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  • Obama aims for 'day in the life' of (struggling to pay bills) Minnesota woman

    06/26/2014 9:18:04 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 6/26/14 | Roberta Rampton - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama headed to Minneapolis on Thursday, the first stop in series of summer road trips where he will aim to spend a "day in the life" of an ordinary American and persuade voters that the White House understands their challenges. The trip is also aimed at reconnecting Obama with Democrats ahead of midterm elections where Republicans stand a good chance of taking control of the Senate, jeopardizing the chance to accomplish goals for his last two years in office. Obama will have lunch with Rebekah Erler, an accountant in St. Paul with two young sons...
  • Remembering GWB

    01/03/2009 3:10:51 PM PST · by Welcome2thejungle · 35 replies · 771+ views
    January 3, 2008 | Welcome2thejungle
    As GWB prepares to leave office, I think history will treat him much as it does now Harry Truman: A plain spoken humble man who made the really tough decisions and left office with abysmally low poll ratings. There were four major policy decisions of GWB I personally never liked: 1) No Child Left Behind--Whatever happened to the concept that public education is supposed to be a state and local issue, not a federal issue, at least according to the U.S. Constitution? Besides it was way too costly. 2) Prescriptions Drugs Medicare Part D--How much is this greatest entitlement program...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (photos) 9-9-2008

    09/09/2008 5:57:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies · 971+ views
    President Bush visited the Fort Lesley J. McNair - National Defense University in Washington, DC AddressPresident Bush visited Walter Reed Army Medical Center TranscriptRest of the Story: President Bush Supports a Comprehensive Energy PlanVice President Cheney and Prime Minister Berlusconi of Italy made remarks after their meeting Remarks Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush...August 30 and 31, 2008

    08/31/2008 9:59:16 AM PDT · by daisyscarlett · 58 replies · 926+ views
    yahoo news; whitehouse.gov;various | daisyscarlett
    On Friday evening, President and Mrs. Bush attended Evening Parade at the Marine Barracks in Washington. On Saturday, President Bush delivered his weekly radio address. The address once again focused on the economy and is reprinted in full further down.On Saturday, President Bush phoned the governors of TX, LA and MS to discuss the impending storms that are expected to strike their areas as a result of Hurricane Gustav.
  • A Day in The Life of President Bush...2-27-08..photos and news

    02/27/2008 5:37:05 PM PST · by daisyscarlett · 68 replies · 510+ views
    Yahoo News Photos; Whitehouse.gov;various | Daisyscarlett
    President Bush met with Prime Minister Topolanek of the Czech Republic in the White House. comments President Bush met with Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference. commentsPresident Bush and Vice President Cheney welcomed the 2007 World Champion Boston Red Sox to White House. comments U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived at Tokyo International Airport for a two-day visit in Japan. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008. Secretary of Defense Gates arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday to pursue closer strategic ties with India after a breakthrough aircraft deal the Pentagon thinks could usher in a new era of...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 2.13.07

    02/13/2007 4:00:07 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 225 replies · 2,961+ views
    www.whitehouse.gov, www.yahoo.com | 2.13.07 | ohioWfan
    President Bush, with loving wife, Laura at his side, met today with leaders of Volunteer organizations in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, and then made remarks to the press about the importance to the health of the nation of having Americaís citizens regularly volunteering to care for the needs of others, and to thank those who do. This is the fifth year of the USAFreedomCorps , ( FACT SHEET ), initiated by President Bush to encourage compassionate deeds by Americans toward the less fortunate around them.This afternoon, President Bush traveled to YMCA Anthony Bowen, in Washington, to promote...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 10.11.06

    10/11/2006 3:52:50 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 200 replies · 2,283+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 10.11.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning President Bush met in the Oval Office with the leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention, and later went to the Rose Garden for an informative press conference about the economy, North Korea and Iraq. This afternoon the President went to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex to speak specifically about the budget and the booming economy. You can read all of his remarks HERE. First Lady Laura Bush was in Cincinnati to campaign for Representative Steve Chabot where she also visited the Children's Museum and a special exhibit on 9/11 created by elementary school...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 10.10.06

    10/10/2006 2:50:36 PM PDT · by GretchenM · 158 replies · 2,884+ views
    yahoo.com, whitehouse.gov ^ | Tuesday October 10, 2006 | GretchenM
    President Bush held a panel on school safety, in the wake of recent school shootings (murders) in US public schools. He met with Peru's president, Alan Garcia, in the Oval, and flew to Macon, GA, for a fundraiser.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (10-07-06): Christening of the USS George H. W. Bush

    10/07/2006 5:28:43 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 368 replies · 6,376+ views
    President Bush and Mrs. Bush joined former President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush for the christening of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, the USS George H. W. Bush CVN 77. Click here for a transcript of the GWBís remarks. Also in attendance at the ceremony were Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, General Peter Pace, Virginia Senator George Allen, Doro Bush Koch and Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Enjoy your Saturday visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - with special thanks to Tony Snow - (photos) - 10.4.06

    10/04/2006 4:45:20 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 291 replies · 3,775+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 10.4.06 | ohioWfan
    In a busy day of campaigning today, President Bush made two fundraising appearances starting with a reception for Representative Rick Renzi in Scottsdale, Arizona where he also signed H.R. 5441 - the Homeland Security Appropriations Act funding the border fence - and then a reception for Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez in Englewood, Colorado. In his speeches he emphasized the importance of electing Republicans in the interest of our nation's security and strength.Also today First Lady Laura appeared at two Republican fundraisers, one for Representative Curt Weldon in Springfield, Pennsylvania, and later for Representative Tom Reynolds in Amherst, New York...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 9.27.06

