Membranophonist + bush + gop   68

Why the upcoming battle over the Senate torture report is such a big deal - The Washington Post
"The cynicism necessary to attempt to blame the blowback from their torture program on those who want it exposed is truly a wonder." The right has a bottomless well of cynicism.
Torture  CIA  Terrorism  Conservatives  Bush  Cheney  GOP  Republicans 
december 2014 by Membranophonist
AP: Attacks, praise stretch truth at GOP convention
"George W. Bush, a conservative Republican, has been president for nearly eight years. And until last year, Republicans controlled Congress." And they were corrupt and incompetent the whole time.
Bush  McCain  GOP  Republicans  Failure  Incompetence  Corruption 
september 2008 by Membranophonist
Bush's EPA Is Pursuing Fewer Polluters - washingtonpost.com
Polluting the planet? Just cough up some money! All is forgiven.
Bush  GOP  Republicans  EPA  DoJ  Law  Pollution  Environment 
october 2007 by Membranophonist
"Broken Government" | Salon Books
"I never thought that the GOP posed a threat to the well-being of our nation. But these days, I no longer recognize my old party." –John Dean
GOP  Republicans  Government  Authoritarianism  Bush  Congress  Law 
september 2007 by Membranophonist
ABQjournal: Domenici Sought Iglesias Ouster
Bush told Gonzales to fire Iglesias because he wouldn't bring a politically motivated indictment in time to help a Republican.
GOP  Republicans  Bush  Domenici  Gonzales  Iglesias  DoJ  USAttorneys  Corruption 
april 2007 by Membranophonist
Rightist Indignation - washingtonpost.com
"GOP Insider Vic Gold Launches a Broadside at the State of Party"
GOP  Republicans  Conservatives  Bush  Failure  Incompetence 
april 2007 by Membranophonist
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 03/13/2007 | Emails detail plans for firing U.S. attorneys
The Bush administration wanted Carol Lam out because she was investigating corruption at the Pentagon, CIA, and in the appropriations process. She was going to put the brake on the gravy train.
GOP  Republicans  Bush  Rove  Gonzales  DoJ  USAttorneys  Pentagon  CIA  Corruption 
march 2007 by Membranophonist
U.S. Web Archive Is Said to Reveal a Nuclear Guide - New York Times
"…the site has posted some documents that weapons experts say are a danger themselves: detailed accounts of Iraq’s secret nuclear research before the 1991 Persian Gulf war. The documents … constitute a basic guide to building an atomic bomb."
Bush  GOP  Republicans  Iraq  Nuclear  Incompetence  Web 
november 2006 by Membranophonist
USNews.com: Inside Washington: Bush Is Said to Have No Plan if GOP Loses
Works for me; it will prevent them from firing up the paper shredders early enough to cover all their crimes.
Bush  GOP  Congress  Elections 
october 2006 by Membranophonist
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 10/02/2006 | Rumsfeld, Ashcroft received warning of al Qaida attack before 9/11
"Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and former Attorney General John Ashcroft received the same CIA briefing about an imminent al-Qaida strike on an American target that was given to the White House two months before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks."
Bush  GOP  Republicans  Terrorism  CIA  Intelligence  Incompetence  Failure 
october 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Many Hopefuls Keep Bush Ties Under Wraps
Shocking: people do not like being associated with unpopular failures.
Politics  GOP  Bush  Congress  Elections 
september 2006 by Membranophonist
GOP Candidates Facing Troublesome Trend - Forbes.com
"…the president's approval rating has dropped to 33 percent…"
Politics  Polls  GOP  Congress  Bush  Failure  Incompetence 
august 2006 by Membranophonist
The New Yorker: The Talk of the Town
When in doubt, attack those that are pointing out your incompetence and criminality.
Politics  Bush  Nixon  GOP  Media  Journalism  NYT  WaPo  NSA  Surveillance 
july 2006 by Membranophonist
BBC NEWS | Programmes | Panorama | Climate chaos: Bush's climate of fear
"A US government whistleblower tells Panorama how scientific reports about global warming have been systematically changed and suppressed."
Politics  Bush  GOP  Science  Environment  Climate  Climatology 
june 2006 by Membranophonist
Hard-Core Republicans Are Fleeing President
"Disaffection over spending and immigration have caused conservatives to take flight from President Bush and the Republican Congress…" Incompetent and corrupt.
Politics  Polls  Bush  GOP  Congress  Incompetence  Corruption  Taxes  Immigration  Iraq 
may 2006 by Membranophonist
Poll: Dim View Of Bush, GOP , Bush Disappoints On Key Issues; Democrats In Congress Trump GOP - CBS News
"Only 31% of those polled approve of Mr. Bush's job performance and 68% believe the United States is worse off today than it was before Bush became president." Failure.
Politics  Polls  Bush  GOP  Incompetence  Corruption 
may 2006 by Membranophonist
Pollster Suggests Bush Moves Might Be Too Little, Too Late
"'This administration may be over,' Lance Tarrance, a chief architect of the Republicans' 1960s and '70s Southern strategy, told a gathering of journalists and political wonks last week." Nonsense -- they have 2+ years to continue failing.
