George W. Bush
US President George W. Bush (L), Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (C) and Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade pose as they arrive for a family picture with G8 leaders, representatives of the top five developing nations and leaders of African countries 08 June 2007 in Heiligendamm, northeastern Germany. George W. Bush spent several hours restricted to his hotel room at the Group of Eight summit on Friday after being struck down by a stomach ailment.
Sarcasm all around the world is always against right wing and against people in power ... That’s the definition of political sarcasm. And having the [Egyptian] right wing in power is like having George W. Bush in power: It’s a gold mine for everybody.
may well confirm the view among Obama's civil libertarian critics that he is the most lawless executive since, um, George Bush. They are right to see the continuity from one president to the next, but they are wrong to believe that Obama has violated the law.More quotes »
In Menendez's troubles, echoes of past scandals
senators are doing this and you rarely get nailed for it," said Richard Painter, chief ethics lawyer under President George W. Bush and now a law professor at the University of Minnesota .Menendez has run into trouble because "he didn't dot the i's and cross Read more »
May: Would closing Guantanamo prison satisfy hunger strikers?
camp at Guantanamo Bay , Cuba, was established in 2002 to hold the most dangerous of those captured in what the George W. Bush administration called the Global War on Terrorism. Controversy over the facility has simmered ever since. In recent days, it has Read more »
Upper-income seniors' Medicare hike
proposal that has grown more ambitious since Obama last floated it."Means testing" has been part of Medicare since the George W. Bush administration, but ramping it up is bound to stir controversy. Republicans are intrigued, but most Democrats don't like the Read more »
Wit: North Korea almost gave up its nuclear program. And then it didn't
come as no surprise.One of those facilities, a plutonium production reactor partially disabled under an agreement with the George W. Bush administration, should eventually be able to produce at least eight more nuclear weapons, adding significantly to Pyongyang Read more »
'The World According to Dick Cheney' review: Fair
Room") film covers Dick Cheney 's life and career, from the earliest days in Casper, Wy . to the last days of President George W. Bush 's second term. With extensive outtakes from an interview with Cheney , the film ultimately writes his epitaph: "It isn't Read more »
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since its inception according to the Public Diplomacy Advisory Commission. It was never occupied longer than the two years George W. Bush’s high profile and controversial appointee Karen Hughes held it soon after 9/11. None of its occupants have been career 8:50 PM from COMOPS Read more »
Bush Aide's Son Charged in Murder
son of a former aide to President George W. Bush is charged with killing a man with a hatchet in Montgomery County, Md. Claude Alexander Allen III, 20, was arrested on a charge of first-degree murder Friday. Police say Allen killed a man at a home owned by 7:33 PM from Drudge ReTort: Red Meat for Yellow Dogs Read more »
Review: Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, By Ben Fountain
provided an entertaining indictment of the greed, inequality and machismo that blighted America during the presidency of George W Bush. Several stories in Brief Encounters with Che Guevara take the superpower's temperature by less direct means and examine 7:22 PM from The Independent Read more »
George W. Bush: Only Time Will Judge My Legacy
President George W. Bush said that only time will judge his presidency – “and I’m really comfortable with that.” “I gave it my all. I know I didn’t sell my soul. I know we dealt with some pretty tough problems. Of course, every president deals with tough problems,” 6:03 PM from NewsMax Read more »
Federal Judge Chronicles Lawlessness of Joe Arpaio-Led Sheriff's Office
States District Court Judge G. Murray Snow, an appointee of George W. Bush, has done Arizona and the nation a great service by chronicling, in meticulous detail, the unconstitutional harassment and racial profiling Hispanic people have been suffering at the 2:18 PM from The Atlantic Read more »