Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put it in the White House & What Their Influence Means for America
After eight disastrous years, George W. Bush leaves office as one of the most unpopular presidents in American history. Russ Baker asks the question that lingers even as this benighted administration winds down: Who really wanted this man at the hel ...more
At the recent JFL Lancer conference in Dallas, that covered days of very many interesting speakers, Russ Baker's presentation that featured just some of his findings in this book, stood out as one of the highlights.
Any publication with a sub-title that purports to reveal reve ...more
“Shocking in its disclosures, elegantly crafted, and faultlessly measured in its judgments, Family of Secrets is nothing less than a first historic portrait in full of the Bush dynasty and the era it shaped. From revelation to revelation, insight to insight—from the Kennedy assassination to Watergate to the oil and financial intrigues that lie behind today's headlines—this is a sweeping drama of money and power, unseen forces, and the emblematic triumph of a ...more
At approximately six hundred pages, with a very large cast of characters, this book is not for the casual reader. I took notes as I read this book, given the wealth of ...more
The book begins by reviewing some of the history of the Bush family, beginning with GW's Grandpa Prescott Bush, and the Walker fa ...more
Family of Secrets is an expose of the Bush family dynasty, American's Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the last fifty years.
Family of Secrets is a book that the Bush family hope you won't read.
The author writes: “The reason the Bushes are relevant today, even with W.'s exit from the national stage, is that the family and its colleagues and associates represent an elite that has long succeeded in subverting our democratic institutions to their own ends. And they will continue to...more
I hope everyone reads this book. And then throws the bums out.
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