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President George W. Bush

- On November 2, 2004, President George W. Bush was nominated and elected for his second and final term of presidency. Throughout the course of his term, a vast amount of controversy revolved around the actions of President Bush. Some of the main matters that were significant during his first presidency were the issues of abortion, pro-choice versus pro-life, and AIDS, which led to a fluctuation in his popularity with the masses. However, even with these issues, the unforgettable tragedy of September 11, 2001, and the start of the Iraq War, Bush was reelected to President of the United States despite everything he had going against him....   [tags: George W. Bush, Iraq War, Republican Party]

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President George W. Bush

- ... He saw many calamities during his two terms as president like in 2003 when Bush began pursuing the partial privatization of the Social Security System, a contestable and ultimately failed initiative. Also, as tax revenue decreased it moved the government evenhanded budget to a gigantic budget deficit, and in the fall of 2008, the economy caved in as the bubble of housing prices malformed and fiscal institutions began to not make the grade. The stock market crashed, prompting another economic state of affairs that came to be identified as “The Great Recession”, and his magnificence for “the war on terror” would be short lived as these issues became some of his most controversial acts as P...   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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Analysis Of George Walker Bush 's President Bush

- September 06, 1976 would be a day George Walker Bush would never forget, as he spent the Labor Day weekend with family and friends at the Bush family compound in Maine. That night Bush they went out for drinks at a bar and on the drive home President Bush was pulled over subsequently as he stated “The Policeman thought it was strange that I was driving 10 Mph on the shoulder of the road”. Bush States that he admitted to the police officer that he had been drinking prior to operating the vehicle, He pleads guilty of the charge and is charged with a $150 fine....   [tags: George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton]

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The Bombing Of George W. Bush

- 9/11 was one of Osama’s biggest and most deadly attacks that he was able to carry out on American ground. Millions of people and family had to watch and see their family members die from this disaster. Having 9/11 happen which had also caused the U.S. into having to invade Afghanistan and Iraq to dismantle or stop any production of mass weapons. Doing this has our troops in high danger of not coming back due to being blown up or shot. After this terrorist attack airports had begun to higher the security checks and have the captain cockpit secured, while also having an officer on the planes as well....   [tags: Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, George W. Bush]

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George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush

- Like Father Like Son - George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush Although all individuals are unique no matter how closely related they might be, sometimes their similarities over shadow their differences, and yield a very interesting combination of events that almost have a deja vu effect on its audience. The Bush family serves as the perfect illustration for this phenomenon. From their family history and business life, to their life as the Presidents of the United States, Bush Senior and Junior have led quite parallel lives....   [tags: George Bush Father Son Essays]

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George W. Bush : Ineffective Leadership

- George W. Bush: Ineffective Leadership. George W. Bush has been locked in on politics before his presidency. His father was U.S. President, George H.W. Bush and he joined a variety of political clubs in highschool and college (Alterman & Green, 2004). Before his presidency, George W. Bush was the governor of Texas. Like the rest of his family, George W. Bush’s grandfather had a role in politics. His grandfather was a former Republican Senator of Connecticut. Although George W. Bush was elected to serve for two terms, he is written down as one of our worst presidents due to political, economic, and worldwide dispute....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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George W. Bush 's Speech

- ... For example after the first attack he said they, “implemented our government 's emergency response plans.” Then, he says that “Our emergency teams are working in New York City and Washington D.C. to help with local rescue efforts.” This was to help with the people remaining down in the area of the twin towers and also the people at the pentagon. George Bush told the people that they are looking into information to find out who exactly was behind this evil act to let people know that justice will be done....   [tags: President of the United States, George W. Bush]

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George W. Bush 's Speech

- During the first eight months of his presidency, Bush did not focus on the importance of public communication. Before the tragedy of 9/11, the only addresses Bush had made was his nomination acceptance address and his Inaugural address (Presidential Rhetoric, 2005); however, nine days after the twin tower catastrophe, Bush delivered an address to the nation in Washington D.C. that united the country and mobilized them into collective action (Ajitsingh, 2005, Para 1). Bush allayed public fears and ensured the United States that our country would not fail in the struggle of freedom and security....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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Analysis Of George W. Bush 's Address

- Analysis of George W. Bush’s Address to 9/11 On the 11th of September 2001, four commercial planes along the eastern coast were hijacked, the hijackers then took these planes, and flew them towards the North Tower, World Trade Center, and the South Tower, this suicide mission, lead to much chaos and commotion among this ambivalence many lives were lost due to these attacks, and the nation was left wounded and without answers to who was responsible for this. Following this attack, at 8:30 that evening President George W....   [tags: George W. Bush, War on Terrorism]

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George W. Bush 's The New York Times

- ... Although the C.I.A under the Bush administration admitted that the “crimes” committed were intentional and that they were well aware of their illegality, the crimes such as waterboarding, rectal feeding, sleep depravity, and beatings were still committed numerous times upon numerous occasions; however, such crimes are still being committed under the supremacy of President Obama. President Obama supposedly issued an Executive Order within his first two days in office in 2009 to put an end to these torture regimes; however, Nafeez Ahmed states that “Obama did not ban torture in 2009, and has not rescinded it now....   [tags: George W. Bush, Barack Obama]

