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'DISGUSTING' DEM MEMO: HOW TO GAIN FROM WAR PROBE
NY POST ^ | November 6, 2003 | BRIAN BLOMQUIST

Posted on 11/06/2003 3:39:15 AM PST by Liz

Edited on 05/26/2004 5:17:20 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans were livid yesterday over a staff memo in which Senate Intelligence Committee Democrats lay out a plan to gain politically from the probe into prewar intelligence.

The memo, first revealed by the Fox News Channel, outlines a plan by Democrats to cooperate with Republicans on the Intelligence Committee to squeeze information out of the Bush administration - and then surprise them next year by calling for a new independent probe while accusing the Republicans of foot-dragging.


(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2004memo; nationalsecurity

1 posted on 11/06/2003 3:39:15 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz
Zell was right
2 posted on 11/06/2003 3:40:31 AM PST by The Wizard (Saddamocrats are enemies of America, treasonous everytime they speak)
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To: Liz
Finally, there's a conservative press to "leak to". It's about time...


3 posted on 11/06/2003 3:50:37 AM PST by GOPJ
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To: Liz; Wait4Truth; Kathleen; Mia T; jmstein7; Mo1; Prime Choice; MeeknMing
The memo is only part of a far greater movement afoot. (So nice of the Norwegians to publish this info.) I hope that when people contact the media or their representatives that they include this tidbit as well.

"Norway's Labour Party is joining other European social democrats in linking up with the Democrats in the US. The goal is to be prepared with common strategies if a majority of them on both sides of the Atlantic come back to power.

A group of European social democrats, led by former British Foreign Minister Robin Cook, met last week with several top Democratic politicians and party officials. They included US senators Hilary Clinton and Joseph Biden.

They also had meetings with Ron Klain of presidential candidate Wesley Clark's campaign, and Stan Greenberg, former US President Bill Clinton's campaign strategist in 1992." http://209.157.64.200/focus/f-news/1006977/posts

(off to work - will check back later today)
4 posted on 11/06/2003 3:55:53 AM PST by debg
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To: Liz
Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), the top Intelligence Committee Democrat, tried to focus on the leak of the memo, claiming it was taken from a waste bucket or through unauthorized computer access.

Sean Hannity debunked this. Sean knows who gave him the memo. Last night while debating this with John Corzine (a Democrat member of the Intelligence Committee would not appear--but Corzine, who vies for Schumer as the most desirous of having his mug on TV did), Sean said in so many words that he would love to be "put under oath" so he could tell the truth about who slipped him the memo. Sean continues to say that we would all be surprised at the "leaker". Sean also says the memo was written at the direction of a Democrat Senator.

5 posted on 11/06/2003 4:09:36 AM PST by randita
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To: debg
thx!

YOO-HOO Ds! (espec. Howard & Susan)
How to use MEMOGATE to take your party back. . .

ping

6 posted on 11/06/2003 4:11:40 AM PST by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: randita
All Democrats are not treasonists. The Senator probably has a patriot on his staff. That will change.
7 posted on 11/06/2003 4:15:07 AM PST by paguch
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To: Liz
'Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), the top Intelligence Committee Democrat, tried to focus on the leak of the memo, claiming it was taken from a waste bucket or through unauthorized computer access.'

What difference does that make? The whole issue is the content of the memo, NOT the method by which it was leaked. Rockefeller's comments are simply a red herring to try and distract us from the content of the memo itself.
8 posted on 11/06/2003 4:33:52 AM PST by DustyMoment
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To: debg
"Norway's Labour Party is joining other European social democrats in linking up with the Democrats in the US. The goal is to be prepared with common strategies if a majority of them on both sides of the Atlantic come back to power."

More treason?

"They also had meetings with Ron Klain of presidential candidate Wesley Clark's campaign"

Hmmm... Didn't someone say that Clark could be recalled and court-martialed?
9 posted on 11/06/2003 4:36:39 AM PST by Broadside Joe
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To: randita
Wonder if the Dems know who the leaker is yet? Talk about a witch hunt.
10 posted on 11/06/2003 4:45:50 AM PST by mewzilla
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To: randita
Sean also says the memo was written at the direction of a Democrat Senator.

