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  • ANOTHER Obama Success Story – Flag of Al-Qaeda Flies Over Fallujah

    01/04/2014 5:11:24 AM PST · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/3/2013 | Jim Hoft
    Another Obama success story… When George Bush left office the War in Iraq was won. Today the flag of Al-Qaeda flies over Fallujah. It only took five years for Obama to lose all US gains in Iraq.(video at link)The Washington Post reported: A rejuvenated al-Qaeda-affiliated force asserted control over the western Iraqi city of Fallujah on Friday, raising its flag over government buildings and declaring an Islamic state in one of the most crucial areas that U.S. troops fought to pacify before withdrawing from Iraq two years ago.The capture of Fallujah came amid an explosion of violence across the western...
  • CNN Poll: Was Bush better president than Obama?

    10/08/2010 11:59:31 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 131 replies
    (CNN) - Americans are divided over whether President Barack Obama or his predecessor has performed better in the White House, according to a new national poll. And a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Friday also indicates in the battle for Congress, Republicans hold large advantages over the Democrats among independents, men and blue-collar whites. The poll also indicates that Republicans are much more enthusiastic than Democrats to vote. By 47 to 45 percent, Americans say Obama is a better president than George W. Bush. But that two point margin is down from a 23 point advantage one year ago.
  • Bush: Elites “Didn’t Think I Could Read a Book, Much Less Write One”

    10/08/2010 12:31:23 PM PDT · by fabrizio · 90 replies
    In a rare public appearance, former President George W. Bush talked about life out of the limelight and took a jab at what the "elites" might be thinking of his upcoming book. "I have written a book. This will come as a shock to some of the elites. They didn't think I could read a book, much less write one," Bush quipped. Speaking at the University of Mobile in Alabama Thursday night, Bush talked about his memoir "Decision Points," [...] The 64-year-old said the tome gives some understanding to the decisions he made on tough issues like the handling of...
  • Study: Expiration of Bush tax cuts will hit poorest hardest

    10/07/2010 12:45:03 PM PDT · by MichaelNewton · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/07/10 | Jay Heflin
    Low-income workers stand to lose the most if lawmakers fail to reach a consensus on the Bush-era tax cuts, according to a new report from the Tax Foundation. The report states that on Jan. 1 the doubling of the child tax credit, increased standard deductions and income credits and the creation of the 10 percent tax bracket — all of which primarily aimed at non-wealthy taxpayers — will vanish if gridlock persists in Washington. While wealthier taxpayers pay more in taxes and stand to lose more money if the tax cuts expire, the impact on low-income taxpayers will be far...
  • Is anyone planning to read the book from President Bush that's coming out soon?

    10/09/2010 5:55:48 PM PDT · by texaschick · 180 replies
    If so, what event/topic/clarification are you hoping he will talk about in it? For me, I want to read about his relationship with Condi Rice. Not in a icky way, just how they came to work so closely together. I've always admired how he interacted and respected her. Especially in contrast to Bill Clinton and his history with women.
  • Write Something Truthful About Bush And Fools Rush In

    01/28/2009 11:59:15 AM PST · by season_bug · 6 replies · 731+ views
    01/28/09 | Edwin A. Sumcad
    Bush -- Man Of The Day Fools rush in every time something positive is written about President George W. Bush. Attacks on the writer, not on what was written, come from the dark pit of anger and ignorance where enlightenment is badly needed. By highlighting Bush’s achievements in a published editorial as he bids farewell to the nation, I “forced” Liberal extremists and their radical satellites on the edge, to stump their feet of disapproval and cry in pain! What I actually did was forced out of their system, their greatest hidden expertise on name-calling. When I wrote about Bush’s...
  • Judiciary Pushes Bush Probe

    08/02/2007 9:12:37 AM PDT · by SmithL · 5 replies · 799+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 8/2/7 | LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press Writer
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday scored its first public interview with a currently-serving aide to President Bush about the firings of federal prosecutors. But the session with White House political aide J. Scott Jennings at the outset was yielding little more than an appeal for sympathy and a citation of Greek mythology. With top presidential aide Karl Rove skipping the hearing on Bush's orders, the committee had to make do with a Rove underling who made clear he was appearing only to signal goodwill and to avoid a contempt of Congress citation. "I will be unable...
  • Bush rips Democratic lawmakers' failures