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George W. Bush 's President Of The United States

- George W. Bush was the 43rd president of the United States. He was born on July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the eldest of six children of George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush. Bush won the Electoral College vote in 2000 which was one of the closest and most controversial elections in the history of America. He was the one who guided his country’s response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and initiated the Iraq war in 2003. Before his presidency, Bush was a businessman and also served as governor of Texas....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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George W. Bush : The First American President

- ... The date 9/11, which was a miserable time in history, influenced the American society in many ways. As a president, George W. Bush had to fight for people’s rights and America’s justice, so he started a war against the Taliban government. War is a disaster; it can destroy everything and cause huge damage. Besides the damage and losses, there existed many other negative effects for both Bush and American society. Fighting terrorism is good behavior and it is justice, but Bush chose a wrong way....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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Presidential Debate Between Governor George W. Bush

- ... I want to give robust support to the groups that are trying to overthrow Saddam Hussein.” An action that is not supported by the current administration. Gore successfully distinguished himself from the work of the current administration, a task Bush failed to do. By distinguishing himself from the work of the Clinton administration Gore answered the concerns of voters who did not support the current administration’s foreign policy, as it pertains to the Middle East. This is a position that Bush should have adopted, but rather allowed Gore to use and in the process determinately harm the claims of Bush throughout the debate....   [tags: George W. Bush, Al Gore, Bill Clinton]

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George W. Bush 's Decision Points

- ... He felt like something was pulling him towards the presidential election (Bush 35). He explains to the reader how stressful the campaign was (Bush 36). This gives the reader a better understanding of the struggles and stress Bush went through while campaigning. Bush goes into detail about the election, explaining to the reader how he was competing against John McCain for the Republican nomination (Bush 72). He also explains to the reader about how the people he wants around him reflect what his candidacy is all about and how he strives for a team that he knows will carry out his plans for the country (Bush 66)....   [tags: George W. Bush, Osama bin Laden]

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George W. Bush 's The Defense Of Energy

- The documentary in general proves to everyone how stupid of a nation we could be to justify and believe something that we have no actual proof about. Our government constantly misled the United States into going to war in Iraq. Within social media we often stated and accused Iraq for having weapons of mass destruction, chemical weapons, ballistic missiles, paying suicide bombers, and also biological weapons. George W. Bush mentions in a speech that biological and chemical weapons were growing. They used the words weapons of mass destruction because they knew after 9/11 that would persuade everyone that our reasons for going to war is right....   [tags: Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq, George W. Bush]

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President George W. Bush and Antigone: Changing Your Mind

- An old Chinese proverb states that a man who is wise will change his mind often, while the fool will remain obstinate. In Antigone, by Sophocles, King Creon makes a law contradicting a person’s basic human rights, and in the end he pays dearly for it by losing the remainder of his family. In comparison is the late President George W. Bush, he, in the early years of his presidency, launched an illegal war on Iraq. Both leaders ultimately met their downfall, and in Creon’s case, lived out his own words, “the stiffest stubborn wills fall the hardest” (528-529)....   [tags: Presidents, George W. Bush, Antigone, Sophocles, w]

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The Election Of 2004 : A Brutal Battle Between The Incumbent George W. Bush And The War Hero

- The election of 2004 was a brutal battle between the incumbent George W. Bush and the war hero John Kerry. The pivotal moment of the race was on November 2nd, 2004, the day the swing state of Ohio would decide who they would vote for. The outcome in Ohio would give the candidate momentum and could determine the next President. With the war in Iraq, the decline of jobs, and the fight for same-sex marriage, every American had something to fight for in this election. Ultimately the winner was George Bush....   [tags: George W. Bush, Democratic Party]

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President George W. Bush - A Liar, a Thief, and a Criminal

- President Bush - A Liar, a Thief, and a Criminal Contents Intro Unprecedented History of Bush Bush as President Facts Conclusion Bibliography The purpose of this essay is to expose George W. Bush as the fraud he is. From rigging the 2000 presidential election, to waging war on a country that had no connection to the 9/11 bombings on the World Trade Centre Twin Towers. George Bush must be shown for what he really is – a liar, a thief, and a criminal. This essay will go into detail about what Bush is currently doing, how he “won” the 2000 Presidential Election, and what he did before he was president It was a sunny day in Florida, and as the votes were counted from the controversial...   [tags: President George W. Bush Against]

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George Bush: Congress and 9/11

- The start of the 21st century brought on new challenges and new obstacles that America was unfamiliar with at the time. A controversial decade was about to unravel with the presidency of George W. Bush. A decade filled with controversy, from the election of Bush and well off into the ending of his presidency. The presidency saw significant changes in which the role of the president was to wield power in times of peril. In this time, saw the role of congress diminish, while on contrary expanding the power of the executive....   [tags: critical years, terrorism, al-qaeda]

