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President Bush: “I’ve abandoned free market principles to save the free market system”

President Bush in an interview with CNN’s Candy Crowley (broadcast 16 December on Lou Dobb’s Tonight) — Excerpt: I feel a sense of obligation to my successor to make sure there is not a, you know, a huge economic crisis. Look, we’re in a crisis now. I mean, we’re in a huge recession, but I …

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Conservatives should look back before attempting to move forward

Matthew Yglesias raises a good point here, that conservatives need to reflect on past errors before condeming Obama’s future errors — let alone offering America new solutions: Part of the effort to pull the wagon of conservatism out of the ditch into which Bush piloted the country is going to be an effort to deny …

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Is the War on Terror over (because there are no longer two sides)?

Summary:  There are reports that the US has supported terrorist groups seeking to overthrow Iran’s government.  This is the first post in a series; at the end are links to the other chapters. Contents Background A description of the situation and what we know Evidence of covert support for terrorists:  leaks and speculation What might …

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President Bush begs for oil, and is refused

On May 16 President Bush met with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.  He appears to have collided with the Saudi Princes’ decision to initiate political peaking of the world’s oil production.  See here for a description of political peaking, and here for King Abdullah’s announcement that they will begin additional projects to increase their oil production — …

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