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Bush Escalates Bitter Iraq War Debate (How's that for an evenhanded title?)
AP ^ | 11/14/05 | AP

Posted on 11/14/2005 8:28:13 PM PST by JewishRighter

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska - President Bush escalated the bitter debate over the Iraq war on Monday, hurling back at Democratic critics the worries they once expressed that Saddam Hussein was a grave threat to the world. "They spoke the truth then and they're speaking politics now," Bush charged. Bush went on the attack after Democrats accused the president of manipulating and withholding some pre-war intelligence and misleading Americans about the rationale for war.


TOPICS: War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alaska; bush; democracts; dems; dims; dummies; intelligence; iraq; iraqwar; iraqwmd; msm
Like that title? Bush is escalating bitterness. When dems viciously attack the president as a liar who betrayed his country and needlessly ed 2000 American troops, they are courageously debating the issues in patriotic fashion. /sarcasm off.
1 posted on 11/14/2005 8:28:15 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: JewishRighter; Admin Moderator
Retread of -> http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1522127/posts

No hard feelings, and I'm not a thread cop ;-)

2 posted on 11/14/2005 8:29:48 PM PST by Cboldt
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To: JewishRighter

Sorry admin. Just saw this posted already.


3 posted on 11/14/2005 8:29:49 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: Cboldt
Sorry, just saw it.
4 posted on 11/14/2005 8:30:26 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: JewishRighter

I don't know, it seems like a good time to escallate defending our war effort and supporting our troops!


5 posted on 11/14/2005 8:30:36 PM PST by bnelson44 (Proud parent of a tanker!)
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To: bnelson44

Well the title should say so: Bush boldly defends his policy in the face of unpatriotic democrat criticism


6 posted on 11/14/2005 8:31:31 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: JewishRighter

President Bush escalated the debate over the liberal lie-monger's hateful and treasonous criticisms. I like that headline better.


8 posted on 11/14/2005 8:35:06 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: JewishRighter

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1522113/posts

They want Bush to continue to allow the dems to lie and the MSM to lie. How dare he reply?!/sarcasm


9 posted on 11/14/2005 8:35:15 PM PST by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES)
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To: sageb1

I'll go with yours, too. Either way you spell it, AP, MSM and rats are scum. :) Have a nice day.


10 posted on 11/14/2005 8:38:06 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: JewishRighter
Bush Escalates Bitter Iraq War Debate

Here....read the complete AP story.

11 posted on 11/14/2005 8:39:06 PM PST by Buddy B (MSgt Retired-USAF)
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To: Stingy Dog

Doh! sorry. My butt hurts from all the in' I'm taking over the double post. But I guess I brought it on myself.


12 posted on 11/14/2005 8:39:08 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: JewishRighter

I just finished watching the speech and i hope W visits every Military base and gives this same speech, Our Troops need this from their Commander-in-Chief


13 posted on 11/14/2005 8:42:01 PM PST by MJY1288 (The main stream media has the wisdom of a new born and the vision of a still born)
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To: JewishRighter

Don't worry about the double post. It happens to all of us sooner or later :)


14 posted on 11/14/2005 8:43:11 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: JewishRighter

An argument usually does escalate when the other side starts to defend themselves.


15 posted on 11/14/2005 8:44:54 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: JewishRighter

That would be the appropriate headline.


16 posted on 11/14/2005 8:48:28 PM PST by midwyf
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To: JewishRighter

Unbelieveable...Bush has been called a liar, a war monger, and every other nasty thing...but now HE is escalating the bitterness????
I'm so sick and tired of this crap...There's not even an attempt anymore to be fair-minded


17 posted on 11/14/2005 8:50:41 PM PST by t2buckeye
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To: t2buckeye

One-column hed:
Prez slaps
Dem critics


18 posted on 11/14/2005 9:02:35 PM PST by jjmcgo
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To: t2buckeye

Hey . if we were French we could organize by cell phones,
and cooordinate a burning of all the liberal Mass Media offices and cars , with impunity.

Don't get me wrong. I am not advocating this, just joking. But if these sickos dont stop spinning out this mush title crapola, they will eventually cause riots and demonstrations against themselves!

How About:

Bush Escalates Debate
Leftists want Rebate


19 posted on 11/14/2005 9:03:18 PM PST by Candor7 (Into Liberal Flatulence Goes the Hope of the West)
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To: JewishRighter

is there some way i can find out who decided upon that headline?


20 posted on 11/14/2005 9:05:19 PM PST by GodfearingTexan
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To: JewishRighter
Bush Escalates Bitter Iraq War Debate

Please do more... While you're on it, say a little word about the "competence" of CIA, and keep repeating what some Dems had to say up to 2003...

