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KennedyGuy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 04:56 PM
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Cheney was against the Iraq war before he was for it
politicalwire.com has unearthed an interview with VP Cheney where he says that invading Iraq and toppling Saddam wouldn't be worth it.
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jean Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 04:58 PM
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1. The penultimate Flip Flop. Talking heads? Anyone???
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NoBorders Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 04:58 PM
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2. Refers to first Gulf War
Said taking out saddam was not worth many american lives - he was defending decision not to go to badhad in campaign speech.

What's the difference between then and now? Can anyone say 'Halliburton' and 'war profits'? He wasn't head of Halliburton back then. Ed Shulz has this on his show.
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shockingelk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 04:59 PM
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3. Bush I & Scowcroft say the same thing
In their book "a world transformed".
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cheezus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 04:59 PM
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4. um... ten years ago
a lot has changed

sorry, this doesn't seem like anything that has legs
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sonicx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 05:03 PM
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6. yeah, they will say...
9/11 changed everything. :eyes:
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KennedyGuy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 05:04 PM
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7. Ummm...Vietnam was 30 years ago..
that hasn't stopped them from using it successfully.
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farmbo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 05:03 PM
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5. There's our answer to:"You didn't vote for the 1991 Gulf War Resolution.
Edited on Wed Sep-29-04 05:04 PM by farmbo
...that makes you a Hippie Pacifist."
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baby_bear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-29-04 05:10 PM
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8. full coverage at another du link
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