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Fri Aug 8, 2014, 08:15 PM

 

Damn... I Had Forgotten... Dick Cheney Was GHW Bush's Secretary Of Defense...



Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Cheney#Secretary_of_Defense

That has... infinite...implications.



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Reply Damn... I Had Forgotten... Dick Cheney Was GHW Bush's Secretary Of Defense... (Original post)
WillyT Aug 2014 OP
Scuba Aug 2014 #1
WillyT Aug 2014 #2
blm Aug 2014 #3
WillyT Aug 2014 #4
Scuba Aug 2014 #6
blm Aug 2014 #11
Vattel Aug 2014 #5
truebluegreen Aug 2014 #7
madamesilverspurs Aug 2014 #8
dflprincess Aug 2014 #10
spanone Aug 2014 #9

Response to WillyT (Original post)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 08:24 PM

1. You mean Secretary of Defense Budget Pillaging.

 

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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 08:26 PM

2. With THAT Guy ??? - CIA/NSA/FBI/ATF... EVERYTHING !!!

 


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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 08:32 PM

3. I didn't. He began privatization of the military, starting with logistics.

Halliburton/KBR was in charge of refueling the USS Cole when it was bombed by a boat posing as a KBR refueling boat.

US poodle media never noticed the link, did they? The Dem 'strategist' class didn't either, did they?

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Response to blm (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 08:45 PM

4. Great Point...

 


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Response to blm (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 09:11 PM

6. "The Dem 'strategist' class didn't either, did they?" Hmmmmmm.

 

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Response to Scuba (Reply #6)

Sat Aug 9, 2014, 09:32 AM

11. In 2000 NO Dem analyst showed the wherewithal to target Cheney on USSCole.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 08:58 PM

5. I don't believe that was the same Dick Cheney.

 

Sec of Defense Dick Cheney argued against deposing Hussein on the grounds that it could unleash chaos in Iraq. Vice President Cheney never mentioned such a possibility.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 09:27 PM

7. It is even worse than that:

 

"Ford appointed Rumsfeld his chief of staff when he took office after Nixon's resignation in 1974. The next year, when he made the 42-year-old Rumsfeld the youngest secretary of defense in the nation's history, he named 34-year-old Dick Cheney his chief of staff, also the youngest ever.

Those two Ford appointees worked together ever since. The Bush White House assertion of unchecked presidential power stems from the lessons they drew from their experience of working for the weakest president in recent American history. "For Dick and Don," Harold Meyerson wrote in The American Prospect last July, "the frustrations of the Ford years have been compensated for by the abuses of the Bush years."

Ford also named a new head of the CIA a former Texas congressman named George H. W. Bush. Thus you could also credit also Ford with launching the Bush dynasty.


Those bad pennies just kept showing up, didn't they?

And yet another reason (beyond the pre-emptive pardon of Nixon) to despise the supposedly innocuous Ford.

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Response to truebluegreen (Reply #7)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 09:43 PM

8. After Ford left office

he served as counsel for those putting together the 'cleanup' of the savings and loan mess, which Neil Bush was smack in the middle of.

Yup, lovely bunch.

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Response to truebluegreen (Reply #7)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 10:29 PM

10. And let's remember Ford was on the Warren Commission

and then there are the questions about H.W.'s actions on November 22. (and remember Poppy's strange ramblings at Ford's funeral?)

But, the Bush Dynasty was around before Ford. The Nazi sympathizer, Prescott, is where it started.

Treason - a Bush family tradition for 3 generations.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Fri Aug 8, 2014, 10:02 PM

9. and don't forget that ghw bu$h was the head of the cia before he became president

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