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Dick Cheney

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    Photos: The eleven state flags that are supposed to be better than Colorado's

    Coloradans have always loved our state's flag. And in recent years, the image has become more iconic than ever, popping up on hipster T-shirts and products of every description as a shorthand way of declaring state pride. So we were shocked -- shocked! -- to discover that on Ranker's list of the be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    When Obama appears as Satan, where's Stephen Colbert?

    Stephen Colbert, as a real human being, is useless to us. Yes, that's a very selfish thing to say, but we all know it's true. When he's stepped out of character in the past for interviews on Fresh Air or Meet the Press, it's mildly interesting, but it's interesting in the same way that it was intere ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2012
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    March 16, 2012

    Video: CU Buffs upset UNLV, set their sights on Baylor Bears

    Earlier this week, we asked if the CU Buffs and the CSU Rams could get past their first matchups in the annual NCAA men's basketball tournament. In the case of the Buffs, the answer was a sometimes resounding, sometimes nerve-racking but ultimately thrilling "yes" via a 68-64 victory over highly tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Occupy Denver: The injuries and memories behind three months covering the movement

    On December 23, Occupy Denver quietly celebrated three months of loud, tense and occasionally fiery statements downtown. In that time span, the local chapter of the national movement has kept busy -- and kept Westword busy -- with stories that change not just daily, but hourly. If you've been follow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Imeme Nouis & Angela Martin: Leaving kids in hot cars or handcuffing them = Shmuck

    ​It seems like bad dads have a way of ending up as shmucks on a regular basis. But moms have their fair share of problems, too. Just ask the two who were cited this week for making the rest of the moms out there look like saints.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Ali Hasan rips Jihad Jane Norton over 9/11 video

    Muhammad Ali Hasan. ​GOP Senate hopeful Jane Norton surely expected to outrage Dems with her video attacking "liberals in Washington" for being soft on terror. But when the founder of Muslims For Bush denounces your tactics as stupid race-baiting, maybe it's time to re-evaluate. "Nothing has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Cinco de Drinko and other great theme party ideas

    ​Theme parties serve many essential purposes, adding an element of the theatrical to drinking in your backyard, allowing your inner creativity and Cher wig to flow, and providing an excuse to wear spandex pants (or no pants' no one judges at a theme party). Looking to go beyond the Ugly Sweat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    William Ayers speech University of Wyoming tried to ban: A photo gallery

    Photo by Meg LankerWilliam Ayers in front of the Cheney Center. Sorry, Dick.​Tuesday, a U.S. District Court judge ruled a speech by controversial professor William Ayers that the University of Wyoming tried to ban should go forward. It was a victory for Denver attorney David Lane and UW stude ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Tom Lucero's campaign message: I kicked Ward Churchill's ass

    Update, 3:45 p.m.: Ward Churchill has responded to the use of his name and image in Tom Lucero's campaign commercial -- and Lucero's camp has responded to the response. Get fresh info below the original item. Former CU regent Tom Lucero is running for Congress -- and in his first campaign spot, vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Waterboarded!

    "Do you believe in waterboarding?" The question was not from President Barack Obama or former vice president Dick Cheney, who are all over the news today for their comments on torture and terrorism yesterday. It was posed by former senator Gary Hart, who long before 9/11 was warning of the troub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    A Q&A with Dark Horizon, Denver's very own supervillain

    This ominous video appeared in YouTube in late December. It was a response to one posted a few months earlier by New Jersey-based superhero Phantom Zero (yes, there are flesh-and-blood crime fighters out there; for proof, check out "The Astounding Adventures of the Wall Creeper, Colorado's Own Super ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Feds out of voucher money for digital conversion boxes, so I guess I'm quitting television.

