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"Al Gore to Dick Cheney: 'I waited two years'
Politico ^ | May 15, 2009 | By ANDY BARR

Posted on 05/15/2009 11:38:30 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Al Gore said Friday that fellow former Vice President Dick Cheney has jumped back into the political fray too soon into the new administration’s term.

“I waited two years after I left office to make statements that were critical,” Gore said during an interview on CNN, pointing out that his critiques were focused on “policy.”

“Talk about somebody that shouldn't be talking about making the country less safe, invading a country that did not attack us and posed no serious threat to us at all,” Gore said of Cheney.

Gore identified Cheney as “the leading spokesman for his party” and said he suspects Cheney’s prominence is not welcomed by other Republicans

“I have a feeling that members of his own party wish that he would not do that,” Gore said. “But I'll let that be an argument between him and them.”

Despite the criticism, Gore claimed he does not “want to get dragged into an argument with Dick Cheney about what he's getting into.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: algore; pelosi; runslikeagirl; socialism
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To: GoCards

It took him that long to stop his eating binge and conceive his royal scam on global warming.


51 posted on 05/15/2009 12:04:13 PM PDT by Always Independent
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Note to the geniuses at The Politico:
Al Gore is lying.
Feb 3, 2002 - New York Times - Gore criticizes Bush on economy.

Not quite 2 years - actually only 1 year and 2 weeks, but who’s counting, it kind of round up to 2 years.

So the nincompoop was out blaming President Bush for a recession less than 5 months after 9-11. I guess he missed the fact that some planes hit some buildings and bunch of innocent people died, and amazing damage was done to our financial system and our commercial airline industry.

But let’s take him at face value just for fun:
So in Feb 2002 we were in a recession. We seem to have gotten out of it back then - but how? What did we do to tax policy in 2002 I wonder... hmmm ... maybe someone can help me, I seem to be fuzzy on the details.
(Me to AlGore - “Lying Jerk”)


52 posted on 05/15/2009 12:04:36 PM PDT by BlueNgold (... Feed the tree!)
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To: Stand Watch Listen
IMHO... Mr Cheny may be 'baiting' this administration to prosecute.

Yep, the whole time he's thinking, "Oh please....Oh please....Bring it on, Bitch!"

53 posted on 05/15/2009 12:05:08 PM PDT by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: Stand Watch Listen

I’m thinkin’ that Man BearPig would get it by “bare hands”.


54 posted on 05/15/2009 12:06:20 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: DuncanWaring

I love this. The honorable former veep is nearly 70 and has a bad ticker and yet the traitors are scared to death of him. The reason is that he has the truth on his side. And they know it.


55 posted on 05/15/2009 12:07:03 PM PDT by Texas resident (Older but smarter)
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To: Stand Watch Listen

Cheney’s one of the most confident, calm, cool, and collected people you could meet. If he’s talking people should be listening.


56 posted on 05/15/2009 12:07:46 PM PDT by FlashBack ('0'bama: "Katrina on a Global Level")
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To: JackRyanCIA

“Shove a sock in it gore” Full of fire ants.


57 posted on 05/15/2009 12:08:25 PM PDT by Texas resident (Older but smarter)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Gore did not wait two years. In January 2002 he came out fighting in Nashville, announcing that he was creating a PAC for a new presidential campaign.


58 posted on 05/15/2009 12:09:38 PM PDT by Melchior
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Gee, Al, no need to get snippy about it.


59 posted on 05/15/2009 12:10:28 PM PDT by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. And NEVER GIVE UP!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
“I waited two years after I left office to make statements that were critical,” Gore said

That's because you are as dumb as a box of rocks.

60 posted on 05/15/2009 12:11:51 PM PDT by Pistolshot (The Soap-box, The Ballot-box, The Jury-box, And The Cartridge-Box ...we are past 2 of them.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Algore “waited” 2 years (if true) primarily because he went off the deep end after LO-HOO-SING the presidential election in 2000 - I saw the 60 mins interview - sounds like the guy wsa Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs for a long time.


61 posted on 05/15/2009 12:12:34 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
That's because the Bush white house didn't use its "bully pulpit" to criticize you or your Bubba in chief. Dork.

When zer0 and all the king's horses criticize Cheny and Bush every other breath then yeah, you will face the 10 ways Dick Cheney can kill you...


62 posted on 05/15/2009 12:15:03 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: willgolfforfood

LOL...he then emerged with a unkempt beard and a spare tire spewing forth lies about the apocolypse.


