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Some Quotes.....Draw your own Conclusions

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Here are some quotes. Draw your own conclusions and opinions.

"One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop WNDs and the missiles to deliver them. That's our bottom line." ---President Clinton, 2/4/98

"If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's WMD program." ---President Clinton, 2/17/98

"Iraq is a long way form the USA but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue will use nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.

----Madeline Albright, 2/18/98

"He (Saddam) will use those WMDs again, as he has ten times since 1983."----

---Sandy Berger, Clinton Nat. Security Adviser, 2/18/98

"We urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S Constitution and laws, to take neccessary 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 it's WMD programs.---letter to pres. Clinton signed by Sens. John Kerry, Carl Levin, Tom Daschle, and others 10/9/98

"Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of WMD technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process."---Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D, CA) 12/16/98

"Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building WMDs and palaces for his cronies."---Madeline Albright, 11/10/99

"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 a licit missile program to develop longer-range missiles that will threaten the U.S. and our allies."---

---letter to Pres. Bush signed by Sen Bob Graham (D, FL) and others 12/5/01

"We begin with the common belief that Saddam hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandates of the the U.N.

and is building WMDs and the means of delivering them."----Sen. Carl Levin (D, MI), 9/19/02

"We know that he has stored secret suplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his contry." ---Al Gore, 9/23/02

"Iraq's search for WMDs has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power."---Al Gore, 9/23/02

""We have known for many years that Saddan Hussein is seeking and developing WMDs."---Sen. Ted Kennedy, 9/27/02

"The last UN weapons inspectors left Iraq in October 1998. We are confident that Saddam hussein retains some stockpiles of chemical and biological warfare capabilities. Intelligence reports indicate that he is seeking nuclear weapons."

----Sen. Robert Byrd (D, WV), 10/3/02

" I will be voting to give the Pres. of the U.S. the authority to use force, if neccessary, to disarm Saddam Hussein because I believe that a deadly arsenal of WMDs in his hands is a real and grave threat to our security."--John Kerry, 10/9/02

"There is unmistakable evidence that Saddam Hussein is working aggressively to develop nuclear weapons and will likely hvae nuclear weapons in the next five years. We also should remember we have always underestimated the progress Saddam has made in development of WMDs."----Sen. Jay Rockefeller, 10/10/02

"He has systematically violated , over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capability. This he has refused to do."

---Henry Waxman (D, CA), 10/10/02

" In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam

Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including al Qaeda members. It is clear 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."

---Hillary Clinton, 10/10/02

"We are in possession of what I think is compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has held for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of WMDs."------Sen. Bob graham, 12/8/02

'Without question, we need to disarm Saddam Hussein. he is a brutal, murderous dictator, leading a an oppressive regime.......and he is miscalculating America's response to his continued deceit and his consistent grasp for WMDs. So the threat of Saddam Hussein with WMDs is real."-----John Kerry, 1/23/03

Is this where Bush got his bad intelligence? :blink::blink:

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I've seen that list before. Can you say Partisan Politics?

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