(CNN) – Republican leaders in Congress received a dire warning on Tuesday from former Vice President Dick Cheney on the ongoing crisis in North Korea.
“We’re in deep doo doo,” Cheney told lawmakers, according to a GOP leadership aide.
Cheney talked about the North Korean leader, Southerland said, and shared some of his history dealing with Saddam Hussein, noting “you never know what they’re thinking.”
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday night that President Barack Obama has jeopardized U.S. national security by nominating substandard candidates for key cabinet posts and by degrading the U.S. military.
“The performance now of Barack Obama as he staffs up the national security team for the second term is dismal,” Cheney said in comments to about 300 members of the Wyoming Republican Party.
Cheney, a Wyoming native, said [...]
September 11th, 2012
“The process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor.
Project for a New American Century – Rebuilding America’s Defenses (September 2000) [link]
Prepared, in Part, By : Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Former Vice President Dick Cheney, President of the World Bank Paul Wolfowitz”
Over a decade after the largest domestic attack in U.S. [...]
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said in an interview with ABC’s Jonathan Karl that Sarah Palin’s choice as the Republican vice presidential nominee in 2008 was a “mistake” because her background “didn’t pass the test of being ready to take over.”
“I like Governor Palin. I’ve met her. I know her. She is an attractive candidate,” Cheney told ABC. “But based on her background, she’d only been governor for, what, two years. I don’t think she passed that [...]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney walked onstage without any assistance and spoke for an hour and 15 minutes without seeming to tire in his first public engagement since he underwent a heart transplant three weeks ago.
“He has been an unmitigated disaster to the country,” Cheney said of President Barack Obama.
“I can’t think of a time when I felt it was more important for us to defeat [...]
UPDATE: Rep. Kruger returned calls for comment this morning, he is quoted below. Kruger’s Twitter account history has also been blocked from view.
Rep. Chuck Kruger (D-Thomaston), the Democrat chair of the Maine legislature’s Moderate Caucus, used his Twitter account to express his view that former Vice President Dick Cheney should be executed. This comment has led some to question the validity of Kruger’s moderate credentials.
Kruger made the statement through his [...]
Not long before Dick Armey – a conservative Republican constitutionalist – retired as House majority leader, he gave a speech expressing his worry about the government’s increasing blanket surveillance over We the People. He practically begged President George W. Bush to “use these tools we have given you to make us safe in such a manner that’ll preserve our freedom” (my book, “The War on the Bill of Rights and [...]
* Doctors say Cheney’s wait for a heart was longer than usual
* 65 usually upper limit for heart transplant
By Julie Steenhuysen and Debra Sherman
CHICAGO, March 25 (Reuters) – At 71, former Vice President Dick Cheney was older than average for a heart transplant, but doctors said on Sunday that advances in care have made it possible for older patients to still be good transplant candidates.
And not only was he older than the typical [...]
(Reuters) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney was recovering on Saturday after undergoing heart transplant surgery, a once risky procedure whose survival rates have improved over the years.
The 71-year-old Republican, who wielded unprecedented power as vice president during the George W. Bush administration’s war on terrorism, was in the intensive care unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.
Cheney, who has suffered five heart attacks, the first at age [...]
Former Vice President Dick Cheney received a heart transplant on Saturday, his office announced.
A statement from the former vice president’s office said Cheney is now recovering in the Intensive Care Unit of Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., outside of Washington.
The statement said Cheney had been on the transplant list for 20 months and did not know the identity of the donor.
“Although the former Vice President and his family [...]
TORONTO (AP) — Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney canceled a Canadian speaking appearance because of security concerns sparked by demonstrations during a visit he made to Vancouver last fall.
Cheney was scheduled to talk about his experiences in office and the current American political situation at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on April 24.
But Ryan Ruppert of Spectre Live Corp. said on Monday that Cheney and his daughter Elizabeth had [...]
This post originally appeared at CNBC.
Politicians vying for the highest office in America often try to project a down-home demeanor to endear themselves to the electorate.
At the same time, nobody can mount a serious campaign for the presidency without money, and lots of it.
So as nice as it is to come off like someone a voter would love to have a beer with, even the folksiest candidate will never make it to the Iowa caucus [...]
Jerusalem Post article implies US will stage provocation to justify military assault
Paul Joseph Watson
Friday, January 13, 2012
Former Israeli intelligence officer Avi Perry writes that a “surprise” Pearl Harbor-style Iranian attack on an American warship in the Persian Gulf will provide the pretext for the US to launch all-out warfare against Iran.
Given the fact that former Vice President Dick Cheney’s office openly considered staging a false flag attack on [...]
December 3, 2011
Preface: This post does not discuss whether or not 9/11 was a “false flag” operation or an “inside job”. Anything other than a discussion of the negligence of the Bush administration is unnecessary for the purposes of this essay, and is thus beyond the scope of this post.
In case you didn’t get the memo, we are currently in a depression. And see this
And given that American citizens can be indefinitely detained or assassinated at [...]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is going to delay implementation and revisit a proposed new 15 cent fee on fresh-cut Christmas trees, sources tell ABC News. The fee, requested by the National Christmas Tree Association in 2009, was first announced in the Federal Registry yesterday and has generated criticism of President Obama from conservative media outlets.
The well-trafficked Drudge Report is leading with the story, linking to a blog by David Addington, a former top [...]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Here’s the still-beating heart of the rift between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his predecessor, George W. Bush: When Bush was governor he refused to appoint Perry’s brother-in-law to the Texas appeals court bench. With Perry now running for president, the spotlight is shining on the tense relationship between the two Texans and their allied camps.
In public, both Perry and Bush shrug [...]
LOS ANGELES — Hillary Clinton for president?
“So far she hasn’t said she would, but I think it’s not a bad idea,” former Vice President Dick Cheney told ABC’s Jonathan Karl in an interview on Wednesday to promote his new book “In My Time.”
Cheney declined to say whether he thought the current Secretary of State would have been a better president than Barack Obama, but called [...]
Former Vice President Dick Cheney secretly put a signed resignation letter in a safe shortly after taking office, in part because of concerns about his health, according to excerpts from an NBC News interview.
Cheney, 70, who suffered four heart attacks before becoming President George W. Bush’s vice president, was worried about the possibility “that I might have a heart attack or a stroke that would be incapacitating,” he said in [...]
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – A middle school yearbook in Arkansas has created controversy around the country after it named Former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney in a list of the “worst” people of all time.
The yearbook included a list titled the “Top 5 worst people of all time.” The list begins with Adolph Hitler, Osama Bin Laden, Charles Manson, but then lists Bush and Cheney. – [...]
(CNSNews.com) – Back in 2008 then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) knew where she wanted to place the blame for high gas prices. “The price of oil is at the doorstep — 4 dollars plus per gallon for oil, is attributed to two oil men in the White House,” Pelosi said in a CNN interview on July 17th, 2008.
Now that President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney are out [...]
Ed Harris is set to star opposite Julianne Moore in HBO Films’ Game Change, which Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s Playtone has come on board to produce.
Harris will portray Sen. John McCain in the movie, which follows McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (Moore) as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election. Based on the bestselling book [...]