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Dick Cheney Torture

Cheney: 'I've Got To Defend My Point Of View,' Even If I'm Using Disputed Facts To Do It

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney proved he won't stop defending his beliefs, even if they've been proved untrue in the past. During an appearance ...

Still Living With Jack Bauer in a Terrified New American World

Rebecca Gordon | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics
Rebecca Gordon

Once upon a time, if a character on TV or in a movie tortured someone, it was a sure sign that he was a bad guy. Now, the torturers are the all-American heroes. We're not only living in a post-9/11 world, we're stuck with Jack Bauer in the 25th hour.

Empire's Age-Old Aim: Wealth and Power

Lawrence B. Wilkerson | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Lawrence B. Wilkerson

Our constant rhetoric -- particularly from Washington -- asserts that we have made progress since the colonialism of King Leopold in the Congo. International criminal justice and human rights are pursued with relish, are they not? Not according to the example of Richard Bruce Cheney.

Bush-Painting Boarding

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Liz Cheney: Nancy Pelosi's 'Spine Doesn't Seem To Reach Her Brain'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Liz Cheney on Tuesday countered House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) criticism of her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, claiming t...

Watch Jon Stewart Go 'Back To The Torture'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.08.2014 | Comedy

Former Vice President Dick Cheney recently resurfaced to again deny that the Bush Administration engaged in torture, and defend controversial practice...

Senator Thinks Cheney Should Try Waterboarding 'If He Doesn't Think That Was Torture'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said Sunday that former Vice President Dick Cheney should give waterboarding a try himself if he doesn't believe the interro...

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...

Cheneys Not Invited

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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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...

McCain Counters Cheney On Calls For Obama Apology

Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

In an appearance Monday on CNN, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) appeared to reject a suggestion from former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter, Li...

Only Darkness: A Torture Survivor Dreams of Dick Cheney

Hector Aristizabal | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact
Hector Aristizabal

I was held for three days and three nights without food or water, deprived of sleep and subjected to what some of your friends like to call "enhanced interrogation techniques" -- electricity, waterboarding-- that would leave no marks.

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.

Cheney's New Memoir: Fact vs. Fiction

Amnesty International | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Amnesty International

On Tuesday, former Vice President Richard "Dick" Cheney published his memoirs, "In My Time." We thought it might be instructive to examine some of the claims he makes in his memoirs and see how well they stack up against established facts.

No Matter What Cheney Says, Torture Is Never Acceptable

Rev. Richard L. Killmer | Posted 11.01.2011 | Religion
Rev. Richard L. Killmer

But torture is never the only way to get a person to talk. Expert interrogators tell us repeatedly that torture creates unreliable information and is a powerful recruiting tool for our enemies.

Shame On You, Dick Cheney

Rev. Richard Cizik | Posted 10.31.2011 | Religion
Rev. Richard Cizik

There is no wiggle room for torture here. There shouldn't be. And yet you and President Bush both acknowledge authorizing torture. And you show no shame in doing so.

What Would You Ask Dick Cheney?

The Huffington Post | Mandy Jenkins | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is making the rounds in the media this week to promote his new memoir, In My Time, which hits bookstores Tuesday. ...

Dick Cheney Had Secret Resignation Letter Locked In A Safe

Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

In his new memoir, "In My Time," former Vice-President Dick Cheney reveals that he had a secret, signed letter of resignation locked in a safe at all ...

Dick Cheney's Last Word

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Now that Mr. Cheney is contemplating how history will judge him, he seems to be more interested these days in promoting his upcoming book, In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir.

An Open Letter to President Bush Regarding Torture

Rev. Richard Cizik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Richard Cizik

U.S.-sponsored torture has cost innumerable lives of both American soldiers and civilians, because it has inspired extremists to commit acts of terror against us. It has cost us dearly.

Edge of Darkness: Dick Cheney Returns

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

Once again, Cheney, appearing on national television, spewed his mephitic brew of insinuations and allegations about Obama. Is this the best that the GOP can do?

A Gitmo Christmas Carol: Say 'Bah Humbug' to Cheney (Video)

Danielle Celena Belton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Celena Belton

New Security Action released this video over the holidays as part of a concerted effort to call for the closing of the prison at Guantanamo Bay. Here are some facts about the prison at Guantanamo Bay:

Law & Order Tackles Accountability for Torture. Will We Have It in Real Life?

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony D. Romero

Jack McCoy isn't afraid to hold members of the Bush administration accountable for torture. Now the question is, in real life, will Attorney General Holder rise to the occasion?

Sam Stein

Cheney In 2012? Some Key GOPers Aren't Kidding

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At first, it seemed like a joke. Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto opined on Monday that -- if the 2012 election were to turn to national se...

Hypocrisy Alert: Cheney Relies on the Objectivity of the Justice Department to Defend Torture

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The gall of Cheney's statements is that he was a key part of the administration that deconstructed the objectivity of the Justice Department, which he now relies on to defend the use of torture.