Posts Tagged ‘President’

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President Bush Acknowledges U.S. Economy in Recession, Automakers in Serious Trouble

December 5, 2008

george-bush-543.jpgPresident George W. Bush publicly acknowledged for the first time Friday that the U.S. economy is in a recession and worried aloud that Detroit’s Big Three automakers may not all survive their mounting troubles.

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President Bush Says He’s Sorry for Economic Crisis that Has Cut Jobs, 401(k)s (Video)

December 2, 2008

george-bush-529.jpgPresident George W. Bush expressed remorse that the global financial crisis has cost jobs and harmed retirement accounts and said he’ll back more government intervention if needed to ease the recession.

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Big Bling Thanks from the President-Elect to his First Lady

December 2, 2008

michelle-obama-dnc2.jpgWhen Barack Obama took to the stage on election night, he was careful to court the dog lovers of the world by telling them he’d be buying his daughters a puppy. What he neglected to mention was the gift that he’d be giving his wife, Michelle.

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President Bush: “I Was Unprepared for War”

December 2, 2008

george-bush-530.jpgPresident George W. Bush confessed he was “unprepared for war” and that the lowest point of his presidency was his administration’s mistake on Iraqi weapons of mass destruction.

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President-Elect to Delay Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

November 25, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama will not move for months, and perhaps not until 2010, to ask Congress to end the military’s decades-old ban on open homosexuals in the ranks, two people who have advised the Obama transition team on this issue say.

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Bob Jones University President, Stephen Jones, Apologizes for ‘Racially Hurtful’ Policies of the Past

November 22, 2008

bob-jones-university.jpgBob Jones University is apologizing for racist policies that included a
one-time ban on interracial dating and its unwillingness to admit black
students until 1971.

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President-Elect Plans to Create 2.5 Million Jobs by 2011 (Video)

November 22, 2008

barack-obama96.jpgSaying that moving quickly is imperative, President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday offered an outline of his economic recovery plan to create 2.5 million jobs by 2011, saying American workers will rebuild the nation’s roads and bridges, modernize its schools and create more sources of alternative energy.

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