Nation Topics - George W. Bush

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Nation Topics - George W. Bush


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One tough question from an elderly gentleman in Cleveland punctured the
President's pretensions about the reasons for launching the disastrous
Iraq war.

As Bush continues to insist the US is bringing peace and freedom to
Iraq, his latest plan to quell the insurgency spends billions more to
stem the use of improvised explosive devices.

Bush's low approval rating is irrelevant, considering who is still on his side.

The Dubai flap is no surprise, considering Bush always promised to run
America like a corporation--even if the corporation is Enron.

Opposition to President Bush's visit to India was so intense
that the only public space deemed acceptable for him to deliver a
speech is a crumbling old fort that also houses the Delhi zoo.

Rather than undermine Hamas, the Bush Administration should accept the
results of the Palestinian election and pursue a policy of cautious

Although his language is less blatant than Richard Nixon's, George
Bush is claiming the same imperial powers today that led Congress to
pass the Foreign Intelligence Security Act.


For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015

Martin O’Malley raises a fine concern about Bush-versus-Clinton politics.

March 30, 2015

Bush says these veterans are ‘overcoming their decision to volunteer’ for wars that he started, and no one’s questioning his photo op celebration. 

May 2, 2014

With the opening of George W's presidential library, pundits are rushing to whitewash the memory of those years of folly.

April 26, 2013

Cheney and Rove are “essentially invisible” at Bush’s museum. But they sure weren’t during his presidency.

April 25, 2013

Regardless of your view of the previous president’s policies, publishing his private e-mails bent ethical guidelines.

February 11, 2013

What's really bothering us is not whether torture works but that Americans are torturers.

December 14, 2012

Violence is rising, but the United States knows little or nothing about what’s really happening.

July 9, 2012

New fundraising numbers suggest Obama can’t out-raise Romney enough to compensate for the cascade of dishonest attacks on his record coming from Karl Rove and company. 

June 7, 2012