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The Obamas' Move-In Will Be A "Controlled Chaos"

New York Times | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON -- The peaceful transfer of power that will take place at the Capitol on Inauguration Day is, to many, a miracle of American democracy. But...

First Ladies Of The World (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On Tuesday the United States will soon have a new first lady, Michelle Obama. Michelle has already captivated the nation with her intelligence, occasi...

Not a Woman in the Picture

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Is it a coincidence that in the world's largest economy, whose military expenditure accounts for half the global total, the most senior posts dealing with money and war are still reserved for men?

Are You There, Memory? It's Me, Author

Matt Mendelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Mendelsohn

The Times called and I panicked a bit. All I can say now is that I have told the story verbally so many times over the years and then, along the way, internalized it as my own experience.

The Dope Astrology Predictions For 2010 (2009 Is Already Shot)

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
E. Jean Carroll

After the success of "The Gates" and "Waterfalls" Christo and Olafur Eliasson will collaborate on "The Waterfall Gates" causing a rash of drownings. Laura Bush's Memoir: The Sexiest First Lady Book Since "It Takes A Village?" | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Laura Bush has closed her book deal to write a memoir about her life and time in the White House. The First Lady was given a book deal before Presiden...

Laura Bush Memoir Deal Sealed With Scribner

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — First lady Laura Bush, among the most reserved and enigmatic public figures of recent times, will, at last, tell her story. How much...

A Challenge to Publishers: Say No to Gonzo

Andrew Foster Altschul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Foster Altschul

But what if the answer to publishers' problems lies not in finding the right book to publish but in finding the right book not to publish?

George Bush Claims He "Kept Us Safe. "Really? Did History Begin on January 20, 2001?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Bill Clinton kept us safe from al-Qaeda attacks on the US homeland for 95 months. He did not shred the Constitution to do it. Would Bush credit Clinton for protecting the country because of that record?

Laura Bush: My Husband's Not A Failure

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — First lady Laura Bush says she disagrees with critics who say her husband's presidency was a failure. In an interview aired Sunday...

Bush Family Christmas Menu

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush and his family are headed to Camp David for the eighth straight year to celebrate Christmas. And since everyone likes to know what the ...

Washington Times: Bush & Cheney Secretly Decent Human Beings

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

Monday's Washington Times offers a little taste of the brain poison we'd be forced to choke down every day from every newspaper if the government actually did control the media.

Bush Unveils Portrait Of Relaxed And Smiling President (VIDEO)

AP | CHRISTINE SIMMONS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for video WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush's two terms in office have been marked by wars, a global financial crisis, and a steady ...

Laura Bush: I Don't Remember How To Cook

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — First lady Laura Bush said Thursday that her husband, President George W. Bush, teases her about her cooking because she hasn't ban...

The Painfully Unwatchable White House Christmas Video

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

2008-12-16-bushbarney.jpg The blend of shock, incredulity, and stomach cramps I felt when I watched the first 30 seconds of the Barney Christmas video I will not soon forget.

A Laurafied Declaration

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jan Herman

It's well and good that she's such a wonderful humanitarian. But somehow the Bullshitter-in-Chief's track record on human rights, let alone on the U.N., went unmentioned.

Reading The Pictures: Cheney Holiday Card Says "Already Outta Here!"

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-12-09-shaw_cheneycard.jpgWell, the Cheney's final holiday card is now available and it makes for an interesting comparison to George and Laura's.

New Bush Neighbor In Dallas: I'm Afraid "The Whole Neighborhood Is Going To Be A Target"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As was reported this week, George Bush has bought a new house in a wealthy part of Dallas, called Preston Hollow, to live in after he leaves office. P...

The First Lady's Guide to Writing a Bestselling Memoir

Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel

Having stood by her good mate's side as he walked two bestsellers to the altar, Mrs. Obama is hip to the power of the pen, both in economic and political terms.

Reading The Pictures: Laura Doing A Little Projection With White House Christmas Card?

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-12-04-shawpic2.jpgIt seems Laura Bush is feeling pretty wounded these days about Dubya's legacy -- according, at least, to two current monumental gestures.

Bushes To Dallas After Term Ends, First Lady Confirms

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In the spirit of a tough economy, holiday decorations from Christmases past are adorning the White House this Christmas. First lad...

"Impeach Bush" Ornament Accepted To Hang On White House Christmas Tree

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Deborah Lawrence got the invitation from the White House, the Seattle-based artist decided to make a lefty political statement. But she never ex...

Reading The Pictures: George And Laura Look Good In Ribbons

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-12-01-bush_aids_day.jpg It's always been about backgrounds and logos. Desperate days in the legacy hunt?

Bush Will Miss Airforce One, White House Cooking

AP | NATASHA T. METZLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President George W. Bush is relishing the chance to see "the klieg lights shift somewhere else," although he admits he'll miss perk...

Laura Bush Offers Rare Look At White House Private Rooms (VIDEO)

Huffington Post via ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On "Good Morning America" Wednesday morning, Robin Roberts talked to Laura Bush and got a preview of the History Channel documentary, "The White House...