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March 14, 2003

Weakening The United States ... On Purpose
Bill Clinton is like a herpes sore; just when you think he's gone away for good, he flares up again to annoy the hell out of you.

In a speech yesterday, the same man who declared "No one cares about foreign policy" just days before he assumed the presidency made what may be the most jaw-droppingly stupid remark ever uttered by an American politician:

We need to be creating a world that we would like to live in when we're not the biggest power on the block.

Consider that remark in the context of the Clinton Administration's record on foreign policy and national security:

* Gutted the Dept. of Defense

* Emasculated the CIA

* Supported the Kyoto Treaty

* Offered only symbolic retaliation when Saddam attempted to assassinate former President Bush

* Did nothing when Islamist terrorists bombed the World Trade Center

* Blamed talk radio for the OKC bombing and ignored credible reports that agents of Iraq were involved with McVeigh and Nichols

* Looked the other way as China stole America's most sensitive nuclear secrets

* Knowingly accepted campaign contributions from China

* Assisted North Korea in building nuclear power plants in exchange for Pyongyang's obviously false assurances that it would abandon efforts to acquire nuclear weapons

* Subordinated American troops to the UN in Somalia

* Refused three offers to hand over Osama bin Laden to the U.S.

* Did nothing when Islamist terrorists bombed two American embassies in Africa

* Repeatedly allowed Saddam to circumvent the terms of the Persian Gulf War surrender

* Appeased PLO kingpin Arafat

* Ordered cruise missile attacks on innocent people in The Sudan and deserted terrorist training camps in Afghanistan to divert attention from domestic scandal

* Gave into the demands of a murderous Marxist dictator by ordering the INS to kidnap a little Cuban boy in Florida and send him back to the island death camp of his birth.

* Did nothing when Islamist terrorists bombed American troops at the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia

* Did nothing when Islamist terrorists bombed the USS Cole

The Clinton Administration's foreign policy was so overtly detrimental to American interests that it was difficult not to wonder if diminishing the power of the United States was Clinton's goal. I recall his secretary of State, Madeleine "Not At" Albright, implying that it wasn't right that the United States was the world's sole superpower.

Clinton's remark yesterday leaves no doubt as to the underlying premise of his foreign policy: hasten the day when "we're not the biggest power on the block."

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