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2009-05-21 Home Front: Politix
Darth Cheney speaks out on keeping America safe
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Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2009-05-21 15:13|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6513 views ]  Top

#1 Well over seven years into the effort, one thing we know is that the enemy has spent most of this time on the defensive - and every attempt to strike inside the United States has failed.

Game. Set. Match.
Barry better pray he can say the same thing when he leaves. We all better...
Posted by tu3031 2009-05-21 16:08||   2009-05-21 16:08|| Front Page Top

#2 Our government prevented attacks and saved lives through the Terrorist Surveillance Program, which let us intercept calls and track contacts between al-Qaeda operatives and persons inside the United States. The program was top secret, and for good reason, until the editors of the New York Times got it and put it on the front page. After 9/11, the Times had spent months publishing the pictures and the stories of everyone killed by al-Qaeda on 9/11. Now here was that same newspaper publishing secrets in a way that could only help al-Qaeda. It impressed the Pulitzer committee, but it damn sure didn't serve the interests of our country, or the safety of our people.

That just had to leave a mark.



Posted by Matt 2009-05-21 17:35||   2009-05-21 17:35|| Front Page Top

#3 Really good to see him speaking out and people seem to be listening. His polls are up. All three cable news networks covered his speech today. Two of the cable news channels will try to trash him. Just means more watchers for Fox and less for them. The knife that is slitting their throats is being held by themselves.
Posted by Richard of Oregon 2009-05-21 17:37||   2009-05-21 17:37|| Front Page Top

#4 He was so straightforward, so calm, so on point that anyone who saw the speech had to be impressed/scared (hardcore leftists would be in the latter group).
Posted by remoteman 2009-05-21 18:14||   2009-05-21 18:14|| Front Page Top

#5 "Now here was that same newspaper publishing secrets in a way that could only help al-Qaeda. It impressed the Pulitzer committee, but it damn sure didn't serve the interests of our country, or the safety of our people."

The NY Slimes consideres that a feature, not a bug. >:-(
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2009-05-21 18:28||   2009-05-21 18:28|| Front Page Top

#6 NY Times: but, but the first amendment guarantees freedom of the press! It allows us to publish anything we want. It doesn't say anything about keeping America safe.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia">Rambler in Virginia  2009-05-21 21:19||   2009-05-21 21:19|| Front Page Top

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