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837 George W. Bush Events (Harper's )

Updated on February 9, 2009

837 Bush Events Harpers, January


Harper's published a list of 837 significant events of the

Bush Administration. It's the most exhaustive and complete

Bush administration chronology, I've seen including his many

misstatements, outright lies and screw-ups, as well as

other milestones. Here's the first page:

Selectmen in Brattleboro, Vermont, passed a measure

allowing town residents to vote to indict President George

W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney for war crimes.

Weekly Review

by Christian Lorentzen

January 29, 2008 Source:

Rutland Herald

"Brattleboro to vote on arresting Bush, Cheney"

1 August

2000Republican Presidential Candidate George W.

Bush chose Dick Cheney, his father's secretary of

defense during the Gulf War, to be his running mate.

Weekly Review

by Roger D. Hodge

August 1, 2000 1 August

2000Reform Party leaders voted to remove right-wing

columnist Pat Buchanan from the presidential ballot;

Buchanan said the vote was "of no consequence."

George W. Bush killed an attempt to make the

Republican primary more democratic using what he called

"an iron fist rule" to keep divisive politics off the stage at the

Republican National Convention. Weekly Review

by Roger D. Hodge

August 1, 2000 8 August

2000Republicans formally nominated George W. Bush

as presidential candidate at their convention in Philadelphia;

a display of dark-skinned speakers elicited much comment

from journalists who noticed the contrast with rank-and-file

Republicans on the convention floor. Weekly Review

by Roger D. Hodge

August 8, 2000 8 August

2000Democrats complained that George W. Bush

plagiarized President Clinton in his nomination acceptance

speech. Weekly Review

by Roger D. Hodge

August 8, 2000 15 August

2000Governor George W. Bush, a former oilman,

defended his running mate against cynics who

complained of possible conflicts of interest. Weekly


by Roger D. Hodge

August 15, 2000 22 August

2000Governor George W. Bush agreed to pardon

death-row inmate Roy Criner after new DNA tests

proved that he was innocent; Ricky Nolan McGinn, a

Texas inmate who was convicted of raping and murdering

his twelve-year-old stepdaughter, failed his DNA test after

receiving a stay of execution and will return to death row.

Weekly Review

by Roger D. Hodge

August 22, 2000 29 August

2000Governor George W. Bush promised to

"end terriers."

Click on the link below to review the entire list.


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      Niall Tubbs 8 years ago

      Great Job! Mr.Deeds goes to Washington. I'm loving it.

    • Ralph Deeds profile image

      Ralph Deeds 9 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      Ha! Ha!

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      Heresteve2 9 years ago

      I think the Bush Library will be the first presidential library with only picture books

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      Iðunn 9 years ago

      lolz william. excellent suggestionz, either one. :)

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      William F Torpey 9 years ago from South Valley Stream, N.Y.

      My guess is 837 "events" is just a drop in the bucket. I think the George W. Bush Presidential Library, when it's built, would most appropriately be shaped like a lemon -- or, maybe, like Pinocchio.