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How Sandy Berger Paid Back the GOP
World Net Daily ^ | January 29, 2007 | Jack Cashill

Posted on 01/30/2007 3:22:10 AM PST by kellynla

On July 6, 2006, Stonebridge International, a global strategy firm, announced that it had added a new member to its high-profile, five-member advisory board – former Democrat Rep. Lee Hamilton.

True to form, the major media ignored the Hamilton appointment. They should not have. Hamilton, who had served as vice chairman of the 9/11 Commission, had just joined a firm headed by the man who had criminally undermined that very Commission, Stonebridge chairman and founder Samuel "Sandy" Berger.

In the words of a recent House Committee report, Berger had perpetrated "a disturbing breach of trust and protocol that compromised the nation's national security," a breach that had come at the expense of the 9/11 Commission's very mission.

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The unseemly nature of this new alliance apparently did not trouble Hamilton, Berger or the Washington media. By the spring of 2006, Berger felt sufficiently comfortable in his relationship with that media to execute a brazen, political drive-by on the one man who most seriously threatened the Clinton legacy and his own reputation, namely Rep. Curt Weldon of Pennsylvania.

Berger began his spring offensive in March 2006 with a fund-raiser for Weldon's opponent, Joe Sestak. Almost universally despised by his Naval colleagues, the former vice admiral was forced into retirement for what the U.S. Navy charitably called "poor command climate." Before being recruited to run for Congress, Sestak had not lived in Weldon's district for 30 years.

Although hosted by Berger, the fund-raiser was held at the law offices of Harold Ickes, a veteran Clinton fixer, and Janice Enright, the treasurer of Hillary Clinton's 2006 Senate campaign.

Before the campaign was through, Clinton insiders would enlist Stonebridge's director of communications to serve as Sestak's campaign spokesperson, summon former President Clinton to rally the troops, and finally call in the federales. Their motives were transparent even to the local media.

"A Sestak victory," observed suburban Philadelphia's Delco Times early in the campaign, "would muzzle a Republican congressman who blames Clinton for doing irreparable harm to America's national security during the 1990s."

As the No. 2 Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, Weldon had not only exposed the Clinton administration's lethal "Able Danger" breakdown, but he had also catalogued the CIA's failures before Sept. 11 in his book "Countdown to Terror." And he wasn't stopping there.

In late July 2006, I accompanied Mike and Joan Wire to visit Weldon in his D.C. office. The Wires, who live in suburban Philadelphia, had arranged the interview.

I happened to be in New Jersey at the time so we drove down together. The interview lasted two and a half hours and ended only because I had to leave.

Mike Wire just happened to be the most critical of the 270 eyewitnesses to an apparent missile strike on TWA Flight 800 on July 17, 1996. As is well enough known, the government had argued that a mechanical failure brought down the plane.

To make the story work, however, the FBI and/or the CIA had to manufacture from whole cloth a second interview with Wire that fit their invented scenario.

This was criminal obstruction, and it is easily verified.

To get some sense of what Wire and others actually witnessed, I have put two relevant sections of the video "Silenced" on YouTube. The skeptical reader would do well to review these clips: Part 1 and Part 2.

As late as 2001, I was as skeptical about TWA Flight 800 as the next guy. It was then that I met James and Elizabeth Sanders. The Sanders and TWA Capt. Terrel Stacey had been arrested in 1997 and charged with conspiracy.

An investigative reporter, Sanders was doing the job the major media had chosen not to do. Elizabeth, a TWA trainer, had introduced her husband to Stacey, then working inside the investigation; nothing more.

Before committing to co-produce "Silenced," I had flown to Ft. Lauderdale, where the Sanders were living, and spent three days reviewing their evidence and assessing their character. As I learned, the government arrested the three of them – and convicted the Sanderses – only because they had been closing in on the truth.

When the Wires and I met with Weldon and his aide Russ Caso, we showed them sections from "Silenced," but we were not revealing anything they did not know or at least suspect. What most intrigued Weldon was the cast of characters involved in the misdirection of the TWA Flight 800 investigation. Many of those characters were working to unseat him.

