George W. Bush to Raise Cancer Awareness in Africa

Jamie Stengle, Yahoo! News, November 23, 2011

Former President George W. Bush will travel to Africa next month to raise awareness about cervical and breast cancer, an effort he calls a “natural extension” of a program launched during his presidency that helps fight AIDS on the continent.

Bush, former first lady Laura Bush and officials with the George W. Bush Institute are heading to Tanzania, Zambia and Ethiopia from Dec. 1 through Dec. 5, where they’ll visit clinics and meet with governmental and health care leaders.

“We believe it’s in our nation’s interest to deal with disease and set priorities and save lives,” Bush told The Associated Press.

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The new program, called the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon initiative, seeks to expand the availability of cervical cancer screening and treatment and breast care education in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.

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Bush moved to Dallas after leaving office in 2009. The George W. Bush Presidential Center, which is set to be completed in 2013 on the campus of Southern Methodist University, will include his presidential library and the already-operating policy institute. Besides global health, the institute focuses on education reform, human freedom and economic growth.

Bush said he and the former first lady will be “pouring our hearts” into the Bush presidential center as it grows.

“This is where we will spend the rest of our lives in the sense of being involved with public policy,” Bush said.

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  • Anonymous

    “This is where we will spend the rest of our lives….”. One could only hope! i wish that traitor would spend the rest of his life in Africa. He should be sentenced to live in a village in Tanzania – way, way, way out in the bush! (No pun intended.)

    For selling out his people, his country, and civilization in general; for killing thousands of American kids and lots of innocent Arabs and Afghanis, he should be sentenced to cleaning the latrines in all of these stinking, filthy, savage, degraded villages in Africa. Him and his entire privileged plutocratic family should be banished from this land. Believe me, that’s a nice punishment compared to what true justice would serve up to him and all of his advisors.

    Lest you think that I’m letting Obama off the hook, I think that he and his family, since they are such great Pan Africans , should have to go and live there, in the village next to Bushs’. All of our treasonous leaders deserve proper punishment, but they won’t get it in this life. Nonetheless, when they want so much to “pour their hearts” into helping Africa, we should help them! Let’s give them all tickets on a tramp steamer (preferably Liberian) and send them packing. We should confiscate their wealth and distribute it to all of the U.S. families that lost sons or daughters to the phony Iraqi War and the phony engagement in Afghanistan! Let’s serve the Bushs some justice – send them packing to the bushs! When this happens, you will know that the U.S. has returned to sanity.

  • Anonymous

    One of the Bush daughters was married by a black, black preacher on the Crawford Ranch. I saw a special with Laura Bush on TV a year or so ago. Her daughters both worked with African kids, etc.

    “We believe it’s in our nation’s interest to deal with disease and set priorities and save lives,” Bush told The Associated Press.

    Really, Mr. Bush. How so? How is it in MY (and my race’s) best interest or our priority to keep pouring billions into Africa? Has it worked in the last 60 or so years for our benefit? I don’t care about Africans in Africa or the ones here. I gave that up a long time ago when I came to my senses. You see, Mr. Bush those like you, are the reason our race is declining in the world and suffering at the hands of these “Africans”.

    What are you trying to prove, Mr. Bush? Your legacy is shot all to h… in my eyes. You are a coward and a race traitor.

  • Anonymous

    Not too long ago Amren had an article about the apocolyptic population projections for Africa. It said that during the current century, over 2.6 BILLION people will be added to the continent. Bush certainly did his part in this regard while president by enacting policies that promoted abstinence (among Africans!) and even denied contraception to married woman. Try

    reading all the online articles about how Dubya’s birth control policies have helped fuel a population boom in Africa.

    They will make steam want to come out of your ears.

  • Xenophon

    The Bush Family were black sympathizers from the beginning. But they kept it hidden long enough to get to the White House. We now see them for what they really are.

  • Tim in Indiana

    Sounds like just a publicity stunt to me.

    I would be really worried if he was planning on locating his Presidential Center in Tanzania…

  • white is right, black is whack

    Sad to see white guilt has even infected white conservatives. This is why they keep losing elections.

  • Anonymous

    For most of European history, the most honorable act a person could do was to fight for your family, your people, and your culture (e.g., Joan of Arc, The 300 Greeks at Thermopyle). The worst thing you could do was be a traitor — to act against the best interests of your people. It was often punishable with immediate death.

    Today, our society has become so warped and twisted that the greatest act one can perform is to help Africans or other people of color. The worst thing (if you are White) is to favor your family, people or culture. Of course, if you are not White, then the best thing you can do is to work for your people (e.g., Martin Luther King & Ceaser Chavez).

    Here is illustrative example: Over Thanksgiving I visited the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. There was a painting of Bill and Melinda Gates, which will be seen by millions over the next 50 years. Now, Gates could have included any prop in that painting — He could have included his children, the Microsoft logo, a computer, some software code, or some image of the use of his software in in science, industry, or education. Instead, in the background of the painting is a large and conspicuous poster of Africans and something about malaria or education. He purposely chose to be associated not whith his great contribution to science, but with chairity to Africans — Why? Because in today’s twisted culture, from birth to death, the primary purpose of a White person and the highest possible nobility and honor is to serve Africans and other people of color — to the detriment of your own family, people, and culture.

    Even for Bill Gates, sacrifice for Africans trumps helping to bring the world into the computer age.

  • Anonymous

    5 — white is right, black is whack wrote at 8:02 PM on November 28:

    Sad to see white guilt has even infected white conservatives. This is why they keep losing elections.

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    White guilt has infected about 90% of the White population and has for decades now. The White “conservative” is even worse the White lib with their “fair and balanced” reporting and talk shows making other White conservatives believe that it is wrong to be “racist” and wrong to send illegals back across the border. The biggest “sin” to them is White racism.

  • john

    The Bush’s at least could keep their efforts a little closer to home, like in Mexico or Central America.

    Most of those people eventually will likely be living here anyway – might as well get them cleaned up first.

  • Question Diversity

    Bush ought to make a side trip down to Zimbabwe and tell certain women that male semen has no magical power.

    It’s ironic that Bush has been focusing on Africa for a good part of his post-Presidential career, and it’s ironic that they love domestic blacks to the extent they do, because domestic blacks sure didn’t like him. The more pro-black a white Republican is, the lower his approval ratings are among blacks.

  • morgan harrington

    i still find it astounding that the wealthy white parents of the murdered virginia tech sophmore Morgan Harrington, even after discovering the the suspect linked by dna in their daughters brutal abduction,rape and murder is black, elected to build a school in her name in africa. the pictures in morgans room after here death show it plastered with obama material. it boggles the mind. it is absolutly incomprehensible the psychology of leftists.

  • Anonymous

    I recently lost my sister to Alzheimer’s and several female relatives and friends have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Why in Hell would I want to send any of my money to help people in Africa?

    It’s rampant here but it’s apparently a problem when it strikes non- Whites.

    Raising Cancer awareness in Africa? They’re not even “aware” that raping infant girls doesn’t cure their AIDS. The only things wrong with Africa are the Africans. The only thing worth saving there is the 4 legged wildlife including crocodiles and I’ll throw in six leggers like Anopheles mosquitos and Tse Tse Flies.

    Have the Bushes ever done any advocating for Breast Cancer patients here?

  • kwammi ufoozoo tsurakaabamma

    maybe bush and bill gates could donate some money for medical care and funeral costs to the scores of whites who have been brutally attacked disabled maimed or killed this past year by flash mobs of rampaging blacks in philly chicago denver dallas wisconsin atlanta sc and nc or by blacks playing knock out king.

  • Jeddermann.

    “Former President George W. Bush will travel to Africa next month”

    GW had better be careful where ever he goes. My understanding is that certain foreign nations have issued arrest warrants against the man. Hope to do to GW what was done to Augusto Pinochet. Either make the life of GW an extreme crisis at all times or have the man unable to leave the U.S. AND IRELAND is one of those nations?

  • aj

    Even if you do check for lumps what are you going to do if you find one? Go to Mayo Center Congo? If you live long enough to die from cancer aren’t you ahead of the curve anyway?

  • Ben N Indiana (AWG)

    Africa,

    Who will send you aid after the world’s White infrastructure is destroyed by multiculturalism?

  • Laager

    @ Anon 1

    “he should be sentenced to cleaning the latrines in all of these stinking, filthy, savage, degraded villages in Africa.”

    They do not have latrines in the rural villages. They use the bush.

    If you really want to be shocked read up on conditions about the huge slum on the fringes of Nairobi, Kenya. We saw a documentary about it on UK TV a year ago.

    There is no sanitation in this cesspit. Residents use a plastic bag and then throw it out into the pathway in front of their humble mud and thatch dwellings. Next morning their children walk through it on their way to school.

    Folks the year is 2011 and this is where Africa is today – despite the $billions in aid that has been poured in to the place and having numerous western NGOs and missionaries working there to uplift the place.

