Category Archives: Bush Administration

FDA Failed to Inspect Dirty Syringe Plant

Friday, March 6, 2009 The FDA, still reeling from a series of regulatory failures and underfunding during the 8 years George Bush was president, is now faced with another unfolding scandal. Following a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to peanuts from … Continue reading

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Obama Releases Secret Bush Memos

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 If you thought the Bush years came awfully close to tyranny, then it turns out you were correct. The Obama Justice Department on Monday released a long-secret legal document from a 2001 legal memo written about … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi Comes Out of Hibernation

Sunday, January 18, 2009 Hibernation, noun – the act of retiring into inactivity; “he emerged from his hibernation to make his first appearance in several years” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday on “Fox News Sunday” that she was open … Continue reading

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Circuit City to Liquidate Remaining 567 Stores

Friday, January 16, 2009 Another casualty of the Bush nightmare. Circuit City, the nation’s second-biggest consumer electronics retailer, reached an agreement with liquidators on Friday to sell the merchandise in its remaining 567 stores after failing to find a buyer … Continue reading

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Eric Holder: “Waterboarding is Torture”

Friday, January 16, 2009 In his Senate confirmation hearings to be President-elect Barack Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, stated unequivocally that waterboarding is torture. So, if confirmed, Holder will have no choice but to prosecute members of the Bush junta … Continue reading

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Sen. Whitehouse: “If Obama Won’t Investigate Bush’s Crimes, I will”

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 President-elect Obama this week said his team was in the midst of “evaluating” Bush administration policies to see whether a criminal investigation would be worthwhile. NPR reports that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) says that he understands … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Friday, January 9, 2009 “I was clear throughout this campaign and was clear throughout this transition that under my administration the United States does not torture. We will abide by the Geneva Conventions. We will uphold our highest ideals.” — … Continue reading

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