People are finally looking into Bush’s business relationships and turning up all sorts of stuff, from cronyism (Krugman, today’s NY Times) and S&L crisis involvement to the notorious bailouts and buyouts of Bush Junior’s businesses by Middle East connections involving BCCI (here and here).
If this keeps up, maybe people will start looking into the weird connections between the Unification Church – also known as the Moonies – and the Bushes. At first it sounds pretty weird, but if you know about the influence on the “Conservative Movement” of The Washington Times – owned by the Moonies – then you know that the Moonies are a big part of what is going on with the current crop of right-wing Republicans. Somehow the Moonies have TONS of money and they spread it around.
Here are some links:
Moon background – Detailed background of Moon’s organization and an extensive collection of links to other sources.
Consortium News with 15 different articles
Two Online Journal pieces (One, Two)
An ex-Moonie site with lots of info including Moon links to “conservatives”.
ABC Australia piece, about Moon in Brazil
Assorted pieces here, here, here and here.