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October 19th, 2007, 00:31
I'm not completely convinced that there aren't some nasty weapons under a sand dune somewhere since it's not like the "bad guys" are going to notice our tanks and jets and decide to hang a billboard pointing to the stuff to help us out. But I'm perfectly willing to admit I expect the worst from Saddam lacking any evidence to the contrary.

Originally Posted by txa1265 View Post
If we went in for a quick hit, that would be one thing - but at the cost of thousands of civilian Iraqis, 4000 US soldiers, and hundreds of billions of $$ … I just don't begin to see that a unilateral invasion based on 'probable cause' is justified.
The quick hit would be frowned upon even more than what we ended up with—that would be called political assassination of a world leader and then Dubya would be in front of a war crimes council. And it would be justified to boot, unlike the misguided calls for that sort of silliness right now.

Sorry. No pearls of wisdom in this oyster.
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