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Reid: The Vice President Just Doesn't Get It
U.S. Newswire ^

Posted on 09/10/2006 1:22:04 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Reid: The Vice President Just Doesn't Get It

9/10/2006 4:07:00 PM

To: National Desk

Contact: Jim Manley or Rebecca Kirszner, 202-224-2939, both of the Office of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on Vice President Cheney's appearance today on NBC's "Meet the Press."

"Vice President Cheney's influence over our nation's foreign policy and defense has made America less safe. The Vice President was a chief architect of the effort to manipulate intelligence to build a case for invading Iraq, he ignored the threat of insurgencies, he took our eye off the ball in Afghanistan.....

(Excerpt) Read more at releases.usnewswire.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 109th; dingyharry; fifthanniversary; harryreid; sept10dems; whinyharry
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1 posted on 09/10/2006 1:22:04 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Reid would see us all dead. He is a sellout to America and a traitor. Reid go back under your insignificant rock and fade away....expire please.


2 posted on 09/10/2006 1:24:04 PM PDT by shankbear
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To: Sub-Driver
1993 Attempted Assassination of Pres. Bush Sr., April 14,1993

1993 First World Trade Center bombing, February 26th, 7 Killed, Hundreds injured, Billions

1995 Attack on US Diplomats in Pakistan, Mar 8,1995

1996 Khobar Towers attack

1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing in Peru, Jan 15, 1998

1998 U.S. Kenya Embassy blown up, 100's murdered

1998 U.S. Tanzania Embassy blown up, 100's murdered

1999 Plot to blow up Space Needle (thwarted)

2000 USS Cole attacked, many U.S. Navy sailors murdered

3 posted on 09/10/2006 1:25:30 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Sub-Driver
"....manipulate intelligence....."

YAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWNNNNNNNNN!

Idiot....

4 posted on 09/10/2006 1:26:09 PM PDT by sofaman (Where is the outrage?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Where's the "Oh geez, not this s--t again!" sign?

Looks like judgement day may be coming for the Clintonistas this evening. I'd sure like to think so.


5 posted on 09/10/2006 1:26:28 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Victory will never be achieved while defining Conservatism downward, and forsaking it's heritage.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Thank the Lord that the Bush administration does not live in Reid's universe.


6 posted on 09/10/2006 1:27:27 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: OldFriend

Way too many people do though!


7 posted on 09/10/2006 1:28:43 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing")
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To: Sub-Driver
Reid is an idiot! I feel much safer with Dick Cheney in charge than I ever could feel with a DemonRAT in charge! Reid is the one who just "doesn't get it." There are bad people out there who want us all dead and he and the rest of the RATS can't seem to get that through their thick skulls!!! They make me sick.
8 posted on 09/10/2006 1:30:39 PM PDT by NRA2BFree (ISLAM IS A CULT OF DEATH AND NEEDS TO BE REMOVED FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Wow, talk about the pot calling the kettle black,.....

If there's ANYONE who doesn't "get it", it's the Dims and Dimmerer's, celebrities, actors,university professors and Euro's, who REALLY don't get "IT", that the muslims want to kill ever single one of us and wipe Israel off the map.
9 posted on 09/10/2006 1:32:21 PM PDT by garyhope (It's World War IV, right here, right now courtesy of Islam.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Somewhere along the line Reid seems to have mistaken an endless stream of accusation for political discourse. Normal people grow out of it.


10 posted on 09/10/2006 1:33:34 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Sub-Driver

Senator Reid Just Doesn't Get It.


11 posted on 09/10/2006 1:34:29 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (115 days (counting up))
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To: shankbear
No Dopey Harry, the Vice President understands it quite well. If you want to identify the person completely clueless here Harry, look in the mirror. Or look around at the next Democrat Senate caucus meeting you attend.

Here is why we are in Iraq Harry. That you and your party cannot grasp this shows you are totally unfit for even the measure of political power you hold now.

