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posted at 10:00 pm on August 30, 2009 by Allahpundit

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OK guys a little too much male bonding going on. Tell BB he no longer can sleep on my couch in DC.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:47 PM

Not. A. Male.

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 10:49 PM

sandwich…NOooooo…

spacewife on August 30, 2009 at 10:49 PM

OK guys a little too much male bonding going on. Tell BB he no longer can sleep on my couch in DC.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:47 PM

Knuclehead’s a broad, HR.
Found that out the hard way.

Lanceman on August 30, 2009 at 10:49 PM

Loxodonta on August 30, 2009 at 10:46 PM

Yeah, me too…In the previous 2 marriages. Not in this one.

kingsjester on August 30, 2009 at 10:50 PM

I think Knucklehead is a girl.

TXMomof3 on August 30, 2009 at 10:48 PM

uh hum. Excuse me ma’am

(tips hat and exits)

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:50 PM

Are you kidding me. My wife has us going to Austin next week just as a warm up. You know when you get old you need to stretch alittle before the game.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:49 PM

I was thinking about taking off Friday to meet the Tea Party Express in Dallas.

TXMomof3 on August 30, 2009 at 10:51 PM

Not a man I’d want upset with me. Does make you feel good that men like that are on our side.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:41 PM

Cheney is one of the few people I trust, implicitly. It was his presence in Washington that always put me at ease, as though the real world had representation in the halls of power – and smart, honest, solid representation, at that. I liked and respected George Bush, but I counted on Dick Cheney. I still do.

progressoverpeace on August 30, 2009 at 10:52 PM

Wait until Nancy Pelosi pees her pants over that interview and that statement in particular and fires off another fundraising letter to her drones.

Chris Wallace conducted a very adult interview. Kudos!

onlineanalyst on August 30, 2009 at 10:52 PM

progressoverpeace on August 30, 2009 at 10:52 PM

Likewise

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:53 PM

Wait until Nancy Pelosi pees her pants over that interview and that statement in particular and fires off another fundraising letter to her drones.

Chris Wallace conducted a very adult interview. Kudos!

onlineanalyst on August 30, 2009 at 10:52 PM

She might pee her pants but the MSM will never report it. Then she’ll come out and call him a Nazi and warmonger.

Which the MSM will report all over the place.

Liam on August 30, 2009 at 10:55 PM

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 10:49 PM

My deepest apologies!

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:55 PM

progressoverpeace on August 30, 2009 at 10:52 PM

Ditto that, I wish Bush had listened more.

califdreamnred on August 30, 2009 at 10:55 PM

Chris Wallace conducted a very adult interview. Kudos!

onlineanalyst on August 30, 2009 at 10:52 PM

With a guy like Cheney that’s just the way it works else Cheney would have ripped him a new one. Cheney iS THE Man everyone else is some distance below and Chris knows it!

dhunter on August 30, 2009 at 10:56 PM

Wait until Nancy Pelosi pees her pants gets wee weed up over that interview and that statement in particular and fires off another fundraising letter to her drones.

Chris Wallace conducted a very adult interview. Kudos!

onlineanalyst on August 30, 2009 at 10:52 PM

Ministry of Information Update Complete

Geochelone on August 30, 2009 at 10:57 PM

My deepest apologies!

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:55 PM

Would you like to sleep on my couch in DC?

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 10:57 PM

Hopey/Changey and Team Liberal ongoing,never-ending
Dececption/Perception Operation in an attempt to
portray the Lefty mindset as the real narrative!

But its a Political Assault Operation,against President
Bush,and Vice President Dick Cheney and the entire Intell
Services!

And on a side note,SarahCuda has taken crap,insults,and
besmirchment of her entire family,a million fold,compared
to how vicious the Bush Administration has been attacked,
by Team,Democrat,jus sayin!!

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 10:59 PM

Would you like to sleep on my couch in DC?

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 10:57 PM

You know my wife just might let me to get ride of me for a while :)

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:59 PM

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 10:49 PM

My deepest apologies!

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:55 PM

Leave Knucklehead alone! I’m apologizing to her, deeply and privately. I don’t know how many hours it will take, but I hope she’ll forgive me.

