Reading Time: 20 minutes Russ Baker looks into the telltale heart of George H.W. Bush and the real (and tragically under-investigated) legacy of the Bush family.
Reading Time: 16 minutes National news media are showering George H.W. Bush with accolades for a lifetime of “public service.” Yet much of his service was not in public; and the beneficiaries of his actions often remained unknown outside his inner circle. Many of his lifelong relationships — and the values they reflected — can be traced back to his membership in an elite Yale secret society whose consistent political influence has long been understated.
Reading Time: 12 minutes As a young naval intelligence officer, George H.W. Bush got a verbal thrashing for failing to be discreet. He sure learned that lesson, and became a man who did one thing in public and another in private. Thanks to that — and to an incurious and superficial media — there’s a whole lot of shocking stuff out there you probably never knew.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Shane O’Sullivan draws on newly released records to talk about the many gaps in the story of Watergate.
Reading Time: 43 minutes It’s been 55 years since JFK was gunned down in Dallas. Russ Baker and two other well-respected researchers discuss what they’ve learned since then — and what remains in the shadows.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Is the CIA friend or foe? An excerpt from Douglas Valentine’s recent book helps illuminate an agency that operates in the shadows.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The dirty tricks of trolls have been polluting the internet for years, but young people may not be aware of these techniques. Study them, and you can build immunity to this form of deception and intimidation.
Reading Time: 10 minutes One year after the release of thousands of JFK assassination documents, we can be fairly certain they don’t contain a smoking gun. However, many of these historical records are like small puzzle pieces that allow us to better understand the big picture.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Alleged Russian agent and femme fatale Mariia (aka Maria) Butina was arraigned in federal court the other day. But she’s either the most incompetent spy ever, or perhaps someone is trying to make President Trump look even worse than he already does.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Blame it on the Deep State! This is what politicians do when they get in trouble. It helps that people don’t really know what they’re talking about. While the term is now common — and commonly abused — WhoWhatWhy has been exploring this fascinating topic for years.