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Volume VI, Issue # 67, April 2, 2004
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By Christopher G. Adamo

FULL STORY:   If Americans truly want to prevent a recurrence of 9-11, it is essential that they recognize the manner in which Democrats and the Liberal media are willing to cloud the entire issue for the sake of partisan politics. Any lingering doubts that remained after the Democratic Party presidential primaries ought to have been completely dispelled by last week’s charade of a Congressional hearing.

Star witness for the opposition was former national security operative turned author, Richard Clarke. The contradictory nature of Clarke’s past statements, when compared to the text of his newly released book, unequivocally proves that, on one occasion or another, he was lying through his teeth. It is a logical impossibility for both stances to be truthful. Upon investigation of his comments, a demonstrable bias against Republican President George W.Bush becomes increasingly apparent.

In particular, Clarke’s demeaning characterization of the President's National Security Advisor, Condoleezza Rice, whom Clarke claimed to be befuddled by the very mention of Al-Qa'ida, loses all credibility when considered in light of Rice’s statements, made prior to her conversation with Clarke, in which she incontrovertibly displayed a thorough understanding of the terrorist organization and the threat it posed to the United States of America. Clearly, Clarke’s attempt to portray Rice as ignorant cannot possibly constitute anything other than an ad hominem attack. Similarly, those 9-11 Commission members who have since treated Clarke’s book as sacrosanct are telling much more about themselves than about President Bush’s competence in protecting the American homeland.

Rumors are already circulating to the effect that the Commission will make a determination that, in retrospect, the attacks could have been prevented, and Democrats are salivating at the prospect. Hardly a profound indictment of lapses within the Bush White House, such a finding possesses all the insight of knowing last month’s winning lottery ticket number.

If the Democratic Party leaders' partisan assessment of this situation is to be believed, the Clinton administration can be forgiven for eight years of hapless bumbling and inaction, during which time several opportunities to apprehend Osama bin Laden were ignored. Yet President Bush is to be condemned for failing to unilaterally turn the world upside down during the seven months and three weeks between his inauguration and the terrorist attacks, taking decisive action to prevent the attacks. Suffice to say that, among those making the most noise about the Commission and its entirely predictable findings, national security isn’t even on the radar screen.

In contrast, judging from the consistently hysterical reactions of Liberals, mere questioning of the absolute purity of their own motives constitutes a far greater outrage against humanity than any of the horrific deeds perpetrated by the terrorists whom their policies enabled. Unfortunately, too many Conservatives have dutifully acquiesced and, unlike the regular Liberal accusations of Bush’s Iraq policy as “all about oil,” those on the political Right refrain from suggesting that the Democrats' pursuit of a purely political agenda, at the obvious expense of the nation’s safety, is anything less than patriotic. Perhaps it would be sufficient to simply question the “patriotism” of hostile foreign entities, such as the French and North Koreans, who just happen to agree with the Democrats.

Of course, none of the 9-11 Commission’s “findings,” nor any of the baseless accusations of incompetence on the part of the Bush administration which regularly spew forth from Democratic Party spokesmen, Democratic members of Congress, and certain of the 9-11 Commission's members, constitute an “official action” by the Kerry presidential campaign. But who can doubt that Kerry may benefit from such venomous assaults against the most outstanding aspect of the Bush Presidency.

Even Bill Clinton has gotten in on the act. In a speech given last week at the “Democrat Unity Dinner,” he lamented the complete dissolution of national “unity” and “resolve” that had been so glorious in the immediate wake of 9-11. And in a ruse that only he would attempt with a straight face, he sidestepped the fact that it was his own party that labored so feverishly to undermine that sense of oneness among Americans. Neither did Clinton explain that the initial “national resolve” to deal with the perpetrators was not, in the minds of most Americans, a rallying call for appeasement and meaningless UN resolutions.

Like Spain’s Socialists and Australia’s opposition party, Democrats indicate a willingness to gamble once again with national security. Their present campaign strategy, detrimental as it may be to the nation, is apparently an approach that they consider worth the risk. Somewhere in the darkness of an obscure cave, a demonic smile is creeping across the face of Osama bin Laden.

American Politics & Political Competition

American Government & the U.S. Presidency

Islamism & Jihadism -- The Threat of Radical Islam
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The Middle East & the Arabs

Terrorism & U.S. Homeland Security

War & Peace in the Real World
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Islamist Terrorist Attacks on the U.S.A.

Osama bin Laden & the Islamist Declaration of War
Against the U.S.A. & Western Civilization

Islamist International Terrorism &
U.S. Intelligence Agencies

U.S. National Security Strategy

Christopher G. Adamo is a freelance writer who lives in southeastern Wyoming and works in the field of industrial instrumentation. He is actively involved in Wyoming's political process, serving as a delegate to successive Wyoming State Republican Conventions and as a member of the Wyoming State Republican Central Committee. He has assisted Republican candidates for local and state legislatures and for the United States Congress. His articles, which appear regularly in The Progressive Conservative, U.S.A., and on a number of other websites, reflect a major concern with the damage being done to Conservatism and Conservative causes by the Liberal Leftist faction in the Republican Party as well as by the much larger and more powerful Liberal Leftist faction in the Democratic Party. During the early and middle 1990s, Adamo was Editor of the Wyoming Christian Coalition's official news organ, The Wyoming Christian.

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Africa: Black Africa * Africa: North Africa * American Government 1
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