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  • State of the Union 2008 LIVE THREAD

    01/28/2008 4:10:20 PM PST · by lonestar67 · 2,037 replies · 25,217+ views
    January 28, 2008
    <p>NPR.org, January 28, 2008 · The following is the full text of President George W. Bush's final State of the Union address on January 28, 2008, as prepared for delivery and provided by the White House.</p> <p>Seven years have passed since I first stood before you at this rostrum. In that time, our country has been tested in ways none of us could have imagined. We have faced hard decisions about peace and war, rising competition in the world economy, and the health and welfare of our citizens. These issues call for vigorous debate, and I think it's fair to say we've answered that call. Yet history will record that amid our differences, we acted with purpose. And together, we showed the world the power and resilience of American self-government.</p>
  • Bush comes to aid of Secret Service agent

    11/20/2004 4:13:02 PM PST · by wjersey · 1,342 replies · 87,439+ views
    AP ^ | 11/20/2004 | AP staff
    <p>President Bush stepped into the middle of a confrontation and pulled his lead Secret Service agent away from Chilean security officials who barred his bodyguards from entering an elegant dinner for 21 world leaders Saturday night.</p> <p>Several Chilean and American agents got into a pushing and shoving match outside the cultural center where the dinner was held. Bush noticed the fracas after posing for pictures on a red carpet with the summit host, Chilean President Ricardo Lagos and his wife and first lady Laura Bush.</p>
  • Stocks Surge on Presumed Bush Victory

    11/03/2004 8:14:48 AM PST · by Quilla · 4 replies · 146+ views
    AP via Drudge ^ | November 3, 2004 | Meg Richards
    Stocks surged Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrials posting a triple-digit gain moments after the opening bell, as investors expressed relief following the election and what's widely believed to be a victory for President Bush. In early trading, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 173.37, or 1.73 percent, at 10,209.10. The broader gauges were also higher. The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 16.81, or 1.49 percent, to 1,147.37. The Nasdaq composite index rose 33.23, or 1.67 percent, to 2,018.02. Besides the election, earnings reports boosted stocks. Cigna Corp. (CI) added $2.15, or 3.4 percent, to $65.60 after reporting...
  • Draft of Bush Speech Sets Iraq Deadline

    03/17/2003 12:35:07 PM PST · by Calpernia · 30 replies · 294+ views
    AP White House Correspondent ^ | 3/17/03 | RON FOURNIER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush told Saddam Hussein to flee Iraq or face a U.S.-led invasion, abandoning U.N. diplomacy Monday to brace Americans for war within days. The president, commander in chief of 250,000 U.S. troops poised at the borders of Iraq, planned to address the nation at 8 p.m. EST. A draft of his address circulated at the White House had Bush giving the Iraqi leader and his inner circle a firm deadline to seek exile. The deadline would be brief, just a few days, said three senior White House officials who declined to be more specific. They cautioned...
  • ***GWB Has Asked For TV Time Next Week***

    03/05/2003 5:12:41 PM PST · by The Wizard · 261 replies · 688+ views
    The Factor, Fox News | Stardate: 0303.5
    O'Reilly just announced that GWB has asked the networks for TV Time next week and his implication was it was THE announcement