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Schneider: Memo 'could be seriously damaging'(CNN Spins the 08/06/01 Memo)
cnn.com ^ | 04/09/04 | CNN

Posted on 04/10/2004 6:21:14 PM PDT by KQQL

Edited on 04/29/2004 2:04:11 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

CNN) -- The White House has released part of a key intelligence report on Osama Bin Laden that says the head of al Qaeda had been determined to conduct terror attacks in the United States since 1997. CNN's Carol Lin talked to senior political analyst Bill Schneider about the implications of the memo's contents.


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


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 911memo; billschneiderdope; bushknew; cnn; pdb
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1 posted on 04/10/2004 6:21:15 PM PDT by KQQL
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To: KQQL
What this says is, the White House knew what bin Laden was capable of planning, where he intended to do it, which was New York or Washington, D.C., how he was going to do it.

No it doesn't. More stupid lies.

2 posted on 04/10/2004 6:22:29 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: KQQL; Mike Bates
Damn, looks like you were right Mike.
3 posted on 04/10/2004 6:22:50 PM PDT by Bogey78O (I voted for this tagline... before I voted against it.)
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To: KQQL
SCHNEIDER: I think it could be seriously damaging.


Translation:


SCHNEIDER: I sure hope this is seriously damaging.
4 posted on 04/10/2004 6:23:35 PM PDT by wolf24 ("Leave the gun. Take the cannollis.")
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To: ambrose; Torie; Kuksool
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5 posted on 04/10/2004 6:23:38 PM PDT by KQQL (@)
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To: KQQL
The memo isn't damaging. It has been checked and found to have no info vital anymore to national security. It's like these politicos never saw a classified document before.
6 posted on 04/10/2004 6:24:28 PM PDT by RightWhale (Theorems link concepts; proofs establish links)
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To: KQQL
Just keep in mind the vast majority of people aren't gonna ever see any part of the memo. They're just gonna go by what Peter Jennings and Tom Brokaw and Dan Rather tell them to think...
7 posted on 04/10/2004 6:24:28 PM PDT by AntiGuv (When the countdown hits zero, something's gonna happen..)
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To: KQQL
LIN: Bill, you heard the body of the top secret memo that was just released by the White House. How damaging could this be?

SCHNEIDER:not nearly damaging enough for me...let me blow smoke up yer arse
8 posted on 04/10/2004 6:25:28 PM PDT by Bobber58 (whatever it takes, for as long as it takes)
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To: Bogey78O
Bill Schneider: press pimp.

Lies, lies, and more lies. I read the memo. It read like a history lesson.

What a cascade of lies.

Be Seeing You,

Chris

9 posted on 04/10/2004 6:26:12 PM PDT by section9 (Major Motoko Kusanagi says, "John Kerry: all John F., no Kennedy..." Click on my pic!)
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To: KQQL
Very wishful hoping by the enemy Leftist Partisan Press
10 posted on 04/10/2004 6:27:49 PM PDT by freedom1st
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To: section9
Just for the record, I hate CNN.
11 posted on 04/10/2004 6:28:05 PM PDT by presidentbowen (God Bless My Commander In Chief!)
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To: KQQL
I'm glad that FNC viewership is more than CNN and MSNBC combined.
12 posted on 04/10/2004 6:31:06 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (General - Alien Army of the Right (AAOTR))
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To: KQQL
This thing starts out saying the White House has released PART of an intelligence report.... It begins with a lie.
13 posted on 04/10/2004 6:31:52 PM PDT by csmusaret
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To: presidentbowen
I haven't watched CNN for years. But to add to my stress, this last month, I have been torturing myself by tuning in.

Today, I purposely decided to see what they would do with this PDB.

That is when THE MEN IN WHITE COATS, if they could have heard me yelling at the t.v., would have come to take me away! IT IS U N B E L I E V A B L E ...and we can't do a thing about it!

14 posted on 04/10/2004 6:32:38 PM PDT by Neenah ("It's Always Something!")
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To: KQQL
Schneider: Memo 'could be seriously damaging'

TO the DEMS! MuhahahahahAHAHAHAHA!!! Never play poker with Condi...
15 posted on 04/10/2004 6:34:48 PM PDT by dandelion
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To: csmusaret
Did these idiots read the same memo I did? There is not enough information there to draw any conclusions at all that could have forwarned of 9/11.

The presstitutes will do anything and everything to damage President Bush.
16 posted on 04/10/2004 6:35:13 PM PDT by arjay ("I don't do bumper stickers." Donald Rumsfeld)
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To: KQQL
The memo should not be damaging, but it probably will give the president's liberal critics some ammunition. I'm sure the White House realized this -- that's why they released the memo late Saturday, when no one is paying attention to the news.
17 posted on 04/10/2004 6:36:57 PM PDT by Bonaventure
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To: KQQL
The memo should not be damaging, but it probably will give the president's liberal critics some ammunition. I'm sure the White House realized this -- that's why they released the memo late Saturday, when no one is paying attention to the news.
18 posted on 04/10/2004 6:37:18 PM PDT by Bonaventure
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To: KQQL
It is exactly as Dr. Rice stated it. There is a clear threat from bin Laden, but there is nothing in the report that specifically says when, where, how, or who would attack us.
19 posted on 04/10/2004 6:39:47 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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Text of Released PDB

