Because Liz Cheney is a War Criminal, too

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        State Department Deputy Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs 2002-2003

    Elizabeth Cheney

    Who better to remain loyal to Dick Cheney as he committed war crimes. Guilty of complicity, Liz Cheney is a war criminal.

  Titled the “Evolution of Presidential War Powers,” Cheney’s thesis, according to writer Zac Frank, argued that “constitutionally and historically, presidents have virtually unchecked powers in war.”


Smirkarella     Dick’s daughter Liz might be interested in running for office. “It’s something I very well may do,” says Liz “Mini Me” Cheney.


Contact AG Eric Holder and The White House to demand a Special Prosecutor to Investigate all aspects of the Bush/Cheney Administration today.

    Contact Congress today and ask them to support H.Res 383 and a closed rule so that open public investigations of Bush/Cheney and their policies can begin in a special committee in the House of Representatives.

    Contact information provided below the fold.

The following people should be investigated for conspiracy to commit war crimes and/or complicity in the War Crimes committed under American President George W. Bush. These people should never be able to practice law professionally or hold public office again.

Snarl for the camera     Vice President : January 20, 2001 – January 20, 2009

    Dick Cheney.

    Every road leads to his office. Every bit of evidence, every new crime points to the growing need to investigate Dick Cheney because he is a war criminal. Every day more evidence comes forth of the crimes against humanity that were committed with the consent or direction of the Executive branch of the U.S. Government. Under the Unitary Executive powers conjured out of thin air by Dick Cheney our nation committed crimes of rape, torture, mass murder, treason and crimes against humanity that stand in comparison with some of the greatest crimes ever known to man. Dick Cheney is a war criminal, and perhaps the greatest criminal in American history.

Bush's brain         Senior Advisor to the President January 21, 2001 – August 31, 2007, White House Deputy Chief of Staff February 8, 2005 – August 31, 2007

    Karl Rove

    Certainly Karl Rove is truly the architect of all the criminality that took place during the Bush/Cheney Administration. Along with Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and Rice, there is no one with more blood on his hands than Karl Rove. Having played Rasputin to George W. Bush for years, Karl is now a lead cover up man on the media defense team that shrugs of the war crimes of the Bush/Cheney Administration. There is only one logical reason why Karl Rove will stand up for the Bush/Cheney Administrations innocence. Simply put, it is because Karl Rove is a war criminal as well.

Friendly handshake

(Donald Rumsfeld on the left shaking hands with the late Saddam Hussein)

Rummy     United States Secretary of Defense November 20, 1975 – January 20, 1977 – January 20, 2001 – December 18, 2006

    Donald Rumsfeld

    From the day he took his oath of office Donald Rumsfled did everything in his power to politicize the Justice Department and subvert the Constitution of The USA to his will. An important figure in many of the worst illegalities of the Bush/Cheney Administration, Don Rumsfeld was at the heart of the torture intrigue, violent prisons and almost every other scandal to weigh down the USA and the Bush Administration during his tenure. Donald Rumsfeld is a War Criminal.

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    National Security Advisor to the President January 20, 2001 – January 26, 2005, Secretary of State January 26, 2005 – January 20, 2009

    Condeleeza Rice

    Every bit as complicit as anybody else, Condeleeza Rice is rivaled only by Dick Cheney in guilt on many of the matters uncovered to date. Having recently stated that ” by definition, if it was authorized by the president, it did not violate our obligations under the Convention Against Torture.” we can see clearly why Condeleeza Rice is unfit to hold any future office. The President, despite arguments by Cheney, Rice and others, does not wield Unlimited Power, he may only do so if his subordinates allow him to, and by doing so Condeleeza Rice is guilty through her own inaction.

   Condelleza Rice is guilty of war crimes for many reasons reasons worse than mere inaction, not the least of which is a failure to maintain her Oath of Office. Elbows deep in this mess you will find Condi again and again. The evidence is pointing to the fact that Condeleeza Rice is a War Criminal.

