By The Right Scoop


I was going to post the interview from last night on Dateline NBC, but I just didn’t like it. The interviewer kept trying to make Bush look like a dunce by suggesting that Cheney was really in control. It just felt disrespectful to both men and overall like an antagonistic interview.

But this live interview by Matt Lauer with Cheney was actually pretty good. They covered quite a few subjects including waterboarding, the Iraq war, Colin Powell, and more. In fact I found it most interesting the way he framed his justification for the Iraq war and how he tied that in with Qaddafi stepping down today.

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Cheney will do an interview with Rush later on today, and I’ll be sure to post that one as well.

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  • http://twitter.com/jdtarheel Jamie Lowe

    The elite media just can’t stop talking about waterboarding, but they never seem to mention how terroists cut off peoples heads with knives on camera.

    • Anonymous

      The current president has no problem with assignation by missiles or navy seals; personally, I find water boarding the lessor evil as the person of interest can provide intelligence if needed in the future.

      • Anonymous

        Torture does not work. It produces lies and misinformation.

      • Anonymous

        Torture does not work. It produces lies and misinformation.

    • Anonymous

      the elite media? No, the mainstream media is nothing more then a propaganda organ of the democrat party. Their days are numbered . They have no credibility and certainly are not respected by thinking Americans.

      • http://twitter.com/wbcsaint Sam R

        I think he meant that Jamie meant the elitist media, since clearly they have the mentality that they are better than all of us

        • http://twitter.com/Faustmanv philip faustman

          The entire national media is the lap dog of Obama and the Liberal Socialist movement. The only news on TV is Fox Cable. The only truth on the radio comes from the likes of Limbaugh, Levin, Beck, Hannity and several more. If you are not a conservative by now you are a useful (useless) idiot for the brain dead left. 38% of Americans approve of Obama’s performance! Yes it’s true. 38% of Americans are idiots, case closed. We have much work to do before and after the 2012 election. God Bless all True Conservatives, to he!! with the rest. If you’re not a part of the solution YOU are a part of the problem.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3S535BCKXMAFKKE7NATPNWJBXA Barbara

    I never slept better than when I knew Cheney was in the WH. Say what you will about the man, he knows how the real world works and isnt afraid to take actions regardless of what others will think. he does the right thing. We need more men like him.

    • http://twitter.com/Winston80 Winston

      Amen!

  • Anonymous

    I think I am done buying books from conservative book-whores who go on liberal shows to get effed by the interviewers, just to make some dough.

    News Flash – the Matt Lauer audience can’t read. Go on Rush, Hannity, Levin, Cavuto. Post it on Drudge. And we the tea people will buy your book.

    Did 2010 teach conservatives nothing? Democrats in virtual boycott of FOX lose in national landslide. Stop feeding the liberal troll media.

    • Anonymous

      Be an ostritch. I’m sure nobody will care. I’m just not going to vote for people like you, who hide from challenges. That’s what liberals do. Big Dick Cheney went into hostile territory, hawked his book and told the truth. In the process, he unapologetically made it abundantly clear that not only was he not sorry about his 8 year run as one of the greatest vice presidents in American history, but, as far as he cared, he had nothing to be sorry ABOUT. This is why I like Cheney. This is why I like Bush. This is why I like LTC West. They don’t run from liberals (like you’d prefer them to, and probably would, yourself): they make liberals run from THEM. Remember when Waterhead Shitz ran her mouth about West, a few weeks back? Remember what he said in retaliation? Heard anything else from Waterhead, lately, criticizing West? Didn’t think so. Your hide your head in your ass politicking doesn’t help SQUAT. We need Conservative, Republican STATESMEN that will NOT speak softly, and carry BASEBALL BATS WITH NAILS HAMMERED THROUGH THEM. Speaking softly and cowtowing to liberal cheap shot artists has gotten us absolutely nowhere, and its people like Cheney that show the right way to go: STRAIGHT UP THE MIDDLE, FULL STEAM AHEAD.

