Tony Snow

(Robert Anthony Snow)

Tony Snow
Tony Snow
  • Born: June 1, 1955
  • Died: July 12, 2008
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: News Anchor, Radio Host, White House Press Secretary

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Robert Anthony Snow, known as Tony Snow, was an American journalist, political commentator, television news anchor, syndicated columnist, radio host, musician, and the twenty-third White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush, from May 2006 until his resignation in September 2007. Snow also worked for the first President Bush as chief speechwriter and Deputy Assistant of Media Affairs, from 1991 to 1993.

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I hate to tell you, but it's not always pretty up there on Capitol Hill Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
Misunderstanding is the great enemy of every White House press secretary. Media, Journalism & The Press
Every one of our greatest national treasures, our liberty, enterprise, vitality, wealth, military power, global authority, flow from a surprising source: our ability to give thanks. Power
George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though he lost the popular vote, he governed as if he had won by acclamation.
If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
In other words, Social Security is every bit as insecure as the stock market.
Investigators have discovered that dogs can laugh, which can't be too big of a surprise.
It is a common mistake these days to politicize anything and everything, including music. Music, Chants & Rapps
It makes no sense to pack an auditorium with 5,000 people and then tell them to keep quiet.
It serves notice that President Bush is serious about promoting freedom, because free societies are a lot more peaceable than dictatorships and monarchies. Freedom & Liberty
Many people don't give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do, and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty of stories to drive the point home.
Sometimes, political campaigns make decent people act and talk like perfect buffoons.
Somewhere near you, somebody right now is trying to help the indigent and poor - providing food, shelter, clothing or simple kindness. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
Sure, science involves trial and error. Scientists refine theories each day. But as they do, they help us grasp more clearly the wonders of the world and the universe. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
That said, ID does not qualify as science because it gives us nothing to test or measure. Science requires replicable tests involving measurable variables. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
The art of being sick is not the same as the art of getting well. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two. Business, Commerce & Finance ;War & Peace
The real sin with Social Security is that it's a long-term rip-off and a short-term scam.
The secret of learning to be sick is this: Illness doesn't make you less of what you were. You are still you. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
The United States spends more money on African aid than any nation on earth. Money, Coins & Minting
There is no Senate rule governing the proper uses of the filibuster.
To have faith is to believe in truth, believe that truth confers special power on those lucky enough to get a little insight, and to know in our hearts that all these things come from God, which is why we should never get too cocky about our successes. Truth ;Religion & God
Today there are about 40 million retirees receiving benefits; by the time all the baby boomers have retired, there will be more than 72 million retirees drawing Social Security benefits. Time
Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues. Time
We believe. We believe in our destiny as a nation. We believe we have been called to do good, to spread the blessings of liberty and encourage the sense of trust upon which free societies depend. Trust
We live in an anaesthetized society. Society
Well, we can't afford blindness anymore. There are tens of thousands of thugs who loathe liberty and love death, and want to annihilate Western civilization. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Death
We've got to rebuild human hearts - and persuade people that hope isn't just possible, but essential. Hope
Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally occupies a higher plane that mere politics. Great writers can express moods through melody and capture experiences we share most powerfully - love, lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph, yearning and confusion. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps