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Dean: Bush 'Losing Credibility' Over Iraq, Rove - (BARF ALERT!.......also "SLERT" ALERT!)
GOPUSA.COM ^ | JULY 15, 2005 | Randy Hall

Posted on 07/15/2005 1:47:40 PM PDT by CHARLITE

Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean said Thursday that President Bush is "losing credibility with the American people" because of his policies regarding the war in Iraq and the controversy involving Karl Rove.

The American people have lost trust in Bush's trust and integrity "because his administration is playing politics with our national security," Dean said in a press release.

"The president must keep his word and put patriotism ahead of partisanship," the former governor of Vermont continued, adding that Bush "must demonstrate that he values protecting CIA operatives fighting on the front lines in the war on terror over protecting his political operatives."

Dean, who was an unsuccessful candidate in the 2004 presidential election, claimed that Bush's problems are twofold: The White House's Iraq policies are failing, he said, and Rove, the president's top advisor, is "embroiled in scandal over his role in the politically motivated and possibly illegal outing of a covert CIA operative."

As proof of his claims, Dean pointed to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll, which shows that only 41 percent of Americans think Bush is being "honest and straightforward," his lowest ranking as president.

That's a drop of nine percentage points since January, when a majority (50 percent to 36 percent) indicated that he was honest and straightforward.

Calls seeking comment from the Republican National Committee were not returned by press time.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: Vermont; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: accusations; antibush; antirove; chairman; chairmandean; charges; cialeak; dnc; howarddean; iraq; speeches; vermont; war; wishfulthinking
Why is it that the blazing truth never reaches Howard Dean, Paul Begala or the rest of this rancid party structure? I wish that I could use Krazy Glue to paste the FACTS onto Dean's forehead.

"As proof of his claims, Dean pointed to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll, which shows that only 41 percent of Americans think Bush is being "honest and straightforward," - I don't trust any poll quoted by any Democrat.

1 posted on 07/15/2005 1:47:41 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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To: operation clinton cleanup; sageb1; Smartass; listenhillary; Mia T; ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton; ...
Calling "Slert Brigade!"

Char :)

2 posted on 07/15/2005 1:49:26 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I propose a co-Clinton team as permanent reps to Pyonyang, w/out possibility of repatriation....)
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To: CHARLITE

I can see trying to run that argument by a judge one day:

"Your Honor, the witness is obviously lying - as evidenced by these polls that show that a heck of a lot of people think he's not being honest and straightforward."


3 posted on 07/15/2005 1:49:31 PM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: CHARLITE
Did somebody put something in the water that makes all Demo(n)cRATS delusional?
4 posted on 07/15/2005 1:49:55 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Drug prohibition laws spawned the runaway federal health care monopoly and fund terrorism.)
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To: CHARLITE

And Dean has credibility?


5 posted on 07/15/2005 1:50:54 PM PDT by nuffsenuff
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To: CHARLITE

Bush should fire Rove for the CIA flap......

...right after all of the Dems who've revealed CIA operatives resign their seats.

John Kerry, for example.....

Any Freeper got that list? It involves at least three sitting U.S. Senators of the Democratic Party.


6 posted on 07/15/2005 1:51:15 PM PDT by TitansAFC ("It would be a hard government that should tax its people 1/10th part of their income."-Ben Franklin)
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To: CHARLITE
What amaze me the most is that some people take this clown seriously. Dean represents the ultimate joke in American politics, and his only role is to amuze us with his extreme stupidity that is helping us a lot.
7 posted on 07/15/2005 1:52:02 PM PDT by jveritas (The left cannot win a national election ever again and never will the Buchananites and 3rd parties)
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To: Howlin; Miss Marple; Iowa Granny; Libertina; GretchenM; Liz; JeanS

deanie weenie suggesting prez should put patriotism over partisanship.......waddaload.....coming from Mr. I-hate-America-Partisan himself.


8 posted on 07/15/2005 1:52:11 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: CHARLITE

But then, Dean 'hates Republicans and everything they stand for'....so this is to be expected.


9 posted on 07/15/2005 1:54:07 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: All

Rassmussen has Bush under 50 today, hardly happens. All of the piling on has an effect even if it is not true. This is what is why the Dems are so scary!!


