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Rand Paul Says Dick Cheney Pushed for
the Iraq War So Halliburton Would Profit

Mother Jones, by David Corn

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/8/2014 4:44:40 AM

Last week, continuing the sometimes catty intraparty feud between Republican hawks and GOPers skeptical of foreign intervention, former Vice President Dick Cheney took a shot at Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). But Paul is not likely to be fazed by criticism from Cheney, for several years ago the Kentucky senator was pushing the conspiratorial notion that the former VP exploited the horrific 9/11 attacks to lead the nation into war in Iraq in order to benefit Halliburton, the enormous military contractor where Cheney had once been CEO. Speaking at a private Las Vegas gathering of Republican funders and activists on March

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man, 4/8/2014 4:56:30 AM     (No. 9802107)

I am not sure if Corn is connecting dots in the wrong order and making a picture that is inaccurate about what Rand meant. That said, knowing what I know about Rand´s father, its not an implausible stretch to connect the dots that way truthfully. There are many facets about Rand (and even his father) that I do like, but their isolationist stance and tendency toward conspiracy theories is a bit hard to rationalize away.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/8/2014 5:16:49 AM     (No. 9802117)

Rand Paul must be a demonrat plant using the old tired line the libtards usually spout. No thanks. He´s not presidential material and neither is any other congress critter. Barry makes a good example of that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: geo11, 4/8/2014 6:07:13 AM     (No. 9802131)

Rand is digging a hole for himself each time he makes a stupid comment. He is no longer on my short list.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 4/8/2014 6:18:53 AM     (No. 9802137)

I always felt uneasy about this guy. Now I know why, he´s a loose canyon. Vote Ted Cruz.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 4/8/2014 6:19:53 AM     (No. 9802138)

Wish Rand would spend his time talking about Hilzilla. She´s a bigger threat than Dick Cheney.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SPARKY JOE, 4/8/2014 6:27:40 AM     (No. 9802142)

Rush Limbaugh, who probably didn´t care much for Paul anyway, will put an end to his candidacy on today´s Program [which will unfortunately be pre-empted in N.Y. by a Mets Game]

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StormCnter, 4/8/2014 6:34:55 AM     (No. 9802147)

No, Rush Limbaugh will not "put an end to" Paul´s candidacy today. But, Rand Paul may be doing so on his own.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: varkdriver, 4/8/2014 7:31:45 AM     (No. 9802195)

The LAST source on Earth for my news is Mother Jones and David "I Don´t Recall Any" Corn. More independent sources are needed.

Rand is starting to get the crazy gene working from the old man. Cheney had no connection to Halliburton; sheesh, you sound like an unhinged liberal.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: philsner, 4/8/2014 7:37:42 AM     (No. 9802199)

Yes #7, Sarah Palin isn´t a viable candidate, and Rush Limbaugh is just an entertainer.
I´m going to go out on a limb here and assert that you never listen to his show.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 4/8/2014 7:38:37 AM     (No. 9802201)

#8, did you watch the video?

As for other sources than Mother Jones, here is the story in the Chicago Sun-Times:

http://politics.suntimes.com/article/washington/rand-paul-dick-cheney-pushed-iraq-war-benefit-halliburton/mon-04072014-1121am

and the Washington Post:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/04/07/rand-paul-in-09-cheney-pushed-iraq-war-to-benefit-halliburton/

Yes, they both say Mother Jones "unearthed" the video, but no one is suggesting it´s been doctored. I believe Paul will have to talk about this, pronto. Most of us are very fond of Dick Cheney and most of us know the Iraq war wasn´t on behalf of Halliburton.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: flybynight, 4/8/2014 7:51:19 AM     (No. 9802213)



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Reply 12 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 4/8/2014 8:30:02 AM     (No. 9802260)

Thanks for posting this. I´m always looking forward to what David ( people don´t chew their) Corn has to say. Just as I am to the next hit piece from Katrina VanHouvel on Ted Cruz and time he used Ronald Reagan and ´
isn´t´ in the same sentence.

Don´t worry, we´re all planning to vote for Jeb Bush.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 4/8/2014 9:08:04 AM     (No. 9802304)

I believe David Corndog the same way I believe Barack Obama. *snicker* *guffaw*

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Skeptical1, 4/8/2014 11:00:08 AM     (No. 9802460)

I watched the video and did not like Rand Paul´s innuendo-style of argument. I don´t like David Corn either, but the messenger is not the issue here.

If Rand Paul had (at the time of this 2009 speech) a credible argument linking Cheney´s Halliburton connection and the decision to go to war, he should have shared it with the audience. Instead, he just observed that Cheney had been the well-paid CEO of a company which later won war contracts, "so you decide".

Any thoughtful person can see that there´s not nearly enough here to justify Paul´s weasel-worded accusation against Cheney. But there is enough to satisfy the typical knee-jerk leftist, and I´m sorry to see Rand Paul in the same company.

Too bad, I was thinking he might be my guy.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: QRP, 4/8/2014 11:17:20 AM     (No. 9802487)

I guess the real problem is that insanity just runs in the Paul family.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 4/8/2014 11:41:13 AM     (No. 9802523)

I´m not sure why, but Rand Paul has always given me the creeps whenever I see him. Makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up. He strikes me as a stealth version of his father.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Okie 52, 4/8/2014 1:34:21 PM     (No. 9802706)

This is a non-story. Typical Socialist Disruption Theory, taking something said on the campaign trail 6+ years ago then transplanting it into a non-existent dust-up in the Republican Party. Republicans have been disagreeing about foreign policy since Eisenhower but it´s not the main focus and no one has been ex-comminucated for a differing opinion. David Corn is trolling for Conservatives who can and are on both sides of this issue. Keep moving, folks, nothing to see here.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: FunnyGirl, 4/8/2014 1:46:01 PM     (No. 9802719)

Rand should stay in the Senate where he can do some good. He is a legislator, not a manager, it´s where he will do the most good. Besides, he has zero personality and will not be a viable candidate nationally. Like others here, I like him to a point, but not when it comes to foreign policy.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/8/2014 6:37:20 PM     (No. 9803090)

I like Rand Paul less and less. Increasingly, it looks like the nut did not fall far from the tree after all. Before he runs his mouth against the former VP, he should check out Cheney´s resume. Rand Paul WISHES he had the experience, track record and Washington D.C. successes that Cheney has enjoyed. You aren´t man enough to be criticizing Dick Cheney, Dr. .Paul.

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