(6/12/24 – 11/30/18) Long time head of the Bush family and a former US president and ex-Director of Central Intelligence. He was unmasked as a spook and deep politician by Russ Baker’s highly recommended Family of Secrets. Like his father, Prescott Bush, he attended Yale where he was initiated into Skull and Bones. A lot of evidence suggests that he joined the CIA soon after, and that his own gifts as a spook allowed him to capitalize like no one before him on his family connections. Baker’s book exposes a lot of Bush’s connections to a small group of Texas oil men, highlights their concern with the oil depletion allowance (a hugely profitable government measure which Kennedy’s successor protected) and to the Cuban exile community involved in the Bay of Pigs operation through Operation 40. Bush was also involved in the JFK assassination and behind the Reagan attempted assassination, Watergate, and CEO of ‘The Enterprise’, a multifaceted criminal conglomerate that ran a large number of criminal activities including: drug trafficking, arms trafficking, savings and loan fraud, securities fraud, oil and gas fraud, insurance fraud, and real estate fraud according to Mark Gorton.
“George H.W. Bush was such a pivotal deep politician because he bridged two separate worlds. He was a deep CIA insider, a lifelong intelligence operative, and he also came from an elite family and was intimately tied to the East Coast business elite. His father, Prescott, had been managing partner at the Wall Street investment bank Brown Brothers Harriman and also a US Senator. The Bush and Rockefeller families were very close. George H.W.’s grandfather Samuel had been business partners with John D. Rockefeller’s brother, and over the generation the Bush and Rockefeller clans had remained close. Empowered with these dual networks, George H.W. Bush could work within the dark nether-realms of the intelligence community, as well as, the Republican power elite.” – Mark Gorton (2013)
When he was elected in 1988, defeating Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, he became the first sitting vice president to win the White House since Martin Van Buren accomplished that feat in 1836. No vice president has managed to succeed his president in office since. During his lifetime, Bush, the son of a scion of the Eastern Liberal Establishment — Senator Prescott Bush of Connecticut — held office as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, ambassador to Communist China, chairman of the Republican National Committee during the Watergate scandal, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, vice-president for eight years, and finally president himself for four years.
Some positives about Bush’s legacy would include his service to the country as the youngest fighter pilot in American history, when he was only 18 years old. Fortunately for his future political career, his rescue from the ocean was caught on film.
Before his unsuccessful bid for the Republican nomination in 1980, when he lost to Ronald Reagan, he was at a dinner, seated next to then-U.S. Senator Henry Bellmon of Oklahoma. (This story was related to me in late 1979 by someone who was also at this dinner.) Bellmon was one of the 68 senators who voted for President Jimmy Carter’s treaty to give the Panama Canal to Panama, and according to my source, Bush and Bellmon had a rather heated argument about it — with Bush telling Bellmon it was a bad vote.
As president, Bush named two men to the U.S. Supreme Court. One, David H. Souter, turned out to be hardly indistinguishable from the legislate-from-the-bench type of judges picked by Democrats and far too many Republicans. (Even Reagan had a mixed record in this regard, with his excellent selection of Antonin Scalia balanced out negatively by Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy). The other selection, however, Clarence Thomas, picked in 1991, and now the senior member of the Court, has turned out to be a choice quite similar to Scalia.
While the above is part of a positive legacy of the 41st president of the United States, the truth is that his legacy is marred by many of the problems that caused the rejection of his son, Jeb Bush, in the Republican Party primaries of 2016.
It should not be surprising, considering that Bush was born into a family that had multigenerational ties to the globalists that have desired to diminish American national sovereignty for at least 100 years. We cannot be sure how the Bush family first became part of this globalist elite, but Bush’s grandfather, Samuel Bush, certainly had connections. He was general manager of Buckeye Steel Castings Company, run by Frank Rockefeller, brother of Standard Oil’s John D. Rockefeller. The Rockefellers and the Bushes have remained close over the generations. Samuel Bush was later brought into the Woodrow Wilson Administration by banker Bernard Baruch to handle government relations with munitions manufacturers during World War I.
In the 1950s, Bush’s father, Senator Prescott Bush, was a political opponent of non-interventionist Senator Robert A. Taft and Senator Joseph McCarthy, and a close political ally of President Dwight Eisenhower. In 1964, George H.W. Bush, who had moved to Houston, Texas, to enter the oil business (which he eventually sold and which evolved into Pennzoil), become active in Texas Republican Party politics (where he tried to purge John Birch Society members from the party) and decided to run for Congress. He lost the first time, but won a seat in the House in 1966.
