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'Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war.'


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'The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.'


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'In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words.'


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'In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words.'


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'I find it disturbing that the media keeps referring to my marriage, since I got divorced in 1979. But the media never wants to let me forget.'


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'I wanted to have a political career. I thought studying political science would be the best way to achieve it.'


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'Those who suffer are not those at the top, but are the less privileged members of society.'


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'Look at what President Kennedy managed to achieve during the Cuban missile crisis. If Bush had been president in 1962, do you think he would have avoided a nuclear war?'


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'There is a question for which we will never know the answer: had the U.S. not launched the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinista government, would they have succeeded in bringing socioeconomic justice to the people of Nicaragua?'


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'The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.'


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'The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues.'


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'I have always been willing to admit when I made a mistake. I made a mistake in my understanding of the composition of the Contras, not on my opposition to the Contra war.'


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'I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua. The United States launched a covert war against another nation in violation of international law, a war that was wrong and immoral.'


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'Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war.'

 

 

 

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