Stupid Dick Cheney Quotes

Vice President Dick Cheney
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"Except for the occasional heart attack, I never felt better." – June 4, 2003

Five Draft Deferments

"I had other priorities in the sixties than military service." – April 5, 1989

Hurrican Katrina

"There are a lot of lessons we want to learn out of this process in terms of what works. I think we are in fact on our way to getting on top of the whole Katrina exercise." – Sept. 10, 2005

On the Energy Policy

"Conservation may be a sign of personal virtue but it is not a sufficient basis for a sound, comprehensive energy policy." – April 30, 2001

On the Iraq War

"My belief is we will, in fact, be greeted as liberators." – March 16, 2003

"We know he's been absolutely devoted to trying to acquire nuclear weapons, and we believe he has, in fact, reconstituted nuclear weapons." – March 16, 2003

"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." –Nov. 7, 2003

"I think they're in the last throes, if you will, of the insurgency." – June 20, 2005

On Reporters

"Oh, yeah. He is. Big time.'' – agreeing with then-candidate George W. Bush, who was overheard at a campaign rally saying, "There's Adam Clymer, major league a**hole from The New York Times," Sept. 4, 2000

Senate Floor

"Go f*ck yourself." – to Sen. Patrick Leahy, during an angry exchange on the Senate floor about profiteering by Halliburton, June 25, 2004

Bonus Quote

"That sort of the best thing I ever did." --reflecting on telling Leahy to "go f**k yourself," interview with Dennis Miller, April 22, 2010