    07/07/2007 7:34:22 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 211 replies · 3,558+ views
    Bush rips Democratic lawmakers' failures By JENNIFER LOVEN, Associated Press Writer 19 minutes ago President Bush accused Democratic lawmakers on Saturday of being unable to live up to their duties, citing Congress' inability to pass legislation to fund the federal government. "Democrats are failing in their responsibility to make tough decisions and spend the people's money wisely," Bush said in his weekly radio address. "This moment is a test." The White House has said the failure of a broad immigration overhaul was proof that Democratic-controlled Capitol Hill cannot take on major issues. "We saw this with immigration, and we're seeing...
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Monday, March 26, 2007

    03/26/2007 2:32:48 PM PDT · by Tarkus2040 · 194 replies · 1,663+ views
    BE HERE, OR BE NOWHERE!
  • Will Bush library be a target?

    02/10/2007 2:33:58 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies · 1,397+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | February 10, 2007 | KRISTEN HOLLAND
    Terrorists will destroy the Bush library and take out most of the Park Cities at the same time. The question isn't if but when, says Sam Boyd, a Park Cities lawyer. Mr. Boyd isn't alone. A number of Park Cities residents say they fear that building the presidential library in University Park would be like painting a big, red target on their community. Security and terrorism experts have mixed sentiments. Although some say presidential libraries are unlikely targets, others say Bush's library may change that because the president is such a polarizing figure worldwide. "It's just kind of a realization,"...
  • Vanity - What is a Bushbot?

    08/16/2006 12:41:13 PM PDT · by gondramB · 94 replies · 798+ views
    I got called a Bushbot again yesterday - its happening more and more. Now this particular person wants machine gun nests set up at the border to kill anyone who crosses and he sees all foreign trade as evil and thinks the President is trying to end U.S. sovereignty and when he calls me a Freeper he means it as a bad thing... So I'm not too worried about his opinion but it got me thinking... In a lot of ways I'm more conservative than President Bush - I don't think he places enough importance on controlling spending, border security...
  • SAVAGE NATION! Thursday, August 10, 2006

    08/10/2006 2:52:36 PM PDT · by rockabyebaby · 281 replies · 2,552+ views
    WARNING! PSYCHOLOGICAL NUDITY! ADULT CONTENT! The naked TRUTH delivered to MATURE listeners by the most exciting talkshow host in the country!
  • Dan Quayle leaves Bush-bashing concert

    07/18/2006 7:08:35 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 49 replies · 1,727+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | July 17, 2006 | NewsMax.com staff
    Dan Quayle Leaves Bush-Bashing Concert Former Vice President Dan Quayle walked out of a John Mellencamp concert in Nevada this weekend after the performer took a verbal shot at President George W. Bush. Quayle, who served as vice president from 1989-93 with Bush’s father, President George H.W. Bush, left the concert after Mellencamp dedicated his rendition of "Walking Tall” to "everyone hurt by the policies of the current Bush administration,” according to the San Jose Mercury News. Quayle immediately left the concert. He later said through a publicist, "Well, I think Mellencamp’s performance was not very good to begin with,...
  • Investors Push NAFTA Super-Highways

    06/30/2006 7:20:59 AM PDT · by NapkinUser · 151 replies · 2,234+ views
    HumanEventsOnline ^ | 06/30/2006 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Critics have recently argued that plans to form NAFTA Super-Highways in the United States were largely “urban legend” or just pure “hype.” These same critics note that many state departments of transportation are strapped for cash and that states north of Texas have no current plans to build super-highways, extending the Trans-Texas Corridor (TTC) north to Canada. Currently no state except Texas currently has plans to build TTC-like highways, with designs to build transportation corridors up to four football fields-wide that integrate highway toll roads, railroad transportation and utility zones for oil and natural gas pipelines, alongside towers to transmit...
  • Base to Bush: Stop illegals

