Skip to comments.Senators Denounce U.S. on Iraq Rebuilding
Posted on 09/15/2004 5:02:37 PM PDT by TexKat
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Well the administration better put the boots to the contractors.
Here it comes, the criticism against Hagel, but, he's right.
Iraq can still be turned around, but up till now, this thing has been a disaster.
Jihadists are in firm control of several cities, which is not a good thing.
lazy contractors, how dare they not build when security is so great and the Iraqi people are hungry for jobs. Hagel is an idiot.
Did you know Chuck Hagel was in Vietnam, too?
I'd vote for Hillary before that disloyal RINO.
Can't the Admin let some RFQs out, or did they forget how to spend money.
Hagel and Lugar, perfect together. Two liars.
The bulk of the 18 billion was hijacked to pay for military operatons that were out of budget about two months ago. If it hadn't happened we would have run out of war money. The $25 billion supplemental passed in August helped get us to the end of the fiscal year. But as it is, the contracts were held up (not by faceless bureaucrats, but by DoD's budget problems) and so now they are trying to paste over the cracks in the walls by officially redirecting money now that congress is in session, that they already took. Bottomline is that most of the Iraqi reconstruction money will never reach the Iraqis.
It's not as if "hearts and minds" was working in the Sunni Triangle in any case, now was it ?
Hagel also thinks he's a future presidential candidate, which is why he's always raggin' on Bush.
To hell with both of them.
So what they say has no validity?
Iraq is going well?
As well as can be expected. I'm sick and tired of Republicans like Hagel shiling for the Democrat Party.
Not bad. More dead jihadists every day. Elections around the corner. The islamofascists will be in rare form until after the elections.
By the way, where are all those solutions that Hagel has for a seamless reconstruction and democratising of Iraq?
As well as can be expected?
That's quite a low expectation.
Speaking the truth doesn't automatically make one a shill for the Dems.
Dissent within ones own ranks is a good thing. Groupthink is a bad thing.
Iraq has rapidly turned into a disaster, and someone has to speak up about it, someone other than the usual communist.
Hagel? Who is Hagel?
I don't know what his solutions are, and if he has any, let him spell them out.
A war of attrition against the Jihadists is a losing proposition.
Jihadists are firmly in control of several large cities, which is not too good.
Chuck Hagel (R-France)
If by some fluke he's the Republican nomiee in '08, I am writing in Zell Miller.
Hardly. Things are tough, security-wise, which is why we don't need Chuck Hagel griping about rebuilding the country, especially during a campaign season.
But, Hagel and McCain think their military service give them the right to be free lancers.
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