Sandy Berger: Col. Buzz Patterson, who carried the nuclear football the summer of 1996, identifies then Deputy National Security Adviser Berger as the one person holed up in the family quarters with the president on the night of July 17, 1996. In addition to his other services, Berger donated $1,000 to the Sestak campaign. Sestak was the only congressional candidate to whom Berger gave money.

Tony Lake: As national security adviser, Lake was Berger's immediate boss. Although he stayed out of the family quarters on July 17, he, too, was in the loop that night. At 3 a.m. he received a call from the president asking that he "dust off the contingency plans." Lake donated $500 to Sestak. It was his only federal donation in 2006.

Richard Clarke: The anti-terror honcho takes credit for discovering the exploding fuel tank theory that provided a mechanical explanation, however contrived, for TWA Flight 800's demise. He is likely also responsible for bringing the FBI and CIA together to create the "zoom-climb" animation seen in the YouTube clip, which was used to discredit the eyewitnesses. Clarke donated $2,100 to Sestak. It was the only federal donation he made in 2006.

John Deutch: Deutch was serving as CIA director the night TWA Flight 800 went down. Several months later, in a scandal that foreshadowed Berger's own, Deutch was discovered to have loaded classified documents onto to his personal computer and taken them home. His motives were never made clear. He eventually signed a plea agreement and agreed to pay a $5,000 fine only to be pardoned the next day by President Clinton. Deutch donated $500 to Sestak, one of of only two congressional candidates he supported in 2006.

Mary O. McCarthy: In 1996, McCarthy, a CIA analyst, served as an intelligence officer on the National Security Council. In 1998, Berger appointed her as special assistant to the president. In 2006, the CIA fired her for allegedly leaking secret information about overseas prisons to the Washington Post. The only federal candidate to whom she donated in 2006 was Joe Sestak. To give some sense of the politicized nature of the CIA, McCarthy donated $2,000 to John Kerry in 2004.

Jamie Gorelick: Gorelick does not have the excuse of knowing Sestak from his work on the National Security Council. Gorelick served as deputy attorney general in the Justice Department. Still she donated $3,000 to the Sestak campaign, the most she gave to any candidate in 2006.

Gorelick, of course, was one of five Democrats appointed to the 9/11 Commission – and for no more obvious reason than her stake in keeping talk of TWA Flight 800 out of the commission room.

On Aug. 22, 1996, the politically reliable Gorelick met with the FBI brass and directed their efforts away from any serious terror or missile leads. From this point on, the FBI was tasked with finding an alternative explanation for the explosive residue found throughout the plane and duly reported to the New York Times for the previous month.

This FBI search culminated in an exculpatory tale of a sloppy dog-training exercise aboard the Flight 800 plane five weeks before the crash. Though easily disproved, the story satisfied a painfully incurious media.

Unfortunately for America, by suppressing talk of TWA Flight 800, the Clinton administration had to suppress talk of a very real terror plot against the United States that culminated in the events of Sept. 11.

In the way of background, in January 1995, the Philippine police shared with the FBI detailed plans for an aerial terrorist assault on the United States. Those plans called for the use of hijacked airliners and/or explosives-filled private aircraft as flying bombs to attack the United States.

The architect of those plans was Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the first World Trade Center bombing and a cohort of 9-11 chief strategist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, his alleged uncle.

Richard Clarke obviously took Yousef's planes-as-bombs plots seriously. In planning security for the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, Clarke warned of the possibility of terrorists hijacking a 747 and flying it into a packed Olympic stadium.

The U.S. Navy apparently took Yousef's plans seriously as well. On July 17, 1996, National Liberation Day in Saddam's Iraq and two days before the start of the Atlanta Olympics, a small fleet of ships and subs, some perhaps NATO, cruised off the coast of Long Island, locked and loaded.

One of two things happened next: Either Navy missiles intercepted a terrorist plane and inadvertently took out TWA Flight 800 in the process; or, more likely, while practicing to intercept a terrorist plane in the kind of crowded air corridor where such an attack would likely occur, Navy missiles accidentally destroyed the 747.

In either case, the U.S. Navy did not have the will or the wherewithal to conceal this on its own. That decision would have been made in the family quarters of the White House in the early morning hours of July 18.

Those few subordinates in the know would have been told that the decision was made for reasons of national security. A more urgent reason, of course, was to secure Clinton's re-election a few months hence.

