Tag: George W. Bush

The exact same people who lied us into war with Iraq are trying to lie us into war with Iran

The exact same people who lied us into war with Iraq are trying to lie us into war with Iran

As Brian Williams becomes the first person punished for lying about the Iraq War, Dick Cheney is about to headline a fundraiser for the National Republican Congressional Committee. Benjamin Netanyahu is about to speak to a joint session of Congress and George W. Bush’s brother — who has “never disagreed” with any of W.’s policies — is the frontrunner for […]

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Are you better off than you were four years ago?  Well, are you, really?

Are you better off than you were four years ago? Well, are you, really?

1980 was the first year I was able to vote in a presidential election and, with chest puffed out, off I went to the polls to vote for Jimmy Carter on November 4, 1980. It began a long, sad slide for me personally as the country was electing Republicans at a record pace, and I seemingly was voting for people […]

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This right here is how low the GOP has sunk: Fundraising with “I miss ‘W'” t-shirts.

This right here is how low the GOP has sunk: Fundraising with “I miss ‘W'” t-shirts.

I … I … I can’t even … Yes, it’s a fundraiser. Centered around how much the GOP misses George W. Bush. What was it? The wars against an enemy that didn’t truly threaten us? The catastrophic tax cuts that favored the uber-wealthy and blew a gigantic hole in our budget? The Great Recession? What? What exactly is that you […]

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An often-forgotten fact about George W. Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” speech – UPDATED

An often-forgotten fact about George W. Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” speech – UPDATED

Remember this? Most people don’t, at least not correctly.

Most people probably remember George W. Bush swooping down out of the sky in a fighter jet and alighting onto the deck of the USS Lincoln aircraft carrier to give a rousing war speech under a gigantic “Mission Accomplished” banner.

You probably remember that the USS Lincoln was in the Persian Gulf at the time and our “Wartime President” was there to celebrate the liberation of Iraq. Right?

Wrong.

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Why the Etch A Sketch Will Lead to Even More Lies From Mitt Romney

Why the Etch A Sketch Will Lead to Even More Lies From Mitt Romney

George W. Bush saved the economy almost exactly the same way he caught bin Laden. Follow @FakeDanSavage Yesterday should have been Mitt Romney’s day. He’d won Illinois handily. And then he received the endorsement from Gallant to George W.’s Goofus—Jeb Bush. Then, you know: the Etch A Sketch thing. Comic John Fugelsang asked Romney advisor Eric Fehrnstrom if Mitt had […]

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I suppose there are SOME people who miss Bush

I suppose there are SOME people who miss Bush

Like Osama bin Laden, Muammar Gaddafi, and Anwar al-Awlaki. Those dudes gotta be wishin’ Bush was still in office, eh? (Click the pic for a bigger version.) (They left out Saddam Hussein.)

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Terry Jones brings George W. Bush to Dearborn?

Terry Jones brings George W. Bush to Dearborn?

Terry Jones, the Quran-burning nutjob is in Michigan news this weekend. Go read about it elsewhere if you want to know why, I won’t dignify the idiot by reporting on it here. However, this caught my eye. This is the photo on the front page of the Detroit News this morning: Tell me that’s not George W. Bush next to […]

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