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Posted on 05/13/2004 2:05:46 PM PDT by PhiKapMom
Thursday, May 13, 2004
Kerrys Hindsight Is Badly Flawed
KERRYS OPINION: When Bill Clinton left office, not one young American was dying in war anywhere in this world, Kerry said. (David Hammer, Kerry Invokes Clinton's Name, Says Arkansas Can Be Won, The Associated Press, 5/13/04)
RNC CHAIRMAN ED GILLESPIE: Even with the benefit of hindsight, John Kerry does not recognize the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, the Khobar Towers bombing, the bombings of our Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania and the attack on the USS Cole as acts of war waged against us. He seems to believe these were isolated incidents that require a law enforcement response.
KERRY FORGETS OR IGNORES TERRORIST ATTACK
On October 12, 2000, USS Cole Was Attacked By Terrorists, Leaving 17 U.S. Servicemen Dead. ABCS PETER JENNINGS: It was broad daylight today when the USS Cole began to tie up in the port city of Aden in Yemen at the tip of the Arabian peninsula. There had been some general warnings in the last few days about the possibility of terrorism in the region, but they're almost commonplace these days. The small boat with two men in it was apparently not seen as a threat. And tonight, we know that five American sailors were killed, a dozen are unaccounted for, and 36 were wounded. The final death toll was seventeen. (ABCs World News Tonight, 10/12/00; U.S. Navy Office Of Information Website, USS Cole (DDG 67) The Casualties, http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/news/news_stories/cole-casualties.html, Accessed 5/13/04)
Suspect Was Osama Bin Laden. ABCS JOHN McWETHY: Intelligence sources tell ABC News that six days ago, the US received information that suspected terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had signaled one of his hit squads to move out, but there were no details on where it was headed. (ABCs World News Tonight, 10/12/00)
After Investigation, FBI Confirmed Bin Ladens Al Qaeda Terrorist Group Was Responsible. On October 12, 2000, terrorists conducted a suicide attack against the U.S.S. Cole The FBI deployed scores of agents and other personnel to Yemen, and determined that al Qaeda operatives were behind the attacks. (Law Enforcement, Counterterrorism, And Intelligence Collection In The United States Prior To 9/11: Staff Statement No. 9, National Commission On Terrorist Attacks Upon The United States, 4/13/04)
BIN LADEN THINKS ITS A WAR
DOES KERRY VIEW TERRORISM AS ACT OF WAR?
War On Terror Far More Of A Law Enforcement Than Military Operation. [T]he fight against terror is far more of a law enforcement and intelligence operation than it is a day-to-day huge military operation. (MSNBCs Hardball, 9/8/03)
Kerry Balked At Calling War On Terror An Actual War. The final victory in the war on terror depends on a victory in the war of ideas, much more than the war on the battlefield. And the war - not the war, I dont want to use that terminology. (In His Words: John Kerry, The New York Times Website, www.nytimes.com, 3/6/04)
Let this gigilo keep opening his mouth. He is one more divorce away from living on on the boat that Ter-a-sa bought him, and riding his 6000$ bicycle.
The Republican Party is the party of the middle class; the Democratic Party is the party of those who have contempt for the values of the middle class - big-mouthed "spokesmen" for the poor, and fat cats, neither of whom respect the distinction between working for $40,000 and riding a gravy train for a de facto $25,000.
Three words: ~~ "Remember blackhawk down!"
Kerrys Hindsight Is Badly Flawed
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