re: $75,000 Per Household

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And let’s not forget, Laurence, that Dick Cheney personally stormed into the office of economist Larry Lindsey, Bush’s top economic advisor, to fire him on the spot for publicly stating that he thought the Iraq War could cost as much as $200 billion (the latest estimate is as much as $6 trillion).  Cheney informed Lindsey, the Harvard-trained economist, that Paul Wolfowitz assured him that the war would actually pay for itself, if not turn a profit via oil revenues.

3:59 pm on February 18, 2014