Tag Archive for George W. Bush

Rep. John Campbell Misinformed About Support for ObamaCare Repeal

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The best thing to be said about Congressman John Campbell is that he’s effectively a lame duck.  He posted this piece on The FlashReport last week where he, not the president, compared Republicans to Terrorists for holding the federal government hostage over an Obamacare repeal.  Campbell took issue with the president’s phone call with the…

Rep. Travis Allen Dodges the NSA Question

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State Representative Travis Allen has proposed a new assembly bill (AJR 26) which calls on “the President and Congress of the United States to make the protection of civil liberties and national security equal priorities, and to immediately discontinue any practices that are contrary to the 4th Amendment of the United States Constitution.” Duh… Now…

MSNBC Documentary on Selling the Iraq War Debuts Tonight

It’s been 10 years since President George W. Bush used the State of the Union address to lie this nation into war with the claim that Iraq had been stockpiling materials and enriched uranium to manufacture Weapons of Mass Destruction for use against America and our allies.  Tonight, Rachel Maddow narrates a documentary on the…

Prosperity vs Austerity

When Bill Clinton was president and the economy was booming, the frequent refrain was “a rising tide lifts all boats.”  Government was paying down the debt accrued by the Reagan-Bush (I) years and we had a strong economy with budget surpluses.  Life was good.  When George W. Bush became president, it was tax cuts all…

The Real Romney — from 1994

I lived in the Boston area from 1988 to 1997; In 1994, I had the pleasure of voting for Senator Ted Kennedy over Mitt Romney. The debates were widely watched and with the magic of YouTube, that highlights of that 1994 debate are available for anyone to see. Hear Mitt Romey in his own words…