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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    After leaving in 1995, the US had no boots on the ground in Iraq until 2003. Correct?
    No. That is not correct. It's a demonstrable lie.

    People who suffer from a recognized mental illness known as BDS often lie, and their low IQ dupes and MSM zombified followers often mindlessly repeat those lies ad nauseum.
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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Where do you guys get this stuff?
    Iraq Resolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    In the House:

    40% to 97%. How is that Bipartisan?
    nearly half of all democrats in the house approved of it. so it is bipartisan because it meets the definition of bipartisan.

    Hmm...I like how you GOP guys twist reality. You all should sell used cars.
    I'm not a party shill so those words of yours look retarded to me.

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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by ARealConservative View Post
    nearly half of all democrats in the house approved of it. so it is bipartisan because it meets the definition of bipartisan.



    I'm not a party shill so those words of yours look retarded to me.
    Ah, 40% is "nearly half of all Democrats in the House" for those living in the RW Alternate Universe, while 3% dissenting Republicans means the GOP tried to stop the war. You guys are a riot.

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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammed View Post
    No. That is not correct. It's a demonstrable lie.

    People who suffer from a recognized mental illness known as BDS often lie, and their low IQ dupes and MSM zombified followers often mindlessly repeat those lies ad nauseum.
    Actually. It is correct. Sorry, but your odd way of defining things is not the accepted standard.

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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Actually. It is correct.
    Could you explain the logical reasoning that you used to come to that ridiculous conclusion?

    You claimed that the US had no boots on the ground in Iraq before 2003. Whoever fed you that BS is obviously a liar.

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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammed View Post
    Could you explain the logical reasoning that you used to come to that ridiculous conclusion?

    You claimed that the US had no boots on the ground in Iraq before 2003. Whoever fed you that BS is obviously a liar.
    Weapons inspectors and others monitoring the peace agreements wore street shoes. Your version of history is weird to say the least.

    Here's an article from today on that very subject, discussing the Iraq war on it's tenth anniversary.
    Iraq War 10th Anniversary Reminds Us Of The Questions We Didn't Ask
    The war remains one of America's most controversial, not to say catastrophic, military endeavors. As we now know, though the U.S. would not invade Iraq until 2003, President Bush (or rather Vice President Dick Cheney, the real "decider") had already determined that the second step in the "war on terror" would be to obliterate Saddam's regime.
    and again
    When President George W. Bush announced the invasion into Iraq in March 2003, the goal was to remove a dangerous dictator and his supposed stocks of weapons of mass destruction. It was also to create a functioning democracy and thereby inspire what Bush called a "global democracy revolution."
    And, yet, again
    Ten years ago Saturday, the first U.S. troops started to stealthily enter Iraq in advance of the massive "shock and awe" bombing that began on March 20, 2003.
    Any more stupid questions?

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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    Ah, 40% is "nearly half of all Democrats in the House" for those living in the RW Alternate Universe, while 3% dissenting Republicans means the GOP tried to stop the war. You guys are a riot.
    Definition of BIPARTISAN

    : of, relating to, or involving members of two parties


    crack a book and stop wasting peoples time until after graduation.

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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by ARealConservative View Post
    Definition of BIPARTISAN

    : of, relating to, or involving members of two parties


    crack a book and stop wasting peoples time until after graduation.
    What we are discussing here is the argument from the Right that the Democrats are equally responsible for the Iraq fiasco as Bush, Cheney and their Republicans lackeys in Congress, save the 3% who saw through the BS. With less than 50% support, the D's were far from agreement on this. And, those that voted for it, were probably more afraid not to than anything "bipartisan".

    From the article I cited for Mohammed up there.
    Too many members of Congress, including Democrats, stifled their doubts out of political fear -- fear that Bush might be right about the evidence, but more important, fear that the war would go well and they would be on the "wrong" side of it politically, headed into the 2004 presidential election year.
    So, don't twist reality to suit your myopic agenda.

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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrylek View Post
    Yeah, back in the 70s, the American and British companies were robbed, and the oil industry was nationalized. It is still nationalized. No compensation was ever paid to Exxon, Mobil or Shell, and all oil business in the country is done according to the decisions of the Ministry of Oil which makes deals with corporations that have the actual technical capacity to pump and transport the crude - exactly how it was done under Saddam, and mostly the same corporations.

    None of it makes a French or Italian oil behemoth "non-Western" or "small"

    You can spin it however you like. the facts are American and British oil are back in Iraq for the first time since 1973, and that couldn't have happened without our war on Iraq.

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    Re: Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion: study

    Quote Originally Posted by calamity View Post
    What we are discussing here is the argument from the Right that the Democrats are equally responsible for the Iraq fiasco as Bush
    stop being a shill. What WE (as in you and I) were discussing was how the Iraq war had bipartisan support and any claims of bad intelligence is a cop out for supporting preemptive war and bad policy

    When you invent my argument by lumping we in with the "Right", it just shows you can't actually debate individuals and individual ideas.

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