Bush Scandals List

Table of Contents for Complete List

Introduction

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

1. Patient neglect at Walter Reed Army Hospital

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Supporting the troops, Whistleblower

2. US Attorney firings

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

3. Libby/Plame Affair (Outing a CIA agent)

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Iraq

4. Iraq war

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Middle East, WMD

5. Afghanistan (leaving before the job was done)

Posted in: Afghanistan, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

6. Iran saber rattling

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iran, Middle East, WMD

7. North Korea (mishandling nuclear issue)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, WMD

8. The War on Terror (failure to capture Osama bin Laden, dubious allies)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

9. Civilian contractors in Iraq (poor service for big bucks)

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

10. Military Commissions Act (torture, kangaroo courts, indefinite detention, and loss of habeas corpus)

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Torture, War on Terror

11. Hurricane Katrina and the drowning of New Orleans

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Katrina

12. NSA warrantless wiretapping

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Revolving Door, Surveillance, War on Terror, Whistleblower

13. SWIFT (international money transfers)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Surveillance, War on Terror

14. Black sites and rendition

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Torture, War on Terror

15. Department of Homeland Security (a massive boondoggle)

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

16. K Street lobbyists (for government you can buy)

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

17. Dusty Foggo (No. 3 at the CIA)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

18. Duke Cunningham (a corrupt politician)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Sex

19. Tom Delay (another corrupt politician)

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

20. Mark Foley and the House pages

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Sex

21. Cheney Energy Task Force (and hiding info about it)

Posted in: Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

22. Tax cuts for the richest of the rich

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

23. Global warming (denial and stalling)

Posted in: Energy, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General

24. Terri Schiavo and the attempted trashing of family privacy rights

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Political Interference, Religion

25. Budget deficits and a greatly increased national debt

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

26. Stacking of the Supreme Court (Roberts and Alito)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

27. Medicare( lack of long term solvency)

Posted in: Economy, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

28. Medicare Part D (Drug prescriptions)

Posted in: Corruption, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

29. Healthcare general mess

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

30. Doug Feith (stovepiping Iraq intel)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Intelligence, Iraq, Political Interference

31. 2000 election (stolen)

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

32. 2004 election (rigging)

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

33. 9/11 Commission limitation and manipulation of

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Political Interference, War on Terror

34. 9/11 Commission’s recommendations delayed implementation

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic, War on Terror

35. Marginalization of the UN

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

36. Preventive war doctrine

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

37. Loss of US prestige

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

38. Inaction on Israeli-Palestinian peace process

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Middle East

39. Lack of spending on basic research

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Science

40. Alberto Gonzales

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Politicization of the DOJ, War on Terror

41. FDA restricting the mission

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

42. EPA restricting the mission

Posted in: Energy, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

43. Porter Goss trashing the CIA

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Intelligence

44. Militarization of intelligence

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence

45. Rampant cronyism

Posted in: Corruption, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

46. Signing statements

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

47. Unilateral Executive

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

48. Abuse of the National Guard

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Supporting the troops

49. Breaking the Army

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Supporting the troops

50. Increase in the balance of trade deficit

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

51. Grassley Bankruptcy Bill (creditors favored over debtors)

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

52. Cross border Mexican truck safety

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

53. Rove’s security clearance (kept after his part in outing Valerie Plame)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Politics/Domestic

54. Anti-immigration raids (children and parents separated)

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Immigration

55. Dubai Ports deal (a Middle East company in charge of US ports in the age of terrorism)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic, War on Terror

56. Patriot Act and its Extension

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

57. Privatization of Social Security (a bad idea endlessly recycled)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

