Actions by ancestors aren't relevant today

2014-03-19T00:00:00Z Actions by ancestors aren't relevant today nwitimes.com
March 19, 2014 12:00 am

Responding to Larry Collier's ridiculous letter which accused G.W. Bush's grandfather of doing business with Hitler. I don't know what bearing it has on what I wrote about the dictator we have in the Oval Office now.

The Anti-Defamation League has said in support of Prescott Bush and the Bush family that the charges have circulated through the Internet in recent years and the charges are untenable and politically motivated, and six decades after the charges Prescott Bush received "an ultimate clean bill."

As for doing business with Salem bin Laden, he was not a terrorist. He was an honorable, wealthy businessman until his death in a plane crash in 1983.

He and G.W. formed Arbusto Energy in 1978. I don't see where any of these actions are violations of the Constitution. I have voted Democrat numerous times in local and statewide elections.

- Bob Stiener, Crown Point

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