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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;;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 and news

    02/27/2008 5:37:05 PM PST · by daisyscarlett · 68 replies · 510+ views
    Yahoo News Photos;;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, | 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 America’s 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,; 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, ^ | 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 GWB’s 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,; 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,; 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,; 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,; 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,; 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,; 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, today’s 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,; 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,; 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,; 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,; 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!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 7.18.06

    07/18/2006 4:44:44 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 139 replies · 1,896+ views,; Reuters | 7.18.06 | ohioWfan
    Today, on his first day back from the G8 Summit in Russia, the President met with the winner of the 2006 Indy 500, Sam Hornish Jr, and his wife Crystal at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. This afternoon, he met with a bi-partisan panel of Congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House to brief them on G8, and on the war in the Middle East, after which he made a statement to the press and answered a few questions. Later he met in the Oval Office with members of the National Capital Area Council of the Boy...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush and Laura (overseas) - 7.13.06

    07/13/2006 6:08:54 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 363 replies · 4,825+ views,; Reuters | 7.13.06 | ohioWfan
    At the invitation of Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Bush traveled to northeastern Germany in advance of his participation in the G-8 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia. Chancellor Merkel hosted President Bush today in the towns of Stralsund and Trinwillershagen, which are in the Chancellor's electoral constituency. The visit, which took place in what had been communist East Germany, underscores our two nations' commitment to advancing freedom and prosperity, and to strengthening the transatlantic partnership.The President and the Chancellor took part in a joint press conference in the Straslund Town Hall, and the President also spoke in the historic market square....
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 6.20.06

    06/20/2006 4:22:48 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 250 replies · 3,160+ views, | 6.20.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning President Bush and First Lady, Laura left the White House for Vienna and arrived and were greeted by the Austrian Chancellor, Wolfgang Schuessel at Schwechat airport. The President is in Vienna to meet with European leaders at the annual meeting of the US - EU summit. The President will then travel to Budapest, Hungary, to express solidarity with and support for Eastern Europe's new democracies.Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose!!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 6.1.06

    06/01/2006 4:10:33 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 305 replies · 3,984+ views, | 6.1.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning President Bush traveled to the United States Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C. and addressed the issue of comprehensive immigration reform.Later in the morning he met with his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House, and afterwards took questions from the press.This afternoon in the Rose Garden, he attended the swearing-in ceremony for Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 5.24.06

    05/24/2006 4:25:54 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 228 replies · 2,269+ views, | 5.24.06 | ohioWfan
    Today, President Bush traveled to Pottstown, Pennsylvania to deliver a speech on nuclear energy and the economy at the Limerick Generating Station. Before he spoke, he toured the plant and spoke with employees. You can read the President's entire speech HERE. Afterwards the President made an impromptu roadside stop to greet the citizens of Pottstown, and later met with the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports in the Rose Garden at the White House. Yesterday, Laura was at Mesa Verde National Park in Mesa Verde Colorado to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Mesa Verde and the Antiquities Act. Today,...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 5.16.06

    05/16/2006 4:15:52 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 424 replies · 4,437+ views,; Reuters | 5.16.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning President and Mrs. Bush greeted Australian Prime Minister John Howard and his wife, Janette to the White House in an official South Lawn Arrival Ceremony as part of a state visit, followed by a meeting of the two leaders in the Oval Office, and a joint statement to the press in the East Room. There will be an official State Dinner at the White House this evening.This afternoon President Bush congratulated the WNBA 2005 National Champion, Sacramento Monarchs at a ceremony in the East Garden of the White House, where he accepted a shirt and championship ring.There has...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 5.9.06

    05/09/2006 4:12:01 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 184 replies · 2,440+ views,; Reuters | 5.9.06 | ohioWfan
    President Bush traveled to the great state of Florida and this morning spoke about the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit in Sun City Center, accompanied by his brother, Governor Jeb Bush. He also went to Broward Community College with Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt to visit with senior citizen, and later spent some time at the Sun City Center Fire Station #28 to talk about the outbreak of brush fires in Florida. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld had a press conference today, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made a strong statement regarding Iran today, Congressional GOP members reached...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 5.2.06

    05/02/2006 3:21:21 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 366 replies · 3,349+ views, | 5.2.06 | ohioWfan
    President Bush has made no public appearances today, but announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to San José, Costa Rica to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Óscar Arias Sánchez, President of the Republic of Costa Rica, on May 8, 2006 that First Lady Laura Bush will lead. Laura graced the great state of Ohio with her gentle presence today making two appearances; one at the Thurber House in Columbus, where she spoke with Columbus area teachers during a roundtable event, and the other at a fundraising luncheon for Congressional candidate, Deborah Pryce. Laura has been proven to be...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 4.25.06

