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Liz Cheney’s witchhunt flames out

A witchhunt orchestrated by George W. Bush supporters against government lawyers representing Guantanamo inmates has backfired, as conservatives joined the outcry against the McCarthy-like attacks. “Who are these government officials?…

Cheney suffered mild heart attack

Cheney suffered mild heart attack

Family members say former Vice President Dick Cheney suffered a “mild” heart attack earlier this week. Cheney was hospitalized Monday with chest pains — the latest in several trips to…

Powell: Cheney wrong about Obama

Colin Powell, former President George W. Bush‘s Secretary of State, says Bush’s Vice-President, Dick Cheney, is full of crap when it comes to charges that the country is less safe…

Americans: Government is broken big time

Nearly nine of every 10 Americans think the government of this country is broken but they still hope that the it can be fixed. That’s the result of a new…

Winning campaign strategy: Bash Pelosi

Time-proven ploy of politics: Identify an enemy and then run against that enemy. Many candidates run for Congress not by opposing the record of their opponent but by running against…

The new poor: No jobs, no hope

The greatest recession since the Great Depression has created a new, large and growing class of “new poor,” composed of millions who held jobs for most of their lives but…

CPAC red-faced over Paul’s straw poll win

The wheels came off the smooth-running Conservative Political Action Conference right-wing love machine this weekend when libertarian political gadfly Ron Paul won the 2010 straw poll and sent boos through…

The right wing finds new life

Suddenly, conservatives are back in style. A surge of young, enthusiastic conservative activists, united by opposition to President Barack Obama‘s increasingly unpopular agenda, have invirogated the right wing and they…

Cheney: Obama is a one-termer

George W. Bush’s Prince of Darkness is predicting the political demise of Barack Obama. Former Vice President Dick Cheney told right-wing political activists this week he thinks Barack Obama is…

A war by any other name

A war by any other name

First rule of marketing: When the brand is tarnished, change the name. So the Iraq war is getting a new name. Effective Sept. 1, “Operation Iraqi Freedom” becomes “Operation New…