Amazing. Warning strong language.
Cheney, speaking on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, offered support for the targeted killing by drone strike last week of the Yemeni-American radical cleric al-Awlaki, but he said that Obama now needs to reverse his past criticism of how the Bush administration interrogated suspected terrorists.
Why isn't this man in prison?
| "In his new memoir, Dick Cheney presents himself as someone who understood that the 9/11 attacks changed the world. Those attacks, he says, made it clear: "We had to do everything possible to be sure they (the terrorists) never got their hands on weapons that could kill millions." That is how he justifies the Iraq war.
It may sound like a plausible rationale. Saddam Hussein clearly aspired to nuclear weapons, and had he gotten them, he might have given them to al-Qaida to use against us. So war was the only way to preempt that possibility."
By NBC's Garrett Haake
SUN LAKES, AZ -- In what was a free-wheeling town hall that felt more like a rally, Mitt Romney, with shirt sleeves rolled up and pacing the stage, seemed to be able to do no wrong -- receiving generous applause, even as he praised one of the most controversial political figures in recent American history: former Vice President Dick Cheney.
911s a lie
United Press International
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Wed, 31 Aug 2011
CDTA former aide to one-time U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell says former Vice President Dick Cheney fears he will be tried as a war criminal.
Demonstrators with Amnesty International call for the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation into the roles of former President George W. Bush, former Vice President Dick Cheney, and other officials in the use of torture in U.S. counter-terrorism operations in front of the Justice Department in Washington on August 30, 2011.
Cheney's memoir, In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir, hit the bookshelves Tuesday, and piles criticisms and attacks on many colleagues during George W. Bush's administration, especially Powell, whom Cheney accused of undermining Bush.
However, Powell's chief of staff, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, told ABC News Cheney "was president for all practical purposes for the first term of the Bush administration" and "fears being tried as a war criminal."
Interesting piece I stumbled upon today..
Since everyone is so obsessed with Reagan, why isn't this getting more interest.