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Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

Is it just a coincidence? Bush labels Iran part of "the axis of Evil" and then invades one of the other named countries, which just happens to be one with which Iran had a very long and very inconclusive war. What is the one thing that would keep the US from invading Iran, deposing the mullahs, and establishing a Western style of Democracy? Nukes. And big surprize, they're working like mad dogs to get them. Gosh, I wonder why?

Is it January 20, 2009 yet?
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

I thought they wanted to "wipe Israel off the map"?

No it isn't my 26th birthday yet.

And then there's this asshole...
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

I don't know but Bush is an absolute genius in international diplomacy.
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I don't know but Bush is an absolute genius in international diplomacy.
That comment appears to be dripping with sarcasm.
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I thought they wanted to "wipe Israel off the map"?

No it isn't my 26th birthday yet.

Think thier leader has stated this many times. Appears once again a liberal isn't listening.

If a dem gets in at 2009 stand-by for another WTC incident. Remember the previous administration had plenty of hints this was going to go down. Not to mention the embassies that got hit in Africa, our ship that got hit and what did they do? Nothing. And that is what will happen again. We will end up like Columbia with a country within a Country. And like Al Keda in Afghanistan, another society within our borders. Cause we don't want to hurt anyone, upset anyone, or heaven forbid, have someone MAD at us.

FUG 'em. Nuke 'em till they glow.

Handle it and finish it now on their turf before it comes over here.

As for Iran... once the UN moves into Afghanistan and frees up our troops, wouldn't surprise me if they are next.
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

I admittedly could be wrong about this, but the last time I checked the worst terrorist attack and most costly military action ever taken against the United States, which cost more lives even than Pearl Harbor, occurred during a Republican administration with Bush at the helm.

Remind me again how it's someone else's fault?


Is it January 9, 2009 yet?
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

That was an attack on America, not the Republican Party. Pretty sure it would have happened with any other damn party in power.

And then there's this asshole...
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I admittedly could be wrong about this, but the last time I checked the worst terrorist attack and most costly military action ever taken against the United States, which cost more lives even than Pearl Harbor, occurred during a Republican administration with Bush at the helm.

Remind me again how it's someone else's fault?



Is it January 9, 2009 yet?

First you explain how the terrorist attack was BUSH's fault.

We all await.
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

Bush responsible for nuclear proliferation in the Middle East?

Ummm...Whiskey Tango Foxtrot...over.

They aren't the first in the area, nor will they be the last...the beat was going before Dubya, and will be going after Hillary...



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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

The thing is that we are not the only country who would bomb or covertly stop in some fashion a nuclear program in Iran. Israel comes to mind rather easily. I don't think that Iraq would mind if Israel used their airspace to stop Iran either.

Since they don't yet have the bomb, it's different than say, North Korea, who probably already has it.

Did Bush make them want to do it? Probably not. Their superiority complex did.

Also, Nukes is not the only thing stopping us from going into Iran. Two unfinished wars in other Muslim countries might have something to do with it as well.
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

I think we pissed off iran with the first regim change, the iran iraq war, and then to top it off the great speakers axis of evil (gee just say crusade you ass). too bad i can't blame him, but they would have done it anyway. every country wants the best protection they can have from everyone else simple as that.

oh and the president of iran is a figure head with a big mouth. the same guy (not the big mouth) has been running the country for years. if you want to change the world change our habits for energy and the middle east would be marginalized.

Isreal can only take out targets through the air like they did when they hit iraqs nucklier program. it is way to far to hit everything iran has. iran has also spred out and baried a great deal of there program so hitting a few sites does not end the program.

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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

#1 what we are seeing is the insanity of the liberal-communist lefts mind set.

-it is not the fault of the muslim terrorists who are dedicated to the destruction of western society (who has coddeled the cancer of liberalisim)..it is the fault of our military, christians, and republicans

- when, and WHEN not if, we get hit again....the communist left will blame america (**** see above)for causing it.

#2 stiengar please do not take this as a personal attack...i dont not know you...but it seems the statements you make lead me to believe that you must become much more careful in your decision making...i'd like to think you can make good decisions...but it is the information you use and the pattern you use it in that is of concern

the media does not know the whole story and they seem to to ignore the whole story to further thier ideology....use the utmost of scrutiny in anything on TV, radio, or print...they all are telling you exactly what they want you to know...and how to think

#3 The problems in Iraq are what the media does not tell you

- the overt interference by Iran and Syria (where do you think they get the IED's from?)
- the strife in Iraq is PRODOMINATELY shia vs. sunni (payback for the saddam years)
- Muslim terrorists are 100% fully committed to WORLDWIDE sharia law ...no compromises ...no negotiations...convert or die

#4 the only things preventing these other attacks (the mass majority which have never hit the media) are the things they (commie left) hate...the military, the intelligence agencies, and republicans

#5 the left better hope we win ...if we pull out of iraq...the muslim extremists will be able to concentrate more on attacks here and the further conversion of europe (who just might be waking up)

if the terrorists win out...you think there is going to be open gay dudes holding hands walking down the street...you think you'll be able to protest...you think you'll be able to say what you want...you dont think you mom, sister or any other girl will be nothing but a clit-less burkaed piece of property...

so until the commie, whiny, soccer playing, athestic, homosexual, high and mighty left picks up a rifle and figures out THEY have the most to lose if muslims win out

they better hope and pray we win in iraq....and invade iran...and syria

because the things they hate most are all that stand in the way of them losing every non earned freedom they have
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

Iraq and Afganistan were regional rivals to Iran, so their removal as states with functioning foreign policy has helped Iran gain influence. (The US supported Iraq with armaments in the war with Iran, remember.)

The lack of planning over the post-war regime in Iraq has certainly allowed Iran to boost its influence there, so the seemingly inevitable split of Iraq into three will give Iran strong influence over one of those parts.

The US's political lack of will to substitute energy use away from oil has maintained a dependency on imported oil, of which Iran is a significant supplier with long-lasting reserves and physical location such that it can influence oil shipping in the Arabian Gulf.

Israel, a key US ally, has just fought a war with Iranian-sponsored Hezbullah.

Looking forward to the next move....
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

I will happily recant my original post if someone can prove that the Iranians were indeed constructing atomic facilities before the "axis of evil" speech. It is a third world country with no obvious regional enemies (Israel is more rhetorical and doesn't share a border, and Iraq was defanged by us) yet the Iranians are pumping tremendous resources into building a nuclear program. This seems highly out of scale to deal with potential adversaries in the region. Think about it. They did fight Hussein to a standstill during his heighday, and that was with a conventinal army. Who are they building this bomb to protect against? I think its us. Why? Because our leader named them as bad guys, and then invaded their neighbor. I have to admit, if the local bully told me he hated me and my buddy, and then kicked my buddy's a**, it would make me nervous. I would think he was coming for me next, and would want some sort of protection, like a thermonuclear missile.

Granted, we're bogged down as it is. But I doubt we're perceived that way overseas.

And if anyone (other than that bastard Muslim extremists, may they rot in hell) are responsible for the terrorist attacks of 9/11, its the guy in charge, Bush. Granted Clinton didn't do enough to deter Al Quaeda, but Bush was President, and could have bombed them all to kngdom come if he chose to, he has Executive powers that allow him to do so. To say that one party or the other is better at fighting terrorists is to ignore this one basic fact.
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Re: Is Bush responsible for Iran's nuclear ambitions?

Troll on fishie....

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