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PRESIDENT CLINTON VIDEO, December 16, 1998 Sadaam has nuclear arms, poison gas/bio weapons.
PBS.org ^ | February 7, 2004 | the eagle has landed

Posted on 02/07/2004 11:31:50 AM PST by TheEaglehasLanded

PRESIDENT CLINTON: Good evening. Earlier today, I ordered America's armed forces to strike military and security targets in Iraq. They are joined by British forces. Their mission is to attack Iraq's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and its military capacity to threaten its neighbors.

Their purpose is to protect the national interest of the United States, and indeed the interests of people throughout the Middle East and around the world.

Saddam Hussein must not be allowed to threaten his neighbors or the world with nuclear arms, poison gas or biological weapons.

I want to explain why I have decided, with the unanimous recommendation of my national security team, to use force in Iraq; why we have acted now; and what we aim to accomplish.


TOPICS: Announcements; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: 1998; bombing; iraq; operationdesertfox; presidentclinton; quotes; sadaam; saddamterroristlink; wmds; x42
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To: TheEaglehasLanded
Bubba was being impeached - it was wag the dog
51 posted on 02/09/2004 10:53:36 AM PST by petercooper (Tone down the garbage, the mean-mouthing, the tearing down of your neighbor and being so pompous.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Great stuff.

This and everything that is coming out about Kerry's long standing hatred of America since his Nam days, show the power of the internet in the hands of the Freepers.

No longer can the left wing say something years ago and not get confronted with it.
52 posted on 02/09/2004 11:03:22 AM PST by Grampa Dave (John F' Kerry! You are not John F. Kennedy! You're just another $oreA$$ puppet.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
excellant point!
bump.
53 posted on 02/09/2004 11:11:06 AM PST by FBD (...Please press 2 for English...for Espanol, please stay on the line...)
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To: MeekOneGOP; MurryMom
Hey Meek,

How about pinging this?:
“We also have to acknowledge that any military operations against Saddam Hussein pose potential risks to our own homeland, too. Saddam’s government has contact with many international terrorist organizations that likely have cells here in the United States. “ ~ President Clinton , Dec. 16, 1998<

54 posted on 02/09/2004 11:17:24 AM PST by FBD (...Please press 2 for English...for Espanol, please stay on the line...)
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To: FBD; Grampa Dave
ROFLMAO**!! --- Just looked at your home page!

Hey GD take a look!

55 posted on 02/09/2004 11:17:29 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States - and war is what they got!!!!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
;^)
TX!
56 posted on 02/09/2004 11:18:47 AM PST by FBD (...Please press 2 for English...for Espanol, please stay on the line...)
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To: FBD
If you are pulling from my statement at post #49......

It was pulled from this:

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Statement of Senator John D. Rockefeller IV - On the Iraq Resolution - October 10, 2002
Senate of the United States archives ^ | October 10, 2002 | Senator John D. Rockefeller IV

57 posted on 02/09/2004 11:23:46 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States - and war is what they got!!!!)
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Link is up at post #23!
58 posted on 02/09/2004 11:26:34 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States - and war is what they got!!!!)
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To: MeekOneGOP; Ernest_at_the_Beach
Hey Meek,
Correction on my quote.:

EATB writes:
"If you are pulling from my statement at post #49......
It was pulled from this:"

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Statement of Senator John D. Rockefeller IV - On the Iraq Resolution - October 10, 2002
Senate of the United States archives ^ | October 10, 2002 | Senator John D. Rockefeller IV
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whoops!
I thought that was in the Klinton speech.
Thanks.
59 posted on 02/09/2004 11:28:36 AM PST by FBD (...Please press 2 for English...for Espanol, please stay on the line...)
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To: FBD
Great web site.

Are you the token conservative in Cannon Beach.

Years ago we looked various towns on the Oregon Coast for a possible retirement.

My wife fell in love with CB as she is an artsy type of conservative.

On a second trip our younger son stayed with us for 4 days. He is a recovering enviral whacko living in the Portland area for over a decade.

He and I tried to find conservatives who lived in the area. We failed. This was during the Monica mess and the ChiCom donations to the Clintoons.

So CB was cancelled as a possibility.

It is a beautiful area.
60 posted on 02/09/2004 11:34:01 AM PST by Grampa Dave (John F' Kerry! You are not John F. Kennedy! You're just another $oreA$$ puppet.)
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To: Grampa Dave
"...and I tried to find conservatives who lived in the area. We failed."

They're here. You just have to get them to come out of the closet! :)

"On a second trip our younger son stayed with us for 4 days. He is a recovering enviral whacko living in the Portland area for over a decade."

The funny thing is Dave, almost every house in Cannon Beach is sided with: old growth cedar shingles! I work in construction here. I once had a conversation with an environmental wacko, who was going on about clear cut logging and ancient forests, etc. I pointed at his NEW house, which was in the process of being sided...with old growth cedar siding. I asked him if he was aware of wear his siding came from? His response: "humina, humina, humina..."

"It is a beautiful area."

Some of the nicest scenery in the world, imo.

Regards

61 posted on 02/09/2004 11:53:20 AM PST by FBD (...Please press 2 for English...for Espanol, please stay on the line...)
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To: FBD
If we ever get that far north again, I'll ping you.

Brookings and Gold Beach are about as far as I want to go at my old age. Of course that is where the best fall/late summer fly fishing is.

We make at least one shopping trip to Bandon during our Brookings/Gold Beach trips.

Re the old growth cedar, and the watermelon whackos living in homes or having boutique businesses in buildins with old growth cedar shingles: Just remember what they want us to do does not apply to them if they don't want it to apply.

Nice meeting you on line.
62 posted on 02/09/2004 11:59:41 AM PST by Grampa Dave (John F' Kerry! You are not John F. Kennedy! You're just another $oreA$$ puppet.)
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To: TheEaglehasLanded
This is doubleplus ungood for the Saints. The Saints cannot be wrong. This has been invented. This never happened. I'm telling on you for lying...
63 posted on 02/09/2004 12:05:31 PM PST by jcb8199
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To: FBD
Hey, it happens ! Thanks for the heads up here !

64 posted on 02/09/2004 3:48:39 PM PST by MeekOneGOP (Check out this HILARIOUS story !! haha!: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1060580/posts)
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To: TheEaglehasLanded; Mo1; StriperSniper; Peach; Mia T
HeHeHeHeHeHeHeHeHeHeHeHeHeHeHeHe......................
65 posted on 02/09/2004 3:52:09 PM PST by OXENinFLA
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To: TheEaglehasLanded
Great find!
66 posted on 02/09/2004 3:53:03 PM PST by OXENinFLA
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To: OXENinFLA; TheEaglehasLanded
I've said it before and I'll say it again

FREEPERS ROCK!!

Great find TheEaglehasLanded

67 posted on 02/09/2004 4:29:46 PM PST by Mo1 (" Do you want a president who injects poison into his skull for vanity?")
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To: Grampa Dave
"Just remember what they want us to do does not apply to them if they don't want it to apply."

Yes that's always the case, isn't it? Take campaign finance laws, and these guys are breaking every one of them; George Sora$$ case in point.

Nice meeting you on line, as well. I've read your posts, I enjoy the info you provide. Stay in touch.

68 posted on 02/10/2004 8:09:49 AM PST by FBD (...Please press 2 for English...for Espanol, please stay on the line...)
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To: Political Junkie Too
"Is it just me or is the media moving the goalposts again?"

It ain't just you...the VastLeftWingMedyuhWhore'd's been moving the goalposts time and again, whenever they need to declare Dubyuh a loser in the War Against Terror. I believe we have located ample evidence as to WMD programs, but the Left refuses to make it common knowledge.

FReegards...MUD

70 posted on 02/10/2004 9:22:38 AM PST by Mudboy Slim (RE-IMPEACH Osama bil Clinton!!)
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To: TheEaglehasLanded
The GOP, the RNC have long been INEPT at getting the "message" out...they don't want to be called names, or be accused of being "negative"....

If you will think back, it wasn't the GOP that killed Hillary-care...it was the TV ads run by the insurance companies who QUOTED right from Hillary's plan....

You are right that the GOP should RUN the video at news conferences, etc...but they won't...they just don't understand how to fight effectively.
71 posted on 02/10/2004 9:27:19 AM PST by Moby Grape
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To: FBD

Hanoi Jane: Yesterday's Fiery Communist Revolutionary
She's today's very rich capitalist
(See post #157)

Kerry: America needs a 'regime change' too


72 posted on 02/10/2004 10:28:36 AM PST by MeekOneGOP (Check out this HILARIOUS story !! haha!: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1060580/posts)
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To: Mudboy Slim
They remove the goalposts, change the game from football to soccer for GW and substitute a hockey puck for the football.

Then under this new whacked out reality, they say that GW is losing it.

Remember after 9/11 when GW said that al Qaeda and the Taliban were responsible? The rats in congress and who own the left wing lunatic media screamed that he had no proof.

Then it was documented by OBL's own video about the involvement of al Qaeda and the Taliban, the left wing rats dropped that game, forgot it and came up with another game to blame GW.

They never admitted that they were wrong about al Qaeda and the Taliban being responsible for 9/11. They just moved on to their next set up to try and electronically lynch GW.
73 posted on 02/10/2004 10:34:11 AM PST by Grampa Dave (John F' Kerry! You are not John F. Kennedy! You're just another $oreA$$ puppet.)
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To: FBD
"Nice meeting you on line, as well. I've read your posts, I enjoy the info you provide. Stay in touch."

Same here, my new Freeper Friend!
74 posted on 02/10/2004 10:38:30 AM PST by Grampa Dave (John F' Kerry! You are not John F. Kennedy! You're just another $oreA$$ puppet.)
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To: Grampa Dave
Yep...the MedyuhBias is as bad as I've ever seen it, and it ain't only about foreign policy. Just today, I heard about some economists claiming that the healthy economic progress is gonna end just after the end of '04 becuz Dubyuh's artificially primed the economy with high military spending and temporary tax cuts!!

Thank God fer FR.com and talk radio...MUD

75 posted on 02/10/2004 11:36:35 AM PST by Mudboy Slim (RE-IMPEACH Osama bil Clinton!!)
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To: CommandoFrank
Beg to differ. Now is the time to keep the powder dry. Let the ever-shrinking opposition party bury its chances with its continuous slurry of lies.

After there actually is a nominee it will be time to go after his (or her) sorry ***, and until then, nada.

The so-called Democrats have been trashing each other for months on end, and the only unifying thing they have is Bush Hatred.

That's something afflicting some non-Democrats as well. ;')
76 posted on 02/12/2004 9:35:46 AM PST by SunkenCiv (George W. Bush will be re-elected by at least a ten per cent margin)
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To: SunkenCiv
Let the ever-shrinking opposition party bury its chances

Perhaps you are right... Drudge is now posting a report about Kerry being investigated by the major media for a recent fling with an intern. Here we go again...

77 posted on 02/12/2004 12:30:18 PM PST by CommandoFrank (If GW is the terrorist's worst nightmare, Kerry is their wet dream...)
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To: CommandoFrank
:') There's been speculation right along (at least around here) that the way has been made for Hillary to be "drafted" at the convention. At the very least there will be a bloody, murderous fistfight at the convention IMHO. Tim Russert from "Meet the Press" has said as much, and he "called" the Florida debacle in 2000.
78 posted on 02/13/2004 12:08:17 PM PST by SunkenCiv (future headline: Kerry Loses Big! Drags Dozens of Congressional Hopefuls with Him)
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To: TheEaglehasLanded
...America's armed forces...They are joined by British forces.

Clinton was such a unilateralist.

79 posted on 02/13/2004 12:11:23 PM PST by kevao
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To: Bonaparte
quote of a similar page, reprised from another FR topic:
If The Bush Administration Lied About WMD,
So Did These People

compiled by John Hawkins
"[W]e urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs." -- From a letter signed by Joe Lieberman, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara A. Milulski, Tom Daschle, & John Kerry among others on October 9, 1998

"Saddam's goal ... is to achieve the lifting of U.N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed." -- Madeline Albright, 1998

"The last UN weapons inspectors left Iraq in October of 1998. We are confident that Saddam Hussein retained some stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons, and that he has since embarked on a crash course to build up his chemical and biological warfare capability. Intelligence reports also indicate that he is seeking nuclear weapons, but has not yet achieved nuclear capability." -- Robert Byrd, October 2002

"What is at stake is how to answer the potential threat Iraq represents with the risk of proliferation of WMD. Baghdad's regime did use such weapons in the past. Today, a number of evidences may lead to think that, over the past four years, in the absence of international inspectors, this country has continued armament programs." -- Jacques Chirac, October 16, 2002

"The community of nations may see more and more of the very kind of threat Iraq poses now: a rogue state with weapons of mass destruction, ready to use them or provide them to terrorists. If we fail to respond today, Saddam and all those who would follow in his footsteps will be emboldened tomorrow." -- Bill Clinton in 1998

"In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including Al Qaeda members, though there is apparently no evidence of his involvement in the terrible events of September 11, 2001. It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons. Should he succeed in that endeavor, he could alter the political and security landscape of the Middle East, which as we know all too well affects American security." -- Hillary Clinton, October 10, 2002

"I am absolutely convinced that there are weapons...I saw evidence back in 1998 when we would see the inspectors being barred from gaining entry into a warehouse for three hours with trucks rolling up and then moving those trucks out." -- Clinton's Secretary of Defense William Cohen in April of 2003

"Iraq is not the only nation in the world to possess weapons of mass destruction, but it is the only nation with a leader who has used them against his own people." -- Tom Daschle in 1998

"I share the administration's goals in dealing with Iraq and its weapons of mass destruction." -- Dick Gephardt in September of 2002

"Iraq does pose a serious threat to the stability of the Persian Gulf and we should organize an international coalition to eliminate his access to weapons of mass destruction. Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to completely deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power." -- Al Gore, 2002

"We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction." -- Bob Graham, December 2002

"We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is seeking and developing weapons of mass destruction." -- Ted Kennedy, September 27, 2002

"As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I am keenly aware that the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons is an issue of grave importance to all nations. Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process." -- Nancy Pelosi, December 16, 1998

"Even today, Iraq is not nearly disarmed. Based on highly credible intelligence, UNSCOM [the U.N. weapons inspectors] suspects that Iraq still has biological agents like anthrax, botulinum toxin, and clostridium perfringens in sufficient quantity to fill several dozen bombs and ballistic missile warheads, as well as the means to continue manufacturing these deadly agents. Iraq probably retains several tons of the highly toxic VX substance, as well as sarin nerve gas and mustard gas. This agent is stored in artillery shells, bombs, and ballistic missile warheads. And Iraq retains significant dual-use industrial infrastructure that can be used to rapidly reconstitute large-scale chemical weapons production." -- Ex-Un Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter in 1998

80 posted on 02/28/2004 1:27:05 PM PST by SunkenCiv (a part of what? ;'))
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To: SunkenCiv
bttt
81 posted on 02/28/2004 1:31:44 PM PST by votelife (Elect a Filibuster Proof Majority)
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