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Oliver North: Hillary Security Zone Boast Doubtful
NewsMax.com ^ | 11/30/03 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff

Posted on 11/29/2003 9:48:41 PM PST by kattracks

A claim that New York Sen. Hillary Clinton ventured beyond Baghdad's security zone on Friday to visit U.S. troops in the combat zone is being challenged by Fox News Channel military reporter Oliver North.

North, who returned from Iraq on Thursday, was filling in for nationally syndicated radio host Sean Hannity when the topic of Sen. Clinton's Iraq trip came up.

"The media tried like the dickens to make the Hillary visit look like . . . a very courageous thing," the former Marine colonel told a caller.

Noting the claim by Sen. Clinton's press aide that she was "on a visit with a military division outside the security zone," North insisted, "Let me tell you something. Nobody, nobody, nobody, goes around Baghdad outside, quote, the security perimeter."

Based on the dubious account of her spokeswoman, Sen. Clinton was being credited with an act of courage by the European press, whose reporters drew comparisons with President Bush.

Saturday's London Times noted, for instance, "Unlike Bush, who never left the heavily secured military compound at Baghdad International Airport or the company of Americans during his two and a half hour visit, Senator Clinton headed out to meet troops, aid workers and Iraqi politicians."

Agence France Press also gave Clinton credit for the supposedly bold gesture, saying, "Unlike the US president, who never left the main military camp at Baghdad airport during his two-and-a-half hour stay, Clinton left the heavily fortified complex around the palace to go and visit troops."



TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: hillary; huckfillary; iraq; olivernorth
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1 posted on 11/29/2003 9:48:42 PM PST by kattracks
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To: kattracks
Even if it were true-- why would the terrorists and Baathists target one of their best allies, anyway?

2 posted on 11/29/2003 9:52:14 PM PST by zipper (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: kattracks
Shiiiiit.
3 posted on 11/29/2003 9:52:32 PM PST by RLK
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To: kattracks; MozartLover; Miss Marple; lysie; Dog; Brad's Gramma; Molly Pitcher; Grampa Dave; ...
It takes real effort not to cut loose with a string of language unbecoming of a lady when I read about this piece of treasonous trash.
4 posted on 11/29/2003 9:55:03 PM PST by kayak (The Vast, Right-Wing Conspiracy is truly Vast! [JohnHuang2])
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To: kattracks
KP and latrine duty, were very popular pastimes while hillary was in Iraq. Even the officers volunteered.
5 posted on 11/29/2003 9:55:20 PM PST by Waco
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To: kattracks
Yea...right. Hitlery left the security zone to go in and tell our troops that America's support for what they are doing is fading.

They can try all they want, but Hitlery's dog don't hunt...and try as you may, sugar coat it as you may, a cow paddy is still a cow paddy.

What Bush did was couragous, coming in to the Baghdad airport a few days after the DHL flight was hit, knowing that he is the king prize for the terrorists. Hitlery is nothing more than one of their chief abettors and they are hoping she somehow can get in office so they can continue their actions like they did under her husband.

But like I already said, that do don't hunt.

Jeff

6 posted on 11/29/2003 10:02:46 PM PST by Jeff Head
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To: kayak
It's been a rough one today, hasn't it? I'm having a hard time restraining myself, too.

Freepmail, in a sec...
7 posted on 11/29/2003 10:07:12 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (I'm goin' to LoganLand!)
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To: kattracks
Ah, good old London Times and AFP. They'll have a tiny retraction on the "back pages" in a few days. Then they'll run another front page story about the hildabeast saving the planet from alien space invaders, followed by another tiny retraction a few days after that.

One trick ponies.

8 posted on 11/29/2003 10:07:23 PM PST by Bonaparte
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To: kattracks
Do we have any film footage that confirms that Hitlery was past security perimeters? I have not seen any film footage of her scampering about the neighborhoods of Baghdad shaking hands with the locals. I have only seen the forced photo ops with the troops.
9 posted on 11/29/2003 10:10:42 PM PST by LoudRepublicangirl (loudrepublicangirl)
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To: LoudRepublicangirl
Yeah, show me
10 posted on 11/29/2003 10:13:57 PM PST by temijin
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To: kattracks
Maybe the liberal liars can prove their assertion that the Daring Hillary was outside the security perimeter.

