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J. Stanton

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  • "Compelling and important testimony"

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    I am tired of partisans trying to make political points on this. You can read it in everything they write. They are so full of vitriol it completely negates any point they will ever make.

    There was a massive intelligence failure leading up to 9-11. All of the hijackers were in place in the US before Bush took office. The strategy up until 9-11 was to send teams of lawyers after terrorists. We were, in short, sending lawyers to a gun fight. We just didn't get it. The strategy was being changed during the short time prior to 9-11, but it was too late.

    Ask your favorite Bush-basher one question. If Gore had won do they think he would have dramatically changed the in-place methods of combating terror? Somehow I doubt it. 9-11 would have happened anyway and the same people now finding fault with Bush would be defending Gore. It is partisanship on a matter too important for it.

    This is historical testimony. You really shouldn't miss it. It shows the thinking within the White House before, during, and after 9-11. It also vividly demonstrates politicians on the left asking questions that are more monolog than anything else. One goes so far as to repudiate his own former speeches concerning the strategic view of attacking Saddam in order to try to smear the Bush administration.

    Nothing will change the minds of radicals who hate Bush. They, like radicals everywhere, have so much of themselves defined by their hatreds that they cannot change. But if you want to get beyond the leftist mischaracterizations and actually listen to what these people believe, then you need to listen to this.

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    Sorry , Lewis -- not your best night. First, one must listen to Cheney attempting to be funny, and then drone on about the recently dead Pope. Then Lewis gets on and does most of his talking about what a difficult audience this is. Just not worth listening to. Soon after this, he recorded his performance at Carnegie Hall, and refers back to this night in Washington, and is mush funnier and more interesting. Buy "Carnegie Hall" instead!

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    No, this isn't news -- it's commentary. Anyone who expects this "audio magazine" to provide balanced reporting is missing the point; the objective here is to look at current events from a libertarian (rational individualist, free-market, limited government) perspective. I've listened to this program in the past, and it does provide an welcome alternative view to what you'll find in the pages of the New York Times or on NPR's airways.

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