Talk:Bush administration cronyism and incompetence
"Who loses when Bush and his buddies scratch each others' backs? The most vulnerable in our society, those without a voice—the poor, the elderly, the young. Groups which are disproportionately women and people of color. The only way to stop Bush and his money-grabbing patrons is to make sure his misdeeds are made public ...," wrote National Organization for Women president Kim Gandy in 2003.
Fired, Intimidated, Resigned
Parking here for now:
- "Army Assistant Secretary Parker fired," Associated Press (USA Today), March 6, 2002: "Former Mississippi Congressman Mike Parker was fired Wednesday as assistant secretary of the Army after he criticized the Bush administration's proposed spending cuts on Army Corps of Engineers' water projects."
- "White House Intimidation: A Brief History of Threats and Defamation," Center for American Progress, March 12, 2004.
- "Scientists rally around stem cell advocate fired by Bush," Associated Press (USA Today), March 19, 2004.
- "Ex-chief of Park Police denounces firing. Chambers: Administration 'silencing' dissenting views," CNN, July 10, 2004.
- "Chambers says Bush fired her for questions," UPI, July 11, 2004.