george w. bush

How to beat oil addiction

February 6, 2006 - It's been fun to watch the fallout from President Bush's shocking announcement last week that the U.S. is a nation of oil addicts. After U.S. automakers and Middle East leaders politely phoned to ask what the hell was going on, the administration quickly back-pedaled, saying he "didn't mean it literally."

Oil Addicts Anonymous: Gulf Chapter

February 1, 2006 - On the same day that Texas oilman George W. Bush declared the country is "addicted to oil," a bi-partisan Florida delegation was gathering to propose a sweeping ban on the offshore oil-drilling heavingly promoted by George and brother Jeb Bush in Florida:

President Bush pardons two Tennessee moonshiners

By R. Neal
December 22, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal No, seriously. One of the former moonshiners said he was surprised by the pardon but that he's looking forward to voting and buying a gun. The other said he could "almost be a Republican" after receiving the pardon from Bush.

We're headed to the Gulf Coast

December 5, 2005 - Instituter Elena Everett and I are headed down to Louisiana and Mississippi this week for a first-hand look at the rebuilding process in the post-hurricane Gulf, as part of our coverage for Gulf Coast Re