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  • Cheney: Obama has learned that Bush policies were right

    01/17/2011 5:04:06 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 44 replies
    Cheney: Obama has learned that Bush policies were right By Daniel Strauss - 01/17/11 05:18 PM ET President Obama has “learned from experience” that some of the Bush administration’s decisions on terrorism issues were necessary, according to former Vice President Dick Cheney. In his first interview since undergoing major heart surgery last July, Cheney said he thinks Obama has been forced to rethink some of his national security positions now that he sits in the Oval Office. "I think he's learned that what we did was far more appropriate than he ever gave us credit for while he was a...
  • HYPOCRITE! Bill Maher and Rep Barney Frank Joke About Assassination Attempt on Cheney

    01/13/2011 10:54:09 AM PST · by SeanG200 · 12 replies
    Religio-Political Talk Blog ^ | 1-13-2011 | Papa Giorgio
    Watch two videos, one is Bill Maher joking about a botched attempt to take VICE PRESIDENT Dick Cheney's life. The watch a video of Bill Maher saying Republicans want to kill people or use such language, not Liberals.
  • Dick Cheney out of hospital, back on road

    10/12/2010 8:02:32 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 26 replies
    Politico ^ | 10-11-10 | Mike Allen
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney is rebounding from five weeks in the hospital this summer, and plans about 10 stops on the speaking circuit in coming months – along with some hunting trips as well, according to friends. Cheney spent much of the summer at Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute, a stay that was prolonged by a bout of pneumonia. He had a left ventricular assist device implanted, a pump that is used in dire cases, and that can be used as a bridge to a heart transplant. The former vice president hasn’t decided whether to seek a heart...
  • Business Conference: Lynne Cheney 'interviews' Dick Cheney

    10/10/2010 5:51:00 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 27 replies · 1+ views ^ | 10-9-10 | Steven Mayer
    Close to 10,000 people crowded into the Bakersfield Business Conference's main tent to see former Vice President Dick Cheney be "interviewed" by Lynne Cheney, his wife of 46 years. Collecting that many people all under one tent roof is a sight to see, and Mrs. Cheney commented on what a great crowd the conference had brought together. "It's almost enough to make you want to run for office again," the former vice president quipped. "Almost." Dick Cheney worked with four of the five Republican presidents following the Eisenhower administration. With that in mind, Mrs. Cheney asked, "So who's your favorite...
  • Cheney out of hospital a month after heart surgery

    08/09/2010 4:07:27 PM PDT · by Justaham · 26 replies
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney was released from a suburban Washington hospital on Monday following surgery last month to install a pump that helps his failing heart work. Cheney left Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute in Northern Virginia to continue his recovery at his home, according to a statement released by his office. Cheney, 69, has had five heart attacks since he was 37 and suffers from congestive heart failure. He disclosed in a statement on July 14 that he had undergone surgery the previous week after what he called "entering a new phase of the disease when I...
  • Report: Cheney underwent heart surgery last week

    07/14/2010 1:49:06 PM PDT · by CT-Freeper · 92 replies · 5+ views
    MSNBC News ^ | 7/14/2010 | Pete Williams
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney underwent surgery last week to have a tiny pump implanted to assist in the functioning of his heart, a family spokesman says. The surgery implanted what's called a left ventricular assist device.
  • George Bush endorses Dick Cheney role

    02/26/2010 10:06:59 AM PST · by STARWISE · 173 replies · 2,468+ views
    Politico ^ | 2-26-10 | Mike Allen
    For the first time, former President George W. Bush has said publicly that he approves of former Vice President Dick Cheney’s high-profile role in defending the past administration’s national security policies. “I’m glad Cheney is out there,” Bush said Friday morning at a reunion breakfast that was the inaugural event for the Bush-Cheney Alumni Association. The reception, held at a downtown Washington hotel, was closed to the press. Attendees supplied this account of the remarks. Cheney originally had been scheduled to appear with Bush but did not come because he is recovering from a heart scare. Bush visited his former...
  • Cheney tests showed evidence of mild heart attack

