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  • Rush IS right: The conservative base DID NOT show up for Mitt & giving amnesty will not help the GOP

    11/14/2012 8:00:54 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 65 replies
    11/14/2012 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    Rush is right! And the GOP-e along with the Morrises, the George Wills, etc, failed in their predictions. Morris admitted he had egg on his face, but I did not see George Will admit this. Maybe he did, but I didn't see it. Are the now obsolete? Are the Krauthammers, the O'Reillys, the Vannitys, Rollins, etc also obsolete? Is Vannity still going to continue having the same ol same ol on his show? And what about the other shows on FOX News? Are they going to continue having RINOS/CINO guests/hosts on their shows? Mitt Romney got fewer votes than McCain...
  • Jeb Bush Says His Father and Reagan Would Lose Out in Today’s GOP

    06/11/2012 11:08:17 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 82 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 11, 2012 | Shushannah Walshe
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush today said that both Ronald Reagan and his father, George H.W. Bush, would have a hard time getting nominated by the more conservative voters in today’s Republican Party. “Ronald Reagan would have, based on his record of finding accommodation, finding some degree of common ground, as would my dad, they would have a hard time if you define the Republican party, and I don’t, as having an orthodoxy that doesn’t allow for disagreement, doesn’t allow for finding some common ground,” Bush said, according to Buzzfeed, which reported Bush’s giving the comments at the headquarters of...
  • Pres. George H.W. Bush celebrates his 88th! Watch the TODAY show 8am to see Jenna interview (edit)

    06/11/2012 6:45:02 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 29 replies
    Laura Bush twitter ^ | June 11, 2012 | Laura Bush
    Tomorrow, President George H.W. Bush will celebrate his 88th birthday! Watch the TODAY show at 8:00 am to see a cute interview between Jenna Bush Hager and her grandfather.
  • Castle's Defeat Signals End Of Moderate GOP (Gigantic Barf Alert!!!)

    09/15/2010 4:07:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 15, 2010 | Leftwing lunatic E. J. DIONNE JR
    WILMINGTON, Del. — On the eve of the primary that would end his electoral career, Rep. Mike Castle was in a reflective mood. He seemed calm and confident, yet almost everything he said sounded valedictory as he offered a prescient analysis that explained in advance a defeat that echoes through the nation. A genial and courtly man in the manner of the elder President Bush (who held a fundraiser for him in Kennebunkport), the nine-term congressman was mourning the decline of both the conciliatory style of politics that animated his career and the moderate Republican disposition that the Tea Party...
  • New book tells inside story of pivotal Bush-Reagan debate in Nashua

    10/20/2009 8:52:31 PM PDT · by pissant · 9 replies · 548+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 10/20/09 | Rich Dunham
    Craig Shirley, a prominent conservative consultant and close ally of Ronald Reagan, has just written a superb insider's account of Reagan's return from the political wilderness in 1980. Entitled "Rendezvous with Destiny," it is full of anecdotes that have never been published before. Here is Shirley's account of the pivotal moment in the bitter GOP presidential primary battle between Reagan and former Texas congressman and CIA director George H.W. Bush. To order the book, click here. Rendezvous with Destiny.bmp The thirty-five days between the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary during the 1980 presidential campaign were the most important...
  • GHWB Remarks to Students and Faculty at Alice Deal Junior High School [10-01-1991]

    09/04/2009 6:54:28 AM PDT · by BigSkyFreeper · 9 replies · 634+ views
    GHWB Presidential Library ^ | October 1, 1991 | Transcript
    Remarks to Students and Faculty at Alice Deal Junior High School 1991-10-01 Thank you, Ms. Mostoller, and thanks for allowing me to visit your classroom to talk to you and all these students, and millions more in classrooms all across the country.You know, long before I became President I was a parent. I remember the times that my kids came up with a really tough question or a difficult decision. I tried my best never to shut them down with a quick ``no.'' I would simply say those three magic words that made that problem disappear: ``Ask your Mother.'' [Laughter]Let...
  • Elder Bush completes birthday parachute jump

    06/12/2009 2:45:48 PM PDT · by pissant · 10 replies · 637+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 6/12/09 | staff
    KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine - Former President George H.W. Bush marked his 85th birthday on Friday the same way he did his 75th and 80th birthdays: He leaped from a plane and zoomed downward at more than 100 mph in freefall before parachuting safely to a spot near his oceanfront home. Bush made the tandem jump from 10,500 feet with Sgt. 1st Class Mike Elliott of the Army's Golden Knights, who guided them to a gentle landing on the lawn of St. Ann's Church.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 1-9-09

    01/09/2009 5:51:35 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 87 replies · 3,238+ views
    Today President Bush visited privately with the White House Communication Agency and the White House Transportation Agency, and later met with the men and women stationed at Bolling Air Force Base, where he thanked them for their service over the past eight years. Tomorrow, President & Mrs. Bush will attend the commissioning ceremony of the USS George H. W. Bush in Norfolk, Virginia, along with former President George H. W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush. It was just a little over two years ago that the aircraft carrier—the 10th and final of the Nimitz class—was christened by the former President’s...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 1-7-09

    01/07/2009 5:59:15 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 146 replies · 3,572+ views
    Today President Bush welcomed former President George H. W. Bush to the Oval Office. A disbarred lawyer, a failed peanut-farmer and a former ACORN employee were also in attendance. (Transcript) President Bush: All of us who have served in this office understand that the office transcends the individual. Translation: Playing “president-elect” is a lot different than actually being president, Barry. First Lady Laura Bush unveiled the official George W. Bush State china plates this afternoon during a press availablity in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House. (Transcript) The 320 plate service was designed by Mrs. Bush and...
  • Navy to Commission Aircraft Carrier George H.W. Bush

    01/07/2009 12:46:34 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 40 replies · 4,505+ views
    Faxts News Australia ^ | January 1, 2009 | Staff
    The Navy's newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush will be commissioned Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, during an 11 a.m. EST ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. President George W. Bush will deliver the principal address. Dorothy "Doro" Bush Koch, daughter of the ship's namesake, is the ship's sponsor. In the time-honored Navy tradition, she will give the order to "man our ship and bring her to life!" The lastNimitz-class aircraft carrier is named to honor World War II naval aviator and America's 41st president George H. W. Bush. Born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Mass., Bush began...
  • Navy to Commission Aircraft Carrier George H.W. Bush (ooooo! Bubba's gonna be Torked.)

    12/31/2008 3:42:45 PM PST · by SandRat · 80 replies · 2,733+ views
    The Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush will be commissioned Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, during an 11 a.m. EST ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. President George W. Bush will deliver the principal address. Dorothy “Doro” Bush Koch, daughter of the ship’s namesake, is the ship’s sponsor. In the time-honored Navy tradition, she will give the order to "man our ship and bring her to life!" The lastNimitz-class aircraft carrier is named to honor World War II naval aviator and America’s 41st president George H. W. Bush. Born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Mass., Bush began...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 7-18-07

    07/18/2007 5:21:41 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 105 replies · 2,308+ views
    This morning President Bush traveled to Landover, Maryland and toured Man And Machine Inc., a company that makes computer accessories for hospitals, medical laboratories, and industrial environments. Afterwards, the president joined a roundtable discussion of healthcare initiatives and how they should benefit the individual, not the government or insurance companies. (Transcript) President Bush returned to the White House this afternoon and met with the Import Safety Group. (Transcript) First Lady Laura Bush took part in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards ceremony in the East Room of the White House. (Transcript) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met with senators on Capitol...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush--Independence Day: 7-4-07

    07/04/2007 5:25:05 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 134 replies · 3,164+ views
    This Fourth of July, President Bush spoke to the West Virginia Air National Guard 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, WV (Transcript) Former President GHWB and Mrs. Bush were welcomed by Tiger Woods to the AT&T Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am today in Bethesda, MD. Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) 2-8-07

    02/08/2007 5:25:26 PM PST · by snugs · 140 replies · 2,050+ views
    Today the President met with former President of Lebanon in the Oval Office He also joins Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff during a briefing at the department of homeland security. Defense Secretary Robert Gates attended a meeting of NATO defense ministers in Seville, Spain. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill and also met with former Lebanese President Amin Gemayel at the State Department. Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • Cousin of President Bush (Sr.) involved in car crash; police officer killed

    10/23/2006 4:31:33 AM PDT · by Hadean · 19 replies · 1,401+ views
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A cousin of President Bush is involved in a crash that takes the life of a Connecticut police officer. Police officer Dan Picaglee died Saturday night, four days after being struck by an SUV. The driver who struck that officer is a cousin of former President Bush, and he is also a federal judge. Reports indicate a DUI test was not given to this man after the accident. Officer Picaglee was with that police department for 17 years.
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (10-07-06): Christening of the USS George H. W. Bush

    10/07/2006 5:28:43 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 368 replies · 6,376+ views
    President Bush and Mrs. Bush joined former President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush for the christening of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, the USS George H. W. Bush CVN 77. Click here for a transcript of the GWB’s remarks. Also in attendance at the ceremony were Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, General Peter Pace, Virginia Senator George Allen, Doro Bush Koch and Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Enjoy your Saturday visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (many photos): 09-26-06

    09/26/2006 5:28:04 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 216 replies · 3,297+ views
    President Bush and President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan held a press conference in the White House East Room today. First Lady Laura Bush spoke at fundraisers for Republican congressional candidate Joy Padgett in Granville, Ohio and for Ray Meier in Utica, N.Y. Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice met with Indonesian Vice President Muhammad Yusuf Kalla at the White House. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld arrived at Mother Teresa airport in Tirana. He will take part at the meeting of defense ministers of southeast Europe that will be held on September 27 in Albania. Enjoy your Tuesday...
  • Questions About Miers That Bush Needs to Answer

    10/14/2005 12:38:54 PM PDT · by Theodore R. · 162 replies · 1,831+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 10-14-05 | Schlafly, Phyllis
    Questions About Miers that Bush Needs to Answer by Phyllis Schlafly Posted Oct 14, 2005 If John G. Roberts' confirmation hearing is any guide, we won't learn anything from Harriet Miers' confirmation hearing. So here are some questions we would like President Bush to answer. You said, "Trust me." But why should we trust you when experience proves we could not trust the judgment of President Reagan (who gave us Justices O'Connor and Kennedy) or President George H.W. Bush (who gave us Justice Souter)? Are you more trustworthy than Reagan or your father? You said, "She's not going to change.......
  • Caption Bush the Elder and Bubba Clinton

    06/28/2005 10:33:57 AM PDT · by Babu · 54 replies · 1,487+ views
  • Life is Good ... but you can't be 41 forever

    05/31/2004 2:13:21 PM PDT · by Darlin' · 120 replies · 526+ views
    Forbes.com ^ | 24 May 2004 | George H.W. Bush
    Age 80--What's it like? Let me help you with that one. Maybe other old guys can learn something from this octogenarian. Maybe as they ache and repeat themselves and tilt when they walk and wonder how others cope, they will see they are not alone. That should encourage them to head more confidently toward the finish line. First of all, there are a lot of changes when you get to be 80. In my case, I still feel like charging ahead and living life to the hilt, but my body lags behind. My mind is out there on the playing...
  • Keyes Warns that Bush Could Appoint Sandra Day O'Connor as Chief Justice

    05/08/2004 7:22:52 PM PDT · by Theodore R. · 117 replies · 587+ views
    Letter from Alan Keyes | 05-08-04 | Keyes, Alan
    Former UN diplomat and Republican presidential contender Alan Keyes of Maryland is warning that "pressure from Democrats and RINOs is building on President Bush to nominate Sandra Day O'Connor as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and hand liberal special interests everything they want -- on a platter! In a letter to "Defenders of Justice," Keyes writes: "You've seen Ted Kennedy's filibusters against conservatives federal judges set the stage for a national disaster. "Because every contact I have tells me that President Bush's political "advisors" are pressing him to make "safe" Supreme Court appointments. That is, appointments the liberals will...
  • Charley Reese: "Conspiracy"

    02/23/2004 6:26:52 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 2 replies · 189+ views
    King Features Syndicate ^ | 02-23-04 | Reese, Charley
    Conspiracy Conspiracy fans can have a field day if Sen. John Kerry wins the Democratic nomination for president, as it appears at this time he will. Conspiracy buffs can say that, once more, the Establishment has won. Both the Democrat and the Republican nominees will be Establishment types — both are rich guys, both are Yale graduates, and both are members of the secretive and elitist Skull and Bones club at Yale. And the outsiders (Howard Dean, John Edwards and Wesley Clark) remain outside. By now, I'm used to this state of affairs and don't put a lot of stock...
  • A Strategy for Kerry

    02/15/2004 6:03:32 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 43 replies · 313+ views
    Joseph Sobran column ^ | 01-29-04 | Sobran, Joseph
    A Strategy for Kerry January 29, 2004 After the first President Bush betrayed conservatives by raising taxes, in spite of his promise never to do so, many conservatives didn’t bother voting for him in 1992. This was one of the reasons he lost to Bill Clinton, who re-energized the conservative movement and brought about a Republican takeover of Congress in the 1994 elections. In the meantime, Clinton’s ambitious national health-care plan flopped. Principled conservatives should hope that history repeats itself in 2004. If John Kerry wins the presidency, Republicans may start acting a bit like conservatives again. Under the current...
  • {Sobran's} Election-Year Forecast

    01/31/2004 9:41:48 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 9 replies · 208+ views
    Joseph Sobran column ^ | 01-31-04 | Sobran, Joseph
    Election-Year Forecast January 15, 2004 Secretary of State Colin Powell now admits, or acknowledges, or however you want to put it, that he hasn’t seen a “smoking gun” proving that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction or terrorist connections, though he says it was nonetheless “prudent” to suppose so “at the time.” The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has concluded that the Bush administration misrepresented the “threat” from Saddam Hussein. Paul O’Neill, President Bush’s former secretary of the Treasury, says Bush was determined to depose Saddam Hussein as soon as he took office, long before the 9/11 attacks, and...
  • Bush Prepares the Battlefield

    01/26/2004 6:33:34 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 25 replies · 394+ views
    WND.com ^ | 01-26-03 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    Bush prepares the battlefield Posted: January 26, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 Creators Syndicate, Inc. After reading the State of the Union address, one appreciates how much greater a grasp George W. Bush has of politics than did his father. For this was the sort of speech one would expect to hear from a candidate who had just been nominated at his party's convention, not a president in wartime. It was an acceptance speech, a war map revealing the terrain where Bush intends to fight the battle of 2004. "Bring 'Em On!" could have been its subtitle. Democrats on...
  • Bush Gives Country Away

    01/15/2004 9:49:14 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 260 replies · 566+ views
    WND.com | 01-15-03 | Farah, Joseph
    Bush gives country away Posted: January 15, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com President Bush's plan to legalize 8 million to 12 million illegal aliens – maybe considerably more – is one of the most irresponsible, dangerous, reckless proposals to come out of Washington in my lifetime. And that's saying a lot. In my lifetime, I have witnessed: wage-and-price controls imposed by Richard Nixon; the greatest expansion of unconstitutional, immoral wealth-transfer programs in the history of our country; the use of the Internal Revenue Service by President Clinton to harass and intimidate political adversaries; the sacrifice of more than...
  • Dean: A Prophet Ahead of His Time?

