The Washington circus is in full swing! The IRS was headed by a Bush appointee during the time period in which the scrutiny of the Tea Party was taking place! GOP administrations, including that of George W. Bush, have a proven track record of engaging in this kind of activity.
Mr. Emory’s political odyssey began with investigation of the assassination of President Kennedy. We note the passing of two people who link to the milieu surrounding the investigation. Gaeton Fonzi was a dogged investigator for the House Select Committee on Assassinations. One of many crooked associates of LBJ, Billie Sol Estes was the focal point of some very “interesting” investigations himself.
The cast of characters at Romney’s Bain Capital heavily overlaps that from the latter stages of Howard Hughes’ career, a period in which the late billionaire’s existence was inextricably linked with covert operations and the machinations of some truly dark interests. What does this tell us about Romney?
Once thought to be recoverable, 18 1/2 minute gap in Watergate tape now appears indecipherable. Information might have revealed much about Watergate/JFK assassination links.
The Fourth Estate has become a Fifth Column–the media that should inform us deceive on behalf of those they should expose; Institutionalized power diminishes the publicity for “Family of Secrets.” The Internet allows citizens to fight back.
Breaking journalistic taboos about the JFK assassination, Russ Baker portrays the reality of American power politics, as exemplified by the Bush family’s use of covert action to manipulate the United States and its citizens.
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.
Nixon’s removal from White House was an intelligence coup, not a “reaffirmation of democracy”; Poppy Bush centrally involved in his removal; Nixon angered some of the same interests as JFK and was removed by the same team.
Bush family’s history and fortunes profoundly linked to Wall Street, the petroleum industry and the intelligence community; “Poppy” Bush’s Zapata Petroleum an apparent intelligence front; Poppy apparently deeply involved with the JFK assassination.
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 [...]