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April 2008


Bush's Lone Star Cronies

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With only nine months remaining until George W. Bush returns to Texas, let's examine some of the associates who made the journey with him during these eight long years. It is not a pretty roll call.

• Dick Cheney is a Wyoming transplant who started making his millions when he moved to Houston to ...

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Bush, George W.
Bush administration

Real Reasons for Tax Day Anger

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April 15 is customarily a day for moaning and groaning by taxpayers across the country, but too often the complaints are unfounded. People who complain about taxes don't understand a lesson my late father—a conservative Republican—taught me. He used to say that he was honored to pay his taxes ...

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Rove Looms Large in Siegelman Case

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There is a distinct aroma attached to the trial, conviction, and imprisonment of former Democratic Gov. Don Siegelman of Alabama. The figure of Karl Rove, President Bush's ultimate strategist, looms large in this strange case.

Siegelman was convicted last June of taking a $500,000 bribe, though he ...

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Rove, Karl

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