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Giuliani assails Obama on terrorism [Republican Response 9/10/11]
YahooNews ^ | Sept. 10, 2011 | Staff

Posted on 09/10/2011 10:16:25 AM PDT by La Enchiladita

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, speaking for his fellow Republicans ten years after the September 11th attacks, denounced President Barack Obama's handling of national security on Saturday.

Giuliani, giving the party's weekly address, notably blasted Obama's decision to withdraw some 33,000 US troops from Afghanistan by September 2012 and bring home all combat forces by 2014.

"Perhaps the most dangerous impulse we've developed since September 11 is impatience demonstrated by the calls to put our armed forces on timetables," said the former mayor, hailed for his take-charge response to the attacks.

...And he blasted "the inappropriate decision-making and irrational application of political correctness in the attack at Fort Hood," the army base in Texas where US Army Major Nidal Hasan alleged killed 13 people in a shooting spree.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2012; 911; 911anniversary; americasmayor; giuliani; giuliani911anniv; groundzero; hatersrus; ilduce; islam; jihad; nationbuilding; neverforget; newyorkcity; nutcaseliz; obama; wot
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To: Just mythoughts

I don’t expect you to understand everything I say, nor even agree. But I am appalled that posters on the internet’s premier conservative forum cannot even appreciate what our leaders at the time accomplished on 9/11/01, and set aside some of their other differences out of respect.


21 posted on 09/10/2011 2:39:33 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (Jihad THIS!! America Forever!!! Let's Roll!!)
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To: La Enchiladita
I don’t expect you to understand everything I say, nor even agree. But I am appalled that posters on the internet’s premier conservative forum cannot even appreciate what our leaders at the time accomplished on 9/11/01, and set aside some of their other differences out of respect.

I cannot respond because I have gone silent on what is still taking place on the ground as result of 9/11/01 by our volunteer military. I do not talk about it nor will I discuss in real time at this moment what is happening as opposed to what did happen. And if I were to speak freely you most likely would call me 'brain-damaged' because I was not bending a knee to some so called leader. Oh just for the record, I have NO ill words for President Bush and the military actions he took... and out of respect for the loss of life I won't go political on the domestic peril he left US to deal.

22 posted on 09/10/2011 2:50:18 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: La Enchiladita

I’ll see if I can find it. Thanks for the head’s up.


23 posted on 09/10/2011 3:00:15 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Just mythoughts; calcowgirl
It's too bad Rooty was not a teensy weensy bit smarter---he might have prevented 9/11.

A Big Clue was the previous NYC terror bombing---

I guess Rooty was too busy gallivanting around, giving illegals sanctuary, writing out donations to, and being guest speaker, at pro-abort groups, heading up gay pride parades, escorting his mistress around town while his wife and kids were living in Gracie Mansion...........and other stuff.

24 posted on 09/10/2011 3:24:21 PM PDT by Liz (The rule of law must prevail. We can’t govern ourselves by our personal point of view.)
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To: La Enchiladita; Liz; calcowgirl
Perry endorsed Giuliani, Palin endorsed Rand Paul, DeMint endorsed Romney.

Defending a Rudybot by attacking your fellow FReepers - now THAT is pathetic.

25 posted on 09/10/2011 3:30:05 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: Liz

Oh, Liz! For heaven’s sake!

Do you live in the five boroughs?

Is it better now than it was in 2001?


26 posted on 09/10/2011 3:33:23 PM PDT by Jim Noble (To live peacefully with credit-based consumption and fiat money, men would have to be angels.)
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To: La Enchiladita

I give up. Can’t find a transcript of his speech anywhere. :(


27 posted on 09/10/2011 3:34:47 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: South40

You know, I bet that guy and Perry would pass for twins, if they were the same age, he looks about the pom,/pom age.


28 posted on 09/10/2011 4:29:26 PM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: SaraJohnson

Here is the whole thing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=223MKlYYKkg


29 posted on 09/10/2011 4:31:37 PM PDT by calcowgirl ("Sapere Aude!" --Immanuel Kant)
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To: Liz
It's nice to know that when the nouveau-riche strivers in the bedroom communities of McKinney and Plano need to catch a plane out of DFW, they have to pay a toll to the King of Spain if they want to get to the airport the same morning, courtesy of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP and their client/patron/bagboy Rick Perry.
30 posted on 09/10/2011 5:21:00 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus (Concealed carry is a pro-life position.)
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To: calcowgirl

I found it here http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/301370-1, too. Thanks for looking for me. That was kind of you.

He mentioned the dangers of political correctness and he also mentioned that it killed soldiers at Fort Hood.

He did not acknowledge the overkill at the airports with sexually molesting and harassing Americans but that might fall under the category of using political correctness rather than truth/criminal science which he made clear he understands.


31 posted on 09/10/2011 5:25:56 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Liz
It's too bad Rooty was not a teensy weensy bit smarter---he might have prevented 9/11. A Big Clue was the previous NYC terror bombing---

Well, that's a little bit too tough IMHO, after seeing again PBS's Frontline story, "The Man Who Knew", about 9/11, on its recent rebroadcast.

Giuliani and many other people were being Gorelicized by Chinese walls intended to protect the vast crimes of Slick and Beast and the rest of the Permanent Government, and the FBI in particular was crippled by State Department drones and FBI midlevels going nuclear on their office-political agenda internally, so that efforts against Al Q'aeda were partially blinded and hamstrung internally.

Besides, Rudy was mayor of New York (might be an idea for him to run again and drive the crooked unions berserk), and so had relatively less to do with the effort against international terrorists.

Notwithstanding that his New York politics and lifestyle were more Bohemian than American, as you point out.

32 posted on 09/10/2011 5:48:36 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus (Concealed carry is a pro-life position.)
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To: South40

Uh, no....I won’t leave Rick Perry alone : )


33 posted on 09/10/2011 7:07:28 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: La Enchiladita

Julie-Annie is another idiot narcissist RINO.

NO BODY has YET to define what “WINNING” is in Afghanistan OR Iraq.

My definition of “winning” in both places was removing the regimes which were a major threat to the countries around them and to us. We did that already.

Bush’s, Julie-Annie’s and even Obama’s idea of “winning” has yet to be defined.

If by “WINNING” we mean changing these societies into pro-western civilized states with responsible governments, we are out of our minds. As long as they are Muslim tribal societies, the BEST we can hope for is to make them FEAR us enough so they will be less supportive of terrorists. And we DON’T do that by keeping a military presence there, ostensibly to “civilize” them and carry on some kind of mindless police action with our hands tied behind our backs because of “rules of engagement”.

Bush II made a big mistake committing American lives and money in these rat holes after we took out Saddam and the Taliban. We should have left at that point and let them sort out the rubble all by themselves. Instead we stayed and lost a lot Americans and American money for nothing.

As soon as we pull out of both places they will revert to the only kind of society Muslims are capable of creating.


34 posted on 09/10/2011 8:36:13 PM PDT by ZULU ( Non nobis, non nobis, Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam)
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To: South40

LOL!


35 posted on 09/10/2011 9:09:40 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: South40

Classic!
36 posted on 09/11/2011 4:57:28 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out consevatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: Liz
Okay, ya better stop it, you're making the Perrybots go apoplectic and have seizures.

Some people just can't handle the truth.
(The Emperor has glorious new clothes and that's that!)

37 posted on 09/11/2011 5:02:19 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out consevatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: Condor51
Apopletic, you say? Better get out the defibrillators for this one.


38 posted on 09/11/2011 5:17:10 AM PDT by Liz (The rule of law must prevail. We can’t govern ourselves by our personal point of view.)
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To: Liz

You're bad ;-)
39 posted on 09/11/2011 5:22:48 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out consevatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: Liz

That is funny


40 posted on 09/11/2011 5:30:05 AM PDT by BRL
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