Monday, November 13, 2006

Dennis Kucinich Is Absolutely Right About Iraq

"We need to have hearings on Iraq again. We need to go over again why we went there. We need to review the statements and all the errors that were made, and from that we bring the country together to take a new direction. It’s all fact-based. And then we start to heal our nation. But we cannot heal America if we continue with policies that are based on lies. We’ll never be able to bring closure to this Iraq matter unless we tell the truth about what happened. So America needs a new approach of truth and reconciliation. This isn’t a Democratic or Republican matter. This is a matter that relates to the conscience of this country. This is a matter of the heart—the heart of democracy itself. This is a matter of whether we’re going to a sober reflection about the events that have transpired since 9/11, with respect to Iraq. And until we do this, we will be trapped not only physically in Iraq, we’ll be trapped emotionally and spiritually in Iraq. We may never get out of Iraq if we don’t tell the truth."

More at Truthdig.

Thanks to This Modern World for the tip.

I agree with Kucinich completely on this. I don't know anyway to deal with any situation based on lies and have it come out good. Do you? If you don't know the truth and the facts what are you going to base any kind of response to the situation on?
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