Loxodonta on August 30, 2009 at 11:02 PM

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:59 PM

rid not ride

got me all flustered lol

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 11:03 PM

WALLACE: Let me follow up on that. The attorney general says this is a preliminary review, not a criminal investigation. It is just about CIA officers who went beyond their legal authorization.
Why don’t you think it’s going to stop there?
============================================

CHENEY: I don’t believe it. We had the president of the United States, President Obama, tell us a few months ago there wouldn’t be any investigation like this, that there would not be any look back at CIA personnel who were carrying out the policies of the prior administration. Now they get a little heat from the left wing of the Democratic Party, and they’re reversing course on that.

The president is the chief law enforcement officer in the administration. He’s now saying, well, this isn’t anything that he’s got anything to do with. He’s up on vacation on Martha’s Vineyard and his attorney general is going back and doing something that the president said some months ago he wouldn’t do.
——————————————————

If the POTUS is the Chief Law enforcement Officer,I might
be wrong,but isn`t it up to Obama to stop or push for an
investigation!

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:04 PM

Loxodonta on August 30, 2009 at 11:02 PM

Hmmmmm……….you want the couch in DC?

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 11:04 PM

..what happened in this interview was like what happens when scientists will be able to initate a fission reactor. i.e., the internal reaction of the sun.

Chris Wallace, the best, non-softball lobbing, take-no-prisoners interviewer in politics versus Cheney, the best, most straightforward, stand-up, matter-of-fact politician going. (Doubt it? Who flayed the tonsorially-obsessed John Edwards and a perfectly sane Joe Lieberman i consecutive quadrennial debates?)

It was pure heat and light and a 100% transfer of fact and opinion.

Compare and contrast, oh boys and girls, to the political intercourse between the sycophantic, state-owned, “knee-pad” media and the Pantload-in-Chief. Cotton-candy-and-paddcake persiflage leg tingles.

[Sierra Bravo Four. Out.]

VoyskaPVO on August 30, 2009 at 11:04 PM

Leave Knucklehead alone! I’m apologizing to her, deeply and privately. I don’t know how many hours it will take, but I hope she’ll forgive me.

Loxodonta on August 30, 2009 at 11:02 PM

Oh to be 18 again!

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 11:05 PM

We miss you sorely, Mr. Vice President.

Obambi cannot open his mouth without saying some kind of classless, snarky comment about those whom he opposes.

By comparison, Bush & Cheney are downright gentlemen.

And they never once, that I can recall, played politics with the safety and national security of the USA or its allies.

I cannot stand all the BS talk about how we should get the world to “like” us more. Leaders respect strength first, and morals second. That isn’t to say we shouldn’t act in a moral fashion. But defense of our interests should come first.

There is a reason that Iran freed its hostages immediately after Reagan took office, and Gadaffi waited until Bush left before getting the Lockerbie terrorist back.

Obama is playing a most dangerous game, and he’s playing it with all of us as the pawns.

p.s.: Knucklehead, your posts made my day :)

Wanderlust on August 30, 2009 at 11:05 PM

Oh to be 18 again!

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 11:05 PM

Tell me about it.

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 11:06 PM

Houston are you blushing?

TXMomof3 on August 30, 2009 at 11:06 PM

If the POTUS is the Chief Law enforcement Officer,I might
be wrong,but isn`t it up to Obama to stop or push for an
investigation!

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:04 PM

Like being CIC, he has the ultimate responsibility…but he votes “present”.

califdreamnred on August 30, 2009 at 11:08 PM

I love Dick.

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 30, 2009 at 10:04 PM

Aquateen Hungerforce:

I as well love Dick,and for keeping North America safe,
I`m gonna send Cheney,a pet Canadian Beaver!hehe.

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:09 PM

TXMomof3 on August 30, 2009 at 11:06 PM

Not blushing just reliving my good ol’ hound dogging days. Pun intended.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 11:09 PM

She might pee her pants get all wee weed up but the MSM will never report it. Then she’ll come out and call him a Nazi and warmonger.

Which the MSM will report all over the place.

Liam on August 30, 2009 at 10:55 PM

Just doing my job. WH Documentation Department edit #567832-A.

Geochelone on August 30, 2009 at 11:10 PM

Not blushing just reliving my good ol’ hound dogging days. Pun intended.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 11:09 PM

I am heading out. Keep counting down! See you in DC.

TXMomof3 on August 30, 2009 at 11:11 PM

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:09 PM

Hadn’t trapped one of those before.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 11:12 PM

TXMomof3 on August 30, 2009 at 11:11 PM

God bless.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 11:12 PM

UH

HUH!!

Now that’s a man who understands hardball politics.

JohnGalt23 on August 30, 2009 at 11:13 PM

I love Dick.

Aquateen Hungerforce on August 30, 2009 at 10:04 PM

Heh.

This gave all the males here a tingle up their…er…leg…

ladyingray on August 30, 2009 at 11:14 PM

Loxodonta on August 30, 2009 at 10:24 PM
If Hornetsting and Madison get here soon I see this thread going to he!! in a hand basket in two seconds flat. Not that there is anything wrong with that. LOL!!

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 10:26 PM

Cindy Munford: Hell in a hand basket,LOL!

I haven`t heard that phrase
in a long time!!hehe.:)

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:14 PM

Good ol’ fashioned cowboy diplomacy. Works every time.
When reason fails, force prevails.

Lanceman on August 30, 2009 at 10:16 PM

You have nailed it!

massrighty on August 30, 2009 at 11:15 PM

In Barbara Bush’s biography, she described Dick Cheney as a highly intelligent man who does not suffer fools. I can see that and respect it — he doesn’t blow smoke up your skirt, he says what he means and means what he says. If you aren’t smart enough to understand that, then he has no more time for you.

That is the kind of leadership we need. I think some of her father rubbed off on Liz Cheney, she could be a future shining star.

AZfederalist on August 30, 2009 at 11:18 PM

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:14 PM

I’ve been around a petty long time. It’s amazing what old memories are rekindled on HotAir. Last week someone told someone else to piss up a rope. Another oldie but goody I hadn’t heard in a while. Made me laugh.

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:18 PM

Thanks for the edits, guys. You, of course, were more accurate.

onlineanalyst on August 30, 2009 at 11:18 PM

W00t! Local CBS station in Philly just ran the money quote from Cheney! I can hear liberal heads exploding for miles.

rockmom on August 30, 2009 at 11:20 PM

If the POTUS is the Chief Law enforcement Officer,I might
be wrong,but isn`t it up to Obama to stop or push for an
investigation!

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:04 PM
Like being CIC, he has the ultimate responsibility…but he votes “present”.

califdreamnred on August 30, 2009 at 11:08 PM

califdreamred: Thought so,thank-you for the answer!:)

Votes present,no sh*t,a whopping two
years in the senate!:)

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:21 PM

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:14 PM
I’ve been around a petty long time. It’s amazing what old memories are rekindled on HotAir. Last week someone told someone else to piss up a rope. Another oldie but goody I hadn’t heard in a while. Made me laugh.

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:18 PM

Cindy Munford:Yes,you are so right,on H/A,its amazing at
how many remember the catch-phrases!

Reminds me of my camp days,taking a side
river,off the lake,as in,Up a crick with
no paddles,or creek!!hehe:)

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:25 PM

Hey guys, watch this. You will be glad to know that if there had been shark attacks or hurricanes, the tea parties and townhalls would have gotten no interest. And people say there is no God.

http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=8447167

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:26 PM

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:09 PM
Hadn’t trapped one of those before.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 11:12 PM

HoustonRight: The truth,me either!I only hunted
partridge!:)

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:27 PM

I was watching this interview this morning and thought, what if he had run for President instead of McCain? then I thought hell if he’d been President instead of Bush he would not have allowed the Hatefilled Left to define him as evil, greedy and incompetent like they did Bush! He would have explained the war and the realities a lot better. But more importantly, the Republican party woud not have been practically destroyed!

CCRWM on August 30, 2009 at 11:30 PM

There is another way to look at it.

Obama is doing much more than Cheney ever did or could do to discredit and permanently end progressivism in this country. (Though it certainly don’t hurt to have Cheney around as a constant reminder of the stark contrast.)

Chaz on August 30, 2009 at 11:30 PM

Loves me some Vice President Dick Cheney. Drove past his birthplace on the way to the last-ever Nebraska State Fair in Lincoln (moves to Grand Island,NE next year) today. What a man/patriot/stud. Only way he could have improved his resume is if he would have played FB for Dear Ole’ Nebraska U………

Cornhusker on August 30, 2009 at 11:30 PM

Cheney is wrong about one thing- Obama (through weakness) does not invite a new Islamofascist attack on America.

Obama himself is the attack.

Waking people ~from the ongoing undermining of the country being done stealthfully and successfully~ with a terrorist attack would only upset the jihadists’ ongoing series of wins being done via this craven apologist for their corrupt, imperialistic Koran and their dismal, tyrannical dogmas.