Saturday, April 10, 2004

The following is a redacted text of the presidential daily briefing from August 6, 2001:




http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,116766,00.html
20 posted on 04/10/2004 6:39:56 PM PDT by KQQL (@)
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To: KQQL
DEMS CRY - WAH, WAH, WAAAAHH CONDI WAS RIGHT


21 posted on 04/10/2004 6:42:35 PM PDT by Smartass (God Bless America and Our Troops - Bush & Cheney in 2004)
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To: arjay
Newspapers spew this venom on the editorial and op-ed pages. Tv presents these biased opinions as fact, then have the gall to run a poll on their website that is skewed by there biased reporting. No doubt they will report the results of this poll tomorrow as news.
22 posted on 04/10/2004 6:42:55 PM PDT by csmusaret
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To: KQQL
Rush summarized it best on Friday. This is just going to go on and on, its not going to stop, the Democratic plan is to make as many ignorant people believe that Bush himself was flying those planes in the WTC. The media is complicit in this, and unfortunately, the WH PR strategy is not good. This memo is out, Bush should be addressesing the nation directly next week to make the record clear.
23 posted on 04/10/2004 6:42:55 PM PDT by oceanview
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To: Smartass; MeekOneGOP
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24 posted on 04/10/2004 6:43:21 PM PDT by KQQL (@)
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To: KQQL
head of al Qaeda had been determined to conduct terror attacks in the United States since 1997.

A couple of points;
- Why didn't Clinton ask for such a report in 1997, 1998, 1999, or 2000?
- Why did Clinton do about al Qaeda in 1997, 1998, 1999, or 2000?

Combined with the claim that that it was Clinton "fly swarding" in 1998 that precipitated the 9-11 attack I would say the Clintonistas come off pretty bad.

The interesting testimony will be regarding the 70 ongoing investigations.

25 posted on 04/10/2004 6:44:20 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (General - Alien Army of the Right (AAOTR))
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To: Mike Darancette
the cable news stations mean next to nothing - their ratings are too low. Its the major networks and newspapers that have the most reach, its what they report they makes a difference. A jerk like Chris Matthews has perhaps 200,000 viewers, he's not a factor in shaping public opinion.
26 posted on 04/10/2004 6:45:25 PM PDT by oceanview
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To: Mike Darancette
swarding = swatting sometimes this checker burps.
27 posted on 04/10/2004 6:45:58 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (General - Alien Army of the Right (AAOTR))
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To: KQQL
Gosh, it would have been so simple! All the Whitehouse had to do was order civil aviation grounded in August of 2001, and ordered the arrest of all foreign-born muslims between the ages of 15 and 50! I'm SURE that CNN would have applauded those moves.
28 posted on 04/10/2004 6:46:04 PM PDT by Travis McGee (----- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com -----)
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To: KQQL
As I say, just about everything that happened in broad outline is in this memo, the only thing missing is that it would happen on September 11.

I hope the memo said to beef-up security at the airport in Boston. Kerry was warned about security problems there. And I hope Kerry told the White House about the security problem..

DAY OF INFAMY 2001 Official: Kerry failed to act on pre-9/11 tip

3rd agent to say he warned security lapses made Boston airport ripe for 'jihad' attack. [excerpt]

WASHINGTON – A third federal aviation-security agent, one still with the government, has stepped forward to say he also warned Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry about security lapses at Boston's Logan International Airport before the 9-11 hijackings there.

Earlier this week, two former FAA agents said the Democratic presidential hopeful failed to take effective action after they gave him a prophetic warning that his home airport was vulnerable to multiple hijackings.


29 posted on 04/10/2004 6:46:04 PM PDT by syriacus (Never forget. The Daschle-Schumer Gang obstructed organization of GWB's Administration --->9/11)
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To: presidentbowen
Just for the record, I hate CNN.

Now how could someone hate such a media outlet deserving of hate? (give it some thought before relying!) ; )

30 posted on 04/10/2004 6:47:24 PM PDT by EGPWS
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To: oceanview
SCHNEIDER: I think it could be seriously damaging. What this says is, the White House knew what bin Laden was capable of planning, where he intended to do it, which was New York or Washington, D.C., how he was going to do it. There was only one thing missing, which was exactly when he was going to do it, which turns out to be September 11.


CNN senior political (Spin Mister)Bill Schneider.

SOURCE: http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/04/10/otsc.schneider


31 posted on 04/10/2004 6:47:59 PM PDT by KQQL (@)
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To: KQQL
I figured who that Schneider guy reminds me of. Same damn voice too...


32 posted on 04/10/2004 6:48:44 PM PDT by Benrand
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To: Kirkwood
It is exactly as Dr. Rice stated it.

Which leads the DNC to frustration and at the same time leads me, and I'm sure others, to a level of pride and elation that is very comforting.

33 posted on 04/10/2004 6:51:15 PM PDT by EGPWS
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To: arjay
The RATmedia is our nation's greatest enemy. It must be confronted and destroyed or we are sunk.
34 posted on 04/10/2004 6:51:17 PM PDT by justshutupandtakeit (America's Enemies foreign and domestic agree: Bush must be destroyed.)
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To: KQQL
It is exactly as Dr. Rice stated it. There is a clear threat from bin Laden, but there is nothing in the report that specifically says when, where, how, or who would attack us.

Schneider is totally wrong. It mentioned explosives, but not aircraft used as missiles to bring down buildings. It mentions a hijack in order to release the blind sheik, which suggests some kind of hostage trade. It also mentions LA and refers indirectly to Seattle. It also indicates a strong overseas risk to embassies.
35 posted on 04/10/2004 6:56:32 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: KQQL
SCHNEIDER: I think it could be seriously damaging. What this says is, the White House knew what bin Laden was capable of planning, where he intended to do it, which was New York or Washington, D.C., how he was going to do it. There was only one thing missing, which was exactly when he was going to do it, which turns out to be September 11.

This is hilarious. Schneider must think none of us are capable of reading what the Aug 6 briefing REALLY says.

Of course I hope CNN fools their kool-aid drinking viewers into believing this is a real gotcha moment for Bush, just so they can once again be disappointed when nothing comes of it.

Just like the Enron scandal was supposed to bring Bush down, until it turned out there was NOTHING to the left's accusations and it just fizzled away.

These people are so obsessed with their hatred of Bush they are incapable of making rational judgments and keep running into dea ends.

36 posted on 04/10/2004 6:57:41 PM PDT by Jorge
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To: plain talk
Got that right. Schneider really is lying through his lengthening yellow teeth here. The memo said no such thing as this.

No surprise, though, as Schneider has been a democrap suckup for his whole career, whole life, apparently.
37 posted on 04/10/2004 6:57:46 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: KQQL
I heard the memo quotes Bin Laden as targeting American cities because Bill Clinton attacked his camps in 1998.
38 posted on 04/10/2004 6:58:12 PM PDT by af_vet_1981
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To: Kirkwood
Schneider is totally wrong...



.he's RATS best Spin Mister.

NO AIRLINE was ever used as a missle before 911.

39 posted on 04/10/2004 6:58:38 PM PDT by KQQL (@)
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To: arjay
Did these idiots read the same memo I did?

Does it matter? It doesn't make any difference what the memo says - only what the media says the memo says.

40 posted on 04/10/2004 7:01:15 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves
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We have not been able to corroborate some of the more sensational threat reporting, such as that from a [deleted text] service in 1998 saying that Bin Ladin wanted to hijack a US aircraft to gain the release of "Blind Shaykh" 'Umar' Abd aI-Rahman and other US-held extremists.
41 posted on 04/10/2004 7:01:17 PM PDT by KQQL (@)
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To: Bonaventure
O.K.

Ben Laden wanted to attack the US. Should have gone after him just because he wanted to.

Saddam wanted to acquired weapons of mass distruction and use them against the US and its interests. Should not have gone after him just because he just wanted to.

42 posted on 04/10/2004 7:02:02 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter
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To: Smartass
I printed off a couple of those pictures, and put them in
the windows of my vehicle, and the other day a
hippy/mother earth/save the whales/don't eat meat looking chick
drove up next to me and was flipping me off with both hands....


After she passed me, I noticed she had a Gore/Loserman bumper sticker
next to a Bill McBribe bumper sticker.....I was laughing so hard I almost _ _ _ _.
44 posted on 04/10/2004 7:04:23 PM PDT by ThreePuttinDude (RACECAR spelled backwards is....well you know...)
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To: KQQL
CNN..


45 posted on 04/10/2004 7:05:12 PM PDT by Jeff Gordon (LWS - Legislating While Stupid. Someone should make this illegal.)
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To: plain talk
What a pudgy little lying sack of sh** he is!
46 posted on 04/10/2004 7:05:30 PM PDT by zook
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To: Mr. Jeeves
and lets see how many surrogates the white house can produce to say exactly that, over and over again, on the Sunday talk shows. their media war room stinks.
47 posted on 04/10/2004 7:06:26 PM PDT by oceanview
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To: Jeff Gordon
READ THE MEMO FOR YOUR SELF FOLKS




http://users.wi.net/~johnh/pdb.pdf
48 posted on 04/10/2004 7:07:26 PM PDT by KQQL (@)
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To: ThreePuttinDude
Ain't luv grand.
49 posted on 04/10/2004 7:09:26 PM PDT by Smartass (God Bless America and Our Troops - Bush & Cheney in 2004)
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To: KQQL
I couldn't hold it in so I wrote them:

I just read Bill Schneider's comments in the cnn.com story, "Schneider: Memo 'could be seriously damaging'." You actually use this guy as an analyst? I read the memo. It says none of the things Schneider says it does in his total mischaracterization of its contents. He's either a partisan liar or a partisan idiot. I believe he is the former. This is poor analysis and poor journalism. Whatever happened to intellectual honesty at CNN? Oops. Never mind. It was never there.

50 posted on 04/10/2004 7:10:04 PM PDT by ItsForTheChildren
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