    01/07/2004 8:44:03 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 11 replies · 259+ views
    WND.com ^ | 01-07-04 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    Dean: A prophet ahead of his time? Posted: January 7, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Within four weeks, the Democratic nominee will probably be known, and this city believes it will almost surely be Howard Dean. The Iowa caucuses on Jan. 19, the New Hampshire primary on Jan. 27, and the South Carolina primary on Feb. 3, same day as half a dozen other caucuses and primaries, will tell the tale. The shrillness and savagery of the attacks on Dean by rival Democrats like Joe Lieberman underscore the point. They all understand that if Dean...
  • Will Americans Support Another Amnesty?

    01/06/2004 2:39:07 PM PST · by Theodore R. · 4 replies · 236+ views
    Schlafly Columns ^ | 01-06-04 | Schlafly, Phyllis
    Will Americans Support Another Amnesty? by Phyllis Schlafly Posted Jan 6, 2004 Were Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge's Miami meanderings a gaffe, a trial balloon, an announcement of his department's policy, or an announcement of Bush administration policy? We are entitled to know. His shocking words were a broadside on current law: "We have to come to grips with the presence of 8 to 12 million illegal aliens, afford them some kind of legal status some way." He pointedly did not say we have to come to grips with 8 to 12 million people who have violated our...
  • Suddenly Rush Limbaugh Is Concerned About Conspiracies

    01/05/2004 7:27:17 PM PST · by Theodore R. · 57 replies · 181+ views
    Chuck Baldwin Ministries ^ | 01-06-04 | Baldwin, Chuck
    Suddenly Rush Limbaugh Is Concerned About Conspiracies By Chuck Baldwin Food For Thought From The Chuck Wagon January 6, 2004 Nationally syndicated radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh has seen the light, or maybe felt the heat. In either case, he suddenly realizes the consequences of living in a society where government agencies have unfettered access to personal information and where individuals have little or no constitutional protections. Welcome back, Rush. For years, Limbaugh has impugned, denigrated, and chastised any caller who dared bring up the subject of federal encroachment on individual liberties, calling them "conspiracy nuts," or worse. He...
  • Wesley Clark: Bush Plans Flawed

    12/30/2003 5:30:07 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 9 replies · 164+ views
    Jackson, MS, Clarion-Ledger ^ | 12-30-03 | Kanengiser, Andy
    <p>Carol Moseley Braun Less than 1 percent.</p> <p>Fourteen percent were undecided.</p> <p>Wesley Clark, in Jackson to court Mississippi voters on his Southern "True Grits Tour," vowed to reach out to millions of Americans without health insurance and took aim at President Bush's Iraq strategy.</p>
  • Many Pushing Breaux to Seek a Fourth Term

    12/14/2003 5:49:54 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 10 replies · 154+ views
    Shreveport, LA, Times ^ | 12-14-03 | Not given
    <p>BATON ROUGE - U.S. Sen. John Breaux, once the youngest member of Congress, will announce Monday whether he will run for a fourth term.</p> <p>The 59-year-old has scheduled lunch with his staff Monday to discuss his decision then will hold a press conference at 1:30 p.m. in Baton Rouge to announce it to Louisiana.</p>
  • "Me Too, Pal," Says Bush, Hanging Up

    12/03/2003 6:31:11 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 111 replies · 192+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 12-03-03 | Kaplan, Jonathan K.
    'Me too, pal,' says Bush, hanging up By Jonathan E. Kaplan Conservative Republican frustration over the failure of the Bush administration and the House Republican leadership to restrain federal spending has boiled over in recent days, producing a rare confrontation between GOP lawmakers and party leaders. The internal conflict, fueled largely by recent passage of the $78 billion Iraq reconstruction effort and the $400 billion prescription-drug benefit for senior citizens that squeaked through the House on Nov. 22, came to a head last week when President Bush abruptly terminated a phone conversation with a Florida Republican who refused his plea...
  • KY State Baptists' New Head to Keep Duties {As Judge} Apart

