posted on May, 31 2004 @ 10:13 PM
Here's some fun facts on W's drinking buddy...er...um...Vice President.
Nov 1962 Dick Cheney arrested for drunk driving.
1963 Dick Cheney arrested for drunk driving
1963 Drops out of Yale.
1965 Seeks a 3-A deferment from Draft as having "dependents"
28 Jul 1966 Deferment granted when first child born... (do the math)
1978 Dick Cheney suffers a heart attack.
1984 Dick Cheney suffers a heart attack.
1988 Dick Cheney suffers a heart attack.
1989 "I had other priorities in the '60s than military service."
1995 Becomes Chairman and CEO of Halliburton.
23 Jun 1998 "The good Lord didn't see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected regimes friendly to the United States.
Occasionally we have to operate in places where, all things considered, one would not normally choose to go. But, we go where the business is."
Speech, Cato Institute. (Solved that problem didn't we?)
22 Nov 2000 Vice President-elect Dick Cheney suffers a heart attack.
22 Nov 2000 "Dick Cheney is healthy. He did not have a heart attack." George W Bush, spoken after Cheney was hospitalized earlier that day for a
20 Jan 2001 Dick Cheney inaugurated as first ever Vice President with criminal DUI convictions (two) serving under only ever arrested (DUI) President.
What are the odds? Some sterling administration.
Makes one wonder how Ashcroft got pancreatitis doesn't it?
Passed out on a pretzel my Heineken.
[Edited on 31-5-2004 by RANT]