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Cronies : oil, the Bushes, and the rise of Texas, America's superstate

Author: Robert Bryce
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at how the energy resources in Texas have influenced politicians and advanced economic interests of the oil industry.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Bush family.; Bush (Famille); Bush, Familie.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bryce
ISBN: 1586481886 9781586481889
OCLC Number: 53992869
Description: xvii, 327 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: From Mina al-Bakr to Houston --
From Kilgore to Baghdad --
The Supercapitalists --
Depleting the Federal Treasury --
1948: Lawyers, Airplanes, and Money-Part I --
Brown & Root Cleans Up --
Bush and Baker Join Forces --
Bleeding Oil --
Texas CREEPs for Nixon --
Brown & Root Goes to Vietnam --
All the Shah's Texans --
Brown & Root and Saddam --
"America's Superstate" --
10000 Memorial and the "Texas Strategy" --
"It's Not About Oil!"-Part I --
A Pit Bull on the Pant Leg of Cronyville --
Oil for W (and W for Oil) --
Halliburton Hires a Crony --
Baker Cashes In --
2000: Lawyers, Airplanes, and Money-Part II --
The President from Baker Botts...and Halliburton, and Exxon Mobil --
Dreaming War --
"It's Not About Oil!"-Part II --
Minister of Nondisclosure --
A Black-Tie Affair --
The United States of Texas.
Responsibility: Robert Bryce.
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Over the past five decades, Texas businessmen, Texas companies and Texas politicos have taken over America. Robert Bryce examines who they are, how they got their power and how they reward themselves  Read more...

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