43. George Walker Bush

43.  George Walker Bush - Our PresidentsIn 1989, George purchased part of the Texas Ranger baseball team. 43.  George Walker Bush - Our Presidents
  • He quit drinking on his 40th birthday.
  • At the age of 30, Bush was arrested as a result of DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol). He was fined $150 and had his driving license suspended for 2 years.
  • George was named "Person of the Year" in the December 2000 People Magazine.
  • In his senior year at high school, he was head cheerleader.
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  • He became the first Texas Governor to be elected two consecutive four year terms on November 3rd, 1998.
  • George was the first president for over 100 years not to use a veto in his first term.
  • He graduated form Yale with a low C average.
  • His favorite ice cream is Pralines and cream.
  • He proposed to his now wife after only 3 months of dating.
  • Vladimir Arutyunian tried to assassinate him in 2005 by throwing a live grenade at him; fortunately it failed to explode.
  • His favorite movie is Field of Dreams.
  • Bush is the first president since 1888 ( President Benjamin Harrison) to become President without winning the popular votes.
  • Bush lost the popular vote to Al Core by 500,000 votes, then won a disputed recount in Florida by a few hundred.
  • George W. Bush is the second father and son to be elected as presidents in the U.S. Presidential history.
  • George W. Bush was hit with a shoe by an Iraqi journalist

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  • He had a nickname: "Dubya".
  • Mexican cuisine is his favorite and not the southern beef steaks from Texas.
He only drinks diet soda and his favorite ice cream flavor is Pralines and cream. 43.  George Walker Bush - Our Presidents


  • Bush was nearly assassinated in 2005, while visiting the Soviet State of Georgia. A man named Vladimir Arutyunian threw a live grenade at him; fortunately it failed to explode.
  • He bought part of the Texas Rangers baseball team and became the first managing general partner of a Major League Baseball team to become president
    George W. Bush was a member of Skull and Bones, the elite Yale University secret society whose members include some of the most powerful men of the 20th century. Prescott Bush, George W's grandfather, and a band of Bonesmen, robbed the grave of Geronimo, took the skull and some personal relics of the Apache chief and brought them back to the tomb!
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    Bush granted funds for projects he did not support and believe in. For example, he granted funds for stem cell and embryonic research even though he did not support it. Bush also was nearly assassinated in 2005, while visiting the Soviet State of Georgia. A man named Vladimir Arutyunian threw a live grenade at him, fortunately it failed to explode. Bush also enjoys fishing and is passionate about baseball.

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