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President Bush Gives a Career Opportunity…

November 20, 2006










President Bush Gives a Career Opportunity To An Old Family Friend

Those Bush boys sure like to keep it in the family. The following article gives you an idea of who old Rummy is being replaced by. Perhaps old Rummy is stewing over his fate as he is being investigated by a german court for crimes against humanity. I’m not too optimistic that justice will come soon enough. Stay tuned.

Robert Gates: New Defense Secretary & Old Bush Family Friend
By Kenneth J. Theisen, 11/9/06

Robert Gates, the nominee to replace Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense, is widely respected in ruling circles and is an old friend of the Bush family. This should immediately give pause to any who harbor illusions that the “fresh perspective” offered by the Bush regime will include a withdrawal from the Iraq war. Let there be no doubt, the regime is still committed to victory in Iraq. Winning the war will be Gate’s task.
Recommended reading: The Secret World of Robert Gates by Robert Parry Gates Has Some Explaining To Do by Robert Scheer

Just who is Robert Gates? Aside from a couple years spent in the U.S. Air Force where, among other duties, he provided intelligence briefings to ICBM missile crews, he spent most of his life working for the CIA, including as the CIA Director from 1991 to 1993 under George H.W. Bush. His most recent job was as the President of Texas A&M University, the home of the first Bush’s Presidential library. But he was not just an academic. He is a current member of the high-level Iraq Study Group (ISG) chaired by another Bush family friend, James Baker. (Yes, the same Baker that helped steal the 2000 election.) Read more