|It was bad enough when the Carlyle Group bought Dunkin' Donuts last year, forcing millions of conscientious caffeine addicts to look elsewhere for their daily fix.Now, it appears Carlyle has added 1600 Penn. Avenue to its formidable portfolio of acquisitions.Thanks to their ownership of a major military contractor that sells a whole galaxy of weapons systems to the Pentagon,Carlyle's profits skyrocketed post-Iraq invasion.
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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
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