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Posted by on December 18, 2014 in Torture

 

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Posted by on April 22, 2013 in Boston Bombing, Humor

 

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Bush says he’s “comfortable” with his legacy?

Former President George W. Bush has said during a recent interview with the Dallas Morning News he’s comfortable with his decision-making regarding the Iraq War.

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“I’m confident the decisions were made the right way,” Bush explained. “It’s easy to forget what life was like when the decision was made.”

Actually, no it’s not; we were recovering from the 9-11 attack, troops in Afghanistan were closing in on Osama Bin Laden, our nation’s debt and deficit were nowhere near where you left them and U.S. troops hadn’t started torturing prisoners.

“I’m comfortable with what I did,” he said. “I’m comfortable with who I am.”

Well, that makes two people I suppose, you and Dick Cheney.

Bush’s legacy will be one of abject failure; he failed to keep American’s safe, ignoring intelligence reports prior to the attacks on 9-11; he failed to get Osama Bin Laden, and probably allowed him to escape into Pakistan when he invaded Iraq; he led the country off a fiscal cliff into the worse economic downturn since the Great Depression. He’s not just a failure however, he’s a delusional failure, there’s no other explanation for being “comfortable” with one of the worse presidencies in United States history.

 
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Posted by on April 16, 2013 in Iraq

 

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Cheney says Obama should apologize to Bush administration?

Only someone as twisted and convoluted as former Vice President Dick Cheney would think the President of the United States owes the George W. Bush administration an apology after taking out terrorist leader Anwar al-Awlaki.

And what would be Darth Obtuses’ logic behind such a bizarre statement? Well, it appears while appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, he said President Obama needs to apologize for his past criticism of how the Bush administration interrogated suspected terrorists.

The Obama administration “in effect had said that we had walked away from our ideals or taken policy contrary to our ideals when we had enhanced interrogation techniques,” the former vice president said. Al-Awlaki’s death indicates that members of the Obama administration “clearly have moved in the direction of taking robust action when they feel it’s justified,” Cheney said.

“You’d like an apology, it sounds like?” host Candy Crowley asked the former vice president.

“Well I would,” Cheney responded, “I think that would be a–not for me–but I think for the Bush administration.”

“I think it was a very good strike. I think it was justified,” Cheney added regarding the strike against al-Awlaki, CNN reports. But Cheney added, “I’m waiting for the administration to go back and correct something they said two years ago when they criticized us for ‘overreacting’ to the events of 9/11.”

Did Obtuses fall out of the idiot tree and hit every branch on the way to ground?

There is a world of difference on using a drone strike against a terrorist convoy and torturing a prisoner. One is an actual act of combat against a combatant; the other is the ploy of the international thug attempting to extract information.

Bush/Cheney committed acts in violation of international law when they authorized the use of torture against prisoners; President Obama acted decisively and took out a number of enemy combatants with one drone. When one is fighting a war – as in the war on terror – one uses bullets and bombs. The President doesn’t owe you – or Bush – anything; be grateful there weren’t investigations into your conduct and slink back under your rock.

 
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Posted by on October 3, 2011 in Lunatics

 

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Cheney’s Still Justifying Torture V 2.0?

The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that Former Vice President Dick Cheney says there’s no contradiction in advocating harsh interrogation tactics against suspected U.S. enemies and opposing those practices when used against American citizens.

Excuse me? Cheney is insane; anyone who thinks the United States can torture prisoners and then complain when someone tortures Americans is certifiable. This is one of the biggest reasons – up until the dip stick brothers took office aka Bush/Cheney – why American personnel didn’t torture prisoners, along with the fact it’s in violation of U.S. and International laws; such as the Geneva Convention, of which the U.S. is a signatory. Plus, WE’RE THE GOOD GUYS! We don’t torture people!

Cheney was asked about a hypothetical case in which Iran would decide to use water boarding on an American suspected of spying.

Cheney replies, “I think we would object on the grounds that we have obligations to our citizens.”

And how far would any of our complaints go now? Absolutely no where because Cheney and Company thought it was a great idea; of course what would you expect from someone who was too busy collecting deferments to ever serve in uniform?
Cheney was asked on NBC’s “Today” show if he was embracing a double-standard, he said, “These are not American citizens.”

Again, Cheney has proven he’s insane. IT’S IN VIOLATION OF THE FRICKING GENEVA CONVENTION MORON! I – and countless others who currently wear, or have worn, our country’s uniforms – used to be able to proudly say, “American soldiers don’t torture,” but we can’t say it anymore. Now the best we can say is, “Currently, American soldiers don’t torture”.

In the interview, Cheney also conceded he’d been a lightning rod for criticism during the Bush administration. “I’m Darth Vader,” he said.

News flash Skippy, Darth Vader wasn’t the hero, he brought countless suffering upon millions and was the epitome of evil – oh wait, that describes you perfectly; but hold on; you can’t be Darth Vader because he served in uniform, and actually fought for his country, he didn’t seek countless deferments; maybe you can be Darth Obtusus?

