“I too had written many words about the drastic condition of our world today, thinking somehow my words, different from the corporate media’s, could move the world by pulling back the curtain that the powerful have created through clichés to conceal the sordid reality they have made of this beautiful earth. Yet the presentation of facts seemed to make no difference. Very little, if anything, made a difference. Most of those who read my words more or less already agreed with me. And many, even friends and family, just ignored them, anticipating that they would disturb them. And the mainstream publications shunned them like the plague…” Edward Curtin https://www.globalresearch.ca/sometimes-a-pair-of-pants-can-give-you-vertigo-the-drastic-conditions-of-our-world-today/5661928
With all of the bullshit hyperbole about George H. W. Bush at the moment, I thought the reminder of this very inconvenient truth might be sorely needed.
Family of Secrets
by Russ Baker
Bloomsbury Press (2009)
Family of Secrets is about the Bush family and the Shadow Government responsible for all major domestic and foreign policy decisions over the last sixty years. For evidence, Baker relies partly on declassified documents and partly on face-to-face interviews of corporate executives, low level politicians and retired intelligence officers who have worked closely with the Bush family.
Two-thirds of the book is about George Herbert Walker Bush and CIA ties that date back to 1948 when he left Yale and went to work for Dresser Industries. Baker lays out strong evidence that Dresser and Zapata Petroleum, the oil services company Bush senior started in 1953, served the primary purpose of front companies for global industrial espionage and CIA intelligence gathering.
In this way Bush senior replicated the role his father Prescott Bush played in the World War II spy…
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