58. War on Science

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Science

59. David Safavian (Abramoff associate)

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

60. Claude Allen (White House adviser caught shoplifting)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

61. Bush lying about firing Rumsfeld before the November 2006 election

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

62. Armstrong Williams (paid propagandists)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

63. Labor Department (ground down by Mitch McConnell’s wife)

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor, Politics/Domestic

64. Net neutrality/media ownership

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

65. Israeli bombing of Lebanon (delay in putting a ceasefire in place)

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Middle East

66. PDB on Bin Laden (ignoring the terrorist threat pre-9/11)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

67. Ground Zero declared non-toxic

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

68. Sago mining disaster (non-enforcement of safety regs)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor

69. Harriet Miers Supreme Court nomination (a supreme act of cronyism)

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

70. Vetoing stem cell research

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Science

71. Plan B contraception

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

72. Clear Skies/ Healthy Forests Acts (weakening pollution controls and opening forests to logging)

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

73. Ballistic missile shield (only works to antagonize the Russians)

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

74. Leandro Aragoncillo (the spy in Cheney’s office)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

75. Overseas AIDS programs (reflecting the Administration’s benighted views on sex)

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

76. Constitutional amendment against gay marriage

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Religion

77. Drilling in Bristol Bay, Alaska

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

78. Canard of Clintons trashing the White House before leaving

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

79. Jeff Gannon (a male prostitute in the White House press corps)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

80. Native American trust funds

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Politics/Domestic

81. Creationist materials at national parks

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Science

82. Returning US war dead (banning photographing the returning coffins)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Supporting the troops

83. False military reporting (Pat Tillman, Jessica Lynch)

Posted in: Afghanistan, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

84. AIPAC spy scandal

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence

85. Detainee court cases (a quick guide)

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

86. Opening US mail

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Law/Constitution

87. Subprime mortgage bubble

Posted in: Corruption, Economy, Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

88. Bush’s ties to Enron

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Political Interference

89. 2001 California energy crisis (refusal to intervene in this Enron manufactured crisis)

Posted in: Corruption, Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

90. Darfur (calling it genocide is not a policy)

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

91. Russian loose nukes (underfunding)

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, WMD

92. OPR Gonzales investigation (stymied)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

93. Interference in lawsuit against Big Tobacco

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

94. Phone jamming in New Hampshire (with White House connections)

Posted in: Corruption, Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

95. Steven Griles (Abramoff’s man at Interior)

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

96. US Attorney targeting of Democratic office holders

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

97. Interim US Attorney provision (an attempt to appoint USAs without Senate approval)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

98. FBI National Security Letters (overuse and abuse)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Law/Constitution

99. GSA (Hatch Act violations)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

100. Karl Rove

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

101. Civil Rights Division at Justice (voter fraud used to suppress minority voting)

Posted in: Corruption, Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

102. Campaign finance (still rotten)

Posted in: Corruption, Elections

103. Swift boating of John Kerry

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

104. No Child Left Behind (an uneducated President’s predictable approach to education)

Posted in: Education, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

105. Susan Dudley (an anti-regulator regulator)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

106. Paul Wolfowitz (two disasters for the price of one: Iraq and the World Bank)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Cronyism, Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, War on Terror

107. Kenneth Tomlinson (conservative interference in public broadcasting)

Posted in: Corruption, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

108. Matteo Fontana (student loan administrator bought and paid for by student loan companies)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

109. Rachel Paulose (abrasive crony interim USA for Minnesota)

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

110. White House email on RNC servers (in contravention of White House Records Act)

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

111. Georgia Thompson Wisconsin employee railroaded by Republican USA before an election

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

112. Pre-election investigation of Bob Menendez

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

113. Kay James (political hires)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

114. Bernard Kerik (Giuliani crony)

Posted in: Cronyism, DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

115. Bush’s early years

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

116. Watch lists (so many, so large, so ineffective)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

117. Classification and de-classification Cheney style

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

118. Cheney shoots Harry Whittington

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

119. ATS (another database, this one at the DHS)

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

120. Scalia conflict of interest (his duck hunting trip with Cheney)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Political Interference

121. Election Assistance Commission (suppressed a report showing voter fraud was not a problem)

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Political Interference

122. Attacks against Mohammed ElBaradei (mostly for being right about Iraqi and Iranian WMD)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, WMD

