Hillary Clinton is in the White House and a congressional hearing is sifting through the substantial and varied debris of the post-Bush regime to investigate what went right and, if anything did, how it could have possibly happened.You have got to be kidding me.
By Larry Gelbart
Since May 2005, Gelbart has been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post.
What nuggets of knowledge from this towering intellect:
Can One Person Make a Difference?
All it took was one person to lie to the world about the war-making ability of another nation.
Iraq was not completely free of WMDs. "10 or 12 sarin and mustard gas shells" have been found. Furthermore, it's of course possible that there are more we haven't found yet. There was also plenty of radioactive material Saddam could have given to terrorists to make a dirty bomb. So did Saddam Hussein have the capability of giving WMDs to terrorists? Yes, he did.
"It would be naive to the point of grave danger not to believe that, left to his own devices, Saddam Hussein will provoke, misjudge, or stumble into a future, more dangerous confrontation with the civilized world....He has supported and harbored terrorist groups, particularly radical Palestinian groups such as Abu Nidal, and he has given money to families of suicide murderers in Israel. ...We should not go to war because these things are in his past, but we should be prepared to go to war because of what they tell us about the future."
You know who said that back on 10/09/02? John Kerry. He was right the first time.
Feb. 4, 1998, Message from President Clinton to the Senate:
The PRESIDING OFFICER laid before the Senate the following message from the President of the United States...[The presidential message concluded with this assessment:]
The policies and actions of the Saddam Hussein regime continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States, as well as to regional peace and security. (Signed William J. Clinton, President of the United States)
All it’s taking is one person to continue to cause the deaths and the maiming of thousands of his countrymen and women, while rarely, if ever, saying one word about the countless “enemy” who he has caused to be similarly killed or afflicted.
"enemy"? In scare quotes? Right. And no one wants to kill us.
All it’s taking is one person to bankrupt the present and the future America by promulgating a three year-old (and still counting) war at a cost of ten (and still counting) billion dollars a month.
Hokay Sparky. The US economy’s growth rate has been revised upwards. Yesterday morning, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its latest estimates for real and nominal GDP growth...
All it’s taking is one person, who, making loyalty to his country, its citizenry and its military secondary to loyalty to one of his appointees, stubbornly refuses to fire the chief architect of a discredited, depraved waste of human and financial treasure.This doesn't even make sense to me. What is discredited? What is depraved? What examples does he cite, since he is obviously talking about Karl Rove.
All it’s taking is one person who is prepared to defy the judgment of science thereby putting the entire planet at risk.
The real inconvenient truth. New data from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and studies appearing in two respected scientific journals raise serious questions about the science underlying alarmist predictions of global warming.
All it’s taking is one person to prove the adage, “There is nothing more dangerous than ignorance in action.”Pot meet kettle. Why oh why did I go to the Huffington Post?