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Bin Laden's Not the Only Thing bill clinton Lost
6.22.04 | Mia T

Posted on 06/22/2004 8:16:17 AM PDT by Mia T

bin Laden's not the only thing bill clinton lost

by Mia T, 6.22.04

In an effort to counter the growing perception that President Clinton forfeited America's best chance to arrest Osama bin Laden before the 9/11 attacks, "CBS Evening News" anchorman Dan Rather aired new footage Monday night of Clinton strenuously denying that the government of Sudan ever offered to extradite the al Qaida mastermind.

In a segment initially edited out of Sunday night's "60 Minutes" broadcast, Clinton tells Rather, "To the best of my knowledge it is not true that we were ever offered [bin Laden] by the Sudanese, even though they later claimed it. I think it's total bull." In more remarks deleted from the original broadcast, the ex-president claimed:

"Mr. Absurabi, the head of the Sudanese government, was a buddy of bin Laden's. They were business partners together. There was no way in the wide world this guy who was in business with bin Laden in Sudan was going to give him up to us."

CBS Airs New Footage of Clinton Denying Bin Laden Offer
NewsMax.com | 6/21/04 | Carl Limbacher and the Newsax.com staff

eems bill lost his supposed ol' touch along with bin Laden.

Exculpation by business partner? I mean, gimme a break.

Surely clinton, of all people, knows that after the spouse, the business partner is the prime suspect in any hit. (Need I say "Jim McDougal?")


DON'T BELIEVE YOUR LYING EARS (the perjurer returns)

The real question before us is not whether clinton lost bin Laden, and "lost" him purposefully and repeatedly; the record on that is clear.

The real question is why.

Why, despite bin Laden's repeated acts of war against America and repeated declarations of war against America, did this legacy-obsessed president repeatedly and purposefully refuse to take -- and take out -- bin Laden? (Don't be fooled by clinton's ineffectual, curiously-timed pin pricks that were engineered to fail.)

At the time of the first WTC bombing by the same terrorists in '93, terrorism was in its incipient stage and stoppable; defeating terrorism would have secured clinton's legacy for all time. Yet, bill clinton didn't even visit the site; he quickly 'moved on' and urged the country to 'move on,' too.


So the question before us is not "whether" but "why." Why did clinton refuse to take on terrorism?

Was it simple stupidity and lack of vision?

Or was it also that familiar clinton demagogic refrain: cowardice, infantilism, megalomania... and the
Nobel Peace Prize?

Which brings us to clinton's book....


THE BIG STORY

The big story emerging from bill clinton's book is not that the book is small and vacuous and dishonest and self-indulgent and undisciplined and incoherent and "eye-crossingly dull," like its author.

It's not even that 'the paper of record' has declared it so.

The big story coming out of bill clinton's embarrassingly anachronistic little book is this:
If we are to prevail, if we are to win this war on terror, we must never, ever again elect anyone remotely like bill clinton.

Kerry's Fatal(clinton)Error
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johnkerryisdangerousforamerica.blogspot.com

 
ELECTION BOTTOM LINE:
TERRORIST SYMPATHIZER or TERRORIST ANNIHILATOR
UNFIT SERIES: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#4 - Kerry champions tolerance for terrorists


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johnkerryisdangerousforamerica.blogspot.com

missus clinton's REAL virtual office update
http://hillarytalks.blogspot.com
http://virtualclintonlibrary.blogspot.com
http://demmemogate.blogspot.com
http://www.hillarytalks.us
http://www.hillarytalks.org
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DON'T BELIEVE YOUR LYING EARS
(the perjurer returns)

clinton: "I did not bring him [Osama bin Laden] here... though we knew he wanted to commit crimes against America."

bill clinton
(HEAR HIM NOW)
CLINTON TURNED DOWN SUDAN'S OFFERS OF BIN LADEN
HEAR CLINTON'S SECRETLY TAPED "ADMISSION" NOW

"The Sudanese wanted America to start dealing with them again. They released him [bin Laden].

At the time, '96, he had committed no crime against America, so I did not bring him here because we had no basis on which to hold him, though we knew he wanted to commit crimes against America.

