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  • Islamic militants ridicule death of Bush cat

    01/06/2009 11:29:08 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies · 1,251+ views
    Associated Press ^ | January 6, 2009 | MAAMOUN YOUSSEF
    CAIRO, Egypt – Islamic militants posted sarcastic comments on an extremist Web site Tuesday ridiculing a recent announcement by First Lady Laura Bush that the family's cat had died.
  • Jeb Bush leaning against Senate run

    01/06/2009 6:07:45 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 21 replies · 772+ views
    Jeb Bush leaning against Senate run Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is leaning against running for the Senate in Florida, according to a new report from the St. Petersburg Times: Republican excitement over the prospect of Jeb Bush running for U.S. Senate has given way to increasing speculation that the former governor will stay out of the race. Bush declined to comment for this article but was expected to make an announcement perhaps as early as this week. Even with his father on national TV Sunday touting Bush as a terrific potential future senator or president, friends say family considerations...
  • US First Cat 'India' dies ("Willie", 18)

    01/05/2009 6:54:16 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 935+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 1/5/09 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The Bush family's 18-year-old cat, India, has died at the White House, First Lady Laura Bush's office announced Monday. ... India was named by Barbara Bush after a former Texas Ranger baseball player, Ruben Sierra, who was called "El Indio," but the cat was called "Willie" or "Kitty" by the family.
  • NBC and Kitty Kelly and Ann Coulter

    01/05/2009 4:56:34 PM PST · by JoanVarga · 61 replies · 2,217+ views
    NBC News ^ | 1-5-08 | Joan Varga
    In an ever-shrinking news cycle and political memory to match, I just thought I'd provide a little link to a very controversial book that was being released just before the election, four short years ago. Anyone remember 'The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty'? Well, not necessarily, that anyone remembers, since so few people bought the scandal monger's tripe.Ann will be fine, but NBC would do well to remember how much time it found for Kitty Kelly's controversy.
  • Elder Bush: Jeb Should Run for President

    01/04/2009 7:20:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 96 replies · 3,217+ views
    Newsmax / Reuters ^ | January 4, 2009
    Former President George H.W. Bush said on Sunday he'd like to see his second son, Jeb, become president of the United States some day. Interviewed on "Fox News Sunday," Bush said his second son, a former governor of Florida, had all the qualifications to serve in the White House. Jeb Bush, 55, has said he was considering running for a U.S. Senate seat representing Florida in 2010. The current incumbent, Republican Mel Martinez, has announced he is stepping down. "I'd like to see him run. I'd like to see him be president one day, or senator, whatever, yes I would,"...
  • Bush Sr would like to see son Jeb as President

    01/04/2009 12:33:56 PM PST · by RED SOUTH · 131 replies · 2,706+ views
    ottawacitizen ^ | January 4, 2009 10:16 AM
    WASHINGTON -- Former President George H.W. Bush said on Sunday he'd like to see his second son, Jeb, become President of the United States some day. Interviewed on Fox News Sunday, Bush said his second son, a former Governor of Florida, had all the qualifications to serve in the White House. Jeb Bush, 55, has said he was considering running for a U.S. Senate seat representing Florida in 2010. The current incumbent, Republican Mel Martinez, has announced he is stepping down. "I'd like to see him run. I'd like to see him be president one day, or senator, whatever, yes...
  • Pray for President Bush and America - Day 3028

    12/28/2008 2:07:56 PM PST · by Blogger · 12 replies · 481+ views
    28 Dec 2008 | Blogger
    Isaiah 25 6And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined. 7And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the vail that is spread over all nations. 8He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth:...
  • Jeb Bush poised for Florida Senate run