    04/25/2006 4:42:57 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 345 replies · 3,570+ views, | 4.25.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning the President traveled to the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington D.C. to discuss his Energy Policy at the Renewable Fuels Association convention. There, he announced that the Iraqis had formed a unity government......BIG news that you might not see in the MSM. Later he welcomed the Naval Academy football team to the Rose Garden at the White House, where they were presented the Commander-in-Chief trophy. Naval Academy football defensive end midshipman Jeremy Chase offered the President a football and a ring.This afternoon the President met with members of the Senate in the Cabinet Room where he briefed...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 4.11.06

    04/11/2006 5:19:17 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 160 replies · 2,509+ views,; Reuters | 4.11.06 | ohioWfan
    President Bush traveled today to Jefferson City, Missouri, where he participated in a conversation with seniors about the Medicare prescription drug benefit program at the Etta and Joseph Miller Performing Arts Center. He also visited the Lutheran Senior Services Community at Heisinger Bluffs Senior Center in Jefferson City, before traveling to Des Moines, Iowa to visit the Wesley Acres Senior Center in Des Moines, Iowa with Senator Chuck Grassle, and to attend a reception for gubernatorial candidate Rep. Jim Nussle . First Lady Laura was in Midland, Texas for the official dedication of the childhood home of the President, along...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 4.4.06

    04/04/2006 3:14:35 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 228 replies · 2,678+ views, | 4.4.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning, President Bush met with members of the insurance, banking and business communities regarding White House health Care Initiatives, and fielded questions from the press afterwards.First Lady Laura Bush was in Missouri today, where she spoke at a fundraiser for Senator Jim Talent, and went to the Preferred Family Healthcare faciility in St. Charles promoting the President's Helping America's Youth Initiative.Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island and the Daily Dose!!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 3.28.06

    03/28/2006 3:40:25 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 387 replies · 3,983+ views, | 3.28.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning, President Bush announced from the Oval Office at the White House, the resignation of long time friend, and 5 year Chief of Staff, Andrew Card, and the appointment of Josh Bolten, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, to that position. Later, following a Cabinet Meeting, the President made a statement in the Rose Garden, surrounded by Cabinet members, about the progress in the government of Iraq, and the commitment of his administration to work with their counterparts in Iraq in the future.In news of significance to all conservatives, both Lyn Nofziger (81), Reagan press...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - photos - 3.21.06

    03/21/2006 4:51:06 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 333 replies · 3,678+ views,; Reuters | 3.21.06 | ohioWfan
    Today was a busy day for President Bush. This morning he gave a press conference at the White House and answered reporters' questions with fire and passion (including a priceless exchange with Helen Thomas). He then welcomed Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the Oval Office at the White House, and accompanied her to a social luncheon in her honor, where they enjoyed entertainment by the dance group, Moving in the Spirit, and vocal star, Denyce Graves. Later he met with Iraq and Afghanistan non-governmental organizations (with First Lady Laura in attendance as well).Lots and lots of expressive pictures of...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 3.14.06

    03/14/2006 5:11:08 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 224 replies · 2,482+ views, | 3.14.06 | ohioWfan
    President Bush traveled to New York State today to talk with Seniors about the Medicare prescription drug benefit at Canandaigua Academy. He also visited senior citizens living at West Lake Senior Center. The President met young hero, Jason McElwain and his parents in Rochester. Jason........known to the President now as autistic young man who became a local hero when he, as team manager, went into a high school basketball game, and sank six amazing 3 point baskets.First Lady Laura delivered remarks tody at the National League of Cities' Congressional City Conference, and later, along with Mexican First Lady, Marta...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 3.11.06

    03/11/2006 3:52:09 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 240 replies · 2,630+ views, | 3.11.06 | ohioWfan
    Today, President Bush participated in a briefing on the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Task Force in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, along with Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, and Vice President Dick Cheney. Also in attendance were Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Peter Pace, and retired General Montgomery C. Meigs. In his radio address this morning, the President charted the course in his strategy for Iraq, and will give a series of speeches to update the American people (who certainly don't get accurage information from the media). Enjoy your trip...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 3.7.06