    09/27/2006 4:32:46 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 148 replies · 2,142+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 9.27.06 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush traveled to Memphis, Tennessee to attend a campaign fundraiser for Senate Candidate Bob Corker. This evening he is hosting a dinner for Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai and Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf to focus attention on the need to work together to defeat terrorism, with an emphasis on the shared interests of both leaders. (A few prayers would be in order for wisdom for our President during this dinner, I think......)It continues to be a good time to support this President, so enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose!!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 9.20.06

    09/20/2006 4:43:59 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 281 replies · 2,948+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 9.20.06 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Waldorf Hotel in New York, reinforcing his commitment to a two-state solution to the Israel/Palestine conflict as part of his overall vision of peace in the Middle East, and First Lady, Laura Bush appeared as the opening speaker at the 2nd annual Clinton Global Initiative in New York, announcing a new African water initiative, providing clean water to sub-Saharan Africa. Both Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and U.N. Ambassador John Bolton refused to respond to irrational and irresponsible comments about the President made by Communist Dictator Hugo Chavez (sounding...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 9.13.06

    09/13/2006 4:36:45 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 161 replies · 2,247+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 9.13.06 | ohioWfan
    As of the posting of this thread, there were no publicized activities of the President and First Lady today. The President did, however, pop in on a meeting that Vice President Cheney was having with Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski of Poland in the Roosevelt Room. There were also some new photos at the White House website and Yahoo from the President's appearances on 9/11 and his speech Monday evening. The President's poll numbers are rising, the Democrats continue to embarrass themselves with their whining, treachery and cheapshots, the economy is roaring, gas prices are falling, and we are blessed with...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 9.6.06

    09/06/2006 4:39:47 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 234 replies · 3,019+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 9.6.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning President Bush met with his Cabinet and staff in the Cabinet Room at the White House, prior to the President's address to discuss the creation of military commissions to try suspected terrorists. This afternoon in the East Room, surrounded by Cabinet members, dignitaries, members of Congress and families who lost loved ones on 9/11 the President gave an historic speech, delivered with power and passion, announcing that those al-Qaeda leaders who were responsible for the mass murder of thousands of Americans five years ago would be transferred to Guantanamo and brought to justice, and announcing legislation he was...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 8.22.06

    08/22/2006 5:09:45 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 360 replies · 3,163+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 8.22.06 | ohioWfan
    After calling President Karzai of Afghanistan to discuss security measures and a potential visit, President Bush left the White House early this afternoon to go to Minnesota. In Minnetonka, he participated in a panel discussion on health care, and also signed an Executive Order to help increase the transparency of America's health care system - empowering Americans to find better value and better care. The order will require various federal agencies to compile information about the quality and price of health care they pay for, and share that information with their customers and each other. The White House website has...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (8-20-06): Tribute to the First Lady

    08/20/2006 4:24:55 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 323 replies · 4,394+ views
    The president and first lady returned to the White House today after a brief rest at Camp David. With no other news to report and only a few new photos available, todayís Dose will be dedicated to the fairer half of the first couple: Laura Bush. Enjoy your Sunday visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 8.15.06

    08/15/2006 3:38:46 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 113 replies · 1,732+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 8.15.06 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush traveled to the National Counterterrorism Center in McLean, Virginia to attend a briefing. Following the briefing, the President made a statement to the press, crediting the agency for its part in foiling the terror plot in England last week. FR's Finest has done a thread on "Twins" and there's a great photo collage of the President's and First Lady's lovely daughters right HERE . (Thanks to Dolly for the link!) Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose!!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 8.8.06

    08/08/2006 3:37:24 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 370 replies · 3,787+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; me | 8.8.06 | ohioWfan
    There are no new pictures of the President or First Lady today, since they are spending some time together at Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas, but we know full well that there are no 'vacations' for this President, and that he is hard at work protecting America from danger.So.......since there are no new photos, I'm posting several of my favorite ranch pictures just for fun, and will give my report on my husband's and my personal encounter with the President last week, and will post the photos taken from our very own camera.Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on...
  • A Day in the Life of (a very healthy) President Bush - (photos) - 8.1.06

    08/01/2006 3:54:50 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 321 replies · 3,712+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 8.1.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning President Bush traveled to the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland for his annual physical. He was declared in good health, but has gained a bit of weight (four pounds) which he attributed to 'too many birthday cakes.' Doctors put him in the superior category of fitness for men his age.Some of the fun details.........(excerpted from Reuters......)The nearly 6-foot Bush weighed in at 196 pounds, up from around 191.6 pounds last year.A fitness enthusiast, Bush rides his mountain bike several times a week and also does elliptical training, free-weights, stretching and low-impact workouts on a treadmill.Mountain biking...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 7.25.06

    07/25/2006 4:21:27 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 195 replies · 2,025+ views
    Whitehouse.gov, Yahoo.com; Reuters | 7.25.06 | ohioWfan
    Today, President Bush welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki in the Oval Office at the White House, and together they held a joint press availability in the East Room, speaking of a plan to increase the military presence and quell the violence in Baghdad.Later today, the President met with Minni Arcua Minnawi, the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) leader in the Oval Office to discuss the Darfur region in western Sudan.Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose!