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grasswire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-15-08 07:48 PM
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61. why are people surprised by this?
It was common knowledge then. Widely discussed on the Internets.
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  -Bush Gave Taliban $43 Million Four Months before 9/11 kpete  Jul-14-08 08:32 PM   #0 
  - He sure did  Solly Mack   Jul-14-08 08:34 PM   #1 
  - One wonders how much of the money paid to Pakistan and other  JDPriestly   Jul-14-08 08:35 PM   #2 
  - Weren't they paying Iraqis not to fight just recently?  Frustratedlady   Jul-14-08 08:47 PM   #5 
     - NO  rucognizant   Jul-15-08 06:56 PM   #57 
  - MIHOP much? Yikes! The tin-foil makes my brain itch. n/t  DCKit   Jul-14-08 08:39 PM   #3 
  - mihop very much  barbtries   Jul-15-08 06:07 AM   #18 
     - Too bad Salem bin Laden isn't around to testify  MetaTrope   Jul-15-08 11:43 AM   #36 
  - "Our aid bypasses the Taliban..." - Colin Powell  Make7   Jul-14-08 08:45 PM   #4 
  - No war for Monica! Wag the dog! Remember THAT??? n/t  IanDB1   Jul-14-08 08:50 PM   #6 
  - Um...  libnnc   Jul-14-08 08:53 PM   #7 
  - Let's see. The U.S. gives the Taliban $43 million right before 9/11.  yardwork   Jul-14-08 08:55 PM   #8 
  - Yeah but that's SICK.  undeterred   Jul-14-08 08:59 PM   #9 
  - It was rational, if the goal was to scare the country into going along with bushco  yardwork   Jul-14-08 09:07 PM   #10 
  - He did indeed.  undeterred   Jul-14-08 09:11 PM   #12 
  - OF COURSE IT'S SICK!  rucognizant   Jul-15-08 06:58 PM   #58 
  - Illogical.  Damian the LHP   Jul-15-08 12:33 PM   #44 
  - "A startling leap of logic" describes the stories we've been fed since Nov 2000.  yardwork   Jul-15-08 09:54 PM   #66 
  - If you have any hard evidence connecting bin Ladden to 9/11 you  Beam Me Up   Jul-15-08 02:13 PM   #53 
  - I'm not arguing with you.  yardwork   Jul-15-08 09:53 PM   #65 
  - Nice to know we're on the same page! Thanks for your reply. n/t  Beam Me Up   Jul-15-08 10:58 PM   #67 
  - Many fascinating questions there,  ronnie624   Jul-16-08 12:16 AM   #71 
  - Yea Osama ordered the NORAD stand down. lol  Twist_U_Up   Jul-16-08 04:40 PM   #84 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-14-08 09:10 PM   #11 
  - I just send this to Countdown  AZDemDist6   Jul-14-08 09:14 PM   #13 
  - I remember this. Another story the MSM has killed.  no limit   Jul-14-08 09:19 PM   #14 
  - I remember it too  elizfeelinggreat   Jul-15-08 08:00 AM   #23 
  - The k and the r - for America  SpiralHawk   Jul-14-08 09:22 PM   #15 
  - Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-California) was a major supporter of the Taliban  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jul-14-08 09:46 PM   #16 
  - How about that!  pberq   Jul-15-08 11:47 AM   #37 
  - 'Accept our offer of gold or we will bury you in a carpet of bombs'  bluesmail   Jul-14-08 10:38 PM   #17 
  - The war on drugs skews everything - it needs to end. nt  hack89   Jul-15-08 06:35 AM   #19 
  - We need to admit that some part of corrupt US government is chest-high deep in this ....  defendandprotect   Jul-15-08 11:53 AM   #38 
  - K & R ....  AzDar   Jul-15-08 06:53 AM   #20 
  - Wow. This is an important detail...  liberalla   Jul-15-08 07:38 AM   #21 
  - This was covered in the  windbreeze   Jul-15-08 12:23 PM   #43 
  - How the FUCK does Bush** remain in office? I just don't get it.  paparush   Jul-15-08 07:52 AM   #22 
  - Connect this.  Damian the LHP   Jul-15-08 12:35 PM   #45 
  - In a civilized democratic society Bush would have had to resign for ...  followthemoney   Jul-15-08 01:07 PM   #50 
     - if it was New Zealand he wouldn't have stolen the election  bambino   Jul-16-08 09:27 PM   #85 
  - Why does the article say it was published in May 2000?  pnwmom   Jul-15-08 08:33 AM   #24 
