A look at the Toronto Blue Jays as they prepare for the 2013 baseball season.
Blue Falcon: “In Iraq, there are many undesirable opposition elements -- a Communist faction, Sunni fundamentalists, and radical Sh'ia -- all with presumably some support around the country and in some institutions. Organizing the democratic opposition groups that we favor into a real political-military force is essential to preempt these groups, avoid a political vacuum, and avoid a chaotic post-Saddam free-for-all.” -- Donald Rumsfeld, declassified memorandum, July 2002 (Rumsfeld lays out his plan for fostering democracy in Iraq after ousting Hussein. If Iraq -- with its size, capabilities, resources and its history -- is able to move to the path of representative democracy, however bumpy the road, then the impact in the region and the world could be dramatic. Iraq could conceivably become a model -- proof that a moderate Muslim state can succeed in the battle against extremism taking place in the Muslim world today.” -- US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, May 27, 2003 "I'm not one who thinks that our particular template of democracy is appropriate for other countries at every moment of their histories. The idea that we could fashion a democracy in Iraq seemed to me unrealistic. I was concerned about it when I first heard those words.” -- Donald Rumsfeld, June 5, 2015