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Bush's Lies (Barbra Streisand's Holiday Message To Her Fans)
barbrastreisand.com ^ | 12/22/05

Posted on 12/23/2005 6:25:46 PM PST by presidio9

I will be taking a break from posting any new statements until after the New Year. Have a happy holiday!

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Bush's Lies ...Barbra Streisand Posted on December 19, 2005

Bush’s Lies On December 14, 2005 Bush gave a speech concerning the situation we are facing in Iraq. Recently, public support for the war has plummeted (the latest CBS news poll shows that 60% of Americans support decreasing our troop levels or bringing our troops home now) and the President has endured record low approval ratings. Finally the country is beginning to vocalize their anger and disapproval for the dishonest leadership of President Bush and his administration. In an effort to salvage any political capitol he can, Bush set out to convince the American public that the war in Iraq was not only necessary, but that we are close to victory in our efforts to spread democracy in the Middle East. Being that both these sentiments are far from truthful, I was not surprised by the number of falsehoods and half truths that pervaded his speech. I wanted to highlight some of them since many of the major media outlets have failed to do so.

Bush’s Lie: At any point along the way, Saddam Hussein could have avoided war by complying with the just demands of the international community. The United States did not choose war. The choice was Saddam Hussein's.

Truth: Iraq maintained that they had destroyed their stockpiles of illicit weapons. During UN investigations, Iraq handed over to inspectors 12,000 pages and several compact discs that describe the country's arms programs and its elimination before and after 1990. The US claimed that they had translation problems because of the length of the material. It is hard to believe that a county as developed as the United States can not find an accurate translator. In order to avert going to war with the United States, Saddam permitted US troops and experts to do a thorough search of Iraq. However, it was the Bush Administration that was determined to wage a war with Iraq regardless of the lack of evidence presented to them.

Bush’s Lie: “In the war on terror, Iraq is now the central front.”

Truth: Iraq and Saddam were not responsible for 9/11. Al Qaeda, headquartered in Afghanistan and led by Osama bin Laden, masterminded and carried out the biggest terrorist attack in US history. Thirteen of the fifteen hijackers were from Saudi Arabia. Since the United States invaded Iraq under false pretenses over 2 years ago, the Administration has created a terrorist breeding ground that will have serious implications on our national security in the future.

Bush’s Lie: “When a unanimous Security Council gave [Saddam] one final chance to disclose and disarm or face serious consequences, he refused to comply with that final opportunity.”

Truth: UN inspectors, headed first by David Kay and later by Charles Duelfer, and head of Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei reported that they could not find stockpiles of chemical or biological weapons in Iraq after months and months of searching. The inspectors, along with other members of the international community, asked for more time to investigate, but the Administration indicated they were not willing to wait for the evidence. The Administration prematurely pulled UN inspectors out because they were determined to invade Iraq and nothing was going to stop them.

Bush’s Lie: “September 11 also changed the way I viewed threats like Saddam Hussein…We cannot allow the world's most dangerous men to get their hands on the world's most dangerous weapons…In an age of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, if we wait for threats to fully materialize, we will have waited too long.”

Truth: As the United States continues to have its attention and resources concentrated on winning the war in Iraq, North Korea and Iran have developed their nuclear and biological weapons programs. Many scholars feel that North Korea poses the greatest potential and actual threat to the United States. Some experts believe that Iran’s nuclear weapons program has now become operational as well.

The Administration has failed in its non-proliferation efforts around the world. And by not preventing North Korea and Iran from strengthening their nuclear positions, they have undermined America’s national security.

Bush’s Lie: “Iraqis will go to the polls to choose a government that will be the only constitutional democracy in the Arab world. Yet we need to remember that these elections are also a vital part of a broader strategy for protecting the American people against the threat of terrorism.”

Truth: Although the Administration has put their support toward Ayad Allawi and the formation of a secular government in Iraq, the chances of that occurring are slim. Many scholars of the Middle East believe that the Shiite religious majority will ultimately do very well in the election and probably continue to suppress the voice of the Sunni and Kurd minorities. American officials are hoping for a significant display of support for Allawi as a secular leader in order to avoid the creation of a theocratic government, which could mean fewer rights for women and a more fundamentalist Islamic society than before. We will see how this plays out.

