Tag Archives: Taliban

Enron

south-america-2008-152(Excerpted from Chapter 9: The Texas Oil Mafia: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In 1985 Drexel Lambert S&L crook Michael Milken helped Houston Natural Gas merged with Internorth to create Enron.  Kenneth Lay headed Houston Natural Gas and became chairman and CEO of the new company.  Enron was the biggest corporate contributor to George W. Bush’s campaign to become Texas Governor. [389]  Bush won and Texas led the way in a nationwide deregulation of energy markets which Lay advocated. Continue reading

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Drugistan

000016(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Central Asia produces 75% of the world’s opium.  According to the UN, the surge in opium production in the region coincided with the disintegration of the Soviet Union, which was “encouraged” by the Reagan Administration and the CIA. Continue reading

Frankenstein’s Oil Can

south-america-2008-21(Excerpted from Chapter 8: Project Frankenstein: Afghanistan: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In 1994 the Taliban sprang forth from religious schools known as madrassas in NW Pakistan.  The schools were run by Jamiat-Ulema-i-Islami, an Islamic fundamentalist group with close ties to Pakistani ISI and funded by the Saudi government. Continue reading

Enron, Taliban & Warburg: The Untold Story

Around the World Trip 2009 315(Excerpted from Chapter 9: The Texas Oil Mafia: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In 1985 Drexel Lambert S&L crook Michael Milken helped Houston Natural Gas merged with Internorth to create Enron.  Kenneth Lay headed Houston Natural Gas and became chairman and CEO of the new company.  Enron was the biggest corporate contributor to George W. Bush’s campaign to become Texas Governor. [1]  Continue reading

Big Oil’s Taliban Offspring

000033Back in the July 2010, Exxon Mobil reported a 91% jump in 2nd quarter profits, while Chevron Texaco saw profits triple due to “higher energy prices”.  But the military half of the industrial complex had a terrible week when a US audit revealed that the Pentagon was unable to account for more than $9 billion in Iraqi Treasury money they received to pay for “reconstruction” contracts.  Bechtel?  Halliburton?  Little Dick Cheney? Continue reading