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George W. Bush

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  • The Karzai enigma

    The Karzai enigma
    The Obama administration is understandably frustrated by its efforts to forge an agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai that would allow a scaled-down U.S. troop presence to remain in the country after most American and NATO forces leave next year....
  • Fixing the filibuster [Editorial]

    Fixing the filibuster  [Editorial]
    While there may be some bruised feelings and anger left behind in the aftermath, the so-called "nuclear option" unleashed Thursday by Senate Major Leader Harry Reid and the Democrats hardly seems worthy of its destructive billing. It means only that...
  • Senate filibuster threat is nothing new [Letter]

    Senate filibuster threat is nothing new [Letter]
    Your editorial regarding Senate Republicans has the usual complaints that liberals make about court appointments not being confirmed because of Republican obstruction ("Senate obstructionists run wild," Nov. 18). However, you go on to complain that...
  • Obama punishes the innocent to score political points

    Obama punishes the innocent to score political points
    Recently I wrote a column accusing the president of having a vindictive streak -- of deliberately trying to make the lives of average Americans worse just so he could score ideological and political points. We already knew from how he handled the budget...
  • Tea party and GOP should be ashamed

     Tea party and GOP should be ashamed
    Shame on you, Republican Party. And how dare you claim to speak for the American people. You do not speak for the poor, the elderly, the sick, the unemployed and underemployed, the victims of gun violence and the undocumented immigrants who are helping to...
  • Senate obstructionists run wild [Editorial]

    Senate obstructionists run wild  [Editorial]
    After "60 Minutes" ran a devastating piece on the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey O. Graham pledged to block President Barack Obama's nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and for the next secretary of...
  • With Obama in office, Democrats have lost their taste for dissent [Letter]

    With Obama in office, Democrats have lost their taste for dissent [Letter]
    "Dissent is the highest form of patriotism." During George W. Bush's term that sentiment was often seen, usually with a statement of support for Democratic Party candidates. Now that President Barack Obama is in office, those who dissent are vilified...
  • Even Schaller blasts the Obamacare rollout [Letter]

    Even Schaller blasts the Obamacare rollout [Letter]
    It was nice to see columnist Thomas F. Schaller find the guts to criticize President Obama for the Affordable Care Act rollout disaster ("Obamacare rollout shockingly rough," Dec. 10). It would have been nice for him to have also pointed out that Mr....
  • Record number of Harford voters help put George Bush in White House [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Nov. 10, 1988: A record number of people in Harford voted alongside the rest of the country in supporting Vice President George Bush in his effort to move up to president 25 years ago this week. It was perfect weather, and 60,...
  • The president's political apology

    The president's political apology
    President Obama's sort-of apology for saying, "If you like your heath care plan, you can keep it," is in keeping with the tradition of Oval Office occupants trying to cover their posteriors when they are suddenly exposed. It brings to mind the...
  • On dumping vice presidents

    On dumping vice presidents
    A new post-mortem account of the 2012 presidential campaign holds that President Obama's strategists toyed with, but rejected, the notion of dropping Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic ticket and replacing him with then Secretary of State...
  • High earner? Here's how the 'fiscal cliff' deal affects you

    High earner? Here's how the 'fiscal cliff' deal affects you
    For better or worse, Marylanders may be more affected by the fiscal cliff tax deal than residents in other parts of the country. Maryland is one of the wealthiest states, and its residents have the nation's highest median income. That means they likely...