Card on the left   White House Chief of Staff Jan 20, 2001 – April 14, 2006

    Andrew Card

    As Chief of Staff in the Bush/Cheney White House, Card would be the man to know where Cheney buried the bodies. The main purpose of the Chief of Staff is to coordinate efforts and communications between the Cabinet and the President, or in this case Dick Cheney. Andrew Card would have known about every aspect of the Bush/Cheney Presidency, and would certainly be at the top of any list of potential witnesses in a criminal trial. Behind only Cheney and Rove for his full awareness of illegality, Andrew Card is a war criminal.  

CIA liar         Director of the CIA 1997-2004

    George J. Tenet

    Recently proven to have lied to Congress at the direction of Dick Cheney, George Tenet plays a central role in the illegal behavior of the Bush/Cheney Administration. From the failure to prevent 9/11 to the manufacturing of evidence of WMD’s in Iraq based on false confessions derived by the torture of captives, George Tenet is guilty of war crimes beyond the shadow of a doubt.

Gonzo doesn't recall         U.S. Attorney General February 3, 2005 – September 17, 2007

    Alberto Gonzalez

    Although preceded by John Ashcroft and succeeded by Micheal Mukasey, who are both guilty as well in the war crimes committed under Bush/Cheney, no other Bush appointee sums up the aloof incoherence and blatant criminality of the Bush/Cheney era. having been elevated from his post as George W. Bush’s personal lawyer to the chief Attorney in the land, Gonzalez just like Bush shows how a patronage system can bring the least capaable person to a position of power they clearly are unfit to serve in. Alberto Gonzalez’s tenure as AG can be summed up in the words “I don’t recall” which he uttered over and over as his only defense before the U.S. Senate. Having played an integral role in the Bush/Cheney’s ability to claim that they are not subject to the Geneva conventions ratified by President Ronald Regan and the U.S. Congress in 1988 which led to war prisoners being tortured, Alberto Gonzales is guilt of war crimes

Addington         Legal Counsel to Dick Cheney 2001 thru 2005, VPOTUS Chief of Staff 2005-2009

    David Addington

    The point man for everything Dick Cheney, David Addington is every bit as guilty as Dick Cheney is. A force behind the OLC’s ruling that torture may be permissible, David Addington took power beyond that ever imagined for the Vice President, let alone his legal council. As Cheney’s Chief of Staff after Scooter Libby, Addington is complicit in all of the acts of his predecessor in that office. Behind every George W. Bush signing statement, every tweak to the Constitution and willful ignorance of international law there, David Addington slept at the foot of Dick Cheney’s throne for all eight years of the Bush/Cheney Presidency. Through intentional violation of U.S. and International law, David Addington is a war criminal, and must be fully investigated.

Scooter     Chief of Staff to the Vice President (2001-2005), Assistant to the VP of NSA (2001-2005), convicted felon

    I. Lewis (Scooter) Libby

    It would not be double jeopardy to investigate and prosecute Scooter Libby for war crimes. Having already been convicted on felony counts of Obstruction of Justice, Perjury and making False Statements before a jury in reards to the Valerie Plame scandal, Libby was Pardoned by then President George W. Bush for reasons that remain unknown. Scooter Libby is guilty of all of the crimes committed by the Vice President’s office during his tenure as Chief of Staff for the Vice President. Along with Dick Cheney and John Addington, Scooter Libby is a War Criminal and should be fully investigated by a Special Prosecutor and Congress.

John Yoo     Former US Department of Justice Attorney

    John Yoo

Jay Bybee    

Former Office of Legal Council, Current Federal Judge on the 9th Circuit

    Jay Bybee

    Instrumental in the crafting of the torture memos which were created as guidelines that would allow the Bush/Cheney Administration to illegally circumvent International and U.S. law, John Yoo and Jay Bybee are guilty of war crimes because of their actions. Both of these men should be disbarred and investigated by a Special Prosecutor

Torture Lawyer's should be disbarred     All of the bush/Cheney Torture Lawyers in this picture are war criminals. All along with Alberto Gonzales, Yoo and Bybee, David Addington, John Ashcroft, Douglas Feith, Alice Fisher, Michael Chertoff, Michael Mukasey, Michael Haynes, Stephen Bradbury and Timothy Flanigan are all guilty based on evidence available to the public. They have violated their Oaths of Offices in their pursuit to circumvent and twist the rule of law to their own whims. In doing so they have failed to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America, and have willingly violated laws that belong both to our nation, but also to the international community.

