Xah Lee's Unixism
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Mon Sep 20 17:34:26 CEST 2004
On 17 Sep 2004 23:10:27 -0700, Patrick Scheible <kkt at drizzle.com>
>Alan Balmer <albalmer at att.net> writes:
>> On 14 Sep 2004 10:15:27 -0700, Patrick Scheible <kkt at drizzle.com>
>> >Chuck Dillon <spam at nimblegen.com> writes:
>> >> Coby Beck wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >>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.
>> >> Again, I'll point out that it is naive to put this entirely on the
>> >> administration. We're in Iraq because we effectively declared
>> >> war. The dance with the U.N. went on for some 3 months. It was clear
>> >> where we were headed. Our congress, including Kerry and all of the
>> > ^^^
>> >Not all. I'm happy to say my representative and one of my senators
>> >voted against the resolution authorizing the war.
>> >Congress doesn't have its own intelligence service. If the
>> >administration claims to have clear evidence that a country has WMD
>> >there's only so much that a minority party in congress can do to find
>> >out if the administration is lying or engaged in wishful thinking.
>They have committees, they don't have independent
Neither does President Bush - he doesn't have time for all those field
trips. That's why he gets reports from the various intelligence
agencies, who also report to the Congressional intelligence
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