Liz Cheney Dropping Out Of Senate Race

By: Monday January 6, 2014 5:23 am

As hard as it is to believe that a campaign centered around someone whose sole qualification for office was being related to Dick Cheney wasn’t a wild success, it’s over. According to CNN, Liz Cheney is preparing to drop her bid to be a United States Senator from the state of Wyoming. The campaign seemed [...]

At Cheney Roast, Torture And Libby Case Get Laughs

By: Wednesday October 9, 2013 9:47 am

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was honored at the luxurious Plaza Hotel in Manhattan in a roast organized by Commentary magazine. The event was sponsored by Hedge Fund managers with John Podhoretz of Commentary emceeing. The roasters were Donald Rumsfeld, Michael Mukasey, Joe Lieberman, and Scooter Libby. According to a few attendees the jokes were [...]

Children Given Lifelong Ban From Talking About Fracking As Water Activists Labeled Terrorists By Government

By: Wednesday August 7, 2013 10:21 am

The absurd world of natural gas exploitation just keeps on producing wild stories. First there was the revelation of the Halliburton Loophole that Vice President Cheney instituted, exempting fracking from many environmental regulations, including the Clean Water Act. Then the stories of people lighting their tap water on fire due to natural gas from fracking getting into the [...]

Kerry Goes To South Korea As Cheney Claims ‘We’re In Deep Doo Doo’

By: Friday April 12, 2013 7:59 am

Secretary of State John Kerry is in South Korea today in hopes of deescalating the crisis instigated by North Korea’s third nuclear weapons test. In response to the weapons test the United States along with others nations passed new sanctions on North Korea. North Korea responded with a number of threats ranging from restarting the [...]

Dying Iraq War Veteran Writes Last Letter To Bush And Cheney

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 4:57 am

As we mark the 10 year anniversary of the Iraq War one of the war’s most outspoken veterans is going on hospice care, soon to leave this world. But before Tomas Young exits he had one last letter to send to the men responsible for his condition and so much senseless pain. ——————- To: George [...]

Shale Gas Export Boom: Planned All Along?

By: Friday May 4, 2012 2:53 pm

Cross-Posted From Nation of Change The race is on, full-steam ahead for the United States shale gas industry [PDF] in its quest to pipe and export gas obtained via the hydraulic fracturing process to lucrative global markets. On April 16, Cheniere Energy Inc. became the first corporation in the United States to receive approval by the Federal Energy [...]

ALEC Launches Assault on Renewable Energy Industry

By: Tuesday April 24, 2012 4:43 pm

A Cross-Post from DeSmogBlog The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as covered previously by DeSmogBlog, is the “Trojan Horse” behind mandating that climate change denial (“skepticism,” or “balance,” in its words) be taught in K-12 classrooms. Well, ALEC is at it again, it appears. Facing an IRS complaint filed by Common Cause, one of the leading advocacy groups working to [...]

Cheney Promotes “Quick Airstrike” Over Iran to Destroy Drone

By: Tuesday December 13, 2011 2:14 pm

Sith Lord Dick Cheney emerged from his homemade bunker today to criticize the Administration for not starting an air war over Iran to go along with the shadow war already in progress: CHENEY: The right response to that would have been to go in immediately after it had gone down and destroy it. You can [...]

Tucson Shooting Video Reinforces Need for Gun Safety Laws

By: Wednesday January 19, 2011 8:16 am

I don’t think this signals much of anything, because Dick Cheney doesn’t have to vote for anything. But it’s notable that our nation’s most prominent errant shooter acknowledged to NBC that “maybe it’s appropriate” to limit high-capacity gun magazines in the wake of Tucson. I really hope this video of the shooting doesn’t get leaked, [...]

For Future Reference on George W. Bush

By: Thursday November 4, 2010 10:03 am

I can’t bring myself to read the W. memoir Decision Points but here’s what we know from leaks so far. • Bush thinks he was a “dissenting voice” on the Iraq War, which shows that he doesn’t know the meaning of the word dissent. He means he was reluctantly pulled into war, presumably what led [...]

Cheney: “I Was A Big Supporter Of Waterboarding.”

By: Monday February 15, 2010 12:26 pm

Dick Cheney apparently expressed a deep abiding love for waterboarding on his appearance on ABC yesterday. This really shows how far we’ve come – or is that gone back? – as a nation in the post 9/11 era. There may have been politicians out there who loved torture back in the day, but they didn’t [...]

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