quote by Mary Cheney

I came very close to quitting my job for the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign. I seriously considered packing up my office and heading home to Colorado.

— Mary Cheney

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Bush and Cheney were not misled by flawed intelligence;

they used the flawed intelligence to mislead.

These people [Bush Administration] are for the most part rip-off artists.

Notice that they're all gas and oil men from Cheney, to the two Bushes; I think Rumsfeld also.

I've thought Cheney was scary for a long time. Now I know I was right to be nervous.

Nixon was a professional politician, and I despised everything he stood for -- but if he were running for president this year against the evil Bush-Cheney gang, I would happily vote for him.

The people who got everything wrong are back on TV talking about the place they got all wrong? Cheney, Bill Kristol, Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle. It's like Satan's VIP list for Hell.

Cheney, Cheney, you can't hide, we charge you with genocide.

Vice President Dick Cheney reportedly has been disturbed over what he sees as the erosion of presidential powers since the Watergate scandal and has urged Bush to take a stronger stand against what Cheney sees as congressional intrusions into the executive branch.

Bush proposed a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.

Some saw the move as an attempt to preserve traditional values, while others saw it as a cynical ploy to ensure that Vice President... Cheney will never have to pay for his gay daughter's wedding.

The White House again refused to turn over discussions Vice President Cheney had with Enron officials over energy policy. Cheney said if he had to disclose every time some business donated a ton of money then came in to write its own policy to govern itself, he wouldn't get any work done.

Mission accomplished? The mission in Iraq, as laid out by President Bush and Vice President Cheney, has failed.

The U.S. army confirmed that it gave a lucrative fire fighting contract in Iraq to the firm once run by the Vice President Dick Cheney without any competitive bidding. When asked if this could be conceived as Cheney's friends profiting from the war, the spokesman said 'Yes.'

I sincerely believe that if Bush and Cheney recognized the full humanity of other people's mothers around the world, they wouldn't commit the crimes they commit.

Cheney is a terrorist. He terrorizes our enemies abroad and innocent citizens here at home indiscriminately.

The leaders of the empire, the imperial mafia-George W.

Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Cheney, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, et al. ... are as fanatic and as fundamentalist as Osama bin Laden.

The Iraq War is the largest strategic blunder in U.

S. history … On every level - moral, strategic, military and economic - Iraq was a failure. And it was you, Mr. Bush and Mr. Cheney, who started this war. It is you who should pay the consequences.

A recent conversation: Dubya: Look at the clock, time is racing! Cheney: That's the second hand, George.

Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the United States has given up the moral high ground that we used to occupy as an international leader.

Dick Cheney said he was running again.

He said his health was fine, 'I've got a doctor with me 24 hours a day.' Yeah, that's always the sign of a man in good health, isn't it?

I think there's no question but what the tail end of the Bush administration, Bush-Cheney administration, that we took steps specifically geared to try and free up the financial sector.

I find George Bush and Dick Cheney frightening, Donald Rumsfeld and John Ashcroft frightening.

No one knows if Saddam is still alive.

They keep showing old footage of him on TV saying that it's live. You know, it's like the same thing we do with Dick Cheney.

George Bush, Dick Cheney, every one of the speakers praised John Kerry's war record. No one said he was unfit. They said he has terrible judgment, and that's his record as a senator. Nobody questioned his military record.

The only people I've ever heard saying that disagreeing with Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld is un-American or treasonous are people who disagree with Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld.

If Edwards gained 60 pounds and lost all his hair, he'd look like Dick Cheney!

The calls that I have received from President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the fact that there are other people that are suffering every bit as much as I am, and that our whole nation is going through a tragedy together, I think we have to think about those things.

Bush's choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is clear confirmation of the policies he would promote and the nominations he would make to an already closely divided U.S. Supreme Court.

They plan to ride into the White House on the Sweet Talk Express.

Well, think again. Bush and Cheney are not compassionate conservatives. They are ruthless reactionaries.

No, no, no. Dick Cheney forbade me to waste time on his image. I would have liked to have done more.

When you were a volunteer for the Bush-Cheney campaign, you came in the morning;

you had a supervisor who gave you a list of calls to make and a time to do it in.

I wish I had thrown out the bathroom scale at age 16.

Weighing yourself every morning is like waking up and asking Dick Cheney to validate your sense of inner worth.

I think the whole dynamic is different.

Whereas in [Barack] Obama's case, even though there was no incumbent, he was able to run against eight years of Bush-Cheney and a Republican Congress, and everyone was tired of everything. He was able to benefit from that.

Throughout [Barack] Obama's career, he promised to limit the state secrets doctrine which the Bush-Cheney administration had abused enormously.

I think the question really is, whether our political leaders have stepped out of bounds. Because all this has been approved by our political leaders, Cheney and Bush in the first instance, and now, sadly, Barack Obama in the second instance.

Essentially Rumsfeld wins, Cheney wins, and the CIA and State Department lose.

Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld have more centralized control over intelligence, analysis, and operations than ever before. And the way they interpret the law, if the President authorizes an intelligence mission to be run covertly by the Pentagon, they don't have to tell anybody, including Congress, about it because the President is the commander in chief.

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