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The enemy within (ANN COULTER)
WorldNetDaily ^ | March 26, 2003 | ann coulter

Posted on 03/26/2003 4:09:38 PM PST by anncoulteriscool

The enemy within

Posted: March 26, 2003

6:55 p.m. Eastern

© 2003 Universal Press Syndicate

Just five days into the war in Iraq and the New York Times was hopefully reporting that despite a thrilling beginning, American troops had gotten bogged down. This came as a surprise to regular readers of the Times who remembered that the Times thought we were bogged down the moment the war began. The day after the first bombs were dropped on Baghdad, the New York Times ran a front-page article describing the mood of the nation thus: "Some faced it with tears, others with contempt, none with gladness."

Apparently some people greeted the war with gladness: The stock market had its best week in 20 years. What people do with their money is a rather more profound barometer of how people feel than any stupid poll, much less bald assertions by New York Times reporters. The Times subscribes to Arab-style proclamations in defiance of the facts. Like Saddam Hussein, the truth for them has no meaning. They say whatever honor commands them to say.

Five days after the Baghdad Times was morosely reporting that no one viewed the war with gladness, things had gotten even worse. In a single editorial, the Times said our troops were "faced with battlefield death, human error and other tragedies." The task "looks increasingly formidable." There were "disturbing events," and American forces were engaged in a "fierce firefight – an early glimpse of urban warfare." There were "downsides," "disheartening events" and "grievous blows."

We're losing this war! The Elite Republican Guard is assembling outside New York City! Head for the hills! The "fierce firefight" referred to in the editorial concerned a battle in Nasiriyah in which American troops took an entire city with nine casualties. That's what most people call a "triumphal a**-kicking."

CNN's favorite general, Wesley Clark, has also been heard to opine that our troops are getting bogged down in Iraq. His competence to judge American generals is questionable since his command was limited to working for NATO. We prefer to hear from American generals. Clark's contribution to international relations consisted of mistakenly bombing the Chinese embassy in Belgrade. In his zeal to prevent troop casualties, he ordered pilots to fly at such high altitudes that the pilots complained that they were being forced to incur unnecessary civilian casualties.

On MSNBC, Forrest Sawyer compared Iraqi forces killing our troops to American revolutionaries and said the war was likely to turn into a "nightmare." Liberals are like the Republican Guard. They never quit.

American forces have taken two-thirds of Iraq and are fast advancing on Baghdad. Thousands of Iraqi soldiers have surrendered or disbanded, thousands more have been captured, and thousands more have been killed. Meanwhile, American forces have suffered less than two dozen deaths. One can gauge the success of the war by the increasingly gloomy expression on Dan Rather's face. Indeed, Saddam's lieutenants are so demoralized that they have turned to lashing out at the Jews. Saddam's Vice Despot Tariq Aziz says the war is being fought only to "create something called greater Israel." Aziz seems to be positioning himself to run for Congress as a Democrat.

Most auspiciously, the Arab League has appealed to the United Nations Security Council to stop the war. One can only hope the Security Council will agree to intervene. How would they stop us? Would France threaten us with war? Young men across America would have to enlist as a matter of honor. The Army could use as its recruiting slogan: "Are you afraid to fight the French?" Even liberals would enlist as a way to pick up glorious service with no risk of injury.

Not surprisingly, the New York Times gave Saddam's recent speech more exultant coverage than they did Bush's State of the Union address. Since the first bomb hit Baghdad, everyone at the Times had been itching to use the word "quagmire." Somewhat surprisingly, Saddam beat even Maureen Dowd to the punch, thus allowing the Times to use "quagmire" with abandon the day after his speech. Not only that, but according to Saddam – and the Times – the invading forces are "in real trouble." The Times isn't afraid we'll do badly in Baghdad; it's afraid we'll do well.

After the Arab television network al-Jazeera repeatedly ran footage of U.S. prisoners of war over the weekend, the New York Stock Exchange threw al-Jazeera reporters off the trading floor. They ought to remove the Times.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: america; anncoulter; anncoulterlist; enemywithin; iraq; mediabias; war
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1 posted on 03/26/2003 4:09:38 PM PST by anncoulteriscool
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To: anncoulteriscool
Its Wednesday night, it must be time for Ann Coulter column....I can't believe I beat TLBSHOW to it....do I win a prize?
2 posted on 03/26/2003 4:11:49 PM PST by anncoulteriscool
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To: anncoulteriscool
The Times subscribes to Arab-style proclamations in defiance of the facts.

