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News Cheney is pressing his secret life one step further

  1. Jun 3, 2007 #1
    Although whatever involves Cheney always seem to involve Bush. Cheney has now demanded that secret service logs showing visitors to his home be kept secret.

    It is inferred that in some way this is connected to the Jack Abramoff scandal.


    http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CHENEY_SECRECY?SITE=NJNBH&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2007-05-29-22-40-32 [Broken]
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  3. Jun 3, 2007 #2


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    I can see a need for a certain level of privacy on behalf of personal friends. Nothing wrong with that.

    But what about people who come for business purposes to the VP's or presdient's home, or governor, or whomever?

    With a blanket shield in place, the VP could conduct government business without any oversight - something like he did with the meetings with people in the energy business. That would have been a perfect opportunity to tell the folks at Halliburton that they should plan for an invasion of Iraq, and therefore got inside information and thus were the only organization to have a developed plan in place just prior to the invasion.
  4. Jun 3, 2007 #3
    Even the public officials want to be private citizens now...
  5. Jun 3, 2007 #4


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    What are you referring to here? The LogCAP contract of 2001? I believe there were two other bidders. They were hardly the only company with a 'developed plan'.
  6. Jun 3, 2007 #5
    BTW have we mentioned that Halliburton is moving it's corporate headquarters from Houston to Dubai.?:surprised So far Haliburton has made billions off of the war and is now looking for a way to avoid paying taxes on the American cash they received. Didn't they hear about the Bush tax cuts??:rolleyes:

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  7. Jun 5, 2007 #6
    Haliburton moving it's international headquarters to Dubai has more than a few people wondering, is part of the reason to avoid possible prosecution in the USA?


    Not having to pay taxes and keeping their sorry asses out of jail is a great incentive to move out of the USA.
  8. Jun 5, 2007 #7

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    How about that. So much for the old red, white, and blue.

    But we already knew that didn't we.
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