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SeekingTruth Donating Member (370 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-26-04 12:05 PM
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24. "Yes, Saddam Hussein was a brutal dictator....
and in Hell he will be treated accordingly, but our war is against radical and militant Islamic fundamentalists and if you recall, Hussein has been very secular. I do not know of him ever cutting the heads off of Americans. That would be bin Laden, al Queda and the Taliban - known enemies of Hussein. And sadly, since you turned your attention to Hussein and allowed al Queda to regroup, the capture of bin Ladin will not be as effective as what it would have been if he had of been captured back in 2001 when you declared he would be captured 'dead or alive'. And this is because, your mismanaged and incompetent exursion into Iraq has created one hundred more bin Laden's and one is named Zarqawi."

On a side note, isn't it something that most Americans can't tell the difference between a brutal DICTATOR versus that of group of people who use terrorist acts to further their cause. Under the strict sense of the word "terrorist", Hussein sort of does not meet the classic definition. He was a conqueror of people, tribes and near by countries, but I can't recall him utilizing classic terrorist tactics. To me, terrorizing your countries people isn't classic terrorism. Does that make sense?

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