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Cheney Claims ‘High Probability’ of WMD Attack

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The former vice president tells Politico that there is a “high probability” of a terrorist attack involving “a nuclear weapon or a biological agent of some kind” and that the current administration is “more concerned about reading the rights to an Al Qaeda terrorist than they are with protecting the United States. ...”

Of course the last time Cheney warned us about a likely WMD attack he turned out to be a goofball with a $3 trillion quagmire to sell.

Politico:

“When we get people who are more concerned about reading the rights to an Al Qaeda terrorist than they are with protecting the United States against people who are absolutely committed to do anything they can to kill Americans, then I worry,” Cheney said.

Protecting the country’s security is “a tough, mean, dirty, nasty business,” he said. “These are evil people. And we’re not going to win this fight by turning the other cheek.”

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By blogdog, February 8, 2009 at 11:20 am Link to this comment

RE: It makes me crazy:

That’s what it’s supposed to do.  Zionists hide behind millennia of European persecution of the Jewish communities, while they are in fact the worst enemy the Jews have ever had.

Only after Zionists took control of Palestine was there so much hateful strife between Jewish communities in their midst and those surrounding them anywhere in the Muslim world. 

It serves their cause ever more richly when those outside direct contact with the strife conflate Zionism with Judaism, extending them even more cover. To understand this, requires looking deeply into its history.

For example: Before the modern Zionist Movement, inspired by The Balfour Declaration of 1917, Germany was the safest and most welcoming European nation to Jews. The history surrounding that event is what led to the Holocaust. Events that haunt the world to this day.

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By Inherit The Wind, February 8, 2009 at 8:20 am Link to this comment

It makes me crazy:

Every thread on Truthdig always comes back to the Great Jewish Conspiracy to Rule the World.

It’s all bullshit.

Cheney is a criminal—we all agree.  He needs to be investigated, charged, tried, convicted and jailed for the rest of his miserable life.

But Jewish stooge?  Bullshit!  He’s looking at the high-paying job back at Halliburton, whom he protected and aided for 8 years.

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By Folktruther, February 6, 2009 at 12:43 pm Link to this comment

Joe the Philosopher—It never occurred to me that the planning and part of the implementation of the 9/11-anthrax homicide might have been done by the Israeli intelligence agency. It is true Mossad agents were arrested for their behavior indicating that they knew ahead of time of the attack, and an Israeli firm was notified ahead of the attack.

The whole War on Terrorism was initiated at a high level Israeli-American confernece in Jerusulem in 1979. And the owner of the Towers Silverstein was a Zionist who made billions from the destruction.  And there was Mossad agent involved in the 1993 attack on the Towers, and high foreign intelligence officals have stated publically that years of state planning was necessary.

Do you happen to know of any further evidence either way?  It is quite true that Isarel gained enorumously by the War on Terrorism, but so did American militarists and neoliberals.  And PNAC had mostly American support, although a strong Zionist influence.  It’s an intersting conjecture, except of course for Zionists, in which case it is a crazed conspiracy theory.

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By omop, February 6, 2009 at 12:30 pm Link to this comment

Since DC is at present just “a plain citizen” he should be subject to a “citizens arrest” for propagandyzing incitement to public unrest and disturbance….UNLESS HE CAN PROVIDE DEFINITE PROOF TO BACK UP HIS HIGH PROBABILITY WMD ATTACK.

Some cynic has suggested that Mr. Cheney’s irresponsible comments may be try-out attempts to entice a “shoe” thrower.

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By Joe the Philosopher, February 6, 2009 at 12:48 am Link to this comment
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Dick Cheney is the biggest stooge the Israelis ever owned and the biggest traitor in American history. The so-called “War on Terror” is nothing but a Zionist invention and serves no one’s interests except Israel’s. 9/11 was an Israeli terrorist attack on the free world and any future attacks will be carried out by Israel, not Islamic terrorists.

Cheney should be tried for treason.

Everyone should investigate 9/11 for themselves. Learn the truth.

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By richard east, February 5, 2009 at 11:54 pm Link to this comment

Still plotting against the American people…I guess old habits are hard to break, aren’t they Dick?

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By blogdog, February 5, 2009 at 6:20 pm Link to this comment

OK, fellow slactavists, you know your assignment… please get busy.