123. Alice Fisher (Criminal Division Justice)

Posted in: Abramoff, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

124. House Ethics Committee (the ethics part is just for laughs)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

125. Media complicity in the Bush years

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

126. Democratic inaction (in the same time frame)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

127. Lack of Republican oversight (ditto)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

128. AUMF against Iraq (often cited, seldom read)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, War on Terror

129. Medals of Freedom for the disaster in Iraq

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

130. Real ID Act

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Surveillance

131. Jose Padilla (an American enemy combatant)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

132. Electronic prescription reporting

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence

133. Jean-Bertrand Aristide (Haiti)

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

134. Hugo Chavez (Venezuela)

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

135. Ethanol (a political fuel)

Posted in: Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

136. Republican filibustering

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

137. Stacking of federal judiciary with hacks

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

138. Ralph Reed (Abramoff associate)

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

139. Proselytizing at the US Air Force Academy

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Religion

140. Office of Faith Based Initiatives (a sop to the religious right)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic, Religion

141. Military disability ratings (another story of how Bush really supports the troops)

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Supporting the troops

142. Earmarks (good when Republicans do them, bad when Democrats use them)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

143. Medicare privatization (more victimization of the elderly)

Posted in: Corruption, Health

144. Nuclear proliferation (a very unequal approach)

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, WMD

145. Julie MacDonald (Fish and Wildlife)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

146. Darleen Druyum (defense procurement scam)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Revolving Door

147. Luis Posada Carriles/Vang Pao (terrorists but our terrorist)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

148. No White House investigation into Plame affair

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Iraq

149. Politics at NASA

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General

150. Attempt to limit federal prisoners testifying before Congress

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

151. Corporate remuneration

Posted in: Corruption, Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

152. Financial analysis and investment (a supposed separation)

Posted in: Corruption, Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

153. Scott Bloch (whistleblower protection, not really)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Corruption, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Whistleblower

154. Richard Levernier and Bogdan Dzakovic (whistleblowers)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror, Whistleblower

155. Sibel Edmonds (whistleblower)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror, Whistleblower

156. Monica Goodling (political hires)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

157. Michael Baroody and the Consumer Products Safety Commission

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

158. TALON (Pentagon surveillance of civilians)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence

159. Scripted Iraqi war White House news conference

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Media

160. Bill Frist and healthcare giant HCA

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

161. Julie Myers (Immigration)

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Immigration, Law/Constitution

162. Randall Tobias (AIDS coordinator with a yen)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

163. Robert Coughlin (Abramoff tie in)

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

164. Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction is a thankless job

Posted in: Contractors, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

165. Continuing Republican support for the Iraq war despite the public’s rejection of it

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

166. Border Fence with Mexico (a short fence for a long border)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Immigration, Politics/Domestic

167. Bush coverup strategies to defeat Congressional oversight

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

168. Gordon Smith campaign and White House help

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

169. Debra Yang (US Attorney)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

170. Elizabeth Cheney (nepotism)

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iran, Iraq

171. Dick Cheney

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Law/Constitution

172. Oil lease fiascos

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

173. Guantanamo defense counsels (not the path to career advancement)

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

174. VA bonuses (for a job not well done)

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Supporting the troops

175. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (another ineffective board and doctored report)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

176. Johnnie Frazier (Commerce IG)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General

177. Bill Roderick (EPA IG)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General

178. Janet Rehnquist (HHS IG)

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Politics/Domestic

179. Karla Corcoran (Post Office IG)

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General

180. Polar bears, global warming, and censorship

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Science

181. American Center for Voting Rights (fake voter fraud group)

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

182. MTBE (gas additive)

Posted in: Energy, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

183. FBI domestic spying without probable cause

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence

184. Gutting overtime pay regulations

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor

185. Leaving the International Criminal Court

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

186. Dissemination of medical information

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

187. Deregulation of energy companies

Posted in: Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

188. James Holsinger (Anti-gay Surgeon General nominee)

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Political Interference, Religion, War on Science

