• 42% of his first administration worked in his father’s administration.
  • 98 of his appointees, hired to regulate industry, were in fact lobbyists for those industries prior to appointment,
  • 2 years prior to becoming Energy Secretary, Spencer Abraham had cosponsored a bill to abolish the Dept. of Energy
  • 6 months prior to 9/11 the Cheney Energy Task Force was investigated Iraq’s oil resources
  • 39% of american’s polled in 2006 believes that US muslims should be required to carry special ID
  • The USA PATRIOT ACT violates 50% of the “BILL of Rights.”
  •  1,069 of the laws signed by Bush, came with signing statements by Bush exempting his administration from following those laws.
  • Approximately 100 intelligence reports, by which Bush claimed the right to go to war against Iraq, were from just 1 defector.  This defector was never allowed to be interviewd by US intelligence specialists.
  • 3.6% of all Iraqis were more likely to die in 2006, than in the last year of Hussein.
  • Probability that violence would be the cause of that death rose by 120 times
  • 3/4 of ALL Baghdad residents, in 2007, reported that they had had a friend or family member wounded or killed in the past 4 years.
  • 35% or all Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have applied for disability.
  • How many have been denied VA health care coverage? 452,677.
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