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Ret Lt. Gen. M DeLong, rebuffs Sen. Kerry on Steve Malzburg, resoources were not diverted.
WABC-770AM New York | 09/26/04 | Perdogg

Posted on 09/26/2004 7:46:28 AM PDT by Perdogg

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To: Perdogg

If there ever was a more perfect time for GWB to chastise the media, it is now. The forged documents would be a huge advantage toward his re-election. Instead, he remains silent. As much as I disrespect Clinton, he knew how to use the pulpit.

The LSM will continue to cover up, and will continue to protect Kerry, and after Kerry, comes Hillary.

21 posted on 09/26/2004 8:05:30 AM PDT by sarasotarepublican
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To: Peach; JesseJane

I like to bring up WWII when talking about this, too. Perhaps it's because I'm older than dirt and remember some things about it--such as, we didn't win it in a few weeks, or months--it took years. After we won it, we didn't exactly put the world back in order in a few weeks or months, either. It took years. It didn't go easily. Even after the hostilities had supposedly ended, there were attacks from groups of die-hards. It wasn't cheap, either.

If we had fought WWII with the carping ninnies we have now, I wonder if we could have won? Back then, we won because the nation was truly united in winning it--yes, a few objected, but not in polite company, not if they wanted to leave the room without a bloody nose!

22 posted on 09/26/2004 8:07:18 AM PDT by MizSterious (First, the journalists, THEN the lawyers.)
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To: MizSterious
years. After we won it, we didn't exactly put the world back in order in a few weeks or months, either..

Exactly.. We didn't try to rebuild the damn place while the bullets were still flying either. This is a whole different kind of war where we are fighting the Taliban wing of the Democrat party here at home, a country-less, ununiformed army, and a world of dirtbags in the UN that sip the blood of the murdered whilst enjoying priviledge and safety in their NY suites. They never met a genocide they didn't love; rolling their hands together at a business opportunity they could exploit for personal gain. And somehow the left in this country loves them. LOVES THEM. Perhaps the main difference between WWII and the WOT, is that human decency was still prevalent. We have to make sure we support the bravest among us, by ensuring this is still a country worth defending.

23 posted on 09/26/2004 8:16:30 AM PDT by JesseJane ( “fake but accurate” ... it’s like saying a body in a pine box is “dead but lifelike.” -- Lileks)
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To: Perdogg
Maybe Assad would turn them over. I know that's naive, but it could happen. Probably not.

What could possibly happen is Assad could "discover" they were "illegally smuggled" into Syria without the Syrian's knowledge. This would give him an opportunity to stay in power.

24 posted on 09/26/2004 8:25:45 AM PDT by McGavin999 (If Kerry can't deal with the "Republican Attack Machine" how is he going to deal with Al Qaeda)
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To: Perdogg

Pissing off the men who would serve under the 'commander in chief' is not really a good thing to do.

Especially, if it's YOU Mr. Kerry, who wants to be CIC!

26 posted on 09/26/2004 8:50:26 AM PDT by Bigh4u2
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27 posted on 09/26/2004 8:50:30 AM PDT by Peach (The Clinton's pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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To: evad

Common sense would tell us that the WMD's were moved to another country as Hussein had ample time (with all the UN stalling and game playing) to move stuff where he wanted it.

28 posted on 09/26/2004 8:52:57 AM PDT by Twinkie
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To: Perdogg

Why doesn't Bush make more of the idea that WMD's were moved into Syria before the war?

29 posted on 09/26/2004 8:57:00 AM PDT by politicalmerc (I just want to make ignorance painful.)
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To: LakeLady

We could do much better than a tv station without a billionaire backer. We just all have to be willing to devote our resources to the cause. I wonder how many are willing?

30 posted on 09/26/2004 8:59:33 AM PDT by politicalmerc (I just want to make ignorance painful.)
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To: Perdogg

The idea that the US couldn't fight AQ and Iraq at the same time is ridiculous. Hell, we fought Japan and Germany at the same time. Moreover, our current force structure is based on a multiple theater scenario. Iraq is part of the WOT.

31 posted on 09/26/2004 8:59:58 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Twinkie
Common sense would tell us that the WMD's were moved to another country as Hussein had ample time (with all the UN stalling and game playing) to move stuff where he wanted it.

I'd just like to FIND it.

32 posted on 09/26/2004 9:00:33 AM PDT by evad (You cannot proceed to a correct conclusion based on a false premise.)
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To: Perdogg
United States Marine Corps (Ret.)

Lieutenant General
Michael P. DeLong
Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command

At the time of his retirement, Lieutenant General Michael P. DeLong served as Deputy Commander, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Lieutenant General DeLong is a Naval Academy graduate and holds a master's degree in industrial management from Central Michigan University.

