Monday, September 27, 2004

Adolf W Bush

"George Bush's grandfather, the late US senator Prescott Bush, was a director and shareholder of companies that profited from their involvement with the financial backers of Nazi Germany.

The Guardian has obtained confirmation from newly discovered files in the US National Archives that a firm of which Prescott Bush was a director was involved with the financial architects of Nazism.

His business dealings, which continued until his company's assets were seized in 1942 under the Trading with the Enemy Act, has led more than 60 years later to a civil action for damages being brought in Germany against the Bush family by two former slave labourers at Auschwitz and to a hum of pre-election controversy.

Georgie W and his cabinet suddenly make a whole lot more sense when you consider that his family has both Nazi roots, as well as strong financial ties with the Bin Laden family and Saudi Arabia. They clearly know how to pick em'. And there's always the old adage about judging somebody by the company he keeps.

On a very related note, I saw Fahrenheit 9/11 over the weekend. It was pretty good, although blatantly one-sided - and you can believe that, since I hate fucking Bush. Wait, that came out wrong.

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