Haiti Earthquake Relief - The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund

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Real Estate Agent with Windermere Real Estate - Palm Springs CalBRE# 01339266

This morning I was pleasantly surprised at the picture I saw on TV.

It was President Obama with Bill Clinton and George Bush, announcing the "Clinton Bush Haiti Fund"

CNN reported today that "President Barack Obama announced that former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have agreed to lead an effort to raise money for Haiti".

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Rainer
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Dave Iliff
Real Estate Agent in Hockessin, DE
Patterson Schwartz

That is good to see. It's an example of finding something positive in a bad situation. Thank you!

January 16, 2010 11:27 AM
Rainmaker
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Li Read
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Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring)

Chaos and tragedy, delivered by the universe/not "mankind", can often be the glue that brings factions together.   

January 16, 2010 11:32 AM
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Bill Gillhespy
Fort Myers Beach Realtor, Fort Myers Beach Agent - Homes & Condos
16 Sunview Blvd

Hi Stew,

Clinton and the elder Bush did an amazing job after Katrina.  Just seeing them working together gave me hope that we can rise above the petty politics !

January 16, 2010 11:50 AM
Rainmaker
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Brian Madigan
LL.B., Broker
RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto)

Stewart,

That is very classy. And, this sort of relief effort should not be partisan.

Brian

January 16, 2010 11:54 AM
Rainmaker
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Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor
Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395

It just goes to show that we are all human, we care deeply about the pain of others and will put all things aside to help. I would expect nothing less.

January 16, 2010 12:11 PM
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Steve Shatsky
Dallas Real Estate & Short Sale Specialist (214)213-0340
Prudential Texas Properties

It's a shame that it takes something like this for the two parties to pull together and very sad that they can not extend that relationship beyond disaster relief.

January 16, 2010 09:51 PM
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Stewart,

I saw that and not sure what to make of it. Clinton has an affinity with Haiti. Hilary and he honeymooned there. Bush?

January 17, 2010 12:52 AM
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Dr. Stacey-Ann Baugh
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Century 21 New Millennium

It's great to see these two past presidents working together to benefit the poorest of the poor.  I hope that it serves as an example that we can have different views and still work together amicably.  I am proud of them both!

January 17, 2010 10:33 AM
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