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Bush’s Grandfather Linked to Fascist Plot

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Posted on Jul 25, 2007
Prescott Bush
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Prescott Bush was linked to the coup plot as the manager of a shipping company that presumably ferried pro-German propagandists to the fatherland and Nazi spies back to the United States.

Back in the 1930s a general by the name of Smedley Butler exposed a plot to overthrow the government of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and install a fascist oligarchy backed by some of America’s most powerful business leaders and conservatives. Prescott Bush, grandfather of George W., was among those linked to the plan. BBC Radio investigates.

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The coup was aimed at toppling President Franklin D Roosevelt with the help of half-a-million war veterans. The plotters, who were alleged to involve some of the most famous families in America, (owners of Heinz, Birds Eye, Goodtea, Maxwell Hse & George Bush’s Grandfather, Prescott) believed that their country should adopt the policies of Hitler and Mussolini to beat the great depression.

Mike Thomson investigates why so little is known about this biggest ever peacetime threat to American democracy.

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By Nalliah Thayabharan, November 11, 2011 at 5:56 pm Link to this comment
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However, there were also perks for this hardworking
politician/businessman. According to retired
Brigadier General Bowen (in The Immaculate Deception:
The Bush Crime Family Exposed), Bush and Saddam
Hussein split about $250 billion in Persian Gulf oil
kickbacks during the 1980’s, which were laundered
through the scandal-ridden Bank of Credit and
Commerce International (BCCI).
Bush Sr. was a highly-paid consultant for the Carlyle
Group, America’s 11th largest military contractor. In
this capacity, he went to Saudi Arabia to meet with
the Bin Laden family and the Saudi Royal family in
1998 and 2000. The Carlyle Group made billions of
dollars from Jr. Bush’s “War on Terror.”
As governor of Texas, George W. Bush (1946-
present).the 43rd president of the United States
presided over the execution of 52 inmates, including
mentally retarded prisoners- more than any other
governor in US history. He did, however, pardon one
death row prisoner, a serial killer. As governor, he
changed pollution laws to benefit energy companies
and made Texas the most polluted state in the nation.
Some of his other notable contributions include:
Presiding over the government’s complicity and cover-
up of the killing of about 3,000 people at the World
Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Presiding over the greatest rollback of
Constitutional civil liberties in the history of the
country. The Patriot I and Homeland Security Acts,
passed in 2001 and 2002, respectively, along with the
pending Patriot II Act eliminate or threaten
Constitutional rights guaranteed in our 1st, 4th,
5th, 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
The high-tech massacre of many thousands of innocent
and defenseless Afghani and Iraqi civilians who posed
no security threat to the U.S. whatsoever and had no
part in the crimes of 9-11. The two primary resources
thereby controlled are opium and an oil pipeline in
Afghanistan and, of course, oil in Iraq. The Bush
administration, obviously responding to demands from
the major oil companies, is clearly pursuing a
strategy to dominate the world’s last, greatest
fossil fuel reserves in the Persian Gulf and Caspian
Basin.
Leading a “pre-emptive” war against Iraq in violation
of international law (including the UN charter, the
Nuremburg Tribunal and the Geneva Accords) and on the
basis of entirely false pretexts.
Proposing an endless “War on Terror” (i.e., military
conquest abroad in service of resource looting for
international corporations and a police state at home
to suppress dissent), when, in fact, evidence shows
that the “War on Terror” is a fraud and that the
greatest purveyor of terror in the world, by far, is
the U.S. government, with its CIA, School of the
Americas, etc.
Presiding over the loss, mostly by outsourcing, of
some 2.5 million American jobs in his first two years
in office.
Granting trillions of dollars worth of tax cuts to
the richest 2% of Americans. Thereby, spending the $7
trillion surplus he inherited from Clinton and
allowing the federal deficit to exceed a record $7
trillion, mainly by granting gigantic tax cuts to the
rich and making huge increases in military spending.
Presiding over one of the greatest Wall Street
scandals (and stock market crashes) of all time (the
Enron scandal, the creation of artificial gas
shortages in California, etc.).
De-funding and thereby further crippling education,
social services, health care, etc.
The worst environmental record of any U.S. president
in history, including the systematic weakening and
rollback of all major environmental laws and
regulations.

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By Nalliah Thayabharan, November 11, 2011 at 5:48 pm Link to this comment
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Some of Bush’s other notable contributions include:
The assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan two months
after he took office. The Hinkley family, a Houston
oil family, are long-time friends of the Bushes.
Presiding over the Savings and Loan/HUD scandal, in
which taxpayers were made to pay over $500 billion
for bailing out failed S&Ls;. Son Neil Bush, director
of Silverado Savings and Loan in Denver, is reported
to have personally profited by about $1 billion.
As VP and therefore Head of the National Security
Council’s Groups on Crisis Management, Drug
Addiction, and Terrorism, Bush directed the Iran-
Contra drug scandal, in which the secret government
(comprised of ex-CIA and military intelligence
operatives and businessmen) diverted profits from
illegal arms sales to Iran to illegally fund the
revolutionary Contras of Nicaragua and the Mujahadeen
of Afghanistan. Under CIA protection, these covert
operators flew vast quantities of cocaine and heroin
into the poor neighborhoods of America, again using
drug profits to fund the illegal covert war in
Nicaragua, etc.
Under Bush’s watch, the CIA spent over $3 billion
dollars fomenting holy war (“Jihad”) and training and
funding the Mujahadeen terorists (including Osama bin
Laden), their networks, and training camps in
Afghanistan. Thus, the Taliban, the Mujahadeen, and
Osama bin Laden were established as CIA assets and
remain so to this day. Not coincidentally, under CIA
supervision during the 80’s, Afghanistan became the
number one heroin producer and exporter in the world.
In 2000, the Taliban government banned the production
of poppies (heroin). However, after the recent
invasion of Iraq and installation of an American
puppet government, Afghanistan is again the number
heroin producer in the world.
Under Bush’s supervision of the first “War on
Terrorism,” hundreds of thousands of Innocent
civilians were killed, tortured and disappeared in El
Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. Another million
or so each, again mostly civilians, were killed in
the U.S.-supported and funded wars in Afghanistan and
Iraq/Iran.
Presiding over invasions into both Panama and Iraq in
which some 8000 Panamanians and over 200,000 Iraqis
were killed. The U.S had illegally sold tens of
billions of dollars worth of weapons, including
chemical and biological weapons, to Saddam Hussein
during the 80’s to help him build the strongest
regional power in the Middle East. Evidence indicates
that Saddam was more or less set up for the Gulf War
when U.S. Ambassador Glaspie told him the U.S. had no
interest in his border dispute with Kuwait. I.e., it
was a trap.

