Cue the Bush Fanfare, Complete with Typos

This weekend, Jeb Bush spoke to a conference of automobile dealers in San Francisco.  The topic of conversation? Why, his father, George H. W. Bush, of course! The proud son told his captive audience about the time Poppy “humbly helped Gorbachev when all hope was lost.”  This type of leadership, Jeb argued, significantly impacted the “lack of bloodshed” involved […]

Hey, GOP! This Looks Like ‘Cult of Personality’

Two days ago, the RNC’s Twitter account (@GOP) posted the following tweet: “The @GeorgeHWBush socks have been flying off the shelves. Get yours before its too late.” The link is embedded with an image of the former President next to the colorful socks and the words “Contribute $35 or more today!” prominently display the RNC’s message. […]

President George H.W. Bush saddened by Passing of “Dear Friend” King Abdullah

Remember this from page 261 of Family of Secrets? “Besides the scrubbing operation and the cooking of intelligence to order, Poppy oversaw some intriguing new projects. He enlisted the Saudis to provide financing for agency covert operations that Congress had barred or refused to fund.  In effect, Bush privatized U.S. covert operations. This program, which […]

Russ Baker on Radio Litopia, London

  Interview: One hour Via Radio Litopia For more information on this show, go here.   GRAPHIC:

Kwiatkowski Praises Family of Secrets

Lt. Col. Karen Kwiatkowski, former NSA and Pentagon official and arch-critic of the Iraq invasion, has strongly recommended Family of Secrets. She recently discussed the book and offered her own thoughts on the Bushes in a column for I recently read Russ Baker’s Family of Secrets, because Lew interviewed Russ Baker and it sounded […]


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