Articles tagged george w. bush

Is Bono Just a Little Too Cozy with the Powerful People? ‘The Frontman: Bono’

Without denying the practical good achieved by some of his projects, Harry Browne, a Dublin-based "activist and journalist", criticizes Bono's cozy neo-liberal, market-funded loyalties.

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Investigative Journalist Jeremy Scahill Goes Deep Inside the Modern with ‘Dirty Wars’

Dirty Wars feels like a revelation -- never before has America's recent dirty laundry been collected and put on display so comprehensively. It may be the most damning indictment of the "war on terror" yet published.

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29 Aug 2011 // 10:00 PM

Your Brain in the Voting Booth

President Obama may not be everything people’s brains deceived them into thinking he was, but he’s who he said he would be all along.

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The Librarians and Barbarians of Laura Bush’s Memoir

Laura Bush largely avoided the public slanderings that Nancy Reagan endured and that, to a lesser extent, Michelle Obama is now enduring, even though George W. Bush himself was perhaps the most excoriated President in recent American history. The reasons have something to do with Laura Bush's literary sensibility.

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The Test of Our Times: America Under Siege ... And How We Can Be Safe Again by Tom Ridge

Determinedly apolitical, refreshingly willing to shoulder responsibility, folksy, even charming, Ridge is the good soldier dangerously close to living by blind faith in his superior officers.

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Will Ferrell: You’re Welcome, America. A Final Night with George W. Bush

You can't help but think that Ferrell would've wanted to go out on a high note with his Bush impression, instead of just giving us what is essentially an easy go-round of his greatest hits.

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Winning the Presidency 2008 by William J. Crotty

The details of the recent presidential election will soon fade, and you'll want to have this recap and analysis to reflect on.

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19 Jan 2009 // 3:16 AM

Crawford

Crawford entertains and informs, exposing the crass stagecraft of the Western White House.

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17 Oct 2008 // 3:00 AM

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The readymade caricature George Bush is as much a reflection of his moment as he is an occasion for Oliver Stone's latest stab at revisionist history.

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Just in time for the election, ‘W.’ is a prime candidate for Oliver Stone

LOS ANGELES—For the first 113 of the 232 years that a United States of America has existed, there wasn’t anything called cinema. So movies about

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Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism (FOX Attacks Special Edition)

This is America these days: you’re either with something, or you’re against it, and never the twain shall meet. Just try democracy under those conditions.

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The Dark Side by Jane Mayer

As Mayer recounts in her history of what followed 9/11, Cheney was ready for this scenario because he'd been "secretly practicing for doomsday."

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Mission Accomplished by Khalil Bendib

Political cartooning in America is in terrible trouble.

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Cheney: The Untold Story of Americas Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President

Hayes rejects the view of Cheney as a master puppeteer who manipulates the president and pulls policy strings through loyalists planted throughout the executive branch.

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16 Jul 2007 // 2:48 AM

CHICAGO - Sen. Hillary Clinton on Sunday labeled President Bush’s tenure in the White House “the most radical presidency” in U.S. history, as

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10 Jul 2007 // 5:36 AM

Back in February, Mike Allen approached the mic to ask President Bush a question at a White House press conference. The President responded with a

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27 Jun 2007 // 8:00 AM

Political dynasties flourish in America

Get this: If Hillary Clinton wins the White House, is re-elected in 2012 and finishes her term, the country will have experienced 28 consecutive years of a

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12 Jun 2007 // 10:59 PM

Rory Kennedy Reveals the Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

Kennedy's film provides a history of the Abu Ghraib scandal and places the events that took place there within the context of the Bush administration's attempt to redefine torture.

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8 Jun 2007 // 12:57 AM

Putin suggests alternate site for missile defense system

ROSTOCK, Germany—Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Bush Thursday that he’d cooperate on a proposed missile defense system in Europe if it used

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With God on Our Side: George W. Bush and the Rise of the Religious Right in America

A well-studied and unbiased report on the powerful union of politics and conservative religion.

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