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October 1998: Senate Democrats Signed Letter Urging Clinton to Attack Saddam Over WMDs!
Rush

Posted on 07/13/2004 11:29:56 AM PDT by Spackidagoosh

Remember Freepers we went to Iraq for oil and Halliburton

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1998; 2004; 2004electionbias; carllevin; clintonlegacy; dnctalkingpoints; doublestandard; iraq; iraqwar; kerry; mediabias; radicalmoderate; saddamhussein; wariniraq; waronterror; waronterrorism; whywefight; wmd; wmds
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1 posted on 07/13/2004 11:29:56 AM PDT by Spackidagoosh
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To: Spackidagoosh

bump


2 posted on 07/13/2004 11:31:01 AM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Spackidagoosh; StriperSniper; Mo1; Howlin; Peach; kimmie7; 4integrity; BigSkyFreeper; ...

GOTTA SEE THIS!!!!


3 posted on 07/13/2004 11:32:13 AM PDT by OXENinFLA
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To: Spackidagoosh

Not only that but in 1997 Kerry was urging Clinton take action REGARDLESS OF THE UN. He said it would show "leadership" to do what must be done to protect the country regardless of the UN.

He also didn't have very much regard for France or Germany.

Transcript from CNN here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1087918/posts


4 posted on 07/13/2004 11:33:06 AM PDT by Peach
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To: Spackidagoosh

The coming RNC commercials are going to be a joy to watch.


5 posted on 07/13/2004 11:33:25 AM PDT by Badeye ("The day you stop learning, is the day you begin dying")
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To: OXENinFLA

This is why Clinton signed the Iraqi Liberation Act in 1998.

Kerry was calling for boots on the ground at that time, regardless of what the UN said.


6 posted on 07/13/2004 11:33:54 AM PDT by Peach
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To: Spackidagoosh

John Fn "Lier" Kerry?


7 posted on 07/13/2004 11:36:13 AM PDT by SwinneySwitch (Remember 9-11 on 11-2 !)
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To: OXENinFLA

Ah yes, sit back and enjoy. This should be fun.


8 posted on 07/13/2004 11:36:25 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas ("There are two Americas, unfortunately for Edwards, neither one voted for him." Conan O'Brien)
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To: Spackidagoosh

BUMP!


9 posted on 07/13/2004 11:36:27 AM PDT by jmstein7 (A Judge not bound by the original meaning of the Constitution interprets nothing but his own mind.)
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To: OXENinFLA

I don't know who scares me more, these people, or the ones who vote for them.


10 posted on 07/13/2004 11:37:29 AM PDT by StriperSniper ("Ronald Reagan, the Founding Father of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy." - Mark Levin 6/8/04)
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To: OXENinFLA

Oh My My .. hehehe


11 posted on 07/13/2004 11:37:52 AM PDT by Mo1
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To: KB4W

Well, well, well........


12 posted on 07/13/2004 11:38:10 AM PDT by arbee4bush ( I expressed myself forcefully and felt better after I did it-VP Cheney)
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To: OXENinFLA

Ha! Kerry signed it! How is he going to spin his way out of this?


13 posted on 07/13/2004 11:39:19 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Monthly Donors NEVER need tons click "co-ordinating")
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To: Spackidagoosh

The Demos will just respond to this memo by saying that they never called for an actual ground force invasion, just air strikes.


14 posted on 07/13/2004 11:39:34 AM PDT by jpl ("America's greatest chapter is still to be written, for the best is yet to come." - Ronald W. Reagan)
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To: Spackidagoosh

I'm still waiting for a brave liberal to explain to me how the CIA was pressured by the Bush Administration on Iraq before the Bush Administration was in office.

How could they (the Democrats in 1998) come to the same conclusions as Bush did if Bush was the one who had the CIA massage the intel to fit his policy?

It's physically and logically impossible. Do they know this?


15 posted on 07/13/2004 11:40:27 AM PDT by nuffsenuff
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To: SandyInSeattle

He sign it before he did not sign it.


16 posted on 07/13/2004 11:40:34 AM PDT by KevinDavis (Let the meek inherit the Earth, the rest of us will explore the stars!)
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To: SandyInSeattle
How is he going to spin his way out of this?

He was for the war BEFORE he was against it. Remember?

17 posted on 07/13/2004 11:41:30 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas ("There are two Americas, unfortunately for Edwards, neither one voted for him." Conan O'Brien)
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To: Spackidagoosh

Ya done good Spack!


18 posted on 07/13/2004 11:41:50 AM PDT by Wu
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To: Spackidagoosh

Where did you pick this up?