Bush’s Lie: “Today, many cities like Mosul and Najaf are coming back to life, and Iraq's economy is growing.”

Truth: In direct contrast to Bush’s statement, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times reported that both Mosul and Najaf still face continued security issues as well as religious and ethnic tensions. The Post stated that in “Najaf militia fighters of the two rival religious parties that control the Shiite holy city recently clashed in street battles. This month, former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi was attacked during a visit by an angry, rock-throwing mob that some Iraqis charge was backed by a militia. In Mosul, police are still heavily backed by American firepower and Sunni police are sharply at odds with the Kurd-dominated Iraqi Army in the north.

I have brought attention to just a few of the lies and inaccuracies I caught while listening to the President’s final attempt at convincing the public that the Administration has a strategy for victory in Iraq. The only parcel of truth I felt the President conveyed that morning to Americans was that much of the intelligence he used to make a case for the war turned out to be wrong and that he is responsible for the decision to go into Iraq. Unfortunately, he is 2 1/2 years too late in accepting the blame.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: barbrastreisand; bushlied; bushlies; hollywoodleft
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1 posted on 12/23/2005 6:25:48 PM PST by presidio9
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To: presidio9
She always seems to have typos in her futile rants. This time she's called the United States a county.

What a laugh.

2 posted on 12/23/2005 6:30:51 PM PST by Maximus_Ridiculousness (XMAS = CHRISTMAS = XMAS = CHRISTMAS = XMAS = CHRISTMAS)
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To: presidio9

HA...when did she write this...in January, Feb, March....2002,2003,2004....

what a retard...can't believe she actually has people at her site wanting to hear what she has to say...scary


3 posted on 12/23/2005 6:33:18 PM PST by kajingawd (" happy with stone underhead, let Heaven and Earth go about their changes")
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To: presidio9

I was going to leave a post of my own on her site, but of course she has no way to do it. Thanks Babs for your stupid opinion---one more tome.


4 posted on 12/23/2005 6:33:41 PM PST by sissyjane (Don't be stuck on stupid!)
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To: sissyjane

---one more tome.

I meant TIME. She makes me so mad I can't type.....


5 posted on 12/23/2005 6:34:29 PM PST by sissyjane (Don't be stuck on stupid!)
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To: presidio9

6 posted on 12/23/2005 6:35:21 PM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Maximus_Ridiculousness

Featuring such classics as "Sleep In Heavenly Peace":

Silent night, holy night
All is calm, all is bright
Round yon virgin, mother and child
Holy infant so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace

Silent night, holy night
All is calm, all is bright
Round yon virgin, mother and child
Holy infant so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace
Sleep in heavenly peace

Repeat. No other verses.

7 posted on 12/23/2005 6:35:29 PM PST by presidio9 (Islam Is As Islam Does)
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To: presidio9

Hey Barb! STUFF IT!


8 posted on 12/23/2005 6:38:03 PM PST by Ditter
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To: presidio9
In an effort to salvage any political capitol he can ....

Capitol? As in the building where a state legislature meets? Or the Capitol where Congress meets?

Dear Babster, although it will be difficult for you, take a few years off to familiarize yourself with the English language before attempting to masquerade as an expert in all things political and military. You fool no one.

9 posted on 12/23/2005 6:38:23 PM PST by catpuppy
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To: presidio9
What... I can't even think of an insult strong enough to convey my feelings about the carbon lifeform known as Barbara Streisand.

Everything she calls "Bush's Lie" is a truth and everything she refutes these "lies" with is some bizzaro leftist 'truth'.

10 posted on 12/23/2005 6:38:49 PM PST by infidel29 ("We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid." --Benjamin Franklin)
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To: presidio9

So that's a total of $0.74 spent in postage stamps.


