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Greg K Donating Member (438 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-20-08 12:28 AM
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13. The only time people are tried for war crimes is when they lose and the victor captures them.
It's a fantasy to think that anyone involved with the Iraq war will ever go to jail for it.
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  -News flash: Colin Powell will never stand trial for war crimes. Elrond Hubbard  Oct-20-08 12:02 AM   #0 
  - That was the first thing they absolved...war crimes...  bridgit   Oct-20-08 12:03 AM   #1 
  - Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz, Rice and Perle won't either.  JeffR   Oct-20-08 12:05 AM   #2 
  - They will probably never stand trial, BUT...  bvar22   Oct-20-08 09:28 AM   #25 
  - He might bend over though.  Skink   Oct-20-08 12:06 AM   #3 
  - No U.S. administration will ever be held accountable for any misdeed they do...  Solon   Oct-20-08 12:06 AM   #4 
  - Well, unless they get oral favors from an intern.  JeffR   Oct-20-08 12:07 AM   #5 
  - Bill Clinton wasn't removed from office...  Solon   Oct-20-08 12:14 AM   #8 
     - Stupid as it all was, Clinton shouldn't have lied about the affair.  Elrond Hubbard   Oct-20-08 12:19 AM   #9 
     - Fair enough.  JeffR   Oct-20-08 12:21 AM   #10 
  - And that is because of the acceptance of that standard.  Zhade   Oct-20-08 01:03 AM   #17 
  - Bush withdrew us from the world court in 2002 i think, everybody's covered.  chimpsrsmarter   Oct-20-08 12:08 AM   #6 
  - Spoilsport. If it weren't for folks getting into high dudgeon around here,  scarletwoman   Oct-20-08 12:10 AM   #7 
  - "If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all."  JeffR   Oct-20-08 12:22 AM   #11 
     - The best luck of all is to be a member of the U.S. Imperial Class.  scarletwoman   Oct-20-08 12:27 AM   #12 
        - My granddad was offered controlling interest in Coca-Cola, no lie.  JeffR   Oct-20-08 12:35 AM   #14 
           - Dust in the wind...  scarletwoman   Oct-20-08 12:41 AM   #15 
  - The only time people are tried for war crimes is when they lose and the victor captures them.  Greg K   Oct-20-08 12:28 AM   #13 
  - correct  Two Sheds   Oct-20-08 12:43 AM   #16 
  - Of course he won't. No one is going to stand trial for war crimes. nt  bowens43   Oct-20-08 05:07 AM   #18 
  - Unless Obama administration can find illegalities in Bush laws passed...?  Imagevision   Oct-20-08 05:14 AM   #19 
  - Rightly Or Wrongly, The Obama Administration Is Not Going To Investigate The Bush* Administration  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-20-08 05:17 AM   #20 
     - Not Going To Investigate The Bush* Administration? - how do you know...?  Imagevision   Oct-20-08 05:18 AM   #21 
        - When Was The Last Time An American Administration Investigated Its Predecessors?  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-20-08 05:21 AM   #22 
           - No US. administration in history has broken such serious offenses as Bushco has... so  Imagevision   Oct-20-08 05:24 AM   #23 
              - I'm not sure what the best thing to do would be.  Elrond Hubbard   Oct-20-08 05:28 PM   #26 
  - Actually after Obama is sworn in some serious questions must be answered by the previous  Imagevision   Oct-20-08 05:28 AM   #24 
     - After Obama is sworn in he will be primarily concerned with the economy and the war.  Elrond Hubbard   Oct-20-08 05:30 PM   #27 
 

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