Bush Pardons Libby
NEWS AND EVENTS
July 2, 2007 -Bush commutes sentence of
Scooter Convicted of Felony
March 6, 2007 ....Former chief of staff, I. Lewis
"Scooter" Libby, was convicted Tuesday of lying and obstructing a leak
investigation that reached into the highest levels of the Bush
Bush Thwarted Probe Into NSA Wiretapping
July 19, 2006 ..."President Bush effectively blocked a Justice
Department investigation of the National Security Agency's warrantless
surveillance program, refusing to give security clearances to attorneys who
were attempting to conduct the probe ..."
White House defends Attorney General Alberto Gonzales against
accusations he gave misleading testimony to Congress
Arlen Specter (Republican) told Gonzales, "I do
not find your testimony credible..."
Owner of Dubai
Ports Donated At Least $1M To Bush Library - Associated Press
HOUSTON -- A sheik from the United Arab Emirates contributed at least $1
million to the Bush Library Foundation, which established the George Bush
Presidential Library at Texas A&M University in College Station. The
UAE owns Dubai Ports World, which is taking operations from London-based
Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co., which operates six U.S. ports.
Senators Question Why Mine Fines Were Reduced - New York Times
Senators pressed federal mine safety officials today about why fines for
unsafe practices have been reduced or not collected at all and why
regulations intended to improve safety and the chances of rescue have been
delayed... ... A data analysis by The New York Times found that
the Bush administration has decreased major fines for safety violations
since 2001 and in nearly half the cases not collected them at all.
Iraq - bush planned regime before becoming President
A SECRET blueprint for US global domination
reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated
attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in
ties include $100 million Katrina donation - MSNBC 02/24/2006
The United Arab Emirates has long-standing ties to the Bush family. Records
show the UAE and one of its sheikhs contributed at least $1 million before
1995 to the Bush Library Foundation, which established the George Bush
Presidential Library in College Station, Texas. The executive chairman of
Dubai Ports World...
How Bush Blew It - Newsweek 09/19/2005
... how the president of the United States could have even less "situational
awareness," as they say in the military, than the average American about the
worst natural disaster in a century—is one of the more perplexing and
troubling chapters in a story that, despite moments of heroism and acts of
great generosity, ranks as a national disgrace.
Bush administration stifling
scientific evidence of global warming
- MSNBC 10/27/04
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Bush
administration is trying to stifle scientific evidence of the dangers of
global warming in an effort to keep the public uninformed, a NASA scientist
said Tuesday night.
Untangling the Accounting Gimmicks in White House
Pollution Plans - NRDC
President Bush's voluntary
global warming plan announced on February 14 will let emissions of
heat-trapping pollutants continue growing indefinitely at exactly the same
rate they have grown over the last 10 years. The president's "clear skies"
proposal, announced at the same time, would actually weaken and delay the
clean up of other power plant pollutants compared to requirements under the
existing Clean Air Act. In both cases, the president has used deceptive
accounting and false comparisons to disguise more pollution, not less.