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George W. Bush
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Friday 20 March 2009
For the past few months he has lived by proxy – depicted by Josh Brolin in the movie W, and by Will Ferrell on the Broadway stage. But soon the real Dubya will be back. He might not be celebrated for his command of the English language – but, like most of his White House predecessors, George W Bush is writing his memoirs.
Friday 13 March 2009
Monday 09 March 2009
President Barack Obama signed an order today that allows federal taxpayer dollars to fund expanded embryonic stem cell research, reversing one of his predecessor's policies viewed by many as blocking development of potentially life-saving medical treatment.
Monday 19 January 2009
Like all who have held this office before me, I have experienced setbacks. There are things I would do differently if given the chance. Yet I've always acted with the best interests of our country in mind. I have followed my conscience and done what I thought was right. You may not agree with some of the tough decisions I have made. But I hope you can agree that I was willing to make the tough decisions.
Friday 16 January 2009
Thursday 15 January 2009
Wednesday 14 January 2009
Israel's prime minister Ehud Olmert boasted that he in effect instructed George Bush not to vote for the UN resolution on a Gaza ceasefire, leaving Condoleezza Rice, who had, "cooked it up... pretty shamed".
Tuesday 13 January 2009
Tuesday 06 January 2009
Politics Tony Blair will receive America's highest civilian award – the Presidential Medal of Freedom – from George Bush next week.
Monday 05 January 2009
Former President George Bush said yesterday he'd like to see his second son, Jeb, become President of the United States some day.
Saturday 20 December 2008
"I suspected there would be a good-sized crowd, once word got out about my hanging," George Bush joked yesterday at the unveiling of his official portrait in Washington.
Saturday 20 December 2008
A judge is investigating the scuffle that followed the incident where a journalist, Muntadhar al-Zeidi, threw his shoes at President George Bush. Judge Dhia al-Kinani says Mr al-Zeidi, charged with insulting a foreign leader, "was beaten" at the news conference.
Friday 19 December 2008
The investigating judge in the case of the Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at President George Bush said today that the man showed signs of being beaten.
Sunday 09 November 2008
Wednesday 05 November 2008
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
Greece debt crisis: Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande issue Athens with 24-hour ultimatum to avoid crashing out of the euro
Greece crisis: Referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its lack of genuine legitimacy
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