Xah Lee's Unixism

Alan Balmer albalmer at att.net
Fri Sep 10 20:44:33 CEST 2004


On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 18:18:33 GMT, "Coby Beck" <cbeck at mercury.bc.ca>
wrote:

>
>"Alan Balmer" <albalmer at att.net> wrote in message
>news:1oh3k01cieht04nmfo27pvihg8teme0mdt at 4ax.com...
>> On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 00:13:56 +0200, Morten Reistad
>> <firstname at lastname.pr1v.n0> wrote:
>>
>> >>However Bush is demonstrably poor.  He ignored the warnings from
>> >>the CIA, FBI, outgoing Clinton administration about imminent
>> >>attacks.  He was focused on attacking Saddam and Iraq from the
>> >>first, and perverted 9/11 into that at the earliest opportunity.
>> >>He has offended many more than most of his predecessors.  I will
>> >>say that he seems to have learned the names of some foreign
>> >>leaders since being elected.
>> >
>> >Bush has had an agenda all right; but I don't quite get what it is.
>> >
>> And, of course, entertaining the possibility that his agenda is just
>> what he says it is, is completely out of the question.
>
>Not out of the question, be obviously untrue.
>
>"We must invade Iraq to remove the threat of a madman with WMD"
>--> Inspectors were inside Iraq looking already.
>--> N. Korea was boasting about its nuclear program and firing
>    test missles all over the place.
>--> Not a stick of said WMD has been found since invading.
>
>"We must save the Iraqi people from a ruthless dictator"
>--> since Hussein is just one of scores of such monsters and Iraq
>    was the country chosen, this can not be the reason.
>
>"We must fight terrorism"
>--> The hunt for Osama, known to be NOT IN Iraq was practically dropped
>    to invade Iraq.
>--> Everyone outside of the Fox news network knows there was never any
>    link from Iraq to Osama.
>--> Terrorism is now a big problem in Iraq where it was not before.
>
>
My, you are behind the times. Sorry, I'm not going to rehash all this
stuff now. It's been done too many times. Check the archives.

-- 
Al Balmer
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