Colin Powell         Secretary of State January 20, 2001 – January 26, 2005

Colin Powell

Dick Armitage    

Deputy Secretary of State 3/23/2001 – 11/16/2004

Richard Armitage

    Though both Secretary of State Colin Powell and Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage are vocal critics of the Cheney faction of the George W. Bush White House, both are complicit in the crimes committed during Geogre W. Bush’s Presidency. Having made the case for America’s war of aggression against Iraq based on false evidence obtained through illegal torture, Colin Powell and Richard Armitage are guilty of war crimes despite their objections after the fact. Despite having both resigned from the Bush/Cheney Administration before the beginning of their second term, neither man is absolved of the crimes committed during their tenure. Being privy to classified information, neither man made an attempt to notify the U.S.A. to the falsity of that evidence which drove us to war. This may be because they were lied to or because they did not seek the truth for themselves. If Colin Powell and Richard Armitage were lied to or manipulated it does not decrease the role they played in the act of War Crimes, and therefore they are complicit.

Mission Accomplished     43rd President of The United States

George Walker Bush

    No other person in the history of our country has done more damage to the Constitution, Safety, Security and Prosperity of America than George W. Bush. From the day he gave VP Dick Cheney a set of keys to the oval office America has been lied to and fear mongered into giving up our civil liberties in the name of national security. Dubbed “The C.E.O. President” in a time of gross corporate malfeasance, George W. Bush broke his Oath of Office as well as U.S. and International law, rendering our nation economically crippled, militarily stretched thin and environmentally hurtling towards disaster.

    For his role in diverting military attention away from the capture of Osama bin Laden and the detsruction of the Taliban in Afghanistan to the the illegal war of aggression and invasion of Iraq, from the illegal torture of enemy P.O.W.’s and his attacks on American civil liberties, George W. Bush is guilty of High Crimes, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity. George W. Bush is a war criminal, and he and many of his accomplices must never be allowed to return to political power again.

    There are many, many other subordinates and accomplices to the crimes committed by the Bush/Cheney Presidency. We will never know the full gestalt of these crimes unless we demand full and public investigations now.


    For these reasons and many other, we must demand that AG Eric Holder name a Special Prosecutor to investigate the illegal actions of the Bush/Cheney Presidency, and we must strongly urge Congress to investigate as well and pass H.Res 383 in a closed rule without amendments so that open hearings can take place in a Special House Committee before the public.


To Demand a Special Prosecutor to fully investigate the war crimes, high crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Bush/Cheney Administration, Please use the Contact Information below.

    You can Contact President Barack Obama’s White House to demand accountability here

    CALL The White House at 202-456-1111 and E-Mail the WH here

    Attorney general Eric Holder is said to be leaning towards naming a Special Prosecutor to investigate the Bush/Cheney Administration. You can make your voice heard by contacting the AG’s Office and help shape his opinion by requesting a Special Prosecutor. Now more than ever we need to Yell Louder!

    You can Contact Attorney General’s Eric Holder’s office to demand accountability here



   U.S. Department of Justice

   950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

   Washington, DC 20530-0001


Department of Justice Main Switchboard202-514-2000

Office of the Attorney General


E-Mail the Attorney Generals Office at [email protected]



      If you need help writing a letter to AG Eric Holder there is an excellent one you can click and paste in here courtesy of Something the Dog Said.

     Congress should be holding open investigations of the Bush/Cheney Administration as well over issues like the CIA lying to Congress at the direction of former VP Dick Cheney and other matters. Call Congress today and tell your member to support House Resolution 383 which calls for a Special Congressional Committee to investigate the Bush/Cheney Administration and their policies.

    Tell the Democratic House of Representatives Leadership that you want open public investigations of Bush/Cheney and that you support a closed rule for H.Res 383 today!