So I pleaded with the Saudis to take him, 'cause they could have; but they thought it was a hot potato. They didn't and that's how he wound up in Afghanistan."

bill clinton
(HEAR HIM NOW)
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002
Clinton Reveals on Secret Audio:
I Nixed Bin Laden Extradition Offer


"The instant that second plane hit, I said to the person with whom I was speaking, 'Bin Laden did this.' I knew immediately. I know what this network can do."

bill clinton

 



COMMENT:
The above inculpatory remark by the impeached erstwhile ersatz prez is illustrative of
the synergy of profound psychological dysfunction and rube arrogance rooted in stupidity.
That remark is his legacy's death knell.

3.20.04 6.21.04 ALERT!
CLINTON-WAS-AN-UTTER-FAILURE Containment Team Scheme team
is reactivated and in high gear...

Thou art arm'd that hath thy crook'd schemers straight.
Cudgel thy brains no more, the clinton plots are great.

 Mia T, On Neutered and Neutering,
by Mia T and Edward Zehr (EZ)

 


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hillary talks: ON TERROR

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Clinton's failure to grasp the opportunity to unravel increasingly organized extremists, coupled with Berger's assessments of their potential to directly threaten the U.S., represents one of the most serious foreign policy failures in American history.

Clinton Let Bin Laden Slip Away and Metastasize
MANSOOR IJAZ
December 5, 2001

A Fish Rots from the Head

Investor's Business Daily

 

Ijaz, an admitted Clinton supporter who helped negotiate these opportunities to nab bin Laden, said, "The silence of the Clinton administration in responding to these offers was deafening."

Ijaz says that three months before bin Laden's men blew up the USS Cole in Yemen, he "brought the White House another plausible offer to deal with bin Laden, by then known to be involved in the embassy bombings (in Tanzania and Kenya)... But senior Clinton officials sabotaged the offer."

Clinton's apparent boredom with vital information extended beyond Sudanese intelligence officers to his own intelligence officers. His first CIA director, James Woolsey, couldn't get a meeting with Clinton in the two years he served. Woolsey left the Clinton administration disgusted with its slovenly approach to national security. ...

To hear Clinton now say "We must do more to reduce the pool of potential terrorists" is thus beyond farce. He had numerous opportunities to reduce that pool, and he blew it.

The pool, in fact, grew larger on Clinton's watch, as he spent his final days giving pardons to drug dealers, Puerto Rican terrorists and Marc Rich, a fugitive who topped America's most-wanted list.

NEW AUDIO!
Hear the Bill Bennett epilogue

In this light, Clinton's order to the CIA that it not use "unsavory characters" to collect information pushes irony to its outer limits.


hillary talks: ON MILITARY TACTICS
The Easy Part

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INTERVIEW Osama bin Laden

(may 1998)

 

In the first part of this interview which occurred in May 1998, a little over two months before the U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, Osama bin Laden answers questions posed to him by some of his followers at his mountaintop camp in southern Afghanistan. In the latter part of the interview, ABC reporter John Miller is asking the questions.

 

Describe the situation when your men took down the American forces in Somalia.

 

After our victory in Afghanistan and the defeat of the oppressors who had killed millions of Muslims, the legend about the invincibility of the superpowers vanished. Our boys no longer viewed America as a superpower. So, when they left Afghanistan, they went to Somalia and prepared themselves carefully for a long war. They had thought that the Americans were like the Russians, so they trained and prepared. They were stunned when they discovered how low was the morale of the American soldier. America had entered with 30,000 soldiers in addition to thousands of soldiers from different countries in the world. As I said, our boys were shocked by the low morale of the American soldier and they realized that the American soldier was just a paper tiger. He was unable to endure the strikes that were dealt to his army, so he fled, and America had to stop all its bragging and all that noise it was making in the press after the Gulf War in which it destroyed the infrastructure and the milk and dairy industry that was vital for the infants and the children and the civilians and blew up dams which were necessary for the crops people grew to feed their families. Proud of this destruction, America assumed the titles of world leader and master of the new world order. After a few blows, it forgot all about those titles and rushed out of Somalia in shame and disgrace, dragging the bodies of its soldiers. America stopped calling itself world leader and master of the new world order, and its politicians realized that those titles were too big for them and that they were unworthy of them. I was in Sudan when this happened. I was very happy to learn of that great defeat that America suffered, so was every Muslim....

