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originally posted by: neo96
a reply to: crazyewok
Yo if you are going to condemn those two condemn them all.
Start with Carter, then Reagan, the Bush 1, then CLinton, then Bush 2, then the current guy.
Until then I am calling this what it is: Selective outrage.
originally posted by: PlanetXisHERE
a reply to: neo96
If you don't realize the FACT that the "Patriot Act" marked a huge turning point in the fascistization of America, under your buddies Bush and Cheney, and of course also what many believe now to be the reason for letting 911 occur, there is really no point in continuing the conversation with you........if you are going to compare Cheney to Carter.........no one is going to take you seriously
originally posted by: neo96
WHAT THE HELL has the WELFARE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX done ?
The resolution cited many factors to justify the use of military force against Iraq: Iraq's noncompliance with the conditions of the 1991 ceasefire agreement, including interference with U.N. weapons inspectors. Iraq "continuing to possess and develop a significant chemical and biological weapons capability" and "actively seeking a nuclear weapons capability" posed a "threat to the national security of the United States and international peace and security in the Persian Gulf region." Iraq's "brutal repression of its civilian population." Iraq's "capability and willingness to use weapons of mass destruction against other nations and its own people". Iraq's hostility towards the United States as demonstrated by the 1993 assassination attempt on former President George H. W. Bush and firing on coalition aircraft enforcing the no-fly zones following the 1991 Gulf War. Members of al-Qaeda, an organization bearing responsibility for attacks on the United States, its citizens, and interests, including the attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, are known to be in Iraq. Iraq's "continu[ing] to aid and harbor other international terrorist organizations," including anti-United States terrorist organizations. Iraq paid bounty to families of suicide bombers. The efforts by the Congress and the President to fight terrorists, and those who aided or harbored them. The authorization by the Constitution and the Congress for the President to fight anti-United States terrorism. The governments in Turkey, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia feared Saddam and wanted him removed from power. Citing the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998, the resolution reiterated that it should be the policy of the United States to remove the Saddam Hussein regime and promote a democratic replacement. The resolution "supported" and "encouraged" diplomatic efforts by President George W. Bush to "strictly enforce through the U.N. Security Council all relevant Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq" and "obtain prompt and decisive action by the Security Council to ensure that Iraq abandons its strategy of delay, evasion, and noncompliance and promptly and strictly complies with all relevant Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq."