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Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#971091 Aug 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
i actually think Obama is more conservative than Bush was.
He's more conservative than Reagan, IMO.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#971092 Aug 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Bah, rightwingers will cling to Saddam had WMD's until the day they die, it is the last justification for invading Iraq.
Amazing that all of the loons on this thread are pushing the Saddam connection in spite of overwhelming evidence to the contrary__not to mention that it defies logic.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#971093 Aug 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Well, your basic rightwinger is going to say Iraq even though there is no proof of this. So go ahead with 'Iraq'. What's O'Reilly/Fox News telling you?
If the Orally Douchies told them that they came from the Easter Bunny, these Grumpy Old Prick loonies would swear to it...and post it each day, every day, ad nauseam.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#971094 Aug 27, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>an undated CIA report estimated that the Iraqis had improved their sarin stocks by increasing the purity of the chemical components and building binary weapons. In binary weapons, the components of the nerve agent are not combined until the weapon is ready to be used. This could make the shelf life of the weapon “irrelevant” and allow it to be stored for years before use. This means that if Iraqi stockpiles were transferred to Syria prior to 2003 they could still be lethal. Saddam had secretly moved much of his WMD material to Syria before the U.S.-led invasion under the cover of providing relief to Syrian earthquake victims. Military documents released by Wikileaks revealed the discovery of many small caches of chemical weapons by coalition forces during the occupation of Iraq. Syria was complicit in helping Saddam subvert UN sanctions on Iraq prior to the 2003 war. Congress estimated in 2004 that Syrian-Iraqi smuggling was worth more than $3 billion.
And here answers your question sonic: A second question is why Saddam did not admit to transferring the weapons when he was interrogated. Apparently Saddam did not take U.S. threats seriously and was more concerned about Iran. Transferring weapons to Syria would have prevented their discovery by UN inspectors, but would have left them available in the event of an Iranian attack. Not confessing as he faced death may have been as simple as going to his death knowing that he had the last laugh on his tormenters.
so putting aside that back in 1982, the Syrian government is believed to have employed hydrogen cyanide gas to suppress a Sunni uprising in Hama, what exactly is your point? further continuation of the Bush apology tour?

might as well give up that pipe dream. Obama is never going to screw as bad as Bush did.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#971095 Aug 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Absolutely.
well, i do see that the deficit is shrinking which is out of the realm of conservative behavior.

no one is perfect.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#971096 Aug 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>He's more conservative than Reagan, IMO.
re: see my last post.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#971097 Aug 27, 2013
TSM wrote:
Syria crisis and the wrong guy in the Oval Office!!
Easy to see your lack of simple comprehension is your Achilles’ heel. Drop out? Absent during reading and comprehension? Exposes your right wing DUH ideology. You prefer 2 Bushwhacking wars with no end in sight after a decade of economic collapse. Yeah we have your number and its num.

Yes I see a pattern; Is it conspiracy?
Capture of Osama without archaic torture tactics.{Mathematical algorithms} No invasion of Pakistan with hundreds of $Billions for the military industrialist.
Libya’s war, without one American solider dying in its entire operation and objective. Completed within months.
Obtains a water downed Health Care system for our nation in spite of the most dysfunctional congress in our nations history.
Returned economic stability in record time, from the brink of the abysses of a Great Depression. Faster than Clinton, Reagan and F.D.R.
Seeking to expand our ruined higher education of which we are no longer the “best in the world”.
I have a dream that some day our nation will discover the benefits of Universal Education. Some Western Industrious Nations have, for years, proven its necessity and its benefits that return to their industrious nation to progress.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#971098 Aug 27, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>an undated CIA report estimated that the Iraqis had improved their sarin stocks by increasing the purity of the chemical components and building binary weapons. In binary weapons, the components of the nerve agent are not combined until the weapon is ready to be used. This could make the shelf life of the weapon “irrelevant” and allow it to be stored for years before use. This means that if Iraqi stockpiles were transferred to Syria prior to 2003 they could still be lethal. Saddam had secretly moved much of his WMD material to Syria before the U.S.-led invasion under the cover of providing relief to Syrian earthquake victims. Military documents released by Wikileaks revealed the discovery of many small caches of chemical weapons by coalition forces during the occupation of Iraq. Syria was complicit in helping Saddam subvert UN sanctions on Iraq prior to the 2003 war. Congress estimated in 2004 that Syrian-Iraqi smuggling was worth more than $3 billion.
And here answers your question sonic: A second question is why Saddam did not admit to transferring the weapons when he was interrogated. Apparently Saddam did not take U.S. threats seriously and was more concerned about Iran. Transferring weapons to Syria would have prevented their discovery by UN inspectors, but would have left them available in the event of an Iranian attack. Not confessing as he faced death may have been as simple as going to his death knowing that he had the last laugh on his tormenters.
Absolute bullsht___where did you find that report? world nut daily?

LMAO

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#971099 Aug 27, 2013
TSM wrote:
Syria crisis and the wrong guy in the Oval Office!!
O'bama telling the world he is going to war--who does that? no surprise, no exit plan, no plan at all. The liberal war mongerer with the Peace prize. Let the Syrians kill the terrorists that O'bama supports.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#971100 Aug 27, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>If the Orally Douchies told them that they came from the Easter Bunny, these Grumpy Old Prick loonies would swear to it...and post it each day, every day, ad nauseam.
A mindless observation - but the view into your tormented mind was worth the read.

