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Saddam was the 20th hijacker.
Rightly so, that's why the Iraqi people must suffer and we must reclaim our oil We're just too chicken to tell the Saudis that same fable
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So you're saying that Osama was taking orders from the House of Saud? Please tells us more about your sources, facts please, facts
Further proof of your limitation was unnecessary but most unfortunately, not unexpected.

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Saddam was the 20th hijacker.
Non sequitur.

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See post #29.

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Further proof of your limitation was unnecessary but most unfortunately, not unexpected.
Ah yes oh learned one please forgive my audacity, I was hoping to nudge you but your highness is on to me Ah the audacity, the hell with hope
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See post #29.
Nice try. No connection. Maybe it was on another thread from a month ago?

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God bear! You are so damn predictable--and disappointing! I swear to God, YOU ARE Osama bin Laden!!
Logic, facts and history really annoy you sometimes, don't they.

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Let's not forget: When we were attacked by Japan, we knew exactly who attacked us and where they lived. How does that compare w/ being attacked by a bunch of Islamic terrorists from all over the world? You're living in a world that no longer exists.
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Let's not forget that we knew that the TALABAN was working out of Afghanistan and that the hijackers were, for the most part Saudi.

So the comparison works flawlessly because the intent is to show the lack of logic associated with attacking a third country that had nothing to do with our 9/11 attack or Al Qaeda when we Shock and Awed them.

You are right, that world no longer exists. We had a President that had a brain in 1941 and knew which fight to fight.
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Was Yamamoto acting under orders from his government?

Was Al Qaeda acting under orders from KSA?

Tell us how swimmingly Bin Laden and the House of Saud have gotten along.

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Do we need to leave breadcrumbs?

The point of the posting exchange was that WE attacked IRAQ without a reason since AQ was not in Iraq at the time, the hijackers were not from Iraq and it was known that AQ worked out of Afghanistan among other favoring countries. That was in opposition to the Japanese attack on PH.

So the AQ/KSA question is without connection to the discussion [though the answer is no]. As for Bin Laden, we really don't know how swimmingly he and the House of Saud get along. They certainly get along well with many of his direct family. Do you believe you have a firm answer to that question? If so, share as no one else in the world really has a bead on it.

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Logic, facts and history really annoy you sometimes, don't they.
No. Parsing, evasion and misdirection really annoy me, all the time!

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Do we need to leave breadcrumbs?

The point of the posting exchange was that WE attacked IRAQ without a reason since AQ was not in Iraq at the time, the hijackers were not from Iraq and it was known that AQ worked out of Afghanistan among other favoring countries. That was in opposition to the Japanese attack on PH.

So the AQ/KSA question is without connection to the discussion [though the answer is no]. As for Bin Laden, we really don't know how swimmingly he and the House of Saud get along. They certainly get along well with many of his direct family. Do you believe you have a firm answer to that question? If so, share as no one else in the world really has a bead on it.
Whatever you say Osama...

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