They won't, of course. They'll write about it, however, since they're slavering ideological fanatics.

12 posted on 11/29/2003 10:16:04 PM PST by Reactionary
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To: kayak
I have that same problem when I see the Beast or her about her. My dog and I have to leave the room if she is opening her gaping piehole on TV. Her presence is vomit inducing. Poor soldiers having to eat with the Swamp Thing!
13 posted on 11/29/2003 10:16:20 PM PST by CARepubGal
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To: kattracks
The terrorists wouldn't go after Hillary anymore than the NVA went after Jane Fonda.
14 posted on 11/29/2003 10:21:49 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: CARepubGal
"the hill" like bill is likely her own worst enemy.
15 posted on 11/29/2003 10:22:23 PM PST by temijin
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To: kattracks; cardinal4; sweetliberty; Budge; MeeknMing; Eaker; ch53gunner
Un-frikin-believable!!!!

Traitor
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(Please Freepmail me if you want off/on my Traitor ping.)

16 posted on 11/29/2003 10:23:25 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: Lancey Howard
"The terrorists wouldn't go after Hillary anymore than the NVA went after Jane Fonda."

And this US Attorney General won't go after her
like Nixon's US Attorney General wouldn't go after hanoi jane.
17 posted on 11/29/2003 10:27:40 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (It's hard to run for office when you are in prison.)
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To: Reactionary
No commander is his right mind would let any senator or congressman or any other high ranking official out and about in an unsecure area.

Too much risk and no commander I ever served under would allow his career to be sent to the garbage dump for a glory grabbing politician.
18 posted on 11/29/2003 10:31:42 PM PST by cajun-jack
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To: Brad's Gramma; ALOHA RONNIE; armymarinemom; Ragtime Cowgirl; seamole; tet68; ...
I see three positives out of this whole thing, grandma:
  1. Hillary bared it all (her poor sportsmanship in coaching the troops that they could lose, admitting that America is divided against them when she's one of the ringleaders of the division herself, and questioning their leaders both civilian and military).
  2. She refocussed attention on the challenges our troops are facing (what counterproductive nonsense the left is sending them every day -- as well as the threats the enemy brings them -- or is it the same thing?).
  3. America got to see a clear difference between Bush's charisma with the troops and her grandstanding.
Just as in Vietnam, we're lucky we have troops who'll fight even when people question their duties. THAT is patriotism.
19 posted on 11/29/2003 10:36:01 PM PST by risk
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To: risk
HOOWAAH||||
20 posted on 11/29/2003 10:38:59 PM PST by temijin
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To: risk

Indeed THAT was Patriotism back during the Vietnam War and is now.

GOD Bless them all.

ALOHA
21 posted on 11/29/2003 10:42:30 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: kattracks
That woman has only one thing on her mind - herself -
nothing she says or does should surprise us - yrt her blathering mouth never ceases to amaze me - I mean in absolute disbelief for her self serving left wing motives.
Mrs. 'It takes a Pillage' herself.
22 posted on 11/29/2003 10:42:33 PM PST by LibertyLight (Grateful for Free Rebublic)
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To: kattracks
OF COURSE, IT IS FICTION. The same reason Hillary would be able to do such a thing (even though she didn't) would be the same reason the PLO will never kill Shimon Peres. It's basic you elevate, not decapitate, those who divide and moderate your enemy.

The Secret Service wouldn't let Dubya do such a thing. Also, W wouldn't because it wouldn't only threaten his life, it would put all those who provide security for him in the most extreme danger. It's ridiculous. It's like saying Tokyo Rose walked behind enemy lines, but FDR couldn't. It's a stupid, insane thing to say. Even more so, when it is most definitely a lie.
23 posted on 11/29/2003 10:56:26 PM PST by faithincowboys ( Zell Miller is the only elected democrat in America who isn't committing treason.)
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To: kattracks
It would perfectly safe for any Clinton to walk any place in any terrorist sponsoring state. They know who butters their bread and would never touch them.
24 posted on 11/29/2003 10:57:30 PM PST by chachacha
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To: risk
By HILLARY telling the Media that she went "Out of the Security Zone" she is typically not defining for us what that means. We hear it and suppose HILLARY went out beyond our regular Military Perimeter...