    06/19/2006 10:23:58 AM PDT · by kellynla · 154 replies · 4,338+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | June 19, 2006 | Stephen Dinan
    Top conservative leaders have written President Bush telling him to drop his insistence on a guest-worker program and a path to citizenship for illegal aliens and instead support the 85 percent of congressional Republicans who want to tighten law enforcement first. Signers include William J. Bennett, Robert H. Bork, Ward Connerly, David A. Keene, Phyllis Schlafly and a number of think-tank academics and pundits. The immigration debate is the first major issue on which Mr. Bush finds himself opposing a majority of Republicans in Congress and depending on Democrats to deliver a victory. In their letter, the conservatives tell Mr....
  • Dixie Chicks Bush-whacked at record stores

    05/31/2006 6:22:50 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 42 replies · 1,011+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed May 31, 2006 | Anon
    Musicians (L-R) Emily Robison, Natalie Maines and Martie Maguire of the group The Dixie Chicks arrive for Time's celebration of the magazine's '100 Most Influential People' in New York May 8, 2006. Country trio the Dixie Chicks, the darlings of Nashville until their singer criticized President Bush three years ago, opened at No. 1 on the U.S. charts on Wednesday with their first studio album since then, but sales were sharply lower. (Keith Bedford/Reuters) Country trio the Dixie Chicks, the darlings of Nashville until their singer criticized President Bush three years ago, opened at No. 1 on the U.S....
  • 'Shortbus' sex bonanza a slap to Bush, Cannes director says (Art At It's Finest! Barf!)

    05/20/2006 5:12:08 PM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 67 replies · 1,124+ views
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 20 4:24 PM US/Eastern | No Culprit
    A US film featuring actors performing real sex is a "call to arms" against President George W. Bush, the director told journalists at the Cannes film festival. "Shortbus," an explicit, largely improvised arthouse flick that includes a rendition of the American national anthem during a gay sex scene, is a direct provocation, director John Cameron Mitchell admitted. "It's a little bit of a cri de coeur to us, a little bit of a call to arms" against the prevailing conservatism, he told a media conference, adding that his country was living in "the era of Bush, which is about clamping...
  • My take on Bush’s poll numbers

    05/12/2006 2:11:31 PM PDT · by Pharmer · 33 replies · 1,001+ views
    my fertile mind | 05/12/2006 | me
    Do you ever feel like your in an alternative reality? These days I do! Some things do not make sense! How can we be in the middle of a time where we are actively pursuing an enemy who has been a thorn in America’s side for nearly 30 years (since the overthrow of the Shah of Iran) and winning the fight to boot, and yet we are told that America has lost it’s stomach for a fight? If the war sucks so bad, where are the soldiers coming home with tales of horror and woe? Where are the cargo planes...
  • [VANITY] The Thread Of Hijacked Threads

    05/09/2006 9:52:39 AM PDT · by kevkrom · 421 replies · 9,576+ views
    N/A | 10 May 2006 | kevkrom
    Single-issue people. They're out there... on every thread. No matter what the topic, they try to link it to their pet issue in some way, shape, or form. They are... The Thread Hijackers™. While little can be done to stop them, and it is probably best to ignore them, I find it much, much more fun to mock them. Sure, being passionate about an issue you care about is a good thing, but thread hijacking is annoying and, to be honest, turns off people who might otherwise agree with you. So, on to the mocking. I'd like to coin the...
  • MST3K: A Lesson in Perspective for Liberals

    04/18/2006 6:27:50 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 60 replies · 1,501+ views
    MST3K
    I have felt for sometime now that the main motivating force behind the "Bush lied, people died" crowd is the notion that "they did it to Clinton, so we'll do it to Bush." And while there were those on the right that went to extremes in their criticism of President Clinton, the general level of vitriol and hate that Liberals have sunk to in their seething rage against Bush specifically and Republicans in general is totally out of proportion with reality and precedent. This reminded me of this sketch from Mystery Science Theater 3000:Mike: And then the drunk guy says,...
  • Take Heed, Republicans - The Alarms Have Been Sounded

