Wednesday, November 30, 2005

daily dose of w

See,
we love
we love freedom.
That's what they didn't
understand.
They hate things;
we love things.
They act out of hatred;
we don't seek
revenge,
we seek
justice
out of love.

GWB
29 Aug 2002
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

daily dose of w

I thought we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.

GWB
18 Oct 2000
From speech in St. Louis, Missouri.

Monday, November 28, 2005

daily dose of w

There are some monuments where the land is so widespread, they just encompass as much as possible. And the integral part of the -- the precious part, so to speak -- I guessall land is precious, but the part that the people uniformly would not want to spoil, will not be despoiled. But there are parts of the monument lands where we can explore without affecting the overall environment.

GWB
13 Mar 2001
Comment made while speaking to the press. Washington, D.C.

Monday, November 21, 2005

daily dose of w

If he's -- the inference is that somehow he thinks slavery is a -- is a noble institution. I would -- I would strongly reject that assumption, that John Ashcroft is a open-minded, inclusive person.

GWB
14 Jan 2001
From the NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw.

Friday, November 18, 2005

daily dose of w

There's no question that the minute I got elected, the storm clouds on the horizon were getting nearly directly overhead.

GWB
11 May 2001
Washington, D.C.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

daily dose of w

The only thing I know about Slovakia is what I learned firsthand from your foreign minister, who came to Texas.

GWB
22 Jun 1999

Governor Bush was referring to his meeting with the _prime_ minister of _Slovenia_ (Janez Drnovsek). Comment made to a Slovak journalist. Reported by the Knight Ridder News Service.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

daily dose of w

For NASA, space is still a high priority.

GWB
5 Sep 1993

As you can see, he's been at this for a while...

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

daily dose of w

I made the decision to name the Justice Department building after Robert Kennedy because he's deservant.

GWB
20 Nov 2001
Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office about his decision to name the Justice Dept. building after former U.S. Attorney General, Robert Kennedy.
Aired on CNN.

Monday, November 14, 2005

daily dose of w

First, let me make it very clear, poor people aren't necessarily killers. Just because you happen to be not rich doesn't mean you're willing to kill.

GWB
19 May 2003
Washington, D.C.

Friday, November 11, 2005

daily dose of w

I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.

GWB
18 Jan 2001
Comments made to the Associated Press.

Thursday, November 10, 2005

daily dose of w

My mom often used to say, "The trouble with W" -- although she didn't put thatto words.

GWB
3 Apr 2002

This one popped up as my morning login fortune cookie. It must be destiny...

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

daily dose of w

We'll let our friends be the peace keepers and the great country called America will be the pacemakers.

GWB
6 Sep 2000
Candidate Bush speaking in Houston, Texas.

I know this one went out earlier, but it still cracks me up...

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

daily dose of w

We need to do what we need to do to get the bodies out of there, if they're there.

GWB
14 Feb 2001
Referring to the tragic sinking of a Japanese fishing boat by a U.S. submarine near Hawaii. Reported in the Chicago Tribune.

Monday, November 07, 2005

daily dose of w

A family in Allentown, Pennsylvania -- I campaigned with them the other day... Under my plan, they get $1,800 of tax relief. Under Vice President Gore's plan, they get $145 of tax relief. Now you tell me who stands on the side of the fence.

GWB
3 Oct 2000
First Presidential Debate in Boston, Massachusetts.

Friday, November 04, 2005

daily dose of w

I don't want to win? If that were the case, why the heck am I on the bus 16 hours a day, shaking thousands of hands, giving hundreds of speeches, getting pillared in the press and cartoons and still staying on message to win?

GWB
28 Feb 2000
Quoted in Newsweek magazine.

Thursday, November 03, 2005

daily dose of w

We like living in the White House. It's a nice place to live.

GWB
25 Aug 2001
Speaking to a reporter at his Crawford, TX ranch.

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

daily dose of w

Drug therapies are replacing a lot of medicines as we used to know it.

GWB
17 Oct 2000
Comments from St. Louis, Missouri Presidential Debate.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

daily dose of w

If I answer questions every time you ask one, expectations would be high. And as you know, I like to keep expectations low.

GWB
10 Dec 2002
Washington, D.C.