Why Iraq"

One of the really infuriating things in modern politics is the level of disinformation, misinformation, demagoguery and out right lying going on about the mission in Iraq. Democrats have spent the last 3+ years lying about Iraq out of a political calculation. The assumption is that the natural isolationist mindset of the average American voter, linked to the inherent Anti Americanism (what is misnamed the "Anti War movement") of the more feverish Democrat activists (especially those running the US's National "News" media) would restore them to national political dominance. The truth is the Democrat Party Leadership has simply lacked the courage to speak truth to whiners. The truth is that even if Al Gore won the 2000 election and 09-11 still happened we would be doing the EXACT same things in Iraq we are doing now.

Based on the political situation in the region left over from the 1991 Gulf War plus the domestic political consensus built up in BOTH parties since 1991 as well as fundamental military strategic laws, there was NO viable strategic choice for the US but to take out Iraq after finishing the initial operations in Afghanistan.

To start with Saddam's Iraq was our most immediate threat. We could NOT commit significant military forces to another battle with Saddam hovering undefeated on our flank nor could we leave significant forces watching Saddam. The political containment of Iraq was breaking down. That what Oil for Food was all about. Oil for Food was an attempt by Iraq to break out of it's diplomatic isolation and slip the shackles the UN Sanctions put on it's military. There there was the US Strategic position to consider.

The War on Islamic Fascism is different sort of war. in facing this Asymmetrical threat, we have a hidden foe, spread out across a geographically diverse area, with covert sources of supply. Since we cannot go everywhere they hide out, in fact often cannot even locate them until the engage us, we need to draw them out of hiding into a kill zone.

Iraq is that kill zone. That is the true brilliance of the Iraq strategy. We draw the terrorists out of their world wide hiding places onto a battlefield they have to fight on for political reasons (The "Holy" soil of the Arabian peninsula) where they have to pit their weakest ability (Conventional Military combat power) against our greatest strength (ability to call down unbelievable amounts of firepower) where they will primarily have to fight other forces (the Iraqi Security forces) in a battlefield that is mostly neutral in terms of guerrilla warfare. (Iraqi-mostly open terrain as opposed to guerrilla friendly areas like the mountains of Afghanistan or the jungles of SE Asia).

Did any of the critics of liberating Iraq ever look at a map? Iraq, for which we had the political, legal and moral justifications to attack, is the strategic high ground of the Middle East. A Geographic barrier that severs ground communication between Iran and Syria apart as well as providing another front of attack in either state or into Saudi Arabia if needed.

There were other reasons to do Iraq but here is the strategic military reason we are in Iraq. We have taken, an maintain the initiative from the Terrorists. They are playing OUR game on ground of OUR choosing.

Problem is Counter Insurgency is SLOW and painful. Often a case of 3 steps forward, two steps back. One has to wonder if the American people have either the emotional maturity, nor the intellect" to understand. It's so much easier to spew made for TV slogans like "No Blood for Oil" or "We support the Troops, bring them home" or dumbest of all "We are creating terrorists" then to actually THINK.

Westerners in general, and the US citizens in particular seem to have trouble grasping the fundamental fact of this foe. These Islamic Fascists have NO desire to co-exist with them. The extremists see all this PC posturing by the Hysteric Left as a sign that we are weak. Since they want us dead, weakness encourages them. There is simply no way to coexist with people who completely believe their "god" will reward them for killing us.

So we can covert to Islam, die or kill them. Iraq is about killing enough of them to make the rest of the Jihadists realize we are serious. They same way killing enough Germans, Italians and Japanese eliminated the ideologies of Nazism, Fascism and Bushido.

Americans need to understand how Bin Laden and his ilk view us. In the Arab world the USA is considered a big wimp. We have run away so many times. Lebanon, the Kurds, the Iraqis in 1991, the Iranians, Somalia, Clinton all thru the 1990s etc etc etc. The Jihadists think we will run again. In fact they are counting on it. That way they can run around screaming "We beat the American just like the Russians, come join us in Jihad" and recruit the next round of "holy warriors". Iraq is also a show place where we show the Muslim world that there are a lines they cannot cross. On 9-11-01 they crossed that line and we can, and will, destroy them for it

12 posted on 09/10/2006 1:34:40 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Say Leftists. How many Nazis did killing Nazis in WW2 create? Samurai? Fascists?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Back to beating the "Cheney Administration" dead horse.


