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To: CharlesWayneCT

Good post. Here’s something that most all of America seems to have forgotten. It has been U.S. law since 1998 to overthrow the Hussein regime and to establish a democratic government.

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The Iraq Liberation Act

October 31, 1998

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT

Today I am signing into law H.R. 4655, the “Iraq Liberation Act of 1998.” This Act makes clear that it is the sense of the Congress that the United States should support those elements of the Iraqi opposition that advocate a very different future for Iraq than the bitter reality of internal repression and external aggression that the current regime in Baghdad now offers.

Let me be clear on what the U.S. objectives are: The United States wants Iraq to rejoin the family of nations as a freedom-loving and law-abiding member. This is in our interest and that of our allies within the region.

The United States favors an Iraq that offers its people freedom at home. I categorically reject arguments that this is unattainable due to Iraq’s history or its ethnic or sectarian make-up. Iraqis deserve and desire freedom like everyone else. The United States looks forward to a democratically supported regime that would permit us to enter into a dialogue leading to the reintegration of Iraq into normal international life.

WILLIAM J. CLINTON

THE WHITE HOUSE,

October 31, 1998.

http://www.library.cornell.edu/colldev/mideast/libera.htm

Basically the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 calls for an all out proxy war fully supported by the US with money and military logistics in order to oust Saddam and establish Democracy.


26 posted on 05/01/2007 8:04:48 AM PDT by avacado
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To: avacado
The United States favors an Iraq that offers its people freedom at home. I categorically reject arguments that this is unattainable due to Iraq’s history or its ethnic or sectarian make-up. Iraqis deserve and desire freedom like everyone else. The United States looks forward to a democratically supported regime that would permit us to enter into a dialogue leading to the reintegration of Iraq into normal international life.

And now the democrats argue that Iraq didn't want freedom, that they are incapable of having a democratic government, that it is unattainable because of their sectarian makeup.

And they wish Bill Clinton was President again.

29 posted on 05/01/2007 8:21:06 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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