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What Did the President Know and When Did He Know It? Karl Rove Knows...

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larisa Alexandrovna

Since we are a democracy and none of us are above the law, either we all have to honor subpoenas or we don't. If Karl Rove does not have to show up to court, then none of us have to.

Somalia: Getting in Front of the Story

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

Get your talking heads on television before the other guy does, slant the story your way, and maybe the American public will let you off the hook.

Ending the Pornography of Creation

Bill Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Allen

Now is the time to confront one of the major myths perpetuated by the previous anti-intellectual, anti-science regime. Now is the time to keep science in science class and keep religion out.

God, I Miss George Bush

Doon Baqi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doon Baqi

We can now assume full responsibility for the good that we do as Americans, which is fantastic, but the reason I miss W is that I have lost my scapegoat if we do bad.

Tuesday's Best Jokes: Bush, Viagra And Vegetable Sex (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tuesday night late-night hosts joked about Obama's interview on Arab television, the banned PETA ad and drooping Viagra profits. Dave Letterman also ...

21 Things Bush Does After Leaving the White House

Dan Greenburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dan Greenburg

15. Embarks on an international tour as a stand-up comedian, but bombs in Iran.

Identity Politics: A Social Media Election Retrospective

Eric Shutt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Shutt

Social media is all over the new political scene. With print media doomed, news sources' flexibility in adapting to a new social media landscape will define the next era of political reporting.

Bush May have Cheated Small Businesses Out of a Trillion Dollars in Contracts

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

There is no way to know exactly how many billions of dollars George W. Bush cheated American small businesses out of during his eight years in office....

Obama's Decisive Break with Bush's "War on Terror" Policies

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

Obama's new Orders are a bold start, but more detail is required, dangerous loopholes must be shut off permanently, and other parts of the Bush administration's dark legacy need to be swiftly addressed.

Chaos and Lies: Why Obama Was Right To Halt The Guantanamo Trials

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

In one of his first acts as president, Obama ordered prosecutors in Guantanamo's Military Commission trials to ask for a four-month stay on all proceedings.

Thoughts About Romania and the Inauguration

Bob Merlis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Merlis

Like Nicolae Ceausescu, Bush ignored the rule of law and turned his country into a fiefdom for cronies and sycophants.

Obama Stops Clock On Midnight Regs, but Others Still Ticking

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By some estimates, the Bush administration pushed forward well over 100 proposed regulations in its waning days.

Former Aide: Bush Feels "Joyful" And "Free"

Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On a panel this morning here at Atlantic's HQ, former Bush administration communications counselor Karen Hughes praised President Barack Obama's inaug...

Former Advisor Reports From The Bush Trip Back To Texas

Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a Daily Beast exclusive, a former Bush advisor files his account--and his photos--from aboard the former president's flight back to Texas. Knowing ...

Bush Returns To Texas, Gets Warm Welcome

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Leaving the White House for the last time on Tuesday, President George W. Bush blew a kiss out the window of his presidential limou...

Happy New Era! (a Greeting to Share With Your Pals)

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis


Move Bush, Get Out the Way!

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

Obama likely will be no more a savior or messiah than we actively demand him to be, but at this point a former community organizer who grew up sans silver spoon sounds pretty darn good.

Strange Bedfellows: Bush Bids Farewell to Ex-Con

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Papa

Former drug-war prisoner Julio Medina opened Exodus Transitional Community in East Harlem, New York, to assist formerly incarcerated men and women as they integrated back into the community.

Escape from Emotional Terrorism: The Bush Years

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

In September, the economic stability of the world as we know it was eroding under the Bush administration's feet. Slipping and sliding, they were worried about the money, and you never put it at risk.

With Bush Leaving Town, Pity Poor Hugo and King Abdullah

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

With Bush leaving town, the air is going out of the price of oil.

8 Dumb Things George W. Bush Said About The Environment

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Well, it's just about time to say goodbye to George W. Bush, but before we do, we just have to look back at some of his more memorable quotes about th...

You're No Harry Truman

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

President Bush apparently wants to be compared to President Harry Truman, who was also very unpopular when he left office. But Mr. Bush, you are no Harry Truman.

Letterman Presents Final "Great Moments In Presidential Speeches" Montage (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the best recurring segments on Letterman over the last few years has been "Great Moments in Presidential Speeches," which have had a field day ...

Ryan Grim

Former GOP Rep. Tancredo: Bush Wrong To Worry About "Anti-Immigrant" Party | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush has a long list of regrets that he's been sharing as he eases his way out of the White House. Chief among them is the failure to pass c...

The Future: A Guide to Post-Bush Bush-Bashing

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Spencer Green

Anyone can attack Bush now via Regular Bush-Bashing (RBB). The difficult part is saving your hatred and vitriol for when he is no longer around.