Thursday, October 06, 2005

Gore on the Threat to American Democracy

From the man who actually won the 2000 Presidential election - powerful words to a sleeping nation.

Some snippets

"..On the eve of the nation's decision to invade Iraq, our longest serving senator, Robert Byrd of West Virginia, stood on the Senate floor asked: "Why is this chamber empty? Why are these halls silent?"

The decision that was then being considered by the Senate with virtually no meaningful debate turned out to be a fateful one. A few days ago, the former head of the National Security Agency, Retired Lt. General William Odom, said, "The invasion of Iraq, I believe, will turn out to be the greatest strategic disaster in U.S. history.." "

Read the full speech here


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