what about these lies??

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    "Our intelligence officials estimate that Saddam Hussein had the materials to produce as much as 500 tons of sarin, mustard and VX nerve agent.”
    State of the Union Address – 1/28/2003

    Not True

    Zero Chemical Weapons Found
    Not a drop of any chemical weapons has been found anywhere in Iraq


    “U.S. intelligence indicates that Saddam Hussein had upwards of 30,000 munitions capable of delivering chemical agents.”
    State of the Union Address – 1/28/2003

    Not True

    Zero Munitions Found
    Not a single chemical weapon’s munition has been found anywhere in Iraq


    “We have also discovered through intelligence that Iraq has a growing fleet of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles that could be used to disperse chemical or biological weapons across broad areas."
    State of the Union Address – 1/28/2003

    Not True

    Zero Aerial Vehicles Found
    Not a single aerial vehicle capable of dispersing chemical or biological weapons, has been found anywhere in Iraq


    "Evidence from intelligence sources, secret communications and statements by people now in custody reveal that Saddam Hussein aids and protects terrorists, including members of Al Qaida."
    State of the Union Address – 1/28/2003

    Not True

    Zero Al Qaeda Connection
    To date, not a shred of evidence connecting Hussein with Al Qaida or any other known terrorist organizations have been revealed. (besides certain Palestinian groups who represent no direct threat to the US)


    "Our intelligence sources tell us that he (Saddam) has attempted to purchase high-strength aluminum tubes suitable for nuclear weapons production."
    State of the Union Address – 1/28/2003

    Not True

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as well as dozens of leading scientists declared said tubes unsuitable for nuclear weapons production -- months before the war.


    "Satellite photographs reveal that Iraq is rebuilding facilities at [past nuclear] sites."
    Bush speech to the nation – 10/7/2002

    Not True

    Two months of inspections at these former Iraqi nuclear sites found zero evidence of prohibited nuclear activities there
    IAEA report to UN Security Council – 1/27/2003


    "The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa."
    State of the Union Address – 1/28/2003

    Not True

    The documents implied were known at the time by Bush to be forged and not credible.


    "We know he's been absolutely devoted to trying to acquire nuclear weapons, and we believe he has, in fact, reconstituted nuclear weapons."
    VP Dick Cheney – “Meet the Press” 3/16/2003

    Not True

    “The IAEA had found no evidence or plausible indication of the revival of a nuclear weapons program in Iraq."
    IAEA report to UN Security Council – 3/7/2003


    "We gave him a chance to allow the inspectors in, and he wouldn't let them in."
    Bush Press Conference 7/14/2003

    Not True

    UN inspectors went into Iraq to search for possible weapons violations from December 2002 into March 2003
 
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