Otherwise, Dick is dead on.

profitsbeard on August 30, 2009 at 11:33 PM

I hope Liz Cheney is warming up in the on-deck circle…

D2Boston on August 30, 2009 at 11:33 PM

Hey guys, watch this. You will be glad to know that if there had been shark attacks or hurricanes, the tea parties and townhalls would have gotten no interest. And people say there is no God.

http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=8447167

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:26 PM

Cindy Munford: I’m gonna throw a video back at ya!

A salute to HawkDriver:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b2f_1250885515

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:34 PM

Holy crap…can you imagine a debate between obama and Cheney.
Obama would come out with his word gymnastics and cheney would just shut him down COLD.

Cheney….I love ya.

(and thats not just the wine talkin)

Handel on August 30, 2009 at 11:34 PM

I hope Liz Cheney is warming up in the on-deck circle…

D2Boston on August 30, 2009 at 11:33 PM

D2Boston:Me too,Liz can show Obama the real meaning of the
term,

ARTICULATE!!:)

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:37 PM

Obama himself is the attack.
profitsbeard on August 30, 2009 at 11:33 PM

YES! And at least we still have Cheney stepping up. God bless him.

califdreamnred on August 30, 2009 at 11:40 PM

CHENEY: Well, I was not a fan of his when he got elected, and my views have not changed any.

Actually. I disagree with this statement. My view of Obama got a lot worse. Starting with this.

Loxodonta on August 30, 2009 at 11:42 PM

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhh….

don’t tell the trolls….

we’ve put Cheney pods in the drinking water supply. Even ‘Fiji’ water. We’ll have the planet by 2012.

Pass it on…..quietly…….

Limerick on August 30, 2009 at 11:46 PM

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:26 PM

Hurricanes are racist and republican. Evidence Katrina.

So of course they would die down for the Tea-Parties.

But I didn’t know sharks were Republican. I have my doubts about Rinos. Further study is warranted. No worries about elephants.

Thanks for the vid.

Geochelone on August 30, 2009 at 11:46 PM

Instead, they’re out there now threatening to disbar the lawyers who gave us the legal opinions, threatening contrary to what the president originally said. They’re going to go out and investigate the CIA personnel who carried out those investigations. I just think it’s an outrageous political act that will do great damage long term to our capacity to be able to have people take on difficult jobs, make difficult decisions, without having to worry about what the next administration is going to say.

This is dead on.

Clear case of politics before security.
We need more and more Republicans on the Hill to grow some Cheney balls and call out the Obama administration for the political hacks that they are.

CHENEY: Chris, my sort of overwhelming view is that the enhanced interrogation techniques were absolutely essential in saving thousands of American lives and preventing further attacks against the United States, and giving us the intelligence we needed to go find Al Qaeda, to find their camps, to find out how they were being financed. Those interrogations were involved in the arrest of nearly all the Al Qaeda members that we were able to bring to justice. I think they were directly responsible for the fact that for eight years, we had no further mass casualty attacks against the United States.

This is the type of clear logic backed up by actual results that liberals have no argument for so their only recourse is to demonize the opposition.

The bottom line is clear and has been verified by intel leaders,the press,and by actual results on the ground in that the Enhanced Interrogation worked and saved thousands of lives.

This war on the CIA (during war time) shows yet again how un-serious,partisan,and irresponsible liberals are when it comes to dealing with real world problems.

This is going to backfire on the democrats in a big way.

Baxter Greene on August 30, 2009 at 11:49 PM

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:34 PM

That was beyond cool. We will never be able to do enough to thank our military. I wish I knew where he was staying on his mid-deployment break so I could buy him and his girlfriend dinner. Did you read Michael Yon’s story about the wounded British soldier that was put into the U.S. system because he need special care that his folks didn’t have available as quickly as he needed them? Good stuff.

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:49 PM

Holy crap…can you imagine a debate between obama and Cheney.
Obama would come out with his word gymnastics and cheney would just shut him down COLD.

Handel on August 30, 2009 at 11:34 PM

I am reminded of the scene in the Death Star when Darth Vader puts a remote-choke-hold on that old skinny dude who doubted his powers. Classic.

Geochelone on August 30, 2009 at 11:51 PM

Yeah, the Obama administration is Carter redux on steroids and likely to have the same results..on steroids.

Speakup on August 30, 2009 at 11:52 PM

Even ‘Fiji’ water.

Limerick on August 30, 2009 at 11:46 PM

I love Fiji water, even more after refilling the bottle.