    02/23/2010 4:03:51 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 40 replies · 556+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Feb. 23, 2010 | Ben Feller
    WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney is recovering from a "mild heart attack" — his latest bout in a long battle against heart disease. Cheney was feeling fine on Tuesday and likely to be sent home from a Washington hospital within a day or two, aides aid. He experienced chest pain on Monday, and lab results revealed evidence of the heart attack, spokesman Peter Long said. "The whole family has been working with heart disease for decades, and they are vigilant and attuned to treatment," said political consultant Mary Matalin, a friend and former counselor to Cheney. She added...
  • Rove Fires Back at Lauer Charge That Bush Admin. 'Took Its Eye Off the Ball' in Afghanistan

    12/01/2009 9:34:18 AM PST · by Justaham · 22 replies · 1,960+ views ^ | 12-1-09 | Geoffrey Dickens
    Previewing the President's speech tonight, NBC's Matt Lauer invited on Karl Rove, on Tuesday's Today show, and pressed the former White House senior adviser if the reason Afghanistan still required the U.S.'s attention is because the previous administration "took its eye off the ball in Afghanistan," and "concentrated too heavily on Iraq." Rove hit back, accusing Lauer and Bush administration critics of "revisionism." And later, when Lauer questioned if there were enough "resources" to counter the Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan Rove fired back that any one in the Obama administration was in no position to criticize: "Well look, first of...
  • With Malice Toward Cheney

    10/27/2009 8:16:16 AM PDT · by april15Bendovr · 40 replies · 1,597+ views
    NRO on line, the corner ^ | Friday, October 23, 2009 | Peter Wehner
    If you want to witness a massacre on television, take at look at this debate on MSNBC’s Morning Joe between Joe Scarborough and Lawrence O’Donnell over Dick Cheney, Iraq, and weapons of mass destruction. Scarborough uses an avalanche of facts to bury O’Donnell’s contention that Dick Cheney lied about WMD and based the case for war on a “wild guess.” In addition to all the sources Scarborough cited and who claimed Saddam Hussein possessed WMD — including leading Democrats like Bill and Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry, John Edwards, and more — you could add the intelligence agencies of...
  • Barnett v. Obama: Important Discovery Available Now According To Judge Carter’s Order 9.17.09

    09/17/2009 10:25:29 PM PDT · by rxsid · 72 replies · 3,883+ views
    naturalborncitizen ^ | 9/17/2009 | rxsid
    Barnett v. Obama: Important Discovery Is Available Now According To Judge Carter’s Order of Sept. 17, 2009. Today, Judge Carter issued a limited discovery order pertaining to the case of Barnett v. Obama. Judge Carter’s order stated: All discovery herein shall be stayed pending resolution of Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, except for any discovery as to which Plaintiffs can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of Magistrate Judge Nakazato, is necessary for the purpose of opposing the Motion to Dismiss. Regarding that order, one of my astute readers (Joe The Blogger) asked the following question which led me to write this post:...
  • Cheney memoir to tell all on Bush

    08/13/2009 10:28:26 PM PDT · by Schnucki · 9 replies · 1,146+ views
    The Australian ^ | August 14, 2009 | Brad Norington
    THE first signs have emerged that former US vice-president Dick Cheney lost faith in his former boss George W.Bush for going "soft" after refusing to listen to his advice. Mr Cheney, who has always steadfastly supported the former US president, has reportedly told colleagues and political experts of his disappointment as Mr Bush's resolve weakened in response to souring public opinion during his second term. According to The Washington Post, the man often called the most influential vice-president in US history has made known his feelings during discussions about a memoir he is writing that publishers have been told is...
  • Cheney Uncloaks His Frustration With Bush

    08/13/2009 6:44:01 AM PDT · by meandog · 288 replies · 6,959+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 8.13.09 | Barton Gellman
    In his first few months after leaving office, former vice president Richard B. Cheney threw himself into public combat against the "far left" agenda of the new commander in chief. More private reflections, as his memoir takes shape in slashing longhand on legal pads, have opened a second front against Cheney's White House partner of eight years, George W. Bush. Cheney's disappointment with the former president surfaced recently in one of the informal conversations he is holding to discuss the book with authors, diplomats, policy experts and past colleagues. By habit, he listens more than he talks, but Cheney broke...
  • Obama slams Bush administration for taking America ‘off course’

    05/21/2009 6:58:06 PM PDT · by RC one · 29 replies · 985+ views
    CNN ^ | May 21st, 2009
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama said Thursday the Bush administration took America’s national security “off course” in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attack. After September 11, “faced with an uncertain threat, our government made a series of hasty decisions,” Obama said. “I believe that many of these decisions were motivated by a sincere desire to protect the American people. But I also believe that all too often our government made decisions based on fear rather than foresight. That all too often trimmed facts and evidence to fit ideological predispositions.”
  • RAW DATA: Text of Dick Cheney's National Security Speech at AEI (MUST save)

