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Why did Bush attack Iraq ???

by Bob / October 9, 2004 5:47 AM PDT

Now that the three reaons for attacking Iraq given by Bush have been proven false what was the reason for invading Iraq? Do you suppose that the original reason given by sceptics of the need for the attack was legitimate after all? OIL! OIL! No WMD! No legitimate fear of an attack by Saddam! He was not connected to Al Quaeda! Will one of you Fantasy Philosophers please suggest a reason so that I will not have to believe that the 1000+ lives were not lost for nothing more than a money-making scheme by greedy men. OIL!! Were not Bush and Cheney connected to the OIL industry before coming into Public Service or is their service for the public. Please give me some hope for a sane reason for an insane action.

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(NT) (NT) when you get tired of beating your dead horse post back
by Mark5019 / October 9, 2004 6:45 AM PDT
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hindsight...
by dirtyrich / October 9, 2004 10:56 AM PDT

You seem to be the exception to the 20/20 hindsight rule... yours must be about 20/500.
We had lots of reasons to go into Iraq, but your insistance leads me to believe that trying to convince you of it would not be successful.
I'm going to go explain Descartes to my dog now...

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(NT) (NT) 'I wag my tail, therefore I am'?
by Paul C / October 9, 2004 11:05 AM PDT
In reply to: hindsight...
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Re: (NT) 'I wag my tail, therefore I am'?
by Bob / October 9, 2004 2:13 PM PDT

"Beat a dead horse". "Wag my tail" and something about my vision being 20/500. These are supposed to be reasonable responses to a serious question that will make the deaths of 1000+ American soldiers seem justified and necessary?

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Re: allow me to quote you for the answer
by jonah jones / October 9, 2004 4:31 PM PDT

#Now that the three reaons for attacking Iraq given by Bush have been proven false#

i.e. there WERE three reasons...they have been proven (maybe) false AFTER the act...

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