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By Fadel Abdallah, February 5, 2009 at 5:56 pm Link to this comment

Well, if this criminal fascist talks about the “high probability” of a terrorist WMD attack, then I would really believe him, because he would be one of the insiders who are likely to plan such attack. He and his elk merchants of death in the political-military-industrial complex have the know-how and the WMD to use them to return Americans to the era of fear and insecurity that served well their interests of power and control over the destiny of common Americans. You bet when and if such attack would take place, this criminal fascist and his gang in the planning will be hunkered down in very safe places.

So, the best way to prevent such an attack is to throw this son of a bitch into a dungeon and throw the key in the bottom of the ocean!

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By WriterOnTheStorm, February 5, 2009 at 3:47 pm Link to this comment

This is probably a test run to discover how best to effectively opinion manage from the new Republican position outside the center of power. The main concern of course, is to ensure that Republican welfare and public assistance programs, otherwise known as the military/industrial complex, do not get back-burnered.

Men like Cheney don’t fear the bogeymen of Allah half as much as they fear the end of American Exceptionalism. Out-grouping and fear-mongering are the perennial techniques by which hegemony, both theirs and that of a bullying, vainglorious America, is secured.

It would never occur to America’s captains to re-frame the problem by addressing the grievances of the angry mob that is scaling the ramparts of our perceived invincibility. Self-righteous condemnation is the more expedient way to stroke our national narcissism.

Move over, Marie Antoinette—we got us some cake to bake.

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By cyrena, February 5, 2009 at 3:26 pm Link to this comment

By William W. Wexler, February 5 at 7:00 am #
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“This is an instructive example of how despotic regimes can use the fear of an underinformed populace to gain a foothold.” …….
“What I’m suggesting here is a concise, factual, and well-reasoned and well-documented letter to the editor of your local newspaper that debunks this liar.  That’s right, you need to sign your real name to it and put it in your paper where everybody knows you.
The points you want to make are:  1) Dick Cheney is repeating lies that have been debunked (list a couple of them), 2) the logic is completely broken, since 9/11 happened BEFORE any of the “bad guys” were at Gitmo, 3) Gitmo is NOT the home of “the worst of the worst”, as proven by the fact that dozens of detainees were held for years without being charged and then released because they were found to be innocent of anything, and 4) Gitmo has been the rallying cry for terrorist recruiters all over the world.
OK, fellow slactavists, you know your assignment… please get busy.

~*~

Dear Mr. Wexler,

I’m ON IT!! In fact, I’ve been on the Gitmo thing since it’s inception, and the torture, and all of the other ways that Dick has (with the help of David Addington and the rest of his secret staff) shreddred our Consitution and the International Laws of the Land, AND terrorized US and the rest of the world for the past eight years.

The most painstaking part of it has been because of the fight against the propaganda that has literally brainwashed so many Americans. It requires a nearly a one on one special and long-term tutoring sessions to teach people how to connect the dots between the evidence/facts, by way of LOGIC, to come to what is the truth.

For instance, the very faulty logic of Gitmo AFTER the 9/11 ‘terrorist’ attacks that you mention here. But think about it in the inverse..ALL of the so-called ‘terror’ has occurred AFTER 9/11, which I personally see as Cheny’s long ago PRE-arranged kick-off to the entire project. When we see it as that, Gitmo becomes PERFECTLY ‘logical’ from Cheney’s view. EVERYTHING has ‘flowed’ from 9/11. They started the propaganda far in advance of the actual event, so the new ‘enemy’ (anything that is Arab or Muslim) has been well developed in the American mentality/psychology.

So, it’s a HARD JOB to get the truth out there to folks that have been psychologically terrorized by this regime for so long. In other words, eight years can be a very, very, long time, dependant on ‘where’ this ‘event’ happened in our individual and collective lives. For instance, my sister’s children were 8, 12, and 14 years old at the time of 9/11. It took me a while to realize how negatively their psyches were being shaped by the propaganda, because their parents’ psyches were being shaped the same way. And, none of these people are mental/intellectual slugs. They’re all smart people. (which is good, because at least they respond to logic).

