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My Turn: Ryan budget means harsh cuts for Alaskans

...meaningful action on jobs other than the same tired, "trickle down" arguments that Republican President George H.W. Bush once famously referred to as "voodoo economics."Particularly harsh are the cuts to veterans health care. According...
Why CIA, senators still feuding over 9/11 secrets

...struggling with what kind of public reckoning is due for harsh interrogation techniques introduced by President George W. Bush and banned by his successor, President Barack Obama.Some questions and answers about how the Senate and the CIA got...
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Opinion: Trust on the road less traveled

...little dose of humility, because America has its own recent disturbing example of presidential swagger. In 2003, George W. Bush watched his polling numbers climb to over seventy percent as he commenced the invasion of the sovereign nation of Iraq...
Push Congress for child care help

...Alaskans should demand the House approve this measure as soon as possible.CCDBG was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 to help working families with the cost of child care. It is now the primary federal grant program providing child...
National Endowment for the Arts has a new face

...The NEA chair post is appointed by the President and subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate.President George W. Bush selected a poet, Dana Gioia, to run the NEA for most of his presidency. Mr. Gioia left his mark on the NEA and the...
Letter: Haven House needs community support to be successful

...stable housing, sober support and a safe environment.When he signed the Second Chance Act in 2008, President George W. Bush said, "The country was built on the belief that each human being has limitless potential and worth. Everybody matters...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction

...chronologically, Walsh contrasts the presidencies of Johnson, Nixon, Carter, G.H.W. Bush, F.D.R, Truman, Reagan, Clinton, Kennedy, G.W. Bush, and Obama by the lengths to which they were willing and able to go, and the extent...
Former first lady Barbara Bush remains hospitalized in Houston

...announced until former President George H.W. Bush's office released a statement Tuesday...husband was president. Her son, George W. Bush, was the 43rd president.The former president. George H.W. Bush was released in January 2013 after...
Deportation big issue for Asians, Hispanics

...of the deportees from Latin America. That level continues a trend of rising deportations that began during the George W. Bush administration.Any action by Obama to halt deportations would mean that immigrants here illegally would in effect get...
Sullivan: Residency hasn't come up in campaign

...serving as a staff officer to the head of U.S. Central Command. Beginning in 2006, he served in President George W. Bush's administration as an Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs before returning to Alaska...


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