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On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

SMyles Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 3:13 PM
Panda Wrote: "I put it to everyone: Is Ryan a racist kook, or just a flaming retard? I await your votes." You should be ashamed Panda my brother. To use these comments to take a poll how many people don' t like someone else is below you. That's the old democrat in you. lol I don't know a thing about Ryans heart, but I agree with him on most issues and know he is a lot more informed and educated on the issues than I am. Telling the truth as one sees it is not racist or retarded if there is some factual basis for a particular view, no matter how much you may disagree with it.
SMyles Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 3:16 PM
I haven't learned a lot of history but I have learned ideals which to me are timeless.

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...