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MUST-READ BOOK FOR DEMOCRATS: How clintons' Failures Unleashed Global Terror ^ | 9.2.03 | various, Mia T

Posted on 09/02/2003 1:14:10 PM PDT by Mia T

How clintons' Failures Unleashed Global Terror
(Who in his right mind would ever want the clintons back in the Oval Office?)


Losing bin Laden: How Bill Clinton’s Failures Unleashed Global Terror
by Richard Miniter
Regnery Publishing, Inc.; ISBN: 0895260743
Hardcover - 256 pages (September 2003)

Years before the public knew about bin Laden, Bill Clinton did. Bin Laden first attacked Americans during Clinton’s presidential transition in December 1992. He struck again at the World Trade Center in February 1993. Over the next eight years the archterrorist’s attacks would escalate killing hundreds and wounding thousands&emdash;while Clinton did his best to stymie the FBI and CIA and refused to wage a real war on terror.


The answer is here in investigative reporter Richard Miniter’s stunning exposé that includes exclusive interviews with both of Clinton’s National Security Advisors, Clinton’s counter-terrorism czar, his first CIA director, his Secretary of State, his Secretary of Defense, top CIA and FBI agents, lawmakers from both parties and foreign intelligence officials from France, Sudan, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates, as well as on the-scene coverage from Sudan, Egypt, and elsewhere.

In Losing bin Laden you’ll learn:

  • The new evidence that Clinton knew about Sudan’s offers to arrest bin Laden&emdash;and why he ignored them

  • The never before told story of the Saudi government attempt to assassinate bin Laden

  • Why Bill Clinton refused to meet with his first director of Central Intelligence

  • Drawn from secret Sudanese intelligence files, the never-before-told story of Bin Laden’s role in shooting down America’s Black Hawk helicopters in Mogadishu, Somalia&emdash;and how Clinton manipulated the news media to keep the worst off America’s TV screens

  • How Clinton ignored intelligence and offers of cooperation against bin Laden from Afghanistan’s Northern Alliance

  • How Bill Clinton scuttled a secret offer from the United Arab Emirates to arrest bin Laden

  • The 1993 World Trade Center attack&emdash;why Clinton refused to believe it had been bombed; why the CIA was kept out of the investigation; and how one of the FBI’s most trusted informants was actually a double agent working for bin Laden

  • Why the CIA never funded bin Laden&emdash;despite the liberal myths

  • How Clinton ignored Yemen’s pleas for help in arresting bin Laden&emdash;in 1993

  • The untold story of a respected Congressman who repeatedly warned Clinton officials about bin Laden in 1993&emdash;and why he was ignored

  • Revealed for the first time: how Clinton and a Democratic Senator stopped the CIA from hiring Arabic translators&emdash;while phone intercepts from bin Laden remained untranslated

  • How the Predator spy plane&emdash;which spotted bin Laden three times&emdash;was grounded by bureaucratic infighting.

  • Plus much more, including, appendices of secret documents and photos, as well as the established links between bin Laden and Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.

Losing bin Laden is a dramatic, page-turning read, a riveting account of a terror war that bin Laden openly declared, but that Clinton left largely unfought. With a pounding narrative, up-close characters and detailed scenes, it takes you inside the Oval Office, the White House Situation Room and within some of the deadliest terrorist cells that America has ever faced. If Clinton had fought back, the attacks on September 11, 2001 might never have happened.

Losing bin Laden is a story&emdash;and one hell of a lesson&emdash;that the reader will never forget.

Losing bin Laden: How Bill Clinton's Failures Unleashed Global Terror
Miniter, Richard

"[CIA Director] Woolsey tried to establish a rapport with the president. Sometimes he would accompany the CIA briefing officer to the White House for the daily intelligence briefing. He hoped the President would invite him in, as was customary in past Administrations. Though the President was told that Woolsey was waiting outside in an anteroom, Clinton never asked to see him."

"This frank report reveals that the CIA and other senior policymakers knew about bin Laden-related intelligence failures as early as 1996 -- five years before the September 11 attacks -- and did little about them. It also shows that CIA director Woolsey's concerns were correct. But he couldn't get Clinton's help to beef up funding for the recruitment of local sources. He couldn't even get a meeting with Clinton. So America was in the dark, as bin Laden plotted."

"The New York FBI office knew about a growing network of Islamic extremists in the tri-state area, but the agents couldn't even open a full investigation. . . . And, in 1993, the idea of punishing small, seemingly insignificant crimes as a way of preventing larger ones had not yet taken hold. The FBI was aware that many Islamic radicals were training with weapons at Connecticut and Pennsylvania gun ranges. . . ."

"Saddam Hussein's punishment for plotting to kill a former American President [George Bush] was the destruction of an empty building in central Baghdad. Clinton, who exercised the death penalty in his home state for convicted murderers, wanted to minimize casualties. The missile strike was most likely not seen as a sign of strength by an Iraqi dictator who would casually order executions over lunch."

"The next crisis came on August 8 [1993], when a U.S. Army humvee drove down a rough road in southern Mogadishu. Concealed in a pothole was a land mine. A wire ran from the mine to a nearby building. A Somali spotter watched the vehicle approach. When the humvee was in position, he clicked the detonator. Four American military policemen were murdered. . . . Again, the President took no action."

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Hear Bush 41 Warn Us--October 19, 1992*


*Thanx to Cloud William for text and audio


LEHRER: President Bush, your closing statement, sir.

PRESIDENT BUSH: Three weeks from now--two weeks from tomorrow, America goes to the polls and you're going to have to decide who you want to lead this country ...

On foreign affairs, some think it's irrelevant. I believe it's not. We're living in an interconnected world...And if a crisis comes up, ask who has the judgment and the experience and, yes, the character to make the right decision?

And, lastly, the other night on character Governor Clinton said it's not the character of the president but the character of the presidency. I couldn't disagree more. Horace Greeley said the only thing that endures is character. And I think it was Justice Black who talked about great nations, like great men, must keep their word.

And so the question is, who will safeguard this nation, who will safeguard our people and our children? I need your support, I ask for your support. And may God bless the United States of America.



play tape


LEFT-WING TALK RADIO 2: "It's the terrorism, stupid."


by Mia T, 1-21-03





Hear clinton stupidity, smallness, banality, fecklessness, ineptitude, prevarication, corruption, perfidy and utter failure directly from the rapist, himself. clinton provides the perfect foil for Bush, who makes a cameo appearance or two.

Pay special attention to Dan Rather's little story about terrorism hitting the U.S. "bigtime" during the clintons' tenure.

In particular, connect the following dots: the '93 WTC bombing. a certain bin Laden protégé and clinton's admission that he passed up bin Laden. Note clinton's spurious argument for this monumental failure.

To this day, clinton seems not to understand that bin Laden is -- and was in 1996 -- an enemy of the state, not a simple criminal.

clinton still seems not to get it -- the same terrorist --the terrorist he refused to take--hit the same building in '93.

Notwithstanding this, to hear clinton tell it, his disastrous decision not to take bin Laden when offered on a silver platter by Sudan, (arguably the worst decision ever made by a president), derived from his scrupulous avoidance of abusing power and trashing laws...

Yeah, right.




  • the attacks on America


  • Dan Rather ruminating on the terrorism that came to America "bigtime" during clinton years


  • Dan Rather relating OBL protégé, Ramzi Yousef threat to clinton FBI that the terrorists WILL complete the job


  • the clinton non-response to terror


  • FDR response (says national security a president's raison d'être)


  • Bush response:
    "I can hear YOU...,"

    "I [as opposed to clinton] will not wait on events, while dangers gather," etc.


  • Mike Moran "Osama bin Laden, you can kiss my royal Irish ass" battle cry


  • "go home hillary!" chant, etc.




play tape

Thou art arm'd that hath thy crook'd schemers straight.
Cudgel thy brains no more, the clinton plots are great.

Mia T, On Neutered and Neutering
by Mia T and Edward Zehr (EZ)

A Fish Rots from the Head

Investor's Business Daily


Ijaz, an admitted Clinton supporter who helped negotiate these opportunities to nab bin Laden, said, "The silence of the Clinton administration in responding to these offers was deafening."

Ijaz says that three months before bin Laden's men blew up the USS Cole in Yemen, he "brought the White House another plausible offer to deal with bin Laden, by then known to be involved in the embassy bombings (in Tanzania and Kenya)... But senior Clinton officials sabotaged the offer."

Clinton's apparent boredom with vital information extended beyond Sudanese intelligence officers to his own intelligence officers. His first CIA director, James Woolsey, couldn't get a meeting with Clinton in the two years he served. Woolsey left the Clinton administration disgusted with its slovenly approach to national security. ...

