Barbara Boxer - Fake but accurate

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Mike King at Ramblings' Journal takes a look at what California Senator Barbara Boxer said during Condi Rice's confirmation hearings and fact checks her ass: bq. Boxer gets caught in her own lie Senator Barbara Boxer (Raving Moonbat-CA), in her zeal to try to attack Secretary of State-designee Condoleezza Rice during confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill yesterday, falsely insisted that WMD was the only thing that Congress voted on when authorizing military action in Iraq. bq. BOXER: Well, you should read what we voted on when we voted to support the war, which I did not, but most of my colleagues did. It was WMD, period. That was the reason and the causation for that, you know, particular vote. bq. Boxer has been so enamored by the notion of attacking the Administration that she obviously didn't do her homework before spouting her lies. Boxer failed to note that seven different points were included in the authorization, contrary to her insistance otherwise. bq. To coin a phrase, let's go to the videotape!
1. Iraq's harboring of Al-Queda terrorists
2. Iraq's support for International Terrorism
3. Iraq's "brutal repression" of its citizens
4. Iraq's failure to repatriate or give information on non-Iraqi citizens detained and captured during Gulf War I, including an American serviceman.
5. Failing to properly return property wrongfully seized during the Kuwait invasion
6. The attempted assassination of former President Bush in 1993
7. America's national security interests in restoring peace and stability to the Persian Gulf
bq. Mind you, this does not include the enforcement of the United Nations resolutions (that everyone from the Left to the UN itself seems to so conveniently forget in their ongoing endeavor to attack this President and this Administration). Indeed... WMDs were only a very minor aspect of the compelling reasons. And if we want to talk about WMDs, lets take a look at what people were saying: If The Bush Administration Lied About WMD, So Did These People -- Version 3.0 Two sample quotes: bq. "Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement." -- Barbara Boxer, November 8, 2002 bq. "The threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is real, but as I said, it is not new. It has been with us since the end of that war, and particularly in the last 4 years we know after Operation Desert Fox failed to force him to reaccept them, that he has continued to build those weapons. He has had a free hand for 4 years to reconstitute these weapons, allowing the world, during the interval, to lose the focus we had on weapons of mass destruction and the issue of proliferation." -- John Kerry, October 9, 2002

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WOW!! I love you!! (strictly politicly mind you)

You have done a GREAT job of exposing her lies in such a simple way! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!

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