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Below is a list of articles by title detailing past and present business/political dealings of VP Cheney. The newest ones are added at the bottom. If you have a good article about Cheney that you feel fits the attitude of our site that would add to the information we have on file, please send it along and we will post it.

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Dancing With the Devil, NY Times, May 22, 2003, By Bob Herbert
Rep Waxman: Halliburton Has Links To 'Axis Of Evil' Countries
From Rense.com, 5-7-3
Army Gives Halliburton Over $425M in Work, By DAVID PACE Associated Press Writer
5-29-03, Associated Press
The Army has given a Halliburton Co. subsidiary more than $425 million in troop support work, much of it related to the Iraq war, over the past 14 months under a contract that Vice President Dick Cheney's former company won in 2001."
Cheney Energy Task Force
Docs Feature Iraq Oil Fields

July 17, 2003, appeared on Rense.com
"Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption and abuse, said today that documents turned over by the Commerce Department, under court order as a result of Judicial Watch's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit concerning the activities of the Cheney Energy Task Force, contain a map of Iraqi oilfields, pipelines, refineries and terminals, as well as 2 charts detailing Iraqi oil and gas projects, and 'Foreign Suitors for Iraqi Oilfield Contracts.'"
The Forgery Flap, by Ray McGovern
Posted 7/14/2003
, Source not known
"Equally important, it was Cheney who launched (in a major speech on August 26, 2002) the concerted campaign to persuade Congress and the American people that Saddam Hussein was about to get his hands on nuclear weapons‹a campaign that mushroomed, literally, in early October with you and your senior advisers raising the specter of a ³mushroom cloud² being the first ³smoking gun² we might observe. "
Rivals Say Halliburton Dominates Iraq Oil Work, by NEELA BANERJEE
August 8, 2003, The New York Times

"A transcript of the July meeting shows that bidders were concerned even then that Halliburton would have a competitive advantage over other companies because it was already working with the Corps of Engineers in Iraq and helping to assess the repairs needed at oil production sites and pipelines after the war and years of an economic embargo."
Halliburton Profits Skyrocket on Iraqi Deals, by Sheila McNulty in Houston
August 8, 2003, The Financial Times

"Halliburton, the second biggest oilfield service company in the world, on Thursday said work in Iraq had boosted revenue as it swung from a loss to record second-quarter net income of $26m , or 6 cents a share, compared with the year-earlier period."
Questions on Halliburton Deal Under Cheney, by JEFF GERTH and RICHARD W. STEVENSON
August 1, 2002, The New York Times

"At issue now is whether Halliburton under Mr. Cheney was aggressive enough in investigating the asbestos liabilities it was taking on in acquiring Dresser, and whether it adequately informed shareholders of the risks at the time they were asked to approve the deal."
Halliburton's Deals Greater Than Thought
by Michael Dobbs, Washington Post Staff Writer
August 28, 2003
"Halliburton, the company formerly headed by Vice President Cheney, has won contracts worth more than $1.7 billion under Operation Iraqi Freedom and stands to make hundreds of millions more dollars under a no-bid contract awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, according to newly available documents."
Halliburton Accused Of Iraq Overbilling
California Rep. Waxman Says The Texas Oil-Services Company Overcharged US For Exporting Oil

October 10, 2003, CNN Money
"A Democratic lawmaker Wednesday accused Halliburton, the Texas oil services company once run by Vice President Dick Cheney, of overcharging the U.S. government for gasoline the firm imports into Iraq."
'Thieves Like Us' - Cheney's Backdoor To Halliburton, by Chris Floyd
October 24, 2003, The Moscow Times
"Let's begin by following the money from the mounting pile of dead bodies in Iraq to the silk lining of Dick Cheney's trouser pockets. This month the mainstream American press woke up to the long-established fact that Cheney is still receiving oodles of boodle in "deferred compensation" from his old firm, Halliburton, which just happens to be the biggest gorger at the Iraqi trough."
Will the French Indict Cheney? by Doug Ireland
December 29, 2003, The Nation
"Yet another sordid chapter in the murky annals of Halliburton might well lead to the indictment of Dick Cheney by a French court on charges of bribery, money-laundering and misuse of corporate assets."
Dick Cheney, Commander in Chief, by Jim Lobe
October 27, 2003, Alternet
"The image of the president of the United States as a tame horse, saddled up and ridden by his own vice president, may seem overblown, but Biden is not alone in his assessment of the White House's internal dynamics. When it comes to foreign policy, Cheney is increasingly seen as holding the reins in the power circles within Washington."
Halliburton May Have Overcharged Millions
by MATT KELLEY, Associated Press Writer
December 12, 2003, Associated Press
"A Pentagon audit has found Vice President Dick Cheney's former company may have overcharged the Army by $1.09 per gallon for nearly 57 million gallons of gasoline delivered to citizens in Iraq, senior defense officials say."
Documents Raise New Questions About Army Contract With Vice President Dick Cheney's Former Firm
Associated Press/ABC News
January 15, 2004
"Halliburton chose a high-priced Kuwaiti supplier for gasoline in Iraq just one day after considering bids from only three companies, an Army document says."
The Halliburton Shuffle, by BOB HERBERT
January 30, 2004, New York Times
"But if you go through some of Halliburton's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission over the past several years, as I have, you'll see a company that goes to great lengths - literally to the ends of the earth - to escape paying its fair share of taxes to the government that has been so good to it."
January 5, 2004
"But here comes the real stinker: Halliburton's contract from the Bushites actually gives the company an incentive to overcharge us taxpayers. It guarantees a profit to Halliburton of between two and seven percent of its costs ­ meaning that the more cost it can put into each gallon, the more profit Halliburton gets."

from The Daily Mis-lead
January 23, 2004

In an interview this month, Vice President Dick Cheney touted a report and leaked classified document that the Administration itself has billed "inaccurate" as the basis for his Iraq-Al Qaeda claims."

Cheney-Gate Escalates As Probe Becomes Official
by Jeffrey Steinberg
Executive Intelligence Review
November 11, 2003, appearing on Rense.com
"With the announcement by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.) that he had obtained a pledge from Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) to open a formal probe of the pre-Iraq war intelligence process, "Cheney-gate'' has moved into an intensive new phase."
Pressure Mounts On Cheney Over Wilson/Plame Affair Vice-President's Officials Accused Of Serious Felony, by Andrew Buncombe
May 1, 2004, The Independent - UK
"Vice-President Dick Cheney was under mounting pressure last night after he and his senior officials were accused of smearing a former ambassador and outing his wife as an undercover CIA officer in a deliberate act of revenge hatched inside the White House."
VP Cheney Helped Cover-Up Pakistani Nuclear Proliferation In '89 So US Could Sell Country Fighter Jets, by Jason Leopold
March 8, 2004, Scoop News
"Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and top members of the administration reacted with shock when they found out that Abdul Qadeer Khan, Pakistan's top nuclear scientist, spent the past 15 years selling outlaw nations nuclear technology and equipment. So it was sort of a surprise when Bush, upon finding out about Khan's proliferation of nuclear technology, let Pakistan off with a slap on the wrist. But it was all an act. In fact, it was actually a cover-up designed to shield Cheney because he knew about the proliferation for more than a decade and did nothing to stop it."
Cheney's ex-firm blasted over Iraq Auditors: Halliburton violated contract rules
March 11, 2004, Detroit Free Press
"Halliburton, the company awarded nearly $6 billion in government contracts to rebuild Iraq, significantly and systematically violated federal contracting rules by providing inaccurate and incomplete information about its costs, according to a special report by Defense Department auditors."
Cheney coordinated Halliburton Iraq contract
May 30, 2004, AFP
"A Pentagon e-mail said Vice President Dick Cheney coordinated a huge Halliburton government contract for Iraq, despite Cheney's denial of interest in the company he ran until 2000."
Halliburton is fined $7.5 million by SEC
by Floyd Norrism, IHT International Herald Tribune
, August 4, 2004
"Halliburton secretly changed its accounting practices when Dick Cheney, now the U.S. vice president, was its chief executive officer, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday as it fined the company $7.5 million and brought actions against two former officials."
Government begins Halliburton inquiry
Company says it didn't break any bribery laws

, June 12, 2004
"The federal government has opened a formal investigation into charges that Halliburton Inc. bribed Nigerian officials during the 1990s, when Vice President Dick Cheney was chief executive officer of the conglomerate, the company disclosed Friday."
Cheney and HAL
by William Greider, The Nation
, June 22, 2006
"A rather different story is told by a class-action investor lawsuit against Halliburton, recently revived after languishing for four years. It describes Cheney as not much different from other corporate titans ensnared by accusations of fraud. Brushing aside facts and subordinates' warnings, CEO Cheney made a series of daring but wrong decisions that were disastrous for the company."
'A Different Understanding With the President'
by Barton Gellman and Jo Becker, Washington Post Staff Writers, Washington Post
, June 24, 2007
"Just past the Oval Office, in the private dining room overlooking the South Lawn, Vice President Cheney joined President Bush at a round parquet table they shared once a week. Cheney brought a four-page text, written in strict secrecy by his lawyer. He carried it back out with him after lunch."
Pushing the Envelop on Presidential Power
by Barton Gellman and Jo Becker, Washington Post Staff Writers, Washington Post
, June 25, 2007
"Shortly after the first accused terrorists reached the U.S. naval prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 11, 2002, a delegation from CIA headquarters arrived in the Situation Room. The agency presented a delicate problem to White House counsel Alberto R. Gonzales, a man with next to no experience on the subject. Vice President Cheney's lawyer, who had a great deal of experience, sat nearby."
A Strong Push From Backstage
by Barton Gellman and Jo Becker, Washington Post Staff Writers, Washington Post
, June 26, 2007
"Air Force Two touched down at the Greenbrier Valley Airport in West Virginia on Feb. 6, 2003, carrying Vice President Cheney to the annual retreat of Republican House and Senate leaders. He had come to sell them on the economic centerpiece of President Bush's first term: a $674 billion tax cut."
Leaving No Tracks
by Barton Gellman and Jo Becker, Washington Post Staff Writers, Washington Post
, June 27, 2007
"Sue Ellen Wooldridge, the 19th-ranking Interior Department official, arrived at her desk in Room 6140 a few months after Inauguration Day 2001. A phone message awaited her."

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