All Articles on Dick Cheney

If the crime is big enough—like creating or countenancing a U.S. torture archipelago that stretched from Thailand to Poland to Guantánamo Bay, or lying to the world to justify launching an aggressive war on Iraq—the risk of trial is nonexistent. No pardons required. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images) Views
Clemency for the Lowly, Free Passes for the Mighty
Of crimes and pardons in the Trump era
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Bernie Sanders Reminds Liz Cheney of Iraq War Lies After Daughter of Bush VP Attacks So-Called 'Fraud of Socialism'
"Really? I wasn't aware that it was 'socialism' that lied about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq."
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Neoconservative Comeback? They Never Left
In many ways, Trump’s bellicosity, his militarism, his hectoring cant about American exceptionalism and national greatness, his bullying of allies—all of it makes him not an opponent of neoconservatism but its apotheosis
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"Katie Porter (above) , who is supported by Sen. Elizabeth Warren and progressive groups, supports Medicare For All and other left ideas." (Photo: Katie Porter For Congress) Views
“Establishment Wins” Are Bad for Democrats – and the Country
Despite millions being spent to defeat the progressive movement, the left is experiencing an extraordinary ascendance.
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'Well, This Didn't Take Long': Endorsing Gina Haspel for CIA, Dick Cheney Says Bring Back Torture Program
"The conversation turns to torture and... look who's back..."
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Lewis 'Scooter' Libby speaks during a discussion at the Hudson Institute March 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) News
Troubling Signal Seen as Trump Pardons Cheney Sidekick Scooter Libby
"The audience here is Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen, and a slew of other people who can incriminate Trump."
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As Haspel Nomination Reopens Dark CIA Chapter, Liz Cheney Leads Pack of Torture Apologists
As lawmakers and former intelligence officials defend Trump's CIA pick, civil libertarians argue she "should be in jail."
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How to Sustain Perpetual War? Easy: Hide the Bodies
Sustaining America’s state of post-9/11 perpetual war requires skillful manipulation of the public at home. The key tool used for this purpose is the bloodless narrative, a combination of policy, falsehoods and media manipulation that creates the impression that America’s wars have few consequences...
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Is Another Cheney Headed to Washington?
Liz Cheney sails to victory in Wyoming GOP primary, in race for House seat once held by her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney
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Crimes of the War on Terror: Should George Bush, Dick Cheney, and Others Be Jailed?
"The cold was terrible but the screams were worse," Sara Mendez told the BBC. "The screams of those who were being tortured were the first thing you heard and they made you shiver. That's why there was a radio blasting day and night." In the 1970s, Mendez was a young Uruguayan teacher with leftist...
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