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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 03:19 PM

GOP Senators Embraced SecState Condi Rice After She Ignored 9/11 Warnings, But Pummel Susan Rice

GOP Senators Embraced Condi Rice as Secretary of State After She Ignored 9/11 Warnings, But Pummel Susan Rice
By Mark Karlin
BuzzFlash

NBC reports today that "GOP senators not satisfied with Rice explanation of Benghazi aftermath", and after a "candid" meeting with Ambassador Rice, McCain claims that he is "significantly troubled" with her answers.

BuzzFlash has been around for 12 years, and we remember quite well that when Condi Rice was George W. Bush's National Security Advisor, both she and Bush ignored warnings of possible impending Al Qaeda hijackings in the US. This, we remind you, was prior to the fateful day of 9/11, in which more than 3000 people died in the attacks on the Twin Towers.

For a while after 9/11, Bush and Rice denied receiving any alerts. Then, after months passed and a pre-September 11th CIA intelligence briefing was disclosed that warned Al Qaeda was determined to strike in the US, Bush and Rice changed their tune by parsing their responses to indicate that they were never informed of hijackings that would be flown into buildings. This became the so-called rationale for their not doing anything to prevent the attacks -- nothing at all.

The unearthed memo, which was the most sensational made public (while other warnings were revealed even in the relatively whitewashed 9/11 hearings), was dated August 6, 2001. It was the daily presidential intelligence briefing and was seen by both Bush (who blew off the CIA liaison who presented it to him at Bush's ranch in Texas) and Rice.

The rest: http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/item/17659-gop-senators-embraced-condi-rice-as-secretary-of-state-after-she-ignored-9-11-warnings-but-pummel-susan-rice

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WilliamPitt Nov 2012 OP
bongbong Nov 2012 #1
spanone Nov 2012 #2
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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 04:55 PM

1. repigs have zero interest in American security

 

They just want to make $$$ in various ways (insider trading, advanced information, etc) from military spending. That is the only reason they seek power, and in fact the only reason they live.

repigs would sell their spouse & all their children for one additional penny of profit.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 05:00 PM

2. there is a different standard for democrats

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 05:17 PM

3. This is nothing unusual for the GOP...

Hypocrisy is the standard by which they've stood for many decades. It's only now becoming comically evident because they've pushed the envelope & overreached to such an absurd degree -- with thier rabid and mindless machinations designed to eviscerate Obama's presidency.

They are still so enraged that they aren't even aware of the blowback that will likely haunt them through to the midterm elections. I hope they continue this way so that the Dems can take Congress in 2014 & undo the gerrymandering that has kept the Reps in the majority.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 05:41 PM

4. K&R

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 05:47 PM

5. HOLY SHIT! Republicans are scum-sucking, slimy-assed hypocrites???

Why wasn't I informed of this before now?

(JK, Will. Thanks for the well-written and comprehensive exposure of GOP bullshit and hypocrisy.)

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