Dick Cheney, Alberto Gonzales indicted by South Texas Grand Jury

by on November 18, 2008 · 1 comment

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Charges related to alleged abuse of prisoners in federal detention centers

Associated Press /  Nov. 18, 2008, 4:59PM
McALLEN, Texas – A South Texas grand jury has indicted Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on charges related to the alleged abuse of prisoners in Willacy County’s federal detention centers.

The indictment criticizes Cheney’s investment in the Vanguard Group, which holds interests in the private prison companies running the federal detention centers. It accuses Cheney of a conflict of interest and “at least misdemeanor assaults” on detainees by working through the prison companies.

Gonzales is accused of using his position while in office to stop an investigation into abuses at the federal detention centers.

Another indictment charges state Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. with profiting from his public office by accepting honoraria from prison management companies.

The indictments were first reported by KRGV-TV. [Go here for the original article at Chron.com ]

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dougbob November 19, 2008 at 6:39 am

sadly, this grand jury’s indictment will be squashed and the whole story will go away. darth cheney will use the “force” to make it go away.


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