So it is written...

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  1. Bullypulpit
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    <b>"...whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security..."</b>
     
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    Thank you for a terrific argument for overthrowing Saddam and his regime. :)
     
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    Then it was the responsibility of Iraqi citizens to do so...Not a foreign power.
     
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    Agreed, but your logic of applying OUR Constitution talking abour OUR free people to a foreign nation as law is crazy.
     
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    Was it wrong then for the U.S. to stop Hitler? It's not our problem?
     
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    Or maybe America should still be a slave nation....
     
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    Hitler was a threat to the world, Saddam was a threat to no one but his own people. Apples and oranges boyo.
     
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    You really didn't get it...Did you?
     
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    I did.

    You missed it.

    I counter you a million times and you don't get it.

    I agree with you once and you STILL miss it.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    Right or for wrong, isn't that exactly what the US did?
     

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