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177George W. Bush's 2009 Ford F-150 fizzles with $300,000 bid at Barrett-Jackson [UPDATE: w/video]

Despite some truly impassioned pleading from Jay Leno himself – including calling on Arizona's notoriously Republican-rich voters to beat the $600,000 level set the last time Leno sold a vehicle for this particular charity... in California – bidding for George Bush's 2009 Ford F-150 pickup truck stalled at $300,000.

221George W. Bush's Ford F-150 to be auctionated at this year's Barrett-Jackson

President George W. Bush was known as much for the many liberties he took with the English language as he was for being a Texan, and, in the latter regard, it is not all that surprising that the 43rd President's truck of choice was a Ford F-150... the key word here, of course, being was. The truck used by the former president around his Crawford, TX ranch, a 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4x4 SuperCrew, will be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson next month with the proceeds of the sale going to the Fi

AddDemocrats and Republicans agree on higher gas taxes, just not in public all the time

Senator Alan Simpson (left) and Erskine Bowles (right), Co-Chairman of the Deficit Reduction Commission

85Democrats and Republicans agree on higher gas taxes, just not in public all the time

Senator Alan Simpson (left) and Erskine Bowles (right), Co-Chairman of the Deficit Reduction Commission

AddPres. Bush will meet with Big 3 chiefs; alternative fuel incentives on the agenda

Leaders of GM, Ford and the Chrysler Group will finally meet with Pres. Bush in November. The confab has been postponed twice. A White House spokesperson said the meeting will be mid-November but no specific date has been set. It won't be before the elections to avoid political baggage dragging down the agenda. Incentives for alternative-fuel vehicles are likely to be a hot topic.

AddPres. Bush warns low gas prices could make us complacent

Speaking in St. Louis at the 2006 Advancing Renewable Energy conference on Thursday, President George W. Bush said the country is too dependent on oil and warned us not to let low gas prices "mask that concern."

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