Skip to comments.Prince of Darkness Denies Own Existence (punkneo still has no visible means of support)
Posted on 02/24/2009 1:27:22 PM PST by Liz
Listening to neocon mastermind Richard Perle, there's a sense of falling down the rabbit hole. Perle was the ideological architect of the Iraq war and of the Bush doctrine of preemptive attack. But at a forum of foreign policy intellectuals, hosted by National Interest magazine, he created a fantastic world in which:
1. Perle is not a neoconservative. 2. Neoconservatives do not exist. 3. Even if neoconservatives did exist, they certainly couldn't be blamed for the disasters of the past eight years.
"There is no such thing as a neoconservative foreign policy," Perle informed the gathering. So what about the 1996 report he co-authored, widely seen as the cornerstone of neoconservative foreign policy? "My name was on it because I signed up for the study group," Perle explained. "I didn't approve it. I didn't read it."
And the two letters to the president, signed by Perle, giving a "moral" basis to Middle East policy and demanding military means to remove Saddam Hussein? "I don't have the letters in front of me," Perle replied.
Perle was chairman of Bush's Defense Policy Board---and a leading cheerleader for the Iraq war-----predicting that the effort would take few troops and last only a few days, and that Iraq would pay for its own reconstruction.
The president clearly took the advice of Perle and his fellow neocons.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
Even IF the war had been bad policy, not launching blood purges of defeated politicians and their advisors is what separates us from the status of a banana republic.
If you want to throw accusations of treason around, or other crimes, fine, but be prepared to make your case, rather than just huffing that you don’t like the way it worked out, and someone ought to be shot for displeasing you.
They have a particularly virulent hatred for religious conservatives.
Thanks for the needless advice.......the punks have made the case for their crimes far better than any of us could ever make.
O.k. For what crime are we convicting them without trial that merits death?
That shouldn’t be hard to answer.
O.k. For what crime are we convicting them without trial that merits death?
That shouldn’t be hard to answer.
Of course, she said no such thing.
O.k. What crimes at all, then?
To understand the fix we're in----try to catch CBS' 60 Minutes segment with pukeneo Douglas Feith--originally aired circa 2008.
GET OUT YOUR BARF BAGS Punkneo Feith was on the US gov't payroll as Undersecretary of Defense (gag and hurl).
The 60 Minutes segment was proof-positive that pukeneo Feith is a self-affirming space cadet. If Feith found a parking spot near the White House it would be tantanmount to a miracle. That he was allowed to make WH policy for the US is appalling.
Feith showed a conman's adeptness at using 60 Minutes' Steve Kroft's penetrating questions to deflect blame for the costly, bloody Iraq disaster on everyone but himself and the pukes---where it rightfully belongs.
Their involvement in disastrous US foreign-policy should have relegated neo-conservatives to the dustbin of history. The pukeneos flim-flammed the Washington establishment and did a whizbang job emptying the US Treasury into Mideast hellholes.
Americans need to know the mistakes we made that allowed these con artists to achieve the status they did.
60 Minutes should have mentioned the neo-cliques obsession with religious cleasing of the Repub party and their collaring Republican candidates for their own agenda------whenever McCain talked about The Hundred Year War his posture changed---as the neocons tightened his leash. The neos are chomping at the bit to pull US gov't puppets into more Mideast debacles--like Iran.
One envisions Feith at his trusty home computer creating the required documents (as he did for the Iraq debacle).
The neos' screwball national greatness brainstorm (global intervention) was NOT ever mentioned in Repub campign speeches. McCain kept quiet about national greatness if he knows what's good for him.
Hey, the neos play rough (if you don't obey).
60 Minutes needs to give viewers a reprieve from Feith's squalid flim-flam. Kroft needs to interview Dr Stephen Sniegoski, author of the excellent book, "The Transparent Cabal" ranked in Amazon's top 100 for 21st-century US history books.
60 minutes can remedy an oversight and begin an open discussion of how the neos hijacked US foreign policy. It would be a shame if authentic intellectuals like Dr Sniegoski did not get the same media facetime a charlatan like Feith got, just because Dr Sniegoski is not media-connected (and has no hidden agenda).