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President George Bush

- George W. Bush was born in New Haven, Connecticut on July 6, 1946. Just like other presidents, he had his good times and his bad times. He was the forty-third president of The United States. Because of those who had preceded him in The Oval Office, he understood the importance of being the Commander in Chief. In all of the events that happened during his presidency he never gave up on his country (Biography; Gale: Vol 21). The Bush family moved to Texas when George was only two years old. George Herbert Walker Bush, George’s father, had just graduated from Yale and wanted to attempt a living in the oil business....   [tags: leader, commander, chief]

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George Bush: The World's First President

- From September eleventh to his handling of hurricane Katrina and the invasion of Iraq, there is an abundance of crisis related information we can use to judge, define, and sum President Bush’s leadership. Nevertheless, through his contribution to various cultures, leadership, and social outreach intervention programs President Bush excellently portrayed what it means to be a world president and humanitarian. As President, George Bush made fulfilling his citizenship responsibilities a priority. Hence, due to the fact that he was commander in chief, everything he did came with its degree of controversy or judgment....   [tags: leadership, humanitarian, education, health]

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George W. Bush Will Be Vindicated

- After George Bush had left his presidency almost five years ago on January 20th, 2009, the former president's decisions are still being discussed about. This controversial debate about Bush's actions will either place him as a "James Buchanan" or as a "Theodore Roosevelt". When much light is shined on Bush's advances to America and countries of the Middle East, he is easily witnessed as a modern Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt sated: "The only man who makes no mistake is the man who does nothing." Bush had faced strong criticism for his work; however his contributions surpassed his errors....   [tags: freedoms, rights, social, barrier, democracy]

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The Administration Of George W. Bush

- In 2006, Joe Biden, Les Gelb and many others proposed plans to decentralize power in Iraq. Biden, then a United States senator from Delaware, Gelb and others recognized that Iraqi society was fracturing into sectarian blocs. They believed that governing institutions should reflect the fundamental loyalties on the ground. According to the Biden plan, the central Iraqi government would still have performed a few important tasks, but many other powers would have been devolved to regional governments in the Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish areas....   [tags: Iraq, Iraq War, Barack Obama, Joe Biden]

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Analysis Of George W. Bush

- “It’s also a memory of bravery and self- sacrifice, and the love that lays down its life for a friend- even a friend whose name it will never know.” - George W. Bush. In this quote Bush is saying that some people risked their lives in order to save total strangers life out of love and compassion. The day was September 9, 2001, 9:01 am when flight American 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, New York. The plane was hijacked by three men named Satam Alsuqami, Wail Alsher, and Waleed Alsher, who were members of Al qaeda....   [tags: September 11 attacks, World Trade Center]

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George Bush as a Machiavellian Leader

- George Bush as a Machiavellian Leader George Bush and Niccolo Machiavelli are two very influential political figures that share some similar ideals. Machiavelli's work was never intended to be applied to republics, or a democratic government. The advice written in The Prince would have likely been applied in the time of absolute government, when countries were ruled by one leader. It is a work which, as Machiavelli himself says that his philosophy is only applied to principalities, or what we call dictatorships in modern times....   [tags: Compare Contrast Politics Leaders Essays]

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George W. Bush Administration

- ... In bin Laden’s mind “Christianity was not just a rival, it was the archenemy” . To them, Islam should be victorious at any cost, even if is taking lives of innocence people. To prove this, al-Qaeda successful attacks on the two embassy attacks of Nairobi and Kenya showed how they planned to attack outside the United States first to make it seem not so harmful. Later on, they will strike inside the US. President Clinton’s administration brought dizzying decisions that served as an example of Americans weakness and fear....   [tags: September 11 attacks, Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden]

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Why vote for George Bush

- Candidate Letter Dear Ms Latourell, When you vote I think you should vote for George Bush. George Bush doesn't have as much experience as Gore, but He is highly educated and does still have a lot of political experience. George Bush’s plans on certain subjects such as social security and Medicare, gun control and education are better that Gores and are more realistic. George Bush was born on July 6, 1946, in New Haven, CT. His religion is Methodist. George Bush went to Harvard or Yale, for four years each....   [tags: persuassive essays]

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If I Were George Bush

- If I Was George Bush If I was George Bush I would follow the exact same path he is following right now. His plans for our countries Education and Health Care plan live up to their promises. These plans also benefit the country greatly as a whole. Yet, if I was President Bush, I would make the positive effects of these plans to prove themselves more immediate than they have been. This would urge America to follow my, or Bush’s, plans to make America a better place. The Education Plan the Bush has produced is almost perfect....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Christianity, Politics, and George Bush

- Christianity, Politics, and George Bush I feel that I am in the minority. I am a good-natured Christian without a political allegiance. I believe in the power of faith, sacrifice in defense of the public good, and “staying the course.” I trust God's will and others who do the same. I also believe in using the intelligence, talent, and judgment I was blessed with to help others and to promote my religion. This is my purpose and goal as a good person. I, like many similarly principled people, depend on my moral compass to guide me during moments of indecision....   [tags: Christian Political]

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The Election Of Bill Gates Vs. George Bush

- ... George Bush had many scandals rise in the middle, this happens every election, every year with the same amount of nonsense. The worst is the perspective of every news source, depending on who you are getting new from their will always be a biased opinion. If you watch Fox new now you will mainly get reports on how republicans take the led while news castors for CNN or NBC tend to report mainly on democratic leads. Most people who are following the political race at home only see what is being broadcasted on TV they are getting the background information that they need unless they specifically go and look for it so the election coverage and the debates that are shown on TV as well as opin...   [tags: Voting, Election, Hillary Rodham Clinton]

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George Bush and Leadership

- George Bush and Leadership George W. Bush, the 43 President of The United States of America, is one of the greatest leaders we have ever seen. In this essay I will describe why, I feel that Mr. Bush is a highly qualified leader for this country. Mr. Bush is highly educated, has the aptitude for being the President and is a great communicator. Mr. Bush is also a person of strong constitution or stability, extremely motivated and cooperative. The later being extremely important when one considers the close ratio of Democrats to Republicans in the U.S....   [tags: Papers]

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My Memories As A Child Happened During The Bush Presidency

- ... What I would like to know is what was his plan when he decided to go out that night did he plan on going to the bar and then driving home or was there supposed to be a designated driver. Could there have been further consequences for allowing someone other than President Bush to drive the car back home as he was not alone in the vehicle. This action is clearly not acceptable and I think that as a young man president Bush had an ego that he was unstoppable, growing up with a father in the government and grandfather as well George must have felt as if he could never get in trouble because of his family prestige and this had allowed him to build arrogance....   [tags: George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton]

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Reasons For The Bush Administration

- There are many reasons why the Bush administration chose to go to war with Iraq. According to president bush in his speech in Cincinnati the main reasons why he chose to go to war with Iraq is that Saddam Hosen the president of Iraq was told to destroy the weapons they were making, but he did not, in addition to that he was supporting the terrorist and killed many people and he wanted to disarm him. This caused threats to many people; the other reason that president bush mentioned was about the gulf war and the attack on September 11 2001 where a lot of Americans lost their lives....   [tags: Iraq War, George W. Bush, Iraq]

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George W Bush

- Known as the most charismatic president George W. Bush served his time as the president of the U.S. from 2001-2009. George grew up as the eldest of 6 kids (two sisters, 3 brothers) unfortunately one of his sisters died of leukemia when she was a child. George always was enthusiastic, & he was quiet the athlete. He was in football, baseball, rugby, basketball & was the head cheerleader. George started presidency fairly young, he was voted class president in 7th grade. Once finished high school George chose to take after his father, he decided to go to Harvard & get his master of business administration....   [tags: presidency, United States, Iraq, leader, freedom]

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George Bush

- With a victory on November 1st, George Walker Bush earned the chance to pursue the domestic and foreign issues that he had been planning on accomplishing in his first term. With large amounts of ambitions comes large amounts of opposition unfortunately, and Bush faces an unfaltering Democratic blockade in the way of his programs. David Sanger in his article discusses and explains the Bush agenda for the next four years. Bush wished to continue his success in Iraq with elections for the public. Thankfully those elections were a resounding success....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George bush

- I. INTRODUCTION Bush, George Herbert Walker (1924- ), 41st president of the United States (1989-1993), president at the end of the Cold War between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Bush also organized an unprecedented global alliance against Iraq during the Persian Gulf War of 1991, but he was less successful in dealing with U.S. domestic problems and was defeated after one term by Bill Clinton in the 1992 election. II. EARLY LIFE Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts, but grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George W. Bush 's War

- ... Instead the reports include household surveys conducted by residents in Iraq to gather an estimate of casualties caused by the war and ongoing violence engulfing the Middle East. I understand the chaos that war can inflict, but after reading these reports it puts an actual number to the losses of those on the side of Iraq. These numbers, such as: 645K lives lost within a 40-month span after March 23, 2003 and 100K lost after the invasion at Falluja, can be staggering when thinking of these numbers as actual lives lost due to the war....   [tags: 2003 invasion of Iraq, Iraq War, United States]

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Bush Must Go By Bill Press

- ... He promised to control spending and balance the budget. And he promised and humble foreign policy. Instead, President Bush had just about wrecked a country. He spend money like a drunken sailor, taking our economy from okay to I owe you. He 's headed Americans against one another, which one environment, created new enemies around the world, and left us even more vulnerable to terrorism which he said he would prevent. There 's only one thing you can count on if George W Bush is reelected just more the same....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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Comparing George Bush and Al Gore

- Comparing George Bush and Al Gore George Bush has seven principles of reform, only four of which I will elaborate on, for a better quality education in our nation’s schools: (1) Achieve Equality; Just as Bush is closing the achievement gap in Texas, he plans to do so across the states (2) Promote Excellence; Bush believes in clearly defined standards of basic skills plus crucial knowledge. The states should devise tests to ensure that the standards are met (3) Ensure that Every Child Can Read; Statistics show that 70% of 4th graders in low income schools cannot read....   [tags: Papers]

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Alexander Hamilton Stephens and George Bush

- Alexander Hamilton Stephens and George Bush “A little, slim, pale-faced, consumptive man just concluded the very best speech of an hour’s length I ever heard.” So said Congressman Abraham Lincoln about Alexander Hamilton Stephens.1 Stephens was born near Crawfordsville, Georgia on February 11, 1812. His mother died shortly after his birth and his father died when Stephens was only 14. Even in childhood he was amazingly bright and his brilliant mind was noticed by many mentors who paid for him to attend college....   [tags: Papers]

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George Bush vs. John Kerry

- For the 2004 presidential election, Republican president George W. Bush is attempting to defend his post and reassure the American people that his political choices are the best for our country. His opponent, Democratic senator John Kerry believes that his political ideas will be better for a changing America. Four main topics debated on by the candidates are: Homeland Security, Civil Rights, Education (no child left behind), and the Economy. The two candidates have differing views on most of these topics....   [tags: Political essay]

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Analysis Of Lil Wayne 's ' Georgia Bush '

- People express their feelings in many different ways. Singer and rappers express their feeling through song, poets express their feelings through there poetry, and artist express their feelings through their art. Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is a 33 year old American hip hop recording artist from New Orleans, Louisiana. Lil Wayne produce a political controversial rap song entitled “Georgia Bush” to criticize the way president George bush handled hurricane Katrina, the war in Iraq, and the way he was governing the country....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Bill Clinton]

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Analysis Of Lil Wayne 's ' Georgia Bush '

- ... Scientists can usually predict a hurricane 's path 3-5 days in advance. Why didn’t President Bush warn the citizens of New Orleans about the disaster that was heading in their direction. Hurricane Katrina was the fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the costliest natural disaster, and the deadliest hurricane in the history of the United States. The final death toll was at 1,833, primarily from Louisiana (1,577) and Mississippi (266). More than half of these victims were senior citizens....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Bill Clinton]

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Analysis Of Lil Wayne 's ' Georgia Bush '

- ... However, President Bush did warn the citizens of New Orleans about the disaster that was heading in their direction. Hurricane Katrina was the fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, also a costliest natural disaster, and the deadliest hurricane in the history of the United States. The overall death toll was at 1,833, primarily from Louisiana (1,577) and Mississippi (266). More than half of these victims were senior citizens. Millions of citizens were left homeless along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Bill Clinton]

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Analysis Of Lil Wayne 's ' Georgia Bush '

- ... Scientists can usually predict a hurricane 's path 3-5 days in advance. However President Bush did warn the citizens of New Orleans about the disaster that was heading in their direction. Did you know, “Hurricane Katrina was the fifth hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, also a costliest natural disaster, and the deadliest hurricane in the history of the United States. The overall death toll was at 1,833, primarily from Louisiana (1,577) and Mississippi (266)”. More than half of these victims were senior citizens....   [tags: George W. Bush, Hurricane Katrina, Bill Clinton]

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Analysis Of Jeb Bush 's President Of The United States

- Jeb Bush is currently a candidate running for President of the United States in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Jeb Bush the former Governor of Florida sent out many advertisements to get his message out to the people. Having a successful record of being governor in addition to being the son of former President George H. W. Bush and the younger brother of former President George W. Bush, it is no surprise that he would one day run as president of the United States of America. That bring us to the topic of ad, “I’ve delivered.” Jeb Bush expresses the way he is working for and with the American people to lead the nation in the right direction, also he pulls on the values and believes of...   [tags: President of the United States, George W. Bush]

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President Bush 's New Freedom Commission Report

- In the mid-1990s, a trend emerged in which college students were attempting suicide and seeking campus mental health services at an alarming rate. A 2010 survey of college students conducted the American College Health Association found that 45.6 percent of those surveyed reported feeling hopeless, and 30.7 percent reported feeling so depressed that it was difficult to function during the past 12 months. In 2003, President Bush’s New Freedom Commission Report, Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America, proclaimed that “suicide is a serious public health challenge that has not received the attention and degree of national priority it deserves.” (Goldston et al., 2010,...   [tags: Sociology, Health care, George W. Bush]

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Biography of George Herbert Walker Bush

- Read my lips: no new taxes. These few simple words invoked the American public to elect a man who grew up in a small town in Massachusetts to be the most powerful man in the world. This man is George Herbert Walker Bush. George grew up in Milton, Massachusetts a small town near the Quincy Bay and the Neponset River. His father was a banker and later became a politician who represented Connecticut in the Senate from 1952 until 1963. He attended Phillips Academy of Boarding School in Boston. There he demonstrated his strong sense of leadership through holding many high positions such as president of the senior class, secretary of the student council, president of the community fund-raising gr...   [tags: ronald reagan, crisis in kuwait, hussein]

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Herbert Hoover vs. George W. Bush

- Throughout history, we see multiple occasions that are similar in nature; almost as if the events of the past reoccur in the future. Karl Heinrich Marx, a German philosopher, economist, and socialist, once said, “history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” Now there may be instances in time where this seems true, Marx generally picks on future reoccurrences to be superficially comical or pretense. In this sense, Marx’s theory seems ambiguous when comparing when comparing two historical episodes where interventionist policies turned business cycle corrections into depressions....   [tags: Political Science]

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Bashing George W. Bush

- The Incredibly, Unbelievably, Stupendously, Incurious George Bush READ MORE: 9/11, Iraq, 2006, CIA, Andy Card, Hurricane, Hurricane Katrina, George W. Bush Never has there been a public official more unequipped to be President of the United States of America than George W. Bush. The man is simply not up to the job. Even if he really wanted to be or cared to be an effective president, he ... could ... not ... do ... it. He can't do it on a boat, he can't do it with a (pet) goat. He can't do it in the Green Zone, he can't do it back at home....   [tags: Political Science]

