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  • George W. Bush just joined the Traitor's List with McCain and other RINO Republicans

    02/27/2017 10:37:20 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 126 replies
    Vanity | 27 February 2017 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    A caller just mentioned George W. Bush making a comment on the present political situation in a negative fashion against President Trump AND in defense of the media!!! He is a TRAITOR along with McCain, Graham and other Republicans who are corrupt, bought-off and leading this nation over the edge of the cliff. The caller made an excellent point the Bush had nothing to say about Obama's wrecking ball on the nation. The elites are all on the special lifeboat while the Titana-US is sinking after hitting the immigrationliberalleftistpro-immorality iceberg.
  • Trump is Smoking out Fake Conservatives

    02/27/2017 9:01:50 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 41 replies
    americanthinker ^ | February 27, 2017 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Donald Trump is one month into his presidency. For his supporters, every day is Christmas. Cabinet picks under the Christmas tree. Executive orders in the stockings hung by the chimney with care. Democrats gnashing their teeth and pulling out their hair. Are all Republicans happy? Surprisingly no. Republicans, particularly self-described conservatives, should celebrating. To start with, he is doing exactly what he said he would do, following through on campaign promises. Unlike most GOP members of Congress. And long overdue, a Republican punching back at a biased and agenda-driven media. Music to Republican ears, a president calling out CNN as...
  • Geo W Bush's $2.2 Billion Gift To Planned Parenthood (daughter pro-PP, too)

    02/25/2017 11:34:47 AM PST · by Sontagged · 49 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | October 29, 2008 | John Lofton
    Exclusive: John Lofton takes Focus on the Family to task for thanking president So, President Bush throws $2.2 billion down the Planned Parenthood rathole and Im supposed to thank him for not wasting the federal tax dollars of pro-life taxpayers? Well, yes, thats what the folks at Focus On The Family want me and others to do. The October 2008 issue of Citizen magazine has a full-page article with the headline: Thanks, Mr. President. A smaller headline reads: Pro-life taxpayers can thank President Bush for keeping their dollars from being misspent. But, theres a slight problem here that keeps me...
  • Robart: Student Expelled for Sexual Misconduct Cant Defend Himself

    02/04/2017 12:41:18 PM PST · by springwater13 · 24 replies
    Remember Amherst College student "John Doe," who was expelled for sexual misconduct, even though he had good reason to believe that his accuser had actually assaulted him? A judge recently blocked Doe's attempt to subpoena his female accuser's text messages on grounds that re-litigating the matter "would impose emotional and psychological trauma" on her. Consider the implications of this decision. According to Seattle District Judge James Robart, a student who believes Amherst violated his due process rights, wrongfully expelled him, and ignored subsequent evidence that his accuser, "Sandra Jones," was the actual violator of the college's sexual misconduct policies, does...
  • BREAKING: Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' temporarily BLOCKED by federal judge

    02/03/2017 6:55:05 PM PST · by granada · 75 replies
    The Daily Express, uk ^ | 01:37, Sat, Feb 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 02:25, Sat, Feb 4, 2017 | Harry Walker
    Judge James Robart, appointed by President George Bush in 2003, ruled the ban would be halted temporarily nationwide, effective immediately. The move presents a fresh legal challenge for the Trump administration, which is expected to appeal against the decision promptly.
  • Jenna Bush Hager slams Trump travel ban: 'This is not the America I know'(barf alert)

    01/31/2017 6:50:05 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 146 replies ^ | 1/31/17 | Carrie Healey
    Former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager shared her thoughts on President Trump's controversial immigration ban on Tuesday, saying "this is not the America I know." "The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam. That's not what Islam is all about. Islam is peace," the NBC News correspondent said in a letter she shared via Twitter. "These terrorists don't represent peace. They represent evil and war." AdChoices The Trump administration stands by the ban that they say is in place "to protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals admitted to the United States." Former President...
  • Well . . . turns out John Lewis boycotted George W. Bushs inauguration too

