Despite President George W. Bush taking a vacation during the 2008 Russian invasion of Georgia, the media ignored Bush's trip while questioning the appropriateness of President Obama's weekend trip to Florida during the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Show More Summary
"My own view is, after all, Putin invaded Georgia when George W. Bush was president. Nobody ever accused George W. Bush of being weak or unwilling to use military force," Gates said The post Bush’s Defense Secretary Slams Republicans For Criticizing Obama’s Handling Of Crimea Crisis appeared first on ThinkProgress.
George W. Bush will have many legacies, but one of the most important ones may be cementing Democratic majorities for a generation to come. Commenting on the chart above issued by Pew, Kevin Drum notes: You’ve probably seen this before from other sources, but the chart on the right basically shows that for the past […]
Former UN Ambassador for George W. Bush, John Bolton, used CPAC to attack President Obama as though he is some kind of terrorist. “Our biggest national security crisis is Barack Obama,” Bolton began. “This is a president that does not believe in American exceptionalism, a president uninterested in national security and America’s place in the […]
The CIA spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee, the very group charged with overseeing the agency and looking into George W. Bush’s secret interrogation program. (h/t Raw Story) Asked about the tension between the committee and the spy agency it oversees, [Committee Chair Senator Dianne] Feinstein said, “Our oversight role will prevail.” The episode is […]
(ABC News): "KSTP/SurveyUSA poll: Franken leads GOP challengers" (New York Times): "Texas G.O.P. beats back challengers from right" (Politico): "George P. Bush wins statewide race" (Real Clear Politics): "Harry Reid: Republicans are "addicted to Koch" (Washington Times): "Rand Paul seeks Kentucky law to run for president, Senate at same time"
George P. Bush beat conservative David Watts in the Republican primary for Texas land commissioner, marking Bush's first big contest in politics. Bush, who was considered the favorite going in to the primary and is favored to win in November, is the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, nephew of former President George W. Bush and grandson of former Sen. Prescott Bush.
Whether the warrantless surveillance program carried out by the National Security Agency (NSA) under President George W. Bush was legal is a question the United States Supreme Court is not going to answer.
Ron Christie, a one-time adviser to President George W. Bush, said it wasn’t appropriate for President Obama to dress casually during his phone call with Vladimir Putin. “Talking with the President of Russia about an invasion in a button-down shirt and jeans is not up to the task,” Ron Christie, a former adviser to President […]
promoted by Rosi One of the most important states for someone seeking their party nomination for President is South Carolina because of it's early primary, the first in a southern state. In 2000 George W. Bush solidified his position...Show More Summary
Do you remember the “Texas Miracle” that helped (s)elect George W. Bush as president back in 2000? He argued that his education policies as governor had caused a radical turn-around in Texas schools, with higher test scores and lower dropout rates. And it turned out there was no miracle. The numbers looked good because school […]
Conservatives have been getting their freak on over the Russian/Ukraine conflict and attacking President Obama vociferously since he told Putin that there would be consequences if he invaded. Marco Rubio offered a ghostwritten eight-point...Show More Summary
Edward Luce at the Financial Times writes Putin cooks up Obama’s chicken Kiev moment: In the dying days of the Soviet Union, President George H W Bush gave a speech in Kiev urging Ukrainian nationalists not to provoke Moscow. US conservatives dubbed it his “chicken Kiev” speech. Show More Summary
John Bolton, the former George W. Bush Ambassador to the UN, a long-time opponent of that organization, has formed a political action committee in his own name. Bolton is circulating an email raising the specter of a nuclear Iran placing it’s as-yet undeveloped weapons on ships anchored in international waters within striking range of the […]
Starting in April, former President George W. Bush will have his first art exhibition http://t.co/YBQGBCuS5p — Los Angeles Times (@latimes) February 26, 2014 Now read this:Bush Cries Over Vets Suffering From His Wars: ‘I’m Right There With Them’ (Feb 23, 2014) Man With Rifle And Machete Arrested For Threatening To Kill George W. Bush (Feb […]
Ralph Nader makes the case that President Obama went beyond George W. Bush by conducting “unconstitutional wars and unchecked militarism” in his new book. Nader writes in “Unstoppable” that Obama “has extended the Bush doctrine by declaring his unilateral right, as secret prosecutor, judge, jury, and executioner, to destroy anybody, anywhere in the world, including […]
A few years back, when George W. Bush was still president, I attended an event at the Pew Research Center, and at one point a discussion got going about the varying opinions of Democrats and Republicans about whether their respective parties stood up for their beliefs. Show More Summary
Teawinger heads are going to explode from a combination of sheer anger and cognitive dissonance. Good grief, the guy who said it worked for Dubya! President George W. Bush’s former chief strategist Matthew Dowd on Sunday likened Christians in Arizona who are using religion to discriminate against LGBT people to Islamic terrorists. Last week, Arizona’s […]
President George W. Bush’s former chief strategist Matthew Dowd on Sunday likened Christians in Arizona who are using religion to discriminate against LGBT people to Islamic terrorists. Last week, Arizona's legislature passed a billShow More Summary
George W. Bush sheds a tear over vets suffering from his wars: ‘I’m in there with them’ http://t.co/wx6NkNKe1q — The Raw Story (@RawStory) February 23, 2014 “I obviously get slightly emotional talking about our vets because I’m in there with them,” he added with a single tear spilling down his right cheek. Now read this:Two […]