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  1. TheOliveBranch

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    I heard on the news, this morning, an argument against the war. This man's argument was that Saddam Hussein is not an immediate threat to the US. He said that if he were a true threat, that war would be ok, but he believes that he cannot be a threat to the US because he doesn't have the power to harm us.

    What do you think?
     
  2. Keith M

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    Saddam Hussain may not be an immediate threat to the USA if we are talking aout his ability to deliver a missile to our shores. However, Hussain has proven beyond doubt that he is a liar and that he has utter contempt for human life. Hussain can be very harmful to those nations near Iraq, and thus harmful to not only the USA, but to the entire world. He should have been taken care of during the Gulf War.
     
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    Suppose we were to let Saadam do what ever he wants and he was able to control all the oil in the middle east. Are you ready to go back to horse and buggy, wash all you laundry by hand, read by candlelight, miss American idol, Sopranos, all your favorite soaps, do all your cooking over an open fire, and all these things we take for granted every day?
    WAKE UP! ITS THE OIL STUPID!!!

    We need the oil and its a darn good reason to go to war as far as I am concerned. We showed them how to get it out of the ground and we will tell them who and where to sell it.
     
  4. Charlotte Marcel

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    Maybe that's why production of cars using alternative fuel are under way. Electric cars already exist and have for some time. If we were cut off from using middle eastern fossel fuels, I'm sure that we would find a way to get along with out it.

    I thought it was funny to read your post by the way. Fossel fuels don't run television sets or washing machines...that would be electricity.
     
  5. HeDied4U

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    Ps104_33 said...

    Well then, let's get it out of our own ground, instead of being so darn dependant of foriegn oil. We could tap into just a small percentage of the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge and have all the oil we need for decades to come, while we work on alternative fuel sources.

    Oh wait, the enviromentalists won't let us do that. If they had their way, we would be back to the horse and buggy.

    Just my thoughts.

    God Bless!!!

    Adam [​IMG]
     
  6. Angie Miller

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    [​IMG] Now watch what you say about the Animals, we were put in charge of their care. They too must be protected. I am sure if it came down to it Man's selfishnes would get to that Oil no matter what the cost to Animal or any other life. [​IMG]
    Love in Christ, Angie [​IMG]
     
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    Although I believe we are to care for the rest of God's creations(animals), I do believe that man's needs are to come first. We can take the oil from Alaska in a responsable way, with the goal of obtaining the oil we need, and maintaing as much as possiable the natural habitats of those animals. I think they can both be done. But some perfer to worship the craeted and say the animals are more important then man.
     
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    Angie, I'm hurt. :D I didn't say anything about hurting the animals. I sure a way could be made to protect the enviroment and the animals while still getting to the oil.

    Just my thoughts.

    God Bless!!!

    Adam [​IMG]
     
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    It's not about oil. We can get all the oil we want from Iraq already. I am no fan of the war (see other threads), but this charge is so weak it's laughable. Desert Sotrm was, at heart, about oil. What this is about, I'm not sure.
     
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    Although Im no fan of war and "the worlds" affairs. My opinion of the news is:

    Bush wants to be re-elected.By Showing his constituants that he is a protector of their land..kinda sorta.

    By using the taxpayers money and the lives of those in the us military and the citizens of Iraq.

    this war should be called a police action.. catching the criminals in the act.
    In 911 they all died.

    Now its Iraq..because THEY have weapons of mass destruction..

    Who will be next and for what reason ?

    Will bush acheive the results that he desires from this action or will something new have to be invented..

    maybe your attention still be wondering about where 9 trillion dollars of the working peoples retirement monies Go ?

    maybe we need a few more wars to cover that little mess up ?

    thats the problem one faces when the military is used when a police action is called for..how do you catch the criminal in a crowd of 25 million ?

    Bush's answer...send em all to God and let him sort it out.

    Me2
     
  11. HeDied4U

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    Me2 posed the following question...

    After the president "gets done" with Iraq, I'm sure he'll set his sights on North Korea. Why? Because by then they will have a weapon of mass destruction, i.e., a nuclear missle.

    Just my thouhgts.

    God Bless!!!

    Adam [​IMG]
     
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    :confused: No need to be hurt. I guess you have to know me well enough to know I am an avid animal lover but NOT a radical. Such as The PETA group. I was just teasing you. Sorry! [​IMG]
    Love in Christ Angie
     
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    But some perfer to worship the craeted and say the animals are more important then man. [/QB][/QUOTE]
    That would not describe me. ;)
     
  14. Dr. Bob

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    It's about the oil? No
    It's about the animals? Now, THAT would be a reason for war. Can's hurt God's creatures!

    Okay, sarcasm aside, It's about hunting down those who attacked, financed and fomented the attack on the USA. 9.11 seems to have been forgotten.

    Taliban is a bunch of Islamic extremists. Saddam is of another sort, but same end result. As soon as Saddam could, he would make 9.11 look like a Sunday School picnic! Only a fool would ignore that. :eek:
     
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    Agreed, Dr. Bob. Oil may be a factor somewhere on the list. Americans colonizing Iraq (as has been charged by socialists & those on the left), is not a factor. Americans have NEVER throughout our history been a colonizing nation. Fighting for freedom against a tyrant who has slaughtered thousands, is a factor. I heard one former Saddam human shield who escaped state on TV the other night, that if 1/2 Iraqis would be killed in a war, they would gladly lay down their lives if it meant the other 1/2 of Iraqis could be free from the tyranny of Saddam Hussein. The fact that Saddam has WMD is the largest factor. A terrorist is a terrorist is a terrorist. And all terrorists have the same goal in mind...to destroy freedom and make slaves of us all, while driving Israel into the sea. :(

    The spirit of anti-Christ thrives. Whether it's Saddam or OBL. This same spirit has been present from the days of Nimrod. And ALL terrorists have the spirit of anti-Christ.
     
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    First, lets get one thing straight, Bush did not start this war.... He had nothing to do with 9-11... He happened to be the President that God chose to lead us during these trying time.... I resent the fact that someone would think that Bush would go to war in order for him to be reelected... That is totally nonsense... Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Hillary Clinton, now that is another story entirely.... I wouldn't put that tactic pass those people.....
     
  17. TheOliveBranch

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    A big AMEN, Grace [​IMG]
     
  18. Ernie Brazee

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    It comes to a choice. Take out Sadaam now and suffer a few caualties or leave hm in power and suffer even more casualties.


    Either way we are going to be attacked again in this country, the question is not if, but when. Attacking Iraq is going to stir up a hornets nest and the US needs to be ready to suffer numerous terriost attacks. [​IMG] :(

    I would not want to be in the president's position right now, it is a no win situation for him what ever he does. If he does nothing and we are attacked evryone will say he should have attacked Iraq, if he does attack Iraq and we are attacked he will be blamed for attacking. What would you do? :confused:

    And this guy spent all that time to get the job. He can have it!
     
  19. TheOliveBranch

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    This is what they are saying about Pres Bush #1. If Saddam was taken out the first time we went in, we wouldn't be going there again. Isn't the ability of hindsite supposed to help in decisions concerning the future? And we look at the Israelites and wonder why they fell into reproach so often over the years.
     
  20. Johnv

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    The amount of oil we get from Iraq is rather miniscule.
     

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