nmrsnr: Yeah, but 11 years ago we knew why we had to invade, and what we would get out of it. Just because it was all lies doesn't mean we didn't think we had answers.
Needlessly Complicated: Why haven't we as a country invested more in R&D for renewables? Why don't we talk more about efficiency and conservation? I find it hard to believe that anyone really prefers the alternative of spending more billions of dollars and ending more human lives in these conflicts for oil.
cryinoutloud: Who's this "we?" It seems to me that there were a lot of doubts about all those claims.
nmrsnr: It doesn't matter what you believed of those answers, that's what was the government's line, so there was no need for an article asking "why are we there and what do we hope to accomplish?" because those questions had been answered by the government. That's all I'm saying.
Lionel Mandrake: A bad answer results in more questioning.And the article is about what's going on now, not reexamining the old war or the "whys" of 2003.
cryinoutloud: It seems to me that there were a lot of doubts about all those claims.
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