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Op-Ed: Dick Cheney's lack of care for innocents is America at its lowest

He is a de facto representative of the U.S, Dick Cheney. No longer in an office but still part of the political landscape. A player, maybe even the player in the GOP. And, as a recent interview shows, he is arrogant, smug and pridefully populist.

Dick Cheney admits some CIA terror detainees were innocent

Former US Vice President Dick Cheney acknowledged for the first time on Sunday that some of the men and boys detained as terrorism suspects after 9/11 were in fact innocent.

Torture memo author John Yoo admits CIA may have gone too far

John Yoo, the former Justice Department lawyer who authored a series of notorious memos cited by the Bush administration to justify the torture of terrorism detainees, acknowledged on Sunday that the CIA may have broken the law.

Dick Cheney to GOP on ISIS: Lets send U.S. troops back into Iraq

Before U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the nation on his plans to deal with the Islamic State, former Vice President Dick Cheney is making the case to the GOP to send troops into Iraq.

Op-Ed: Given a chance, Democrats failed to make things better

Washington - The Democratic Party is in decline, regardless of what sympathetic sources in the mainstream media say. It is not because of one thing that is going on; it is because of everything.

Op-Ed: Dick Cheney predicts Hillary Clinton will not be Democrat nominee

Washington, D. C. - Former Vice President Dick Cheney is clearly frustrated and struggling to regain lost credibility from the role played in shaping America' disastrous foreign policy during the failed George W. Bush years, mishandling and botching the events after 9/11.

Op-Ed: Iraq and the failure of interventionism

Baghdad - Iraq is in the news once again. With the ISIS taking over towns and cities all over Iraq with little resistance, neo cons are calling for more war. History shows those actions are a sampling of how intervention rarely ever works.

Bush terror czar Richard Clarke: Bush, Cheney are war criminals

The nation's former top counter-terrorism official has accused George W. Bush of "war crimes" for launching the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

10 years after Abu Ghraib, no justice for torturers, tortured

"You can't spell abuse without Abu," said one US Army medic to another, Sgt. Andrew Duffy, after throwing a seriously injured and handcuffed Iraqi prison to the ground, face-first, upon his arrival at Abu Ghraib.

Rand Paul: Cheney pushed for Iraq war to benefit Halliburton

A five-year-old video has emerged of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) accusing former vice president Dick Cheney of pushing for an invasion of Iraq because it would benefit Halliburton, where he was previously CEO.

American University students walk out on 'war criminal' Cheney

Washington - More than two dozen American University students staged a walk-out protest during an address by former vice president Dick Cheney at the Washington, DC school on Thursday.

Op-Ed: Hey Cheney, military families rely upon food stamps to survive

San Francisco - In the wake of US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's proposed "defense" cuts, former Vice President Dick Cheney lambasted the Obama administration for choosing programs of social uplift over militarism, even though the president has done no such thing.

Op-Ed: Cheney ordered docs to turn off heart device because of terrorism

Washington - While he was still vice president in 2007, Dick Cheney ordered his doctors to turn off the wireless component of the defibrillator attachment to his failing heart. According to an interview, he feared terrorists would use it to kill him.

Op-Ed: Cheney did 'hurt' US by leaking Plame, no 50 years like Manning

The day was June 22, 2005. In the congressional hearing room, former CIA agents and covert ops professionals were stating, one after the other, how the leak of Valerie Plame's undercover status as a spook had harmed the country.

Dick Cheney: Obama isn’t credible and Snowden is a traitor

About Snowden's flee to Hong Kong, Dick Cheney said that could be hinting he’s a Chinese spy. Snowden committed crimes in effect by violating agreements given the position he had. He argued the NSA surveillance is critically necessary to prevent attacks

Bush-Cheney began illegal NSA spying before 9/11, says telcom CEO

Contradicting a statement by ex-vice president Dick Cheney on Sunday that warrantless domestic surveillance might have prevented 9/11, 2007 court records indicate that the Bush-Cheney administration began such surveillance at least 7 months prior to 9/11.

Op-Ed: Letter to Cheney and Bush from dying Iraq vet on 10th anniversary

On the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, a veteran of that war wrote a letter to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. It is a letter that all Americans should read. (Updated with video interview.)

Sarah Palin fires back at Cheney over 'mistake' comment

Sarah Palin has fired back at Dick Cheney for saying that picking the former Alaska governor as John McCain's 2008 running mate was "a mistake."

Former V.P. Dick Cheney says Sarah Palin a 'mistake' in 2008

The former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney, a man still involved in American politics, said on Sunday that John McCain enlisting Sarah Palin as a running mate in 2008 was a "mistake." He said while he knows and likes her, she lacked experience.

Dick Cheney calls the Obama Administration a 'disaster'

The former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has stated that the Obama Administration has been a disaster and that it would be a major disappoint if he was to be voted in for another term in office.

Dick Cheney shows heart during speech

Dick Cheney has returned to politics just three weeks after receiving a new heart and reportedly gave a long speech prompting a thunder of applause.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney receives new heart

Washington - Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney is recovering in hospital following a heart transplant on Saturday. Mr. Cheney, 71, waited 20 months for a donor heart.

Dick Cheney cancels Toronto speech; Canada deemed too dangerous

Toronto - The former U.S. vice president has cancelled an appearance in Toronto, scheduled for April, because of security concerns.

Op-Ed: 9/11 Truth – its ‘reliable’ sources and proponents

9/11 Truthers insist the US Government is lying about the September 2001 atrocities, but how do their own witnesses and self-styled truth-seekers stack up?

Ron Paul slams Dick Cheney as 'dictator' of the GOP

With the GOP presidential nomination appearing increasingly to be a contest between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry, former Vice President Dick Cheney sought to dismiss the other candidates and attracted criticism from Congressman Ron Paul.

Op-Ed: Torture issues called ‘ a distraction’ in finding bin Laden

As President, Obama promised to end torture of prisoners, however in the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden some folks claim it was "enhanced interrogation" that led to finding the terrorist said responsible for 9/11.

Op-Ed: Vice President Richard 'Dick' Cheney allegations and war

Bribery charges were dropped against former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and Halliburton Company by the Nigerian government in a case dating back to the 1990’s.

Nigerian authorities to issue arrest warrant for Dick Cheney

Lagos - Former United States Vice President Dick Cheney and several officials from five foreign companies are facing charges in a $180 million bribery scandal. Indictments will proceed within a week in a Nigerian court.

Op-Ed: Now more than ever, it's important to vote on election day

Faux 'Tea Party' movements funded by billionaires like the Koch brothers, and foreign funds from the 'U.S.' Chamber of Commerce could return this country to the G.W. Bush administration days or worse. Now more than ever, it's important to vote

Star Wars fans strike back with #wookieleaks on twitter

The Empire is striking back with Twitter's Wookieleaks in what appears to be a massive conspiracy to leak Star Wars classified documents to the world. At this time the Pentagon does not see Wookieleaks as a threat to National Security.
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