Category Archives: Bush

Bush Now Has Two Items for His Presidential Library

Monday, July 6, 2009 U.S. presidents have long kept prized possessions within reach during their White House years. Franklin D. Roosevelt cherished a 19th century ship model of the USS Constitution. Dwight D. Eisenhower kept an engraved Steuben glass bowl … Continue reading

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Obama v. Bush: a Study in Contrasts

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 President Barack Obama arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday and met King Abdullah during his first stop in Riyadh. The two men warmly shake hands. Back on November 14, 2008, former President George Bush stuck his … Continue reading

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Bush-Clinton Tickets Not That Hot

Thursday, May 28, 2009 There are still hundreds of unsold tickets remaining for the ex-presidents’ upcoming speech in Toronto. Surprise, surprise. Who do these aging, egotistical morons think they are? The Stones?

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Cheney Says Bush Authorized Torture

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 While yesterday’s mainstream media news cycle focused on such salient issues as Miss California and her crown, the Pope’s visit to Israel, and GM’s possible move out of Detroit, one historically important story went ignored. Former … Continue reading

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FREAKSHOW!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Move over WWF because an even bigger freakshow is about to take flight and this one involves former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. According to the Globe and Mail: Former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton … Continue reading

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In Post-Saddam Iraq, Six Gay Men are Killed by Tribal Members

Sunday, April 5, 2009 In post-Saddam Iraq, a nation where more than 4,400 Americans have fought and died, allegedly for the cause of freedom, there is sad news that six gay men were shot dead by members of their tribe … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Friday, March 20, 2009 “You owe the American people every penny of your fortune and your family’s fortune.” — Suze Orman, in the Wall Street Journal, expressing her scorn for former president George W. Bush

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The Chimp’s Letter to Obama

Monday, January 26, 2009 H/T to my friend Betsy at Mock, Paper, Scissors

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Republicans Try Comedy

Sunday, January 25, 2009 These are dark days for Republicans. After controlling the executive and legislative branches of government for years, they find themselves not only out of power but less popular as bird flu. So with few options open … Continue reading

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We Hate Cha’ George, We Really Do

Thursday, January 22, 2009 Shoes and boots thrown by protesters litter a driveway entrance outside the White House in Washington DC, on Monday, January 19, 2009, just one day before the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama. Turns out we … Continue reading

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Good Riddance, W

Monday, January 19, 2009 Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out.

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Iraqi Guards Throw Birthday Party for Shoe-Thrower

Saturday, January 17, 2009 Happy birthday to you~ Happy birthday to you~ Happy birthday~ My favorite Iraqi journalist, Muntadhar al-Zeidi, jailed since throwing his shoes at George Bush, received a visit from his brother Friday and a  birthday party from … Continue reading

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Hate Groups Increase 40% During Bush Years

Saturday, January 17, 2009 The Southern Poverty Law Center, there are about 900 hate groups operating now in the U.S., a 40 percent increase from 2000. The vast majority of these groups promote white supremacist beliefs, and range from skinheads … Continue reading

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Bush’s Final Approval Rating: 22 Percent

Saturday, January 17, 2009 Good morning. With approximately 72 hours until the inaugural, George Bush will leave office as one of the most unpopular departing presidents in history, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll showing Mr. Bush’s … 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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President Psycho

Sunday, January 11, 2009 President George Bush told Palestinian ministers that God had told him to invade Afghanistan and Iraq and create a Palestinian State, a new BBC series reveals. In the documentary, Elusive Peace: Israel and the Arabs, a … Continue reading

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Jobless Rate Leaps to 7.2%

Friday, January 9, 2009 This, is George Bush’s parting blow to Murika. The nation’s unemployment rate bolted to 7.2 percent in December, the highest level in 16 years, as nervous employers slashed 524,000 jobs, capping one of the worst years … Continue reading

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Macy’s to Close 11 Stores in 9 States

Thursday, January 8, 2009 Another sign of the worsening conditions enveloping the U.S. economy. Macy’s announced Thursday it will close 11 underperforming stores in nine states affecting 960 employees after one of the weakest holiday seasons in years. Stores slated … Continue reading

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