    02/17/2006 1:09:57 PM PST · by SC33 · 404 replies · 6,505+ views
    NewsMax ^ | February 15, 2006 | Paul Weyrich
    John Gizzi, veteran political editor of the conservative weekly Human Events, normally is an optimist. Over the years I have watched him find the one possible thread to explain the rationale for the election of a conservative Republican. John knows more about politics than any 10 political junkies combined have forgotten. If there is a way to see a possibility for a Republican victory Gizzi makes the case. And that is as it should be inasmuch as he is writing to give conservatives hope. He and his paper's message are always the same: "Shoulder on." You can imagine my shock...
  • TRY AGAIN, MR. PRESIDENT -- THOSE WERE EMPTY WORDS [The Presidnet's Amnesty Program]

    11/29/2005 5:25:04 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 743 replies · 7,743+ views
    Neal Boortz ^ | Nov. 29, 2005 | Neal Boortz
    Yesterday, George W. Bush strode to a podium in Tucson, Arizona (I love Tucson!) and against a backdrop of law enforcement officers, announced his latest plan to crack down on illegal aliens. There was nothing in his speech we haven't heard before, and his new immigration policy is just as contradictory as the old one. Among the initiatives announced: We should build more jail cells to hold illegal aliens. Good idea. The speeding up of deportations, a crackdown on fraudulent identity papers, and a hardening of the border with more surveillance. So far, so good. Then the nonsense started to...
  • Impostor:How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy

    10/11/2005 7:09:03 PM PDT · by Conservative Firster · 122 replies · 3,167+ views
    writersreps.com ^ | April 2006 | Bruce Bartlett
    Though widely viewed as an arch conservative in the major media, Bruce Bartlett increasingly finds himself alienated from the president of his party. Bush's policies, he warns, have been anything but conservative. Bartlett faults Bush for moving away from free trade, adopting Keynesian economic theories, increasing government regulation and doing an extremely poor job of developing and selling conservative initiatives, such as Social Security reform. As such, George W. Bush, he says, has been a disaster for conservatism. Criticism of Bush from the right has largely been confined to fringe elements outside the mainstream of the conservative movement. Bartlett...
  • No Time for Racists

    09/13/2005 12:23:04 PM PDT · by Prime Choice · 76 replies · 1,868+ views
    Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 09/13/2005 | Sacred Cow Burgers
  • Written on the Wind -Part 1 of a series-Iraqi USE of WMD During the Present Conflict

    07/30/2005 4:33:30 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 3 replies · 752+ views
    The Morning Paper - Special Edition | 07/30/05 | vanity
    WRITTEN ON THE WIND – WMD USE IN IRAQ (Part One) Dedicated to the “Bush-Lied-People-Died “ Crowd : Greg Palast, Michael Moore ,Gerald Pressler, Mark Yannone,ANSWER,and MoveON. Before the dust of battle settled in Baghdad ; while lovable Baghdad Bob was still telling rapt BBC reporters Saddam was in control of the situation,a chant began to rise-here and abroad. Where are the Weapons of Mass Destruction ? Show us the WMDs ! For all your self-proclaimed intelligence, you were asking the wrong question: the right one being “Where is the rest of Saddam Hussein’s ammunition ?” (The answer – “...
  • President Bush Remarks At Dedication Of Abraham Lincoln Museum

    04/19/2005 1:05:20 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 13 replies · 855+ views
    THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. Thanks for the warm welcome. Laura and I are so very grateful for your generous invitation to be here. Mr. Speaker, thank you for your incredibly warm words. I appreciate your leadership, I appreciate your friendship and so do the people of Illinois. I am so honored to be here to dedicate a great institution honoring such a great American. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum was a long time coming. But as many speakers have said, it's really worth the wait. Laura and I were just given a tour by Richard...
  • Look Back at Anger (Why the "vast left-wing conspiracy" failed to unseat President Bush)

