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Latest Bu$hit: US "forced into" Iraq war because of September 11 strikes

yes folks, it was because of the 9/11 attacks that the US was FORCED TO INVADE and militarily occupy the country of Iraq (which never, ever attacked the US).

go figure.

story excerpted below:
Sat Jun 18, 1:15 PM ET

WASHINGTON (AFP) -

President George W. Bush defended the war in Iraq, telling Americans the United States was forced into war because of the September 11 terror strikes.

Bush also resisted calls for him to set a timetable for the return of thousands of US troops deployed in Iraq, saying Iraqis must be able to defend their own country before US soldiers can be pulled out.

"We went to war because we were attacked, and we are at war today because there are still people out there who want to harm our country and hurt our citizens," Bush said Saturday in his weekly radio address.

homepage: homepage: http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/usiraqbushattacks

I don't know what to say about that. 19.Jun.2005 00:09

PHH

Maybe we could ask these guys.

GW is a physical and spiritual killer... 19.Jun.2005 06:42

Pravda or Consequences

He confesses to having a 'war mind'. He is the model for the decline of humanity.

offenses always bring responces of some sort 19.Jun.2005 07:08

TheTroll

"because we were attacked"

Americans have been attacked since Democraps and Republitrash started subsidizing the Zionist's bloodsoaked crusade. For decades, whore politicians have been selling out America's peace for Zionist enabler votes and campan contirbutions. For decades, whore politicians, and the people who continued to vote for them, have been watching as other Americans have been the victims of the hatreds created by America's whore politician's offenses against our Palestinian, etc, neighbors. In the year before 911, over 800 Palestinians were killed by ZIonist crusaders, over 180 before suicide bombers started fighting back. And all that time, Democraps and republitrash were reloading the ZIonist crusader's guns as fast as they could epmy the guns into Palestinians.

We were attacked because we supply ZIonist crusaders with the means to destroy our Palestinian neighbors, in the same way Messerschmitt factorues were "attacked" for supplying Nazis with the means to destroy thier neighbors. America's whore politicians got America involved in the ZIonist's bloodsoaked crusade. They have been watching for decades as thier offenses have been creating the hatreds that have been finding its way back at Americans for decades.

follow the moving goal posts... 19.Jun.2005 08:03

this thing here

we went to war in iraq because:

- because of massive quantities of WMD's.

- because of ties between saddam hussein and al qaida.

- because we must liberate iraq to create a democracy.

- because we were forced to.

- because iraq was the main base for interstellar extra-terrestrials planning to destroy the earth on george w. bush II's birthday.

- because iraq has a lot of this stuff called oil.

given all that has happened in the past three years, given the historical record now in evidence, which of the above reasons is the most plausible and the least ridiculous?

Hard to understand 19.Jun.2005 09:21

w sucks ass

its hard to believe (i know it shouldnt be) that w trots out a supposed 911 link to iraq to justify the war again. i guess americans deserve this type of crap shoved down our throats because after all, the idiot was re-elected.

New news 19.Jun.2005 11:15

Made up

It seems to me the the significance of this press release is that Bush is still repeating the some of the lies that got us into Iraq in the first place. If we let this go too long, it will become "old news" and arguably of little evidentiary value.

Even if we assume the government 911 story is true 19.Jun.2005 12:13

PHH

There's still no reason to go into Iraq.

If we really were attacked by Arabs, the best thing to do would have been to change the polices that caused the problem in the first place.

PNAC Schmeenak 20.Jun.2005 18:36

eyes closed tight

just because we said we were going to do it, doesn't mean we meant it