Skip to comments.101st HQ'd in Al-Qaqaa for Two Weeks! (Vanity - Just spoke with someone who was there)
Posted on 10/27/2004 8:21:14 PM PDT by DTogo
As soon as this Al-Qaqaa story "broke" I thought of calling my friend (an officer and unit commander attached to the 101st during Operation Iraqi Freedom) to find out what really happened. Well, I just got off the phone with him and after joking that he was directing traffic for all the Iraqi trucks that looted explosives out of Al-Qaqaa, I asked him what this story is really all about.
Turns out several of his unit's men were with the 2nd Brigade that first arrived at Al-Qaqaa, secured it, spent the night, then moved out. The day they left, the 101st Division Command Staff (which my friend was attached to) then moved into Al-Qaqaa and set up temporary HQ for TWO WEEKS! While there he walked around and inside bunkers and saw all sorts of stuff stacked up and lying around: AK-47s, RPGs, rockets, bombs, ammo, and black powder used in making weapons as that's what the Al-Qaqaa facility was - manufacture and storage.
Did he see any IAEA sealed bunkers? No. Did he see anything other than field weapons/munitions? No. Did they allow Iraqis to drive trucks into HQ and help themselves to weapons? Gimme a break! Would the 101st Division Command Staff HQ next to 380 tons of HMX, RDX and PETN during combat? I would think not.
My friend's parting thoughts were that this was likely Kerry's "October Suprise" to be leaked right before the election, leaving the Bush team no time to rebutt or explain, but it got leaked too early. Turns out this highly explosive story is one big DNC dud.
The MSM is baffled by their sudden inability to just MAKE THINGS UP, like they got away with for 40+ years.
Gotta love the Screaming Eagles!!!
Hmmmm....does anyone in the MEDIA KNOW this???
Any way to get that friend to tell his story to Hannity or Rush or Ingraham?
Kerry thinks your"friend" is an incompetent failure for not guarding weapons that weren't there. I,m just waiting for him to start accusing him of war atrocities.
Can this info be gotten to FOX or Hannity etc....? If somebody can get DOD to officially verify the 101st was there for 2 weeks from 4/09/2003 ish,it sticks the wooden stake through that vampire's heart.
Thanks for the report.
Further news is breaking that is making the NYT and See?-BS look even MORE wrong than usual. And the kicker is that the Times is now using THIEVES to corroborate the story!
It just doesn't bear thinking about how history would probably have been changed if only we had known the true nature of MSM
The more that comes out, the worse Kerry looks.
Now if the president can order the release of that Dept. of Defense videotape, or at least mention it on the stump, that shows convoys of trucks leaving the facility, before we got there, we're golden.
again President Bush should say, "I thought that Kerry was saying that there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq" and now they are saying we didn't protect them - here is another flip flop.
Another thought how many years has John Kerry been in the Senate he could have introduced all kinds of bills to protect this country and for all the other items he is promising...why did he wait until now....he obviously is not a man of action...but an opportunist.
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I think your friend's parting thought was on the money. Can you imagine how long and hard the dnc planned this in conjunction with SeeBS only to have it blow up in their faces too soon?
Thanks for the heads up. Very good info.!
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