Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Bush Dynasty, America's Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years

Our nation was founded in opposition to dynasty.

From the push back to George III, to our concerns about another Bush/Clinton Presidential race, Americans have always been suspicious of the dynastic impulse.

Yet today, we seem to be smothered in a dynasty of the elites. Even while the politics of the fringes gets all the media attention, the centers of power in both political parties seem fixed to support candidates and policies that further the social and economic interest of the "one percent."

Sitting astride this tendency for over fifty years has been the Bush family. The degree to which their influence and power has shaped events, is the subject of Russ Baker's book, Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America's Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years

My conversation with Russ Baker:



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