13 posted on 09/10/2006 1:35:50 PM PDT by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: Sub-Driver
In that interview...
Tim Russert is to VP Cheney as a rapist is to their victim...
...unable to comprehend "NO!" when they hear it.
14 posted on 09/10/2006 1:39:46 PM PDT by philman_36
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To: Sub-Driver
Evidently ally means nothing to the demonrats. Israel is our ALLY, saddam was paying suicide bombers/murderers for killing Israelis, saddam supported terror, there was no closure on Gulf War I and saddam dangerously had something like the fourth largest army in the world that had to be dealt with before iran or syria can be dealt with. If these weren't enough reasons to clobber saddam, then nothing is.
15 posted on 09/10/2006 1:40:49 PM PDT by E=MC<sup>2</sup> (Are liberals born stupid, or do they have to work at it???)
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To: shankbear

He was a sell out in Vegas before he got to Congress.


16 posted on 09/10/2006 1:46:14 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: Sub-Driver
Notice the source for this "news:" USNewswire, the ultimate media whoring outfit. They'll publish anything for you if you have the bucks.

In other words, since this is not legitimate "news," Dingy Harry had to resort to paying to spread his lies. I hope it cost him a bundle!

If it's from USNewswire, it may be an idle curiosity, but it is most certainly not "news."

It's kinda of interesting... I've noticed most of the stuff put out by USNewswire comes from the RATS. Maybe USNewswire is a front for the DNC or Soros.
17 posted on 09/10/2006 1:49:00 PM PDT by upchuck (Q:Why does President Bush support amnesty for illegal aliens? A:Read this: http://tinyurl.com/nyvno)
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To: Sub-Driver

"Vice President Cheney's influence over our nation's foreign policy and defense has made America less safe."

Okay, Harry, anything you say.


18 posted on 09/10/2006 1:51:38 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: Sub-Driver

Reid, Daschle, no difference.


19 posted on 09/10/2006 1:53:59 PM PDT by b4its2late (Aspire to inspire before you expire.)
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To: Sub-Driver
It's days like this I wish President Bush would quit the job one day early---on Jan. 19, 2009---so I can say "President Cheney" a few hundred times to these moonbat traitors.
20 posted on 09/10/2006 1:54:35 PM PDT by Graymatter (TV-free and clean for 3 years, 2 months.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I see blood in the water: That Reid is bashing Cheney shows he's been listening to his underlings saying "Well, Cheney is unpopular, let's attack HIM, too!"

Desperation--The New Cologne from The Democrat Party!

21 posted on 09/10/2006 1:55:44 PM PDT by Darkwolf377
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To: Sub-Driver

Used to give the good folks of Nevada more credit then they obviously deserve. What are they thinking voting Reid in? Nearly as bad as N.Y. voting for a carpet bagging bitch but ya gotta expect that from N.Y.


22 posted on 09/10/2006 1:57:26 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (an enemy of islam)
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To: Sub-Driver
Reid: The Vice President Just Doesn't Get It

What doesn't he get Dingy? That you Communists and your Islamofascist pals are on the verge of taking over America?

23 posted on 09/10/2006 2:04:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (New DNC slogan: DemocRATS! We brought political censorship to America!)
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To: Joe Boucher

When they say there are more terrorists now, one has to ask "compared to what?" How can you know how many more there would have been now, if we took a different course of action? You can't. Their argument is like those who say we should quit fighting drugs because we still have to fight them. Well, Moses laid down the law forbidding murder, and we still have it, too. The reasoning is specious.


