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  • 'Down-to-earth' Palin loved

    09/11/2008 5:19:48 AM PDT · by library user · 5 replies · 173+ views
    AFP ^ | September 11, 2008 | Staff
    Sarah Palin was back in Alaska on Thursday to see her son off to war. A homecoming rally late on Wednesday marked the first time the governor had been in the state since Republican presidential hopeful John McCain asked her to be his running mate on 28 August. And there was no hiding her joy at being back after the madness of the past two weeks in which the little-known governor and self-proclaimed "hockey mom" was transformed into a political rock star. Palin's laughter filled the cabin as the freshly-painted McCain-Palin campaign plane pulled up to an airport hanger in...
  • Freedom's messiah

    01/26/2005 11:36:00 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 1 replies · 109+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Jan. 27, 2005 | Andrew Sumereau
    Well now we know. The future and safety of the United States is dependent on the proliferation of freedom and liberty throughout the world. George Bush said so in his inaugural address. Thus the United States is now committed in some vague way to eradicating tyranny, evil, and authoritarian governments around the world. This is a big job. Perhaps when we have that task accomplished we can get to work eliminating sin. Must it be said again? George Bush is a good and decent man, honestly trying to make the world a better place. John Kerry is a political hack,...
  • Bush on Saturday consoled families of local soldiers lost in Iraq

    08/03/2004 4:00:36 AM PDT · by ResistorSister · 60 replies · 1,877+ views
    The Repository (Canton, Ohio) ^ | Tuesday, August 3, 2004 | ED BALINT Repository staff writer
    CANTON -- Julie Barkey waited for a sign from her late son, Michael Barkey, a soldier who died in Iraq last month. Last week, she had a conversation with Michael as if he were still alive. “I said, ‘Mikey, I need a sign from you. I just want a sign that you’re OK in heaven.’ ” “If I could just shake the president’s hand,” Barkey recalled saying, “I would take that as a sign.” Barkey got that sign. After his address at the Memorial Civic Center on Saturday, President George W. Bush met privately with Barkey and two other local...