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With a third George Bush winning elected office—George P. Bush is now the Texas land commissioner—what are the next electoral conquests the Bush family is planning? Russ Baker explains the secret recipe behind the Bush dynasty’s enduring power during an interview with RT.
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Now that he’s wearing the “Lame Duck” label, the American Conservative sees a deal with Iran as Obama’s clearest path to a viable legacy.
Who is Ed Hale? According to a recent interview, Hale served as the CIA’s covert banker from 1991-2001. He left “The Company” shortly after 9/11, but the ever-vigilant Marcy Wheeler connected the dots between Hale and Buzzy Krongard—a financial fixer linked to the notorious “put options” placed on American and United Airlines in the days leading up to 9/11.
And who is cashing in? Former McCain staffers are running into the lucrative embrace of Silicon Valley.
What happened when “the Texas town where America’s oil and natural gas boom began” voted overwhelmingly to ban fracking? The Texas Oil & Gas Association filed a lawsuit the next day. Not to be outdone, The Texas General Land Office also filed suit the day after George P. Bush was elected to run the agency that controls state mineral rights.
What is the “New Segregation”? It’s class, not race … and the good news is that there is a solution to the problem.
What are “suspicious activity reports” and how are they evolving into a “shadowy” national ID system?
Why is Ebola “surging” in Sierra Leone?
And Glenn Greenwald asks: “How Many Muslim Countries Has the U.S. Bombed Or Occupied Since 1980?”
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