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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Unpublished tapes, documents shed light on the deep relationship between them Bob WoodwardWASHINGTON POST Washington — Months before Richard Nixon set Michigan congressman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 […]


FTR #575 Interview with Robert Parry

This interview with Robert Parry explores symbiosis between the administration of George W. Bush and Al Qaeda, in addition to highlighting the relationship between the GOP, the Bush family and the Unification Church.


FTR #563 A Tale of Two Heroes

FBI Agent John O’Neill and his Lebanese-American colleague Ali Soufan’s unsuccessful efforts at interdicting Al Qaeda.


FTR #560 Economics 9/11

The Muslim Brotherhood’s free market ideology is at one with that of the trans-national corporations and allied political interests. Those economic principles failed miserably in Iraq, having been instituted in that unfortunate country by Grover Norquist. Osama bin Laden’s actions dovetail significantly with the goals of the GOP, Bush administration and Muslim-Brotherhood allied economic and national elements.