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  • George W. Bush Delivers Commencement Speech at SMU, Pokes Fun at Himself (1 min Video)

    05/16/2015 6:02:28 PM PDT · by blueyon · 78 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 5/16/17 | John S. Roberts
    Humility from a politician is more easy to come by from those on the Right, but you can completely forget about it from anyone who sides with the Left. Am I wrong? Obama, Reid, Pelosi, are they humble? Exactly. The one person who has taken a beating more than any individual on the planet for the past 15 years or so chooses a different path. Even during his time in office, President George W. Bush recognized that he wasn’t the most eloquent speaker who ever resided at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., but the fact remains that the guy is not one...
  • Bush: 'Arab Spring' Is ‘Broadest Challenge to Authoritarian Rule Since Collapse of Soviet Communism’

    05/16/2012 12:26:21 PM PDT · by robowombat · 57 replies
    CNS | May 15, 2012 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Bush: 'Arab Spring' Is ‘Broadest Challenge to Authoritarian Rule Since Collapse of Soviet Communism’ By Elizabeth Harrington May 15, 2012 ( – Former President George W. Bush said Tuesday that the Arab Spring is “the broadest challenge to authoritarian rule since the collapse of Soviet Communism." “These are extraordinary times in the history of freedom,” Bush said in a speech in Washington, D.C., sponsored by his presidential foundation, the George W. Bush Institute. “In the Arab Spring we have seen the broadest challenge to authoritarian rule since the collapse of Soviet communism," Bush said. "Great change has come to a...
  • George W. Bush Says Keystone Pipeline Is a 'No-Brainer’

    03/14/2012 1:06:27 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 107 replies · 2+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 3-13-12
    TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry oil from landlocked Alberta to the U.S. Gulf Coast, is a “no-brainer” that would create jobs and bolster the economy, former President George W. Bush said on Tuesday. The $7.6 billion Keystone XL line would generate private-sector employment and government revenue, he said at an American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers conference in San Diego. The U.S. government’s budget deficit is unsustainable and must be reduced by supporting industry, Bush said. “The clear goal ought to be how to get the private sector to grow,” said Bush, who spoke during a luncheon at...
  • In Memoir, Rice Tells of Clashes With Cheney

    10/22/2011 4:56:08 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 60 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 10-22-11 | Peter Baker
    *snip* First as national security adviser and later as secretary of state, Ms. Rice often argued against the hard-line approach that Mr. Cheney and others advanced. The vice president’s staff was “very much of one ultra-hawkish mind,” she writes, adding that the most intense confrontation between her and Mr. Cheney came when she argued that terrorism suspects could not be “disappeared” as in some authoritarian states. In November 2001, she writes, she went to President George W. Bush upon learning that he had issued an order prepared by the White House counsel, Alberto R. Gonzales, authorizing military commissions without telling...
  • Jeannie DeAngelis: A ‘Windshield Rancher’ and the Nouveau Riche97

    08/22/2011 8:07:06 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 12 replies
    Big Government ^ | 8-22-11 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    In reaction to the criticism over the Obama family heading to Martha’s Vineyard amidst gargantuan economic woes and unemployment rates so high even the dead are disturbed, liberals have taken to defending Obama’s vacation time (transportation compliments of two tax-payer funded jets) by portraying George W. Bush as a man who never worked. According to Obama’s defenders, Bush vacation days were disproportionately greater when compared to Barack “nose-to-the-grindstone” Obama’s. The left argues that Obama has earned 10 days in a haven for multimillionaires because Bush spent eight years in perpetual party mode. Mr. Bush did spend time on “vacation.” But...
  • A Hat Tip To Bush

    07/11/2011 5:02:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 11, 2011 | Staff
    Freedom: As South Sudan joyfully celebrated its independence from Sudan, President Obama hailed it as the fruit of partnership, togetherness, hope and unity. South Sudanese, however, hailed President Bush. Proudly wearing the black cowboy hat given to him by President Bush, South Sudan's new president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, couldn't have made a stronger statement about who made his country's independence possible after 50 years of warfare. "It was George Bush and the Christian fundamentalists who heard the cry of South Sudan," affirmed a South Sudanese man quoted by the Los Angeles Times. But to hear the White House — in...
  • Rather readies his version (continuing lies - Bush Nat'l Guard spectacle)