    05/21/2009 9:13:46 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 52 replies · 2,201+ views
    Fox News ^ | 5-21-09
    Thank you all very much, and Arthur, thank you for that introduction. It's good to be back at AEI, where we have many friends. Lynne is one of your longtime scholars, and I'm looking forward to spending more time here myself as a returning trustee. What happened was, they were looking for a new member of the board of trustees, and they asked me to head up the search committee. I first came to AEI after serving at the Pentagon, and departed only after a very interesting job offer came along. I had no expectation of returning to public life,...
  • VP Dick Cheney: America's Newest Hero

    05/18/2009 10:52:54 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 48 replies · 1,374+ views
    American Daily Review ^ | 5/17/09 | Mark Harvey
    I admire former Vice President Dick Cheney. Why? Because he has a love for our nation that cannot be described. He also speaks from his heart and can communicate his message without the necessity of an electronic gadget. He doesn’t have to keep moving his head back and forth scanning a prepared text displayed on a screen or several screens within his reach and give the impression that he is speaking to those it appears he is looking at. Dick Cheney is no fraud and speaks not from scripts or prepared “here’s what you say when” pre-arranged and entered verbiage....
  • Cheney Will Appeal CIA Decision on Memos

    05/14/2009 5:11:20 PM PDT · by lewisglad · 118 replies · 6,572+ views
    Fox News ^ | 5/14/09 | Kelly Chernenkoff
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney will appeal a CIA decision denying his request for the release of memos he's contended are crucial to proving the success of "enhanced interrogation techniques" of detainees. Cheney's office released a two-sentence statement reacting to the denial, "The Obama Administration has denied Vice President Cheney's request for the declassification of two documents that provide information about the effectiveness of the detainee program. Vice President Cheney is preparing his appeal to this denial."
  • Cheney: Obama endangers the nation

    05/11/2009 3:09:00 AM PDT · by Man50D · 10 replies · 656+ views
    Washington Times ^ | May 10, 2009 | Sean Lengell
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday continued his verbal attack against President Obama, saying that the country is more vulnerable to a potential terrorist attack since the Obama administration took power. Mr. Cheney said that administration's dismantling of many of the policies and protections instituted by President George W. Bush after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks — including the planned closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba and halting controversial prisoner interrogation techniques — have made the country more vulnerable to future attacks. "That's my belief," Mr. Cheney said on CBS' "Face the Nation." "I think...
  • Biden says Cheney 'dead wrong' on security policy

    04/07/2009 3:21:44 PM PDT · by VRWCTexan · 17 replies · 565+ views
    Yahoo News AP ^ | April 7, 2009 | AP
    Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday his predecessor, Dick Cheney, is "dead wrong" when he says President Barack Obama's national security policies are making the United States less safe. Biden said the exact opposite is true and added that President George W. Bush's vice president was part of a dysfunctional decision-making system.
  • Cheney says Obama endangers U.S.

    03/15/2009 7:46:41 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies · 1,459+ views
    Cheney says Obama endangers U.S. By: Mike Allen March 15, 2009 09:56 AM EST Asked Sunday on CNN if he thinks President Obama "has made Americans less safe," former Vice President Dick Cheney said: “I do." Looking slimmer and relaxed, Cheney told John King on “State of the Union” that Bush administration policies on detention and interrogation of suspected terrorists – some of which were immediately modified by Obama — “were absolutely essential” to preventing another 9/11-style attack. "I think that's a great success story. It was done legally. It was done in accordance with our constitutional practices and principles,"...
  • Bush and the Libby Pardon

    01/15/2009 7:10:03 AM PST · by meandog · 25 replies · 976+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1.15.09 | Daniel Henninger
    As the curtain closes on the presidency of George W. Bush, the one loose end dangling is the pardon of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby. In 2007 Mr. Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, was convicted for perjury and obstruction of justice. Let us be clear about the Bush legacy. After September 11, not a year into Mr. Bush's term, his became a war presidency. George Bush's place in history will turn on what becomes of Iraq and al Qaeda. If Iraq fails, history will mark down the Bush presidency. If by fits and starts Iraq grows into the...
  • A Day (weekend) in the Life of President Bush... (Photos and news) 09-06/07-08

