The Bush Family Saga

Part II - Part I Here

Baker & Botts

By William Bowles

05/11/03: (Information Clearing House) "He says the government shouldn't overreact to corporate scandals.  He led the campaigns of the last four Republican presidents.  He watched the September 11 attacks at the Ritz-Carlton with the Bin Laden family.  He's defending the Saudi's against a trillion-dollar lawsuit brought forth by the September 11 families.

Some say he's the most powerful lawyer in the world.  He may be one of the busiest.  Who is he?"

He is currently a senior partner in the law firm of Baker & Botts and Senior Counselor to the Carlyle Group, a merchant-banking firm in Washington, D.C., and long time associate and friend of GW Bush, that’s who he is.

Polluters Bet Big On Bush On The Campaign Money Trail

This concludes the three part series on how Gov. George W. Bush and his administration undermined efforts to control Texas's air pollution by working together with representatives of grandfathered polluting industries.

Where’s the money (come from)? Top Career Patrons

George Bush, Failed Corporate Crook by James Ridgeway

Who Owns Ya Baby?

Austin’s Oldest Profession: Texas’ Top Lobby Clients & Those Who Service Them

2002 Edition

III. Lobbyists

A. Million-Dollar Lobbyists

Watchdog Group Criticizes Bush Plan to Dodge Presidential Spending Limit

Texans for Public Justice

More Harken Documents

The Center for Public Integrity, as a public service, is posting a second round of the documents that we obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Freedom of Information Act.

Relationship of Former Federal Officials to the Hughes’ Estate:

Bush May Invoke 9/11 Executive Privilege and Secrecy by Tom Flocco May 3, 2003

"Proof of prior knowledge of the September 11 attacks is continuing to trickle out of the purportedly "leak-proof" White House, as more corroborative chickens of 9/11 are coming home to roost -- even as President Bush is considering invoking executive privilege to keep the clamps on evidence that could alter the political landscape for the nation’s conquering "top-gun."

Pipeline Politics Taint US War By Salim Muwakkil Chicago Tribune March 18, 2002

Connecting The Dots Bush..Bath..Bin Laden

Bin Laden's Brother-in-law Had Close Ties to Bush by Tom Flocco * * And August 28, 2002

Right on the Money: The George W. Bush Profile

War on Terrorism Has Oily Undercurrent By Sean Gonsalves Seattle Post-Intelligencer September 3, 2002

Saudi Arabia, False Friend By Serge Trifkovic December 27, 2002

Oil company adviser named US representative to Afghanistan By Patrick Martin

3 January 2002

Bush and Ken Lay: Slip Slidin' Away By Sam Parry February 6, 2002

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Dr. George Rupp, President of Columbia University - Fascism, Money Laundering (and the CIA, too) By Alex Constantine

If You've Got the Money, Honey, They've Got the Time

Top Guns by Robert Bryce Austin Chronicle

"The Enron Black Magic, Part Three" Enron---The Forbidden Secrets by Sherman H. Skolnick 1/18/02

Pipelineistan : The Games Nations Play by Pepe Escobar Asia Times Online, January 26, 2002

Enron Global Power & Pipelines Announces Selection Of Advisors By Oversight Committee For Immediate Release: Friday, May 30, 1997

And guess who they were?

Afghanistan, Central Asia, Caucasus: Key to oil profits By Karen Talbot, People’s Weekly World, 17 May 2002

Kerr off the hook for $1.4 million tax bill Ex-Pennzoil chief wins legal skirmish with IRS Jerry Moska Houston Businesss Journal January 14, 2000

Enron's Money Trail In Bush's Texas


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