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12 Best Jokes About The New George W. Bush Elementary School (Video)

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‏@4MoreYrsReElecO The new George W. Bush Elementary School in Texas is under construction, but it's not too soon to joke about it... http://fb.me/348D2WRMz


12 Best Jokes About The New George W. Bush Elementary School (Video)

Pretty much every president, former or current, is subject to having civic landmarks such as libraries and schools named after him. But it’s a bit ironic that George W. Bush is about to have a namesake elementary school. Maybe it’s because some of his Bushisms have to do with children learning, or maybe it’s because he was a C student who didn’t come across as very bright during his 8 year reign of terror as president, or perhaps it’s because one of the most prominent memories we have of Bush is when he read, “The Pet Goat” to children in a Florida elementary school as he learned that 9-11 was happening.

In any case, George W. Bush Elementary School will be open in time for the 2016-2017 school year near the town of St. Paul, Texas, a growing exurb northeast of Dallas. In honor of the occasion, here are 12 of the best jokes we either found on the internet or came up with on our own…

1. The school motto will be “is our children learning?”

2. The school dictionaries will contain the word “nucular”.

3. Bush will enroll at the school to finish his education.

4. At the dedication ceremony, Bush will read, “The Pet Goat.”

5. Dick Cheney to be hired as an armed security guard for the school.

6. Mike Brown will be in charge of the school’s emergency preparedness plan.

7. Donald Rumsfeld will declare that the missing Iraq WMD’s are buried under the school gymnasium.

8. The Bush quote, “You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test,” will be displayed in the school hallways.

9. The Bush quote, “I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family,” will be displayed in the school cafeteria.

10. The school will officially be called “The George W. Bush For Learnin’ Yer Kids Stuff Place”.

11. The graduation ceremony of the school will prominently display a “Mission Accomplished” banner.

12. Halliburton will provide all school meals and supply the textbooks for the school – at a steep cost to taxpayers, of course.

As a bonus, watch the top “Bushisms” below.



Posted by Playinghardball | Sat Nov 22, 2014, 05:29 PM (9 replies)

The box stops here....

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The box stops here.

Posted by Playinghardball | Sat Nov 22, 2014, 05:09 PM (0 replies)

It's okay when the white guy does it, right?

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It's okay when the white guy does it, right @pjfahren @imaumbn @ConchoQueen @mcrebrst #uniteblue

Posted by Playinghardball | Sat Nov 22, 2014, 02:19 PM (22 replies)

Why there are very few white guys in the NBA...

Posted by Playinghardball | Fri Nov 21, 2014, 05:28 PM (6 replies)

WOWZY! Crash at over 300 Miles an Hour...



The Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah has seen its fair share of high-speed crashes. Now we can see one of those wrecks firsthand, thanks to two new videos.

American racer George Poteet was tooling along at 370 mph when his Speed Demon racecar tipped. With more than 2,300 horsepower being pushed out and speeds approaching nearly 400 mph, one might think that Poteet and the Speed Demon were toast. Instead, Poteet walked away unharmed and most of the car, save the body, is salvageable.


The engine, drivetrain, fuel system, wheels, tires, and more were recoverable. The body might be rebuilt and placed in a museum that belongs to Poteet. One reason Poteet walked away unharmed is that emergency vehicles on hand reached the scene in less than 15 seconds. Impressive.

If you have a strong stomach, the two videos are below.





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Posted by Playinghardball | Fri Nov 21, 2014, 05:14 PM (2 replies)

Navy Helicopter landing at sea....

Posted by Playinghardball | Fri Nov 21, 2014, 04:58 PM (6 replies)

Bernie Sanders: A large single-payer health system already exists in the United States.

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A large single-payer health system already exists in the United States.

Posted by Playinghardball | Fri Nov 21, 2014, 02:40 PM (85 replies)

Hilarious Golden Retriever Really Wants To Race But.. First Things First....

Posted by Playinghardball | Thu Nov 20, 2014, 03:30 PM (4 replies)

Happy Birthday VP Biden, you're hardly changed!!


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Posted by Playinghardball | Thu Nov 20, 2014, 03:25 PM (13 replies)

Ebola: Victims, Heroes and a Cynical Western Media

by @zizii2

US mid-term elections are over. The GOP and corporate media allies’ Willie-Horton-like exploitation of the Ebola disease to gin up stratospheric fear has suddenly vanished from our airwaves.



Over in Europe, rightwing xenophobic politicians are copying the GOP playbook.




West African travelers and immigrants to Europe and the US are facing the full brunt of media-sanctioned hysteria, as the ugly stench of racism wafts in the air disguised as “health and safety protocols.”

Lives Matter

What remains in the wake of this cynical media blaze in the West, are the shattered lives of real victims battling the disease epidemic in the 3 West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. There are also the unsung stories of heroes who are working tirelessly to contain, or bury the dead at great risk to their own lives, or often pick up the pieces after families have suffered an aching loss of a loved one to the disease.

Last month, I was struck by the fleeting CNN story of the young student nurse whose entire family contracted the Ebola virus. She could not find a spot for them in the hospital, and thus had to care for them all by herself without the benefit of WHO-approved protective gear. She improvised in protecting herself with a raincoat, garbage bags, socks, wellington boots and a carefully observed regimen that provided her family the love and care needed while avoiding infection herself. Word about her improvisation was quickly spread by overwhelmed health workers.



Continue reading ‘Ebola: Victims, Heroes and a cynical Western Media’ at:
http://theobamadiary.com/2014/11/20/ebola-victims-heroes-and-a-cynical-western-media/#more-186197
Posted by Playinghardball | Thu Nov 20, 2014, 03:04 PM (0 replies)
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