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By Nalliah Thayabharan, November 11, 2011 at 5:37 pm Link to this comment
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Prescott Bush later served as a director of Columbia
Broadcasting System, Inc., Prudential Insurance,
Dresser Industries, Inc., Hydrocarbon Research, Inc.,
Wanadium Corp. of America, and U.S. Guaranty Trust,
among other companies, until 1952 when he was elected
U.S. Senator from Connecticut.
A major part of the Bush family fortune is due to the
“Hitler Project”, which included the slave labor and
Holocaust at Auschwitz.

41st US president George Herbert Walker Bush’s
(George W. Bush’s father; 1924- present) political
life has been intertwined with four of the most
powerful and profitable business enterprises on the
planet: banking, oil, the arms/intelligence
industries, and sales of illegal drugs. He began his
career as an oil salesman for Dresser Industries and
went on to co-found his own oil company, Zapata
Petroleum Corp. of Houston. This would spin off to
Zapata Offshore and Pennzoil/Zapata. Bush was
president of Zapata Oil from 1954 to 1964 and Zapata
Offshore from 1964 to 1966.
      Persistent reports indicate Bush was also an
undercover CIA agent in the early 60’s, playing a
prominent role in the “Bay of Pigs” invasion of Cuba
(code name: Operation Zapata) in 1961 and probably
the Kennedy assassination in 1963. Newly released FBI
documents place Bush in Miami in 1960 and 1961,
recruiting Cubans for the Bay of Pigs invasion.
That’s how he met Felix Rodriguez who became part of
a special CIA shooter team. George Bush, Howard Hunt,
Frank Sturgis, and Richard Nixon have all been traced
to Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, the day of Kennedy’s
assassination. Hunt and Sturgis were among the 6 to 8
“derelicts” or “hobos” found in boxcars near railroad
tracks behind the grassy knoll near Dealy Plaza. But
they were never finger-printed or photographed in
association with Kennedy’s murder.
      Bush was elected to Congress in 1966, but
lost a bid for the Senate in 1970. Even so, Nixon
appointed him ambassador to the UN in 1971. Here he
took orders from Henry Kissinger (who worked for the
Rockefeller interests) and became a Kissinger-clone.
In 1973, Nixon appointed him Republican National
Chairman, where he seems to have played an important,
behind-the-scenes role in the Watergate Scandal.
Then, as Ambassador to China, Bush helped Kissinger
oust Cambodian leader Lon Nol and install Pol Pot and
the Khmer Rouge. More than 2 of a total 7 million
Cambodians perished under Pol Pot, an estimated 32%
of the population.
      In 1976, Bush became Director of the CIA.
When elected Vice President in 1980, he put his
family fortune into a blind trust under the control
of his close friend, William Stamps Farish, III, who
also had inherited much of the Auschwitz death camp
fortune. (Farish’s grandfather was president of
Standard Oil and controller of the global cartel
between Standard Oil and the German I.G. Farben
Corp., which operated the Auschwitz slave labor camps
to produce artificial rubber and gasoline from coal.
There, Jews and political opponents of Hitler were
worked to death or murdered.)
Some of Bush’s other notable contributions include:
Helping to orchestrate the “October Surprise,” in
which the Iranian government was bribed or coerced
into holding the American hostages until after the
1980 election, thereby helping to ensure Carter’s
defeat and a Reagan/Bush victory.

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By Nalliah Thayabharan, November 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm Link to this comment
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George Herbert Walker (George W. Bush’s other great
grandfather) was a Wall Street banker and director or
president of G.H. Walker and Co., J.P. Morgan and
Co., Guaranty Trust Co., W.A. Harriman and Co., and
Union Banking Corporation.
Walker made his fortune building up the Soviet Union
and Nazi Germany, financing their oil, coal, steel,
and manganese industries, among others. As President
of Union Banking Corp. (UBC), he laundered money for
Hitler and supplied raw materials essential for
Germany’s waging World War II. His most prominent
partners in financing Hitler’s war machine were
Averell Harriman and Prescott Bush. Together, they
ran Harriman-Walker, the Hamburg-Amerika Line (a
cover for I.G. Farben’s Nazi espionage unit in the
U.S.), the American Ship and Commerce Co. (which
smuggled German agents, propaganda, and money into
America to bribe American politicians to support the
Nazi cause), the Harriman Fifteen Corporation, and
the Silesian Holding Company. In addition, their
Consolidated Silesian Steel Corporation owned 1/3 of
a complex of steel-making, coal-mining, and zinc-
mining activities in Germany. (Friederich Flick owned
two-thirds and was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment
by the Nuremburg Tribunal, but the American partners
were never tried). The Nazi army was equipped by
Flick, Harriman, Walker, and Bush with materials
stolen from Poland. Meanwhile, Soviet army vehicles
were fueled by oil pumped from Baku wells revived by
the Harriman/Walker/Bush enterprise.
  When the U.S. government seized the Silesian-
American Corp. in 1942 under the “Trading with the
Enemy Act,” George Herbert Walker was still the
senior director of the company.
Prescott Sheldon Bush (George W. Bush’s grandfather;
1885-1972) was a Wall Street banker, Vice President
of W. A. Harriman and Co., and director or senior
partner in Union Banking Corporation (UBC) and Brown
Brothers, Harriman, and a manager of Silesian-
American Corp., the Holland-American Trading Corp.
and the Seamless Steel Equipment Corporation, which
were Nazi front organizations run by the Bush-
Harriman bank, UBC.
      Although Union Banking Corporation (UBC) was
exposed as a de facto Nazi front organization by the
U.S. government in Congressional hearings, Prescott
Bush, Harriman, and George Herbert Walker continued
doing business with the Nazis for 8 months after the
U.S. entered World War II. When the US government
seized control of UBC under the “Trading with the
Enemy Act,” all the shares were owned by Prescott
Bush, E. Roland Harriman, three Nazi executives, and
two other Bush associates. The US government also
seized several subsidiaries run by the Bush-Harriman
bank (UBC), including The Holland-American Trading
Corp., the Seamless Steel Equipment Corp, the
Silesian-American Corp., and the Harriman Fifteen
Holding Company and determined that huge sections of
Prescott Bush’s empire were operated on behalf of
Nazi Germany and had greatly assisted the Nazi war
effort.
      Bush and his partners profited greatly from
the slave labor at Auschwitz via a partnership with
I.G. Farben, the third largest business in Germany
under Hitler. U.S. government reports also indicate
that UBC was an interlocking concern with the German
Steel Trust and Congressional reports show that
German Steel Trust furnished the Nazi government with
51% of its pig iron, 41.4% of its universal plate,
36% of heavy plate, 38.5% of galvanized plate, 42.5%
of pipes and tubes, 22.1% of wire, and 35% of
explosives. Bush and Harriman each received $1.5
million in compensation for their seized assets.

