Tag Archives: Bush Presidency

Keith Olbermann Special Comment : ‘Mr. President, You are Wrong.’

Keith Olbermann, Special Comment, Countdown, April 16, 2009 U.S. future depends on torture accountability We cannot let mistakes of the past haunt our future. By Keith Olbermann / April 16, 2009 [The following was delivered as a “Special Comment” by … finish reading Keith Olbermann Special Comment : ‘Mr. President, You are Wrong.’

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Dick Cheney : A Political Madness

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog. (Thanks to Hieronymus Bosch for the look into Dick’s Dark Brain.) Dick Cheney is sadly childlike in his petulant public outbursts. There is a mad gleam in his eye as he insists … finish reading Dick Cheney : A Political Madness

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Federal Judge : Search E-Mails of Bush Apointees

Wednesday morning a federal judge ordered President Bush’s executive office to undertake a comprehensive search for millions of senior appointees’ e-mails that have been missing since 2005. Photo by AFP / Getty Images.‘An internal White House report noted in 2005 … finish reading Federal Judge : Search E-Mails of Bush Apointees

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2008 : Bush Blew it on Katrina, But Where Were the Progressives?

Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Chalmette, La., Aug. 14, 2007. Pelosi and a congressional delegation of Democrats were visiting Hurricane Katrina ravaged areas. With her are House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, D-S.C. (right) and U.S. Rep. Charlie Melancon, D-La. Photo … finish reading 2008 : Bush Blew it on Katrina, But Where Were the Progressives?

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Bush/Cheney : The Makeover and the Two Myths

Torture saved us and the surge worked. Not.By Robert Parry As George W. Bush and Dick Cheney make their case for some positive legacy from the past eight years, two arguments are playing key roles: the notion that torturing terror … finish reading Bush/Cheney : The Makeover and the Two Myths

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The Dog Ate It….

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Quack!!! Lame Duck Bush Ripping Through Wilderness Protection

‘With barely 60 days to go until Bush hands over to Barack Obama, his White House is working methodically to weaken or reverse an array of regulations that protect America’s wilderness.’By Suzanne Goldenberg / November 20, 2008 George Bush is … finish reading Quack!!! Lame Duck Bush Ripping Through Wilderness Protection

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Houston Venezuelan Consulate Closed : Bush’s Last Shot at Chavez

Bush and Venezuela: Closed consulates and closed mindsBy Robert Buzzanco / November 17, 2008 Robert Buzzanco is Professor and Chairman, Department of History, University of Houston. He is the author of Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the … finish reading Houston Venezuelan Consulate Closed : Bush’s Last Shot at Chavez

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Do You Smell Something?

Thanks to S. R. Keister / The Rag Blog

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Bush’s Exit Strategy : A Deregulation Frenzy

Dubya: The legacy.The Legacy Grows: ‘Every rule in every agency is under attack.’By Thomas Cleaver / The Rag Blog / October 31, 2008 See ‘A Last Push To Deregulate: White House to Ease Many Rules’ by R. Jeffrey Smith, Below. … finish reading Bush’s Exit Strategy : A Deregulation Frenzy

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The Last Days of Dubya : Plunder and Run

The Bush gang’s parting gift: a final, frantic looting of public wealth.By Naomi Klein / October 31, 2008 The US bail-out amounts to a strings-free, public-funded windfall for big business. Welcome to no-risk capitalism. In the final days of the … finish reading The Last Days of Dubya : Plunder and Run

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Dubya : Texas Tried to Warn Us

Ann Richards: ‘If you ask George Bush what time it is, he’ll say, “I think Americans have the right to bear arms.”‘By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / October 28, 2008 I think the best state magazine in America … finish reading Dubya : Texas Tried to Warn Us

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