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  • Romney gets Bush backing, but no sign of George W. (Barf alert)

    03/30/2012 9:20:36 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 15 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | March 30, 2012 | STEVE PEOPLES, AP
    George W. Bush is as hard to find in his father's office, as he is in the 2012 presidential contest. The 43rd president appears in a gold-framed picture tucked into a far corner of the room, partially hidden by a Texas flag and a cabinet door. The placement — whether intentional or not — is a reminder of the Republican presidential campaign and the lengths to which Romney and his rivals have tried to marginalize the two-term president.
  • Karl Rove Says Cain’s Finished, Zogby ‘Says He Trounces’ Romney Head-to-Head

    10/31/2011 4:15:18 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 93 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/31/11 | AWR Hawkins
    When Gov. Sarah Palin was deciding whether or not to get into the presidential race, Karl Rove was popping up on Fox News to talk about why her skin was too thin for the job. And when Gov. Rick Perry was thinking about his entrance into the race, Rove was Johnny-on-the-spot with reasons why a Perry candidacy would not be viable either. Now Rove’s moved on to Herman Cain, whose candidacy he’s doing all he can to sink, sidetrack, or On Fox News this past Monday, Rove did his best Mr. Rogers imitation by holding up a small dry-erase board...
  • George W. Bush: 'One of My Objectives Is to Make Sure' Americans Never Forget Our Troops

    10/09/2011 12:20:19 PM PDT · by fabrizio · 28 replies · 1+ views
    DALLAS (AP) — George W. Bush says that after eight years in the White House, he's happy to be back home in Texas and out of the spotlight. But the former commander-in-chief tells The Associated Press there's one aspect of his presidency he still misses: interaction with U.S. troops. And Bush, who sent them to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, says that despite his desire to remain largely out of the public eye, he wants to make sure veterans and military members know they still have his support. "I was a little concerned that our veterans don't think that I...
  • Trump: Bush probably worst U.S. president [was pimping Hillary for Prez in 2007]

    04/04/2011 5:44:20 AM PDT · by ejdrapes · 147 replies
    WND ^ | March 16, 2007 | WND
    Trump: Bush probably worst U.S. president Businessman and "Apprentice" television star Donald Trump blasted President George Bush today, calling him "probably the worst president in the history of the United States," and blaming his 2004 victory on the Democrat ticket. Appearing on CNN's "Situation Room," Trump was asked by host Wolfe Blitzer his opinion of Democrat presidential candidate John Edwards. "I don't know him," Trump answered. "People like him. I know people that like him very much, but I really don't know him." Trump went on to say that Edward's experience as John Kerry's 2004 running mate was a negative...
  • Beginning to Hanker for W

    08/12/2010 1:43:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies ^ | August 12, 2010 | Ross Mackenzie
    Click here to find out more! A random walk among issues currently in the news... Do you miss George Bush yet? ***** American-born Muslim Anwar al-Awlaki, likely al-Qaida's top English-speaking recruiter, may be the world's most dangerous man. He has inspired -- let's see: the alleged Fort Hood shooter, the Christmas underwear bomber, the Times Square bomber, and some of the 9/11ists. Hiding in Yemen, this terrorist counselor reportedly is a target for capture or assassination. Short of that, federal authorities are seeking to confiscate any financial assets he may have in the United States. Not so fast, says his...
  • Gibbs Takes on Rush Limbaugh

    07/30/2010 4:31:47 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 52 replies · 3+ views
    WSJ ^ | July 29, 2010 | Elizabeth Williamson
    At a briefing today to discuss the administration’s efforts to rescue the auto industry, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs took on conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh—and every other critic “sitting in the cheap seats” –for criticizing the rescue of General Motors and Chrysler as a “government takeover” that smacks of socialism. Told by a reporter that “You had Rush Limbaugh today — today or yesterday — talking Obama Motors again,” Gibbs, who doesn’t often provide free advertising by taking on his critics by name from the podium, let fire. “Look, Rush Limbaugh and others wanted to walk away. Rush...
  • CNN: When Does The Statute Of Limitations Run Out On Blaming Bush?

    06/13/2010 2:11:16 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 127 replies · 5,318+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | June 13, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    CNN's Candy Crowley asks Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC): "When does the statute of limitations run out on blaming the Bush administration and when is it on you all as the governing -- really in the House and the Senate and the White House. When does the economy your baby, so to speak?"
  • Still Blaming Bush? It’s All George W. Bush’s Fault!

    05/31/2010 2:02:43 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 49 replies · 1,219+ views ^ | 5/31/2010 | by Brian Darling
    President Obama and his leftist pals ought to start taking responsibility for the shortcomings of their extreme ideology. The left’s knee-jerk reaction: Blame former President George W. Bush for anything that goes wrong, seems to have no bounds. Bush has been saddled with everything from a bad economy to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Continues... To stem the Gulf oil gusher and clean up the mess, Obama has been mustering all the incompetence his entire administration could manage under the circumstances. His biggest achievement thus far is watching this drag out for over a month before realizing...
  • Generations celebrate as Jeb Bush's son gets married

    05/29/2010 9:11:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 51 replies · 2,353+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | May 29, 2010 | JOSE CASSOLA
    Three generations of Bushes descended on a Brickell area church Saturday for a wedding and Memorial Day weekend family reunion of the Republican Party's most enduring dynasty. The two former presidents -- George Herbert Walker Bush and George W. Bush -- were on hand, along with the former first ladies to watch as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's youngest son, John Ellis Bush Jr., 26, known as ``Jebby,'' married Coral Gables resident Sandra Algudady.
  • Laura Bush Supports Gay Marriage, Abortion

    05/12/2010 6:47:05 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 851 replies · 25,113+ views ^ | May 12, 2010 | RUSSELL GOLDMAN
    Former first lady Laura Bush has broken with her husband on the premier social issues of his administration and said she backs gay marriage and abortion. After more than eight years of silence on the controversial issues, Mrs. Bush said in an interview with CNN's Larry KingTuesday, that gay marriage and abortion were points of contention with her husband, former President George W. Bush. Mrs. Bush in recent weeks has been promoting her memoir "Spoken from the Heart," in which she writes about her life both before and after becoming first lady. In response to a question about gay marriage,...
  • John Murtha Has Died

    02/08/2010 11:42:50 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 946 replies · 30,736+ views
  • Did the GOP Really Lose Its Way?

    11/30/2009 8:48:15 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 83 replies · 1,458+ views
    Big Government / Breitbart ^ | 2009-11-28 | Rich Muny
    Many conservative politicians, radio hosts, and pundits have repeatedly stated their shared belief that the Republican Party “lost its way” prior to the 2008 election. In their minds, the entire conservative movement believed in limited government and low spending and was simply corrupted by absolute power. They may be surprised to learn that this is not the case at all. The fact that party leadership turned its back on limited government and low spending was entirely predictable. In fact, it should have been expected. The conservative movement is not homogeneous. Rather, the movement consists of fiscal conservatives, limited government conservatives,...
  • George W. Bush Admits He Went Against His "Free Market Instincts" in 2008 - Video 11/12/09

    11/12/2009 6:38:53 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 150 replies · 2,443+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | November 12, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of former President George W. Bush today in a speech he gave at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, admitting that he went "against" his "free market instincts" when he decided to move forward with the Wall Street Bailouts in the Fall of 2008. But Bush warned: "History shows that the greater threat to prosperity is not too little government involvement, but too much."That's exactly right. He should have stuck to his principles and instincts. Obama is sticking to his principles and instincts in trying to ratchet up government involvement in everything to the greatest extent possible. Bush...