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Bush’s plans for mass destruction absurd

Iraq’s water supply is the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the former going almost straight through Baghdad. If, instead of bombing Baghdad, a few thousands pounds of LSD were air-dropped in the river, we might see the Republican Guard turning out with guitars and sandals. We might even see Saddam with a chest-mounted harmonica and a 12-string and possibly barefoot, as well.

It worked on my son, and it might be worth a try. And it sure beats the Bush proposal of bombing and destroying. And the town would not have to be rebuilt.

The above is not any more absurd than the Bush plan to use his weapons of mass destruction (2,000-pound bombs, nuclear bombs, chemical and bacteriological weapons, which we do have), as well as the depleted uranium ammunition that has caused so much distress in returning troops and so much cancer in Iraq as a result of the previous war. The plan to use it again is inexcusable.

And all the above does not consider the cost of rebuilding the country and its government, all for the control of its oil.

Syd M. Hall

Nevada City

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