Dick Cheney

The former veep said Obama "would rather spend the money on food stamps than he would on a strong military." Here is everything wrong with that statement.

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Why Liz Cheney Flamed Out

Her inept campaign seems like a surprise. Until you look at her background.

New light on a political mystery: Why did this well-connected candidate run such an amateurish campaign?

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Liz Cheney's Gay-Marriage View Would Be Repugnant Even If Her Sister Were Straight

Its not about whether she's bad for her sibling. It's whether she's bad for millions of others.

Her anti-gay stance is repugnant because it hurts millions of people—not because one of them is her sibling

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Check Out the Neocons' Dick Cheney Tribute Video

Because you always wanted to see him photoshopped alongside Andy Warhol

On Monday, Commentary editor John Podhoretz released the eight-minute tribute/parody video to Dick Cheney, which the magazine showed earlier this month at an honorary roast of the former vice president. The video, written by David Burge, whose @iowahawkblog Twitter feed reliably mixes conservatism and humor, is okay. There are a lot of jokes about Cheney’s love of guns, though none about the time he shot a friend in the face.

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As the eventual triumph of marriage equality in the United States came to seem more and more inevitable over the past several months and years, a new line emerged among some liberals: Okay, this argument went, we fought for it, we are winning, and we will win; but with all the states passing it, with the Supreme Court codifying it, and with public opinion moving

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It's official: Joe Biden is history's most powerful veep. Just like all the others.

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Bravo, Dick

In a new documentary, Cheney gives a masterful performance

The World According To Dick Cheney, a documentary that airs March 15 on Showtime, includes so fine an acoustical solo performance by its subject that it could be titled Dick Cheney Unplugged. Listening to Cheney’s quiet, calm voice, Nicholas Lemann observed a dozen years ago in the New Yorker, was like

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The Cheney Renaissance Starts in Wyoming

Dick's daughter Liz could be getting ready for a Senate run

Dick's daughter Liz could be getting ready for a Senate run.

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The Great Think-Tank Bubble

Think tank salaries are looking more and more like lobbyist salaries. That's no surprise.

Why are so many think-tank scholars being paid like lobbyists? Because they're acting like lobbyists, too. 

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Nearly every veep since 1976 has been the "most powerful ever."

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