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Major Policy of George W. Bush

- Back at home in November, President Bush signed the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban of 2003 at a ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Passing the House of Representatives 281-142 and the Senate 64-34, the bill showed some bipartisan support. The law made it illegal for doctors to abort a fetus in its second or third trimester by bringing the baby’s body out the birth canal to puncture the skull and remove out the brain. No exemptions were made for women whose health was at risk (Goler and Associated Press)....   [tags: partial-birth, saddam hussein, dictator]

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Al Gore versus George Bush Debate Styles

- Al Gore versus George Bush Debate Styles On October 11, 2000, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush, Jr., participated in the second presidential debate for Decision 2000. These two men went head to head on public issues. The candidates answered questions for the sole purpose of showing the people of the United States who was the stronger leader. After reviewing the debates one can easily state Mr. Gore won by strongly and directly answering questions posed, of an avoidance of red herrings and a firm, correct use of facts....   [tags: Papers]

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Terrorism in George Bush's 2001 State of the Union Address

- Terrorism in George Bush's 2001 State of the Union Address Recently, President Bush gave his State of the Union Address to Congress. Throughout his speech, he makes a solid case for the further unification of America throughout these harsh times. He makes a very strong argument for the retaliation of the actions committed against America. However, when he speaks of bringing the terrorists to justice, his argument falters. He has made a hasty judgement with little proof when he first began his argument....   [tags: Papers]

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George Bush and His War Against Terrorism

- George Bush and His War Against Terrorism When George W Bush came to the presidential office of America at the beginning of the year 2000, there was already a lot of controversy that surrounded him. He was appointed Governor of Texas in 1995 and as of 7:30pm, December 7, 2000, 152 people have been executed during Bush's office as governor. This makes Texas Governor George W Bush the most-killing Governor, in the history of the United States of America. This list can be found on the website http://www.bushkills.com/murders.html....   [tags: Papers]

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The Iraqi War has Made a Fool of George Bush

- The Iraqi War has Made a Fool of George Bush There were several wars in the twentieth century that caught the attention of the people. World War II, Vietnam War and The Cold War are only a few of the many wars we lived by. Now, in the twentieth first century the first war we have lived is the Iraqi War. The United States started a war against Iraq for causes that brought more negative than positive effects for the Iraqi people. II. CAUSES The Iraqi War started for allegations the U.S. had against Iraq with the United Nations....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Presidential Candidates Al Gore versus George Bush

- The Presidential Candidates Al Gore versus George Bush The United States is in a very unusual situation right now as most people know. We still haven’t come up with a president. The effects of the candidate we elect for our next president may change my life and may not. If Bush is elected, everything I believe and stand up for will stay the same. I really hope he will become the next president because he will ensure the protection of my rights. If Gore were elected as our next president, my life could seriously be effected....   [tags: Papers]

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The Political Mind By George Lakoff

- ... Trump cannot escape the narratives people have framed him with, but citizens can be self-aware, and that means escaping reality and being open-minded. Donald Trump promotes his narrative by taking advantage of his title “businessman” and highlighting his accomplishments in the realm of business. Since people already have narratives about him, he continuously tries to transform and distort any bad narrative that defines him, to build a presidential self-identity. In his thinking, Lakoff simply mentions that we cannot escape reality....   [tags: President of the United States, George W. Bush]

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George W. Bush

- George W. Bush George W. Bush is the 46th Governor of the State of Texas and is now the Republican nominee for President of the United States of America. Now during his second term as governor he has earned a reputation as being a very compassionate conservative who shapes is policy based on the principles of a limited government, personal responsibility, strong families and local control. Governor George W. Bush, is the son of former president George Bush who served two terms in office in the late 1980's and early 1990's....   [tags: Papers]

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George W. Bush

- George Bush was born, July 6, 1946. He was born first child of Barbara Pierce Bush, and Gorge Herbert Walker Bush. As a child of a father who was the forty first president and a famous baseball player, and a WWII Navy fighter pilot hero, t was a lot for him to try to live up to that reputation. As a child he had no intrest in politics. He was a typical boy who just liked to ride his bike and race with his friends, and have sleepovers. His favorite thing he liked to do was hang by his knees by the struts beneath the highschool football stadium....   [tags: US Presidents]

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George W. Bush - His Legacy

- The Bush legacy-How will George W Bush be remembered. Every commander in chief of the United States is remembered for just few seminal events or moments of their presidency. Bill Clinton will forever be associated with sex scandals despite the golden economy he presided over. John F Kennedy is considered a hero because of his handling of one moment in time (the Cuban missile crisis). George W Bush is no different. Two events have ruled his time in office and I suspect they will be his legacy. I am of course talking about 9/11 and the resulting war in Iraq....   [tags: American History]

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George W. Bush as the Anti-Christ

