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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:20 PM
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655,000! bush Has Killed More Innocent Iraqis Than Saddam Ever Hoped To!
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The latest study in the Lancet about Iraqi deaths is staggering: they calculate that 655,000 Iraqis have died since March 2003, about 500 per day since the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Critics will quibble about the methodology used in the study. The authors themselves say that the range of deaths runs from 426,369 to 793,663. I'm willing to take the low-end. So more than 426,000 Iraqis have been killed by George W. Bush's war.

I can't resist pointing out that even Saddam Hussein's worst detractors estimate that 300,000 Iraqis died during his reign. I happen to believe that that number is wildly inflated, and certainly it isn't based on any sort of research. It's just a number promoted (before the invasion in 2003) to demonize Saddam. But even if it's true, George Bush has surpassed in three bloody years what took Saddam three decades in power to accumulate.

http://robertdreyfuss.com/blog/2006/10/655000.html
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Mr_Spock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:21 PM
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1. Bush must be all pumped up at this latest report
I think success to Bush involves "he who kills the most people, wins".
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Ilsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:34 PM
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2. Dumbya has probably already received a nice
Thank You basket from Saddam.
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