10 posted on 07/15/2005 2:00:26 PM PDT by newconhere
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To: CHARLITE

I'm truly beginning to suspect that Rove put LSD in all the democrat's coffee.

Either Rove or the evil Jooooossss.


11 posted on 07/15/2005 2:03:31 PM PDT by hang 'em (Earth is the insane asylum for the universe.)
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To: CHARLITE

I think that President Bush is an honest and decent man. I am glad that he brought respect back to the White House after 8 years of sleeze, lies and corruption. The problem with a lot of these Dem's is this....they think everybody is as sleezy as they are. They think everyone operates the way they do, but guess what Dem's, you are dealing with a man that has honesty, integrity and brains. You lose. Just my opinion.


12 posted on 07/15/2005 2:07:46 PM PDT by recoveringlurker
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13 posted on 07/15/2005 2:07:51 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió)
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To: CHARLITE

If there is one Man in America that can comment on lost credibility with true authority it is Howard Dean.


14 posted on 07/15/2005 2:10:49 PM PDT by mmercier (in what way princes must keep faith)
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To: CHARLITE

Howie thinks he has the force. "Mr. and Mrs. America, these are not the droids you are looking for", as Howie waves his hand across the podium...


15 posted on 07/15/2005 2:13:26 PM PDT by kerryusama04 (Walkin' the tightrope between the lost and found.)
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To: nuffsenuff; CHARLITE
Yeeeeeeeeeeeee Haw
16 posted on 07/15/2005 2:22:29 PM PDT by SmithL (There are a lot of people that hate Bush more than they hate terrorists)
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To: anniegetyourgun

"Hey, Howie maybe you can learn how to do this."

17 posted on 07/15/2005 2:28:59 PM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Smartass

18 posted on 07/15/2005 2:37:04 PM PDT by bitt ('We will all soon reap what the ignorant are now sowing.' Victor Davis Hanson)
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To: Liz

19 posted on 07/15/2005 2:37:29 PM PDT by bitt ('We will all soon reap what the ignorant are now sowing.' Victor Davis Hanson)
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To: CHARLITE
SLERT BUMP

"When will the ever learn?......when will they ever learn...?"

FMCDH(BITS)

20 posted on 07/15/2005 2:59:26 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: bitt


21 posted on 07/15/2005 3:22:53 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I propose a co-Clinton team as permanent reps to Pyonyang, w/out possibility of repatriation....)
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To: bitt; PhilDragoo; Ragtime Cowgirl; Cindy; SusanTK; AdmSmith; Valin; ALOHA RONNIE; MeekOneGOP; ...

22 posted on 07/15/2005 4:13:59 PM PDT by Smartass (Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió)
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To: Smartass

I didn't need that much Democrap on my screen at once...Where's teh clorox?


23 posted on 07/15/2005 4:20:53 PM PDT by mhking (The world needs a wake up call gentlemen...we're gonna phone it in.)
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To: Smartass

Key players in the Democratic Hate Machine.


24 posted on 07/15/2005 4:23:32 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (The civilized world must win WW IV/the Final Crusade and destroy Jihadism!)
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25 posted on 07/15/2005 5:08:00 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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To: CHARLITE

>>>Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean said Thursday that President Bush is "losing credibility with the American people" because of his policies regarding the war in Iraq

Did you know that 47 countries have reestablished their embassies in Iraq ?

Did you know that the Iraqi government employs 1.2 million Iraqi people?

Did you know that 3100 schools have been renovated, 364 schools are under rehabilitation, 263 schools are now under construction!

and 38 new schools have been built in Iraq?

Did you know that Iraqi higher educational structure consists of 20 Universities, 46 Institutes or colleges and 4 research centers?

Did you know that 25 Iraq students departed for the United States in January 2004 for the reestablished Fulbright program?

Did you know that the Iraqi Navy is operational?

They have 5- 100-foot patrol craft, 34 smaller vessels and a navel infantry regiment.

Did you know that Iraqi Air Force consists of three operation squadrons, 9 reconnaissance and 3 US C-130 transport aircraft which operate day and night, and will soon add 16 UH-1 helicopters and 4 bell jet rangers?