- George W. Bush as the Anti-Christ To really grasp the significance of the symbol of the anti-Christ we must first posit politics as itself symbolic. Politics is the semiotics of a nation's will: it becomes the People just as the People become it by being elected into office and participating in the political process, or in dictatorships, by following the rules and not forming underground movements. But in a democracy, it is an especially tight symbolic relationship, thus the clear relationship between political symbol and anti-Christ in George W....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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George W. Bush and Foreign Policy

- George W. Bush and Foreign Policy The Victorian parlor of the Texas governor's mansion is a cavernous place, which is a good thing, for the room was full of experts and egos. With their lofty academic pedigrees and service records in GOP administrations, they had come to Austin last summer to teach, to brief and to take the measure of George W. Bush. The topic this day was defense and foreign policy. The lecture began with a flip-chart talk. Within minutes, the governor interrupted. He'd read the briefing book....   [tags: Papers]

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Like Father, Like Son: A Deeper Look into the Bush Legacy

- Like Father, Like Son: A Deeper Look into the Bush Legacy Although all individuals are unique no matter how closely related they might be, sometimes, their similarities over shadow their differences and yield a very interesting combination of events that almost have a deja vu effect on its audience. The Bush family serves as the perfect illustration for this phenomenon. From their family history and business life, to their lives as the Presidents of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush have led quite parallel lives....   [tags: George Bush Son Father Contrast Essays]

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Presidential Campaigns From George Washington to George Bush by Paul F. Boller Jr.

- ... Theme A brief and humorous look at the different presidential campaigns from the beginning up until present day. Summary The book Presidential Campaigns tell about the presidential campaigns from the beginning with George Washington all the way to George Bush. Every campaign is written about briefly. The author hits on key points and keeps it humorous. He unveils how campaigns are much more peaceful now then they were 200 years ago. He shows how much more lively campaigns were in the 19th Century with songs and different slogans....   [tags: students, reading, candidates]

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The Bush Administration's Relation With Iraq Prior to Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait

- The Bush Administration's Relation With Iraq Prior to Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait Prior to the August 2, 1990 invasion of Kuwait on the part of Iraq, the United States had questionable relations with Iraq dictator, Saddam Hussein, to say the least. In retrospect, which is inherently advantageous as a 20/20 perspective, questions remain unanswered as to whether or not the United States was too appeasing to Saddam Hussein in the years, months, and days leading up to that early August morning. There remains to this day lingering questions as to the role that the US Ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, played in conveying the Administration's message to the Iraqi leader....   [tags: War Military George Bush Iraq Essays]

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American History: President George HW Bush and Ronald Reagan

- 1989 does not initially seem like a year to remember. Other years have huge events that people recall with fondness or horror. ‘89 just seems like the end of a decade of questionable fashion choices; however, it was so much more than that. 1989 was a year of fall out. Events America, and the rest of the world, had been preparing for happened in 1989. The year was a very important year for history and it started with George Bush Sr. being brought into office as America’s president. Bush became president on January twentieth, 1989 after eight years as Ronald Regan’s vice president....   [tags: reaganomics, cold war, totalitarian era]

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Applying Alfred Adler's Personality Theory to George W Bush

- When choosing a “famous” person on which to do my research proposal on I decided on one of my favorite presidents in my time. George W. Bush seemed to be the most “real” president we have had in office since the 90’s. Next, I chose Adler’s theory to apply to Bush do to the fact that is the theorist that most closely applied to Bush’s life. Let ‘s start with some back ground about George W. Bush and then apply Adler’s theory. George W Bush was born on July 6, 1946. He was born in New Haven Connecticut where his father was attending Yale University....   [tags: Alfred Adler, Personality Theory]

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President George Washington Bush’s Second Inaugural Address

- ... In the 3rd paragraph he says, “At this second gathering, our duties are defined not by the words I use, but by the history we have seen together.” He used this technique of implementing a common history several times in the next paragraphs of the inaugural address by referring to “the day of our Foundation,” “the mission that created our Nation,” and “the honorable achievements of our fathers.” To gain progress on the foundation of common ground President George W. Bush seeks to create commonality in ethics, morals, ideals, and values....   [tags: pathos and ethos, ethics, moral]

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Presidential Powers: A Comparsion of Predencies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama

- ... Howell states that “... effect policy change outside of a bargaining framework" (Howell, pg. 13). He states that the president can create laws without Congress when it comes to foreign and domestic affairs. The president has more information about foreign and national affairs than Congress. The president can make policies with the information made available only to him. Both Neustadt and Howell made great points relating to presidential power. There are times in a presidency where a president should persuade Congress and the public to pass laws and there are times where the president should act fast and not persuade Congress to pass certain laws....   [tags: persuasion, commanding, bargaining]

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George W. Bush Stimulus Package Vs. Barack Obama Stimulus Package

- President Barack Obama signed The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on February 17th, 2009 into law. This Act was an effort to jump-start the economy, and also to save and create millions of jobs in America. Obama selected Vice President Joe Biden to over look the application of the Act, while working with cabinet members, the nations governors, and mayors to make sure the implementation of the Recovery Act are not abrupt, but as efficient and effective as Obama intended. The Recovery Act called for $825 Billion which changed as it moved through Congress....   [tags: U.S. Government]

