Tag Archives: Dick Cheney

Paul Ryan Promises Vice Presidency in Cheney Tradition

Sunday, November 4, 2012 Paul Ryan Promises a Vice Presidency in the Dick Cheney Tradition If you’re nostalgic for the good old days of Dick Cheney, the shadowy puppetmaster who pulled the strings and levers behind the scenes, who called … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney Moves to Top of Donor List, Receives New Heart at 71

Sunday, March 25, 2012 Former Veep Dick Cheney, was moved to the top of the donor list and received a new heart Saturday. He is recovering at Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA. The Associated Press reported: “Cheney suffered a … Continue reading

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Former Veep Dick Cheney Lobbied for MD Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Thursday, February 23, 2012 Former Vice President Dick Cheney lobbied the Maryland state legislature to pass a marriage equality bill that made it through the House of Delegates last Friday. That’s right. Arch conservative Dick Cheney is to the left … Continue reading

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The Big Dick: U.S. Should Have Bombed Iran Over Downed Drone

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 The Big Dick may be barely alive, his heart kept beating with a pump device, but he is still a firm hawk when when it comes to the use of U.S. military force. Dick Cheney told … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney: ‘Run, Hillary, Run!’

Thursday, September 8, 2011 Here’s a sobering fact: If only 79% of people who voted for Barack Obama in 2008 do so in 2012, he’ll likely lose to either Mitt Romney or Rick Perry. Dick Cheney, the de facto president … Continue reading

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Cheney ♥ Hillary?

Monday, September 5, 2011 They say politics makes for strange bedfellows. So it struck me as more than a little strange to read former vice president Dick Cheney compliment onetime presidential candidate and current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Unfortunately, Hillary … Continue reading

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Top CIA Official: Obama Changed Virtually None of Bush’s Controversial Programs

Friday, September 2, 2011 In 2007, candidate-Barack Obama pledged “a top to bottom review of the threats we face and our abilities to confront them.” Obama promised a sweeping overhaul of the Bush administration’s draconian “war on terror” which Obama … Continue reading

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Glenn Greenwald: Obama ‘eviscerates of the rule of law for political elites’

Friday, August 26, 2011 With the recent rash of DNC operatives fanning out across the blogosphere to defend President Obama in the lead-up to the 2012 general election, Salon.com columnist Glenn Greenwald on Thursday offered up a welcome dose of … Continue reading

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Cheney More “Evolved” than Obama on Gay Marriage

Sunday, June 26, 2011 With New York becoming the sixth state state to legalize same-sex marriage, and President Obama’s handlers saying his position on the subject is “evolving,” I thought this would be a perfect time to compare and contrast … Continue reading

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Cheney Speaks but His Words Contradicted by Polls

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Speaking to NBC News, former Vice President Dick Cheney looked into his crystal ball and predicted President Obama will be defeated for reelection in 2012. Cheney opined: “His overall approach to expanding the size of government, … Continue reading

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Halliburton Agrees to Pay $35 Million for an Old Dick

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 Halliburton has agreed to pay Nigeria $35 million to settle bribery allegations against former Vice President Dick Cheney, the company announced Tuesday. Cheney, who was Halliburton’s CEO in the 1990s, was charged with conspiracy and “distribution … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney: a Bargain at $250 Million?

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 It appears to be a very Merry Christmas for former vice president Dick Cheney. The government of Nigeria has negotiated a $250 million dollar settlement deal that would see charges dropped against Cheney in a bribery … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney Faces Bribery Indictment

Friday, December 3, 2010 Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency is set to charge former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney over a bribery scandal that involves a former subsidiary of energy firm Halliburton. The bribes concerned the construction of a liquefied natural gas … Continue reading

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Oh Well, Maybe Next Time

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Dick Cheney’s hospitalization yesterday was the result of a heart attack, according to a statement just released by his spokesperson: “Former Vice President Cheney was admitted to GW Hospital after experiencing chest pain. Lab testing revealed … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney Hospitalized with Chest Pains

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Dick Cheney was hospitalized Monday at George Washington University Hospital after suffering from chest pains. Fingers crossed. The rightwing shouldn’t worry. If his four-pack-a-day cigarette habit finally catches up to him, I’m sure daughter Liz Cheney … Continue reading

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From the Left New Year Edition

Friday, January 1, 2010 Happy New Year to everyone! 2009 was a year marked by renewed idealism with the election of President Obama, tempered by the realities a stubborn recession, record unemployment, and a huge setback on gay marriage in … Continue reading

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Donald Rumsfeld’s (Lack of) Leadership Allowed Bin Laden to Escape

Sunday, November 29, 2009 In a skewering U.S. Senate report set for release tomorrow, Osama bin Laden was “within the grasp” of American forces in late 2001 but escaped because then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld rejected calls for reinforcements. The report … Continue reading

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A Bow is Worse than a French Kiss?

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Former Vice President Dick Cheney, made a fool of himself (again) when he attacked President Barack Obama for bowing Japanese Emperor Akihito. Cheney told POLITICO.com: “There is no reason for an American president to bow to … Continue reading

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