, poll finds

    10/20/2004 6:05:36 PM PDT · by Bill Buckner · 27 replies · 2,140+ views
    Knight Ridder ^ | Oct 20, 2004 | By Steven Thomma
    WASHINGTON - President Bush leads in all of the battleground states he carried in 2000, but he faces a tightening contest to repeat his wins in Ohio and New Hampshire, according to a new Knight Ridder-MSNBC poll released Wednesday. Less than two weeks before Election Day, the survey offered a detailed look at the shifting state-by-state battleground where the presidency will be decided. If Bush holds all the battleground states he won in 2000 - labeled red states for their color-coding on election maps - he will win re-election. If he loses red states with 10 electoral votes or more,...
  • SurveyUSA Polls for TN, IN, KY, AZ: Bush in a landslide, Bunning crushing Mongiardo

    10/20/2004 5:07:46 PM PDT · by ambrose · 24 replies · 1,881+ views
    SurveyUSA ^ | 10/20
    SurveyUSA Polls for TN, IN, KY, AZ: Bush in a landslide, Bunning crushing Mongiardo
  • The Origins of Bush Country Ketchup

    10/05/2004 5:53:15 AM PDT · by Raquel · 10 replies · 397+ views
    Cape Cod Common Sense - On-Line Edition ^ | July 09, 2004 | Cape Cod Common Sense
    Top 10 Reasons to Buy Bush Country Ketchup
  • Fallout from Kerry endorsement continues in Crawford

    10/03/2004 5:46:02 PM PDT · by NCjim · 23 replies · 1,919+ views
    News 8 Austin ^ | October 3, 2004
    The editor of the weekly newspaper that bills itself as President Bush's hometown paper said he's hoarse after answering so many phone calls after endorsing Democratic challenger John Kerry for president. Leon Smith is publisher of the Lone Star Iconoclast. He said he's faced a barrage of phone calls from the public and given 100 interviews to various media outlets since last week's endorsement. His newspaper, with a circulation of less than 500, has become a scarce commodity and copies have shown up on the online auction site eBay. Business leaders in Bush's adopted hometown of 705 residents about 20...
  • Report From Crawford, Texas

    10/02/2004 9:07:43 PM PDT · by Richard Kimball · 90 replies · 4,290+ views
    Stephen Cook | October 2, 2004 | Stephen Cook
    As many of you know, I have been a sports photographer for the Texas Iconoclast for the last three years. This week, the Iconoclast endorsed John Kerry over President Bush. Of course, Bush's home town newspaper endorsing his challenger made national news. While it came as no surprise to local residents, it was a chance for the national media to tout that even in Crawford, Texas, the citizens were turning against George Bush. The reality of the situation is a little bit different. As someone who has worked for the paper for a while, I know a little bit more...
  • 50,000 jam rally for Bush in Ohio

    09/29/2004 1:12:04 AM PDT · by OneLoyalAmerican · 35 replies · 1,740+ views
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | September 28, 2004 | Bill Sloat and Stephen Koff
    West Chester, Ohio - The biggest campaign rally of the year had the air of a political Woodstock, with about 50,000 people crammed into an Ohio park as rock music blared and President Bush declared he was pumped up for Thursday's debate. But Bush joked that he was having a hard time figuring out exactly how to square off against Democratic challenger John Kerry.
  • Bitter divisions over president show up in small-town America

    09/25/2004 10:59:28 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 24 replies · 915+ views
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 09/25/2004 | DAN LEWERENZ -- Associated Press Writer
    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Drive west down this town's Main Street, and the sharp divisions over this year's presidential election quickly become clear. On the left, a chalkboard mounted outside a coffee shop lists the day's special as a showing of "Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election" - a documentary implying that George W. Bush, then governor of Texas, colluded with Florida politicians to disenfranchise black voters and steal the election. On the right, a sign in the window of a motorcycle shop reads: "Kerry Sucks."
  • AFTER ACTION report- Freep of Breck Girl Edwards in Roanoke, VA Sat Aug 21

    08/21/2004 10:38:51 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 16 replies · 1,093+ views
    Just got back from a BIG FREEP and Bush Rally at the John Edwards event in Roanoke, VA at Addison Middle School. Hope to get some pictures on here but we had about 50 people show up with Bush signs, Flags and anti-Kerry, anti-Edwards signs about 9:30...doors opened at 10. Looks like the Edwards people have learned from the last Edwards rally for 1000 that only drew 200...they bussed people in on several buses, so they can say the rally was "full". It was WONDERFUL...the Dems tried to have us moved, as we were on a lot JUST ACROSS from...
  • The billboard, signed by veterans for Bush, reads: "We support President Bush and .....