    04/05/2005 9:16:25 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 25 replies · 1,246+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Tuesday, April 5, 2005 | JACOB LAKSIN
    It was several months before Election Day. George W. Bush and John Kerry had pulled to a statistical dead heat, and the pundits were poring over the polls in an effort to divine the reasons for the latest shift in public opinion. But MoveOn.org had more pressing concerns. It was moved to ask its network of true believers: "Why aren't we talking about a landslide in November?" Such groundless conviction "was not at all unusual in the world of MoveOn," writes Byron York in "The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy." The triumphalism flowed, he notes, from a deceptively simple rationale. Feeling...
  • 'Just you wait, (H)enry (H)iggins!' - (our "Texas cowboy poker player" got it right!)

    03/10/2005 4:18:55 PM PST · by freeholland · 3 replies · 562+ views
    GOPUSA.COM ^ | MARCH 10, 2005 | DEBBIE DANIEL
    One single tune that lingers in my mind from the musical, My Fair Lady, is "Just you wait, Henry Higgins, just you wait." And on occasion I love to make all those horrible, inarticulate sounds that dear Eliza Doolittle made while trying to recite "The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain." Bless her heart . . . with excruciating effort, she tried her hardest to enunciate words as she was directed. Her H's were silent, her language was mangled, and she could never please the arrogant professor, Henry Higgins, who made a bet he could change this street...
  • Progressive's growth continues to slow (Payback for trying to beat the Bushes, I add)

    01/20/2005 8:55:51 AM PST · by SierraWasp · 15 replies · 989+ views
    CBS MarketWatch.com ^ | 1/20/2005 | Alistair Barr
    Progressive's growth continues to slowBy Alistair Barr, CBS MarketWatch Last Update: 11:38 AM ET Jan. 20, 2005 SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- Progressive Corp., the third-largest auto insurer in the United States, said Thursday that premium growth slowed in December compared with the previous month, continuing a trend that began last year. Progressive (PGR: news, chart, profile) , which reports results monthly, said net written premiums came in at $1.14 billion in December. Excluding an extra week that the insurer included in its December results, net written premium growth was 5 percent last month compared with December 2003, the company said....
  • BREAKING NEWS: I hate being Tortured and ZOTTED!

    01/04/2005 9:01:04 PM PST · by Right Wing America · 100 replies · 21,594+ views
    Left Wing America
    <p>Dems on the Judiciary Committee complained late Tuesday that White House was refusing to turn over documents that illuminated Gonzales' role in crafting memos on prisoner torture. Sen. Leahy, committee's ranking Dem, accused Gonzales of 'stonewalling.'</p> <p>'In fact, I and other Senators have requested a number of documents from you and other administration officials that have not been released,' Leahy charged.</p>
  • Kerry Staff Enforces Be-Positive Mandate: No Bush-bashing red meat [AP picks up Drudge story]

    07/25/2004 4:02:03 PM PDT · by nwrep · 51 replies · 1,653+ views
    AP ^ | July 25, 2004 | Ron Fournier
    BOSTON - In a windowless room beneath the podium, a team of speechwriters is imposing John Kerry (news - web sites)'s will on the words of the other speakers at the Democratic National Convention. Their orders: Go easy on the Bush bashing. Each speech is read and re-read, heavily edited and rehearsed as part of a tightly controlled process designed to impress independent voters who are tired of negative politics. Mindful of polls showing voters say they need more information about Kerry, the team also is ensuring that speeches are laced with the candidate's biography and policies. Campaign spokeswoman Debra...
  • INTERNAL FIGHT OVER HOW MUCH BUSH BASHING AT CONVENTION

    07/25/2004 3:28:16 PM PDT · by Maria S · 158 replies · 5,032+ views
    http://www.drudgereport.com/dnc.htm ^ | JULY 25, 2004 | Drudge
    Democrat party officials are struggling to contain the amount of anti-Bush and anti-war comments to be delivered this week during the convention in Boston, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned. DNC chair Terry McAuliffe has expressed concern that nonstop Bush bashing from the podium could quickly spiral out of control and backfire. DNC staffers have also been told to be on the lookout for "unreasonable" Bush bashing signs held by delegates on the convention floor which could be highlighted on television. "We are not Michael Moore," McAuliffe has told his top staffers, according to a well-placed source. "Let's tell the voters...
  • Celebrities Come Out for Big Kerry Fundraiser in Los Angeles (9/11 is also Bush's SAT scores)

