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Cheney candidacy recalls memories of another election back in 1978


The problem with our times is that the future is not what it used to be, oops then, again, perhaps it is! – A modified famous old quote.

Back to the future. Same old song. Here we go again. The more things change the more they stay the same . . . well, you get the picture.

Back in 1978, Wyoming voters went to the polls to vote for or against a young candidate named Cheney, who had spent most of his adult career out of the state. But this candidate had a resume that anticipated that he might make a splash in Washington D. C. in a bigger way than his opponent, an aggressive Democrat who w...

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