    08/20/2004 1:05:47 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies · 1,342+ views
    Poplar Bluff Daily American Republic ^ | August 20, 2004 | DAVID SILVERBERG
    Signatures are counted, but will the President heed call? Hardy Billington and David Hahn have achieved their goal of collecting 10,000 signatures on petitions in an attempt to get President George Bush to visit Poplar Bluff at his convenience. "We couldn't have done it without the help of 35 local businesses who displayed the petitions at their counters," Billington said. "A lot of people were involved in this effort." The petition drive was started in June and completed over the weekend while he was in the Republican booth at the Butler County Fair. Anyone still having a petition should call...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (photos): 8/10/04

    08/10/2004 5:29:21 PM PDT · by rintense · 189 replies · 4,135+ views,
    Before heading down to Florida for some campaigning, President Bush nominated Congressman Porter Goss as the next Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Later, brother Jeb Bush, Governor of Florida, greeted Bush as he headed to the Pensacola Civic Center for a rally, and an 'Ask the President' town hall at Okaloosa-Walton Community College Gymnasium in Niceville, Fla. Arizona Senator John McCain joined the President in Pensacola. Meanwhile, First Lady Laura Bush made a campaign stop of her own at campaign stop at Gruber's Quilt Shop in Waite Park, Minn. Enjoy your daily dose of Dubya!
  • Bush support strong in Maryland

    08/09/2004 8:49:42 PM PDT · by Nascardude · 3 replies · 235+ views
    The Hedgehog Report ^ | August 9, 2004 | David Wissing
    Western Howard County Is Bush Country At the last minute, I was pressed into duty to help out the Republican booth at the Howard County fair. I was told they needed some people to help man the booth and pass out literature. However, when I got there, they had plenty of people, but since the weather was rather nice and I had already paid admission to get in, I decided to stay and help. I am glad I did. We were bombarded with people all night asking for Bush/Cheney stuff, stuff for EJ Pipkin, who is running against Babs Mikulski,...
  • Bush Country Needs A Favor From Those Going To The GOP Convention In NY Please read.

    08/01/2004 1:58:25 PM PDT · by justme346 · 8 replies · 1,373+ views
    Since Bush Country will be unable to make the convention, we would like some people who are going to the convention (You Don't Need To Be A Delegate) to pass out our Bush Country Maps which of course shows the County's that Bush Won. We will ship to you free. Not only does it show that Bush won the heartland of America, but it drives liberals NUTS! Just imagine Dan Rather's Face As Hundreds of these signs are waving in front of the TV !! Below is a photo of it. At any rate, please email me back at
  • FREE "BUSH COUNTRY" Posters For GOP Convention

    07/30/2004 8:41:58 PM PDT · by justme346 · 22 replies · 1,996+ views is looking for groups or individuals going to the GOP Convention in New York to provide them free 17" X 24" "Bush Country" posters for using as "Pickets" or whatever they wish at the convention. There are two things that we have learned over the last 3 years running Bush Country. They are: #1. There is nothing that provides a better visual for re-electing president Bush than the "Bush Country" map and #2. Liberals HATE the map with a passion. In fact, be prepared for them to rip them out of your hands and rip them up. At any...
  • First Rounds Fired in Conservative 'Ketchup War'

    07/16/2004 6:14:11 AM PDT · by spero · 32 replies · 3,390+ views ^ | 07/16/04 | Jimmy Moore
    SPARTANBURG, SC (Talon News) -- An unexpected ketchup war has erupted between two companies marketing alternative versions of ketchup to conservative, Republican consumers.
  • South still will go to Bush, experts say

    07/07/2004 6:53:03 AM PDT · by EllaMinnow · 40 replies · 1,370+ views
    The Tallahassee Democrat ^ | July 7, 2004 | Bill Cotterell
    Putting an energetic young Southerner on his ticket should boost John Kerry's chances in the South, but the region remains a stronghold for President Bush, Florida political leaders said Tuesday. "A presidential race never really plays out on the state where the vice president comes from," said Barney Bishop, a veteran Tallahassee campaign consultant who heads Democrats for Bush this year. "But John Edwards gives Kerry at least a chance to pick up some strength in the South. He's young and popular." Florida's U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, who was on Kerry's "short list," thanked him for "the very dignified and...
  • I Feel Like I Am Fixin To Throw Up

