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Obama Jabs Dick Cheney

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama used his speech at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner to jab back at former Vice President Dick Cheney, who recently c...

Cheney: Obama Leaving A 'Terrible Burden' For Next President

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney took another swipe at President Barack Obama on Tuesday, criticizing him over the Iran deal framework put in place l...

Dick Cheney Takes On Obama In New Book

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney, already a fierce critic of President Barack Obama, accuses him in an upcoming book ...

Dick Cheney: Obama, Eric Holder Are 'Playing The Race Card'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney accused President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder of "playing the race card" by saying attacks against...

Cheney's Good Old Days

Mike Smith | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics
Mike Smith


Pakistan and the Tragedy of Our Time

Ethan Casey | Posted 02.16.2015 | Politics
Ethan Casey

Moral and intellectual clarity about the world we live in are not compatible with self-exculpating glibness. Our adversaries' wrongness does not mean we are in the right. The substance of the terrorists' victory lies exactly in their success in having persuaded Western societies to empower our own authoritarian regimes.

Dick Cheney: U.S. Will Suffer 'Far Deadlier Attack' Within Next Decade

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney offered an extremely morose prediction about the country's future on Tuesday. Asked on the Hugh Hewitt radio show...

Dick Cheney Gives Rare Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney made a rare political endorsement Wednesday as he announced his support for a former Navy lieutenant and judge advoc...

Cheney On Torture: 'If I Would Have To Do It All Over Again, I Would'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney revealed he has no regrets about the Bush administration's use of enhanced interrogation techniques like waterboardi...

Cheney Bashes Food Stamps In Pro-Military Rant, Forgetting Military Families Rely On Them

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney (R) on Monday accused President Barack Obama of caring more about handing out food stamps than develop...

In the Darkness of Dick Cheney

Mark Danner | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Mark Danner

For all his experience and sophistication, that grimly blank expression -- calmly unflinching gaze, slightly lopsided frown -- embodied a philosophy of power unapologetically, brutally simple: attack, crush enemies; cause others to fear, submit. Power from time to time must be embodied in vivid violence, like Voltaire's executions, pour encourager les autres.

Dick Cheney's Visit To Toronto Stirs Call For War Crimes Arrest

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

An international volunteer organization urged Canadian authorities to arrest former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney on war crimes charges when he visi...

Dick Cheney: Obama Doesn't Care About Anything Except Mimicking European Socialism

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney criticized President Barack Obama for his handling of recent privacy and foreign security issues on the Fox News Rad...

Dick Cheney Swings At Hillary Clinton Over Benghazi Attack

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney appeared on conservative Hugh Hewitt’s radio program Thursday, criticizing former Secretary of State Hillary Clint...

WATCH: Another Dick Wonders Why Cheney Is Still Alive

Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

When legendary talk show host Dick Cavett stopped by the HuffPost Live studio to discuss his five-decade career, host Josh Zepps asked him about the p...

On This Day In 2000, George W. Bush Decided Dick Cheney Would Make A Good VP

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

On this day in 2000, Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush announced former Wyoming congressman and Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney would ...

Biden, Cheney Like 'Night And Day'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden and former Vice President Dick Cheney are like "night and day," according to Secret Service agents. Men in Biden's secret ...

Rand Paul Says Someone Should Have Been Fired 9/11 Intelligence Failures

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blasted the Bush administration and former Vice President Dick Cheney on CNN’s "The Situation Room" Tuesday evening, blaming ...

Bush On Cheney: 'I Don't See Him -- Much'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

A lot has changed in the four years since former President George W. Bush left the White House -- including his relationship with his vice president, ...

Was the Iraq War Worth It?

Hussein Ibish, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | World
Hussein Ibish, Ph.D.

Ten years later, was the Iraq War worth it? Did the U.S. achieve its goals? Is Iraq a more democratic country? Are the Iraqi people better off than they were under Saddam Hussein? Was it worth the cost? And most important, was it worth the American and Iraqi lives lost? You decide.

Dick Cheney: Obama Administration 'Involved In A Cover-Up' On Libya Attack

Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney criticized the Obama administration for attempting "a cover-up" of what transpired in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, ...

Amanda Terkel

Maryland GOP Lawmaker Explains Dick Cheney Call Backing Marriage Equality | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maryland Del. Wade Kach (R-Baltimore County) is a key reason the state is on its way to becoming the eighth in the U.S. where same-sex m...

Amanda Terkel

LISTEN: Dick Cheney On The Last Time He Cried: 'It's Been Some 10 Years Ago' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney can't remember the last time he's cried. In fact, when asked about it on a radio interview on Monday, ...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Mitt Romney Says Dick Cheney Is 'The Kind Of Person I'd Like To Have' As VP | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney doesn't yet know if he'll win the Republican bid for president, but he's already thinking of the type of running mate he'd c...

Denying The Dark Side: Cheney May Have No Regrets On Torture, But We Should

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster | Posted 11.15.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster

The legacy of 9/11 must not be the dark side. We have a moral obligation to investigate our government's past use of torture, not to brush it under the rug in the name of national security.