    01/17/2017 8:38:50 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 36 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/17/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Didn't think he was the "true elected president". Unprecedented, huh? Not only was it John Lewis who picked the fight with Donald Trump - regardless of what you keep hearing to the contrary - but he pulled a fast one on you with the claim that hes never done it before. First time Lewis has ever missed an inauguration since he was elected to Congress in 1986, is that right? Totally unprecedented, and all because of the unique awfulness of Donald Trump, yes?
  • Pelosi blames Bush for $9 trillion in debt added under Obama

    01/13/2017 6:33:04 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 1/13/2017 | AL WEAVER
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi blamed former President George W. Bush and the Republicans on Friday for the more than $9 trillion that has been added to the national debt under President Obama's watch. Pelosi argued that under Obama, the annual budget deficit, which contributes to the national debt, has been reduced dramatically, and said that without Obama's work, the national debt would be even higher. She also mostly blamed Bush for not paying for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. "When President Obama stood on the steps on the Capitol eight years from next week, the [budget] deficit was...
  • Jimmy Carter is the only former president who has confirmed he'll attend Trump's inauguration

    12/23/2016 9:01:05 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 127 replies
    IBT ^ | December 23, 2016 | Pavitra Dwibhashyam
    Jimmy Carter is the only former president who has confirmed that he will attend the inauguration of Donald Trump on 20 January 2017. Earlier this month, Carter who had endorsed Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House, said at his Sunday school class in Georgia that he would attend the ceremony. According to Politico, Bill Clinton and George W Bush will decide whether to attend the inauguration in the New Year. A source familiar with Bush told Politico that he is still weighing in on whether to attend the ceremony or not.
  • Fmr Bush counsel: Electoral College cant vote for Trump without proof his businesses dont [tr]

    11/23/2016 2:41:43 PM PST · by kevcol · 69 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | November 23, 2016 | Carmine Sabia
    Fmr Bush counsel: Electoral College cant vote for Trump without proof his businesses dont violate Constitution The never Trumpers just wont give up their dreams of keeping Donald Trump from the White House. . . . He needs to comply with the constitution at a bare minimum, Painter, who admitted he didnt support Trump for president, insisted. And recognize the problem and address it. And if he doesnt do that before the Electoral College meets, he added. I dont think the electoral college can vote for someone to become president if hes going to be in violation of the constitution...
  • Bush to release book of wounded warrior portraits early next year

    11/12/2016 5:53:19 PM PST · by kevcol · 35 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 12, 2016 | Jacqueline Klimas
    Former President George W. Bush is releasing a new book early next year featuring portraits he painted of nearly 100 veterans who were wounded during his tenure as commander in chief. Bush wrote on Facebook that he's spent several months painting the portraits of 98 wounded warriors "who were injured carrying out my orders."
  • US election daily dig: Is George W Bush voting for Hillary?

    11/03/2016 7:56:46 PM PDT · by kevcol · 61 replies
    BBC ^ | November 3, 2016 | US Election 2016
    Just when you thought this election could not get any stranger comes the news that George W Bush could be voting for a Democrat. And not just any Democrat. The revelation came from Texas land commissioner and Trump supporter George P Bush who suggested at a small Republican gathering that his grandfather George HW and uncle George W could both be casting ballots for Hillary Clinton.
  • Nephew: George W. Bush may vote for Clinton

    11/02/2016 4:20:09 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 104 replies
    Politico ^ | November 1, 2016 | Christiano Limo
    George P. Bush said Tuesday that his uncle, former President George W. Bush, may join his grandfather George H.W. Bush in casting his ballots for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, according to the Associated Press. The Texas land commissioner made the comments while addressing a small Republican rally in San Marcos, Texas, on Tuesday night, saying that both former presidents in the family may "potentially" vote for the Democratic presidential ticket come Election Day. Later asked to clarify his comments by the AP, George P. Bush said that he was just "speculating" and couldn't say with certainty how they'd vote....
  • Chris Cuomo Blames Rise of ISIS on Bush

    10/31/2016 9:02:50 PM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 31, 2016 | Jack Heretik
    CNN host Chris Cuomo blamed the rise of the Islamic State terrorist group on former President George W. Bush in a Twitter tirade on Monday. Cuomo blamed Americas military withdrawal from Iraq in 2011 on Bush, presumably referring to an agreement reached between Washington and Baghdad three years earlier.
  • John Kerry Thinks Bush Rigged The 2004 Elect

    10/20/2016 12:24:12 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 33 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 15 Dec 15 | Blake Neff
    A profile of Secretary of State John Kerry published Sunday in The New Yorker reveals that, 11 years after his election loss to George W. Bush in 2004, Kerry still believes he was robbed via systematic fraud. The article itself, written by David Remnick, focuses mostly on Kerrys efforts to achieve peace and democracy in the Middle East, but it also dwells extensively on his presidential defeat more than a decade ago. In 2004, when Kerry lost the Presidential race to George W. Bush, who is widely considered the worst President of the modern era, he refused to challenge the...
  • Bush: 'I'm worried that I will be the last Republican president'

    07/19/2016 1:20:32 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 218 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/19/16 | Erin Bradner
    Cleveland (CNN)Former President George W. Bush fretted to a group of former aides and advisers in April that he was worried he could be the "last Republican president." The 43rd president's remark, at a gathering in Dallas of his administration's staffers, reflected a dim view of the party's prospects at a time when the primary contest was realistically down to Donald Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.
  • Gingrich: Bushes are behaving 'childishly'

    07/18/2016 8:34:20 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 99 replies
    Passed over for the job of joining the Republican presidential ticket as Donald Trumps running mate, Newt Gingrich showed Monday that his willingness to serve as an attack dog has not diminished. In a pair of morning show interviews Monday on ABC and MSNBC, respectively, the former House speaker showed no hesitation in sharing his opinions on, among other topics, President Barack Obama, race in America, the Bush family and Trumps campaign. Gingrich dismissed the notion that the lack of prominent Republicans at this weeks national convention in Cleveland represented some larger trouble within the GOP. He attacked 2012 Republican...
  • Americas Torn To Shreds While Obama Stirs More Division

    07/13/2016 4:14:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | July 13, 2013 | Susan Stamper Brown
    “Too often we judge other groups by their worst examples, while judging ourselves by our best intentions.” – George W. Bush speaking at the July 12 police officer memorial in Dallas.The answer to where you go next after you’ve hit rock-bottom depends on whether rock-bottom was your goal in the first place.Either way, we’ve arrived. Look around. Turn on the news, if you’ve allowed your last meal time enough to digest.  We’re here…at the bottom…and it’s not pretty. That is, unless tearing America to shreds by creating irreparable division is your intention. Racial division will be President Obama’s legacy. But...
  • President George W. Bush: We Are Grief Stricken, Heartbroken and Forever Grateful

    07/12/2016 2:02:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 79 replies ^ | July 12, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    Today an interfaith ceremony was held to honor the five police officers murdered in Dallas last week. Native Texan and former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush sat in the front row as honored guests. President Bush led the nation after 9/11, somehow finding a way to deliver the right words to a shaken nation and today, in the wake of the worst loss of law enforcement life since that horrible day, he offered words of healing, support and unity to the country. "Laura and I see members of law enforcement everyday, we count them as our...
  • List of Republicans planning to skip Cleveland convention

    05/30/2016 12:59:00 PM PDT · by Salman · 139 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 30, 2016 | Fox
    The following is a list of prominent Republicans who say theyre not planning to attend the Republican National Convention -- based on responses from their offices and previously published reports: Former President George W. Bush Former President George H.W. Bush 2008 Republican presidential nominee and Arizona Sen. John McCain 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney 2016 presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Wyoming Gov. Matthew Mead South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson Kansas Sen....

    05/25/2016 6:55:34 PM PDT · by jennychase · 20 replies
    DJT ^ | 5/25/2016 | Trump
    Rick Wiley was hired on a short-term basis as a consultant until the campaign was running full steam. It is now doing better than ever, we are leading in the polls, and we have many exciting events ready to go, far ahead of schedule, while Hillary continues her long, boring quest against Bernie. We would like to thank Rick for helping us during this transition period.
  • (Video) David Limbaugh on C-Span 10/15/99

    05/10/2016 8:28:32 AM PDT · by JonPreston · 8 replies
    C-Span ^ | 10/15/99 | David Limbaugh
    David Limbaugh discusses the need for Republican party unity. I found the entire interview interesting but especially at the 25 min mark. His take on party unity then is quite different than it is now.
  • First on CNN: Cheney says he will support Trump

    05/06/2016 11:37:11 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 132 replies
    CNN ^ | 05/06/16 | tom lobianco
    Washington (CNN)Former Vice President Dick Cheney will support Donald Trump, he told CNN Friday, an important move as the presumptive Republican nominee is encountering intense resistance from senior members of his own party. Cheney told CNN Special Correspondent Jamie Gangel that he has always supported the GOP nominee and will do so this year as well. The announcement makes Cheney one of the few Republican Party elders to announce their support of Trump and comes a day after House Speaker Paul Ryan told CNN he is "just not ready" to back Trump.
  • Krauthammer: As of Now, I Dont Think Id Be Capable of Voting for Donald Trump [tr]

    05/04/2016 6:20:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 172 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 3, 2016 | Ian Hatchett
    Columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that the GOP is being led by a non-conservative populist and that from what hes seen so far, I dont think Id be capable of voting for Donald Trump on Tuesdays OReilly Factor on the Fox News Channel.
  • George W. and George H. W. Bush to skip convention

    05/04/2016 4:54:19 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 123 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05.04.2016 | Ben Kasimar
    Both Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush will not attend this summer's Republican convention, spokesmen confirmed to The Hill.
  • The Latest: Romney not going to GOP convention

    05/05/2016 10:31:25 AM PDT · by Rational Thought · 118 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 05/05/2016
    Don't expect to see Mitt Romney at the Republican Party's national convention this summer. An aide to the GOP's 2012 presidential nominee confirms that Romney isn't planning to attend the convention where Donald Trump is expected to become the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nominee. The aide spoke on the condition of anonymity to share internal discussions.
  • Bushes snub of Trump has roots in Republican base anger

    05/05/2016 9:59:09 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 58 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 5 at 12:27 PM | David Weigel
    Losing the endorsements of George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush as harsh an indictment as the "establishment" can offer is no punishment at all in the eyes of many conservatives. ... The utter failure of the Bush brand surprised some people, given that Republican voters still generally say that they like Bush. But this ignores the role both Bushes now play in conservative history as sellouts. George H.W. Bush's acceptance of a tax hike (forced on him by a Democratic Congress) is the Genesis story of the anti-tax movement. George W. Bush's record in office, for...
  • Judge sentences former U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert to 15 months in federal prison

    04/27/2016 10:11:38 AM PDT · by NRx · 119 replies
    WaPo ^ | 04-27-2016 | Matt Zapotosky
    CHICAGO A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former House speaker J. Dennis Hastert to 15 months in federal prison a term above what even prosecutors had recommended and one that clearly takes into account the sexual abuse allegations that generated the criminal case against the Illinois Republican. The sentencing marked an ignominious moment in the life of a man who was once a revered high school teacher and wrestling coach in Illinois and who ascended into the highest ranks of American politics. Even before the hearing, prosecutors had revealed in court filings how Hastert allegedly had molested or inappropriately...
  • Opinion: Trump is right about Bush, 9/11, and Iraq

    02/22/2016 8:13:01 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 76 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 2-19-2016 | HELDON RICHMAN
    All we need to know is that Bush and his top people, starting with Vice President Dick Cheney, were too busy in their first eight months in office to bother about al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. Too busy doing what? Among other things, they were too busy looking for an excuse to overthrow Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. Bush's father, George H. W. Bush, had left Saddam in power after sending the U.S. military to reverse Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1991. But the elder Bush and successor Bill Clinton enforced killer economic sanctions, on the pretext of finding weapons of...
  • Donald Trump was for invading Iraq before he was against it

    02/19/2016 10:56:01 AM PST · by Marcus · 51 replies
    Blasting News ^ | February 19, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    Donald Trump, with his characteristic bombast, has been claiming during stump speeches that he was always against invading Iraq. The claim is a way to strike at former President George W. Bush and, by extension, former Florida Gov. Jeb. Bush, who is running to be the third of that esteemed family to become president. But, Politico found out that in 2002 Trump expressed support for invading Iraq while on the Howard Stern show.
  • Eight Year’s of Obama’s Eminence Front: It’s Really Hard

    02/17/2016 7:19:30 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-17-2016 | MOTUS
    Remember how the Left made fun of George W. Bush when he said the presidency was hard work?Apparently Barry agrees with him now: "It's not hosting a talk show or a reality show. It's not promotion. It's not marketing. It's hard."And do you know what else isn’t a serious job, what isn’t hard ? Being a community organizer.Oh, and Bam expects the Republicans to “do their job” by letting him fill the Supreme Court vacancy because it is the one court appointment where he “would expect elected officials to rise above day to day politics.” Butt apparently that’s a one-way...
  • Trump the Unhinged

    02/16/2016 1:05:22 PM PST · by EveningStar · 126 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | February 16, 2016 | Peter Wehner
    In Saturday's Republican debate, Donald Trump, in discussing the Iraq war, accused President George W. Bush and his administration of lying to get the United States into the Iraq war. "You call it whatever you want. I wanna tell you. They lied," according to Trump. "They said there were weapons of mass destruction. There were none. And they knew there were none. There were no weapons of mass destruction." That charge itself is a lie or, at minimum, a libel, and quite an extraordinary one at that... Whether or not Mr. Trump wins the Republican nomination, I don't know. But...
  • The Bushes Try to Make Trump the New McCain (Jeffrey Lord)

    02/16/2016 6:42:50 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 62 replies
    American Spectator ^ | Jeffrey Lord
    To these Establishmentarians the Trump performance was a call for the smelling salts. Trump attacked the Bushes. O...M...G!!!! What seems to go right over the heads of these fine folks is that there is more to this than just the battle between Ronald Reagan and the GOP Establishment all over again. To be sure, Trump isn't Reagan. As noted often enough, no two human souls are alike. But while the animosity on display towards Trump from the Bush camp and the larger GOP Establishment is exactly what was on display as Reagan did battle with both the Bushes and the...
  • Quotes of the day

    02/15/2016 9:42:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Hot ^ | February 15, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    George W. Bush returned to the presidential campaign trail on Monday night to campaign for Jeb Bush, telling voters in South Carolina that his brother has the “experience and character to be a great president.”… The former president pointed to the abundant “name-calling” in the 2016 election — an apparent reference to the jabs exchanged between Jeb Bush and Donald Trump in recent months — and joked that according to their father, George H.W. Bush, “labels are for soup cans.”…Although the former president did not once mention Trump’s name in his 20-minute speech, the implicit message was clear: Trump is...
  • Donald Trump claims George W Bush lied about WMDs to justify Iraq invasion

    02/14/2016 5:36:58 AM PST · by Marcus · 105 replies
    Blasting News ^ | February 14, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    A truism has developed during the 2016 election campaign that Donald Trump can say the most outrageous things and not have it affect his poll numbers. That principle may be put to a severe test as a result of Trump not only claiming that President George W. Bush lied about Saddam Hussein possessing weapons of mass destruction to justify the Iraq War but also blaming him for 9/11. These claims certainly livened up the debate in South Carolina where George W. Bush is regarded with some reverence
  • George W. Bush joining Jeb Bush in South Carolina

    02/11/2016 12:32:55 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 40 replies ^ | February 10, 2016 | Eugene Scott
    Former president George W. Bush will join his brother former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in South Carolina to campaign. The two will focus on national security issues in the important Southern state. "They want a commander-in-chief that will have a steady hand and have a backbone and will support the troops and has detailed plans on how to keep us safe as it relates to Islamic terrorism," Jeb Bush said Wednesday on CNN's "New Day." "Here in South Carolina particularly that's an important issue."
  • George and Barbara Not Enough to Save Jeb's Campaign

    02/06/2016 9:34:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies ^ | February 6, 2016 | Jeff Crouere
    The results from Iowa were certainly interesting. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are virtually tied, giving both campaigns some momentum going into New Hampshire. Whereas, the laughable, struggling Martin O'Malley finally decided to end his ridiculous campaign after getting less than 1% of the vote in Iowa. Also, on the Republican side, ending campaigns were Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, who hoped to recapture the magic of 2008 and pull off a miracle upset in Iowa. It did not happen for Huckabee, Santorum or Paul and...
  • Trumping Hillary