 

The American people, by and large, do not know the name bin Laden, but they soon likely will. Do you have a message for the American people?

 

 

I say to them that they have put themselves at the mercy of a disloyal government, and this is most evident in Clinton's administration....

Lopez: In sum, how many times did Bill Clinton lose bin Laden?

Miniter: Here's a rundown. The Clinton administration:

1. Did not follow-up on the attempted bombing of Aden marines in Yemen.

2. Shut the CIA out of the 1993 WTC bombing investigation, hamstringing their effort to capture bin Laden.

3. Had Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, a key bin Laden lieutenant, slip through their fingers in Qatar.

4. Did not militarily react to the al Qaeda bombing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

5. Did not accept the Sudanese offer to turn bin Laden.

6. Did not follow-up on another offer from Sudan through a private back channel.

7. Objected to Northern Alliance efforts to assassinate bin Laden in Afghanistan.

8. Decided against using special forces to take down bin Laden in Afghanistan.

9. Did not take an opportunity to take into custody two al Qaeda operatives involved in the East African embassy bombings. In another little scoop, I am able to show that Sudan arrested these two terrorists and offered them to the FBI. The Clinton administration declined to pick them up and they were later allowed to return to Pakistan.

10. Ordered an ineffectual, token missile strike against a Sudanese pharmaceutical factory.

11. Clumsily tipped off Pakistani officials sympathetic to bin Laden before a planned missile strike against bin Laden on August 20, 1998. Bin Laden left the camp with only minutes to spare.

12-14. Three times, Clinton hesitated or deferred in ordering missile strikes against bin Laden in 1999 and 2000.

15. When they finally launched and armed the Predator spy drone plane, which captured amazing live video images of bin Laden, the Clinton administration no longer had military assets in place to strike the archterrorist.

16. Did not order a retaliatory strike on bin Laden for the murderous attack on the USS Cole.





hillary talks:ON TERROR

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copyright Mia T 2004

 

 

A Vote for Kerry is a Vote for the Terrorists

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JOHN KERRY'S RECKLESS TET-OFFENSIVE-GAMBIT REPLAY:
the left's jihad against America is killing our troops, aiding + abetting the terrorists and imperiling all Americans


ELECTION BOTTOM LINE:
TERRORIST SYMPATHIZER or TERRORIST ANNIHILATOR

UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#4 - Kerry champions tolerance for terrorists


UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#3-sang-froid and the "nuclear" button

UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#2-understanding the job description

UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#1-making the tough choices in a post-9/11 world

nepotism + tokenism = a nancy pelosi
(or a hillary clinton)

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Kerry Lacks Moral Authority to Condemn Content

"CRY BUSH" + Iraqi-Prisoner "Abuse"
What are the Dems up to?


DON'T BELIEVE YOUR LYING EARS (The Perjurer Returns)
(Clinton: Claims I Turned Down Bin Laden are 'Bull')

The Mary Jo White Memo:
Documentation of clintons' and Gorelick's willful, seditious malfeasance


What is the REAL Reason for Gorelick's Wall?



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MUST-READ BOOK FOR DEMOCRATS:
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(Who in his right mind would ever want the clintons back in the Oval Office?)

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1 posted on 06/22/2004 8:16:35 AM PDT by Mia T
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To: jla

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2 posted on 06/22/2004 8:22:55 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: WorkingClassFilth; jla; Gail Wynand; Brian Allen; Wolverine; Lonesome in Massachussets; IVote2; ...

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3 posted on 06/22/2004 8:25:51 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: beyond the sea

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4 posted on 06/22/2004 8:29:27 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: KMC1

ping


5 posted on 06/22/2004 8:32:04 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: cricket

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6 posted on 06/22/2004 8:33:18 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T

Good morning Mia
thanks for the ping
& bttt


7 posted on 06/22/2004 8:51:39 AM PDT by firewalk
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To: BeforeISleep

you're welcome and good morning :)


8 posted on 06/22/2004 8:53:03 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T
A moment of silence please, for Jim McDougal. One thing I remember McDougal said, (no doubt to clear her conscious)....that Jim cut her loose and told Susan, do, say, whatever you have to.

And lest we forget, here's a good brief bio of St. Susan:

"Susan McDougal, ever-incarcerated Whitewater figure, was charged with embezzlement and tax fraud in a case unrelated to the Arkansas land deal. The latest charges were brought by conductor Zubin Mehta and his wife, for whom McDougal was bookkeeper and personal assistant from 1989 to 1992.

After serving 18 months in prison for refusing to answer questions about President and Mrs. Clinton before the Whitewater grand jury, McDougal immediately began a 90-day detention at home for fraud in the Whitewater dealings. Although some felt her imprisonment for sticking to her principles in the Clinton investigation gave her a saintly aura, the embezzlement charges knocked her off the pedestal. Ex-husband Jim McDougal, also a key Whitewater figure, made headlines in March when he died in prison due to heart failure. President Clinton pardoned Susan McDougal shortly before he left office in 2001."

9 posted on 06/22/2004 8:53:09 AM PDT by YaYa123 (@"Corruption"...thy name is Clinton.com)
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To: holdonnow; M. Thatcher; MLedeen

fyi


10 posted on 06/22/2004 9:05:26 AM PDT by jla (http://www.ronaldreaganmemorial.com/memorial_fund.asp)
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To: Mia T

He's getting in line for his 7 virgins.


11 posted on 06/22/2004 9:38:49 AM PDT by tobyhill (The war on terrorism is not for the weak)
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To: jla

bump


12 posted on 06/22/2004 9:41:37 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: YaYa123

bump


13 posted on 06/22/2004 9:47:27 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T
"60 Minutes" declined NewsMax.com's offer to share its recording of Clinton admitting he had turned down the Sudanese offer, and instead let Clinton's denial stand unchallenged.

SeeBS is not even faking it anymore, not for years now. I have been saying that the lamestream media is the greatest enemy of this country for 10 years at least. What would the Founders say about the "PRESS" today.

In an age of 24 hour news, isn't it somewhat ironic that with a geometric increase in information there is at least an arithmetic increase in the ignorance of the public. Disinformation and outright lying win in this country. What a shame.

14 posted on 06/22/2004 10:19:57 AM PDT by beyond the sea (anyone who says he can see through women is missing alot)
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15 posted on 06/22/2004 11:59:01 AM PDT by jla (http://www.ronaldreaganmemorial.com/memorial_fund.asp)
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To: beyond the sea

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The leftist big lie is precisely why I have argued that Bush, Cheney et al. must have an aggressive rapid response team. In this 24-hr-news sound-bite culture, yesterday's lie takes root before dawn.

The Bush camp has failed miserably here... and it continues to fail. When the Bushies finally do (occasionally) respond, their answers are much too oblique and genteel. (Most vices are committed very genteelly.)

The Bushies must understand that this campaign is not an exercise in personal loyalty or achievement; it is a collective loyalty to the Constitution. Bush swore to preserve, protect and defend it.

They must understand that the war we are waging extends to the Left, that America's defeat here is America's defeat everywhere.


16 posted on 06/22/2004 1:41:18 PM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T
Bush, Cheney et al. must have an aggressive rapid response team. In this 24-hr-news sound-bite culture, yesterday's lie takes root before dawn. --

Right on, and I'll volunteer for the "team". It's right up my alley. I am an immediate responder........ sometimes much to my chagrin, but the White House can check my work before it goes out to shut down the Dem. lies! ;)

17 posted on 06/22/2004 3:20:19 PM PDT by beyond the sea (anyone who says he can see through women is missing alot)
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To: Mia T

Needs more colors. And underlining.


18 posted on 06/22/2004 3:22:57 PM PDT by Hank Rearden (Refuse to let anyone who could only get a government job tell you how to run your life.)
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To: YaYa123

Back in Arkansas Bill thought Susan was hot in her very short shorts on the back of a motorcycle. Bill was doing everybody.


19 posted on 06/22/2004 3:23:07 PM PDT by beyond the sea (anyone who says he can see through women is missing alot)
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20 posted on 06/22/2004 3:36:38 PM PDT by jla (http://www.ronaldreaganmemorial.com/memorial_fund.asp)
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To: Mia T

BUMP!


