Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Halliburton Bribes Again!

by Pa Rock
Citizen Journalist

America's cuddly war criminal, Dickhead Cheney, was charged with bribery earlier in the week by a government agency in Nigeria, effectively adding one more country to the list of places that he may no longer visit.  The impropriety allegedly occurred in Cheney's pre-vice-presidential days when he was the overpaid head of Halliburton, and involved Cheney and fifteen other Halliburton executives slathering a total of six billion dollars on Nigerian politicians in exchange for favors and access to Nigeria's rich oil fields.

But not to worry, Halliburton is out with its checkbook working to get The Dick out of trouble.  It was reported in the national press today that the company has agreed to pay $250,000,000 to the Nigerian government in lieu of prosecution.  Paying cash to get out of a mess - sounds like Halliburton is still practicing bribery.  Of course, the company has the cash to spend considering all of the ill-gotten billions that it was able to bank while war-profiteering in the conflicts that Cheney helped to engineer.

Here's hoping George and Dick go out drinking some night and wake up the next morning in The Netherlands.  Even Halliburton probably doesn't have the resources to bribe the judges of the International Court of Justice at The Hague!  And it couldn't happen to a sweeter pair!

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