21 posted on 11/14/2005 9:06:16 PM PST by paudio (Four More Years..... Let's Use Them Wisely...)
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To: JewishRighter

Really, they threw the kitchen sink at him for a year now, and his response escalates.

We'll see how they like fighting against non-pinatas.


22 posted on 11/14/2005 9:09:14 PM PST by Joseph_CutlerUSA (New blogspot at "http://yankeestation.blogspot.com". Mostly military and political affairs.)
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To: All

I can't even read other websites now...my blood is boiling.
Should know better than to see what the Lamestream is up to though...they pretend polls are news stories and take a new one everyday.
I thought they might have Bush's address to the Dems tonight but they'll just gloss right over that to tell us about the approval rating of someone who never has to run again.
They are all traitors...I love you FReepers. Thank God I found this site!


23 posted on 11/14/2005 9:13:18 PM PST by JerseyDvl (There are risks and costs to action. But far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction)
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To: JewishRighter

The MSM wing of the 'Rat Party likes the New Tone and is ticked that Bush seems to be abandoning it. They've had a 5-year license to attack Bush without worrying about defending their attacks. Why should they have to justify themselves now?


24 posted on 11/14/2005 9:16:29 PM PST by PeoplesRepublicOfWashington (Dream Ticket: Cheney/Rice '08)
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To: JerseyDvl

How well I know that feeling. I rarely watch TV either because there's no "news" there, just propaganda and that goes for a lot of Foxnews too. Oh yeah, they're always touting the "fair and balanced" silliness but notice how the libs tend to always be allowed plenty of face time and L-O-N-G responses, nah, they can have it. Freerepublic is my main source.


25 posted on 11/14/2005 9:25:05 PM PST by brushcop (We lift up our military serving in harm's way and pray for total victory and a safe return.)
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To: JewishRighter
"They spoke the truth then and they're speaking politics now,"

Finally Rove is telling him to take the gloves off. Kudos to the staffer who wrote that line.

26 posted on 11/14/2005 9:27:45 PM PST by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: JewishRighter

In other news: Victim Escalates Bitter Rape Debate by Saying No to Assailant.


27 posted on 11/14/2005 9:30:21 PM PST by Reaganesque
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To: Buddy B
who's got the AP byline on that drivel?

Bush takes 12 rounds of face punches and the Dems are "commenting" on Iraq. Bush throws one body jab and he's "escalating".

28 posted on 11/14/2005 9:37:59 PM PST by WoodstockCat (General Honore: "The storm gets a vote... We're not stuck on stupid.")
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To: JewishRighter
I like this headline:

President Bush Responds to Incessant, Irrational Foaming-at-the-Mouth By Hate-America Democrats

29 posted on 11/14/2005 9:53:20 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (De gustibus non est disputandum.)
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To: JewishRighter
Bush went on the attack after Democrats accused the president of manipulating and withholding some pre-war intelligence and misleading Americans about the rationale for war. -AP

They sure do love to pound those drums. Including that little phrase in this AP piece, regardless of its absurdity, is another beat that hurts the President and the war effort, and so therefore they are duty-bound to print it.

30 posted on 11/14/2005 10:07:23 PM PST by NutCrackerBoy
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To: GodfearingTexan

I wish I knew. I've done some research in the past and found that, as far as receiving comments about particular articles, the major news services don't make themselves nearly as accessible as they do to 2 ugly lefty protesters chaining themselves to a KFC in Cincinnatti at 2:00 O'Clock in the morning.


31 posted on 11/14/2005 10:09:51 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: PeoplesRepublicOfWashington

New Tone? You mean the one where W always stood for Wimpy (in the politics of Washington, I mean)? Yeah. The MSM would like that. Kick butt W!!


32 posted on 11/14/2005 10:12:21 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: Reaganesque

Excellent twist!


33 posted on 11/14/2005 10:12:59 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham

Good one.


34 posted on 11/14/2005 10:13:17 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: JewishRighter
We live in a dangerous age where if the truth hurts the political agenda of the Left Media, they misrepresent and attack you.

For the good of the country AP needs to be destroyed. They are a wolf in sheep's clothing, they do not represent nor serve in good faith the American people.

AP is the democrats attack dog, how much more proof do people need?
35 posted on 11/14/2005 10:28:56 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: JewishRighter
Why do the libs even bother arguing that they are not trying to undermine the war effort? Could it be any more obvious what is going on? Turning domestic opinion on Vietnam was their moment of the century -- their defining event of the modern era. It is their party's prime objective to make this come true in Iraq, perhaps their sole motive at this time.

