FOUNDERS v. BUSH:

a Comparison in Quotations of the Policies and Politics
of the Founding Fathers and George W. Bush


    CONTENTS


    INTRODUCTION


    I. CONSTITUTION & LIBERTY


    CONSTITUTION

    Presidential Responsibility
    Importance of Union
    Presidential Signing Statements
    Balance of Powers
    Government Secrecy

    LIBERTY

    The Bill of Rights
    Freedom of the Press
    Dissent & Freedom of Speech
    Spying on Churches and Political Groups
    Habeas Corpus
    Right to a Fair Trial for Enemy Combatants
    Arbitrary Imprisonment
    Warrantless Wiretaps v. FISA

    II. LIKE FATHER LIKE SON

    Patriotism
    Executive Powers
    War
    Family Values
    Religion

    III. RELIGION

    Separation of Church and State
    Religion and War

    IV. WAR


    V. PNAC, CHENEY & YOO --- PROJECTING U.S. POWER

    Project For a New American Century (PNAC)
    PNAC’s Position in 2001
    Cheney’s One Percent Doctrine
    The John Yoo Legal Opinions
    Axis of Evil
    Axis of Oil
    Imposing Democracy
    Pre-Emptive War
    Perpetual War

    VI. PEACE


    VII. LIES, HONESTY & DISINFORMATION

    Drums of War
    Slam Dunk
    Darn Good Intelligence
    Osama in Some Cave
    Drumming Drumming
    Cakewalk
    We Found ‘em!
    What I Didn't Find in Africa
    Connecting Saddam to 9/11
    Charles Duelfer Report to CIA Director George Tenet
    Keeping the 9/11 Connection Alive
    No WMDs---Who Cares?
    It All Depends on What the Meaning of ”Imminent” Is
    Those Obsolete Geneva Conventions
    Torture of Prisoners
    Katrina Interruption
    Back to Your Regular Programming
    Stay The Course

    VIII. WEALTH, CORRUPTION, DEBT & TAXES

    Wealth & Property
    War Profiteering
    “CONTRACT SPORT: What did the Vice-President do for Halliburton?”
    Government Debt
    Taxes
    Corruption

    IX. PRESIDENTIAL VALUES

    The Education President
    The Justice President
    If The Shoe fits, If The Boot Pinches . . .
    W. v. Poor Richard
    In A Nutshell

    X. A SALUTARY LETTER


    APPENDIX A

    1. The Declaration of Independence
    2. Preamble to the Constitution
    3. The Bill of Rights

    APPENDIX B

    1. Project for a New American Century -- 1997 Statement of Principles
    2. Project for a New American Century -- 1998 Letter to President Clinton
    3. Project for a New American Century -- 2001 Letter to President Bush
    4. Author’s Analysis of Cheney’s One Percent Doctrine
    5. Glove Box Peek at Bush’s Middle East Roadmap to Peace
    6. John Yoo Opinion on Presidential Powers
    7. Secret Downing Street Memo

    PRINCIPLE SOURCES



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Author: Steve Coffman

Paperback: 192 pages

Publisher: One World Studios

Language: English

ISBN: 978-0979727207

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"Founders v. Bush brings the wisdom and eloquence of the Founding Fathers back to the people, while unmasking the fraudulent PR machine that is corrupting their words and stealing our legacy."

— Jim Hightower
Best selling author, radio commentator
and editor of The Hightower Lowdown

"As Thomas Jefferson prophetically said, 'The only sure guarantees of our liberties are the people.'   Especially now, that requires the people knowing why they are Americans.  And this book Founders v. Bush is an illuminating beginning of that essential knowledge." 

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