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Cheney Makes Incest Joke About West Virginians

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Cheney Makes Incest Joke About West Virginians
Talking about his distant relation to Obama, Cheney explained that while researching his family lineage for Lynne's memoir Blue Skies, No Fences, he learned there were Cheneys on both his father's and mother's side of the family. There was a Richard Cheney on his mother's side. "So I had Cheneys on both sides of the family and we don't even live in West Virginia," Cheney quipped. Robert Byrd (D, WV) is not amused.

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CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
i thought it was funny, who hasnt made inbreeding remarks ( i hum the dueling banjos music everytime i am in WV)...and yes i get that because he is VP he shouldnt do that...
EkaterinaBallerina EkaterinaBallerina 9 years
I think its just as offensive that he said he could say it in the first place because he wasn't up for re-election. I mean the man is just beyond horrible. I've heard people make jokes like that before, believe me they are over and done, but he's technically a world leader and he has a responsibility and he should have known not to say that outloud and to the press. Frankly it shows just how completely and utterly out of touch he is with the American people and how much he really doesn't care. Ugh I wish he would disappear. Or he his just comeuppance.
liliblu liliblu 9 years
I'm not surprised that Cheney would say something like that. This is the same man that when asked, "So? You don’t care what the American people think?", answered, "No."
liliblu liliblu 9 years
I now realize that I look at the avatars as much as the names. It took me a minute to realize that was jill and yesteryear. You're both lovely. I don't know if I could ever post my picture. I think I enjoy being faceless.
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 9 years
omg yesteryear I was totally kidding when I wrote that! Of course now you go put a gorgeous pic up and make me look like a big meanie.
Jillness Jillness 9 years
Thank you kim and yeseteryear! Yester, you look very you are about to do something naughty. I like that!!
janneth janneth 9 years
These guys have no sense. They just say anything. Why not, there are no consequences.
terryt18 terryt18 9 years
At least he didn't say Kentucky.
ASpoonfulofSugar ASpoonfulofSugar 9 years
I'm originally from WV, and I am very offended.
yesteryear yesteryear 9 years
that previous comment was much funnier when my picture depicted a crazed bald man with 4 nostrils. trust me.
yesteryear yesteryear 9 years
ok pop: tell me i'm nauseating NOW. to my REAL face. go ahead.
fuzzles fuzzles 9 years
What a dick!
stephley stephley 9 years
I wonder if the news about Ted Kennedy has just been too much for him. And YY, I'm sure there's a culture tucked deep in the woods somewhere on the planet that values nauseating women as goddesses.
CitizenSugar CitizenSugar 9 years
Oh no! Poor Robert Byrd is in the hospital!
yesteryear yesteryear 9 years
whoa. today is huge. it turns out that jill is beautiful, and pop thinks i'm nauseating.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 9 years
Jill you are beautiful!!
Jillness Jillness 9 years
Thank you UnDave! It feel so funny to be "real"!
UnDave35 UnDave35 9 years
Great Pic Jillness! Thanks :evil:
Jillness Jillness 9 years
Hee, that is cute Undave! My friend's cousin married a woman who became his cousin because of a remarriage. (I think her mom married his uncle or something). Even though they aren't blood related, I have to tease him that his cousin married his cousin! In small towns, sometimes there just aren't that many people to chose from, I guess!
UnDave35 UnDave35 9 years
I have to laugh at the reference. I understand what he is talking about. My Dad's brother married my mom's aunt. Because of that, I have my dad's family line on both sides of my family. It's like my tree doesn't branch. The statement was in very poor taste.
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 9 years
yesteryear I could say the same thing about your photo.
yesteryear yesteryear 9 years
his face makes me nauseous
janneth janneth 9 years
I think WV went to Bush/Cheney in 2004.
Jillness Jillness 9 years
Correct, Bryd is an ex-KKK member...the man is around 80 years old, though and it was during his youth. In Obama's AOH book he talks about having a chat with him when he first arrived in the Senate. Very interesting (to Obama supporters, anyway!) ;)
Kimpossible Kimpossible 9 years
That was just crass, I've never been a fan of Cheney, personally.
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