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View Poll Results: Which event killed more innocent people?
Bush's Iraq 31 77.50%
9-11 9 22.50%
Voters: 40. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-02-2010, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Everywhere and Nowhere
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Aux contrare my friend. There has been quite the hulabaloo over the flu this year. Do you own a television? Does a friend of yours have one? About a month ago thats all you heard about, enough hysteria to warrant the NYS senate to push an emergency measure that all healthcare workers be vaccinated. Mandatory. Period.

And the difference is we are being killed by people who hate us, people who look like us, what we smell like. And it's not a new phenomenon, they've hated us for quite a while now, look up winston churchill. He might have something to do with why people in the ME dislike westerners. And he's just a start, so people who feel that G-dub is the sole reason we are disliked are delusional and short sighted.
I was just referring to the normal seasonal flu which kills thousands year in and year out with little fanfare.
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Old 01-02-2010, 10:47 PM
 
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And by most accounts over 2 million Viet Namese were killed because JFK and LBJ wanted to beat the Soviets in a game of dominos.
And thank you for pointing this out. How many innocents were lost at the hands of deranged Americans there?
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Old 01-03-2010, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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According to the Lancet study group, Bush's Iraq War has killed hundreds of thousands of innocent men, women and children. Even assuming the government's lowly numbers (100k) in lieu of the LSG, the human toll has been an avoidable tragedy, dwarfing the worst attack on American soil ever (911.)
I wasn't about to answer that loaded poll question. this is why polls should never be trusted.
Since when was it Bush's war? If I remember right there was a vote in the congress or am I imagining things?

Nita

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Old 01-03-2010, 09:32 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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There always seems to be a die-hard 25% who keep on supporting the policies of death and destruction a la Bush style. Why is this? A vocal minority, to be sure...

And, BTW, didn't Bush promise the RW evangelicals to do something about abortion? Just another lie...but it worked.
I don't remember his saying anything about doing away with Abortion or doing something about it...In fact I know several who supported him that would not have if he had claimed he would do something about Roe versus Wade or any such thing...

Nita
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Old 01-03-2010, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Texas
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According to the Lancet study group, Bush's Iraq War has killed hundreds of thousands of innocent men, women and children. Even assuming the government's lowly numbers (100k) in lieu of the LSG, the human toll has been an avoidable tragedy, dwarfing the worst attack on American soil ever (911.)

Yeah, but just think about all the benefits America has enjoyed from all of those needless deaths.

















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Old 01-03-2010, 09:42 AM
 
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How about you inject that 70% of the deaths are "other" or "not known" which can't be attributed to America.
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Old 01-03-2010, 09:52 AM
 
Location: Texas
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How about you inject that 70% of the deaths are "other" or "not known" which can't be attributed to America.
Those were the ones who hated our freedom. They deserved to die.
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Old 01-03-2010, 10:03 AM
 
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I gotcha. 30% is > 70%. Who's more responsible for the deaths? The evil 30% or the just 70%?
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Old 01-03-2010, 03:35 PM
 
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[quote=Feel The Love;12269440]According to the Lancet study group, Bush's Iraq War has killed hundreds of thousands of innocent men, women and children. Even assuming the government's lowly numbers (100k) in lieu of the LSG, the human toll has been an avoidable tragedy, dwarfing the worst attack on American soil ever (911.)[/QUOT

Spare us the leftwing crocodile tears. How many tears did you shed for the hundreds of thousands we know (because of the mass graves) Saddam killed? Also please make a distinction between the civilian deaths caused directly by American bombing or other military action (which is quite small because our rules of engagement are designed to minimize civilian casualties) and the civilians killed by terrorists and ethnic and religious cleansing that were unleashed after Saddam was gone. After decades of mistreatment at the hands of the Sunnis the ****es had some score-settling to do.
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Old 01-03-2010, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Spare us the leftwing crocodile tears. How many tears did you shed for the hundreds of thousands we know (because of the mass graves) Saddam killed? Also please make a distinction between the civilian deaths caused directly by American bombing or other military action (which is quite small because our rules of engagement are designed to minimize civilian casualties) and the civilians killed by terrorists and ethnic and religious cleansing that were unleashed after Saddam was gone.
No, there is no distinction there to be made. WE invaded, WE removed their government, and as a direct and predictable result all hell broke loose (predictable to anyone but the child-brained president and his neocon handlers.)

The U.S. was the aggressor in Iraq, and therefore everything that flows from our criminal invasion must be charged to the U.S. moral tab.

Your hypocritical references to Saddam's war crimes is all the more despicable considering that they were abetted almost entirely by Republican administrations (Carter's diplomatic cover for the 1980 invasion of Iran being an exception, although that was hardly unpopular on the right).
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