Archived material Access restricted Article

Today's Front Page   View All of Wed 11/13/2002 View Tue 11/12/2002 View Mon 11/11/2002 View Sun 11/10/2002 View Sat 11/09/2002 View Fri 11/08/2002 View Thu 11/07/2002
2002-11-13 Axis of Evil
Iraq War Could Kill 500,000 People
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by Fred Pruitt 2002-11-13 01:57 pm|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [705 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 I'd be much more likely to believe a report written by demographers, statisticians, and military historians. Clinical medicine is mostly a soft science these days. Most of the doctors I know can barely manage their schedules let alone do real math. I'm all for free speech, but there oughta be a law about idiots making pronouncements about things way out of their field of expertise.
Posted by 11A5S 2002-11-13 14:10:22||   2002-11-13 14:10:22|| Front Page Top

#2 When I first read

"Iraq War Could Kill 500,000",

My reaction was "really? Can I have that in writing?"
Posted by Emperor Misha I  2002-11-13 15:14:40|| []  2002-11-13 15:14:40|| Front Page Top

#3 "really? Can I have that in writing?"

Sure just print the page, it's yours for the taking
Posted by Dorf 2002-11-13 16:38:17||   2002-11-13 16:38:17|| Front Page Top

#4 Of course, the alternative is never mentioned: unknown numbers of westerners (and primarily Americans) will be targeted in terror attacks on civilians using weapons of mass destruction? Kinda clear cut, isn't it? kill them first
Posted by Frank G  2002-11-13 17:28:50||   2002-11-13 17:28:50|| Front Page Top

#5 And sitting by doing nothing while a homocidal tyrant builds and deploys nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, will kill how many?

80% of the worlds jewish population lives within a 50 square mile zone of desert scrub within a 10 minute SCUD flight from Tikrit, how do we answer the statement "never again" if we stand by and allow what is all but certain to occur by taking the "do nothing" approach.

and what about the people in Iraq? Is it ok for people to kill their own long as the smell and the mess doesnt get on us? How can we stand by and allow what is going on in Iraq to occur? "never again" to some peoples morality seems to mean:

"As long as its not in my backyard, what do I care?"

There are consequences to action as well as inaction, the left never gets this.
Posted by Frank Martin  2002-11-13 19:29:12|| []  2002-11-13 19:29:12|| Front Page Top

08:10 Ptah
07:31 Philip Chaston
23:17 Lizard_King
22:24 Denny Wilson
19:29 Frank Martin
18:57 Tripartite
18:49 Onlooker
18:46 Anna
17:55 Frank G
17:43 Joe
17:28 Frank G
17:12 Steve White
17:03 Aracona
16:42 Mike N.
16:38 Dorf
16:27 Fred
15:14 Emperor Misha I
14:19 flash91
14:10 11A5S

Search WWW Search