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Big Media catch up to The US Report on Saddam's WMDs
The US Report ^ | 13 Dec 2010 | Kay Day

Posted on 12/13/2010 6:01:57 PM PST by Crush

The US Report featured an analysis about WikiLeaks’ publication of official military documents disclosing weapons of mass destruction in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq. I wrote my column on November 9. Big media is just now discovering the significance and it’s obvious the political fact based on a lie—there were no WMDs in Iraq—was part of an overall, continuing assassination of US leadership.

But there's more to this story than WikiLeaks.

I focused not only on the WikiLeaks disclosure but on the tie-in to the Oil for Food scandal the United Nations (in my opinion) enabled.

Wired Magazine admitted WMDs were in Iraq and US troops continued to find them. Columnist Noah Shachtman wrote: “Remnants of Saddam’s toxic arsenal, largely destroyed after the Gulf War, remained. Jihadists, insurgents and foreign (possibly Iranian) agitators turned to these stockpiles during the Iraq conflict — and may have brewed up their own deadly agents.”

Shachtman is no neocon—he downplayed the findings. Progressives attacked him anyway for divulging the truth. If you really want to have some fun, read the angry comments progs posted because they just couldn’t bear seeing a fellow prog tell an unwelcome truth.

In my November column, I summed up why I think anti-war sentiment was flamed so intensely—there were billions at stake, hinging on letting Saddam continue business as usual. The UN turned a blind eye, paying lip service only to the issue. Crooks made millions.

Former president George W. Bush writes about the Iraq problem at length in his memoir ‘Decision Points.’

Bush reminds us of the context. A unanimous UN Security Council resolution spelled out serious consequences if Saddam continued to defy inspections to verify he did not have WMDs...

TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: borders; illegalaliens; iraq; openborders; saddam; tokyorove; wmd; wmds

1 posted on 12/13/2010 6:02:01 PM PST by Crush
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To: Crush
We need the best link to the most mainstream publication that accurately reports the WMD issue. So we can point our liberal friends to it. (the sounds of their heads exploding will be like popcorn across the land).
2 posted on 12/13/2010 6:12:53 PM PST by djwright (2012 The White House Gets Another Coat Of Shellac)
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To: Crush

I’m enjoying GWB’s book, but haven’t gotten to this part, yet.

3 posted on 12/13/2010 6:15:19 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: djwright
"we can point our liberal friends.."

How stinking insulting. We're not all lib-simps, you know.

4 posted on 12/13/2010 6:35:56 PM PST by I see my hands (How's that ballot box working out for you?)
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To: Crush
So, the theory as to why the Bush administration never brought this up was because the majority of the WMDs went to Syria, and rather than have to take out those crapsacks, GWB decided to let himself be portrayed as an evil liar.

It just doesn't make sense to me.

Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

5 posted on 12/13/2010 7:00:14 PM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: I see my hands
I am not trying to insult anyone. I should have been more specific. I am referring to my friends who suffer from BDS (now PDS), who supported our troops (but wanted to bring them home), who counted every war death (including suicides) right up until the second Obama was sworn in.

The Bush Lied People Died folks.

The people who believed Joe Wilson when he said Saddam was not trying to get yellow cake, but didn't know that he already had 500,000 pounds of it.

6 posted on 12/13/2010 7:16:36 PM PST by djwright (2012 The White House Gets Another Coat Of Shellac)
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