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Three Weeks After Heart Transplant, Dick Cheney Takes Stage Bashes Obama
Gateway Pundit ^ | April 15,2012 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 04/15/2012 9:04:22 AM PDT by Hojczyk

Well, bless his heart. Dick Cheney joined daughter Liz Cheney yesterday at the GOP convention in Wyoming three weeks after his heart transplant

Cheney blasted Barack Obama as an unmitigated disaster for the country. FOX reported, via Weasel Zippers:

Dick Cheney, just weeks after undergoing heart transplant surgery, plunged back into the political theater Saturday — praising presumptive nominee Mitt Romney while slamming President Obama as an “unmitigated disaster.”

The tough words came during an hour-and-15-minute talk at the Wyoming Republican Party state convention in Cheyenne on Saturday.

He sat in a plush chair throughout the long chat with daughter Liz Cheney and looked decidedly healthier than recent appearances where he has been gaunt and used a cane.

After Rick Santorum dropped out of the race this past week, Cheney in his address urged the party to pull together behind Romney. He said the former Massachusetts governor would do a “whale of a job.”

His opinion of the sitting president was less flattering.

“He has been an unmitigated disaster to the country,” Cheney said of Obama.

Cheney’s heart transplant in Virginia on March 24 initially canceled his trip to the state party convention but he got last-minute medical clearance to go.


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To: Hojczyk

“Cheney in his address urged the party to pull together behind Romney”

He’s free to get Romney’s behind in his face, if he wishes.

We don’t. Newt is my candidate. I don’t get “behind” him, BUT I stand for and with him as long as he fights for conservative principles and policies the country badly needs.

I won’t compromise again, never again.

Ronald Reagan: “Don’t give up your ideals, don’t compromise, don’t turn to expediency.”


51 posted on 04/15/2012 10:18:53 AM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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Cheney in his address urged the party to pull together behind Romney.

His opinion of the sitting president was less flattering. “He has been an unmitigated disaster to the country,” Cheney said of Obama.

Are we done with Cheney now?

52 posted on 04/15/2012 10:21:11 AM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Hojczyk
http://oi42.tinypic.com/n5pxld.jpg

53 posted on 04/15/2012 10:25:47 AM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: Paladin2

Yeah : )


54 posted on 04/15/2012 10:28:35 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Hojczyk

The Democrats have wished he would go away for a long time, it is good to see they are still unhappy. I was going to say that he may be one of the few Dicks those Democrat lads can’t handle, but it sounded too crude so I will just leave it unsaid.


55 posted on 04/15/2012 10:34:11 AM PDT by dog breath
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To: Publius

Anyone who disses Dick Cheney on any level should rot in Hell.


56 posted on 04/15/2012 10:39:19 AM PDT by Williams
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To: MPJackal
Yes your vile hatred shows you deserve an everlasting reward

You betcha! GOD HATES EVIL and SO DO I! He came to destroy the works of satan and what are the weak doing? Bowing to it/voting for it! Mitt is the tool satan is using to show who will bow to him because of FEAR. "FEAR NOT" is God's Word and it means NOTHING to some - they chose FEAR. They obey satan and not God.

Only God’s grace will allow anyone into heaven.

No. His Blood does. Believing ON HIM. Who are the ones believing FEAR instead of 'FEAR NOT'? You got a clue how satan gets those to bow to him as they blindly but willingly walk into his web of deception. Hell is full of those types because that's satan's only weapon - deception.

But be careful, no one is worthy.

BE INFORMED, HE MADE ME WORTHY!

57 posted on 04/15/2012 10:40:28 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Publius

Call me a dreamer, I would still like to see a Cheney/Palin ticket.


58 posted on 04/15/2012 10:41:29 AM PDT by Petruchio (I Think . . . Therefor I FReep.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

IF Free Republic turns against Dick Cheney it’s over.


