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Cost of War

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Former Vice President Dick Cheney Is Joking, Isn't He?

Justin Constantine | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics
Justin Constantine

At first blush Vice President Dick Cheney's recent op-ed reads like the script of a Saturday Night Live script, the kind where the character's statements are so absurd that they cannot help but make you laugh.

Bearing Witness to the Agony of Others

Marianne Williamson | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

It's not very often that I see something on a corporate-owned American TV news channel and go, "Wow guys, that was great." But tonight I did. CNN deserves a huge bravo -- and a huge thank you -- for their special '60s episode about the war in Vietnam.

The Gnarly Psychology of Unnecessary War

Marianne Williamson | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

Nothing the government does now -- no action or non-action on its part -- will change the fundamental trajectory of national tragedy -- and I don't just mean Iraq's -- if we, the American people, do not wake up to what has happened here.

Bush-Painting Boarding

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

bush paintings

Politics and the Water's Edge

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Lance Simmens

In 1994 I attended a meeting at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC and sat across the table from former Defense Secretary Robert McNamara, ...

Cheney and Food Stamps

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jon Ward

The Inside Story Of Liz Cheney's Tone-Deaf Candidacy | Jon Ward | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

When Liz Cheney moved to Wyoming, in 2012, her path to the Senate seemed clear enough. Cheney had a famous name, a high-profile media presence, an imp...

Cheney Feud

Mike Smith | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

More cartoons by Mike Smith at Las Vegas Sun....

The GOP Mines an Endless Vein of Hypocrisy; An Historic Bottomless Pit of Inconsistency

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Apparently, having a black, Kenyan-born Communist who is both Muslim and a radical Christian in the Oval Office changes the rules of judicial appointments. That is the only conclusion we can reach for key Republican senators have reversed their opinions 180 degrees from what they've stated in the past.

Cheney, Kilcullen and Captain Stubing Walk Into a Publisher's Office

Matthew Hoh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Matthew Hoh

I'm trying to utilize Buddhist practices in my life. The concept of Right Speech is one I like, but it is one I am really struggling with, and, someti...

That Time Cheney Watched His Fears Come True On 'Homeland'

AP | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he once feared that terrorists could use the electrical device that had been ...

Prosecution of Amanda Knox Looks Just Like U.S. Right-Wing Politics

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The key similarity is not just the serial lies, but the refusal to question their conclusions when the facts were, to put it mildly, not adding up.

Cheney: Health Is 'Nothing Short Of A Miracle'

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney says his health is "nothing short of a miracle." The heart transplant r...

Luke Johnson

Torture Investigation Rebukes Bush And Obama | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A two-year independent investigation by the Constitution Project released Tuesday said that U.S. forces engaged in torture and senior of...

Bang the Drum Loudly: The Failed Journalism That Sent America to War in Iraq

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Media
James Moore

The timing was a thing of pure political beauty. President George W. Bush was only a few days away from speaking to the United Nations' General Assembly about Iraq's renewed efforts to acquire banned weaponry.

Cheney: Obama Has Appointed 'Second Rate People' On National Security

AP | BOB MOEN | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday night that President Barack Obama has jeopardized U.S. national security by nominati...

PITAPOLICY Poem: Politics, Interests, Technology & Analysis of MENA Region

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 02.27.2013 | World
Mehrunisa Qayyum

PITAPOLICY tweets were underwhelmed with stories of human development, gender balance and other advocacy issues -- excluding voter discrimination. T...

Weapons of Mass Distraction

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

America needs a period of truth and reconciliation. How can we avoid future wars if we don't understand how consent was manufactured for a war against Iraq?

Cheney Jabs Obama On National Security Ahead Of 9/11

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

A day before the 11th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, former Vice President Dick Cheney jabbed President Barack Obama over a new re...

Cheney Has Strong Praise For Mitt

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WILSON, Wyo. -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney told Republican fundraisers Thursday night that Mitt Romney is the "only" man who can make the right...

Biden, Cheney Lend Big Hand

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

-- It was vice president's day on the campaign trail. Mitt Romney made a pilgrimage to former Vice President Dick Cheney's Wyoming home to raise cas...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Finds Dick Cheney's Secret Service Agents Immune | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secret Service agents who arrested a man after he disparaged and then touched Dick Cheney cannot be sued for violating the man's free sp...

Dick Cheney Teaming Up With GOP Hopeful

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is hosting a fundraiser for Mitt Romney this summer, reports the Wall Street Journal. The July 12 event will be h...

Selective Amnesia and the Rogue Elephant

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Surely, since according to the far right Obama was to blame for the declining economy prior to taking office, he must also then be credited with the growing economy. No amount of twisted logic and ideological contortion can get around that conundrum.