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"Dick Cheney's America Is An Ugly Place": Foremost Champion Of Amoral Patriotism, Residing Well Beyond Good And Evil

I used to like Dick Cheney.

I can still remember watching him on NBC’s Meet the Press back in the early 1990s, when he was serving as defense secretary under President George H. 875 more words

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"Painfully Obscene": Dick Cheney's Tortured Appearance On 'Meet The Press' Should Be His Public Swan Song

It pretty much goes without saying that any pundit or political writer coming from the left side of center can be expected to presume Vice President Dick Cheney to be nothing less than the political equivalent of Darth Vader. 733 more words

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Darth Hater

Since there is apparently no justice in the world, Dick Cheney is still alive. He’s still alive and the Bush administration’s most visible and tenacious historical revisionist when it comes to the tactics employed in the Global War on Terror. 1,006 more words

News

"Make This Monster Pay A Price": Why We Needed To Hear From Dick Cheney One Last Time

Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s time is about up, in many senses. For a Republican Party trying to look forward, he shouldn’t be a go-to voice for the media on national security policy. 609 more words

National Security

On the CIA’s torture program: Admitting is only halfway to accountability

More than a decade has passed since the United States and its allies started their so-called ‘global war on terror’ the ripples of which are only becoming clearer as the years start to wane against… 438 more words

World Affairs

Cheney: Real torture was murders on 9/11

By Scott Wong

URL of the Original Posting Site: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/227079-cheney-real-torture-was-murder-of-americans-on-9-11

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday the rectal feeding and hydration described in a Senate report on harsh CIA tactics was carried out on suspected terrorists for “medical reasons” and did not constitute torture. 242 more words

Political

Assassins and Victims: The Senate Torture Report (Detour #22)


In October 2002, six weeks after the 9/11 attacks, suspected militant Gul Rahman was captured in Pakistan and taken to an abandoned factory in Afghanistan for questioning by the CIA. 1,105 more words

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