    12/26/2008 6:42:48 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 92 replies · 1,584+ views
    Jeb Bush poised for Florida Senate run By: Amie Parnes December 26, 2008 09:21 AM EST As Caroline Kennedy pursues her bright-lights, big-city bid for the U.S. Senate, another child of dynasty is quietly testing the waters for his own Senate run. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush – the son of one president and the brother of another – has been working the phones since Sen. Mel Martinez (R-Fla.) announced earlier this month that he won’t seek reelection in 2010. Sources say Bush hasn’t made up his mind yet about running for Martinez’ seat yet, but that he’s getting green...
  • Barney celebrates his final White House Christmas

    Dec. 15 - First Dog Barney celebrates his final White House Christmas. The annual video has become a holiday tradition
  • Barbara Bush Undergoes Stomach Surgery

    11/27/2008 6:28:16 AM PST · by GVnana · 21 replies · 1,181+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/26/2008
    <p>WASHINGTON (AFP) – Former first lady Barbara Bush will spend several days at a Houston, Texas hospital, following surgery for a perforated ulcer, the hospital announced Wednesday, updating an earlier statement that she would go home Wednesday.</p> <p>Bush, 83, was admitted to The Methodist Hospital Tuesday night with abdominal pains and underwent a battery of tests.</p>
  • Barbara Bush Taken to Methodist Hospital Emergency Room (precautionary measure)

    11/25/2008 7:48:02 PM PST · by BAW · 5 replies · 700+ views
    FOX Houston ^ | 25 Nov 2008, 8:48 PM CST
    <p>HOUSTON -- FOX 26 News has learned Former First Lady Barbara Bush was taken to Methodist Hospital to undergo medical tests.</p>
  • Update: Former First Lady Barbara Bush Rushed To Texas Emergency Room (for tests)

    11/25/2008 7:01:58 PM PST · by Arkinsaw · 93 replies · 6,535+ views
    Fox News Alert ^ | November 25, 2008 | Fox News Alert
    <p>Several black unmarked cars escorted Barbara Bush, 83, and President George H.W. Bush to the hospital because she had been feeling ill for about a week.</p> <p>HOUSTON -- It has been reported that Former First Lady Barbara Bush was taken to the emergency room at Methodist Hospital.</p>
  • Jeb Bush in 2012 (Vanity)

    11/04/2008 7:20:28 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 123 replies · 6,696+ views
    Yes, we lost tonight. But let's regroup for 2012 and come back stronger than ever. That's why I support Jeb Bush, he was a popular governor of Florida and he'll win the battleground state easily. Also, in four years from now with President-elect Obama's disastrous policies, people would welcome another Bush in the White House for a return of stability.
  • Caption Bush at the Olympics

    08/14/2008 11:02:43 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 80 replies · 2,622+ views
    President George Bush (C), first lady Laura Bush (L) and their daughter Barbara (R) gesture as they watch the swimming events at the National Aquatics Center during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, August 11, 2008. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (L) shakes hands with U.S. President George W. Bush as first lady Laura (bottom L) and their daughter Barbara (bottom R) look on at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, August 11, 2008 Secret service agents assist U.S. President George W. Bush as he stumbles in the spectator stands at the National Aquatics Center before the swimming competition...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush...08-10-08 (many photos and news)

    08/10/2008 4:24:48 PM PDT · by daisyscarlett · 73 replies · 545+ views
    Various | daisyscarlett and Kaslin
    President and Mrs. Bush attended church at the Beijing Kuanjie Protestant Christian Church. See Quote of the Day for his remarks. He and his family spent time at the Swimming Venue cheering on the USA swim team. President Bush met with President Hu Jintao of the People's Republic of China TRANSCRIPT President Bush also met with Vice President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China and Premier Wen Jiabao of the People's Republic of China . . President George W. Bush and his father, former president George H.W. Bush, attended a men’s basketball game between China and the...
  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF PRESIDENT BUSH...08-02-08 and 08-03-08

    08/02/2008 3:22:01 PM PDT · by daisyscarlett · 59 replies · 147+ views
    yahoo news; | daisyscarlett
    President Bush arrived in Kennebunkport on Thursay evening. He will remain there until Sunday. Today, he will attend a wedding of one of his cousin’s son on the grounds of the Bush home on Walker point. Love at White House; Bush staffers to wed in Kennebunkport The Bush family home in Kennebunkport, Maine. President Bush chastised Democrats on Saturday for refusing to allow a vote on whether to lift the federal ban on offshore oil drilling. In his weekly radio address President Bush said, "I know that high energy prices are making this a difficult time for many of our...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 8-1-08

    08/01/2008 5:57:33 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 104 replies · 433+ views
    President & Mrs. Bush are spending the weekend at the family home in Kennebunkport, Maine. The President will return to the White House on Sunday before beginning his trip to Asia and to the Olympics in China next week. Today President Bush surprised Rush Limbaugh with a live call to his radio show, congratulating him on his 20th anniversary. (Transcript & Audio) Rush: What are...? (interruption) Interrupting for what? President Bush: Hello! Rush: Oh, jeez. The president? President Bush: Rush Limbaugh? Rush: Yes, sir, Mr. President. President Bush: President George W. Bush calling to congratulate you on 20 years of...
  • The Bush Family Calls Rush

    08/01/2008 4:31:28 PM PDT · by pissant · 48 replies · 888+ views
    EIB Network ^ | 8/1/08 | Rush/GWB?GHWB/Jeb
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: What are...? (interruption) Interrupting for what? THE PRESIDENT: Hello! RUSH: Oh, jeez. The president? THE PRESIDENT: Rush Limbaugh? RUSH: Yes, sir, Mr. President. THE PRESIDENT: President George W. Bush calling to congratulate you on 20 years of important and excellent broadcasting. RUSH: Well, thank you, sir. You've stunned me! (laughing) I'm shocked. But thank you so much. THE PRESIDENT: That's hard to do. RUSH: (laughing) I know, it is. THE PRESIDENT: I'm here with a room full of admirers. There are two others that would like to speak to you and congratulate you, people who consider you...
  • Jenna Bush Speaks [in Wisconsin] for Kids with HIV

    04/11/2008 7:45:33 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 14 replies · 145+ views ^ | April 11, 2008 | Judith Davidoff
    The party girl image was nowhere to be seen when Jenna Bush gave the keynote address at the annual banquet held by Wisconsin Women in Government. The 25-year-old daughter of President George W. Bush, who was cited twice for underage drinking during her college days, has undergone a public relations metamorphosis since the publication last year of her bestselling book, "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope," which is about a single mother living with HIV. On Thursday night at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, Bush, who is expected to wed fiance Henry Hager this May, was gracious and humble in...
  • Oliver Stone casts parents of 'W'

    03/27/2008 3:16:20 PM PDT · by Callahan · 31 replies · 907+ views
    Variety ^ | 3/26/08 | Michael Fleming
    Director Oliver Stone has set James Cromwell to play George Herbert Walker Bush and Ellen Burstyn to play former first lady Barbara Bush in "W," a drama about the formative years of their son, President George W. Bush. Josh Brolin is playing the title character, and Elizabeth Banks will play first lady Laura Bush. Stone will direct from a script by his “Wall Street” co-writer Stanley Weiser. Moritz Borman is producing with Bill Block and Jon Kilik.
  • Obama a distant cousin of Bush

    03/26/2008 7:26:59 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 34 replies · 762+ views
    BBC ^ | 3/26/08 | Correspondent
    Obama a distant cousin of Bush Close political rivals - now there's a connection in their family histories It has emerged that Barack Obama is a tenth cousin, once removed, of the man whose job he wants - George W Bush.They are linked by Samuel Hinkley of Cape Cod, who died in 1662. Mr Obama is also a distant cousin of the actor Brad Pitt while Hillary Clinton is related to Mr Pitt's girlfriend, Angelina Jolie. The ties of the US Democratic rivals were established by a respected US genealogical organisation after three years' investigation. Mrs Clinton and Mr...
  • U.S. president's brother visits Paraguay president as guest of Sun Myung Moon-founded group

