The Republican War on Terror Contains 98.3% Bull wallpaper

The Republican War On Terror wallpaper

Remember this over the top boiler plate from Bush and administration spokesmen,

“There’s no question that Iraq was a threat to the people of the United States.”
• White House spokeswoman Claire Buchan, 8/26/03

Iraq was “the most dangerous threat of our time.”
• White House spokesman Scott McClellan, 7/17/03

“The Iraqi regime is a threat to any American. … Iraq is a threat, a real threat.”
• President Bush, 1/3/03

“There is real threat, in my judgment, a real and dangerous threat to American in Iraq in the form of Saddam Hussein.”
• President Bush, 10/28/02

We can all agree that Saddam Hussein was a reprehensible human being, but hardly the all powerful boogie man that the Bush Whitehouse and its multitude of sycophants sold him as in one of the most comprehensive product campaign of modern political advertising. Bush called Iraq the front in the “war on terror”, part of the “Axis of Evil”. Yet of 4143 total international terrorist attacks that occurred worldwide between 1991 and 2001 Iraq is thought to have been responsible 1.7%. Proof that Saddam was a thug, but hardly worthy of the title “the most dangerous threat of our time.” If the Right, as they claim are SERIOUS about fighting terrorism it would seem even a cursory look at the evidence means they have invested 4,000 American lives, over 15,000 severely wounded (52,000 returning veterans have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder), with estimates of dead Iraqis ranging from 41,000 to hundreds of thousands plus a million refugees and counting in the weakest link in the terror chain. All at a cost of approximately 50 billion dollars every three months. If military conflicts are a matter of national security, of costs versus benefits then what would have cost us if the Bushies had gone after those people responsible for the bulk of international terrorism, the 98.3% that didn’t come from Iraq.