Posts tagged "george bush"

Geraldine Ferraro Dies

Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman from a major party ever to run for vice president, died yesterday at age 75. Ferraro was a Queens criminal prosecutor and then representative in Congress who joined Walter Mondale in a presidential run in 1984. Although the Walter-Mondale ticket proved no match for Ronald Reagan and George Bush (41),…

Jessica Wakeman / March 27, 2011

Quotable: Laura Bush Says The Bushes Have “A Number Of Close Friends Who Are Gay”

“In 2004 the social question that animated the campaign was gay marriage. Before the election season had unfolded, I had talked to George about not making gay marriage a significant issue. We have, I reminded him, a number of close friends who are gay or whose children are gay. But at that moment I could…

Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2010

In A New Memoir, Laura Bush Alleges The Bushes Were Poisoned On Germany Trip

Former First Lady Laura Bush is not known for saying anything too controversial or even interesting. But holy moly, does her forthcoming memoir, Spoken From The Heart, sound like a juicy read! According to The New York Times, Laura Bush will finally open up about the incident when she killed a high school friend i…

Jessica Wakeman / April 28, 2010

HIV Positive Travelers Finally Allowed To Visit The United States

For the past 22 years, the U.S has banned HIV-positive visitors from entering our illustrious and diverse country. Other progressive lands with such rules: Iraq, Saudia Arabia, China, Libya, and the Sudan. But the government has finally lifted the ban and surprisingly, it was George W. Bush who signed the bill that put the repeal…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 8, 2009

Say Goodbye To Bush In More Than One Way

Americans aren’t the only ones happy to see former President George W. Bush move out of Washington. Veet, the stinky hair-removal product, has joined waxing salons in using the “Goodbye Bush” concept to their benefit. Lawn landscaping companies really should get in on the action before it’s too late. [AdFreak.com]…

Catherine Strawn / January 21, 2009

The Last Days Of Bush Jokes

A few savvy businesses are trying to make the most of President Bush’s last days in office. Boom Boom Beauty Bar in New York City is offering a “Say Goodbye to Bush” special, with 40 percent off bikini waxing until inauguration day, and at least two other NYC spas are offering similar inauguration-week bikini waxing…

Catherine Strawn / January 14, 2009

Lavish Gifts Of Jewelry For Condoleezza Rice And Others

Condoleezza Rice really isn’t someone we envy. I mean, she has to work with one of the most annoying men in the country. But we’d be willing to put up with a lot if it meant receiving lavish gifts from foreign heads of state and government and their aides. The kings of Jordan and Saudi…

Annika Harris / December 24, 2008

Bush Makes The Most Of His Time Left In Office & Continues To Mess With Your Vagina

Last night, MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow talked about one of the scariest things Bush has ever planned. After reports of sanctioned water board torture got slapped on an eight-year-long list of other horrors this week, it’s hard to imagine the Bush/Cheney administration understands the meaning of “conscience.” Yet, that appears to be their lame duck…

Simcha / December 18, 2008

Bush Meets Palin On “Weekend Update Thursday”

On last night’s “Weekend Update Thursday” — “Saturday Night Live”‘s special election coverage — Will Ferrell showed up to do a skit as George W. Bush, with Tina Fey as Sarah Palin. It was gosh darn hysterical and definitely a teaser for the material Ferrell is going to do in his upcoming comedy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 24, 2008

Does “W” Stand For “Worth Seeing” Or “Worthless”?

This weekend, Oliver Stone’s highly anticipated movie about the fairly unpopular president (Bush), “W”, comes out. I’m psyched to see this film, though I’m still pretty unclear on whether it’s a comedy or a drama. Still, Josh Brolin (Dubya), Elizabeth Banks (Laura), Ellen Burstyn (Barbara), and James Cromwell (George Sr.) should add u…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 17, 2008

Real Chick Lit: “American Wife” Is The Closest We’ll Get To Presidential Erotica

Curtis Sittenfeld’s Prep is one of my favorite books that is kinda, sorta in the “chick lit” genre. But that’s only one of the reasons why I am so on-the-edge-of-my-damn seat over her upcoming novel American Wife (due out in September) — the book is being so closely guarded by Random House that only a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 10, 2008

Hot Piece Of Ass: President Josh Brolin

The alert in Hollywood has been raised to a code red for hottie attack! No Country for Old Men star Josh Brolin is slated to play George W. Bush in a new Oliver Stone biopic set to begin filming this coming April. Obviously the prez and the babe Brolin bare no resemblance in real life,…

Simcha / January 24, 2008