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Wednesday, October 18, 2006
 
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It's good to see that she remains OK enough to post at least occasionally. Her opinion of the horrible Iraqi casualty numbers in the Lancet study is that they are quite reasonable.

Bush's handlers on the other hand, have told him that the scientific sampling methods used to derive this number are hogwash. They use the same arguments to dispute the link between greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. I personally doubt if Bush could recognize the difference between a scientifically valid study and an invalid one, even if it ran up and bit him on the ass.

So, should we tend to believe someone who is in the middle of the carnage, or someone being fed lines inside of his bubble?
 
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“There’s a lot of money to pay for this that doesn’t have to be U.S. taxpayer money, and it starts with the assets of the Iraqi people…and on a rough recollection, the oil revenues of that country could bring between $50 and $100 billion over the course of the next two or three years…We’re dealing with a country that can really finance its own reconstruction, and relatively soon.” -Paul Wolfowitz

Cost of the War in Iraq
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