Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Cafferty: 9/11 politics
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Will 9/11 politics help or hurt Rudy Giuliani in the presidential race?
Giuliani did not do such a great job on or before 9/11. Too many of NY's finest died because of politics. No money for equipment and antiquated equipment was the real causes for their deaths. With all of the money flowing out of Washington you'd think things would have changed in 5 years; they haven't. New wife looks good though. -Craig, Tampa, Florida

Rudy Giuliani was the most positively notable person associated with the tragic events that unfolded on September 11, 2001; and this can only heighten his persona with the American public, despite his unpopular stance on some different social issues. -Darren, Trenton, Michigan

What else can you expect from someone who has pimped 9/11 for as much money as he could get? Now he is pimping 9/11 to appeal to the androids in the Republican Party who drool over such drivel. -Gerald, Sumter, South Carolina

Which party was in charge on 9/11 and had ignored the warnings months earlier? The Republicans! Who created the most bungled and expensive war ever? The Republicans! Who has destroyed our world standing and economy? The Republicans! Who do I feel I can trust with strengthening our democracy and protecting our country? The DEMOCRATS! Rudy is an idiot and won't ever get my vote! -Ann, Chicago, Illinois

Who gets too much, or too little, attention from Washington lawmakers?
Lobbyists and huge corporations get all the attention from Washington lawmakers and the hard working middle class that this country survives on gets the least. I'm a baby boomer and it's been this way for as long as I've been around and I don't see any changes coming in my lifetime.
-Cathy, West Fargo, North Dakota

The middle class gets too much attention... and unfortunately the wrong kind! Both the Democrats and Republicans are out to destroy us, and doing a very effective job! -Blaine, Seattle, Washington

Jack, fundamentalist evangelical Christians get way too much face time with politicians and unfortunately have far too much influence as well. -Woody, Gainesville, Florida

It would seem to me that the primary individuals ignored by those inside the beltway are any of those outside the beltway. How can "We the People" possibly expect any response or respect from this super-privileged, super-isolated, super-elite group of individuals who are mostly concerned with staying at the public money trough? -William

Should Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice be forced to testify about pre-war intelligence on Iraq?
Absolutely. Congress should have been issuing subpoenas when it became clear Iraq had no weapons of mass destruction. It's well past time the Bush regime was held accountable. -Rian, Davis, California

Absolutely not. We all know the intelligence was flawed. It makes no difference who pushed what at this point. Instead of trying to point blame, we need to find a bipartisan resolution to the Iraq issue. -Brian

I don't think she knows much about pre-war intelligence on Iraq from the shape we are in now. If she does testify, what will we get? 72 I don't remembers or I don't recalls. Only have her testify if she is hooked up to a lie detector. -Randall, San Antonio, Texas

Secy. Rice has an important and busy job. She should answer questions in writing to any investigative committee. But, any personal appearance and the length of questioning should be abbreviated. Much of this is also political maneuvering. That garbage has to stop on both sides. -Jim (Special Forces Ret.)

Last time I looked, these people worked for us. Since when does the employer not have the right to ask the employees what they have been doing with the expense account? Subpoena them all.
-Kevin, Ocean Shores, Washington
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 4/25/2007 05:44:00 PM ET | Permalink
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