posted on Jan, 13 2004 @ 08:38 AM
"These people are nasty and they have a long memory."
"Loyalty to a person and whatever they say or do, that's the opposite of real loyalty, which is loyalty based on inquiry, and telling someone what
you really think and feel—your best estimation of the truth instead of what they want to hear." That goal is worth the price of retribution, O'Neill
says. Plus, as he told Suskind, "I'm an old guy, and I'm rich. And there's nothing they can do to hurt me."
"From the start, we were building the case against Hussein
and looking at how we could take him out and change Iraq into a new country," he
tells Suskind. "And, if we did that, it would solve everything. It was about finding a way to do it.
That was the tone of it. The President
saying, 'Fine. Go find me a way to do this.'"
On he, Whitman & Powell ( the non-ideology all the time appointments) - We "may have been there, in large part, as cover,"
Take the most ominous: "I'm old & rich, they can't touch me". did they waste any time in trying? Seems he knows the old team quite well.
wonder if he's going to be expecting tht "heart attack?"
Or maybe they'll do him like the babysitter where the car is running & slipps out of park while he's reaching for the morning paper?