Kevin Huelsmann | Bush Quotes

bush2The Top 10 Signs that the U.S. wasn’t going to make any progress in Iraq in 2006.






1. "The recent arrests that our fellow citizens are now learning about are a stark reminder that this nation is at war with Islamic fascists who will use any means to destroy those of us who love freedom to hurt our nation." -Green Bay, Wisc., Aug. 10, 2006

2. "The only way we can win is to leave before the job is done." -Greeley, Colo., Nov. 4, 2006

3. "You know, one of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror." -interview with CBS News' Katie Couric, Sept. 6, 2006

4. "Amid this time of change, I have a message for those on the front lines. To our enemies: Do not be joyful. …To the people of Iraq: Do not be fearful. …To our brave men and women in uniform: Don't be doubtful." -instructions to the enemies, Iraqi citizens and U.S. troops on how to deal with the Democratic victory in the 2006 midterm elections. White House, Nov. 8, 2006

5. "No question that the enemy has tried to spread sectarian violence. They use violence as a tool to do that." -Washington, D.C., March 22, 2006

6. "I think-tide turning-see, as I remember-I was raised in the desert, but tides kind of-it's easy to see a tide turn-did I say those words?" -asked if the tide was turning in Iraq, Washington, D.C., June 14, 2006

7. Maria Bartiromo: "I'm curious, have you ever googled anybody? Do you use Google?" President Bush: "Occasionally. One of the things I've used on the Google is to pull up maps. It's very interesting to see-I've forgot the name of the program-but you get the satellite, and you can-like, I kinda like to look at the ranch. It remind me of where I wanna be sometimes." -interview with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo, Oct. 24, 2006

8. "I'm the decider, and I decide what is best. And what's best is for Don Rumsfeld to remain as the Secretary of Defense." -Washington, D.C. April 18, 2006

9. "Trying to stop suiciders-which we're doing a pretty good job of on occasion-is difficult to do. And what the Iraqis are going to have to eventually do is convince those who are conducting suiciders who are not inspired by Al Qaeda, for example, to realize there's a peaceful tomorrow." -Washington, D.C., May 24, 2006

10. "I would say the best moment of all was when I caught a 7.5-pound largemouth bass in my lake." -on his best moment in office, interview with the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, May 7, 2006

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