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Stop the Presses! Bush Reads a Newspaper!

Apr 19, 2006
The famously anti-intellectual president tells reporters: " I read the front page and I know the speculation But I'm the decider and I decide what's best And what's best is for Don Rumsfeld to remain as the secretary of defense" (Via Huff Po) "I'm the decider, and I decide what's best" someone call Jacob Weisberg to update his "Bushisms" book.

Say What? Bush Pushing International Engagement?

Mar 13, 2006
According to the NY Times, Bush is beginning to look for international help on issues of national security and global economics Hmmm maybe he shouldn't have set the stage for such a request by pissing off the entire world On the "you gotta be kidding me" scale, this ranks right up there with his recent declaration that the nation must break its "oil addiction".
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China: Boom or Boomerang

Dec 3, 2005
At the same time that China is recording huge increases in trade surpluses and currency reserves, deadly riots are breaking out on the outskirts of some of the country's largest cities. In this Dig, scholar Orville Schell challenges the current wisdom about China being an inevitable superpower and unstoppable economic force.Schell challenges the current wisdom that China is an inevitable superpower and unstoppable economic force.