To hear Clinton now say "We must do more to reduce the pool of potential terrorists" is thus beyond farce. He had numerous opportunities to reduce that pool, and he blew it.

The pool, in fact, grew larger on Clinton's watch, as he spent his final days giving pardons to drug dealers, Puerto Rican terrorists and Marc Rich, a fugitive who topped America's most-wanted list.



Hear the Bill Bennett epilogue

 In this light, Clinton's order to the CIA that it not use "unsavory characters" to collect information pushes irony to its outer limits.

hillary clinton blames better half for terrorism
(SHE knew, "you know," nuttin')

Meet the Press, 12-09-01


Mia T, 12-09-01



Clinton's failure to grasp the opportunity to unravel increasingly organized extremists, coupled with Berger's assessments of their potential to directly threaten the U.S., represents one of the most serious foreign policy failures in American history

Clinton Let Bin Laden Slip Away and Metastasize


Bill Clinton may not be the worst president America has had, but surely he is the worst person to be president.*

-GEORGE WILL, Sleaze, the sequel



Had George Will written Sleaze, the sequel (the "sequel" is, of course, hillary) after 9-11-01, I suspect that he would have had to forgo the above conceit, as the doubt expressed in the setup phrase was, from that day forward, no longer operational.

Indeed, assessing the clinton presidency an abject failure is not inconsistent with commentary coming from the left, most recently the LA Times: "Clinton Let Bin Laden Slip Away and Metastasize."

When the clintons left office, I predicted that the country would eventually learn--sadly, the hard way--that this depraved, self-absorbed and inept pair had placed America (and the world) in mortal danger. But I was thinking years, not months.

It is very significant that hillary clinton didn't deny clinton culpability for the terrorism. (Meet the Press, 12-09-01), notwithstanding tired tactics (if you can't pass the buck, spread the blame) and chronic "KnowNothing Victim Clinton" self-exclusion.

If leftist pandering keeps the disenfranchized down in perpetuity, clinton pandering,("it's the economy, stupid"), kept the middle and upper classes wilfully ignorant for eight years.

And ironically, both results (leftist social policy and the clinton economy) are equally illusory, fraudulent. It is becoming increasingly clear that clinton covertly cooked the books even as he assiduously avoided essential actions that would have negatively impacted the economy--the ultimate source of his continued power--actions like, say, going after the terrorists.

It is critically important that hillary clinton fail in her grasp for power; read Peggy Noonan's little book, 'The Case Against Hillary Clinton' and Barbara Olson's two books; it is critical that the West de-clintonize, but that will be automatic once it is understood that the clintons risked civilization itself in order to gain and retain power.

It shouldn't take books, however, to see that a leader is a dangerous, self-absorbed sicko. People should be able to figure that out for themselves. The electorate must be taught to think, to reason. It must be able to spot spin, especially in this age of the electronic demagogue.

I am not hopeful. As Bertrand Russell noted, "Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so. "




*George Will continues: There is reason to believe that he is a rapist ("You better get some ice on that," Juanita Broaddrick says he told her concerning her bit lip), and that he bombed a country to distract attention from legal difficulties arising from his glandular life, and that. ... Furthermore, the bargain that he and his wife call a marriage refutes the axiom that opposites attract. Rather, she, as much as he, perhaps even more so, incarnates Clintonism


It's time to take out the trash...
A Senate en passant capture is THE MOVE...

NEW AUDIO! Hear the Bill Bennett (PARDONGATE) epilogue .



Free Republic is one of those groups obsessed with the Clinton era.

Word's out: Protest at Hillary's tonight
(Freeper Named In Washington Whispers Article!!!!
U.S. News & World Report (Washington Whispers) |
March 11, 2003 | Paul Bedard


I'll bet that Mr. Bedard is a member of "one of those groups" so "obsessed" with voting in the clintons that they--ooops-- failed to notice the obvious danger of the lovely couple.

Thanx for 9/11, Paul...


The Real Danger of a Fake President:
Post-9/11 Reconsideration of The Placebo President

Democratic Party's Problem Transcends Its Anti-War Contingent


Q ERTY6 utter failure
missus clinton's REAL virtual office updateBUMP

1 posted on 09/02/2003 1:14:13 PM PDT by Mia T
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bump for later
3 posted on 09/02/2003 1:21:39 PM PDT by RightWingMama
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To: Republic; WorkingClassFilth; jla
The Man Who Warned America
(Why a Rapist is Not a Fit President)
Q ERTY6 ping
View the Juanita Broaddrick clintonRAPE interview NOW

thanx to WorkingClassFilth for the video
special thanx to Jim Robinson


You will need QuickTime Player to view the Broaddrick clintonRAPE interview. Most browsers already contain this plug-in.

The Broaddrick clintonRAPE interview is a large file, but will start playing immediately, i.e., will stream, in all browsers except Internet Explorer (IE).

IE users can also get the Broaddrick clintonRAPE movie to stream by opening QuickTime Player, selecting "open URL in new player" and pasting in the Broaddrick clintonRAPE movie URL:



Burn CDs of the Broaddrick clintonRAPE interview and hand them out at FReeps; hand them out on campuses; hand them out everywhere.

Printing the CD or a label -- or even a cd sleeve or insert -- with the above graphic would enhance the impact, in my view.

George Will continues: There is reason to believe that he is a rapist ("You better get some ice on that," Juanita Broaddrick says he told her concerning her bit lip), and that he bombed a country to distract attention from legal difficulties arising from his glandular life, and that. ... Furthermore, the bargain that he and his wife call a marriage refutes the axiom that opposites attract. Rather, she, as much as he, perhaps even more so, incarnates Clintonism



eyes wide shut
(she knew… she raped, too)
the movie
(requires Flash Player 6, available HERE)

4 posted on 09/02/2003 1:22:45 PM PDT by Mia T (SCUM (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations))
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To: GoOrdnance
We can't blame Clinton for that attack since it occured only about a month after he took office

Yes, but we can blame him for doing virtually nothing in response to it other than jailing the blind cleric. And blame him for a continuing willfulness to do nothing about increasingly frequent and increasingly deadly attacks worldwide over the next eight years.
5 posted on 09/02/2003 1:23:42 PM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: Mia T
Suggest you change to title to "A BOOK THAT WILL NEVER BE READ BY DEMOCRATS".
6 posted on 09/02/2003 1:24:22 PM PDT by UCANSEE2
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To: GoOrdnance
You are missing the point. It's what clinton didn't do when he knew precisely what was going on.... The cowardly rapist (pardon the redundancy) could have nipped it in the bud.
7 posted on 09/02/2003 1:26:32 PM PDT by Mia T (SCUM (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations))
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To: Rummyfan
Precisely BUMP
8 posted on 09/02/2003 1:27:53 PM PDT by Mia T (SCUM (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations))
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To: WorkingClassFilth; Gail Wynand; looscannon; Lonesome in Massachussets; IVote2; Slyfox; ...
10-Yr Anniversary of WTC Bombing Marks clintons' Utter Failure PING
9 posted on 09/02/2003 1:31:31 PM PDT by Mia T (SCUM (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations))
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The survival instinct trumps party loyalty.

I predict that the (albeit minuscule) subset of rational rank and file dems will, in fact, read it (if only surreptitiously).
13 posted on 09/02/2003 1:41:55 PM PDT by Mia T (SCUM (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations))
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To: GoOrdnance
The difference you fail to acknowledge is this: During 8 years of the clintons' utter failure, terrorism morphed into an organized global monster capable of taking out all of us. The rapist clintons were warned that this was the case, but did nothing. They are culpable. Period.
14 posted on 09/02/2003 1:51:35 PM PDT by Mia T (SCUM (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations))
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To think that any liberals would actually read a book is pretty optimistic.
15 posted on 09/02/2003 1:52:10 PM PDT by dogbrain ("ASK ME ABOUT MY H&K P7M8")
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To: Mia T
Oh yes. There are those dems that will read it to see if they can figure out the mistakes Clinton made, so as not to make them again.

I.E. How can I treat the US and it's population as my Whorehouse/Vaudeville Circus and get away with it?

17 posted on 09/02/2003 2:02:21 PM PDT by UCANSEE2
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To: GoOrdnance
It is easy to see how asymmetric warfare had been perceived by previous presidents as the quaint methods of a third world.

The magnitude of the threat only became clear under clinton.
18 posted on 09/02/2003 2:11:38 PM PDT by Mia T (SCUM (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations))
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To: Mia T
The magnitude of the threat only became clear and grew exponentially under clinton.
19 posted on 09/02/2003 2:17:55 PM PDT by Mia T (SCUM (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations))
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