Tag Archives: George W. Bush

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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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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The Bush Years: A Study in Failure

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 MSNBC has compiled a devastating comparison of what the United States looked like when George Bush was installed in the White House back in 2001 and what the country looks like now. For comparison purposes, “Then,” … Continue reading

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Bush Won’t Get Lifetime Secret Service Protection

Monday, January 5, 2009 George W. Bush’s post presidential life is shaping up to be ridiculously comfortable. He will get a Dallas office, a staff, Secret Service protection, a travel budget, medical coverage and a $196,700 annual pension. All at … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Monday, December 15, 2008 “It is the farewell kiss, you dog.” — Muntazer al-Zaidi, the Iraqi pitcher reporter who lobbed two shoes at Bush’s head at a press conferencein Baghdad

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Iraqi Reporter Hurls Shoes at Bush

Sunday, December 14, 2008 A surprise visit by US President George Bush to Iraq has been overshadowed by an incident in which two shoes were thrown at him during a news conference. See the video HERE. An Iraqi journalist was … Continue reading

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Federal Deficit on Pace to Reach $1 Trillion

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 The Federal government ran a record budget deficit in November, putting Uncle Sam on track to post an all-time high annual shortfall of $1 trillion or more. In just the first two months of the budget … Continue reading

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Bush Pardons Mean Thanksgiving Comes Early

Monday, November 24, 2008 The Bush Pimp seen scampering out of the White House. Thanksgiving came early this year to 14 individuals granted pardons by George W. Bush. Bush also commuted the prison sentences of two others convicted of misdeeds … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Sunday, November 23, 2008 “Thanksgiving is next week, and President Bush could make it a really special holiday by resigning.” – Gail Collins, in her November 22, NYT Op-Ed column

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Bush Snubbed by G20 Leaders

Thursday, November 20, 2008 Like a man with infectious bird flu, the leaders at the G20 Summit refuse to shake Bush’s hand. Remarkable! (Bonus snark: Bush’s body language. A classic!)

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Treasury Secretary Paulson May’ve Given Bailout Money to Friends

Monday, November 17, 2008 I hate to say I told you so but, I told you so. U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe said Saturday that Congress was not told the truth about the bailout of the nation’s financial system and should … Continue reading

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Bush Memoir? Are You Kidding Me?

Saturday, November 7, 2008 Outgoing president, George W. Bush is apparently laboring under the delusional belief he can fetch a similar deal for his memoir that his immediate predecessor, Bill Clinton, inked with Knopf Publishing just months after leaving office. … Continue reading

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U.S. Economy in Freefall

Thursday, October 9, 2008 Seven days after the Congress approved President Bush’s $700 billion dollar bailout of Wall Street criminals, the U.S. economy appears to be in freefall. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped a staggering 678.91 points today, or … Continue reading

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Bush Records Highest Disapproval Rate in History

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 Nothing like going out on a high note? A new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds a record 70% of Americans disapprove of Bush’s job performance and a career-low of 26% approve. Hey, George, do yourself and … Continue reading

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John McCain: “I’ve always aspired to be a dictator”

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 It turns out John McCain has more in common with George W. Bush than anyone knew.

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Bush Cries Wolf

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 The origins of President George W. Bush’s power has always been his ability to strike fear in the American people (remember Iraq and the threat of mushroom clouds over U.S. cities?) but, the shtick has grown … Continue reading

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