    12/12/2010 8:42:24 AM PST · by STARWISE · 55 replies · 2+ views
    NYPost ^ | 12-12-10
    *snip* Rather confided to writer Gregory Speck, "Until now I never fully understood the power of the forces behind my axing from the anchor post at CBS News several years back, simply for speaking the truth about George Bush's questionable National Guard service." Rather was fired in 2006 for claiming Bush had received preferential treatment in the Guard in the early '70s using questionable memos as evidence. He tells Page Six he'll set the record straight in his book due this spring,
  • HILLYER: Scooter Libby, on the record

    11/18/2010 8:15:52 PM PST · by STARWISE · 29 replies
    WashTimes ^ | 11-17-10 | Quin Hillyer
    *snip* Memory can be unreliable, and misstatements can happen despite pure intentions. It's only fair game to point this out. So say Valerie Plame Wilson, former CIA case manager and Vanity Fair cover girl, and her husband, Joseph C. Wilson IV, former ambassador to Gabon and extravagant self-promoter. Too bad the Wilsons, a power-mad federal prosecutor, an officious federal judge, a confused jury and a badly misled president wouldn't apply those same common-sense considerations to I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, wrongly convicted of perjury in the case stemming from State Department official Richard Armitage's public identification of Mrs. Wilson as a...
  • Back to the Bush Coalition

    11/06/2010 10:09:46 AM PDT · by ejdrapes · 22 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | November 5, 2010 | Jay Cost
    Published on The Weekly Standard ( Back to the Bush Coalition Where have we seen this majority before? Jay Cost November 15, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 09 The story of last week’s midterm battle is clear: It was an election about President Barack Obama, and the American people voted against him. According to the exit polls, voters nationwide disapproved of the president’s performance by a 9-point margin, 45-54 percent, and while their impressions of the Republican party were generally negative, they nevertheless gave the GOP what should turn out to be at least a 7-point margin of victory in the...
  • Vid -Col. Mark Tillman: describes flying Pres. Bush 9/11 + to Baghdad -- goosebumps!

    11/04/2010 2:46:13 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Video - Col. Mark Tillman's talk Col. Mark Tillman • Commander of Air Force One (2001-2009) • • Air Force One Pilot on September 11, 2001 • • Commander of 250 person crew • Selected by the White House as the nation’s 12th Presidential pilot, Colonel (ret) Mark W. Tillman served President George W. Bush as pilot and commander of Air Force One from 2001-2009. • As the leader of a large organization, his tenure was marked with excellence and an adherence to a Zero Fail philosophy. • Col. Tillman commanded Air Force One through multiple national events. Most notably,...
  • Bush says he approved waterboarding: report

    11/04/2010 6:41:38 AM PDT · by Phlap · 49 replies
    AFP ^ | 11/04/2010
    Former US president George W. Bush says in his new memoir he personally gave the go-ahead for CIA officers to waterboard self-confessed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, according to Thursday's Washington Post. "Damn right," Bush said when asked by the Central Intelligence Agency whether they should employ the coercive and controversial interrogation technique against the terror suspect, the Post reported, citing an unnamed person who has read the book.
  • CROWD ROARS AT WORLD SERIES As Bush Zings a Strike to Start Game 4

    11/01/2010 7:51:41 AM PDT · by fabrizio · 102 replies · 2+ views
    What a moment! George Bush 41 and George Bush 43 entered the stadium together tonight to throw out the first ball at the World Series. THE CROWD ROARED. Then GW threw a strike to home plate catcher Nolan Ryan to start off game 4. Barbara Bush was taking photos in the stands. What a wonderful moment.
  • Former president George W. Bush to speak in Ohio (WPAFB Air Force Museum - Veteran's Day)

    10/29/2010 1:24:45 PM PDT · by TSgt · 48 replies
    WKRC Local 12 ^ | 10/29/2010 | WKRC
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Former President George W. Bush will be in Ohio to speak at a Veterans Day tribute. Bush will be at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton on Nov. 11. The event comes as he promotes the release of his memoir, "Decision Points." The museum will offer free tickets Monday and opportunities to pre-purchase autographed copies of the book. Ohio provided the decisive electoral votes for the Republican president's 2004 re-election.
  • A Month in the life of George W. Bush (News and many Photos) September 2005