189. Italia Federici (Abramoff crony)

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

190. Thomas Barnett (Anti-trust Division Justice)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Political Interference

191. Palestinian civil war

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Middle East

192. A list of reasons to invade Iraq

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

193. A list of Iraq war turning points

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

194. Torture and Guantanamo

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Torture, War on Terror

195. Torture and Iraq

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Law/Constitution, Torture

196. Dick Cheney and the Fourth Branch

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

197. Bill Mercer and the US Attorney scandal

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

198. John Rizzo (CIA lawyer permissive of torture)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Torture

199. Public Interest Declassification Board (a useless entity)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, WMD

200. SCOTUS: Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School Dist. No. 1 (integration)

Posted in: Education, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

201. SCOTUS: Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (gender discrimination)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor, Law/Constitution

202. SCOTUS: Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life (issue oriented political advertising)

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

203. SCOTUS: Morse et al v. Frederick (free speech of minors)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

204. SCOTUS: Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc. (price fixing OK’ed)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

205. Booz Allen cost overruns on DHS intelligence contract and DHS incompetence

Posted in: Contractors, Cronyism, DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

206. Alphonso Jackson (Secretary HUD and political interference)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Corruption, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General

207. Donald Rumsfeld

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Iraq, Torture, War on Terror

208. SCOTUS: Rapanos v. United States (wetland protection)

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

209. Attempts to overturn the Roadless Rule protection of wilderness areas

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

210. An unreported leak of highly enriched uranium

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

211. Opening up the San Rafael Swell to development

Posted in: Cronyism, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

212. Pro-rating the value of older Americans at the EPA

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

213. Shoddy armoring kits for Humvees from defense contractors

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Supporting the troops

214. Senator David Vitter (a family values conservative who likes to visit prostitutes)

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Sex

215. Nuclear Regulatory Commission control of radioactive materials remain ineffective

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, WMD, War on Terror

216. Hedge fund profits while huge are taxed at lower rates

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

217. SAIC, the revolving door, and expensive contracts for systems that don’t work

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Revolving Door

218. MRAP, delay in deployment of IED resistant vehicles to Iraq

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Supporting the troops, Whistleblower

219. Intelligence Oversight Board which did nothing during 5 1/2 years of Bush excesses

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence

220. DHS employed Wackenhut for its security, a firm that just may be more incompetent than the DHS

Posted in: Contractors, DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

221. Drug czar John Walters and Hatch Act violations

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

222. SCHIP (children’s healthcare less important than insurance company profits)

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

223. Alaska’s two Senators and one Congressman all caught up in corruption scandals

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

224. Don Siegelman (ex-Governor of Alabama and a political prosecution with ties to Karl Rove)

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Politicization of the DOJ, Whistleblower

225. FEMA trailers for Katrina victims with high levels of formaldehyde

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Katrina

226. The White House declares that Harriet Miers doesn’t have to answer a subpoena based on a legal opinion by a lawyer who legally should no longer be in his post

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Law/Constitution

227. White House says it will not prosecute contempt citations

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Politicization of the DOJ

228. Matthew McKeown a political appointee hired into a career position at Interior

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

229. Attempted political interference in Oxycontin plea deal

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Political Interference

230. David Petraeus mislays 350,000 rifles and pistols in Iraq

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Iraq

231. David Palmer (EOCC nomination despite poor management and legal skills)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

232. Peter Kirsanow affirmative action opponent named to Civil Rights Commission

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor

233. Patriot Act Extension gave the AG the right to decide if death penalty defendants were adequately represented

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

234. Petraeus report (hyped by the White House but actually written by it and not presented by Petraeus)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Politics/Domestic

235. Richard Stickler (opposed to mine safety regulation nominated to head Mine Safety)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor

236. Daniel Pipes (anti-Moslem appointed to the US Institute of Peace)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

237. Nicole Nason (head of National Traffic Safety Administration bans experts from talking with public)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

238. Senator Larry Craig arrested for soliciting sex with a male police officer

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Sex

239. Auditor of no bid KBR Iraq contract demoted

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

240. ADVISE DHS data mining program inappropriately reviewed

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence

241. Use of state secrets argument

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

242. Breastfeeding campaign changed due to infant formula manufacturers‚ pressure

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Political Interference

243. Consumer Products Safety Commission gutted

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

244. Steven Law (Mitch McConnell crony)

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor

245. Iraq met few of the Bush Administration’s own benchmarks

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

246. Peter Keisler (Civil Division Justice)

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Political Interference

247. Six nuclear tipped cruise missiles flown across US in massive security breach

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, WMD

248. Marion Blakey (FAA head takes job with industry trade group)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Revolving Door

249. DOJ announces it will not prosecute Chiquita Banana executives for paying off Columbian terrorists

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

250. Alexis Debat neocon terrorism expert caught making up numerous interviews

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iran, Media, War on Terror

251. Howard Krongard (State IG more interested in covering up department misdeeds)

Posted in: Afghanistan, Contractors, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Iraq

252. Telecoms involved in warrantless wiretapping are represented by former government officials and protected by current officials who used to work for them

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Law/Constitution, Surveillance

253. Turbulence, an NSA/DHS intrusive cyber surveillance program

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Surveillance

254. Charles Reichers procurement officer benefitted from contractor largesse

Posted in: Contractors, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

255. Karl Zinsmeister kooky White House domestic policy adviser

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic, Sex

256. Blackwater (private security contractor involved in numerous incidents in Iraq)

Posted in: Contractors, Criminality, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

257. Runup to the Iraq war (in quotes)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, WMD

258. State Department gives grant to Taliban

Posted in: Afghanistan, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

259. Failure to spend funds to exonerate individuals through DNA testing

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

260. Proposed DHS use of flawed Social Security info to weed out undocumented workers

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Immigration, Incompetence

261. CIA Director investigates his own Inspector General

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Intelligence

262. Joseph Schmitz (partisan former DOD IG)

Posted in: Contractors, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General, Revolving Door

263. Chemical restraints used on undocumented immigrants

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Immigration, Torture

264. Downing Street memo (Bush determined to go to war, non-coverage by US press)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Media

265. Michael Mukasey nominated as AG, makes clear he will back all of Bush’s policies

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Politicization of the DOJ, Torture

266. In test, airport screeners miss most fake bombs; near collisions between aircraft on the ground little changed

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

267. Dyncorp was given a billion dollars to train the Iraqi police force

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

268. Abdallah Higazy mistakenly arrested and held after 9/11

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Torture, War on Terror

269. Racist, anti-gay judge Leslie Southwick confirmed by Senate to Court of Appeals

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

270. Holy Land Foundation accused of funding terrorists; signature case ends in big mistrial

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

271. Two antagonistic anti-corruption units in Iraq

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Iraq

272. Medical contract for National Guard let to cronies

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Revolving Door

273. Fake FEMA news conference

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media

274. Zacarias Moussaoui case

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

275. Failure to secure fissile material at American nuclear sites

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, WMD, War on Terror

276. NIE summaries no longer to be released

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Iran

277. Donald Vance (whistleblower) held for 3 months without charge by US military

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Whistleblower

278. Sami al Haj and Bilal Hussein, newsmen, held without charge

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Law/Constitution, Media, War on Terror

279. Stacking the Commission on Civil Rights with Republicans

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

280. Beating the war drums and the November 2007 NIE on Iran

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iran, Iraq, WMD, War on Terror

281. Donald Kerr, No. 2 to DNI Mike McConnell, declares anonymity a thing of the past

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Law/Constitution, Revolving Door

