Bush* and the Bike and Training Wheels...
Just too easy.
Semi-Random thoughts of a semi-random being. The Baculum is a bone found in the reproductive organ of most male, non-primate mammals. Baculum experts (put THAT on your resume!) disagree on what purpose they serve. Like baculums, I exist, but there are disagreements on my purpose.
The one that got killed last August 17, while filming outside Abu Ghraib prison??
How were the Chickenhawks supposed to know this guy was untrustworthy??
Hell, he only had ONE conviction for bank fraud. Compared to most of the people they know...
This will be a bigger political scandal than Watergate...
A bigger intelligence failure than 9/11...
A bigger stain on the Presidency than the entire blue dress.
"The Defense Intelligence Agency has concluded that a U.S.-funded arm of Ahmed Chalabi's Iraqi National Congress has been used for years by Iranian intelligence to pass disinformation to the United States and to collect highly sensitive American secrets, according to intelligence sources."
An Iranian Intelligence operation given access and influence at the highest possible levels in our government, sponsored by people at and just below Cabinet level, and WE PAID FOR IT??
Probably the work of a few Enlisted Reservists...
Has that neo-con darling Chalabi taken the entire civilized world for a ride??
The bulk of the "evidence" of Iraqi WOMD came, directly or indirectly from Chalabi and his INC. We know his stuff got traction in the U.S. primarily because he was saying (and inventing) exactly what Perle and Wolfowitz and Cheney wanted to hear.
How many other Western intelligence agencies relied primarily on what Chalabi fed them??
What was the original source of the various crude forgeries fingering Iraq??
Should the anthrax attacks be re-examined for a Chalabi angle??
Trusting this guy may end up being the most incompetent thing this Administration has done to date, which is saying a mouthful.
The list of dead from Iraq is far too large to look at in it's entirety, it's easier to see when it's broken down into digestible pieces. While perusing a State-by-State list: