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  • George W. Bush Receives Warm Welcome At High School In New Mexico

    05/22/2009 7:48:04 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 11 replies · 637+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 5/22/09 | talkradio03
    Families line up around the block to hear former President Bush at Artesia High School in NM.
  • President's Address to the Nation (on economy -- TRANSCRIPT)

    09/25/2008 12:47:02 AM PDT · by FocusNexus · 36 replies · 1,037+ views
    White House ^ | Sept. 24, 2008 | President GW Bush
    THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. This is an extraordinary period for America's economy. Over the past few weeks, many Americans have felt anxiety about their finances and their future. I understand their worry and their frustration. We've seen triple-digit swings in the stock market. Major financial institutions have teetered on the edge of collapse, and some have failed. As uncertainty has grown, many banks have restricted lending. Credit markets have frozen. And families and businesses have found it harder to borrow money. We're in the midst of a serious financial crisis, and the federal government is responding with decisive action. We've...
  • Pres. Bush Addresses the 89th Annual National Convention of the American Legion (Full Transcript)

    08/28/2007 12:54:06 PM PDT · by Robe · 34 replies · 815+ views
    The White House ^ | 08/28/07 | President George W. Bush
    From the Speech: I have authorized our military commanders in Iraq to confront Tehran's murderous activities.
  • Iran's Choice

    08/30/2007 4:41:10 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 6 replies · 447+ views
    Times Online UK ^ | August 30, 2007
    Iran's Choice August 30, 2007 Times Leading Article The Times Rarely has his message been as blunt. Denouncing support for terrorism, arming of Iraqi militias and attempts to place the Middle East “under the shadow of a nuclear holocaust”, President Bush accused Iran of threatening the security of nations everywhere. America, he insisted, would “confront this danger before it is too late”. Within hours of his tough message, US forces in Iraq had arrested eight Iranians, searched their luggage and confiscated their Iraqi escort’s weapons before releasing them. American commanders are taking no chances. They know that Iran is smuggling...
  • Bush to say Iraq is front line against Iran, Al-Qaeda

    08/27/2007 6:33:19 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 18 replies · 736+ views
    Bush to say Iraq is front line against Iran, Al-Qaeda BELLEVUE, United States (AFP) - US President George W. Bush on Tuesday will describe Iraq as the front-line against Shiite extremism championed by Iran and the Sunni extremism of Al-Qaeda, an aide said Monday. Bush was due to level the charge in a speech to the American Legion veterans group, the second of two presidential addresses meant to bolster support for the war in Iraq ahead of a critical September 15 progress report. "The president will talk about Sunni extremism and Shia extremism. Neither represents Islam. They represent a brutal...
  • President Bush Attends Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention, Discusses War on Terror

    08/22/2007 10:31:19 AM PDT · by Eric Blair 2084 · 59 replies · 1,186+ views
    White House.gov ^ | August 22, 2007 | President George W. Bush
    THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Please be seated. It's good to be with you again. I understand you haven't had much of a problem attracting speakers. (Laughter.) I thank you for inviting me. I can understand why people want to come here. See, it's an honor to stand with the men and women of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. (Applause.) The VFW is one of this nation's finest organizations. You belong to an elite group of Americans. (Applause.) You belong to a group of people who have defended America overseas. You have fought in places from Normandy to Iwo Jima,...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 9.19.06

    09/19/2006 3:58:11 PM PDT · by GretchenM · 145 replies · 3,016+ views
    yahoo.com, whitehouse.gov ^ | Tuesday September 19, 2006 | GretchenM
    The president addressed the UN General Assembly, and spoke directly to the people of many nations. Text and video herePresident Bush, called Pope Benedict's contrition "sincere" regarding the Muslim world's reaction to his speech. He met with President Chirac of France, which is a good thing because Mr. Cheese and Whine has been wandering off the vineyard again ... big time. (As in the ramp-up the the coalition invading Iraq, Chirac $tay$ true to his nation'$ color$? Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!) Laura Bush attended a roundtable discussion on the 'Democratic Voice of Burma' (called Myanmar...
  • The President Strikes Back (Don't misunderestimate this man!)

    09/06/2006 1:04:15 PM PDT · by teddyballgame · 78 replies · 4,088+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 9/6/06 | Mario Loyola
    The President just pulled one of the best maneuvers of his entire presidency. By transferring most major Al Qaeda terrorists to Guantanamo, and simultaneously sending Congress a bill to rescue the Military Commissions from the Supreme Court's ruling Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the President spectacularly ambushed the Democrats on terrain they fondly thought their own. Now Democrats who oppose (and who have vociferously opposed) the Military Commissions will in effect be opposing the prosecution of the terrorists who planned and launched the attacks of September 11 for war crimes. And if that were not enough, the President also frontally attacked the...
  • If We Don't Fight Them There, We Will Fight Them Here

    08/31/2006 10:09:18 PM PDT · by DakotaRed · 17 replies · 645+ views
    Lew Waters aka DakotaRed
    Right In A Left World
  • President Bush Addresses American Legion National Convention (TRANSCRIPT)

    08/31/2006 5:51:39 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 10 replies · 604+ views
    White House ^ | Aug. 31, 2006 | President George W. Bush
    9:08 A.M. MDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. Please be seated. Thanks for the warm welcome. It's great to join you here in one of America's most beautiful cities. I appreciate your hospitality. I'm proud to stand before some of our country's finest patriots, our veterans and their families. (Applause.) And I'm pleased to call you my fellow Legionnaires -- (applause) -- I suspect I may be the only one here, though, from Post 77, Houston, Texas. That's what I thought. (Laughter.) If you're from Post 77, behave yourself here in Salt Lake. (Laughter.) Laura did remind me...
  • Soldiers fought, fight to end terrorism

    06/21/2006 8:47:42 PM PDT · by jwalburg · 3 replies · 466+ views
    Aberdeen American News ^ | June 20, 2006 | Art Marmorstein
    Less than two weeks after the 9/11 attacks on the United States, the often stumble-tongued George W. Bush somehow found it possible to make one of the finest speeches in recent American political history. Bush outlined clearly what he hoped would become a consensus strategy for ending terrorism. He warned Americans to be prepared: The War Against Terror would be costly, and it wasn't going to be over any time soon. "This war will not be like the war against Iraq a decade ago, with a decisive liberation of territory and a swift conclusion. It will not look like the...
  • Bush hit the right notes in his immigration speech (Dick Morris Op-Ed)

    05/17/2006 5:21:18 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 22 replies · 876+ views
    The Hill ^ | May 17, 2006 | Dick Morris
    President Bush got it just right for once. His immigration speech had all the key moves he needs to keep his base in order and to reach out to the Latino voters who are the political future of the Republican Party.He began with the wall — the border fence. Whether made of concrete or of high-tech instrumentation, he has finally embraced the reality that border agents, no matter how numerous, cannot police a 2,000-mile border. And Americans have no reason to have faith that they can. Only a fence can control the massive flow of immigrants across our borders and...
  • Bush's Mexican Hat Dance (Joseph Farah's Rebuttal To President Bush's Address Alert)

    05/15/2006 10:37:07 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 280 replies · 4,273+ views
    World Net Daily.com ^ | May 16, 2006 | Joseph Farah
    I've almost written more on the issue of illegal aliens and border insecurity than I can bear. But President Bush's deceptive con game needs to be addressed. So here is my point-by-point rebuttal to his speech last night: Bush: "We must begin by recognizing the problems with our immigration system. For decades, the United States has not been in complete control of its borders. As a result, many who want to work in our economy have been able to sneak across our border and millions have stayed." Farah: Why has it taken you nearly six years in office and the...
  • CNN airs Bush rehearsal live; network calls 'mistake'

    05/15/2006 6:05:07 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 140 replies · 5,956+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 5/15/06 | Matt Drudge
    CNN AIRS BUSH REHEARSAL LIVE; NETWORK CALLS 'MISTAKE'Mon May 15 2006 20:37:17 ET CNN aired President Bush rehearsing his immigration speech from the Oval Office on Monday night! The embarrassing images and audio [16 seconds total] captured the president starting and stopping his message, then looking at the White House media advisor for direction. [Click for video capture] "The president is rehearsing and the network pool inadvertently went to the president as he is rehearsing," anchor Wolf Blitzer explained. The development comes just six months after CNN mistakenly placed a bold black 'X' mark over Vice President Cheney's face...
  • President's Immigration speech - Live thread

    05/15/2006 4:13:02 PM PDT · by devane617 · 3,276 replies · 82,181+ views
    me | 05/15/2006 | me
    <p>I searched but did not see a thread already open for tonights speech. I think this is the most important speech the President will probably make for the remainder of his term.</p>
  • U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions Unveils Massive Numerical Impact Of Senate Immigration Bill

    05/15/2006 5:14:10 PM PDT · by Fithee · 22 replies · 724+ views
    Senator Sessions's web site ^ | Monday, May 15, 2006 | U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
    U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) today unveiled an impact analysis that shows the Senate immigration bill – should it become law – would permit up to 217.1 million new legal immigrants into the United States over the next 20 years, a number equal to 66 percent of the total current population of the United States. Even if the maximum levels are not reached, the increase to the U.S. population caused by S. 2611 will be at least 78.7 million in 20 years, just over 25 percent of the total current population. This lower estimate assumes that the bill's escalating caps...
  • President Discusses War on Terror, Progress in Iraq in West Virginia

    03/22/2006 3:44:25 PM PST · by bnelson44 · 3 replies · 308+ views
    Whitehouse ^ | 3/22/06 | George Bush
    For Immediate ReleaseOffice of the Press SecretaryMarch 22, 2006 President Discusses War on Terror, Progress in Iraq in West Virginia Capitol Music Hall Wheeling, West Virginia       In Focus: Renewal in Iraq      In Focus: National Security 12:17 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. Please be seated. Thanks for coming. First of all, Terry, thanks for the invitation. My purpose is to share with you what's on my mind, and then I look forward to hearing what's on yours. I regret only one thing, Terry, and that's that Laura didn't come with me. No, I know, most people...
  • Harry Whittington to make statement at 1:00 PM EST (Live Thread)

    02/17/2006 8:36:52 AM PST · by Raebie · 793 replies · 35,174+ views
    Breaking on Fox.
  • Dems map out State of the Union response - Kaine Plans Positive Bush Speech Response

    01/30/2006 4:09:08 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 766+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/30/06 | Ron Fournier - ap
    ARLINGTON, Va. - Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, tapped to deliver the State of the Union response for Democrats, has sharp words for both parties in Washington: Stop being so partisan, negative and irrelevant. "There's a better way," he said Monday. Less than three weeks after taking office, Kaine is a rising star inside his party because he succeeded last November where many other Democrats have failed — in a Southern state and in the fast-growing exurbs. "I want to contrast what I consider to be an administration that is super partisan and not really able to deliver results with...
  • President Bush' Address to the Nation: Renewal in Iraq (FULL TRANSCRIPT)

    12/19/2005 12:00:42 AM PST · by FairOpinion · 20 replies · 965+ views
    White House ^ | Dec. 19, 2005 | President George W. Bush
    President's Address to the Nation The Oval Office In Focus: Renewal in Iraq 9:01 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Three days ago, in large numbers, Iraqis went to the polls to choose their own leaders -- a landmark day in the history of liberty. In the coming weeks, the ballots will be counted, a new government formed, and a people who suffered in tyranny for so long will become full members of the free world. This election will not mean the end of violence. But it is the beginning of something new: constitutional democracy at the heart of the...
  • Bush: Pullout Would Hand Iraq to Enemies (preview of Bush's speech Sun 9 pm EST)

    12/18/2005 3:23:00 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 23 replies · 940+ views
    AP/Breibart ^ | Dec. 18, 2005 | PETE YOST
    WASHINGTON - President Bush will say Sunday, according to excerpts of a prepared speech, that Iraq's elections signal the birth of democracy in the Middle East, arguing against a U.S. troop pullout while acknowledging the doubts of some "that the war is lost and not worth another dime or another day." The president's speech says that last week's voting for parliament will not bring an end to the violence in Iraq, where he has estimated that 30,000 civilians and more than 2,100 Americans have died. But Iraq's election, 6,000 miles away, "means that America has an ally of growing strength...
  • Bush to address the nation on Iraq Sunday

    12/17/2005 4:37:53 PM PST · by FairOpinion · 13 replies · 622+ views
    Mercury News ^ | Dec. 17, 2005 | TERENCE HUNT, AP
    President Bush will address the nation about Iraq on Sunday evening, his first speech from the Oval Office since he announced the beginning of the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003. The address at 9 p.m. EST comes on the heels of a two-week, four-speech blitz to build support for a war that a majority of Americans now say was a mistake. The White House said it was asking television networks for live coverage of the president's address, expected to run less than 20 minutes. "The Iraqi people have just concluded a historic election, and we now are entering a critical...
  • Stand with Bush and Defend This Country. Patriots Rally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    12/17/2005 7:29:59 AM PST · by joinedafterattack · 1 replies · 356+ views
    Vanity ^ | Dec 17, 2005 | joinedafterattach
    STAND WITH BUSH AND DEFEND THIS COUNTRY. PATRIOTS RALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • FULL TRANSCRIPT of Bush speech on Iraq Victory Strategy at the Naval Academy

    11/30/2005 9:38:38 AM PST · by Pragmatic_View · 16 replies · 904+ views
    CNN ^ | Nov. 30, 2005 | President George W. Bush
    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland -- President George Bush delivered remarks Wednesday on the war in Iraq. Following is a transcript of his address at the U.S. Naval Academy. "Thank you. Thank you. Please be seated. Thanks for the warm welcome. It's good to be back at the Naval Academy. I'm pleased to provide a convenient excuse for you to miss class. It's the first year that every class of midshipmen at this academy arrived after the attacks of September the 11th, 2001. Each of you have volunteered to wear our nation's uniform in a time of war, knowing all the risks and...
  • Bush Returns from Slumber, Attacks Liberal Revisionists

    11/12/2005 7:43:20 AM PST · by AliVeritas · 9 replies · 388+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11-11-2005 | Gateway Pundit
    After weeks and months of media induced martyrdom, President Bush finally attacked the Democrats for their dishonest attempts to rewrite history! "The stakes in the global war on terror are too high and the national interest is too important for politicians to throw out false charges," the president said in his combative Veterans Day speech. Defending the march to war, Bush said that foreign intelligence services and Democrats and Republicans alike were convinced at the time that former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. "Some Democrats and anti-war critics are now claiming we manipulated the intelligence and...
  • Transcript of President Bush's Speech Today ILLUSTRATED

    11/11/2005 11:54:32 AM PST · by Cinnamon Girl · 85 replies · 10,620+ views
    Matthew Drudge Report ^ | Nov. 11, 2005 | President Bush
    NOVEMBER 11, 2005 SPEAKER: GEORGE W. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES [*] BUSH: Thank you all for coming. Thank you for the warm welcome. I'm glad to be back in Pennsylvania, and I'm proud to be the first sitting president to visit Monroe County. (APPLAUSE) I'm especially pleased to see so many military veterans with us today. Those who have risked their lives for our freedom have the respect and gratitude of our nation on Veterans Day and on every day. (APPLAUSE) Tobyhanna is a fitting place to commemorate Veterans Day. For the better part of a century this...
  • Text of President Bush's speech at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk

    10/28/2005 8:54:14 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies · 658+ views
    The Virginian Pilot ^ | 10/28/05 | President George W. Bush
    PRESIDENT BUSH: Thank you all. (Cheers, applause.) Thank you all very much. Please be seated. (Cheers, applause.) Thanks for the warm welcome. Thanks for the chance to get out of Washington. (Laughter.) It is great to be here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. (Cheers, applause.) You got a lot of history in this part of the world. This part of the country was home to the first English-speaking colony on the continent, birthplace of representative government in America, and the site of George Washington's victory in the Revolutionary War. I call him the first George W. (Laughter, cheers, applause.) In...
  • ABC's Dean Reynolds: His Real Thoughts revealed {PARODY ALERT!}

    09/17/2005 5:16:21 PM PDT · by AmericanArchConservative · 12 replies · 1,321+ views
    ABC televised Dean Reynolds Evacuee interview | 9-17-2005 | AmericanArchConservative
    Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 21:09:06 -0700 (PDT) "You talk about a major big media backfire, folks, this is it," said radio talk host Rush Limbaugh during his show Friday. Dean Reynolds, in the parking lot of Houston's Astrodome, speaking with black evacuees from New Orleans... The full transcription of Reynolds' interviews follows: [bracketed "subtext" commentary by AmericanArchConservative - in behalf of reporter Dean Reynolds...] "I'd like to get the reaction of Connie London who spent several horrible hours at the Superdome. You heard the president say repeatedly that you are not alone, that the country stands beside you. Do...
  • ABC booth audio (wifi hack) [humor]

    09/17/2005 1:18:36 PM PDT · by ChadGore · 71 replies · 3,055+ views
    9/17/05 | 9/17/05
    ABC Bush speech booth audio (wifi hack) ABC Bush speech booth audio (wifi hack)Original video (WMV format, 1.8Meg) What ABC Reporter Reynolds heard in his ear during the broadcast: Reynolds: "I'd like to get the reaction of Connie London who spent several horrible hours at the Superdome. You heard the president say repeatedly that you are not alone, that the country stands beside you. Do you believe him?" Connie London: "Yeah, I believe him, because here in Texas, they have truly been good to us. I mean-" (ABC Booth producer #1) CUT ! (ABC Booth producer #2) CUT ?...
  • PRES. BUSH SPEECH: Terry Moran - []Partisan jerk, []Unenlightened fool, or [] Major League A******

    06/28/2005 6:12:13 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 52 replies · 1,995+ views
    heard on Hugh Hewitt show | 6-28-05 | Doug from Upland
    As heard on the Hugh Hewitt show, ABC's Terry Moran, upon the conclusion of President Bush's speech at Ft. Bragg, actually made the comment that the crowd was very quiet and only applauded when prompted to do so my the President's advance team. A colonel then called Hugh's show. At a non-partisan event such as this, the soldiers would have certainly been told that proper decorum was not to cheer and interrupt the President. The death spiral of the mainstream media continues. Twenty years from now, your grandchildren will be asking, "Grandpa, what was ABC, CBS, and NBC?"
  • John Kerry e-mail (pre-emptive attack on President's speech: Sore Loser MEGA BARF!)

    06/28/2005 3:14:20 PM PDT · by DTogo · 42 replies · 1,842+ views
    E-mail from Senator Kerry ^ | June 28, 2005 | Staff of John Kerry
    Dear [ ], Tonight, President Bush will speak to the nation about the situation in Iraq. It's about time. I hope tonight he'll address his words not just to us, and certainly not to Karl Rove or Donald Rumsfeld, but to a young American soldier in Iraq right now -- the soldier carrying an M-16 in a dangerous place where he or she can't tell friend from foe, the marine out on patrol at night who doesn't know what's coming around the next bend. America's brave young men and women deserve to hear the truth. For too long, the Bush...
  • Bush in Europe calls for 'new era of transatlantic unity' (Speech to be given in Brussels)

    02/20/2005 3:41:04 PM PST · by wagglebee · 17 replies · 554+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 2/20/05 | Matt Drudge
    EXCERPTS OF PRESIDENT BUSH'S SPEECH IN BRUSSELS Embargoed For Release Until 11:59 P.M. (EST), Sunday"The alliance of Europe and North America is the main pillar of our security in a new century. Our robust trade is one of the engines of the world economy. Our example of economic and political freedom gives hope to millions who are weary of poverty and oppression. In all these ways, our strong friendship is essential to peace and prosperity across the globe - and no temporary debate, no passing disagreement of governments, no power on earth will ever divide us." "Today, America and Europe...
  • Neocons See Bush Speech As Victory

    01/23/2005 12:18:58 PM PST · by wagglebee · 32 replies · 743+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/23/05 | Carl Limbacher
    President Bush's Inaugural address may have bothered traditional conservatives but it brought joy to the hearts of the neoconservative wing of the Republican party, the Los Angeles Times reports. Described by the Los Angeles Times as "that determined band of hawkish idealists who promoted the U.S. invasion of Iraq and now seek to bring democracy to the rest of the Middle East," the neocons couldn't have been more enthusiastic about the policy enunciated by the President. In one dramatic gesture, the President speech revived what had been seen as the sagging fortunes of the neocons who had virtually disappeared from...
  • Christians Under Attack [intermediate draft, not yet official, Peggy Noonan, NEA]

    01/23/2005 8:04:22 AM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 76 replies · 1,686+ views
    South Boston Phoenix ^ | 1-23-05 | Arthur March
    Intermediate Draft, seeking FReeper input. South Boston Phoenix Special Report “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” (Edmund Burke) GW Bush dared to invoke the 'G' word, 'God', three times in his 2005 Inaugural Speech. The most talked-about reaction came from Peggy Noonan. The irony is how low the Bush Administration has sunk in order to not look 'overly'-Christian: 1. In his speech, the President, OUR President, spoke well of the Koran, the religion with scriptures that demand the killing of any infidels too weak to retaliate and too 'proud' to submit...
  • Bush Ohio Speech about to re-air on FNC. (Vanity)

    10/29/2004 10:26:51 PM PDT · by Mortikhi · 12 replies · 413+ views
    Re-airing of President Bush's speech about to start on FNC. Arnold speaking now.
  • Remarks by President Bush at Victory 2004 Rally, Ty Cobb Field, Lakeland, FL

    10/25/2004 5:04:25 AM PDT · by El Oviedo · 243+ views
    White House Press Office - PR Newswire ^ | October 25, 2004 | White House Press Release
    "Fourth clear choice in this election involves your retirement. Our nation has made a solemn commitment to America's seniors on Social Security and Medicare. When I ran for President four years ago, I promised to keep that commitment and improve Medicare by adding prescription drug coverage. I have kept my word. (Applause.) You know, leaders in both political parties have talked about Medicare for years, for years. We got the job done. Seniors are now getting discounts on medicine with drug discount cards. Low-income seniors are getting $600 on their card this year and $600 next year. And beginning in...
  • Revisiting Mission Accomplished Speech by Bush "Major Combat Operations Have Ended"

    09/20/2004 3:05:24 PM PDT · by THJNewYorkCity · 1 replies · 205+ views
    The White House ^ | May 1, 2003 | President Bush
    Our mission continues. Al Qaeda is wounded, not destroyed. The scattered cells of the terrorist network still operate in many nations, and we know from daily intelligence that they continue to plot against free people. The proliferation of deadly weapons remains a serious danger. The enemies of freedom are not idle, and neither are we. Our government has taken unprecedented measures to defend the homeland. And we will continue to hunt down the enemy before he can strike. (Applause.) The war on terror is not over; yet it is not endless. We do not know the day of final victory,...
  • Antiwar Group Grabs Attention With Messages Dressed in Pink

    09/04/2004 6:39:30 AM PDT · by pjsbro · 52 replies · 2,419+ views
    New York TImes ^ | 09/04/2004 | Diane Cardwell
    They have lobbied in the halls of Congress wearing pig costumes and wandered the streets of Manhattan dressed in evening wear and rags. But the three founders of the women's antiwar group Codepink are seasoned advocates who may have pulled off the protest coup of the convention: While thousands of demonstrators chanted on the streets, drawing only glancing attention from the Republicans, their members were inside Madison Square Garden night after night, unfurling banners and baring slogans, forcing even the president to take notice. ''We don't want just to be outside on the street talking to ourselves,'' said Medea Benjamin,...
  • The Bush speech

    09/02/2004 7:07:38 PM PDT · by Buck W. · 12 replies · 608+ views
    Daily Kos ^ | 9/3/04 | KOS
    The Bush speech by kos Fri Sep 3rd, 2004 at 01:25:46 GMT It's embargoed, but enterprising bloggers like me spit on GOoPer embargoes! The speech is in the extended comments. General 2004 :: Mr. Chairman, delegates, fellow citizens: I am honored by your support, and I accept your nomination for President of the United States. When I said those words four years ago, none of us could have envisioned what these years would bring. In the heart of this great city, we saw tragedy arrive on a quiet morning. We saw the bravery of rescuers grow with danger. We learned...
  • In Missouri, President Bush Has Clear Vision for Moving America Forward (transcript)

    07/30/2004 3:31:05 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 13 replies · 463+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | July 30, 2004
    Southwest Missouri State University Hammons Field Springfield, MissouriTHE PRESIDENT: Thank you, all.THE AUDIENCE: Four more years! Four more years! Four more years!THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. Thank you, please be seated. Thanks for coming. (Applause.) It's great to be in the heartland of our country. (Applause.) And I want to thank you all for being here this morning to help kick off our Heart and Soul of America Tour. (Applause.)There will be big differences in this campaign. They're going to raise your taxes, we're not. (Applause.) I have a clear vision on how to win the war on...
  • CBS Cuts Off Bush's Address (Rather Pre-empted again)

    12/14/2003 2:59:51 PM PST · by RatherBiased.com · 40 replies · 329+ views
    RatherBiased.com ^ | 2003-12-14
    2003-12-14 12:19:16 ET Football Cuts Into Rather's Coverage. Rather had another bizarre moment after a break in CBS's coverage of the speech of President Bush on the capture of Saddam Hussein. In the middle of speaking, the president's words were cut off. He was interrupted by a live shot of the St. Louis Rams football field, which ran for six seconds. The game had yet to start, and the stadium was only partially filled. Background noise could be heard, and through it all, the bottom of the screen said: "CBS News Special Report: Saddam Hussein Captured." When it became clear...
  • BUSH TO ADDRESS NATION RE SADDAM AT 12:15 EST (Live Thread)

    12/14/2003 8:37:26 AM PST · by RobFromGa · 517 replies · 4,628+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 12/14/03 | Fox News
    <p>Bush to address nation from White House at noon EST, 9am Pacific.</p>
  • Large Explosion in Downtown Baghdad

    12/14/2003 9:31:47 AM PST · by fhayek · 61 replies · 236+ views
    Fox News | 12/14/03
    Just reported. Large explosion at just about the same time as Bush completed his address.
  • Text of President Bush's comments on Saddam capture

    12/14/2003 9:33:25 AM PST · by John Jorsett · 26 replies · 473+ views
    The Command Post ^ | December 14, 2003
    Yesterday, December the 13th, at around 8:30 PM Baghdad time, United States military forces captured Saddam Hussein alive. He was found near a farm house outside the city if Tikrit, in a swift raid, conducted without casualties, and now the former dictator of Iraq will face the justice he denied to millions. The capture of this man was crucial to the rise of a free Iraq. It marks the end of the road for him, and for all who bullied and killed in his name. For the Baathist holdouts largely responsible for the current violence, there will be no return...
  • The Age of Liberty (Safire: Finest Bush Speech)

    11/11/2003 8:15:50 PM PST · by sdk7x7 · 12 replies · 297+ views
    The NY Times Op-Ed Page ^ | 11/9/03 | William Safire
    The Age of Liberty By WILLIAM SAFIRE EW ORLEANS With a strong sense of history, George W. Bush last week made the case for "a forward strategy" of idealism in American foreign policy. He dared to place his Big Idea — what has become the central theme and purpose of his presidency — in the direct line of aspirations expressed by three of the past century's most far-seeing and controversial U.S. presidents. He evoked Woodrow Wilson trying to make the world safe for democracy in 1918; then F.D.R. in 1941 giving hope of freedom to peoples enslaved by Nazism; finally,...
  • What Bush really told the UN

    09/24/2003 4:55:47 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 9 replies · 256+ views
    ESR ^ | September 24, 2003 | Alan Caruba
    I doubt that most people actually read the President's address to the United Nations General Assembly, given on September 23. During his address two years earlier, the ruins of the World Trade Center were still smoldering. He warned the UN it was in danger of becoming "irrelevant." It had long before become irrelevant as an instrument for peace and its agenda had become one of imposing itself as a global government to supercede the sovereign nations of the world. It is the epicenter of bizarre "environmental" programs. On June 26, 1945, as World War II was winding down, the United...
  • Text of Bush's speech

    05/01/2003 7:37:24 PM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 24 replies · 1,179+ views
    Following is the text of US President George W Bush's address to the nation late today from the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln nuclear aircraft carrier. Admiral Kelly, Captain Card, officers and sailors of the USS Abraham Lincoln, and my fellow Americans: Major combat operations in Iraq have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed. And now our coalition is engaged in securing and reconstructing that country. In this battle, we have fought for the cause of liberty, and for the peace of the world. Our Nation and our coalition are proud...
  • TEXT of President's Address/Bush says U.S.-led forces begin Iraq attack

    03/19/2003 7:49:27 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 1 replies · 385+ views
    Reuters | Wednesday, March 19, 2003
    TEXT-Bush says U.S.-led forces begin Iraq attack WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Following is the text of remarks on Wednesday by U.S. President George W. Bush on the early stages of an attack on Iraq: My fellow citizens, at this hour American and coalition forces are in the early stages of military operations to disarm Iraq, to free its people and to defend the world from grave danger. On my orders, coalition forces have begun striking selected targets of military importance to undermine Saddam Hussein's ability to wage war. These are opening stages of what will be a broad and...
  • Oil Falls, Asia Shares Up on Bush Speech

    03/17/2003 6:52:22 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 321+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/17/03 | Bill Tarrant - Reuters
    Oil Falls, Asia Shares Up on Bush Speech By Bill Tarrant SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell, the dollar was firm and Asian stock markets galloped higher on Tuesday after President Bush (news - web sites) gave Iraqi President Saddam Hussein (news - web sites) 48 hours to leave his country or face a U.S. invasion. Reuters Photo Crude oil futures fell nearly a dollar a barrel in after-hours electronic trade, while gold was up around two dollars an ounce, as investors bet that a swift and decisive U.S.-led military strike on Iraq (news - web sites) will start within...
  • The president is to deliver speech after a U.N. Security Council vote, expected Thursday

    03/11/2003 6:44:37 PM PST · by StopDemocratsDotCom · 229 replies · 419+ views
    Wires | Wires
    Wires reporting: The president is to deliver speech after a U.N. Security Council vote, expected Thursday