    02/29/2008 11:26:32 AM PST · by jmc813 · 6 replies · 89+ views
    AP ^ | 2-29-2008 | Pedro Servin
    Neil Bush, younger brother of U.S. President George W. Bush, called on Paraguay's president as the guest of a business federation founded by the Rev. Sun Myung Moon. A presidential press office source, who spoke on condition of not being named, confirmed the younger Bush met President Nicanor Duarte on Thursday along with a delegation from the Universal Peace Federation, a group associated with Moon. Duarte himself had no statement on the meeting. Antonio Betancourt, a spokesman for the federation, said that Bush visited Duarte and later met with an opposition congressional leader, Sen. Miguel Abdon Saguier, and that both...
  • Bush brother’s ex defends JFK’s purported love child (Sharon Bush defends Worthington)

    02/15/2008 4:29:21 PM PST · by littlehouse36 · 60 replies · 720+ views
    Canwest News Service ^ | 2/15/2008 | Denise Ryan
    VANCOUVER -- A Bush has come forward in defence of a possible Kennedy.Sharon Bush, the former wife of President George W. Bush's brother Neil Bush and a close friend of Jack Worthington, has come forward exclusively to the Vancouver Sun to speak on his behalf."He is a fine man, highly ethical, a man of high integrity," Ms. Bush said about Worthington, rumoured to be John F. Kennedy's illegitimate son, in an interview Thursday.Ms. Bush said she decided to speak out after a British tabloid claimed Mr. Worthington once tried to flog a book about being an illegitimate Kennedy offspring...
  • Oh, brother!

    02/12/2008 10:28:24 AM PST · by forkinsocket · 43 replies · 120+ views
    LA Times ^ | February 10, 2008 | Jacob Weisberg
    How George torpedoed Jeb's presidential hopes and sank the family's political dynasty. Will America close the books on the Bush dynasty when George W. leaves office in January? Or is it still possible that his younger brother, Jeb, will rise from the ashes of the second Bush presidency -- perhaps even as part of the Bush clan's ongoing duel with the House of Clinton? While one should never say never in politics, such a rematch in 2012 or 2016 is beginning to seem extremely unlikely. Even Jeb himself apparently regards prospects for a Bush resurrection as largely hopeless. To understand...
  • Jenna Bush, Engaged in a Tricky Role

    08/31/2007 7:11:30 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 53 replies · 2,815+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Sunday, August 26, 2007 | Robin Givhan
    Do not be fooled by Jenna Bush. She has wrapped herself in the golden glow of celebrity. But she is something else entirely. For almost seven years, the blond Bush twin has reveled in the trappings associated with Hollywood starlets -- from wearing made-to-order designer clothes to smiling brightly from the glossy pages of a Vogue photo spread. She has walked red carpets and swanned past velvet ropes. Like so many celebrities, she has taken on a cause -- education -- and is using her fame to stir interest and attract media attention to an upcoming book tour. She has...
  • Houseguest dies at ex-President Bush’s home

    08/22/2007 12:16:32 PM PDT · by Ready4Freddy · 43 replies · 1,998+ views
    AP via MSNBC ^ | August 22, 2007 | AP
    Husband of George H.W. Bush’s cousin has heart attack at Maine retreat Updated: 9:17 a.m. CT Aug 22, 2007 KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine - An 81-year-old houseguest suffered a fatal heart attack at the summer home of former President George H.W. Bush. John C. Jansing, the husband of Bush’s cousin Shelley Bush Jansing, was taken by paramedics late Tuesday to the emergency room at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. “Jack was a wonderful man,” the former president said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and their three children. Barbara and...
  • A First Lady’s No-Show Is Seen as a No-No ( SARKOZY )