Lieutenant General DeLong's operational assignments include tours with Helicopter Medium Marine (HMM) Squadron 262, Quang Tri, Republic of Vietnam; Standardization Instructor, Helicopter Training Squadron 18, Naval Aviation Training Command; Maintenance Officer, Helicopter Marine Light (HML) Squadron 367, where he participated in Operations EAGLE PULL and FREQUENT WIND (evacuation of Vietnam); Operations Officer, Helicopter Heavy Marine (HMH); Commander, HML 367, Detachment C; Executive Officer and Special Projects Officer, Marine Air Base Squadron 24; Plans and Operations Officer, Marine Air Group 36; Executive/Commanding officer, Marine Air Group 30; Executive Officer, MAG-26; Commanding Officer, HMM 266; Executive Officer and Commanding Officer, Marine Aviation Weapons/Tactics Squadron 1, where he participated in Operations DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM; Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, where he served as the Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) for Operation RESTORE HOPE
in Somalia; Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA; Deputy Commander and Acting Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Atlantic, Norfolk, VA and his previous duty as Commander, 3rd Marine Air Wing, MCAS Miramar, CA.

His principal staff assignments include Officer-in-Charge, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific Command Center; Intelligence Requirements Officer, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; Aide de Camp to the Deputy Commander, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; Arms Control/Strategic Weapons Action Officer in the Strategic Requirements Branch of the Plans Division, Headquarters Marine Corps; and the Director for Joint Training (J-7) and Director of Joint Training Analyses and Simulation Center, U.S. Atlantic Command. Lieutenant General DeLong's professional education includes the Basic School, Naval Flight School, Amphibious Warfare School, Defense Intelligence School, Armed Forces Staff College, Army War College and a Defense Department fellowship at the Brookings Institute. Lieutenant General DeLong also holds an Honorary Doctor of Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College.

Lieutenant General DeLong's personal decorations include: the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, two awards of the Legion of Merit, two awards of the Distinguished Flying Cross, two awards of the Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal with Flight Strike Numerals 69, Navy Achievement Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon. General DeLong has logged more than 5,600 flight hours in all models of aircraft and more than 800 combat hours.

(Updated 14 May 2004, HQMC)



33 posted on 09/26/2004 9:25:11 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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34 posted on 09/26/2004 9:26:37 AM PDT by VOA
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To: Perdogg
Kerry's new campaign motto:
Vote John Kerry
for a
Sportier America

35 posted on 09/26/2004 9:26:51 AM PDT by syriacus (Vote John Kerry -- for a SPORTIER America.)
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To: Perdogg
He said that President Bush was a presence at top national security briefings.

Every Presidential candidate, after his party's nomination, has been given a National Security briefing since the 1960's.

John Kerry has yet to schedule his.

Can somebody please ask him WHY NOT!

36 posted on 09/26/2004 9:28:40 AM PDT by Semper Paratus
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To: Peach

"John Kerry is a liar"

Exactly! Why do you think he's got all his minions out there calling Bush a liar. It's just the typical "projection technique" in action.

These idiot liberals STILL HAVE NOT FIGURED IT OUT.

37 posted on 09/26/2004 10:16:35 AM PDT by CyberAnt (Sen.Miller said, "Bush is a God-fearing man with a good heart and a spine of tempered steel")
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38 posted on 09/26/2004 10:28:16 AM PDT by shield (The Greatest Scientific Discoveries of the Century Reveal God!!!! by Dr. H. Ross, Astrophysicist)
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To: politicalmerc

Let's go. You wanna start something?

39 posted on 09/26/2004 10:34:38 AM PDT by LakeLady (Terrorists, Kerry, DemonRats...ZOT 'em all! It's their only chance to leave in a blaze of glory.)
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Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004 4:03 p.m. EDT
Ex-CENTCOM No. 2: Intel Showed Iraq Smuggled Out WMDs

Lt. Gen. Michael DeLong [USMC Ret.], who until last September was the number two in command of the Iraq war under Gen. Tommy Franks, revealed Sunday that U.S. military intelligence had determined that weapons of mass destruction were being smuggled out of the country as the U.S. prepared to invade.

"I do know for a fact that some of those weapons went into Syria, Lebanon and Iran," Gen. DeLong told WABC Radio's Steve Malzberg, while discussing his new book, "Inside CENTCOM: The Unvarnished Truth About the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq."

"Two days before the war, on March 17 [2003], we saw through multiple intelligence channels - both human intelligence and technical intelligence - large caravans of people and things, including some of the top 55 [most wanted] Iraqis, going to Syria," Gen. DeLong explained.

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"We also know that before then, they buried some of the weapons of mass destruction," he added. "There are also some in Lebanon and probably a small amount in Iran."
The WMD smuggling operation didn't require large vehicles, the ex-general explained.

"In order to transport their biological weapons, they could take their entire experimental weapons system in one or two suitcases - pretty easy to hide," he told Malzberg.

As for Saddam's chemical weapons cache, his deputies could have fit them into "a van - probably one van or two vans and either bury it or drive it across one of the borders," the former number two CENTCOM chief said.

Human intelligence, said DeLong, indicated that Saddam's deputies also "took billions of dollars with them when they went into Syria."

It's no surprise that weapons buried in Iraq have yet to be uncovered. "Seven-eighths of the country is arid desert and it's the size of California. You could probably bury 100 Empire State Buildings in Iraq and not find them," the former Marine said.

40 posted on 09/26/2004 2:43:29 PM PDT by Perdogg
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