George W. Bush

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    George P. Bush: More Cruz than W.

    The Republican Party has changed since George W. Bush's presidency -- it is more conservative. Indeed, many conservatives blamed Bush for the party's woes because he was insufficiently Republican (of course, these complaints only started in 2006 with electoral defeats, there was a deafening silence ... More >>

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    December 9, 2013

    The Slow, Steady Decline of Evangelical Christianity

    Just over a decade ago, evangelical Christians were ascendant. After the legwork of Falwell's Moral Majority and Ralph Reed's Christian Coalition, an evangelical Christian was in the White House, George W. Bush, whose favorite philosopher was "Jesus Christ." Indeed, even as late as 2004, the media t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    UPDATED: Report: Shots Fired at George Bush IAH

    Update at 2:41 p.m. According to KHOU, the shooting victim fired at least shots with an AR-15 assault rifle in the air before being fired upon by an air marshal. The victime then, allegedly, pulled out a pistol and shot himself. There have been no reports of injuries. George Bush IAH Terminal B is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    George W. Bush: Soapy, Hot Nude Shower Pics RIGHT HERE!!

    Let's face it -- throughout the long presidency of George W. Bush, with all the fake wars, the lack of effort to get Bin Laden, the Gilded Age treatment of the richest one percent and Wall Street, you struggled with one thing: Where were the nude shots? Unfortunately, no paparazzi has been able to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Former President Bush Moved to ICU at Methodist Hospital

    According to multiple reports, President Bush (George HW) was moved to ICU on Sunday and is in guarded condition with a persistent fever. He was admitted to Methodist the day after Thanksgiving for treatment of bronchitis, but suffered setbacks last week that landed him in the ICU. Doctors say he i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Pilar Pineda Rodriguez: Charged With Burning Woman To Death In 2011

    A 55-year-old woman has been charged with murder for setting a 42-year-old woman on fire last year. Pilar Pineda Rodriguez has been charged in the death of Norma Angelica Tapia, who was last scene leaving her job at the Shish Kabob Cafe II on the far west side. Her body was discovered in George Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Uh-Oh: George Bush Park Is (Sorta) on Fire (UPDATED)

    ​This photo, taken from a local resident's front yard, shows a smoky fire in George Bush Park on the far west side. The Houston Fire Department does report "a grass fire" and sent a unit out at 4:31 p.m. UPDATE: 22 units have been sent out, HFD says (see end of item). It doesn't sound too ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Pop Rocks on Sting: "Rock Stars...Is There Anything They Don't Know?"

    You rotten flexible bastard.​ Sting. He's the artist we love to hate: Sting, everyone's favorite somnambulant acoustic pop star, has developed a somewhat checkered experience in Central Asia. In 2009, Gulnara Karimova--herself a fledgling pop singer under the name GooGooSha and daughter of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    George W. Bush Birthday Cards: Better Late Than Never

    Dammit! We missed George W. Bush's birthday yesterday!! We were too busy celebrating Sylvester Stallone's!!! It's not like we totally flaked out. We picked out a bunch of cards; we just couldn't decide which one to send, and then it was too late. Oh well, there's always next year. But we still can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap: Music Fans Love Their A-Holes

    You rotten flexible bastard.​Sting. He's the artist we love to hate. From The Atlantic: Sting, everyone's favorite somnambulant acoustic pop star, has developed a somewhat checkered experience in Central Asia. In 2009, Gulnara Karimova - herself a fledgling pop singer under the name GooGooSha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Unidentified Female, Body Found Burning in Field, Bayou Body Count No. Found 97

    Autopsy will determine cause of death.​The body of a black woman in her 20s was found burning in George Bush Park on the far west side early this morning, police say. Two people were driving by the park in the 16000 block of Westheimer about 1:15 a.m. and spotted a small fire. It turned out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Comment of the Day: George W. Bush, Texan?

    ​We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    George W. Bush's River Oaks Book Signing: In The Belly Of The Beast

    Photos by Brittanie SheyGeorge W. Bush signs copies of his memoir, Decision Points, at River Oaks' Barnes & Noble. See more photos of the booksigning and small protest in our slideshow.​By 5 a.m., more than 100 people were already camped outside the Barnes & Noble in River Oaks for a chance to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    George W. Bush's Fifth Ward River Oaks Book-Signing Sold Out

    George W. Bush: Ask him about his belt​Currently unemployed former Houstonian George W. Bush will be in town this week to sign copies of his book, offering customers a rare chance to pay full price for Decision Points before it hits the cutout bins. He's appearing in an obscure, out-of-the-wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    The George W. Bush Library: We Get A Very Special Offer To Donate

    A little something for the ladies....​One of us here at the Houston Press -- and we won't say who -- must have done something very, very Republican in a previous life.For the person -- and since we feel the invitation is really to all of us here, we're going with the editorial "we" -- has/have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Five Years After Katrina, Legendary K.O. Still Don't Like George Bush

