Skip to comments.White House 'never told' of WMD doubts (Powell opens up!)
Posted on 12/17/2005 6:14:13 PM PST by Aussie Dasher
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Yep. Totally nukes the "Bush lied" crowd and it comes from one of their "heros" Powell.
Well the media has been singing Powells praises of late. It will be interesting to see them do a "Belafonte"
The article neglected Sheila Jackson Lee who suggested we hide the troops in the desert so nobody will know we are there.
OOPS. Wrong thread.
I suggest we hide her in the desert, and nobody will know she is there.
Well, this is very interesting to say the least...Powell confirms what the WH has been saying for months...
Wouldn't work, all the enemy would have to do is look for the Martian flag.
Get a load of this.
Sounds like political hacks at the intelligence agencies might have been busy dressing up the intel reports so the boss would here what they thought he wanted to hear.
Excellent article. The CIA lies are being brought to light!
"And even then, I suspect, there will be a continuing relationship and presence of some significance for some years to come."
I certainly hope so. We've got Syria and Iran to deal with next.
All evidence and signs for years pointed to Saddam having WMD-s. He was given 6 months in addition to prove that his WMD were destroyed and to let the UN inspectors in and he didn't do it, he used that time to hide away and transport the WMD out of Iraq, to Syria.
I am really annoyed that people claim that just because we didn't find tons of WMD when we went into Iraq, they never existed.
If you lose something, or something is stolen, how would you like it, if the Insurance company says they won't pay, because the fact that you don't have it now is evidence that you never had it in the first place. If this sounds ridiculous, well, the exact same logic is being used in the case of the WMD: we didn't find them, after having given Saddam ample warning to hide them or dispose of them, therefore they never existed.
"here what they thought he wanted to hear." That's covering the spelling bases. ;^)
More goodies for your files.
Kay: "I actually think the intelligence community owes the president (an
explanation) rather than the president owing the American people (an
explanation). You have to remember that this view of Iraq (that it had WMD)
was held during the Clinton administration and didn't change in the Bush
Kay said there was "a constant stream of trucks, cars, rail traffic" moving
from Iraq to Syria. "We simply don't know what was moved," he said, adding,
"The Syrian government has shown absolutely no interest in helping us resolve
he told NPR "I think it was reasonable to reach the conclusion that Iraq
posed an imminent threat."
Kay: "I must say I actually think Iraq what we learned during the
inspections made Iraq a more dangerous place potentially than in fact we
thought it was even before the war."
What was Bush supposed to do, personally inspect Iraq himself with a magnifying glass, because Saddam surely was NOT providing evidence he had gotten rid of anything.
It was up to Iraq to provide evidence of WMD destruction. they never did. BTW, who care about WMD, Iraq broke 14 UN resolutions, and repeatedly breached the ceasefire terms from the Gulf war.
Powell, is a Mcpainintheass loser, as well as all the MSM/dem, anti-war,CIA, State Dept. prix.
Powell/Rice 2008. Or Rice/Powell 2008.
Do you realize it would make perfect sense if they were both simply . . . moderately pro Life? I think both are very slightly pro Choice . . . I think Rice and Powell have both said something about the calendar. Someone can dig this out. I think they were okay with the morning after pill but strongly opposed to abortion after a few weeks or something. This is far far more stringent than the Dems who are okay with killing right up to partial birth. But they both didn't draw the line at conception and that would make them uncomfortable for our hardliners to support.
OTOH, hell, if people are talking Guilliani and McCain . . . I think Rice and Powell are more pro Life than either.
But . . . God wouldn't it be nice to watch the left go utterly INSANE when they realize the first black ticket to be elected is Republican?
Well ... the Dems just lost another argument
Guess this means Harry Reid will be calling Powell a loser too, huh?
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