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    There is a special place in HELL for women who don't vote for Hillary!

    ~ Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright ~ 6 February 2016





    This endorsement is coming from a 2012 Medal of Freedom recipient ("the highest honor" that America's president bestows upon civilians) who said the 500,000 dead Iraqi Children during her watch was "worth it."

    Madeleine Albright, Iraq's Grim Reaper, of course, confirmed on Sixty Minutes (May 12, 1996) that the deaths of half a million children as a result of the absolute, all-embracing deprivations of the UN embargo were: "A hard choice, but the price, we think the price is worth it."

    Madam Secretary Albright, me thinks there is already a place in HELL reserved for YOU!........................ just sayin.'


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    While I don't disagree about that special place being reserved for Madeleine and her ilk, I don't blame anyone but Saddam for what happened as a result of his raping and pillaging of Kuwait. Bush Sr. dropped the ball and allowed Saddam to stay in power. Throughout the 90's Saddam showed the world what a paper tiger Clinton was. I voted for GWB HOPING that he'd finish what Saddam started and his dad failed to finish. A lot of people did.

    The Iraq war was won. They had their first free elections under Bush. by 2006, Baghdad was safer than Chicago, Detroit or many other major cities in the US. What went wrong that was our young community organizer ignored history and completely pulled out allowing ISIS to fill a vacuum. Just as GWB predicted.
    Anybody who understands the history of the 20th century knows the worst mistakes were made when vacuums were left.

    WWI..... we pulled out completely leaving a vacuum filled by Hitler.

    WWII..... we left behind peace keeping forces and made prosperous allies out of Berlin and Tokyo.

    Korea..... we left peace keeping troops and have a prosperous ally in South Korea.

    Vietnam..... we pulled out so completely and abruptly that our last helicopters barely made it off the ground before the NVA backed by Communist China filled that vacuum and the killing fields of Vietnam and Cambodia left the country in shambles to this day.

    Iraq was beginning to prosper under Democratic self rule (remember how proud they were of their purple fingers on election day).

    Pulling out of Iraq leaving the young government alone is why ISIS is reeking the havoc they do today. You never heard of them until Iraq fell.

    If Clinton and Albreit have any blame then they share it with George Sr for not following through on their threats and allowing the true paper tiger (the UN) to take the leadership role using ineffective sanctions that only resulted in Saddam allowing his people to suffer while he and his party lived in absolute power and luxury.

    My personal opinion is that taking out Saddam was equivalent to taking out Hitler in 1939 Germany. Who knows how much of the Middle East would be under his control by now if he'd have went unopposed. Who knows how far Hitler would have went had we not killed him and his regime. We will be living with the results of the vacuum left in Iraq for generations to come and the left will continue to ignore history and blame Bush. Just sayin..........

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    Unfortunately with GWB and desert storm we could not finish him off. The coalition was about getting him out of kwait. If he went and took out Saddam it would of been bad for the USA in the middle east.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wingfoot View Post
    HILLARY WILL NEVER BE INDICTED!

    CHERYL CHUMLEY - Published: 02/03/2016

    A former State Department inspector general (IG) who served in that capacity from 2005 to 2008 said Hillary Clinton will never be indicted for her email server scandal because A), the State Department itself would be implicated and B), Hillary’s being shielded from prosecution by four very powerful Democratic Party women.

    Howard Krongard, in an interview with the New York Post, said Clinton was never actually assigned a state.gov email address, and that in itself shows the department was aware and at least tacitly approving of her private email system.

    “That’s a change in the standard,” he said, referring to the fact she wasn’t given the same state.gov email account other secretaries received, the New York Post reported. “It tells me that this was premeditated. And this eliminates claims by the State Department that they were unaware of her private email server until later.”

    Krongard also said it was highly unusual for the IG position to remain unfilled for the entire tenure of Clinton’s term at the department, from 2009 to 2013.

    “This is a major gap,” he said. “In fact, it’s without precedent. It’s the longest period any department has gone without an IG.”

    One role of an inspector general is to ensure government entities aren’t committing fraud, waste and abuse; another, however, is to make sure government officials aren’t violating communications security provisions.

    “It’s clear she did not want to be subject to internal investigations,” Krongard said, the New York Post reported.

