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George W Bush Biography – The Journey from Presidency to Decision Points

George W Bush is accepted by supporters as a man of prominent ideas and visions, and by his detractors as someone with less political sense. Despite heavy criticisms on his policies and rule, Bush emerged successful in completing two consecutive terms as the President of United States serving from 2000-2008.

George W BushPHOTO BY FLICKR.COM/NOSTRI-IMAGO/

George W Bush Biography

George W Bush was born to former US President George Bush (George HW Bush) and Barbara Bush, on July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut. Being raised and schooled in Texas and Massachusetts, he graduated from his father’s and grandfather’s alma mater, the Yale University, and later earned MBA from the Harvard Business School in 1973.George Bush, shortly called Bush, joined Texas Air National Guard in 1968 and flew Convair F-102s in Houston and served the Air Force in Montgomery, Alabama till 1974. He worked on his father’s Presidential campaign in 1988, later served as the Texas governor for six years from 1994, and ran for President in 2000. Upon winning over democratic candidate Al Gore, George W Bush sworn in as the 43rd US president on January 20, 2001, and was fatefully forced to face the worst financial crisis following the September 11 terrorist attacks on US, killing around 3000 people.Some of George W Bush’s ambitious political agenda included welfare reforms, crime reduction, tax reductions, civil reforms, national and international security measures, education improvements and more job opportunities and the capture of Saddam Hussein.The memoir of George W Bush was released in November 2010, with the name "Decision Points".

George W Bush Speeches

George W Bush speeches were often damned and discounted because of his ludicrous speaking style. He has always been ridiculed by the media for being unintelligent during his public speeches; some even spoofing about his IQ levels. Depreciators often intended to ridicule his folksy American accent and lexical errors on George W Bush speeches are collectively termed Bushisms. However, his supporters have embraced his speeches and Texan accent. His speech, “Mission Accomplished”, based on the US attack on Iraq, was considered immature given the further course of history.

George W Bush Iraq

In response to the September 11 attacks, the American troops invaded Iraq in 2003 and captured Saddam Hussein on December 13, 2003 as a result of Operation Red Dawn. George Bush aimed at freeing Iraqis from Saddam’s atrocities and developing a democracy out of Iraq; establishing a George W Bush Iraq. Bush was badly criticized on his policies on Iraq and for initiating the Iraq war. George Bush government has appeared successful despite severe criticisms and America was never attacked after the attack of September 11, 2001, which is quite praiseworthy.George Bush is married to Laura Welch Bush and the duo has two daughters.Photo source: flickr.com/nostri-imago/

Written by Nelly Kendrick

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