Category Archives: George W. Bush

The bipartisan war on Pakistan

As the U.S. government’s cronies on Wall Street press for taxpayers to pay inflated prices for their worthless assets, gone little noticed is that the United States and Pakistani militaries have, you know, been shooting at each other all week. … Continue reading

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Obama and McCain on Latin America

While I never got around to dissecting Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention (short take: a whole lot of talk about “change” and “hope”, with the same — albeit well-delivered — proposals for U.S. intervention around the … Continue reading

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Militarism you can believe in

President George W. Bush, speaking in Germany this week, defended continued U.S. involvement in Iraq, stating: This is the moment when we must renew our resolve to rout the terrorists who threaten our security in Iraq, and the traffickers who … Continue reading

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The week in review

On Friday, the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives capitulated to White House demands and passed a bill that essentially legalizes — retroactively — the Bush administration’s covert spying program on Americans (see Salon’s Glenn Greenwald on the many ways in which … Continue reading

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We’re always fighting World War II

Speaking yesterday at the Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado Springs, CO, President Bush yet again compared the U.S. occupation of Iraq to the post-WWII rebuilding period in Germany and Japan. Though the White House has repeatedly compared the war … Continue reading

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Solidarity

The Washington Post reports: President Bush said yesterday that he gave up golfing in 2003 “in solidarity” with the families of soldiers who were dying in Iraq, concluding that it was “just not worth it anymore” to play the sport … Continue reading

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