Bush Scandals List

Table of Contents for Category: Politics/Domestic

34. 9/11 Commission’s recommendations delayed implementation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

71. Plan B contraception

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

78. Canard of Clintons trashing the White House before leaving

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

80. Native American trust funds

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

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

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

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

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

103. Swift boating of John Kerry

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

115. Bush’s early years

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

178. Janet Rehnquist (HHS IG)

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

221. Drug czar John Walters and Hatch Act violations

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

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

255. Karl Zinsmeister kooky White House domestic policy adviser

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

283. Executive order authorizing political commissars at federal agencies

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

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

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

329. A crook at the House Republican campaign committee

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

376. Policing the national political conventions

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

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

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