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Subject:  Re: I salute the Iraqis who voted Date:  1/30/2005  9:21 PM
Author:  FoolYap Number:  677454 of 2015896

How noble of you to cheer the Iraqis who voted....yet to be against the war. You can't have it both ways.

Sure you can.

Your reply is essentially, "You're either on board 100% with Bush, or you support the terrorists." That's crap. I salute the bravery of the Iraqis, and this war is an abomination. Many Iraqis are still "miserable subjects" now, and they're for sure not out of the soup yet.

This war did not need to be. Saddam was an evil bastard, and killed many thousands. But that's not what this war was sold to America as, was it? It was about "they aided those who were behind 9/11" (lie) and "we must strike them before they strike us with nukes" (lie).

I really don't understand your point of view. There are many evil bastards in the world, and we do nothing about them. We can do nothing about most of them. America's power is not infinite. I fear that Iraq will prove that, if it hasn't already done so.

Is this a good thing? Is spending $200+ billion dollars, losing over a thousand American lives, tens of thousands of Iraqi lives, maiming tens or hundreds of thousands of Americans and Iraqis, a country whose infrastructure is in ruins, and you are optimistic about what we have done?

Tell me, please, what price you are willing to pay to see this through to the end? 10,000