President Richard Nixon prevailed upon Bush to give up his safe House seat to make a bid for the U.S. Senate in 1970, but Bush lost to Lloyd Bentsen. Nixon rewarded Bush’s loyalty by making him the first U.S. Ambassador to Communist China and chairman of the Republican National Committee. President Gerald Ford gave him the post of director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He was subsequently replaced by President Carter.
But Bush had powerful connections in the American Establishment, as evidenced by his position as a director in the globalist-minded Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Not surprisingly, Bush had the support of globalist banker David Rockefeller when he launched a bid for president in 1980. He surprised Reagan by winning the Iowa caucuses, but Reagan beat him easily in the New Hampshire primary, where Reagan had the support of William Loeb of the then-conservative Manchester Union-Leader and Governor Meldrim Thomson, neither of which liked the Rockefellers or the globalist establishment. Reagan eventually defeated Bush for the nomination.
Reagan was persuaded to unite the Republican Party by picking Bush as his running-mate in 1980, and the ticket carried 44 states. In 1984 Reagan-Bush did even better, winning 49 states. Publicly at least, Bush was quite loyal to Reagan, and in 1988 he won both the Republican nomination and the general election for presidency. His presidency was largely considered “Reagan’s third term.”
Bush signaled in his acceptance speech of 1988 that he was going to break with Reagan, however, for those who were careful enough to listen. He promised a “kinder and gentler” America, to which Reagan’s wife, Nancy, who was quite adept at picking up any slights to her husband, asked, “Kinder and gentler than what?”
What probably helped Bush rally the conservative Republican base, more than anything else, was another part of his convention speech, when he boldly said, “Read my lips, no new taxes.”
But, once safely in office, he made a deal with the Democrats to raise taxes. Not surprisingly, this caused quite a stir within the Republican grass-roots, and the country generally (politicians are usually much more careful about their campaign promises that they break). However, Bush’s decision to lead a coalition to force Iraqi forces out of Kuwait in early 1991, and its subsequent success in “Desert Storm” shot his approval ratings up to around 90 percent.
It was during this war that Bush used the expression “New World Order” to describe his ultimate goal, boasting that “Desert Storm” would bring us closer to that aim. Among Americans who paid close attention to the aims of the globalist elite, the term New World Order was code for world government. On December 7, 1991, Bush even commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor by blaming, not the Japanese government, but rather American non-interventionists, whom he slurred as “isolationists.”
Bush’s domestic policy was hardly distinguishable from the Democrats at the time, and no prominent Democrat seemed ready to oppose him. However, as the country slid into recession, the “read my lips” remark was remembered, and the victory in the Persian Gulf was forgotten. Bush’s charmed political career met its demise at the hands of a relatively obscure governor of Arkansas — Bill Clinton.
Some considered Bush’s term more Clinton’s first term than Reagan’s third term. In fact, Clinton’s North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was built upon the foundation set by negotiations to that end begun during the Bush Administration.
Bush worked to make the federal government more, not less, involved in public education, and he signed the Immigration Act of 1990, which led to a 40-percent increase in immigration levels. As a vice-presidential and presidential candidate, Bush took a “pro-life” stance on abortion, which was a reversal of his earlier “pro-choice” position. His wife, Barbara, however, continued to hold a public pro-choice position.
George H. W. Bush has claimed that he can’t remember exactly where he was on the day of the JFK Assassination, though at times he has said that he was “somewhere in Texas.” Russ Baker’s Family of Secrets exposes a lot of Bush’s connections to a small group of Texas oil men, highlights their concern with the oil depletion allowance (a hugely profitable government measure which Kennedy’s successor protected) and to the Cuban exile community involved in the Bay of Pigs operation through Operation 40.
The Parrott Memo, referencing a call by one “George H. W. Bush”, the day that JFK was shot – a day he has claimed he cannot recall.
Russ Baker shares many revealing excerpts from his book Family of Secrets on his website WhoWhatWhy.com. He shares a 10 part series that reveals a lot about our 41st president.
- Part 1: GWH Bush and the JFK Hit
- Part 2: Viva Zapata
- Part 3. Where was Poppy on November 22, 1963?
