Bernanke: Meltdown Won’t Be Worse Than 1929

Ben Bernanke Despite telling US President George W Bush that America faces an economic meltdown greater than the Great Depression, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday that today’s “social safety net” ensures that today’s problems are “no comparison” to the 1930’s catastrophe. “As a scholar of the Great Depression – and I’ve written books about the Depression and been […]

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There is NO Aisle

My Dear Mr. President, Before they make you Commissioner of Baseball. . . You will be the standard bearer of the Grand Old Party, the Republican Party.  In a couple of months they will say “Former President Bush”, but that time hasn’t come. This new guy is behaving as though you’ve been kicked out of the Oval Office and the moving […]

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Why Africa Loves Bush

Outgoing US President George W. Bush has surprised critics with his approval ratings in Africa. According to the Pew Foundation, Bush has an 80% popularity level in many sub-Saharan countries, even in ones with large Muslim populations. A popular name for newborns in Darfur is George Bush. The Bush Administration has played a critical role in helping many African nations; […]

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