    Currently, FBI officials are investigating whether Clinton and her deputies duplicated and moved top-secret and classified information from the State Department’s network to her unsecured private account. And federal officials have honed in on three of Clinton’s aides: her chief of staff, Cheryl Mills and her deputy chiefs, Huma Abedin and Jake Sullivan.

    “They are facing significant scrutiny now,” Krongard said, in the media outlet.

    But, he added, “it will never get to an indictment,” the New York Post reported.

    Why not?

    Referrals for criminal prosecution would have to go from the FBI to the U.S. Justice Department, and “will have to go through four loyal Democrat women” who won’t allow the process to go forth, Krongard reportedly said.

    Those women, he said, are Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, the head of the criminal division at the department, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, Attorney General Loretta Lynch and even White House aide Valerie Jarrett.

    Krongard said the case would likely fade, but even if those four women took the referral, the most they would pursue would be a plea-bargain for misdemeanor counts, the New York Post reported.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wingfoot View Post
    There is a special place in HELL for women who don't vote for Hillary!
    ~ Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright ~ 6 February 2016
    Greetings 'Viners! Madeleine Albright is definitely a piece of work. Madeleine actually proclaimed for public consumption, “There is a special place in Hell for women who don't help other women.” In “Liberal Speak,” Madeleine said, “There is a special place in Hell for women who don't vote for Hillary!"




    While performing her duties during the Bill Clinton administration, US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's war-hawk mindset for public consumption was:

    “the voice and force of the United States may count for nothing if they are withheld too long.”
    ~ Madeleine Albright ~ Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948

    In “Liberal Speak,” Madeleine said, “What good is a standing army if you don't use it!”





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    Quote Originally Posted by paintitnow View Post
    Unfortunately with GWB and desert storm we could not finish him off. The coalition was about getting him out of kwait. If he went and took out Saddam it would of been bad for the USA in the middle east.
    I think you meant GB Sr and Desert Storm. Regardless, it sounds like something Lord Chamberlain would have said about Hitler in the early 1940's. Luckily, Churchill and Roosevelt realized that trying to appease a conquering invader would have been even worse. Truman and Churchill learned the lessons of not leaving a vacuum and that is why Germany and Japan are two of our strongest allies today. A lesson purposefully forgotten by the 1960's. Iraq was well on it's way to the same thing when they got hung out to dry by the president of the US in 2009. AGAIN. Just like we did in 1990.
    What would Saddam be doing if he were still in power? The same as all genocidal megalomaniacs. The same as Hitler and Napoleon would have done. Going to war is bad. Doing nothing is often worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daman1 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by daman1 View Post
    Anybody who understands the history of the 20th century knows the worst mistakes were made when vacuums were left.

    WWII..... we left behind peace keeping forces and made prosperous allies out of Berlin and Tokyo.
    Luckily, Churchill and Roosevelt realized that trying to appease a conquering invader would have been even worse. Truman and Churchill learned the lessons of not leaving a vacuum and that is why Germany and Japan are two of our strongest alliies today. Going to war is bad. Doing nothing is often worse.
    Greetings daman1! I also agree with you about understanding history. "Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it." ~ George Santayana (1863 - 1952)

    President Roosevelt died on 12 April 1945, and Vice-President Harry Truman assumed the presidency; his succession saw VE Day (Victory in Europe) 8 May 1945 and VJ Day (Victory in Japan) on the horizon. During the war and in the name of Allied unity, Roosevelt had brushed off warnings of a potential domination by a Stalin dictatorship in all of Europe. He explained that "I just have a hunch that Stalin is not that kind of a man," and reasoned, "I think that if I give him everything I possibly can and ask for nothing from him in return, 'noblesse oblige,' he won't try to annex [Western Europe] and will work with me for a world of democracy and peace."

    In direct opposition of FDR's belief and policy, Churchill believed Stalin to be a "devil"-like tyrant leading a vile system. Churchill felt Stalin (murderer of 50 million people between 1923 - 1953) would annex Western Europe under communist rule after the fall of Berlin and then go after England.




    Clement Attlee, Harry Truman and Joseph Stalin
    Potsdam Conference ~ 28 July -- 1 August 1945


    While inexperienced in foreign affairs, President Truman had the courage and resolution to reverse FDR's post-war policy that appeared to him naive and dangerous. Like Winston Churchill, Truman became much more suspicious of communist moves than Roosevelt had been, and he became increasingly suspicious of Soviet intentions under Stalin. Truman and his advisers saw Soviet actions in Eastern Europe as aggressive expansionism which was incompatible with the agreements Stalin had committed to at Yalta the previous February.

    Unbelieveably, FDR was willing to turn over Western Europe as the spoil of war to Stalin. Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee and Harry Truman did not allow that to happen. Europe was divided into two separate areas from the end of World War II in 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991. The term "Iron Curtain" symbolized efforts by the Soviet Union to block itself and its satellite states from open contact with the west and non-Soviet-controlled areas. On the east side of the Iron Curtain were the countries that were connected to or influenced by the Soviet Union.




    The North Atlantic Treaty, signed by twelve nations on 4 April 1949 in Washington DC, saw the United States accept the lead in the free world's post-war resistance to Communist aggression and subversion. The Treaty bound its signatories to treat an armed attack against any one of them as aggression against all and to react with any action necessary including armed force.




    30 August 1994, Operation Deliberate Force under President Bill Clinton's command, converted NATO forces from a strictly defensive posture into a first-strike attack-force. To paraphrase former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, “What good is a standing army if you don't use it!” ......... just sayin.'


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    You're right Wing. I gave Roosevelt credit where it wasn't quite due. He was more or less drug into WWII because it hadn't hit US shores yet. Churchill was the hero here and the voters noticed and elected a like minded Truman.
    Makes me wonder what voters today would do given the same circumstances.

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    WoW! Read an article Donald Trump wrote to the Reno Gazette-Journal during his campaign trail in Nevada:




    The United States of America is a land of laws, and Americans value the rule of law above all. Why, then, has our Congress allowed the president and the executive branch to take on near-dictatorial power? How is it that we have a president who will not enforce some laws and who encourages faceless, nameless bureaucrats to manage public lands as if the millions of acres were owned by agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Department of Energy? In Nevada, the lack of enforcement of immigration laws and the draconian rule of the BLM are damaging the economy, lowering the standard of living and inhibiting natural economic growth. The only way to change these circumstances is to bring to Washington a president who will rein in the federal government and get Congress to do its job. It’s not that we don’t have talented people in D.C. It’s that we have no leadership there.

    The BLM controls over 85 percent of the land in Nevada. In the rural areas, those who for decades have had access to public lands for ranching, mining, logging and energy development are forced to deal with arbitrary and capricious rules that are influenced by special interests that profit from the D.C. rule-making and who fill the campaign coffers of Washington politicians. Far removed from the beautiful wide open spaces of Nevada, bureaucrats bend to the influence that is closest to them. Honest, hardworking citizens who seek freedom and economic independence must beg for deference from a federal government that is more intent on power and control than it is in serving the citizens of the nation. In and around Clark County, the situation is even worse.

    Because the BLM is so reluctant to release land to local disposition in Nevada, the cost of land has skyrocketed and the cost of living has become an impediment to growth. Where are the city and county to get the land for schools, roads, parks and other public use areas if they have to beg Washington for the land and then pay a premium price for it? How are people who see a future in Nevada to find housing and employment if the federal government is inhibiting economic development? How are businesses to find the employees to fill the jobs that could be created if there were better leadership in Washington? Unfortunately, many of the jobs are filled by those who came to this country illegally.

    Illegal immigration costs the people of Nevada over $1.2 billion a year. That is nearly $6,000 for every man, woman and child in the state. Those are tax dollars that could go to build those schools, roads, sewers, water treatment plants and all the other services needed for a growing economy. Illegal immigrants absorb tax dollars from public schools, public health and public safety. Illegal immigration suppresses wages and undermines the ability of workers to organize and seek better working conditions. Illegal immigration is an affront to the very rule of law valued by all Americans and most assuredly by all Nevadans.

    What is needed in Washington is a president who will rein in the executive branch and work with Congress to make sure the legislative branch does its job. What is needed in Washington is a president who has the will, strength and courage to lead. What is needed in Washington is a president who is not beholden to special interests and who is only interested in putting America and Americans first.

    When I am elected president, I will bring the executive branch back inside the Constitution and will work with Congress to put America first. I will lead the effort to gain meaningful tax reform, trade reform and education reform. I will lead the effort to protect your right to worship as you see fit and your right to protect your family and property with the right to keep and bear arms. Together, we will make America great again.


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