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Fundamental Concepts - Born on Third Base

In 1988, a Texas Politician, Jim Hightower, addressed the Democratic National Convention at Atlanta, Georgia, on July 19. In his speech, he famously said that the Republican nominee for President, George H.W. Bush, “Was born on third base and thinks...

There's one problem with Jeb Bush's criticism of his older brother

This week, erstwhile Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) criticized his older brother, former President George W. Bush, for excessive spending in his presidency. However, the Floridian might have wanted to look at his own record before throwing...Show More Summary

Push for new war powers for Obama in the fight against ISIS stalls

Obama has been relying on congressional authorizations given to President George W. Bush for the war on al-Qaida and the Iraq invasion The post Push for new war powers for Obama in the fight against ISIS stalls appeared first on

Obama official: our Iraq policy is the same as our critics’

The Obama administration has three tried and true ways of dealing with crises. First, they blame others. Now seven years into his regime of shame, Obama is still trying to blame George Bush for everything. Second, they gaslight, that is they tell you against all evidence that something is working. Show More Summary

With a Deadline Looming, the Fate of the PATRIOT Act Is in Limbo

yesterdayNews : Vice News

More than 13 years after George W. Bush signed the bill into law after the September 11 attacks, the May 31 deadline is looming for the controversial act as legislators head out of town for the holiday weekend.

Jeb’s voodoo math: 2016 hopeful promises to wreck the budget — just like his brother did

Jeb endorses the same dodgy mathematics George W. Bush used to cut taxes and punch a massive hole in the treasury

Despite Republican attacks, Obama is 'very clear on the lessons of Iraq'

The official Republican talking point on Iraq and the extremist group known as ISIS is that everything would be peachy if only President Obama had continued the policies of George W. Bush. Except not the policy where Bush negotiated a withdrawal timeline and Obama stuck with it. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush Is Actually Way Worse Than George W. Bush On Climate Change

Jeb Bush says scientists don't know if humans cause climate change. President Bush knew they did. The post Jeb Bush Is Actually Way Worse Than George W. Bush On Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Cartoon: Jeb Bush and Brotherly Love

Jeb Bush has performed a valuable service with his recent missteps and flubs, he’s reminded the world of the baggage he willingly carries. I’m not tarring him with the same brush as George W. Bush just because they are brothers. Jeb has voluntarily staffed his foreign policy team with 17 people from his brother’s administration. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush Criticizes George W. Bush for Spending Too Much—But as Florida’s Governor He Also Increased Spending

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After spending a week awkwardly defending his brother’s legacy of failure in the most recent Iraq war by saying things like, “News flash to the world, if they’re trying to find places where there’s big space between me and my brother,...Show More Summary

By Presidential Decree: Our Long National Nightmare is Over, David Letterman Has Retired

David Letterman gets a Presidential send off from Gerald Ford, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. From The Late Show with David Letterman

On MSNBC's All In , Former George W. Bush Advisor Disputes Bill Kristol's Op-Ed Blaming Obama For Iraq Disintegration

From the May 21 edition of MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes: Previously: Iraq War Architect Bill Kristol: Knowing What We Know Now, "We Were Right To Fight In Iraq" Weekly Standard's Kristol Calls For Congress To Authorize War With Iran Where Are The Media's Iraq War Boosters 10 Years Later?

Jeb Bush Adopts Voodoo Economics

Jeb’s father in 1980 got it right with his phrase “voodoo economics”. Of course Papa Bush had to settle for being Reagan’s Vice President. We know George Jr. listened to the Three Stooges (Art Laffer, Lawrence Kudlow, and Stephen Moore). Show More Summary

Jeb Bush: There’s ‘Not a Shred of Evidence’ that Gov’t Spying Violated Americans’ Civil Rights

Jeb Bush is sticking up for big brother George’s Patriot Act and saying that there isn’t any proof that the government’s spying has violated anyone’s civil rights. Jeb disagrees with

Jeb Bush Opens His Campaign Playbook by Opening Himself

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On his mind are the past fortunes of Mitt Romney and George W. Bush when they hit New Hampshire, and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s approach in this key state

Former Fed Governor Says Fed Lost Credibility To "Stay On Top Of Ticking Monetary Bomb"

Submitted by Wolf Richter via, Lawrence Lindsey, a Governor of the Federal Reserve from 1991 to 1997, was right before. And got fired for it. Reality was too inconvenient. In December 2002, as George W. Bush’s economic...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush Finally Finds Something He Didn’t Like About His Brother's Presidency

Jeb Bush has finally found a policy issue he’s comfortable breaking with his brother on: spending. The White House hopeful spent months brushing off questions about where his views differ from George W. Bush—an awkward dynamic highlighted...Show More Summary

Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House

Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really responsible. Republicans, led by George W. Bush, made a giant mess of Iraq, destabilizing the country in ways leading directly to the formation of the extremist group known as the Islamic State, ISIS, or ISIL. Show More Summary

After months of questions, Jeb Bush finally puts ‘space’ between himself and George W. Bush

CONCORD, N.H. -- After months of prodding by voters and reporters during campaign appearances across the country, Jeb Bush offered up his most direct criticism to date of his brother George W. Bush's presidency Thursday -- and candidly assessed the tall odds he faces as yet another Bush seeking the White House. Jeb Bush is […]

Jeb Bush finally disagrees with his brother on something

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) has finally found a point on which he diverges from his older brother, former President George W. Bush. “Are there differences? Yeah, sure,” Bush told a New Hampshire resident at a sports bar on Thursday night, who inquired about what separates the two Bush brothers. Show More Summary

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