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Posted by: bona dea ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 12:48AM

George H W Bush has died

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Posted by: babyloncansuckit ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 12:57AM

94 seems like just the right age. He was such a great President by today’s standards.

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Posted by: Amyjo ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 07:46AM

I admired him as president, and as a man with integrity.

May he R.I.P. with his beloved Barbara.

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Posted by: summer ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 10:08AM

He was a good and decent man who faithfully served his country in a wide variety of capacities. The news last night showed footage of him being pulled out of the water after his plane was shot down during WWII. Truly a life well lived.

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Posted by: beeblequix ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 10:21AM

I'm saddened by his passing. I really liked him.

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Posted by: doyle18 ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 11:03AM

I had a lot of respect for him, even if I might not have agreed with some of his political views at the time.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/01/2018 11:04AM by doyle18.

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Posted by: summer ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 12:42PM

Cartoon of Bush family reuniting in heaven. No temple sealing required!

https://i.imgur.com/hk6vJ4o.jpg

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Posted by: Amyjo ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 01:20PM

Will the circle be unbroken,

by and by lord by and by.

Papa sang bass, mama sang tenor

me and little brother join right in there,

In the sky lord, in the sky.

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Posted by: kentish ( )
Date: December 01, 2018 02:35PM

Politics aside, a reminder of when there was such a thing of presidential aura and dignity.

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Posted by: Dave the Atheist ( )
Date: December 02, 2018 08:13AM

Is this the same George Bush who claimed that Atheists weren't citizens ?

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Posted by: rhgc ( )
Date: December 02, 2018 11:37AM

Bush was distant cousin. I am actually of the same generation - though born much later. I remember Bush for the time I sat next to him during his campaign for vice-president. I was the highest ranking Republican present. On another occasion, my mother recounted when she had a long luncheon next to Dorothy Bush and spoke about their families. An irony is that during a prior luncheon the same year I sat with George H. W. Bush I had passed a note to Ronald Reagam (being prior to the Republican convention) suggesting he pick the brother a neighbor, Sen. James Buckley, for VP.

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Posted by: nonmo_1 ( )
Date: December 02, 2018 12:15PM

Out of the last few presidents, he deserved a 2nd term. He truly did what he could to work WITH Congress. He was a skilled Congressman and a smart/behind the scenes CIA director. The media did not do him justice, then or now..

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Posted by: Rubicon ( )
Date: December 03, 2018 02:27PM

He was respected in the intelligence community. I heard from several intelligence officers HW Bush was a very competent administrator and the buck stopped with him. The man was in charge and didn't have someone else's stick up his butt.

HW Bush and James Baker made one hell of a team in the White House. It was a tight ship with no leaks. Compare the man to what followed and he looks pretty good in hindsight.

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