Today, after more than a million dead and several millions exiled, as the too extreme for al-Qaeda ISIL is grabbing more and more of Iraq, the question once again arises:
Why did George Bush and Tony Blair drag us into the Iraq quagmire?
They told us it was about Saddams WMD. But that was a preposterous lie. Bush even camped it up about looking for WMD under his desk. He thought it was fabulously hilarious that anyone had ever believed in Iraqi WMD.
So what was the real reason for the Iraq war?
Some say oil. But that seems dubious, since big oil lobbied hard against the Iraq invasion, fearing it would destabilize their business.
One way is by blackmailing politicians. And in Bush and Blair, they had plenty of opportunity.
As Sherman Skolnick reported years ago in Bush Bisexuality Asserted In Scorching New Book:
It relates to George W. Bushs homosexual relationship, since about puberty, with Victor Ashe, long-time Mayor of Knoxvillle. When some in Congress began inquiries in the fall of 2003, Ashe in December, 2003, gave up being Knoxville Mayor and was appointed by George W. Bush, the occupant and resident of the White House, as the U.S. Ambassador to Poland.
Another story about Bush Jr. is that his dad invaded Panama because Noriega was trying to blackmail the...