    03/07/2006 2:11:05 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 181 replies · 2,495+ views, | 3.7.06 | ohioWfan
    President Bush and First Lady, Laura attended an event for Women's History Month and the Celebration of International Womens' Day in the East Room of the White House this morning. Laura introduced her husband before he spoke. Later today, President Bush met with Russian Foreign Affairs Minister, Sergei Lavrov at the White House to discuss Iran.He and the First Lady left the White House this afternoon to fly to Waco, Texas, where they will vote in the Texas GOP primary, before heading to New Orleans, Louisiana and Gulfport, Mississippi. (Personal note to whomever schedules these First Couple events at the...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 2.21.06

    02/21/2006 3:38:39 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 238 replies · 2,469+ views, | 2.21.06 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush traveled to Golden, Colorado to participate in the Energy Conservation & Efficiency Panel at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and discuss his national energy strategy, as well as tour the lab with Dan Arvizu, the director of the laboratory. Before leaving Colorado, the President visited the troops and their families at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora. When he arrived home at the White House, he made a statement to the press regarding the controversial port buyout by the United Arab Emirates from Great Britain.Enjoy your much needed trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose!!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 2.14.06

    02/14/2006 4:34:50 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 212 replies · 3,139+ views,; Reuters | 2.14.06 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush welcomed the 2005 NCAA National Champion University of Texas Longhorns football team to the South Lawn at the White House, where he congratulated the team and coaches with great humor and warmth.........and a lot of Texas pride! Later in the day, he welcomed members of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation in the Oval Office of the White House. The council, created by the USA Freedom Corps in 2003, promotes volunteerism and recognizes Americans who serve our communities and the world. First Lady, Laura Bush visited the Giant Pandas at the National Zoo. Today the...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 2.7.06

    02/07/2006 3:07:32 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 583 replies · 6,616+ views,; Reuters | 2.7.06 | ohioWfan
    Today, President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Atlanta, Georgia today to attend the funeral of Coretta Scott King at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. The President spoke from the heart, showing his class and character in honoring Mrs. King, in contrast to the petty political digs of others who spoke. For a complete reading of the President's remarks, go HERE. Last evening the President and First Lady hosted The Dance Theatre of Harlem with a dinner in the State Dining Room followed by a dance performance in the East Room at the White House, where he made remarks, and himself...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 1.31.06

    01/31/2006 4:00:09 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 1,130 replies · 10,583+ views,; Reuters | 1.31.06 | ohioWfan
    WELCOME to the first, RNC officially sanctioned, CYBER GOP House Party for the President's STATE of the UNION speech! There are 1375 Parties nationwide, and WE are the biggest and the best! Tonight, President Bush, in his STATE of the UNION speech, will discuss America's leadership in the world and share his vision to lead America forward. To seize opportunities here at home, the President will outline the policies needed for the American people to continue to compete in the global economy. Earlier today, the President sat with Supreme Court nominee, Samuel Alito in the Roosevelt Room at the White...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 1.24.06

    01/24/2006 4:07:23 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 259 replies · 3,140+ views, | 1.24.06 | ohioWfan
    Today, President Bush welcomed Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz to the Oval Office where the two discussed the relationship between the two countries, and made a joint statement to the press. Later in the day, President Bush welcomed 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup champion Tony Stewart to the South Lawn of the White House where they posed for a photo op with the Nextel Cup Champion team (and the winning Chevrolet !) He also met with West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin in the Oval Office, whose legislative proposals to improve mine safety have passed by the West Virginia Senate unanimously. Today,...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (and Laura, overseas; photos): 1.18.06

    01/18/2006 3:51:38 PM PST · by GretchenM · 182 replies · 3,495+ views,, ^ | Wednesday January 18, 2006 | GretchenM
    At the White House, the president met with current and former Iraqi citizens, victims of Saddam Hussein's regime. Laura Bush continues her African visit (with her daughter, Barbara). She criticized Senator Clinton for suggesting that the Republican-controlled House is run like a plantation where dissenting voices are ignored. "It's a ridiculous comment," Mrs. Bush told reporters when asked about the remark. She headed home after reaffirming the U.S. commitment to help Nigeria treat AIDS patients and stem the spread of HIV. She said she hoped that "one day an entire generation" will be free of the disease that has ravaged...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 1.17.06

    01/17/2006 6:04:55 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 224 replies · 2,765+ views, | 1.17.06 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush met with Tom Bock, the national commander of the American Legion in the Oval Office, as well as John Sommer, executive director of the American Legion's Washington office and Jim Nicholson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He also met in the Oval Office with Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt to discuss key elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. First Lady, Laura and daughter Barbara were in Ghana today, where Mrs. Bush addressed an audience at the Accra Teacher Training College in Accra, Ghana, to launch the African Education Initiative Textbooks Program. They also visited with patients at...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 1.10.06

    01/10/2006 3:36:56 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 301 replies · 2,928+ views, | 1.10.06 | ohioWfan
    This morning, President Bush, accompanied by Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice and Attorney-General Alberto Gonzalez, signed H.R. 972, the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005 in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Later the President spoke to members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at their meeting in Washington, highlighting progress in fashioning democracy in Iraq, rebuilding the economy and training Iraqi forces. He then welcomed the 2005 Little League Softball World Series Champions, from McLean, Va, in the Oval Office. First Lady Laura Bush today delivered a speech at the National Conference on At-Risk Youth, opening the Coordinating Council...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 12.13.05

    12/13/2005 5:12:37 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 223 replies · 2,765+ views, | 12.13.05 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush participated in a roundtable discussion on the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit program at Greenspring Village Retirement Community in Springfield, Virginia. This afternoon he met with Republican leaders in the Roosevelt Room at the White House to discuss strategy in the War on Terror.Tonight at 10:00, MSNBC will broadcast the complete hour long interview of Brian Williams with President Bush (and Mike recommends it, so it's got to be good!)Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose!!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush

    12/06/2005 3:04:57 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 192 replies · 2,409+ views, | 12.6.05 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush met with Director-General of World Health Organization Lee Jong-wook in the Oval office mapping out an international strategy to deal with the potential pandemic of avian flu. The President also took questions from the press.Later today, President Bush met with Jewish leaders, including Rabbi Zelig Rivkin of the New Orleans Torah Academy. First Lady, Laura Bush accompanied a group of Rabbis who kosherized the White House kitchen.Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island and the Daily Dose!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 11.29.05

    11/29/2005 5:18:48 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 225 replies · 2,844+ views, | 11.29.05 | ohioWfan
    President Bush traveled from Arizona, where he had spoken last night at a fundraising dinner for Senator John Kyl, today to El Paso, Texas to observe the situation at the border, and confer with Texas Governor, Rick Perry, answering a few questions from the press. From there he flew to Denver, Colorado where he appeared at a fundraiser for U.S. Representative, Marilyn Musgrave. The War in Iraq received strong support today from Senator Joe Lieberman following his fourth trip to Iraq, when he deliniated the across the board progress made in that country. Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld came out...
  • A Day in the Life of President and Mrs. Bush Overseas (photos): 11.16.05

    11/16/2005 2:46:03 PM PST · by GretchenM · 258 replies · 3,819+ views, ^ | Wednesday November 17, 2005 | GretchenM
    President and Mrs. Bush are in Asia; he is participating in the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference. Secretary of State Rice is attending the ancillary APEC Ministerial Conference, after negotiating for the opening of Gaza's borders on her 51st birthday. "How Rice Won a Mideast Deal" (worth reading). Something to watch: New Documents Reveal Saddam Hid WMDs, Was Tied to Al Qaida . Welcome to Sanity Island!
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) 11.15.05

    11/15/2005 3:51:14 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 284 replies · 4,586+ views, | 11.15.05 | ohioWfan
    President and Mrs. Bush began their eight-day, four nation trip to Asia today, arriving at Osaka International Airport in Japan after having stopped in Alaska last evening for a speech to the troops at Elmendorf AFB from the Commander in Chief. They were welcomed at the airport by Japanese Ambassador to the United States, Ryozo Kato and his wife, Hanayo, and at the Kyoto State Guest House by Kyoto Governor Keiji Yamada and Mayor Yorikane Masumoto. He also met famed Japanese baseball star, Sadaharu Oh, and former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 11.8.05

    11/08/2005 3:35:57 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 238 replies · 3,181+ views, | 11.8.05 | ohioWfan
    Last night, President and Mrs. Bush arrived home safely from their trip to South and Central America, and made a campaign stop for Jerry Kilgore in Virginia before arriving back at the White House. Today, President Bush welcomed the 2005 Nobel Prize winners in the Oval Office at the White House, and also announced the National Medal of Arts Recipients and National Humanities Medal Recipients , who will be presented with their awards at the White House on Thursday. . Enjoy your trip to Sanity Island on the Daily Dose!!