In 1969, Dick Cheney joined the Nixon Administration - serving in a number of positions at the Cost of Living Council, and later the Office of Economic Opportunity. When Nixon was forced from office, Cheney helped Vice President Ford make the transition to the Oval Office and in 1975, Cheney became President Ford’s White House chief of staff.
This explains a lot of what the White House is doing, in regards to its McCarthy-esque way of eroding our civil rights, wrongful imprisonment, and instilling general fear of being targeted by them.
He is still getting paid by Halliburton, who had just rec’d another multi-billion dollar no-bid contract in Iraq.
I’ve always said that King George II was a puppet, but I thought the string pullers were corporations he had screwed while Gov. of Texas. Now, I think I will change that to Cheney pulling the strings.
The more I read about this guy, the less I like him.