    11/12/2003 5:21:59 PM PST · by Theodore R. · 237+ views
    Louisville, KY, Courier-Journal ^ | 11-12-03 | Smith, Peter
    <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. — In his day job as a federal appellate judge, Eugene Siler Jr. often guards the separation of church and state and even ruled against vouchers for church schools, a decision later overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.</p>
  • Buchanan Questions "George Woodrow Carter"

    11/12/2003 6:16:52 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 166 replies · 293+ views
    WND.com ^ | 11-12-03 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    George Woodrow Carter Posted: November 12, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 Creators Syndicate, Inc. Reading President Bush's address to the National Endowment for Democracy, one wonders: Have the neocons captured him totally? For, though he is being hailed as Reagan's true heir, Bush has begun to sound like a clone of Woodrow Wilson or Jimmy Carter. Foreign policy is, in Walter Lippman's phrase, the "Shield of the Republic." Its purpose: protect our independence and freedom. "We do not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy," said John Quincy Adams. Traditional conservatives believe in the Eisenhower formula of Peace...
  • Columnist Charley Reese: "Don't Trust Government"

    11/04/2003 9:39:03 PM PST · by Theodore R. · 3 replies · 132+ views
    King Features Syndicate, Inc. ^ | 11-05-03 | Reese, Charley
    Don't Trust Government The independent commission set up to investigate the Sept. 11 attacks is threatening to use subpoenas to get documents that the White House has so far refused to give up. This is stonewalling and a cover-up. The president, at his recent news conference, referred to his daily intelligence briefings and said, in his own muddled way, that if they were made public, the people who prepared them would somehow be inhibited in preparing future intelligence briefings. That is so illogical it beggars reply. These briefings are written in summary form. It's not as if they quote Serge,...
  • Farah Column: Wesley Clark as the "Time Traveler"

    10/02/2003 6:46:19 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 4 replies · 211+ views
    WND.com ^ | 10-02-03 | Farah, Joseph
    The time traveler Posted: October 2, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 WorldNetDaily.com Do you know why Wesley Clark is interested in time travel? He wishes he could go back to May 10, 2001, and make a few changes in the way he handled the next day. On May 11, 2001, the general and now Democrat candidate for president, spoke to the Pulaski County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner in Little Rock, Ark. Here's what he said in a speech sure to haunt him throughout his campaign: "And I'm very glad we've got the great team in office, men like Colin...
  • Charley Reese: {Empire Is} "The Road to Darkness"

    09/29/2003 7:01:29 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 14 replies · 197+ views
    King Features Syndicate ^ | 09-29-2003 | Reese, Charley
    Road To Darkness I really don't understand George Bush. Why can't he say: "I was convinced that Saddam had weapons of mass destruction but apparently our intelligence was faulty. I'm sorry to have misled you, but getting rid of Saddam is still a good idea, etc., and so forth"? No, there is apparently something in the Bush genes that forbids ever admitting to having made a mistake. Such arrogance cost his father a second term, and it could do the same to the son's political ambition. In the father's case, he refused to apologize to the American people for breaking...
  • Pastor Chuck Baldwin: "Finally, The Real Reason We Invaded Iraq Has Been Revealed"

    09/25/2003 1:58:48 PM PDT · by Theodore R. · 80 replies · 256+ views
    Chuck Baldwin Ministries ^ | 09-26-03 | Baldwin, Chuck
    Finally, The Real Reason We Invaded Iraq Has Been Revealed By Chuck Baldwin Food For Thought From The Chuck Wagon September 26, 2003 Initially, the invasion of Iraq was sold to the American people on the premise that Iraq posed an immediate risk to the safety and security of the United States. We were told that Iraq had amassed Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and if we did not attack first, we were sure to be victimized by terrorist attacks from Iraq. Americans were also told that there were significant ties between Iraq and Al Qaeda. It was even propounded...
  • Dan Frisa Examines Bush's "Compassionate Caving"

