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President George W Bush

President Bush, Pardon O.J. Simpson Now!

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

President Bush, I realize that I may not have much pull with you right now but it seems that without Karl Rove around, you're kind of lost and sad. I ...

A Post-Thanksgiving Cornucopia: World AIDS Day, The Birth of (RED)WIRE, Milk and Prop 8

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The new online digital magazine (RED)WIRE will sponsor a series of unique performances by artists such as U2 and Sheryl Crow, in its bid to help fight AIDS.

Bush Signs Extension For Jobless Benefits

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators will guarantee as much as $1.4 trillion in U.S. banks' debt in a bid to get the distressed financial system pump...

The Eleventh of the Eleventh of the Eleventh

Tom Cosgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Cosgrove

Today, 90 years after the Allies and Germany signed an armistice to bring an end to WW I, President George W. Bush will preside over his last Veterans...

It Was About Stupid, Stupid

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

Many McCain apologists have suggested that the meltdown in the stock market over the last month doomed his campaign. That assessment seems far too friendly.

Israeli Journalist: It's Safe To Assume That Obama Won't Abandon Israel | Akiva Eldar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the world's largest democracy on Tuesday chose - for the first time in its history - a black president, Israel's own democracy marked 13 years sinc...

Burning Down the House - McCain and Palin Go Down in a Blaze of In-Fighting, Betrayal and Backstabbing

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

Many people ask if Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has a future - possibly a presidential run in 2012 - if she loses this election. The answer is no. Sh...

Understanding W.

Charlie Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charlie Rose

2008-10-20-brolin.jpg I spoke with with Oliver Stone and Josh Brolin about their new movie, W. Brolin, who plays Bush, told me about what he did to prepare for such a role.

Smart is the New Dumb, or Why Barack Obama is the President We Need Now

David Latt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Latt

Conventional wisdom says that George W. Bush won in 2000 because he was easier to relate to than Al Gore. Better to have a President you can have a b...

The Case for Mental Health Screening of Candidates

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Though it's ludicrous to elect a presidential candidate who can't physically perform the job, it's worse to elect a candidate who can't mentally perform the job.

Dems Block $70 Billion GOP War Proposal That Has No Withdrawal Plan

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate on Friday blocked a Republican proposal to pay $70 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan without strings attached. The 53-45 vote ...

McCain Calls For An Investigation Into Anti-Mormon Phone Calls

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican John McCain is asking the New Hampshire attorney general to investigate phone calls to voters that pretend to be polls but raise questions ...

Reid Hits "Bully" Bush: "He Damn Sure Is Not Entitled" To A Blank Check For Iraq

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reuters reports this afternoon: Democrats who lead Congress likened President George W. Bush on Thursday to a bully on Iraq war policy and vowed to s...

Army Desertion Rates Up 80 Percent Since War Began

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Soldiers strained by six years at war are deserting their posts at the highest rate since 1980, with the number of Army deserters this year showing an...