Kini on August 30, 2009 at 11:52 PM

Baxter Greene on August 30, 2009 at 11:49 PM

You know this is a neat trick the Dems are trying to pull, have the lawyers that advised the interrogators disbarred, there by making the actions of the interrogators illegal and worthy of prosecution. Back to the Future. Being a Democrat means never giving up on a court case.

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:53 PM

This is going to backfire on the democrats in a big way.

Baxter Greene on August 30, 2009 at 11:49 PM

Judging by the Tea Parties, I think it already has.

Kini on August 30, 2009 at 11:57 PM

http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=8447167

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:26 PM

Thanks very much for that clip.

Okay. Where does Liz Cheney live? Is it a swing state that could gain a Republican Senator in 2010 or 2012? If not, can we hijack her and make her move to one? And how do we force her to run for the Senate?

Loxodonta on August 30, 2009 at 11:59 PM

They are caught between Barack and a hard place.

Geochelone on August 30, 2009 at 11:59 PM

They are caught between Barack and a hard place.

Geochelone on August 30, 2009 at 11:59 PM

Idiot. Wrong thread.

Geochelone on August 31, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Judging by the Tea Parties, I think it already has.

Kini on August 30, 2009 at 11:57 PM

looking forward to 9/12 in DC

Baxter Greene on August 31, 2009 at 12:02 AM

I hope we see more of Liz Cheney and her father. They are what conservatives need now more than ever.

I also hope the Cheney’s are talking to the Palins.

What a ticket that would make.

Kini on August 31, 2009 at 12:02 AM

Geochelone on August 30, 2009 at 11:59 PM

Idiot. Wrong thread.

Geochelone on August 31, 2009 at 12:00 AM

It’s okay. People are imperfect and we all make mistakes. Now go in peace, but do try to post in the wrong thread no more.

Loxodonta on August 31, 2009 at 12:03 AM

Like being CIC, he has the ultimate responsibility…but he votes “present”.

califdreamnred on August 30, 2009 at 11:08 PM

It is hard to vote present, when you are on vacation

Johan Klaus on August 31, 2009 at 12:05 AM

You just can`t argue with facts and Dick Cheney is speaking fact! Is everyone going to Washington on 12th ?

LSUMama on August 31, 2009 at 12:07 AM

looking forward to 9/12 in DC

Baxter Greene on August 31, 2009 at 12:02 AM

Watch for the covert Marxists among you.

faraway on August 31, 2009 at 12:07 AM

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:34 PM
That was beyond cool. We will never be able to do enough to thank our military. I wish I knew where he was staying on his mid-deployment break so I could buy him and his girlfriend dinner. Did you read Michael Yon’s story about the wounded British soldier that was put into the U.S. system because he need special care that his folks didn’t have available as quickly as he needed them? Good stuff.

Cindy Munford on August 30, 2009 at 11:49 PM

Cindy Munford:I thought you would like it!

It reminded me,of Hawkdriver,and I
watched the entire WoodStock Festival,
and since it was a peaceful event against
the VNam War,I was shocked to learn that
the US Army flew in medical supplies,and
I thought,just WOW,right on!!

And,no,I have not seen Micheal Yons story
of the Brit that needed special medical care
that was beyond his parents ability!

That is awesome,I will look for it!:)

canopfor on August 31, 2009 at 12:08 AM

Like being CIC, he has the ultimate responsibility…but he votes “present”.

califdreamnred on August 30, 2009 at 11:08 PM
It is hard to vote present, when you are on vacation

Johan Klaus on August 31, 2009 at 12:05 AM

Johan Klaus: But Hopey did take a day off from his vacation!
(Sarc)———:)

canopfor on August 31, 2009 at 12:10 AM

The VP needs to give – again and again and again – the moral and legal rationales for the policies

An international organization declared war against us and committed multiple acts of war against us, including a direct attack on our soil.
That is all the moral and legal justification we need for anything we do to them as a group or to their members as individuals.

single stack on August 31, 2009 at 12:13 AM

I was once in the same room as Dick Cheney…*sighs*

Emily M. on August 30, 2009 at 10:16 PM

Emily M- – you’ll like this.
On my first trip to Jackson Hole (in the late 80s or early 90s) — we were staying at a hotel (I don’t remember the name) and the room wasn’t ready. We talked the clerk into letting us into the room anyway so we could just change and go ski. The room was weird — the hotel furniture had all been moved around so it looked like a conference room. We asked what had gone on- they told us that Dick Cheney’s daughter had been married the night before and this was her dad’s room, but he needed to do work so they re-fit it like a conference room. At the time, I didn’t really know who Mr. Cheney was; if I had, I would have taken a souvenir!