    09/05/2010 5:29:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3,571 replies · 21+ views
    The month of September 2005 was a very busy month for President Bush after Katrina came on land at the Gulf coast and damaged the area. We see President Bush and First Lady Laura visiting New Orleans and other affected areas in Louisiana and Mississippi to comfort the victims of the hurricane and bring aidThe country lost Chief Justice William Renquist who passed away on September 3, 2005President Bush nominated Judge Roberts to become the next Chief Supreme Court Justice. On September 29th Justice Roberts was sworn in as the 20th? Supreme Court Chief Justice.President Bush remembered 9/11 heroes at...
  • '08-Pelosi says House Judiciary may hold hearings on Kucinich impeachment resolution (+Castle)

    09/14/2010 10:22:23 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 24 replies
    Politico ^ | 7-10-08
    July 10, 2008 Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said this morning that the House Judiciary Committee may hold hearings on an impeachment resolution offered by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio). Kucinich is expected to offer a "privileged resolution" this afternoon calling on the House to look at whether President Bush should be removed from office for lying to Congress and the American public when he sought congressional approval back in 2002 for taking military action to invade Iraq and overthrow Saddam Hussein. Pelosi has said previously that impeachment "was off the table," so her comments this morning were surprising, and clearly signaled...
  • Former President Bush to speak at Reagan Library in November (Perspective on Leadership Forum)

    09/08/2010 9:16:28 PM PDT · by Libloather · 164 replies
    VC Star ^ | 9/08/10 | Michele Willer-Allred
    Former President Bush to speak at Reagan Library in NovemberBy Michele Willer-Allred Ventura County Star Posted September 8, 2010 at 10:22 a.m. Former President George W. Bush will be speaking at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Nov. 18. As part of the library’s “Perspective on Leadership Forum,” Bush will be discussing his memoir “Decision Points,” which brings readers inside the Texas governor’s mansion on the night of the hotly contested 2000 election, and aboard Air Force One on 9/11 in the hours after the attack on the World Trade Center Towers. The book also goes into detail...
  • Rather Still Claiming Bush Nat’l Guard Story Was True

    09/07/2010 6:20:09 AM PDT · by Not gonna take it anymore · 41 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | SEPTEMBER 6, 2010 | BY DON IRVINE
    Some people just can’t let go and Dan Rather is a case in point. Almost six years after he questioned George Bush’s National Guard service Rather is still defending the report that led to his eventual departure from the network. Give it a rest Dan. From TVNewser Rather, of course, famously parted ways with CBS after a story about Former President George W. Bush’s service in the National Guard was found to be based on faulty documents. Rather sued CBS over his ouster, and most of the charges have since been dismissed. Still, Rather continues to defend the report to...
  • In Bush v. Obama, Bush Wins in a Rout

    At a fund-raising event for Democrats in Dallas, where Bush now lives, Obama said the former president's "disastrous" policies had driven the U.S. economy into the ground and turned budget surpluses into deficits. Obama defended his repeated references to Bush's policies, saying they were necessary to remind Americans of the weak economy he inherited from Bush in January 2009. "The policies that crashed the economy, that undercut the middle class, that mortgaged our future, do we really want to go back to that, or do we keep moving our country forward?" Obama said at another fund-raising event in Austin, referring...
  • Flashback: Media Promoted Military Criticism of President Bush

    06/23/2010 9:29:35 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 3 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 6-22-10 | Lachlan Markay
    No general should criticize his or her commander, and Gen. Stanley McChrystal is no exception. But the mainstream media is primarily concerned with the political fallout of McChrystal's apparent insubordination as revealed by a piece in Rolling Stone. They are not concerned with whether his critiques are accurate, in stark contrast to other military officers' critiques of war policy under the Bush administration. During Bush's tenure, active duty generals that spoke out against administration policy were portrayed as courageous whistleblowers. Retired generals were treated as ever-wise sages of military policy. None were scrutinized as McChrystal, pictured right, has been in...
  • Revealing online comment from soldier (nails it)

    06/12/2010 8:41:25 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 36 replies · 1,494+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 6-12-10
    I miss President Bush enormously. Every single day. You cannot imagine what it's like to be sitting here in a combat zone and seeing pictures of Barack Obama at the top of my chain of command. On every wall in every building. It comes down to a single word: leadership. Setting aside all the tired old policy arguments I see recycled above, the reality is that Bush was a leader; Obama is not. I didn’t always agree with where Bush wanted to lead. But he led. Obama has never led anyone or anything to anywhere. I can forgive his misguided...
  • George W. Bush : Facebook "Inaugural Address" (WE MISS YOU!)

