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“Cheney is a corporate crook”

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In San Francisco, Vice President Cheney, the former chief executive of oil services company Halliburton, was disrupted by a group of hecklers in the back of the room chanting “Cheney is a corporate crook” as he began delivering his speech to the Commonwealth Club of California.

Halliburton is currently being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission for potential accounting irregularities that occurred during Cheney’s tenure with the company.

During a question-and-answer period, Cheney side-stepped inquiries about his role at Halliburton, saying he could not discuss the situation during an ongoing SEC probe.

Turning to the economy, which entered a recession in March 2001, Cheney said that the administration believed “the economy is poised for sustained growth without inflation — so long as we hold to the right policies.”

“Just as the president’s tax cuts put a floor under the recession, Federal Reserve policy has been critical to our progress. Eleven consecutive cuts in interest rates have reduced deflationary pressures and helped stabilize prices,” Cheney added.

Even before taking office in January 2001, the Bush team said the economy was fragile. “We may be on the front edge of a recession here,” Cheney accurately predicted in December 2000.

That prompted House Democratic leader Dick Gephardt to accuse Bush and Cheney in March, 2001 of wanting to “scare consumers.” Gephardt warned that “this all becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

 

oh great.. another self-fulfilling prophecy

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Guest OPRAH

YES,YES, I KNOW WHY AM I POSTING THIS...WHATS MY POINT...

 

"All of the founding fathers of this nation were Masons as well as almost all of the presidents. The building of early American colonies as well as the American Revolution would not have been possible if it were not for a very special plant. The Cannabis / Hemp plant was used throughout the world since the beginning of time for just about everything that mankind needed. Paper made from hemp was used for books, bibles, maps, and money. You can produce 4 times as much paper from an acre of hemp as you can from an acre of trees at 1/4 the cost, 1/5 the pollution, it is 10 times stronger and lasts up to 1000 years instead of only 50. And it can be recycled 4 times as many times as paper from wood pulp. The Constitution was printed on hemp paper as well as the first 3 drafts of the Declaration of Independence. Even great sailing ships like the U.S.S. Constitution were made primarily out of hemp. Hemp is the STRONGEST natural fiber on the planet. Hemp is 26 times stronger than cotton and 10 times longer lasting. The first Levi jeans were made out of hemp as well as all of the soldier's clothes for the Revolutionary War. It requires no chemicals to grow, has very few natural enemies, and grows in the widest variety of climates of any weed or plant. It is also the FASTEST GROWING plant on the planet, growing 4 times faster than corn. The seeds from the hemp plant provide the highest source of complete vegetable protein of any food source on earth. Even higher than soybeans. It has also been re-realized lately that the hemp seed is the highest source of Essential Fatty Acids in the world. ESSENTIAL, meaning :NECESSARY FOR LIFE, Fatty Acids are necessary for us and beneficial for cleaning the cholesterol out of the arteries naturally. All oils in the supermarket are bad since they are placed in clear plastic containers and exposed to direct sunlight. They become as bad as saturated fats, and end up CAUSING cholesterol buildup, leading to heart attacks, etc. Hemp seed oil can even be used as a machine-grade lubricant for engines and other machines replacing petroleum oil from the ground.

 

Henry Ford built his Ford Model-T using hemp to line the side panels. The impact strength was 10 times stronger than steel alone. This would eliminate many vehicular deaths today. The Model-T was also designed to run on hemp fuel which Henry Ford grew. This was displayed in Popular Mechanics in Feb. of 1938. Concentrated extracts of Cannabis from the flowers were the 2nd most used medicines in America for 150 years for over 100 separate medical illnesses. It is probably the best natural medicine for Glaucoma, stress, and controlling nausea, and works very well for arthritis , asthma, and epilepsy. It is estimated that Hemp would have at least 50,000 commercial uses if it were legal in America today.

 

The reason that Hemp is illegal in America today is because the main families in America (Masons), the Harrimans and Rockefellers (Standard Oil), the Whitneys (Eli Whitney-Cotton Gin), Dupont (Chemicals in wood pulp processing and cotton pesticides), and Hearst (Newspapers, Media) find it more profitable to sell us unnecessary chemicals, unneeded dug-up petroleum oil, immune system destroying pharmaceuticals, and axed up trees cut into real thin slices, all at over-inflated prices and at the expense of our health and living environment. For these companies, the real problem is that one cannot patent a natural plant. Almost everything produced in America by large corporations is exported for sale on the world markets. The total value of oil, petrochemicals, and pharmaceutical sales totals hundreds of billions of dollars. However, with the availability of over 50,000 new products and the necessity to manufacture them, America would be a much richer nation if the farmers and the average citizen were allowed to grow this valuable crop."

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Guest --zeSto--

^ that the best interests of the american people are constantly ignored by the self absorbed politicians ?

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Guest OPRAH

"The bigger the lie, the easier to believe". -Hitler

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WELL HOLY-FUCKING-MOLY....IMAGINE THAT!!! A REPUBLICAN WITH A HISTORY OF DIRTY BUISNESS PRACTICES!!! I NEVER WOULD HAVE IMAGINED!!!

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Guest stupid412

remember cheney was the one who during desert storm was drawing plans to nuke bagdad...

this guys bolts are loose-

this uys is missing marbles-

this guy is a nut-al of the above

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