This chart does not touch on campaign spending.
Bush/Cheney represent the State Department. Many of
the seeds of this evil axis were sown during the Bush, Sr. and
Bill Clinton administrations.
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1. Enron and Global
Crossing participated in the first-ever commodity
bandwidth trade. Global Crossing was the
seller, Enron was the buyer. Jeff Skilling
said, This is Day One of a potentially
Enron Press Release December 2, 1999
2. Arthur Andersen is Global
Crossing's auditor, too.
Shades of Enron at Global Crossing
Washington Times Feb 11, 2002
3. Roy Olofson, former
vice president of finance for Global Crossing,
accused company executives of overstating the company's
assets, like with Enron, and of firing him when he
tried to blow the whistle. Mr. Olofson told of
shady deals being made with companies such as the
telecommunications company Qwest.
InfoWorld February 8, 2002
4. Arthur Andersen
kept the books for Qwest, too.
Is Qwest playing accounting games?
MSNBC.com Jan 31, 2002
5. On January 7, 2002,
Qwest Chairman and CEO Joseph P. Nacchio was named
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC)
Network Reliability and Interoperability Council (NRIC).
The appointment was announced by FCC Chairman Michael K.
"In addition to his role as chairman of the NRIC,
Nacchio is vice chairman of the National Security
Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), a
select group of industry executives that provides advice
on security and emergency preparedness issues to
President George W. Bush. Nacchio is scheduled to become
chairman of NSTAC later this year. The leadership
roles for the government will not distract Nacchio from
6. Qwest bought $300
million worth of Enron stock in December, as Enron
Forbes Dec 13, 2001
7. October 04, 2001 - Nortel
Networks has been selected by Global Crossing
to provide IP service management software for Global
Crossing's worldwide deployment of next generation IP
and ATM services.
MPLS World News
MPLS World News
8. October 11,
2001 Nortel Networks Deploying Voice, Data
Network for Qwest Using Internet Technology
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. Nortel Networks* [NYSE/TSE: NT] is deploying for Qwest
Communications International, Inc. a new, packet-based
network infrastructure that Qwest intends to use
to replace traditional, circuit-switched networks
throughout its 14-state region.
Nortel Networks Press
has also invested in Global Crossing, Nextel and
The Industry Standard
Money Watch Apr 23
10. Until October 11,
2001, William E. Conway, Carlyle Group
Founder and Director, was also Director of Global
Bermuda Stock Exchange
11. Until April, 2001,
the chairman of the board at Nortel was Frank
Carlucci, who is also chairman of The Carlyle Group
Press release from
"Carlyle has also
invested in Global Crossing, Nextel and Nortel."
The Industry Standard
Money Watch Apr 23
12. George Bush, Sr.
is Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group's Asia
fund. For full details see
The Ex-President's Club
The Carlyle Group
13. The Carlyle Group is the
13th largest government contractor.
The Carlyle Group is
the 10th largest defense contactor.
Northrup Grunning is the 4th
largest defense contractor, and the 6th largest
government contractor. The Carlyle Group
owns Northrup Grunning's Commercial Aerostructures
business (now called Integrated Systems Sector), which is
the largest supplier of aircraft structures to the Boeing
company, which is the nation's 2nd largest contractor.
14. John F. Harris,
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of The
Carlyle Group, was previously a Senior Manager with Arthur
The Carlyle Group is a partner and
investor in Apteka-Holding, a Russian pharmaceutical
company. From their website:
"At the request of The Carlyle Group the business
processes of the company were surveyed at the first stage
of the project by the specialists of Arthur Andersen, one
of the Big Five consultancies."
Implementation at Apteka-Holding
The Carlyle Group is an investor in
a property management technology company called
From their website:
"The former SC Partner from Arthur Andersen
responsible for Realeum development serves as CTO and has
established the infrastructure for analysis & design,
development, platform operations and product
Realeum - About Us
15. The Carlyle
Group is connected to Qwest through it's
investment and partnership with a company called Citynet. Qwest Communications supplied
bandwidth for Citynet as the company rose to
become West Virginia's largest internet service provider.
Internet Company Sees Bright Future Ahead
Inside Citynet July, 2001
16. Robert E. Grady is
a Partner and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group,
and is also a member of the Advisory Board of Enron
USBX Board of
17. George Bush Sr.
accepted $80,000 worth of Global Crossing shares
in lieu of payment for speaking fees for a 1998 speech he
gave on the company's behalf in Japan. The value of
those shares went up to 14 million.
Chronicle Feb 11, 2002
18. Global Crossing is
still in the running for a $400 million defense contract,
despite having the project taken away from them in July,
Washington Post WashTech.com Feb 12, 2002
19. The federal
government paid Arthur Andersen $93 million for services
in 2000. Visit the Federal Procurement
Data Center. Do a
search for "Andersen". It will
give you a drop-down menu of companies; in particular
select ANDERSEN, ARTHUR, LLP_______CHICAGO, IL. You
can search by what agencies contracted with them and how
much they spent, or by what and for how much Andersen
20. Enron's ties to
the White House too extensive to list here. Please
Lay Slept Here: The Enron Photo Album