I used to frequent several conservative chat rooms, buliten boards, forums, etc. for the purpose of making fun of Republicans, fundamentalist Christians, surburban war hawks, etc, becasue it's fun. Occasionally very heated debates would erupt, and although I usually tried my hardest to not let the threads degenerate into flame wars they almost always would. Honest I always semi-tried not to be an asshole in the begining. But see, conservatives aren't human like the rest of us, they lack the ability to consider they are assholes.
The war and the reasons for it's cause usually was one of the subjects that would degenerate quickly, and depending on who the asshole on the other end of the line was retorts could range from the mundane "You just aren't informed" type, to the "You're a traitor and I'm going to blow your head off" pseudo threats that actually stop short of real threats becasue everyone on a BB is a chickenshit in real life.
I know that politics from three years ago is like ancient fucking history to the American public, so let me refresh all of your memories a little bit before going further. We were told we needed to go to Iraq for several reasons:
1) They were in leauge with the men who blew up the world trade center in the September 11th attacks
2) They had Weapons of Mass Destruction and could bomb one of our cities with toxic gas in less than 45 minutes
3) They were actively training more terrorists and looking to pass along these weapons to groups like Al Queda.
From the begining, me and other people a lot more important than me like journalists and United States Senators told you this was all bullshit, that the real reason we're going there was becasue of the oil, because of the money a war makes for the assholes in power, that Al Queda had virtually no presence inside Iraq and Saddam would be out of his mind to ally with them, let along give them weapons that could be used against him, etc. But as what happens when a war starts people forget things like FACTS and get too busy tying yellow ribbions around thier car anntane to listen. I was called a traitor, a whimp, a dirtbag, and I'm just some kack sitting at his home computer with no power or influence whatsoever. The real people with something to lose out there in the political sphere get chewed up like dogshit on a daily basis for even hinting that there might be some ultierior motives behind the wars. Remeber Bill Maher, that guy who's show got cancelled becasue he spoke out his personal opinion against the war? Remeber when former ambassador Joseph Wilson's wife Valerie Plame was outed as a CIA agent as payback for him telling the truth about bullshit intelligence? How many more people we don't know about have had thier lives and livelihoods runied for speaking up?
But the clincher is that the truth has a way of comming out. It turns out we were right all along. Last month the Downing Street Memo made it to the papers and finally is starting to trickle into the corporate controlled press. Yes, it's still buired in the back pages, and I think it's just a huge coincidence that it came out the same week as the fucking Micheal Jackson verdict. An internal intelligence memo from our British corhorts, the document pretty much explains "how our government did not believe Iraq was a greater threat than other nations; how intelligence was packaged to sell the case for war to both Congress and the American public; and how the Bush Administration's public assurances of "war as a last resort" were at odds with their privately stated intentions."And apparently you people out there aren't as stupid as you look, becasue as of this writing (6/19/05) Bush's approval rating hangs between 42-48%, depending on where you go. According to the Washinton Post people are getting fed up with the war as well (56% against) as well as people's trust in the government (according to ABC news.) Why am putting up polling statistics? Becasue some of you dubmasses don't beleive anything unless there's a statistic behind it.
There it is. We told you so. I told you so. Everybody who called me names now officially has thier head up thier ass. Make sure you click on that link and read the Memo for yourselves, then tell me I'm a fucking traitor. Look, it's not my fault I'm right about everything.
P.S. While I'm at it, the governent finally admitted Global Warming is real too. I told you so.
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