"For every fatal shooting, there were roughly three non-fatal shootings. And, folks, this is unacceptable in America. It's just unacceptable. And we're going to do something about it." â€”Philadelphia, Penn., May 14, 2001
"As you know, these are open forums, you're able to come and listen to what I have to say." --George W. Bush, 10.28.03.
"We look forward to analyzing and working with legislation that will make--it would hope--put a free press's mind at ease that you're not being denied information you shouldn't see." --G.W. Bush, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2005
"You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.'' â€”Townsend, Tenn., Feb. 21, 2001
"I glance at the headlines just to kind of get a flavor for what's moving. I rarely read the stories, and get briefed by people who are probably read the news themselves." â€”Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 2003
"We need an energy bill that encourages consumption." â€”Trenton, N.J., Sept. 23, 2002
"Now, we talked to Joan Hanover. She and her husband, George, were visiting with us. They are near retirementâ€”retiringâ€”in the process of retiring, meaning they're very smart, active, capable people who are retirement age and are retiring."
â€”Alexandria, Va., Feb. 12, 2003.
"My plan reduces the national debt, and fast. So fast, in fact, that economists worry that we're going to run out of debt to retire." â€”radio address, Feb. 24, 2001
"Perhaps the biggest problem is that we have passed children from grade to grade, year after year, and those -- child hadn't learned the basics of reading and math." â€”Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 2003
And he graduated from Yale...