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Bush Oil

One Oily Administration After Another

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Buoyed by the country's boom in energy wealth, our president has been putting oil to work abroad. He has been using energy as the spear of his already highly militarized foreign policy. The result has been a sophisticated weaponization of oil that puts the energy mavens of the Bush administration to shame.

George W. Bush: 'Diversify Away From Oil'

McClatchy | Jack Z. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DALLAS -- As the U.S. Gulf Coast battled a massive oil spill, former President George W. Bush told the American Wind Energy Association conference her...

Billionaire Texan Helps Divvy Up Iraq's Oil, Now Admits It's the Bush Legacy

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Are oil interests now Iraq's fourth stakeholder group, and wasn't that always the objective? Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan certainly thinks so.

As the Bush Years Wind Down the New York Times Signals Hard Times Ahead for Russia, Venezuela, Iran

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

Against the interests of the nation this administration has permitted, even encouraged the dramatic transfer of wealth to oil interests in dimensions beyond the fondest dreams of Croesus.

Bush: Answer To Gustav Is More Domestic Drilling

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush said Tuesday he was grateful that Hurricane Gustav was nowhere near as destructive as Hurricane Katrina. He used Gus...

McCain: Lock-Step and (Oil) Barrel

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

While Obama was in Illinois shoveling sand in bags to hold back the Bush-neglected infrastructure that was crumbling around him McCain was on his way to accept whoops and cheers from oil industry insiders.