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Reader comment on item: Wasted U.S. Spending in Iraq (and Afghanistan): $53 billion and Counting
in response to reader comment: Obama as duck

Submitted by Abu Nudnik (Canada), Dec 13, 2009 at 14:56

I'm not sure of your analysis Mr. VIshvas. What if the Bush admin. understood full well what kind of shell game was going on and decided Iran was the eventual target. Placing boots on both sides of that country would have been impe

rative. and so it is today. "Taking your eye off the ball" is advice for suckers. Watch the operator. The pea isn't under any of the shells: it's in his hand. A recent revelation that the Bush team was talking Iraq from the first day "and some of them were even talking about Iran for God's sakes!" gives me a slender bit of evidence for my theory. Naturally you don't announce war plans. A hundred year war, Bush said. I see no reason not to doubt him (though I wonder if they might have learned something from the Romans in their Jewish Wars from 55 BC to 165 AD)

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