Tag: dick cheney

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Dick Cheney, Rich Lowry added to Washington and Lee Mock Con

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and National Review editor Rich Lowry have accepted invitations to Washington and Lee University’s 26th Mock Convention.


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UVA hires Dick Cheney/Pentagon staffer whose failures include Iraq, Mitt Romney

Eric Edelman is a former undersecretary at the Pentagon. He promotes higher military spending, an attack on Iran, and deployment of nuclear weapons.


Why does anybody pay any attention anymore to Dick Cheney?

Dick Cheney, as shadow president, lied us into a war that set America back for a generation, so he’s as qualified as anybody to speak on bad presidents.


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Memo to CNN: Put the blame on torture where it lies

Wolf Blitzer and his colleagues at CNN have been risking shoulder separations patting Blitzer on the back for his tough questioning on Tuesday of Sen. Dianne Feinstein regarding the release of a Senate report on the CIA’s use of torture on terrorism suspects in the ‘00s.


Chris Graham: The Sarah Palin ‘mistake’

The right-wing echosphere is howling once again. Another lefty critic has come down hard on Sarah Palin


Daily Rant | Dick Freakin’ Cheney? Seriously?

The former vice president is saying that President Obama is “afraid” to make key decisions on the war in Afghanistan, and that his indecision has hampered the efforts of U.S. troops and put at risk the mission in the Middle Eastern country. It’s been Obama’s war for eight months, while it was Cheney’s war for […]


Shahid Buttar | Torturing the rule of law

Sixty years ago, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson left Washington to pursue what he later called “the most important, enduring, and constructive work of [his] life”: prosecuting international war crimes committed during WWII. Justice Jackson helped usher in a new international regime that promised to help deter human rights abuses. 


Stop the Presses | The death of the Dems

We can’t leave well enough alone. Barack Obama won the keys to the White House, and our liberal and progressive friends are fretting over how he’s going to govern. We’re going to be Republicans fighting each other to the death before you know. Stop the Presses commentary by AFP editor Chris Graham. Length: 2:18.


Chris Graham | ‘W.’ as art, ‘Religulous’ as divine inspiration

“I don’t know. She said she fell asleep, it was so bad.” This was the warning from my wife after one of our friends saw an early screening of Oliver Stone’s “W.,” a chronicle of the life and times of the 43rd President of the United States of America, who thankfully is weeks away from […]