Skip to comments.British Lawmaker Lashes Out at Senators
Posted on 05/17/2005 1:27:30 PM PDT by Brilliant
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Well if you have the proof please tell the Senators and the rest please.
"Bully for the Brit!
It's about time that somebody stood up to that sanctimonious thug, Norm Coleman, and said, "HAVE YOU NO DECENCY, SIR?""
Yes, I agree! Bully for the people who were making money from the rape and pillaging of the Iraqi people! We should leave poor little Galloway alone, and that goes for his buddy Saddam too!
"Galloway certainly has balls, if not brains."
Big brass ones, but what control does the U.S. Senate have over him?
Plenty of politicians have big villas. As for his wife, she is NOT Arafats niece. If that is what he was up against no wonder he ran all over the Senators.
"He has always called Saddam a brutal dictator."
then who said this to Saddam?
"Sir, I salute your courage, your strength and your indefatigability"
If you see the whole video he is talking to the Iraqi people. I knew all this before you did, and I knew Galloway before you did and didn't like him before you had heard of him, but there is much twisting of the truth and half-truths being told - that being one of them.
He was expelled from Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labour Party after urging British soldiers not to fight in Iraq.
Just wanted to put those two closer together than the article deigned.
Carl Levin was pretty good, too, which doesn't bode well for Galloway. If the evidence was spinnable I've no doubt the dems would take a more sympathetic tack.
The evidence was not touched and it was a mighty entertaining spectacle calculated by the "outraged" Galloway.
Here's a link to the part of the hearing where Galloway testified. It begins with Coleman laying out the case.
Believe me news was made and the reporters know it.
Everything that communist said in the Senante was a pack of lies. When I saw his speech I became furious!
Didn't we bail out the Brits TWICE? Is this the thanks we get? The Senate should nail him for contempt for sprewing his many many lies.
"Plenty of politicians have big villas."
And all should be questioned, no?
"As for his wife, she is NOT Arafats niece."
Ok, what how was she related?
"If that is what he was up against no wonder he ran all over the Senators."
It was a joke. They should have stepped down and appointed some lawyers to interrogate. The inquiry is incompetent. Of course the facial connections he'll deny. If money was transferred it was under another ruse. Gosh, you'd think politicians would know that...
I'll give him credit, he's a master of avoiding answers. He should be a diplomat.
Coleman had plenty of decency. Galloway on the other hand...
Did you see Carl Levin? He wasn't buying what Galloway was selling either.
It doesn't look good for George Galloway.
Check out the link I just posted at #68.
If you dare.
I'm saying that Galloway appears to be (or have been) a tacit ally of Saddam's-- in that he fought to prevent the war, Saddam's ouster and the sanctions against Iraq. There is no proof needed of this in that it is his actual record.
You can call a man a "brutal dictator" and still do nothing to remove him-- and indeed obstruct his removal. What does this make YOU?
I am NOT saying what Galloway did was illegal-- unless it is shown otherwise. I AM saying that I (and most Americans) would find it supremely distasteful.
You seem to be spoiling for a fight.
A villa in Portugal and Iraqi vouchers are unrelated. Galloway would be a millionaire (this is not a joke) for the amount of money he has made by suing people for libel, including the Iraqi vouchers.
His wife is not related to Arafat in any way.
Finally, Galloway is a top-class politician. If he had milder views he would be a Government minister.
He announced he was coming here after the Committee released the documents last week detailing Galloway's and a couple other European politician's ties to the illegal oil for food scam.
It's his strategy. Some think Coleman baited him. Perhaps. And here he was, under oath.
I completely disagree with your characterization of "inconsequential questions" as it ignores the entire first panel and Coleman's impressive opening welcoming Galloway and even Sen. Levin's consequential questioning.
Dream on. I really watched it and Galloway is in trouble.
Coleman had excellent charges and evidence... but why does it sound like he's falling asleep and doesn't care about what he's saying? He should have been humiliating this guy.
Having respect for the law translates to sanctimony in your and George Galloway's world.
Are you for real? Are all Americans like Ward Churchill?
As for bailing people out, Britain declared war on Hitler while America waited for two years for Hitler to declare war on America, and yet we should kiss your ass. Since when did doing right become wrong?
Name another nation other than Britain who has lost more men or spent more resources helping America in the War on Terror from DAY ONE!
On what are you basing your commentary?
There is much more than "some Iraqi official's testimony". There is documentation.
In fact one line of questioning that Levin pursued was trying to pin Galloway down on one specific document and asked him if the document was a forgery. Galloway would not say that and said it might be real but the information was false.
I do not think Galloway could be pinned down on perjury as he was more slick than Slick, but I do think his testimony "can and will be used against him".
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