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Tag Archives: george w. bush

an immodest proposal

19-Sep-08

while we are nationalizing businesses like aig and fannie mae and freddie mac and bear stearns, why don’t we just get it over with and nationalize the health care industry as well? it’s ironically amusing to me that the bush administration now walks into the sunset having accomplished the most socialist acquisitions in american history. […]

what’s going on in the white house?

24-Apr-08

from swampland, a blog at time.com, via the washington post, comes a story about the decision to torture detainees: Nineteen of those documents were withheld from disclosure specifically because the Bush administration decided they are covered by a “presidential communications privilege,” according to the filings, made in federal court in Manhattan. Some were “authored or […]

george w. bush: liberal spender

11-Feb-08

from bloomberg.com, via andrew sullivan, comes this damning assessment: if bush and the republican congress had stuck to the spending levels we saw during the clinton administration, we could finance the wars in iraq and afghanistan and still have a surplus. rather than a $400 billion deficit. whatever happened to fiscal constraint?