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By cyrena, February 5, 2009 at 3:24 pm Link to this comment

2 of 2

But STILL, that’s just how an entire social psychology can be and has been, manipulated. And among the most painful truths of it all, is that this isn’t the first time a formerly open/democratic society has been taken over by an Authoritarian coup. The list is endless. Chile, Uruguay, Peru, and that’s just South America, there are so many more. We need to be taking some lessons from this very real history, as well as our own.

Anyway, that meant I had to call some powwows to get the tribe up to speed on reality, AND the development of their critical thinking skills. But man oh man, that only accounts for 5 out of 300 million plus Amercians!! It’s like trying to build a sandcastle grain by grain, and of course we know that “a Lie can get half-way around the world before the Truth gets her moccassins tied.” That’s a paraphrase of Mark Twain, and at this point in our history, I suspect the Lie can make it ALL the way around the world a dozen times, (with as many versions) before the Truth gets her moccasins tied, or even just slipped on without bothering with the ties. So, it is excruciatingly difficult work.
All of that said, we STILL HAVE TO DO IT!!
 
So, I’m ON it. Maybe we need you to edit and produce a “Slacktivist’s Newsletter” to serve as sort of maybe the occassional pep rally or something. We need some sort of counterpropaganda revolution. wink

On the very real and very dangerous mission, we also HAVE to do something about Richard Cheney and his crew. We’re looking at the same situation that so many other nations have faced, (The nations of the Southern Cone in the 1960’s and 1970’s are an example, but there are so many more) when any attempt at restoring democracy is made. How do we even begin to accomplish that when the criminals are still at large, and basically still perpetrating the crimes? We can do all of the sleuthing and truthdigging in the world, and we can publish it far and wide. But as was the case in Chile, and Uruguay, and Argentina, and Brazil, and on and on, we already KNOW who the torturers/terrorists are. EVERYBODY knew in those cases, but nobody would formally ACKNOWLEDGE it, let alone even punish the perpetrators, because they were all ‘immunized’ from their crimes either as former heads of state, or members of the same regime still buried in the apparatus, with the same IMMUNITY.

The arrogance of this regime as represented by Dick Cheney knows absolutely NO BOUNDS. And, NOTHING has changed for him or them. It’s business as usual, from a slightly different location. The campaigns of the elections, and all of that pomp and ceremony of installing a new Administration in the ostensible/Official government was just a minor nusiance for Cheney to sit through, and possibly make a few adjustments to the team in his own Shadow Government Administration. Other than that, it’s business as usual for Cheney et al, in maintaining that same Totalitarian Authority that they took in the coup of 2000.

They MUST be exorcised from our apparatus. That’s the bottom line.

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By Bobar, February 5, 2009 at 2:13 pm Link to this comment
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Dick is probably plotting the next attack just like he did the last one.

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By bluejeanne, February 5, 2009 at 1:52 pm Link to this comment
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Cyrena 02/04/09
“I won’t feel safe until this guy is either dead or behind bars that are situated to form a cage for him 500 feet below the surface of the earth.”

Apparently he’s just waiting for an opportunity to actually use his underground shelter that he had built for his exclusive purposes (survival) in Wyoming.  What a heroic guy ! I wonder who’s been invited to share it with him. . .

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By Aboly, February 5, 2009 at 1:13 pm Link to this comment
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Red Alert!
Cheney is sending code messages to terrorist to attack the United States.

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By bEHOLD_tHE_mATRIX, February 5, 2009 at 12:50 pm Link to this comment
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FOR SALE:

Concentrated microwave beam projection device.  Can be hand held or mounted.  Perfect for eliminating artificial cardio pulse supported bi pod pests.  Range up to one mile.  Best offer.

