Tag Archive for Bush

The Army We Have…

Two sobering investigative reports in the nation’s leading newsweeklies this week.  Time Magazine reports our soldiers in Iraq have turned to anti-depressents to help their cope with this war without end. Newsweek reports soliders faced with the prospect of returning to Iraq are instead suffering from self-inflicted wounds.

Scott McClellan’s book burns Bush Administration

Former Bush administration press secretary Scott McClellan, a former pupil of Irvine Mayor Beth Krom when she was a student teacher, has a new book coming out about his time at the White House and it has former colleagues in an uproar. Bush press secretary Dana Perino issued the following statement:  “Scott, we now know, is disgruntled about…

Remembering California’s Iraq Occupation Dead

From the LATimes today: A Times analysis provides a portrait of the state’s military personnel who have died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. CLICK HERE or on the image above to view the video. Today’s entire BRAD BLOG is turned over today to the names of the U.S. troops who have been killed in…

McSame as Bush

Since our pal Chuck DeVore is in involved in ads with half-truths on Obama and Hillary, as a public service, we bring you this ad for Senator John McCain. [youtube]cN10_6pyshQ[/youtube]

Bush: Lowest Poll Numbers of Any President in Past 70 Years

USA Today had a story in yesterday’s paper that might have been missed in the hoopla of the Penn. Primary.  President Bush has now achieved the worst approval ratings in 70 years of the Gallup Poll.  Disapproval of the Iraq War has also reached 63 percent, an all-time high. And please remember, Senator McCain voted…

This is Support for the Troops?

After five years of bumper stickers and magnets on cars proclaiming support for our troops, reality has begun to rear its ugly head. Yes, it is ugly. For lo these five years, the right wing – who still controls the White House agenda as well as the results of what comes out of the Democratic-majority…

Bush should go to the Olympics in China, he’ll fit right in.

An April 12th, while the media was obsessing over whether or not Barack Obama dissed rural voters, the Bush administration released a secret memo authored by the Department of Justice (DOJ) asserting that President Bush has unlimited power to order brutal interrogations to extract information from detainees was declassified today as a result of an American…