Tag Archives: Dick Cheney

I Blame Post Modernism for George W Bush and Much Else

I blame post modernism for opening this particular can of solipsist worms, and then we had a post modernist President in George W Bush, and we really were screwed…him and his ‘Iraq War is just a narrative’ crap…Rumsfeld and his … Continue reading

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Is Empathy Possible in Conflict with Sociopaths aka Assholes?

On a previous posting, our correspondent Kyrie Eleison raised the interesting question whether in conflict it was possible to show empathy to the sort of self-seeking, sociopathic folk (aka assholes), who dominate our current politics and many corporations. I thought … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney’s Top Ten Strategic Errors

I have been reading Barton Gellman’s excellent book ‘Angler’ about the Vice Presidency of Dick Cheney. What staggers me is that such a very smart guy, a consummate political tactician, ruthless and no doubt in his own mind devoted to his … Continue reading

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