    09/07/2008 4:52:09 PM PDT · by snugs · 71 replies · 430+ views
    The President returned from Camp David on Saturday and hosted a Tee Ball game on Sunday. The Vice President concluded his overseas trip with meetings in Italy on Saturday and Sunday and has now boarded AF2 for what I presume is the flight back to the US. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice ended on Sunday a three-day visit to North Africa, including Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco Pray for President Bush - Day - 2916 & McCain/Palin - Day - 10 Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • Is Sarah Palin the new Dick Cheney? (Projectile vomit alert)

    09/07/2008 6:27:08 AM PDT · by markomalley · 55 replies · 326+ views
    LA Times ^ | 9/7/2008 | Johanna Neuman
    Of course Sarah Palin is much cuter than Dick Cheney. As the must-have Republican political button from St. Paul put it: "Hottest VP from Coldest State." And it sounds like she's better with a gun than the vice president, who accidentally shot a friend while on a hunting trip in South Texas. But lots of folks are beginning to draw a parallel between Cheney, with his secret meetings on energy policy, and Palin, the pistol-packing soccer Mom who took on -- and beat -- the political establishment in Alaska. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, in an interview today with ABC's...
  • What Should McCain Do About [Vice President] Cheney?

    06/11/2008 6:37:05 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 22 replies · 63+ views
    Yahoooooo! ^ | June 11, 2008 | Jonathan Martin
    He’s a highly effective fundraiser in an election cycle where Republicans are starved for cash, a hero to the wing of the party that views John McCain with the most suspicion. He has four decades of campaign experience, ranging from a short stint running Gerald Ford’s election bid in 1976 to two successful races on the presidential ticket. Yet despite that pedigree, Vice President Dick Cheney is unlikely to share a stage with McCain anytime soon’and may not be called on to play any role at all in the 2008 presidential campaign.In part, it’s a reflection of political expediency. Though...
  • VA dems attack Republican Convention plans

    05/29/2008 8:21:10 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 10 replies · 54+ views
    Democratic Party of Virginia Dear xxxxxxm Just yesterday, former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan accused Dick Cheney of misleading the media and public. Tomorrow - just two days after these allegations hit the air waves - the Republican Party of Virginia will proudly display this architect of the Bush agenda in an attempt to fill their campaign coffers. Vice President Dick Cheney will emerge from his undisclosed location to appear as the keynote speaker at the Commonwealth Gala during the 2008 Virginia Republican State Convention. With the funds raised at that event, he and the Virginia Republicans will try...
  • Day in the Life of President Bush (with photos) 10-13-07

    10/13/2007 4:08:43 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 80 replies · 98+ views
    A Day in the Life of President Bush (with photos): 10-13-07 Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush [photos] 5-9-07

    05/09/2007 5:50:24 PM PDT · by Just A Nobody · 169 replies · 3,024+ views
    White House and Various ^ | May 9, 2007 | Just A Nobody
    . President Bush Visits Greensburg, Kansas to Survey Tornado Damage, Offer Condolences President Bush sent a Message to the Congress of the United States -- The actions of the Government of Syria in supporting terrorism, interfering in Lebanon, pursuing weapons of mass destruction and missile programs, and undermining United States and international efforts with respect to the stabilization and reconstruction of Iraq pose a continuing unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States. For these reasons, I have determined that it is necessary to continue in effect the national emergency declared with...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush [photos] 4-24-07

    04/24/2007 6:03:32 PM PDT · by Just A Nobody · 147 replies · 2,053+ views
    White House and various ^ | April 24, 2007 | Just A Nobody
    . Today President Bush discussed the Iraq War Supplemental”Good morning. Seventy-eight days ago I sent Congress a request for emergency war funding that our troops urgently need.” tick…tick… tick…tick …tick…tick… tick…tick… tick…tick… In Focus: DEFENSEThe President Has Made Clear For Weeks If Either The House Or The Senate Version Of The Emergency War Spending Bill Comes To His Desk, He Will Veto It. If Congress fails to pass a bill to fund our troops, the American people will know who to hold responsible. Fact Sheet:Update on the New Iraq Strategy President Bush boarded Marine One for NYC to Encourage the...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush [photos] 4-3-07

