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LibraryLady
08-24-2008, 12:12 PM
Joe Biden Speaks Out On Saddam's Dangerous WMD (http://www.gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/)(video)

ruh-roh Wonder if DU has seen this?

Here is the transcript of Joe "Glowstick" Biden speaking about Saddam's WMD.
Joe Biden on Meet the Press on Sunday April 29, 2007:


MR. RUSSERT: I want to go back to 2002, because it’s important as to what people were saying then and what the American people were hearing. Here’s Joe Biden about Saddam Hussein: “He’s a long term threat and a short term threat to our national security.”

“We have no choice but to eliminate the threat. This is a guy who is an extreme danger to the world.”

“He must be dislodged from his weapons or dislodged from power.” You were emphatic about that.

SEN. BIDEN: That’s right, and I was correct about that. He must be, in fact—and remember the weapons we were talking about. I also said on your show, that’s part of what I said, but not all of what I meant. What I also said on your show at the time was that I did not think he had weaponized his material, but he did have. When, when the inspectors left after Saddam kicked them out, there was a cataloguing at the United Nations saying he had X tons of, X amount of, and they listed the various materials he had. The big issue, remember, on this show we talked about, was whether he had weaponized them. Remember you asked me about those flights that were taking place in southern Iraq, where—were they spraying anthrax? And, you know, what would happen? And, you know, so on and so forth. And I pointed out to you that they had not developed that capacity at all. But he did have these stockpiles everywhere.

MR. RUSSERT: Where are they?

SEN. BIDEN: Well, the point is, it turned out they didn’t, but everyone in the world thought he had them.

The weapons inspectors said he had them. He catalogued—they catalogued them. This was not some, some Cheney, you know, pipe dream. This was, in fact, catalogued. They looked at them and catalogued. What he did with them, who knows? The real mystery is, if he, if he didn’t have any of them left, why didn’t he say so? Well, a lot of people say if he had said that, he would’ve, you know, emboldened Iran and so on and so forth.

Again... Biden said:

"This was not some, some Cheney, you know, pipe dream."

GrumpyOldLady
08-24-2008, 12:25 PM
OMG that's a fantastic find! I'm laughing and laughing.

We should all email it to the variuos news outlets.

Newsmax would pick it up, I'd bet.

FUNNY!! Excellent find LibertyLady!!

LibraryLady
08-24-2008, 12:28 PM
I didn't find it (except at Gateway Pundit) but it is greyt, isn't it.

and it's Library (where I worked) not Liberty (which I love). Lots of people have called me that, it's funny.:)

GrumpyOldLady
08-24-2008, 12:32 PM
I didn't mean any offense. My own daughter wants to be a librarian (she's 12).
It's kind of a nice nic name, don't you think - LibertyLady?
I'll make an effort to be sure to address you as Library Lady. :)

LibraryLady
08-24-2008, 12:32 PM
Most folks just call me LL.:D

Sonnabend
08-24-2008, 12:34 PM
Grumpy..I can guarantee you she took it as a HUGE compliment :D

Elspeth
08-24-2008, 05:42 PM
Somebody's sock needs to post that on DU. I have no sock there and don't even bother trying.

LibraryLady
08-24-2008, 05:44 PM
Elspeth, they read over here all the time (and quote us too)

It wouldn't last anytime at all over there.

Elspeth
08-24-2008, 05:47 PM
Elspeth, they read over here all the time (and quote us too)

It wouldn't last anytime at all over there.

You're right.

I just think it's amazing how hypocritical they are going to end up being. They blasted Hillary for her Iraq vote and now they have a VP who not only supported the war but claims that there were WMD. Interesting cognitive dissonance required there.