All Articles on Dick Cheney

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The Last Letter
A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran
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Cheney’s Legacy: Honesty Still in Short Supply
As the world marks the centennial of World War I, the guns of August are again being oiled by comfortable politicians and the fawning corporate media, both bereft of any sense of history. And that includes much more recent history, namely the deceitful campaign that ended up bringing destruction to...
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Cheney speaks to US troops at Camp Anaconda, Iraq in 2008. (Creative Commons) Views
Cheney's Chutzpah – A Rebuttal
Oscar Levant defined Chutzpah as that quality which enables a man who has murdered his mother and father to throw himself on the mercy of the court as an orphan. It was the first phrase that came to mind reading the former US vice president's recent article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal...
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Wait, Really?
Dick 'I Am Not An Actual Human Being' Cheney has crawled out of his cave twice in recent days: To pen a ghastly WSJ op-ed on how we need to go kill more people in Iraq with the infamous straight-faced line on Obama that, “Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so...
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The United States' Tragic Role in Iraq
The dramatic rise of the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)—which even al-Qaeda deemed too extreme to remain part of its network—is a tragedy by any measure. It would also be tragic if we allowed the very forces that created this mess to explain it away. Despite claims by the Bush...
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The Almighty Mess in Iraq (Courtesy of Bush & Cheney)
The late Saddam Hussein was certainly right when he predicted that America’s invasion of Iraq would become “the Mother of All Battles.” Eleven years later, it continues. This week saw the collapse of two divisions of Iraq’s government army, a full 30,000 men running like chickens before the...
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The Last Letter: Tomas Young Savages George Bush and Dick Cheney
Tomas Young, paralyzed veteran, vocal critic of the Iraq War, and focus of the anti-war film Body of War who has said he plans to end his life in April , has written a final furious message to the men who destroyed his and hundreds of thousands of others' lives. It is a searing indictment of "the...
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Endless War, Lies and Terror: The Decade Since 9/11
"We support your war of terror," proclaims Borat to a cheering crowd of Americans in a stadium, in the popular Sacha Baron Cohen film. The crowd apparently thinks he got the preposition wrong, but what makes the line darkly humorous is that he didn't. Most of the victims of America's wars that are...
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The Next President's Task in War on Terror
AND SO it ends. The longest, most expensive, and riveting campaign in living memory is finally over. It has been an international cliff-hanger, with people in Europe, Africa, and Asia following every little twist and turn as avidly as anyone in the United States. For even though they may not have...
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Cheney, Torture and the Chance to Restore the Rule of Law
The Constitution of the United States is absolutely clear when it comes to matters of torture. Amendment 8 specifically states that,"Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted." Acts of torture are by definition and common...
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