Posts tagged "Dick Cheney"

Dick Cheney is nobody's fool

When I say that Dick Cheney is nobody’s fool, I say it having no idea what it means to say that someone is nobody’s fool.   To be sure, Dick Cheney is a fool. I just don’t know to whom he belongs. Being a fool is not, however Dick Cheney’s foremost trait.  For Dick Cheney, being... Read more »

Oprah Winfrey is a black woman

The fact that Oprah Winfrey is a black woman should come as no surprise to anyone in the civilized world.  If you live in Chicago, you may have passed her by on Michigan Avenue, seen her in Starbucks or worked out on a Stairmaster next to her at the East Bank Club. If you’ve never... Read more »

Dick Cheney says "They lied" about Benghazi

Dick Cheney says "They lied" about Benghazi
In a phone interview aired on FOX News (it’s still weird saying FOX and news in the same sentence), Dick Cheney accused the Obama administration of lying about the nature of the attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya. On the Comedy Channel’s Daily Show, host Jon Stewart said that Cheney shouldn’t be allowed to use the... Read more »

Terrorism, WMD and things that go bump in the night

Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction are two terms first burned into our brains during the Bush (43) administration, mostly as a result of the attacks of 9/11. No one can argue with the threat or consequences of terrorism in our cities. No one can argue with the potency of fear as a great uniter... Read more »

New GOP rises from the ashes: Part Two

As promised yesterday, today we’re going to talk about the new party of inclusion. The big tent and one homophobe’s revelation. Republican Senator Rob Portman of Ohio was an outspoken critic of all things gay, including marriage between individuals of the same sex. Portman’s 2011 selection as commencement speaker at the University of Michigan law... Read more »

Dick Cheney: A legacy of intolerance, lies, hypocrisy and treason

Dick Cheney:  A legacy of intolerance, lies, hypocrisy and treason
Dick Cheney, former Vice President, former Secretary of Defense, former Chief of Staff, yada, yada, yada walks among us, defying the laws of nature.   After repeated heart attacks which, in itself seems a contradiction in terms, the man refuses to die.   He’s even survived a period of literal heartlessness, while a machine strapped... Read more »