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Thursday, March 20, 2003

Megnut called my attention this

Megnut called my attention this morning to an eloquent speech by Senator Byrd from W.Virginia on the arrogance of the American power.

We flaunt our superpower status with arrogance. We treat UN Security Council members like ingrates who offend our princely dignity by lifting their heads from the carpet. Valuable alliances are split. After war has ended, the United States will have to rebuild much more than the country of Iraq. We will have to rebuild America's image around the globe.

and my favorite part..
The case this Administration tries to make to justify its fixation with war is tainted by charges of falsified documents and circumstantial evidence. We cannot convince the world of the necessity of this war for one simple reason. This is a war of choice.

You can go and read it all.


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