The Bush page
September 11, 2001
"I'm the Commander - see,
I don't need to explain. That's the interesting thing about being
President. Maybe somebody needs to explain to me why they say
something, but I don't feel like I owe anybody an explanation."
George W. Bush, August 2002
The Bush family
"The Carlyle Group is
the most politically connected investment firm in the world. The
company has mastered the art of influence peddling on a global
scale, hiring executives and consultants ranging from Republican
power broker James Baker and former president George Herbert Walker
Bush to foreign leaders like former British prime minister John
Major and former Philippine president Fidel Ramos."
"The Bush elites appear
more openly and arrogantly dedicated to the aims of U.S. economic,
political, and military domination of the world than any previous
"At some point, we may
be the only ones left. That's okay with me. We are Americans."
George W. Bush
"God told me to strike
at al-Qaeda and I struck them, and then he instructed me to strike
at Saddam, which I did, and now I am determined to solve the problem
in the Middle East."
George W. Bush
"America, under Bush,
is a danger to the world ... Bush feels that on September 11th
he was anointed by God. He's leading the U.S. and the world toward
a vicious circle of escalating violence."
"The increase in the number
of prisoners in the state of Texas from 1991 to 1996 alone-about
80,000-is far larger than the total prison population of France
or the United Kingdom, and roughly equal to the total prison population
of Germany, a nation of over 80 million people (Texas has about
"The United States must
and will maintain the capability to defeat any attempt by an enemy-whether
state or non-state actor-to impose its will on the United States,
our allies, or our friends. We will maintain the forces sufficient
to support our obligations, and to defend freedom. Our forces
will be strong enough to dissuade potential adversaries from pursuing
a military buildup in hopes of surpassing, or equaling, the power
of the United States."
National Security Strategy