19 posted on 07/13/2004 11:42:03 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: jpl

Seriously, completely disregaring that if there were CIA screw-ups (and I'm still not 100% convinced that it was as bad as the SIC is making it out to be. Hussein was up to something, IMHO) they occurred LONG before Bush took office.

But they'll just gloss over that.


20 posted on 07/13/2004 11:42:03 AM PDT by nuffsenuff
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To: Spackidagoosh

bookmark bump


21 posted on 07/13/2004 11:43:09 AM PDT by votelife (Calling abortion a women's issue is like calling war a men's issue!)
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To: anyone

OH!!!!

Thank You!!! Thank You!!! Thank You!!! for this INFO!!!!

I'd do a back flip, but I am in the living room; mom has be helping her with the house work today!!


22 posted on 07/13/2004 11:44:22 AM PDT by AirBorn
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To: Spackidagoosh

Excellent post Spack. Excellent.


23 posted on 07/13/2004 11:44:38 AM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: SandyInSeattle

Easy. He DIDN'T sign it, before he DID sign it, or
something like that.


24 posted on 07/13/2004 11:44:38 AM PDT by Twinkie
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To: OXENinFLA

Should we fax this over to Senator Levin's office

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA


25 posted on 07/13/2004 11:46:05 AM PDT by Mo1
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To: Spackidagoosh

But this is different. NOT!


26 posted on 07/13/2004 11:47:28 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Kerry has a Carter Plan. Bush has a Reagan Plan. You choose which is your plan.)
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To: Twinkie

He didn't sign it. It was his evil twin, Skippy.


27 posted on 07/13/2004 11:47:50 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Monthly Donors NEVER need tons click "co-ordinating")
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To: johniegrad

Right clicking and checking Properties, I see it came from Limbaugh's site.


28 posted on 07/13/2004 11:48:45 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (..dirty little secret: John Edwards blow dries his hair)
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To: ErnBatavia

Thanks, Ern. Sometimes I'm as dumb as a post.


30 posted on 07/13/2004 11:49:59 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Spackidagoosh

Are we sure this is real? The formatting seems off. More oddly, Sen. Inhofe's name is spelled incorrectly.


31 posted on 07/13/2004 11:50:11 AM PDT by kalt
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To: Spackidagoosh
This will be good email to some of my liberal acquaintances
32 posted on 07/13/2004 11:50:39 AM PDT by grb
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To: kalt

Interesting observations.


33 posted on 07/13/2004 11:52:02 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: SandyInSeattle
Clinton: Iraq has abused its last chance December 16, 1998 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- From the Oval Office, President Clinton told the nation Wednesday evening why he ordered new military strikes against Iraq. The president said Iraq's refusal to cooperate with U.N. weapons inspectors presented a threat to the entire world. "Saddam (Hussein) must not be allowed to threaten his neighbors or the world with nuclear arms, poison gas or biological weapons," Clinton said. Operation Desert Fox, a strong, sustained series of attacks, will be carried out over several days by U.S. and British forces, Clinton said. "Earlier today I ordered America's armed forces to strike military and security targets in Iraq. They are joined by British forces," Clinton said. "Their mission is to attack Iraq's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and its military capacity to threaten its neighbors," said Clinton. Clinton also stated that, while other countries also had weapons of mass destruction, Hussein is in a different category because he has used such weapons against his own people and against his neighbors. 'Without delay, diplomacy or warning' The Iraqi leader was given a final warning six weeks ago, Clinton said, when Baghdad promised to cooperate with U.N. inspectors at the last minute just as U.S. warplanes were headed its way. "Along with Prime Minister (Tony) Blair of Great Britain, I made it equally clear that if Saddam failed to cooperate fully we would be prepared to act without delay, diplomacy or warning," Clinton said. The president said the report handed in Tuesday by Richard Butler, head of the United Nations Special Commission in charge of finding and destroying Iraqi weapons, was stark and sobering. Iraq failed to cooperate with the inspectors and placed new restrictions on them, Clinton said. He said Iraqi officials also destroyed records and moved everything, even the furniture, out of suspected sites before inspectors were allowed in. "Instead of inspectors disarming Saddam, Saddam has disarmed the inspectors," Clinton said. "In halting our airstrikes in November, I gave Saddam a chance -- not a license. If we turn our backs on his defiance, the credibility of U.S. power as a check against Saddam will be destroyed," the president explained. Strikes necessary to stunt weapons programs Clinton said he made the decision to strike Wednesday with the unanimous agreement of his security advisors. Timing was important, said the president, because without a strong inspection system in place, Iraq could rebuild its chemical, biological and nuclear programs in a matter of months, not years. "If Saddam can cripple the weapons inspections system and get away with it, he would conclude the international community, led by the United States, has simply lost its will," said Clinton. "He would surmise that he has free rein to rebuild his arsenal of destruction." Clinton also called Hussein a threat to his people and to the security of the world. "The best way to end that threat once and for all is with a new Iraqi government -- a government ready to live in peace with its neighbors, a government that respects the rights of its people," Clinton said. Such a change in Baghdad would take time and effort, Clinton said, adding that his administration would work with Iraqi opposition forces. Clinton also addressed the ongoing impeachment crisis in the White House. "Saddam Hussein and the other enemies of peace may have thought that the serious debate currently before the House of Representatives would distract Americans or weaken our resolve to face him down," he said "But once more, the United States has proven that although we are never eager to use force, when we must act in America's vital interests, we will do so."
34 posted on 07/13/2004 11:52:22 AM PDT by Spackidagoosh
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To: StriperSniper