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The Threat Of The Terrorist Attacks Of September 11th, 2001, By George W. Bush

- ... Here Krauthammer is telling us the methods The United States of America has utilized in the past when dealing with terrorists or wars is not a worthwhile or a useful one. The United States needed to switch up their technique, and this is precisely the point that Krauthammer is trying to get across. The type of claim seen throughout Krauthammer 's article is called a claim toward solutions or policies. Krauthammer 's article is an excellent example of how two different claims overlap and work with each other not against each other....   [tags: United States, Al-Qaeda, September 11 attacks]

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Watch The September Nightly News On Abc With Lester Holt

- I chose to watch the November 5th nightly news on NBC with Lester Holt.. I do not consider myself an informed citizen due to the low amount of news that I watch. Watching this news cast helped me to better understand what is going on within the world right now around me. During the video he speaks about a plane crash, former president Bush weighing in on his son 's presidency, Ben Carson claims, a cop 's suicide, a weight loss pill, and a caring cop. President Obama believes that a bomb had brought down a private russian jet flight....   [tags: George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush]

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President Of The United States

- Being President of the United States is not an easy task by any means. George W. Bush was said to have the “greatest challenge of any President since Abraham Lincoln” and that is true. No one knew going into his presidency that we’d end up in two wars and go through other crisis’. Bush did what he had to, to get us by and keep us safe. No president will ever go through all the issues Bush had to deal with in a span of 8 years. George Walker Bush, now at the young age of 69, was born on July 6th of 1946....   [tags: George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush]

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War and Deception - President George Bush and President Lyndon Johnson

- The responsibilities of a presidential administration to the United States should be easily defined, but in many instances have come to be uncertain. There are two wars over the last century that have compromised the American reputation, as well as the integrity of our people. On these two occasions the intentions of our president have been something different than publicized to the country. The United States as a whole was deceived by two particular leaders and their administration. Through propaganda, selective speech, and exaggerated evidence, Presidents Lyndon Johnson and George W....   [tags: Vietnam War, Iraq War]

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Sophocles' Antigone – Comparing the Symbolic Alignment Utilized by Creon and President George Bush

- Sophocles' Antigone – Comparing the Symbolic Alignment Utilized by Creon and President George Bush ... he who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building. - The Prince by Machiavelli Sophocles addresses this very problem in his play Antigone by the methods Creon uses to rule Thebes. Creon begins ruling Thebes in a very difficult time and circumstance. The polis has been embroiled in tragedy for over a generation....   [tags: Antigone Essays]

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Race, Hurricane Katrina, and the Aftermath

- “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” these are the words that Kanye West spoke during a Hurricane Katrina fundraising concert. Not only did the sentiment expressed with those words resonate with many Americans watching the concert that day, but observing the post Hurricane Katrina aftermath some would go a step further and argue that the United States government doesn’t care about black people. Although there were several events in the history of this country that would lead one to the same conclusion it was the disproportionate suffering and devastation experienced by African Americans in New Orleans not only during Hurricane Katrina but long after the storm had passed tha...   [tags: George Bush, African Americans, Katrina]

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Rhetorical Strategies Used by President George W. Bush

- Rhetorical Strategies Used by President George Bush After the September 11 Terrorist Attacks On September 11, 2001, the Islamist terrorist group known as al-Qaeda launched a series of terrorist attacks on the United States of America, specifically in the New York City and Washington D.C areas. Nineteen al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four planes with the intention of using them as suicide attacks that would crash those planes into designated buildings, or targets. Two of the four passenger jets were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, both of which collapsed entirely within two hours of being hit....   [tags: Rhetorical Strategies ]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Speech a Speech by George W. Bush

- In this paper I am going to discuss the rhetorical appeals, as well as the argumentative structure, audience and purpose set forth by George W. Bush in his September 27 speech in Flagstaff, Arizona. More specifically I will refer to the rhetorical appeals of ethos, pathos and logos, and explain how they are used to gain the support and attention of the audience and further the further the purpose of the speech. As I explain these appeals I will also give an insight into the argumentative structure and why it is apparent in this particular speech....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis of Speech]

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The words of President George W. Bush on 9/20/01

- “The enemy of America is not our many Muslim friends. It is not our many Arab friends. Our enemy is a radical network of terrorists and every government that supports them.” The words of President George W. Bush on 9/20/01 1990, President George H.W. Bush went to the Persian Gulf region with his wife and top congressional leaders at Thanksgiving time to visit the 400,000 troops gathered in Saudi Arabia, whom he sent there to protect that country from an Iraqi invasion. When the President arrived, he was greeted by Saudi officials with nothing less then open arms....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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George W. Bush's Executive Order of Homeland Security

- George W. Bush's Executive Order of Homeland Security As we move steadfast into the twenty-first century we are confronted with more complex and compromising issues affecting the intricately connected global system. New forms of aggression and threat are the faces that greet policy-makers as they spend countless hours configuring ways to counter future attacks such as terrorism or massive drug trafficking within and across national borders. Instead of submitting ourselves to the tyranny of chance, which cruelly deals out futures blighted with catastrophes that can remain vivid in our memories, President George W....   [tags: Expository Politics Essays]

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