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Patience as a Vice

The Bush administration asks you for your patience. It sounds reasonable. Patience is good, right? It’s positive. 3,848 Americans have died. $500 Billion taxpayer dollars have gone up in smoke and rubble. But there’s no plan for Iraq. No timetable. Just a plea for patience.
Note to the House and Senate: […]

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Vice President Dick Cheney has refused and evaded routine oversight of his office’s internal documents. When the National Archives unit that monitors the executive branch objected, Cheney suggested abolishing the oversight unit, according to documents released by a Democratic congressman. In 2004, Cheney blocked an on-site inspection of records that other agencies of the […]

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A Woman’s Touch in Iran

A year after President Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced a new strategy toward Iran, there’s debate over whether Iran’s nuclear desires can be curtailed.
Dick Cheney favors the strategic move of bombing the crap out of Iran . Condoleezza Rice seems to be against that… Either way, Iran is 10 years […]

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Every morning begins the same way for Dick Cheney:

It’s not easy to empire-build when you’re constantly distracted by myocardial infarctions and aneurysms. There’s the extra Hummer to hold your defibrillator (and back up defibrillator) and medical team. Daily near-death experiences. A heart that fires off blood clots like a Roman […]

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On Saturday, Halliburton CEO Dave Lesar announced that the conglomerate’s death star would move from Houston to Dubai, a booming city in the United Arab Emirates known for its don’t ask-don’t tell legal system. With no export controls and hardly any bureaucracy at ports, airports and free zones, Dubai provides stellar cover […]

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“Time after time, (the terrorists) have predicted that the American people do not have the stomach for a long-term fight.”
According to Dick Cheney, a military withdrawal from Iraq would place the United States in greater jeopardy because the terrorists would conclude they could attack America again and again.
And most likely they’d continue their hellish campaign […]

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Cheney Criticises China

Vice President Dick Cheney criticised China’s recent anti-satellite weapons test and a rapid military buildup as “not consistent” with China’s stated aim of a peaceful rise as a global power. China responded to Cheney that he could stand to lose 40 pounds.
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The Democratic-controlled Senate Foreign Relations Committee today dismissed plans for a troop buildup in Iraq as “not in the national interest” of the United States.
Cheney fired back for the President saying, “The president has made his decision.”
Emotional debate marked the day:
Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska: “There is no strategy. This is a pingpong game […]

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President Bush and VP Cheney said they will not budge from sending thousands more U.S. troops to Iraq no matter how much Congress opposes it.
“I fully understand they could try to stop me,” Bush said of new Democratic-controlled Congress. “But I’ve made my decision. And we’re going forward.” Cheney said withdrawing from Iraq […]

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VP Dick Cheney, grandpa-to-be, will be called to testify on behalf of his former chief of staff in the CIA leak case, defense attorney Ted Wells said today. Wells represents “Scooter” Libby, who is charged with perjury and obstruction.
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President Bush and VP Dick Cheney will meet Monday with members of a blue-ribbon commission trying to devise a direction for the war in Iraq other than “full speed ahead.”
From there it’s a photocopier paper box half filled with executive branch office debris, a fresh intern for a snack, and the secret service dude who […]

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“Would you agree a dunk in water is a no-brainer if it can save lives?” Mr Hennen asked.
“Well, it’s a no-brainer for me,” Mr Cheney replied. “But for a while there, I was criticised as being the vice president for torture. We don’t torture. That’s not what we’re involved in.”
The topic was waterboarding. Prisoners […]

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Cheney Fleeces the Faithful

The Dark Lord, VP Dick Cheney, nipped into Maine this week, raising more than $100,000 for the Maine Republican party at Becky’s Diner on the Waterfront, where he joshed with everyday Mainers. Just kidding! Cheney held court at a private oceanfront mansion on Shore Road.
Between 50 and 60 people attended the midday […]

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Bush: See Dick Run

President Bush said he is happy with Dick Cheney’s remarks - or the “cliff notes” version that he got from those fellows who do his reading for him — following Cheney’s shooting of a Texas lawyer. Mr. Cheney broke his four-day silence once public pressure showed no signs of abating and gave a statement […]

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When Vice President Dick Cheney shot a member of his quail hunting party last weekend, he violated some of the basic rules of hunter safety.Pat Lisi, recreational safety specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, said Cheney had violated two of the basic rules of hunter safety: “know your target and what is beyond,” […]

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For those of us who don’t hunt quail, Slate magazine covers three compelling questions:
1. Who was in charge of the hunt? Apparently there should be someone in charge and veteran quail hunters are speculating that no one was in charge.
2. At what range was Whittington hit? It was a cold, windy afternoon so the gentlemen […]

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Cheney: The Buckshot Stops Here

According to Texas Parks and Wildlife records, “swinging a shotgun outside a safe zone of fire is the No. 1 cause of hunting accidents,” and that’s exactly what happened when the VP aimed outside the 10-2 o’clock position and blasted attorney Harry Whittington in the face and upper body with a 28-gauge shotgun. According to […]

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Fulfilling a truly bipartisan dream, Vice President Dick Cheney shot a lawyer on a south Texas ranch this weekend during a quail hunt. The unwitting target? Millionaire attorney Harry Whittington who is listed in stable condition with a load of bird shot in his cheek, neck and chest.
Cheney is an avid hunter and […]

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