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Mon Dec 3, 2018, 06:26 PM

Crimes of the Bush dynasty

From the article:

THE GREAT myth about the United States is that we live in a “meritocracy,” where the “best and brightest” will rise to the top, and anyone can make it with intelligence and hard work. The slightest examination of the Bush family tree proves that all this is a lie.

The Bush saga — from George W. Bush in the White House today to the great grandfathers on both sides of the family — is the story of four generations amassing their fortunes and achieving the heights of power through the cronyest of crony capitalisms.

There are no think-tank theorists or college professors, no surgeons or artists among the Bush men. From root to branch, the Bush family’s rise to power and wealth has gone hand in hand with the fortunes of the oil industry and the military-industrial complex.


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https://socialistworker.org/2018/12/03/crimes-of-the-bush-dynasty

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Response to guillaumeb (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 07:02 PM

1. This is why I shed no tears for him.

Just because he isn't as bad as the fucking moron doesn't mean that his political decisions weren't harmful to the majority of the country before, during and after he was POTUS.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 07:04 PM

2. If I were at a Memorial service,

I would not interrupt it, but I understand why some would.

Proper understanding of actual history, as opposed to mythical history, is critical. Reagan was similarly mythologized, and we all suffer for that.

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Response to guillaumeb (Original post)

Mon Dec 3, 2018, 07:35 PM

3. The family? My favorite? Use the google internet tubes to learn about Prescott Bush and his attempt

to take over the U.S. government.

He should have had his ball cut off and been hanged from a tree.

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