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User currently offline777YYC From Canada, joined May 2000, 744 posts, RR: 6
Posted (11 years 9 months ago) and read 1882 times:



Donald Rumsfeld, Saddam Hussein. December 20, 1983

[Edited 2003-04-04 22:18:35]

25 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently online4holer From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 3048 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months ago) and read 1869 times:

Rummy wipes his ass with that hand, too. What's your point?

He shook hands 20 years ago and it is significant now? Hardly.



Ghosts appear and fade away.....................
User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8508 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months ago) and read 1864 times:

At that time the Soviet Union was a far worse evil than Iraq was (or is today, even).

User currently offlineADG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1789 times:

It's like being at school isn't it .. alliances and enemies changing at will.




ADG


User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16371 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1784 times:

It's like being at school isn't it .. alliances and enemies changing at will.

What a ridiculous comment. The world has completely changed since 1980.

Anything for an anti-American comment huh ADG?




Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineADG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1781 times:

World is the same over here yyz, we're not changing alliances and allegences at the drop of a pros nickers.




ADG
(you're still flapping and i'm still waiting to see something interesting)


User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16371 posts, RR: 56
Reply 6, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1784 times:

World is the same over here yyz, we're not changing alliances and allegences at the drop of a pros nickers.

Oh yes you are. Australia's relationship with Indonesia has risen and fallen many times over the years: one year you're conducting joint military exercises, the next you're growling at each other. No different that the US' relationship with many countries.

You simply delight in anti-American nonsensical statements with no backup.



Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineNBC News1 From UK - England, joined May 2001, 324 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1777 times:

People that criticize the U.S. government for moments like the one captured in that photo, seem to ignore that this was an example of what wanted they want to prolong...diplomacy. Something that many criticize the U.S. for not doing enough of.

Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

They tried to work with Saddam for a long time, and no matter what the U.S. ever did, it is clear that Saddam is unwilling to work with and be a part of the civilized world.


User currently offlineADG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1769 times:

Oh yes you are. Australia's relationship with Indonesia has risen and fallen many times over the years: one year you're conducting joint military exercises, the next you're growling at each other. No different that the US' relationship with many countries.

Again nothing but ignorance at what goes on outside your borders. Your statement is incorrect.

You simply delight in anti-American nonsensical statements with no backup.

Actually, that's incorrect .. you interpret anti-american statements in almost everything that is written. Ignorant and arrogant .. interesting mix  Laugh out loud

Now get back to putting smart arse inaccurate and worthless comments after everything i've written, I like the attention......



ADG


User currently offlineGlenn From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1767 times:

My today food for thought

How can I get out of cooking dinner, and If I can't, what shall I have.


User currently offlineADG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1767 times:

Ah .. i'm thiking roast lamb, what do you reckon?

That way the kids can cook!





ADG


User currently offlineGlenn From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1765 times:

At that time the Soviet Union was a far worse evil than Iraq was (or is today, even).

Then why haven't we attacked Russia.

Maybe they have the means to fight back ?????????????????????????????/

Maybe they have no oil fields like Iraq

Maybe because Bush doesn't know where Russia is

Maybe Bush likes Vodka


Maybe pushing the Propaganda aside from teh cold war, Russia really doesn't matter

By Cripes, I will be in Roast Lamb. what a good choice
(The lamb that sacrificed itself for a good cause)

Maybe Russia doesn't have WMDs

Nah I think it's cause Russia would fight back


User currently offlineADG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1767 times:

maybe Glenn doesn't know how to turn bold off ...

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy




ADG


User currently offlineGlenn From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1756 times:

oops

Oh hang on, I'll make the statement I was making a Bold Statement, Does that weasle me out of it  Wink/being sarcastic


User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6346 posts, RR: 33
Reply 14, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1752 times:

What's the problem? Sadaam was "our" dictator 30 years ago. The US government tends to have no issues with sadistic dictators as long as they "belong" in our pocket. Do the countries of Vietnam, Iran, Nicaragua, Panama and the various facist leaders they've had (supported officially by US policy) ring a bell?
Please don't get me wrong, I love my country and our constitution but I feel free to rip my government a new asshole when it is deserved.

"It's not about oil." And Santa will drop down my chimney on December 24th too.



Damn, this website is getting worse daily.
User currently offlineSpaceman From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 534 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1756 times:

Ahh, it seems like young Rumsfeld made a fool out of himself making friends with the likes of Saddam.

User currently onlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29840 posts, RR: 58
Reply 16, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1752 times:

Lets see here, 1983.

3 years after the Iran Hostage crisis and they where not very popular with us.

And Iraq was thumping up on the Iranians.




OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offlineLparky From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 167 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1747 times:

That's not Rumsfield, it's one of his many body doubles... he was actually in Vegas that weekend...

User currently offlineGlenn From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1731 times:

yeah real funny that one. Of course when the US didn't like Iran, I guess they needed Iraq. But then USA wanted to sell IRAN watered down F14s once too.

User currently onlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29840 posts, RR: 58
Reply 19, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1727 times:

Glenn we did sell Iran watered down F-14's.

One may still be working.

There where a bunch of F-16's that didn't make the trip though, I think they might have ended up in Isreal but don't hold me to that.



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offlineGlenn From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1728 times:

Of course that's right, they couldn't maintain them. Memory comes back now slowly  Wink/being sarcastic

User currently offlineKLAX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1719 times:

Somebody should dig up that pic of Chriac in the Nuclear reactor with Saddam and the scientists.
I think L-188 posted it before.
-Clovis


User currently onlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29840 posts, RR: 58
Reply 22, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1714 times:

Is this the one.






OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offlineTechRep From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1710 times:



"See, now let's go get some women guys."



User currently onlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29840 posts, RR: 58
Reply 24, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1709 times:

Billy looks like he is officiating a wedding.

So did they smash a wine glass or not afterward???



OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offline777YYC From Canada, joined May 2000, 744 posts, RR: 6
Reply 25, posted (11 years 8 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1694 times:

A little more background on the pic and events after it:

From http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0802-01.htm

"In March of 1984, with the Iran-Iraq war growing more brutal by the day, Rumsfeld was back in Baghdad for meetings with then-Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz. On the day of his visit, March 24th, UPI reported from the United Nations: “Mustard gas laced with a nerve agent has been used on Iranian soldiers in the 43-month Persian Gulf War between Iran and Iraq, a team of U.N. experts has concluded... Meanwhile, in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, U.S. presidential envoy Donald Rumsfeld held talks with Foreign Minister Tarek Aziz (sic) on the Gulf war before leaving for an unspecified destination.” "



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