RIP President George H.W. Bush

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RIP President George H.W. Bush


By Xerico

80 days ago



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#1 80 days ago

President George Herbert Walker Bush passed away on November 30, 2018.

This thread will be the only thread that we will allow on Pinside that focuses on his passing.

We will not allow political posts in this thread.

If you want to share a fond memory or condolences for his passing, you are welcome in this thread.

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#2 80 days ago

Best wishes to the family. Hard to believe how long ago it’s been since his term. I read he is the last president to have served in WWII.

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#3 80 days ago

Great American hero. Served in WW11 and then served our country for decades.

Classy man. RIP President Bush.

#5 80 days ago

End of a era, Rip Mr President. Class till the end.

#6 80 days ago

Great American and a great President!

RIP President Bush!

#7 80 days ago

R.I.P

GHWB

My condolences to his family!

#9 80 days ago

Born and raised in Houston and I can tell you he was a valuable, contributing part of our community. He did a great service for our country, in his way. R.I.P.

#10 80 days ago

Forget about politics no matter which side you fall on, a patriarch of a great loving family.

#11 80 days ago

To me the George Harrison of presidents. Interpret that for whatever you want to make of it except political which it is not.

RIP

#13 80 days ago

Yes. Show some respect or move along. He was a great man. R.I.P.

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#14 80 days ago

RIP President Bush
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#15 80 days ago

RIP President Bush your service to our country will not be forgotten.

#16 80 days ago
Quoted from Xerico:

We will not allow political posts in this thread.

#20 80 days ago

I think of him as a great charismatic worldleader who did a lot for this world.
Respect to him and condolences to his family.
R.I.P.

#24 80 days ago

when I was young I found a picture of my grandfather playing golf with president Bush, I wonder who won? Rest in peace

#25 80 days ago

He was a great man. RIP. I always loved the video of him being rescued at sea.

#26 80 days ago

Just saw this on the feeds. RIP and " New World Order"

#27 80 days ago

Always some moron out there who can't read.
The facts are unless you were there, in the room, and watched it happen, you do not know the facts.

RIP Mr. President.

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#28 80 days ago

He was a really good man. His views might not have always lined up with mine but he served his country with class.

It's a death notification thread. If you cant respect someone for their contributions to the world without finding some political reason to charge up your hate I truly feel sorry for you.

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#29 80 days ago

There is no such thing as being apolitical. Enforcing conformity is a political choice. Posting or not is a political statement.

#30 80 days ago

Geez when I die please don’t post it on pinside holy cow

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#31 80 days ago
Quoted from ejg10532626:

Always some moron out there who can't read.
The facts are unless you were there, in the room, and watched it happen, you do not know the facts.
.

What an absurd epistemological statement.

#32 80 days ago

Well said jgentry...thanks for your service President Bush. Some of us do care and if you don’t...why would you click on this thread in the first place???

Hilton = no class

#34 80 days ago

Lol, maybe step back and try to figure out why something like this makes you so angry and work on that. Likely doesn't have much to do with presidents, politics, snowflakes, etc.

#35 80 days ago

Be at peace sir.
Your watch has ended.

#36 80 days ago

Is it just me or does pinside continue to gain more and more wonderful new members every year lol.

RIP President Bush. If for nothing else simply for the line “read my lips”.

#37 80 days ago

I disagreed with his politics but I respect his service to the country, both in WWII and choosing to pursue a lifetime of public service. He also seems to have been a decent man in his private life, in the old school sense, an increasingly rare quality these days.

Also, while whysnow appears to be hyperventilating, I agree with him that this thread belongs in the O/T section, unless we’ve got pics of the man playing pinball.

#38 80 days ago
Quoted from fosaisu:

I agree with him that this thread belongs in the O/T section, unless we’ve got pics of the man playing pinball.

1,000 %.

#39 80 days ago

I heard a poignant remembrance of President Bush on NPR this AM provided by a former speech writer of his. Apparently George Bush Sr. preferred to talk about others rather than himself, and only in a good way. Very admirable trait. I wish more of our leaders emulated this behavior.

RIP "41"

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#40 80 days ago

WWII hero? Yes. That's where it ends for me.

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#41 80 days ago

The note he wrote to Bill Clinton on Clinton’s Inauguration Day is also pretty telling. Again, not something I’d expect to see today.

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#42 80 days ago

Thank you for your service to your country Mr President. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

#43 80 days ago
Quoted from VampireKangaroo:

Born and raised in Houston and I can tell you he was a valuable, contributing part of our community. He did a great service for our country, in his way. R.I.P.

You took the words right out of my mouth.

#44 80 days ago

And all of your political pinball stupid bullshit POV off every post, that you have a temper tantrum on.

#45 80 days ago

RIP
Thank you for your service

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#46 80 days ago

Rest in Peace.

#47 80 days ago

Stern should make a bush pin

#48 80 days ago

A fascinating man with a fascinating life... even before he became President!

American Hero IMO.

#49 80 days ago
Quoted from usandthem:

WWII hero? Yes. That's where it ends for me.

Isn’t that enough to be gracious in honoring the loss on a true hero who received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

#50 80 days ago

He's been ailing for years. It's for the best I guess.

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