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lefthandedlefty Donating Member (247 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-11 07:46 PM
Response to Reply #4
6. Just think if Bush had done the right thing
What excuse could he have used to start his wars.
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  -Ron Paul: Flawed policies helped lead to 9/11 alp227  Nov-20-11 07:23 PM   #0 
  - He was right.  tabatha   Nov-20-11 07:26 PM   #1 
  - Agreed - and the sooner people get that, the better for all of us.  polichick   Nov-20-11 07:30 PM   #2 
  - Half right.  baldguy   Nov-20-11 07:38 PM   #5 
  - Super-duper DITTO!  SoapBox   Nov-20-11 08:39 PM   #13 
  - No, Democrats helped provoke 9-11 also.  cpwm17   Nov-20-11 10:03 PM   #18 
  - But the Clinton Admin had a counter-terrorism infrastructure in place when they left  baldguy   Nov-20-11 10:18 PM   #19 
     - I'm not sure if the US intelligence services would have done a proper job preventing 9-11 under Gore  cpwm17   Nov-20-11 10:48 PM   #21 
     - That's the Bush Regime's spin talking.  baldguy   Nov-20-11 10:56 PM   #22 
     - What the hell? Criticizing Gore's fantasy presidency a pretty obsessive thing to do.  Kablooie   Nov-20-11 11:57 PM   #24 
        - So is attributing only good things to Gore's fantasy Presidency.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:30 AM   #35 
     - So it might have been an attempt, instead of a success?  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:04 AM   #26 
     - Yes, 911 would have taken place if Gore had been elected.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:23 AM   #34 
     - When you know of a threat, there's a big difference between looking for it & NOT looking for it.  baldguy   Nov-21-11 06:54 AM   #71 
        - You are arguing about imaginary events that are not supported by anything that happened during  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:29 AM   #80 
     - You're changing the topic.  some guy   Nov-21-11 04:10 AM   #60 
        - Good point.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:30 AM   #68 
        - Properly assessing & responding to foreign threats isn't part of "foreign policy" ?  baldguy   Nov-21-11 07:12 AM   #76 
           - Debatable whether "homeland security" is domestic policy or foreign policy; however,  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:37 AM   #81 
           - Please indicate where Paul mentioned Israel.  baldguy   Nov-21-11 07:44 AM   #83 
           - Does counter-terrorism infrastructure  some guy   Nov-21-11 01:58 PM   #93 
           - And if we're trying to get a foreign country to arrest & extradite a terrorist?  baldguy   Nov-21-11 03:04 PM   #98 
              - Those would both  some guy   Nov-21-11 07:36 PM   #99 
                 - Then when we're discussing any counter-terrorism methods in foreign lands  baldguy   Nov-21-11 08:51 PM   #100 
           - richard clarke stated that he informed little boot's administration  newspeak   Nov-22-11 09:54 AM   #107 
  - Republican greed led to 9/11  Slit Skirt   Nov-20-11 11:06 PM   #23 
  - LOL!  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:32 AM   #36 
  - IIRC, Clinton put that fucking airbase in Saudi Arabia.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:01 AM   #25 
  - Don't forget Reagan  Ter   Nov-21-11 12:33 AM   #29 
  - Too true,  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:47 AM   #31 
  - Um, not started. Please see Reply 26.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:33 AM   #37 
     - You are correct  Ter   Nov-21-11 03:32 AM   #55 
        - You need to go further back than that - to before 1898, anyway  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-21-11 03:53 AM   #56 
        - 1803  some guy   Nov-21-11 04:15 AM   #61 
        - The thread is about Israel, though.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:36 AM   #70 
           - Thank you for restricting what we are allowed to talk about on DU  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-21-11 07:09 AM   #75 
              - How do I restrict what anyone says on DU?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:14 AM   #77 
                 - Al Qaeda attacked us over Iraq and bases in Saudi Arabia. Not Israel. n/t  ieoeja   Nov-22-11 09:40 AM   #105 
        - I referred you to a post mentioning the 1950s, not 1912.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:34 AM   #69 
  - And Saudi Arabia donated to their Presidential libraries and probably, one way or another,  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:37 AM   #39 
  - Reminds me of a thing my last chemistry teacher used to say  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 02:26 AM   #53 
     - Yep. When one dirty hand washes another, nothing gets clean.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:39 AM   #82 
  - The fundamental policy that began this mess was the SykesPicot Accord.  LanternWaste   Nov-21-11 02:22 PM   #95 
  - Democrats are equal to blame  Ter   Nov-21-11 12:33 AM   #28 
  - No, U.S. policies.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:16 AM   #33 
  - I dislike him for his social plans but on this I agree. We were playing  jwirr   Nov-20-11 08:08 PM   #9 
     - The replies to Post #5 should answer your question, no matter which side of the coin you favor.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:35 AM   #38 
  - no one listened to what bin laden was actually saying  madrchsod   Nov-20-11 07:33 PM   #3 
  - *Raises hand and waves it frantically, while saying "ooo, ooo, ooo"*  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:39 AM   #40 
  - W Bush Nails it when he said ..."watch my drive" ....the man don't care for America...  opihimoimoi   Nov-20-11 07:34 PM   #4 
  - Just think if Bush had done the right thing  lefthandedlefty   Nov-20-11 07:46 PM   #6 
     - Hubristic assholes make up excuses for their actions  opihimoimoi   Nov-20-11 07:50 PM   #7 
  - Here was one failed policy...  SoapBox   Nov-20-11 08:05 PM   #8 
  - They weren't allowed as carry on.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:25 AM   #27 
  - I was allowed on international flights in the 1990s with ice axes in carry-on baggage  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-21-11 03:59 AM   #57 
  - yeah, well, I still question the boxcutter argument  newspeak   Nov-22-11 10:39 AM   #108 
  - And now we have another generation, Rand Paul, also teat sucking.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:46 AM   #41 