    07/01/2004 8:34:16 AM PDT · by qam1 · 87 replies · 2,109+ views ^ | 7/1/04 | Tom DeWeese
    I’m a baby boomer and that’s a curse. You see I’m stuck with the idiots from the sixties till my dying day as they whine and moan about injustice and mentally dwell forever in the days of tie-die shirts, incense, and free love. The news media, now controlled by baby boomers, keep the myth alive that everyone from that era got high and protested in the streets disgorging their revolution to enforce a “new America.” They were revolting all right. The very sight of them turned my stomach. The truth is that those who perpetrated the anti-war protests didn’t really...
  • Moore on 9/11: "We sold out in Army-base towns. This is a red state movie."

    06/27/2004 4:45:34 PM PDT · by nwrep · 178 replies · 6,402+ views
    Fat Moore via The Drudge Report ^ | June 27, 2004 | Drudge
    MOORE: 'We sold out in Fayetteville, home of Fort Bragg, We sold out in Army-base towns. We set house records in some of these places. We set single-day records in a number of theaters. We got standing ovations in Greensboro, N.C... The biggest news to me this morning is this is a red-state movie. Republican states are embracing the movie, and it's sold out in Republican strongholds all over the country... HARVEY WEINSTEIN: 'It's beyond anybody's expectations. I'd have to say the sky's the limit on this movie. Who knows what territory we're in'...
  • Moore's Big Fat Lie About Fort Bragg "Sellout" [New York Times Got Suckered]

    06/27/2004 8:51:08 PM PDT · by Doctor Raoul · 50 replies · 922+ views
    <p>"We sold out in Fayetteville, home of Fort Bragg," in North Carolina, Mr. Moore said on Sunday.</p> <p>Click here to confirm Moore's quote about selling out Fayetteville in THE NEW YORK TIMES.</p> <p>Cameo Art House Theater (Fayetteville), only one of six screens in NC showing F-911. Phone is 910-486-6633.</p>
  • Ben Stein: Happy Bush Country

    06/01/2004 8:05:31 PM PDT · by plushaye · 86 replies · 1,134+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | June 1 2004 | Ben Stein
    BEVERLY HILLS -- I have followed elections pretty closely for many decades now, and I think I have a clue about why George W. Bush, for all of his problems in Iraq, still has a fine chance to win this election. For about ten years now, I have been going to North Idaho, a mountainous, heavily forested region in the Pacific Northwest of the USA, adjacent to Canada, to vacation, ride in my little motor boat, ride my bicycle by the lakes and rivers, and just to be in a beautiful setting far from the pitiless freeways and snarling traffic...
  • Bush Country Ketchup

    05/26/2004 10:05:42 PM PDT · by repub_in_pa · 4 replies · 133+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 05/11/04 | James McCaslin
    CONSERVATIVE KETCHUP Former college roommates Patrick Spero and Chris Cylke, the latter a Republican staffer on Capitol Hill, are the brains behind "Bush Country Ketchup." "While dunking our (french) fries in ketchup a few months ago, we came to a sudden realization," explains one. "With each drop of ketchup we ingested - bottled by a company whose single largest individual shareholder is the wife of Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry - we were indirectly making his wallet fatter." So, the pair took out a $5,000 loan in February and are now peddling the President Bush alternative to Heinz - although...
  • Where Are All The Democrats?

    05/21/2004 10:41:06 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 11 replies · 222+ views
    The Coeur d'Alene Press (Idaho) ^ | May 21, 2004 | Marty Fortier
    Candidates are needed In the media coverage of the Kootenai County elections, I keep reading about the lack of Democratic candidates. According to reports, some of the district races will be decided in the Republican primary due to the fact that no Democrat is running. What a bunch of wimps! I mean, come on Dems. Weren't you taught that "it's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game"? Now if you don't know what that old adage means, I'll translate. IT MEANS YOU'RE A BUNCH OF WIMPS! You don't take your ball and go home just...
  • "Florida is Bush Country" banner flies over Kerry rally

    05/12/2004 1:47:49 PM PDT · by dead · 69 replies · 233+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 5/12/04
    A plane pulling a Bush sign flys over a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., Tuesday, May 11, 2004, in downtown Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
  • Washington Times Bush Country Ketchup