    01/02/2016 6:31:35 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-2-2016 | MOTUS
    Based on all your tales from the dark side of the holidays I’ve concluded that Trump will make the perfect Republican presidential nominee: a candidate that drives Progs batsh**t crazy by the mere mention of his name - just like Bush! (This is an odd thing, given The Donald’s history of engaging in Bush Derangement Syndome (BDS)1 himself).If the GOP just went with Jeb! the Progs could just revive all of the original sloganeering for BDS:Butt it seems they will migrate to Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) quite readily.So as we contemplate what new scandal might blow the whole thing apart...
  • On Muslims, Democrats find an unlikely ally: George W Bush

    12/26/2015 3:00:23 AM PST · by detective · 67 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 12/26/2015 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    Taunted by Republicans to declare war on "radical Islamic terrorism," Democrats are turning to an unlikely ally: George W. Bush. President Barack Obama, under pressure to be more aggressive on terrorism, regularly cites his predecessor's refusal to demonize Muslims or play into the notion of a clash between Islam and the West. It's a striking endorsement from a president whose political rise was predicated on opposition to the Iraq war and Bush's hawkish approach in the Middle East
  • On Muslims, Democrats find an unlikely ally: George W Bush

    12/25/2015 1:03:15 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 75 replies
    Taunted by Republicans to declare war on "radical Islamic terrorism," Democrats are turning to an unlikely ally: George W. Bush. President Barack Obama, under pressure to be more aggressive on terrorism, regularly cites his predecessor's refusal to demonize Muslims or play into the notion of a clash between Islam and the West. It's a striking endorsement from a president whose political rise was based on opposition to the Iraq war and Bush's hawkish approach in the Middle East. As Hillary Clinton put it, "George W. Bush was right." Clinton reminded voters earlier this month of Bush's visit to a Muslim...
  • Down The Rabbit Hole In Donald Trump's New Mad Math Campaign

    12/11/2015 3:26:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 85 replies ^ | December 11, 2015 | Donald Lambro
    WASHINGTON - Political apprentice Donald Trump is attempting to do something no candidate has done before: win a presidential election by subtraction not addition. It is, of course, an upside down, nonsensical campaign strategy, led by the mad Hatter candidate himself,that only Lewis Carroll could love. His strategy is to attack, offend, bully, anger and insult as many minority voting blocs as he can. This includes large numbers of mainstream voters, i.e., women, offended by Trump's habit of using schoolyard names against them (like "fat pig"). Driving voters into the open arms of Queen Hillary herself. He began by defining...
  • Izzat al-Douri pledges to fight U.S. troops in Iraq

    07/15/2008 11:30:16 PM PDT · by flyfree · 11 replies · 78+ views
    VOI ^ | 15 /07 /2008
    BAGHDAD, July 15 (VOI) - Izzat Ibrahim al Douri, Iraq's former military commander and Saddam Hussein's vice president, criticized al-Qaeda network in Iraq and Mahdi Army militias loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in his first audio call, vowing to fight U.S. troops in Iraq. Al Douri, who has not been seen since the last days of Saddam's rule, became the leader of the Baath Party after Saddam's execution in December 2006. It was unclear why al Douri chose this time to release an audio tape his first ever at a time that Iraq is witnessing an all time...
  • Drudge: Bush Bros Bash Trump

    10/26/2015 8:15:51 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 79 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 10/26/2015
    See Drudge link.
  • Dubyas Anti-Endorsement of Cruz Couldnt Have Come At a Better Time

    10/26/2015 9:01:46 AM PDT · by Isara · 51 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | October 26th, 2015 | Steve Deace
    At long last, George W. Bush, the man who left the Republican Party in tatters as he left the White House, has some coattails. His loose lips at a recent fundraiser last week about fellow Texan Ted Cruz have given the GOP presidential hopeful an invaluable shot of gravitas. And that’s saying something considering how Bush’s own brother, Jeb, has been running away from his family legacy by changing his surname to ‘exclamation point.’ But who wouldn’t rather declare punctuation as kin rather than a former claimant to the White House in this populist uprising disguised as an election? Nothing...
  • Dan Patrick to hold presser with Ted Cruz at presidential campaign HQ

    10/23/2015 2:02:58 PM PDT · by Isara · 8 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | October 23, 2015 | Sylvan Lane
    WASHINGTON–Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will hold a press conference with Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday, Oct. 26, according to the campaign. The two will speak to reporters at Cruz’s presidential campaign headquarters in Houston. The announcement didn’t specify the conference’s purpose, but Patrick could become the highest-ranking Texas state politician to endorse Cruz’s presidential campaign.Patrick told The Texas Tribune in August 2013 that he’d support Cruz if he ran for president. The compliment was as a surprise given Patrick’s rancorous relationship with Cruz during the latter’s 2012 Senate run against then-Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. Cruz beat Dewhurst for the...
  • Donald Trumps baseless claim that the Bush White House tried to silence his Iraq War opposition

    10/21/2015 10:24:05 PM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 78 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 21 Oct 15 | Michelle Ye Hee Lee
    This Trump brag line goes like this: He had the vision and foresight to oppose the Iraq War ahead of the invasion in 2003. His opposition was so vocal, and his reach so great, that the White House approached him and asked him to tone it down. Really? We examined the slim evidence. The Facts At The Fact Checker, we place the burden of proof on the speaker. Trump has not responded to repeated requests by us or other media outlets for proof of his early opposition to the invasion. Military action began on March 20, 2003. An extensive review...
  • That Time Ted Cruz Wrote A 16-Page Love Letter To George W. Bush

    10/21/2015 8:05:42 PM PDT · by GulliverSwift · 32 replies
    Ted Cruzs abiding love for George W. Bush may be unrequited, but it is certainly not undocumented. When the former president announced his distaste for the Texas senator to a roomful of Republican donors Sunday reportedly telling the crowd, I just dont like the guy Cruz responded by saying he had great respect for Bush and had no intention of reciprocating the attack. I met my wife Heidi working on [Bushs} campaign, Cruz told Politico, and so I will always be grateful. This pronouncement of gratitude was no mere act of calculated politeness. In fact, Cruz was once...
  • Cruz on Report Bush 43 Does Not Like Him: He's Attacking Threats to Jeb's Campaign (O'Reilly Factor)

    10/21/2015 8:03:09 PM PDT · by Isara · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 21, 2015
    Watch the video of the interview. On "The O'Reilly Factor tonight, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz reacted to reports that former President George W. Bush doesn't like him. At a closed door fundraiser for his brother Jeb Bush Sunday, Bush said he does "not like that guy," referring to Cruz, according to reports. Cruz told Bill O'Reilly that he likes and respects President Bush, and he isn't surprised that Bush is supporting his brother's campaign. "He's attacking the candidates that they see as a threat to that campaign," Cruz suggested. Cruz added that he met his wife while working for...
  • Cruz-Bush Tensions Magnified as 2016 Race Heats Up

    10/21/2015 7:30:21 PM PDT · by Isara · 15 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | Oct. 21, 2015 | Patrick Svitek
    When word spread late Monday that George W. Bush had bluntly expressed his dislike for Ted Cruz, it was not exactly a surprise to those familiar with the former president's thinking. Tensions between the Bushes, the most famous family in Texas politics, and Cruz, the freshman senator with his sights set on the White House, are nothing new. And a presidential race in which Cruz has made no secret of how he views GOP foe Jeb Bush and past Bush administrations has done little to settle the rift. "I just don't like the guy," George W. Bush said of...
  • George W. versus the Tea Party (Laura Ingraham)

    10/21/2015 4:25:39 PM PDT · by Isara · 91 replies
    PoliZette ^ | October 21, 2015 | Laura Ingraham
    Tries to rescue brother's campaign by trash-talking Ted Cruz We havent heard much from President George W. Bush during the past seven years. After leaving office with approval numbers in the high 20s, he made a conscious decision to keep a respectful distance from Washington, to refrain from becoming the Pundit-in-Chief criticizing his successors every move. He deserves my silence, Bush said of the newly elected Barack Obama. I think it is essential that he be helped in office. Indeed, when the left was going wild in Obamas first term, all the Bushes went mum. George W. was suddenly applauded...