Surpose Vice President Al Gore got in as President instead of George Bush. Memos spoke that Osama Bin Laden will be using airplanes to attack America and 9-11 took place under his watch. President Gore's watch. Do you feel he would have got us into 2 wars and hunt down Osama Bin Laden too? Remember his boss, President Clinton, had that chance, but didnt take it. (Remember the ABC Movie, the Clinton Adminstration wanted that cut from the program and ABC didnt) So I ask. Would Gore do it or would he ask the United Nations do the work? Please explain in detail your comments.

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THISAA 2 years 25 weeks ago
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I think that is an unfair question. A situation like 9/11 had never really happened with the possible exception of Pearl Harbor. After the attack most Americans were looking for some answers as to what really happened and why. Had this happened during the Obama, Gore, or any other administration I feel there would have been the same sort of confusion. It is interesting how the left side is clamoring for more Arab springs but they bitched when Sadam Hussein, the killer of thousands of his own people, was brought down.

We are far more experienced now and decisions are easier to make. Obama hasen't really removed the U.S. out if the mideast. He has just shifted the countries and the type of warefare using newer technologies. He is fighting a very descreet war and keeping it out of the press as much as possible.

All of which is unnecessary with a sound U.S. energy policy.

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Katshores 2 years 25 weeks ago
#2

THISAA i dont know if I had told you this, but I will say now I value your comments and thank you for your replies to my blog. Again thnk you. Katshores

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THISAA 2 years 25 weeks ago
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Illegitimi non carborundum

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doh1304 2 years 24 weeks ago
#4

It is very difficult to believe that, given the evidence and the events that we know existed and happened, that President Gore would not have stopped 9/11 from happening. But assuming that it did, I believe that the "Gestapo Right" - those responsible for the orwellian fearmongering that led to the Patriot Act et all - would have done even more damage than they did with W. President Gore would have been far more vulnerable to attacks from the right and - especially if he had been allowed to serve - would have not seen the need to or have the courage to defend himself. In other words, I think Gore would have conceded measures that would have been worse than those W took.

Then again, Instead of conquering Iraq he could have pointed out the Saudi connection and promoted energy independence.

But that's just an opinion.

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Katshores 2 years 24 weeks ago
#5

doh1304. Thank you for your opinion. Question about Al Gore.

Occidental's oil interests were represented for many years by attorney and former U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Sr., among others. Gore, who had a long-time close friendship with Hammer, became the head of the subsidiary Island Creek Coal Company, upon his election loss in the Senate. Much of Occidental's coal and phosphate production was in Tennessee, the state Gore represented in the Senate, and Gore owned shares in the company. Former Vice President Albert Gore, Jr. received much criticism from environmentalists, when the shares passed to the estate after the death of Albert Gore Sr., and Albert Gore Jr. was a son and the executor of the estate.[77][78] Albert Gore Jr. did not exercise control over the shares, which he today still owns 3.65 billion of dollars. Why did he still own the stock as Vice President and still today when he is promoting Climate Change? And Vice President and Bush cashed their stocks?

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Katshores 2 years 24 weeks ago
#6

English please? Can you tell me what you mean?

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doh1304 2 years 24 weeks ago
#7

The gist of the question is that Al Gore owns a very large amount of stock in an oil company which he inherited from his father and has kept rather than sold. It is essentially an accusation of hypocracy that has been made against mr. Gore for at least thirty years.

It is not common for politicians to sell their stocks when entering office. The tradition is to place them into a blind trust. Also, it is not what stock you own, but what you do with (voting as a shareholder) and regarding that stock.

Personally I happen to own about 1/350th of a company that I consider more than a little evil. That is a larger percentage than mr. Gore holds. It is also the source of about 3/4 of my income. I would starve without that stock. Period. I cannot stop that company's misbehavior, but I also cannot sell out and live. Obviously mr. Gore does not have my constraints, but I refuse to cast the first stone.

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THISAA 2 years 24 weeks ago
#8
Quote Katshores:

English please? Can you tell me what you mean?

"don't let the bastards grind you down"

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