All this crap about supporting the troops....give me a break...their 'support' is only in their imagination. In any honest, real terms they would like nothing better than to undermine their efforts and ruin their cause in Iraq and in general. That they fervently deny their primary objective is a tacit admission that their position is anti-American and unacceptable.

These slimy worms don't have the cojones to even make their case with intellectual honesty.

36 posted on 11/14/2005 10:31:54 PM PST by Monti Cello
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To: JewishRighter

The left never ceases to amuse. First, W is stupid and a dolt according to their script. Now, the same stupid dolt deceived and misled the leftists. That seems to say little for the left but they have never been bothered by accuracy.


37 posted on 11/15/2005 1:18:12 AM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: JewishRighter

In the lib world, libs are allowed to hurl whatever epithets and derogatory statements at their enemies, which is us conservatives, and we are supposed to just sit back and take it. I'm sure all the lefties in Big Media were "left" gasping for air when Bush had the temerity to respond to their hysterical, accusatory, semi-treasonous lies.
"Why, how dare Bush answer his critics!" they exclaim to themselves, "when we shout and scream (and tell lies) at people, they are not supposed to respond", they bluster in horror.


38 posted on 11/15/2005 2:01:54 AM PST by driftless ( For life-long happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: Monti Cello

The Dem's base is becoming more and more like the juvenile cretins in Seattle who recently threw objects at and forced out a military recruiter at a local school. Unbelievable in America. I'm coming more and more to the conclusion that a separate country for libs might not be a bad idea.


39 posted on 11/15/2005 2:06:00 AM PST by driftless ( For life-long happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: JewishRighter

Yeah...I saw this title last night on Yahell.

Bias?

Nawwwwwww....there is no bias.


40 posted on 11/15/2005 2:08:22 AM PST by Artemis Webb
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To: JewishRighter
The MSM editors who create these titles are the lowest of the low, partisan leftists of the most virulent and nasty sort.

Any newspaper that prints such a headline should be boycotted and told exactly why.

As the MSM screams its final death-cries (as a matter of common courtesy to the ignorant among us) they should be told what killed them.
41 posted on 11/15/2005 2:10:21 AM PST by cgbg (Racism is identifying, quantifying, and determining social policy by race.)
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To: JewishRighter
"Mommie! Mommie! Make him STOP!..."the Facts/Truth is killin' us."...Democrats.
42 posted on 11/15/2005 3:29:55 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Just because you're paranoid, doesn't mean they aren't out to get you :^)
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To: JewishRighter

I posted this on the Yahoo! Message board in the Discussion forum for the AP article. There were many Libs there complaining:

I Wish Saddam was Still in Power.

I wish he was still stealing millions from his people through the Oil-for-Food program.

I wish he was still firing on American & British jets enforcing the No-Fly Zone.

I wish he was still torturing those who spoke against him

I wish his thugs were raping Iraqi women and children

I wish there were news stories coming out every day, criticizing Bush for "ignoring the threat of Saddam in a post 9/11 world."

I wish the Iraq Kurds were treated as second-class citizens in their own country, instead of running TV commercials thanking us for their freedom.

I wish we we were living our lives wondering if Saddam was going to provide ANY kind of weapon to terrorists and use them against us.

I wish we would leave now, so Saddam could regain power and 2,000 American lives could be wasted after fighting a war those same Americans believed in.

I wish we would leave now, so our brave troops can be denied the victory they deserve; so those 2,000 will have died in vain. I will be able to use those numbers forever to fight my political battles, which are most important to me.

I wish the Middle East and the Islamic world would stay the same, without democracy, without rights for women, and continue to develop hatred for the West.

I wish all these things just because I despise George W. Bush, and those like him, more than I love the USA. I wish these things because I would rather use the war on Islamofacism for political gain than for the unification of my country, even after 3,000 innocent Americans died in one single day.

I wish all these things because my political cause, and my religion of Liberalism, is more important than the success of our president, our troops, and our country.

I wish all these things because I am a Liberal.


 


43 posted on 11/15/2005 12:00:35 PM PST by rightinthemiddle (I know my enemy. I have Cable TV.)
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To: rightinthemiddle

That is just super. Thanks for sharing that.


44 posted on 11/15/2005 2:12:15 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: JewishRighter

Took me a few minutes to write that one...wish I'd posted it earlier.


45 posted on 11/15/2005 2:17:29 PM PST by rightinthemiddle (I know my enemy. I have Cable TV.)
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