59 posted on 04/15/2012 10:44:28 AM PDT by Williams
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To: Hojczyk
This needs to be on the thread for old times' sake:


60 posted on 04/15/2012 10:45:02 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: JediJones

FU straight out for impugning Cheney’s motivations that he is afraid of a “tax audit”. I’m seething as in angry as Hell at anyone weaving idiotic fantasies about that bravest of men who defied death to oppose Obama with a new heart in his chest. Face it Cheney is right and you are an idiot to say he rose from his death bed to attack Obama out of fear of anything.

Are we now going to diss Cheney with nonsense when he rose as Lazarus and his first words were to speak truth to Obama and sense to conservatives?


61 posted on 04/15/2012 10:55:05 AM PDT by Williams
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To: Hojczyk

Well guess what FReeps...like it or not we will at least have to vote for Romney in November. It shucks that the GOP gets their candidate again—lets just hope he doesn’t lose like McCain in ‘O8. If he loses the GOP is in for a rough ride within the ranks and maybe only a ‘Whig’ like solution is the answer.


62 posted on 04/15/2012 10:55:23 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Paladin2

I love that photo. A man saying “This is far from over.”


63 posted on 04/15/2012 10:56:29 AM PDT by gotribe
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To: Magic Fingers

Does Cheney know that Romney put a dog on a car?


64 posted on 04/15/2012 11:09:17 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (This place is nuts.)
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Bowing to it/voting for it! Mitt is the tool satan is using to show who will bow to him because of FEAR.

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65 posted on 04/15/2012 11:16:53 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (This place is nuts.)
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Mitt Romeny is THE DEVIL!

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(Foosball, too.)

66 posted on 04/15/2012 11:19:54 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (This place is nuts.)
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To: Williams

I agree with you. I never thought I see the day that Freepers would turn against Dick Cheney. He’s a wonderful human being and doing what he thinks is best for this country. Turns my stomach that people around here would criticize him for it.


67 posted on 04/15/2012 11:19:54 AM PDT by beandog (Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand)
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To: Jeff Chandler

“Does Cheney know that Romney put a dog on a car?”

I’ve heard rumors that he knows but STILL prefers him to Obama. F’n RINO/coward!


68 posted on 04/15/2012 12:10:54 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers
I’ve heard rumors that he knows but STILL prefers him to Obama. F’n RINO/coward!

ROTFLMAO!

Man, we're going to get kicked out of this forum.

69 posted on 04/15/2012 12:13:29 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (This place is nuts.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

“Man, we’re going to get kicked out of this forum.”

That would be sad, but if preferring anyone to Obama (and agreeing with Cheney for saying so) is what does it, so be it.


70 posted on 04/15/2012 12:21:56 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Williams

That line you’re commenting was hardly the point of my post. My only point there was that prominent people in the party have different issues to deal with than the base. I wasn’t saying that was his motivation at all, just that that’s why I couldn’t “blame” him for saying what he’s saying. I went on in the rest of my post to explain why he’s saying what he’s saying, but you ignored it and focused on an out-of-context line.

I don’t give a crap what any powerful person or “leader” says. I am a conservative which means I have an independent mind and do my thinking for myself. I don’t engage in hero worship like the left. I’m not a sheep. Period. Every person I admire in politics has been wrong at one time or another...Reagan, Palin, Gingrich, Cheney, etc.

Cheney’s wrong this time and he is NOT speaking truth or sense by saying we should rally around Mitt Romney now. We should be doing everything we can to stop Romney from getting the remaining delegates he needs to become the nominee. ANYONE who cares about defeating Obama should want to prevent the sure general election loser Romney from becoming the nominee.


71 posted on 04/15/2012 5:02:23 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: Hojczyk

Cheney endorses McCain

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/2008/11/01/Cheney-endorses-McCain/UPI-58701225577583/

"I believe the right leader for this moment in history is Sen. John McCain," said Cheney, who grew up in Wyoming and represented the state in the U.S. House of Representatives. "John is a man who understands the danger facing America. He's a man who has looked into the face of evil and not flinched."