...when she knowns she's simply walking out of a meeting inside one of SADDAM's former Palaces.

...It's all in the Definition, or lack thereof,

...which the Friend of HILLARY Media allows this Enemy Within to get away with.

.."A Free Press that does not fulfill its Responsiblity in telling the American People "Just the Facts, Ma'am"...

...will soon lose their Right to do so." = ALOHA RONNIE-1999

HILLARY will see to that when she has the Power to do so thanks to a Lying by Omission American Free Press.
25 posted on 11/29/2003 10:58:53 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: zipper
Huck Fillary.

I wonder who those troops would rather be with? Ollie North and President Bush or Hillary Clinton? I think that's an easy answer.

26 posted on 11/29/2003 10:59:27 PM PST by GOPyouth (De Oppresso Liber! Heather Nauert is all that is woman!)
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To: kattracks
But remember Ollie, Hillary said you have to be honest, so she would never lie.
27 posted on 11/29/2003 10:59:59 PM PST by ladyinred (The Left have blood on their hands!)
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To: Reactionary
I want an investigation. Remember when Hillary concocted the tale that Chelsea was downtown on 9-11. These people lie constantly. It's really unfair to demand veracity of her, like Safire said she is a congenital liar.
28 posted on 11/29/2003 11:02:57 PM PST by faithincowboys ( Zell Miller is the only elected democrat in America who isn't committing treason.)
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To: chachacha
'HILLARY & TERRORISM's plan to regain the White House'

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1022571/posts?=page28
29 posted on 11/29/2003 11:04:24 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: kattracks
Maybe this explains why the station that airs Hannity in my neck of the woods was experiencing technical difficulties that amounted to radio silence last Friday.
30 posted on 11/29/2003 11:08:05 PM PST by faithincowboys ( Zell Miller is the only elected democrat in America who isn't committing treason.)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
By the way, the palaces were strategically placed. they are very out of the way. By the way, when did Clinton walk thru the streets of cities with stiff Serb resistance. I don't remember that happening. When did he travel through the streets of Mogadishu? Funny, I don't remember him running with his fat thighs together in RPG alley. But, of course, he would fight and die for Israel.

At what point, do these people stop? They really are merciless and shameless.
31 posted on 11/29/2003 11:14:02 PM PST by faithincowboys ( Zell Miller is the only elected democrat in America who isn't committing treason.)
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To: kayak
I'm constantly having to ask for forgiveness when I think of her.
32 posted on 11/29/2003 11:21:33 PM PST by swheats
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To: kattracks
There is a huge difference between a senator wandering around Baghdad and the President wandering around Baghdad. For one thing, we have only one President and he sets the course for the nation. We have 50 senators. If one wanders off, well, it would be tragic and we'd be P.O.'d but there are 49 more where that one came from and national policy wouldn't be affected one bit. On the other hand, if we lose our President, the nation is thrown into turmoil.

President Bush would have been extremely reckless to leave the secure facility and go wandering around downtown. He's courageous, but not stupid.

(Note to the trigger happy: I'm not advocating the demise of a senator or implying it wouldn't matter. I'm pointing out the difference in impact between losing a President vice a Senator. Just thought I'd throw a little flame-retardant on...)

