Bush Profits From
AP and Reuters blurbs below.
This blurb forgot that Cheney was a supporter
of oil/weapon deals w/ Saddam Hussien.
Also oversaw the use of DEET and 'flea collars'
that are associated w/ Gulf War Syndrom.
Former Defense Secretary Dick Cheney is shown in this 1992 file photo. Cheney, who
is heading up George W. Bush's vice presidential selection effort, has emerged as the
leading candidate for the job, a senior Republican official said Friday, July 21, 2000. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Bush is "very, very close''
to settling on the former Defense Secretary but cautioned that the
presumptive Republican nominee has not made a final decision.
(AP Photo/file)- (Friday 21 July, 8:45 PM ET)
Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush looks over
a pike of stone being applied to the outside of his new house on his central Texas
ranch July 21. The house is expected to finished by the time of the election.
(Rick Wilking/Reuters)- (Friday 21 July, 8:07 PM ET)
Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. George W. Bush
kisses his pet dog "Spot" while driving journalists on his
1,600 acre ranch in Crawford, Texas, Friday, July 21, 2000.
Spot, is an 11-year-old spaniel whose mother was "Millie,"
the famed pet of President and Barbara Bush,
(AP Photo/Eric Draper)- (Friday 21 July, 7:15 PM ET)
Refieneries in Pasadena, Texas, are scattered in the foreground
as downtown Houston stands in the smog Friday, July 21, 2000.
Deep cuts in industrial pollution for the nation's fourth largest city are among
recommendations to reduce the smog that has made its air worse than Los Angeles.
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)- (Friday 21 July, 6:15 PM ET)
These blurbs were nice enough to not mention
the role of wasting oil on global warming.
I guess they are waiting for Texas to turn to sand.
Don Peck, of Longview, Texas takes a break in the shade from laying
water pipes near Throckmorton, Texas Friday, July 21, 2000.
The city of Throckmorton only has 60 days of water left, so volunteers
are building a 15 mile water line to the nearby town of Elbert.
(AP Photo/LM Otero)- (Friday 21 July, 6:50 PM ET)
George Wein, left, and Bill Wright, center, both of the Metropolitian Water District of
Southern California, speak with U.S. Deputy of the Interior David J. Hayes discuss the
future of Southern California's water supply Friday, July 21, 2000, in Los Angeles.
Hayes, overseeing a new California water supply plan said momentum
for getting the CalFed program off the ground is threatened in Congress.
The Clinton administration wants $60 million this year to plan for the
$8.5 billion project that Congress isexpected to vote on next year.
The plan represents five years of talks among urban,
agricultural and environmental interests.
(AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)- (Friday 21 July, 6:15 PM ET)
This blurb should have just suggested that the job
be given to one of the vets who wound up w/
Gulf War Syndrome because of his dad's
weapon/oil deals w/ Saddam Hussien.
Also, failed to state where Hagel stand on weapon sales
to countries that refuse to account for POW/MIAs.
FILE - Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., is shown in a 2000 photo. Some 30 years after
earning two Purple Hearts in Vietnam, Hagel emerged from political obscurity to
become be a U.S. senator. Today--just past the midpoint of his first Senate term
and relatively little known outside his home state--the Nebraskan finds himself
being mentioned as a possible running mate for George W. Bush.
(AP Photo/File)- (Tuesday 18 July, 11:50 PM ET)