Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Database assembles U.S. warnings of Saddam threat

I found this article interesting because it shows how hard the White

House worked to get this war going, to say nothing of the methods they

employed, or the end result.  I can't help but think if they had been

so enthusiastic about a domestic agenda, if they had put this much work

into economic independence from oil, maybe some of our current financial crisis could have been averted.  If they had tackled domestic and economic issues they way they went after Saddam, who knows..

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Bush administration's warnings about prewar Iraq, from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's "mushroom cloud" to Vice President Dick Cheney's statements on weapons of mass destruction, were released on Wednesday in a searchable online database.

The Center for Public Integrity, a Washington research group highly critical of U.S. policy in Iraq, put together 935 comments uttered by eight top administration officials including President George W. Bush in the run-up to the March 2003 U.S.-led invasion.

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