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April 7, 2017

"Remember all the WMD's everyone said Saddam had? That couldn't be found? Remember all the satellite images of truck convoys racing onto Syria? I do."

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Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 7, 2017 10:07 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Remember all the ineffective actions of past presidents regarding the Middle East? I do.

Posted by: Tripletap at April 8, 2017 4:43 AM

The WMDs in Iraq is the big untold story. They did have them and we all saw thousands of big trucks taking Saddam's WMDs to the Baqaa Valley in Syria. But at that time the meme was anti-Bush and anti-Gulf war so the compliant media wouldn't touch that story because it supported Bush. And Bush was silent as he was about most things, he just never made any effort to defend himself. The question is why the secrecy? I'm thinking that Bush made some kind of a deal with Russia and/or Germany France and Holland where he would be silent about the WMDs or the source of the WMDs in return for something. Saddam didn't build those facilities to make WMDs France, Germany and Holland did. And he didn't have the expertise so Russia provided it for a price (a lot of Russian billionaires living in Miami and on yachts in the Mediterranean got rich peddling Russian technology). But still the question is why wouldn't someone expose what happened to Saddams WMDs???

Posted by: GoneWithTheWind at April 8, 2017 8:15 AM

We do remember the WMDs going to Syria. I have to admit I was skeptical @ the gas attack, but at this point in time I won't argue with American intell. There are eyes on Syria 24/7/365. Also, probable cause points to Assad because he's done it before multiple times, and any idiot (wait, there are plenty of idiots who don't realize what I'm going to say) knows that many of the worlds's armies are pointed at their own people.
When you say, "don't use WMDs," you have to back that up. I know that's a hard concept for many.
Now, let's get this war sewn up and concluded. ISIS, go to hell. Assad, your shiite is weak. Russia, go back to your corner. Turkey, figure out who your strong man is and quit playing the field. Close the Bos straights to Russian ships. Jordan and Lebanon: GRRRRRRRRRR...

Posted by: Casey Klahn at April 8, 2017 11:42 AM

It was bullshit then and it's bullshit now.

Posted by: Bill Jones at April 8, 2017 12:20 PM

WMD's was found in Iraq and Anna Nicole married for love!

Posted by: edaddy at April 8, 2017 6:21 PM

The moment you think you got it figured ... You're wrong.

Posted by: edaddy at April 8, 2017 6:27 PM

Here's a pic that I saved of a convoy skedaddling from Iraq, back when all the arm-waving was going on about Saddam's WMDs:


Posted by: Smokey at April 10, 2017 11:47 AM

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