It could not happen to a better person. What Dick Cheney should really be charged with is War Crimes. He used the Vice-Presidency not only to move his world view further and in the process murdered thousands of American implicitly and thousands of Iraqis explicitly with an illegal war.
It made few headlines when Dick Cheneyin the last days of his vice-presidency, dismissed as a caricature the idea that he was "a Darth Vader type-personality". He told a radio interviewer: "I think all of that's been pretty dramatically overdone. I'm actually a warm, lovable sort.
The scandal involved payment of money to Tristar, a consulting company that worked with another company to administer the contracts and execute the work in Nigeria. The money, along with money from other companies, was then allegedly used to bribe Nigerian officials for contracts and to bribe Nigerian customs officials on behalf of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, known in the U. Nigerian authorities already arrested 23 officials from the companies involved and are seeking more arrests this week.
Last week, Richard Clarke, the man to whom nobody in the administration of C-Plus Augustus listened because what did he know, anyway? Whether that would be productive or not, I think, is a discussion we could all have. But we have established procedures now with the International Criminal Court in The Hague, where people who take actions as serving presidents or prime ministers of countries have been indicted and have been tried. So the precedent is there to do that sort of thing.
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Cheney spoke in far broader terms about the effort to expand the powers of the executive than President Bush did on Monday during an hourlong news conference. Cheney, who was in many ways the intellectual instigator of the rapid expansion of presidential authority as soon as Mr. Bush took office.
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When a prospective member of George W. Bush's cabinet drew up a list of reasons why he was not right for the job, the incoming vice president interjected: "I had a list just like yours, except I had three heart attacks on mine. Besides his heart problems, he had been out of elective politics for over a decade, resided in the same state as Bush, and matched his ideological leanings so closely that he provided little balance for the ticket. Cheney instead offered experience and gravity to an unseasoned presidential candidate.