    04/03/2007 2:08:05 PM PDT · by Just A Nobody · 230 replies · 2,600+ views
    White House and various ^ | April 3, 2007 | Just A Nobody
    President Bush Makes Remarks on the Emergency Supplemental WH video may be viewed HERE! Click here for ABC spin. I for one am sick and tired of the Enemedia repeating a lie claiming to speak for me! Enjoy your visit to Sanity Island
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush: 1-16-07

    01/16/2007 5:39:58 PM PST · by Just A Nobody · 271 replies · 3,008+ views
    President Bush met with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in the Oval Office today. President Bush also welcomed the World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals to the White House this afternoon. Vice President Cheney was at the Pentagon speaking at the naming ceremony of the USS Gerald R Ford. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice continues her travels and meetings in the mid-east. First Lady Laura Bush continues her three-day visit to France, touring a number of landmarks in Paris. President Bush declares today 'Religious Freedom Day' President Bush has proclaimed today (Tuesday January 16th) as "Religious Freedom Day." In...
  • Vice President's Remarks at the State Funeral of Former President Gerald R. Ford

    12/30/2006 9:00:50 PM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 70 replies · 1,750+ views
    The White House ^ | December 30, 2006 | Vice President Cheney
    The United States Capitol Rotunda       Remembering President Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) 8:11 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT: Mrs. Ford, Susan, Mike, Jack, and Steve; distinguished guests; colleagues and friends; and fellow citizens: Nothing was left unsaid, and at the end of his days, Gerald Ford knew how much he meant to us and to his country. He was given length of years, and many times in his company we paid our tributes and said our thanks. We were proud to call him our leader, grateful to know him as a man. We told him these things, and there is...

    11/03/2006 5:01:00 PM PST · by oneolcop · 108 replies · 5,699+ views
    Boundary ^ | November 3, 2006 | Oneolcop
    Last night at a political rally in Coeur D' Alene, Idaho, I asked Vice President Cheney to autograph a large print of the now famous "Dear Jon Carry" sign. You can view it at
  • Cheney: Anti-Terror War Is Test Of U.S. Character

    10/27/2006 5:41:17 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 253+ views
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2006 – The United States will win the war against global terrorism, Vice President Dick Cheney said at a Missouri military air base today, calling the conflict a test of American character. Terrorists in Iraq are making a stand now, and testing America’s resolve, Cheney told servicemembers at Whiteman Air Force Base, near Sedalia. Although much work lies ahead, “we will prevail in the war on terror, and that victory will mean a better and safer world for our children and grandchildren,” the vice president vowed. The U.S. military is fighting terrorism in Afghanistan and Iraq, Cheney...
  • Cheney Praises Indiana Guard, Pledges U.S. Support For Iraq

    10/20/2006 4:44:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 221+ views
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2006 -- National Guard members perform vital stateside and overseas duties as America stays on the offense to defeat global terrorism, Vice President Richard B. Cheney said at Camp Atterbury, Ind., today. “To serve in the National Guard is to accept a dual mission,” Cheney told gathered Guardsmen. “You can be called on to defend the country against enemies abroad, or to protect lives and properties here at home in times of local emergency.” Cheney praised Indiana and other National Guard troops for accomplishing “difficult and dangerous” missions during the war. Cheney has also traveled this...
  • Dowd: Malignant Cheney is Lady Macbeth, OBL is Willie Horton

    09/13/2006 7:39:24 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 63 replies · 1,478+ views
    by Mark Finkelstein September 13, 2006 - 10:21 Was Maureen Dowd kidding about having called Tim Russert to ask if VP Cheney washed his hands after his Meet the Press appearance this Sunday? By all indications she was not, making one fear the Times columnist is slipping ever deeper into Dowd Derangement Syndrome. Dowd writes in her pay-to-read column of today, Vice Must Wash Hands Before Returning to Work, "I called Tim Russert to ask if Dick Cheney had washed his hands after their interview on Sunday. Any sort of scrubbing, I wondered? Antiseptic wipe, Purell, quick shower on the...
  • Reuters Bias - Pic of Dick Cheney

    03/09/2006 2:01:52 PM PST · by finnman69 · 46 replies · 2,194+ views
    yahoo ^ | 3/8/06
    U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney speaks during his keynote address to the U.S. Labor Department's 2006 National Summit on Retirement Savings at the Willard Hotel in Washington March 2, 2006. REUTERS/Larry Downing
  • Media chase is wrong in vice president story

