I was never a fan of Bush II and his malicious sidekick Cheney, and even less so of their misadventures in Afghanistan and Iraq. Yesterday’s revelations of CIA Torture are crimes. These people abused prisoners in ways that all Western powers should be horrified by, and they knew damn good and well what they were doing.
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It bothers me that American media doesn’t preface interviews with Dick Cheney by pointing out he’s evaded charges for war crimes (re: Iraq War). It does please me that Snowden has had a chance to respond to Cheney’s hypocritical rebuke of Snowden’s epic NSA PRISM leak.
Snowden responds 2 Cheney like a BOSS! huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/17/edw… 'Being . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Being Insulted By Cheney Is An Honour
Yesterday the former dictator of Guatemala, Efrain Montt, was convicted of 80 years in prison for Genocide. The sentence is, in a sense symbolic considering that Mr. Montt is now 86 years old and very unlikely to survive any significant time in prison. But the sentence is interesting at least because it is one of . . . → Read More: kirbycairo: Guatemalan Dictators, and Brutes of our Own. . . .
America, land of the formerly free and home of the lamentably broke.
A recent Harvard study estimated the costs of America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq at at least $4-trillion and likely closer to $6-trillion.
That’s six trillion taxpayer dollars, a mountain of money that has been essentially borrowed which makes it an ever-growing . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Putting America’s "Wars of Choice" in Perspective
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Dick Cheney has had a change of heart – no, really, he has changed his heart. The old one was cut out and a dandy new one implanted. The rotten Dick has survived five heart attacks, the first suffered at age 37.
What a waste of a perfectly good heart and, presumably, some perfectly . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: I Hope They Incinerated the Old One
Score one for Our Side! From today’s Seattle Times: Cheney deems Canada too dangerous for visit Toronto – Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney canceled a Canadian speaking appearance because of security concerns sparked by demonstrations during a visit he made to Vancouver last fall. Cheney was scheduled to talk about his experiences in office . . . → Read More: dickhead’s Scared of Canadians . . . .