Skip to comments.Did President Bush lie to the American People? Did our Intelligence Agencies fail us?
Posted on 02/08/2004 7:58:19 PM PST by MJY1288
All you have to do is remove the willful distortions of the facts in the press lately and look at this whole thing realistically, I'll try to do so now
1. We know for a FACT that Saddam Hussein possessed and used both Chemical and Biological agents against his enemies and his own people. This is FACT
2. We know that he was trying to develop a Nuclear Weapon before Israel bombed their Reactor in the 1980's... FACT
3. We know that his Chemical Weapons development went undetected until after the Gulf War and undetected by Weapons Inspectors until his Son-in-Law defected and told us where they were being developed.... FACT
4. We know that after 6 years of obstruction, the U.N. Weapons inspectors could not find and destroy the WMD's Saddam himself declared he had, in 1998 the U.N. Inspectors left Iraq without destroying everything that Saddam still possessed....... FACT
5. We know that Saddam never verified the destruction of the unaccounted for WMD's he admitted having... FACT
6. We know that after 12 years of U.N. Sanctions and enforcing the No-Fly Zones, Saddam still never accounted for the WMD's he admitted having..... FACT
7. We know that after Saddam was overthrown, David Kay has reported that Saddam had "Many Clandestine Laboratories" that were in violation of U.N. Resolution 1441, and all of the other 16 U.N. Resolutions ......FACT
8. We know that Saddam was compensating the families of suicide bombers in Israel in the amount of 25,000.00 U.S. Dollars.... FACT
9. We know that after the Gulf War in 1991, we found out that Saddam was much closer to developing a Nuclear Weapon that we had estimated . FACT
After all of this... we are supposed to believe that Saddam voluntarily destroyed his WMD's after we left Iraq in 1998? The only intelligent conclusion anyone with half a brain can come up with is that either we have yet to find them in Iraq, or Saddam had them moved to Syria, and since many in his Regime fled to Syria, my guess is that they are buried in Syria.
No President who respects the Oath he takes to defend this Country could ignore these facts in a post 9/11 world. Its not like Iraq was some third world country that we had never had problems with before, in fact, we lost several hundred U.S. Soldiers in Operation Desert Storm and Saddam had agreed to terms of a cease fire that would allow him to remain in power.
After 12 years of violating every agreement he made after the Gulf War and as a Nation who expects the world to take us seriously, we needed to remove him for the sake of our fallen soldiers whose blood was used to sign that cease fire in 1991. For that reason alone, WE DID THE RIGHT THING.. Think about this...... :-)
Have you heard anything about Syria lately? any statements from the State Dept. or Defense Dept.? The answer is NO, Methinks, we are in the middle of serious negotiations with Syria as I type this. Much like the ones we were in with Libya before they capitulated. My question is... Where is Richard Armitage? he is the State Departments "Heavy Hand" and he is one hell of an asset to this country
Me thinks as you typed this (or that as the case may be) it was 05:58AM Monday morning in Damascus. Now explain why yourthinks we'd, whoever "we" are, be negotiating at 05:58AM with Syria or anybody for that matter!
Post 9-11, we act. And act fast.
I don't see what poeple don't get.
One of my favorite quotes:
I'm under the impression that all terrorists are like wasps from the same nest. It is fruitless and pointless to try to figure out which wasp stung us and which wasp did not. Destroy the nest and every wasp you find in the nest. 98 posted on 08/19/2003 9:19 AM EDT by carton253
Except, maybe, why is the Bekaa Valley of interest to my brethren under arms?
This is how the president and we need to counter the garbage being put out there.
And bring a bunch of excavating equipment :-)
But not every President cares about the Oath. Perks of office are enough for some of them. The perks are there, no matter what.
Bush was quite clear when he said that he wasn't "going to kick the can down the road". Do we want to address the problems we face, or just stick our heads in the sand and hope nothing bad happens?
The choice is clear.
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