More Moon Money Flows to Bush Family
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Thu May 03, 2007 at 08:37:29 PM EST
We are honored to welcome Larry Zilliox as a guest front pager. He is the president of Investigative Research Specialists, a private investigation company based in Bristow, Virginia. He has done extensive research on the Moon empire, following the money trail through public records and other sources. -- FC

[image,right: George Bush Senior speaking at a 1996 Moon sponsored event]
As followers of Rev. Sun Myung Moon pray for a presidential pardon for their aging Messiah's felony tax-fraud conviction in the 1980s, the latest tax filing of the Washington Times Foundation has become available. The return covers the months from April 2005 through March 2006 and shows a $100,000 contribution from the foundation to the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

The Washington Times was founded by Moon and has been subsidized by Moon-controlled interests.

The only larger donation made by the foundation in that year was to another entity closely associated with Moon, the American Family Coalition, Inc. which received $219,000.

[image,right: still from video clip of George and Barbara Bush greeting Mrs. Moon and top Moon aide Bo Hi Pak (far left), backstage at the Tokyo Dome, 1995]

Funding for the Washington Times Foundation comes primarily from the mysterious International Peace Foundation (IPF). The source of the funds IPF donated to the Washington Times Foundation are not known and most likely are untraceable because IPF does not appear to be a legally incorporated entity. The IPF address listed in the Washington Times Foundation tax return is the Unification Movement-owned building at 7777 Leesburg Pike in Falls Church Virginia. A check of the Internal Revenue Service online directory of organizations recognized as exempt failed to find a listing for IPF. A check of GuideStar database of non-profit organizations also found no listing.

IPF was originally incorporated in the District of Columbia in 1988. A check of the District of Columbia online corporate registrations web page shows the status of IPF as "Revoked." District of Columbia corporate records identify Moon's long time right-hand man Bo Hi Pak as an original officer of the organization. Pak has a history of leading many Moon connected businesses and non-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area. One of the oldest organizations with which Pak is associated is the Korean Cultural Freedom Foundation. Pak, serving as Chairman, mismanaged the organization so badly it fell victim to one of the largest Nigerian Fraud Scams in US history. In 2001 and 2002 the Korean Cultural Freedom Foundation reported in it's IRS Form 990 tax return that it had lost nearly $3,000,000 to scammers.

In Virginia, where the Washington Times Foundation tax form  lists IPF's current address, the Virginia State Corporation Commission records show the status for IPF as revoked in 2004. The Commission's online database of corporate registrations indicates the online record details for the entity have been purged from their system as of 12/31/2004.

This revelation of money donated to a charity associated with the Bush family is just the latest in a string of donations and payments dating back more than ten years. George H. W. Bush has had a long association with Moon going back to just after he left office. In September 1995 Bush and his wife gave a number of speeches in Asia for the Women's Federation for World Peace an organization headed by Moon's wife Hak Ja Han Moon. In November 1996 Bush spoke in Buenos Aires at a banquet honoring the opening of Moon's South American newspaper Tiempos del Mundo Bush refused to disclose how much he was paid for his Moon-sponsored speaking tour.

In 2003 the Washington Times Foundation funneled a $1,000,000 donation to the Bush Presidential Library through the Greater Houston Community Foundation. In 2005 the Moon sponsored Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace made a donation of $1,000,000, it's largest donation of the year, to the senior Bush's Points of Light Foundation for Hurricane Katrina relief.

The Bush 2005 Inaugural Committee received the maximum $250,000 donation from Moon's Washington Television Center the entity that owns the large office building at 650 Massachusetts Avenue in the District of Columbia. In December 2005 the President's younger brother, Neil, was spotted touring Taiwan and the Philippines with Moon. Less than a year later Business Week published an article titled "No Bush Left Behind" profiling Neil Bush's company Ignite!, Inc. The company sells a high tech teaching aid called "Curriculum on Wheels" or COWs. The article states "A foundation linked to the controversial Reverend Sun Myung Moon has donated $1 million for a COWs research project in Washington ( D.C.)-area schools."

From non-profit tax returns and media reports we see that at least $3,335,000 has flowed from the Unification Movement to Bush family members or charities since George W. Bush has taken office.

Thank you for sharing all of that tracking and tracing.  It's incredibly useful and informative.  Do you think that the major media should be more skeptical of The Washington Times?  And, of so, why isn't it?

by cyncooper on Fri May 04, 2007 at 03:53:05 PM EST

Larry Zilliox, thank you for your fine work keeping track if this character.

One small correction -- On the photo of Bush and Bar greeting Mrs. Messiah backstage at the TokyoDome. That is NOT Sun Myung Moon in the photo. SMM is not allowed into Japan so he watched his favorite shill dancing for him from Seattle. It is Bo Hi Pak in the photo, Moon's long time aid and interpreter at the time. Bush told Pak once he would rather go through him(Pak) than deal with Moon directly. Bush has worked overtime over the years trying not to be photogged next to Moon. Moon has even told his people not advertise too much one time when Bush sent Moon a proclamation re: the first Gulf War. Moon watches out for his shill.

More photos and links to Moon subjects can be found here.

IMO, most people don't fully understand how Bush's shilling helps Moon around the world. Folks in the USA don't see what Moon has ALREADY done here but they really don't get that Moon's plans are to gig the planet and America is just a stop along the way - the world is the prize he seeks.

In 1995, when Bush sold the name, honor, prestige, and credibility of the Presidency of the United States of America to Moon - the Japanese high courts were ruling that the Unification Church was responsible for swindling vast sums of money from the Japanese, targeting widows. We are not talking overpriced vases here, one lady was awarded $2.4 million last year.

Bush helped Moon get past some of the bad publicity at a key time. According to Pak, Bush even got some Japanese to bow to Moon.
Truth is My Sword, Volume II
by Bo Hi Pak Chapter 60 Give and Take of Love
New York, New York January 2, 1996

On the day after the 29th True God's Day, Dr. Pak speaks at an International Leadership Conference. Following Father's instructions, he recounts a detailed report of his year in Japan as a missionary, including his Day of Hope tour and the historical five-city tour of True Mother and President and Mrs. Bush. .....

Mother Was Number One

Last fall Father organized Mother's tour of Japan accompanied by Barbara and George Bush. Can you imagine a U.S. president, whether an incumbent or a former president, doing anything in a secondary position? They are always number one. A U.S. president is always number one. But this time who was number one? Mother was number one. Their respect for Mother and Father was incredible. ....

Never in history has a U.S. president traveled to more than two cities in Japan. This time George and Barbara Bush traveled to five cities. No U.S. president has ever set foot on the island of Hokkaido. George and Barbara Bush went to Hokkaido. The citizens of Hokkaido bowed down to Father and Mother, because Father and Mother brought an American president to Hokkaido, the northern island. No president of the United States ever went to Kyushu, the southern island. Then George and Barbara Bush went to Fukuoka, the capital of Kyushu. The people of Kyushu were flabbergasted at Father and Mother's power to tell a U.S. president what to do and plan his schedule. Incredible. This completely changed the attitude of the Japanese government and media toward the Unification community. ....

The Japanese church has experienced incredible persecution.  [read: the Japanese courts were finding our swindling organization guilty of conning people out their cash by the boatload.]

by Lou on Sun May 06, 2007 at 07:27:04 PM EST

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