It’s understood this is probably Obtusus’ last go round, his last attempt to set the record straight, to try to justify why he was “evil”; I know, “it’s all because he loves his country so darned much”. Unfortunately for Lord Obtusus, I don’t think his explanation is playing very well to anyone who doesn’t watch FOX – and I’m pretty sure that channel isn’t watched in heaven.

 
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Posted by on September 7, 2011 in Torture

 

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Cheney’s Still Justifying Torture?

The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that Former Vice President Dick Cheney says there’s no contradiction in advocating harsh interrogation tactics against suspected U.S. enemies and opposing those practices when used against American citizens.

Excuse me? Cheney is insane; anyone who thinks the United States can torture prisoners and then complain when someone tortures Americans is certifiable. This is one of the biggest reasons why – up until the dip stick brothers took office aka Bush/Cheney – why American personnel didn’t torture prisoners, along with the fact it’s in violation of US and International laws; such as the Geneva Convention, of which the US is a signatory.

Cheney was asked about a hypothetical case in which Iran would decide to use waterboarding on an American suspected of spying.

Cheney replies, “I think we would object on the grounds that we have obligations to our citizens.”

And how far would any of our complaints go now? Absolutely no where because Cheney and Company thought it was a great idea; of course what would expect from someone who was too busy collecting deferments to ever serve in uniform?

Cheney was asked on NBC’s “Today” show if he was embracing a double-standard, he said, “These are not American citizens.”

Again, Cheney has proven he’s insane. IT’S IN VIOLATION OF THE FRICKING GENEVA CONVENTION MORON! I – and countless others who currently wear, or have worn, our country’s uniforms – used to be able to proudly say, “American soldiers don’t torture,” but we can’t say it anymore.

In the interview, Cheney also conceded he’d been a lightning rod for criticism during the Bush administration. “I’m Darth Vader,” he said.

News flash Skippy, Darth Vader wasn’t the hero, he brought countless suffering upon millions and was the epitome of evil – oh wait, that describes you perfectly, please just go away. Oh, and by-the-by, I don’t think your explanation is playing very well to anyone who doesn’t watch FOX – and I’m pretty sure, I mean it’s just a guess, God doesn’t watch FOX; the whole concept of a Rupert Murdoch news agency flies in the face of that whole bearing false witness thing …

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2011 in Torture

 

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Cheney Wanted to Attack Syria?

Well, surprise, surprise, former Vice President Dick Cheney has said in his new “memoir” that President George W. Bush rejected his advice in 2007 to bomb a suspected nuclear reactor site in Syria, the Associated Press (AP) is reporting.

In a truly not very surprising revelation Cheney says he was “a lone voice” for military action against Syria, while other advisers were reluctant, Cheney says, because of “the bad intelligence we had received about Iraq’s stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction” before the 2003 invasion of that country.

Wow, really? Other people were reluctant about getting the country involved in another war in the Middle East based on faulty intel? Really, that just sounds so hard to believe?

Of course we all know how anxious Mr. Cheney was to prove how tough he could be – through the proxy of young Americans – especially after all those deferments during Vietnam, but why would he really think it was necessary to tick off another Arab country, hadn’t he done enough of that by 2007? And besides, everyone with an ounce of common sense – something we also understand was pretty well non-existent after Colin Powell jumped out of the Bush/Cheney Presidential clown car – knew the Israelis were going to solve any problems there, and they did when they bombed the Syrian site later in 2007.

In his book, Cheney also writes that he was unconscious for weeks after heart surgery in 2010; some would of course argue that Dick was pretty well unconscious through most of the eight years of the Bush/Cheney co-opted presidency. Or at least his conscious was.

Cheney’s book is reported to also include criticism of other members of Bush’s administration. He accuses former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice of naiveté and says he believed former Secretary of State Colin Powell tried to undermine Bush “by criticizing administration policy to people outside the government.” Powell’s resignation after the 2004 election “was for the best,” Cheney writes.

So, it was for the best that one of the brightest and most honorable men in the cabinet resigned? Was that because he actually had combat experience, and when he spoke up in cabinet meetings and other gatherings in the Oval Office he frequently pointed out Dick’s lack of understanding on foreign policy and defense issues?

Cheney is very likely to go down in history as a war mongering, heartless, arrogant VP and one of the puppet masters behind Bush’s presidency; he is also equally likely to be remembered as one of the worse Vice President’s in our country’s history. There is not one redeeming quality about his eight years in office; Bush/Cheney were on watch when America suffered its worse attack on American soil from outsiders; they drove the country into two wars – admittedly one was justified (Afghanistan) but the second was a disaster of monumental proportions (Iraq) – and simultaneously derailed the nation’s economy, something every right-wing conservative blow hard has been blaming President Obama for since before he was sworn into office. He is warped, frustrated old man and the country is far better off to have him out of the main stream, and sitting in some office complaining about his oat meal.

 
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Posted by on August 25, 2011 in Lunatics

 

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