Dismiss Notice

Welcome To CK5!

Registering is free and easy! Hope to see you on the forums soon.

Score a FREE t-shirt and membership sticker when you sign up for a Premium Membership and choose the recurring plan.

Ollie North......interesting!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by thatK30guy, Aug 1, 2002.

  1. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2001
    Posts:
    32,076
    Likes Received:
    55
    Location:
    .
    What a difference 14 years makes. Do you remember this? It was
    1987!
    > >
    > > At a lecture the other day they played an old news video of Lt.
    Col.
    > > Oliver North testifying at the Iran-Contra hearings during the
    Reagan
    > > Administration.
    > >
    > > There was Ollie in front of God and country getting the third
    degree,
    > > but what he said was stunning! He was being drilled by a senator;
    > >
    > > "Did you not recently spend close to $60,000 for a home security
    > > system?"
    > >
    > > Ollie replied, "Yes, I did, Sir."
    > >
    > > The senator continued, trying to get a laugh out of the audience,
    "Isn't
    > > that just a little excessive?"
    > >
    > > "No, sir," continued Ollie.
    > >
    > > "No? And why not?" the senator asked.
    > >
    > > "Because the lives of my family and I were threatened, sir."
    > >
    > > "Threatened? By whom?", the senator questioned.
    > >
    > > "By a terrorist, sir", Ollie answered.
    > >
    > > "Terrorist? What terrorist could possibly scare you that much?"
    > >
    > > "His name is Osama bin Laden, sir", Ollie replied.
    > >
    > > At this point the senator tried to repeat the name, but couldn't
    > > pronounce it, which most people back then probably couldn't. A
    couple
    of
    > > people laughed at the attempt.
    > >
    > > Then the senator continued. "Why are you so afraid of this
    man?", the
    > > senator asked.
    > >
    > > "Because, sir, he is the most evil person alive that I know of",
    Ollie
    > > answered.
    > >
    > > "And what do you recommend we do about him?", asked the senator.
    > >
    > > "Well, sir, if it was up to me, I would recommend that an
    assassin
    team
    > > be formed to eliminate him and his men from the face of the
    earth."
    > >
    > > The senator disagreed with this approach, and that was all that
    was
    > > shown of the clip.
    > >
    > > (If anyone is interested, the senator was none other than Al
    Gore.)
     
  2. AGM73k5

    AGM73k5 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2000
    Posts:
    1,246
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Portland OREGON
  3. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2002
    Posts:
    5,653
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Pocatello, ID
    Busted!
     
  4. shane74

    shane74 1/2 ton status

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2002
    Posts:
    4,100
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Vancouver, WA
    OLLIE FOR PRESIDENT!!
     

Share This Page