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Posted on 02/04/2003 5:03:37 AM PST by YourAdHere
Thoughts on Iraq
Bushs explanation in his State of the Union speech for why we need to attack Iraq right now was unconvincing. Here are a couple of questions that have not been answered:
Where is the link between al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein? Not only has the Bush administration given us zero evidence of a connection, but many experts think that a connection is unlikely given the fact that one society is secularist and the other is fundamentalist... There is no reason to think that they are on the same side, fighting for the same cause.
Is the fact that Saddam Hussein has violated a United Nations resolution really a justified reason for going to war? Many countries have violated specific U.N. resolutions and not provoked war. A prime and very current example of that is North Korea, which has violated U.N. resolutions and treaties as they pursue a nuclear arms program, but which we feel we can contain through diplomacy ... could this be because they dont have oil?
Here are some recent articles from prominent foreign policy experts that explain more about why I am opposed to this war right now:
Empty Promises New York Times editorial:
Stephen Pelletiere: A War Crime or an Act of War? New York Times:
Butler: U.S. Guilty of Double Standards on Iraq, Rueters:
The True War is with Phantoms: by Shibley Telhami:
Paying for War by Bill Moyers:
An Alternative to War by Jimmy Carter:
Bush Doesnt Want Good News by Robert Scheer:
War is Not Yet Necessary by Jessica Matthews:
The Sketch: Blair Astonishes Onlookers with a Frank Answer to Parliaments Grey Beards by Simon Carr:
See also Easter bunny, tooth fairy, Santa Claus.
Question 2: Let's not be so dense as to think this is really about the U.N., weapons inspectors, resolutions, and other such nonsense. Those are all tied up with a bow for whackjobs like Babs to look at. In the meantime, it's the WMD, stupid.
And now here's my question for Babs: What would you do if you had a brain?
Right now meaning a Republican is in the White House. Don't recall her "thoughts" on Somalia Haiti Bosnia Yugoslavia missle in a $10 tent and hitting a camel in the butt. You get the message. Seems her lover was in the white house at the time.
You can't lie to the informed Babs. We do have oil, you and your friends just won't let us produce it.
I'm not sure that Babs can comprehend this or focus long enough to read THIS lengthy article, but it's another answer to her stupid question #1.
That got a laugh! ;)
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