    08/14/2007 5:53:36 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 52 replies · 1,998+ views
    The New York Times ^ | August 14, 2007 | DOREEN CARVAJAL
    Three weeks ago, Cécilia Sarkozy, the glamorous wife of the French president, drew criticism here for her high-profile role in the freeing of jailed medical workers from Libya, a job some thought was best left to diplomats. Now Mrs. Sarkozy, a 49-year-old former model, is under scrutiny again, this time for ducking out of public appearances where a presidential spouse would be expected. Her latest infraction of spousal etiquette: skipping a picnic with the Bush family in New England. After accepting a rare, personal invitation to dine with President Bush and his family in Kennebunkport, Me., on Saturday, Mrs. Sarkozy...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (8/12/07): photos & news (Sarkozy visit)

    08/12/2007 4:30:41 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 146 replies · 3,492+ views
    PRESIDENTIAL NEWS OF THE DAY: President and Mrs. Bush hosted a luncheon today for the new president of France, Nicholas Sarkozy. (Sarkozy's wife declined the invitation to lunch.) After meeting with Sarkozy, the first couple returned to Washington, where they attended a wedding.. President Bush, First Lady Leave MaineKENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- Hours after French President Nicolas Sarkozy left Kennebunkport, President Bush attended the wedding ceremony of Cary Gottesman. She is the daughter of Bush's longtime friends from Texas, Sandy and Lisa Gottesman, and the sister of Bush's former personal aide, Blake Gottesman. Bush was using all the trappings of his...
  • Bush Family Retreat Plays Dual Role (Photos)

    07/01/2007 6:07:17 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 30 replies · 2,781+ views
    Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram ^ | July 1, 2007 | By SETH HARKNESS Staff Writer
    KENNEBUNKPORT — One early September day in 1991, then-President George H.W. Bush sat alone on the terrace of his family home at Walker's Point and finished a lunch of clam chowder and a glass of sherry before updating his diary. Over several weeks, the blue fish had been biting and Bush had hooked many of them while trolling the rocky shoreline from his boat. He had sat out on the granite ledge with his wife, Barbara, and admired the pounding waves when a big storm blew through. He had enjoyed hours on the porch, watching his grandchildren play among...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (4/8/07): photos, incl. 2007 State eggs & Faberge eggs

    04/08/2007 4:13:46 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 130 replies · 2,652+ views
    PRESIDENTIAL NEWS OF THE DAY: President and Mrs. Bush attended Easter morning services at Fr. Hood, Texas, today. The were accompanied by former President George H.W. Bush, former First Lady Barbara Bush, and Mrs. Jenna Welch, the current First Lady's mother. GHWB and Barbara's dog, Sadie, accompanied the family on the helicopter ride from Crawford and stayed in the limo while they attended services. The family's Easter dinner menu at the ranch included fire-glazed ham, green chili cheese grits souffle, roasted orange molasses sweet potatoes, roasted asparagus, coconut cake and ice cream.
  • George P. Bush Joins Navy Reserve

    03/21/2007 6:35:17 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 67 replies · 2,495+ views
    The Politico ^ | March 21, 2007 | Mike Allen
    George P. Bush, a nephew of President Bush who was a hit on the campaign trail, has been accepted in the Navy Reserve as an intelligence officer and has begun the process of being commissioned for eight years of service. Bush, 30, said in a telephone interview from his office at a real estate development firm in Fort Worth, Texas, that he was moved to join the service in part when he attended the rainy commissioning in October of the aircraft carrier named for his grandfather -- the USS George H.W. Bush. "My grandfather's my hero, and what really sold...
  • Bush attends roast of political bigwigs (at The Alfalfa Club dinner, a Bush family tradition)

    01/27/2007 7:43:57 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 935+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/27/07 | Kasie Hunt - ap
    WASHINGTON - President Bush ventured out of the White House on a chilly Saturday night to a Washington hotel warmed by a roast of bigwig guests. The president and his wife, Laura, took a short motorcade ride to a hotel, just blocks from the White House, to attend to the Alfalfa Club dinner, an annual event where Washington political and business leaders gather to give humorous speeches about the goings-on in the world. Also invited were Bush's parents, former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush. The club is already a family affair — the former president's...
  • Why does the Bush family support the New World Order? (Answer, just to bug YOU)

