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The Ace of Spades - Captured

el Guapo

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Shout out to the 4th ID!
 

el Guapo

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Michele Zone said:
A tad slow, aren't you? I was given this by a friend at 3:30am my time. (But you were probably doing something silly, like sleeping <wink>.)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3317429.stm

Yeah, I watched TV for two hours before I decided to post anything.

I imagine some people in France and Russia are starting to get their cover stories together about how they weren't selling weapons or intelligence to Iraq or shilling for him in the UN. I'm guessing Saddam will rat them out.

You, know come to think of it every US democratic presidential candidate just said, "oh %^$#! Except for Sen John Kerry. He voted for the war, remember?
 

El Feo

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Enough already!

Can we get back to the fake turkey now?

;)

Seriously - WOO HOO!!!! Great news. They're gonna have a news conference with the soldiers involved in his capture shortly...
 

Dan

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Hey buddy ... can you spare a dinar or two?



PWN3D!!!!1!!

Too much I could say. It'll be interesting to see what happens with the markets on Monday. I'm also waiting for the inevitable liberal-bashing from the conservative pundits, although I can only imagine how they can spin this event in that direction.

Kudos to the troops in Iraq. A great morale booster for the troops, folks at home, and most importantly, the Iraqi people.
 

Jeff

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In the end the mighty Saddam who spent his days in palaces, was caught cowering in a hole. Not to even resist the American Pigs.

At least Hitler had the balls to kill himself.

The Frenchies and liberal looney tunes aren't too happy about this I bet.
 

el Guapo

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Old, but funny

We have defeated Saddam Hussein and Iraq. The good news is Iraq is ours, and the bad news is Iraq is ours.

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In Honor of capturing one of history's most evil dictators, here is a synopsis of some of the best Saddam Humor.

"The military said we'll be able to confirm this is Saddam with DNA testing. Apparently we have an sample of his DNA. So Monica Lewinsky is working for the CIA?" —Jay Leno

"There are reports that Saddam has been spotted in central Baghdad. Parts of him were also spotted in northern Baghdad, eastern Baghdad and western Baghdad." —Jay Leno

"Did you see the Iraqi people tear down that statue of Saddam? Hard to believe he won 100 percent of the vote in the last election. Voters are so fickle, aren’t they? One day they love you, the next day, oh boy." —Jay Leno

"It does not look good for Saddam Hussein and his sons. Yesterday we bombed the restaurant where they were eating and today I went on the Internet and they were selling pieces of Uday and Qusay on eBay." —Jay Leno

"The big debate right now is if Saddam is alive or dead. He's dead, then he's alive, then dead, then alive. It's just confusing. Today they showed videotape, and Saddam was speaking at his own funeral." —David Letterman

Saddam Hussein in his interview with Dan Rather said he would rather die than leave his country in exile. Finally, something we can agree on, he'd rather die and we'd rather kill him." —Jay Leno

"According to military analysts, an invasion of Iraq by U.S. forces could cost between $20 and $50 billion. The Pentagon announced that it would offset those costs by referring to it as the Verizon Wireless/Pizza Hut War Against Iraq." —Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update"

"Saddam Hussein has agreed to let UN weapons inspectors in Iraq. But he also said under no circumstances will Geraldo be let back in the country." —Conan O'Brien

"It's like they're the Wal-Mart of evil." —Jon Stewart, commenting on President Bush's description of Iraq as a country that "gathers the most serious dangers of our age in one place"

"More and more information coming out on Saddam Hussein. We now know that he has, like, 24 presidential palaces. Each one of these palaces of Saddam's has a dolphin pool and an amusement park. Well, if you didn't think this guy was creepy before — now he's starting to sound like Michael Jackson." —David Letterman
 

Super Amputee Cat

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Oh course, the downside to all this is that it will be a shot in the arm for Bush's approval ratings. But with almost 11 months to go before the election, he still has plenty of time to screw up and piss off voters like he has so many times before.

Hopefully by November, the capture of Saddam with be a distant, faint memory and Bush's track record on the envoronment, big business and medicare will remain in the forefront.
 

mendelman

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LOL at the photoshop pics! Those are great!

I'm with the 'Oh, crap, Bush is sure to get reelected now' camp.

