Among the reasons why we view the proposed Syrian military adventure with the most jaundiced of eyes concerns the fact that none other than Prince Bandar of Saudi Arabia (shown at right) is the single most important coordinator of aid to the rebels. Nicknamed “Bandar Bush,” because he is so close to the Bush family, Bandar Bush was deeply involved in the push for the invasion of Iraq, which is a damned poor recommendation for taking military action in Syria. Bandar Bush been involved in some of the dirtiest operations of the last quarter century, including the Iran-Contra affair and 9/11.
Decades of Bush family intrigue culminates in Dubya’s eight year debacle; disasters overtaking the US are the inevitable outgrowth of Bush’s corporatist philosophy and corrupt administrative practice.
Poppy Bush tabbed by Gerald Ford to head CIA as Kennedy assassination investigations proceed; Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Karl Rove and Paul Wolfowitz launch their careers courtesy of Poppy and Gerald Ford in same time period.
Comment: BP has bought the Google and Yahoo search words relevant to researching the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, with the intent of redirecting searches for the purposes of damage control. “BP buys Google, Yahoo Search Words to Keep People away from Real News on Gulf Oil Spill Disaster“by Maryann Tobin; examiner.com; 6/6/2010. [...]
Comment: Journalist Russ Baker has written a landmark volume about the deep political history of the Bush family, George H.W. (“Poppy”) Bush in particular. Family of Secrets (Bloomsbury Press [SC]; Copyright 2009 by Russ Baker) is a must for serious students of the realities of contemporary power structure. Painstakingly tracing evidentiary tributaries running through decades [...]
Muslim Brotherhood staffs “moderate” Muslim outreach to Obama; GOP predicts terrorism.
by Peter LanceRAW STORY As the sex scandal hurricane engulfed Eliott Spitzer last week, one of his closest advisors at the eye of the storm was Dietrich “Dieter” Snell. An ex U.S. Attorney from the same office conducting the prostitution probe, Snell is now defending Spitzer in the “Troopergate” scandal and reportedly raking in hundreds [...]
by Liam Stack in CairoAl Jazeera Cindy Sheehan, an American activist who was nicknamed the “Peace Mom” by the media for her criticism of the Iraq War, retreated from her public campaigns in 2007. The death of her son Casey, a US soldier, in a Baghdad battle in 2005 had transformed Sheehan into a public figure [...]
by Noel GrimaThe [Malta] Independent Online A European Parliament working document drawn up by Giovanni Claudio Fava has claimed “Malta is the operational base of Blackwater, the organiser of private military militia which are increasingly taking on more and more roles which used to be undertaken by US forces in Iraq and elsewhere”. American left-wing [...]
Recorded September 23, 2007 MP3: Side 1 | Side 2 REALAUDIO Beginning with discussion of Iranian president Ahmadinejad’s recent appearance at Ivy League Columbia University in New York, the program highlights the disturbing similarity to a past president of that university’s embrace of fascism. Just as Nicholas Murray Butler was dismissive of concerns that fascism [...]