This week, John Kerry and one of his senior advisors, Joe Lockhart, have said that Iyad Allawi is merely the President’s puppet who came here to lie for the President about Iraq. I and others have criticized that harshly. Captain Salty disagrees. Still, the usual suspects (1, 2) are mad as hell that anyone would [...]
Archive for September, 2004
I want to touch on a question in the comments section in my Iron Blog debate from Robbie who asks: Jimmie, as much as i may agree with you, stating that we’re now fighting a second war … well, isn’t fighting a second war that Congress didn’t approve, like, illegal? Congress alone holds the power [...]
Looks like John Kerry really is interested in working closely with our allies, doesn’t he? “The last thing you want to be seen as is a puppet of the United States, and you can almost see the hand underneath the shirt today moving the lips,” said Joe Lockhart, a senior Kerry adviser. Are you kidding [...]
At the Rose Garden press conference, Prime Minister Allawi fielded a question, I want to post that and his answer. q: I’d like to ask about the Iraqi people. Both of you have spoken for them today, and yet over the past several months there have been polls conducted by the Coalition Provisional Authority, by [...]
Dean Esmay has the right of it. When you read or hear someone use the word “neocon” you can bet your bottom dollar they mean “sneaky, covetous Jew”. Every time I’ve heard the word used in the past few years, it’s made my skin crawl. I’ve never been able to define why that particular term [...]
Iraqi Prime Minister Allawi spoke before Congress today and the Washington Post has a transcript of his speech. It was sterling. Read all of it. Please. Let me give you just a couple excerpts and believe me when I tell you that there’s a lot more here that ought to be excerpted but I just [...]
Let me see if I have this right. Going to war to remove a murderous dictator? Illegal. Overseeing a corrupt Oil for Food program that used money earmarked to feed starving children for bribes to foreign politicians, journalists, and UN bureaucrats? Legal. Right.