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Bush's Management Style Allows for Incompetence - But Not Massage
WASHINGTON - Apparently, a penchant for massages is the one thing that President Bush cannot abide in an underling.Arranging a massive pay raise and promotion for a girlfriend? World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz "ought to stay," Bush said. "He ought to be given a fair hearing." Admittedly muffing...
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After Thousands Have Died, Tenet Comes Clean
The three short sentences at the beginning of Chapter 17 of former CIA Director George Tenet's memoir, "At the Center of the Storm," tell it all: "The United States did not go to war in Iraq solely because of WMD. I doubt it was even the principal cause. Yet it was the public face that was put on...
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Why Didn't George Tenet Just Resign?
Does this sound familiar? A senior Bush administration official plays a key role in selling the Iraq war debacle to the American public, resigns a few years later, and then tries to distance himself from Bush and the war by writing a book or talking to Bob Woodward, portraying himself as a poor,...
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Hand Gonzales, Wolfowitz Pink Slips
In the real world, it takes about a week for someone who has disgraced himself like radio talk-show host Don Imus to lose his job. In Washington, World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales hang on to their jobs for what seems like forever.Wolfowitz was caught...
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The Apology People
No sensible person ever made an apology. -Ralph Waldo Emerson It is a web site that many people in the Bush administration should refer to. It is called Writing Express and it comprises samples of letters that one can use in day-to-day intercourse. The ones I think are most helpful fall under the...
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Wolfowitz Told: No Changes, Just Go
WASHINGTON - A senior aide has told Paul Wolfowitz to resign as president of the World Bank, unimpressed by the former White House official's promise to change his management style.At a meeting with about 30 vice-presidents of the bank on Wednesday, Dr Wolfowitz had asked for suggestions on how to...
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Dark of Heartness, Part II
Compassionless Conservatives
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World Bank May Target family Planning
WASHINGTON - Under beleaguered President Paul D. Wolfowitz, the World Bank may be scaling back its long-standing support for family planning, which many countries consider essential to women's health and the fight against AIDS.In an internal e-mail, the bank's team leader for Madagascar indicated...
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Call to End Wolfowitz's Reign Goes Global
WASHINGTON - The calls for embattled World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz to step down have gone global, coming from newspapers, officials, activists and even Internet bloggers from across the world.Wolfowitz, who took over as the 10th president of the World Bank in June 2005, has admitted to...
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Heck of a Job, Wolfie
At least they can't blame Paul Wolfowitz on the Jews anymore. That's the good news in the scandal; his lover and neocon political soul mate, Shaha Ali Riza, the World Bank official who received a lucrative transfer to the State Department at Wolfowitz's direction, is an Arab Muslim. She is one in a...
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