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Condoleezza Rice to helm Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Original post made on Jan 29, 2020

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been chosen as director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:30 PM

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36 people like this
Posted by Unconscionable
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 29, 2020 at 8:28 am

She was a co-conspirator when with W. Bush when he and Cheney took us to a needless war in Iraq, destabilizing the area with still with horrible consequences and many civilian and US soldiers deaths. She lied to the American public and the world about the need for the Iraq war (remember her dire warning of the mushroom cloud).

We knew and know Iraq had no connection to 9/11 and had no weapons of mass distruction. Documents since link Rice to supporting the policy of torture - a crime against humanity and a war crime.

She is not an “Honored Fellow”, shouldn’t be teaching anyone anywhere, and is an embarrassment to our town.


19 people like this
Posted by "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"
a resident of Nixon School
on Jan 29, 2020 at 8:39 am

Under oath:

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BEN-VENISTE. Isn't it a fact, Dr. Rice, that the Aug. 6 P.D.B. warned against possible attacks in this country? And I ask you whether you recall the title of that P.D.B.

RICE. I believe the title was Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States. Now, the P.D.B. ....

.... It was historical information based on old reporting. There was no new threat information. And it did not, in fact, warn of any coming attacks inside the United States.
---------

"Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"

She led us into the Iraq War.

"Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"

She should retire.

"Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"

Go away.

"Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"


14 people like this
Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Jan 29, 2020 at 8:39 am

Perfect choice for this post. [Portion removed.]


20 people like this
Posted by "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"
a resident of Nixon School
on Jan 29, 2020 at 9:23 am

I expected competency, without the national embarrassment.

I didn't expect someone who, when warned of an imminent attack on America, derided to stay in Crawford with her boss [portion removed] on vacation.

I didn't expect someone who was a cheerleader for an un-provoked war that killed 5,000 Americans and completely destabilized the Middle East. A war that gave Iran a much larger role and power in the region. Shall we go on?

[Portion removed.]


6 people like this
Posted by What Will They Do Next
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 29, 2020 at 10:56 am

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22 people like this
Posted by "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"
a resident of Nixon School
on Jan 29, 2020 at 11:31 am

"Wow ..... triggered much ???"

Wow.... you can't defend the indefensible, either ???


28 people like this
Posted by mauricio
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Jan 29, 2020 at 11:51 am

Rice is a perfect example of how in our country, the more immoral, hubristic and corrupt a person in power is, the more likely they are to escape punishment and prosper. Her appointment is the latest validation to how the USA has become utterly morally corrupt and a world pariah.

Condi Rice, along with her fellow travelers in the W administration, have the blood of hundreds of thousands of people, including thousands of US troops on her hands [portion removed.]


3 people like this
Posted by What Will They Do Next
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 29, 2020 at 3:47 pm

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3 people like this
Posted by What Will They Do Next
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 29, 2020 at 4:57 pm

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9 people like this
Posted by Robbie
a resident of Atherton
on Jan 29, 2020 at 5:18 pm

How nice to have the benefit of a brilliant, gracious and patriotic person in that important position.


5 people like this
Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 29, 2020 at 10:00 pm

Congratulations.


9 people like this
Posted by Don Genson
a resident of another community
on Jan 30, 2020 at 4:27 am

Perfect. From her politics, to her many accomplishments, to how she comports herself, I cannot think of a better choice. I am confident she will prove herself to be a tremendous asset to Hoover. Thank you.


8 people like this
Posted by "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"
a resident of Nixon School
on Jan 30, 2020 at 5:17 am

"From her politics, to her many accomplishments"

Party first. Nice you let us know the priority. Now let's list those top two accomplishments:

1. Cheerleader for the Iraq War (worst decision since Vietnam)
2. Vacation Planner - "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States"


8 people like this
Posted by Midtown Citizen
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 31, 2020 at 3:27 pm

She is a war criminal for her actions in creating the war in Iraq. She should be in jail.


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