33 posted on 11/29/2003 11:24:34 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (Born in California 1958 - Fled to Washington 2002)
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To: kayak
It becomes a bit clearer now. The newstations were making noise this evening about President Bush not venturing outside of the Baghdad airport. And there is our heroic Hillary, brushing aside all concerns for her safety as she stabs our policy in the back. I think I'm going to be sick.
34 posted on 11/29/2003 11:25:20 PM PST by Utah Girl
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To: temijin
A very happy thought at the end of the day. Hill has NO charm or charisma. Hopefully Steve and Sally Sheeple will be so underwhelmed with the Beast that they will NEVER vote her into anything.
35 posted on 11/29/2003 11:38:30 PM PST by CARepubGal
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To: Utah Girl
hillary has that impact on people. i think your state would need vomitoriums if the Beast visited Utah. Yecch!
36 posted on 11/29/2003 11:40:55 PM PST by CARepubGal
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To: CARepubGal
Hopefully she realizes that visiting Utah would be a big waste of time...too many Republicans here.
37 posted on 11/29/2003 11:41:46 PM PST by Utah Girl
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To: SandyInSeattle
I always thought that we had 100 Senators since the admission of Alaska, not 50. You know, two Senators per each State, 50 States equals...

Is it just me?


dvwjr
38 posted on 11/29/2003 11:43:33 PM PST by dvwjr
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To: Utah Girl
Did it ever occur to you that the perimeter of her butt might exceed the security perimeter?
39 posted on 11/29/2003 11:43:40 PM PST by deadeye2
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To: kattracks
"Unlike the US president, who never left the main military camp at Baghdad airport during his two-and-a-half hour stay, Clinton left the heavily fortified complex around the palace to go and visit troops."

EARTH TO "NEWS" REPORTER...

SHE"S ON THEIR SIDE! WHY WOULD THEY KILL HER?

40 posted on 11/29/2003 11:50:31 PM PST by Jotmo ("Voon", said the mattress.)
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To: Jotmo
Don't worry this didn't happen. These people are Communists. Whatever they put in their papers is precisely how it didn't happen. The truth and these people don't get along. This mendacious account is just a tale to fool the fools. Sadly, there are too many fools with Democrat on their voter registration cards.
41 posted on 11/29/2003 11:54:05 PM PST by faithincowboys ( Zell Miller is the only elected democrat in America who isn't committing treason.)
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To: Utah Girl
My friends in Orem are praying she does NOT visit the state (I can't see the 'Toons outside Park City or parts of SLC personally: too many really angry folks down in southern Utah over Bil's land grab). Has first snow hit yet? That was the best time of year (I hate shoveling the stuff or driving on ice but like the dusting of snow)
42 posted on 11/30/2003 12:01:28 AM PST by CARepubGal
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To: dvwjr
I always thought that we had 100 Senators since the admission of Alaska, not 50. You know, two Senators per each State, 50 States equals...

OMG! My only defense is that it's after midnight and I really shouldn't FReep while tired. However, they're about as effective as only 50, so...

43 posted on 11/30/2003 12:18:54 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (Born in California 1958 - Fled to Washington 2002)
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To: SandyInSeattle
"there are 49 more where that one came from

Let's make that 99, shall we? Sheesh...

44 posted on 11/30/2003 12:20:05 AM PST by SandyInSeattle (Born in California 1958 - Fled to Washington 2002)
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To: kattracks
Quote of the Day by MissAmericanPie
45 posted on 11/30/2003 12:27:16 AM PST by RJayneJ
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To: deadeye2
ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!
46 posted on 11/30/2003 1:18:47 AM PST by clee1 (Where's the beef???)
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To: kattracks

I wonder if Ollie considered that maybe the military might let Her Heinous out of the security zone in hopes she'd become collateral damage, or something like that...


47 posted on 11/30/2003 1:28:19 AM PST by Keith in Iowa (Tag line produced using 100% post-consumer recycled ethernet packets,)
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To: RJayneJ; MissAmericanPie
Good one.
48 posted on 11/30/2003 1:29:20 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: kattracks
Lord,

Shulz has passed on to the Heavenly Peanuts patch.

We don't need a replacement for Pigpen.

Would you, please, Lord, remove the creature running around loose with massive amounts of horse biscuits piled all around IT.

Isn't there some dramatic way You could FLUSH IT from the public stage?
49 posted on 11/30/2003 3:48:03 AM PST by Quix (WORK NOW to defeat one personal network friend, relative, associate's liberal idiocy now, warmly)
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To: Mrs Zip
pong
50 posted on 11/30/2003 3:52:56 AM PST by zip (I'm stealing some of JG's post for later use.)
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