OrangeTom: Excellent post, it's a shame the traffic here seems to have crawled to a standstill, more people need to be made aware of this history.
Bush being a Pawn however is a bit of a stretch, more a partner if you will. Think about the family and it's political and geo-political involvement over recent history, back to the WWII Era where Gramps was instrumental in financing the Nazi's/Hitler---of course that was in conjunction with the British and others.
Ever ask yourself why nobody ever questions just how many Russians the Germans killed--mostly just the Jews and that figure grows every time someone is given a platform from which to spew.
The Bush and Clinton partnership is absolutely no accident the latest proof of that was this past Democratic campaign where the PTB allowed it to drag on and on and on---that was because Hillary was there Girl--only for once those pulling the strings grossly underestimated the people and just how fed up they were with Junior. I could go on and on but it would take a month to write in all down
I think the most offensive thing to come along in decades ( I'll call it a Tool ) is the person from Alaska, the one they call a Momma Grizz--
She's a prime example of just how little the PTB really think of the average persons level of intelligence and their abilities to think for themselves. It's pathetic and in my opinion an extremely dangerous powder keg of insanity. ( jmho ) However she would be an excellent Pawn simply because She's not nearly smart enough to grasp being manipulated.
If you think McCain wasn't forced to pick a definite losing proposition then you'd be sadly mistaken. All of ten people even knew who she was, that was no accident. As for Obama, personally I think ANYONE other than a Republic would have been elected and I don't think the numbers were nearly as close as the Media let on.
Here's a simple question that less than 3-4 people who have ever posted on the BV have even half a clue about: What was Obama's very first ( actual job ) after his supposed graduation? In other words who did he actually work for, who was the employer? Yep you can google it, most everyone would have to--but then where does it lead you, how far, and how long will it take you to connect the dots?
Not only a Pawn but many the King of all Pawn's!Bring Em Home Cole
PS. Again a great post!