21 posted on 06/22/2004 4:24:58 PM PDT by Brian Allen (Did you hear that my beloved FRiend has died? -- President Ronald Wilson Reagan 1911 - 2004)
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To: Brian Allen

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22 posted on 06/22/2004 7:44:38 PM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: jla

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23 posted on 06/22/2004 7:45:02 PM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T
Thanks Mia T for the ping. Another great effort and warning re the damage done; and the threat posed, by the Clintonites. . .the 'Left' et al. I do hope your work - somehow - gets recognition beyond the 'far and the wide' world of Free Republic!

As to your comments . . .[ The Bush camp has failed miserably here... and it continues to fail. When the Bushies finally do (occasionally) respond, their answers are much too oblique and genteel. . .The Bushies must understand that this campaign is not an exercise in personal loyalty or achievement; it is a collective loyalty to the Constitution. Bush swore to preserve, protect and defend it.]. . .

Could not agree more, Mia; and this has been one of my biggest concerns/peeves/gripes and disappointments, re the 'Presidents Bush' and in general, Republicans who just feel compelled to 'make nice' as they wipe another shot of Demrat spit out of their eyes or off the pages of our Constitution.

I am well past understanding that our Repubs want to be better than that; or their just not realizing that collective America and the authors of our Constitution deserve a response to these attacks that are equal to the threat they pose. It is beyond infuriating; and it is demoralizing.

But the enemies of America deserve to hear the harshest truth. We deserve to hear the truth, if only calmly, from our leaders, of those who arrogantly and determinedly, define themselves as our enemies here at home.

Many similarities, beyond the metaphor, as it relates to our war on terrorism. But then; 'war is war' and our enemies, are just that.

In my heart of hearts; believe if GW has not taken the 'gentle path'- which he walked for his campaign against Gore; then Florida could not or would not - have happened. And felt the same re his Father; as he campaigned against Bill Clinton; imagine a different ending.

But hey; Life happens!

Thanks Mia T. and a bump included, of course. ;^)

24 posted on 06/22/2004 7:55:55 PM PDT by cricket
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To: Mia T

The man is beyond belief. Here we have the usual sniveling self-congatulatory leftist in Effington on one hand and krinton, the rapist-sociopath, on the other.

Forget a return to morals. Forget saving the Republic. What we really need is to graduate more well trained shrinks.


25 posted on 06/22/2004 8:28:00 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (Back to an old favorite: DEFUND NPR & PBS - THE AMERICAN PRAVDA)
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26 posted on 06/23/2004 6:25:55 AM PDT by jla (http://www.ronaldreaganmemorial.com/memorial_fund.asp)
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To: tobyhill

Just 7 virgins? It used to be 72 virgins. Guess so many have blown themselves to smithereens that there's a shortage of virgins. Soon, there won't be any and then what?


27 posted on 06/23/2004 6:31:50 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn
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To: cricket
Could not agree more, Mia; and this has been one of my biggest concerns/peeves/gripes and disappointments, re the 'Presidents Bush' and in general, Republicans who just feel compelled to 'make nice' as they wipe another shot of Demrat spit out of their eyes or off the pages of our Constitution.

I am well past understanding that our Repubs want to be better than that ; or their just not realizing that collective America and the authors of our Constitution deserve a response to these attacks that are equal to the threat they pose. It is beyond infuriating; and it is demoralizing.

But the enemies of America deserve to hear the harshest truth. We deserve to hear the truth, if only calmly, from our leaders, of those who arrogantly and determinedly, define themselves as our enemies here at home.

Many similarities, beyond the metaphor, as it relates to our war on terrorism . But then; 'war is war' and our enemies, are just that.

In my heart of hearts; believe if GW has not taken the 'gentle path'- which he walked for his campaign against Gore; then Florida could not or would not - have happened. And felt the same re his Father; as he campaigned against Bill Clinton; imagine a different ending.

cricket

Bush is asking the wrong questions....

The overriding issue is not about matters personal. Bush's personal ambition (or lack thereof)... or personally loyalty... must not cloud the calculus.

The overriding issue is this: Will President George W. Bush remain loyal to the Constitution?

