Why would anyone continue to claim the iraqi war was a success?

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    Quoted directly from the Republican supported Iraqi Constitution:

    Article 2:

    First: Islam is the official religion of the State and it is a fundamental source of legislation:

    A. No law that contradicts the established provisions of Islam may be established.

    The same as in Iran - CHECK

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    Iraqi university graduation ceremony

    Women enslaved - CHECK

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    Monument to Bush - CHECK

    The only question is "What ever happened to "America Appreciation Day"?"

    Yea, how come there is no "America Appreciation Day" in Iraq if we "helped them" and gave them a "stable government".

    I know, let's ask the gays:

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    Gays systematically gunned down in Iraq

    Oops, can't ask them.

    No, let's ask the Christians:

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    The West Turns a Blind Eye to the Ethnic Cleansing of Christians in Iraq

    If you can find any. Republicans didn't bring them here. Wonder why? Too "brown"?

    I know, let's ask right wing Republicans on the USMB. Yea, let's ask them. To them, Iraq is a "stunning success".
     
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    We haven't been bombed by WMDs have we?

    Thanks George Bush
     
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    Not a lot rushing to defend it.
     
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    Lets see,

    Saddam Dead, the Bath Party gone, and like it or not a Democratically elected government in Iraq.

    You seem to be saying it was a failure because the Democratically elected government ended up being some what Islamic.

    So what, who are we to dictate to them what kind of Government they elected?

    All our major goals were achieved.

    Was it perfect, hell no, but I would not call it a Failure either.

    Worth it? in hind sight probably not, but still not a failure.
     
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    Well, the main objectives were to:

    1) Remove Saddam from power - Check
    2) Keep terrorists from being supplied with money and weapons by Saddam's government - check
    3) Allow the people to govern themseves - Check

    Not entirely sure what you think failed about it. You'll have to be more specific.
     
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    "Charles_Main" has demonstrated that he has a bright future writing revisionist speeches and history for The Tea Party!
     
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    If the death of thousands of Americans and the maiming of tens of thousands of Americans and the debt burden to our country "wasn't worth it", then it was indeed a "failure.

    We created a country that now enslaves their women. A country where people march and scream, "Death to America". A country that now has close ties to Iran. This isn't just a "failure", no, it's a "stunning disaster". Not unlike most Republican policies.
     
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    Islam has always been the official religion of Iraq. Iraq was not exactly Sweden before we invaded it.
     
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    Iraq was considered a secular country with a majority of Muslims. It was the only way Saddam could rule.

    But now, according to the constitution:

    Article 2:

    First: Islam is the official religion of the State and it is a fundamental source of legislation:

    A. No law that contradicts the established provisions of Islam may be established.
     
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    Islam is the official state religion of every country in the Middle East besides Israel, its always been. Now if you want to argue if Iraq is more religious since we invaded it thats a separate issue, but Islam has always been the official state religion of Iraq.
     

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