The Devil Walks: War Profiteer Dick Cheney Reemerges as Trump Surrogate to Push for ExxonMobil CEO Tillerson Appointment

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Fat–as the Death-birds on Iraq’s shore,
That glutted themselves in gore
” (Adapted from Shelley, 1812)
John Martin Pandemonium

War Profiteer “Vampire” Dick Cheney reemerged to push for ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s appointment.
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Politico author Eliana Johnson observes (12/16/16): “Cheney emerges as surprise Trump surrogate. The president-elect trashed his foreign policy during the campaign, but they’ve found common cause in Rex Tillerson.

Russia’s government-owned Rosneft and ExxonMobil had made an agreement which would essentially create a petroleum MegaCartel, but the sanctions against Russia are blocking the way. Even so, ExxonMobil through a Russian subsidiary is apparently still operating the Sakhalin I project, certainly in violation of the spirit of the sanctions and possibly in violation of the sanctions if they are illegally diverting equipment via subsidiaries. Is the US sanctions page intentionally murkier than Mississippi River mud? If the sanctions are dropped, and Tillerson Secretary of State, it appears…

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5 thoughts on “The Devil Walks: War Profiteer Dick Cheney Reemerges as Trump Surrogate to Push for ExxonMobil CEO Tillerson Appointment

  1. Here’s where it relates to the Bugle –

    [sent in]
    It looks like the current Glencore is a sort of Qatar-BP redux. The CEO is BP Tony Hayward and the largest shareholder is Qatar. It doesn’t sound like it has much to do with the previous. I think it was private under Rich and is now public. Now they are drilling for oil in Libya but just bought almost 20% of Rosneft. I think that BP owns another almost 20%. Tillerman means that Rosneft will drill the Gulf of Mexico, and West Texas, BTW – they will learn deep water drilling. That’s the plan. It seems like Rosneft and Exxon would have merged into a mega-conglomerate if it were not for the sanctions. That was the plan. They are still working together at Sakhalin along with the Japanese.

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