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  Dick Cheney: Greedy, powerful and mean - one of the biggest political stars at MondoStars.com
Dick Cheney was elected Vice President of the United States in 2000 and again in 2004.
Cheney's office, mainly his computer, was central to the investigation: Lewis Libby, his former chief of staff, was one of the main people under investigation, and was indicted on five felony charges.
Dick Cheney is an even bigger crook, murderer, instigator of wars, and destroying all nations he deals with, including ours, Iraq, and the entire middle east.
www.mondostars.com /politics/dickcheney.html   (807 words)

  
  Crossing the Rubicon: Simplifying the case against Dick Cheney
Dick Cheney was the acting Commander in Chief on 9/11.
Dick Cheney was placed directly in charge of managing the seamless integration of all training exercises throughout the entire federal government and all military agencies.
In May of 2001 Dick Cheney was placed directly in charge of managing the "seamless integration" of all training exercises throughout the federal government and military agencies by presidential mandate.
www.fromthewilderness.com /free/ww3/011805_simplify_case.shtml   (3903 words)

  
 CNN.com - Sources: Cheney curses senator over Halliburton criticism - Jun 24, 2004
Cheney, who as president of the Senate was present for the picture day, turned to Leahy and scolded the senator over his recent criticism of the vice president for Halliburton's alleged war profiteering.
Cheney is the former CEO of Halliburton, and Democrats have suggested that while serving in the Bush administration he helped win lucrative contracts for his former firm, including a no-bid contract to rebuild Iraq.
Cheney was chief executive officer of Halliburton from 1995 to 2000.
www.cnn.com /2004/ALLPOLITICS/06/24/cheney.leahy   (473 words)

  
 Dick Cheney
Cheney was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, in January 1941, so his brain crystallized into its current form just before the 1960s introduced the idea of fun into American life.
Almost immediately after the attacks, Cheney and his old crony Donald Rumsfeld (now Secretary of Defense) began beating the war drums for a new invasion of Iraq, despite a complete absence of any evidence that Saddam Hussein had anything at all to do with September 11 or al Qaeda in general.
Dick Cheney appointed George HW Bush's Secretary of Defense, where he presided over the Operation Just Cause (the invasion of Panama) and Operation Desert Storm.
www.rotten.com /library/bio/usa/dick-cheney   (2284 words)

  
 Mrs. Lynne Cheney
Vice President Dick Cheney's Labrador retrievers Jackson, left, and Dave, right, prepare for Halloween, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, as they sit for a photograph at the Vice President's Residence at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. Jackson is dressed as Darth Vader, Dave is dressed as Superman.
Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, has loved history for as long as she can remember, and she has spent much of her professional life writing and speaking about the importance of knowing history and teaching it well.
Cheney wrote: "the satisfactions of mature thought, an attachment to abiding concerns, a perspective on human existence." Currently, as a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, she particularly emphasizes the value of knowing our nation's history.
www.whitehouse.gov /mrscheney   (721 words)

  
 Vice President of the United States - Richard B. Cheney
Cheney was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on January 30, 1941 and grew up in Casper, Wyoming.
Cheney served on the transition team and later as Deputy Assistant to the President.
Cheney was elected to serve as the state's sole Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives.
www.whitehouse.gov /vicepresident   (522 words)

  
 Dick Cheney - SourceWatch
Cheney was elected as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Wyoming in November 1978 and was relected to a further five times.
Cheney's wife, Lynne Cheney, is a senior fellow with the American Enterprise Institute.
Cheney's daughter, Elizabeth Cheney, is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and Coordinator for Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiatives and heads the Iran-Syria Operations Group.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Dick_Cheney   (962 words)

  
 Rolling Stone : The Curse of Dick Cheney
Cheney's record of mistakes begins in 1959, when Tom Stroock, a Republican politician-businessman in Casper, Wyoming, got Cheney, then a senior at Natrona County High School, a scholarship to Yale.
Cheney's strategy for gaining power was the same one he and Rumsfeld had foisted on Ford: making sure no one in the Republican Party outflanked him to the right.
Cheney, meanwhile, continues to receive $150,000 a year in deferred compensation from Halliburton, even though he is supposed to divest himself of all conflicts of interest.
www.rollingstone.com /politics/story/6450422/the_curse_of_dick_cheney   (3497 words)