  - Well duh!  waronxmas   Nov-20-11 08:26 PM   #10 
  - I have to respect Paul for sticking to his convictions and being unafraid to air his beliefs  Skip Intro   Nov-20-11 08:35 PM   #11 
  - His beliefs include ending Medicare, Medicaid, & Social Security.  red dog 1   Nov-20-11 08:54 PM   #14 
  - So, put him in as the Secretary of Defense.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 12:48 AM   #32 
  - The Secretary of Defense decides those things? Who knew?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:49 AM   #43 
     - True.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 02:09 AM   #50 
        - Maybe, but NOT Ron Paul or any other Libertarian.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:00 AM   #62 
           - Yeah, his domestic policy would take us back to the industrial revolution  AtheistCrusader   Nov-21-11 08:09 AM   #89 
  - +1 Sing it, red dog!  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:51 AM   #45 
  - Integrity, my ass. He and his son have no trouble living off government.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:47 AM   #42 
  - A man who speaks the truth is ineligible for the Republican candidacy by default.  Little Tich   Nov-20-11 08:37 PM   #12 
  - Ron Paul is NOT a man who speaks the truth, but thanks anyway, LIttle Tich.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:53 AM   #46 
  - Exactly  freshstart   Nov-21-11 06:59 AM   #73 
  - The only Republican candidate speaking the truth is Jon Huntsman.  red dog 1   Nov-21-11 12:55 PM   #92 
  - al-Qaeda attacked New Zealand, too.  provis99   Nov-20-11 08:59 PM   #15 
  - Indonesia? London? But what was the reason for the attacks?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 01:57 AM   #47 
  - Al-qaeda did not attack London  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 04:04 AM   #58 
     - I would not go that far. But how about answering the question or addressing the actual point?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:15 AM   #65 
        - I already said above I don't know anything about an alqaeda attack on New Zealand.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 06:27 AM   #66 
        - Do you know of any Al Qaeeda attack that was unrelated to U.S. policies?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:07 AM   #74 
           - It seems you are assigning every terror attack in the past decade to Alqaeda.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 07:18 AM   #78 
           - Bullshit. First, as you imply, the organization responsible for the Bali bombing  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:52 AM   #84 
              - Put me on ignore then.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 02:15 PM   #94 
           - The murder of Masood. We weren't supporting either side (though we should have been). n/t  ieoeja   Nov-22-11 09:45 AM   #106 
        - Can you give me any information on the Alqaeda attack on New Zealand?  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 02:28 PM   #97 
  - I must be out of it. When did Al qaeda attack New Zealand?  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 03:01 AM   #54 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-20-11 09:49 PM   #16 
  - does ANYONE seriously believe that if the U.S.did not have its military might positioned all over  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-20-11 10:02 PM   #17 
  - Oh, yeah. Ron Paul is a fucking king and Rand is a prince.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 02:03 AM   #48 
  - Interviewer Bob Schiefer looked mighty pissed off.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-20-11 10:31 PM   #20 
  - Be careful what you say Ron.....the reich wing don't want to hear that shit.  Hulk   Nov-21-11 12:43 AM   #30 
  - Yup. There were some worried comments on the Sunday shows  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 01:50 AM   #44 
  - If he starts winning, he's better practice ducking, too.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:08 AM   #64 
  - Only right wing U.S. policies favor Israel?  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 02:11 AM   #51 
  - I dislike most of what he says  loyalsister   Nov-22-11 12:31 AM   #102 
  - Just like all the other politicians, no balls  jakeXT   Nov-21-11 02:04 AM   #49 
  - Ron Paul's picture is in Bartlett's Quotations, right next to the saying,  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 02:14 AM   #52 
  - He may be a bonehead on domestic policy, but he makes perfect sense on foreign policy.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 04:07 AM   #59 
     - First, we need not look at him or any other Libertarian any further  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:04 AM   #63 
        - Why do you say his foreign policy approach makes no sense?  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 06:29 AM   #67 
        - The post to which you are replying answered your new question.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 06:59 AM   #72 
           - From a financial perspective, his foreign policy approach is the only thing that can save the US.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 07:21 AM   #79 
           - There are plenty of anti war people who don't have the rest of Paul's shit.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 07:57 AM   #86 
              - The problem is that they are not running for President. nt  woo me with science   Nov-21-11 09:14 PM   #101 
           - Why do you say his foreign policy approach makes no sense?  Prometheus Bound   Nov-21-11 02:23 PM   #96 
        - People on DU are clear that they don't agree with Ron Paul on most issues  cpwm17   Nov-21-11 08:09 AM   #88 
           - +1000  Prometheus Bound   Nov-22-11 12:46 AM   #103 
  - Big Fucking Deal.  Zorra   Nov-21-11 07:56 AM   #85 
  - Great thread to bookmark if you like to know more about your fellow DUers.  No Elephants   Nov-21-11 08:06 AM   #87 
  - That's for sure. It's the neocon influence.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-22-11 01:30 AM   #104 
  - Watching that "journalist's" head explode during the interview was entertaining.  krabigirl   Nov-21-11 11:32 AM   #90 
  - Foreign policy was at fault -- we also had an "Operation Ignore" re the intelligence ... but MIHOP..  defendandprotect   Nov-21-11 12:17 PM   #91 
  - Ron Paul would not get his way on SS and medicare, but  populist3   Nov-24-11 08:57 PM   #109 
 

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