PS – Many years later, he helped stop the terrorist threat on the Library Tower in LA, which most certainly would have killed me. He is forever my hero.

LASue on August 31, 2009 at 12:13 AM

A sign of the coming apocalypse?

Barney Frank working with Ron Paul:

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rep. Barney Frank said he plans legislation to restrict the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending powers and subject the central bank to a “complete audit.”

A bill sponsored by Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul that would allow the Government Accountability Office, a federal watchdog agency, to audit Fed interest-rate decisions has won the co-sponsorship of more than half of the House.

Frank said he has been working with Paul on compromise language.

agmartin on August 31, 2009 at 12:15 AM

I hope we see more of Liz Cheney and her father. They are what conservatives need now more than ever.

I also hope the Cheney’s are talking to the Palins.

What a ticket that would make.

Kini on August 31, 2009 at 12:02 AM

Kini: Now were talkin,that would be a great Duo!!

Just when Liz says something,and Liberals go into
a conniption fit,SarahCuda could verbally deliver
a full-broad-side,and watch the Lefty MSM go into
convulsions!!hehe.

And,an all female President,and VP,would be histor
ical,me thinks!!:)

canopfor on August 31, 2009 at 12:15 AM

Well goodnight everyone:)

canopfor on August 31, 2009 at 12:19 AM

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b2f_1250885515

canopfor on August 30, 2009 at 11:34 PM

Thanks very much for posting that.

Loxodonta on August 31, 2009 at 12:20 AM

I think Knucklehead is a girl.

TXMomof3 on August 30, 2009 at 10:48 PM

HoustonRight is two for two tonight. He found out I was a female earlier on another thread. ( :

yoda on August 31, 2009 at 12:26 AM

Sometimes I wonder how events would have transpired had it been Cheney/Bush instead of Bush/Cheney.

TheQuestion on August 30, 2009 at 10:07 PM

Well I don’t know about the 2000 conservative base, but the 2008 conservative base would have been too outraged about his gay daughter and called him a RINO.

Speedwagon82 on August 31, 2009 at 12:32 AM

liberals can get all excited thinking about their little witch hunt but it is going to do nothing but make the democrats look weak on National Security and look partisan in chasing Bush/Cheney while the economy tanks and Afghanistan starts to spin out of control.

Obama’s own lawyers know they cannot get Bush/Cheney:


Obama’s legal team: Bush’s legal foes

By: Ben Smith
January 24, 2009 06:56 AM EST
http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=087DD63B-18FE-70B2-A805C734305F6FF1

President Barack Obama is staffing his Justice Department with some of his predecessor’s fiercest critics, and lawyers who have spent years defining the limits of executive power will now be helping to wield it.

If conservatives worry about narrowing the scope of executive power, particularly during a war or terror attack, the Obama lawyers have also drawn fire from the left for their arguments against prosecuting their predecessors.

But Lederman has disappointed other torture critics by making the case that Bush officials can’t be prosecuted, because they were following OLC’s formal advice.

Now they may try to spin this investigation and find something else to tie them in (like the Plame investigation), but by the time this may happen,we are going to be at 10% unemployment,Obama will be exposed as a liar and weak in dealing with Afghanistan,and most people will be dead tired of the “get Bush/get the CIA” psychosis of liberals in trying to bring down people that kept this country safe.

Everyday more news comes out to verify that these techniques worked and were carried out as lawfully as possible:


The Real CIA News

Interrogations were carefully limited, briefed on Capitol Hill, and yielded information that saved innocent lives.
http://online.wsj.com/article
/SB10001424052970203706604574375012840827276.html

Whoever advised people to be skeptical of what they read in the papers must have had in mind this week’s coverage of the documents about CIA interrogations. Now that we’ve had a chance to read the reports, it’s clear the real story isn’t the few cases of abuse played up by the media. The news is that the program was thoughtfully developed, carefully circumscribed, briefed to Congress, and yielded information crucial to disrupting al Qaeda.

The public has stated over and over and over that our intel services should be able to use harsh tactics in getting information from terrorist.
The Obama administration agrees also since they still practice :

Rendition,

Enhanced interrogation,

Indefinite detention,

have secret prisons,

Bombing villages and killing civilians,

Using NSA wiretapping and state secrets.

It has been shown over and over and over that democrats were briefed and well aware of our interrogation policies and did not strongly object or they would not have been implemented.

