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

    Quote Originally Posted by DaveFagan View Post
    No! Emphatically no. He was not worth 4500 dead GIs. 50,000 wounded. Hundreds of thousands of dead Iraqis. Millions of displaced Iraqis. Persecution of Iraqi Christians. A new ariistocracy in Iraq. Deformed Iraqi babies at record levels. Iraqi cancer rates increased tenfold. He was a despot who provided a modicum of stability in the MidEast and would not sell the USA his OIL, but we have caused worse. It's a simple NO when you use logic and common sense.
    I can agree. Bastard wasn't worth American lives.
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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eynon View Post
    Syria too. I'm confused as to how we can be at war with Islamic extremists and yet they can seem to thrive so well as a result of our policy.
    oh, i'm not confused....our government isn't very good at such things.... hell, look at what they do with the war on drugs and poverty, 100+ years later and we have more drugs and poor people than ever...and that's in our own front yard

    seriously, we can't end extreme bigotry...we can't end terrorism... we simply can't defeat crazy.

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

    wow.. 3 Saddam supporters so far...

    surprising

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    wow.. 3 Saddam supporters so far...

    surprising
    WOW, 13 people who are not concerned that 4500 of our brave troops are dead.

    surprising

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

    Sure. Is it better off having sacrificed thousands upon thousands of lives and billions of dollars? Not so much.
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    Re: Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    true enough...

    you know my stance on this... a single bullet would have been far preferable to a costly invasion/occupation. ( I have zero problem with Congress granting a letters of marque and reprisal)

    it's a very good thing that the tyrant is dead... his sons too.
    Although multiple assassination attempts failed, this wasn't for lack of trying.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    wow.. 3 Saddam supporters so far...

    surprising
    The idea that removing Saddam would somehow bring about the "blooming of a 1000 flowers" of democracy was pollyannish in the best fantasy, psychotically delusional in reality...............

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    wow.. 3 Saddam supporters so far...

    surprising
    Let's go ahead and get every bad guy in the world!

    There were bigger fish to fry then Saddam. Add to that our governments deception and cover ups as to the reason we went to war makes the the whole situation just a tad worse.

    But, you're use of "Saddam supporters" to anyone who said that the world was not a better place without Saddam is classic. Did Saddam deserve thousands of Americans dead, thousands and thousands of civilians dead, and trillions of dollars?

    No.
    Last edited by zstep18; 03-19-13 at 08:58 PM.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    WOW, 13 people who are not concerned that 4500 of our brave troops are dead.

    surprising
    well, that took some mental gymnastics... considering that is not the question posed in this thread.

    go back and read the poll question...

    here, I'll help you out....

    "Is the world a better place without Saddam Hussein?"

    your answer... No.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    On the anniversary of the Iraq war the question begs to be asked.
    This dude doesn't think so:

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