Archive for February, 2007

In the WaPo today (via the AP):   As for U.S. allies, most believe more weapons inspections are necessary before any resort to force in Iraq, although French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin, speaking after Powell’s presentation of declassified intelligence, left open the use of force as an option. He also called for more inspections […]

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The level of sheer willful blindness displayed in the Security Council makes me wonder if the corridors of the UN building are padded so as to alleviate any serious injury from constantly running into walls and tumbling down stairs, which seems as if it would have to be the inevitable result of the stance that […]

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In the Talking Points section of the BBC, they ask the question: “Is there enough evidence for war on Iraq?” A red-blooded American response:   Yes, Colin Powell did a bang up job of showing us that Saddam is not a nice guy. But it was nothing we didn’t know before. I echo other sentiments […]

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Right on cue, the always well-thought-out opinions of the undermedicated denziens of the Democratic Underground bravely stepped up to the plate to give a voice to those commonly ignored segments of our society: the insane and the retarded.   Colon Bowell as Von Ribbentrop ..when of course they were sitting ducks for the Blitzkreig.  Bowell […]

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Bill Quick isn’t impressed with the Powell speech and has some typically glass-half-empty views about what the media has had to say about it thus far. Bill, for the last several months, could always be counted on to provide the pessimistic view of things regarding the WOT, and I generally think he provides a valuable […]

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I was also struck by how forceful and unambiguous he sounded in pressing the need for going after Hussein now! And it leaves me curious as to how much of his anti-war, pro-UN rhetoric of the past was a ruse to set up the rhetorical impact of the trusted US dove morphing into a blazing […]

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Via the Angry Clam, we get the story at the bottom of this page, about a row between pro and anti-Bush protesters at a speech by the president in Michigan .   Meanwhile, outside an estimated 500 pro- and anti-Bush demonstrators clashed in a savage snowball fight .  “There was about 10 inches on the […]

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