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Unbelievably, the New York Times Editorial Board is calling for a special prosecutor to conduct a criminal investigation of Vice President Dick Cheney.
WASHINGTON -- Late this afternoon, former Vice President Dick Cheney agreed to be waterboarded and rectally hydrated in order to safeguard U.S. citizens and preserve American values. Cheney spoke with Wolf Blitzer on CNN. "It's beenShow More Summary
From the editorial board of the New York Times: Any credible investigation should include former Vice President Dick Cheney; Mr. Cheney’s chief of staff, David Addington; the former C.I.A. director George Tenet; and John Yoo and Jay Bybee, the Office of Legal Counsel lawyers who drafted what became known as the torture memos. Show More Summary
The furry South American creatures may hold the cure to AIDS; Flickr gave up on its plan to sell prints of Creative Commons photos after much criticism; meanwhile, Dick Cheney admits he has no problem with innocent people being tortured. Show More Summary
The New York Times has joined the call for a criminal investigation and prosecution of those responsible for the Bush Administration's torture policy. [A]ny credible investigation should include former Vice President Dick Cheney; Mr.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney vandalized the Constitution, Justice, and earmarks of decency that distinguish civilization from savagery as thoroughly as Alaric the Great vandalized Rome in 410 A.D. He would have been ostracized by...Show More Summary
"Public-sector employment, where there is less discrimination in hiring and pay, has traditionally been an important venue for creating a black middle class." — Professor Carol Anderson Arch-reactionary Nina Rees was a long-time deputy assistant to Dick "rectal feeding" Cheney. Show More Summary
By Infidel753 I don't actually know who Gul Rahmân was, and neither do most Americans, which is unfortunate. One salient fact about him is known, however -- he was not a terrorist. Nevertheless, due to an error, he was apparently arrested on suspicion of being one. Show More Summary
Former Vice President Dick Cheney had a lot to say on Meet The Press last Sunday about his love affair with torture as he responded to the newly released Senate Torture Report, but the New Yorker's Jane Mayer dug deeper into the report...Show More Summary
Image via Shutterstock Dick Cheney and many other Bush administration officials were lying about torture, and now we have proof. After reviewing thousands of the CIA's own documents, the committee has concluded that torture was ineffective as an intelligence-gathering technique. Torture produced little information of value, and what little it did...
Greenwald is right. The refusal of Obama to prosecute our Iraq war criminals is the original sin of his administration: "The reason why Dick Cheney is able to go on 'Meet The Press' instead of being where he should be—which is in the...Show More Summary
Kevin Drum shares a discouraging fact on Mother Jones. This is the most discouraging part of the whole torture debate. It’s one thing to learn that Dick Cheney is every bit the vicious wretch we all thought he was. But time after time since 9/11, polls have shown that the American public is basically on [...]Show More Summary
Appearing on HuffPost Live Thursday, Glenn Greenwald went after former Vice President Dick Cheney for...
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is The top secret files of Dick Cheney: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook December 17: The Frankenstein We Have Created (Police rep speaks to MSNBC), by JoanMar POTUS Permanently...Show More Summary
Besides the fact that Dick Cheney’s policies haven’t and don’t work, his facts are just wrong. First PolitiFact rated Cheney’s claim that terrorists were not covered by the Geneva Convention “mostly false,” writing: Cheney has a point that unlawful combatants are not afforded as high a level of protection as prisoners of war or civilians. [...]
The day before the Senate Intelligence Committee's recent publication of a damning report on the CIA's torture of terrorism suspects, former vice president Dick Cheney defended the agency's methods as “absolutely, totally justified." "They deserve a lot of praise," he told The New York Times. Show More Summary
Former Vice President Dick Cheney (R) did a short press junket earlier this month to defend his administration’s actions regarding the CIA’s “Enhanced Interrogation” programs, which a Senate report characterized as torture. On Thursday, Mediaite reported that multiple...
Ben Franklin once wrote that "it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer." Dick Cheney, on the other hand, said: "I'm more concerned with bad guys who got out... than I am with a few that...Show More Summary