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Dems on National Security, "Fake It Till You Make It"

Yeah, this is REAL security....

Political offensive targets Bush

Senate Democrats have mapped a political battle plan for the March congressional recess that calls on lawmakers to stage press events with active duty military personnel, veterans and emergency responders to bash President Bush on virtually every one of his national security policies.

The game plan, devised by the office of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, is contained in a six-page memo distributed to Democratic senators on Thursday at a closed-door meeting at the Capitol and provided to The Washington Times by a congressional staffer.

Titled "Real Security," [sic] the political document calls for staged town hall events at military bases, weapons factories, National Guard units, fire stations and veterans posts.

"Ensure that you have the proper U.S. and state flags at the event, and consider finding someone to sing the national anthem and lead the group in the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of the event," the battle plan states.

The Democrat party on national defense....

Don't go after our enemies.
Don't listen to terrorists' phone calls.
Make sure every terrorist has 27 lawyers.
NEVER ask a terroist a question after you capture them.
BUT DO have rallies and sing the national anthem.

I don't know about you... but I feel safer at night knowing that Dems can stand in front of a TV camera and say the Pledge of Allegiance. That will stop terrorists for sure.

Guess it was easier then coming up with a national security policy.


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Comments (22)

Don't do anything, but make... (Below threshold)
iPod QA Guy:

Don't do anything, but make sure it *looks* like you're doing something, and tell people how bad "those evil incompetent Republicans" are.

I smell the whiff of a Howard Dean idea upon this. (Where's the Air-Wick?)

do most liberals even know ... (Below threshold)

do most liberals even know the pledge of allegiance?

I want audio of Dems saying... (Below threshold)

I want audio of Dems saying the Pledge... will they stumble over the "under God" part or leave it out altogether?

I agree. We-e-e-ak. So why ... (Below threshold)

I agree. We-e-e-ak. So why does Bush do it? And don't you know there's an Air Assault going on? Quit picking on your little sister! !DLOGNIEF

iPod QA Guy can ya email m... (Below threshold)

iPod QA Guy can ya email me?

Man, if it comes from the M... (Below threshold)

Man, if it comes from the Moonies, it must be true.

First this site cites Free Republic, now the Washington Times?

Haven't heard any response to the debunking of the recently released Iraq documents from this place either...

Don't worry, jp2...Hillary ... (Below threshold)

Don't worry, jp2...Hillary will set it all right in three years from now.

Sleep soundly.

Oh, and when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his friends the al-Queda islamofacist stoners realise that Prompt Global Response, for a mere $500mil, will put bunker-busting conventional warheads on top of ANYTHING on the surface of the planet (or buried pretty damned deeply beneath it, for that matter), they won't be in a hurry to actually deploy and use their plutonium toys, either.

Just rest easy, guy.

Maybe one day you'll realise that this entire argument is nothing more than the icing on a very sour cake - that the US had a right to go to war with Saddam on many other issues besides WMD and al-Queda links. Maybe you'll realise that fact, or maybe you won't.

I'm betting you won't, and I'm betting that you'll get your way when Hillary occupies 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue again.

I have to wonder, though: when she visits her "friends" in the Middle East, will she wear a Hijab?


Everyone has a war to fight... (Below threshold)

Everyone has a war to fight. Bush has to deal with the terrorists, the Democrats have to deal with Bush. Who's protecting the average citizen? Just asking...

BTW, how are you/your significant other going to look in a burka if theose Bushitleites don't win? How's that abortion rights debate going to come out?

Well, if you think that if ... (Below threshold)

Well, if you think that if a Republican isn't President we will all be destroyed by terrorists, I can't have a conversation with you. (By the way, terrorist attacks have tripled under Bush)

A couple more points:
"staged town hall events" -ummm, okay...

Using the military for partisan party rallies is actually grounds for court martial. Musgrave is the latest Republican to prop them up in CO.


