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Former U.S. President spearheading women's health issues in Africa Comments

While former U.S. President George W. Bush faces some often harsh criticism as commander in chief from those who claim he led the nation into unpopular wars and additional criticism from opponents who claim he initiated failed economic policies, he has taken on a new role as an advocate for women's health in Africa. Both he and his wife Laura Bush have recently opened a women's health clinic in Kabwe, Zambia. Continue Reading

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  1. Jim Gallagher
    2 years ago

    Americans (including cathoilics) should ALL be ashamed of what they allowed to happen to this man. Here is a picture perfect clear disciple of Jesus, and what Jesus would like us to do, and he is even a rich man "how difficult it is for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven", and YOU WICKED so-called servents and brother/sister christians allowed him to be lied about, and even bad mouthed him every chance YOU got. You deserve the wickedest of all leaders...and...I believe you GOT him right now...HIS First executive order was to send money to Europe for include the most barbaric of all..partial birth abortions...and YOU elected fake christian...Stop voting with your greedy with what you know is right...this man, this George W. Bush (and his wife) are clearly RIGHT with God and Christ, but rejected by YOU (sounds familiar?..It should) now look just like those who stood around and did nothing as Christ himself was led to the weak phony balony social christians...You'll probably vote for Satans servant again I bet...dont call yourselves christians...youre not. Your phoney cowards, agents of Satan. You couldn't recognize a true christian if he had a sign around his neck. I can only imagine how angry God must be with this generation...this scourge is of biblical proportions..and your hands are guilty!

  2. James A. DeHart
    2 years ago

    Ditto, my feelings also, the Bushes are a real class act. Great admiration for people that are true to their religion and principle. And of course, being a Vietnam veteran, appreciate everything that President Bush did for veterans before, during, after his presidential terms.

    God bless and keep up the good work.


  3. Adirondack Patriot
    2 years ago

    President Bush is a moral and upstanding person. This article attempts to capture that, but the writer misses the point by injecting comments about an unpopular war. I am not going to argue the merits of the war (in which I was deployed and continue to support). I will, however, argue that the bias in this reporting is troubling.

    It would be wrong to compare the two, but for example purposes only, when we refer to Paul, do we interject "Paul, who murdered hundreds of Christians" when we discuss his works and faith?

    Take President Bush's good works for what they are without the toxic bias.

  4. Jimbo
    2 years ago

    Even on Catholic website, they can't help but inserting a liberal slant. Why on earth is that first paragraph even in there. His opponents think he was bad leader and president? Huh, well wonders never cease!

  5. Ruth
    2 years ago

    President Bush has been given bad press by a very liberal press here, but his amazing and heroic actions are seen by those in America who choose to see what is actually being done as opposed to the media report. Thank you for a great reminder that some in the highest office of the land had class and style with servant leadership. Those who think the current version of class and style is equated with fancy parties, vacations, and couture outfits are sadly mistaken.

  6. Steven Roberts
    2 years ago

    This is whats known as Presidential behavior although I was (and am not happy with his last two years)

  7. Henry Reardon
    2 years ago

    Well said, John Galt! Why open off the article with that, even if it were true? Seriously, do "journalists" not even try to hide their bias anymore?

  8. Geoff Milke
    2 years ago

    "While Bush's presidency is mired in controversy in the U.S."...The only "controversy" is about the Bush presidency is that Obama has run out of things to blame on Bush.

    President Bush is an example of mercy and grace in action...what an ex-President should be. As president he showed grace to both his predecessor and his successor. Something neither of his has shown him.

    I'm sure President Bush would rather be remembered for saving tens of thousands of lives in Africa than for doubling the number of food stamp recipients in the USofA

  9. Charles Roberts
    2 years ago

    President Bush is a true hero. It was (and is) despicable the way those w no facts pile on him and his record.

    History will judge him and the press that tried to destroy him.

    "Initiated failed economic policies" ?!?!
    Name one?
    The housing crisis which started this landslide was caused by the brilliant Congress which wanted to give a home loan to anyone w a pulse...

  10. biskitts
    2 years ago

    Kanye West: "George Bush doesn't care about Black people"

    Hey, Kanye . . . I guess Africans aren't Black, hmmmm?

    Least these musicians got it right . . .

    Bob Geldof: "America doesn’t have a lack of empathy; they just don’t know the issues as well. Actually, today I had to defend the Bush Administration in France again. They refuse to accept, because of their political ideology, that he has actually done more than any American President for Africa. But it’s empirically so."

    Bono: "I believe the president is sincere in his convictions to put America up front in a way that hasn’t been done before on these issues….If the Millennium Challenge Account and the AIDS initiative go through, we have to be prepared to really stand up and applaud this president’s leadership because it is potentially life changing and life saving for millions of people."

    President Bush has actually done more for Africa than any other American President – including Clinton!

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