George H.W. Bush Archives

Trump Trillions: GOP ‘Fiscal Conservatives’ Nearly Doubled The Deficit in One Year

February 4, 2018

President Donald Trump has worked diligently his first year in office. OK, well, interspersed with a whole lot of golf. But if his goal was to destroy everything for which the Republican party once claimed to stand, he’s gotten a…

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Trump Giving Away National Monuments to Mining Companies in Despicable New ‘Gold Rush’

February 1, 2018

It looks like there is no stopping it now. The modern-day gold rush is on. While everyday folks with a pickaxe and a dream are eligible, just as they were in the 1800’s, this is hardly populism. Massive mining companies stand…

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Worse Than Bush: Global Approval of U.S. Leadership Plunges, Humiliating Trump

January 19, 2018

In December 2017, President Donald J. Trump unveiled his “America First” strategy. A transcript of his speech formally announcing the policy changes can be found here. The policy was not a significant departure from Trump’s rhetoric during the 2016 campaign.…

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Even A Child Could Have Passed The Ridiculous Mental Capacity Test Trump Took

January 18, 2018

It is clear after a year in office that even the most routine functions of the presidency will be engulfed in controversy under President Trump. No President since Richard Nixon has refused to release tax returns. Trump refuses, and there…

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GOP’s Tax Plan Enriching the Rich is the Return of ‘Voodoo Economics’

November 9, 2017

Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston Republicans in Congress recently released more details of their tax plan, which they say would boost economic growth and lower the burden on middle-income households. They hope to pass a bill into law by…

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Trump pounces on chance to exploit NYC terror attack, as right wing media ramps up the racism

November 1, 2017

adly, another terrorist attack has taken place in New York City. This tragedy has taken the lives of eight innocent victims and injured a dozen more. At times like these Americans are called upon to unite against such senseless brutality…

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TBT Comedy: The Time Dan Quayle Couldn’t Spell ‘Potato’

May 18, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Dan Quayle, The First Of Many Dumb Republicans For this week’s Throwback Thursday Comedy piece, we’re going to look back on the first major modern gaffe sourced purely through a politician’s stupidity: Dan Quayle’s hysterical failure to correctly spell the…

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TBT Comedy: The Time George Bush Sr. Tossed His Lunch On A World Leader

May 11, 2017

Throwback Thursday Comedy: George Bush Sr. Couldn’t Contain Himself And Threw Up In The Lap Of Japan’s Prime Minister It was perhaps the first news story to ever make me keel over due to hysterical laughter. I was only a…

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Trump’s Potential Science Advisor: C02 Is Being Persecuted Like Jews During Holocaust

February 26, 2017

limate change denier-in-chief Donald Trump is searching for someone to be his science adviser, and he’s reportedly considering Princeton Atomic Physicist William Happer. And if there’s one thing that can be said about Happer, it’s this: He may be a…

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Trump More In Debt Than Previously Believed—By Some $1.5 Billion

January 6, 2017

Over the past few months, Donald Trump filed documents with the FEC that reveal the President-elect owes at least $315 million to ten entities. And while some of this debt is personally guaranteed by him, this is a clear conflict…

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