Tag Archives: George W. Bush

Bush Agonistes

As the Administration of George W. Bush comes to a close, an exhausted nation waits with bated breath for the arrival of Barack Obama’s administration to guide the country to a more hopeful time. While most of the American people prefer to look to the future, I’d like to take this moment to examine the past eight years & offer…

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Transition of Power

Crossposted at the Rockefeller Republican. The term “Founding Fathers” is a plural noun, which in turn means that the face of the American Revolution is a group portrait. To be sure, Washington was primus inter pares within the founding generation, generally regarded, then and thereafter, as “the indispensable figure.” But unlike subsequent revolutions in France, Russia, and China, where…

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President Bush’s Farewell Address

Full Text: Fellow citizens: For eight years, it has been my honor to serve as your President. The first decade of this new century has been a period of consequence – a time set apart. Tonight, with a thankful heart, I have asked for a final opportunity to share some thoughts on the journey we have traveled together and the…

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Finneran Seeks Bush Pardon

Former House speaker Thomas M. Finneran, seeking to cleanse the stain left by his 2007 conviction for obstruction of justice, is angling for a last-minute pardon from President Bush and has lined up a group of former Massachusetts governors to back his request. Finneran submitted an application for a presidential pardon last month, and the four governors – Democrat Michael…

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Still No Pardon For Compean And Ramos!

John Allen Aregood was convicted of conspiring to transport and harbor illegal aliens.     President Bush pardoned him just days ago. And what about former Border Agents Ignacio Compean and Jose Ramos who, according to Congress Tom Tancredo and so many others, were sent to prison for “doing their jobs?”     NOTHING! Not a word! In total, President…

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Caroline W. Kennedy

(I don’t make a habit of promoting liberals here, but I thought people may want to discuss this topic. – promoted by DD4RP) Is Caroline Kennedy the Democratic George W. Bush? Both are children of presidents.

Both went off to college at their famous father’s alma mater.

Both held a series of jobs in which their prime qualification was their…

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Iraqi journalist throws BOTH shoes at President Bush

Over the weekend President Bush has a close encounter with a size 10 flying object. The commentary on youtube ranges from praising the journalist to praising Bush for his agility. In my humble opinion…if you think the journalist’s behavior – regardless of your thoughts on Bush – is acceptable, then you need to get your head checked. A thought crossed…

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