282. Bush visit “free speech” zones

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

283. Executive order authorizing political commissars at federal agencies

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

284. Al Hubbard wrongheaded Bush economic adviser leaves post

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

285. Push for last minute pro-business regulations

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

286. Right to kidnap foreign nationals even of countries with an extradition treaty

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

287. White House logs declared a state secret

Posted in: Abramoff, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

288. Torture tapes made then destroyed

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Torture

289. Social Security disability backlogs growing

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

290. Proposal (withdrawn) to place JAG corps under politically appointed DOD counsel

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Politics/Domestic

291. Increasing mental health needs in US Army after service in Iraq

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Supporting the troops

292. KBR employee raped in Iraq held against will by KBR

Posted in: Contractors, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Iraq

293. Another data base this one an FBI biometric system

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Surveillance, War on Terror

294. Eric Andell (Education) in travel scandal

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

295. Lester Crawford (FDA) Plan B and conflicts of interest

Posted in: Corruption, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

296. Carl Truscott (ATF) more interested in decorating his office than doing his job

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

297. John Korsmo illegal campaign event

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

298. Bush job creation (not)

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

299. US Attorney Chris Christie steering contracts

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

300. FBI not paying phone bills for wiretaps

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

301. DC Circuit court says torture is OK; detainees not persons

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Torture, War on Terror

302. DHS’ goofy terrorist target list

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

303. Unnecessary intrusive background checks

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

304. Boats that don’t float

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Whistleblower

305. Cambone’s soft landing

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Revolving Door

306. More incompetence at the VA

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Supporting the troops

307. The diving dollar

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

308. Soaring oil and gas prices

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

309. John Bolton, International Man of Disaster

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Cronyism, Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, WMD

310. Bush versus the whales

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

311. The Federal (non)- Protective Service

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

312. A buried report on Iraq reconstruction

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

313. A buried report on Great Lakes pollution

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Science, Whistleblower

314. A buried report on privatizing US intelligence

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence

315. Rick Renzi for hire

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

316. Understaffing at State

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

317. Understaffing at the US Park Police

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror, Whistleblower

318. William Haynes the Pentagon’s torture lawyer

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Torture, War on Terror

319. Emasculating oversight boards

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

320. Americans behind bars

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Politics/Domestic

321. Manipulating reports at the EPA

Posted in: Environment, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic, War on Science

322. Timothy Goeglein, a faith-based plagiarist

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Religion

323. Substandard military helmets

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Whistleblower

324. In the bag at the SEC

Posted in: Criminality, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Political Interference, Whistleblower

325. Another punished whistleblower

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Whistleblower

326. Inspector Generals, a broken system

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General

327. Staying in Iraq forever

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, War on Terror

328. The National Data Exchange

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, War on Terror

329. A crook at the House Republican campaign committee

Posted in: Corruption, Criminality, Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic

330. A semi-buried report on Saddam and al Qaeda

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, War on Terror

331. Freedom of Information, well not so much

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

332. Running interference for crooks in LA

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

333. Government by contractor

Posted in: Contractors, Corruption, Cronyism, DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

334. Bad ammo, worse contractors

Posted in: Afghanistan, Contractors, Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

335. Another one bites the dust

Posted in: Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General

336. Monica Goodling strikes again

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ, Sex

337. The FAA and the less than safe skies

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Whistleblower

338. Pentagon waste in acquisition spending

Posted in: Contractors, Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

339. Abuse in the government’s SmartPay card program

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

340. Rumsfeld’s army of the future

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

341. The Supreme Court: Physicians of last resort

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

342. al Qaeda safe havens in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas

Posted in: Afghanistan, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

343. Torture in Afghanistan in 2003

Posted in: Afghanistan, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Torture, War on Terror

344. The military propagandists

Posted in: Afghanistan, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Iraq, Media, War on Terror

345. The Indiana voter ID case

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

346. No Child Left Behind’s Reading First boondoggle

Posted in: Corruption, Cronyism, Education, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