    02/22/2006 11:34:25 AM PST · by Quilla · 3 replies · 517+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 21, 2006 | Jay Ambrose
    It was the month of February in 2006, they'll say in the future. That's when the sickness became inescapably evident. As they shovel the last spadeful of dirt on the mainstream media outlets that once received the most attention and respect, they will tell us the symptom was there for all to see: an embarrassing confusion about which of two stories about a vice president of the United States was worthy of major coverage. The story they chose to elevate was the one about Dick Cheney peppering a fellow hunter in Texas with pellets from a 28-gauge shotgun, even though...
  • The White House and Adversary Press

    02/21/2006 4:54:53 AM PST · by Quilla · 36 replies · 1,302+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 21, 2006 | Pat Buchanan
    So far as we now know, Vice President Cheney did nothing wrong. Leading a bird with a 28-gauge shotgun, in late afternoon, he mistakenly shot in the face, neck and torso a hunting companion he thought he left a hundred yards behind. Cheney's doctor and Secret Service detail gave first aid, had the veep's ambulance brought up and put the bleeding 78-year-old man in, and all went back to the Armstrong ranch for what had to be a horrible evening of anxiety about how gravely Harry Whittington had been wounded. By 8 p.m., White House Chief of Staff Andy Card...
  • Fitzwater, Former WH Press Secretary, Blasts Handling of Cheney Shooting.

    02/14/2006 4:58:09 PM PST · by zzen01 · 23 replies · 672+ views
    Editor and Publisher ^ | February 14, 2006 | By Joe Strupp
    NEW YORK Former White House Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater criticized Vice President Dick Cheney Tuesday for delaying the release of information about his hunting accident on Saturday, saying Cheney "ignored his responsibility to the American people." He told E&P he was "appalled by the whole handling of this."
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush - (photos) - 2.14.06

    02/14/2006 4:34:50 PM PST · by ohioWfan · 212 replies · 3,139+ views,; Reuters | 2.14.06 | ohioWfan
    Today President Bush welcomed the 2005 NCAA National Champion University of Texas Longhorns football team to the South Lawn at the White House, where he congratulated the team and coaches with great humor and warmth.........and a lot of Texas pride! Later in the day, he welcomed members of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation in the Oval Office of the White House. The council, created by the USA Freedom Corps in 2003, promotes volunteerism and recognizes Americans who serve our communities and the world. First Lady, Laura Bush visited the Giant Pandas at the National Zoo. Today the...
  • Cheney Calls Senate War Critics Politically Ambitious Hypocrites

    11/16/2005 10:52:11 PM PST · by F14 Pilot · 52 replies · 1,597+ views
    New York Times ^ | November 17, 2005
    VP Dick Cheney joined the White House attack on critics of the Iraq war Wednesday night when he told a conservative group that senators who had suggested that the Bush administration manipulated prewar intelligence were making "one of the most dishonest and reprehensible charges ever aired in this city." Mr. Cheney, who was the administration's toughest, most persistent advocate for the war in Iraq, depicted the senators as hypocrites swayed by antiwar sentiment and their own political ambitions. "Some of the most irresponsible comments have, of course, come from politicians who actually voted in favor of authorizing force against Saddam...
  • Cheney Walks Slowly After Knee Surgery

    09/25/2005 11:01:30 AM PDT · by snugs · 56 replies · 1,126+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 25th September 2005 | Snugs
    By NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press Writer 2 hours, 29 minutes ago WASHINGTON Vice President Dick Cheney walked slowly out of the hospital Sunday, one day after surgery to repair aneurysms on the back of both his knees. Cheney emerged from George Washington University Hospital in the late morning with his wife, Lynne, at his side. He shook hands with doctors and then walked to his motorcade without any assistance, although he moved slower than his normally brisk pace. Cheney was under local anesthesia during the six-hour surgery Saturday. His spokesman, Steve Schmidt, said the vice president was doing well but...
  • A Day in the life of President Bush (Photos): 04/25/05

    04/25/2005 3:18:47 PM PDT · by Pippin · 350 replies · 5,122+ views; Yahoo News photos | 04/25/05 | Pippin
    Today President Bush met with Crown Pronce Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at his Crawford ranch in Texas. Welcome! and enjoy your visit to Sanity Island!
  • Nine happy headlines (for Israel and its friends)

