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ensho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 11:59 AM
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The Veep Goads Russia - " His incredible remarks"

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Cheney Scales New Heights of Hypocrisy


While Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is getting all the attention, the current vice president, Dick Cheney, was able to pontificate about Russia and Georgia with barely any notice from the media. However, while hardly anyone was watching, Mr. Cheney echoed the hypocrisy of his boss, President George Bush. While traveling in Italy, Mr. Cheney decided to become the moral arbiter of Russias foreign policies. His incredible remarks are worth studying.

Recent occurrences in Georgia, beginning with the military invasion by Russia, have been flatly contrary to some of our most deeply held beliefs. Russian forces crossed an internationally recognized border into a sovereign state; fueled and fomented an internal conflict; conducted acts of war without regard for innocent life, killing civilians and causing the displacement of tens of thousands.

If anyone doubted the vice presidents disdain for those who elected him and kept him in power, this speech should have been an eye-opener. How he could make that statement with a straight face is beyond comprehension. Was he not a major force in the U.S. military invasion of Iraq? Mr. Bush may not have needed much encouragement to embark on this deadly oil grab, but whatever encouragement he may have needed was gladly provided by the vice president.

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Russia, says Mr. Cheney, fueled and fomented an internal conflict. It has been some time since people have been talking about civil war in Iraq, possibly because with the increase of 30,000 soldiers, Iraq may have finally, after five bloody, terrifying years, been cowed into submission. The U.S. overthrew the government with nothing to put in its place, disbanded the police, and turned a once peaceful nation into an inferno of deadly, daily violence.

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The world is watching to see if the U.S. voters will make the same disastrous mistake in 2008 that they made in 2004. There was no excuse for it then, and there will be even less so if they do it again. The consequences of those mistakes grow with each one. It will not be long before those consequences are irreversible, to the detriment of the entire world population.
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:00 PM
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1. Why does Cheney keep trying to blow up the world?
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SE_Ohio_Dem Donating Member (78 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:06 PM
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2. Because Haliburton will get the reconstruction contracts !
Follow da money.
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:07 PM
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4. You can't reconstruct a world that's been destroyed with nukes, though. Unless
Halliburton employs cockroaches.
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Aviation Pro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:06 PM
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3. Because that's Shitstain's only way out....
Edited on Sat Sep-13-08 12:07 PM by Aviation Pro
...he knows that he'll be the most hunted man on the face of the Earth after his six-month extension of SS protection expires.
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:08 PM
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6. They don't have SS for life? Well, he's rich enough to buy all the blackwater goons he wants, so
he'll hardly lack for security and protection.
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Aviation Pro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:12 PM
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8. There is Grand Canyon of difference between....
Edited on Sat Sep-13-08 12:15 PM by Aviation Pro
...federal protection and Blackwater has-been bodyguards. One, Shitstain has to pay for protection under the later, while the former is picked up by the taxpayer. Two, Blackwater, in spite of its federal contracts, does not have access to the resources that the SS has. The SS folks that I know are an unbelievably dedicated group and I would trust their services by an nth degree of magnitude before I would even consider Erik "Seal? Really? What's your class number?" Prince's outfit.
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:14 PM
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9. True and Blackwater are mercs so anyone who wants to counter Cheney's offer....
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ensho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:07 PM
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5. money, oil, money, gas, money, world power, money


and the fun they have bullying, bribing, blackmailing, threatening and murdering
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 12:08 PM
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7. Do you need any further proof that these goons are
delusional war criminals. Cheney just accused himself of a war crime.

http://rawstory.com/news/2008/Andover_law_school_conven...
Watch the war criminals' conference.
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