11 posted on 12/23/2005 6:39:13 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: A CA Guy
LOL!
12 posted on 12/23/2005 6:39:53 PM PST by smoothsailing (MERRY CHRISTMAS FREEPERS !!!)
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To: A CA Guy

Nice picture. At this time in her life she had a nice body, before she got fat, but although the body was fine she was a two bagger in the face department.


13 posted on 12/23/2005 6:39:55 PM PST by sgtbono2002
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To: presidio9

Thanks Babs for calling my attention to the truth. I can't believe the last 5 years have all beem lies. I always was suspicious of that Cheney guy, but good ole Bush pulling the wool over my eyes? Well I'd never. I'm off to go blow up myself in a Tel Aviv restaurant. Thanks Babs.


14 posted on 12/23/2005 6:40:15 PM PST by CarlEOlsoniii (Janice Rogers Brown for PRESIDENT!)
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To: Maximus_Ridiculousness
She always seems to have typos in her futile rants. This time she's called the United States a county.

It's not easy to find ghost-writers who are both literate, and willing to give Barbra the fawning that she is entitled to.

15 posted on 12/23/2005 6:41:38 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (so natural to mankind is intolerance in whatever they really care about - J S Mill)
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To: Oztrich Boy

She could have even done a spell check in word for windows.

Maybe those working for her hate her as well and when she hands them a note for the website they keep her bad spelling.


16 posted on 12/23/2005 6:44:27 PM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Oztrich Boy
Heck, she can't even spell Barbara right! By the by, Babs.... SHUT UP AND DON'T SING.

On second thought, just STFU.

17 posted on 12/23/2005 6:49:15 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (Some people are too stupid to be ashamed.)
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To: presidio9

Stupid, isolated, ultra-feeling, non-thinking, anti-intuitive whore.

I can't help thinking that one single moment of true self-reflection could turn such people right around. A sudden epiphany of any size, whether small or life-changing.

But they refuse to bother. Or they can't, they just can't.


18 posted on 12/23/2005 6:50:01 PM PST by SteveMcKing ("No empire collapses because of technical reasons. They collapse because they are unnatural.")
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To: A CA Guy

That's why spell check pulls water uphill. Since "county" is a word, spell check would not have caught it.


19 posted on 12/23/2005 6:50:37 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (Some people are too stupid to be ashamed.)
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To: sissyjane

I tried that years ago and was frustrated that there's no way to respond to her lying motor mouth. And to think I have almost every album of hers......gak!


20 posted on 12/23/2005 6:51:59 PM PST by bonfire (dwindler)
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To: Past Your Eyes

Then compared to her last posts, she has used spell check and now she has to bother proof reading.

I think her people knew of the mistake and left it so she will look like an idiot.


21 posted on 12/23/2005 6:59:17 PM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: presidio9

I notice she and her ilk still hasn't moved out of the United States since George Bush II became president, and was reelected. I pray for it daily...and hope they move to Iran or some other such place where they'd be cozy with other enemies of the United States.


22 posted on 12/23/2005 7:01:54 PM PST by john drake (roman military maxim: "oderint dum metuant, i.e., let them hate, as long as they fear")
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To: presidio9

"I will be taking a break from posting any new statements until after the New Year. Have a happy holiday!"

Dear Barbara;
Thank you for the early Christmas gift.


23 posted on 12/23/2005 7:02:27 PM PST by kublia khan (Absolute war brings total victory)
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To: john drake

Sure. They just LOVE outspoken Jewish women in Iraq.


24 posted on 12/23/2005 7:02:45 PM PST by presidio9 (Islam Is As Islam Does)
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To: presidio9

Streisand is an idiot and a liar - she didn't even know the difference between Iran and Iraq back when this entire thing started. She is to be ignored.


25 posted on 12/23/2005 7:04:13 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: presidio9
LOL

does this idiot EVER proofread her crap?
26 posted on 12/23/2005 7:04:25 PM PST by MikefromOhio (It's amazing that a guy says he wants to nuke parts of America ON FR, but he doesn't get zotted)
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To: presidio9
I will be taking a break from posting any new statements until after the New Year. Have a happy holiday!

And people still say there are no Christmas miracles!

Hey, Babs: ESAD!!!

27 posted on 12/23/2005 7:05:18 PM PST by JRios1968 ("Cogito, ergo FReep": I think, therefore I FReep.)
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To: A CA Guy
Thank you for reminding us all that Hillary had to throw Barbara out of the Lincoln bed room on one occasion. I guess the sheets needed to be changed, too many California potato chips.
28 posted on 12/23/2005 7:06:07 PM PST by kublia khan (Absolute war brings total victory)
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To: presidio9
MODERN DAY TOKYO ROSE...

Here are the Three Main Points that Tokyo Rose used in every program to break the will of America's fighting men and women.

1. She told them that their President was lying to them.

2. She told them that they were fighting a war they couldn't win.

3. She told them they were fighting because the big corporations wanted things in Japan and SE Asia.

Are we hearing these same things right now?


29 posted on 12/23/2005 7:07:23 PM PST by shield (The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instructions.Pr 1:7)
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To: presidio9

Good night, Bawbwa. West in howy peace. When we wake up, you will stiww be ignowant sleazemonger. Mewwy Chwistmas.


30 posted on 12/23/2005 7:14:49 PM PST by Sender (Team Infidel USA)
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To: presidio9
Truth: UN inspectors, headed first by David Kay and later by Charles Duelfer, and head of Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei reported that they could not find stockpiles of chemical or biological weapons in Iraq after months and months of searching. The inspectors, along with other members of the international community, asked for more time to investigate, but the Administration indicated they were not willing to wait for the evidence. The Administration prematurely pulled UN inspectors out because they were determined to invade Iraq and nothing was going to stop them.

What a blatant and obvious lie. Babs is saying that the McKay and Duelfer inspections/reports were done before the April 2003. McKay was a previous inspector before the war but his report was based on inspections after the successful booting of Hussein.

As to her allegation that we disregarded Hussein's weapons declaration because of a lack of translation is only palpable to idiots. The reason was that they rehashed a list including weapons that were never proved to have been destroyed (and those are the only one's they admitted to.)

This is a textbook case of what limousines will do to ya.

31 posted on 12/23/2005 7:16:22 PM PST by torchthemummy ("Reid...Kerry...Rockefeller. They were unable to attend due to a prior lack of commitment." - Cheney)
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To: shield
Are we hearing these same things right now?

Yep from the American democrat party.

32 posted on 12/23/2005 7:17:18 PM PST by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: A CA Guy
Maybe those working for her hate her as well and when she hands them a note for the website they keep her bad spelling.
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I'm sure that to know her is to love her.
33 posted on 12/23/2005 7:18:31 PM PST by Cheburashka
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To: presidio9
Thirteen of the fifteen hijackers were from Saudi Arabia.Yo yo Babs - twas 19 hijackers (I believe 15 were Saudi). 19 Babs - 19. Don't you ever listen to Calypso Louie?
34 posted on 12/23/2005 7:18:45 PM PST by torchthemummy ("Reid...Kerry...Rockefeller. They were unable to attend due to a prior lack of commitment." - Cheney)
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To: Cheburashka

Especially if you hold your breath around her.


35 posted on 12/23/2005 7:20:38 PM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Cheburashka

OK, being at least half blind around her can be a big help as well.


36 posted on 12/23/2005 7:21:14 PM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: presidio9

A mouthy washed-up lounge singer with a funny face and a pea-brain gets a soapbox and proves the point that the real value in free speech is that it makes the idiots easier to identify.


37 posted on 12/23/2005 7:21:55 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Free Sirhan Sirhan, after all, the bastard who killed Mary Jo Kopechne is walking around free)
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To: A CA Guy
"...she has to bother proof reading."

Or, as Lanny Davis would say, "POOF".

38 posted on 12/23/2005 7:24:25 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (Some people are too stupid to be ashamed.)
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To: presidio9

She is one of those people who are commenting on things that really has no business commenting on things.


