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    Osama claimed he planned 9/11.  Well, the 19 criminals died with their murdered victims, so who's gonna gainsay them?  After the fact and the perpetrators of hijacking, murder, and massive property damage are dead, does anyone care who claims credit for such heinous acts?

    Saddam had oil beneath the sands of Iraq and Dumbya and his corporate oil buddies wanted control of it.  Dumbya claimed a connection to Osama's AQ organization.  Ludicrous, since they were from different sects and loathed each other personally.

    To dupe the American public and the rest of the world (most of whom saw straight through the lies while US Moronic Media believed every lie), Dumbya and Dickie forged a fake connection between OBL and his AQ criminal gang and Saddam (the guy who threatened to kill Dumbya's Daddy).  To support Dumbya's and Dickie's war, you had to believe there was a connection; it's why Colin Powell went before the UN and lied.

    Well, the lies and fake connections worked..., right?  Look what it got Dumbya and Dickie:  Everything they wanted as far as unconstitutional executive power and control of Iraq's oil fields, war based on false premises (and their bestest buddies in oil corporations didn't have to pay for the armies to acquire the oil well control; that's paid for by We The People because they put it on a credit card (supplemental spending bills) whose amount of debt was never calculated with the rest of the US budget and deficit)..., not to mention a bunch of illegal and unconstitutional laws passed that took away our constitutional rights and have STILL not been repealed under Obama.

    If you didn't see the original lack of connection, you believed in the Easter Bunny and the fractured fairy tales that go with it.

    I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

    by NonnyO on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 03:51:57 AM PDT

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    •  And not just them, of course: (3+ / 0-)
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      Look what it got Dumbya and Dickie
      The entire board of PNAC was represented in some way or another in the Cheney maladministration, and the invasion of Iraq was the fulfillment of a long-held dream.
      Saddam (the guy who threatened to kill Dumbya's Daddy)
      I've always thought this was a load of horse shit.  Not that he didn't do that, but that the dredging up of that story was any kind of motivating force other than to appeal to the stupider parts of the American electorate.  And by "stupider," I mean W himself.

      After all, the Boy King's advisors held HW in contempt because he didn't "finish the job" in the first Gulf war.  

      The whole thing makes me feel nauseous.

      "War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate." ~ Al Cleveland & Marvin Gaye (1970)

      by JBL55 on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 04:47:37 AM PDT

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      •  Yes - and I also get nauseous... (6+ / 0-)

        ... and feel jittery and icky.  I think it's a PTSD reaction.  I literally can.not stand to see the ugly little pit viper or hear his voice.  Really.  I start feeling shaky and jittery.

        During the 2000 prez "debates" when Dumbya said he "wouldn't do any nation building," I was watching and I knew the evil little cretin was lying through his teeth.

        I went on a rant and journaled that if he were elected he'd start a war with Iraq to "finish his daddy's war" (Dumbya's daddy issues were quite obvious), this country would go into a recession, and then the punditocracy started talking and said they thought the stupid one "won" the "debates."  That set me off worse and I journaled that I didn't see why/how anyone could vote for any man who is so obviously stupid as he is.

        Well, two out of three isn't bad for a correctness factor, I guess.  Not once have I ever considered Dumbya a legitimate president, however.  $COTU$ gave him the first term and regardless of the truth, there were too many e-voting machine irregularities in OH to make me comfortable with the results.  I think e-voting machines should be banned.  Paper ballots - with optical scanners - like what we have in MN is good.  We're a bit "notorious" for recounts in this state (a couple of local races over the years were decided on just one vote, literally, in recounts, but everyone is aware of the larger recounts), and because we've had them so often we all know the recounts are held in public places where everyone can see the process.

        Minnesotans are very patient about recounts.  We know hand-counts of paper ballots are accomplished in this state with all deliberate and careful haste, done in public and monitored, so when the FL recount started the recount I was prepared to only pay attention to news and monitor it from afar and wait until the recount was done.  I was screeching by the time of the $COTU$ decision of 12 Dec 2000.  I still believe the recount should have proceeded..., and after that election they needed to get rid of the whole thing with computer cards and hanging chads and switch to paper ballots and filling in ovals.

        As soon as I heard e-voting machines with no receipt later for the '04 election, I knew that was not going to go well.

        SO many mistakes.....  Uff da!  I just can't endure thinking about the horrors of the Bushista years..., and the ensuing continuation of the Bushista crimes now in the Obama administration is just too much to bear.  No wonder I have a high blood pressure problem....

        I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

        by NonnyO on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 08:26:42 AM PDT

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        •  My husband used to warn me about my BP ... (7+ / 0-)

          ... every time W was speechifyin' and I was yelling "F#ck you" at the teevee.

          Then came "Mission Accomplished."

          I've known Mr. L for nearly thirty years but I don't know when I've ever seen him as angry as he was that day.

          See, Mr. L is a Naval aviation vet who was attached to two different aircraft carriers during the Viet Nam war ... you know, the same war for which Cheney had "other priorities" and W was AWOL.

          The whole staging of the event sent him right around the bend, and he was screaming unspeakable things at the teevee.

          Later, after he had calmed down and I judged the time was right, I asked him about his blood pressure.  :-)

          "War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate." ~ Al Cleveland & Marvin Gaye (1970)

          by JBL55 on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 09:05:25 AM PDT

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          •  Mr. L sounds like a keeper! (3+ / 0-)
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            I lost friends I'd gone to high school with during that bloody gawdawful mess.  Small community, small town, and we lost a bunch of 'em.  Still pisses me off.

            I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

            by NonnyO on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 09:34:14 AM PDT

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