Say What? Archive
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March 29, 2013"The time has come to settle accounts with the U.S. imperialists in view of the prevailing situation."
– Kim Jong-un, ordering North Korean forces to be on standby to strike the U.S. mainland and U.S. bases in the Pacific
March 26, 2013"The best thing about the Earth is if you poke holes in it oil and gas come out."
– Rep. Steve Stockman
March 24, 2013"Removing Saddam Hussein from power was the right decision."-- George W. Bush"I think we did the right thing."-- Dick Cheney"No. I don't regret going to war against him."-- Condoleezza Rice"The decision to remove Saddam was right."-- Richard Perle"The world is better off without Saddam Hussein."-- Paul Wolfowitz"I have no regrets that we removed Saddam, absolutely none."-- John Bolton"
March 23, 2013"Once you got to Iraq and took it over, and took down Saddam Hussein's government, then what are you going to put in its place? If you take down the central government of Iraq you can easily end up seeing pieces of Iraq fly off. It's a quagmire if you go that far and try to take over Iraq."-- Dick Cheney, on not invading Iraq, April 15, 1994"If I had it to do over again, I'd do it in a minute."-- Dick Cheney, on invading Iraq, March 15, 2013"
March 22, 2013"My interest is to hit Saddam."-- Donald Rumsfeld, at a White House meeting five hours after the 9/11 attacks"I didn't advocate invasion. I wasn't asked."-- Donald Rumsfeld, November 20, 2005"
March 21, 2013"Kick ass! If somebody tries to stop the march to democracy, we will seek them out and kill them! Our will is being tested, but we are resolute. We have a better way. Stay strong! Stay the course! Kill them! Be confident! We are going to wipe them out! We are not blinking!"
– George W. Bush, during a White House videoconference call, April 6, 2004
March 20, 2013"Do you want to know what the foreign policy of Iraq is to the United States? (Gives the finger.) F*** the United States! That's what it is -- and that's why we're going to get him."
– George W. Bush, at a Congressional breakfast, September 2002
March 19, 2013"F*** Saddam. We're taking him out."
– George W. Bush, March 2002, a year before invasion
March 18, 2013"If they disarm."
– Fox's Roger Ailes, on the condition by which he would donate to Muslim charities
March 15, 2013"When I heard that we were first going to Iraq, some very smart people told me 'We're actually going for the oil,' and I said, 'Alright, I get that. There's nothing else. I get it.' We didn't take the oil...We should take it and pay ourselves back."
– Donald Trump