Posts tagged "george w bush"

White Americans Don’t Think Race Played A Part In The Deaths Of Mike Brown Or Eric Garner

There is a tremendous divide between Black and White perceptions of the Mike Brown and Eric Garner cases, with the majority of White Americans convinced that race did not play a part in either case at all. [Pew Research] The mother of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old who was shot and killed in Cleveland for holding…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 8, 2014

Care To Put George W. Bush’s Artwork On Your Christmas Tree?

As if the holidays weren't reason enough to fight with your neo-con relatives about politics, now you can have George W. Bush right on your tree. The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Texas is selling Christmas tree ornaments emblazoned with a painting of a red cardinal by Dubya himself. He is a semi-decent painter,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 22, 2013

George W. Bush Actually Painted A Halfway Decent Portrait Of Jay Leno

Former bumbling president/current amateur artist George W. Bush has expanded his painting repetoire since we last checked in with him. No longer is Dubya painting creepy portraits of himself in the shower (seriously, that's actually something he painted) and in the bathtub.  Last night he gifted Jay Leno with a portrait he painted of the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 20, 2013

An Honest Appraisal Of George W. Bush’s Art Work

Yesterday, we told you that the Bush family emails had been hacked and various personal information had been leaked on the internet. Among the spoils? Photos of a few of President George W. Bush's paintings.  Apparently, after ol' Dubya left the White House and no longer had an ill-advised war in Iraq to run, he got…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 9, 2013

Jenna Bush Hager Is Knocked Up

Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her first little Republican. This will be the first grandchild for George W. and Laura Bush. Mazel tov! [People] Ravi Shankar, an Indian sitarist, friend of the Beatles, and father of Norah Jones, died yesterday at 92. [Huffington Post] A blind item from Blind Gossip is claiming that Taylor…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 12, 2012

“Game Of Thrones” Cameo: Bush’s Severed Head

Sharp-eyed viewers may have noticed a familiar head on a spike in the 10th episode of Season 1 of "Game of Thrones"—George W. Bush's. A prop head of the former president was used as one of the traitors' heads on spikes, the show's creators say in their DVD commentary, explaining that its use wasn't political, io9 reports. "George…

By: Newser / June 14, 2012

Kanye West On George W. Bush And Taylor Swift

"Everybody said, 'Oh my God, Kanye, I love you so much. I hated you until you said that. But now I see you’re speaking for me. I always thought you were an a**hole but now you said something that represents me.' But the whole time, whole time I’m thinking in my mind I was thinking…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 24, 2010

Barbara Bush Didn’t Show Dubya A Fetus In A Jar — The Maid Did, Silly

Fresh off of telling Sarah Palin to stay up in Alaska, former First Lady Barbara Bush set the record straight with Larry King about her son's bizarro "fetus in a jar" story in his new memoir, Decisions Points.

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 23, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Why George W. Bush Opposes Abortion

In an interview with Matt Lauer, President George W. Bush said that he became anti-abortion when his mother, Barbara Bush, showed him a fetus in a jar that she had just miscarried. A fetus in a jar, people! Dubya wrote about the incident in his new memoir, Decision Points, and told Lauer, "There's no questio…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2010

Kanye West Hurt George W. Bush’s Feelings

"I faced a lot of criticism as President. I didn't like hearing people claim that I lied about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction or cut taxes to benefit the rich. But the suggestion that I was racist because of the response to [Hurricane] Katrina represented an all-time low. ... I still feel that way. ...

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 3, 2010