Even better, you can see/hear it here!<br><br><a href="http://hsgac.senate.gov/index.cfm?Fuseaction=Hearings.Detail&HearingID=232" target="_blank">http://hsgac.senate.gov/index.cfm?Fu...&HearingID=232</a><br><br>
Click on the Webcast link and fast forward the video to 1 hour 58 minutes.
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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">"As a matter of fact, I have met Saddam Hussein exactly the same number of times as Donald Rumsfeld met him. The difference is Donald Rumsfeld met him to sell him guns and to give him maps the better to target those guns. I met him to try and bring about an end to sanctions, suffering and war, and on the second of the two occasions, I met him to try and persuade him to let Dr Hans Blix and the United Nations weapons inspectors back into the country - a rather better use of two meetings with Saddam Hussein than your own Secretary of State for Defense made of his......<br>
Have a look at the real Oil-for-Food scandal. Have a look at the 14 months you were in charge of Baghdad, the first 14 months when $8.8 billion of Iraq's wealth went missing on your watch. Have a look at Halliburton and other American corporations that stole not only Iraq's money, but the money of the American taxpayer."</td>
thanks for posting the link! speaks for itself!
Hey all, so glad to see that you guys are on top of this. Summer Lover, thanks for the link to a transcript- CoB, unfortunately I couldn't get that vid link to work for me... dunno, maybe the computer's anti-virus doesn't like stuff coming out of US gov'y websites.... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug">: <br><br>
Anyway, it's refreshing to hear someone actually tell the US congress what they really think about the war in Iraq- not many people actually have that opportunity, so I'm glad to see that Galloway made a good job of it. He's an interesting character, Galloway......<br><br>
Still a pollie! but I do think his heart is in the right place.