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Solomon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-02-06 09:20 AM
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23. I wouldn't say it's a rosy scenario. I'm just speculating about what us
Edited on Thu Mar-02-06 09:20 AM by Solomon
americans would do if he were acquitted. Would definitely put us in a pickle. Having waxed eloquent about Iraqis right to decide for themselves what kind of government they want, as opposed to our reason for invading, "Saddam was a brutal dictator who gassed his own people".
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  -Don't Look Now But I Think Saddam Is Going To Win His Trial. Solomon  Mar-02-06 08:36 AM   #0 
  - Unfortunately for him it's a Kangaroo Kourt  MadisonProgressive   Mar-02-06 08:37 AM   #1 
  - Just FYI - all the apolitical people are I are fuming about this trial  FLDem5   Mar-02-06 08:38 AM   #2 
  - He's using the GWB defense strategery  Dr.Phool   Mar-02-06 08:39 AM   #3 
  - He has a bit of a point there  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-02-06 09:00 AM   #13 
  - They hate it because we couldn't just kill him the way we killed  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-02-06 08:49 AM   #6 
  - Just for the sake of theoretical argument, let's imagine that the Iraqi  Solomon   Mar-02-06 08:48 AM   #4 
  - Bush* claims the Power to have anyone killed at his request  Toots   Mar-02-06 09:08 AM   #18 
  - It doesn't appear that he broke Iraqi law to order the execution  ladjf   Mar-02-06 08:48 AM   #5 
  - As dictator, he DID have the authority to do what he did  SoCalDem   Mar-02-06 08:53 AM   #7 
  - But isn't this true about Bush too. As president he has authority to do  Solomon   Mar-02-06 08:56 AM   #9 
  - True..but the court system is about "legality"  SoCalDem   Mar-02-06 08:58 AM   #11 
     - I might be wrong but I thought Iraq did have a set of laws, and they did  Solomon   Mar-02-06 09:01 AM   #14 
        - Indeed - there was a veil of legality that is now the major problem  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-02-06 09:08 AM   #19 
  - But that's the point: he did not "dictate" the killings  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-02-06 09:04 AM   #16 
     - On kangaroo court...  benburch   Mar-02-06 09:11 AM   #20 
        - Indeed  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-02-06 09:33 AM   #25 
  - Let's hope not.  Caution   Mar-02-06 08:54 AM   #8 
  - you are talking about bush*,,, right  madokie   Mar-02-06 08:57 AM   #10 
  - Just asking, but was he a monster because he wanted to be or a  Solomon   Mar-02-06 08:58 AM   #12 
     - does it matter?  northzax   Mar-02-06 09:03 AM   #15 
        - Of course it matters. Ordering a death for a reason is much different  Solomon   Mar-02-06 09:13 AM   #22 
  - Why don't we just call it even, and send he and Bush to the Hague...  Robeson   Mar-02-06 09:07 AM   #17 
  - Saddam aquitted.  bmbmd   Mar-02-06 09:12 AM   #21 
  - I wouldn't say it's a rosy scenario. I'm just speculating about what us  Solomon   Mar-02-06 09:20 AM   #23 
  - Waiting for Saddam to use one of two defenses:  no_hypocrisy   Mar-02-06 09:46 AM   #26 
  - If he's acquited  NV Whino   Mar-02-06 09:23 AM   #24 
 

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