revisited these contrasting philosophies when he observed at an October 19 campaign stop in Pennsylvania: "Republicans have a clear philosophy: We believe that the people who know best how to spend your money are the people that earn that money, and that is you.
In approximately 800 cases, President Bush
has both signed a bill and declared his intent to disregard provisions he believes are unconstitutional, the equivalent of a line-item veto.
That's what we've been witnessing with the witch hunt against The New York Times, which was just doing its job in exposing the wholesale gathering of private financial data by the Bush
Administration without a warrant.
came into office hoping to expand world trade by further breaking down barriers, which increasingly take the form of subsidies that distort prices and create an unlevel playing field.
Put simply, media that reports on the horrific and embarrassing realities associated with a myriad of Bush
administration policies are, in effect, "with the terrorists," since they obviously aren't in line with the Bush
administration's propaganda campaign.
I have been greatly honored and humbled by the confidence that you have shown in me and have appreciated immensely your support and the support of many others," wrote Miers in a letter to Bush
announcing her withdrawal.
Within that reduced scope, these are the major Bush
But few people seemed to have thought beyond the choices between Bush
If things are looking up and people feel better about what's gone on [in Iraq], they'll be willing to forget some of the problems Bush
has had along the way," says Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion.
And the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America has said Kerry's plan to roll back Bush
tax cuts will hurt the agents and brokers they represent.
Or that green groups' carefully annotated, footnoted analyses that characterize President Bush
as the worst steward of the environment to hold the office don't reach many uncommitted voters.
At one point, Bush
makes a deposit of tarts and cookies at the teller window.
The 80-employee Parry Sound company has carved out a special niche for itself as the only dedicated manufacturer of bush
planes in the world.
Nevertheless, the reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESFA) hardly represents a new era, Instead, it builds on at least a decade's worth of federal reform efforts, Where the Bush
administration could make its mark is in its enforcement of the law, an area in which few, if any, previous administrations have found the political will to play rough with the stares.