If this is true, then that Senator not only needs to be removed from office but also needs to be spending some time at Leavenworth..... treason...

11 posted on 11/06/2003 4:45:58 AM PST by eeriegeno
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To: debg
This needs a thread of it's own.
12 posted on 11/06/2003 4:48:05 AM PST by hoosiermama (Prayers for all!)
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To: hoosiermama
There is one but is needs a major bump. I'm out the door for work and can't do it. Would someone else do it?

http://209.157.64.200/focus/f-news/1006977/posts
13 posted on 11/06/2003 4:52:19 AM PST by debg
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To: Liz
bttt
14 posted on 11/06/2003 4:52:39 AM PST by The Wizard (Saddamocrats are enemies of America, treasonous everytime they speak)
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To: randita
Sean also says the memo was written at the direction of a Democrat Senator.

DOes not say that the DEMOCRATIC SENATOR was a member of the committee.
Could it be....
1.Schumer?
2. Teddy?
3. HRC?
4. Dasshole?
5. Any combination of the above.

Bayh said Rocke' was having "pressure put on him". Now who would do that?

15 posted on 11/06/2003 4:53:52 AM PST by hoosiermama (Prayers for all!)
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To: Broadside Joe
Norway ..the home of Quisling, they're at it again. If only there was a National Socialist Party in Germany they could join with again.
16 posted on 11/06/2003 4:57:34 AM PST by Evil Inc
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To: GOPJ
Hannity Radio: Check.
FoxNews : Check.
FreeRepublic Check.
Wash Times: Check.
NY Post: Check.
Drudge: Still Waiting?
Wash Post: Nothing
NY Times: Nothing
ABC: Nothing
CBS: Nothing
NBC: Nothing
CNN: Nothing

17 posted on 11/06/2003 4:59:49 AM PST by Grit (Tolerance for all but the intolerant...and those who tolerate intolerance etc etc)
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To: Grit
CNN actually had something on last night. Dobbs was talking to Rockefeller about it. What I saw, though, was not what I'd call a hard-hitting interview.
18 posted on 11/06/2003 5:04:01 AM PST by mewzilla
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To: Grit
I read on another thread that Lou Dobbs on CNN last night discussed "the memo".

I don't think Lou Dobbs is a happy CNN camper. I wonder if he gets invited to the CNN Christmas party this year?
19 posted on 11/06/2003 5:07:30 AM PST by Republican Red (Karmic hugs welcomed!)
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To: Evil Inc
Not to worry, there's one in the USA as this article points out.
20 posted on 11/06/2003 5:08:39 AM PST by Broadside Joe
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To: randita
Sean said in so many words that he would love to be "put under oath" so he could tell the truth about who slipped him the memo. Sean continues to say that we would all be surprised at the "leaker".

I saw that interview on H & C. I heard Sean ask Corzine if he wanted to put him under oath, but I didn't hear Sean say he would reveal his source if put under oath.

I thought Sean was almost begging to be put under oath, but I just don't think he would ever reveal his source. I think he'd like to go to jail for refusing to do so. Just think of the publicity he would receive. He'd be doing his radio show from his jail cell, and loving every minute of it.

21 posted on 11/06/2003 5:16:35 AM PST by Iowa Granny (My wild oats have turned to Shredded Wheat)
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To: debg; Dog; Miss Marple; justshe; Howlin; prairiebreeze
A group of European social democrats, led by former British Foreign Minister Robin Cook, met last week with several top Democratic politicians and party officials. They included US senators Hilary Clinton and Joseph Biden.

Check out the link Post #4

22 posted on 11/06/2003 6:11:19 AM PST by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: debg; Liz
Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), the top Intelligence Committee Democrat, tried to focus on the leak of the memo, claiming it was taken from a waste bucket or through unauthorized computer access.

The Dirty LYING 'RAT !! ...

FOX said this was NOT a case of illegally gained information !!
Nor was it taken out of the trash.