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By Nalliah Thayabharan, November 11, 2011 at 5:28 pm Link to this comment
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Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company was
actually decorated by the Nazis for his service to
Nazism. Prominent international banking families
including the Rockefellers (Standard Oil Company,
Chase Bank), the Rothschilds, the Schiffs, the
Warburgs, and the Bushes simultaneously bankrolled
Hitler, Stalin, and Roosevelt during the first half
of the 20th century.
The powers of financial capitalism had a far
reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world
system of financial control in private hands able to
dominate the political system of each country and the
economy of the world as a whole. These financial
powers had learned that war is the most profitable of
all businesses and also the most effective means of
changing the global political landscape. Thus, over
the past two centuries they have covertly manipulated
politicians and nations into wars. Their ultimate
goal was and is to establish a “New World Order”, a
totalitarian one-world government ruled by the very
few and very rich.     
President George Herbert Walker Bush was not the
first or only prominent man to proclaim this “New
World Order”. Hitler, President Woodrow Wilson,
author H.G. Wells and innumerable other politicians,
writers and businessmen have also heralded its
immanent arrival. David Rockefeller, Chairman of
Chase Manhattan Bank and arguably the most powerful
American of the last half-century, proclaimed: “We
are on the verge of a global transformation. All we
need is the right major crisis and the nations will
accept the New World Order.”
      Among the most pro-active implementers of
this centuries-old project to establish a one-world
government are the Bush family, two of which have
risen to become U.S. presidents. A brief summary of
their major accomplishments should be sufficient to
indicate that their activities constitute the highest
crimes against the people of the United States and
humanity.
Samuel Prescott Bush (1863-1948: George W. Bush’s
great grandfather) was the founder of the Buckeye
Steel Castings Company in 1894, Remington Arms
Company, and Chief of the Ordnance, Small Arms and
Ammunition Section of the War Industries Board for
World War I.
      In 1918, just after the US entered World War
I, Bush became chief of the Ordnance, Small Arms and
Ammunition Section of the War Industries Board. In
this capacity, he sold weapons made by manufacturers
such as his own Remington Arms Company to 75% of the
WWI combatants on both sides. Congressional committee
hearings in 1934 by U.S. Senator Gerald Nye attacked
Bush and other weapons salesmen as war profiteers and
“Merchants of Death.” Salesmen from these companies
had helped to manipulate the nations into World War I
and then made astronomical profits from the sales of
the weapons, at the taxpayer’s expense of course. In
1914, the German army under the Kaiser, armed mainly
by Samuel Bush, was the largest and best armed in the
world. After WWI, the German army was forced to
disarm, but Bush was allowed to keep his many
millions, and his arms business thrived. In 1944,
Bush was awarded a huge government contract to make
armor casings for WWII. Most of the records and
correspondence of Samuel Bush’s arms deals have been
burned “to save space” in the National Archives. This
pattern of the systematic deletion of large portions
of the public records is typical of all the Bushes.

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By PaulMagillSmith, July 29, 2007 at 1:59 am Link to this comment

It’s in the genes, huh? Well it goes back farther than that. In fact it’s a family affair. Here’s a link showing that not only are Bush & Kerry cousins & members of the secret Skull and Bones Society, but are both also descendents of Vlad The Impaler…that’s right the notorious monster known also as COUNT DRACULA!!!

http://www.infowars.com/print/Secret_societies/vladtree.htm

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By Skruff, July 28, 2007 at 4:03 pm Link to this comment
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90454 by mark j freeman on 7/28 at 2:20 pm


“standard-oil stocks that my family owns
since my childhood…my dad last reported it lost
to the lawyering of that now extinct co”

Are you saying Standard Oil is extinct?

Standard Oil on New Jersey = Exxon
Standard of New York = Mobil
Standard of Indiana = AMOCO
Standard of California = Chevron
Standard of Ohio SOHIO

When Exxon and Mobil “merged” in 1998, the two largest pieces of Rockefeller’s empire came back together after a 88 year seperation.

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By mark j freeman, July 28, 2007 at 3:20 pm Link to this comment
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ty for the link to democratsdotcom
i left a rather disjointed but valid msg just the
other day….i am in the midst of a real-time
family oriented cathartic moment - thingy…

as my grandfather was a respected commodities mkt.
expert and stock trader….during the bush-formative
years and the evidence of my family disfunction…
have me wondering if i’m the result of rebellion of
intense and systematic nazi training…ive been
hearing of standard-oil stocks that my family owns
since my childhood…my dad last reported it lost
to the lawyering of that now extinct co.

i wonder if it might be related….hmmm

grandfather died in the early 80’s as i began
my military career…he was gordon leaving widow
gladys last known on e. rampart in l.a. ca.
son jerome sears…my father…

i just wonder ....freemesumone at the yahoo….hmmm?
i will not pollute your obvious heartfelt and
learned discussion any further

ty all again
mark j freeman

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By cann4ing, July 27, 2007 at 8:29 pm Link to this comment

Attention Truthdiggers:  If you wish to have your name placed in the Congressional Record by Dennis Kucinich as supporting Articles of Impeachment against Dick Cheney, go to

http://www.democrats.com/impeach-cheney-congressional-record

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By cann4ing, July 27, 2007 at 9:35 am Link to this comment

Atheo, thanks for the Rense link.  It has the same article.

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By Skruff, July 27, 2007 at 9:14 am Link to this comment
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Yawn:  Where have I heard this before?

Oh Yeah, Bush & Company scare tactics.

Once you get the stampede going, it’s hard to tell where the heard turns….

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By atheo, July 27, 2007 at 9:13 am Link to this comment

P.T.,

Good link, here’s an excerpt for those that may want the facts:

...Zionist factions competed for the honor of allying to Hitler. By 1940-41, the “Stern Gang,” among them Yitzhak Shamir, later Prime Minister of Israel, presented the Nazis with the “Fundamental Features of the Proposal of the National Military Organization in Palestine (Irgun Zvai Leumi) Concerning the Solution of the Jewish Question in Europe and the Participation of the NMO in the War on the Side of Germany.”

Avraham Stern and his followers announced that

“The NMO, which is well-acquainted with the goodwill of the German Reich government and its authorities towards Zionist activity inside Germany and towards Zionist emigration plans, is of the opinion that:

1. Common interests could exist between the establishment of a new order in Europe in conformity with the German concept, and the true national aspirations of the Jewish people as they are embodied by the NMO.

