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The tag 'Watergate' is associated with 54 posts.

FTR #743 Interview (#8) with Russ Baker, Author of “Family of Secrets”

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.

FTR #730 Interview with Russ Baker (Author of “Family of Secrets”)

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.

FTR #715 Interview (#5) with Russ Baker, Author of “Family of Secrets”

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.

FTR #714 Interview (#4) with Russ Baker, Author of “Family of Secrets”

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.

FTR #711 Interview (#1) with Russ Baker, Author of “Family of Secrets”

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.

“Family of Secrets”: A VERY Important New Book

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 […]

Blackwater Founder and West Michigan Native Funds Right-wing through Foundation

MediaMouse Blackwater USA founder and West Michigan native Erik Prince funds a variety of rightwing and religious causes according to a review of grants awarded by Prince’s Freiheit Foundation. Prince, who’s Blackwater has drawn considerable attention for its work in Iraq, post-Katrina New Orleans, and Colombia, also has strong ties to the economic and religious […]

Roads To Riches

by Emily ThorntonBUSINESS WEEK Why investors are clamoring to take over America’s highways, bridges, and airports—and why the public should be nervous Steve Hogan was in a bind. The executive director of Colorado’s Northwest Parkway Public Highway Authority had run up $416 million in debt to build the 10-mile toll road between north Denver and […]

FTR #579 Gimme a Break! — Reflections on the Death of Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford’s role in aiding the cover-up of Watergate and, by extension, the assassination of President Kennedy.

How Ford stood by 'real friend' Nixon

Unpublished tapes, documents shed light on the deep relationship between them Bob WoodwardWASHINGTON POST Washington — Months before Richard Nixon set Michigan congressman Gerald Ford on the path to the White House, Nixon turned to Ford, who called himself the embattled president’s “only real friend,” to get him out of trouble. During one of the […]