    06/10/2010 10:59:06 AM PDT · by pillut48 · 9 replies · 300+ views
    Facebook ^ | 6-10-10 | George W. Bush
    "Thanks for tuning in to my 'inaugural address'-on Facebook..."
  • bin Laden Associate: al-Qaida Expected Weak ‘Bill Clinton’ Response to 911

    04/30/2010 10:41:28 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 35 replies · 1,549+ views
    Dakota Voice ^ | 4-26-10 | Bob Ellis
    Noman Benotman, leader of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group and associate of Osama bin Laden, says bin Laden had no idea the United States would launch an all-out war against terrorism when they planned the 911 attacks. WTOP quotes Benotman as saying “What happened after the 11th of September was beyond their imagination, ” says Benotman, who adds that al-Qaida thought the U.S. was a “paper tiger.” bin Laden thought President George W. Bush would do the same thing Bill Clinton did in retaliation for terrorist attacks: launch a few cruise missiles at some camels and quickly forget the attack...
  • Threats against Bush at public protests

    03/25/2010 8:31:46 AM PDT · by illiac · 18 replies · 1,511+ views
    Bin's Corner ^ | Unknown | Bin's Corner
    Nice pictorial of threats against Bush at protests...
  • **Video: Different Presidents, A Different Corps (Pres. Bush - Obama)

    03/06/2010 12:21:34 PM PST · by STARWISE · 28 replies · 880+ views
    You Tube ^ | 3-1-09
  • George Bush endorses Dick Cheney role

    02/26/2010 10:06:59 AM PST · by STARWISE · 173 replies · 2,468+ views
    Politico ^ | 2-26-10 | Mike Allen
    For the first time, former President George W. Bush has said publicly that he approves of former Vice President Dick Cheney’s high-profile role in defending the past administration’s national security policies. “I’m glad Cheney is out there,” Bush said Friday morning at a reunion breakfast that was the inaugural event for the Bush-Cheney Alumni Association. The reception, held at a downtown Washington hotel, was closed to the press. Attendees supplied this account of the remarks. Cheney originally had been scheduled to appear with Bush but did not come because he is recovering from a heart scare. Bush visited his former...
  • "Miss Me Yet?" Bush Merchandise a Hit Online

    02/17/2010 10:31:30 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 80 replies · 2,758+ views
    "Miss Me Yet?" Bush Merchandise a Hit Online Posted by Stephanie Condon The cheery image of former President George W. Bush appeared on a billboard in Minnesota earlier this month, next to the words, "Miss me yet?" It appears a lot of people think it's a fair question. The online store CafePress saw a spike in demand for items featuring the same image as the billboard, the New York Daily News reports. Ten "Miss Me Yet?" items were on the company's list of its top-selling designs, CafePress spokeswoman Jenna Martin told the Daily News. "There were no Obama-themed designs on...
  • The GOP had at most 55 Senators during Bush's presidency (backhand praise from another lib)

    12/23/2009 9:09:30 AM PST · by STARWISE · 13 replies · 858+ views
    America Blog ^ | 12-15-09 | John Aravosis
    I've heard people say that it's not fair to criticize the Democrats for botching health care reform because the Democrats never truly had a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate. Sure, they have 60 votes in principle, the argument goes, but with Lieberman, Nelson, Landrieu, and Bayh counted as four of those votes, it's not really a solid 60. Perhaps. But then how was George Bush so effective in passing legislation during his presidency when he never had more than 55 Republicans in the Senate? In fact, during Bush's most effective years, from 2001 to 2005, the GOP had a grand...
  • Manmohan, Bush Get Candid Over Lunch

