The Local Crank

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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Sunday, February 05, 2006

Chickens Coming Home to Roost

An alert reader sent this link to a history of US aid to Saddam Hussein. Now, this is not to suggest that Saddam Hussein is the first petty, two-bit dictator we have propped up in the name of expediency (see, for example, Stalin) but it does illustrate a point: these dogs almost always come back to bite the hand that feeds.



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