We don’t need no steenkin’ facts

NEW YORK – Thousands of construction workers and firefighters packed a noontime rally at ground zero Thursday in support of the war in Iraq (news – web sites) which, to many of them, began right there on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Many speakers and participants described the war as a natural outcome of the World Trade Center attack, drawing little distinction between the terrorist group al-Qaida and Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein (news – web sites).

“The war started right here on Sept. 11, 2001,” Gov. George Pataki said.

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