    The real tragedy is that Africa is not poor. It has every God given resource to be a runaway success. This has been conclusively proven wherever white Europeans have settled and built a civilisation. The best examples are South Africa, Southern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], South West Africa [Namibia] which is 80% desert and Mozambique [Portuguese]

    I would go so far as to say that if sub Saharan Africa was a consolidated nation like the USA and the entire population was white Caucasian you would have a super-power to rival the USA.

  • Luke

    I’m wondering why this lying, mass murdering, sadistic torture loving and approving piece of degenerate, psychopathic war criminal garbage isn’t spending his retirement years over in Iraq or in Afghanistan, trying to help raise cancer awareness for all the people he has dusted with his use of Depleted Uranium munitions, who have a guaranteed visit from cancer at some point in their lives, if they haven’t already?

    Or, maybe he might consider devoting a little of his free time visiting cancer wards in military and veterans hospitals where the US soldiers he lied into Iraq and Afghanistan are laying, dying from their DU-inspired cancers? Hey, maybe he could autograph one of his books and leave it sitting on the little table next to those soldiers hospital beds, so they and their families could glance over at it during the final moments of their lives?

  • Alexandra

    If you think Bush is a conservative (or even a Christian) I hear there’s a bridge for sale….

  • rjp

    Average life expectancy for women in:

    Tanzania 53.51

    Ethiopia 57.97

    Zambia 38.73

    I dont think breast and cervical cancers are risks money should be wasted on.

    And cervical cancer is primarily the result of untreated venereal disease. That you will never cure in Africa.

  • Anonymous

    John McCain has a Black adopted daughter.

    Bush,He has nothing ‘else’ to do, and still nothing good to do. He was never the brightest, or well, craftiest crim.., er bush in the bunch. That was up to Neil, to do all the financial shinannagins. This shows the moronic faithful repubs that we should all help africa. Do they really believe this crap? No, its just an endless drain on American resourses. Gulag time is comming folks, and your on the list.

  • Question Diversity

    I think a little bit of this anti-Bush invective is getting shrill and unreasonable. I’m not naming any names, you know who you are.

    I opposed going into Iraq at all, because Iraq nor Hussein had anything to do with 9/11. I think Saddam had WMDs, ditched them in the run up to the invasion. However, a country having WMDs is not grounds to invade them. I think Bush should have kissed and made up with Hussein after 9/11, he could have easily been converted into an ally against the mouth-foaming Islamic fanatics, because Hussein had no love for them. Most of his “torture” and “human rights abuses” were aimed at radical fanatics and Islamists within Iraq. They say most people get the kind of government they deserve. Is it any wonder why secular Muslims wind up being viciously brutal toward the fundamentalist types?

    We were right to go into Afghanistan, but not right to stay there as long as we have. We should have thumped them and come right home.

    And, of course, the real issue with 9/11 was immigration.

    As far as the “torture” allegations, against us. Almost every actor in every war in human history has done it. Most of the big mouth loud mouth leftists whining about our “torturing” “innocent” Muslims are probably on the direct or indirect payroll of some money machine which has roots in Saudi Arabia.

  • Rhialto

    I disagree with #7. The African backdrop is appropriate for Melinda Gates. Bill Gates is painted in, only because he accumulated the vast wealth, over which she has gained control, and now uses it to advance her agendas.

  • Jeddermann.

    “John McCain has a Black adopted daughter.”

    His daughter is actually a dark skinned girl from India and not Africa.

  • Strider

    Bush may be planning to spend a lot of time in Africa, but it’s a cinch he’s got his passport close at hand 24/7. During his 2nd term he purchased a large parcel of land in Paraguay. If the arrest warrants Jeddermann (#14) mentioned get too close for comfort, that’s likely where he and his family will be “bugging out” to.

    Either way (Africa or Paraguay), I imagine Bush’s Dallas neighbors will be relieved to have him — plus his Secret Service entourage and super-tight security — out of their hair. I wonder who will get his prime season tickets to Rangers games.

  • Anonymous

    24 — Jeddermann. wrote at 7:02 PM on November 29:

    “John McCain has a Black adopted daughter.”

    His daughter is actually a dark skinned girl from India and not Africa.

    ————–

    Doesn’t matter. From India or Africa, she looks very black. Either way she is still a nonwhite. McCain and his wife are traitors to our race.

  • Lance

    Maybe we should stop pouring money into Africa and let the incredibly huge amount of natural selection going on continue so that sometime by the next century there will be absolutely nothing left but geniuses? Let nature run it’s course and everybody wins.