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sintax Donating Member (891 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:09 PM
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Cost of Iraq War August 3rd- $185,077,990,676
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:14 PM
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1. It will cost 1 to 2 Billion tops. P. Wolfowitz
Just off a little.
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ProfessorGAC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:18 PM
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3. How Does Someone That Incompetent Get To Keep His Job?
Deputy Defense Sec'y? And he is off by a factor of at least 9000%? Who in the private sector could get away with being that wrong about a financial decision?
The Professor
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:22 PM
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4. Well if you are George W Bush w/ saudi money backing you ....
Edited on Wed Aug-03-05 03:26 PM by Botany
.... private sector is not a problem. He ran 3 businesses into the ground
but not before cashing out the liquidity in one before it's stock prices tumbled.

So I think he sees Wolfie as a smart guy.
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ProfessorGAC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:24 PM
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6. Nobody Smart Would Estimate ANYTHING This Poorly
My dog could have estimated those costs better. IN HIS HEAD!
The Professor
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:31 PM
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7. Who was it rummy or Wolfie that said?
"It will probably pay for itself."

My God there is a real world difference between sitting around AEI or PNAC
offices and coming up with this shit then the real costs and outcomes.

Rummy, Cheney, Kristol, Pearle, Novak, Rush, Luffa Boy, Wolfie, Condie,
and all the college repugs should be shipped over there ASAP.
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ProfessorGAC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:32 PM
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8. Right You Are!
All incompetent boobs, most born with silverspoons in their mouths.
The Professor
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sintax Donating Member (891 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:23 PM
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5. Ivy League Grad
Cornell

Not only keeps his job but keeps getting promoted.

Ruined Indonesia and now onto other parts.

Paul Wolfowitz is the epitome of a technomaniacal homicidal bureaucrat. He is a war criminal.

To the Hague!
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:34 PM
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9. I bet you that they don't let him touch the check book @
his new job. That asshole got us into this war and now he just moves on.

http://www.newamericancentury.org/iraqclintonletter.htm

funny, it is a lot different in real life then on paper.
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sintax Donating Member (891 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:44 PM
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10. Now He's Got
the World's checkbook at his disposal.

He does his job well- Colossal Bandit
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:47 PM
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11. He is a figurehead.
I bet you he talks but is not allowed anywhere near the checkbook.
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sintax Donating Member (891 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 07:29 PM
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13. Yep
Can be counted on to rubber stamp the policies of the real overlords of Empire such as Lockheed-Martin CEO, Goldman Sachs Executive Board, Oil Barons etc.

Wolfie is a silver tongued coward.
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PA Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 07:35 PM
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14. Ahhh...but he DIDN'T get to keep his job
He was PROMOTED to head of the World Bank. Hey, when you're THAT good with numbers, why confine yourself to the Pentagon budget when there's a whole world out there to be plundered!
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SteppingRazor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 03:18 PM
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2. Real Cost of the Iraq War -- 1,820 n/t
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savemefromdumbya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-03-05 05:25 PM
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12. We the taxpayers didn't have a say in this?
Since the need to invade Iraq was bogus (and everyone knew it) why wasn't there a referendum. It's our hard earned money.
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