  - here is another link  leftchick   Jul-15-08 08:52 AM   #25 
     - Thank you! n/t  pnwmom   Jul-15-08 09:17 AM   #27 
     - A most excellent summary  dpbrown   Jul-15-08 08:38 PM   #64 
  - Yip.  readmoreoften   Jul-15-08 08:53 AM   #26 
  - War on drugs indeed,  windoe   Jul-15-08 09:35 AM   #28 
  - There's more to this.  Maat   Jul-15-08 10:55 AM   #29 
  - KICKING!!  Voice for Peace   Jul-15-08 10:58 AM   #30 
  - This story has been around a long time..  kentuck   Jul-15-08 11:05 AM   #31 
  - THREE YEARS AGO!  seemslikeadream   Jul-15-08 11:24 AM   #32 
  - So?  libodem   Jul-15-08 11:28 AM   #33 
  - Imagine ........  rucognizant   Jul-15-08 07:06 PM   #60 
  - I wonder what they bought.  aquart   Jul-15-08 11:38 AM   #34 
  - What the article DOESN'T mention is that Feith and Rice were there, and...  TomInTib   Jul-15-08 11:42 AM   #35 
  - Just another FOG FACT  Blecht   Jul-15-08 11:53 AM   #39 
  - Kick & Nominated !  pberq   Jul-15-08 12:01 PM   #40 
  - The Taliban met in Texas to negotiate Afgan pipeline deal before 9-11, didn't work out as was  Imagevision   Jul-15-08 12:10 PM   #41 
  - Al-cia Da  Winston.   Jul-15-08 12:17 PM   #42 
  - GACK, another DU thread: Pakistani General met US Central Command  SpiralHawk   Jul-15-08 12:38 PM   #46 
  - Thanks for adding this to the thread..  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-15-08 01:09 PM   #51 
  - I have always said ENRON is the mother of all scandals. At Salon in the Politics  McCamy Taylor   Jul-15-08 12:46 PM   #47 
  - It's the bush legacy to aid and finance the enemy  temperancedissent   Jul-15-08 12:56 PM   #48 
  - Finding BushCo complicit in event leading up to 9-11 has always  Cleita   Jul-15-08 01:07 PM   #49 
  - It was all about the pipeline. UNICOL nt  Mzztakable   Jul-15-08 01:35 PM   #52 
  - Sorry for asking you to forgive me but...  jeff30997   Jul-15-08 04:42 PM   #56 
     - Ack! Thanks lol  Mzztakable   Jul-16-08 04:27 AM   #73 
     - Don't forget Robbstrodamus' work...  Robb   Jul-16-08 08:10 AM   #76 
        - Thanks for the link.  jeff30997   Jul-16-08 08:36 AM   #77 
  - Oh yeah. That fact was featured prominently in Bowling for Columbine.  robertpaulsen   Jul-15-08 02:36 PM   #54 
  - Boy that liberal media... they just won't stop talking about this.  redqueen   Jul-15-08 03:10 PM   #55 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Jul-15-08 07:02 PM   #59 
  - why are people surprised by this?  grasswire   Jul-15-08 07:48 PM   #61 
  - Yes, they were the product of the CIA and ISI effort.  mmonk   Jul-15-08 07:52 PM   #62 
  - 9/11 was an inside job. (n/t)  SunDrop23   Jul-15-08 08:14 PM   #63 
  - No it wasn't.  Damian the LHP   Jul-16-08 11:35 AM   #78 
  - It wasn't the drug war. It was so the Taliban would let Enron build a gas pipeline.  McCamy Taylor   Jul-15-08 11:02 PM   #68 
  - I thought most people knew this  johnnie   Jul-15-08 11:04 PM   #69 
  - so Bush actually sponsored the terrorists?  bambino   Jul-15-08 11:24 PM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-16-08 11:36 AM   #79 
     - you seem Bush friendly?  bambino   Jul-16-08 04:34 PM   #81 
     - go back to sleep.  Twist_U_Up   Jul-16-08 04:38 PM   #83 
  - The Trail of Blunders is indeed long with many pot holes, gates, and ambushes.  opihimoimoi   Jul-16-08 03:48 AM   #72 
  - Kick  liberalla   Jul-16-08 05:44 AM   #74 
  - Another part of the Afghanistan story  onoclea   Jul-16-08 08:02 AM   #75 
  - ARE U KIDDING?!!!  tyon517izhere   Jul-16-08 03:10 PM   #80 
  - 911 was an inside job. Never forget it.  Twist_U_Up   Jul-16-08 04:35 PM   #82 
  - Kicking--and I was outraged when he did that!  AlienGirl   Jul-16-08 09:59 PM   #86 
  - Oh, nice.  quantessd   Jul-17-08 02:15 AM   #87 
  - It was completely made up of humanitarian food aid  boloboffin   Jul-17-08 04:27 AM   #88 
 

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