http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brain_natriuretic_peptide BNP, “a marker of cardiac insufficiency”. Doesn’t refer to the political party, but definitely refers to its supporters.
Tag Archives: buh-bye
http://www.cakehead.com/archives/2009/02/yes_pecan.html Here are some flavors that the public suggested to “honor” George W. Bush: The Housing Crunch Abu Grape Cluster Fudge Nut’n Accomplished Iraqi Road WireTapioca Guantanmallow Heck of a Job, Brownie! Freedom Vanilla Ice Cream My favourite? Good Riddance You Lousy Motherfucker… Swirl
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/15/gov-rick-perry-texas-coul_n_187490.html Texas Gov. Rick Perry fired up an anti-tax “tea party” Wednesday with his stance against the federal government and for states’ rights as some in his U.S. flag-waving audience shouted, “Secede!” I would remind Texas that they tried this before, and it didn’t work out too well. Last time it was based on slavery, […]
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politics/2009021903_bushlife11.html The forgettable yet unforgotten President Bush (remember him?) has resurfaced to announce his memoir plans. At the library, instead of a traditional chronological format, he plans to present his presidency through 20 consequential decisions he made… And instead of a full biography, his book will focus on a dozen key moments in his life, […]
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Bush+start+speaking+tour+Canada/1283282/story.html Former president George W. Bush is coming to Calgary for his first confirmed speaking event since leaving office last month. The private event, which is being called “A conversation with George W. Bush,”
http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_11548403?source=rss Sarah Palin’s apparently itching to pen a memoir, for the right price. Reports said last week the Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate wants an $11 million book deal, and she’s hired Washington, D.C., power attorney Robert Barnett to look for one. So far, reports say, no publishing house has expressed interest. Perhaps […]
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/23/us/politics/22web-baker.html?hp Mr. Bush knew that was coming as he winged his way back to Midland, Tex., on Tuesday. Aboard the big blue-and-white jet that afternoon were some of his most loyal confidants – Karl Rove, Karen Hughes, Dan Bartlett, Andrew H. Card Jr., Donald Evans, Joshua B. Bolten, Ed Gillespie, Margaret Spellings, Clay Johnson, Alberto […]
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090121/wl_nm/us_cuba_castro_health_3 Cuban President Raul Castro dismissed rumors that his older brother Fidel Castro was at death’s door, saying on Wednesday he was mentally and physically active despite a long illness that has kept him out of public view. Not at death’s door, maybe, but certainly on death’s driveway, approaching death’s front walk.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/18/opinion/18dowd.html?_r=1 Maureen Dowd almost writes a perfect column. Like Persian carpet makers, though, she weaves an imperfection in with the trite last line. Avoid that and it’s well worth a read.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/16/opinion/16krugman.html?em Paul Krugman explains why sooner is better for prosecution of the Bush Administration’s illegalities. With Obama preaching bipartisanship, of course, it won’t happen. A shame, since it would’ve been a grand gesture to set the standard of following the Constitution and actively pursuing those who have spent the last eight years undermining it. Now, […]