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Stephanie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:23 PM
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Bush's Bike Boo-Boo --PIX-->>>
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 12:37 PM by Stephanie

Do you know any other adult who's incurred this many injuries in the past five years?



American President George W Bush's hand shows injuries after a bicycle accident at the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, July 7, 2005. Photo by Pool/Reuters

http: //news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/050707/ids_photos_wl/r4059105575.jpg

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*edit* to add article:

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050707/us...

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) -

President Bush says he has finally reached his limits.

Bush went for a mountain bike ride on Wednesday, his 59th birthday, shortly after arriving at the Gleneagles luxury resort in Scotland for a meeting of world leaders. He promptly crashed at speed into a standing police officer, causing minor injuries to both.

Bush appeared at a news conference on Thursday with bandages on two fingers of his grazed left hand.

"I think I found my limitations," he said.

Bush said he had spoken with the officer on Wednesday evening: "He's doing fine. I'm less worried about myself and more worried about him. It just goes to show that I should act my age."

"We were flying, coming in," Bush said.

"By the way -- when you ride hard on a mountain bike, sometimes you fall, otherwise you're not riding hard."

"And it was at the end of a good hour ride, the pavement was slick, and the bike came out from underneath me just like that person on the Tour de France the other day." <more at link>



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yardwork Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:24 PM
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1. Looks like he was in a bar fight to me
Except wussy w would never fight.
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Demonaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:33 PM
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18. tearing open a candy bar mebbe
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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:24 PM
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2. He shouldn't have been flipping the bird to that bobby.
Serves him right, the bostid.
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KansDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:27 PM
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5. Unable to flip the bird?!?!
This will surely put a damper on his inter-personal communication skills.


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beam me up scottie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:25 PM
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3. Hands that
obviously have never done an honest days work...
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:26 PM
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4. Hm. Blood on his hands. The gods love irony.
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 12:27 PM by Richardo
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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:32 PM
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15. Excellent analogy !
Blood on his hands - right in public !
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donsu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:33 PM
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17. yes, his hands were already bloody- our military dead's blood


our wounded and maimed's blood

the blood of Afghanistan and Iraq

the blood of Africa

the blood of the NRA

all the other blood not mentioned

may smirk trip and fall again and again
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pstans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:33 PM
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19. Haha
:yourock:
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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:27 PM
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6. his ring looks like it is strangling him
mine is much looser, more free, lol lol and comfortable
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Darwins Finch Donating Member (110 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:36 PM
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21. Yes, but...
he can't bear to remove The Precious! :)
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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:27 PM
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7. that's one ugly looking hand....
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rkc3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:43 PM
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26. Swollen from alcohol abuse.
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smoogatz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:28 PM
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8. With the exception of those in the military, professional athletes
and drunks and crackheads, no--I don't.
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:28 PM
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9. Mmm. All that money and no one can clip those raggedy cuticles?
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AFSCME girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:32 PM
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14. I know, isn't that disgusting....
bleck...........

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xultar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:29 PM
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10. They should still have some of the purple heart bandages left.
the fuckers :grr:
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GoldenOldie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:38 PM
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23. When is his Secret Service going to replace the training wheels?
I also agree with the post on his manicure.

I would think that whoever his manservant/puppet master is would ensure that his finger nails would look well groomed for his photo-ops and for his greeting of world dignitaries.
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xultar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:45 PM
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27. Well he's sucking on them when he's far from that Butchilla of a mother
She can't unscrew her titanium teets all time.
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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:31 PM
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11. What an ugly hand.
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grasswire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:31 PM
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12. his nails are creepy
wouldn't ya think that the American president could keep his nails clipped? And look how puffy his hands are. Icky, icky.
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DisassemblingHisLies Donating Member (273 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:32 PM
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13. Looks like he could use 4 more bandages.
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Demonaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:32 PM
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16. you sure that's him? his hands have more blood than that on them
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ElectroPrincess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:34 PM
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20. No that can't be true!
The media whore talking head on CNN said that there were NO VISIBLE SIGNS of Bush's bike accident when he blessed them by showing up to dinner last night.

If the whorish USA mass media doesn't put it on TeeVee, then it ain't true! :sarcasm:
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:36 PM
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22. maybe they will take him to the Grand Canyon..... for a bike trip.
when the shit hits the fan, and it is rarely evenly distributed...
Dubya will be a serious liability.. he will become much more valuable as a Martyr.. "It isn't polite to dis a dead president" so that is all ancient history.
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Bush_Eats_Beef Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:40 PM
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24. He hurt his Cheney finger!
It's going to be painful to "respond to his critics" until that one heals...

:evilgrin:
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:42 PM
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25.  this was an 'Episodic' event. so Iraq was an Alexander the Great episode
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 12:44 PM by sam sarrha
he cant tell fantasy from reality.. thought he had an F'n yellow jersy on.. that explanes it all.

soooo much whiskey so little time,.. soooo much cocaine only one little nose.

F'n wet brain alcoholic drug addict..war criminal
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Hell Hath No Fury Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:47 PM
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28. The few times...
I've fallen off my bike (back when I was learning how to ride :)) I had scrapes along my palms or the sides of my palms, never on the tops of my hands. Really, how the heck do you do that?
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stanwyck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:50 PM
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29. So typical of Bush to add the swaggering spin
that he was riding really hard....and it's only when you're riding hard that you might fall. Just like that guy in Tour de France.
Hey, Bush. You weren't a fighter pilot in 'Nam. You weren't a jock. Your ranch doesn't even have horses. Please can the John Wayne impersonation and spend some time finding out what's going on in the world. Attend a few town meetings that haven't been vetted. Read a few newspapers -- even foreign ones.
Just quit spending your time on the embarrassing photo ops. in the hopes of establishing your "manhood". That game was over during "My Pet Goat".
You're wasting our time and money.
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zbdent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:52 PM
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30. Poor Georgie has a boo-boo
I'm sure this guy can sympathize . . .

http://www.cbsnews.com/elements/2005/07/07/in_depth_wor...
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 12:58 PM
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31. Les Nessman (WKRP) comes to mind
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 12:59 PM by alfredo
Every show he would have a bandage somewhere on his body.

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July Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:05 PM
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32. Pubby Up-Is-Down Logic.
Not only is he a macho man, riding HARD, falling is proof that you're doing it right. Those who manage to stay on the bike would be good riders in my world, but are not riding as hard as Macho Chimp in his.

And he's "just like" a professional cyclist riding in mountains for three weeks. Does he call Karl or Karen every time he fears losing face?

The guy simply cannot admit that he makes mistakes, even simple ones.
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tblue37 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:25 PM
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33. Exactly!
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 01:33 PM by tblue37
The son of a friend of mine who was a, shall we say, ineffectual mother, was always getting hurt because he was pretty much out of control. I would try to talk to her about it, but she refused to see that his behavior wasnt just a matter of being all boy.

Finally, I said to her, I dont know any other three-year-old who has been to the emergency room six times because of serious injuries he has suffered from wild, out-of-control--and largely unsupervisedbehavior! Ask everyone you know and they will tell you the same thing!

Thats the thing. This little boys behavior produced results that were clearly out of the ordinary. The same is obviously true for GWB. I think it is evident that he is either still drinking and/or drugging, or that he has suffered some sort of brain damage from all those years of heavy drinking and drugging, so that he is less physically capable than other adults.

He and his handlers say it is because he works out so strenuously, but John Kerry also zooms around on a bike and windsurfs and skis and snowboards, etc., but he doesnt show up every third week with these boo-boos.

Usually an athletic adult is more coordinated and physically competent than most and less likely to get injured while engaging in his sport, but Bush is obviously an accident waiting to happen.
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Spike from MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:54 PM
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34. Hey c'mon guys. Cut him some slack.
After all, riding a bike is haaarrd work...really really haaarrd work.

"By the way -- when you ride hard on a mountain bike, sometimes you fall, otherwise you're not riding hard."

So, if you don't crash, you're not riding hard? Uh, if you actually know how to ride your bike, you don't crash. Moran. I ride bike a lot but this idiot crashes more than anyone I know. He's an embarrassment to bikers everywhere and he should pick a different sport. And I like how he compares himself to the pros in the TdF. Yeah, right. What an a$$.
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