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#1 Posted on 15.12.03 0848.21
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Thus explaining why he has not been on the forefront recently. Let's hope for a speedy recovery...

Powell Has Cancer Surgery

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2003

(CBS/AP) Secretary of State Colin Powell underwent surgery Monday morning for prostate cancer, a State Department spokesman said.

Richard Boucher said the operation was being performed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington.

Boucher said Powell "will be there for several days before he returns home. He will be on a reduced schedule while he recovers from the operation."



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#2 Posted on 15.12.03 1113.41
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This explains why Baker is heading overseas. It made me curious since Powell seemed a perfectly acceptable Secretary of State. He always seemed one of the best members of the Cabinet. Speedy recovery and best wishes.
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#3 Posted on 15.12.03 1606.14
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Best wishes to Mr. Powell. No matter what the administration does, he seems like one guy that can be trusted.
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#4 Posted on 16.12.03 0148.54
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I blame Powell for our impotent foreign policy.
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#5 Posted on 16.12.03 1303.04
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Wait. Preemptive war is now impotent foreign policy?

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#6 Posted on 16.12.03 1404.20
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    Originally posted by Jaguar
    Wait. Preemptive war is now impotent foreign policy?
War s not foreign policy....
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#7 Posted on 16.12.03 1427.12
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Colin...

Prostate...

It's almost like Lou Gherig getting Lou Gherig disease. Prophetic. :D

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#8 Posted on 16.12.03 1527.01
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    Originally posted by ThreepMe
    Colin...

    Prostate...

    It's almost like Lou Gherig getting Lou Gherig disease. Prophetic. :D

    (edited by ThreepMe on 16.12.03 1227)


Or like that George Carlin routine... "Bush, Dick, and Colin. SOMEBODY got fucked in the ass!" (About Gulf War 1: The Phantom Menace.)
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