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    to far more information than rest of us. According to his own account, he knew at attempt to occupy an Arab country would be a disaster. He also knew, because he went to the CIA and asked beforehand, that the claims he was making at the UN were bogus. And, as a soldier and a Vietnam vet, he knew that when the war started, a lot of young Americans and innocent Iraqi civilians were going to die.

    With great power comes great responsibility. While he might not have been able to stop shrub and The Dick, he did not have to go along with them. He chose that path out of a moral cowardice that has marked his career.

    "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." -Edmund Burke

    by carolita on Mon Jul 09, 2007 at 10:03:52 AM PDT

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