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George W Bush was the 43rd president of the United States. He was on oath into office on January 20.2010 reelected on 2nd November 2004 and was under oath for a second term on January 2005.prior to his presidency, President George W Bush host for 6 years as the governor (46th of the Texas state, he was well known for bipartisanship. He molded policy based on the principles of biased government, personal responsibility, and captive control.
Early Life of George W Bush
George Walker Bush was born on July 6, 1946, at Grace-New Haven Hospital (now Yale-New Haven Hospital) in New Haven, Connecticut, as the first kid of George Herbert Walker & Barbara Pierce. He grew up in Midland and Houston, Texas, with other four siblings, Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Dorothy and younger sister, Robin, who died early from leukemia in 1953. Bush moved to Houston along with family in 1959, he joined the private school” Kinkaid”. Spent his high school years at Phillips Academy Andover, in Andover, Massachusetts, in which his father also was a scholar. In his first book, A Charge to Keep, he wrote that he erudite to “bloom where he was planted” at Andover. He never again felt isolated; “I made associates and found myself in life.” He attended Yale University (1964 to 1968), graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. For Bush, Yale was a “work hard, play hard” experience. Outside the classroom, he was involved in fraternity life, joining Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) his freshman year, and during his senior year, he was among the fifteen yearly savants of Yale’s preeminent secret society, Skull, and Bones, where his father and grandfather had also been inducted. He enjoyed athletics but was not capable to achieve much accomplishment as a pitcher for the junior varsity baseball team. Realizing his talent in rugby rather than baseball, and he made the varsity team in that sport. Bush was temporarily engaged to Katherine Wolfman, but the two parted amicably. Few weeks before graduation, at the ending of his outline deferment, George W. Bush enlisted in the Texas Air National Guard. It was 1968 and the Vietnam War was at its height he was stationed at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia for his pilot training. Specially made as the second lieutenant, he begged his fighter pilot official recognition in June of 1970. Despite irregular attendance and questions about whether he had completely fulfilled his military obligation, Bush was honorably discharged from the Air Force Reserve on November 21, 1974.
Bush gave continuity to his education by pursuing a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Harvard University to starting a career in business. After graduation, he headed back to Midland, Texas, where he had been told the oil business was booming and later started his own oil and gas firm. In his book A Charge to Keep: he wrote that he learned to wangle, to set goals and coordinate people to achieve goals. He also learned the human side of capitalism. I felt responsible for my employees and tried to treat them fairly and well.” In 1977, Bush meets Laura Welch, a school teacher, and librarian through a friend. After a swift twelve week courtship, he proposed, and they were tied knots on November 5, 1977. In 1981, the couple blessed with twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna.
According to Bush, his 40th birthday turns out to be a turning point, He mentioned about his learning’s in his book, Decision Points. There he said that drinking was not his main issues; it was illiberality. The booze was leading him to put himself above others, especially his family belief showed a way out. He knew he could count on the grace of God to help him change. It would not be easy, but by the end of the run, he had made up his mind: he was done drinking.”
The political carrier of George W. Bush
In 1988 George W. Bush moved to Washington, D.C., to assist and help oversee staff for the presidency of father George HW Bush. Working intimately with famous politician Lee Atwater on campaign strategy, George W. became a significant support for his father. In 1989, George W. Bush managed a group of investors and purchased the Texas Rangers Baseball Team. His attempt to make a new sports stadium made him undergo in public-private partnerships. In 1998 He sold the squad for a $15-million profit. Again In 1992, President George H.W. Bush faced reelection in a completely unfavorable political situation, with a recession in an economy and tilt over an unkept promise of not raising taxes. The younger George again assisted father’s campaign, assembling more political knowledge.
After father bush 1992 reelection defeat to Bill Clinton, George W. Bush make up his mind to run for Republican governorship of Texas. His was looking for a long shot, even his mother told him that he will not get a victory against the popular, Richard. Bush keeps on focusing on the general election from the very beginning and he evolves policy issues focused on education, youth justice, welfare policies, and law reform. Appalling much of the political world, Bush got victory over the famous incumbent handily, Richard suggesting “The New York Times” to tag it a “stunning upset.” The victory proved particularly gratifying for the family because Richards had insulted George H.W at the 1988 Democratic presidential convention. A new young Bush was now on the national politics. He prolonged funding for education sector creating awareness of alcohol and drug use and abuse and helping to reduce domestic violence.
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In 1998 Bush enrolled himself for re-election as governor on his record of meeting his previous campaign word and began to express his vision nationally. Seeking to take the oratorical edge off politic, he marquee his argumentation “compassionate conservatism,” which were focused on traditional materialistic ideas like small government and free-market policies to help society. With a record 69 percent of the vote, Bush won reelection. In 1999, Bush proclaimed his candidacy for president. After a cautious series of elections, Bush won the Republican presidential nomination. On July 25, 2000, Bush astonished some observers by asking a former White House Chief of Staff, U.S. Representative, and Secretary of Defense, to be his mate. Bush again surprised the opponents by winning the election. Though Gore lost the election (271 to 266) he received more popular votes than Bush, a result of this further refined Bush’s victory. Though Bush outlined aspiring domestic agendas, in the beginning, his priorities altered significantly following the 11th September 2001 terrorist attacks. Four U.S. commercial jetliners hijacked Al Qaeda terrorists. Nearly 3,000 public were killed, in response to the attacks, the US march into Afghanistan to beat the Taliban government. With the aim of protecting the US from terrorist attacks, Bush signed the Patriot Act law (Cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security) officially came into action in November 2002.
Bush ran for election in 2004 and defeated Democratic leader John Kerry (1943-), a U.S. senator with 50.7 % of the popular vote .in the tenure ship of his second term, Bush received criticism from many conservatives &from many liberals. The poor latency to Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans pushed down his rating among the public.
After Presidency of George W Bush
Bush was 62 when his presidential term ended following presidential inauguration of Barack Obama in the January 2009. He and first lady Laura Bush returned to Texas. He affixes his income with speeches .he is much mired with the George W. Bush Institute at SMU. The George W. The Institute was created for continuing discussions about the best policies to nurture economic growth, freedom, education, health, and various women’s related issues. He refined his legacy by publishing a memoir in 2010, Decision Points, which gave personal insight into his policy decisions and experiences as President. Bush’s charity work was quite extensive, with several efforts devoted to fundraising for wounded veterans, including an annual 100-kilometer mountain bike ride and the Warrior Open Golf Tournament. He also visited Africa to create awareness about cervical cancer, and remain as a strong counselor for veterans who have gone through post-traumatic stress. In 2014, he unveiling a secret project about his father’s biography.
Bush comment about his retired life saying, challenges are part of having a fulfilling life and he has gone through challenges on the golf course, his health and new passion paintings always challenge him and he also says that he is happy living this way.