      • Anonymous

        wow–big time censorship going on here. God’s speed VirusX , God’s speed! Remember you are loved by me and my brothers in Christ.

      • Anonymous

        Staying FOX didn’t seem to hurt the Dems in 06 and 08.

  • http://twitter.com/conservative__ conservative

    Now I know why I stopped watching TTS.

  • Anonymous

    If they are going to continue to go back to Bush, perhaps we should go back to Clinton, Carter and Johnson for starters….it all comes full circle to the real culprit, obama.

    President Clinton admits to mind control experiments

    (1/2) The Shocking Video Hillary Does NOT Want You To See!


    Bill Clinton Loses Temper, Lashes Out at Pro-Lifers

    Whitewater Bill & Hillary Clinton Fight Release of Documents 5 2 1997 CBS

    Clinton Corruption – It Keeps Going, And Going, And Going

    (2/2) The Shocking Video Hillary Does NOT Want You To See!

    SHOCKING VIDEO OF HILLARY CLINTON! ( Hillary Uncensored – Part One )

    Hillary Clinton Campaign Finance Fraud Part 2

    http://www.theforbiddenknowledge.com/hardtruth/uspresidentasmasonspt4.htm
    United States Presidents
    and The Illuminati / Masonic Power Structure
    Pt.4
    What ever happened to Vince Foster? Many people believe that Hillary knows.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_of_Vince_Foster

    http://www.arkancide.com/
    Arkancide is the unfortunate habit of potential witnesses to the Clintons’ dirty dealings in Arkansas suddenly deciding to shoot themselves twice in the back of the head. Police and Coroners in Arkansas, notably Fahmy Malak who answered to Governor Bill Clinton, automatically described these shootings as “suicides.”
    After Bill Clinton became President the phenomenon spilled over to Washington D.C. when Hillary Clinton’s ex-lover Vincent Foster was “Arkancided.”

    Jimmy Carter, Worst President in History written in 2007
    http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/2007/05/jimmy_carter_wo_1.html

    In the book Haley attempted to expose Johnson’s corrupt political activities
    http://educationforum.ipbhost.com/index.php?showtopic=2310

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L3L4J77QIBT4LPVXHG3WEMLHKQ Akabosan

    Thank you Mr. Cheney for sharing one of your parts of history with us. Men like you are becoming increasingly difficult to find. I agree with Barbara, who posted about an hour before me. GB

  • Anonymous

    It is sad to see Dicks health deteriorate to the extent it has. V. President Cheney is a great American! A great great American. Thank you sir for your many years of service to our country.

  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    I remember years ago CBN did a story on Saddam and his sons, and their treatment of prisoners, and the horrible scenes (blurred for violent content) of hands, heads and other limbs being chopped off for whatever offenses.. and the guards, including the sons, laughing. It was sickening. The report also showed many on the Senate and Congress viewing the unedited footage, seeing the looks of horror on the faces such as Ted Kennedy and others. Yet, not a few months passed, and the Abu Grab story broke, and all these same senators and congress started comparing the few stupid and degrading things a few stupid and immature soldiers did, to torture. That made me more sick than anything I had seen on the CBN piece. Knowing full well the calling of what went on, terrorist and inhumane treatment, plus all the stuff about Guantanamo, when these same congress saw what real terror and evil was, it turned my stomach.
    I am grateful for Bush and Cheney, and I am particularly proud that Cheney has never backed down or apologized for things they thought were right in a time of war.
    God Bless you Mr. Cheney. Thank you sir.

  • Anonymous

    That interview is proof positive that every rotten thing a liberal has said about Dick Cheney is not only a lie, but they all know it’s a lie. Watch and listen to Matt Lauer’s tone of voice and demeanor during that interview. He has nothing but disdain and contempt for Cheney. He talks to Cheney as if the man is an idiot. A nothing. Lauer doesn’t think he’s talking to a formerly powerful man, he’s talking to a cartoon.

