In response to:

On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

Are you the person you were 20 years ago? Some grow better some grow worse. BUT! IF SH was such a bad person? Really? Rape rooms,torture chambers mass graves, chemical weapons on his own people. I notice you don't mention all the liberals who voted FOR the war. I suppose you're going to tell me that they were all too STUPID to check out information and were lied to. whimper whine.
Corbett_ Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 11:07 AM
Paulus:

AND we provided him with chemical weapons for his war with Iran. Furthermore, he asked US permission to invade Kuwait and received it. It was only after Bush I got his marching orders from Saudi Arabia that Saddam suddenly became and "enemy to the free world".
Paulus Textor Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 10:12 AM
Well, the reason Reagan didn't take out Saddam was that Saddam was our ALLY at the time (we had goaded him into attacking Iran, starting a war that killed a million people). There is a famous picture of the loathsome Rumsfeld shaking hands with Saddam in Baghdad.

Ten years ago this week, the United States led an invasion of Iraq with the explicit purpose of overthrowing Saddam Hussein. The preceding months had been filled with vehement protests against the impending war, expressed in editorials, in advertisements, and in rallies so vast that some of them made it into the Guinness Book of World Records. With so many people against the invasion, who supported it?

Well, if you were like the great majority of Americans – you did. In February and March 2003, Newsweek's polls...