It's the culture...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#971101 Aug 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Amazing that all of the loons on this thread are pushing the Saddam connection in spite of overwhelming evidence to the contrary__not to mention that it defies logic.
fellow Ba’athist, who used to live next door-of course it defies liberal logic.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#971102 Aug 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Absolute bullsht___where did you find that report? world nut daily?
LMAO
CBS New York.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#971103 Aug 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Amazing that all of the loons on this thread are pushing the Saddam connection in spite of overwhelming evidence to the contrary__not to mention that it defies logic.
Nothing surprises Homer anymore.
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#971104 Aug 27, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>an undated CIA report estimated that the Iraqis had improved their sarin stocks by increasing the purity of the chemical components and building binary weapons. In binary weapons, the components of the nerve agent are not combined until the weapon is ready to be used. This could make the shelf life of the weapon “irrelevant” and allow it to be stored for years before use. This means that if Iraqi stockpiles were transferred to Syria prior to 2003 they could still be lethal. Saddam had secretly moved much of his WMD material to Syria before the U.S.-led invasion under the cover of providing relief to Syrian earthquake victims. Military documents released by Wikileaks revealed the discovery of many small caches of chemical weapons by coalition forces during the occupation of Iraq. Syria was complicit in helping Saddam subvert UN sanctions on Iraq prior to the 2003 war. Congress estimated in 2004 that Syrian-Iraqi smuggling was worth more than $3 billion.
And here answers your question sonic: A second question is why Saddam did not admit to transferring the weapons when he was interrogated. Apparently Saddam did not take U.S. threats seriously and was more concerned about Iran. Transferring weapons to Syria would have prevented their discovery by UN inspectors, but would have left them available in the event of an Iranian attack. Not confessing as he faced death may have been as simple as going to his death knowing that he had the last laugh on his tormenters.
Yea well if that were the case, the CIA under Bush was a complete joke! It's their job to track the movements of potential threats. The reason for invading Iraq was, " Saddam Hussein was a potential threat &, for you to believe that the CIA Allowed such movements, only coincides with my assumption of your ignorance! Bush said, Saddam was transporting weapons through mobile labs. Pictures from a satellite confirmed such movements, yet no weapons. Now a satellite can see that, up close &, full view, what we're they asleep while Saddam was moving his stockpile to Syria? Give me a break, you fell for the biggest hoax on the American population. Now you're stuck trying to evidence to save face, but too late.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#971105 Aug 27, 2013
For those who claim DemoKKKrats don't want to confiscate firearms:

A pair of Democratic lawmakers are proposing steep new taxes on handguns and ammunition, and tying the revenues to programs aimed at preventing gun violence.

Called the “Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act," the bill sponsored by William Pascrell, D-N.J., and Danny Davis, D-Ill., would nearly double the current 11 percent tax on handguns, while raising the levy on bullets and cartridges from 11 percent to 50 percent.

"This bill represents a major investment in the protection of our children and our communities, and reflects the long-term societal costs of gun and ammunition purchases in our country,” Pascrell said.

The lawmakers say the bill would generate $600 million per year, which would be used to fund law-enforcement and gun violence prevention.

Critics predicted defeat for the measure.

“What the anti-gun interests can’t ban, they want to tax it out of existence,” Alan Gottlieb, chairman for the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, told FoxNews.com .“It’s nothing more than confiscatory taxation.

“I doubt this bill will pass, but we will lobby against it if need be,” he added.“This is simply another shot against gun owners in this country.”

The bill would exempt all federal, state and local agencies, including police departments, from paying the tax.

The bill would also increase the transfer tax on all weapons (except antique guns) covered under the National Firearms Act (which excludes most common guns) from $200 to $500 and index to inflation and increase the transfer tax for any other weapon from $5 to $100.

The amendment will be voted upon when the House returns for the new session in the fall.

Davis, who represents a portion of Chicago which has been ravaged by gun violence in recent years, said money raised from the new taxes will go to good use.

"This legislation is a pro-active approach to reducing gun violence by using proven preventive programs which have been starved for funds until now," Davis said. "As part of a comprehensive, multidimensional strategy to reduce gun violence, this legislation closes major loopholes in tax law and lays out an equitable, long term, sustainable strategy to provide the requisite resources.”

Davis pointed proudly to the great successes in preventing gun violence in Chicago as an example of how the money would be spent.
costelo

Timisoara, Romania

#971106 Aug 27, 2013
Yep! This is the ultimate attraction!

See here - http://4c010b67.goneviral.com

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#971107 Aug 27, 2013
Big Sis hitting the bricks today.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#971108 Aug 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Absolute bullsht___where did you find that report? world nut daily?
LMAO
One Year ago Obama said al-Qaida on the run and now democRats and realtime are on the run...

It's the culture...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#971109 Aug 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
well, i do see that the deficit is shrinking which is out of the realm of conservative behavior.
no one is perfect.
As a fiscal conservative Homer appreciates shrinking deficits. Why does spending always level off and eventually go down when there is a Democratic president? Anyone?

If there were no stimulus package, which I believe was a necessary evil, there would be almost no real Obama spending, just a continuation of spending already in place and lost revenues due to the Bush Depression.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#971110 Aug 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>He's more conservative than Reagan, IMO.
Ready for the Obama war in Syria, Homie?

You DemoKKKrats always love a good war.

Meanwhile, your 401k is evaporating as the hot air escapes from the Obama-Bernanke balloon.

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