63 posted on 05/15/2009 12:15:56 PM PDT by lwd (Miss California is MY Miss USA!!!)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
Exactly right. This was pointed out in a Time Magazine article at the time (8/16/2001) in which Chrissy Matthews was quoted to say the whiskered Gore looks "like a Bolshevik labor organizer."
64 posted on 05/15/2009 12:17:55 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Puppage

And wasnt that 2 years when he gained all the weight, grew a beard, etc??? He LOST HIS DAMN REMAINING MIND that 2 years. He wasnt being gracious.

The Ahole.

Besides, dems taught us that unwritten rules, customs, and gentlemens agreements mean nothing. Its a bitch to get back just what you give out, huh? Our nation is at risk of slipping into an abyss that can only be resolved by force of arms, if not stopped very soon by legal process.
We do not have AlGores 2 years to wait to stop Obama politically. Speak Cheney!


65 posted on 05/15/2009 12:18:10 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: JackRyanCIA

Didn’t he shove the sock in his pants already? I remember a magazine cover....................


66 posted on 05/15/2009 12:18:40 PM PDT by LadyBuzz
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To: DuncanWaring

That’s Freakin’ Hillarious!!

Where can I get an autograghed copy of that so I can frame it and give it to my Dad for Fathers Day. He’ll get a kick out of that!


67 posted on 05/15/2009 12:20:05 PM PDT by mapmaker77
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his critiques were focused on “policy.”

http://www.publiusforum.com/soundfiles/He_Played_On_Our_Fears_.mp3

68 posted on 05/15/2009 12:22:08 PM PDT by KarinG1 (You're just jealous because the voices don't talk to you.)
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To: dead

Also,,,when was the old deal that at the 2 year mark, the former presidents started attacking the winner publically?
Did Johnson ever criticize Nixon? Did Ike ever go after JFK? Did Truman ever go after IKE? Did Ford go after Nixon? Did Bush1 ever go after Clinton?

The tradition is that ex-presidents quietly advised, neve publically tried to gin up resistance and roadblocks. AlGore is a low-life spoiled rich kid.


69 posted on 05/15/2009 12:22:27 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Of course it took two years for the horror of 9/11 to subside enough for Democrats and other cowards to risk calling the president a traitor.


70 posted on 05/15/2009 12:26:31 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The difference, Gore, is that Cheney was RESPONDING TO direct criticisms of Bush/Cheney policy, in recent weeks.

Gore, on the other hand, was not responding to criticisms of his administration’s policies. He just thought it’d be fun to act like Jimmy Carter.

Which is where Gore is headed: The dustbin of history, in Carter’s quadrant.


71 posted on 05/15/2009 12:27:36 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
He was running around the country talking to anyone about he had more votes than Bush.

Of course absentee ballots were NOT COUNTED in States that Bush won incontestably, so Gore did not in fact win more votes.

The man is pathetic, and his son is more aware of it than anyone. At the moment his dad reappears in the limelight, he goes off getting speeding tickets and doing his best to embarrass old Dad (the same Dad who was polishing his apple in the ‘88 election at his son's bedside while the son was recovering from a severely bad injury from getting hit by a car coming out of the Baltimore ballbark with his Dad). I feel sorry for his son. No matter how weak he is, he deserves better from his dad.

72 posted on 05/15/2009 12:28:07 PM PDT by detch
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“...Despite the criticism, Gore claimed he does not “want to get dragged into an argument with Dick Cheney about what he’s getting into.”...”

AlBore doesn’t want to get into an argument because he knows he would lose.


73 posted on 05/15/2009 12:31:07 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (ON 1-19-09 GAS WAS, ON AVERAGE IN MEMPHIS, $1.43 A GALLON.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
He was running around the country talking to anyone about he had more votes than Bush.

Of course absentee ballots were NOT COUNTED in States that Bush won incontestably, so Gore did not in fact win more votes.

The man is pathetic, and his son is more aware of it than anyone. At the moment his dad reappears in the limelight, he goes off getting speeding tickets and doing his best to embarrass old Dad (the same Dad who was polishing his apple in the ‘88 election at his son's bedside while the son was recovering from a severely bad injury from getting hit by a car coming out of the Baltimore ballbark with his Dad). I feel sorry for his son. No matter how weak he is, he deserves better from his dad.

74 posted on 05/15/2009 12:31:09 PM PDT by detch
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To: mapmaker77

If you find a source, let me know.


75 posted on 05/15/2009 12:32:16 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: lewisglad

This is similar to a picture of Ted Bundy in court having a meltdown.

I would post it but am picture posting challenged.


76 posted on 05/15/2009 12:34:10 PM PDT by mom4melody
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Dems are saying Cheney’s an A-hole for speaking out, so when Gore says that, then he’s saying “I waited two years to be an A-hole”: A=B and B=C, therefore A=C.