  
 Dick Cheney Biography - WHITEHOUSE.ORG
Later, Cheney would win a scholarship to prestigious Yale University, but upon finding the academic culture there to be cliquish and self-congratulatory (in that especially unbearable New England way), Cheney would boycott his classes.
Cheney assumes the role of the CEO should George W. Bush ever be rendered unable to perform his duties, whether due to absence, illness, hangover, shin-splints, abject ineptitude, and/or being Raptured to Glory.
The very picture of cardiological resilience, Dick Cheney is married to his high school sweetheart and noted author of lesbian erotica, Mrs.
www.whitehouse.org /administration/dick.asp   (661 words)

  
 MoveOn.org: MoveOn Bulletin
It's not surprising that Cheney is avoiding the limelight: an SEC investigation is under way on accounting practices at Halliburton, the company he ran, and Congress's investigative body is still trying to determine how much of the Energy Plan he organized was shaped by oil, coal, and nuclear energy executives.
Cheney's rule at Halliburton was characterized by a ruthless geopolitical strategy that put aside political beliefs whenever they were inconvenient.
In response, Cheney's counsel returned a letter, refusing to disclose whom Cheney and the Task Force had met with and even who was on the Task Force's staff.
www.moveon.org /moveonbulletin/bulletin1.html   (1868 words)

  
 Dick Cheney's Gay Daughter Said To Be Pregnant - News Story - WNBC | New York
The Washington Post said 37-year-old Mary Cheney, the openly gay daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney and wife Lynne, is due in late spring.
Cheney are looking forward with eager anticipation to the arrival of their sixth grandchild," spokesman Lea Anne McBride told the paper.
Dick Cheney reportedly said people "ought to be free to enter into any kind of relationship they want to" but also noted that he would defer to the president's policy.
www.wnbc.com /news/10473063/detail.html   (411 words)

  
 Interview with Vice-President Dick Cheney, NBC, "Meet the Press," Transcript for March 16
CHENEY: I think that would be the only acceptable outcome I can think of at this point, but obviously, we can continue to try to work through the United Nations and work diplomacy to try to arrive at an acceptable outcome.
CHENEY: Conversations I had with leaders in the region afterwards, they all supported the decision that was made not to go to Baghdad.
CHENEY: Our objective will be, if we go in, to defeat whatever forces oppose us, to take down the government of Saddam Hussein, and then to follow on with a series of actions such as eliminating all the weapons of mass destruction, finding where they are and destroying them, preserving the territorial integrity of Turkey.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/bush/cheneymeetthepress.htm   (7014 words)

  
 Dick Cheney's Suite Demands - March 23, 2006
And when Cheney is traveling with his wife Lynne, the second family's suite needs an additional two bottles of sparkling water.
Cheney's H2O should be either Calistoga or, curiously, Perrier, a favored beverage of French terrorism appeasers.
The document, prepared by the vice president's advance team, was obtained by TSG after it was provided to a hotel employee prior to a Cheney visit.
www.thesmokinggun.com /archive/0322061cheney1.html   (288 words)

  
 Cheney pays tribute to Iraq war veterans - USATODAY.com
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) —; Vice President Cheney paid tribute Sunday to veterans of the Iraq war, honoring them for keeping the United States democratic and free and hoping "they will return in victory."
In a 10-minute Veterans Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery, Cheney said soldiers from World War I to "the current fight against terrorism" have served their country valiantly and "above all they kept us free at the land we call home."
Cheney quoted Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, in saying troops there are fighting in a complex and challenging situation, and praised them for a "magnificent job."
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2007-11-11-cheneyveterans_N.htm?csp=34   (343 words)

  
 The Denver Post - Jabs at Cheney an "Ugly" truth of VP's infamy
After all the editorial cartoons knocking Dick Cheney, after Jon Stewart's riffs and the Letterman/Leno jokes, it still comes as a surprise when a primetime comedy aims a personal barb at a sitting member of the executive branch of government.
Once Cheney becomes fair game on a mainstream hit like ABC's "Ugly Betty," you know he, as a symbol of this administration, is reviled by most Americans.
By the time Cheney shows up as a punch line - either as the ultimate immovable object or as the face of evil - on the broad-appeal, diligently inoffensive, mainstream TV networks, the polls are closed.
www.denverpost.com /ci_7020493?source=rss   (757 words)

  
 Dick Cheney News - The New York Times
Dick Cheney seems to enjoy giving the impression that he is loony enough to pull off an attack on Iran before leaving office — even if he has to do it alone.
Barack Obama and Dick Cheney may have a genealogical relationship, but whatever its political symbolism, it is genetically meaningless.
Vice President Dick Cheney and Senator John Edwards met in a strikingly personal and bitter debate in Cleveland.
topics.nytimes.com /top/reference/timestopics/people/c/dick_cheney/index.html?inline=nyt-per   (855 words)