    And poor Dick Cheney. If ever he was going live up to his reputation I wish he’d done it in that interview. When Lauer asked him about the equivalence of an American spy caught by Iran and if we had any right to object to Iran waterboarding them, oh how I wish Cheney had gotten angry and asked Matt how he could possibly think an American spying on a brutal tyranny like Iran was the same thing to him as the animals who planned 9/11.

    God, I hate liberals and their phony morals.

  • Anonymous

    How refreshing was that? Mr. Cheney stood by the decisions that were made and did not apologize for them. Bravo Mr. Vice President!

    I did chuckle when Lauer tried to bait him with the phrase “You’ve been called the most powerful Vice President in history. There has been talk that you were the one running the White House, not George Bush. … what do you think your greatest achievement was?” And Cheney replied, “I was part of a team. I wasn’t out there by myself on most of these issues.” Typical question from a “news anchor’s” perspective. TV “journalists” think it’s all about themselves, and they believe everyone else thinks that way too.

  • Anonymous

    Lauer is a true idiot

  • Anonymous

    Let’s see……terrorists kill Matt Laurer’s family. They question the sheik nicely for days. There are more murders planned, and he won’t talk. Should we waterboard the scum, or just let more killings happen??? Why is this a hard decision for these morons? I actually think that Lauer and the leftist/liberal/progressive/Socialists/Marxists would not waterboard. Ok, how about sticking a live electric cord in his mouth? How would that compare to waterboarding?
    BTW, the lame excuse that “torture” doesn’t work is a crock of crap. You don’t launch military operations based on just one unconfirmed report. However, after more confirmation from others, they you have something to go on. I’d personally waterboard the slimebags that kidnap kids and similar crimes. Think how much money and valuable time would be saved.

    • Anonymous

      Lauer would invite them for tea and crumpets.

  • Anonymous

    As a retired Army Officer and worked for Cheney and Bush at WHMO, I’d support them again any time, anywhere. The current occupant of the WH is disgraceful. Name ONE president who EVER knowingly appointed Communists and Maoists to office. Most of the people in this cabinet actually can’t pass the security clearance process without special waivers from the WH. Can’t wait for 2012 when we can take out the trash.

    • Anonymous

      We’re still hauling out the trash from the last admin.

      • Anonymous

        Sorry…that doesn’t fly, Katie. You obviously don’t know anything.

      • Anonymous

        Sorry…that doesn’t fly, Katie. You obviously don’t know anything.

      • Anonymous

        Answer the question. Name a President that knowingly appointed Communists, Maoist, and Marxists to officer. Name one. We’re waiting. You can to go Youtube and call up videos of many Cabinet officers, in their own words, spewing anti-American stuff. During the Cold War they would be called up on treason.

      • Anonymous

        Answer the question. Name a President that knowingly appointed Communists, Maoist, and Marxists to officer. Name one. We’re waiting. You can to go Youtube and call up videos of many Cabinet officers, in their own words, spewing anti-American stuff. During the Cold War they would be called up on treason.

  • KenInMontana

    They fear Cheney, it is abundantly clear in the way they treat him.

  • http://twitter.com/Winston80 Winston

    Cheney for President

  • KatieDancer

    The two hikers that wandered into Iranian territory have been sentenced to 8 more years in prison. They are believed to be spies by Iran. Judging by comments below, Iran has every right to torture them to gain information about the U.S.

  • KatieDancer

    Recently, 2 American hikers that wandered into Iranian territory were sentenced to 8 years in prison. They were deemed to be spies. Judging by many comments here, the Iranian government has every right to torture them to gain information about the U.S.

  • KatieDancer

    Recently, 2 American hikers that wandered into Iranian territory were sentenced to 8 years in prison. They were condemned as spies. Judging by many comments here, the Iranian government has every right to torture them to gain information about the U.S.