Archive for the ‘the president’ Category

Survey: Military community anti-Bush

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

A survey found that almost 60 percent of the military community are critical of the Bush Administration’s handling of the war.
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Giuliani gives mistress police escort on taxpayers dime

Friday, December 7th, 2007

It was discovered that Rudy Giuliani, presidential candidate and former mayor of New York, gave his mistress a police escort, who drove her around all day and walked her dog.
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Australia ratifies Kyoto

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Australia ratified the Kyoto protocol, leaving the United States the only major industrialized country not to do so.
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Venezuela rejects proposed ammendments

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Voters in Venezuela narrowly defeated a referendum on changing their constitution to abolish presidential term limits and vastly increase President Hugo Chavez’s executive powers.
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Oprah to accompany Obama on campaign trail

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Oprah and Obama are going on tour together.
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Iraq war update

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

The Bush administration threatened to lay off up to 150,000 civilian workers at military bases in mid-December if Congress does not approve unrestricted Iraq funding immediately, around 60% of all foreign militants who entered Iraq to fight over the past year came from two of America’s allies- Saudi Arabia and Libya, a former top US commander in Iraq has come out in support of withdrawing most combat troops by the end of next year, and Al Qaeda insurgents disguised as members of a Sunni alliance council attacked the council’s headquarters outside Baghdad leaving at least 18 people dead.
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Citizens to government: Turn around!

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Nearly all Democrats and more than six in 10 Republicans think the country is going in the wrong direction.
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OPEC considers converting cash reserves out of concern for falling dollar

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

OPEC’s members have expressed interest in converting their cash reserves into a currency other than the depreciating U.S. dollar, referred to by the President of Iran as a “worthless piece of paper.”
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House calls on Bush to withdraw troops from Iraq

Friday, November 16th, 2007

The House approved a war funding bill ordering President Bush to withdraw most troops from Iraq by the end of next year.
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Majority of Americans: Bush actions impeachable

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Fifty-five percent of Americans believe President Bush has committed impeachable offenses.
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Iraq war update

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

It was revealed that US snipers would kill Iraqis that picked up fake guns they had planted as bait regardless of any further indication they were insurgents, the US contested that the quantity of Iranian bomb-making components being found in Iraq is increasing and 20 Iranian-trained agents are still operating south of Baghdad, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki announced amnesty for detainees who had been “deceived” into joining the insurgency in Iraq, and the head of police intelligence in Iraq’s Kerbala province was detained after roadside bombs and other weapons were found in a raid on his house.
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Iraq war update

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

It was reported that 2007 was the deadliest year yet for US troops in Iraq, hundreds of US diplomats protested against a government move to force them to accept postings in war-torn Iraq, the UN reported that independent security contractors in Iraq are mercenaries, Congress approved a $459 billion military spending bill, and the Pentagon was secretly reviewing plans to ease enlistment standards to make up for recruiting shortfalls. The number of recruits seeking waivers for criminal behavior rose three percent last year to nearly one-fifth of all prospective servicemembers. Two-thirds of the waivers were approved.
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Supermodel Gisele don’t want your money

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen stopped accepting payment in dollars.
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[no longer accepting dollar bills]
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US Diplomats refuse forced Iraq job posts

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

The Bush administration is trying to diffuse a public relations fiasco over news U.S. diplomats are refusing mandatory job assignments in Iraq.
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GOP lawmaker resigns amid gay sex scandal

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

A Republican state legislator who repeatedly voted against gay rights measures resigned his seat Wednesday amid revelations he had sex with a man he met at an erotic video store while in Spokane on a GOP retreat. “I am not gay,” he said.
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UN chief: No proof Iran building nukes

Monday, October 29th, 2007

UN atomic watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei said Sunday he had no evidence that Iran is building nuclear weapons and accused US leaders of adding “fuel to the fire” with recent inflammatory rhetoric.
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Dalai Lama voices ‘reservations’ about Iraq

Monday, October 29th, 2007

The Dalai Lama told President Bush he had some reservations about Iraq.
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FEMA apologizes for fake press conference

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

FEMA apologized for holding a fake press conference.
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Survey: Colbert support at 13%

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Results of a telephone survey showed that in a race versus Republican Rudy Giuliani and Democrat Hilary Clinton, comedian Stephen Colbert would receive 13% of all votes.
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Iraq war update

Saturday, October 27th, 2007

The US government is to order up to 50 diplomats to fill vacant posts in Iraq in the first such large-scale forced assignment since the Vietnam War, at least 33 people were reported killed in a fresh wave of Iraq violence, Turkey’s prime minister rejected an Iraqi proposal to resolve the standoff over raids by Kurdish guerrillas across the rugged border into Turkey because it included a military role for the United States, Iraqi troops found 17 decomposed bodies of unidentified men, and a British private security company was being sued in the US over the death of a US soldier hit by one of its convoys in Iraq.
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