In Brief: Why the Cheney Family Ought to Be Moe-Slapped:
So in 1986, regarding the weapons the United States, through the CIA, was sending to the "rebels" in Afghanistan who were then engaged in their years-long war with the Soviet Union, the New York Times reported that Representative Richard Cheney "believes American interests are likely to be increasingly tied to support of anti-Soviet forces in the third world."
On February 4, 1988, on the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour, talking about the "rebels" driving back the Soviet Union, Rep. Cheney said, "A key point on Afghanistan and the Afghan move: the Mujahadeen have stopped Soviet aggression dead in its tracks, and the Soviets are talking about withdrawing. But we sent them one hell of a lot more than boots and bandages to get that done." In 1990, when he was George Bush the Smarter's Secretary of Defense, Cheney was an advocate for the policy of arming the "rebels" in Afghanistan.
In other words, when Dick Cheney's daughter, Liz, and her bullshit organization, Keep America Safe, go the full McCarthy in slandering Department of Justice attorneys, simply because they abided by the Constitution and the Supreme Court in providing a defense for Gitmoites, and condemning them as terrorist abettors, she should probably ask dear old dad, "Umm, why the fuck did you arm al-Qaeda and help make 9/11 possible?"