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By diamond, February 5, 2009 at 12:48 pm Link to this comment

JDLT I agree with you 100%. Sometimes people have to be killed - let those tumbrils roll, I say. The fact is, this is the same man who authorized the use of weaponized anthrax against senators and media outlets. The people who did that little task for him have not been exposed let alone arrested, though they did manage to drag one innocent man through a legal nightmare until he won his case and compensation of millions of dollars and they also hounded another innocent man to his death, but the people who did Dick’s trick for him remain in place. So he has access to people who can and will use anthrax as a weapon of social control and to control how people vote in the senate. People in a CIA biological warfare laboratory in other words. On 9/11 NORAD stayed on the ground. They were doing what Dick and Rumsfeld wanted them to do. People at the highest levels of the Pentagon were ‘on board’ with their plans. Now you’re really talking about weapons of mass destruction. He has access to the weapons because he has access to the people who control them. And all of this has already happened: it’s not some wildeyed speculation. And if you really want to lose some sleep at night: remember those carefully constructed bird flu scenarios where the media and everyone else waited for the flu to ‘mutate’. I saw a scientist at this time saying that bird flu had been around for a very long time and if it was going to mutate into a human to human flu it would have already done it. But I’m pretty sure there are people Dick has access to who know how to make it mutate. You may have noticed a little story that wasn’t around for long about how someone had reconstituted the flu from 1919 that killed millions of people all over the world. And you should also consider the fact that Rumsfeld had shares in a drug company that wasn’t doing well, until it got the brief to make a vaccine for bird flu. He made millions when he sold his shares after the vaccine went on the market. Rumsfeld is a genuine 24 carat psychopath and Cheney is as terrifying as Robespierre - he’s just a lot richer and fatter and has power Robespierre could only have dreamed of.

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By Hulk2008, February 5, 2009 at 12:36 pm Link to this comment

Doc. Strangelove Strikes Again !  (and Faux Snooze is chanting “Atta Boy, Dick !”

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By looloo, February 5, 2009 at 12:27 pm Link to this comment
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Cheney forgot one thing: he took an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States- if he wants to operate outside the law and the constitution he goes into dictator territory. Just another guy who thinks he knows what is best for everyone- the problem was the FIRST time around, he and George were sitting around not paying attention and 9-11 happened on their watch with a warning sent to them. Talk is cheap and I am sure Mr. C wants to sell a book now that the taxpayers arent footing his enormous health care costs.

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By jc, February 5, 2009 at 12:14 pm Link to this comment
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Let’s hope that ‘whoever’ cheney is pointing his finger at, makes a big fat lair out of him.
He is still pushing the lies that him and bush sold to America but THIS TIME it will not work. 
We know they were the problem not the solution.

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By Folktruther, February 5, 2009 at 11:56 am Link to this comment

A major function of both the Progressive and Conservative US mass media is to spread irrational fear that serves the interests of power.  this piece by Politico does so by repeating Cheney’s comments without any rebuttal.  It is a News Event.  There is never a News Event that puts a 9/11 truther in the spotlight to argue that it is precisely Cheney and his confreres that we should be most afraid of.

The Dem-Gop truth consensus of power, the mainstream Progressive-Conservative truth consensus, both assume the same preconceptions and pressupositions of despotic power.  We must develop a people-power truth consensus that, instead of being formulated from the perspective of power, truth and values are formulated from the perspective of the population.

This is happening around the world and eventually will penetrate the American Truth Barrior.

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By ALEJANDRO, February 5, 2009 at 11:43 am Link to this comment
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The best way to protect America from another Terrorist attack is to arrest this SOB and all of the basterads that participated in his diabolical plan of world dominance tru fraudulant schemes as well as the premeditated murder of tens of thousands of inocent lives; plain and simple.

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By octopus, February 5, 2009 at 11:26 am Link to this comment

The “biological agent” he is warning us about is his own sadistic, physical presense, and the “terrorist attack” occurs every time he opens mouth and forces air through his larynx.

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By Pod, February 5, 2009 at 11:19 am Link to this comment
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The same old fear mongering we’ve heard for the last eight years. This from the same guy that said in Sept. 05 that the “terrorists are in their last throes”

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By Don Knutsen, February 5, 2009 at 11:00 am Link to this comment
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The only possible reason that Bush & Cheney aren’t behind bars now is that the democratic leadership of the Congress also signed onto most of what this admin. did in Iraq, incl. the torture. If the truth was made avail. to the public it would implicate the very people we have been pleading with to hold these criminals that were the Bush admin. accountable. It isn’t about whats best for America…sadly it never has been. its about saving their own skins / careers. The only chance the american people have at holding the war criminals cheney ,his sock puppet, Rumsfeld, Rice and the rest to account would be the appointment of a special independant prosecuter, and let the chips fall where they will. Otherwise we will all watch the years pass with the lot of them increaseing their wealth still further spreading their propoganda via idiots like Limbaugh or the Heritage Foundation or Fox News. In the meantime, the credibility america once had in the world will continue to be a distant memory.

