Tag Archives: Carlos Salinas

Baker Family Tumbleweed

1988-sd-before-trip-to-hawaii_002(Excerpted from Chapter 9: The Texas Oil Mafia: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In the mid-1980’s Texas oil crash, when Houston office space could hardly be given away, Sheik Khalid bin Mahfouz assumed his familiar sugar daddy role when he teamed up with another Saudi billionaire, Rafik Hariri, to bail his Texas oil buddies out of their overpriced Houston office property. Continue reading

The Crown’s “Mexican” Drug Cartel

1989  Oaxaca-Zipolite (7)(Excerpted from Chapter 16: The Mexican Fast Track: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Zapatista Horse-Slayers

By the time George W. Bush moved into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in 2001, his Harken Energy scam had been brushed under the dirty rug that passes for history.  But his allegiance to the Four Horsemen and the Houston oil mafia never wavered. Continue reading