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Bush Tries to Gag Critics in Veterans Day Speech

By Matthew Rothschild,

In his Veterans Day speech, Bush took the low road [1].

Responding to critics who charge him with manipulating intelligence and hoodwinking the American people into war, Bush said: “It is deeply irresponsible to rewrite the history of how the war began.


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When I made the decision to remove Saddam Hussein from power, Congress approved it with strong bipartisan support.

I just can't trust McCain, he is part of "THE CABAL". McCain lied this morning on Face the Nation that it is a lie to say Bush lied. We must always remember McCain has a secret Neocon agenda which includes the PNAC. John McCain is a former president of the organization New Citizenship Project which initiated the now infamous cabal co-founded by Dick Cheney, the Project of the New American Century (PNAC). It is counterproductive to continue a war based on a cabal's lies that continues to kill and maim our soldiers.

The Vietnam War was a quagmire that McCain survived because of a combiination of his personal strength AND the peace movement at the time that revealed the lies of the Vietnam War and brought our troops home (after 58,000 died for lies)


October 5, 2001



SUBJECT: Disclosures to the Congress

As we wage our campaign to respond to the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, and to protect us from further acts of terrorism, I intend to continue to work closely with the Congress. Consistent with the longstanding executive branch practice, this Administration will continue to work to inform the leadership of the Congress about the course of, and important developments in, our critical military, intelligence, and law enforcement operations. At the same time, we have an obligation to protect military operational security, intelligence sources and methods, and sensitive law enforcement investigations. Accordingly, your departments should adhere to the following procedures when providing briefings to the Congress relating to the information we have or the actions we plan to take:

i) Only you or officers expressly designated by you may brief Members of Congress regarding classified or sensitive law enforcement information; and

(ii) The only Members of Congress whom you or your expressly designated officers may brief regarding classified or sensitive law enforcement information are the Speaker of the House, the House Minority Leader, the Senate Majority and Minority Leaders, and the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Intelligence Committees in the House and Senate.

This approach will best serve our shared goals of protecting American lives, maintaining the proper level of confidentiality for the success of our military, intelligence, and law enforcement operations, and keeping the leadership of the Congress appropriately informed about important developments. This morning, I informed the House and Senate leadership of this policy which shall remain in effect until you receive further notice from me.

[signed:] George W. Bush

Outstanding interview of whistleblower and retired Lt. Col. Karen Kwiatkowski in this "Mother Jones" article about the lies she witnessed being fabricated by Dick Cheney's LIE FACTORY:


Karen Kwiatkowski is also interviewed in the EXCELLENT film by Media Education Foundation, "Hijacking Catastrophe"

george w bush saying that it's irresponsible to rewrite the history of how we got into this war? that's the pot calling the kettle a pot.this is just so typical of the neocon approach- they attack where they themselves are the weakest!they do it because it WORKS! why, oh lordy why didn't kennedy, dean,reid, etc JUMP on that GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY to AGREE with the statement, then rehash all the times the bush et al REWROTE the history- wmd, no- al queda links,no-its because he believes in torture- no, he gassed his own people (with gas from langley, squelched rebellions we instigated,etc) without fail, one finger points at us, three back at themselves. for the love of God, why are our spokespeople so damned feeble that they can't deal with this? these damn neocons are using THEIR weaknesses against US... and we LET THEM!!! how embarrassing.

It's more of the same bullshit and lies from an evil dictatorial bastard who sent our nation's children and fathers and mothers to war for a vendetta and a lie. He needs to be impeached for the non-stop lying and the non-stop murdering and the nonstop TREASON.

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