All Articles on Dick Cheney

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Sweet Little Lies
Four years into a war fought to eliminate a nonexistent threat, we all have renewed appreciation for the power of the Big Lie: people tend to believe false official claims about big issues, because they can't picture their leaders being dishonest about such things. But there's another political...
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Students Peacefully Protest Cheney's BYU Appearance
PROVO, Utah -- The signs were louder than the voices.Three weeks before a commencement speech by Vice President Dick Cheney, more than 100 protesters held a quiet rally Wednesday at Brigham Young University under strict rules set by the school, which is owned by the Mormon church. Stay in the...
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Bring On The Iraq Micromanagers
Why Congress Has Every Right to Pull Strings and Show Leadership in Executing The War.
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Saddam, Documents Indicate no Iraq-Qaeda Cooperation
WASHINGTON - Interrogations of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein and documents seized after the 2003 US-led invasion confirmed that his regime had not been cooperating with Al-Qaeda, the Washington Post reported on its website Friday.The report contradicted a strong argument for the invasion...
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Bushies Remember They Can't Recall
Washington -- The oldest legal dodge in the political witness testimony game is to simply say, "I can't remember." The Bush administration did not invent this hoary old practice, but his chosen few have certainly elevated the claim of bad memory to new extremes. This transparent verbal duck has...
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U.S. Values on Trial Alongside Hicks
Two days before David Hicks arrived at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba on January 11, 2002, flown there in a military transport from Afghanistan where he had been captured by Northern Alliance forces and sold to the US military for $US1000, lawyers at the US Justice Department drafted a memo on how the US...
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Let's Vote The Detainees Off The Island
Last week's big insider challenge to administration policy came not from the tell-all ex-chief of staff to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. It came from the nation's new Pen tagon boss. Defense Secre tary Robert Gates told a House subcommittee that he remains determined to shut the Guantanamo...
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George Bush's Land Mine:
If the Iraqi People Get Revenue Sharing, They Lose Their Oil to Exxon
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Bush Team Is Adept Only at Bungling
The Bush administration reminds me of Jimmy Breslin's comic novel, The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight . The premise of the novel was what if you had a Mafia gang whose members were incompetent at the things that mafiosi are supposed to do. Similarly, the Bush administration has often shot itself...
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Richard Nixon's Mideast Blunder
What Might Have Been if Nixon Had Supported His Secretary of State's Efforts to Secure Israel-Palestine Peace?
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