The evidence for Navy involvement has been greatly enhanced by the research of Capt. Ray Lahr on the west coast and the legal work in the federal courts by his counsel, John Clarke. Highly useful, too, has been a new and stunningly sophisticated crash analysis drafted by an apparent insider (or insiders), whose identity remains stubbornly unknown.

As a result of Lahr's work in particular, the NTSB and FBI have quietly abandoned the CIA zoom-climb scenario shown in the YouTube clip and rely now only on a quiescent media to ignore the un-rebutted testimony of some 270 eyewitnesses to a missile strike.

In the summer of 1996, President Clinton had a keen interest in the planes-as-bombs plot as well. Soon after the destruction of TWA Flight 800, Col. Buzz Patterson was returning a daily intelligence update from the Oval Office to the National Security Council when he "keyed on a reference to a plot to use commercial airliners as weapons."

"I can state for a fact that this information was circulated within the U.S. intelligence community," Patterson writes, "and that in late 1996 the president was aware of it." The president's handwritten comments on the documents verified the same.

Most likely to keep the subject of TWA Flight 800 off the table, all talk of planes as bombs ended in the summer of 1996. Incoming National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice was not even warned about the possibility. Richard Clarke verified as much when he testified before the 9/11 Commission.

"Knowledge about al-Qaida having thought of using aircraft as weapons," admitted Clarke, was "5-years, 6-years old." He asked that intelligence analysts "be forgiven for not thinking about it given the fact that they hadn't seen a lot in the five or six years intervening about it."

As to President Clinton's legacy-killing notes on the Yousef plot documents, they obviously did not find their way to the 9/11 Commission. Not surprisingly, according to the National Archives staff, "Berger was especially interested in White House terrorism adviser Richard Clarke's personal office files." Berger reviewed these and "original NSC numbered documents" on his first visit to the Archives.

The House report noted, "Had Berger seen 'a smoking gun' or other documents he did not want brought to an investigatory panel's attention, he could have removed it on this visit."

When the Wires and I left Weldon in July 2006, he was on his way to review the Berger evidence. Weldon was the one man in Washington willing and able to put all the pieces together of what loomed as the most serious scandal in American political history. But this was not to be. The Clintons and their cronies had other plans.

During the now legendary Chris Wallace interview with President Clinton in late September 2006 on Fox News, the nation saw just how potent were the guns aimed at Weldon.

"A three-star admiral," Clinton announced out of nowhere, "who was on my National Security Council staff, who also fought terror, by the way, is running for the seat of Curt Weldon in Pennsylvania." He did not even mention Sestak by name. He may not have known it. Other than President Bush, Clinton mentioned no other Republican than Weldon.

It is not easy to take out a popular 10-term congressman. Weldon's enemies, however, had a nasty little ace up their sleeves. A week after President Clinton visited Weldon's district to fire up the troops, the McClatchy Newspapers broke a story attributed to two anonymous sources, namely that Weldon had "traded his political influence for lucrative lobbying and consulting contracts for his daughter."

Alleging a need to act quickly because of the leak, the FBI raided the homes of Weldon's daughter and a friend on Monday, Oct. 16. By noon of that same day, a group of nearly 20 Democrat protesters were milling outside Weldon's district office in Upper Darby, carrying matching signs that read "Caught Red-Handed." The story received a great deal of unreflective attention from a media desperate for a Democrat win, and Weldon went down to defeat.

The move against Weldon was naturally attributed to the Bush Justice Department. As the Berger case proved, however, there are powerful forces operating in the Justice Department and FBI that seem to have no greater goal than protecting the Clinton legacy and advancing the Democrat agenda. The idea that Karl Rove somehow orchestrated the Weldon hit makes sense only in the nether reaches of the liberal blogosphere.

Sometimes, as in the case of Watergate, conspiracy is not a theory. It's a crime. Still, the major media will use the "conspiracy theory" mantra as an excuse to ignore this story.

To this point, the "respectable" conservative media have been intimidated into following their lead. It is past time for those media to show some sand.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 911commission; berger; burger; crime; flight800; gorelick; leehamilton; twa800; weldon
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Sandy Burglar will never see a day behind bars because he is covered by the Clinton "J.Edgar Hoover" insurance policy. "Honey, I knew those copies of F.B.I. files would come in handy!"
1 posted on 01/30/2007 3:22:12 AM PST by kellynla
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To: kellynla

I read this earlier on another site. It knocked my socks off.


2 posted on 01/30/2007 3:23:57 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: Calpernia

ping to me


3 posted on 01/30/2007 3:34:35 AM PST by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: kellynla
Sestak's command raises questions

"..By: KEITH PHUCAS, Times Herald Staff
04/01/2006

Retired Navy Vice Adm. Joseph Sestak is garnering national attention in his bid to unseat incumbent Republican Congressman Curt Weldon and is touting his 31-year Navy career as proof of his fitness for public service.

Adm. Sestak, who commanded the Cruiser Destroyer Group Two and George Washington Battle Group, served in combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In the 1990s, he advised the President Clinton on defense policy.

The admiral has called the Iraq war a "tragic misadventure," and asserts he was against Operation Iraqi Freedom from the start. He may find a sympathetic ear among some Seventh District voters.

While district voters will salute Sestak's long military service to his country, they may also question the Democratic newcomer's leadership ability in light of his removal from a high-level Navy post last summer. According to a July 25, 2005 Navy Times article written by Christopher Cavas, Sestak was blamed for a "poor command climate" while serving as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations..."

Weldon got the shaft and Berger got, so far, a minor ding. Sestak, a Carpetbagging Rent a Vet, had to be a piece of crap in the Navy. They usually speak well of most of the high level people they replace.

4 posted on 01/30/2007 3:39:14 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: All

read later


5 posted on 01/30/2007 3:43:45 AM PST by OXENinFLA
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To: kellynla; Victoria Delsoul; Mia T; Nancee; Kelly_2000; The Raven
This is just breathless in scope.

The Able Danger story, that exploded on the scene last year, is dead in the water.

There is so much here. To see the Clintons and Berger walk away from this mess is galling. And now the news story is the trial of Scooter Libby?

Incredible.

6 posted on 01/30/2007 3:47:31 AM PST by Northern Yankee ( Stay The Course!)
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To: dinasour

> read later

Me, too.


7 posted on 01/30/2007 3:49:02 AM PST by dinasour (Pajamahadeen, SnowFlake, and Eeevil Doer.)
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To: Northern Yankee
This is just business as usual for MSM and Democrats. As soon as anyone mentioned Sestak's poor Military Finale, they were accused of "swiftboating". They intentionally didn't notice the fact Sestak's immediate past was in the Navy and a fair point of criticism or that he had not lived the district for a generation.

Weldons district in Pennsylvania was seriously screwed up to elect Sestak over Weldon.

8 posted on 01/30/2007 3:59:38 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: kellynla

Amazing how the same Clintanoid names just keep showing up over and over. Harold Ichies! Sleeze par excellence.

Speaking of jail time, isn't either Ira Magaziner or Hillary supposed to have had a little jail time while playing Mr. and Ms. Sunshine (Law).

I would love to know Bruce Lindsay's latest Clinton "project".


9 posted on 01/30/2007 4:08:37 AM PST by rod1
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To: Anti-Bubba182

pennsystan


10 posted on 01/30/2007 4:09:31 AM PST by wildcatf4f3 (Find out what brand the Ethiopians are drinking and send a case to all my generals.)
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To: leadpenny

Man this story puts so many pieces of the puzzle together.

If its a conspiracy, its a good one.


11 posted on 01/30/2007 4:11:45 AM PST by sgtbono2002 (I will forgive Jane Fonda, when the Jews forgive Hitler.)
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To: wildcatf4f3

With Santorum and Weldon gone that state has pretty much gone over to the Pitts and Philly types. It is a damn shame, but they deserve what they get.


12 posted on 01/30/2007 4:13:59 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: kellynla

great read. I am sure it will get taken out of breaking news ASAP for an update on klamath falls or something


13 posted on 01/30/2007 4:15:25 AM PST by jern
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To: Northern Yankee
The flight going down over Long Island, finally making some sense.

There was another aircraft that went down in the north east, with some Egyptian pilot chanting Allah Akbar.....as he ditched the plane. It was explained as a simple suicide. Did that plane go down before flight 800? Maybe thats why the Navy was out there? Anyone remember that? The Egyptian pilot who ditched the plane?

Im no big conspiracy theorist, but it all seemed to bizzar the way it was explained away, and how Clinton's people got so involved and gave that unbelievable explanation about the gas tank exploding.
14 posted on 01/30/2007 4:19:07 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: kellynla
You forgot to put "Tin Foil Hat Alert"

after the article headline;

15 posted on 01/30/2007 4:19:51 AM PST by Al Simmons (Why Rudy in 2008? Because National Security should not be left to children.)
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To: kellynla

Cashill is a crackpot. He had me going too, for a while, with his Flight 800 book.


16 posted on 01/30/2007 4:20:43 AM PST by Al Simmons (Why Rudy in 2008? Because National Security should not be left to children.)
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To: jern; kellynla

I could be mistaken but I don't believe it was kellynla who put it in BN?


17 posted on 01/30/2007 4:21:28 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: PA-RIVER

Up near Nova Scotia, I believe. Egyptian airline and I believe it was after 800.


18 posted on 01/30/2007 4:23:29 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny

Don't forget to read the first two related stories linked at this story. I believe the Curt was set up by both parties. Clinton had a greater need but the GOP knows the drive by media will twist it to blame them also.


19 posted on 01/30/2007 4:24:17 AM PST by bmwcyle (If no one buys illegal drugs, we win the war on drugs)
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To: Apple Blossom

ping


20 posted on 01/30/2007 4:25:00 AM PST by bmwcyle (If no one buys illegal drugs, we win the war on drugs)
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To: bmwcyle

No, I didn't. I do remember that Weldon was being dismissed as a kook earlier last year. I didn't follow his election battle but I did see Sestak on C-SPAN as a guest soon after the election. I was impressed with his credentials and his demeanor. Sounds like there's another side to his ability as an Admiral, according to some of his peers.


21 posted on 01/30/2007 4:32:26 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: PA-RIVER
that was 1999 a few years later ... a "mechanical failure" ... just a muslim behind the wheel with 200 plus infidels in the back seat.
22 posted on 01/30/2007 4:32:53 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: leadpenny

You are not mistaken.


23 posted on 01/30/2007 4:33:24 AM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

Thx. I'm at my best between five and seven in the morning. I'm melting now.


24 posted on 01/30/2007 4:35:49 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: Hal1950

FYI- ping


25 posted on 01/30/2007 4:36:07 AM PST by labette ("Come, let us reason together...")
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To: leadpenny

Washington has so much insider deals today. Party lines are blurred when the cameras are off.


26 posted on 01/30/2007 4:36:12 AM PST by bmwcyle (If no one buys illegal drugs, we win the war on drugs)
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To: leadpenny

It was Egyptair 990, a Boeing 767-300 heading from Kennedy to Cairo, and it was in the 1997-1997 timeframe.

The NTSB pieced together, from physical wreckage, radar tapes from the New York ARTCC, and the plane's recorders, that the relief pilot (who was a very senior pilot with Egyptair) managed to get himself alone in the cockpit by the ruse of sending the copilot back to give a pen to the captain. (Long international flights have to carry two flightcrews--this guy was supposed to fly the plane over the Atlantic and turn it back over to the designated captain for landing in Cairo.)

When he got alone in the cockpit, he disengaged the autopilot, pulled the throttles back to idle, and pushed the controls forward, quietly chanting something like "I believe in Allah". The captain rushed back to the cockpit, and not knowing what was going on, jumped in the other seat and started pulling the plane up and yelling "pull with me, pull with me." He didn't realize that the suicidal guy was pushing the yoke forward. Then the suicidal one cut the power to the engines, which stopped the flight recorders. Radar info after that showed the plane pulling out of the dive, then diving again into the sea.

The NTSB figured this out because they found indications that one control yoke was being pushed forward and the other pulled backward at the same time. So they ruled that the relief pilot intentionally crashed the plane for reasons unknown.

The Egyptian government angrily denied the NTSB's findings and tried to pin the crash on a design fault--Boeing convincingly shot that down quickly.

}:-)4


27 posted on 01/30/2007 4:36:48 AM PST by Moose4 (I don't speed in Durham--if I get pulled for 65 in a 55, Mike Nifong'll have me doing 15 to life.)
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To: kellynla
I do not generally subscribe to conspiracy theories, but, I have learned that where the Clintons and their cronies are concerned, nothing happens by coincidence. Another good rule of thumb with that crowd is, "follow the money".
28 posted on 01/30/2007 4:36:52 AM PST by srmorton (Choose life!)
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To: leadpenny
Stonebridge International Advisory Board

"# Roger C. Altman
# Thomas J. Donohue
# Craig L. Fuller
# Lee Hamilton
# Warren Rudman"

29 posted on 01/30/2007 4:39:45 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: kellynla

... and now another Clinton is heading for the White House. This stuff will be buried even further as the first Clinton Legacy is ironed out and sanitized for the history books.


30 posted on 01/30/2007 4:40:15 AM PST by bimbo
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To: kellynla

You can bet the ranch that those FBI files are still arriving on a regular basis. The Klinton's have evildoers buried in ALL our institutions.


31 posted on 01/30/2007 4:40:46 AM PST by OldFriend (Swiftboating - Sinking a politician's Ship of Fools by Torpedoes of Truth)
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To: kellynla; Tribune7



Ping.


When does coincidence become conspiracy?



32 posted on 01/30/2007 4:41:52 AM PST by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional.)
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To: Moose4

*edit above: should be "1997-1998." Leadpenny may be at his best between 5-7 am, but I'm not. :)

I have real trouble with the missile theory on TWA 800, simply because out of all the hundreds and hundreds of people on those Navy ships--not the senior brass, but the enlisted men, the 19- and 20-year-olds--not a single one ever came forward? How could an incredible accident like this NOT leak out? Not a single one of those young kids on the bridge, or in the CIC, or handling missiles, or even swabbing the decks, heard or saw some of what happened and decided to risk it all to come out with the news?

I don't know what happened with TWA 800. The center fuel tank explosion theory seems incredibly weak, but if it really was shot down by an American missile, I can't see how somebody wouldn't eventually leak it. That leaves a terrorist missile, and the plane was out of the envelope for engagement by a shoulder-fired IR surface-to-air missile.

}:-)4


33 posted on 01/30/2007 4:42:49 AM PST by Moose4 (I don't speed in Durham--if I get pulled for 65 in a 55, Mike Nifong'll have me doing 15 to life.)
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To: rod1

Tony Lake is so poorly regarded that slick willie had to give him a position that did not require senate confirmation. Nevertheless you can be sure that Ickes, Lake, and assorted other America haters are doing their dirty work every day.


34 posted on 01/30/2007 4:43:12 AM PST by OldFriend (Swiftboating - Sinking a politician's Ship of Fools by Torpedoes of Truth)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

It's not just Pennsylvania that suffers with the loss of these two American heroes, it all of us.


35 posted on 01/30/2007 4:44:03 AM PST by OldFriend (Swiftboating - Sinking a politician's Ship of Fools by Torpedoes of Truth)
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To: kellynla

Talk about connecting the dots. I knew he was behind Sestak but the details here are astounding.

I may make a trip to Washington just to burn my copy of the 911 report in front of the Capitol.

Weldon was my Congressman and I took his defeat hard. It makes me sick that the Clinton machine was able to unseat him so easily.


36 posted on 01/30/2007 4:44:33 AM PST by SueRae
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To: Moose4

I remember reading the guy had lots of family problems, mostly stemming from the fact he failed an upgrade attempt to captain.


37 posted on 01/30/2007 4:45:21 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: OldFriend

That is true, but it is Pennsylvania voters that did the deed.


38 posted on 01/30/2007 4:45:57 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: kellynla

But Sandy has put his life in danger by being the only person who could reveal the truth.I expect his accidental death any day now.


39 posted on 01/30/2007 4:51:19 AM PST by Farmer Dean (Every time a toilet flushes,another liberal gets his brains.)
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To: kellynla
Check this out, posted on 05/08/06

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1628653/posts

40 posted on 01/30/2007 4:53:49 AM PST by #1CTYankee (That's right, I have no proof. So what of it??)
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To: SueRae

My only consolation is that Kean's son lost his bid for the senate here in NJ. He would have been a constant thorn in the President's side, but the overall loss of the Senate to the dems is really devestating to America.


41 posted on 01/30/2007 5:04:24 AM PST by OldFriend (Swiftboating - Sinking a politician's Ship of Fools by Torpedoes of Truth)
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Bookmarking for later


42 posted on 01/30/2007 5:04:41 AM PST by FarRightFanatic ("I'm Barack Hussein Obama...and I approved this taqiyya.")
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To: Calpernia

ping to me, too!


43 posted on 01/30/2007 5:07:23 AM PST by RaceBannon (Innocent until proven guilty: The Pendleton 8...down to 2...GWB, we hardly knew ye...)
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To: kellynla

ping for later


44 posted on 01/30/2007 5:07:30 AM PST by ChiefJayStrongbow
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To: kellynla; Calpernia; Donna Lee Nardo; LucyT; FARS; Founding Father; milford421; DAVEY CROCKETT

Good read, full of new links, it will jump start your brain this morning.


45 posted on 01/30/2007 5:08:55 AM PST by nw_arizona_granny (Pray for peace, but prepare for the worst disaster. Protect your loved ones.)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

I live here and I couldn't agree more. I'm surrounded by complete idiots.


46 posted on 01/30/2007 5:14:38 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Gingrich 2008)
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To: Moose4
I don't know what happened with TWA 800. The center fuel tank explosion theory seems incredibly weak, but if it really was shot down by an American missile, I can't see how somebody wouldn't eventually leak it. That leaves a terrorist missile, and the plane was out of the envelope for engagement by a shoulder-fired IR surface-to-air missile.

The "US Navy did it" story is absolute crap for the reason you cite.

Shortly after the event the WSJ (not a crackpot publication) printed a story that I've never forgotten and never seen repeated. It said that radar showed one single boat in the area speeding away from the crash site while all the other boats in the area raced to the site (for possible rescue work.) The article said serious attempts to identify that boat were undertaken but were unsuccessful. The suspicion was that people on this boat fired a missile and then fled the scene.

As I said, one WSJ article followed by silence.

47 posted on 01/30/2007 5:14:49 AM PST by aculeus
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

It is too bad the good people have to live with the bad and take some of the consequences of their actions.


48 posted on 01/30/2007 5:19:28 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: kellynla

Sestak was the only congressional candidate to whom Berger gave money.

Contributor

Occupation

Date

Amount

Recipient

BERGER, SAMUEL
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL/CHAIRMAN

2/15/2006

$1,000

Lieberman, Joe

BERGER, SAMUEL
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL/CHAIRMAN

6/23/2006

$1,000

Lieberman, Joe

BERGER, SAMUEL
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INT'L/CONSULTANT

7/14/2005

$1,000

Searchlight Leadership Fund

BERGER, SAMUEL R
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL/BUSINESS

8/18/2006

$1,100

Clinton, Hillary

BERGER, SAMUEL R
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL/PARTNER

12/29/2005

$1,000

Bayh, Evan

BERGER, SAMUEL R
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INT'L LLC/CONSULTANT

2/16/2005

$1,000

Matsui, Doris

BERGER, SAMUEL R
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL LLC/CHAIR

3/27/2006

$1,000

Sestak, Joe

BERGER, SAMUEL R
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL/BUSINESS

9/7/2005

$900

Clinton, Hillary

BERGER, SAMUEL R
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL/CHAIR

6/24/2005

$250

Casey, Bob

BERGER, SAMUEL R MR
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

STONEBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL/CHAIRMAN

6/6/2005

$2,000

Harman, Jane

BERGER, SUSAN
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

EVERS AND COMPANY/REALTOR

6/9/2006

$250

Feder, Judith

BERGER, SUSAN
WASHINGTON,DC 20016

EVERS AND COMPANY/REALTOR

9/21/2006

$250

Feder, Judith

Not really, but why should we let "facts" get in the way?

Owl_Eagle

If what I just wrote made you sad or angry,
it was probably just a joke.


49 posted on 01/30/2007 5:20:07 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Farmer Dean
But Sandy has put his life in danger by being the only person who could reveal the truth.I expect his accidental death any day now.

Maybe he has a few secret weapons of his own stashed away, to be revealed in case of his death.

50 posted on 01/30/2007 5:26:54 AM PST by Tuscaloosa Goldfinch (If MY people who are called by MY name -- the ball's in our court, folks.)
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