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(CNN)   U.N.: Inspectors find empty warheads in Iraq   ( cnn.com) divider line
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2003-01-16 01:30:41 PM  
I didnt see that coming
 
2003-01-16 01:30:53 PM  
GWBUSH has an empty war-head.
 
2003-01-16 01:31:09 PM  
Should be obvious
 
2003-01-16 01:31:25 PM  
aaaa ha
 
2003-01-16 01:31:44 PM  
If they're empty, that doesn't prove a hell of a lot.
 
2003-01-16 01:31:59 PM  
maybe they're just doing research?
 
2003-01-16 01:32:01 PM  
Chemical warheads? What chemical warheads? Oh, you mean those chemical warheads.
 
2003-01-16 01:32:14 PM  
shiat!...beat me to the link..

GWB must be grinning from ear to ear right about now.

this is gonna be a good thread
 
2003-01-16 01:32:36 PM  
Get Jack Bauer on the phone.
 
2003-01-16 01:32:41 PM  
The article says they might have been working on an intelligence tip. Maybe they'll be uncovering a lot more stuff now that they're looking into places other than where Iraq declared they should check.
 
2003-01-16 01:32:48 PM  
--

It's only fair that we now bomb them with empty tomahawks.

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2003-01-16 01:32:59 PM  
It's cloudy in Atlanta. Can someone look out and see if the Strategic Air Command is scrambling?
 
2003-01-16 01:33:08 PM  
it depends on how empty they are - could be some kind of super vacuum weapon
 
2003-01-16 01:33:27 PM  
I don't want to rain on anyone's war-parade, but chemical warheads are useless if they don't have chemicals in them.
 
2003-01-16 01:33:28 PM  
Hmmmmm. So if they were empty, yet in "excellent condition" under a fresh dirt mound, there's a bite on the line.

This is what the war whores don't get.

Give us evidence, and we'll follow. Give us bluster and war lust, and we won't.

His neighbors should be woried, but not mainland USA.
 
Mog
2003-01-16 01:33:32 PM  
"They're not warheads... they're balloons... for a party!"
 
2003-01-16 01:33:34 PM  
[image from orthanc.univap.br too old to be available]

Accept it as what it is, don't ask questions.
 
2003-01-16 01:33:35 PM  
Doesn't empty mean that they are not a threat?
 
2003-01-16 01:33:35 PM  
Too bad W's middle initial isn't H, like his father. GHB would be too funny.
 
2003-01-16 01:33:47 PM  
making popcorn...watchin the bleeding heart liberals eat some nice delicious "crow"...yum!

Praise the lord and pass the ammunition!
 
2003-01-16 01:33:49 PM  
So, is it against the UN resolutions for Iraq to have empty warheads, or just ones loaded with chem or bio weapons?
 
2003-01-16 01:33:58 PM  
Ummm...haven't we been demanding that they "empty" their warheads for like a decade? Isn't that what we WANT to find?

Somebody clue me in.
 
2003-01-16 01:34:05 PM  
"It's clear they have violated the bans of the United Nations in terms of imports," Blix said. The imported items include missile parts, CNN's Richard Roth reported.

"Lucy, you got some splainin' to do!"
 
2003-01-16 01:34:05 PM  
`Americans find empty-headed warmonger in whitehouse'
 
2003-01-16 01:34:13 PM  
certainly puts the earlier flame war in perspective

who's batshiat?
 
2003-01-16 01:34:34 PM  
It doesn't matter. If they find weapons, the president will say he was correct all along, and we will go to war. If they don't find weapons, the president will say that Iraq is withholding information, and in doing so is creating material breaches of the agreement. Either way, get ready for war.
 
2003-01-16 01:34:42 PM  
Empty headed Arabs!
 
2003-01-16 01:34:42 PM  
According to the Iraqi news bureau the "warheads" weren't meant to deliver chemical or biological agents, rather they are intended to rain down the spirit of peace, love and unity over Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

Yeah, that's the ticket!
 
2003-01-16 01:34:50 PM  
So they still haven't found anything then?
 
2003-01-16 01:34:52 PM  
Geee - I hope this doesn't mean a war with Iraq is coming soon...
 
2003-01-16 01:35:03 PM  
The thing thats got everyone chirping is that the warheads are new and they were found in bunkers built in the late 90's.I waiting for them to claim the evil U.S. backed U.N. weapons inspectors planted them there.
 
2003-01-16 01:35:18 PM  
that means by this time tomorrow we will be in all out war with the world
 
2003-01-16 01:35:19 PM  
For the record, if I'm ever attacked with chemical warheads, I prefer the empty kind.
 
2003-01-16 01:35:47 PM  
Doesn't matter that they are empty. Just the possesion of the shell is a violation of all the UN agreements for their disarmament. Material breach, so to say.
 
2003-01-16 01:35:58 PM  
[image from christiania.org too old to be available]
 
2003-01-16 01:36:12 PM  
It's just a matter of time....

[image from ikar.sk too old to be available]
 
2003-01-16 01:36:14 PM  
three things:
1) gwb probably creamed his pants
2) excellent condition war heads mean recently purchased, ie that they violated arm bans and INTEND to use them soon
3) while they don't have deadly chemicals, they don't have new car smell in them either. they could very well be intending to fresh the whole smelly country up. via a missle.
 
2003-01-16 01:36:20 PM  
[image from brunching.com too old to be available]
 
2003-01-16 01:36:26 PM  
It says they were likely imported in the late 80's, i.e., when we FARKING SOLD them to 'em. Are we gonna go to war with a country for possessing what we gave them?
 
2003-01-16 01:36:29 PM  
Making the chemicals is usually not a problem, they can be stored any where, in anything. Its the delivery system, such as a warhead, that is the real indicator of a viable weapon system.
 
2003-01-16 01:36:33 PM  
Lostagain -

Go take an enema.

relax bro.
 
2003-01-16 01:36:34 PM  
Dang, we didn't let Iraq stall for time long enough to let them bury those.
 
2003-01-16 01:36:40 PM  
"The warheads are similar to ones imported by Iraq during the late 1980s, the spokesman said"

Hmmmm? I wonder where they were imported from???? Maybe SATAN!!!.....oh...I mean the U.S!!!!!
 
2003-01-16 01:36:43 PM  
Let's go...time for all you Eurotrash wannabe conspiracy theorists to claim proudly, "The US planted those warheads to justify military action! Hug a tree!"
 
2003-01-16 01:36:59 PM  
01-16-03 01:30:53 PM Baldactor
GWBUSH has an empty war-head.


Baldactor, that is a great line.
 
2003-01-16 01:37:02 PM  
Guess where the stinky fruit in the last article was heading to.
 
2003-01-16 01:37:06 PM  
At least CNN is going to get interesting again for a while.
 
2003-01-16 01:37:36 PM  
OMG!!! EMPTY WARHEADS!!!

Wait... OMG!!! I found an empty bottle which chemicals could go in to! War!!! WAR!!!!!
 
2003-01-16 01:37:39 PM  
Is a chemical warhead with no chemicals in it still a chemical warhead, or is it just a warhead?

Discuss.
 
2003-01-16 01:37:42 PM  
Tonyargento: Agreed - But I'd rather the UN find evidence and we go to war rather than the UN finding nothing and we go to war.
 
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