Sic 'em Ann!

4 posted on 03/26/2003 4:13:23 PM PST by PistolPaknMama (kaboom!)
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To: anncoulteriscool
Ann sez: "Liberals are like the Republican Guard. They never quit."

Agreed, but, they need to be rooted out and neutralized as well. ;)
5 posted on 03/26/2003 4:14:10 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth (Defund NPR, PBS and the LSC.)
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To: anncoulteriscool
"Saddam's Vice Despot Tariq Aziz says the war is being fought only to "create something called greater Israel." Aziz seems to be positioning himself to run for Congress as a Democrat."

"The Army could use as its recruiting slogan: "Are you afraid to fight the French?" Even liberals would enlist as a way to pick up glorious service with no risk of injury."

Man, I love her
6 posted on 03/26/2003 4:15:37 PM PST by Texas_Jarhead
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To: anncoulteriscool
Thanks for posting!
7 posted on 03/26/2003 4:15:54 PM PST by JohnHuang2
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To: anncoulteriscool
Ann is right on the money. Wesley Clark is doing everything in his power to make Bush look bad while maintaining a veritable scintilla of objectivity. And the NYT just can't wait for another quagmire so they can ferret out obscure email detailing why some low-level State Department functionary doesn't think the war is winnable.
8 posted on 03/26/2003 4:16:03 PM PST by Mister Magoo
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To: anncoulteriscool
I don't think the thread actually counts until the obligatory picture is posted.
9 posted on 03/26/2003 4:16:07 PM PST by GovernmentShrinker
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To: anncoulteriscool
BTTT
10 posted on 03/26/2003 4:16:20 PM PST by lodwick (Cheers)
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To: anncoulteriscool
Ann's got the sarcasm turned up high, and rightfully so. As we learned in Vietnam, body count doesn't tell the whole story, but there is NOTHING to justify the doom-and-gloom tone of The Times.
11 posted on 03/26/2003 4:16:23 PM PST by Steve_Seattle
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To: anncoulteriscool; xm177e2; mercy; Wait4Truth; hole_n_one; GretchenEE; Clinton's a rapist; buffyt; ..

Ann Coulter MEGA PING!!!


12 posted on 03/26/2003 4:16:30 PM PST by JohnHuang2
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To: anncoulteriscool
Saddam's Vice Despot Tariq Aziz says the war is being fought only to "create something called greater Israel." Aziz seems to be positioning himself to run for Congress as a Democrat.

BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

13 posted on 03/26/2003 4:16:51 PM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: anncoulteriscool
I love this woman.

BTW, does anyone know who first used the term quagmire in the war context? Was this a Cronkite Vietnam thing? Just curious.

14 posted on 03/26/2003 4:17:03 PM PST by lawnguy
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To: anncoulteriscool
Ann's a smart hottie bump.
15 posted on 03/26/2003 4:17:13 PM PST by Stopislamnow (Because tomorrow we'll all be dead and won't be able to)
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To: anncoulteriscool
Re: I can't believe I beat TLBSHOW to it....do I win a prize?

Here's your prize:





16 posted on 03/26/2003 4:17:18 PM PST by ChadGore (288,007,154 Americans did not protest the war today)
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To: anncoulteriscool
After the Arab television network al-Jazeera repeatedly ran footage of U.S. prisoners of war over the weekend, the New York Stock Exchange threw al-Jazeera reporters off the trading floor. They ought to remove the Times.

Ahahahahahahaha! She's so funny!

17 posted on 03/26/2003 4:18:03 PM PST by RAT Patrol
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To: GovernmentShrinker; anncoulteriscool
You're right, GS. Where is it? Inquiring minds want to know.
18 posted on 03/26/2003 4:18:11 PM PST by speedy
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To: anncoulteriscool
Where's Ann's photo IT is a REQUIRED item on any Ann Coulter thread. :-)
19 posted on 03/26/2003 4:18:57 PM PST by GailA (Millington Rally for America after action http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/872519/posts)
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To: ChadGore
Thanks. We were getting nervous.
20 posted on 03/26/2003 4:19:05 PM PST by speedy
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To: Steve_Seattle
"there is NOTHING to justify the doom-and-gloom tone of The Times"

The justification is--of course--the personal bias of the Times' Leftist editorial staff.

21 posted on 03/26/2003 4:19:18 PM PST by SpyGuy
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To: anncoulteriscool
<< Aziz seems to be positioning himself to run for Congress as a Democrat. >>

Line of the month!

Ann Coulter has a BRAIN!

[And, yes, you win a prize -- Congratulations and thank you!
22 posted on 03/26/2003 4:20:15 PM PST by Brian Allen (I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny ....)
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To: anncoulteriscool
Thank God for Anne.

After listening to the hostile grilling of the commanders at CentCom this morning before going to work, its good to hear someone rip these idjits a new one.

23 posted on 03/26/2003 4:20:36 PM PST by DoctorMichael (Liberalism = Evil)
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To: anncoulteriscool
You beat him by 4 minutes.
24 posted on 03/26/2003 4:20:58 PM PST by 4.1O dana super trac pak
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To: lawnguy
Probably the New York Times during the winter encampment at Valley Forge in 1777.
25 posted on 03/26/2003 4:21:01 PM PST by speedy
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26 posted on 03/26/2003 4:21:14 PM PST by Stopislamnow (Because tomorrow we'll all be dead and won't be able to)
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27 posted on 03/26/2003 4:21:45 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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For someone supposedly so contemptuous of the New York Times, honey, you seem to be obsessed by it. Observe what one does, I maintain, not what one says.
28 posted on 03/26/2003 4:22:31 PM PST by Greybird (“Fest steht und treu die Wacht, / Die Wacht am ... Tigris” -- at least come back alive, boys, dammit)
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29 posted on 03/26/2003 4:23:39 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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To: ChadGore; TLBSHOW
Yes, your prize is glaring stares from TLBSHOW 'cause his thread was pulled as a duplicate.

Sorry, TLBSHOW, but console yourself with ChadGore's photo spread.

As for the rest of us ... "Aziz seems to be positioning himself to run for Congress as a Democrat." ... is it any wonder we love her?

30 posted on 03/26/2003 4:25:39 PM PST by NonValueAdded ("Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists." GWB 9/20/01)
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To: anncoulteriscool
"Somewhat surprisingly, Saddam beat even Maureen Dowd to the punch..."

Having to endure Dowd on a weekly basis in the local fishwrap, I can relate to that comment. Another hit for Ann Coulter!

31 posted on 03/26/2003 4:25:56 PM PST by meyer
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To: ChadGore
Hey! is that another belly girl shot???
32 posted on 03/26/2003 4:26:26 PM PST by narby (Ignorance is Blix)
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To: anncoulteriscool; All
.."IS it SAFE?" = HILLARY on Armed Serivces Committee...

http://www.TheAlamoFILM.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=629
33 posted on 03/26/2003 4:27:26 PM PST by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com ..)
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To: onetimeatbandcamp
well the market did drop,

The market went up when Bob Brinker told his listeners/news letter subscribers to get back into the market. He has a HUGE following and calls the market very well.

34 posted on 03/26/2003 4:27:35 PM PST by 69ConvertibleFirebird (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: JohnHuang2
<< What people do with their money is a rather more profound barometer of how people feel than any stupid poll ... >>

AND Tariq is positioning himself for a Congressional run as a "DemocRAT" -- what a Doll! What a Gem!

Thank you, FRiend and Brother, John -- B A
35 posted on 03/26/2003 4:27:52 PM PST by Brian Allen (I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny ....)
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To: anncoulteriscool
I took a look at democraticunderground.com and most of the left wing people there are hoping we lose and they honestly equate the life of a republican guard soldier with that of an American. They are also talking about if we win they will move to New Zealand!

I know this is just a few loons on the internet, and not an accurate representation of anything in reality, but it's disappointing to see people who are living in America take such a terrible point of view.
36 posted on 03/26/2003 4:29:20 PM PST by optik_b
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To: narby
Re: Hey! is that another belly girl shot???
The original FR Belly Girl ?
37 posted on 03/26/2003 4:30:20 PM PST by ChadGore (288,007,154 Americans did not protest the war today)
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To: PhilDragoo
Miss Coulter is a nice looking young woman, and right on the money politically, but she could use a couple of plates of German pancakes to round her off a bit. I recommend those served at the Ol' South Pancake House and Family Restaurant (1509 S. University Drive in Fort Worth? [817] 336-0311]) -- pancakes for which to die.
38 posted on 03/26/2003 4:30:30 PM PST by B-Chan (Not affiliated with the Ol' South Pancake House and Family Restaurant)
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To: anncoulteriscool
Most auspiciously, the Arab League has appealed to the United Nations Security Council to stop the war. One can only hope the Security Council will agree to intervene.

Ann slipped this gem in without expanding much on it. Picture this: As the U.S. holds veto power on the Security Council, the resolution would be dead. But what if the U.S. represenative got angry and walked out (per W's instructions) similar to Russia's action just before the Korean police action. The Council might take the bait and act without the U.S. present, pass the resolution and order the U.S. out of Iraq. Then instead of the resolution being dead, the U.N. would be. (He said gleefully)

39 posted on 03/26/2003 4:31:34 PM PST by Navy Patriot
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To: ChadGore
A much, much, finer belly girl than some others I've seen.

I prefer this one. The original.

40 posted on 03/26/2003 4:32:09 PM PST by narby (Ignorance is Blix)
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To: NonValueAdded

41 posted on 03/26/2003 4:32:13 PM PST by TLBSHOW (The gift is to see the truth......)
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To: anncoulteriscool


ANN COULTER's new book:
to be released
JUNE 24, 2003!


(You can pre-order it NOW at amazon.com)

43 posted on 03/26/2003 4:34:08 PM PST by RonDog
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To: anncoulteriscool
Is there anyone who doesn't like to look at pics of Ann!
44 posted on 03/26/2003 4:36:36 PM PST by sonofatpatcher2 (Love & a .45-- What more could you want, campers? };^)
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To: DoctorMichael
"CNN's favorite general, Wesley Clark, has also been heard to opine that our troops are getting bogged down in Iraq. His competence to judge American generals is questionable since his command was limited to working for NATO. We prefer to hear from American generals. Clark's contribution to international relations consisted of mistakenly bombing the Chinese embassy in Belgrade. In his zeal to prevent troop casualties, he ordered pilots to fly at such high altitudes that the pilots complained that they were being forced to incur unnecessary civilian casualties."

No one says it like Ann. I always learn something from her too. Never new Clark was so worthless.
45 posted on 03/26/2003 4:36:44 PM PST by demkicker (I wanna kick some commie butt)
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46 posted on 03/26/2003 4:38:15 PM PST by TLBSHOW (The gift is to see the truth......)
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To: All
Man, I love this woman. I'm reading her book "Slander" now and it's a very good read. Can't wait to get my hands on "Treason". And I don't think she's obsessed with the Times. I think that she, like any good American, just wants to make sure we identify defeatist, liberalist bullsh**t whenever and wherever it happens to rear is cowardly head.
47 posted on 03/26/2003 4:39:06 PM PST by OldCavTrooper
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To: JohnHuang2

Hey you liberal commie scum, you are the enemy within

48 posted on 03/26/2003 4:41:25 PM PST by TLBSHOW (The gift is to see the truth......)
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To: anncoulteriscool; JohnHuang2
Since the first bomb hit Baghdad, everyone at the Times had been itching to use the word "quagmire."

Somewhat surprisingly, Saddam beat even Maureen Dowd to the punch, thus allowing the Times to use "quagmire" with abandon the day after his speech...

JohnHuang2 and Ann Coulter seem to think alike!

See also JH2's RE-post today of the SAME OLD story - from the New York/Baghdad Times:

Quagmire Recalled: [Iraq, oops,] Afghanistan as Vietnam
New York Times ^ | Wednesday, October 31, 2001 | By R. W. APPLE Jr.
Posted on 03/26/2003 1:33 PM PST by JohnHuang2

Quagmire Recalled: Afghanistan as Vietnam

By R. W. APPLE Jr.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 — Like an unwelcome specter from an unhappy past, the ominous word "quagmire" has begun to haunt conversations among government officials and students of foreign policy, both here and abroad.

Could Afghanistan become another Vietnam? Is the United States facing another stalemate on the other side of the world? Premature the questions may be, three weeks after the fighting began...

CLICK HERE for the rest of the thread

49 posted on 03/26/2003 4:42:21 PM PST by RonDog
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To: anncoulteriscool
do I win a prize?

Ask Ann!!She's got to love your FR handle

50 posted on 03/26/2003 4:44:26 PM PST by Mister Baredog ((They wanted to kill 50,000 of us on 9/11, we will never forget!))
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