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Monday While-We’re-Waiting Open Thread

Tanned, rested, ready. RT @EWErickson: Dick Cheney for SecDef! — daveweigel (@daveweigel) November 24, 2014 Matt Yglesias, at Vox, points out the new Wingnut Wurlitzer meme: Conservative pundits who didn’t like the bipartisan comprehensive...Show More Summary

Indoctrination in the Classroom: Prof Dresses as Cheney, Pretends to Shoot Up Class (Video)

More mind-numbing indoctrination in the classroom. Professor John Gruhl dresses as Dick Cheney for Halloween and then pretended to shoot up the class. Via College Fix: The College Fix reported: A political science professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln dressed … Continue reading ?

Tomas Young, Author of ‘The Last Letter,’ Dies

The Iraq War veteran who wrote a scathing letter last year blaming George W. Bush and Dick Cheney for the national tragedy that was the Iraq War died at his home in Seattle on Monday. The cause of death was not immediately clear, according to media reports. Young was shot in an ambush in Sadr [...]Show More Summary

Tomas Young, Veteran Author of ‘The Last Letter,’ Dies at 34

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Iraq War veteran and activist Tomas Young has died, Democracy Now is reporting. There is no word as of this posting about the cause of death. Young was the author of “The Last Letter,” a message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, published by Truthdig, in which he stated his intention to go off medication and die. Show More Summary

Regrets, Eric Holder has a few

In the span of 20 minutes at the Washington Ideas Forum on Wednesday, I covered a lot of ground in my interview with Attorney General Eric Holder. His response where he may or may not have compared former Vice President Dick Cheney to the Frank Underwood character in “House of Cards” got traction. As did […]

YEAH, I’M GUESSING WE WON’T HEAR MUCH ABOUT THIS: Those Ebola Vaccines in Testing Now? You Can Than…

YEAH, I’M GUESSING WE WON’T HEAR MUCH ABOUT THIS: Those Ebola Vaccines in Testing Now? You Can Thank Dick Cheney for That.

Burned: Valerie Plame Wilson’s new Roman a Clef on Dick Cheney’s Great Betrayal

Bloomberg “Valerie Plame Wilson, author and former CIA officer, discusses her new book entitled “Burned” and national security in the 21st century with Bloomberg’s Pimm Fox on “Taking Stock.” (Source: Bloomberg)” Channel…

Dick Cheney wants you to be very afraid

The former VP predicts a "mass casualty attack" worse than 9/11 -- and shamelessly defends torture

Cheney: World More Dangerous Now Than Before 9/11

Happy talk optimist Dick Cheney says it’s worse now than before 9/11. He spoke with Bill Kristol, who applauded Cheney for his “model” public service. Cheney surveyed the world — particulary the Middle East — and expressed concern about Iran getting nuclear weapons. If that happens, Cheney predicted, many other countries in the region would [...]

A conversation with Dick Cheney

(Scott Johnson) The Foundation for Constitutional Government has just released Bill Kristol’s “Conversation” with former Vice President Dick Cheney. The “Conversation” is one in a series of long-form interviews conducted by Bill with key intellectuals and players. Show More Summary

Leon Panetta's favorite joke.

"Looking back on my career, I’ve been a Republican, a congressman, and White House chief of staff, and a defense secretary. Come to think of it, I’ve done everything that Dick Cheney has done. Except the guy I made sure got shot in the...Show More Summary

JFK schools Dick Cheney on civil rights and American global leadership

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is outraged—outraged!—that Barack Obama felt compelled to mention the national shame of Ferguson, Missouri, during the president's powerful address to the United Nations. Accusing Obama of comparing the killing of Michael Brown to the butchery of ISIS, Cheney declared, "I am stunned." But he shouldn't have been. Show More Summary

Dick Cheney Blames Abraham Lincoln, Mother Teresa, and Kim Kardashian for the Rise of ISIS

Now that the U.S. has begun airstrikes against the terrorist group ISIS in Iraq and Syria, former Vice President Dick Cheney is really angry that the group was allowed to rise in the first place. But while most of his fury has been directed...Show More Summary

The Cancer of Disloyal Opposition

To anyone who has even a passing degree of familiarity with me this is not going to come as a great surprise, but I don't watch Fox News on a regular basis. When I heard that Liz and Dick Cheney were going to be on with Sean Hannity Wednesday night, I was curious to hear what the former vice president would have to say now that the U.S. Show More Summary

Cheney: ‘There Will Be Another Mass Casualty Attack On The United States

Dick Cheney, surprise, surprise, doesn’t think President Obama attacked ISIS soon enough, because he “doesn’t have a world view consistent with reality” and “it’s deliberate.” “I think it’s deliberate. I think [Obama] has a world view, and increasingly what he’s found is that it isn’t consistent with reality.” Cheney hit Obama for his hesitation to [...]

Darth Cheney And Spawn Offer Unwelcome Military Advice

When former Vice President and Dark Lord, Dick Cheney says, Obama has a world view that is inconsistent with reality, somehow I don't feel any less safe. When you can make up evidence of weapons of mass destruction that don't exist, you can pretty much contrive any falsity after that. Show More Summary

Cheney Biographer, Fox News Contributor Put On DHS Terrorist Watchlist; Harry Reid's Spokesperson Says It's No Big Deal

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Stephen Hayes, who is the official biographer of former Vice President Dick Cheney and who also authored an entire book promoting dubious claims that Saddam Hussein and Al Qaeda had a close working relationship, is the sort of person...Show More Summary

HEH: Shep Smith to State Dep’t spokesman: You guys have basically adopted Dick Cheney’s theory …

HEH: Shep Smith to State Dep’t spokesman: You guys have basically adopted Dick Cheney’s theory of preventive war now, huh?

The Dick Cheney view of presidential power is winning

Feckless Congress campaigns instead of voting on Syrian airstrikes, while McCain and Graham want to move on Assad

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