The Dirty 'RATS !

23 posted on 11/06/2003 6:35:54 AM PST by MeekOneGOP (Check out the Texas Chicken D 'RATS!: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/keyword/Redistricting)
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To: Liz
Liz, Im afraid the GOP will cave on this one..
24 posted on 11/06/2003 6:36:30 AM PST by cardinal4 (Hillary and Clark rhymes with Ft Marcy park...)
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To: Liz; All
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1015980/posts
MemoGate- sedition, slander-- or something worse?
Various FR links | 11-06-03 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
Here is quick gathering of links- follow the links within links for contact information for your representatives, newspapers, and others.
25 posted on 11/06/2003 7:05:54 AM PST by backhoe
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To: Grit
Actually, Drudge had something on it for a few hours, then it was pulled. Does anyone know why?
26 posted on 11/06/2003 7:08:46 AM PST by Rider on the Rain
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To: Liz
The Dems are predominately ANTI-AMERICAN and their lust for power is treasonous. Watch the media keep this disgusting story quiet.
27 posted on 11/06/2003 7:10:41 AM PST by 1Old Pro (ESPN now has 4 little wimpy sissies left. I'm switching back to FOX.)
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To: Liz
Did anybody see ANYTHING on the lamestream news yesterday about this memo? I watched Petah Jennings and saw NOTHING. However, Petah must have been VERY AWARE of the memo since he led off his broadcast with a story (delivered in urgent tones) about some obscure Lebanese businessman who claims that a bigwig Iraqi was willing to let an American disarmament team into Iraq shortly before the war broke out. This turned out to be a complete NON-STORY (nothing much in the news about this today) but it served as a convenient smokescreen for Petah to use to divert attention away from the memo.

Let's see. Petah reports on a non-story about Iraq and completely ignores a major story concerning the memo. Way to go, Petah!

28 posted on 11/06/2003 8:42:17 AM PST by PJ-Comix (The Early Bird Gets The Early Worm)
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To: PJ-Comix
Net sluts carry this story? Don't hold your breath.
29 posted on 11/06/2003 9:02:23 AM PST by Liz
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To: DustyMoment
Good point.
30 posted on 11/06/2003 9:03:29 AM PST by Liz
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To: backhoe; Grampa Dave; SierraWasp; Flurry; Libloather
The memo? Sedition? Sounds good to me.
31 posted on 11/06/2003 9:05:15 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz
We can email Rockefeller and demand his resignation:

senator@rockefeller.senate.gov

Anyone who uses intelligence gained on that committee to influence an election is placing our troops in danger and is, in my opinion, guilty of treason.
32 posted on 11/06/2003 9:07:45 AM PST by Judith Anne (Send a message to the Democrat traitors--ROCKEFELLER MUST RESIGN!)
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To: Liz; MJY1288
MJY1288 nailed the lunatic left and their friends who call themselves conservatives with this reply on another thread:

To: Grampa Dave

Yesterday's Democrat Memo speaks volumes of the depth of depravity some will go to when no longer in power. The Democrats and the constant complainers remind of Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath Party dead enders.


42 posted on 11/06/2003 9:16 AM PST by MJY1288 (This is your tagline "Bush/Cheney04", this is your tagline on drugs "AnyOtherChoice/04")
33 posted on 11/06/2003 9:27:52 AM PST by Grampa Dave ("If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less.")
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To: Grit
ABCNNBCBS are hoping that the leaking memo story dies without them having to talk about it.

The NY Slimes is figuring out how to blame Homeland Security and GW for the leak of the memo.

Didn't the Compost blame the evil republicans for getting the memo?
34 posted on 11/06/2003 9:32:28 AM PST by Grampa Dave ("If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less.")
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To: Grit
Wash Post: Nothing

Washington Post:

Politicized Memo Creates Row

Washington Post | November 6, 2003 | Dana Priest

35 posted on 11/06/2003 9:42:56 AM PST by cyncooper
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To: Grit
Though I'll note the Washington Post's coverage tries to portray it as just a "squabble", a "row", and makes it seem like there is no right or wrong, just partisan bickering.

