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A Lesson in Bad Management

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2004 @ 10:56 pm in General | Comments Off

When George W. Bush ran for President in 2000, we were told that he was going to be the first president with an MBA, the first president truly able to manage a large-scale organization with the skills of a corporate CEO. As a well-trained manager, Bush was going to surround himself with skilled experts in [...]

Crossing the Line

Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2004 @ 6:17 pm in General | 2 Comments »

Last week, Bush chastised some “activist judges” in Massachusetts for changing the “well-established” institution of marriage. Bush believes these Massachusetts judges crossed the line from judicial to legislative: instead of enforcing the law, they’re making up new laws. That’s an interesting accusation and one you often hear from conservatives when judges make liberal decisions: they’re [...]