"I don't know who scares me more, these people, or the ones who vote for them."

Definitely the people who vote for them, without them Kerry and cult would have no power. I have reached the point that I cannot keep a civil tongue with people who swallow the Demo garbage, there are now only two reasons to vote Democratic, either you are consciously evil or you are evilly unconscious.


35 posted on 07/13/2004 11:52:32 AM PDT by RipSawyer ("Embed" Michael Moore with the 82nd airborne.)
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To: Peach
http://clinton6.nara.gov/


For reference...............
36 posted on 07/13/2004 11:53:39 AM PDT by OXENinFLA
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To: Spackidagoosh

Skippy!


38 posted on 07/13/2004 11:55:42 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Monthly Donors NEVER need tons click "co-ordinating")
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To: Spackidagoosh

Great find!


39 posted on 07/13/2004 11:56:37 AM PDT by windchime (Where in the world is Joseph C. Wilson?)
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To: Spackidagoosh

BUMP for later


40 posted on 07/13/2004 11:57:52 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (I approve this message: character and integrity matter. Bush/Cheney '04)
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To: Spackidagoosh
HTML version of this report
41 posted on 07/13/2004 11:59:15 AM PDT by m1-lightning (God, Guns, and Country!)
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To: Spackidagoosh
Has this hit the news stations yet?

[Fox.... Support for Iraq War 55%.(Up since Moore movie)]

42 posted on 07/13/2004 12:00:08 PM PDT by concerned about politics ( Liberals are still stuck at the bottom of Maslow's Hierarchy)
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To: Baynative

I thought the same thing.....this seems too good to be true.


43 posted on 07/13/2004 12:01:29 PM PDT by texaschick
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To: OXENinFLA

Printed on 11 x 17 paper and posted in cubicle!


44 posted on 07/13/2004 12:01:36 PM PDT by Chieftain ('W' in '04!)
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To: m1-lightning

Thanks for the full report. That should prove to the non beleivers that yes the Dems said it.


45 posted on 07/13/2004 12:02:09 PM PDT by Spackidagoosh
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To: Spackidagoosh

That's special!


46 posted on 07/13/2004 12:04:48 PM PDT by Jaded (Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. - Mark Twain)
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To: johniegrad; kalt

Actually, I wanted to check it's legitimacy given the newness of the poster before I spammed my correspondents with it...gotta assume it's ok.


47 posted on 07/13/2004 12:06:00 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (..dirty little secret: John Edwards blow dries his hair)
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To: Spackidagoosh
Kerry's 1998 committee assignments were Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Commerce, Science and Transportation; Foreign Relations; Select Committee on Intelligence; and Small Business.

In other words, this document is not for real, because it conveniently has Kerry on the committee, even though he wasn't. I think that Daschle was only on the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, not Armed Services, so his placement on here is a lie too.

Maybe this letter was sent by a bunch of senators, including key Democrats, to Clinton. But this letter is not what it purports to be.

48 posted on 07/13/2004 12:06:22 PM PDT by kalt
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To: kalt

This is getting confusing. Look at post #41 and follow the link.


49 posted on 07/13/2004 12:11:23 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Spackidagoosh
Kerry wanted a war with Iraq because of Saddams WMD program in 1998.

BUMP BUMP BUMP!

50 posted on 07/13/2004 12:12:49 PM PDT by concerned about politics ( Liberals are still stuck at the bottom of Maslow's Hierarchy)
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