    07/26/2006 8:55:18 AM PDT · by thetruthalwayshurts · 84 replies · 2,587+ views
    George W. Bush has talked openly about accomplishing the New World Order, which is a worldwide government that will lead to antichrist's rule and reign. In his Second Inaugural Address on January 20, 2005, President Bush said that he invaded Afghanistanand Iraq because he was attempting to complete an Ancient Plan based on an “Ancient Hope”, a Plan called the “New Order of the Ages”. His father, George Bush, while president, said on Sept 11th, 1990, that we are on the dawn of a "New World Order". That was 11 years TO THE DAY of 9/11/2001. Grandpa Bush, Prescott, was...
  • First Brother: Is There a Second Act for Jeb Bush?

    06/16/2006 7:18:56 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 30 replies · 1,011+ views
    TIME ^ | Thursday, June 15, 2006 | TIM PADGETT
    Winding up his second term as Florida's governor, the other Bush says he doesn't want to run for President. Not everyone believes him Fans of Florida Governor Jeb Bush often like to whisper that he, not George W., was the brother who should have been President. Jeb, they insist, is the smart one, and the more genuine conservative. So they felt especially smug last month when President Bush, on the same day his poll numbers plunged to 31%, visited Florida to tout his Medicare prescription plan with the help of Jeb, whose own numbers have hovered in the mid-50s since...
  • A Few Years, and Then Another Bush?

    05/29/2006 4:00:15 PM PDT · by mathprof · 39 replies · 820+ views
    new york times ^ | 5/29/06 | ELISABETH BUMILLER
    Bush III? Or has the dynasty run its course? Those are the questions some Republicans are asking themselves as political talk bubbles up yet again about President Bush's brother Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida and his interest in the White House. The chief driver of the mini-buzz is the current occupant of the White House, who has said twice this month that his younger brother would make "a great president." No one, the president included, is suggesting that the younger Bush will run in 2008, and Governor Bush, whose second term is up in January, has adamantly ruled it out....
  • Brother Jeb would make 'great' US president: Bush

    05/10/2006 10:19:49 AM PDT · by Daytyn71 · 79 replies · 1,840+ views ^ | May 10, 2006
    Brother Jeb would make 'great' US president: Bush May 10 12:05 PM US/Eastern President George W. Bush praised his brother, Florida governor Jeb Bush, as an "excellent" leader who would make a "great president" of the United States, according to news accounts. "I think Jeb would be a great president. But it's up to Jeb to make a decision to run," Bush told reporters at a roundtable interview here with several Florida newspapers. "I would like to see Jeb run at some point in time, but I have no idea if that's his intention or not," said the president, in...
  • A 3rd President Bush? First 2 All for It (Ahh, heck no!!!)

    05/10/2006 3:19:27 PM PDT · by LouAvul · 61 replies · 993+ views
    ap/yahoo ^ | 5/10/6 | nedra pickler
    ORLANDO, Fla. - Could there be a third President Bush? The current chief said Wednesday that younger brother Jeb would make a great one, too, and has asked him about making a run. The first President Bush likes the idea as well. Jeb Bush the Republican governor of Florida, has one asset that his presidential brother doesn't right now — approval from most of his constituents. While George W. Bush's approval ratings are in the low 30s, some 55 percent of Florida voters surveyed last month by Quinnipiac University said Jeb was doing a good job. The governor has repeatedly...
  • Gym Instructor Mocks Bush In Front Of First Daughters

    04/25/2006 8:03:53 AM PDT · by Babu · 132 replies · 5,547+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 4-25-06
    Tue Apr 25 2006 10:32:05 ET A spinning instructor at Washington, DC's Sports Club/LA mocked President Bush without realizing (believe it or not) that the first daughters were in his class! ROLL CALL reports: The instructor, Glenn Makl, is said to be horrified to learn after class that the president's daughters were there to hear his making fun of President Bush and handing out of a video clip compilation of some of the president's more memorable gaffes and malapropisms. Developing...
  • President Bush's childhood home in Midland is dedicated

