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About Dick Cheney

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January 30, 1941

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Yale University University Of Wisconsin-Madison University Of Wyoming


I think President Obama is going to be a oneโ€“term president. โ€” Dick Cheney


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Iโ€“obviously, I’m not a big fan of President Obama. I think he’s been one of our weakest presidents. I just fundamentally disagree with him philosophically. โ€” Dick Cheney

You got to have people at the top who respond to and are selected by presidents. โ€” Dick Cheney

Westerners know the difference between a talker and the real deal. If Rick Perry wasn’t right to be governor of Texas, why should he be president? โ€” Dick Cheney

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I do not believe the President requires any additional authorization from the Congress before committing US forces to achieve our objectives in the Gulf. โ€” Dick Cheney

We’ve had experiences where the president’s been shot, but never had a situation where the vice president shot somebody. โ€” Dick Cheney

I’ve worked for four presidents and watched two others up close, and I know that there’s no such thing as a routine day in the Oval Office. โ€” Dick Cheney

The vice presidency is mostly a symbolic job, however, if we came to a, uh, different understanding… โ€” Dick Cheney


We believe he has, in fact, reconstituted nuclear weapons. โ€” Dick Cheney

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The issue is that [Saddam] has chemical weapons. โ€” Dick Cheney

Saddam Hussein is aggressively seeking nuclear and biological weapons and ] the United States may well become the target. โ€” Dick Cheney

We know he’s been absolutely devoted to trying to acquire nuclear weapons, and we believe he has, in fact, reconstituted nuclear weapons. โ€” Dick Cheney

Simply stated, there is no doubt that Saddam Hussein now has weapons of mass destruction. There is no doubt he is amassing them to use against our friends, against our allies, and against us. โ€” Dick Cheney

In Iraq, a ruthless dictator cultivated weapons of mass destruction and the means to deliver them. He gave support to terrorists, had an established relationship with al Qaeda, and his regime is no more. โ€” Dick Cheney

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Everyone knows that you’re not really a real man unless you own a gun. โ€” Dick Cheney


You’ve got a job to do, and because you’ve got a job to do, you’ve got to focus on that, so you don’t have time for personal considerations. โ€” Dick Cheney

I can’t think of a time when we’ve had a region emerge as suddenly to become as strategically significant as the Caspian. โ€” Dick Cheney

As Vice President one of the things I spend time on is the continuity of government; that’s the main reason I’m here is a back up for the President if anything happens to him. โ€” Dick Cheney

I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about my faults. โ€” Dick Cheney

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I did my 40 years in Washington, 40โ€“plus, and it’s time to pause and reflect and think about what I’ve seen and done. โ€” Dick Cheney

It’s awfully hard to convey a sense of credibility to allies when you [the Congress] voted for the war and then you declared: Wrong war, wrong place, wrong time. โ€” Dick Cheney

We had a very, very heated exchange the last time We had lunch in the white house the Week of the inaugural, it’s a subject We don’t discuss. โ€” Dick Cheney

If you’re going to go increase taxes on small businesses, you’re going to slow down the extent to which we’re able to reduce unemployment. So I think it’s a serious mistake; the wrong time to raise taxes. โ€” Dick Cheney

You cannot be driven by the polls. The polls change all the time; they’re easily manipulated by whoever wants to ask those poll questions; they go up; they go down. โ€” Dick Cheney

Over a long term they are more likely to represent a strategic challenge to the u.s. than russia or any of the other nations out there. โ€” Dick Cheney


I think things have gotten so bad inside Iraq, from the standpoint of the Iraqi people, my belief is we will, in fact, be greeted as liberators. โ€” Dick Cheney

There’s overwhelming evidence that there was a connection between Al Qaeda and the Iraqi government. โ€” Dick Cheney

The Iraqi forces are conducting the Mother of all Retreats. โ€” Dick Cheney

I have not suggested there’s a connection between Iraq and 9/11, but there’s clearly an established Iraqi track record with terror. โ€” Dick Cheney

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How could any responsible leader have ignored the Iraqi threat? If we had not acted, Saddam Hussein and his sons would still be in power. โ€” Dick Cheney

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We urge all democratic nations and the United Nations to answer the Iraqi Governing Council’s call for support for the people of Iraq in making the transition to democracy. โ€” Dick Cheney


We have to make America the best place in the world to do business. โ€” Dick Cheney

I don’t think that [the war in Iraq] damaged our reputation around the world. โ€” Dick Cheney

Two days ahead of schedule, the world witnessed the arrival of a free and sovereign Iraq. โ€” Dick Cheney

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We are, as a matter of empirical fact and undeniable history, the greatest force for good the world has ever known. โ€” Dick Cheney

From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world. โ€” Dick Cheney

Whoever controls the flow of Persian Gulf oil has a stranglehold not only on our economy but also on the other countries of the world as well. โ€” Dick Cheney

Another argument holds that opposing Saddam Hussein would cause even greater troubles in that part of the world, and interfere with the larger war against terror. I believe the opposite is true. โ€” Dick Cheney


As a former secretary of defense, I think Donald Rumsfeld is the best secretary of defense the United States has ever had. โ€” Dick Cheney

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Don Rumsfeld is the finest secretary of defense the nation has ever had. โ€” Dick Cheney

That intelligence capability is enormously important to the United States, to our conduct of foreign policy, to defense matters, to economic matters. And I am a strong supporter of it. โ€” Dick Cheney

A little tough talk in the midst of a campaign or as part of a presidential debate cannot obscure a record of 30 years of being on the wrong side of defense issues. โ€” Dick Cheney


I can think of a lot of words to describe Senator Kerry’s position on Iraq; ‘consistent’ is not one of them. โ€” Dick Cheney

In his years in Washington, Senator Kerry has been one vote of a hundred in the United States Senateโ€“and fortunately on matters of national security he was very often in the minority. โ€” Dick Cheney

Had the decision belonged to Senator Kerry, Saddam Hussein would still be in power today in Iraq. In fact, Saddam Hussein would almost certainly still be in control of Kuwait. โ€” Dick Cheney

People tell me that Senator Edwards got picked for his good looks, his sex appeal, and his great hair. I say to them, ‘How do you think I got the job? โ€” Dick Cheney

Senator Kerry says he sees two Americas. It makes the whole thing mutualโ€“America sees two John Kerrys. โ€” Dick Cheney

The Senator from Massachusetts has given us ample grounds to doubt the judgment and the attitude he brings to bear on vital issues of national security. โ€” Dick Cheney

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