24 posted on 09/10/2006 2:11:07 PM PDT by ClaireSolt (Have you have gotten mixed up in a mish-masher?)
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To: philman_36

Russert- Are You still planning on going hunting?
Cheney- Yes Tim
Russert-Should I be worried about you having a shotgun on the set?
Cheney-No Tim, Your out of season

Hilarious


25 posted on 09/10/2006 2:12:10 PM PDT by Westlander (Unleash the Neutron Bomb)
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To: Sub-Driver
It would be interesting to know just what Harry Reid's IQ is.

He's got to be up there someplace with Joe Biden and the other DemocRAT biggies.

He doesn't look or sound as though he had sense enough to poke sand down a rathole.

26 posted on 09/10/2006 2:12:44 PM PDT by bennyjakobowski
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To: Sub-Driver

Did he make the statement before or after the interview. Talk about a man w/o a clue! Could you see HilaryCare's lips moving when he talked??

Pray for W and Our Freedom Fighters


27 posted on 09/10/2006 2:13:00 PM PDT by bray (Koffi 4 Food has Failed.......Again)
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To: Sub-Driver
I think Reid has never gotten over his high school days when he was the consensus class weirdo and therefore the football team's target for daily wedgies in the hallways between classes. He has been whining ever since.
28 posted on 09/10/2006 2:21:05 PM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is all based on the dems OUTRAGEOUS FEAR that Cheney will run for President.

So now the attack begins in earnest .. must use the politics of personal destruction to keep the public from voting for Cheney (who's not running).


29 posted on 09/10/2006 2:28:49 PM PDT by CyberAnt (Drive-By Media: Fake news, fake documents, fake polls)
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To: Sub-Driver
Clinton got gagged bounded by events such as the Monica play cigar he smelled at, Monica's semen stained dress, or as Commander in Chief talking to Field commanders in Serbia while Monica in full action.
Clinton had nowhere to go, depending on every fringe group regardless how far radical or to the left to keep their approvals/favors, and his job.
No decisions were made to secure the country without first polling as to who's against it.
Attacks on americans, world wide, were left hanging, open, or evaded, leading directly into 9/11.
Investigations: Every move for eight months prior to and preceding 9/11 was highlighted, spun, politicized.
For eight years or 96 months preceding 9/11 cover ups, smoothing, denials, silence prevailed.
During these 8 crucial years preparations, organization, detail planning, by Osama and his followers were in full swing.
Time to start exposing the cover up and shine light on Clinton's evade maneuvers, if for nothing else but to prevent terror attacks made possible by presidential distractions, accompanying lack of indecisiveness and lack of leadership.
30 posted on 09/10/2006 2:31:50 PM PDT by hermgem (The same)
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To: Westlander
Hilarious
Yes it was, wasn't it. The VP had a couple of good zingers in there.
31 posted on 09/10/2006 2:45:17 PM PDT by philman_36
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To: Graymatter
It's days like this I wish President Bush would quit the job one day early---on Jan. 19, 2009---so I can say "President Cheney" a few hundred times to these moonbat traitors.

Wouldn't that be a hoot. Politicians love sports analogies. It would be like the NE Patriots letting Doug Flutie do that weird drop-kick field goal in the last game of his career--a meaningless gesture of respect for a great player.

32 posted on 09/10/2006 2:49:31 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really needed?)
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To: MNJohnnie

Well stated! Saddam was up to his eyeballs in terror, provided sanctuary for terrorists and had orchestrated an attempt to assassinate the first President Bush. Almost all the crop of current antiwar congressional 'Rats including Hillary are on record from five years or so ago, that Saddam had to be removed. How quickly we forget!


33 posted on 09/10/2006 2:50:00 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: ExGeeEye
Senator Reid Just Doesn't Get It.

Probably true about every way in which that phrase can be taken...oh sorry, that's "doesn't get ANY".

34 posted on 09/10/2006 4:54:51 PM PDT by Christian4Bush ("Ma'am, you don't have to thank us. You just go beat him for us." Soldier to Irey re: Murtha)
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