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Cheney says Canada ‘too dangerous’ for visit

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has foregone a trip to Canada on the grounds that it’s “too dangerous,” according to a report in Canada’s National Post. Cheney was set to appear at an event in Toronto on April 24, but canceled on grounds that the risk of trouble from protesters…

Cheney: Don’t blame political class for Tucson massacre

US system ‘designed for political combat,’ former VP says Arguing that the Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson was the act of a “lone, crazed gunman,” former Vice President is deflecting blame from the “political class” for the massacre that took the lives of six people and seriously injured Rep. Gabrielle…

Bush-Cheney campaign pressured papers to keep campaign manager’s sexuality secret

THE FOLLOWING RAN ON RAW STORY, NOVEMBER 11, 2004. Two New York newspapers received calls from the Bush-Cheney campaign during the Republican National Convention urging them not to run a story suggesting that the campaign manager and public face of the campaign was gay, RAW STORY has learned. Bush-Cheney campaign…

Neocon: Obama can save presidency by bombing Iran

“Here is an idea for Barack Obama to salvage his tottering administration by taking a step that protects the United States and its allies,” begins neoconservative scholar Daniel Pipes. “He needs a dramatic gesture to change the public perception of him as a light-weight, bumbling ideologue, preferably in an arena…

Rasmussen: 58% want underwear bomber waterboarded

The latest Rasmussen poll indicates that a majority of Americans support hard-line attitudes towards the would-be terrorist who attempted to blow up an airliner on Christmas day. Of those polled, 71% would like to see the crime investigated by military rather than civilian authorities, and 58% believe that Umar Farouk…

‘Draft Cheney’ group wants Dick back in the White House

Cheney: ‘Not a chance’ I’ll run for president Dick Cheney in 2012? One new political group, led by a prominent former Log Cabin Republican, thinks it could — and should — happen. Despite the former vice-president’s low approval ratings among the American public, the organizers of Draft Cheney 2012 believe…

Decidedly Not Fascism

Dick Cheney, our fourth branch of government (it’s true – it’s in the Constitution right after Taco Bar Tuesday), does something which is in no way deserving of criticism or rebuke as a step towards fascism. Members of Vice President Cheney’s staff censored congressional testimony by a top federal official…

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