    04/12/2006 5:08:30 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 40 replies · 764+ views
    Star ^ | Apr. 12, 2006 | BETSY BLANEY
    First lady Laura Bush joined her in-laws Tuesday as the couple returned to the small Midland home where President Bush spent part of his youth. A $1.8 million restoration has brought the one-story, three-bedroom house back to the way it looked in the early 1950s, when George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, lived there. The Bushes began the dedication of the George W. Bush Childhood Home by walking out the front door and addressing about 700 people, including childhood friends of the president, other people who have lived in the house and politicians. Barbara Bush recalled thinking the...
  • Bush's old home opens to public

    04/11/2006 7:46:07 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 13 replies · 738+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 12 April 2006 | Jeff Franks
    THE modest house in Midland, Texas, where the Bush family lived in the 1950s has been reopened as a museum commemorating the childhood of US President George W. Bush. First lady Laura Bush and Mr Bush's parents, former President George Bush and his wife, Barbara, attended the ceremony on the front porch of the woodframe, three-bedroom home. "When we moved into this house (in 1951) ... it seemed like a mansion, and when we come back here today we were both commenting quietly to each other it still seems like a mansion - maybe not the biggest, but a lot...
  • George P. Bush to address Pro-Illegals in Dallas

    04/09/2006 1:41:46 PM PDT · by Tejas Punto · 171 replies · 4,445+ views
    WFAA Television ^ | April 9, 2006
    DALLAS, TEXAS At 12:52 p.m., thousands wearing white began the march early from the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe to Dallas City Hall chanting and waving American flags. George P. Bush, the nephew of President George W. Bush, was among several scheduled to speak at the rally. Earlier participants started the day at the Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe for the traditional Palm Sunday mass.
  • As Political Dynasties Go, Bushes Are Hard to Beat

    03/13/2006 12:13:59 PM PST · by george wythe · 39 replies · 1,052+ views
    Yahoo news ^ | Mar 13 2006 | David M. Shribman
    Which was a more important political dynasty in American life, the Kennedy dynasty or the Bush one? Did either the Kennedys or the Bushes leave behind a coherent philosophy of government? Which dynasty left a deeper mark on the American character and memory? Let's start by acknowledging that the Kennedys are in eclipse now. The senior lion of the clan, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (news, bio, voting record), is a year away from age 75; he's clearly never going to be president. His son, Patrick, is a congressman from Rhode Island but is unlikely to reach the top of the...
  • Bush hunt: Grooms for daughters

    03/03/2006 8:14:10 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 88 replies · 3,979+ views
    US President George W Bush might have the weight of the world on his shoulders but he is also a concerned father. "We are also trying to get our daughters married," Bush told Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, who informed him that his son and daughter were both married and that he has four grandchildren. Bush and his wife Laura arrived in Hyderabad on a five-hour visit during which he met farmers, scientists and women members of self-help groups at the Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University and met young entrepreneurs at the Indian School of Business. "How many...
  • Dubai funds Neil Bush's company

    02/27/2006 6:20:56 AM PST · by Esther Ruth · 100 replies · 2,328+ views ^ | February 27, 2006 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Dubai funds Neil Bush's company Posted: February 27, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Jerome R. Corsi © 2006 Investors from the United Arab Emirates helped fund the $23 million Neil Bush raised for Ignite!, the learning systems company that holds lucrative No Child Left Behind Act contracts in Florida and Texas. The "Cow" is an Ignite! portable computer designed to work in a classroom, providing interactive instruction aimed at improving students' scores on standardized tests. If you loved Billy Carter and "Billy Beer," you're certain to love Neil Bush and the "Ignite! Cow." Neil Bush's frequent travels to Dubai...
  • What's good for Clinton gander is good for goose (W calls Bill "My new brother")

    01/31/2006 4:03:14 PM PST · by presidio9 · 41 replies · 740+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mon Jan 30, 2006 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    Former president Bill Clinton has been buddying up to both presidents Bush in what strategists right and left view as a bid to salvage his political legacy and boost the ambitions of his senator wife. "My new brother" is what Republican President George W. Bush called Clinton, a Democrat, in a weekend interview. At the president's request, Clinton has lined up with Bush's father, the Republican he ousted from the presidency 13 years ago, to help victims of the 2004 tsunami in Asia and the 2005 hurricane in the southern United States. "Clinton beat a Bush, then was replaced by...
  • Is there a new member of the Bush family?

