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Dick Cheney Blames President Obama For His Mess In WSJ Op-Ed

In an op-ed in the WSJ, Dick Cheney rewrites his own history and blames the sitting president for the problems he created.

Former Vice President and warmonger Dick Cheney, took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal to use the 9/11 tragedy that happened on his watch to score cheap political points.

Are you surprised?

Not only did the Bush administration ignore the warnings (PDB) before the attacks happened, they then used the tragedy to carry out an horrific agenda.

As Vice President, Cheney lied at will on national television to whip up public outrage against Iraq's Saddam Hussein to soften the American public up so they'd support their fraudulent and disastrous push to go to war with a country that didn't attack us.

The almost eight years since he's been out of office hasn't stopped his penchant for lying, either.

Cheney actually wrote these words:

Defeating our enemies has been made significantly more difficult by the policies of Barack Obama. No American president has done more to weaken the U.S., hobble our defenses or aid our adversaries.

Lying to the American people and the media and then invading Iraq has done more to weaken the U.S. and our allies than anything that has ever happened before it.

The world is in turmoil because of his actions. Under Bush and Cheney's watch, terrorism spread like wildfire around the globe and they couldn't do anything to stop it when they had the chance after they created it.

And then he lies about the size of the military under President Obama's watch because it was Congress that passed the sequester that has effected the size of the military.

Our Air Force today is the oldest and smallest it has ever been. In January 2015, then-Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno testified that the Army was as unready as it had been at any other time in its history. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert testified similarly that, “Navy readiness is at its lowest point in many years.”

Nearly half of the Marine Corps’ non-deployed units—the ones that respond to unforeseen contingencies—are suffering shortfalls, according to the commandant of the Corps, Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. For the first time in decades, American supremacy in key areas can no longer be assured.

Read the entire piece to grasp the sickness that inhabits his mind.

On a more positive note, I'd like to give a shout out to Local 94 Operating Engineers Union on this day.

Not only were the police and firemen heroes on this infamous day, but so were the men and women working in the office buildings throughout New York City.

My father worked in the Local 94 for over 25 years and he lost some friends in the World Trade Center.

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