COLON POWELL | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


COLON POWELL

flashback: May 31, 2003 Dissent in the ranks. US Secretary of State Colin Powell was under persistent pressure from the Pentagon and White House to include questionable intelligence in his report on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction he delivered at the United Nations last February, source: US News and World Report Magazine. According to the report, the draft contained such questionable material that Powell lost his temper, throwing several pages in the air and declaring, "I'm not reading this. This is bullshit."

Powell said Palin is a "very distinguished woman and should be admired," he said, "I don't believe she's ready for being president of the United States, which is the job of the vice president."

Oct 19, 2008"Guantanamo has become a major, major problem ...... in the way the world perceives America and if it were up to me I would close Guantanamo not tomorrow but this afternoon ...... and I would not let any of those people go. I would simply move them...

"This Bill Ayers situation that's been going on for weeks became something of a central point of the campaign," Powell said. "But Mr. McCain says that he's a washed-out terrorist. Well, then, why do we keep talking about him?"

"I think what Rush does as an entertainer diminishes the party and intrudes or inserts into our public life a kind of nastiness that we would be better to do

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