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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-23-05 05:55 PM
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12. Bush Pledges to Keep Close Eye on Rita (jr is in "management mode")

well, i suspect there are still plenty who like to get their pic taken with the commander in chief!! ;_ylt=Atrn2oNGAyRcF0WpaJb.FmmMwfIE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3OXIzMDMzBHNlYwM3MDM-
Bush Pledges to Keep Close Eye on Rita

By JENNIFER LOVEN, Associated Press Writer 2 hours, 37 minutes ago

President Bush switched to hurricane management mode on Friday, pledging at his administration's disaster headquarters to keep a close eye on the federal response to Rita.

Bush had planned to go to San Antonio but dropped that visit because search and rescue teams there were being relocated as the huge storm shifted course, the White House said. Bush still was going to Colorado to monitor Rita's progress from the U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs. The facility was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks as the military's homeland security command center.

Bush was trying to walk a line between helping in a crisis and being seen as interfering. "There will be no risk of me getting in the way, I promise you," the president said.......
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  -Bush promises not to get in way of Rita relief (while doing photo op) sabra  Sep-23-05 01:41 PM   #0 
  - His presence will really mess things up.  Coastie for Truth   Sep-23-05 01:46 PM   #1 
  - Saw this clip -- with Chertoff lurking in the background  Barrett808   Sep-23-05 01:47 PM   #2 
  - Now if he could only extend the promise  dsewell   Sep-23-05 01:49 PM   #3 
  - This presidentin' is gettin' even harder n/t  reality based   Sep-23-05 01:50 PM   #4 
  - ummm what about his car?  GinaMaria   Sep-23-05 01:51 PM   #5 
  - Translation:  fshrink   Sep-23-05 01:58 PM   #6 
  - repugs love devastation  central scrutinizer   Sep-23-05 02:10 PM   #7 
  - he was trying to get out of the room so he wouldn't have to answer ...  Lisa   Sep-23-05 03:42 PM   #8 
  - "I understand good that dying people have to come first. " God, what  VegasWolf   Sep-23-05 03:46 PM   #9 
  - His Entourage? Who is he, Sean Combs?  Danmel   Sep-23-05 04:11 PM   #10 
  - Jr will be honkering down at the command center in Colorado Springs  rodeodance   Sep-23-05 05:22 PM   #11 
  - Bush Pledges to Keep Close Eye on Rita (jr is in "management mode")  rodeodance   Sep-23-05 05:55 PM   #12 
  - Yup, he (hic) dropped the . .  Richard D   Sep-23-05 05:55 PM   #13 
  - If he doesn't take Control...then he is in the WAY....  opihimoimoi   Sep-23-05 05:55 PM   #14 
  - HE HAS BEEN IN THE WAY FOR FIVE DAMN YEARS!  OldLeftieLawyer   Sep-23-05 05:55 PM   #15 
  - Damn!  hogwyld   Sep-23-05 06:46 PM   #20 
  - Get BENT, bush. As Craig Crowford put it - you could throw a  calimary   Sep-23-05 05:55 PM   #16 
  - But it is after 5:00 on a Friday night.  Virginian   Sep-23-05 05:55 PM   #17 
  - yeah, those storms...  not fooled   Sep-23-05 07:33 PM   #24 
  - Wish the reporters would get the chronology right. He was at  DemsUnited   Sep-23-05 05:55 PM   #18 
  - Watch out -- Tinkles is in "CEO Mode"  Buns_of_Fire   Sep-23-05 06:22 PM   #19 
  - Now, if they could only teach them to pick up a downed tree limb or  Sydnie   Sep-23-05 06:53 PM   #21 
  - It's what he does best  hippywife   Sep-23-05 07:21 PM   #23 
  - He starts to get really pissed off  ruggerson   Sep-23-05 07:15 PM   #22 
  - Unless he's resigning, along with all the repukes, HE'S IN THE WAY!  TankLV   Sep-23-05 10:01 PM   #25 

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