Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by reckedracing, Feb 9, 2007.
Report says Pentagon manipulated intel - Yahoo! News
also noted in the article
LOL, I'm surprised this is news. The Iraq/Bin Laden connection was something the US had wrong for a long time
I was receiving intel briefs about this "connection" while Clinton was in office
This is really all politics, the Dems just can't wait to get the GOP back for holding Clinton's feet to the fire over Monicagate
just like capitol hill is in a stand still over this "Non binding" resolution in Iraq. Arguing over something which is nothing more then a non binding statement
meanwhile Katrina, Health care, Social Security, Iran, Iraq, N Kora, the war on terror, and global warming all go unresolved
Monicagate was a waste of money and something that really shouldn't have happened.
That was a GOP last ditch effort.
Of course there's no Al'Q-Iraq connection. As I have said many times before, Al'Qeada and the Ba'ath are blood enemies.
lmfao, you expect them to handle all this shit in less than 2 months when the repub's worked for 6 years+ on it?
if they wanted revenge they would impeach bush
is the Defense Department's inspector general a democrat?
but it would be nice if they could start working on them
6 months from now the sole purpose on capitol hill will be Palosi trying to impeach Bush, watch it go
and Monicagate wasn't a total waste, President Clinton committed Perjury, that any President lying under oath cannot be overlooked
There are four problems with the charges that Clinton committed perjury.
First, Starr never provided convincing evidence that it was Clintonâ€™s intention to lie, rather than he was mistaken, confused, or honestly believed his interpretation of the courtâ€™s definitions.
Second, many of the alleged perjury charges were immaterial (irrelevant) to the case, and cannot be prosecuted.
Third, many of Clintonâ€™s answers were technically true.
Fourth, the Republicans have taken the odd position that where Clinton and Lewinskyâ€™s testimony differ, it must be Clinton who is lying. They conveniently neglect the possibility that Lewinsky might be lying, mistaken, confused, exaggerating the level of her romance, or coerced into her testimony by Starrâ€™s heavy threats of prosecution. We know that Lewinsky entertained highly unrealistic fantasies, like Clinton would leave his wife for her. She also told her friends, family and therapist stories that were either clear lies or fantasies, like she and Clinton had sex in the Oval Office without any clothes on, that the president invited her to accompany him to Martha's Vineyard while the first lady was out of the country, and that the Secret Service took the president to her apartment for a tryst. Her testimony is therefore far from certain.
i'll bring the pitchfork and popcorn
clinton lied and nobody died...
it was a complete fucking waste of time and money
talk about not getting shit done
you won't even see this news story for what it is will you?
Even if this all pans out true the war was still legal under UN resolutions
the worst they have here is that the president spun information in support of his cause
A politician? spinning information? never
in reality there will probably not even be any factual information linking the President directly to any spinning of Intel, these things are thought out well in advance
Mark my words, this will be a waste of time and money. We should concentrate on what can still be done to improve the Iraq situation so that we can work towards stabilizing the region and decreasing our footprint.
tell that to the families of all the dead soldiers...
i'm pretty sure they'll find it a much bigger deal than you are
excuse the fuck out of me but my family and friends are in Iraq and they believe the cause of freedom to be worth dying for
unlike their countrymen they are not lacking in spine
too bad that sentiment is not shared by all soldiers
i think many would agree that iraqi's freedom is not their fucking problem
and mr bush never said, lets go to iraq to free the iraqi people
this thread is about
the war was not sold the american people as a freedom campaign
arguement was saddam's link to al-q, not freedom for the poor people of iraq
so let keep this on topic
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