    09/11/2003 9:37:36 PM PDT · by Theodore R. · 12 replies · 220+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | 09-11-03 | former Rep. Dan Frisa, R-NY
    Compassionate Caving Dan Frisa Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003 Throughout the 2000 presidential campaign, candidate George W. Bush defined himself and his policies under the mantle of “compassionate conservatism.” Upon assuming office in 2001, President Bush spoke of changing the tone in Washington, urging a new civility in public debate on the issues of the day. What he didn’t say – ever – was that he would compromise conservative values in some slick Karl Rove–inspired effort to co-opt the Democrats’ leftist agenda, thereby depriving the opposition of many of its key issues and paving the way for a smooth re-election in...
  • Farah Explains "How to Become CIA Director" (in the Clinton Administration)

    09/09/2003 6:18:59 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 2 replies · 336+ views
    WND.com ^ | 09-09-03 | Farah, Joseph
    How to become CIA director Posted: September 9, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 WorldNetDaily.com For years I've been wondering how someone as sensible as James Woolsey ever became Bill Clinton's CIA director. A new book, getting much acclaim on other points, "Why America Slept," by Gerald Posner, finally answers the question. Indeed, from Posner's account, it seems like it was a mistake. The story is fascinating for what it says about the Clinton administration's priorities and policies. Woolsey was a conservative Democrat, former Rhodes scholar and attorney who served as undersecretary of the Navy in the Carter administration. He...
  • Phyllis Schlafly: Congress Should Stand Up to Federal Courts

    08/29/2003 7:50:25 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 16 replies · 324+ views
    Schlafly Columns ^ | 08-27-03 | Schlafly, Phyllis
    Phyllis Schlafly Aug. 27, 2003 Federal court decisions about the Pledge of Allegiance and the Ten Commandments, and the specter raised in Lawrence v. Texas that marriage may no longer be defined as the union of a man and a woman, show that the time has come to curb the Imperial Judiciary. Not only did one federal judge overturn a nearly 60 percent majority of California voters who passed Proposition 187 in 1994, but another single federal judge in Sacramento is at this moment threatening to cancel the California recall election! Alexander Hamilton wrote in the Federalist Papers 78, 81...
  • The message in the Baghdad bombing?

    08/25/2003 6:00:55 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 132 replies · 347+ views
    WND ^ | 08-25-03 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    The message in the Baghdad bombing? Posted: August 25, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 Creators Syndicate, Inc. If terrorism is the murder of innocents for political ends, Aug. 19 was the Day of the Terrorist. In Jerusalem, a suicide bomber blew up a bus packed with Orthodox Jews. In Baghdad, a terrorist drove a truckload of bombs into the hotel-headquarters of the United Nations. Forty perished in the two attacks, 20 are still missing in Baghdad, over 200 were wounded. Both were acts of pure terror, massacres of noncombatants. But as the World Trade Center attacks bore a message...
  • An Analysis of the Nominations of Justices O'Connor and Souter

    06/26/2003 11:50:09 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 15 replies · 281+ views
    Griffin News.com ^ | 01-15-01 | Droleskey, Thomas A
    Sandra Day O’Connor, Part Deux by Thomas A. Droleskey January 15, 2001 “The Court, the Court, the Court.” That mantra was invoked by all manner of well-meaning people during the late presidential campaign. “We can’t waste our vote on Buchanan. We have to vote for George W. Bush. He’s going to reshape the Supreme Court with his appointments. The Court, the Court, the Court.” I was viewed as something of a nine-headed troglodyte for simply reciting the simple truth that as governor of Texas the man who is now president-elect appointed four pro-aborts to the Texas Supreme Court, each of...