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The Chuck Hagel Bombshell

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

It is the death throes of the neoconservatives' hold on United States foreign policy that makes the confirmation of Hagel and the installation of the Biden-Kerry-Hagel team so critically important for the United States and the world.

Time to Renew September 11th Patriotism

Steven Kurlander | Posted 11.13.2012 | Impact
Steven Kurlander

We may be safer from external threats, but there's a dangerous internal weakness fostered by a lack of nationalism 11 years later that threatens our future more than Islamic fundamentalists in Asia and Africa.

Obama Trip To India 2010: India Prepares For Visit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama's highly-anticipated, four-day visit to India doesn't kick off until Saturday, but the country has already been abuzz with preparation...

George W. Bush Says Prayers Helped In Tough Times As President

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Former President George W. Bush turned to his faith amid the tough times during his eight years in office, he said Saturday at a religious school's ba...

Cheney: Bush Copped Out On GM Bankruptcy

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney says that former President George W. Bush did not want to be the one who "pulled the plug" on General Motors and ins...

White House Authorized Earliest Detainee Abuse, CIA Log Says

NPR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It is clear that increasingly abusive interrogation techniques were used on Abu Zubaydah, the first high-value detainee, in the months between his cap...

No Quit: Ex Aides Still Campaigning For Bush

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The defense never rests. When President Barack Obama released his own policy this week on former President George W. Bush's practice of attaching cont...

The Inner Life: How to Think Like Barack Obama (Yes You Can!)

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laurie Nadel

You change the oil in your car every 3,000 miles and call it maintenance. But how many miles has your mind clocked? Don't you think maybe it's time for a tune-up?

The Race is on for Presidential Pardons from Outgoing President George Bush

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

Surprisingly, having issued only 171 pardons so far, Bush has been one of the most frugal presidents since World War II. Some suspect that distinction is about to change.

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...

When Palin Meet Ahmadinejad in Tehran?

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Omid Memarian

Surprisingly, out of all the Middle Eastern leaders, no one is probably more similar to Palin than Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Let's Speak the Truth About Afghanistan

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

U.S. and NATO forces are not fighting "terrorists" in Afghanistan but a loose alliance of Pashtun warrior tribes whose resistance to foreign occupation is legendary.

New SBA Head Could Spell More Trouble for Middle-Class Firms

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Steven Preston, the Bush appointee to head the U.S. Small Business Administration, has no experience or background working with small businesses and hails from a corporate background.

George Bush: Spiraling Iraq Violence "A Very Positive Moment"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Violence continues across southern Iraq today, as radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is threatening to end his crucial cease-fire by calling for th...

Two-Front War: Troops In Iraq For Surge May Be Needed In Afghanistan

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Faced with the demands of fighting a two-front war, the Joint Chiefs warned President Bush Wednesday that more U.S. troops may soon be needed in Afgha...

Bush's 2009 Budget Calls For Slashing Public TV Funding

Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Public broadcasting officials vowed Monday to fight drastic cuts President Bush is seeking to make to federal financing for public television and radi...

Health Experts Denounce Bush's Budget As "Disastrous" For Health Care

Reuters | Maggie Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Health experts denounced President George W. Bush's 2009 federal budget request on Monday, calling it a disaster for the health of Americans and sayin...

Bush Urges Econ Action, Iraq Patience

AP | TERENCE HUNT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Bush, standing before Congress one last time, urged the nation Monday night to persevere against gnawing fears of recessi...

Preview: The State Of The Union

236.com: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tonight, President Bush gives his final State of the Union address. What can we expect? If last year's speech is any indication, lot of insincere appl...

Experts 'Mystified' As To Purpose Of Bush's Mideast Trip

McClatchy | Hannah Allam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush wraps up a weeklong tour of the Middle East Wednesday, leaving many Mideast political observers mystified as to the purpose of the visi...

Effort To Block Long-Term US-Iraq Security Agreements Gains Steam

Politico | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Momentum is building for a push to block President Bush from signing a long-term security agreement with the Iraqi government. It got a boost today fr...

How The Arab Press Sees Bush's Mideast Trip

CBS News | Mark Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The President of the United States arrives in the Middle East saying he's trying to make peace one more time. At home, in a week of big political news...

Bush Warns Middle East: Confront Iran "Before It's Too Late"

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush said Sunday that Iran is threatening the security of the world, and that the United States and Arab allies must join together to confr...

A New Year, A New Low In Bush's Approval Ratings

ABC News | GARY LANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Beset by growing economic concerns on top of the long unpopular war in Iraq, President Bush starts the last year of his presidency with the worst appr...

Bush: I Expect Palestinian State Before I Leave Office

USA Today | Richard Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA TODAY's Richard Wolf reports that President Bush predicted today that a deal can be reached within a year to turn the West Bank and Gaza Strip int...