Pres. Bush's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1990-1992
Click here for 15 full quotes from George Bush Sr. in the book Pres. Bush's State of the Union speeches.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Excerpts from State of the Union speeches by President George H. W. Bush:
- January 31, 1990
- January 29, 1991
- January 28, 1992
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Freedom from crime is a fundamental civil right.
Renewed investment in fighting violent street crime.
Assess student performance in 4th, 8th, and 12th grades.
Families & Children|
Family Savings Plan: incentives for more saving.
Our anchor has always been faith and family.
No welfare sponsorship for teen moms out of wedlock.
Choice and coverage: health insurance tax credit.
Increase taxes on cigarettes.
Refocus SDI on limited ballistic missile strikes.
Post-Cold War: Cancel B-2; small ICBMs & Peacekeeper missile.
20M jobs via tax cuts; R&D credits; & enterprise zones.
Last thing we need to do is mess around with Social Security.
War & Peace|
One year ago, the people of Panama lived in fear.
A new world order is at stake in Kuwait.
By the grace of God, America won the cold war.
The above quotations are from Pres. Bush's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1990-1992.
State of the Union addresses:
- Harry Truman, 1947-1952
- Dwight Eisenhower, 1953-1960
- John Kennedy, 1961-1963
- Lyndon Johnson, 1964-1969
- Richard Nixon, 1970-1974
- Gerald Ford, 1975-1977
- Jimmy Carter, 1978-1980
- Ronald Reagan, 1982-1988
- George Bush Sr., 1990-1992
- Bill Clinton, 1994-2000
- George W. Bush: 2008
- Barack Obama: 2013
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