    Well, the deadline for the big television conversion to digital is only a month away and I missed my shot at getting the government vouchers for the converter box. Last week, the Commerce Department announced they had hit the $1.34 billion funding limit set by Congress for the coupon program, which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008
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    August 8, 2008
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    July 9, 2008

    From Coors Field to Hell, Glory the Beanie Baby Bear Returns

    It was just ten short years ago that Beanie Babies were all the rage, Coors Field was only three years old, torture was something that other countries did, and the Internets, well they were still just the World Wide Web. All four of these things came together in perfect harmony, however, shortly af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2008
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    March 26, 2008

    Is it Bush's War?

    "The buck stops here." President Truman's famous line, embedded there on his desk for all to see, lingers still today. Specifically, in the presidency of George W. Bush. Not in the sense that W. embraced that philosophy. On the contrary, he seems to have been eager to pass that buck back down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008
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    January 29, 2008
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    October 25, 2007

    Day Four: Wherein I Learn For The First Time What Fear Truly Is

    This week, Joel Warner gives us some insight as to what it's like to be a part-time stay-at-home dad and a full-time neurotic obessessive with fantasies of prehistoric predators eating his young. Read his feature about the baby products industry here. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday: The doctorâ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    Babeball Fandom 101

    To all those who’ve been rallying around the Rockies’ mythical performance, I have to hand it to you. Maybe even give you a pat on the head. Nice job. Really. You’re cute. You see, I’m a Red Sox fan. Not even a top-echelon fanatic; a minor devotee in the cult of Yawkey Way. But that still m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    Q&A With Carl Bernstein

    The item in the October 11 Westword advancing author Carl Bernstein’s appearance at the LoDo Tattered Cover on Monday, October 15, contains only a few snippets from the wide-ranging Q&A reproduced below. During his conversation with Westword, All the President’s Men co-author Bernstein proved t ... More >>

  • Film

    April 20, 2006

    Tube Boobs

    American Dreamz' nation of idiots lands a little close to home.

  • Film

    March 9, 2006

    Let's Make a Deal

    A new documentary targets the military-industrial complex.

  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Rabbit Test

    Jenny Lewis takes a break from Rilo Kiley with a solo experiment.

  • Dining

    January 12, 2006

    Shakin' Bacon

    Masalaa makes good food that happens to be good for you.

  • Dining

    December 1, 2005

    Party On

    Let the good times -- and the good food -- roll at Lucile's.

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2005

    Shadow Gets a Plum

    Topdog/Underdog grapples with inner-city grit.

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2004

    Reel Democracy

    Organizers unleash a pre-election film frenzy titled Take Back Democracy.

  • News

    October 21, 2004

    Fit to Lead

    The Bush-Kerry contest is a sporting one.

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2004

    Wiccan Win!

    Witches take the stage to help beat Bush

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    The Message

    Youth Movement

  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    Less Is Moore

    The Bushies damn themselves in the wrenching Fahrenheit 9/11.

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    Off Limits

    Happy trailers to you

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Off Limits

    Out of the frying pan and into the fire

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    The Young Man and the Lake

    In search of the pike that got away.

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    The Sky's the Limit

    Colorado could be courting a winner in the NCAA Tournament.

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Off Limits

    A tale of two Arnolds

  • Culture

    April 3, 2003

    Spaced Out

    Bovine's Vampire creates a comedic cosmos.

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    The Message

    The media's massive buildup to battle makes war seem almost anti-climactic.

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Anti-War Craft

    Students ruffle Auraria's tradition of apathy.

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    The Message

    The Denver Newspaper Agency has combined the city's dailies into a one-two punch.

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    Off Limits

    The envelope, please

  • News

    November 7, 2002

    Internet Interruption

    Web-radio legislation gets tangled in politics.

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Radio Rumble

    Clear Channel takes on all comers, including the largest ratings service in the country.

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Survey Says

    The proliferation of polling is burying us in numbers. Do they mean anything?

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Leftoverture

    Alternative rockers are getting behind Alternative Radio.

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Backwash

    Red Rocks has Friends in high places.

  • Calendar

    January 3, 1996
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