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George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States, dead at 94

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2 hours ago, Chris Duffy said:

Any dude who served in the Military and then VP and President and then at age of 90 will still jump out of a plane is one bad dude in my books.

Not only served, but survived being shot down in defense of this country.  If you haven’t read Flyboys: A True Story of Courage I suggest taking a look at it.


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1 hour ago, Bill & Katya said:

Not only served, but survived being shot down in defense of this country.  If you haven’t read Flyboys: A True Story of Courage I suggest taking a look at it.

I knew he was shot down, Never read the book may look at it. But he is a Major Stud and Bad #######.............

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3 hours ago, Chris Duffy said:

I knew he was shot down, Never read the book may look at it. But he is a Major Stud and Bad #######.............

He was shot down during a raid over Chichi-jima and was the only one rescued via a submarine.  The other nine crewmen were captured by the Japanese and subjected to some pretty horrific acts.


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5 hours ago, Steeleballz said:

 

   I was young enough not to be paying attention when he was president, but he certainly grew on me in later years. A great statesman and a great example for anyone considering politics at any level.

His breed is dying out, unfortunately.

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I may have issues with H.W.Bush, but I do admit he had the fortitude to raise taxes, to pay for his Iraq adventure, even when he knew that this would destroy his reelection chances.


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Biggest thing is that he was an unquestionably fine human being.


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On ‎12‎/‎3‎/‎2018 at 3:39 AM, Chris Duffy said:

I saw this on FB, suppose to be his service dog laying with him, name Sully.

 

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I guess one writer of the left wing magazine Slate was triggered by this photo.

 

Don’t Spend Your Emotional Energy on Sully H.W. Bush

https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/12/sully-hw-bush-service-dog-george-hw-bush-funeral.html


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3 minutes ago, Bill & Katya said:

I guess one writer of the left wing magazine Slate was triggered by this photo.

 

Don’t Spend Your Emotional Energy on Sully H.W. Bush

https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/12/sully-hw-bush-service-dog-george-hw-bush-funeral.html

That man (the writer) is a monster!

 

These dogs are incredible and they deserve our respect. We have several Golden Retrievers at my hospital to help the children. They are amazing. It's hard work for them. They understand a lot about what they are seeing and doing. I've spoken to their caretakers a lot. They are emotionally drained at the end of a difficult day with sick patients.  My wife wanted our Golden to be trained and to volunteer, before she discovered that the dogs are trained from puppies and each one costs like 800,000 dollars for the life-time of the animal.

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