72 posted on 04/15/2012 6:06:11 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: JediJones

Did you not jump to the idiotic opinion that Dick Cheney was acting out of fear of an IRS audit, because he gave a speech attacking Barack Obama and supporting the eventual republican nominee? I don’t give a damn what your “main point” was, who would listen to a fool who disparaged Dick Cheney upon his return from heart transplant surgery?

Yeah, we need to worry about your opinion versus Dick Cheney. /s

FU


73 posted on 04/15/2012 6:08:42 PM PDT by Williams
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Cheney, God didn’t preserve your life to praise one of satan’s minions. You have shown you are not thankful - you can speak it but your actions are proof YOU ARE NOT!

LOL! That's a hoot! You're screwing with everyone, right?

Damn, I can't tell anymore who's being sarcastic and who isn't. This place has gone off the rails!

74 posted on 04/15/2012 6:16:25 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Williams

If DC has asked me to vote for the presumptive nominee, I will do it.

What’s being broadcast here is that Mittens will be a puppet, with Cheney ruling the world, as he does well.

Mitt, you suckass stupid idiotic mashed-potato-skull, just got your stupid neuro-knot frogbrain weakwrist I-hope-your-magic-underwear-gets struck by lightning a most reluctant vote.

Unless we go to brokered convention.


75 posted on 04/15/2012 6:17:36 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: Williams

I didn’t disparage him, you rude, ranting, raving, illiterate, small-minded, clueless moron. Cheney and his family, given their prominent position, are at greater personal risk under an Obama presidency than the rest of us and that is a completely legitimate factor for him to consider. It doesn’t make him a “coward,” that was your stupid opinion, you brainless bozo.


76 posted on 04/15/2012 6:39:09 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: txhurl
If DC has asked me to vote for the presumptive nominee, I will do it.

The elites on Wall Street and in Washington D.C. thank you for falling into line and refraining from the difficult and unnecessary act of thinking for yourself.

77 posted on 04/15/2012 6:41:25 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: txhurl

Mittens, you are the suckiest ever Alien pansy stupid idiotic freaky closet-gay lizard weirdo any American has ever had the misfortune to witness in our primaries, but if you really want it, guess what, you’re Cheney’s bitch.

I’m guessing you didn’t plan for that. So go ahead, win the POTUS, you slimy weasel-spined kleenex of a man. But know you will be the guy with no information, no connect, just a rapidly fading hairboy with no access to the football.

And we will mock you every day, all day.

Because Cheney is our CINC. You will be our escargot-tong tea-service Laptog In Chief. Have fun living your life in a total shadow.

Eunuch.


78 posted on 04/15/2012 6:52:49 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: JediJones

The elites on Wall Street and in Washington D.C. thank you for falling into line and refraining from the difficult and unnecessary act of thinking for yourself.


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2826109/posts?page=58

Repo Men (Wall St. bankers and D.C. ruling class, “more than a few of them belong in prison.”)


79 posted on 04/15/2012 6:59:33 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: txhurl
Some good stuff in there.

Romney’s ten biggest donor blocs include Goldman Sachs (his biggest — No. 1, as always), Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Bank of America, and JPMorgan Chase. Bain’s thrown a little goodwill money his way, too.

So, what does Wall Street want?

Here’s what Wall Street doesn’t want: It doesn’t want to hear from Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann or even Newt Gingrich, or suffer any sort of tea-party populism. It wants you rubes to shut up about Jesus and please pay your mortgages. It doesn’t want to hear from such traditional Republican constituencies as Christian conservatives, moral traditionalists, pro-lifers, or friends of the Second Amendment. It doesn’t even want to hear much from the Chamber of Commerce crowd, because those guys are used-car dealers and grocery-store owners and for the most part strictly from hick, so far as Wall Street is concerned. Wall Street wants an administration and a Congress — and a country — that believes what is good for Wall Street is good for America, whether that is true or isn’t. Wall Street doesn’t want free markets — it wants friends, favors, and fealty.

