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George W. Bush undergoes surgery
for stent after blockage discovered

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:FlyRight, 8/6/2013 9:42:14 AM

Former President George W. Bush underwent surgery on Tuesday to have a stent inserted after a blockage was discovered in an artery, his spokesman said. A written statement said a "blockage was discovered in an artery in his heart" during the former president´s annual physical exam. "The procedure was performed successfully this morning, without complication, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital," his office said. "President Bush is in high spirits, eager to return home tomorrow and resume his normal schedule on Thursday.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stealthy, 8/6/2013 9:56:13 AM     (No. 9460689)

Praying for this good man.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 8/6/2013 9:57:23 AM     (No. 9460692)

Prayers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo, 8/6/2013 9:57:35 AM     (No. 9460693)

Prayers to you Sir, for a speedy recovery and well wishes.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Gloating, 8/6/2013 10:01:55 AM     (No. 9460697)

Prayers for President Bush and his family and his surgeons!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/6/2013 10:02:06 AM     (No. 9460699)

I shudder to think of what they´re posting at DU, Kos, HuffPost today. Didn´t agree with him on many things, but never doubted his innate goodness and love of country. Thank goodness it was detected early. Get well soon. Mr President.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 8/6/2013 10:15:54 AM     (No. 9460716)

Another snarky comment like this and you will be permanently blocked from posting here. LCom Staff.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kate318, 8/6/2013 10:21:18 AM     (No. 9460724)

Classy, #6.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 8/6/2013 10:37:41 AM     (No. 9460756)

Prayers for you, Mr. President. Get well soon. And yeah, we all miss you and Laura.

[Classless jackwagons will always show up and expose themselves.]

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Reply 9 - Posted by: retiree, 8/6/2013 10:45:17 AM     (No. 9460773)

Is poster 6 better off today than he was when GW was in office? I know I am not.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 8/6/2013 10:58:17 AM     (No. 9460797)

I respectfully withdraw my comment at #6; the other posters are correct. I just have been getting so furious at the guy, mainly because I supported him so wholeheartedly, but now it is becoming obvious what great damage he caused including with his profligate spending, foreign policy, wars, "homeland" security, TSA. Scooter Libby vs Sandy Berger, etc. Still, one should be polite and not be grudging when a guy is down.

This thread is NOT about you and is considered hijacking a thread. This comment sounds like more digging at a good man. LCom Staff.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Calico Al, 8/6/2013 11:04:44 AM     (No. 9460813)

I had three stents inserted when I was 68, no big deal. I,m 82 now. last time I was checked was a year ago. Doc said every thing looks good.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: happy conservative, 8/6/2013 11:17:54 AM     (No. 9460835)

Thankful they caught the blockage before something major happened.

Praying for his speedy recovery and joyful return home to his family.

We miss you George and Laura!!!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kanphil, 8/6/2013 11:48:49 AM     (No. 9460904)

As #11 attests, there is every reason to be optimistic. I had two stents implanted in 2004 and have been livin´ it up ever since. If a surgery can be fun, mine was. I got to watch on a monitor as the Doc guided the stents up through arteries to the proper location. Fascinating. Furthermore, they gave me a video of the whole thing which I trot out and bore guests with at every opportunity. I suspect GW will be out cutting brush on the ranch again before the summer is out.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Salt5792, 8/6/2013 12:38:38 PM     (No. 9460997)

Good thing the Obamacare death panels are not functioning yet.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Native Texan, 8/6/2013 12:41:36 PM     (No. 9461000)

Prayers have gone up at my house for President George W., we pray for a speedy recovery!!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: nerdowell, 8/6/2013 12:53:00 PM     (No. 9461025)

God Bless President W.

He´ll always be my president.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 8/6/2013 12:55:00 PM     (No. 9461033)

GWB is a strong guy and I wish him well and hope he´ll get back on his mountain bike with his beloved wounded warriors. For all the criticism heaped on him, has this country ever had a POTUS who was perfect? Thought not!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 8/6/2013 12:59:34 PM     (No. 9461045)

He and Laura are dear ones to us. They will be in our prayers.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 8/6/2013 1:06:04 PM     (No. 9461071)

It´s good the doctors caught it before it could do much if any damage. He´s youngish, very fit and seems to watch his diet, but his mother has had surgery on her heart valves so the doctors were aware of possible genetic risk factors.

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