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Former Bush Official Promises to Testify if Someone Will ‘Pinochet’ Cheney
The former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell pledged Tuesday to testify against former Vice President Dick Cheney if he is ever tried for war crimes. Col. Lawrence Wilkerson told Democracy Now ‘s Amy Goodman that he would participate in a trial even if it meant personal...
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Deceit of Shakespearean Proportions
Behold this unctuous knave, a disgrace to his nation as few before him, yet boasting unvarnished virtue. The deceit of Dick Cheney is indeed of Shakespearean proportions, as evidenced in his new memoir. For the former vice president, lying comes so easily that one must assume he takes the pursuit...
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Cheney: An Obstinate and Pathological Inhumanity
Dick Cheney has boasted that Tuesday's release of his new memoir would see "heads exploding all over Washington." Would one were his. For now, the book has been called out for its chea p shots and wishful rewriting of history. Above all, the book reportedly confirms his status as a war criminal. P...
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Ten Reasons to Move Cheney’s Book to the Crime Section
Former Vice President Dick Cheney was given a multi-million contract to write a book about his political career. According to Cheney’s media hype, the book, called In My Time, will have “heads exploding all over Washington.” The Darth Vader of the Bush administration offers no apologies and feels...
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The Chapter That Went Missing From Dick Cheney's Book
Dick Cheney’s hyper-hyped autobiography is short on revelations (it turns out that the “secret undisclosed location” was his house) but long, very long, on excuse making when it comes to the wars of whim into which he steered the United States. The former vice president is still sure there were...
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Dick Cheney Urged George W Bush to Bomb Syria
Dick Cheney urged President George W. Bush to bomb Syria in 2007, the new autobiography of the then United States vice-president reveals.
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War is a Racket
“War is a racket,” wrote retired U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. Smedley D. Butler, in 1935. That statement, which is also the title of his short book on war profiteering, rings true today. One courageous civil servant just won a battle to hold war profiteers accountable. Her name is Bunnatine “Bunny”...
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Calls Mount to Investigate Bush Era Officials for Torture
WASHINGTON - Senior officials under the former George W. Bush administration knowingly authorized the torture of terrorism suspects held under United States custody, a Human Right Watch (HRW) report released here Tuesday revealed. Titled "Getting Away with Torture", the 107-page report presents a...
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Washington's Physics Problem in Iraq
There's a growing bipartisan consensus in favor of a prolonged "residual" occupation of Iraq without any open debate about the merits of this dangerous and expensive plan.
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Avoiding Impunity: The Need to Broaden Torture Prosecutions
President Barack Obama declared "nobody's above the law" in 2009, as Congress contemplated an investigation of torture authorized by the Bush administration. However, Obama has failed to honor those words. His Justice Department proclaimed its intention to grant a free pass to Bush officials and...
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