Still, they did at least address the existance of the memo.

36 posted on 11/06/2003 9:47:51 AM PST by cyncooper
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To: Judith Anne
placing our troops in danger

I think it's worse than that. They cry constantly that "Our Troops Are Dying Every Day", but I would submit that garbage like this memo is Killing Our Troops Every Day. These Iraqis have demonstrated that they continuously misinterpret what they see in the media. They didn't believe we'd really invade for God's sake. Now they believe that the lefties chirping will get us to leave if they can just make it hot enough. I'm serious, these Fifth Column types need to be shut up, by any means necessary. I'm not sure we can win with these traitors undermining our effort. Jail, censorship, shutting down of senate committees. These all need to be considered and done. This isn't a game, its a war and we have to win.
37 posted on 11/06/2003 9:53:42 AM PST by johnb838 (What about MY right to free speech?)
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To: johnb838
But do you think Rockefeller gets it?

I think ROCKEFELER MUST RESIGN and I emailed him to say that.

senator@rockefeller.senate.gov
38 posted on 11/06/2003 10:00:16 AM PST by Judith Anne (Send a message to the Democrat traitors--ROCKEFELLER MUST RESIGN!)
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To: cyncooper; mewzilla; Republican Red; Rider on the Rain; Grampa Dave
Thanks to all for pointing out who has finally picked up the story...

Update:

Hannity Radio: Check.
FoxNews : Check.
FreeRepublic Check.
Wash Times: Check.
NY Post: Check.
Drudge: Pulled?
Boston Globe: Dems - "Politicizing", Pubs - "Office Espionage"
Wash Post: "Political Squabble" Page A27!
NY Times: Nothing
ABC: Nothing
CBS: Nothing
NBC: Nothing
CNN: Dems,GOP feud. Dems suggest investigation of Pubs!

39 posted on 11/06/2003 10:05:01 AM PST by Grit (Tolerance for all but the intolerant...and those who tolerate intolerance etc etc)
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To: Judith Anne
No, I don't think Rockefeller does. I think he expects he can ride it out since the alphabet networks will embargo the story. And I think the pub's are going to let it slide. From watching the reaction, I don't see that anyone is acknowledging the scope of this problem and the damage it is doing to our efforts in Iraq. They keep talking about it like it is a potential problem, and not a clear and present danger (imminent, they like that word) to our troops there that is already bearing poisonous fruit.
40 posted on 11/06/2003 10:05:49 AM PST by johnb838 (What about MY right to free speech?)
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To: Rider on the Rain
I am VERY curious as to what Matt is up to....
41 posted on 11/06/2003 10:10:52 AM PST by Principled
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To: Grampa Dave; MJY1288
....Democrat Memo speaks volumes of the depth of depravity some will go to when no longer in power....

About sums it up.

42 posted on 11/06/2003 10:14:34 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz; MJY1288
One can only imagine what terrible BS we will read and hear about from the liars of the left.

What is scary is what we don't know about, like this memo until Sean Hannity was given the memo.

Zell Miller apparently got wind of it, and that was why he came out supporting GW in 2004. He is probably the only honorable democrat in the Senate.
43 posted on 11/06/2003 10:23:36 AM PST by Grampa Dave ("If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less.")
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To: Grit
Thanks for the update, and please ping me on future updates.
44 posted on 11/06/2003 10:25:43 AM PST by Grampa Dave ("If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less.")
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To: Principled
I've waited a few hours to respond to see if something new would happen. I see nothing on the Drudge Report so far, and like you, I'm VERY curious. Were one to speculate; Drudge could know a lot more and is waiting for the right time to expose it; he could be holding back because he didn't break the story instead of Hannity; or who knows what.

I'm disappointed. I've been an admirer of Matt for a long time, but this is extremely serious business, i.e., tantamount to treason on the part of the democrats.

I wish Matt would step up to the plate and take a swing for us and our country and against the enemies of freedom.

45 posted on 11/06/2003 6:17:54 PM PST by Rider on the Rain
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