  
 Decision ‘08 » Dick Cheney
A suicide bomber attacked the entrance to the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Tuesday during a visit by Vice President Dick Cheney, killing up to 23 people and wounding 20.
Cheney was unhurt in the attack, which was claimed by the Taliban and was the […;]
Not that anyone on the Left wants to be bothered with, oh, facts or anything, but I note that none of these people work for Dick Cheney.
decision08.net /category/republican-candidates/dick-cheney   (1415 words)

  
 Dick Cheney, Vice President Richard Cheney
Few expected Cheney to become the extreme, ideological force that would clash with Colin Powell and become the driving force towards war with Iraq.
Cheney is now one of the most polarizing figures in American politics and he is without question the most powerful figure in the Bush administration.
Maureen Dowd calls Dick Cheney the "Terrifier-in-Chief" after his bizarre claims that a Kerry victory would lead to terrorist attacks.
www.orlandoreport.com /profiles/dick_cheney.htm   (288 words)

  
 The Poor Man: Poker With Dick Cheney
Cheney has already showed them the six of clubs, and yet these liberals persist in saying he has "nothing".
Sometimes you have to learn to connect the dots, and see the patterns which are not visible to superficial analysis of the type favored by the CIA and the State Department.
Dick Cheney's skip straight is a winning poker hand for the post-9/11 world.
www.thepoorman.net /archives/002789.html   (837 words)

  
 The Dick....Cheney
Vice President Dick Cheney, On March 16 2003 to Tim Russert The streets in Basra and Baghdad are sure to erupt in joy in the same way the throngs in Kabul greeted the Americans.
Cheney, as the Vice President, is also the president of the Senate and so he was present for a routine photo shoot.
The two began to argue with Cheney criticizing Leahy for his remarks about Halliburton's war profiteering and that company's ties to Cheney (Cheney was formerly the CEO of Haliburton).
home.att.net /~jrhsc/dick.html   (1005 words)

  
 How Cheney abused his power in war on terror | International News | News | Telegraph
Vice-President Dick Cheney was personally responsible for American policies that subjected terrorist suspects to cruelty and denied them the right to a fair trial, according to revelations from senior US government officials.
In August that year, the vice-president's lawyer inserted a paragraph into a memo of instructions for the CIA on torture which claimed that laws forbidding any person to "commit torture do not apply" to the president because that would be a restriction of his right to wage war.
Last week Mr Cheney and Mr Addington tried to argue that he was not bound by the rules, claiming that he is not part of the executive branch of government because he also acts as president of the Senate.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/07/01/wcheney101.xml   (1059 words)

  
 CBC News: the fifth estate: The Unauthorized Biography of Dick Cheney, Mr. Vice-President   (Site not responding. Last check: )
JANUARY 19: Dick Cheney is sworn in as Vice President of the United States.
Cheney also states that he had provided "documents responsive to the Comptroller General's inquiry concerning the costs associated with the (Energy task force's work.)" Cheney was apparently writing about the 77 pages.
In the wake of the attacks, Dick Cheney reportedly is taken to Raven Rock, a top-secret military base.
www.cbc.ca /fifth/dickcheney/vice.html   (1036 words)

  
 Dick Cheney -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cheney was born in Lincoln, Nebraska to Richard Herbert Cheney and Marjorie Dickey.
Cheney was selected for a one-year fellowship in the office of Representative William Steiger, a Republican congressman from Wisconsin.
Cheney was elected to represent Wyoming in the U.S. House of Representatives to replace Teno Roncalio, who had resigned from Congress.
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 Right Web | Profile | Dick Cheney
But Dick Cheney I don't know anymore … I don't think Dick Cheney is a neocon, but allied to the core of neocons is that bunch who thought we made a mistake in the first Gulf War, that we should have finished the job.
Although Cheney began his government career in the Nixon administration, it was as a member of the House of Representatives in the 1980s that he solidified the conservative credentials that would propel him to the head of the Pentagon under the first President Bush.
Cheney opposed the Equal Rights Amendment, voted against extending the Clean Water Act, and was one of four representatives to oppose the ban on guns that can escape detection through the metal detector (see “Inside Politics,” CNN Transcripts, August 2, 2000, and Cheney's voting profile at On The Issues, http://www.ontheissues.org/Dick_Cheney.htm).
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