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Archive for the ‘Rudy Giuliani’ Category

MoveOn.org

Posted by Reuben Ingber on September 17, 2007

Although this is a week old, the MoveOn.org advertisement, “General Betraeus or Betray Us” is an unforgivable advertisement. Democrats really need to question their asssociation with the Political Action Committee, I feel that this group really tries to feed on incompetent Americans, by creating catch phrases, and simple attacks, that are easy for people to jump on the band wagon with. RudyGiuliani has come out and said; 

“Being attacked by the Democratic character assassination machine MoveOn.org is something Rudy Giuliani will wear as a badge of honor. This is, after all, the same liberal group whose website compared President Bush to Adolf Hitler, the same liberal group that wanted no military response against the Taliban in Afghanistan in the aftermath of September 11th and the same liberal group that consistently opposes funding for our troops in the theater of war.” 

 

McCain has said;

“In today’s New York Times, the anti-war group MoveOn.org launched a McCarthyite attack on an American patriot and our commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus. This is a man who has devoted his life in service to our nation and has defended America in many battles over many years. Now he is the target of a despicable attack in one our nation’s most visible newspapers. No matter where you stand on the war, we should all agree on the character and decency of this exceptional American. I would hope that the Democratic Congressional leadership and Democratic presidential candidates would also join me in publicly condemning this kind of political attack ad and the organization responsible for it in the strongest terms possible.” 

 The advertisement is an egregious  attack on Gen. Petraeus and MoveOn.org should be ashamed of themselves. As well Democratic candidates should question the motives of the political action committee before excepting endorsements, and money. 

  

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Blog The Vote- Rudy Giuliani Blogger Conference Call

Posted by Reuben Ingber on May 16, 2007

Thanks to an anonymous tip I was able to be on a Conference Call with Rudy Giuliani, let me tell you it was some thrill

On the debate Giuliani said “it was a much better opportunity” and he liked the format of the Fox News Debate over the MSNBC one. As well he urged Democrats to do a debate on Fox.

On the Senate vote today to cut off troops, and the fact that all the Democratic candidates voted Yes, Giuliani was surprised of the fact that many are changing their position. He said “This is  not helpful to achieve what we want in Iraq.” A stable country that is not a hot bed for terrorism. “They don’t get it” he finished and mentioned that in the democratic debate the candidates never used the words terrorism, Islamic Extremism.

On the polls, Giulani said “I don’t really look at polls.”

On the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Giuliani said “Peace between Palestinians and Israel is in the hands of the Palestinian Authority” The PA must do two things to restart the peace process, “recognize Israel right to exist and show they have made a concerned effort to end terrorism.” He discuss a two state solution after this happens as well Israel has a right to hold out to talk about peace with the Palestinians at the price of security.

On Ron Paul, the only other place Mayor Giuliani has heard what Paul said last night is from the Saudi Prince. He never thought he would hear that at a Democrats debate let alone a Republican one. “They hate us because of our freedom,” not because of Israel, Palestine, Saddam, or Iran Giuliani said

On torture,  Giuliani said that he is for aggressive techniques when necessary in accordance with agreements and the Geneva conventions. As well the situation presented last night dealing with water boarding he said was not torture.

All in all Mayor Giuliani presented himself well and I hope to be on many more calls in the future.

Posted in Blog the Vote, Election 2008, Republican, Rudy Giuliani | 2 Comments »

2nd Republican Debate-Giuliani WINS

Posted by Reuben Ingber on May 16, 2007

Although I enjoyed the feud between McCain and Romney, over each others record and Romneys changing opinions on election years, I really think that Giuliani shined and showed his stuff.

Ron Paul, the 2nd tier candidate, who really isn’t a Republican said“Have you ever read about the reasons they attacked us? They attack us because we’ve been over there. We’ve been bombing Iraq for 10 years. We’ve been in the Middle East…”

Such comments raised the antennae of Fox moderator Wendell Goler who asked, “Are you suggesting we invited the 9/11 attack, sir?”

Rudy Giuliani stepped up to the plate and hit the ball over the white fence after this question by interjecting and stopping the debate.

“That’s really an extraordinary statement,” Giuliani observed. “That’s an extraordinary statement, as someone who lived through the attack of September 11, that we invited the attack because we were attacking Iraq. I don’t think I’ve ever heard that before, and I’ve heard some pretty absurd explanations for September 11th.”

At that moment Giuliani drew the loudest applause of the night.

Giuliani then drew more applause by asking, as though the two were jousting on the House floor, that Paul “withdraw that comment and tell us that he didn’t really mean that.”

Giuliani really hit it hard, this is a personal issue for him and it would be for any mayor who had to deal with it. “The war on terror is personal to him. He’s not going to sit there and let somebody say that [9/11] was our fault,” said Mike DuHaime in the Spin Room.

In my opinion Rudy came out as the clear victor in last nights debate.

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Blog The Vote-Democratic Frontrunner Confront Giuliani

Posted by Reuben Ingber on April 26, 2007

Earlier in the week, presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, Democrats “do not understand the full nature and scope of the terrorists’ war against us.” The two Democratic front runners fought back against Rudy.

Sen. Barack Obama said,

“‘America’s mayor’ should know that when it comes to 9/11 and fighting terrorists, America is united. We know we can win this war based on shared purpose, not the same divisive politics that question your patriotism if you dare to question failed policies that have made us less secure.”

Sen. Hillary Clinton  said in a written statement that “politicalrhetoric” won’t stop plots currently in the works against the United States.
CNN Political Ticker quoted Clinton

“We have to protect our country from terrorism — it shouldn’t be a Democratic fight or a Republican fight,” the New York senator said. “The plain truth is that this administration has done too little to protect our ports, make our mass transit safer, and protect our cities. They have isolated us in the world and have let al Qaeda regroup.

“The next president is going to be left with these problems and will have to do what it takes to make us safer and bring Democrats and Republicans together around this common mission of protecting our nation.”

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