    10/30/2009 9:18:14 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 32 replies · 2,013+ views
    Times of India ^ | October 30th 2009
    Manmohan, Bush Get Candid Over Lunch 31 October 2009 NEW DELHI: Prime ministerial lunches are rarely fun affairs. People sort of get on with it, and then get on with their lives. Not on Friday. Early in the day, former US president George Bush, on a pleasure trip to India, announced cheerily, “I’m off to have lunch with my old pal.” He sauntered across to the home of his pal, one Manmohan Singh, who famously abandoned his starchy mien to declare this nation’s “deep love” for Bush, then stood stoically through the vicious jokes hurled at him. But for all...
  • Reid called Bush "liar," stood by comment UPDATE

    09/13/2009 9:37:42 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 19 replies · 1,815+ views
    Politico ^ | 9-13-09
    Interview with Senator Harry Reid, NBC’s Meet the Press, December 5, 2004 MR. RUSSERT: When the president talked about Yucca Mountain and moving the nation's nuclear waste there, you were very, very, very strong in your words. You said, "President Bush is a liar. He betrayed Nevada and he betrayed the country." Is that rhetoric appropriate? SEN. REID: I don't know if that rhetoric is appropriate. That's how I feel, and that's how I felt. I think to take that issue, Tim, to take the most poisonous substance known to man, plutonium, and haul 70,000 tons of it across the...
  • President Bush at Cowboys Stadium (will be involved in Super Bowl XLV)

    09/08/2009 9:36:28 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 15 replies · 1,267+ views
    Dallas News ^ | 9-8-09 | Jeff Mosier
    The Super Bowl XLV effort has been a celebrity draw, attracting everyone from football legends (Roger Staubach) to business legends (T. Boone Pickens). Now, the host committee has landed its biggest names yet: former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush. They will be co-chairs of an educational, community service and art project that's being described as the largest of its kind in the country aimed at elementary school children.
  • Shocker: Electronic Money Market Run Nearly Destroyed US Economy (Video-Kanjorski on CSPAN)

    09/01/2009 5:05:45 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 123 replies · 5,231+ views
    Rush Limbaugh (CSPAN video) ^ | 2-10-09 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want you to listen to this, Paul Kanjorski. He's a Democrat member of Congress from Pennsylvania. He was on C-SPAN's Washington Journal on January 27th. KANJORSKI: On Thursday at about 11 o'clock in the morning -- RUSH: Stop the tape a second. Go back and recue this. ***He's talking about September the 18th here. Let me tease you even further.*** September the 18th is the day last year that the world economy almost came to an end. Don't smirk. It's true, Snerdley. That's what Kanjorski is saying. So he's talking here about Thursday, September the 18th. KANJORSKI: On...
  • Bush's Guard Service

    08/28/2009 5:23:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies · 3,129+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 28, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Media Bias: Veteran reporter, author and commentator Bernard Goldberg reports that when CBS News did its fake National Guard story on George W. Bush avoiding service in Vietnam, it knew it was a lie.It's a liberal urban legend that Bush used the influence of his father and his father's friends to land a cushy position in the Texas National Guard to avoid service in Vietnam. The Democrats would run John Kerry as a hero in the war, and CBS News was all too eager to help with Mary Mapes producing a "60 Minutes II" segment in September 2004 charging exactly...
  • Video - Matalin: Gellman piece "B.S." (WaPo on Cheney)

    08/13/2009 8:30:52 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 16 replies · 1,451+ views
    Politico ^ | 8-13-09
    Video - Matalin: Gellman piece "B.S." (WaPo on Cheney)
  • A Month in the life of George W. Bush (News and photos)August2009

    08/01/2009 3:36:02 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 287 replies · 9,831+ views
    White House archives ^ | August 1, 2009
    It is now going on eight month since President Bush has left office. I thank God for the time he was our President and kept us save after the horrible day on September 11, 2001For this month thread I will post the August photos from 2001 - 2004. The quote of the day will be President Bush’s announcement on the Patients’ Bill Of Rights, which I find very appropriate being what will face us if the democrat’s health care bill passes and becomes law Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island ..
  • Dallas Police Scale Back Security for Home of Former President George W. Bush

    07/08/2009 5:17:09 PM PDT · by penelopesire · 105 replies · 3,957+ views
    Fox News ^ | July 08, 2009 | Fox news
    <p>Dallas has scaled back some of the police protection it was providing at the home of former President George W. Bush — a cut some said was due to financial constraints.</p> <p>The city has been struggling with a $190 million budget deficit.</p>
  • Former President George W. Bush Speaks on July 4 in Woodward, OK - Video 7/4/09