Politics  Polls  Bush  GOP  Incompetence  Failure  Iraq 
may 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Poll: Bush's Approval Falls to New Low
King Nothing and his Knights of The Pork Table aren't looking too good to Americans.
Politics  Polls  Bush  GOP  Iraq  Incompetence  Corruption  Failure 
may 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Republicans Increasingly Critical of Bush
Fighting between the incompetent, pathological liar president and the corrupt party he leads. Pass the popcorn!
Politics  Bush  GOP  Congress 
april 2006 by Membranophonist
TIME.com: Republicans On The Run -- Apr. 03, 2006 -- Page 1
I like Gingrich's suggestion for a Democratic campaign theme: "Had enough?"
Politics  Polls  Bush  GOP  Congress  Corruption  Incompetence  Elections 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Some GOP Flee From Bush, but Not His Money
"The Republicans want to make withdrawals from the White House ATM. But at the same time, they don't want to be photographed or be seen being anywhere near the White House at this time." Like rats going back to the sinking ship for cheese.
Politics  GOP  Bush  Congress  Elections 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Senators in G.O.P. Voice New Doubt on Court Choice - New York Times
I'm enjoying watching the righties throw feces at each other. Good times.
Politics  SCotUS  Bush  GOP 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Spending Is Out Of Control
By David M. Walker, Comptroller General of the U.S.
Politics  Bush  GOP  Corruption  Economics  Government  Budget 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Bush, GOP mired in political quicksand - Politics - MSNBC.com
"…Bush’s approval rating stands at an all-time low of 38 percent…" Couldn't happen to a more deserving douchebag.
Politics  Polls  Bush  GOP  Corruption  Incompetence  Ethics 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Autumn of Discontent - Newsweek Politics - MSNBC.com
"Only 36 percent of Americans approve of the job [Bush] is doing as president, and an astounding 68 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the direction of the country…" Dishonesty and incompetence take their toll.
Politics  Polls  Bush  GOP  Incompetence  Ethics  Corruption 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
An unfit nominee - OrlandoSentinel.com: Opinion
Ellen Sauerbrey is a former Maryland legislator and two-time loser for governor who was Mr. Bush's state campaign chair in 2000. She has scant experience with refugees and humanitarian crises.
Politics  Bush  GOP  Maryland 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
U.S. Is Given Failing Grades By 9/11 Panel
"…the Bush administration and Congress have balked at enacting numerous reforms that could save American lives and prevent another terrorist attack…" Tax cuts are more important.
Politics  Bush  GOP  Congress  Terrorism  Security 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Bush Orders Staff to Review Ethics Rules
Just the kind of bold action one expects after two officials are caught exposing classified information!
Politics  Bush  GOP  Ethics  Corruption  **** 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Experts: U.S. is spending its way to financial ruin
"Spending has grown twice as rapidly under Bush than it had under Clinton." Party of fiscal discipline, my ass.
Politics  Bush  Economics  Budget  Congress  GOP  Corruption  **** 
march 2006 by Membranophonist
Ex-Malasian Leader Says He Paid Abramoff
"Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday that disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff was paid $1.2 million to organize his 2002 meeting with President Bush…"
Politics  GOP  Bush  Corruption  Malaysia 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
An Arrogance of Power
"I would be inclined to leave Cheney to the mercy of Jon Stewart and Jay Leno if it weren't for other signs that this administration has jumped the tracks."
Politics  Bush  GOP  Iraq  CIA  FISA  NSA 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
ABC News: Congress Probe: Katrina Response a 'National Failure'
"A Republican-led congressional investigation will brand the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina 'a national failure,' according to portions of the report obtained by ABC News." Sounds about right.
GOP  Congress  Bush  FEMA  DHS  Katrina  Incompetence 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
Bob Barr, Bane of the Right?
The conservative movement has become the Cult of Dear Leader.
GOP  Conservatives  Bush  FISA  NSA  Surveillance  Law  Privacy  Constitution 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
Top News Article | Reuters.com - Abramoff says he met Bush "almost a dozen" times
I'm sure all kinds of random people got personal invitations to Bush's pretend ranch.
Politics  Bush  GOP  Corruption  Ethics 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
Republican Speaks Up, Leading Others to Challenge Wiretaps - New York Times
"A growing number of Republicans say the program appears to violate the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act…"
GOP  Congress  Bush  NSA  FISA  Privacy  Surveillance 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
Activists on Right, GOP Lawmakers Divided on Spying
Good to see that some conservatives still believe in the rule of law.
Politics  NSA  FISA  Bush  GOP  Congress  Surveillance  Privacy  Constitution 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
TIME.com: The Political Science Test -- Feb. 13, 2006 -- Page 1
"…growing numbers of researchers, both in and out of government, say their findings … are being discounted, distorted or quashed by Bush Administration appointees." They intend to win the War on Science.
Politics  Bush  GOP  Science  Research 
february 2006 by Membranophonist
Can Justice Be Trusted?
"…Black convened a grand jury, which subpoenaed the Abramoff contract with the Superior Court on November 18, 2002. The next day the Bush Administration announced that Black would be replaced as US Attorney…"
Politics  Bush  GOP  Corruption  Guam  DoJ 
february 2006 by Membranophonist

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