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3 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Terrorism, George Bush

12 hrs ago | 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.


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

16 hrs ago | 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)


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

20 hrs ago | 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.


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

20 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: George Bush, Frank Caliendo, Laura Bush

23 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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 .


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


11 Great Hip-Hop Protest Songs

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


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.


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


Remembering Former Us VT Senator Jim Jeffords

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


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


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.


Related Topix: George Bush

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.


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.


Related Topix: George Bush, Opinion

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Ferguson, Iraq, and the Legacy of 9/11

Over the past two weeks, two events have consumed the national news: the authorization of renewed American strikes in Iraq, and the heavily militarized police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed teenager.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, George Bush


Former Sen. Jim Jeffords dies

Jim Jeffords, who shifted the balance of power in the Senate when he bolted from the Republican Party in 2001, died on Monday.


Related Topix: US News, Entertainment, Drama, Television, George Bush, Soap Opera, Another World

Denver Post

Milbank: General's death an ambiguous end to Afghanistan war

Retired Col. Susan Myers, second from right, salutes as the casket of her husband, Army Maj.


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

The Columbus Dispatch

After Obama, voters may want experienced candidates like Clinton, Portman

In addition to his experience in Congress, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, served President George W. Bush as head of the Office of Management and Budget and as U.S. trade representative.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, George Bush, Frank Caliendo, Hillary Clinton

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Andrew J. Bacevich: What the US should do in Iraq

From a moral perspective, President Barack Obama's response to the plight of Iraqi minorities targeted for extinction by vicious Islamists is justifiable and even commendable.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, George Bush


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