    06/28/2004 2:46:04 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 71 replies · 2,708+ views
    MRC ^ | Monday June 28, 2004 | BrentBaker
    John Kerry raised about $5 million for his campaign at a couple of events in Los Angeles on Thursday night, the second of which featured performances by Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, Billy Crystal and Willie Nelson. Amongst those who contributed in order to attend: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck, Jamie Foxx, Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro. Crystal "joked" about President Bush, according to multiple media accounts, "I realize that 9/11 is also his SAT scores." The New York Times touted how "the much-heralded highlight was the Barbra Streisand-Neil Diamond reunion duet, 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers,' which they had not performed...
  • Help me rebut my lib uncle's scathing Bush thrashing (how would you respond?)

    04/11/2004 6:26:12 AM PDT · by paulsy · 142 replies · 847+ views
    a flaming neocommunist ^ | 4 11 04 | paulsy
    My uncle and I have it out regularly and he sent me this note last night. I have ideas on what to say to him but wonder if anyone has ideas on what to write back. "Paul- The Shrub you so blindly follow is a mean-spirited greedy idiot, and you can't blame mainstream media sources for finally recognizing his lack of clothing. ..." He was not elected by a majority, he was anointed by a fiercely right wing supreme court majority, most of whom owe their positions to the Shrub man's father and party, undermining the court's legitimacy and that...
  • The Errorism of The 9-11 Panel. Coup Attempt By Investigative Hearing.

    04/09/2004 10:08:15 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 26 replies · 148+ views
    Vanity ^ | 9 April 2004 | .cnI redruM
    Congressional hearings probably never served a genuine, useful purpose. They have always seemed to involve the worst of sanctimony; the most foul of tergiverations the dregs of vicious, partisan bile. The 9-11 panel has done nothing to upset this unfortunate trend. As Condeleezza Rice sat at an isolated, red draped table, like a defendant in Arthur Miller's Crucible, the 9-11 Commission members prepared to play the role of Farren Martinez and Fr. Torquemada. Commissioners Ben-Veniste and Kerrey assumed the mantle of inquisitor in more ways than just one. The hand picked Democrat truth assassins demonstrated their disdain for Dr. Rice...
  • All of the reasons for war proven false: Letter to Editor(Iraq Barf Alert)

    03/26/2004 7:13:55 PM PST · by writer33 · 1 replies · 194+ views
    Spokesman Review ^ | 03/26/2004 | Mark Johnson
    This letter is in regards to the March 10, article, "Tenet disputes Cheney on Iraq," and the March 16, article, "Letter: Former Iraqi exile group gave deceptive data to the media." The first article states that the CIA informed the Bush administration, prior to the invasion of Iraq, that Iraq did not possess weapons of mass destruction, nor did Iraq fund terrorists groups, nor was it involved in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks upon our nation. The second article states that Iraqi exile groups gave inaccurate and deceptive data concerning Iraq's funding of terrorists, connection to bin Laden, and a...
  • Bush bashers never let truth get in the way

    03/24/2004 8:55:36 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 211+ views
    OC Register ^ | 3/24/04 | Bruce Crawford
    <p>In a letter published recently in the Register, Keith Peters joins the chorus of Bush-bashers by accusing President George W. Bush of using scare tactics and of exploiting the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks ("9/11 tragedy exploited for political profit," March 7). That's but two of the Democrats' 9,000-plus Bush bashing points (BBPs). Let's examine a few.</p>
  • The Democratic Strategy. Kerry reaps benefit of months of Bush-bashing.

