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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    Rather like popping the cork on a bottle of champagne,it was.

    Remove the strong-armed leaders that suppress the nature of clannish people towards intercene fighting what else do people think will happen?
    Right? It's so obvious it hurts. Which means that those in charge knew and went ahead anyway. Some corporate overlord got rich off of our killing 100's of thousands.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    As if genocide, invading neighbors, violating 17 unscrs, institutionalizing rape, mass killings and intentionally starving thousands is stable. haha Like the situation could have got any more ****ed up.
    How could it have gotten worse? Turn on the news. Those are the fruits of throwing American bodies and treasure at a situation that the US helped create in the first place.

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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by Amadeus View Post
    How could it have gotten worse? Turn on the news. Those are the fruits of throwing American bodies and treasure at a situation that the US helped create in the first place.
    Saddam killed, on average, 50k Iraqis per year for 20 years. Let me know when a totalitarian dictator is committing genocide and invading neighbors left and right. Until then, Iraq is doing better and is more stable.

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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    Oh yeah, democracy and human rights with a few terrorist attacks and a handful of deaths is way worse than genocide, invasion, institutional rape and intentional starvation.
    ISIS is all about human rights,now,are they?
    "you're better off on Stormfront discussing how evil brown men are taking innocent white flowers." Infinite Chaos

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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    Rather like popping the cork on a bottle of champagne,it was.

    Remove the strong-armed leaders that suppress the nature of clannish people towards intercene fighting what else do people think will happen?
    Of course there was that little attempt to capture a massive chuck of the worlds oil supply, and thereby hold the world at his mercy, but I guess that doesn't count.

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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    As if genocide, invading neighbors, violating 17 unscrs, institutionalizing rape, mass killings and intentionally starving thousands is stable. haha Like the situation could have got any more ****ed up.
    We better start invading a lot of ****ing countries if we really care about "human rights". But then again it seems we just traded a dictator for destabilized state, and terrorism. "War on terror" more like "war to create terror"


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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    Oh yeah, democracy and human rights with a few terrorist attacks and a handful of deaths is way worse than genocide, invasion, institutional rape and intentional starvation.
    Tell that to the people being indiscriminately gunned down Iraq, an inept government unable to handle it and us gearing up for more war. Spare me your crocodile tears, you only seem to be upset with killing when its other people doing it. The 100's of thousands we've killed, including innocent civilians, in our aggregate "War on Terror" seem to mean nothing to you.

    Saddam was a known force, not random. Terrorism is random.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    We better start invading a lot of ****ing countries if we really care about "human rights". But then again it seems we just traded a dictator for destabilized state, and terrorism. "War on terror" more like "war to create terror"
    It's not about the genocide, his or ours. It's about justifying our force. It's clear from their arguments.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by Amadeus View Post
    How could it have gotten worse? Turn on the news. Those are the fruits of throwing American bodies and treasure at a situation that the US helped create in the first place.
    So let's see. Saddam developed and used WMD's. He sought to build nuclear weapons. He invaded another country with the objective to control a big portion of the worlds oil supplies, thereby leaving the world at his mercy. And the list goes on.

    Complex history, and complex situation, let's not get carried away in the rewrite of most it.

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    Re: Was the Iraq War "Worth it"

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Tell that to the people being indiscriminately gunned down Iraq, an inept government unable to handle it and us gearing up for more war. Spare me your crocodile tears, you only seem to be upset with killing when its other people doing it. The 100's of thousands we've killed, including innocent civilians, in our aggregate "War on Terror" seem to mean nothing to you.
    Demonization

    Saddam was a known force, not random. Terrorism is random.
    Guaranteed genocide is better than occasional terrorism? Nonsense.

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