Tag Archives: Dubya

Trump: Dubya Knew 9/11 Was Coming [VIDEO]

Donald Trump doubled down on his accusations against former President George W. Bush this morning in a CNN interview in which he declared that Bush knew the 9/11 attacks were imminent. Trump: “Look, his brother gets hit on, he’s a loyal person, and he’s loyal to his brother. But his brother made some mistakes. His brother could have made a …

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Donald Trump Attacks Dubya On 9/11: “The World Trade Center Came Down During His Reign”

Donald Trump today implied that President George W. Bush was at least partially responsible for 9/11. Via Talking Points Memo: “He was President,” Trump said. “Blame him, or don’t blame him, but he was President. The World Trade Center came down during his reign.” Trump asserted that unlike the George W. Bush, he would be “a leader” who could command …

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Obama Mocks Darth Cheney On Iraq [VIDEO]

This scathing White House clip was going viral yesterday while most eyes were on Kentucky. Via Talking Points Memo: Timed to a speech given by former Vice President Dick Cheney slamming President Obama’s Iran deal, the White House released a video highlighting Cheney’s continual defense of the Iraq war. The two-and-a-half-minute video titled “Former Vice President Dick Cheney: Wrong Then, …

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Bush II Has Heart Surgery

George W. Bush is reported in “high spirits” after undergoing heart surgery early this morning. During a physical examination Monday, doctors found a blockage in the artery of the former president’s heart, said Bush spokesman Freddy Ford. “At the recommendation of his doctors, President Bush agreed to have a stent placed to open the blockage,” Ford said. The procedure at …

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A Silly Lie From The National Review

All of Teabagistan has leaped upon a word cloud posted by Pew Research that even the wingnuts at Townhall allow “isn’t the most precise form of polling.”  In fact, President Obama’s current approval rating is 47%.  At this point in his second term, Dubya’s approval rating was 39.8%. 

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Dubya: No Comment On Marriage

Former President George W. Bush dodged a question on same-sex marriage in an interview with CBS. In an interview that aired on “CBS This Morning,” Charlie Rose asked Bush about his one-time support for a constitutional amendment banning marriage equality. “Yeah, well, I’m not, I’m not weighing in on these issues, as you know, because I’ve made the decision to …

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Gawker Publishes Dubya’s Email Address

To mark the tenth anniversary of the Iraq war, yesterday Gawker published the personal email address of former President George W. Bush.  The move has angered some Gawker commenters and Michele Malkin’s Twitchy, whose editors last night called Gawker “cretinous slime.”

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Jeb Bush 2016?

Via New York Times: When Senator Marco Rubio of Florida held a strategy session here to discuss his own political future last week, the question of Mr. Bush, a mentor, hung over the room; a decision by Mr. Bush, 59, to seek the Republican nomination would almost certainly halt any plans by Mr. Rubio, 41, to do so or abruptly …

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Push Push In The Bush Bush

George P. Bush, the grandson of Bush I, nephew of Bush II, and son of Jeb, has filed notice in Texas that he will run for office. His mother, Jeb’s wife, is an immigrant from Mexico and some in the GOP are already dangling George P. as the lifeline to the Hispanic vote they so desperately need. The younger Bush, …

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Fleischer: GOP Will Never Back Gay Rights

“The big issue that Republicans are going to have to wrestle with is the Hispanic issue. It’s not the social issues. You’re not going to make the party pro-choice and pro-gay rights and think you’ve made the Republican party the party that’s the popular party. We have a party like that. It’s the Democratic Party.” – Ari Fleischer, former Bush …

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Quote Of The Day – Desmond Tutu

“The then leaders of the United States [Mr Bush] and Great Britain [Mr Blair] fabricated the grounds to behave like playground bullies and drive us further apart. They have driven us to the edge of a precipice where we now stand – with the spectre of Syria and Iran before us. The question is not whether Saddam Hussein was good …

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Dick Cheney: My Standing Up For Marriage Would Have Killed Dubya’s Chances

Dick Cheney, who has since endorsed marriage equality, claimed yesterday that he remained silent during the 2000 campaign because he knew if he spoke up it would have damaged Dubya’s election chances. The former vice president suggested it wouldn’t have done much good and probably would have sunk President George W. Bush’s prospects for office. “Why?” he responded to ABC …

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Colin Powell Backs Gay Marriage

Human Rights Campaign “Colin Powell’s support for marriage equality is representative of the continued momentum for marriage that we’re seeing nationwide, and its significance cannot be overlooked,” said HRC President Joe Solmonese. “One of our nation’s foremost statesmen and a top military leader, Colin Powell is another example of how a growing number of Americans are personally connected to loving, …

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Dubya Endorses Romney

It’s not much of an endorsement and likely won’t include any campaigning on Romney’s behalf. “I’m for Mitt Romney,” Bush told ABC News this morning as the doors of an elevator closed on him, after he gave a speech on human rights a block from his old home — the White House. Bush’s endorsement isn’t a surprise, given that Romney …

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