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Cheney Hunting Story Filled With Discrepancies

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Posted on Feb 18, 2006
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AP:

VP Accident Tale Filled With Discrepancies

WASHINGTON - Vice President Dick Cheney said he didn’t immediately disclose his hunting accident because he wanted the confusing details to come out right. Instead, authorized accounts came out slowly—and often still wrong.

The result: a week of shifting blame, belatedly acknowledged beer consumption (not “zero” drinking after all) and evolving discrepancies in how the shooting happened, its aftermath and the way it was told to the nation.

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Newsday:

Diagram in Cheney’s accident report wrong

WASHINGTON—There is something wrong with this picture.

In the only publicly available, official report on last weekend’s accidental shooting by Vice President Dick Cheney, a diagram of a body shows where Austin lawyer Harry Whittington was hit by pellets fired from Cheney’s Italian-made shotgun.

That diagram has been picked up and faithfully replicated by television and newspapers across the country, including the New York Times this week and by Newsday Thursday.

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By Yesrek, February 19, 2006 at 12:02 am Link to this comment
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Stupid article.

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By DAWILLIAMS, February 18, 2006 at 5:57 pm Link to this comment
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Dick Cheney is Vice President of the United States. He should have contact with the outside world at all times.  Suppose Bush was incapacitated and could function as the President how would the government get hold of Cheney.  Cheney says he delayed contacting anyone from the outside because of a communications unavailability.  At the very least he should have had a cell phone on him.  This was just a stall to make sure his story jibes right to put him in the clear of any wrong. 

The idea of Whittington apologizing to Cheney after the man shot him is reminiscent of some cult member apologizing to its head after he told the press he was brainwashed.  This Cheney is really a modern day Cardinal Richilieu.

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By viking_ll, February 18, 2006 at 2:41 pm Link to this comment
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posted by 2/11SunSets
That are the 13 hulls involved in VicePresident Cheney’s fabrication of facts and truth:
1) Army, Navy, Air Force (http://aia.lackland.af.mil/), and Marine Corpsintelligence

organizations; they collect and process intelligence relevant to their particular

services.
2) The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) collects and analyzes foreign intelligence on

national security topics.
3) Coast Guard Intelligence deals with information related to U.S. maritime borders and

homeland security.
4) The Defense Intelligence Agency provides military intelligence to commanders,

policy-makers, and force planners.
5) The Department of Energy performs analyses of foreign nuclear weapons, nuclear

nonproliferation, and energy security-related intelligence issues.
6) The Department of Homeland Security is charged with preventing terrorist attacks

within the United States, reducing American vulnerability to terrorism, and minimizing

the damage from attacks that do occur.
7) The Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR) collects

information affecting U.S. foreign policy.
8) The Department of the Treasury collects and processes information that may affect

U.S. fiscal and monetary policy.
9) The Federal Bureau of Investigation deals with counterespionage and data about

international criminal cases.
10) The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency provides imagery and other data,

generally in the form of maps, to describe and depict the Earth’s physical features.

Formerly called the National Imagery and Mapping Agency.
11) The National Reconnaissance Office coordinates the collection and analysis of

airplane and satellite reconnaissance information gathered by the military services and

CIA.
12) The Texas Parks and Wildlife Agency collecting datas around animal game hunting
13) The National Security Agency collects and processes foreign signals intelligence

information, such as telephone communications, and protects critical U.S. information

security VS
It’s a pleasure to present You Mr. Richard Hayes Phillips:
“Sat Feb 11 7:00 PM CST – SECRET SERVICE CALLS THE SHERIFF. The supervisor of the

McAllen Field Office notifies the Kenedy County Sheriff’s Department. The vice president

is not to be interviewed until Sunday morning. “They made arrangements at the sheriff’s

request to have deputies come out and interview the vice president the following morning

at 8 A.M.,” according to Secret Service spokesman Eric Zahren”(Richard Hayes Phillips).

And. Do shoot when the sun sets!
The time Cheney shot the human body seems in the bounds of the last half-hour of sunset

at the ranch(Kenedy County(?)) where the shooting took place. With other words:In the

last 20 minutes!

Reply to the actual time of shooting & sun-sets :
“The report says the shooting happened at 5:30pm.
So there may be another set of conflicting reports”(Posted by: Dee Pb.D at February 16,

2006 02:39 PM). 
Proof & Augmentation: 
“In an interview with Fox News, Mr. Cheney acknowledged drinking one beer with his

lunch. He said the hunt began several hours later. The shooting occurred around 5:50

p.m.(SIC!), according to the U.S. Secret Service, which traveled with the vice

president”(“Cheney cleared in shooting”, 02:10 PM CST on Thursday, February 16 2006, by

Michaels, Dave,The Dallas Morning News Corporation(compare: http://www.dallasnews.com)).
Reply to there are conflicting statement_Facts :
There is a unique Sunset at 18.10( Local Time ).
Calculation: 18.10 MINUS 17.50 equals 20 minutes QED

Posted by: viking_ll at February 16, 2006 04:27 PM

It’s a pleasure to present You Mr. Richard Hayes

Phillips:
“Sat Feb 11 7:00 PM CST – SECRET SERVICE CALLS THE

SHERIFF. The supervisor of the McAllen Field Office

notifies the Kenedy County Sheriff’s Department. The

vice president is not to be interviewed until Sunday

morning. “They made arrangements at the sheriff’s

request to have deputies come out and interview the

vice president the following morning at 8 A.M.,”

according to Secret Service spokesman Eric

Zahren”(Richard Hayes Phillips). And. Do shoot when

the sun sets!
The time Cheney shot the human body seems in the

bounds of the last half-hour of sunset at the

ranch(Kenedy County(?)) where the shooting took

place. With other words:In the last 20 minutes!

Reply to the actual time of shooting & sun-sets :
“The report says the shooting happened at 5:30pm.
So there may be another set of conflicting

reports”(Posted by: Dee Pb.D at February 16, 2006

02:39 PM). 
Proof & Augmentation: 
“In an interview with Fox News, Mr. Cheney

acknowledged drinking one beer with his lunch. He

said the hunt began several hours later. The shooting

occurred around 5:50 p.m.(SIC!), according to the

U.S. Secret Service, which traveled with the vice

president”(“Cheney cleared in shooting”, 02:10 PM CST

on Thursday, February 16 2006, by Michaels, Dave,The

Dallas Morning News Corporation(compare:

http://www.dallasnews.com)).
Reply to there are conflicting statement_Facts :
There is a unique Sunset at 18.10( Local Time ).
Calculation: 18.10 MINUS 17.50 equals 20 minutes QED

To your_blogs:I assume You at
least know that Armstrong(the
ranch owner) as President of
the Texas game hunting & forest
association edicted the law
that it is forbidden to hunt
in the last half sunset hour.

“Authorities did not investigate the accident until the next day. The Texas Parks and

Wildlife accident report, dated two days after the shooting, checked “No” on the

question of whether Cheney appeared under the influence of intoxicants. It did not

address whether the hunters had been drinking at all. (The report also included a

diagram depicting Whittington’s wounds on the wrong side of his body.)”(Calvin Woodward

& Nancy Benac The Associated Press, Washington Post, Saturday 18th february 2006).

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