    02/20/2004 7:57:56 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 20 replies · 262+ views
    NRO ^ | February 20, 2004, 8:55 a.m. | Byron York
    Surely you're not surprised that the Bush White House is beginning to move into high campaign mode. What should surprise you is that it took them so long. Waiting until now has cost the president some popular support and has led to a spate of polls suggesting that Democratic frontrunner John Kerry would win the White House if the election were held today. That's all insanely speculative, of course. But there is evidence to suggest that Democrats have done some significant damage to the president's position. In a Gallup poll released this week, which found Bush's job approval rating to...
  • Billionaire bashes Bush (Guess who)

    02/12/2004 7:36:11 PM PST · by Chi-townChief · 13 replies · 284+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | February 12, 2004 | DAVE NEWBART
    Forget the economy -- next fall's presidential election will hinge on what voters think of President Bush's foreign policy, wealthy businessman and author George Soros said Wednesday. Speaking at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, the liberal billionaire investor said he would do whatever he could to oust Bush from office but declined to say which Democratic candidate he supported or reveal how much he might donate to the effort. About 600 students heard Soros speak. He spent little time discussing financial issues but instead discussed why he opposes the administration's international policies, especially the policy...
  • Address coated with Teflon whitewash (BARF GAG PUKE)

    01/21/2004 2:52:53 PM PST · by RightWingAtheist · 6 replies · 477+ views
    The Minnesota Daily ^ | Jan 21 2004 | Some Idiot College Student
    ast night’s State of the Union address largely pandered, which is not to say it differed from most presidents’ addresses. Although President George W. Bush presented a few interesting policy ideas, his main purpose seemed to solidify his conservative base. We needed more substance. While Bush had to support continued efforts in Iraq, his painting the Middle East as nearly devoid of freedom is counterproductive to peace as well as demeaning. Furthermore, it smacked of hypocrisy given the president’s call to continue the Patriot Act’s provisions, which many consider the worst assault on Americans’ civil liberties in memorable history. Bush...
  • Bush-disparagers won't quit {Mark Steyn}

    12/24/2003 3:37:48 AM PST · by Free2Be49 · 7 replies · 116+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Dec. 24, 2003 | Mark Steyn
    Bush-disparagers won't quitBy Mark SteynDec. 24, 2003 Jerusalem Post http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1072239532605&p=1006953079865Last Sunday's exciting news seems to have prompted a wide array of interpretations around the world. But, to simplify things, most of them fall between two extremes. The one end is neatly distilled by the headline on John Podhoretz's post-Saddam column in The New York Post: "Message: America Wins." The other end is encapsulated by our old friend Ayman al-Zawahri, Osama bin Laden's Number Two: "America has been defeated by our fighters despite all its military might," he said in an audio tape broadcast on al-Jazeera last weekend. "With God's help...
  • Anti-Bush Iraq Documentary Makes the Party Circuit (Technicolor Yawn Alert!)

    12/20/2003 8:18:59 PM PST · by RightWingAtheist · 19 replies · 124+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | December 19, 2003 | Steve Gorman
    In the midst of a film industry crackdown on digital movie piracy, filmmaker Robert Greenwald is urging rampant, unauthorized copying of his documentary criticizing the Bush administration's reasons for invading Iraq (news - web sites). The 56-minute film, "Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War," concludes that President Bush (news - web sites) and his team distorted intelligence data and misled the American public ahead of the March invasion that toppled the regime of Saddam Hussein (news - web sites). Greenwald has bypassed movie theaters and television, and instead has organized "parlor screenings" in thousands of homes across the...
  • AZ RED STAR Readers: WAR on Terror & Iraq - Clueless In Arizona!

