Tag Archives: Bush

Bush is almost gone!

I wonder if former presidents get added to the statistics on unemployment?

Israel brags about control of American foreign policy

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel claims that with a single phone call to President Bush he changed our vote on a UN resolution that Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice helped write. Check out this excerpt from the NY Times: “I said, ‘Get me President Bush on the phone,’ ” Mr. Olmert said in a […]

Obama hearts Cheney

Yesterday, George Stephanopoulos, of ABC’s This Week, interviewed President-elect Barack Obama. Stephanopoulos basically got Obama to admit that he was giving significant campaign pledges and planned to follow the doomed path of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Just to piss off his most die-hard supporters, he also threw in a few good words for Dick Cheney. On […]

Israel continues to pound Gaza

As I mentioned over the break, Israel has been conducting strikes in Gaza. According to the New York Times, those strikes are continuing and have already claimed over 300 Palestinian lives. In 2006 when Israel invaded Lebanon, the Israeli armed forces showed a similar lack of restraint. Yglesias thinks the attacks are meant to improve […]

Roundup for Friday 12/19/2008

Bush is going to hook Chrysler and GM up with a $13.4 billion loan. Seems like a reasonable short term deal that will buy time for the incoming administration and Congress to address the issue more comprehensively. Paul Krugman thinks the Madoff scandal is a microcosm of the financial industry as a whole. The essence […]

Too late

Sorry dude. Bush has humiliated himself quite enough already. For those of you living under a rock, here is the video of Bush dodging shoes:

Partisan witch hunt

Would you consider prosecuting Gov. Blagojevich on corruption charges a Partisan Witch Hunt? Of course not.Blagojevich was clearly in violation of the law when he was trying to sell a seat in the US Senate. It has nothing to do with being a Democrat or Republican. Of course. So why is it any different when […]

Bush's real legacy

It’s always shocking whenever I see a recap of the eight years of Bush. With a new scandal being uncovered on what has seemed like a twice weekly basis, it’s easy to forget about all the other awful things Bush has done. Bush and his acolytes are just beginning their campaign to revise the historical […]

Please, don't overreact

In the aftermath of the terror attacks in Mumbai, India I feel a mix of outrage and horror at the violence and sympathy for the victims. I’m sure many of you have felt similarly, and I’m certain that Indians have the experienced the same emotions but magnified. Bin Laden created the same atmosphere in America […]

Paying for our economic sins

Andrew Sullivan fears that our leader’s attempts to fix the economy will do us more harm than good. … the radicalism of the current policies pioneered by Paulson and Brown and now getting even more outlandish seems to me to have two potentials: to somehow drag us out of this without an almighty crash now […]