    "George Bush ain't a gold digga, but he ain't messin' with no broke niggas." ​If Rocks Off were to make a list of memorable lines from underground Houston rap songs, that line from The Legendary K.O.'s viral 2005 single "George Bush Don't Like Black People," would no doubt earn a spot. So w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Windpower Woodstock: George W. Bush, Limitless Swag & A Burgeoning Success Story

    Windmills in Texas -- as romantic-looking as in Holland​We used to love when oxymoronic news broke because a former editor would always exclaim, "Dogs are sleeping with cats! Film at 11!" Canines definitely hooked up with felines at Windpower 2010 this week in Dallas, where former President George ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 30, 2009

    George Lopez

    The "Tall, Dark, and Chicano" comedian stops by Houston on his way to the bank

  • News

    July 2, 2009

    Getting Schooled

    A group of former condo owners say SMU defrauded them of their homes to make way for the new Bush library.

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Yet Another Winning "Question of the Day" From KTRH

    It's always a pleasure to be driving in to work and hear what pressing issue is "The Question of the Day" on alleged newsradio KTRH.Will it be "Obama: Disaster, or Just a Disappointment?" Will it be "Is the Democrat Party a Stalking Horse for Socialism?"Today, though, it was a far weightier subject: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Chamillionaire's Inaugural Diary, Part 5: Back Home

    I was told by my travel agent that I wouldn't be able to leave Washington D.C. 'til the end of the week because of the lack of return flights, but luckily some seats opened up for me. A high fever had already taken over my body, and I was ready to get home to get some rest.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    KTRH Continues On Its Fox-ification

    KTRH, the only major AM news operation in town (and it ain't as major as it used to be) continues its ever-quickening descent into Fox News hell.This morning a major item was the media have been trashing George Bush and hurting his legacy. We heard old quotes from his mother and father ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    You Not Only Get An Aggie Degree, You Get A George W. Bush Speech!

    If it wasn't for Texas A&M, President Bush's schedule might stay clear for the next two months. But leave it to the Aggies to stay loyal to all things Bush. News outlets in College Station are reporting that Bush will make a commencement speech in December at a Texas A&M graduation ceremony. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008

    Bush Visit Causing Gridlock, Galveston Reporter Claims

    Thanks a lot, President Bush. According to Leigh Jones, the Galveston County Daily News reporter who's Twittering her reporting from around the battered island, Bush's visit there is hampering relief workers. "Emergency personnel can't get over the causeway because the president is here. No one ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Bush: Wall Street Was "Drunk"

    Channel 13 reporter Miya Shay has a great bootleg video up on her blog showing President Bush at a closed-door River Oaks fundraiser for congressional candidate Pete Olson. A very loose Bush tells the fawning crowd that Wall Street "got drunk" and is now suffering a hangover. ("That's why I told yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2008

    John Culberson Loves Ben Franklin. Foreigners, Not So Much.

    U.S. Congressman John Culberson, 7th District of Texas, sent out a note this afternoon reporting that the “Democrat led Congress has finally passed a responsible Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, (FISA), that President Bush can sign.” His note also included this snappy statement: “I am ... More >>

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    May 17, 2007
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    December 11, 2006
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    October 31, 2006

    Hell to the Chief!

    Photos by Steven Devadanam for HouStoned Images Ltd., Ulmtd. A multi-tasking protestor denounces prison torture while modeling an excellent Halloween costume. As you know, the Leader of the Free World held court at the Sugar Land Regional Airport yesterday, stumping for one Shelley Sekula-Gibbs ... More >>

  • Film

    October 26, 2006

    Assassination Tango

    Controversial docu-drama imagines a post-Bush scenario

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    Image of the Week

    Cindy Sheehan visit

  • News

    February 17, 2005

    News to Use

    A Pearland guy causes a Beltway firestorm

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Elephant Dance

    Cuttin' a rug with the Dubya bunch at Wild West

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Chasing Its Tale

    The Chron gets scooped on Bush -- by one of its own

  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    George of the Bungle

    Michael Moore goes Bushwacking in Fahrenheit 9/11

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Pied Piper of the Pissed Off

    Doctor Dean's specialty: political anger management

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Stealth Statue

    Sssh! There's a secret project under way for the senior Bush

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    Plastic Man

    A Bush doll gives us a peek at the president's boxers

  • News

    March 27, 2003
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    August 29, 2002

    Edifice Complex

    Another new sports facility, another round of hype

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Beating the Bush

    Take one tax rebate, a Houston man advises, and apply liberally

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Rush to Judges

    Texans long to secure seats on the bench

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Guardian Angel - Or Grinch?

    Dear tenants: If you must stay, better hold your breath!

  • Calendar

    December 28, 2000

    Psychic Agenda

    Kim O'Neill

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Too Close to Call

    The Chron doesn't deliver, and brags about it

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Conventional Wisdom

    Houston media hit the GOP convention

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Voters' Vida Loca

    Uncle George's nephew finds what he never knew at Rice: Latino causes

  • News

    April 6, 2000
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    March 23, 2000

    The Day the Democrats Died

    Learning to love the one-party state

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