Posted by fluffy at 126.96.36.199 on March 17, 2003 at 20:04:49:
In Reply to: Re: It hasn't been a week posted by cowgoesmoo on March 17, 2003 at 19:56:40:
: all i am saying is while it has been since 1991, war has only been imminent for a
matter of months, and while France and the UN obviously should have had a plan
by now, issuing a deadline of 24 hours only serves to complicate the matter.
: Bush is a good president. He united a nation, even the world, in the wake of 9-11,
and I have great respect for a man who suffered so much derision to come and act
like he did during that time. Right now, however, I just don't believe he is acting with
the common interests of the American public at heart. Of course, I'm not a U.S.
citizen, but that is exactly what is going down in the U.K. right now and I'll be
damned if it is much different across the pond, that the majority want a war rather
than want to prevent it.
: : : of course, you are completely entitled to your own opinions but so are we. I
: : I'm 18 but very aware of politics and it doesnt take a US citizen to realise that
: : maybe this war isn't called for right now. Of course, Saddam is way to canny to be
: : caught with weapons of mass destruction by the UN, but by issuing the UN and
: : France with a 24 hour deadline both Bush and Blair are being slightly too hasty,
: : even if just by a week. 24 hours is not long enough to decide on the implications
: : war on your country, neither is a week if we're honest, but it is better than a day.
: : ~~~~it's been since 1991.
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