Obama says al Qaeda still greatest threat to U.S.

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    I am so grateful that we finally have a President that who puts America's interests first and cares about our country.
     
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    Yes, I agree. I think Bush had his own agenda concerning the Iraq invasion. That was wrong on so many levels.
     
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    I think Bush was right to invade Iraq.

    I also think Obama's right that Al Qaeda remains the greatest threat.
     
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    Why? I'm very curious to hear why you think so. I believe it is one of the biggest mistakes that this country has ever made, and we've made lots of 'em. It was a travesty. I truly believe that this war was initiated for the monetary benefit of buscho's cronies in the private security biz at the expense of tax payers, and for no other reason. None of their "reasons" for it add up, and I do believe that they cooked intelligence. If I'm right, I do hope that one day they are made to pay for what they did to this country.
     
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    After all we did find the nukes and WMD's in Iraq didn't we? They were the reason we invaded.
     
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    And how the "reasons" for going in kept changing each time the previous excuse was de-bunked. I remember when they announced the invasion thinking, uh oh... something doesn't smell right.
     
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    In hindsight Iraq was a mistake.

    As I recall, every intelligence agency not only our CIA believed this guy had WMD's. Could we have taken the chance that it was so?? This guy gassed 5,000 Kurds with WMD's and killed thousands of his own people in every way you can imagine. He was NO great loss to anyones society. Was it worth the price we payed in the blood of our young men?? I think history will answer that one. I sure can't.
     
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    Invasion of Iraq cost us:

    4.000+ dead American soldiers and tens of thousands wounded

    hundreds of billions of US taxpayer dollars

    well over 100,000 dead Iraqi civilian men, women, and children

    loss of international prestige

    and we gained what????
     
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    With this war, we have killed far, far more Iraqi's than Saddam ever did.
     

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