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2 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

Fox Ignores Bush Precedent For DOJ Investigation Of James Foley's Murder

Fox News hosts criticized the Department of Justice's decision to investigate the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State extremists.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, Frank Caliendo, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

6 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

DOD throws cold water on 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

Former commander in chief President George W. Bush may have accepted the ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge,' but the DoD Office of General Counsel has issued an edict that current service members and Defense Department employees cannot have ice dumped on them while in uniform - including civilian uniforms.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Frank Caliendo, Fort Irwin, CA

7 hrs ago | Deseret News

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don't look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun.

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Related Topix: George Bush

9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

A general's farewell

I've observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery's Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, George Bush, Opinion

13 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Working 4 You: Why is the ice bucket challenge working?

By all accounts, the Ice Bucket Challenge has been a staggering success, raising millions of dollars and priceless awareness for ALS research but why has this challenge worked so well compared to other viral fundraising ideas? The Ice Bucket Challenge is dominating our Facebook feeds right now; your friends are doing it, celebrities are doing it ... (more)

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Related Topix: George Bush

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Yorker

Hillary Clinton's New Iraq Gamble

Back in January, 1991, over the objections of his Secretary of Defense, Dick Cheney, President George H. W. Bush sought a Congressional resolution authorizing him to launch a war to expel Saddam Hussein's Iraqi military forces from Kuwait, which Saddam had invaded a few months earlier.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dick Cheney

CBS News

Obama on ISIS: Tough words, but will it lead to more action?

"No faith teaches people to massacre innocents," President Obama says, heatedly condemning the terrorist group ISIS after its members executed Am... ISIS "speaks for no religion.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Terrorism, George Bush

ABC News

GOP's Senate Candidate: Alaska Is My Home, Too

The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Stevens, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, US Military, US Marine Corps, George Bush

KATV Little Rock

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

An anesthesiologist said he would no longer act as an expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods, creating another hurdle for corrections departments scrambling to find workable execution... An anesthesiologist said he would no longer act as an expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods, creating ... (more)

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Related Topix: George Bush, Missouri, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

WTVC

George W. Bush Takes Ice Bucket Challenge Plus Watch Several Challenge "Failures"

President George W. Bush is the latest big name to take the "ice bucket challenge" for the ALS foundation.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Frank Caliendo, Medicine, Als, Health

KHOU-TV Houston

George W. gets soaked for the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'George W. gets...

George W. Bush is the latest to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge The latest to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge is former President George W. Bush.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Frank Caliendo, Laura Bush

The Washington Post

Shrinking government: Federal hiring down, departures up

Federal hiring has declined rapidly in recent years, while the number of departures has increased nearly as fast.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Life, Veteran Affairs, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Juan Cole

The American Cult of Bombing

When you do something again and again, placing great faith in it, investing enormous amounts of money in it, only to see indifferent or even negative results, you wouldn't be entirely surprised if a neutral observer questioned your sanity or asked you if you were part of some cult.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Liberal Political News

Car & Driver

How Jay Leno, Dubya, and a '57 Buick Wagon Became the Best Pebble Beach Story of All

In the spending orgy that Pebble Beach week has seemingly become, I witnessed something special last night that will probably get lost in all the talk of $38-million Ferrari GTOs .

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Related Topix: Wagon, Buick Estate, Buick, George Bush, Culver City, CA

Vibe

11 Great Hip-Hop Protest Songs

Bacon's Rebellion. Detroit Race Riots. Watts Riots. L.A. Riots. The Civil Rights Movement.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, 2 Pac, Rap, 9, Killer Mike

Religion Dispatched

Latest Supporters of Messianic Jews: Duck Dynasty

The Messianic Jewish Bible Institute, which last year featured former President George W. Bush at its annual banquet to help raise funds for its mission to persuade Jews that Jesus is the messiah, this year will host Phil and Alan Robertson, the patriarch and eldest son of the Christian reality television show Duck Dynasty.

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Related Topix: Duck Dynasty, Entertainment, Television, George Bush, US Politics, US News

WVNY

Remembering Former Us VT Senator Jim Jeffords

Former U.S. Senator Jim Jeffords might be most famous for leaving the Republican party in 2001.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, George Bush, Vermont

Politico

Executive Order 12333: The truth

In the Aug. 14 issue of the New York Times , reporter Charles Savage describes whistleblower actions taken by former State Department employee John Napier Tye.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Rick Perry's team of high-powered lawyers comes out blasting in first public appearance

In their first appearance on behalf of the governor, they made it clear that while Perry is the one facing two felony charges, they are putting the local district attorney and special prosecutor on trial.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

Business Times

The Gulf of Tonkin episode and the misuse of power

Scene of a contentious incident: In the long history of US foreign interventions since the beginning of the 20th century, the Gulf of Tonkin incident has become a precedent for at least another false testimony, the one given by the administration of President George W Bush in order to invade Iraq in 2003.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Opinion

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