Archive for April, 2012

April 29, 2012

Obama gives and gets comic jibes at A-list gala

At the White House Correspondents’ Dinner attended by politicians, Hollywood stars and business executives, President Barack Obama lampooned his rival Mitt Romney and took a few punches, too, from the comedian host Jimmy Kimmel.

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April 15, 2012

George Bush: ‘I wish they weren’t called the Bush tax cuts’

“Former President George W. Bush made a rare public appearance Tuesday morning, expressing regret that his name is attached to one of the largest tax cuts in U.S. history. According to Forbes, Bush spoke at his Institute Conference on Taxes and Economic Growth in New York City, claiming his continued support for lower taxes before delivering a surprising statement. “I wish they weren’t called the ‘Bush tax cuts,'” he said. “If they’re called some other body’s tax cuts, they’re probably less likely to be raised”…”.*  The Raw Story