Tag Archives: George W. Bush

Murdoch has a sad, Reagan’s adviser admits Bush tax cuts didn’t work, Mannequin Bible

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Rupert Murdoch’s stunning death spiral continues (New allegations! Calls for investigations! Billions in tax refunds exposed!) Ronald Reagan’s former adviser admits the Bush tax cuts for millionaires didn’t work, Jamie tells a tale of the Mannequin Bible, dispatches from Australia, some [...]

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Deficit hypocrites need not fear the media

Allison Kilkenny 5 Replies

The establishment media has, thus far, allowed the deficit hypocrites to screech about fiscal responsibility one moment, and then frantically work behind closed doors in the next to ensure the deficit continues to inflate. Ben Nelson (D-NE), Kent Conrad (D-ND), Evan Bayh (D-IN), Joe Lieberman (I-CT), and 31 House Democrats have all voiced their opposition [...]

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The Times continues the Iraq revision fun

Allison Kilkenny 7 Replies

I recently wrote about Thomas Friedman’s cute interpretation of the Iraq war. Basically, Dubya was right, and even though Saddam didn’t have any weapons, Iraqis got to vote in an election, so everything evens out. And even if one argues it doesn’t really “even out,” per se, that’s a matter for historians to settle, and [...]

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Abstinence study stimulates anti-sex ed activists

Allison Kilkenny 9 Replies

A new study published by the Archives Of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine concludes that an abstinence-only approach to sex education works. Actually, the study proves an abstinence-only approach to sex may have worked for a very small sample — 662 Philadelphia students, to be exact. …And, of course, the kids had to self-report if they were [...]

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John Yoo: No regrets

Allison Kilkenny 5 Replies

This week, John Yoo, Bush’s chief legal torture architect, got to plug his book in NY Times Magazine. Side-note: Interviewer Deborah Solomon drilled Yoo with exactly as much “no guff” gusto as she offered Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane in a legendarily uncomfortable interview. (Solomon may hate torture, but she hates Family Guy more.) But back [...]

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