Surprise, surprise

Owen Byrne owen at permafrost.net
Sat Jan 10 17:55:50 PST 2004


R. A. Hettinga wrote:

>At 10:35 PM +0100 1/10/04, Dr. Robert J. Harley wrote:
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>
>>The Bush Administration began laying plans for an invasion of Iraq,
>>including the use of American troops, within days of President Bush's
>>inauguration in January of 2001 -- not eight months later after the
>>9/11 attacks as has been previously reported.
>>    
>>
>
>One should hope so.
>
>Besides the obvious need for same, given our strategic relationship with
>Mr. Hussein at the time, remember that we have contingency war plans for
>everything, including, IIRC, the invasion of Canada in the event of a war
>with the UK, which were only shelved sometime before WWII.
>
>Hell, I bet they're still valid.
>
>Bomb Canada.
>
>:-)
>
>Cheers,
>RAH
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Its probably on the agenda for soon after the next election. After all 
the people in charge seeem to like realpolitik. And the current currency 
depreciation can be seen as a important first step - having the 2 
currencies trade at par will make the Anschluss as frictionless as 
possible .

Owen




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