Reading Time: 5 minutes The Republican tax cut of 2017 is the GOP’s third attempt to sell lower tax rates for the wealthy and corporations as “trickle-down economics” that would help regular Americans. The first two times were spectacular failures and this one will likely be a fiscal disaster as well.
Reading Time: < 1 minute WhoWhatWhy’s Russ Baker returns to Denver’s KNUS (July 24). Tune in to this wide-ranging interview with Peter Boyles to hear Russ go deep on the Bush family’s true impact, the folly of wars sold under false pretenses, the family’s business practices, the Military-Industrial Complex and Homeland Security Complex, and general dastardliness of our elites and media. Full of surprises.
Reading Time: < 1 minute How they differ?: “I think that, in Washington during my brother’s time, Republicans spent too much money,” Jeb Bush said when asked to describe where there was a “big space” between himself and his brother George W. Bush. Don’t worry – they still agree on another hot topic: “Mr. Bush also remarked on another aspect Read More
Reading Time: 4 minutes When a man like Louis Freeh has a car crash, it may be a plain old accident. And then again, it may not be.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As we debate what we will and will not consider possible, it’s instructive to revisit the words of a White House occupant who discovered evil in high places, but realized why very few will listen. Here are former national security official Gary Sick’s conclusions about the media and society.
Reading Time: 2 minutes CIA is again moving around someone who knows something and has a motivation to cover it up.
Reading Time: < 1 minute RadioRuss: Interviewed by the folks at Radio Litopia, London. Mostly on his book Family of Secrets, but also about power, history, and current events.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ Baker and comedian David Feldman have a pretty serious conversation about pretty serious stuff.
Reading Time: < 1 minute In this classic bit from early 90s, the comedian/commentator Bill Hicks weighs in on the First Gulf War, George HW Bush, manipulating the masses, and more.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Russ Baker interviewed by Jay Taylor on our hidden history—the big picture you are not getting in the convention coverage. Find out why neither the Democrats nor Republicans will diverge very much from policies that benefit the few.
Reading Time: 3 minutes June marks George H.W. Bush’s 88th birthday. The media consider this an opportunity for celebration—but certainly not for investigation. More bad media behavior preserving the illusion of America as one happy family.