It was such a GAS back then, why not revive it one more time????
CNN found that intervention is often weighed against political and economic costs.Ok, so maybe it was not really Green Acres.
Declassified U.S. government documents show that while Saddam Hussein was gassing Iraqi Kurds, the U.S. opposed punishing Iraq with a trade embargo because it was cultivating Iraq as an ally against Iran and as a market for U.S. farm exports.
According to Peter Galbraith, then an idealistic Senate staffer determined to stop Hussein from committing genocide, the Reagan administration "got carried away with their own propaganda. They began to believe that Saddam Hussein could be a reliable partner."
[ cf CNN: Declassified government docs show U.S. let Saddam gas Kurds for farm deal ]
But you have to admit that it is a clear and copmpelling smoking gun that we MUST have a Permenant Capital Gains Tax Cut to stop the Gay HomoZeXual Made For TV marriage movies...