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By Purple Girl, February 5, 2009 at 10:52 am Link to this comment

CYA DICK?
Theres a joke in the equine Repro business. If every night you say that the mare will foal tonight, one day you will be right.
Cheney is not only placing a bet on every spot on the casino table with his mantra, he’s hoping that if he scares the hell out of US some more, we won’t prosecute and hang his ass for High crimes, Like (but not limited to) Torture, spying and Military Fraud and embezzlement.
Ya gotta know Dicks scared as hell if he’s willing to be caught on film, and actually addressing the Public. Slither back into your Dark Shadows Dick, ‘cause we’re itching to see you dangle!

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By Spiritgirl, February 5, 2009 at 10:46 am Link to this comment

Dear European union,
Will one of your countries(Spanish Judge?), with a pair please indict and pick this a@@hole up on murder charges already?  I for one am tired of his smug, simple-minded, bullying!  Please, I said please!

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By omop, February 5, 2009 at 10:23 am Link to this comment

According to cousin Elmo the time and conditions call for a “citizens arrest” of Mr.Cheney. Unless Mr. Cheney has developed a chicken little syndrome of the sky is falling,,,the sky is falling.

The state in which Mr. Cheney resides should be called upon to order him before a psycho board and once determined rational book him on charges of inciting riots and prosecute him for not providing proof of time and place of his “high probability of wmd attack”.

Would not such statements provide enough justification to have Mr. Cheney arrested at any airport?

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By Eric L. Prentis, February 5, 2009 at 9:58 am Link to this comment

Dick Cheney is spooky, I wonder if he scars himself.

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By ender, February 5, 2009 at 9:15 am Link to this comment

This should scare the hell out of every American.  Cheney and Rummy oversaw the training of the CIA agent Osama bin Laden, and made sure the path to 9/11 was wide open.  They stopped the war in Afghanistan before doing any real damage to the al qeada infrastructure and made sure the chief organizers escaped to continue making plans.  If DickBush have left a back door in place to WMDs already on our soil, Dick probably has a pretty good reason to be sure an attack will happen.

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By photoshock, February 5, 2009 at 9:00 am Link to this comment

Dit, dit, dit, To Mr and Mrs. America and all the ships at sea! Flash, Darth Vader is worried about another 9/11 style attack on American soil, negating the first one that was planned and carried out by henchmen of the neo-conservative, fascist government of the shrub and his cronies, for the express purpose of taking control of the population through fear and intimidation.
Here’s an even better flash, Dick (Darth Vader) Cheney, and all the proponents of the Iraqi and Afghani wars, have been indicted for crimes against humanity, war crimes of the highest order, and are to be tried in the Hague, Netherlands, and then imprisoned in Spandau, Germany.  Just like the Nazis before them and any others that commit such horrific and atrocious acts against the peace loving people of
the world.
It is high time that the blinders of the Obama administration are taken off and the gloves put on and all of the neo-cons taken to task for their crimes and treason against the people of America and the world.
We cannot long remain a democracy, when secrets such as these remain secret and the perpetrators of crimes
as horrific as these remain unpunished and free.
Benjamin Franklin, wrote that, “A people who choose security over freedom, are worthy of neither security
or freedom.”  Let the people choose President Obama, whether to prosecute these war criminals or not! For the crimes which these men will be charged with are not against the government but the people of the US and the world.

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By mud, February 5, 2009 at 8:50 am Link to this comment

You already shot your wad Dick.

The real WMDs (the financial A bombs you helped create and drop on the world) have already exploded all over America. The American people are smarter then you think and are correctly scared shitless by the ominous financial/societal upheaval you and your faciast accomplices have unleashed on all of us.

You may need to step up the fear tactics with warnings of a Martian invasion if you hope to deflect attention form the bullseye on your own forehead. 

Better yet Dick, just slink off to your preplanned hide out in S. America and die.

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By bogglesthemind, February 5, 2009 at 8:29 am Link to this comment
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Yes, as we can see, Cheney, is still working the phones, ironing out the details of that attack.