But Congrats to the soldiers who captured him. Especially for this soldier from Southwest Metro Chicago

Also, this simply reinforces the stereotype that most dictators are weesles and can't fight for themselves.

Also, "We got him" Thanks for the lame soudbite Bremer;-)
 

Seabishop

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Its not often that we get to hear big news that makes everyone happy regardless of their political views (unless you're an evil dicator).

Originally posted by Jeff
At least Hitler had the balls to kill himself.

Iraqis have made comments like this in interviews. They seem to take martyrdom very seriously and really take this as a sign of his cowardice. Personally I'm glad he's still alive (in a political way) just because it prevents martyrdom, he gets to have a trial showing the Arab world what an evil leader he was, and hopefully he'll spill the beans on WMD's and other evil dictator secrets.
 

Dan

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[lefter_than_mao_leftie_who_makes_the_rest_of_us_liberals_look_bad]

"Well, at least Saddam was elected by the Iraqi people, unlike that fascist Dubya Bush! Boooo! Free Saddam! Free Tibet! Free Mumia! Free Peltier! Free the Lackawanna Six! Free the Beltway Snipers! Boooooo! No blood for oil! No blood for oil! Boooooo!"



[/lefter_than_mao_leftie_who_makes_the_rest_of_us_liberals_look_bad]
 

el Guapo

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Originally posted by Dan ...Boooo! Free Saddam! Free Tibet! Free Mumia! Free Peltier! Free the Lackawanna Six! Boooooo! No blood for oil! No blood for oil! Boooooo!...

That is the lead track on the new Indigo Girls CD "Haliburton Death Camp" if the rumor is true. I hear Sen John Kerry sings the refrain and plays lead tamborine.
 

otterpop

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The photo of captured Hussain closely resembles a local developer here. In fact when I first saw the footage of CNN I was wondering why the Army was giving this developer a dental exam.
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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How ironic is it that Saddam encouraged suicide missions with no regard for life, and even offered to pay the families of Palestinian suicide bombers, yet he did not do anything upon capture.
 

SkeLeton

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Looking at that Bum... I mean Saddam...I bet you could see "him" everywhere now!
Let's hope his 100% DNA match isn't as fake as his 100% election winnings....
 

BKM

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Arab world what an evil leader he was, and hopefully he'll spill the beans on WMD's and other evil dictator secrets.

Expropriating (a great socialist word) the "lefter than thou" hat from Dan:

We (the United States) wouldn't want ALL of the beans spilled, would we? Especially not the proponents of "realpolitic" now in power?

Lefter than thou hat now tossed in the air for the next wacko to grab :)
 

el Guapo

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Dan I couldn't see the graphic with out logging in.

Dopefests, huh? I'm guessing the authorities need to know about that fact son. I don't want to do it. I feel I owe it to you.
;)
 

Jeff

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SGB said:


I don't get how charging (was it $3.00) a gallon for guaranteed delivery of gas in a war zone is an overcharge.

What is it $2.50 in CA

The left wing Looney Tunes will never give up will they.
 

Cardinal

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Jeff said:
I don't get how charging (was it $3.00) a gallon for guaranteed delivery of gas in a war zone is an overcharge.

What is it $2.50 in CA

The left wing Looney Tunes will never give up will they.

In 1990-91, when I was in Saudi Arabia, I was purchasing gas for about 30 cents a gallon. It is a day's drive from Saudi Arabia even to northern Iraq. Shipping is not that expensive.
 

El Feo

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Cardinal said:
In 1990-91, when I was in Saudi Arabia, I was purchasing gas for about 30 cents a gallon. It is a day's drive from Saudi Arabia even to northern Iraq. Shipping is not that expensive.

That was Saudi Arabia. Not exactly a war-ravaged nation. Were there daily gas lines when you were there? Were tanker drivers being shot by insurgents? Were pipelines being sabotaged?

Halliburton. Whatever.

EDIT: Sorry for the snarkiness, Cardinal. It's not you, but man I find the whole Right Wing Death Beast Zombie Halliburton Oil Conspiracy meme fatuous and exhausting.
 
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Jeff

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SGB....

Where should I send the framed portrait of the Clintons I got you for Christmas?? ;)
 
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