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Friday, January 16, 2009

I'm Gonna Miss Bush

Saw this reading through an old-fashioned newspaper. Couldn't pass it up.

World bids farewell to 'Bush-isms'

Agence France-Presse
First Posted 12:57:00 01/15/2009

Filed Under: Personalities

WASHINGTON -- US President George W. Bush may be passing out of the White House and into history, but he has bequeathed to the nation and the world volumes of unforgettable quotes.

Herewith are some of the more memorable "Bush-isms:"


"They misunderestimated me," -- Bentonville, Arkansas, November 6, 2000

"There's an old saying in Tennessee -- I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee -- that says, fool me once, shame on ... shame on you. Fool me -- you can't get fooled again," -- Nashville, Tennessee, September 17, 2002

"I want to thank my friend, Senator Bill Frist, for joining us today ... He married a Texas girl, I want you to know. Karyn is with us. A West Texas girl, just like me," -- Nashville, Tennessee, May 27, 2004


"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we," -- Washington, August 5, 2004


"For a century and a half now, America and Japan have formed one of the great and enduring alliances of modern times," -- Tokyo, February 18, 2002


"Thank you, Your Holiness. Awesome speech," -- Washington April 16, 2008 to Pope Benedict XVI.

"I remember meeting a mother of a child who was abducted by the North Koreans right here in the Oval Office," -- Washington, June 26, 2008


"I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully," -- Saginaw, Michigan, September 29, 2000

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