Funniest bush quotes for 2005 are:
"I think I may need a bathroom break. Is this possible?" —in a note to to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during a U.N. Security Council meeting, September 14, 2005
(caught by TV cameras).
1) "You work three jobs? â€¦ Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic that you're doing that." —to a divorced mother of three, Omaha, Nebraska, Feb. 4, 2005
2) See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda." —Greece, N.Y., May 24, 2005
3) "It's in our country's interests to find those who would do harm to us and get them out of harm's way."â€”Washington, D.C., April 28, 2005
4) "I'm looking forward to a good night's sleep on the soil of a friend."â€”On the prospect of visiting Denmark, Washington D.C., June 29, 2005
5) "But Iraq hasâ€”have got people there that are willing to kill, and they're hard-nosed killers. And we will work with the Iraqis to secure their future." â€”Washington, D.C., April 28, 2005
6) "We're spending money on clean coal technology. Do you realize we've got 250 million years of coal?"â€”Washington, D.C., June 8, 2005
7) "Those who enter the country illegally violate the law."
â€”Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 28, 2005
8) "I can't wait to join you in the joy of welcoming neighbors back into neighborhoods, and small businesses up and running, and cutting those ribbons that somebody is creating new jobs."â€”Poplarville, Miss., Sept. 5, 2005
9) "We look forward to analyzing and working with legislation that will makeâ€”it would hopeâ€”put a free press's mind at ease that you're not being denied information you shouldn't see."
â€”Washington, D.C., April 14, 2005
10) "Because theâ€”all which is on the table begins to address the big cost drivers. For example, how benefits are calculate, for example, is on the table; whether or not benefits rise based upon wage increases or price increases. There's a series of parts of the formula that are being considered. And when you couple that, those different cost drivers, affecting thoseâ€”changing those with personal accounts, the idea is to get what has been promised more likely to beâ€”or closer delivered to what has been promised. Does that make any sense to you? It's kind of muddled. Look, there's a series of things that cause theâ€”like, for example, benefits are calculated based upon the increase of wages, as opposed to the increase of prices. Some have suggested that we calculateâ€”the benefits will rise based upon inflation, as opposed to wage increases. There is a reform that would help solve the red if that were put into effect. In other words, how fast benefits grow, how fast the promised benefits grow, if thoseâ€”if that growth is affected, it will help on the red."â€”Explaining his plan to save Social Security, Tampa, Fla., Feb. 4, 2005
"We've got a lot of rebuilding to do. First, we're going to save lives and stabilize the situation. And then we're going to help these communities rebuild. The good news is — and it's hard for some to see it now — that out of this chaos is going to come a fantastic Gulf Coast, like it was before. Out of the rubbles of Trent Lott's house — he's lost his entire house — there's going to be a fantastic house. And I'm looking forward to sitting on the porch." (Laughter) —touring hurricane damage, Mobile, Ala., Sept. 2, 2005
"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job." —to FEMA director Michael Brown, who resigned 10 days later amid criticism over his handling of the Hurricane Katrina debacle, Mobile, Ala., Sept. 2, 2005
"I'm going to spend a lot of time on Social Security. I enjoy it. I enjoy taking on the issue. I guess, it's the Mother in me." â€”Washington D.C., April 14, 2005
"In this job you've got a lot on your plate on a regular basis; you don't have much time to sit around and wander, lonely, in the Oval Office, kind of asking different portraits, 'How do you think my standing will be?' "â€”Washington, D.C., March 16, 2005
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