1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

Feinstein opens mouth, inserts foot.

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Bro. Curtis, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. Bro. Curtis

    Bro. Curtis <img src =/curtis.gif>

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2001
    Messages:
    20,297
    Ratings:
    +35
    She's as bad as Biden, and it looks like Obama will expand the war. Not good news for our already strained relationships with the nuclear Pakistan. Or the zero-heads.


    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A senior U.S. lawmaker said Thursday that unmanned CIA Predator aircraft operating in Pakistan are flown from an airbase inside that country, a revelation likely to embarrass the Pakistani government and complicate its counterterrorism collaboration with the United States.

    The disclosure by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, marked the first time a U.S. official had publicly commented on where the Predator aircraft patrolling Pakistan take off and land.

    At a hearing, Feinstein expressed surprise at Pakistani opposition to the ongoing campaign of Predator-launched CIA missile strikes against Al Qaeda targets along Pakistan's northwest border.

    "As I understand it, these are flown out of a Pakistani base," she said of the planes.....




    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-090213-pakistan-us,0,1099409.story
     
  2. Scarlett O.

    Scarlett O. Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 22, 2002
    Messages:
    9,851
    Ratings:
    +229
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Pogo, circa 1971

    [​IMG]
     
    #2 Scarlett O., Feb 13, 2009
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2009
  3. Mexdeaf

    Mexdeaf New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2005
    Messages:
    7,051
    Ratings:
    +0
    Sad, isn't it?
     
  4. LeBuick

    LeBuick New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2006
    Messages:
    11,537
    Ratings:
    +0
    She might be a close second but no one is as bad as the gaff machine...
     
  5. EdSutton

    EdSutton New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2006
    Messages:
    8,755
    Ratings:
    +0
    Well, if Sen. Feinstein actually did the "open mouth - insert foot" bit, it's a definite improvement, in the approach of the usual modus operandi of the Congress.

    Usually it's the "open mouth - change feet" approach. :tonofbricks:

    Ed
     
  6. windcatcher

    windcatcher New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2007
    Messages:
    2,764
    Ratings:
    +0
    Sure it's a 'slip' or a carefully planned 'leak'?
     
  7. EdSutton

    EdSutton New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2006
    Messages:
    8,755
    Ratings:
    +0
    Leak??

    What leak??

    [​IMG]

    Ed
     
    #7 EdSutton, Feb 14, 2009
    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 14, 2009
  8. LeBuick

    LeBuick New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2006
    Messages:
    11,537
    Ratings:
    +0
    At least loose lips are an equal opportunity disaster. She is no different than the Republican Rep who twittered his visit to the middle east.

    http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1878773,00.html

    Or the GOP from VA who twittered they were about to have a Democrat defect to their side...

    http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2009/02/virginia-gop-chairmans-blog-outreach-massive-fail.php

     
  9. Bro. Curtis

    Bro. Curtis <img src =/curtis.gif>

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2001
    Messages:
    20,297
    Ratings:
    +35
    Good point. I don't know why we're trying to anger Pakistan ?
     
  10. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    21,777
    Ratings:
    +1,281
    Faith:
    Baptist

    Sorta reminds me of "leaky" Leahy. Hoof in moouth disease is par for the course for democrats.

    Or was it intentional, as was the case with Leahy?
     
  11. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2006
    Messages:
    39,133
    Ratings:
    +2,360
    Faith:
    Baptist
    1. Because he doesnt know what he is doing
    2. He wants to be the hero that gets Bin Laden
     
  12. LeBuick

    LeBuick New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2006
    Messages:
    11,537
    Ratings:
    +0
    And this is a bad thing </scratches head>???
     
Loading...