Saturday, April 21, 2007

The Inexplicable Enrichment of Bush Cronies


If you need any further evidence (or just want a digest of the collective tidbits) of what the most venally corrupt presidential administration in American history has wrought for its friends, patrons, associates and former employees, read this article by Evelyn Pringle. It is guaranteed to set your blood boiling, and inspire fantasies of Robespierrian flirtations with guillotines and such. Unless, of course, you were one of those friends, patrons, associates or former employees.

"Halliburton CEO David Lesar made $26.6 million in 2005, and nearly $50 million since 9/11, an amount that even beats the $24 million that Dick Cheney received in exchange for the guarantee that Halliburton would be the number one military contractor during the Bush administration. "

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