Tagged: George W. Bush

Mommy to the Rescue

Mommy to the Rescue

  In the Bush clan, she is known as The Enforcer. That’s how tough Barbara Bush is. Jeb jokes that she was such a strict disciplinarian she should’ve been charged with child abuse when...

Never-Ending War

Never-Ending War

  Must America always be at war? Certainly, if  the nation’s leaders consider America the world’s police force. There will always be wrongdoers to fight against. Viewed from this perspective, deploying troops in Syria – which...

No Sense of Decency, Sir?

No Sense of Decency, Sir?

I was agog last night when I heard Jeb Bush (above) reinvent the history of his brother’s war, and I was even more agog when none of the TV pundits set him straight. According...

Karl Rove’s Dirty Hands Pulling the Strings – Again

Karl Rove’s Dirty Hands Pulling the Strings – Again

Why is nobody investigating Karl Rove? Why is nobody trying to find out where he gets his apparently endless financial resources? It was Rove who gave America eight disastrous years of George W. Bush....

Was That Republican “Response” for Real?

Was That Republican “Response” for Real?

You have to admit Mitch Daniels had a lot of nerve to blame President Obama for the nation’s budget woes. The Indiana governor appeared on TV last night to give the official Republican response...

I Guess We Won’t be Moving to Canada Just Yet

I Guess We Won’t be Moving to Canada Just Yet

I am one of those obnoxious people who constantly criticize the country they live in, comparing it negatively with other countries. Growing up in Jamaica, I looked down my nose at the island’s lack...

So the Iraq War Really Was About Oil After All

So the Iraq War Really Was About Oil After All

It seemed like such an easy answer. People who didn’t know that much about international affairs would shake their heads knowingly and say, “Oh, the U.S. invaded Iraq just to get its oil.” I...

Lawlessness Ruled in Dick Cheney’s Thug-Life World

Lawlessness Ruled in Dick Cheney’s Thug-Life World

In a recent forum at the University of Minnesota, investigative reporter Seymour Hersh revealed that during the Bush years a top-secret assassination squad reported directly to then-vice president Dick Cheney. Here’s what Hersh said:...

Shameless Bush Exits Defiantly and Laura Stands by Her Man

Shameless Bush Exits Defiantly and Laura Stands by Her Man

I watched parts of Larry King Live last night because I knew Sandra wanted to hear what Laura Bush (pictured at right with the President during the interview) had to say. But I am...

Bush Presidency Is No Laughing Matter. It’s Tragic!

Bush Presidency Is No Laughing Matter. It’s Tragic!

On the heels of that shoe-throwing incident in Iraq (photo below), we’ll probably hear a flurry of wisecracks about shoes that fit and lame ducks ducking, but the Bush presidency is nothing to laugh...