The White House Communications Agency maintains a list that candidates choose from, often choosing ones that resonate with them personally. According to an established protocol, good codewords are unambiguous words that can be easily pronounced and readily understood by those who transmit and receive voice messages by radio or telephone regardless of their native language. Traditionally, all family members' code names start with the same letter. The codenames change over time for security purposes, but are often publicly known. For security, codenames are generally picked from a list of such 'good' words, but avoiding the use of common words which could likely be intended to mean their normal definitions. Secret Service codenames are often given to high-profile political candidates such as presidential and vice presidential candidates , and their respective families and spouses who are assigned U.
Nancy Pelosi and Dick Cheney: A Shared Crucible
Nancy Pelosi and Dick Cheney: A Shared Crucible | RealClearPolitics
For months now pundits have put a spotlight on ex-VP Dick Cheney as he hopped from fireplace-chat to podium accusing President Obama of failing to protect the American people from terrorists. To make his case, he used sweeping generalizations and, according to some , gross exaggerations and misrepresentations of the facts. As Jon Stewart " American Idealogues " joked this week, his attacks got media attention because Cable News loves drama. With the ex-VP's screeds, they struck a rich vein even though they rarely scrutinize his statements. He yells "FIRE! Let's remember, he started giving these interviews while he was still in office. To some, myself included, he appeared to be urging then-President Bush to pardon those in the administration who were responsible for "abuses of power," which included approving torture and violating federal wiretap laws.
Dick Cheney Archive, 1975-2006
Three weeks after the 46 th U. President Biden took the oath of office in a ghost town. He delivered his inaugural address to a crowd of hundreds, not hundreds of thousands, after a campaign that divided Americans more than any election since Even before the Jan. Capitol by Donald Trump supporters -- before the Nov.
But in the weeks since the Deepwater Horizon unleashed a torrent of oil on the Gulf of Mexico , his name has been creeping back into the press. The reality is a lot more complicated than that. Many of the policy and regulatory failures that laid the groundwork for the BP catastrophe can be traced back to the Bush-Cheney era.