    07/05/2009 5:48:01 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 12 replies · 1,091+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 4, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is a video report on former President George W. Bush's speech yesterday in Woodward, Oklahoma, where he received a warm welcome on the 4th of July. Bush showed a good sense of humor with some jokes during his speech. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Tim Goeglein interview w James Dobson re Bush Faith

    06/08/2009 10:55:24 AM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 3 replies · 955+ views
    Focus on the Family radio broadcast, website ^ | 8 June 2009 | Focus on the Family, James Dobson
    Tim Goeglein, a former special assistant to President George W. Bush, offers an insider's perspective on the Bush administration. Goelein emphasizes President Bush's daily prayer and guidance from God while a war-time president. Three day interview.
  • Cindy Sheehan plans march on President Bush's new Dallas home

    06/04/2009 9:13:02 AM PDT · by sazerac · 97 replies · 2,617+ views
    WGMT News Macon ^ | June 4, 2009 | WMGT.COM
    Cindy Sheehan, who drew national attention for camping outside former President George W. Bush's ranch in protest of the Iraq War, is following him to Dallas. Sheehan will lead a demonstration Monday protesting "crimes against humanity." "We can't allow George Bush's crimes to be forgotten just because he is not in office anymore," she said in an e-mail. While most people in Preston Hollow have gone out of their way to welcome the former president and first lady home, they're not exactly rolling out the welcome mat for Sheehan. "Go away," resident Kathie Taub said. "Go back! Leave us alone!"...
  • I Was Right To Torture Terror Suspects - It Saved Lives, Claims Unrepentant George Bush

    05/29/2009 10:14:59 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 45 replies · 1,642+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | May 29th 2009
    I was right to torture terror suspects - it saved lives, claims unrepentant George Bush By DAVID GARDNER 29th May 2009 George Bush has defended his decision to allow the use of torture on terror suspects in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. The former president broke his silence on the scandal to insist that controversial interrogation methods like waterboarding and sleep deprivation helped save lives. Mr Bush was echoing claims made by his former Vice President Dick Cheney that the harsh interrogation techniques vilified by the Obama administration gained valuable intelligence. The ex-president was careful to avoid words...
  • CBS announcer: Any U.S. soldier would shoot Pelosi, strangle Reid

    05/08/2009 2:36:17 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 359 replies · 19,969+ views
    CBS announcer: Any U.S. soldier would shoot Pelosi, strangle Reid @ 5:16 pm by Michael O'Brien CBS Sports commentator David Feherty drew criticism Friday for suggesting any U.S. soldier would murder House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) if given the chance. "From my own experience visiting the troops in the Middle East, I can tell you this, though: despite how the conflict has been portrayed by our glorious media, if you gave any U.S. soldier a gun with two bullets in it, and he found himself in an elevator with Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid,...
  • Bush Adviser Questions John Kerry's Reference to Past Calls for 'Regime Change' in Iran

    05/06/2009 5:51:40 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 11 replies · 609+ views
    fox news ^ | 5/6/2009 | Fox News
    John Kerry ignited a debate Wednesday over former president Bush's policy toward Iran when he said at a Senate hearing that the Obama administration has abandoned calls for "regime change" in Tehran and expects a response to its diplomatic outreach. "That is not the current policy of this new administration, and it is important for Iran to understand that," Kerry said during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. "Just as we abandon calls for regime change in Tehran and recognize the legitimate Iranian role in the region, Iran's leaders need to moderate their behavior." But the Bush administration...
  • Bush Throws First Pitch At Rangers Home Opener [Gets Standing Ovation!]

