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Mommy earmarks Katrina donation to Neil's biz

Look at this shite; I want to hurl. Please god, tell me someone in the MSM is going to pick this up. (Houston Chronicle):

Former first lady Barbara Bush donated an undisclosed amount of money to the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund with specific instructions that the money be spent with an educational software company owned by her son Neil.

Neil Bush has a colorful history, including failed S&Ls;, insider stock trading scandals, and well, general Bush family corruption.

Since then, the Ignite Learning program has been given to eight area schools that took in substantial numbers of Hurricane Katrina evacuees.

“Mrs. Bush wanted to do something specifically for education and specifically for the thousands of students flooding into the Houston schools,” said Jean Becker, former President Bush’s chief of staff. “She knew that HISD was using this software program, and she’s very excited about this program, so she wanted to make it possible for them to expand the use of this program.”

* No Child Left Behind: the Bush family cashes in too
* No Bush left behind: Investors from the United Arab Emirates helped fund the $23 million Neil Bush raised for Ignite!

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