All Posts Tagged With: "President George W. Bush"

Barack Obama: Follower

Does it not bother anyone that Senator Obama’s response to the biggest financial crisis in the world in nearly 80 years is to say “If I can be helpful, I’m available”???  Is that what someone who wants to be the leader of the free world should be saying?

Barack’s still has a responsibility as a Senator from Illinois.  And yet, he thinks that his “skills” will be identified and requested if needed (which may explain all of those “Present” votes).  As President, one cannot sit back and wait for others to say “Hey, Prez, can you come over here and help us figure out how to stop World War III?”.  As a Senator, this is Obama’s golden opportunity to demonstrate the length and breadth of …


GOP Convention Day 1 Preview: Bare Bones

Due to events surrounding the imminent landfall of hurricane Gustav, Monday’s Republican National Convention activities will be toned down substantially. John McCain has requested that only the minimum required activities under the Party’s rules be conducted, eliminating prime-time broadcasting… official business probably only running from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM.

President Bush and Vice-President Cheney will not be showing up for the convention as they stay focused on the pressing impact of the weather in the Gulf.  President Bush had been scheduled to speak on Monday night.

The New York Times story tells us:

Amid extraordinary circumstances that remain extremely uncertain, many questions remain unanswered, including whether Mr. McCain and Mrs. Palin will actually appear at the convention here to accept their party’s nominations and


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