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The conservative commentariat is ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 05:31 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last week, the Topeka Unified School District in Kansas invited First Lady Michelle Obama to deliver the May 17 commencement address at a first-ever combined ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 12:06 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Former German foreign minister and leader of of the Social Democracts Frank Walter Steinmeier has a nice piece in Der Spiegel recalling Chancellor Gerhard Schröder's refusal to join the Bush/...
by DowneastDem
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 01:56 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Laura Bush says there's room enough for everyone In what apparently was an extraordinarily slow news day at CNN, former first lady Laura Bush [sat down with Erin Burnett to share her deep thoughts ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 54 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 12:11 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Classy lady Former first lady Laura Bush doesn't want you to know she thinks gays and lesbians should have the same rights as, you know, everyone else. Yes, that's what she believes. Or at least ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 08:11 AM PST with 43 Recommends
Another day, another example of how the battle for marriage equality really is coming to an end—and the good guys are winning. [Via http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/gay-marriage-group-...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 12:04 PM PST with 76 Recommends
I've been a volunteer at the Dallas Museum of Nature and Science... well, ever since it was The Science Place. As a volunteer, I've survived merges and all, down in the paleo lab, working on ...
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 06:15 PM PST with 33 Recommends
In the film American President , President Andrew Shepard shared his first kiss with Sydney Ellen Wade in the Dish Room. That ground floor room is a popular destination as part of the White House ...
by Pithy Cherub
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 04:26 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Laura Bush, that is. Livonia, Michigan specifically. Have I missed her being on the campaign trail this year, or is this a first? I wonder what kind of a crowd she'll draw. Bet her husband would ...
by Hanging Up My Tusks
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 03:17 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
"Governor Romney, you've just had what some are calling the worst week in presidential campaign history, smirking at the death of American diplomats, presiding over a blame-fest of a campaign and ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 08:13 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Ahem... Let me clear my throat. Ahem, ahem, a hockgoogogogggoo ptui. I teach in a planetarium, and yesterday I was scheduled to see 3 groups of 8th graders. The end of the school year is a ...
by otto
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jun 08, 2011 at 08:23 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Senator (D- Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party ) Gillibrand of New York said today in a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri May 13, 2011 at 01:57 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
We all know that George W. Bush lied to us and continues to lie in each interview he gives on television to promote his book Decision Points - itself a compendium of half-truths and ...
by DowneastDem
Comment Count 317 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 01:43 PM PST with 738 Recommends
This is a repost from June 2, 2009, when Wingnuttia was in an uproar over the Obamas' visit to New York City for dinner and a show. Reposting just the relevant info regarding the costs of the Bushes'
by stef
Comment Count 247 comments on Mon Aug 09, 2010 at 07:18 AM PDT with 241 Recommends
This Sunday morning I watched Fox News Sunday. Laura Bush was peddling her new book. Newt Gingrich was peddling his new book. And on Meet the Press Jonathan Alter was ...
by doc superdog
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 16, 2010 at 11:41 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Last night Laura Bush was on Larry King and she came out of the closet!
by richprust
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed May 12, 2010 at 07:57 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 198 comments on Sun May 02, 2010 at 04:11 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
I would have expected Laura Bush's new memoir Spoken from the Heart to be a full-throated defense of her husbands failed presidency. But I have to admit I didn't expect she ...
by DowneastDem
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 08:49 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Oh, how cute. Laura writes a book . On several occasions in the book, Mrs. Bush admonishes her husband’s ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 233 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 07:10 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 163 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 06:47 PM PDT with 25 Recommends