Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 10:22:14 -0600 From: John B <rotten_NOSPAM_nospam.org> Subject: Re: Million Mile Saab 900 SPG
On 27 Dec 2006 03:40:08 GMT, Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospaml.com> wrote: > > Actually, Paul, I pointed out to Bob dozens of quotes from the other > party, yet he blames Bush anyway, and refused to comment on the data I > provided (with cites of time and date, no less). I have no desire to enter into this thread, but in the interest of fairness, I must point out that the snopes.com page includes a very important disclaimer (reproduced below). Also, don't forget to read all of the context information which forms the bulk of the web page's content. John Quoted from http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/wmdquotes.asp : "However, some of the quotes are truncated, and context is provided for none of them -- several of these quotes were offered in the course of statements that clearly indicated the speaker was decidedly against unilateral military intervention in Iraq by the U.S. Moreover, several of the quotes offered antedate the four nights of airstrikes unleashed against Iraq by U.S. and British forces during Operation Desert Fox in December 1998, after which Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Gen. Henry H. Shelton (chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) announced the action had been successful in 'degrad[ing] Saddam Hussein's ability to deliver chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.' "