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The Cleaner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:40 PM
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On NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, they showed a clip of Hillary GRILLING Rumsfeld. She told Rumsfeld the Iraq policy was a FAILED policy and why should they believe Rumsfeld now. He replied (paraphrased):

"You would have a dickens of a time going back and finding anything rosy I ever said about the situation in Iraq."

Now is it just me, or is that just a TAD ASKEW!!!

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Virginia Dare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:42 PM
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1. Is Rumsfeld delusional? Yes....n/t
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:44 PM
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2. Well, look what I found!
From kpete's post here:
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...


Dec. 18, 2002: KING: Whats the current situation in Afghanistan? RUMSFELD: It is encouraging. They have elected a government through the Loya Jirga process. The Taliban are gone. The al Qaeda are gone.

Feb. 7, 2003: It is unknowable how long that conflict will last. It could last six days, six weeks. I doubt six months.

Feb. 20 2003: Do you expect the invasion, if it comes, to be welcomed by the majority of the civilian population of Iraq? Jim Lehrer asked the defense secretary on PBS The News Hour. There is no question but that they would be welcomed, Rumsfeld replied, referring to American forces.

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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:44 PM
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3. I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden by golly.
Is it a rough patch? you bet, are people dying by the thousands? you bet by golly.
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Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 05:46 PM
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4. And just like that, the lie is told and poof...a dickens of a time.
Rummy should be charged with war crimes. Just sayin...
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nosmokes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 06:18 PM
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5. WHAT? Again?
the putz did this a month or two ago and keith and jon and the late night guys had a feast playing back his comments about being welcomed as liberators and all the rest of his bullshit. does the old rummy have alzheimers too?
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Disturbed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 06:26 PM
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6. Rumsfailed doesn't have memory probs.
He has probs with the Truth. He is a pathological Liar and a Sociopath.

He has also commited War Crimes. In a Democracy he would have been fired and charged with War Crimes right afterwards.

Rumsfeld Shouldn't be Fired, He Should be Indicted
by Matthew Rothschild

Secretary Rumsfeld has publicly admitted that . . . he ordered an Iraqi national held in Camp Cropper, a high security detention center in Iraq, to be kept off the prisons rolls and not presented to the International Committee of the Red Cross, the report noted. The Geneva Conventions require countries to grant the Red Cross access to all detainees.

http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0418-24.htm

Recently it has been found out that even more detainees were "ghost detainees". The fact that Rumsfeld has not been charged speaks volumes. If Congress wishes to garner any respect they should move forward with Impeachment Declaration of Rumsfeld.
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