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Theories, reality. jfclark - 15/01/2003 03:57:24 PM

well, can you honestly say this is not what GWB is planning? Do you SERIOUSLY believe that the USA is doing it for the sole purpose of.. saving the poor opressed people of Iraq?

Of course not. We're doing it because we want to secure the safety of Americans (and others--but that wouldn't matter to you, presumably). And because doing so would save the poor oppressed people of Iraq, who, in contrast to Americans, really *are* oppressed. And because doing so would serve our economic interests. There are many reasons to get rid of Hussein. Do we have to have only one?

And anyway, did you know that the U.S. Congress has (overwhelmingly) authorized Bush to use force in Iraq? Whatever you think of Bush personally, this is not some crusade just by him; most American lawmakers happen to agree with him that Saddam must go. Feel free to disagree with them, too, as long as you realize that that destroys your argument.


I seem to remember one of the arguments justifying the coup in Chile was that the election system did not show the will of the majority of the people. And that the Parliament should not have been given desicive vote. Well, the Parliament for one, are elected by the people, unlike the Supreme court who have been elected because they are best buddies with presidents (or high-up people in the party). I seem to remember there being something about grateful judges because Bush' father had appointed them...

Your memory is extremely faulty. Bush's father appointed only two Justices to the Supreme Court. One of them voted in favor of Gore. Also, not one of the Justices is, or was, a "buddy" of any President. And none of them was ever high up in any party. Maybe you should brush up a little bit on American politics.

This man does not seem to be aware of the concept of reelection and the possibility of the American people NOT to vote for him a second time.{/QUOTE}

What are you talking about? Are you suggesting that he plans to remain in office forever? That he's not actively trying to build up support for his re-election campaign? That there's some sort of plan to prevent elections in 2004? Again, you should cast off your veil of ignorance. Read some *American* newspapers; you might then acquire a clue.



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