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Tag: Dick Cheney
Sy Hersh on his rough-and-tumble Chicago past: ‘At some point I realized I was in a tyranny’
An interview with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who discusses his Chicago origin story and more.
In Trap Door Theatre’s Cookie Play a suburban household becomes a CIA black site
This dark comedy offers a potent metaphor for the cruelty we countenance in the name of homeland security.
It didn’t lie well with them
Dan’s read the riot act over a recent column on abortion; the advice seeker weighs in too.
The Quiet Rooms—formerly known as the Back Rooms
Dick Cheney can tell Mitt Romney where to find a good quiet room
Print the Reagan Myth: False History Repeats Itself
A strange desire for Obama to be Bush III.
Read the Secret CIA Reports on Interrogation Abuses
The New York Times has posted online the complete — though heavily redacted — 2004 CIA report on abuses inside CIA-run prisons. It’s also posted two subsequent CIA reports that supposedly, if you’re listening to Dick Cheney, recount the intelligence successes that justified the abuse.
The Punishment We Deserve
A review of Cruel and Unusual: The Culture of Punishment in America, by Anne-Marie Cusac (Yale University Press)
Note to Homer Glen residents: wear garlic
Dick Cheney to campaign for Marty Ozinga, who’s up for Jerry Weller’s seat, and other IL political developments.
Rahm vs. Dick
Rahm Emanuel takes on Dick Cheney.
Why is Dick Cheney talking like an environmentalist?
Of all the things Cheney could have borrowed from the environmental movement, he had to pick one of its worst ideas.