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Posted on 04/09/2006 9:31:44 PM PDT by hildy123
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They were indeed permitted to check their tags and seals - the last check was made less than two months prior to the US warning the UN inspectors to leave the country.
Face it - this was not a 'find'. The international community knew that they were there, legally. Wise up.
So now we've gone from "most of the weapons were found" to "most of the weapons were moved and therefore cannot be found".
Perhaps if the weapons were indeed moved to Syria, and were therefore not in Iraq, we invaded the wrong country?
But, I don't understand.
Hillary's The MSM haven't said this.
Explain the Hamilton NJ Post Office, please. Not only did Iraq have WMD's they DID use them against us. Thank G-d, they were pretty dang ineffectual.
I have concluded that politics has essentially changed from an intellectual undertaking of choosing candidates that represent your interests and viewpoint into a competitive sport. It matters more to people that they are on the winning side of the election than it means to them to have their interests represented in government.
There is no "loyal opposition," there is just opposition. The opposition is not loyal to the interests of the people, the opposition is only loyal unto their own political power.
Why am I not surprised?
Friend, I can not call your denial rational. It is not only irrational, it is dangerous and deadly. Wake up.
It was tagged but it wasn't sealed. After they knew it wasn't sealed the UN demanded its removal and was ignored.
I never understood this one. The fact is we know the anthrax was weapons quality marital but we never linked this to Iraq? Why didnt we check if it came from the same labs as that we knew existed in Iraq?
I think the Iraqi documents release and jveritas' translation of them the MSM running scared. Todays crawl on msnbc repeats the story of the two trucks that were found to have been possible mobile WMD labs. They are trying to say that Bush lied about them to the American people. I have no doubt about WMD presense in Iraq before, during and after the initial war there. The MSM has it's credibility on the line on this one and will stop at nothing to smear the President and this administration. Why? Because they hate him. Nothing else. Just hate.
And then we have the recenet statements by two (at least) generals in the Iraqi Military undert Saddam about the movement just prior to our attack of the WMD to Syria, and to Russia. The reports of Russian spetznatz special agents detroying evidences of Russian involvments with Iraq's military and WMD programs, and the recent translations of now public Iraq military and government documents -- to the readiness and preparations for restart of of the nuke program ASAP after the weapons inspectors were vacated from the premises -- and efforts via the French, Germans and Russians being bribed to assure that such vacancy would soon happen, had not George Bush acted when he did.
Denial of danger is an easy out that has taken many men to their graves and destroyed whole cities and, at times, nations.
Apt handle given the context.
Sorry but I don't buy that explanation. All the world knew that Iraq's weapons came from the USSR and France. That would have not been surprise nor would it have required any confrontation since these were deals going back decades between sovereign states most of which predated even the first Iraq war.
Why would President Bush weaken his presidency by hiding the fact that WMDs were found? He is now in a position where he probably couldn't get authority to attack Iran even if he wanted to. If indeed the WMDs were there, and I believe they were, he needs to present all the evidence.
"Cuz if we found them we would have to point our finger in the direction they came from and we are not quite ready to confront Russia or China at this moment."
Fine, let's point at France. We can spare two companies (one for logistics).
Ever heard of Gulf war syndrome?
Why doesn't prove they were there????
Diplomacy and stratergery.
President Bush believes he can win the war of words without proving his critcs wrong.
Seriously From Bill Clinton on down to the most junior democrat congressman they all know that Saddam had WMD's, only the useful idiots are complaining about it.
Wise up? What an insulting little liberal you are. They were allowed to check their 'tags and seals' but they had been forced to wait many months to get permission from Saddam. Get stuffed, democrat.
Perhaps it was hushed up quickly because the discovery was not something they wanted known to 'insurgents' or terrorists until the cache could be dealt with by removal or destruction by coalition forces. Not an uncommon approach ... see also the hush regarding the tonnes of yellow cake found South of Baghdad, the 'training gasses' found in Salman Pak, etc.
Not a bad idea, except they saw it had been cleared out within a couple of days, and still not a peep to anyone about what had been found. We're not talking a small amount, either--we're talking about a sizeable gymnasium-sized building stacked with this crap.
Thank you. The re-writing going on in the media and even on FR is unbelievable.
If the anthrax attacks were done by Saddam, wouldn't we have had to respond with nukes? (I always thought US policy was ABC attacks were to be retaliated with by nukes...)
Nukes would be a bit harsh with only 5 deaths from the anthrax attack.
I know it would be, I'm bitter & cranky :)...
Pehaps you should go back and re-read my post to which you replied and then respond in a manner consistent with my statements, rather than your own fantasy interpretation. Your final conclusion is silly on the face of it too.
You might like this article.
I believe it to be true.
My record on predictions such as this is quite good.