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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    Sure they was. There was no reason to say it otherwise. None. Without deception, it wouldn't have been mentioned.
    You bet, they fought tooth and nail to get it in the speech.

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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    It was an accurate description of the world around us, in keeping with the responsibilities of the POTUS.
    The sky is blue is accurate, but there's little reason to say it. The only reason that would be mentioned at all is to deceive. There really is no other reason.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Sorry, but belief is not learning.
    With that statement you are standing on a large cognitive trap door, but I'll let that pass. The Brits would say they learned.
    "It's always reassuring to find you've made the right enemies." -- William J. Donovan

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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    The sky is blue is accurate, but there's little reason to say it. The only reason that would be mentioned at all is to deceive. There really is no other reason.
    To tell the American people about the world we faced.
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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    To tell the American people about the world we faced.
    A world where people talk? No. Do suggest he was getting a nuke.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    A world where people talk? No. Do suggest he was getting a nuke.
    No one suggested anyone was getting a nuke.
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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    With that statement you are standing on a large cognitive trap door, but I'll let that pass. The Brits would say they learned.
    Did they????

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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Did they????
    Yes they did.
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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    No one suggested anyone was getting a nuke.
    Really? What does "we don't want the smoking gun in the shape of a mushroom cloud" mean to you?

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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    Yes they did.
    Link?????

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