You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch!

<p><font style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #333333">I find the Bush budget to be particularly outrageous, given his (hidden) budget priorities.  It seems that all the money is going to the defense industry, and coming out of the pockets of the poor and the environment.  He is cutting back on health-care for the poor, pell grants, EPA funding etc.</font></p><p><font style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #333333">Guess where Bush got his money?  Ok Ok, from his daddy!  But, where did George Sr. get <em>his</em> money?   From <em>his</em> daddy and oil.  Historically, the Bush family got their money as from the defence indistry (see </font><a href=""><font style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #333333"><em>American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush</em> </font></a><font style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #333333">by Kevin Phillips for details<em>)</em>.  According to </font><a href=""><font style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #333333">The Nation:</font></a><font style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #333333">  <font size="2">&quot; Phillips argues that the Walker and Bush families, along with other wealthy investment bankers, profited mightily from the rearmament efforts after the end of the First World War and were prominent members of the &quot;military-industrial complex,&quot;.  </font>Currently, George Sr. sits on none-other than the </font><a href=""><font style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #333333">Carlyle Group's Board</font></a><font style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #333333"> of Directors.  Do we see a little conflict of interest? </font></p> <br /><a href="!.html#extended">Continue reading "You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch!"</a>

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