42. George “ W”alker Bush 2001- 2009 (R). Birth/Death: 1946- retired in Texas Elected from: Texas Vice President: Dick Cheney. (1) The 2000 Election/ Supreme Court Intervention. FL’s 25 electoral votes were in question . Bush led the popular vote in FL by < 2,000.
1946- retired in Texas
Elected from: Texas
awarded FL to Bush.
100years to win
Electoral vote, but not
the popular vote. (4th ever)
(notice Gore lost Tennessee where he’s from)
Nominee: George W. BushAlbert A. Gore
Total electoral votes = 538.
Total electoral votes needed to
win = 270
Voting age population 205,815,000 only 51.3% voted
FYI: Ralph Nader- the 3rd party got 2,882,955 popular votes… could that have made a difference???... They would have voted D
are a little stressed out
right now. )
20 more days!!!Aghhhhhh
The Act increases the ability of law enforcement agencies to search telephone, e-mail communications, medical, financial, and other records; eases restrictions on foreign intelligence gathering within the United States; expands the Secretary of the Treasury’s authority to regulate financial transactions, particularly those involving foreign individuals and entities; and broadens the discretion of law enforcement and immigration authorities in detaining and deporting immigrants suspected of terrorism-related acts.
The act also expands the definition of terrorism to include domestic terrorism, thus enlarging the number of activities to which the USA PATRIOT Act’s expanded law enforcement powers can be applied.
Interim President Sheikh Ghazi al-Yawar, right, is sworn in Monday by Iraqi Chief Justice Midhat Al-Mahmodi.
Clinton and GHW
Bush led relief efforts
There’s gonna be a lot of wurter!
Did somebody say something about buses?
“Where is my stunt double?!!”
“I’m the King of the World!”
taking of innocent human life
in the hope of finding medical benefits for others," …"It crosses a moral boundary that our decent society needs to respect. So I vetoed it."
(above) President Bush holds a child who was adopted while an embryo.
a 34-day military conflict in Lebanon
And northern Israel. The principal parties
were Hezbollah paramilitary forces and the Israeli
military. (The conflict started on 12 July 2006, and continued
until a United Nations-brokered ceasefire went into effect in the
morning on 14 August 2006, though it formally ended on 8
September 2006 when Israel lifted its naval blockade of
Lebanon.) The conflict began
When Hezbollah militants
purposely fired rockets at
Israeli border towns