Monday, October 06, 2003

Urban Legends Reference Pages: Politics (Words of Mass Destruction)

In pointed contrast to Colin Powell's flip flop, the Dems have flop flipped all over the place...

Urban Legends Reference Pages: Politics (Words of Mass Destruction): "
'One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That is our bottom line.'
President Clinton, Feb. 4, 1998.

'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 weapons of mass destruction program.'
President Clinton, Feb. 17, 1998.

'Iraq is a long way from [here], but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.'
Madeline Albright, Feb 18, 1998.

'He will use those weapons of mass destruction again, as he has ten times since 1983.'
Sandy Berger, Clinton National Security Adviser, Feb, 18, 1998

'[W]e urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary 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 its weapons of mass destruction programs.'
Letter to President Clinton, signed by Sens. Carl Levin, Tom Daschle, John Kerry, and others Oct. 9, 1998.

'Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction 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), Dec. 16, 1998.

'Hussein has ... chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies.'
Madeline Albright, Clinton Secretary of State, Nov. 10, 1999. "

... and the list goes on and on...

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