There is no getting around the fact that these techniques worked.Even a liberal press outlet like the WAPO states this very evident fact:

Consider the Justice Department memo of May 30, 2005. It notes that “the CIA believes ‘the intelligence acquired from these interrogations has been a key reason why al Qaeda has failed to launch a spectacular attack in the West since 11 September 2001.’ . . . In particular, the CIA believes that it would have been unable to obtain critical information from numerous detainees, including [Khalid Sheik Mohammed] and Abu Zubaydah, without these enhanced techniques.” The memo continues: “Before the CIA used enhanced techniques . . . KSM resisted giving any answers to questions about future attacks, simply noting, ‘Soon you will find out.’ ” Once the techniques were applied, “interrogations have led to specific, actionable intelligence, as well as a general increase in the amount of intelligence regarding al Qaeda and its affiliates.”

Obama’s partisan attack against our intel services and the previous administration to appease his left wing base is only going to hurt him in the public eye even more.

The facts don’t show a need for this investigation and the American people want to know that their leadership is more concerned with stopping terrorist attacks instead of worrying about if they are getting enough sleep or have caterpillars in their cells.

Baxter Greene on August 31, 2009 at 12:36 AM

It’s okay. People are imperfect and we all make mistakes. Now go in peace, but do try to post in the wrong thread no more.

Loxodonta on August 31, 2009 at 12:03 AM

Bless you Father. My guilt has abated.

Geochelone on August 31, 2009 at 12:41 AM

“Not a fan”. Damn, you’ve got to love that guy. What I would give to see him go head-to-head against Obama in a televised town hall.

Virus-X on August 31, 2009 at 12:42 AM

Idiot. Wrong thread.

Geochelone on August 31, 2009 at 12:00 AM

No, I think that is universally relevant.

Cindy Munford on August 31, 2009 at 12:44 AM

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 11:06 PM

I can. Lox aint got nothin’ on me!!!

FontanaConservative on August 31, 2009 at 12:44 AM

The most eligible candidate for “prolonged diapering” is Barry the Childish.

Once he gets over his second vacation, of course.

Wouldn’t want to be rash.

profitsbeard on August 31, 2009 at 12:44 AM

Dick Cheney or Darth Cheney, he kept his country safe for the last 8 years and did not hesitate to speak his mind when he realized the country was on an ominous course. Given Darth’s track record and Obama’s lack of one I think I will listen to Cheney!!The stench of Chicago’s political cesspool reeks in Washington. Who would have ever thought Dick Cheney would be a breath of fresh air across the Potomac. I for one will be at the front of the line to buy this man’s book. Thank God for Darth Cheney!

shov74 on August 31, 2009 at 12:45 AM

canopfor on August 31, 2009 at 12:08 AM

No, not beyond his parents ability, sorry I was unclear. He was injured in combat and ending up in Landstuhl and a Solider’s Angel (I think that’s the group) coordinated with his unit and his parents so that everyone would know his status. I’ll try to find it.

Cindy Munford on August 31, 2009 at 12:48 AM

Not. A. Male.

Knucklehead on August 30, 2009 at 10:49 PM

Then quit bonding like one. And go bake me a pie.

TMK on August 31, 2009 at 12:51 AM

“The Stache” was just on Red Eye(repeat). He took that craziness in stride and seemed to have a good time.

Cindy Munford on August 31, 2009 at 12:54 AM

Lox aint got nothin’ on me!!!FontanaConservative on August 31, 2009 at 12:44 AM

Sometimes, I feel like I’m surrounded here.

Good thing I can grind peanuts with the slightest pressure from my foot. Are you under there FC?

Loxodonta on August 31, 2009 at 12:55 AM

Good night everyone. Sweet dreams.

Cindy Munford on August 31, 2009 at 12:58 AM

Cindy Munford on August 31, 2009 at 12:58 AM

Good night, young lady.

Loxodonta on August 31, 2009 at 12:59 AM

Limerick on August 30, 2009 at 11:46 PM

*spit take*

TMK on August 31, 2009 at 1:03 AM

I think the world of that man. And don’t even get me started on Liz. Who wouldn’t like to see either one of them have an open debate with Obama.

HoustonRight on August 30, 2009 at 10:04 PM

I second that. Can’t say enough good things about both of them. And don’t forget Lynn Cheney

Texyank on August 31, 2009 at 1:03 AM

canopfor on August 31, 2009 at 12:08 AM
No, not beyond his parents ability, sorry I was unclear. He was injured in combat and ending up in Landstuhl and a Solider’s Angel (I think that’s the group) coordinated with his unit and his parents so that everyone would know his status. I’ll try to find it.

