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The Chilcot Report unredacted: Tony Blair must die to pay for the sins of the many



The Chilcot Report has been mired by delay. The feel is that we are witnessing a cover-up. But do we need an inquiry to tell us that invading Iraq was wrong and based on iffy evidence? Do we need an inquiry to tell us that Tony Blair was just the head of a group who, allegedly, cooked-up reasons for what had been decided?

We know the WMDs did not exist.

We know the ‘dodgy dossier’ was cribbed from the internet. Google ‘WMD’ and present it as fact.

What are we looking for? Do we just want Blair and George Bush’s heads, to bury them and the past with it?

We should asks: why did Tony Blair and New Labour lead Britain to war in Iraq?

Well, when the question of invading Iraq was put to the elected represensatives of this country on 18 March 2003, 412 British MPs voted in favour of military intervention and only 149 voted against. Jack Straw, then the foreign secretary, says “intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy.”

We went to war becsause we wanted it. Why? Well, I’d suggest mixture of pride, greed, desperations and a policy to unite the country and for Labour to look ‘good’ and ‘ethical’.

This website says But why only him? Are you anti-Blair or anti-democratic?

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Posted: 21st, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0