On Op-Ed News, I had the pleasure of reading an Op-Ed titled "Is Texas Harboring Torture Decider?" The article was written by Ray McGovern, who as an author, has the background and insight to raise valid points that his career as an "Army infantry/intelligence officer and then a CIA analyst for 27 years" would tend to significantly raise the credibility of the author . This is the beginning of his article, which I regard as a "must read" expose' of President Bush and his cabal of treasonous participants. (The title of this Op-Ed does not include the many names of public officials that should also be prosecuted and incarcerated, however, if we were to engage in a REAL effort to seek out the truth by appointing a Special Prosecutor - the evidence gleaned in such an investigation would incriminate a host of public and some private individuals that have been complicit in the illegal wiretapping of the American public, helped to start one - possibly two illegal wars, spat on international and domestic law in regard the Geneva Convention and our own rule of law in regard torture, and aided Corporate America through their banking schemes to aid in the bankruptcy and rape of the American economy. There are enough potential defendants if a real investigation of what this nation has suffered through during the past eight years that it would take an entire prison to house those who have been complicit or aided and abetted those that effectively brought our economy to its knees.
Is Texas Harboring Torture Decider?
by Ray McGovern www.opednews.com
July 8, 2009 at 20:56:17- Advertisement -
Seldom does a crime scene have so clear a smoking gun. A two-page presidential memorandum of Feb. 7, 2002, leaves no room for uncertainty regarding the "decider" on torture. His broad-stroke signature made torture official policy.
This should come as no surprise. You see, the Feb. 7, 2002, memorandum has been posted on the Web since June 22, 2004, when then-White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales mistakenly released it, along with other White House memoranda.
The title seemed innocent enough "Humane Treatment of al Qaeda and Taliban Detainees" but in the body of the memo President George W. Bush authorized his senior aides to withhold Geneva Convention protections from suspected al-Qaeda and Taliban detainees.- Advertisement -
Like Shakespeare, the media seem harshest on the lawyers, including Texans Gonzales and William J. Haynes II (Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's lawyer), who later outdid themselves trying to make torture legal. MUCH MORE
Unfortunately, the Bush family of criminals works like the well-oiled structure of some of our most infamous organized crime families. Some or all of this would have never happened if the fascists that were outed by Smedley Butler in 1934 had been prosecuted instead of being allowed to go free as they plotted to take over our government in a failed coup attempt; instead, Washington politics at that time released traitors that had attempted to overthrow our government to fine-tune their goal(s) of overthrowing our Democratic Republic and turning towards fascism as a way of life for the American people. Prescott Bush, who was a Senator representing Connecticut from 1952 until January 1963. (His ill-begotten fortunes were used to help him succeed and then gave him an undeserved sense of legitimacy.) He was the father of the 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush and the grandfather of 43rd President George W. Bush. Prescott Bush made his fortunes aiding and abetting the Nazi's in prewar Germany, and even when Adolph Hitler became powerful and began invading other countries - Prescott Bush still engaged in activities that by all standards should be properly labeled as treason - and perhaps worst of all, aiding and abetting the deaths of untold thousands of Jews and other minorities who died while being enslaved to work in factories that Prescott Bush directly profited from...
I found an article that exposes Prescott Bush's role in profiting off of Nazi Germany and the excerpt that follows below is the last few paragraphs of an expose' that leaves little doubt as to how the Bush's became an American "Dynasty" that to this day, appears to believe that fascism should prevail in the U.S. - and GWB's successful attempts at undermining the Constitution and the Rule of Law:
Heir to the Holocaust
Prescott Bush, $1.5 million, and Auschwitz: how the Bush family wealth is linked to the holocaust
by Toby Rogers, Clamor Magazine (Which shut-down in 2006.)- Advertisement -
While the Enron scandal currently unfolds, another Bush family business scandal lurks beneath the shadows of history that may dwarf it.
It has been 60 years since one of the great money laundering scandals of the 20th century ended and only now are we beginning to see the true historical aspects of this important period of world history, a history that the remaining Holocaust survivors beg humanity to "never forget."
Loftus believes history will view Prescott Bush as harshly as Thyssen. "It is bad enough that the Bush family helped raise the money for Thyssen to give Hitler his start in the 1920s, but giving aid and comfort to the enemy in time of war is treason. The Bush bank helped the Thyssens make the Nazi steel that killed Allied solders. As bad as financing the Nazi war machine may seem, aiding and abetting the Holocaust was worse. Thyssen's coal mines used Jewish slaves as if they were disposable chemicals. There are six million skeletons in the Thyssen family closet, and a myriad of criminal and historical questions to be answered about the Bush family's complicity."