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savemefromdumbya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 08:08 AM
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Is everyone bored with Saddam Hussein?
and Saddam Hussein is on trial at the same time as the wrapping up of the CIA leak case. The media will continue to bombard us with Saddam.

but I think people are bored, tired and angry about the Saddam/Iraq war thing.
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StephanieMarie Donating Member (642 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 08:18 AM
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1. yes--because he had NOTHING to do with 9/11
and yet half the country still believes that he did, thanks to the repuke spin doctors.
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win_in_06 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 12:20 PM
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7. why would anyone think that?
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Burning Water Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 09:24 AM
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2. I don't know.
Seems to me that regardless of the erroneous reasons for going to war, the lies & the deceits, that Saddam was a very bad man, at least as bad as *. There can be no doubt that he is guilty of genocide, regular old murder, and a host of other crimes. And the fact that the evil Bush regime is, so far, getting away with their horrendous crimes is no reason not to cheer the fact that Saddam is facing long overdue justice.

Besides, it's tremendous human drama, however you feel about the situation. No, I think it will be awhile before people are no longer interested, whether they hope to see him hanged, or to get off scot-free and return to power in Iraq, or somewhere in between.

It's also a legitimate news story that must be covered, although that's no reason to let other legitimate news stories disappear down a black hole.
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savemefromdumbya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 04:31 PM
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8. so many other nasty dictators around the world
yet we dwell on this one?
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Burning Water Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-21-05 08:07 AM
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13. Why not?
He's the one that's been captured by his enemies, and is facing death by hanging.

What other nasty dictators should we be concentrating on, instead? And why them, particularly?
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capi888 Donating Member (819 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 09:55 AM
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3. Bet The Bush Propaganda Machine is Upset now....
as Saddam Hussein Attorneys have a delay til Nov. 28,05. They were hoping for the news media to cover his trial 24/7 so his worthless crew wouldn't get as much media time...when Fitz comes out with the indictments....This is very disapointing cuz they can't tell the people what a worthless piece of sh** Saddam is, and how wonderful that Bush attacked Iraq...Time for hard work to fiqure out what to do now...tsk tsk..
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savemefromdumbya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 04:33 PM
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9. funny if Bush and Cheny were tried at the same day as Saddam
maybe they could do the 3 in the same court (save expenses!) :sarcasm:
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joeprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:34 AM
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4. they are charging him with 1982 crimes
Hmmmmm, if we were so outraged about it, why didn't Reagan, Bush 41, or Clinton do anything about it?
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savemefromdumbya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 04:34 PM
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10. not flavor of the month
he was 'sweet Saddam' in the 1980s (rent-a-dictator)
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NinetySix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 10:35 AM
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5. I hope the SOB gets his proper comeuppance.
That said, I hope it isn't just the monster that sees the light of justice, but Dr. Frankenstein as well. The only indication that the trial is fair will be whether the US takes a black eye as well. I love my country, right or wrong, but for chrissakes, couldn't we try for right just a little more often?
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savemefromdumbya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 04:55 PM
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12. probably a 7 on the dictator scale
yes he was a butcher but there have been worse and the USA has turned a blind eye
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leesa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 12:16 PM
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6. Just a two-bit player in the murderous dictator game.
I think everyone knows his trial will be a sham. Can't have the truth about the Bush Crime Syndicate coming out, can we? A real trial would probably topple many governments who propped him up.
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Jacobin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 04:48 PM
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11. Rumsfeld makes Saddam look like a nun
Its just theatre.

I'll celebrate when both Rumsfeld and Saddam are in the dock
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