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  • US gave Iraq intel in 1980s, ignored chemical attacks: report

    08/27/2013 7:53:12 AM PDT · by haffast · 7 replies
    AFP ^ | 26 August 2013 | AFP
    AFP - The United States provided Iraq with intelligence on preparations for an Iranian offensive during the Iran-Iraq war even though it knew Baghdad would respond with chemical weapons, Foreign Policy magazine reported Monday. Citing declassified CIA documents and interviews with former officials, the magazine reviewed the US record as Washington weighs military action against Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons near Damascus last week. The magazine said the US knew in 1983 that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein would not hesitate to resort to shelling Iranian forces with sarin or mustard gas. "As Iraqi attacks continue and intensify...
  • Huckabee Attacking Reaganomics

    12/28/2007 8:49:04 AM PST · by TBBT · 23 replies · 90+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 12/28/2007 | Jeffrey Lord
    Greed. The moment the word is used as a pejorative in economics one knows the speaker is a liberal. It was in fact a liberal favorite during the Reagan presidency. Indeed, the entire 1980s was labeled "The Decade of Greed" by the American left. Listen to the left on this. John Edwards: "Corporate power and greed have literally taken over the government." Barack Obama: "There was a time when the Christian Coalition determined that its number one legislative priority was tax cuts for the rich. I don't know what Bible they're reading, but it doesn't jibe with my version." Al...

    06/28/2002 9:38:57 AM PDT · by 7thson · 62 replies · 30+ views
    Last evening - Thursday 27JUN2002 - I went to Reagon National Airport to pick up my wife. She was coming in from Pittsburg. Well, due to the storms in Pittsburgh and then in the DC area the plane was delayed - a total of six hours! Anyway, while I was waiting at the gate for her plane - gates 33-45, concourse C - around 1930 there was a big rush. People were coming off a flight and I stood up so that I could ask someone what flight it was. Then a whole bunch of security people and airport cops...