Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Gingrich: US "Off the Cliff" in Iraq -- and other stuff

Gingrich: US "Off the Cliff" in Iraq

Newt Gingrich has some words
for his buddies at the White House. Will they listen?

Another General Challenges the "Zealots"
" ...I retired from the military four months before the invasion, in part because of my opposition to those who had used 9/11's tragedy to hijack our security policy. Until now, I have resisted speaking out in public. I've been silent long enough..."
The latest USA Today/Gallup poll finds more than 6 in 10 Americans critical of President George W. Bush on the leak controversy. The more closely people are following the issue, the more likely they are to say he did something illegal rather than unethical.

Eleanor Clift on Leakgate and the President
This includes the following shocker from the Republican Senator of South Carolina and member of the Armed Services Committee!!
"Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham, when asked about Iraq at a recent seminar in Delaware organized by Democratic Sen. Joe Biden, told the audience that whatever high expectation of success they might have had for Iraq, they should cut it in half."
The fact is that Iraq was a misbegotten adventure from the beginning. It becomes clearer every day. What a squandering of the wonderful patriotism and bravery of our soldiers. What a waste of national solidarity. What a needless diminishment of our national reputation. What a distraction from the task of defeating the terrorists.

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