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution

Preserving, protecting and defending America is the president's only charge.

We are facing annihilation now because, frankly, Dubya's dad, similarly indisposed to the notions of the street fight and a larger collective loyalty, enabled the election of clinton, profoundly, dysfunctionally, self-servingly dangerous in much the same way Kerry is profoundly, dysfunctionally, self-servingly dangerous.

Worse still, George H.W. Bush allowed the election of someone he KNEW TO A CERTAINTY was profoundly, dysfunctionally, self-servingly dangerous.

George W. Bush must put aside the personal... and all conservatives must put aside the provincial. Winning this apocalyptic war is all that matters now.

winning recipe for Bush: add a dollop of New York street fighter...
Mia T, 6.15.04


Achieving a low soldier mortality rate with a policy of artful battlefield-and-responsibility-avoidance is hardly the measure of commander-in-chief success.

UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
WHY JOHN KERRY IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA
#2-understanding the job description
Mia T, 5.17.04

UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#2-understanding the job description

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THE CLINTONS--AMERICA'S BIGGEST BLUNDER
Hear Bush 41 Warn Us--October 19, 1992*

CNN's favorite general, Wesley Clark, has also been heard to opine that our troops are getting bogged down in Iraq. His competence to judge American generals is questionable since his command was limited to working for NATO. We prefer to hear from American generals. Clark's contribution to international relations consisted of mistakenly bombing the Chinese embassy in Belgrade. In his zeal to prevent troop casualties, he ordered pilots to fly at such high altitudes that the pilots complained that they were being forced to incur unnecessary civilian casualties.

Ann Coulter
The enemy within
World Net Daily
March 26, 2003

 


hear
*Thanx to Cloud William for text and audio

 

LEHRER: President Bush, your closing statement, sir.

PRESIDENT BUSH: Three weeks from now--two weeks from tomorrow, America goes to the polls and you're going to have to decide who you want to lead this country ...

On foreign affairs, some think it's irrelevant. I believe it's not. We're living in an interconnected world...And if a crisis comes up, ask who has the judgment and the experience and, yes, the character to make the right decision?

And, lastly, the other night on character Governor Clinton said it's not the character of the president but the character of the presidency. I couldn't disagree more. Horace Greeley said the only thing that endures is character. And I think it was Justice Black who talked about great nations, like great men, must keep their word.

And so the question is, who will safeguard this nation, who will safeguard our people and our children? I need your support, I ask for your support. And may God bless the United States of America.

(Applause)

 
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28 posted on 06/23/2004 6:54:51 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: WorkingClassFilth

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29 posted on 06/23/2004 6:59:19 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T
"Worse still, George H.W. Bush allowed the election of someone he KNEW TO A CERTAINTY was profoundly, dysfunctionally, self-servingly dangerous."

You know, I do think Bush was blinded by his own 'goodness' here.

He surely knew Clinton's reputation; and think that in even the wildest of his ruminations re the 'Clinton sleeze factor'; could the gentle/refined Bush imagine a 'President Clinton'. Believe that Bush assumed that Clinton was 'over-reaching'; and that America could/would see; what so many already knew.

Of course, by the time the realization of Clinton succeeding had set in; it was too late. . .

GW can have no such illusions about the nature of our enemy or the kind of battle that he must be engaged. (A few lost rounds with Kennedy, should have been enough of a wake-up call for Bush - but still; he wears the soft gloves). I hope behind the scenes,there is more than meets our eye here.

That said. . .you hit the nail on the head perfectly:

"winning recipe for Bush: add a dollop of New York street fighter..."

And yes, it is not simply a choice; but a duty required. . .

30 posted on 06/23/2004 9:16:08 AM PDT by cricket
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To: cricket

click on the apple.

Bush 1 knew.

But his warning about clinton and national security was too oblique, too genteel.

He should have said, it was his DUTY to say: "This aberration is a danger to our national security."


31 posted on 06/23/2004 9:55:20 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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32 posted on 06/27/2004 8:07:10 PM PDT by jla (http://www.ronaldreaganmemorial.com/memorial_fund.asp)
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To: jla

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33 posted on 06/28/2004 6:26:34 PM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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