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Michelle Malkin, Our Very Own National Right-Wing Celebritynew

Malkin swept into Barnes & Noble in Colorado Springs last week to sign copies of her latest book: I'd Like to Poke Obama in the Eye with a Barbecue Fork and Then Maybe Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld Will Return and Lead Us Out of This Hell Hole.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Rich Tosches  |  09-17-2009  |  Commentary

Obama Plans on Letting Bush Administration War Criminals Off Easy

After committing crimes so numerous and monstrous that bookshelves are already groaning under their weight, the cabal of illegitimate coup leaders who destroyed the U.S. get to tiptoe out of the rubble and go home to a comfortable retirement?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-20-2009  |  Commentary

The Strange Tradition of Washington's Political Turnovernew

Presidential transitions are odd times any time there's a change of parties in power, but after the last eight years, this one may be even more so.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Brian Morton  |  11-25-2008  |  Commentary

Clueless Cheney Tries to Scare Us into Drilling Everythingnew

With gas prices hovering over $4 a gallon across the U.S., the doyens of petrophilia are pulling out all the stops in an effort to get the U.S. to lift all environmental restrictions on drilling for oil. The latest salvo came when Dick Cheney repeated a claim by columnist George Will that the Chinese are drilling for crude in conjunction with Cuba off the coast of Florida.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  David Faris  |  07-01-2008  |  Commentary

The Most Important Quality in a 2008 VP Candidate: Don't Be Cheneynew

"Anybody but Cheney" in 2008 can be taken symbolically as well as literally. Obama and McCain should not pick people who given the chance would take the country in exactly the opposite direction the people want it to go and that the candidate promised it would go.
Arkansas Times  |  Ernest Dumas  |  05-30-2008  |  Commentary

What McCain and the GOP Really Mean When They Say They 'Support the Troops'new

One of these days, the American public is going to wake up and see that just because a candidate like John McCain can talk a good game about the military, and show off his pictures from the Vietnam days, it doesn't mean life will get any better for troops serving now.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Brian Morton  |  05-20-2008  |  Politics

So What, America?new

Cheney's "so what?" means he's not going to change his mind about the war that he knows is right, even if he is wrong. "So what?" means that Bush is going to veto any bill that Congress passes that might interfere with "winning" -- but just what are we supposed to be winning in Iraq?
Random Lengths News  |  James P. Allen  |  04-18-2008  |  Commentary

White House Brownshirts?new

The mysterious "men in black" who kicked a protester out of a Dick Cheney rally may likely have been secret White House operatives.
Eugene Weekly  |  Kera Abraham  |  02-16-2006  |  Civil Liberties

An Unwelcome 'No'new

In a chilling testament to the state of free speech in America, Perry Patterson is being charged with criminal trespass for saying "No" at a 2004 campaign rally featuring Dick Cheney.
Eugene Weekly  |  Kera Abraham  |  02-09-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Impeach or Indict Bush and Cheneynew

Are we, as we are so often piously assured, "a nation of laws and not of men," or is the President above the law if his party controls the House and can block impeaching him?
The Texas Observer  |  Ronnie Dugger  |  01-27-2006  |  Commentary

An Escape Route?new

If Cheney quit for health reasons, Bush would certainly gain.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  01-10-2006  |  Politics

Torturous Timesnew

Welcome to America, where our fearless leader's busy golfing and barely bothered by reports that the CIA's been hiding al-Qaeda prisoners in secret Eastern European jails formerly operated by the Soviet KGB.
Phoenix New Times  |  Robrt L. Pela  |  11-22-2005  |  Politics

Poli Psy: A Sorry Messnew

Will Republicans ever apologize for their mistakes? Inspired by Yom Kippur, the author makes a case for atonement.
Seven Days  |  Judith Levine  |  11-17-2005  |  Commentary

We're All Paranoidnew

Sure, the people with the 9/11 conspiracy theories are a little odd. But not everything they're saying is entirely crazy. Steven T. Jones infiltrates the Bay Area's 9/11 Truth Movement.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Steven T. Jones  |  03-23-2005  |  Crime & Justice

How Progressives Can Win the Fight for America's Soulnew

Americans now find themselves engaged in an ideological war, between the red thinkers and the blue ones. The “enemy” lives in your neighborhood and you live in his. The war is not only about “values” but the future of America.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Bruce van Wyngarden  |  11-10-2004  |  Commentary

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