Archive for the ‘George W. Bush’ Category

The U.S. establishment’s fever to smash Iraq must not be forgotten

Twenty years ago the entire U.S. establishment lined up behind our war on Iraq. It was one of the greatest disasters in history, and there’s been no accountability. Source

Israel’s policy toward Palestinians is ‘eradication’ — Wilkerson

Lawrence Wilkerson, the former chief of staff to the late Secretary of State Colin Powell, says Israel has adopted a policy of terrorizing the Palestinian population so that it will accept apartheid. “Every time you shoot a rocket at us, we will kill 1300 of you, men, women and children it doesn’t matter. And you […]

War crimes investigations begin at home

White House officials and reporters have been going nonstop in recent days about alleged Russian war crimes in the Kyiv suburbs and in Mariupol, and they’ve convinced me. I support the calls for international war crimes investigations of Russian atrocities in the Ukraine, including the launching of this hateful war in February. But I find […]

George W. Bush was a disaster — Only Trump looks worse by comparison

Shutterstock In 2021, over 140 historians participated in the C-SPAN evaluation of American presidents. The rankings haven’t changed much in two decades. The reputations of Woodrow Wilson, Andrew Jackson, and Grover Cleveland have declined. Ulysses Grant’s approval rating has risen. And George W. Bush moved from 36th place in 2009 to 29th in 2021 — just below […]

Congress votes to send another $1 billion to Israel

Iron Dome Funding This week progressive House members were able to temporarily halt an additional $1 billion to Israel, which was snuck into the short-term government spending bill. That money was supposed to go toward replenishment of the country’s Iron Dome system, a move that the Biden administration has repeatedly said it supports. It’s important […]

George W. Bush to Fundraise for Liz Cheney Reelection Bid

Former President George W. Bush is throwing his fundraising support behind Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) in the race for Wyoming’s single U.S. House district, backing one of the ten Republican House members who sided with Democrats in voting to impeach former President Donald Trump. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday one Bush’s first campaign events of […]

Ron DeSantis Hits Bush’s Amnesty Coalition: GOP Must Reject Open Borders

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) seemingly hit back against former President George W. Bush’s amnesty coalition in remarks on Friday, demanding that the Republican Party reject open borders and amnesty for illegal aliens. During the keynote speech at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner in Pennsylvania, DeSantis rebuked recent amnesty suggestions by Republican lawmakers and Bush’s […]

George W. Bush Wrote-In Condoleezza Rice in 2020 Election

Former President Georgia W. Bush revealed Thursday that he wrote-in Condoleezza Rice, who served as his secretary of state from 2005 to 2009, in the 2020 presidential election. “She knows it,”  Bush told People Magazine. “But she told me she would refuse to accept the office.” Bush’s admission of support for Rice over then-Democrat candidate Joe […]

Exclusive–GOP Insiders: Irrelevant George W. Bush ‘Laughably Out of Touch’ with Pro-Mass Migration Tour

Former President George W. Bush’s media tour promoting mass immigration to the United States is “laughably out of touch” with GOP voters and Americans at large, Republican insiders tell Breitbart News. While promoting his new book Out of Many, One, featuring portraits of immigrants, Bush said Republicans must be “more respectful” to immigrants and issued an […]

Biden maintains US policy of protecting Israeli impunity

Last week, the International Criminal Court (ICC) confirmed that the court has territorial jurisdiction over events which take place in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip.  In January 2019, ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda concluded a preliminary examination into Israel’s policies and actions in occupied Palestinian territory and concluded that the […]

Biden breaks from predecessors by taking it slow on Israeli-Palestinian peace

US President Joe Biden’s administration gave its first official policy statement on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at a UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday, and falling in line with previous administrations, it voiced support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It was that same endgame that brought former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, […]

Trump’s ICE Promises Transparency on Huge OPT Visa Program in 2021

The Department of Homeland Security is promising to issue a detailed report about the roughly 500,000 white-collar jobs that are transferred from American graduates to foreigners via the huge university-backed Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, which is often described as the younger version of the H-1B program. The agency “is currently unable to evaluate the […]

Obama, Bush, Clinton to Participate in Joe Biden Inauguration

President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20 will be a public show of bipartisan unity, attended by the three administrations before President Donald Trump.

Joe Biden Taps All Democrats for Cabinet Despite Promise to Restore Bipartisanship

Joe Biden has not even taken office yet, but he appears to be jettisoning his promise to restore bipartisanship in Washington, D.C. —at least according to the makeup of the president-elect’s cabinet.

Support for political violence, whether in the U.S. or overseas, is as American as cherry pie

There have been plenty of stupid comments in the mainstream U.S. media since Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Many have been along the lines of, “We expect this kind of political violence in the Mideast, or in a banana republic — not in our own democratic America.” Such remarks betray a limited understanding of […]

Joe Biden and Wife to Move Cat, Two Dogs into White House

Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, have confirmed that they will be moving a cat, in addition to their two dogs, into the White House in January 2021. The Bidens confirmed the news to CBS Sunday Morning, which stated that the cat will live with them and their two German shepherds […]

Survey: 72 Percent of GOP Voters Want Trump’s Economic Nationalism to Lead Republican Party

The overwhelming majority of Republican voters want President Trump or his policies, centered on economic nationalism, to continue leading the GOP, a new survey finds. The post-election survey, conducted by Echelon Insights, found that 39 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters want Trump to stay the leader of the GOP. Another 33 percent said Trump’s […]

Report: Karl Rove Advising Trump’s Reelection Campaign

Karl Rove, the political architect of President George W. Bush’s successful 2000 and 2004 White House campaigns, is advising President Donald Trump’s reelection bid with a focus on swing-state battlegrounds and voter outreach, Business Insider reported Thursday. While Rove’s role is both informal and unpaid, the longtime establishment Republican consultant has been in periodic contact with White House senior […]

Ralph Nader: Putative President Obama Is A ‘War Criminal’.

It’s no surprise that Ralph Nader isn’t a fan of former President George W. Bush. After all, the longtime activist ran against him in both 2000 and 2004. But Nader’s even less a fan of President Barack Obama, if only because he thinks Obama was…

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