Subject: Bushisms

Bushisms:

Amusing or amazing, unintended or unconventional, errors or misuse of words, phrases, pronunciation or vocabulary attributed to George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States.

And so during these holiday seasons, we thank our blessings.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

We'll let our friends be the peacekeepers and the great country called America will be the pacemakers.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

First, let me make it very clear, poor people aren't necessarily killers; just because you happen to be not rich doesn't mean you're willing to kill.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy but that could change.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

We stand for things.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

If a person doesn't have the capacity that we all want that person to have, I suspect hope is in the far distant future, if at all.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

Anyone engaging in illegal financial transactions will be caught and persecuted.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

All I can tell you is when the governor calls, I answer his phone.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

They (enemies) never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

Investment means you're purchasing something, and somebody has to make that which you purchase and sell that which you purchase. And that's how the economy works.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

I'm a follower of American politics.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

And that’s why I’m here at the community college system today.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

I learned some pretty interesting lessons as the governor; and one lesson is that in order for schools to succeed, you'd better have you a good principal.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

When I was coming up, it was a dangerous world, and you knew exactly who they were. It was us versus them, and it was clear who them was. Today we are not so sure who the they are, but we know they're there.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

First, we would not accept a treaty that would not have been ratified, nor a treaty that I thought made sense for the country.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

They [our enemies] never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

And I started thinking about a lot of things. I was able to – I can’t remember what it was… oh, the inaugural speech, started thinking through that.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

We’ve had a great weekend here in the Land of the Enchanted.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

Arbolist… look up the word; I don't know, maybe I made it up… anyway, it's an arbo-tree-ist, somebody who knows about trees.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

And most importantly, Alma Powell, secretary of Colin Powell, is with us.

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