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...I don't recall them evey saying there was, but again, there you have it. This notion that Iraq was involved was created by the Left which could never understand preemption or the threat Iraq posed in a post 9/11 world.
1 posted on 06/02/2009 6:30:23 PM PDT by americanophile
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2 posted on 06/02/2009 6:32:59 PM PDT by b4its2late (I love defenseless animals, especially in a good gravy.)
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Same thing he’s been saying since 2003.

SnakeDoc


3 posted on 06/02/2009 6:33:48 PM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("The night is darkest just before the dawn -- but I promise you, the dawn is coming." -- Harvey Dent)
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When they start killing Americans you will go AWOL... You know it and I know it..
4 posted on 06/02/2009 6:34:00 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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I don't recall them evey saying there was

No, they didn't. But the left said they did and they said it over and over and over again till it was believed.

Lies, lies and more lies.

5 posted on 06/02/2009 6:35:32 PM PDT by what's up
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exactly right! Cheney is only reiterating what he always said...and the news media makes it seem like he is making a huge admission!

Cheney and company NEVER said Iraq was part of 9/11 BUT he did say...and it was borne out...that Iraq and Al-Quada had a relationship.
Most important...Iraq was eager and able to be home to terrorists like AlQuada

The other point never brought out was in the report that mentions NO WMD...the media ignored the fact that Iraq was able, willing, and ready to begin the nuclear program once the sanctions were lifted...something that Europe was gungho on before 9/11.


6 posted on 06/02/2009 6:36:11 PM PDT by t2buckeye
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The Bush Administration never alleged that the Iraqis were involved in 9/11. That was a straw man argument constantly brought up by the MSM.

What the Bush Administration did say was that after 9/11, they couldn’t risk Saddam giving weapons of mass destruction to terrorists, so either Saddam had to admit inspectors, turn over all biological, chemical, and nuclear technologies, or be removed from power.

Saddam chose option B.


8 posted on 06/02/2009 6:37:49 PM PDT by Yo-Yo
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Nope, I don’t recall the Bush admin saying there was a link. I do recall the left twisting everything around and then blaming Bush.


9 posted on 06/02/2009 6:37:54 PM PDT by bgill (The evidence simply does not support the official position of the Obama administration)
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Since shortly after 09/11, the left in this nation took on the persona of a 12 year old girl who wanted to go out on a date with a 19 year old boy, without a chaperon. Every excuse in the book has been used to try to get permission. The adults just aren’t having any of it.

Hussien had to go. In a world facing terrorism, the terrorists biggest soul-mate wasn’t going to be ignored.

My disappointment wasn’t focused on the targeting of Hussein, but the lack of targeting of the leaders of Hamas, Hezballah, (the West Bank [Arafat’s] terrorist org.), South East Asian terrorist organizations, and anyone else who could be tied to terrorism in any way.

We fell down on that IMO.


11 posted on 06/02/2009 6:39:02 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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Only the radical Left has been saying that Bush/Cheney made that claim. Others DO think that and it may be true, but the Bush Administration never claimed that.

Alert MSNBC and the SRM.

12 posted on 06/02/2009 6:39:44 PM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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...Cheney said that “the Czechs alleged that Mohamed Atta, the lead attacker, met in Prague with a senior Iraqi intelligence official five months before the attack.”

A quote from James Woolsey:

…Woolsey [former CIA director] also noted the meeting. “Maybe Iraqi intelligence and the chief bomber of Sept. 11 like Prague’s beautiful architecture,” he said sarcastically. “But at some point, it seems to me, we begin to get to at least a strong likelihood Iraq has been involved in some way.”

22 posted on 06/02/2009 6:54:19 PM PDT by LjubivojeRadosavljevic
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I still get so angry reading media accounts of this type of thing.

Cheney says:

“There is no evidence PROVING Saddam was involved in 911”

Media says:

“Cheneys says there was no evidence Saddam was involved in 911.”

They have to lie everytime they report anything from a Conservative. They cannot speak straight because they so adore mass murdering Dictators who rejoiced at the slaughter in 911 and who used WMD as “human insecticides” to wipe out thousands of Kurds.

It does not matter because on the moral compass of Bush haters there is nothing more evil than a Dick Cheney defending the good and wellbeing of a great nation known as America.

And while we are at it the Duelfer report indicates more than 500 illegal WMD were found by the end of the reporting period. But alas, we have to pretend that the relentless lies of the media constitute facts.


29 posted on 06/02/2009 7:02:08 PM PDT by lonestar67 ("I love my country a lot more than I love politics," President George W. Bush)
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What’s done is done.

Nobody but the left cares now.


31 posted on 06/02/2009 7:31:56 PM PDT by Tzimisce (http://groups.myspace.com/nailthemessiah)
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