2. Cooperation between the new Germany and a renewed folkish-national Hebraium would be possible and,

3. The establishment of the historic Jewish state on a national and totalitarian basis, bound by a treaty with the German Reich, would be in the interest of a maintained and strengthened future German position of power in the Near East.

Proceeding from these considerations, the NMO in Palestine, under the condition the above-mentioned national aspirations of the Israeli freedom movement are recognized on the side of the German Reich, offers to actively take part in the war on Germany’s side.”

They hanged people all over Europe after WW II for notes to the Nazis like these. But these treasons against the Jews were virtually unknown in the run up to the creation of the Zionist state in May 1948. Ninety percent of America’s Jews suddenly became emotional pro-Zionists. With Democrats, Republicans and even the Communist-organized Progressive Party competing for Jewish votes in the November Presidential election, Harry Truman’s monetary aid bought arms from pro-Soviet Czechoslovakia, and an Israel was born, run by the German Zionists’ cothinkers in Jerusalem.

Jews and other Americans still know little of Zionism’s sordid past. But today only programed fanatics can come away pro-Zionist after reading plain facts…

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By atheo, July 27, 2007 at 9:01 am Link to this comment

Ernest, your link failed. I normally don’t post rense links but google seems to be blocking this piece and I don’t have time to find another location for this:

http://www.rense.com/general77/chens.htm

Tarpley is very reliable:

Cheney Determined To Strike
In US With WMD This Summer
Only Impeachment, Removal or General
Strike Can Stop Him
By Webster G. Tarpley

...Deluded supporters of the Democratic Party may soon have to throw away their pathetic countdown clocks, those self-consoling little devices that remind them of how much time remains until noon on January 20, 2009, the moment when it is thought that Bush will finally leave office. These countdown clocks make no provision for the Cheney doctrine, which calls for a new super 9/11 with weapons of mass destruction in the US, to be used as the pretext for a nuclear attack on Iran and for martial law at home. Those who think the Republicans cannot hold the White House in 2008 have forgotten that neocons always prefer a coup d’etat to an election. As Cheney told Bob Schieffer of CBS’s Face the Nation on April 15, 2007:
 
‘The greatest threat now is “a 9/11 occurring with a group of terrorists armed not with airline tickets and box cutters, but with a nuclear weapon in the middle of one of our own cities.”’
 
Pelosi and Reid need to toss out their fatuous countdown clocks, and get out their impeachment stopwatches ­ fast…

WARNINGS: RON PAUL, PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS, CINDY SHEEHAN, PAT BUCHANAN
 
Among other authoritative voices across the political spectrum warning of an imminent Bush-Cheney attack on Iran:
 
Republican Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul commented to Alex Jones: “I think we’re in great danger of it. We’re in danger in many ways, the attack on our civil liberties here at home, the foreign policy that’s in shambles and our obligations overseas and commitment which endangers our troops and our national defense.”
 
Paul Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under the Reagan Administration, wrote in his latest column: “Unless Congress immediately impeaches Bush and Cheney, a year from now the US could be a dictatorial police state at war with Iran. Bush has put in place all the necessary measures for dictatorship in the form of ‘executive orders’ that are triggered whenever Bush declares a national emergency. Recent statements by Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff, former Republican senator Rick Santorum and others suggest that Americans might expect a series of staged, or false flag, ‘terrorist’ events in the near future.” (Paul Craig Roberts, “Impeach Now or Face the End of Constitutional Democracy,” Counterpunch, July 16, 2007) In a July 19 interview with Thomm Hartmann of Air America, Roberts cited Bush’s July 17 executive order, which allows the US regime to seize the property of anyone found to be interfering with the reconstruction of Iraq…

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By P. T., July 27, 2007 at 2:00 am Link to this comment

For excellent information on collaboration between Zionists and the Nazis, click http://www.counterpunch.org/brenner1223.html

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By cann4ing, July 26, 2007 at 10:50 pm Link to this comment

Atheo, consider the article, “Cheney Determined to Strike US with WMD this Summer:  Only Impeachment, Removal or General Strike Can Stop Him.”

http://www.thepeoplevoice.org/cgi-bin/blogs/voices.php/2007/07/22/cheney_determined_to_strike_in_us_with_w

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By atheo, July 26, 2007 at 9:02 pm Link to this comment

On the American Reichstag Fire to Come.
by Phil Rockstroh

In this summer of angst and grim foreboding about what further assaults against common sense and common decency the Bush Administration might inflict upon the people of the world, how many times during the day do those of us—still possessed of mind, heart and conscience—take pause, hoping we’ve seen the worst of it, then, fearing we haven’t yet, attempt to push down the dread rising within us, so that we might simply make it through the day and be able to rest at night? Accordingly, those who have been paying attention are aware that the outward mechanisms of martial law are in place. We shudder knowing that Bush has issued an executive decree that grants him dictatorial power in the event of some nebulously defined national emergency. In addition, the knowledge nettles us that a vast network of internment camps bristle across the length of the U.S., standing at wait for those who might raise objections to the fascistic fury unloosed by the American empire’s version of the Reichstag fire.

Moreover, a closer look would reveal that the inner processes by which an individual begins the act of acceptance of authoritarian excess—the mixture of chronic passivity, boredom, low grade anxiety and unfocused rage inherent in the citizens/consumers of the corporate state that primes an individual for fascism—have been in place for quite some time within the psyches of the American populace, both elites and hoi polloi alike. Although, don’t look for torch-lit processions thronging the nation’s streets and boulevards; rather, look for a Nuremberg Rally of couch-bound brownshirts. Instead of ogling the serried ranks of jut-jawed, SS soldiers, a contemporary Leni Riefenstahl would be forced to film chubby clusters of double-chinned consumers, saluting the new order with their TV remotes. In the contemporary United States, the elation induced by the immersion of one’s individual will to the mindless intoxication of the mob might only be possible, if Bush seized dictatorial control of the state while simultaneously sending out to all citizens gift certificates to Ikea…

At present, mega-churches attract alienated suburbanites. Right wing talk show hosts misdirect their listeners alienation towards so-called illegal “aliens” and exploit their audience’s sense of powerlessness (created by the rigged system of corporate capitalism) against elitist liberals (who themselves, ironically, benefit from the present system and who only want to change it to the degree that their own privilege will not be affected. In other words, not at all)...

