All Articles on Dick Cheney

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Amid Senate Skirmish, Obama Continues to Shield CIA and Bush-era Torture
White House still refusing to hand over key documents about CIA torture to Senate investigative panel
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America vs. the World
The word imperialism fell into disuse in recent decades. If it seems slightly retro, that is only because there aren’t enough Americans committed to telling the ugly truth about their government. During the Cold War era we were told that communism increased in influence via a domino effect,...
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Absolutely Dangerous: More War, Less Food for the Hungry
War criminal, five-time draft dodger, defense industry profiteer and venal fear-mongering excuse for a human being Dick Cheney crawled out from his cave recently to tell Fox News that Obama's plans to cut the military budget are "over the top" because now how will the U.S. dominate the world and...
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Clapper Reads From the Bush/Cheney/Nixon Playbook to Fear-Monger Over Transparency
James Clapper, President Obama’s top national security official, is probably best known for having been caught lying outright to Congress about NSA activities, behavior which (as some baseball players found out ) happens to be a felony under federal law . But – like torturers and Wall Street...
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In the Darkness of Dick Cheney
(or The Smile of Secret Power)
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‘F….Europe’
“F….Europe!” Such were the words used in Kiev, Ukraine by Victoria Nuland, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Europe. Nuland was referring to the European Union’s reluctance to get too deeply involved in Ukraine’s current strife or to impose sanctions on the former Soviet republic. But Nuland...
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Christie, Clapper and other Officials who should be in Jail instead of Snowden
The vindictiveness toward Edward Snowden in official Washington has nothing to do with law-breaking and everything to do with the privileges of power. The powerful in Washington may spy on us, but we are not to know about it. Snowden’s sin in their eyes was to level the playing field, to draw back...
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CIA Lawyer: Stopping Torture 'Would Have Been Easy,' But I Approved It Anyway
John Rizzo describes how he decided not to put halt to torture; Calls Bush "stand-up guy" for his role
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Liz Cheney Quits
The neoconservative firebrand will still fight for "freedom" and "liberty" but her insurgent and controversial campaign has ended
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Scott Walker Intimidated by Big Money
Scott Walker’s new book seeks to portray the governor of Wisconsin as an “unintimidated” political warrior, ever at the ready to advance the conservative cause. That, like Walker’s suggestion that his austerity agenda has been successful, is a fantasy grounded in his ambition rather than reality...
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