And I bet he’s snippy about it, too.


77 posted on 05/15/2009 12:34:55 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Pretending the Admin Moderator doesn't exist will result in suspension.)
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To: willgolfforfood

He needs to get back on his houseboat with Tipper and go back out into the lake.


78 posted on 05/15/2009 12:36:21 PM PDT by Armedanddangerous ( I think you're so full of inconsolable rage you don't care who you hurt)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Gore flunked out of Divinity school.........

I can see why now.


79 posted on 05/15/2009 12:36:34 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (A woman will be the next President; I hope it's Palin instead of HRC.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I waited two years after I left office to make statements that were critical

So, what were all those campaign statements you made begining 2 years BEFORE you left office, Al. Really...NONE of them were critical against the possibility of an incoming Pubbie administration?

80 posted on 05/15/2009 12:38:49 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

81 posted on 05/15/2009 12:39:06 PM PDT by Poser (Typed on my Woot-off $169 Asus Web Book (Linux of course))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Al, you’re making yourself rich advancing phony science and destroying economies. You have no right to speak at all.


82 posted on 05/15/2009 12:39:06 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“I waited two years after I left office to make statements that were critical,” Gore said”

Hey Goron,

President Bush was to classy than to trash his predecessor. The fact that the current administration can not stop trashing their predecessor is FORCING the preceeding administration to fight back.

We can’t help it that you are to stupid to understand the difference.


83 posted on 05/15/2009 12:40:00 PM PDT by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: GoCards

Indeed, Seems to me that he was talking quite a bit after the 2000 election. More like crying and whining.

algore imbodies everything that is disgusting about politcians.

To sit back and not comment on what is happening to this country would be treason.

Go Cheney!!!!!


84 posted on 05/15/2009 12:51:00 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: Stand Watch Listen

Very Cool. One thing, does his tears cure cancer like Chuck Norris’ do? LOL, Laser beam eyes would be cool too.


85 posted on 05/15/2009 12:54:35 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Gore: “He betrayed this country!”

STFU Al.


86 posted on 05/15/2009 12:58:05 PM PDT by edge10 (Obama lied, babies died!)
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To: lewisglad

Al, better call the EPA I just cut one.


87 posted on 05/15/2009 12:59:59 PM PDT by central_va (www.15thVirginia.org Co. C, Patrick Henry Rifles)
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To: Poser

It sure as heck isn’t C. Shouldn’t Gore’s pic be there?


88 posted on 05/15/2009 1:04:01 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: potlatch

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Good post potlatch -

They never go away

At least algore says he does not want to spar with Dick Cheney on Obama & his Chi-Town Thugs


89 posted on 05/15/2009 1:06:25 PM PDT by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hey kids! Let*s elect a confessed cokehead! . . . . . . . . . . . . .)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer


The early bird gets the worm Al.
90 posted on 05/15/2009 1:06:38 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Poser

Hilarious! Leche pantellos uno...alright, I just started the program...


91 posted on 05/15/2009 1:09:41 PM PDT by Voter62vb
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To: devolve
No, they never go away. There is a thread telling how long many of them have been in office, they are dinosaurs and need to be eradicated.
92 posted on 05/15/2009 1:16:15 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Liberty Valance

Or in AlBore’s case, the early worm deserves the bird.


93 posted on 05/15/2009 1:19:04 PM PDT by 50cal Smokepole (It's only recoil)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What a useless piece of humanity Al Gore is.

Does anyone care what he thinks?


94 posted on 05/15/2009 1:23:58 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

algore was busy CASHING IN during the years following his terms as VP.


95 posted on 05/15/2009 1:33:25 PM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Shut up, Al.


96 posted on 05/15/2009 1:37:08 PM PDT by OldBlondBabe
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To: 50cal Smokepole

ROFL! perfect ;o)


97 posted on 05/15/2009 2:09:55 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Stand Watch Listen

Dick “Darth Vader” Cheney

vs

Al “Jar Jar Binks” Gore

.... this could be fun


98 posted on 05/15/2009 2:20:28 PM PDT by tophat9000 ( We are "O" so f---ed)
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To: GoCards

He had to wait two years. The country was rebuilding after the attack he and his boss let happen. He knew to sit down and shut up,.


99 posted on 05/15/2009 2:23:20 PM PDT by riri
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To: potlatch


Texas will not accept Socialism!



The Glen Beck Show on Fox News Channel


100 posted on 05/15/2009 2:43:33 PM PDT by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hey kids! Let*s elect a confessed cokehead! . . . . . . . . . . . . .)
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