This is where I will put my upsets, resentments, reasonings and logical commentary on why liberalism is a threat to the United States of America! Dagney Taggert is a character from Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged", but she was also my teacher. She taught me the fallacy of my liberal upbringing. If you are a liberal, you may see some of the fallacy of it here, too...unless you're braindead!
"President George W. Bush has made clear in recent weeks his displeasure with the delays in getting the information out to the American public. On February 16, one day after ABC News broadcast excerpts of recordings featuring Saddam Hussein and his war cabinet, Bush met with congressional Republicans and several senior national security officials and said three times that the documents should be released. "This stuff ought to be out," he told National Security Adviser, Stephen Hadley. "Put this stuff out." It seems Bush will soon get his wish.
Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.), who has been steadfast in his resolve to see these documents released, said today that "this is a bold decision in favor of openness that will go a long way towards improving our understanding of prewar Iraq . . . By placing these documents online and allowing the public the opportunity to review them, we can cut years off the time it will take to gain knowledge from this potential treasure trove of information."
So why haven't you heard about it? Well, because they substantiate all of the president's reasons for going after Saddam Hussein! Silly goose! Did you really think the MSM was going to tell you the opposite of what they've been saying for 3 years? "Bush Lied", they've screamed. "No WMD's", they've contended. Why on earth would they tell you about documents that directly refute their lies?
What is really funny is to do a search at acoona.com/news for "Iraq documents released to public". It brings up a search where the sources are nearly all out of the country, if they actually reference the documents! Most of the other search items are Bush-bashing reports of what a failure Iraq is, mostly from seeBS! Go figure. This one is from the Hinudstan Times!
"According to the website, some of the documents discuss the presence of the terrorist network Al-Qaeda in Iraq, explosive materials and dealing with the UN weapons inspection team.
The documents are the first to be released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the top US intelligence coordinator, in hopes that the public will help sort through some 48,000 cases of documents collected in the invasion.
"There are documents that have never been translated," said Representative Peter Hoekstra, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee who has lobbied for the documents' release.
"The folks in the intelligence community need to be focussed on current action, they don't have the time and energy to review documents that are three to 15 years old," he said.
"We're hoping to unleash the power of the blogosphere," he said, referring to the huge online community of weblog operators."
It seems fairly obvious to me that aBS, nBS, and seeBS are not going to feature them any time soon! The only source will be news organizations like The Weekly Standard. Has anyone seen anything about these documents on the left wing blogs? I wish my blood pressure would allow me to spend more time perusing them...sort of.
The search also yielded one that I found personally disturbing. I've said it here, in this venue, that I thought the weapons were probably in Syria, but only from the standpoint of logical deduction from what I'd researched. What I didn't know is this;
"Israeli intelligence reported before the US-led invasion that starting in late summer 2002 Saddam's WMD arsenal was shipped by truck convoy to Syria. Recently, documents seized from Iraq after the fall of the regime were released to the public. Those documents revealed that under the direct command of former Russian prime minister and KGB boss Yevgeny Primakov, Russian Spetnaz forces oversaw the transfer of Iraq's WMD to Syria ahead of the US-led invasion. These reports have been corroborated by Saddam's Air Vice Marshall General Georges Sada."
My question is why was the tip-off from Israel ignored? Who dropped the ball on that one? It's bad enough we have the nut job Ahmadinajad in Iran, saying there is no way he'll back down from nuclear weaponry! This is a guy who thinks turning the world into a wasteland will hasten his journey to Paradise, the Islamic version of heaven. Unless we have Special Forces in Syria securing them, I'm concerned.
As I always like to point out, "Bureaucratic efficiency" is an oxymoron!
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