> On Sat, 15 Mar 2003 08:52:59 -0500, "Eisboch"
> I might agree...except for the fact that I am beginning to see that
> those opposed to the war (foreign and domestic) will say or do just
> about anything THEMSELVES to discredit any US military action and the
> US in general.
Only in your head.
> Local enemies who's hate of GW border on the
> pathalogical will say anything; France & Russia who stand to lose a
> lot of world power clout, money and oil will say and do anything; and
> of course any enemy of western culture will use the events to get
> their own way. Facts become rumors, innuendo becomes truth, and in
> the end your once steadfast conclusions can't be trusted any longer.
You mean like the fabricated documents we've based our invasion of Iraq
> Fact of the matter is that we have no hard facts on what Saddam may or
> may possess. Both sides of the argument will use this to sway opinon.
> If you wait for absolute truth to reveal itself you will never do
> anything. Saddam himself has invaded and brutalized a small neighbor,
> violated UN resolutions since the early 90's, freely used torture and
> chemical weapons on his own people (I do not beleive that is in
> question) and, as far as I am concerned, has been less than forth
> coming in this most recent round of inspections.
> We should have taken a hard now-or-never stance years ago, but we
> didn't. We are now, our troops are in place, we have given Saddam
> every chance in the book and are doing more even now. This isn't
> about getting some real or imagined nuclear program, its about
> finishing what we started and letting enemies and allies know that we
> can be counted on for at least that.
What they'll know is that we can be counted upon to disregard our closest
allies and move around the world doing as we please irregardless of other
That's what's known as an EMPIRE.
Our leaders are bordering on (if not fully embracing) the creation of a
facsist state in the US.