They’re hoping that conservatives can be buffaloed with a bit of cheap free-market rhetoric into not noticing that something is excruciatingly amiss here. They are the repo men, headpiece filled with subprime-mortgage derivatives, and they are looking to repossess the Republican party they abandoned in 2008 (see “Losing Gordon Gekko,” National Review, March 9, 2009). Free-market, limited-government conservatives should be none too eager to welcome them back, nor should we let our natural sympathy with the profit motive blind us to the fact that a great many of them do not belong in the conservative movement, and that more than a few of them belong in prison.

80 posted on 04/15/2012 7:08:17 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: JediJones

You insulted Dick Cheney. Period. You accused him of getting off his death bed and giving a speech because he is afraid of a tax audit. That is insulting as well as stupid. You should just apologize to Cheney, then you can move on to disagree with him. But insulting him here is just offensive.

And of course this was caused by your anti Romney fanaticism. You just can’t imagine that Cheney would support the likely nominee, so you made up a fantasy about Cheney giving a speech to appease Obama to avoid a tax audit.

What tax audit? Do you realize you made that up out of nothing? Do you realize Cheney’s speech was attacking Obama, therefore he obviously wasn’t afraid of a tax audit by Obama?


81 posted on 04/15/2012 8:27:07 PM PDT by Williams
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To: Williams

Absolutely I “made it up.” Never said it wasn’t speculation. And you’re free to disagree. It wasn’t intended as an insult because there’s nothing wrong with seeking to protect yourself or your own family in my eyes.

I will also speculate that he does not want to hurt the chances for his politically active daughter Liz Cheney to rise in the Republican party. Just like he doesn’t support the federal marriage amendment because his other daughter is a homosexual. He is a good father and has shown he will side with his children when there is a conflict between them and conservative doctrine.


82 posted on 04/15/2012 8:31:49 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: JediJones

Dude no one has to take seriously the offensive crap you make up about Dick Cheney. Let me tell you something that isn’t speculation: His speech had nothing to do with tax audits or his daughter’s career, because he is a giant of a man, whereas you are a gnat.

But based on your “speculation” it’s reasonable for me to suggest your posts are at the behest of Obama, due to your fear of a tax audit.

Isn’t it much more likely? I have much more faith in Dick Cheney’s courage and integrity.


83 posted on 04/15/2012 8:44:34 PM PDT by Williams
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To: Williams

I support your right to agree with Cheney that we should support Mitt Romney or that we should oppose a federal marriage amendment, if you happen to agree with him there too.

Despite the fact that I agree with Dick Cheney on almost everything else, I will exercise my right to disagree with him on those two points.

Certainly as someone who donated to McCain/Palin, made phone calls for them, went around town putting up signs for them, attended G.W. Bush and Palin rallies and of course voted for them, I am not an Obama supporter. So there is no basis for your insulting insinuation. I am a conservative who will support any ticket that is MOSTLY conservative. Mitt Romney has proven by his record he is MOSTLY a liberal and a perennial liar to boot. It’s impossible for a conservative patriot such as myself to help him OR Obama get to the White House in any way. The leaders of the Republican party are dying to marginalize conservatives to “broaden their base.” The only way that will stop is if we conservatives withdraw our support from their party when they hand us a candidate like Romney.


84 posted on 04/15/2012 9:01:27 PM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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To: JediJones

Ok so YOUR bonafides are so good as a conservative I should never have applied your own tactic and accused you of doing Obama’s bidding due to a fear of tax audits....

However, you thought it reasonable to impugn Dick Cheney’s motivations?

Unless your name is Barry Goldwater’s ghost I’ll go out on a limb here that Dick Cheney deserved a little more respect in this regard.


85 posted on 04/15/2012 10:11:02 PM PDT by Williams
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