LAS VEGAS, Nevada (The Adobo Chronicles®) – Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry characterized the recent shooting in Charleston as an “accident” during an interview on Friday, accusing President Obama of using the massacre, which claimed nine lives, as a pretext for pushing a gun control agenda.
“This is the MO of this administration anytime there is an accident like this,” Perry said during an appearance on Newsmax TV. The former Texas governor said the president “doesn’t like guns,” so “he uses every opportunity” to tighten restrictions on gun ownership.
Another Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, described the U.S. involvement in the Iraq war as an accident, saying that former President George W. Bush and his Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld accidentally believed that Saddam Hussein was concealing weapons of mass destruction.
It seems that Republicans have found the perfect excuse for everything that’s wrong with America and it’s a recurring theme that we will see throughout the presidential campaign season between now and the 2016 elections.
Senator Rand Paul is reportedly preparing a major speech this weekend in which he will describe the election of Barack Obama as an accident — twice over.
Washington, D.C. (The Adobo Chronicles) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney said on Sunday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should be “held accountable” for four Americans who died during a 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. Cheney made the statement during an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News.
At the same time, Cheney said that after much retrospect and examination of his own conscience, he is now ready to face charges of war crime resulting from the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 when he was vice president. Cheney is known to have played a big role in fabricating intelligence on Saddam Hussein’s alleged weapons of mass destruction. It is estimated that 174,000 combatants and innocent civilians died during the Iraq war.
The former vice president said that he is also ready to face a lesser charge of corruption in connection with shady dealings of his company, Halliburton. Halliburton is an American multinational corporation engaged in oil field services with operations in more than 80 countries. In the run-up to the Iraq war, Halliburton was awarded a $7 billion contract for which ‘unusually’ only Halliburton was allowed to bid.
“So, if I will be held accountable for my crimes, why shouldn’t Mrs. Clinton be held responsible for the Benghazi attack casualties,” Cheney said.
The Adobo Chronicles reached out by telephone to Mr. Cheney on Monday and asked what led him to turn around and admit the charges against him. He said that since he left the Office of the Vice President, he has been having daily nightmares about the Iraq war. After multiple consultations with his pastor, he said he was finally convinced to do the right thing and to admit to his lies and deception that cost hundreds of thousands of innocent lives.
Even for the likes of Cheney, a “coming to Jesus” is always possible.