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Quotes - This Day in Dubya History (August 2)
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There are 5 quotes on this date.
I spoke to, uhh, Governor Polenté and, uhh, Mayor Rybak — this morning. I told them that the Secretary would be there. I told them we would help with rescue, efforts, but also told 'em how much we are — uhh, in prayer for those who suffered. And I thank our fellow, my fellow citizens for — holding up those who are suffering right now in prayer.
Not only does he botch the name of Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota, but he also goes out of his way to change "our fellow citizens" to "my fellow citizens". White House, Aug. 2, 2007
Only in Washington can 22 billion dollars be called a very small difference. And that difference will keep getting bigger. Over the next five years it will total nearly 205 billion dollars in additional discretionary spending. That 205 billion dollars averages out to about 112 million dollars per day, 4.7 million dollars per hour, 78,000 dollars per minute. Put another way, that's about 1,300 dollars in higher spending every second of every minute of every hour of every day of every year for the next five years. That's a lot of money — even for career politicians in Washington. In fact, at that pace, Democrats in Congress would have spent an extra 300,000 dollars since I began these remarks.
Put another way, over the same span of time that the virtual 300,000 dollars in proposed spending were being "spent" by Democrats, 888,462 real dollars were spent on Dubya's war in Iraq (based on current Congressional Research Service estimates of $10 billion/month). And here's the running tally (provided by zfacts.com): ###. White House, Aug. 2, 2007
DUBYA: I can't hear you, I'm over 60, just like you.
REPORTER: Ronald Reagan could get away with that, sir.
DUBYA: He was over 60, as well.
Yeah, Dubya, that's sort of the point. White House, Aug. 2, 2006
We are working with our friends to keep the pressure on the moolahs to — to listen to the demands of the free world.
That's the first time I've heard "mullahs" pronounced that way... Thanks, Dubya. White House, Aug. 2, 2004
August was a month of accomplishment here in Washington.
Apparently speaking in the future past tense, White House, Aug. 2, 2002
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