Stuart Carlson by Stuart Carlson

Stuart Carlson

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  1. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    The cartoon isn’t quite accurate! Darth Cheney should be under the chair with his hand up puppet-boy shrub’s backside where it was from 2000-2008!

  2. Justice22

    Justice22 said, over 1 year ago

    Isn’t the tenth marked with a “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED” banner?

  3. Ruff

    Ruff GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @masterskrain

    Actually, he should be under the gravestone. No one else his age would have received a heart transplant without his connections and money.

  4. NeoconMan

    NeoconMan said, over 1 year ago

    The war was a resounding success. Dick and I made a ton of money.

  5. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 1 year ago

    The actual answer is aluminum or tin and you can make up your own joke.

  6. corzak

    corzak said, over 1 year ago

    No one has inflicted more harm on the United States in my lifetime than that pig.

  7. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    People who were in the room say that when Cheney and Rumsfeld talked about attacking Iraq before 911, GW Bush had a look on his face that said he had no clue about what was going on.

  8. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    The description was more like “George W. Bush at a Cabinet meeting was like watching a blind man trying to communicate with a room full of deaf-mutes! There was NO interaction between him and the rest of the cabinet”

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    I think dried blood and cinders mark the 10th.

  10. bb d

    bb d GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, Bush, et al should be in the dock at The Hague.

  11. wiatr

    wiatr GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I think Cheney is the most evil man ever to get his hands on our government. I used to think that of Nixon but he was a piker compared to Cheney. Even Macnamara was an amateur compared to him.

  12. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Ms. Ima

    You are absolutely wrong as usual.

  13. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @wiatr

    Cheney used to work for Nixon.

  14. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    1969:
    Richard Nixon takes office; the war in Vietnam continues to escalate
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    Rumsfeld, a congressman from Ill., helps Nixon win and becomes director of the Office of Economic Opportunity, an unpopular liberal program which he ends up vigorously supporting. He is ambitious and has many enemies, but finds a mentor in Nixon.
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    Young Cheney flubs his first job interview with Rumsfeld, but quickly impresses him with a memo on how to run and staff OEO. He becomes Rumsfeld’s low-key personal assistant.

    ·

    A Ph.D. student at the University of Chicago, Wolfowitz spends the summer working with another student, Richard Perle, and the legendarily hawkish Sen. Henry “Scoop” Jackson (D-Wash.), drafting memos supporting Nixon’s anti-ballistic missile treaty.
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    Powell, finishing up his second tour in Vietnam, is now a senior officer. He has come to believe that Defense Secretary Robert MacNamara and the other Pentagon civilians have no understanding of the reality on the ground in Vietnam.
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    Originally assigned to a destroyer off the coast of Vietnam, Armitage has been moved to shore duty by his own request. Just two years out of the Naval Academy, Ensign Armitage finds himself leading and training South Vietnamese ambush units.

    1971:

    Rumsfeld realizes there is no strategy to win Vietnam. He secretly pushes to end the war and tries to get involved with post-war planning. Nixon tells him to concentrate elsewhere.

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    Cheney follows Rumsfeld to the White House, but soon moves on to serve as assistant director of the Cost of Living Council. He will stay there until 1973, when he returns to private life as a businessman.

    1972:
    Nixon wins re-election

    Rumsfeld is still frustrated by his lack of specific duties in the White House. His biggest nemesis, Henry Kissinger, is frustrated too — a new school of thought, nascent neoconservatism, has started challenging Kissinger’s worldview.
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    Wolfowitz finishes his Ph.D., writing his thesis on nuclear weapons in the Middle East. He goes to work for the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, helped by his connection to Sen. Scoop Jackson, who now has Nixon’s ear.

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    Powell, now widely seen as an up-and-comer, takes a fellowship at the White House and then a job assisting Frank Carlucci, Rumsfeld’s OEO colleague, in the Office of Management and Budget.

    1973:

    Rumsfeld seeks foreign experience to help him in a later Senate campaign. He gets it: He is named ambassador to NATO. He disapproves of NATO’s sluggishness and begins to develop a hawkish view of the world. Meanwhile, Watergate is unfolding — but, safely out of the country, he remains untainted by it.

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    After three tours in Vietnam, Armitage has become a hawk. Nixon and Kissinger’s move toward a Vietnam peace settlement angers him. Armitage is told it’s time to exit the Navy for the good of his career. But he doesn’t want to leave Vietnam, so he joins the U.S. Embassy in Saigon.

  15. Movingsound

    Movingsound GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Who says cartoons aren’t educational?

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