[Vision2020] Let there be peace

Pat Kraut pkraut@moscow.com
Mon, 31 May 2004 16:06:55 -0700

I sometimes think that dems think that Bush had some sort of inside info
that no one else knew! Great Post! Thanks
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> "One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to
> develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That
> is our bottom line."  - President Clinton, Feb. 4, 1998
> "If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear.
> want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass
> destruction program."  - President Clinton, Feb. 17, 1998
> Iraq is a long way from [here], but what happens there matters a great
> here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear,
> chemical ! or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest
> security threat we face." - Madeline Albright, Feb 18, 1998
> "He will use those weapons of mass destruction again, as he has ten time
> since 1983."  - Sandy Berger, Clinton National Security Adviser, Feb
> "We urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the US
> Constitution a laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate,
> air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to
> the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction
> programs."  - Letter to President Clinton, signed by Sens. Carl Levin
>  Tom Daschle (D-SD), John Kerry (D - MA), and others Oct. 9,1998
> "Saddam Hussein!   has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass
> destruction t ethnology which is a threat to countries in the region and
> has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process."  - Rep. Nancy
> (D, CA), Dec. 16, 1998
> "Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass
> destruction and palaces for his cronies." > - Madeline Albright, Clinton
> Secretary of State, Nov. 10, 1999
> "There is no doubt that ... Saddam Hussein has invigorated his weapons
> programs. Reports indicate that biological, chemical and nuclear programs
> continue apace and may be back to pre-Gulf War status. In addition, Saddam
> continues to redefine delivery systems and is doubtless using the cover of
> licit missile program to develop longer-range missiles that will threaten
> the United States and our allies." - Letter to President Bush, ! Signed by
> Sen. Bob Graham (D, FL,) and others, December 5, 2001
> "We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and
> to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandated of
> United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means
> delivering them." - Sen. Carl Levin (D, MI), Sept. 19, 2002
> "We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical
> weapons throughout his country."  - Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002
> "Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to
> deter and we should assume that it will continue for as longs Saddam is in
> power." - Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002
> "We have known for MANY years that Saddam Hussein is seeking and
> weapons of mass DESTRUCTION." - Sen. Ted Kennedy (D, MA), Sept. 27, 2002
> "The last UN weapons inspectors left Iraq in October of 1998. We are
> confident that Saddam Hussein retains some stockpiles of chemical and
> biological weapons, and that he has since embarked on a crash course to
> build up his chemical and biological warfare capabilities. Intelligence
> reports indicate that he is seeking nuclear weapons..." - Sen. Robert Byrd
> (D, WV), Oct. 3, 2002
> "I will be voting to give the President of the United States the authority
> to use force-- if necessary-- to disarm Saddam Hussein because I believe
> that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a
> and grave threat to our security." - Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Oct.
> "There is unmistakable evidence that Saddam Hussein is working
> to develop nuclear weapons and will likely have nuclear weapons within the
> next five years. We also should remember we have always underestimated the
> progress Saddam has made in development of weapons of mass destruction."-
> Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D, WV), Oct 10, 2002
> "He has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years,
> significant UN resolution that has demand that he disarm and destroy his
> chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has
> refused to do" - Rep. Henry Waxman (D, CA), Oct. 10, 2002
> "In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show
> Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons
> stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has
> given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including Al Qaeda
> It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue
> to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will
> keep trying to develop nuclear weapons."  - Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY),
> Oct 10, 2002
> "We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that
> Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for
> the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction."  - Sen. Bob
> Graham (D, FL), Dec. 8, 2002
> "Without question, we need to disarm Saddam Hussein. He is a brutal,
> murderous dictator, leading an oppressive regime ... He presents a
> particularly grievous threat because he is so! consistently prone to
> miscalculation ... And now he is miscalculating America's response to his
> continued deceit and his consistent grasp for weapons of mass destruction
> So the threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is
eal"  -
> Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Jan. 23. 2003
> Send this to everybody you know.The media and networks won't do it. Why do
> you suppose that is?
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