    05/10/2004 6:16:36 AM PDT · by repub_in_pa · 7 replies · 140+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 05/10/04 | Washington Times
    <p>Washington Times reported on Bush Country Ketchup. Sounds pretty funny. I heard about them before but saw this in the WashTimes and thought I would report.</p> <p>Conservative ketchup Former college roommates Patrick Spero and Chris Cylke, the latter a Republican staffer on Capitol Hill, are the brains behind "Bush Country Ketchup." "While dunking our [french] fries in ketchup a few months ago, we came to a sudden realization," explains one. "With each drop of ketchup we ingested — bottled by a company whose single largest individual shareholder is the wife of Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry — we were indirectly making his wallet fatter." So, the pair took out a $5,000 loan in February and are now peddling the President Bush alternative to Heinz — although a bottle of the obviously higher-quality Bush ketchup fetches $5.99, plus $4.99 shipping and handling.</p>
  • A Giddy Heartland Gives Bush Warmth Missing in the Beltway

    05/08/2004 1:48:22 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies · 284+ views
    The New York Times ^ | May 8, 2004 | JIM RUTENBERG
    DUBUQUE, Iowa, May 7 — Tears were flowing on "Live With Regis & Kelly" on Friday as a woman was introduced to the man whose life her dead son's heart had saved. But the emotional moment was abruptly halted on Channel 9 here by breaking news. It was not for Donald H. Rumsfeld's Congressional appearance (that would come later) or the severe storms brewing to the southwest. It was, rather, for Air Force One's approach, which the news camera followed as if it was that of the space shuttle. "You can see a smooth landing at the Dubuque Regional Airport,"...
  • Bush country in word & deed (Kerry's reaching his high water point. It's all down hill from here.)

    03/10/2004 3:34:39 PM PST · by Better to Be Lucky Than Good · 5 replies · 109+ views
    Washington Times Website ^ | March 7, 2004 | Horace Cooper
    <p>At the Sept. 20, 2001 joint session of Congress, President Bush proclaimed, "I will not yield, I will not rest, I will not relent in waging this struggle for freedom and security for the American people." And in his latest book, "Bush Country" John Podhoretz reminds us that in George W. Bush, America has a leader committed to America and its values. He is a leader which history will single out for greatness.</p>
  • Repeat of John Podheretz' "Bush Country" on C-Span2, Sunday Morning at 9AM EST

    03/06/2004 9:54:04 PM PST · by Intolerant in NJ · 5 replies · 135+ views
    C-Span2 | 7 March 2004 | C-Span2
    Sunday morning at 9AMEST C-Span2 will repeat the program of a discussion of his book Bush Country by John Podheretz, taped in late February at Barnes and Noble in NYC. Podheretz accuses both the left and right of being engaged in a "great forgetting" of the magnitude and implications of 9/11 and says that the way Bush has handled that outrage has made him a president of substance and importance. More enjoyable than his talk, however, is the way Podheretz handles several hecklers - for instance: "the subtitle of my book is 'How Dubya Became a Great President and Drove...
  • 'Bush Country: How Dubya Became a Great President While Driving Liberals Insane'

    02/28/2004 8:43:46 PM PST · by dvan · 26 replies · 387+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 2/28/04 | Phil Brennan
    It appears that Joan Walsh of thought she was a pretty smart cookie, parading her Scholastic Aptitude Test score of 1200 as proof. Like many of her media colleagues she considered President Bush’s intellectual level far below her own. It came as something of a shock for her to learn that the 17-year-old Bush’s SAT score was the same as hers – 1200 – and scored at a time when that was a very hard level to reach. In his new book, "Bush Country: How Dubya Became a Great President While Driving Liberals Insane," widely acclaimed New York Post...
  • A Time to Lead (Book review recomending to read)

    02/27/2004 9:29:17 AM PST · by bogdanPolska12 · 7 replies · 36+ views ^ | By Michael Potemra
    By Michael Potemra <![if !vml]><![endif]>Bush Country: How Dubya Became a Great President While Driving Liberals Insane, by John Podhoretz (St. Martin's, 288 pp., $24.95) Assessing the historical significance of a presidency barely into its fourth year is a tricky business. At this point in his administration, Wilson was promising to keep us out of European war; Nixon, dazzling the world with his China expedition, was on the path to landslide reelection; Reagan, facing a still-monolithic USSR, was moderating his anti-Soviet rhetoric and calling for "a constructive and realistic working relationship" between the superpowers. Which makes John Podhoretz's achievement in...