View Full Version : Mass Graves in Iraq

04-06-2004, 05:41 PM
"We've already discovered just so far the remains of 400,000 people in mass graves," said British Prime Minister Tony Blair on November 20 in London. The United Nations, the U.S. State Department, Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch (HRW) all estimate that Saddam Hussein's regime murdered hundreds of thousands of innocent people. "Human Rights Watch estimates that as many as 290,000 Iraqis have been 'disappeared' by the Iraqi government over the past two decades," said the group in a statement in May. "Many of these 'disappeared' are those whose remains are now being unearthed in mass graves all over Iraq."

As far as I'm concerned Saddam Hussein himself is a weapon of mass destruction, what else can you call someone that has killed over 400'000 of his own people?

How can anyone say this country doesn't need to be liberated?

View the whole report here.

Iraq's Mass Graves (http://www.usaid.gov/iraq/legacyofterror.html)

04-08-2004, 02:15 PM
Why have there not been any responses to this post?

Where are my liberal friends that say the war is unjustified for any reason?

04-08-2004, 08:40 PM
You will find they bite on some things and leave others alone. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif Kind of like when they start talking about W's public speaking, no sense in me trying to defend it, the man is a horrible public speaker. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif At least when un-rehearsed.


04-08-2004, 11:35 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote eg8r:</font><hr> ...the man is a horrible public speaker. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif At least when un-rehearsed.
eg8r <hr /></blockquote>

But he's better than Dan "It's a terrible thing to waste one's mind" Quayle! /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif


04-09-2004, 06:51 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote highsea:</font><hr>
But he's better than Dan "It's a terrible thing to waste one's mind" Quayle! /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

-CM <hr /></blockquote>

"I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have
was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse
with those people"

"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure."

"Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and

"Welcome to President Bush, Mrs. Bush, and my fellow astronauts."

"Mars is essentially in the same orbit... Mars is somewhat the same
distance from the Sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures
where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water,
that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe."

"What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is
being very wasteful. How true that is."
(during a fund raising event for the United Negro College Fund.
"a mind is a terrible thing to waste"...)

"The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean
in this century's history But we all lived in this century. I didn't
live in this century."

"I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and
democracy but that could change."

"One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president,
and that one word is 'to be prepared'."

"May our nation continue to be the beakon of hope to the world."
The Quayles' 1989 Christmas card. (not a beacon of literacy

"Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things."
1 1/30/88

"We don't want to go back to tomorrow, we want to go forward."

"I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments
in the future."

"The future will be better tomorrow."

"We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world."

"People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and
have a tremendous impact on history."

"I stand by all the misstatements that I've made."
statement to Sam Donaldson, 8/17/89

"We have a firm commitment to NATO. We are a part of NATO. We have a
firm commitment to Europe. We are a part of Europe."

"Public speaking is very easy."

"I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican."

"I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix."

"A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the

"When I have been asked during these last weeks who the riots and the
killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple: Who is to blame
for the riots? The rioters to blame. Who is to blame for the
killings? The killers are to blame."

"Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having
(reported in Esquire, 8/92)

"Murphy Brown is doing better than I am. At least she knows she still
has a job next year."

"We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur."

"For NASA, space is still a high priority."

"Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our

"The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan
Quayle may or may not make."

"We're all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on
the mistakes we may or may not have made."

"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the
impurities in our air and water that are doing it."

"(It's) time for the human race to enter the solar system."

04-09-2004, 06:55 AM
I could not read any further, those were pretty funny.

Those were similar to W waving to Stevie Wonder. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif


04-09-2004, 01:17 PM
My favorite is the one about breathing on Mars.

After all, the Vice President is technically the head of NASA, so he should know.

Been reading too much Edgar Rice Burroughs Dan? /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif