President Trump: Bush’s invasion of Iraq was the single biggest mistake in US history

Courtesy of Buck Sexton and the Hill, President Donald J Trump lobs a rocket into Fort Bush

https://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/407398-trump-slams-bush-for-worst-single-mistake-in-us-history The only reason I saw this was it was mentioned in the Infowars newsletter. The limited reaction seems to be that people question the $7 trillion number that President Trump put out. They respond with – but the Pentagon says we only spent $1.5 trillion, completely missing the President’s point. President Trump is counting the economic damage and lives lost of all parties, not just government expenditures. Here is the source of the $5.6 trillion in direct US government expenditures https://watson.brown.edu/costsofwar/figures/2017/us-budgetary-costs-post-911-wars-through-fy2018-56-trillion While this analysis only talks about the expenditures after 9/11, the events of 9/11 alone were around $1 trillion. At least in part, President Trump is a 9/11 truther, which is why Alex Jones was very close to the campaign. While I don’t believe the elaborate Alex Jones conspiracy, I do believe the 9/11 attack was a direct consequence of the older Bush’s decision to liberate Kuwait in 1991. In 2000, I was making management at NASDAQ uncomfortable by pointing out that our computer center was extremely unprepared for a terrorist attack, and our backup facility plan was little more than a show for the SEC with gaping holes like assuming key people were not killed in the attack, and it was possible to fly on a commercial flight from Connecticut to Maryland carrying magnetic tapes that would be created in the facility after the truck bomb destroyed the computer center. While the events of 9/11 were staggering in their success, I apparently was less surprised than most.
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One Response to President Trump: Bush’s invasion of Iraq was the single biggest mistake in US history

  1. Parrott says:

    we’re still waisting money and lives in Afghanistan. Pakistan is no friend either.
    Yeah, I don’t think we know everything about 09/11. I wonder where Ted Kennedy was hiding on 9/11 ? Senator Feinstein was 67 years of age in 2001. She is still in the senate making a mess of things.

    side note. ‘Hawk’ was very militant Friday night. Calling out, ‘Fancy -Bear’ & Brennan.
    yeah its bad
    parrott

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