347. Cheney and the right whales

Posted in: Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Science

348. The EPA, Mary Gade, and dioxin

Posted in: Environment, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

349. Conflicts of interest in NASA’s moon project

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General, Revolving Door

350. Poorly secured nuclear material at Lawrence Livermore

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

351. Iraqi anti-corruption chief held out to dry

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

352. FDA loosens rules for drug trials in Third World countries

Posted in: Corruption, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

353. Another attempt to restrict information

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror

354. USDA to no longer track pesticide use

Posted in: Environment, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

355. Department of Defense can not account for billions it spent in Iraq

Posted in: Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General, Iraq

356. Pentagon aeronautics contractor supplies dubious products for aircraft

Posted in: Contractors, Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Inspector General

357. Pentagon has too few auditors for its weapons acquisition programs

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General

358. Failure of KBR to fix electrical problems leads to soldier’s electrocution

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Supporting the troops

359. Investigating the run up to the Iraq War

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Iraq, Media

360. KBR dodges an audit and ditches the auditor

Posted in: Contractors, Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

361. A medical report on torture

Posted in: Afghanistan, Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Torture

362. KBR exposed US soldiers to a carcinogen in Iraq

Posted in: Contractors, Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Supporting the troops

363. Political Selection in Justice Department internship programs

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

364. Supreme Court: 2nd Amendment applies to individuals

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

365. Speculation in crude oil futures markets

Posted in: Economy, Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

366. The anthrax attacks, a blown investigation

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Law/Constitution, Media, War on Terror

367. War, oil, oil companies, and Iraq

Posted in: Contractors, Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq

368. SEC to reduce oversight of international corporations and markets

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

369. Pentagon General lies to Congress about KBR Iraq water contract

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Supporting the troops

370. Renting public officials to pay for the Bush Library

Posted in: Corruption, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

371. HHS seeks to permit refusal of services for women

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

372. Fusion Centers and Domestic Intelligence

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Surveillance, War on Terror

373. Bush tax policy favors foreign corporations

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

374. Selling off the country’s roads

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

375. The Hubbush letter and a forged justification for war

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Iraq, War on Terror

376. Policing the national political conventions

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Media, Politics/Domestic, Surveillance, War on Terror

377. Gonzales’ mishandling of national security document

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General, Intelligence

378. KBR and forced labor in Iraq

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Law/Constitution

379. The GSA opposes 9/11 safety changes in building construction

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

380. Republican US Attorney downplays Obama assassination plot

Posted in: Abramoff, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ, War on Terror

381. Labor Department pulls rug out from under corporate whistleblowers

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor, Law/Constitution, Whistleblower

382. More corruption in the government’s oil leasing programs

Posted in: Contractors, Corruption, Criminality, Cronyism, Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

383. Active duty Army unit to be deployed for domestic operations

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politics/Domestic, War on Terror

384. Datamining: Intrusive and it doesn’t work

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

385. Corruption in the missile defense program

Posted in: Contractors, Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

386. Failure to outfit planes to fight fires in Southern California

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

387. Political censorship at PBS

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Media, Political Interference, Torture

388. Religious profiling at the DHS

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

389. A political hit: Michael Garcia and Eliot Spitzer

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ, Sex

390. Voter suppression efforts in the 2008 elections

Posted in: Elections, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

391. The Bureau of Land Management and shady deals in Utah again

Posted in: Cronyism, Energy, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

392. BP receives a slap on the wrist from Justice Department

Posted in: Criminality, Energy, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Politicization of the DOJ

393. Oh, and another Bureau of Land Management shady deal in the West

Posted in: Energy, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

394. Transportation Department relaxes rules on truckdriving safety

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor

395. Lax oversight at the Office of Thrift Supervision contributed to bank failures

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Corruption, Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

396. Wrongdoing in the Air Marshal Service

Posted in: Criminality, DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, War on Terror, Whistleblower

397. Government OK’s dumping mining debris in and near streams

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Environment, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

398. Managing the Obama transition, the NASA example

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals

399. The cockamamie FBI investigation of the Madrid train bombings and Brandon Mayfield

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General, Surveillance, War on Terror

400. An absent President

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence