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Ann Coulter: The Democrats Plan to Lose the War (Repost)
FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | Thursday, September 11, 2003 | By Ann Coulter

Posted on 09/11/2003 9:34:10 AM PDT by JohnHuang2

The Democrats Plan to Lose the War
By Ann Coulter
FrontPageMagazine.com | September 11, 2003


Vermont Gov. Howard Dean has been issuing diatribes against the Bush administration that would surpass even Tariq Aziz with severe menstrual cramps. This strategy has made him the runaway favorite of the Democratic Party. Even Mr. War Hero, John Kerry, is getting shellacked by Dean. At times Kerry seems almost ready to surrender, making him look even more French. (If only Kerry had a war record or an enormously rich spouse to fall back on!)

In the wake of Dean's success, the entire Democratic Dream Team is beginning to sound like Dr. Demento. On the basis of their recent pronouncements, the position of the Democratic Party seems to be that Saddam Hussein did not hit us on 9-11, but Halliburton did.

Explaining his vote for a war that he then immediately denounced, Kerry recently said his vote was just a head-fake, leading some to wonder how many of Kerry's other votes in the U.S. Senate this would explain. He voted for war only to bluff Saddam Hussein into letting in the UN weapons inspectors. "It was right to have a threat of force," Kerry said, "because it's only the threat of force that got Hans Blix and the inspectors back in the country." But he never imagined that Bush would interpret the broadly worded, open-ended war resolution as grounds to start an actual war! "The difference is," Kerry said, "I would have worked with the United Nations."

None of the Democrats has the guts to come out and demand that U.S. forces turn tail and run when the going gets tough. If only one of them had the courage to demand cowardice like a real Democrat! So instead, they stamp their feet and demand that Bush go to the United Nations. Apparently it is urgent that we replace the best fighting force in the world with an "international peacekeeping force," i.e., a task force both feared and respected worldwide for its ability to distribute powdered milk to poor children.

Inconsolable that their pleas to "work through" the U.N. did not stop Bush from invading Iraq and deposing Saddam Hussein, now all the Democrats are eager for the U.N. to get involved so it can wreck the rebuilding process. Since we didn't let the U.N. lose the war for us, the least we can do is let them screw up the peace.

The idea that we would involve those swine in the postwar occupation of Iraq is so preposterous that it's under serious consideration as next week's slogan for the Howard Dean campaign. I hesitate to raise it to the level of a serious argument by offering a rebuttal, but as luck would have it, we have two models for how to occupy a country after a war. Getting "the allies" involved is not the winning model.

After World War II, the United States ran the Japanese occupation unilaterally. Without the meddling of other nations, the Japanese occupation went off without a hitch. Within five years, Gen. Douglas MacArthur had imposed a constitutional democracy on Japan with a bicameral legislature, a bill of rights and an independent judiciary. Now the only trouble Japan causes is its insistence on selling good products to Americans at cheap prices.

By contrast, the German occupation was run as liberals would like to run postwar Iraq – a joint affair among "the Allies," the United States, Britain, France and the Soviet Union. It took 45 years to clean up the mess that created.

The Soviets bickered with the French, refusing to treat them as "allies" (on the admittedly sensible grounds that they didn't fight). While plundering their zone, the Soviets refused to relinquish any territory to France. Trying to be gallant, the U.S. and British carved a French zone out of their own sectors. The Soviets then blockaded Berlin, built the Berlin Wall, and Germany was split for the next 45 years.

The British made Germany's war-torn economy worse by trying to impose socialism in their zone (as well as in their country). Predictably, economic disaster ensued. Over the next five years, the U.S. was required to spend the equivalent of about $200 billion annually in today's dollars to bail out Western Europe under the Marshall Plan. I note that there was no need for a Marshall Plan in Japan.

And the disastrous German occupation is the best-case scenario for "international peacekeeping." The less rosy picture involves the defaced corpses of American servicemen being dragged through the streets by dancing, cheering savages, as happened under "international peacekeeping" forces in Somalia in 1993. Showing that America is not a country to be toyed with, our draft-dodging, pot-smoking commander in chief responded by withdrawing our troops.

So naturally the Democrats are rooting for an international force in Iraq. The Democratic logic on national defense is: As soon as anyone in the military gets his hair mussed, we must pull out and bring "international peace-keeping" forces in. Our boys are in harm's way! People are dying! Bush lied when he said major combat operations were over! Let's run. That'll show 'em.

It was not lost on Osama bin Laden that it only took 18 dead in Somalia for the Great Satan to pull out. It should not be lost on Americans that this is what the Democrats are again demanding we do in Iraq.



TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; texas
Thursday, September 11, 2003

Quote of the Day by ALASKA

1 posted on 09/11/2003 9:34:10 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: xm177e2; mercy; Wait4Truth; hole_n_one; GretchenEE; Clinton's a rapist; buffyt; ladyinred; Angel; ..

Ann Coulter MEGA PING!


2 posted on 09/11/2003 9:35:18 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: JohnHuang2
Twist my arm....


3 posted on 09/11/2003 9:40:11 AM PDT by Kozak ("There is no Allah, and Mohammed is his False Prophet")
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To: MeeknMing; Coleus; *Homosexual Agenda; Ron H.; Squantos; Clinger; GeronL; Billie; Slyfox; ...
A Texas Ping!
4 posted on 09/11/2003 9:40:19 AM PDT by BellStar
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To: Kozak
;-)
5 posted on 09/11/2003 9:43:48 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: BellStar
Oh yeah, I thought the article was as usual dead on.
If we retreat now we might as well disband the military. It will be useless as an instrument of national policy.
We might as save the money for bribes.
6 posted on 09/11/2003 9:46:53 AM PDT by Kozak ("There is no Allah, and Mohammed is his False Prophet")
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To: BellStar
"......As the United States goes into its full stride, we must always be on guard against misconceptions which will arise naturally or which will be planted among us by our enemies. We must guard against complacency. We must not underrate the enemy. He is powerful and cunning-and cruel and ruthless. He will stop at nothing which gives him a chance to kill and to destroy. He has trained his people to believe that their highest perfection is achieved by waging war. For many years he has prepared for this very conflict-planning, plotting, training, arming, fighting. ... We may suffer further setbacks. We must face the fact of a hard war, a long war, a bloody war, a costly war. We must guard against defeatism. That has been one of the chief weapons of Hitler's propaganda machine-used time and again with deadly results. It will not be used successfully on the American people. We must guard against divisions among ourselves and among all the other United Nations. We must be particularly vigilant against racial discrimination in any of its ugly forms. Hitler will try again to breed mistrust and suspicion between one individual and another, one group and another, one race and another, one government and another. He will try to use the same technique of falsehood and rumor-mongering with which he divided France from Britain He is trying to do this with us even now. But he will find a unity of will and purpose against him, which will persevere until the destruction of all his black designs upon the freedom and safety of the people of the world. We cannot wage this war in a defensive spirit. As our power and our resources are fully mobilized, we shall carry the attack against the enemy-we shall hit him and hit him again wherever and whenever we can reach him. We must keep him far from our shores, for we intend to bring this battle to him on his own home grounds..."
7 posted on 09/11/2003 9:46:53 AM PDT by BigLittle (FDR speech - January, 1942 - seems the RATS haven't held to any of this)
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To: JohnHuang2
The other thing Kerry's comment said was that he actually voted for the Iraqi war resolution to "stop George Bush"
8 posted on 09/11/2003 9:47:44 AM PDT by Steven W.
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To: JohnHuang2
Another nice piece of writing from Miss Coulter, but I can't help but think she's slacking off when even she fails to mention Kerry's Vietnam service when mentioning his name in an article. :)
9 posted on 09/11/2003 9:53:59 AM PDT by MrConfettiMan ("Yes! I am a citizen! Now which way to the welfare office?" - Apu, The Simpsons)
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To: JohnHuang2; M. Thatcher; Rush Limbaugh; OldFriend; Ligeia; Landru; sultan88
"After World War II, the United States ran the Japanese occupation unilaterally. Without the meddling of other nations, the Japanese occupation went off without a hitch. Within five years, Gen. Douglas MacArthur had imposed a constitutional democracy on Japan with a bicameral legislature, a bill of rights and an independent judiciary. Now the only trouble Japan causes is its insistence on selling good products to Americans at cheap prices. By contrast, the German occupation was run as liberals would like to run postwar Iraq – a joint affair among "the Allies," the United States, Britain, France and the Soviet Union. It took 45 years to clean up the mess that created."

This needs to be repeated over and over again, imho...MUD

10 posted on 09/11/2003 9:54:52 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim (RE-IMPEACH Osama bil Clinton!!)
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To: MrConfettiMan
but I can't help but think she's slacking off when even she fails to mention Kerry's Vietnam service when mentioning his name in an article.

That's right! Ann's slipping! Wait...Kerry served in Vietnam?

hehe

11 posted on 09/11/2003 9:59:58 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: JohnHuang2
Ann Coulter ~ The Liberals Worst Nightmare ~ Bump!
12 posted on 09/11/2003 10:00:36 AM PDT by blackie
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To: Mudboy Slim
Great tagline, amigo :-)
13 posted on 09/11/2003 10:01:30 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: blackie
Amen, friend
14 posted on 09/11/2003 10:01:54 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: JohnHuang2
"I would have worked with the United Nations."

Ah, and we DIDN'T?

What am I missing here, folks?

In the immortal words of Stork, in Animal House......

"Wadda we supposed to do, ya moron"?

15 posted on 09/11/2003 10:15:13 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I will defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: JohnHuang2
"Kerry served in Vietnam?"

Yes, I believe he served for the FrenchForeignLegion until they surrendered...MUD

16 posted on 09/11/2003 10:16:22 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim (RE-IMPEACH Osama bil Clinton!!)
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To: blackie
Howdy, my FRiend...MUD
17 posted on 09/11/2003 10:17:05 AM PDT by Mudboy Slim (RE-IMPEACH Osama bil Clinton!!)
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To: JohnHuang2
Good article.. to say the least...
OMTTIED.... was the fact that entire COLD WAR was planned created and implemented by liberals(american commies i.e. democrats) with the confusion trillions of dollars and yes lives lost because of it... Even the Vietnam conflict was endengered by the cold war and so many more negative things i can't even post them.... Ann Coulters book TREASON just touched the frills on the magnitude of it all....

Overlooking this 5th column as the trojans horse that they really are is tantamount to ForrestGump'ology....
Am I MAD..... you would not beleive the degree to which I'm AGGRAVATED.... F.D.Rooseveldt literally GIVING Russia the whole of Eastern Europe because the Stalinist members of his administration is obsene in the extreme... God only knows what OTHER mischief FDR brought about during WWII.. that is NOT recognized or documented....
(OR Trumans administration which was basically the same folks)

Call me when the HANGINGS start on the White House LAWN
GRRrrrrrrrrrrrrr.....

18 posted on 09/11/2003 10:36:14 AM PDT by hosepipe
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To: JohnHuang2
But he never imagined that Bush would interpret the broadly worded, open-ended war resolution as grounds to start an actual war! "

Sorry gang but there has to be something in the water in the Northeast or it's that missing chromosome that AlGore talked about for these irrational nutcases to believe this junk.

19 posted on 09/11/2003 10:41:50 AM PDT by Digger
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To: Mudboy Slim
Hey MUD ~ how're you doing?
20 posted on 09/11/2003 10:55:07 AM PDT by blackie
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To: Kozak
The clintons used bribes - that didn't work either!
21 posted on 09/11/2003 11:51:51 AM PDT by CyberAnt ( America - "The Greatest Nation on the Face of the Earth")
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To: JohnHuang2; I_Love_My_Husband
Vermont Gov. Howard Dean has been issuing diatribes against the Bush administration that would surpass even Tariq Aziz with severe menstrual cramps. This strategy has made him the runaway favorite of the Democratic Party.

So true and so funny!

22 posted on 09/11/2003 12:05:49 PM PDT by PoisedWoman (Fed up with the CORRUPT liberal media)
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To: JohnHuang2
"It was not lost on Osama bin Laden that it only took 18 dead in Somalia for the Great Satan to pull out. It should not be lost on Americans that this is what the Democrats are again demanding we do in Iraq."

So very true, indeed!

23 posted on 09/11/2003 12:43:10 PM PDT by sultan88 ("I keep a close watch on this heart of mine, I keep my eyes wide open all the time...")
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To: BellStar; JohnHuang2; yall
Thanks for the post and pings !

Hey, for me it's almost a toss up between Howard Dean and Al Sharpton.
At least Al's got a sense of humor ... sorta ! LOL !!

http://www.onpointradio.org/shows/2002/07/20020703_a_main.asp

Listen

Howard Dean

Howard Dean


Howard Dean says he's running for President, and on paper he's quite a candidate.

He's the longest-serving Democratic governor. He signed the first law in the country to allow gay unions. And, he's got the endorsement of America's favorite president-that-isn't: Martin Sheen.

In real life, most Americans would pass Howard Dean on the street without a second glance. Can a candidate with just about zero national name-recognition actually make a viable run for the nation's highest office? Tonight, Howard Dean, the invisible candidate.


24 posted on 09/11/2003 12:54:31 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP (Check out the Texas Chicken D 'RATS!: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/keyword/Redistricting)
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To: BellStar; JohnHuang2; yall
Go, Al, go !! Go, Al, go !! Go, Al, go !! ...


"If I can slap this donkey I can make it kick George Bush
out of the White House."--Al Sharpton


25 posted on 09/11/2003 12:54:58 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP (Check out the Texas Chicken D 'RATS!: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/keyword/Redistricting)
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To: JohnHuang2
Could you please add me to this list...thx!
26 posted on 09/11/2003 1:56:22 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I survived 9/11--Hugging my babies and thanking God)
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To: JohnHuang2
"The difference is," Kerry said, "I would have worked with the United Nations."

And another six resolutions and "head-fakes" later--Blix would still be demanding more time, Saddam would be building more palaces, Qusay killing more innocent Iraqis, Uday raping more women and teaching more Olympic hopefuls "how to win", more terrorists training in camps north of Baghdad, more blood money flowing to palistinian suicide bombers, and more children jailed, all in the name of cooperating with the U.N. Who can argue with moral clarity like that? Now that's leadership!

27 posted on 09/11/2003 2:00:45 PM PDT by PsyOp
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To: JohnHuang2
Ann Coulter bump!
28 posted on 09/11/2003 2:11:07 PM PDT by talleyman (Never question the patriotism of Democrats - there's none to question)
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To: Kozak
If we retreat now we might as well disband the military. It will be useless as an instrument of national policy.

And that, my friend, is exactly what the Democrats want. As far as they are concerned the only thing the military should be allowed to do is deliver food to people who won't appreciate it anyway. If they had their way, our military would have to trade in its weapons for picks and shovels, their flak vests for aprons, their helmets for berets (too late there), and their boots for Birkenstocks.

Our military would then be ordered to stop singing the songs of their services (bye, bye Marine Corps Hymm), and told join in rousing renditions of "We Are the World" and "Kumbaya." Lastly, our armed forces would be put under the command of the Peace Corps (and seconded to the U.N.), and told that the rights of cross-dressers in uniform have to be respected.

29 posted on 09/11/2003 2:21:28 PM PDT by PsyOp
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To: JohnHuang2
If democrats could get the UN to destroy the American economy, they would do that too.

Democrats are eager for the U.N. to get involved so it can wreck the rebuilding process. Since we didn't let the U.N. lose the war for us, the least we can do is let them screw up the peace.

30 posted on 09/11/2003 2:28:50 PM PDT by GOPJ
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To: Kozak
In airbrushed pictures she looks good, but in person she looks emaciated. The girl needs to eat something.
31 posted on 09/11/2003 2:46:52 PM PDT by traditionalist
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To: JohnHuang2
bttt
32 posted on 09/11/2003 5:31:25 PM PDT by lainde
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To: MrConfettiMan
Beamer and Bush Say: Let's Roll!

Dean and the Demos Say: Let's Run!........away.......

I hope Ann keeps flogging the liberals.

33 posted on 09/11/2003 6:14:32 PM PDT by Angelwood (FReepers are Everywhere! We Support Our Troops! (Hillary's VRWC))
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To: Angelwood
Good pts ... Japan vs Germany --- now the Japanese are fueling our economic supremacy !
34 posted on 09/11/2003 6:27:34 PM PDT by f.Christian (evolution vs intelligent design ... science3000 ... designeduniverse.com --- * architecture * !)
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To: traditionalist
I've seen her live on tv, she still looks good.
35 posted on 09/11/2003 7:35:20 PM PDT by Kozak ("There is no Allah, and Mohammed is his False Prophet")
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To: JohnHuang2
Bump!
36 posted on 09/11/2003 7:45:21 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Alamo-Girl
Hi sweetie!! Smootches.........FRegards
37 posted on 09/11/2003 10:22:35 PM PDT by gonzo ( I'm still tryin' to figger-out how much I can get away with and still get into Heaven......)
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To: gonzo
Hi there gonzo, sweetie! Here's some hugs and *smooches* for you!
38 posted on 09/11/2003 10:27:54 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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Comment #39 Removed by Moderator

To: JohnHuang2
Ping to read at work......too long to read at home!!!
40 posted on 09/12/2003 4:08:12 AM PDT by Eaker (Amateurs built the Ark, professionals built the Titanic.............hmmmmmmmmm ;<)
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To: JohnHuang2
If you are curious, comment# 39 was nonsense posted by a 09-Sep-03 newbie troll.

I just point this out because for once I got to read a post right before it was zotted!!!

Them Admins are fast!!!

41 posted on 09/12/2003 4:59:25 AM PDT by Eaker (Amateurs built the Ark, professionals built the Titanic.............hmmmmmmmmm ;<)
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To: JohnHuang2
AC BUMP!
42 posted on 09/12/2003 5:02:36 AM PDT by jmstein7
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