- Part 4. Barbara’s Hair-Raising Day
- Part 5. The Mysterious Mr. de Mohrenschildt
- Part 6. The Cold War Comes to Dallas
- Part 7: Empire Strikes Back
- Part 8: Prepping a Patsy?
- Part 9: Planning a Nightmare on Elm Street
- Part 10: After Camelot
Mark Gorton writes that after bugs planted in Nixon’s office revealed that he was planning a purge of the US administration, George H.W. Bush successfully ensconced himself as head of the cabal that carried out the JFK Assassination by pulling off the Watergate coup and replacing the dangerously independent Richard Nixon with the controllable Gerald Ford. This ended a power struggle which had been brewing after the initial leaders had died off.
1976 Role as DCI
In 1976 Gerald Ford brought Bush back to Washington to become Director of Central Intelligence (DCI), replacing William Colby. At that time he was not recognized as a lifelong intelligence operative. Gorton summarizes his brief but effective role in office as follows:
Despite his decades long involvement as a deep CIA insider, Bush was falsely brought in as an outsider who could reform the CIA. Bush’s real job was to staunch the flow of secrets out of the CIA and prevent the exposure of the truly explosive evil truths of the now multiple Coups d’état executed by the CIA. – Mark Gorton
Peter Dale Scott points to 1976 as a singularly important year in the evolution of the US Deep State; the Safari Club was launched, and a large number of CIA personnel left during the “clean up” carried out by Bush. They did not, however, give up their tradecraft, merely offshored it as the deep state shifted operations away from the CIA, which in the 1970s had been attracting increasing scrutiny.
Although DCI for just under a year, the Headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, was named in 1999 the “George Bush Center for Intelligence” as if to pay homage to his key role as CIA plumber. At the naming ceremony, Bush said: “I left here some 22 years ago after a limited tenure, and my stay here had a major impact on me. The CIA became part of my heartbeat back then, and it’s never gone away.”
Development of the “War on Terror”
George H.W. Bush spoke on “The U.S. and the Fight Against International Terrorism” at Benjamin Netanyahu’s seminal 1979 Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism. With other key spooks and deep politicians, he laid the clandestine groundwork for the “war on terror” which was to be so publicly be rolled out in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.
US (Vice) President
Bush was US Vice President under Ronald Reagan from 20 January 1981 – 20 January 1989, followed by 4 years as US President. In 1981, he ordered the destruction of all CIA files about his earlier CIA career. The continued existence of The Parrott Memo suggests that he was unable to so cleanly the eliminate evidence from other US agencies.
Mark Gorton claims that George H. W. Bush “set out to build a criminal organization without parallel in US history”, which Gorton refers to as “the enterprise”, a name given it by Iran-Contra conspirator General Richard Secord.
“The Enterprise was a massive 5000 person large hierarchical criminal organization with George H.W. Bush as its CEO. The Enterprise was a multifaceted criminal conglomerate that ran a large number of criminal activities including: drug trafficking, arms trafficking, savings and loan fraud, securities fraud, oil and gas fraud, insurance fraud, and real estate fraud. Embedded within the national security infrastructure and protected from prosecution by corrupted enforcement agencies like the SEC, FBI, DEA, ATF, etc., The Enterprise embarked on a massive criminal romp.” – Mark Gorton (2013)
The most serious public hint of what was underway was Iran-Contra, which was nevertheless largely covered up (especially the drug trafficking angle). Large numbers of mid level operatives (several hundreds, at least) were reportedly murdered in order to cover the tracks of the spooks who set it up.
George H. W. Bush spent the night of September 10th, 2001 at the White House. The next day he attended the 2001 investor conference of the Carlyle Group, at which the “guest of honor” was Shafiq bin Laden, a circumstance which was not made much of by the commercially-controlled media.
Mark Gorton infers from a range of evidence that George H.W. Bush was most likely the key organizer of the September 11 attacks:
“I have seen no evidence directly linking George H.W. (Poppy) Bush directly to the 9/11 attacks, but just as physicists can detect the presence of a black hole by the actions of other bodies around it, so the massive force of George H.W. Bush in the 9/11 op can be inferred. Many people extremely close to Poppy Bush were actively involved in the 9/11 op, including: his oldest son, George W. Bush; his youngest son, Marvin Bush; Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Prince Bandar, the Iran Contra network, and the BCCI network.” – Mark Gorton (2013)
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