Most Americans alive today have been trained since birth to adapt to and serve the corrupt corporate structure by means of the shunning of critical thinking and have been conditioned to be in constant (empty) motion or in the thrall of mass media distraction. We have been taught that passivity is for losers, yet we find ourselves nearly powerless before the corporate/consumer/military/police/entertainment state. In this way, we serve our corporate masters; it serves the corpocracy that the lower orders refuse meaningful self-awareness. If one were to glimpse one’s own illusions, then it follows one might begin to question collective delusions—and this would upset the social order…

full article:

http://www.uruknet.de/?p=m34828&hd;=&size=1&l=e

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By 911truthdotorg, July 26, 2007 at 8:20 pm Link to this comment

Please watch this bush nazi video:

From Alex Jones’ “Terror Storm”. 10 min long.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8795795223394289910

Google videos: 9/11 Press for Truth, Loose Change 2nd Edition, America: Freedom to Fascism

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By cann4ing, July 26, 2007 at 8:19 pm Link to this comment

Fabulous post, Louise.  The shorter version is that these people are both ruthless and unscrupulous.

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By Louise, July 26, 2007 at 6:44 pm Link to this comment

This information has been available for many years.
The question, why didn’t we know about it before G.W. was elected [which by the way he wasn’t] has to be addressed to main stream media.

But lets not give the Bushes more credit than they deserve. We need to realize they are just one group in a much larger group. We need to realize Prescott, G.H.W. and G.W. would be nothing but cigar chewing golf playing spoiled rich kids if not for a well organized and well placed association of people all bent on the same goal. To have and to have more, until they have everything.

When someone sees nothing wrong with taking what ever they want from anyone, even those who have next to nothing, they’re not going to let a little thing like the “law” get in their way? They simply position themselves, no matter how long it takes to control or change the law. Hello folks ... what have we been witnessing?

When someone sees nothing wrong with starting wars, knowing full well thousands of people will die, obviously they have no value for human life, unless it serves their goal. There’s a reason for the tongue in cheek comment “they eat their own” regarding these people. Because if necessary, they do.

We need to realize, when it comes to organized crime coupled with a complete lack of morals and an insatiable desire to have and have more until they have everything, there is nothing these people wont do. No low is too low, no harm is too harmful and no sacrifice will be avoided ... as long as someone else makes the sacrifice. Such is the nature of a completely amoral people. They are determined, driven and patient. They are completely without any sense of personal accountability, or conscience.

If there is a genetic defect involved, that’s where it is. And it is not the exclusive property of the Bushes. The defect is legion!

After all, this plan in place for more than a century, namely the desire to gain control of all the people, all the wealth and all the resources in the world is not a new plan. Nor was it a new plan when Prescott went through his Hitler period. Nor was it a new plan when Hitler wrote Mein Kampf. Nor was it a new plan when the Robber Barons of the late 19th century were running amuck. Nor was it a new plan when feudal lords stole from the Holy Roman Emperor in medieval times, nor was the plan new with the Holy Roman Emperor who used and abused and stole from his people. Nor has it ever been a new plan.

People like the Bushes and the Cheney’s and the Crystol’s and the Hitler’s and the Wolfowitz’s and the Rumsfeld’s, etc., are as predictably repetitious as wind and rain. They have never ever, any of them, had an original idea! Because there is nothing original about lying, stealing and killing for personal gain.

Perhaps the one thing in recent history that stands out as approaching “new” is the way our main-stream media, our television and news-print has supported and become a servant to and a mouthpiece for this abomination. And don’t believe for one minute they don’t know it.

We are victims, because honest decent people are removed enough from the amoral to have difficulty believing there could be such people. Like the heart broken mother of the child who was being sexually abused. When asked why she didn’t know, she replied, “I guess I just couldn’t get my mind to go there.”

It’s difficult for us to believe this kind of corruption can be so far reaching.
We cant get our minds to go there.

The amoral person recognizes people of principle are offended by immorality, so they master the art of pretending a high moral standard, when in fact they have none. Right and wrong are for others. The need to re-create reality to make their wrong appear right for their victims is the only right dwelled on. Amoral people have no conscience. And for that reason alone, they should be recognized as very dangerous.

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By cann4ing, July 26, 2007 at 3:13 pm Link to this comment

Thanks to Steve Hammons for the excellent historical account of the life and career of General Butler.

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By kevin99999, July 26, 2007 at 1:40 pm Link to this comment
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Looks like the grandson succeeded where grandfather failed. Bush is following his grandfather’s wishes for a fascist regime in the U.S.

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By Hammo, July 26, 2007 at 11:38 am Link to this comment

TruthDig notes that this plot was reported by Marine Corps Gen. Smedley Butler. If you are not familiar with Gen. Butler, he is worth finding out about.

Below is a part of the information on Butler that can be found on Wikipedia. If you “Google” Butler, you will find a wealth of highly inspiring information:

[From Wikipedia]

SMEDLEY DARLINGTON BUTLER (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940), nicknamed “The Fighting Quaker,” was a Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps and, at the time of his death, the most decorated Marine in U.S. history.

Butler was awarded the brevet medal (the highest Marine medal at its time), and subsequently the Medal of Honor twice during his career, one of only 19 people to be awarded the MOH medal twice.

Despite his father’s desire that he remain in school, Smedley Butler dropped out when the United States declared war against Spain in 1898. As he was only 16 years old, Butler lied about his age to secure a second lieutenant’s commission in the Marines.

After six weeks of basic training, Second Lieutenant Butler was sent to Guantanamo, Cuba, in July 1898. The bay was already secured, but a Spanish sniper’s bullet barely missed Butler’s head one night.

Butler was twice wounded during the Boxer Rebellion. During the Battle of Tientsin on July 13, 1900, Butler climbed out of a trench to retrieve a wounded officer for medical attention, whereupon he was shot in the thigh. Another Marine helped the wounded Butler to safety but was himself shot; Butler continued to assist the first man to the rear.

Four enlisted men received the Medal of Honor; though officers were not eligible to receive the award, in recognition of his bravery in the incident, Butler was commissioned a captain by brevet. Butler received his promotion while in the hospital recovering, two weeks before his nineteenth birthday. Butler was also shot in the chest at San Tan Pating.

He was noted for his outspoken anti-interventionist views, and his book WAR IS A RACKET was one of the first works describing the workings of the military-industrial complex.

After retiring from service, Butler became a popular speaker at meetings organized by veterans, pacifists and church groups in the 1930s.

Butler came forward in 1934 and informed Congress that a group of wealthy industrialists had plotted a military coup to overthrow the government of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Butler was known for his outspoken lectures against war profiteering and what he viewed as nascent fascism in the United States. During the 1930s, he gave many such speeches to pacifist groups. Between 1935 and 1937, he served as a spokesman for the American League Against War and Fascism.

In his 1935 book, WAR IS A RACKET, Butler presented an exposé and trenchant condemnation of the profit motive behind warfare.

Smedley Butler died at Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, June 21, 1940.

[End of Wikipedia information]

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Butler is mentioned at the end of this article ...

“Army and Marine Corps will retain strength and honor after Iraq occupation ends”

http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=18005

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By atheo, July 26, 2007 at 11:32 am Link to this comment

Leo Strauss,
Fascist Godfather of the Neo-Cons

...author Shadia B. Drury, in her 1997 book, Leo Strauss and the American Right, named the following prominent Washington players as among Strauss’ protégés: Paul Wolfowitz; Supreme Court Justic Clarence Thomas; Judge Robert Bork; neo-con propagandist and former Dan Quayle chief of staff, William Kristol; former Secretary of Education William Bennett; the National Review publisher William F. Buckley; former Reagan Administration official Alan Keyes; current White House bio-ethics advisor Francis Fukuyama; Attorney General John Ashcroft; and William Galston, former Clinton Administration domestic policy advisor, and co-author, with Elaine Kamark, of the Joe Lieberman-led Democratic Leadership Council’s policy blueprint.

Earlier Strauss allies and protégés in launching the post-World War II neo-conservative movement were Irving Kristol, Norman Podhoretz, Samuel Huntington, Seymour Martin Lipset, Daniel Bell, Jeane Kirkpatrick, and James Q. Wilson.

Nobody Here But Us Fascists

A review of Leo Strauss’ career reveals why the label “Straussian” carries some very filthy implications. Although nominally a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany (he actually left for a better position abroad, on the warm recommendation of Nazi jurist Carl Schmitt), Strauss was an unabashed proponent of the three most notorious shapers of the Nazi philosophy: Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, and Carl Schmitt. Recent biographies have revealed the depth of Heidegger’s enthusiasm for Hitler and Nazism, while he served as the Chancellor of Freiburg University, throughout the epoch of National Socialism, and was the leader of a Nietzschean revival. Carl Schmitt, the leading Nazi philosopher of law, was personally responsible, in 1934, for arranging a Rockefeller Foundation scholarship for Strauss, which enabled him to leave Germany, to study in England and France, before coming to the United States to teach at the New School for Social Research, and then, the University of Chicago. Strauss, in his long academic career, never abandoned his fealty to Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Schmitt.

The hallmark of Strauss’ approach to philosophy was his hatred of the modern world, his belief in a totalitarian system, run by “philosophers,” who rejected all universal principles of natural law, but saw their mission as absolute rulers, who lied and deceived a foolish “populist” mass, and used both religion and politics as a means of disseminating myths that kept the general population in clueless servitude. For Strauss and all of his protégés (Strauss personally had 100 Ph.D. students, and the “Straussians” now dominate most university political science and philosophy departments), the greatest object of hatred was the United States itself, which they viewed as nothing better than a weak, pathetic replay of “liberal democratic” Weimar Germany.

Among the current lot of neo-cons, Michael Ledeen stands out as the one person who openly flaunts his “universal fascism.”

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By bc, July 26, 2007 at 9:56 am Link to this comment
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look up the word sinarchist in the Oxford dictionary and ask yourself why it isn’t in most other dictionaries…

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By cann4ing, July 26, 2007 at 9:29 am Link to this comment

It all fits together.  The nation is being run by the Bush crime family.

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By cann4ing, July 26, 2007 at 9:22 am Link to this comment

CitizenDefender, I wish to thank you for the stumbleupon link.  It adds some significant pieces to a puzzle that was more elaborately sorted out by Mark Lane in “Plausible Denial,” which not only forcefully demonstrates the link between the CIA, George H. W. Bush, the anti-Castro Cubans and the Kennedy Assassination and ensuing cover-up but contains the startling sworn testimony given by Marita Lorenz in a deposition taken in Hunt vs. Liberty Lobby, a libel action brought by E. Howard Hunt against former CIA officer Victor Marchetti and his publisher for an article that linked Hunt to the Kennedy assassination.

Lorenz was, at one time, Fidel Castro’s girlfriend—until Frank Fiorini aka Frank Sturgis, the former head of the Cuban air force, convinced Lorenz that Castro intended to kill her and her son.  She fled to Miami where she was recruited into the CIA; later was involved in a botched effort to assassinate Castro.

Lorenz testified that she, along with Frank Sturgis, Jack Patrick Hemming, Alexander Rorke, Jr. and Orlando Bosch* traveled by way of a two-car caravan from Miami to Dallas in November 1963.  One of the two cars was loaded with weapons.  Shortly after Lorenz and Sturgis arrived at a Dallas motel on Nov. 21, 1963, Hunt showed up and handed an envelope filled with cash to Sturgis.  Hunt remained about 45 minutes.  Within an hour of Hunt’s departure another individual arrived at their motel room, Jack Ruby!

Lorenz, who had not been provided the itentity of the target of their operation, only knee that the operation was “big” and that she was to act as a decoy.  Having second thoughts, she persuaded Sturgis to take her to the airport.  She flew back to Miami.

Hunt’s lawyer, concerned with the impact this testimony would have upon his client’s contention that he was not in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, did not know when to leave well enough alone.  He asked Lorenz whether she later spoke with Sturgis about the assassination of JFK.  They had.  He told her she “missed the really big one,” adding:  “We killed the president that day.  You could have been a part of it—you know, part of history.  You should have stayed.  It was safe.  Everything was covered in advance.  No arrests, no real newspaper investigation.  It was all covered, very professional.”

*Orlando Bosch, whose CORU network has been linked to the Contra supply operation in the 1980s, openly took credit for the bombing of a Cuban airliner.  Declassified State Department documents implicate Bosch in the assassination of Orlando Lettelier—a second assassination occuring on U.S. soil in which George H. W. Bush, then the Director of Central Intelligence, is intimately linked.  Today, thanks to a presidential pardon from George H. W. Bush, Bosch walks the streets of Miami, Florida, a free man.

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By Skruff, July 26, 2007 at 7:57 am Link to this comment
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As 89628 by Aksamit on 7/25 at 10:39 pm says, this is all old news.  All my friends who grew up on the Westchester Fairfield line knew this years ago, in fact our 11th grade High School Social Studies teacher brought it up in class. Her take on why Senator Prescott Bush (R. Conn.) was not prosecuted was that FDR did not want to divide, but unite people. 

My take is that Averill Harriman, Democratic New York Governor, and party activist, was Prescott’s partner in the Union Banking Company, during this treason, and no one wants to shit in their own closet.

