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    Doesn't have the ability of a 'Trained Ape'

    So says former Defense Sec. Rumsfeld about Obama's inability to negotiate Status of Forces agreements. A trained ape is even lower than The Moron that I am used to calling the present occupant of the WH. I think I am going to change the moniker to something more accurate and in fact has the look of his close relative.
    Larry in VA...James Kopp, A real Hero and martyr.

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    DON WOZ AN EXPERT ON VASES.
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    A memo written by Sec. Rumsfeld dated Nov 27, 2001 considers an Iraq war. One section of the memo questions "How start?", listing multiple possible justifications for a US-Iraq War.[60][62].......................

    After the Iraq invasion, U.S. troops were criticized for not protecting the historical artifacts and treasures located at the National Museum of Iraq. When asked at the time why U.S. troops did not actively seek to stop the lawlessness, Rumsfeld replied, "Stuff happens... and it's untidy and freedom's untidy, and free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do bad things. They're also free to live their lives and do wonderful things. And that's what's going to happen here."[70] He further commented that, "The images you are seeing on television you are seeing over, and over, and over, and it's the same picture of some person walking out of some building with a vase, and you see it 20 times, and you think, "My goodness, were there that many vases?"[70]...........................

    Resignation[edit]
    Rumsfeld with former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher alongside the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Peter Pace, 2006
    Eight retired generals and admirals called for Rumsfeld to resign in early 2006 in what was called the "Generals Revolt", accusing him of "abysmal" military planning and lack of strategic competence.[88][89][90] Commentator Pat Buchanan reported at the time that "Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, who travels often to Iraq and supports the war, says the generals mirror the views of 75 percent of the officers in the field, and probably more."[91] Rumsfeld rebuffed these criticisms, stating that "out of thousands and thousands of admirals and generals, if every time two or three people disagreed we changed the secretary of defense of the United States, it would be like a merry-go-round."[92] Bush defended his secretary throughout, and responded by stating that Rumsfeld is "exactly what is needed".[93]
    Rumsfeld shakes President Bush's hand as he announces his resignation, November 8, 2006.
    On November 1, 2006, Bush stated he would stand by Rumsfeld as defense secretary for the length of his term as president.[94] Rumsfeld wrote a resignation letter dated November 6, and, per the stamp on the letter, Bush saw it on Election Day, November 7.[95] In the elections, the House and the Senate shifted to Democratic control. After the elections, on November 8, Bush announced Rumsfeld would resign his position as Secretary of Defense. Many Republicans were unhappy with the delay, believing they would have won more votes if voters had known Rumsfeld was resigning.[95]
    Bush nominated Robert Gates to succeed Rumsfeld.[96][97][98] On December 18, 2006, Rumsfeld's resignation took effect.................

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