    01/30/2006 12:22:36 PM PST · by Tulsa Ramjet · 101 replies · 1,988+ views
    REUTERS.COM ^ | Mon Jan 30, 2006 11:53 AM ET | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush says Bill Clinton has become so close to his father that the Democratic former president is like a member of the family. Former President George Bush has worked with Clinton to raise money for victims of the Asian tsunami and the hurricane disaster along the U.S. Gulf Coast. Asked about his father and Clinton, Bush quipped, "Yes, he and my new brother." "That's a good relationship. It's a fun relationship to watch," Bush said in an interview with CBS News broadcast on Sunday. While attending Pope John Paul's funeral, Bush said, "It was...
  • Is there a new member of the Bush family?

    01/29/2006 12:48:43 PM PST · by notes2005 · 214 replies · 5,292+ views
    Reuters ^ | 01/29/06
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush says Bill Clinton has become so close to his father that the Democratic former president is like a member of the family. Former President George Bush has worked with Clinton to raise money for victims of the Asian tsunami and the hurricane disaster along the U.S. Gulf Coast. Asked about his father and Clinton, Bush quipped, "Yes, he and my new brother." "That's a good relationship. It's a fun relationship to watch," Bush said in an interview with CBS News broadcast on Sunday. While attending Pope John Paul's funeral, Bush said, "It was...
  • Former president Bush's personal chef compiles cookbook (recipe for "broccoli salad" included)

    01/15/2006 9:16:18 PM PST · by presidio9 · 19 replies · 648+ views
    AP ^ | 1/15/9
    Former president George Bush's personal chef remembers the time that Barbara Bush conspired with him to try to slip a broccoli salad past his boss. As president, Bush famously proclaimed his disdain for the cruciferous vegetable, declaring that he never liked it since his mother had made him eat it as a child. So readers of Ariel De Guzman's The Bush Family Cookbook may be surprised to find a broccoli salad as one of the more than 200 favourite family recipes included in the collection. The salad, which combines broccoli with red onions, golden raisins, crumbled bacon and toasted sunflower...
  • The Miscreant Dynasty (Bush generations have enriched themselves- Howell Raines Bitterness Alert)

    12/18/2005 12:00:06 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 27 replies · 1,313+ views
    The Age ^ | December 19, 2005 | Howell Raines
    The Bush generations have enriched themselves while impoverishing the presidency.AT THIS point, the policy legacy of George Bush seems pretty well defined by three disparate disasters: Iraq in foreign affairs, Katrina in social welfare, corporate influence over tax, budget and regulatory decisions. As a short-term political consequence, we may avoid another dim-witted Bush in the White House. But what the Bush dynasty has done to presidential campaign science — the protocols by which Americans elect presidents in the modern era — amounts to a political legacy that can haunt the Republic for years to come. We are now enduring the...
  • White House: Bush daughter not engaged

    12/07/2005 9:38:11 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 14 replies · 1,063+ views
    AP ^ | December 7, 2005
    First daughter Barbara Bush was wearing a ring on the third finger of her left hand Wednesday, but the White House said she is not engaged. Susan Whitson, spokeswoman for the first lady, said the jewelry that the 24-year-old had on during a visit to Children's National Medical Center with her mother was not an engagement or wedding ring. At the hospital on Wednesday, first lady Laura Bush showed a home video of White House holiday life -- from the first dogs' point of view -- to a group of patients, their families and staff Laura Bush showed the video...