The Carlyle Group EXPOSED!
Information Clearinghouse | March 16, 2006
Shocking documentary uncovers the subversion of Americas democracy.
I defy you to watch this 54-minute documentary and not be outraged about the depth of corruption and deceit within the highest ranks of our government. This video will give you a good foundational understanding of what's going on with The Carlyle Group. Also included in the video is footage from the Honorable Cynthia McKinney . . .
Note: The first 1:47 minutes and the last 8 or so minutes of this program are in Dutch, the remaining 40-plus minutes are in English. The video is definitely worth watching. A transcript of the first 1:47 minutes is below.
Why the Carlyle Group Pushed George W. Bush Off Its Board July 3, 2003
In a broadcast exclusive, Democracy Now! airs a recording of a recent talk by David Rubenstein, founder of the secretive defense contractor Carlyle Group. He recalls how useless Bush was as a board member of Carlyle’s firm Caterair and his surprise that George W. is now president. We also talk to Dan Briody, author of The Iron Triangle: Inside the Secret World of the Carlyle Group. LINK
Investing In War - Center for Public Integrity -
2004 Full Report LINK
It Helps to Have Inside Information (Bush)
A dozen companies in which Carlyle had a controlling interest netted more than $9.3 billion in contracts.
Overall,six private investment firms,including Carlyle,received nearly $14 billion in Pentagon deals between 1998 and 2003.