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    My garage is a "Maserati Facility."

    Now I just need to get a Maserati.
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    Are you saying/implying Saddam never used/had chemical weapons?
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    A chemical weapons facility doesn't necessarily guarantee the existence of chemical weapons.

    I'd imagine our military poked their head in there and as you know, nothing was found.
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    No.
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    i don't think anyone has ever said that, have they?
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    I am not the one who made a dismissing comment implying there were none.

    So that is why I asked the question.

    That said I have certainly hward people claim he didn't.

    Shoot richmond right here has twice implied they did not have them. Then when directly asked he contradicted his implications. At least he was honest when directly asked...
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    I think it's been widely reported that Saddam used chemical weapons against the Kurds in the 1980s, made in part with materials that the US sold him. But Reagan didn't mind because Saddam was fighting Iran.
    There's zero evidence that Saddam had anything operational when we attacked 15 years later.
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    That chemical weapons were manufactured there was never really in debate - in fact it's acknowledged that Israel had some contributions to that process.
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    yes and no river- there was what was thought to be credible intel at the time that Saddam had WMD's and would not hesitate to use them- it was wrong but we acted in good faith- just didn't work out that way and in the long run we would have been better off to have done nothing-as now we would be better off doing nothing- just does not appear that is the route we will take
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    yeah, always a good idea to actually be sure before you send a few thousand Americans off to die. you know, just makes sense.
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    I mean really, consider the lunacy of supplying Iraq with biological and chemical weapons (and nuclear technology) and then spending the next two decades killing Americans because Iraq might have biological and chemical weapons.

    Well no sh1t
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    I am not sure what more they could have done at the time-
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    Probably could have focused on the war on terror instead of chasing old demons.
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    That Iraq had weapons in the 80s and 90s has never, ever been up for debate.
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    well I was referring to rivers comment on the intel they used at that time

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