Over the years, this subject often appears in magazine’s books, and newspapers…. Democratic complicity is seldom mentioned.

It’s the fault of our system which allows and rewards this type of behavior.  The Bush family was good at finding these “opportunities”, but so were the Kennedys, the Rockefellers, the Goulds and the Fords.

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By CitizenDefender, July 26, 2007 at 2:40 am Link to this comment

Meet the Bush family gives a detailed description of Prescott Bush involved in providing funding for Adolph Hitler as seen in the Hoover memo. George senior appears to have been required to orchestrate the assassination of JFK in order to join an inner circle of a Mafia type group. It looks like he is a “Made Man”. This ties him into all the key figures leading right up to and including current political affairs through his son George, Jr.

http://video.stumbleupon.com/#p=hqw6ec8jc4

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By CitizenDefender, July 26, 2007 at 2:28 am Link to this comment

Finally! America is waking up!

There has been a war being waged against the middle class. Even low wages jobs are paying less. The U.S. dollar was devalued by 5 cents against the Euro in one week.
The current Bush administration uses fear and intimidation with little accountability in rectifying mistakes. No one likes to be consistently misled and misrepresented. Yet this in being done constantly at every juncture.
The New World Order, Real ID Act, Extraordinary Rendition, torture, deceit, the War in Iraq, corruption at the highest levels of government, random surveillance of Americans including unlawful entry to one’s own home without cause or court order, the misuse of HAARP technology, microwave weapons on the battlefield, companies like Monsanto controlling so much of our food supply, housing prices skyrocketing, a seeming disregard for converting to alternative fuel sources, training foreign troops on U.S. soil, over-reliance on foreign countries like China for so much of our imports, an indifference toward the Israel Palestinian issue, unanswered questions about 9-11 in the U.S. and 7-7 in UK, FEMA merging with Homeland Security, fracturing of family values, more new prisons.
Former President Jimmy Cater calling the “Bush administration the worst ever” which he was forced to recant.
  Powerful Banks are a greater threat to our National Security than Standing armies.
Why are we not given the true backgrounds on people running for political and government positions before they embed themselves into positions of political permanency?
Why has it taken so long to hear the facts on Prescott Bush, George Bush, Sr.’s father and his role with the movement in Germany before WWII?
This country really feels like a Police State. Government policy combined with news reporting has created an environment of fear, distrust and policy that seems intent on fracturing the family.
This has to be said even though there is always a risk associated with speaking out against powerful people.

Also see:

America The Free - Or Is It Under
The Bush Dynasty?
July 28th, 2002 by columnist
David Lawrence Dewey
“Reading provides knowledge…
knowledge leads to answers.”
URL: http://www.dldewey.com/jul02.htm

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By greenback, July 26, 2007 at 2:02 am Link to this comment
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Kudos to Truthdig for reporting important news, a bit late with this info but still seriously important. Why not more info on FORD and Standard Oil and the substantial support of Hitler throughout WWII. Or better yet, why don’t you report on the North American Union. Or even better, why not report on the breaking news about the hundreds of Architects & Engineers & Government Officials & Military Officials who are pleading for media outlets to cover their newly discovered information which demands an investigation into the mass murder of 9/11.

Check it out at:
PatriotsQuestion911.com

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By Dirk, July 26, 2007 at 1:48 am Link to this comment
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Like we needed another (dated) example to reveal to us that a Nazi behaves like a Nazi, has Nazi-esque goals, strives to attain Nazi-esque (oligarchical) status and power, and looks up to past important corporatist-fascist Nazis with high regard.

Enough already; circle the Whitehouse and throw the arrogant, monarch-minded, criminal bums into the Bering Sea, during a November storm, with a small dinghy.

Let nature deliver their karmic fate.

And call -THAT- patriotism!!

These destructoids, corpo-fascists, zealots, and theocratic fundamentalist biggots have declared war on the constitution, the Bill of Rights (specifically), and now seek to make themselves not only immune to public scrutiny, but immune to prosecution as well.

All’s fair in love and war, and they most definitely appear to have declared war on the supposed ‘American values’ that I was raised to believe in.. And they declared it -years- ago… Under many different names..

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By Aksamit, July 25, 2007 at 11:39 pm Link to this comment

This is ALL OLD news. Many of us knew all about Prescott Bush, years prior to the 2000 elections.

The internet is a great thing when used properly…

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By cann4ing, July 25, 2007 at 10:24 pm Link to this comment

One wonders as to the effect this piece would have had if it had been publicly aired shortly after Reagan selected George H. W. Bush as his running mate?

Yet, this piece is but one of the family jewels that have been kept hidden.  In “Cocaine Politics:  Drugs, Armies & the CIA in Central America” (1991) authors P. Scott & J. Marshall expose the CIA’s involvement in drug smuggling, gun running, money laundering, murder, repression & intrigue within a labyrinthine web of connections during the ‘70s & 80s involving, among the many, anti-Castro Cubans, Mexican drug lords, Argentina’s former military junta, right wing military governments in Bolivia, El Salvador & Honduras, Klaus Barbie, Manuel Noriega, the Cali Cartel & Oliver North’s Contra supply network.

Joe Trento’s “Prelude to Terror” provides a significant addition, especially as it pertains to one George H. W. Bush, then Director of Central Intelligence, and his link to Operation Watchtower, a joint CIA/Mossad clandestine placement of portatable beacons that would allow cocaine bearing aircraft to fly undetected across Columbia and into Panama.  Noriega learned of the plot by bribing six NSA communications experts.  “Noriega…went to the CIA and demanded a piece of the action.  Bush not only agreed; he went a step further by not notifying the Justice Department of the treasonous acts committed by the six NSA employees.”

In 1982 this same George H. W. Bush, as VP, pushed the idea that the CIA and U.S. armed forces should intercede in drug interdiction efforts.  While it was aiding the Contra’s terror campaign against soft civilian targets inside Nicaragua with arms purchased by the proceeds of drug sales, the Reagan administration launched a propaganda blitz which attempted to link Cuba & Nicaragua with “narcotics trafficking and terrorism.”  As noted by Scott & Marshall, the word “‘narcoterrorism’...soon became an essential adjunct to the doctrine of national security developed by right-wing Latin American military forces to rationalize their repressive domestic activities and seizures of power.” [Today, we drop off the “narco” & the “ism” leaving only “terror.”]

Meanwhile, by the mid-80s, Reagan’s Afghan “freedom fighters,” the same CIA-backed mujahideen who later morphed into al Qaeda, turned Afghanistan into the world’s largest exporter of opium and a source of half the heroin consumed in the U.S.  Scott & Marshall note that the Bank of Credit & Commerce Interntl. (BCCI) would “go out of its way to attract [Afghan] drug money, facilitate arms transactions, and cater to the CIA, all the while enjoying an extraordinary, if still unexplained, degree of immunity from prosecution.”  What was “still unexplained to Scott & Marshall in 1991 was most decidedly explained by Trento in 2005.  BCCI’s immunity derived from the relationship between George H. W. Bush & Sheik Kamal Adham, the former director of Saudi intelligence.  “With the official blessing of George Bush as the head of the CIA, Adham transformed a small Pakistani merchant bank [BCCI] into a worldwide money-laundering machine, buying banks around the world in order to create the biggest clandestine money network in history.  Bush had an account with BCCI….Subsequent Senate…investigations concluded the CIA, beginning with Bush, had protected the bank while it took part in illicit activities.”

Opium production would drop off dramatically under the Taliban only to return with a vengeance following the late 2001 U.S. invasion.  By October 2006 Afghanistan was producing 87% of the world’s opium.  On 12/27/06 Democracy Now! reported that “an influx of high-potent heroin from Afghanistan” was being blamed for a 75% increase in heroin related deaths in Los Angeles over the past three years.

The family Bush are cheap hoods—murderous gun running, drug smuggling traitors.  That these people have risen to the highest office in the land is a stain on our nation’s honor.

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By Debra Istvanik-Strotman, July 25, 2007 at 10:21 pm Link to this comment
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Before the elections I read about Preston Bush, and how he and his friends did business with the Nazi’s while the United States was at war with them.

I didn’t understand why Bush and the others were not charged with war crimes against America, and still don’t. Didn’t understand why the Dems didn’t bring up Preston Bush’s allegiance to Hitler.

I don’t believe any Bush has an allegiance to any country; their allegiance is to power and money and nothing else.

These are very scary people and the more you read, the more you can believe any one of us that speaks out against these crimianals could turn up missing, and should we, you only have to look to the White House to know who is responsible for us falling off the earth..

And now we find out old Preston Bush and friends wanted to over-throw our own governement so they could run our country under a dictatorship..Kinda reminds you of what the grandson has in mind for us, doesn’t it!

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By 911truthdotorg, July 25, 2007 at 9:10 pm Link to this comment

The entire bush gene pool must be sterilized and stopped so the sickness can’t reproduce and create any more monsters who live to destroy The Constitution and this country.

How can such evil be allowed to exist in plain sight generation after generation?

Google videos:
9/11 Press for Truth, Loose Change 2nd Edition,
America: Freedom to Fascism

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By Sean Maurice Hunt, July 25, 2007 at 9:10 pm Link to this comment
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The Bush family has a long history of betrayal…this family has never been interested in the greater good only their own good…It is time to stop their aims and expose their treachery…the bush legacy is greed, control, and lust of power…If Jeb runs he will be stopped short…

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By Shandooga, July 25, 2007 at 8:42 pm Link to this comment
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The more things change…

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By Enemy of State, July 25, 2007 at 7:41 pm Link to this comment

Like grandfather, like grandson.

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By fpal, July 25, 2007 at 7:40 pm Link to this comment
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Eye opening. Why isn’t this more well known?

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By Margaret Currey, July 25, 2007 at 7:31 pm Link to this comment
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Apple does not fall far from the tree, I say Bush should be Impeached before he takes this government down.

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By Fadel Abdallah, July 25, 2007 at 7:30 pm Link to this comment

So it runs in the genes, and we come to know about it now!!! I don’t know whether to laugh or cry! But I know one thing for sure by now: There is no such thing as democracy; it’s all gimmicks to delay real people’s revolutions and real accountability.

And we Americans think we are smarter and better than everyone else! What a joke! Ha…Ha…Ha!

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By Scott, July 25, 2007 at 7:06 pm Link to this comment

The only single sure-fire way for the majority of the people to truly protect themselves from the abuse of power and wealth is to get directly in-between them. Hard-wire the politicians to the Internet so anyone can log on and monitor their representatives every move, pay them well for the suspension of their right to privacy during their terms of office but if they don’t like these working conditions they can seek employment elsewhere.

Surveillance of the public’s domain as opposed to the public works, just ask Conrad Black.

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By QuyTran, July 25, 2007 at 6:58 pm Link to this comment

Hi, HITLER !

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By tyler, July 25, 2007 at 6:33 pm Link to this comment
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I can’t believe its taken SO LONG for someone to point this out! 

Lefty’s comment is bang on.

Good luck getting mainstream american media to report on this though.

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By cann4ing, July 25, 2007 at 6:13 pm Link to this comment

Well, this piece certain adds another piece of the puzzle.  Consider the following excerpts from Joseph Trento’s “Prelude to Terror.”

“In the 1920s, Prescott Bush’s father-in-law, George Herbert ‘Bert’ Walker, brought him into the Brown Brothers Harriman investment empire….Prescott did investment work for bankers and industrialists who supported Adolf Hitler’s rise to power.  Many in what became the American intelligence establishment also had ties to the Nazi government.  Dulles…sat on the board of a bank with direct ties to the Nazi regime; Richard McGarrah, the grandfather of…Richard Helms, also had business links to Hitler….

“How Prescott Bush became the American banker for Hitler’s largest single supporter in Germany through an elaborate money-laundering operation was exposed by the Office of Emergency Management between 1942 and 1951.  The money was funneled through a Dutch bank into the supposedly American controlled Union Banking Corporation (UBC)....Prescott…oversaw its German operations from 1926 to 1942.
....
“But by [1942], the Roosevelt administration had moved to end the Brown Brothers’ efforts on behalf of the Nazis….The Alien Property Custodian issued a Vesting Order…which detailed how UBC and other entities operated by the Bush, Walker, and Harriman families had helped the Nazi war effort.  The investigation concluded that UBC had been the biggest single front for the Nazis operating in the United States.
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“Documents discovered in the National Archives in 2003…revealed that Prescott Bush ‘failed to divest himself of more than a dozen ‘enemy national’ relationships that continued until as late as 1951….Furthermore, the records show Bush and his collegues routinely attempted to conceal their activities from government investigators.’”

The American people must awake, and right soon, to the very real danger that Bush’s executive orders purporting to authorize a declaration of martial law in the event of another “terrorist incident” is part of a plot to overthrow the Constitutional government of these United States.  After all, the plot dates back through the span of 70 years and three generations of the Bush family.

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By myiq2xu, July 25, 2007 at 5:12 pm Link to this comment
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Oh, jeezus!  Now it makes perfect sense.  Lil’ George isn’t to blame for all this mess.  It’s a genetic defect!

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