Archive for the ‘Bush’ Category

President George W. Bush announced Sunday morning that the United States is officially at war with Iran. Having seen repeated requests directed at Iran aimed at cutting nuclear weapon production denied, Bush asked Congress for an official declaration of war. Many analysts are shocked the Congress vote failed to go along party lines, with numerous […]

The attorney firing controversy has been all over the news recently. To be completely honest, I didn’t really know what the whole thing even meant. So, I spent a couple hours, read a short book, did some research, and am now the world’s greatest expert on all things federal prosecution. This post will be useful […]

Energy and Oil


Welcome to the sixth edition of the ongoing ‘Issues’ series which will document the Six Major Candidates’ (H. Clinton, J. McCain, B. Obama, R. Giuliani, J. Edwards, M. Romney) positions on every issue I can think of. G.W. Bush is included for… fun. Feel free to go check out the archives here. Pinched for time? […]

Today’s Senate decision to remove President Bush’s ability to appoint federal prosecutors- a power granted him by the Patriot Act of 2001- could have further implications beyond Alberto Gonzales’ political future, though it is true many speculate this is merely the first step in his firing. While N. Pelosi (D-CA) has publicly called for his […]

The Democrats took control of Congress in 2006 on the premise that they would bring change to a stagnant Middle Eastern policy; indeed, as many put it, “voter outrage” was what contributed most to the win. Don’t look now, but voter outrage could very easily start to turn right back in the opposite direction- at […]

George W. Bush (r), (Incumbent, Will not Run in ’08) During his 2000 Presidential campaign, G. Bush described his endorsement of a concept he called “affirmative access.” While his opponent Al Gore dismissed this initially as another so-called Bush-ism, it turns out Bush really did have a distinction in mind between affirmative access and affirmative […]

Gun Control


George W. Bush (r), (Incumbent, Will not Run in ’08) Back in the 2000 Presidential election, G. Bush surprised many by backing the continuation of a weapons ban passed 10 years prior. Democrats had, by that point, already abandoned gun control as a “losing issue.” By 2004, gun activists were furious at Bush’s stance, and […]