    12/27/2004 12:23:59 PM PST · by anotherview · 7 replies · 518+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 26 December 2004 | CHARLEY J. LEVINE
    Dec. 26, 2004 23:11 | Updated Dec. 27, 2004 20:27 Nine happy headlines By CHARLEY J. LEVINE Good news in our region remains annoyingly slim. Which underscores just how amazing the finale to 2004 is turning out to be. We have been inundated with a flood of nonstop headlines that cannot fail to bring smiles to the faces of even our most hard-boiled Jeremiahs. A tour d'horizon reveals no less than nine most uncommon rays of sunshine, all coming rapid-fire: Ding dong, the witch is dead: Clearly, his lingering obstructionist presence spelled doom for anything remotely connected to ending violence...
  • Kerry Sorry for Remark About Cheney's Lesbian Child (Satire)

    10/14/2004 4:32:51 PM PDT · by The Loan Arranger · 27 replies · 1,367+ views ^ | October 14, 2004 | Scott Ott
    John Forbes Kerry, father of two heterosexual daughters, today apologized for referring to the sexual preference of Vice President Dick Cheney's daughter during last night's final presidential debate. "There's nothing wrong with being one of God's homosexual children," said Mr. Kerry, an openly-heterosexual veteran of foreign war who is also a U.S. Senator, "And far be it from me to pry into the private life of Mr. Cheney's lesbian child, who is gay and a homosexual. People can't choose whom they will love, and so I should not have mentioned that his daughter is a lesbian person, and not a...
  • Pray for President Bush - Day 1479

    10/05/2004 5:22:26 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 28 replies · 451+ views
    Lord, You have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.Before the mountains were born or You brought forth the earth and the world,From everlasting to everlasting You are God. Psalm 90:1-2
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) - 10.5.04

    10/05/2004 4:29:38 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 140 replies · 2,631+ views, | 10.5.04 | ohioWfan
    President Bush is preparing for a ‘significant speech’ which he will be giving in Wilkes Barre, PA tomorrow morning. Tonight V.P. Dick Cheney is debating John Edwards in Cleveland, OH. There are no new pics today, but a few good late entries from yesterday and Sunday, and a great one released from the Republican Convention.Word has it that today is also Barney’s birthday, so we can assume the First Family participated in a celebration of the First Doggie’s fourth birthday! The polls are looking good so it’s a another GOOD day to be a Bushbot! Enjoy your trip to Sanity...
  • You can cry fowl without drawing one (Humor)

    04/30/2004 8:00:48 AM PDT · by Arrowhead1952 · 3 replies · 217+ views
    AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN ^ | Friday, April 30, 2004 | John Kelso humorist
    Friday, April 30, 2004 Anybody can call someone a horse's patoot. But it's a special person who can call someone a horse's patoot and show a picture of the patoot. Are chicken cartoons as visual aids really necessary to make the insult complete? Apparently New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg thinks so. On Wednesday, the World War II veteran brought a drawing of a chicken onto the Senate floor while he was calling Vice President Dick Cheney the "lead chicken hawk." So I guess you could say it was the picture of the chicken that showed Lautenberg's pluck. In what may...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos) 4.29.04

    04/29/2004 4:23:45 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 212 replies · 187+ views; | 4.29.04 | ohioWfan
    On a day when there will be more than 8,000 parties across America being held in his honor, President Bush appeared with Vice President Cheney for three and a half hours before the 9/11 Commission in the White House, in a session that was described as ‘cordial.’ He then went to the Rose Garden to make a statement, and answer questions from the White House press pool. Reports on the President‘s appearance are that he answered 99% of the questions himself (with no help from the Vice President), was more than thorough in his responses, and even kidded the panelists...
  • Cheney Addresses Terrorist Threat in Los Angeles Speech

    01/15/2004 10:48:40 AM PST · by Calpernia · 5 replies · 213+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan. 15, 2004 | By Sgt. 1st Class Doug Sample, USA
    In a speech that often evoked the events of Sept. 11, 2001, Vice President Dick Cheney emphasized Jan. 14 that the global war against terrorism is a long-term struggle. Cheney spoke to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. "Remembering what we saw on 9/11, and knowing the nature of these enemies, we have as clear a responsibility as could ever fall to government," Cheney said. "We must do everything in our power to keep terrorists from gaining weapons of mass destruction." He said the issue is an urgent responsibility that has shifted the country's national security strategy. "There are certain...