    04/06/2009 9:46:58 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 14 replies · 1,011+ views
    AP Report ^ | April 06, 2009
    Bush throws first pitch at Rangers home opener The ball easily makes it over the plate and to Josh Hamilton's mitt April. 6, 2009 ARLINGTON, Texas - Former President George W. Bush wound up his right arm with two windmill whirls, then fired a high strike to help the Texas Rangers start the season Monday. In his first big appearance locally since moving to Dallas from the White House, Bush received a standing ovation and overwhelming cheers from a crowd of about 40,000 after the public address announcer said, "We welcome home the 43rd president." Bush, the team's managing general...
  • Play Ball! President Bush Throws Out First Pitch At Texas Rangers Game (Video)

    Baseball is Back! Play Ball! I miss this man.
  • The Dissing Of Laura Bush

    03/16/2009 8:38:48 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 111 replies · 3,626+ views
    Wall St. Journal ^ | March 16, 2009
    MARCH 17, 2009 The Dissing of Laura Bush By WILLIAM MCGURN By choosing Fort Bragg for her first official trip outside the capital last Thursday, Michelle Obama signaled that she will use her position as First Lady to promote one of America's most deserving causes: our military families. Plainly the families loved it. Just look at the smiles on those children as she read them "The Cat in the Hat." So it was just a little disconcerting the next morning to hear the First Lady explain how she came to this issue during last year's campaign. "I think I was...
  • Flashback: 2006 Poll Showed Most Democrats Wanted Bush to Fail

    03/09/2009 10:36:03 AM PDT · by nckerr · 13 replies · 1,425+ views
    Fox News ^ | 9 Mar 2009 | UNK
    Rush Limbaugh took a lot of heat for saying he wants President Obama to fail -- but a lot of Democrats felt the same way about former President George W. Bush during his second term. An August 2006 poll conducted by FOX News/Opinion Dynamics showed 51 percent of Democrats did not want Bush to succeed. Thirty-four percent of independents also did not want Bush to succeed. By comparison, 90 percent of Republicans said at the time that they wanted Bush to succeed, and 40 percent of Democrats said the same. Conservative radio talk show host Limbaugh says he doesn't want...
  • The Difference (Videos - Marines with Pres. Bush and Obama)

    03/04/2009 1:11:36 PM PST · by STARWISE · 21 replies · 1,396+ views
    Black Five ^ | 3-4-09
    The Real Revo has put up a video showing the difference between the reactions of the Marines at Camp Lejeune to George W. Bush and Barack H. Obama. ~~~~ Several like videos at the site link.
  • Barack Obama has released anti-terror memos from the Bush govnernment made after September 11

    03/02/2009 8:45:13 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 41 replies · 2,764+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 3 March 2009 | Melissa Taylor
    THE US military could have kicked in doors to raid a suspected terrorist cell in the United States without a warrant under a Bush-era legal memo the Justice Department made public. The memo, from October23, 2001, also said constitutional free-speech protections and a prohibition on unreasonable search and seizure could take a back seat to military needs in fighting terrorism inside the country. It was one of nine previously undisclosed memos and legal opinions which shed light on former U.S. President George W. Bush's legal guidance as he launched a war against terrorism after the September 11 attacks. "The government's...
  • Bush Talks About Life Outside the White House [did not watch President Obama's address....]

    02/26/2009 4:58:46 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 156 replies · 3,821+ views
    Bush Talks About Life Outside the White House 'The Only Thing We Don't Have Are the Newspapers,' Says Former First Lady By JONATHAN KARL and KAREN TRAVERS HOUSTON Feb. 26, 2009— Commercial airline travel, trips to the hardware store for nightlights and walks around the neighborhood all part of everyday life these days for former President George W. Bush and his wife, former first lady Laura Bush. In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Mrs. Bush said she and her husband were settling into a normal, post-presidency life at their new home in the Preston Hollow section of Dallas after...
  • Bush destroyed fiscal conservatism....

    02/14/2009 8:31:32 PM PST · by teg_76 · 80 replies · 1,984+ views
    Check out this graph, it pretty much explains it all: also, check out the slope of the line starting in 2000, when Bush took office.... even taking out the Iraq war, the slope would still be greater than in the Clinton era....
  • Aboard the Bush Plane (en route to TX)

    01/22/2009 12:05:03 AM PST · by STARWISE · 26 replies · 1,676+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | 1-20-09 | Mark McKinnon
    n a Daily Beast exclusive, a former Bush advisor files his account—and his photos—from aboard the former president’s flight back to Texas. Knowing it would be impossible to get out of the city Tuesday morning, many of us arrived Monday night at the very funky Econo Lodge by Air Force Andrews Base. The Blair House it was not. But good to be humbled on the way out. We jumped in a van in the morning and watched Obama’s inaugural address from the lobby at Andrews. The group of 100 or so watching, of which 100 percent were George Bush supporters,...