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Iraq and Al Qaeda – Donald Rumsfeld

Look, Donald Rumsfeld is a very important person in our recent history. He is a very interesting character. As I mentioned a week or so ago, Donald Rumsfeld has always thought of himself as the smartest person in the room. The Unknown Known. We tortured people. We are not Iraq or some third world country that do these things. Torture was something that the other guys, do but not us. We have had Americans arguing that we should torture people in certain situations. I think that we are the good guys. I don’t think that we need to ever torture in

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Donald Rumsfeld – I have no time for your pettiness

While on Fox News former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said, “We have status of forces agreements probably with 100, 125 countries in the world. This administration, the White House, and the State Department, have failed to get a status of forces agreement. A trained ape could get a status of forces agreement. It doesn’t take a genius.” Donald Rumsfeld is one of those rare men who really believe that they are the smartest men in the room, no matter what room they are in. Let’s take a brief look at the failures of Donald Rumsfeld. He allowed Bin Laden to get

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Brother, can you spare $4 trillion?

I continue to be flabbergasted by the callousness of Republicans. Eric Cantor has decided that $2 billion isn’t worth worrying about. I guess if you can’t worry about $2 billion then maybe $4 trillion could get his attention, maybe. The fact that the direct and indirect costs of the war could be as much as $4 trillion is not really a revelation to me. The problem I have is that Republicans continue to insist that throughout the Bush administration these wars were not to be expensive. As a matter fact, they suggested that it would be cheap. Remember how Donald Rumsfeld

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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