That’s our boy. Ever the the public servant.

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By BigIslandDave, February 5, 2009 at 8:21 am Link to this comment
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This sick vampire should be in leg irons and an orange jumpsuit. He’s a bona fide war criminal who would have fit in very nicely with Himmler, Goering and Goebbels.

I detest him more than I do Wanton Boy, his shit-eating puppet during that eight-year reign of terror.

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By Jim Yell, February 5, 2009 at 8:14 am Link to this comment
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It is a lovely thing to predict doom and gloom. The chances are eventually one of the predictions will likely come true in part if not whole.

It is fortunate for these types to find that a large part of the public will never remember the failed predictions and remember only the one that seemed to have been correct, even if a point has to be stretched to get it there.

A liberal Nun back at the start of the non-sense of the Bush/Cheney Administration tried to point out that much of the so called security was hyped and used much as the evil husband in “Gaslight” used carefully arranged “and things that go bump in the night”.

Yes we might get killed by terrorists, but we are more likely to get poisoned by industry and investment trying to cut corners and increase profits. Melamine anyone?

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By William W. Wexler, February 5, 2009 at 8:00 am Link to this comment
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This is an instructive example of how despotic regimes can use the fear of an underinformed populace to gain a foothold.

There are 3 kinds of reporting being done on Cheney’s statements.  They are 1) propagandizing, 2) event, and 3) factual/debunking.

The propagandists are attempting to promote fear and using known lies to do so.  The event reporters report the interview and repeat what was said without making any evaluation as to whether it is true or not.  The factual/debunking reporters point out the facts about the misstatements and lies in the interview and provide proof that the man is a liar.

So, ladies and gents, where does American media and viewership split on the 3 categories?  I can’t give you any real numbers on this, but I know a couple of things (that you probably do, too.)  First, we know where the Number One Name In News, Faux, is going to be.  They’ll be on this like crap on a tractor tire, building it into a shrill crescendo of “expert” opinion and repeated lies to make it sound like the end of the world.  The rest of the MSM will mention it in passing and probably report this as a “warning from former VP Cheney that Gitmo should not be closed”.

So that covers about 90%, perhaps, of the lazy, nose-picking, axe-grinding, jingo, and agenda-driven potlickers that pose as our reporters.  So where are you gonna get your truth on this one?

Well, you can get it from your Olbermans and Maddows.  You can get it on the ‘net on sites like this one and perhaps MoJo and a few others.  But if you want to see it where it counts, if you want the “money shot”, you’re going to have to man up and do something.

What I’m suggesting here is a concise, factual, and well-reasoned and well-documented letter to the editor of your local newspaper that debunks this liar.  That’s right, you need to sign your real name to it and put it in your paper where everybody knows you.

The points you want to make are:  1) Dick Cheney is repeating lies that have been debunked (list a couple of them), 2) the logic is completely broken, since 9/11 happened BEFORE any of the “bad guys” were at Gitmo, 3) Gitmo is NOT the home of “the worst of the worst”, as proven by the fact that dozens of detainees were held for years without being charged and then released because they were found to be innocent of anything, and 4) Gitmo has been the rallying cry for terrorist recruiters all over the world.

OK, fellow slactavists, you know your assignment… please get busy.

-Wexler

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By peterjkraus, February 5, 2009 at 7:33 am Link to this comment

Hey, there’s a reason both of his friends call him Dick!

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By BCC Meteorites, February 5, 2009 at 7:16 am Link to this comment

I think the Republicans would have already launched an attack in the mainland U.S. if they could find the right target. The investment of time and effort they put into concealing the fact that their own scientists in Greenbelt Maryland were responsible for mailing the anthrax attacks did not go unnoticed and should be a warning flag they will go to any lengths to engage in mafioso style war crimes for financial gain, power and influence.

http://www.bccmeteorites.com/misconduct-planetary.html

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By Allan Krueger, February 5, 2009 at 7:13 am Link to this comment

Was this from a FUX News interview? From an undisclosed location?

I know these dirtbags are hoping and praying (cough-choke) for a terrorist attack, with a huge body count… Now, that is real patriotism!

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By Catherine, February 5, 2009 at 6:43 am Link to this comment

This is coming from a man who had a 13% approval rating when he left office, and who should be tried for war crimes, along with his partners in crime, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, and all the other neocons who are still trying to use scare tactics to control.

However, this is just the kind of stuff that the Repub base and the Morning Joe watchers love to lap up like a kitten lapping up warm milk.  I hope it sends a message to the Obama people and they’ll stop trying to play nice with the Bush holdovers.

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By tomack, February 5, 2009 at 6:41 am Link to this comment

So what’s new? Where’s the news here? He has said this before—a hundred times. He’s said nothing else for the past six years.

Some real news, interesting news, would be if he came out of the closet and said he and Rush were moving to San Fransico and opening up a scented candle shop. “Rush wanted to start a poodle grooming center, but after I smacked him around a little he came to his senses. I mean, come on, candle sales are at an all time high. And they’re very comforting; we light them all and curl up on the couch to watch the military channel. Rush likes the D-Day footage but I prefer the Holocaust stuff myself. Now those were some times to live in!”

There’s some news for ya.

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By octopus, February 5, 2009 at 5:57 am Link to this comment

Oh yea, he worries….that with any downsizing of the GWOT his stock options in Halliburton, KBR and other subsidiaries will take a hit. He projects fear as a mouthpiece for the Militaristic Corporate Complex which sees the eternal GWOT as it’s best long term survival plan. We no longer manufacture much, the internal service industries are imploding as folks tighten their belts to ride out the recession, so what does that leave us? WAR ! Sow fear, boogie men are everywhere plotting our destruction so we have got to continue to feed the “War Pigs”.
  Cheney is living proof of the absence of any “Intelligent Design” of the universe.
He, and the mentality and status quo he represents are the greatest threats to our safety and security. We need a new mindset if we are to survive. Obama knows it, but he can’t change things without our continued support.

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By Shift, February 5, 2009 at 5:04 am Link to this comment

Cheney is Elmer Fudd on steroids, the dark Fudd.  He is capable of bringing fear and laughter at the same time.  I’ll stay with laughter.

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By paul bass, February 5, 2009 at 4:30 am Link to this comment
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By blogdog
How short is the move to becoming an “operative?” How many will be flipped into patsies? Not hard to imagine that many have heard: “Do a little something for us and your family will be a lot more comfortable; don’t and… well, we can’t guarantee their safety. Of course you want to see them again, don’t you?”

threatening a prisoners family is torture and as much a crimes as water boarding.

as far as im concerned if there is an attack after this comment we should send this powerniger stait to the gallows (let a halburton build them for good measure.

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By Folktruther, February 5, 2009 at 3:14 am Link to this comment

I agree with the other truthdiggers.  The man is a talented psychopath who has a network of military and intellignece assets both in goverment and outside of them.  Much of the intelligence and dirty operations are done by private enterprsise, and the pentagon is still in the hands of Gates.

Cheney ils flaunting his power, stating publically that he has implemented illegal actions and what is anyone going to do about it.  He is an extremely dangerous man who is probably most responsible for the 9/11-anthrax public relations homicide, and is now threatening another one.

He is in a very strong position, that of Samson, becuase Obama cannot arrest him without throwing more light on the involvement of the US power structure on the 9/11 homicide.  That is why Obama is going to “look forward” and not prosecute the past crimes of the Bishites.  Leaving their organizations in place.  Who may well initiate nuclear attatcks on the US.

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By blogdog, February 5, 2009 at 1:30 am Link to this comment

RE: Citing intelligence reports, Cheney said at least 61 of the inmates who were released from Guantanamo during the Bush administration — “that’s about 11 or 12 percent” — have “gone back into the business of being terrorists.”

INDEED

And, from whom exactly do they take their orders? Gitmo detainees report being offered freedom in exchange for “turning” on their countrymen and spying for the CIA.

How short is the move to becoming an “operative?” How many will be flipped into patsies? Not hard to imagine that many have heard: “Do a little something for us and your family will be a lot more comfortable; don’t and… well, we can’t guarantee their safety. Of course you want to see them again, don’t you?”

It’s widely known who’s running the Global War Of Terror and they need cannon fodder - lots of it - desperate young men from failed states are perfect for it.

