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2nd Fundamentalist Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 1:19 PM
He was a force for good as president because he had great principles to stand on. He is modest, considerate, self-deprecating, and humorous. He was not Napoleonic as Obama is. People castigate W for going into Iraq, but they cannot say with clarity what the world would have been like today if Saddam Hussein were still alive. (I would say more terrorism and weapons of mass destruction; yes, American troops did find chemical weapons there.) W was right, people yearn to be free. Whether the common men and women can reform their religious society to allow that freedom remains to be seen.
cchuba Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 1:36 PM
Iraq .... had WMD of the quality of Germany circa world war one, and freed Iraq to have democratic elections and promptly elect a Shia majority aligned with Iran and now we are so worried about Iran's increased influence in the region that we are on the verge of war with them.

Yeah, we are nitpicking over the war with Iraq, it was only $1T, 4,500 soldier deaths, and 20,000 wounded; hardly worth mentioning.


The Mullings Director of Standards & Practices and I are heading to Dallas for the opening of the Presidential library of George W. Bush on Thursday.

I know that there will be many who, echoing the outpouring of venom in Great Britain upon the death of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, will elbow their way in front of TV cameras to be as ugly as necessary to get on the air.

I can't fix that, and I won't try.

I have known George W. Bush since I was hired to be the spokesman of his dad's PAC, the Fund for America's Future by...