Support Saddam’s removal |

Support Saddam’s removal

The Union has been full of anti-war, anti-Bush letters lately, most of which make valid points. One said Saddam would use his own women and children as shields, and would publicly torture captured soldiers. No doubt true, but aren’t things like this among the very reasons he should be removed?

The problem is our government has not had any credibility since Ronald Reagan left office. To go to war we – the people and the Congress – need more evidence. If it’s there, support will follow. The United Nations – essentially a bunch of have-not nations with their hands out – is irrelevant.

Finally, if there is no war and Saddam unleashes chemical, biological or nuclear weapons, which of today’s naysayers will be the first to whine that “Bush should have done something?”

David R. Newell

Grass Valley

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