39 posted on 12/23/2005 7:28:23 PM PST by freekitty
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To: Past Your Eyes
Streisand Quotes:

Bitches. It's a very male-chauvinist word. I resent it deeply. A person who's a bitch would seem to be mean for no reason. I'm not a mean person. Maybe I'm rude without being aware of it - that's possible.

I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.

I don't know why it is that we need to denigrate, to knock down. It's so unhealthy for the culture. It's so sick. (George Bush not included?)

40 posted on 12/23/2005 7:33:37 PM PST by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: presidio9
"In order to avert going to war with the United States, Saddam permitted US troops and experts to do a thorough search of Iraq."

Another lie from the old has-been porn star.

41 posted on 12/23/2005 7:34:45 PM PST by nightdriver
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To: presidio9
¡NO PUEDO ESTÓMAGO ÉL!


42 posted on 12/23/2005 7:38:03 PM PST by RightWingAtheist ("Why thank you Mr.Obama, I'm proud to be a Darwinist!")
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To: Maximus_Ridiculousness
Well, if the libs all have their way Clinton will be "President" of the world and the USA a county on the North American Continent.

These people are all idiots!

43 posted on 12/23/2005 7:38:15 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: kublia khan

California potato chips, lol- was anything from Arkansas in the bed with her at the time?;))


44 posted on 12/23/2005 7:47:20 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: presidio9

Barbra who?

LOL!


45 posted on 12/23/2005 8:23:56 PM PST by Redbob
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To: Arizona Carolyn
These dolts must be throwing fits because Bush's approval rating is going up. Rasmussen indicates that it's at 50 percent right now. But then again, the Left just ignors any news that places Bush in a more favorable light.
46 posted on 12/23/2005 8:29:22 PM PST by GOPBlonde
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To: CarlEOlsoniii

The sad thing is that Bush and his evil cronies have fooled the thousands of otherwise intelligent FReepers. How wonderful that this wisecracking washed up singer can enlighten us. I am so grateful for her informative website I could just puke with gratitude.


47 posted on 12/23/2005 8:43:06 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Maximus_Ridiculousness
She always seems to have typos in her futile rants.

You don't have to be educated to sing...and in her case, we can also see that you don't have to be smart.

48 posted on 12/23/2005 8:45:11 PM PST by bannie (The government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Yeah, a big snozzed rich idiot!! I can honestly say I would not trade my common sense and intelligence for all of her money and arrogant ignorance. She is dependent on Hollyworld, and I am somewhat self-sufficient, geee, who will survive better in a "world state of emergency"?? I bet she can't hunt worth a damn,let alone walk a few miles in the wilderness, and forget starting a fire. She would starve!!! But Bush lied...shut up, and don't sing ever again.


49 posted on 12/23/2005 8:50:03 PM PST by 911angelady
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To: presidio9
Is Streisand senile?

These Truths and Lies have nothing to do with each other. Proving that someone has lied requires proving both the falsehood of a statement and an intent to deceive. Streisand not only fails to do either, she fails to even try.

Lie #1: Bush lied when he said that Saddam could have stopped the U.S. invasion.
Truth #1: No WMD were found in Iraq.

Lie #2: Iraq is now at the center of the war on terror.
Truth #2: Iraq was not responsible for 9-11.

Lie #3: (See Lie #1)
Truth #3: (See Truth #1)

Lie #4: Bush believes that WMD should remain out of the hands of “dangerous men”.
Truth #4: Some dangerous men are developing WMD.

Lie #5: Democracy in Iraq is good for Iraq and good for America.
Truth #5: Democracy might not work in Iraq.

Lie #6: Iraq’s economy is recovering.
Truth #6: Iraq still has security problems.

None of the Truths address the Lies. This is so pathetic that it is not even worth addressing her obvious distortions.

OK Babs, its your turn:

"Actors should be treated like cattle"

-Alfred Hitchcock

50 posted on 12/23/2005 9:05:31 PM PST by TChad
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