Perle is a breathtaking fraud. His mouthing lie after lie easily exposes this punkneo as a charlatan
Richard Perle is a bottom feeding, scumbag, leech. His (cough) 'loyalties' are to no one but himself and his cabal of neocon cohorts.
"Series", I cannot express my true feelings about that (blank) or this would happen in a New York minute...
"Post 'x' has been removed by the moderator"
"This account has been banned or suspended"
Anyway, I don't know what 'crimes' he committed . But what he and his cabal pulled on Rummy and Dubya was at the least borderline conspiracy.
He should be expelled from the USA.
From what I've read, on many occasions he Forged documents, then gave then to Condi Rice and the NSC as 'proof' that Saddam had all those WMDs and we needed to invade Iraq asap. But as we know, no legal action was ever taken against him (or the others who lied to Rummy and Dubya into the war).
Fast forward seven years later. Wading through rivers of spilled young blood, and trillions of US tax dollars blanketing the region---we still await seeing Iraquis throw roses at the feet of US troops----which the calculating pukeneos told Bush would happen when we "liberated" them.
Most telling---Perle, Feith, and the Kristols are still walking around, pontificating on US foreign policy---while Bush is effectively muzzled-----prevented from telling the sordid tale of the pukes in the WH.
There's something very wrong with this picture.
HOLD THIS THOUGHT Pouring trillions of tax dollars and wasting young American lives to Iraq "made the region safe for pukeneo poobah Richard Perle to go into the oil business." Read on.
Richard Perle Linked to Iraq and Kazakhstan Oil Deal
Tuesday, July 29, 2008, by Susan Schmidt and Glenn R. Simpson
The Wall Street Journal (requires registration)
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EXCERPT Influential former Pentagon official Richard Perle has been exploring going into the oil business in Iraq and Kazakhstan, according to people with knowledge of the matter and documents outlining possible deals.
Mr. Perle, one of a group of security experts who began pushing the case for toppling Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein about a decade ago, has been discussing a possible deal with officials of northern Iraqs Kurdistan regional government, including its Washington envoy, according to these people and the documents. It would involve a tract called K18, near the Kurdish city of Erbil, according to documents describing the plan. A consortium founded by Turkish company AK Group International is seeking rights to drill there, the documents say.
Potential backers include two Turkish companies as well as Kazakhstan, according to individuals involved. AKs chief executive is Aydan Kodaloglu, who, like Mr. Perle, has been involved with the American Turkish Council, an advocacy group in Washington. (NOTE: RINO Guiliani's Texas law firm has two offices in Kazakhstan; he held a fund-raiser there for his failed presidential bid.)
Phyllis Kaminsky, who identified herself as the U.S. contact for Ms. Kodaloglu, said she herself was aware of the drilling plan but referred questions about it to Mr. Perle. Richard would know the most, Ms. Kaminsky said. He is involved, I know that.
People with knowledge of the discussions said they involve Alexander Mirtchev, a Washington consultant and adviser to the government of Kazakhstan, and an associate of his, Kaloyan Dimitrov. Mr. Perle has attended events promoting the interests of Kazakhstan, an oil-rich nation whose ruler, Nursultan Nazarbayev, is involved in a long-running U.S. investigation of 1990s-era oil-company bribery.
Mr. Perle has publicly lauded President Nazarbayev as visionary and wise, according to a publication distributed by the Kazakh embassy in Washington. Mr. Perle said by email that Mr. Mirtchev is a friend of his who once spent a night at his vacation home in France. Mr. Perle said Mr. Mirtchev is justly proud of his influence on the liberalization of the Kazakh economy.
Asked about pursuing oil concessions, Mr. Perle said, I am not involved in any consortium involving Mr. Mirtchev or Mr. Dimitrov, nor am I framing plans for a consortium involving either one.
A lawyer for Mr. Dimitrov didnt respond to questions about oil discussions.A spokesman for Qubat Talabani, the Kurdistan regional governments representative in the U.S., confirmed that the envoy had been approached by Mr. Perle.
Kurdish authorities have been granting oil-drilling contracts even though Iraqs central government and the Bush administration want them to hold off until a national oil law is passed. The K18 concession, which is estimated to hold 150 million or more barrels of oil, would potentially be operated by Houston-based Endeavour International, according to documents and people familiar with the discussions.
Mr. Perle also has explored obtaining an oil concession in Kazakhstan in tandem with a northern Iraq deal, according to people familiar with those discussions.
Mr. Perle, who was an assistant Defense secretary in the Reagan administration, is known for his strong support of Israel and hawkish views on arms control.
In the early days of the Bush administration, Perle was one of the most influential proponents of U.S. military action to oust Iraqs President Hussein. Mr. Perle was chairman of the Defense Policy Board, which advises the Pentagon, but resigned in March 2003 amid criticism of his role as an adviser to a telecom company that was seeking U.S. government approval for a sale to Asian investors
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(NOTE WELL: While Perle led the Bush Admin's Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee (a group of influential advisers that meets regularly with the defense secretary and other top officials, has access to classified information and plays an important role in shaping military policy), Mr. Perle advised the American satellite maker, Loral Space and Communications (Loral's Bernie Schwartz was Clinton's pal), as it faced government accusations that it improperly transferred rocket technology to China (under Clinton).
Perle contacted the senior official at the State Department considering the Loral matter. Mr. Perle has said he contacted the official, an assistant secretary, Lincoln P. Bloomfield Jr., to inquire about the status of license requests by Loral to deliver the satellites that had been made for China.
(Odd that a "Bush Republican" was helping a Clinton Democrat---sounds kinda like pukeneo Lieberman's gambit---flacking McCain and writing a $100,000 check to the Dims at the same time.)
BTW, RINO Rooty Guiliani--the pukes first choice for 2008 president---is also involved in business dealings with Kazakhstan, an oil-rich nation whose ruler, Nursultan Nazarbayev, is involved in a long-running US investigation of 1990s-era oil-company bribery.
No problem———just hurry it up (grin).
One of Dubya's 'faults' is his Loyalty to his 'friends', those he trusted or those he hired - like the stuttering Press Sec; Porky Pig. So IMHO it'll be years before Bush un-muzzles himself with a Book on what REALLY happened.
Now, as to those 3 neocons -- especially 'little Billy' Kristol. What really, REALLY, fried my ___, was as soon as things turned bad with Bremmer and the "insurgents", that maggot deserted Bush and disowned the whole Iraq 'adventure'. The things he was saying on Brit Hume's Special report almost made my head explode. It was everyone's fault except the neocons.
Well, to be fair, after the immediate fall of Saddam and Baghdad, I do remember our troops being greeted with 'roses'. And on Fox they showed quite a few Iraqis who DID praise Bush. But it didn't last long, that's a fact. I don't know if it was the 1st guy Dubya sent or Bremmer who 'screwed the pooch' by firing all Baathist Party members from their jobs, but it was downhill from there.
On thing for sure, as soon as that 'cleric' in Sadar City, Moktada al-Sadr, raised and released his Mahdi Army to kill and create havoc at will - he should have been 'Terminated With Extreme Prejudice'. That would have nipped the 'insurgency' in the bud. Then all Iraqis (and al-Qaeda) would have known the US wasn't screwing around and we'd shoot 'Unlawful Combatants' on sight. But no, we treated them with kid gloves and let the 'unrest' fester by fighting a 'P.C. War'.
Another major problem with the war, was from the beginning, and that was created by ... Colin Powell. Thanks to him, and him alone, the 4th Infantry Division could NOT invade Iraq from the North as planned. While he dithered the 4th ID floated at sea for a month. Finally Turkey had enough of Powell's nonsense so the 4th ID had to come in from the South, like the 3rd ID had previously done. This created the deadly Sunni Triangle and Saddam's final place of refuge.
If Powell had done HIS job the 4th ID would have met up with the 3rd ID around Tikrit in a pincer movement and all Baathist resistance would have been crushed. And all that loose ordinance wouldn't have been let laying around to make IEDs, AND we wouldn't have lost so many troops.
(everyone forgets about Powell's screwup and the 4th ID having to float at sea.)
So a lot of the mess can be laid at Colin's feet, but he's 'untouchable'.
Another example of the elitist contempt in which these Me-First individuals hold America and the American citizenry.
The b**holes think they're invisible....smarter than everyone else.......and above reproach....always agitating for religious cleansing, political correctness and moral relativity.
They're like hordes of busy termites, chipping away at the substructures of American culture. Woe be to those who DARE shine a light on their nefarious sub rosa doings.
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