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Unlike Iraq, Syria decision will be fact-based

Gail Householder seems quite irritated at David Zurawik asserting that George W. Bush and Richard Cheney lied and made up Iraq mass destruction weapons ("'Phony' scandals Aug 28).

I must praise him for being correct and as smart as Secretary of State John Kerry ("U.S. makes case for Syria strike," Aug. 30). I would invite any conservative to learn facts and keep an open mind, because useless faith is currently ruining Republican states.

Democrats don't want to lie like Republicans to help military supply corporations make huge profits. They want to know the facts and do what is necessary.

Theodore Houk, Lutherville

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