    12/20/2003 7:02:35 AM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 93+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | 12/20/03 | Multiple
    Many opposed war Re: the Dec. 16 letter "Time for Democrats to eat humble pie," about the capture of Saddam Hussein. Who were the people against the war in Iraq? Was it just Democrats, or was it really Democrats, Republicans, independents, whites, blacks, Asians, Latinos and on and on and on? Why do people feel they must paint all the people in a group with the same brush? Isn't that how we got in this situation in the first place? Granted, we saved the Iraqis from this tyrant. But that was not one of the main reasons we were given...
  • Bush bashers and Bush tenacity

    12/04/2003 4:38:09 PM PST · by rhema · 14 replies · 120+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 12/3/03 | Marianne M. Jennings
    That weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth from Bush haters spring from the president's Thanksgiving Day visit to Iraq. Mr. Bush went to boost the morale of the troops and fling raspberries at the UN and the world's peaceniks. Mr. Bush's message was clear, "We ain't leavin." Steam erupts from the ears of the Bush haters who, these days, resemble Wile E. Coyote, flummoxed by this elusive roadrunner from Texas. Turnabout is fair play. Here on the right, we groaned daily about the Clintons during their agonizing reign. But, true to conservative principles, we found a way to make a...
  • Bimbos...er...Babes against Bush Gal on Hannity Now

    12/04/2003 1:42:21 PM PST · by WinOne4TheGipper · 80 replies · 390+ views
    http://www.hannity.com | 12/04/03 | will1776
    Funny! She's stuck on the economy! She only got $280 dollars of tax cuts. Waaaaa
  • Dixie Chicks not on Top of the World anymore

    11/27/2003 12:59:10 AM PST · by annajones · 23 replies · 454+ views
    On November 21 Hits Daily Double reports that top sellers would be Britney, Blink-182, and the Beatles...but with the early release of the Dixie Chicks Top of the World the chart picture could change dramatically... On November 26 Hits Daily Double has all the numbers in..and Britney, Blink-182, and Beatles sell 300k to 600k in sales. Dixie Chicks who in the past never had trouble topping the charts now come in at may 100k for their 1st weak of sales---so much for hitsdailydouble's prediction that the Chicks new release will change the chart picture.
  • That Man in the White House: Reading the Bush bashers

    11/29/2003 1:43:28 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 20 replies · 359+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 11/29/03 | Andrew Ferguson
    Had Enough? A Handbook for Fighting Back by James Carville with Jeff Nussbaum Simon & Schuster, 306 pp., $23 Big Lies The Right Wing Propaganda Machine and How It Distorts the Truth by Joe Conason St. Martin's, 245 pp., $24.95 The Lies of George W. Bush Mastering the Politics of Deception by David Corn Crown, 337 pp., $24 Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken Dutton, 377 pp., $24.95 Thieves in High Places They've Stolen Our Country--and It's Time to Take It Back by Jim Hightower Viking, 280...
  • For Democrats, it will take more than Bush-bashing to win

    11/24/2003 2:50:14 PM PST · by PeteFromMontana · 8 replies · 152+ views
    USA Today ^ | 11/24/2003 | Richard Benedetto
    <p>WASHINGTON — The nine Democrats running for president have been offered a bit of interesting advice from the leaders of the moderate wing of their party.</p> <p>In sum, it is this: Cut down on the shrill and caustic Bush-bashing and present voters with solid reasons to vote for you.</p>
  • MOVEON, leftist group, says SHOW THIS BUSH-BASHING FILM TO YOUR FRIENDS

    11/19/2003 10:44:21 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 39 replies · 257+ views
    Host a house party on Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War Dear MoveOn member, We've asked you to call your Senators, write your local newspaper, and visit your Congressman. Today, we're asking you to party. With your help, on Sunday, December 7th, we'll hold thousands of house parties across the country to screen the new documentary Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War. The documentary clearly describes, in the words of experts and former intelligence officials, how President Bush and his administration manipulated evidence to take our country to war. We've been to a few screenings, and...
  • Treason is the Vision

    11/16/2003 9:57:27 AM PST · by Pharmer · 42 replies · 218+ views
    My fertile mind | 11/16/2003 | me
    Conservative pundits have panned to Democratic party’s Bush bashing and gutter slime politics as signs of a political movement on it’s last desparate gasp as they lack any “vision” for the future. On the contrary. There is plenty of vision in their rhetoric. Granted there are no new ideas in the vision but it is there just the same. Higher taxes, socialized medicine, UN sovereignty over US sovereignty, blah, blah, blah. This is the same elitist stuff they are spouting for years. This their way to “establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare,...