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KansDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-18-09 11:55 AM
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12. I would add James Bath to the list
James R. Bath was one of the original investors in George W. Bush's failed oil venture; in fact, he owned 5% of Arbusto Energy. Bath and Bush go way back, to their days as pilots in the same Texas Air National Guard unit during the Vietnam War. Coincidentally, Bath also happens to have been suspended from flying exactly one month after Bush, and for precisely the same reason: "Failure to accomplish annual medical examination."

Despite his protestations to the contrary ("I am not a member of the CIA or any other intelligence agency."), a persistent rumor is that Bath was recruited by the CIA, sometime after he started working as the front man for Saudi investor Salem bin Laden in 1978. (Salem was Osama's older brother who died in 1988.) Evidently, Salem made large investments in the United States using Bath as his proxy. Ultimately, Bath was drawn into the BCCI (Bank of Credit and Commerce International) scandal. /

His relationship with the bin Ladens and involvement in BCCI makes him a worthy candidate...
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  -Top 50 US War Criminals davidswanson  Aug-18-09 11:15 AM   #0 
  - Gladly K&R!  Hugabear   Aug-18-09 11:20 AM   #1 
  - k&r Are these going to come out on trading cards?  Hissyspit   Aug-18-09 11:23 AM   #2 
  - you make em  davidswanson   Aug-18-09 11:46 AM   #8 
     - CODE PINK  davidswanson   Aug-18-09 12:23 PM   #14 
        - Excellent. nt  Hissyspit   Aug-18-09 11:52 PM   #19 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Aug-18-09 11:24 AM   #3 
  - K&R And, they're still escalating in Afghanistan/Pakistan.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Aug-18-09 11:28 AM   #4 
  - Rec#7. Kicking. Jail the bleeping Deck!  Piewhacket   Aug-18-09 11:29 AM   #5 
  - All those people are just tools  notesdev   Aug-18-09 11:33 AM   #6 
  - I don't see Erik Prince on that list. Evil bastard.  LeftinOH   Aug-18-09 11:35 AM   #7 
  - ok i'll add him and another for a  davidswanson   Aug-18-09 11:47 AM   #9 
  - Rec  Echo In Light   Aug-18-09 11:50 AM   #10 
  - Human Rights Watch's page on war crimes  Enrique   Aug-18-09 11:50 AM   #11 
  - I would add James Bath to the list  KansDem   Aug-18-09 11:55 AM   #12 
  - That's a hell of a list. And it has brought out the loonies, as per comments.  Gregorian   Aug-18-09 11:59 AM   #13 
  - The List Needs More Iran/Contra Criminals  Demeter   Aug-18-09 12:34 PM   #15 
  - Don't you need 2 more cards to complete a deck (jokers?) - Marc Grossman's missing!  cascadiance   Aug-18-09 12:39 PM   #16 
  - Thanks for this post. I will do my part.  WillieW   Aug-18-09 12:52 PM   #17 
  - What powerful Democrats helped Bush sell war to DC Dem lawmakers and other world leaders?  blm   Aug-18-09 12:53 PM   #18 
  - Kick n/t  JohnyCanuck   Aug-19-09 10:16 AM   #20 
  - K&R  bobthedrummer   Aug-21-09 09:12 PM   #21 
  - ^  bobthedrummer   Aug-23-09 10:35 AM   #22 
  - Thanks for all the work you do David  madokie   Aug-23-09 10:40 AM   #23 
  - .  bobthedrummer   Aug-23-09 10:16 PM   #24 
  - David, maybe we need another deck or more? Kick.  bobthedrummer   Aug-24-09 02:59 PM   #25 

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