Last week, GOP strategist and frequent MSNBC guest Ron Christie got a bad case of The Fonzies, and couldn't quite bring himself to say that George W. Bush appointed former IRS Director Doug Schulman, who oversaw the agency while it was targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. Show More Summary
The latest Reason-Rupe poll finds President Obama enjoys a 50 percent approval rating, 7 points higher than his 43 percent disapproval. However, this isn’t much different from a similar time period in President George W. Bush’s presidency. Show More Summary
Is it possible that the right-leaning Tea Party was being forced to reconcile onerous information requests from the Internal Revenue Service because former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman, who was appointed by President George W. Bush, thought the nascent conservative movement reflected poorly on the Republican Party? This was the subject of debate on MSNBC on Monday.
President Obama, like George H. W. Bush, has a problem with the ‘vision thing.’ And that is the reason for which he is being dogged by critics and ‘scandals.’ He presides over a huge bureaucracy and things will go wrong in it, for which he will be blamed if he allows others to control the [...]
President Obama, like President George W. Bush, has argued that his first job is to keep America safe, and if he impairs personal freedom in the process, that is a small price to pay for safety. Many of Judge Napolitano's colleagues in the media on the left and right have bought this argument, notwithstanding its fallacies. Until now. View this article.
On Saturday, May 11th, my wife and I were at the new George W. Bush library at Southern Methodist University, in Dallas. We had just gotten through security and were standing in the vast marble atrium, waiting for some friends, when suddenly a cry went out: “Active shooter!” Everybody dove for cover—but there was none. Show More Summary
ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy made aviation history on Tuesday by launching an unmanned jet off an aircraft carrier for the first time, taking an important step toward expanded use of drones by the American military with an...
The launch from the USS George Bush opens the possibility of expanded drone use.
Sure, it was just one of those tongue-tied moments we've all experienced. But if it had been George W. Bush mispronouncing the name of a world leader who is very much in the news, imagine the field day the MSM would have had with it. At his press appearance with British PM... -
Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, who began his tenure under former President George W. Bush in 2006 and retired in 2011, has never been one to mince words. Famously blunt and skeptical even as a senior CIA official during the...Show More Summary
The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum opened its doors to the public last week and this morning MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry delivered a highly critical open letter to former president Bush about the exhibit dedicated to Hurricane Katrina.
Sam Roggeveen's post raises an interesting question as to whether George W Bush would have been more inquisitive (and hence made better decisions) if he had taken up painting before his presidency. The argument being that the painter's...Show More Summary
An armed man was shot to death Thursday at the main Houston airport, authorities said. The man was shot at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and was taken to the hospital, Houston police spokesman John Cannon said. A county forensics investigator said later the man had died. T …
An armed man was shot Thursday at the main Houston airport and had life-threatening injuries, police said. Houston police spokesman John Cannon said the report came in at 1:35 p.m. CT from Terminal B at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, north of the city. He said police were …
HOUSTON (Reuters) - One person was dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Thursday afternoon at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, according to local media reports.
Who has the better ideas: Larry Summers, who helped design U.S. economic policy under two Democratic presidents, or Glenn Hubbard, George W. Bush’s tax-cutting guru?
Not so fast, please: There are a few salient questions that George W. Bush (or at least his library) ought to address before the rehabilitation begins.
My piece got a Twitter reaction from Nasya Bahfen, a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at UNSW: Thanks Nasya; extra points for the '90s movie reference. But how about some other artistic depictions of the Bush Administration? Thomas Cole's...Show More Summary
“Ultimately, the success of the nation depends on the character of its citizens.” So said George W. Bush in his speech at the dedication of his presidential library in Texas last week.