Well, when you slice and dice someone's post, it makes it much more difficult to respond. But I did pick up a few comments in an otherwise jumbled up post.
As I've tried to tell Realtime and others on here so many times they're too numerous to count, the entire civilized world considered Saddam an ally against Iran at one time. Many, many, MANY countries provided him with biological and chemical materials believing he was using them for medical research.
He was the enemy of our enemy, the lesser of the two evils, if you will, even though the world didn't see his evil side until years later. You do understand this simple reality, don't you? But maybe you don't.
You'll need your Fox Colored Glasses to see Carol's "reality". Don't have a pair, not to worry: