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  •  Unless you want to hypothesize Cheney (3+ / 0-)

    traveling to Iraq and planting the WMD himself, conspiracies of this sort require minions. Loyal ones, and lots of them.

    Orders may be given, but the guy carrying those orders out is likely to be a sergeant with a squad of infantry, and he's got no reason to do it, or to keep it secret.

    In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

    by blue aardvark on Sat Apr 07, 2012 at 09:42:18 AM PDT

    •  Bush/Cheney apparently didn't have their (2+ / 0-)
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      happymisanthropy, Wee Mama

      Ollie North. Someone willing to take the heat for the action if/when it was discovered.

      "What profit a man, if he gain the world, but has to pay taxes on it?" Paul 8:36

      From the Gospel of St. Ron Paul in the Teachings and Misunderstandings of the Words of Adam Smith

      by ontheleftcoast on Sat Apr 07, 2012 at 09:53:09 AM PDT

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      •  North was a Colonel (1+ / 0-)
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        If things went well, he was going to be a general.

        In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'y a aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il y a toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

        by blue aardvark on Sat Apr 07, 2012 at 11:04:18 AM PDT

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