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  • Amnesia - New York Times 1998: Bin Laden and Iraq Made a Deal; 2004: No Al Qaeda Iraq Connection

    06/18/2004 9:32:25 AM PDT · by tallhappy · 95 replies · 10,463+ views
    New York Times | November 5, 1998 | BENJAMIN WEISE
    Yesterday the NY Slimes blared the headline: Panel Finds No Qaeda-Iraq Tie. Yet in 1998 the New York Slimes was reporting a different finding. The Clinton administration had just indcted bin laden and as part of the inditment's background had referenced bin Laden and al Qaeda's relationship and agreement to work together on weapon's development. The indictment was from the Clinton Justice department, under Janet Reno's authority and also State Department officials took part in the news conference announcing the indictment. Here is the Slimes article, Novemeber 8. 1998. The New York Times November 5, 1998, Thursday, Late Edition -...
  • Comments on President Bush's speech (Plus AND Minus)

    06/28/2005 7:29:04 PM PDT · by bitt · 46 replies · 1,861+ views
    AP ^ | Jun. 28, 2005 | ap
    "Iraq cannot be a failure. Our troops deserve a real plan for victory and our total support. We're ready to work with the president, every one of the Democratic senators, but he must acknowledge his mistakes and set forth a realistic course for the future." - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada. "Stopping evil will require bringing stability throughout the Middle East. It won't be easy, but it is a fight the United States must continue - and win. It is unfortunate that many Democratic leaders have chosen to politicize the war on terror and ignore the good work...
  • Kristol: Kerry and the "Direct Link" (The Kerry campaign is distorting Dick Cheney's words)

    09/13/2004 2:46:28 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 2 replies · 1,867+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 13, 2004 | William Kristol
    ON SUNDAY, the Kerry campaign put out a statement accusing the Bush administration of "misleading" the country in claiming a "direct link" between Saddam Hussein and the 9/11 attacks.This is an appalling and, one assumes, deliberate distortion. No one--repeat no one--in the Bush administration has ever made such a claim. President Bush has twice explicitly rejected any suggestion that Saddam Hussein was behind those attacks. Condoleezza Rice has done the same on numerous occasions. Vice President Cheney, the subject of the Kerry campaign statement, has gone no further than to say that "we don't know" about potential Iraqi involvement in...