Cindy Munford on August 31, 2009 at 12:48 AM

Cindy Munford: Just lurking back in,before I assume the
position of horizontal!

Sorry,I mis-read you!:)

Here’s is BlackFive’s site,

http://www.blackfive.net/main/

And,from his site,Soldiers Angels!!

http://www.soldiersangels.org/

And,from Germany:)

http://www.armyfisherhouses.org/army-fisher-house-locations/landstuhl-germany/

canopfor on August 31, 2009 at 1:06 AM

Something else that shows typical liberal hypocrisy and how this is about politics and not ethics is the fact that this investigation is only being carried out against our intel services working during the Bush administration.

The Clinton administration embraced what is being called “torture” now.

Why no investigation of the democratic President:

Audio: Clinton endorses “torture” in special cases; Update: World opinion opposes “torture”

posted at 12:30 am on October 19, 2006 by Allahpundit
http://hotair.com/archives/2006/10/19/audio-clinton-endorses-torture-in-special-cases/
Tonight? Yesterday?
Last month, on NPR.
You didn’t hear about it? Neither did I. Nor did Captain Ed, who’s worth reading in full:

Bill Clinton’s party screamed loud and long about how the [detainee] bill enabled torture and departed from the Geneva Conventions. Russ Feingold described this legislation as “a stain” on our history, one we would regret, and soon. Yet none of these Democrats had anything to say when their last occupant of the White House not only endorsed torture but also a protocol for covering one’s butt after the fact.

Three minutes. The best part is at the very end, where Billy Jeff chuckles at the notion that anyone would oppose torture in a true ticking bomb situation. Reality-based, our BJ is.



Senator Chuck Schumer:

Sen. Chuck Schumer in 2004:
I think there are probably very few people in this room or in America who would say that torture should never ever be used, particularly if thousands of lives are at stake. . . . It is easy to sit back in the armchair and say that torture can never be used, but when you are in the foxhole it is a very different deal. And I respect, I think we all respect the fact that the President is in the foxhole every day.

Apparently the “foxhole” that Schumer is talking about turned into a “rabbit hole” as far as his and his constituents memories concerning EIT’s.

Here’s the left’s darling on international affairs after Bush fired him for being an absolute failure in protecting this country:

According to Clinton administration official Richard Clarke:

“ ‘extraordinary renditions’, were operations to apprehend terrorists abroad, usually without the knowledge of and almost always without public acknowledgment of the host government…. The first time I proposed a snatch, in 1993, the White House Counsel, Lloyd Cutler, demanded a meeting with the President to explain how it violated international law. Clinton had seemed to be siding with Cutler until Al Gore belatedly joined the meeting, having just flown overnight from South Africa. Clinton recapped the arguments on both sides for Gore: “Lloyd says this. Dick says that. Gore laughed and said, ‘That’s a no-brainer. Of course it’s a violation of international law, that’s why it’s a covert action. The guy is a terrorist. Go grab his ass.’”

So when Gore was yelling at the top of his lungs about how “Bush betrayed this country!!!”,he apparently and conveniently forgot his total disregard for American and International law.

More torture while the democrats were in charge:

CIA-backed team used brutal means to break up terrorist cell in Albania

Officials call operation one of the agency’s great successes

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1006205820963585440.html

By Andrew Higgins and Christopher Cooper
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Attiya later told his lawyer, Hafez Abu-Saada, that while being questioned,
he was subjected to electrical shocks to his genitals, suspended by his
limbs, dragged on his face, and made to stand for hours in a cell, with
filthy water up to his knees. Abu-Saada, who represented all five members
of the Tirana cell, subsequently recorded their complaints in a published
report.

Tirana was Naggar. He was nabbed in July 1998 by SHIK on
a road outside of town. He, too, was blindfolded and spirited home on a
CIA plane. In complaints in his confession and to his defense lawyer,
Abu-Saada, Naggar said his Egyptian interrogators regularly applied
electrical shocks to his nipples and penis.


Good thing nobody was blowing cigar smoke in their faces and keeping them up past their bedtime.

Why does Clinton get a pass by the morally self righteous crowd that wants justice for these crimes against humanity.

If liberals really cared so much about “truth” and “justice”,they would want justice for all….. if they really cared.

Baxter Greene on August 31, 2009 at 1:06 AM

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