The $1billon Exile

September 27, 2007

The Washington Post reports that months before the Iraq invasion there were signs that Saddam would be willing to step down in exchange for one billion dollars and information on weapons of mass destruction.

New details of the talks between the U.S. and Spain surfaced this week, when a Spanish newspaper published transcripts of a February 22, 2004 private meeting between President Bush and former Spanish Prime Minister Aznar.

According to the transcripts, Aznar was advising caution, but Bush insisted on the invasion because, he said, “I believe that I’m right. I’m at peace with myself.

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Mandela lives!

September 24, 2007

Bush comments during a press conference last week are once again receiving worldwide attention, Reuters Africa reports.

Explaining his Iraq policy he said: “Where’s Mandela? Well, Mandela is dead. Because Saddam Hussein killed all the Mandelas.”

But do not despair, Reuters reports that Mandela is indeed still alive.

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1) President Bush thanked the Austrians for their efforts in Iraq, and the Australian PM for inviting him to the OPEC summit.

 

2) Bush also released Rosh Hashanah greetings…a week early

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