Did you know that Iraq has a counter-terrorist unit and a Commando Battalion?

Did you know that the Iraqi Police Service has over 55,000 fully trained and equipped police officers?

Did you know that there are 5 Police Academies in Iraq that produce over 3500 new officers each 8 weeks?

Did you know there are more than 1100 building projects going on in Iraq ?

They include 364 schools, 67 public clinics, 15 hospitals, 83 railroad ! stations, 22 oil facilities, 93 water facilities and 69 electrical facilities.

Did you know that 96% of Iraqi children under the age of 5 have received the first 2 series of polio vaccinations?

Did you know that 4.3 million Iraqi children were enrolled in primary school by mid October?

Did you know that there are 1,192,000 cell phone subscribers in Iraq and phone use has gone up 158%?

Did you know that Iraq has an independent media that consist of 75 radio stations, 180 newspapers and 10 television stations?

Did you know that the Baghdad Stock Exchange opened in June of 2004? Did you know that 2 candidates in the Iraqi presidential election had a recent televised debate in their country recently?

Photos of Success:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1439777/posts?page=1#1

"Iraq the Year in Review"
http://www.defendamerica.mil/downloads/MNFI-Year-in-Review_2004-Fact-Sheets.pdf


26 posted on 07/15/2005 7:08:24 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Smartass

Thanks for the ping!


27 posted on 07/15/2005 8:33:55 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Smartass

Very appropriate SmartA!! Dean would fit right in that asylum.


28 posted on 07/16/2005 2:36:06 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: nuffsenuff

Memory check: Didn't the Clintons (former co-presidents) diminish our national security when they took campaign contributions from the Chi-Coms and sold MERV and satellite technology to the Chinese by way of trade junkets? But I guess THAT wasn't playing politics with national security. Note to Dean: KEEP TALKING PLEASE!


29 posted on 07/16/2005 2:53:40 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: CHARLITE

Could minor Ambassador Joe Wilson himself have been the source in blowing his own Wife's cover?

It is distinctly possible, (though it may be unlikely that Joe Wilson himself directly was NY Times Judith Miller's source), since Joe Wilson himself evidently routinely bragged openly to strangers about her CIA employment, prior to such "cover" being "blown" in the press.

Here's an example of Joe's apparently routine and open bragging about Valerie being a "CIA agent," which became known directly to me over a year ago:

He certainly bragged about it per a famous and highly reliable source's (named below) account of his own face-to-face encounter with Amb. Joe Wilson prior to Valerie Plame's "outing" as a CIA agent/employee.

Based upon a personal conversation (we were in a small group eating; it was NOT an "off the record") I had with eminent historian Victor Davis Hanson (we were at a luncheon table together during a trip to Europe), it appeared entirely possible that Joe Wilson himself was the (or one source, if not the original one) possible source in revealing his own wife's status as a CIA agent or employee.

Victor Davis Hanson (Wilson presumably knew Victor Davis Hanson wrote regularly for NRO (National Review Online), had done OpEds for the Wall street Journal, and other publications, and had his own Website with a widespread following) said he (VDH) & Joe Wilson were both in the same "Green Room" before a televised debate-discussion on Iraq, etc. and Joe first warned the TV make-up person not to get powder on his $14,000 Rolex watch, then he bragged to Victor about several things (possessions and trips to Aspen, etc.), like his expensive car (I think it was a Mercedes), and then bragged about his beautiful ("hot") wife who, Joe Wilson said (braggingly) was a CIA operative.

I asked Victor Davis Hanson Why he didn't write up this account.(?) He replied that Joe Wilson would probably simply deny it, since only he (VDH) & Joe Wilson were in the Green Room together before the broadcast.

However, it is now easy to surmise that Joe Wilson is a crass, materialistic, self-promoting, vain, egotistical, bragaddocio-opportunist, so this account is perfectly consistent with Valerie Plame's TWO photo shoots in Vanity Fair. (Or was it Vogue? No, probably too crass for Vogue, n'est pas?)


30 posted on 07/17/2005 4:31:44 PM PDT by FReethesheeples (Gonzales appears to be quite WEAK on Property rights!)
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