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Tag Archives: Bush
In the conservative echo chamber some people are asserting that President Obama is directly responsible for the IRS scandal. Let’s examine the likelihood that Obama had his hands on this scandal. Besides lacking any direct evidence linking President Obama to … Continue reading
Is there a substantive difference in meaning between the phrases “act of terror” and “a terrorist act”? Related to the Benghazi incident many conservatives have criticized President Obama’s use of the phrase “act of terror” instead of saying it was “a terrorist … Continue reading
Senator John McCain has called Obama’s administration handling of Benghazi a ‘cover-up.’ While all the evidence is not yet available a prima facie case can be made that he is correct. The Obama administration, especially the State Department, probably tried … Continue reading
Via USNews: “The Iraq and Afghanistan wars will together cost $4 to $6 trillion, according a new study from Harvard University’s Kennedy School. A large share of those bills has yet to be paid: the study finds that the U.S. … Continue reading
Any rational proposal to address the serious issues surrounding the national debt needs to first examine the major causes of that debt. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides updated evidence on the causes of the debt that will … Continue reading
Mother Jones previews “Hubris,” a new documentary reexamining the Iraq War as a hoax. A decade ago, on March 19, 2003, President George W. Bush launched the invasion of Iraq that would lead to a nine-year war resulting in 4,486 dead … Continue reading
The U.S. News reports the Obama Administration created more jobs in its first term than George W. Bush did in his first term.
Gadi Dechter, Managing Director of Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, identified an interesting facttoid: “It’s been 40 months since the Obama recovery began in June 2009. Since then, the U.S. economy has created 3.8 million … Continue reading
Here’s a link to a 3 minute video explaining and decomposing the sources of the national debt. Highly recommended. Click here.
Do You Want the Same People Who Advised George W. Bush about War, Economic Policies and Education Back? Apparently Romney Does.
Robert J. Elisberg reports that two-thirds of Governor Romney’s advisers are veterans of the Bush administration: “These include: John Bolton, George Bush’s Under Secretary of State and ambassador to the United Nations. He is such a neocon war hawk that … Continue reading