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By marcus medler, February 5, 2009 at 1:15 am Link to this comment
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This man is a master at misleading and empty English, a perfect master at junk thought. High probability sounds like real food and genuine parts. The media needs to make him into a cartoon as Peter Sellers did to Edward Teller in Dr.Strangelove. His ignorance and arrogance is (not probably) dangerous to rational governance.

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By cyrena, February 5, 2009 at 12:53 am Link to this comment

Diamond writes:

“Any attack of the kind he describes would be planned and carried out under his guidance. People like him don’t have to be in goverment to do things like this. They have allies at the higest levels in the CIA and the Pentagon. That’s the problem with not impeaching him and Bush - he’s still on the loose and still crazy and still has the most destructive weapons in the world at his fingertips.”

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And, you took all of these thoughts right out of my brain, because I’ve been processing the same information since I heard him say the shit in his very own evil voice earlier this evening.

Because you’re right…they are STILL on the loose, and just as capable of doing another 9/11 attack as they managed the one that kicked off their coup. (or actually the second act of their coup).

MORE than ‘on the loose’ they’re deeply entrenched in all levels of the official apparatus. Fuckers just WILL NOT go away!!

THIS is who has been terrorizing us for a full 8 years, and it’s clear he has no intention of stopping.

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By JDLT, February 5, 2009 at 12:47 am Link to this comment
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Sweet Jesus some of the posters are here are amongst the most paranoid and politically uneducated people on the whole web.

Diamond, on what basis can anyone here prove, including especially yourself, that Cheney has access to nuclear weapons and the authority to use them?

Cheney is influential sure, but he has a valid point, that fighting committed terrorists, as anyone has has ever worked with bad people knows, is nasty business.  People must be killed sometimes, and I say this as a peacenik.

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By em hart, February 5, 2009 at 12:37 am Link to this comment
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Normally I wouldn’t comment but seeing this on Truth Dig made me a little upset because I thought TD was a blog that dug for the truth and we all know whatever comes out of Cheney’s mouth is most likely NOT the truth.

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By diamond, February 5, 2009 at 12:03 am Link to this comment

Be afraid. Be very afraid. This man is pure evil and he’s capable of anything. Any attack of the kind he describes would be planned and carried out under his guidance. People like him don’t have to be in goverment to do things like this. They have allies at the higest levels in the CIA and the Pentagon. That’s the problem with not impeaching him and Bush - he’s still on the loose and still crazy and still has the most destructive weapons in the world at his fingertips.

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By blogdog, February 4, 2009 at 11:43 pm Link to this comment

RE: BARKSDALE NUKES - CHENEY’S LITTLE PLAN

Many expected that missing nuke to make it’s appearance as the ‘08 October surprise… now appears that Mr. C may know when and where it will do so.

Clearly Mr. C is ripe for an up close an personal tour of Club Gitmo. It ain’t closed yet.

INVESTIGATE, INDITE, PROSECUTE and EXECUTE!

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By 911truthdotorg, February 4, 2009 at 10:24 pm Link to this comment

Cheney is just warning us that he’s going to pull off
9/11 Version 2.0 to force Obama to continue the bush crime family’s fascist, totalitarian agenda of fear and lawlessness.

And the American sheeple will fall for it again, hook, line and sinker.

http://www.911truth.org
http://www.ae911truth.org

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By cyrena, February 4, 2009 at 10:09 pm Link to this comment

“When we get people who are more concerned about reading the rights to an Al Qaeda terrorist than they are with protecting the United States against people who are absolutely committed to do anything they can to kill Americans, then I worry,” Cheney said.

Jesus Christ!! Rachel Maddow had excerpts of his interview on her show, and as usual, ‘it/cheney’ scared the living shit out of me. HE worries???

I won’t feel safe until this guy is either dead or behind bars that are situated to form a cage for him 500 feet below the surface of the earth.

I really don’t care which, though we’ll never be completely secure until he has been decapitated. That’s what has to happen to ANY terrorist organization. You have to cut off the head to disable them.

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By Brian in Seattle, February 4, 2009 at 9:53 pm Link to this comment
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STFU, you old gasbag.

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By Inherit The Wind, February 4, 2009 at 9:39 pm Link to this comment

Can we PLEASE throw this criminal goofball in jail for his crimes?  At least then we won’t have to listen to him anymore!

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