Contact Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi [D-CA8] by E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-0100

Contact House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] by E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-4131

Contact House Majority Whip James Clyburn [D-SC6] by E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-3315

Contact H.Res 383 Sponsor Representative Barbara Lee [D-CA9]by E-Mailhere

   Or Call (202) 225-2661

    Be sure to say thank you to Representative Lee, and tell her that you support her and House Resolution 383

    Contact House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. John Conyers by E-mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-5126

Contact Rep. Robert Wexler [D-FL19} by E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-3001


    When contacting House Rules Committee members, be sure to state that you want a closed ruling on H.Res 383 and open public investigations of the Bush/Cheney Administration and their policies.

    Contact House Rules Committee chairman Rep. Louise Slaughter [D-NY28] by E-Mail here

   Or Call (202) 225-3615

    Contact Rep. Michael Arcuri [D-NY24] via E-Mail here

   Or Call (202) 225-3665

    Contact Rep. Dennis Cardoza [D-CA18] via E-Mail here

   Or Call (202) 225-6131

    Contact Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL23] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-1313

    Contact Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA5] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-7163

    Contact Rep. James McGovern [D-MA3] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-6101

    Contact Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-2645

    Contact Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME1] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-6116

    Contact Rep. Jared Polis [D-CO2] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-2161

    This is the contact information for the four Republican members of the House Rules committee.

    Contact Ranking GOP committee member Rep. David Dreier [R-CA26] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-2305

    Contact Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart [R-FL21] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202)225-4211

    Contact Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-2071

    Contact Rep. Peter Sessions [R-TX32] via E-Mail here

    Or Call (202) 225-2231


Contact the Progressive Caucus VIA E-Mail here

   Or Call their offices at 202-225-1400

    If you wish to contact your own Representative to ask them to support this effort and H.Res 383 in order to fully and openly investigate the Bush/Cheney Administration, you can search for their contact information here or call (202) 225-1904.

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    This is how complicity works. If you knew and said nothing you are complicit. If you cover it up you are complicit. If you look away you are complicit, and if you simply move forward you are complicit. That is how it works.

    I say guilty. The evidence proves it. The only way  to disprove such evidence is with open and public investigations. That is what I want.

    I hope you do, too.

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  1. Send some E-mails, make some calls. Demand investigations and justice.


    Just, not when you are making the phone call, do it after when you know you’ve pushed AG Holder closer to naming a Special Prosecutor.



          Not really a diary (0+ / 0-)

         Two paragraphs of your own words and lots of other stuff cut and pasted does not make a diary no matter how much I agree with you about the Cheneys.

         by REDACTED on Wed Jul 15, 2009 at 10:48:58 AM EDT

               No. I wrote all the captions for the pictures (0 / 0)

               myself. Each and every one. Really.

               Thank you so much Dirk. The greatest compliment you could pay me as a writer is to mistake my writing for that of a professional.

               Thank you so much

               : )


               The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?’ – 1984

               by MinistryOfTruth on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 10:51:19 AM





          Not really a diary (0+ / 0-)

         Two paragraphs of your own words and lots of other stuff cut and pasted does not make a diary no matter how much I agree with you about the Cheneys.

         by REDACTED on Wed Jul 15, 2009 at 10:48:58 AM EDT

               No. I wrote all the captions for the pictures (0 / 0)

               myself. Each and every one. Really.

               Thank you so much Dirk. The greatest compliment you could pay me as a writer is to mistake my writing for that of a professional.

               Thank you so much

               : )


               The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?’ – 1984

               by MinistryOfTruth on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 10:51:19 AM



    • Edger on July 15, 2009 at 17:04

    tortures the English language, basic logic, and the whole world, everytime she gets on TV and opens her mouth.

    She’s daddy’s girl…

    • pico on July 16, 2009 at 01:43

    Horrible woman, yes, but I’m extremely uncomfortable with the idea that you’d extend complicity in an administration’s crimes to a thesis someone wrote for a college class.  Unless she was writing that as a position paper for the administration (i.e. a legal document for them to use), there is no way you can call this active complicity.  Sympathy, yes, and she deserves to be dragged through the mud for having written that.  But not actionable.  You’d have as much of a case prosecuting anyone who voted for Bush the second time.

    As a teacher I would hate to see any of my students, however loathsome, prosecuted for writing a thesis.

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