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Old 05-18-2006, 12:29 PM   #61
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Re: Is America a Superpower?
Old 05-18-2006, 12:35 PM   #62
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http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/science....ap/index.html

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"It's a totally cool and extremely clever analysis," said Daniel Lieberman, a professor of biological anthropology at Harvard. "My problem is imagining what it would be like to have a bipedal hominid and a chimpanzee viewing each other as appropriate mates, not to put it too crudely."
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"It's a totally cool and extremely clever analysis," said Daniel Lieberman, a professor of biological anthropology at Harvard. "My problem is imagining what it would be like to have a bipedal hominid and a chimpanzee viewing each other as appropriate mates, not to put it too crudely."
Of course he probably also thinks that Harvard professors of biological anthropology are totally hot...
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Or, in the immortal words of David Lee Roth: "Hot for the teacher..."
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Would you support the war if we actually did steal all the oil and sell it, or whatever the other conspiracies are?
I've asked myself that question, and my answer is "probably."

What if Bush had simply leveled with us rather than coming up with the most convoluted rationalizations, disgustingly awkward and disingenuous coverups, and watered-down objectives?

What if he told us that we needed to secure strategic oil reserves, boost our economy, and give Sadam a little payback for how he treated Daddy Bush?* Oh, and by the way, it might help out the people of Iraq as a bonus, but don't count on it.

I'd still think he was a menance to society, but I'd have more respect for the guy.
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What if Bush had simply leveled with us rather than coming up with the most convoluted rationalizations, disgustingly awkward and disingenuous coverups, and watered-down objectives?
Get with the program, pal-- faith-based leadership is worthless without faithful followers!
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I think I could have gone with "We're afraid of the iranians overrunning the country if and when saddam falters, and it'd be nice to have that iraqi oil flowing again and we cant do that without a regime change".
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