Check out talkingpointsmemo.com. Been on the story for a long time.

You realize that this balon... (Below threshold)

You realize that this balony is taught in every grade school in the nation? That the proper response to getting beat up or threatened is to walk away or else "use your words" that if you just do that, that the bullies will leave you alone and everyone will be happy.

Maybe if the US just refused to respond to provocation, like we teach our kids, maybe then we'd all be safer. Let them hurt us... maybe they'll just get tired of it and leave us alone.

It's spelled Democratic Par... (Below threshold)

It's spelled Democratic Party, Paul.

Keep underestimating Reid's political skills, that's fine by me.

You know, I don't much care how many lawyers the "terroists"[sic] have, just as long as the prosecuting lawyers do their bloody job with a modicum of competence, and worry more about delivering "infinite justice" to the defendant rather than steering witness testimony to help major airlines avoid future lawsuits.

Democrats reciting the pled... (Below threshold)

Democrats reciting the pledge and singing the National Anthem. Now that's funny. I'm sure most of America would agree.

Big humiliation for the Lef... (Below threshold)

Big humiliation for the Left today with the sparse crowds for all the protests! Ouch.

• "Work with [veterans] o... (Below threshold)
Tom M:

• "Work with [veterans] organizations ... to find recently returned Iraq and Afghanistan veterans willing to discuss the mental effects they or their fellow veterans have experienced."
(from the linked article)

This low even by their standards.

"Maybe if the US just refus... (Below threshold)

"Maybe if the US just refused to respond to provocation, like we teach our kids, maybe then we'd all be safer. Let them hurt us... maybe they'll just get tired of it and leave us alone.
Posted by: Synova at March 18, 2006 10:38 PM "

Call me old fashioned, but I prefer to kill the bastards before they kill my family. Besides if we kill enough them there won't be any of them left to hurt us. But hey we can put your logic to the test, you can volunteer to be an Islamofascist victim. We can then see if you were right about them getting tired and leaving us alone.

Democrats win every securit... (Below threshold)

Democrats win every security debate in this poll and when voters are asked who they trust more on issues including the Iraq war, foreign ownership of US ports, and homeland security issues, Democrats come out on top. The only exception is the nuclear threat in Iran, where Republicans have a narrow 5 point advantage.


I thought military law proh... (Below threshold)

I thought military law prohibits the staging of political events on bases.

SteveJThere are 2 ma... (Below threshold)
The Real Steve:

There are 2 major problems with your poll reference.
1)Phrasing the questions to get the answers you want is not a legitimate result. There is no foreign ownership of US ports. There are foreign companies that run a number of US terminals within the ports, but all our ports are owned by the US.
2)When the polling group states that one of its main purposes is to further the democrat objective and to promote democrat goals then one would tend to believe that the results are just a little skewed.

For those confused about t... (Below threshold)
Steve Crickmore:

For those confused about the progress on 'the war on terror' The White House website has gratefully provided a 3 year anniversary fact sheet on the performance of 'Operation Iraqi Freedom'..."Life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein was marked by brutality, fear, and terror." whereas, three years later it is marked by 'terror, fear and brutality'. Not to be alarmed, Bush in his radio address today directly linked the security of United States to the libery of the Iraqi people.

This is from the same man, ... (Below threshold)

This is from the same man, who boasted, "Ladies and gentlemen, I think we just killed the Patriot Act!"

oyster , Dont you mean... (Below threshold)

oyster , Dont you mean , democrats scurrying to find a reference to what the pledge of allegiance say,s, so they can pretend to believe it for the cameras and for the next time they want to pretend they care about this country.. And Steve J the only poll the democrats have won are in your twisted pionlike mind..

By the way steve j "when v... (Below threshold)

By the way steve j "when voters were asked who they trust more on issues.." what ,hugh, what voters where, we have,nt had a vote since 2004 idjit.. this is directed at the fake imposter pretend Harry reid like Steve J






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