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peacebird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-21-04 07:30 PM
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141. so why is the stock market reacting so joyfully, and reaching such highs??
halliburton and other war profiteers must be due a windfall, i guess....
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  -(Mosul) Attack on U.S. Base in Iraq Leaves 24 Dead -thread #3 maddezmom  Dec-21-04 01:45 PM   #0 
  - This is just sickening.  Bleachers7   Dec-21-04 01:46 PM   #1 
  - My VNV hubby is sick to his stomach...took sedatives and  Sugarbleus   Dec-22-04 12:41 AM   #165 
  - C'mon, isn't it better that we're fighting them over THERE????  BlueEyedSon   Dec-21-04 01:47 PM   #2 
  - Fucking Bullshit  Bleachers7   Dec-21-04 01:50 PM   #4 
  - Help please.  MisterCompletly   Dec-21-04 02:44 PM   #45 
     - Germany and Japan were allies. If we declared war on one...  Beaverhausen   Dec-21-04 02:46 PM   #49 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-04 02:49 PM   #54 
        - Remind them about the Iran-Iraq war.  Beaverhausen   Dec-21-04 02:57 PM   #63 
        - Go read about December 11, 1941  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-21-04 06:58 PM   #134 
     - Germany declared war on us first  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:49 PM   #55 
     - Correct  shrike   Dec-21-04 02:58 PM   #64 
     - didnt read the whole thread but  Kemet   Dec-21-04 02:55 PM   #60 
     - Germany declared war on us. It's a stupid comparison. eom  geek tragedy   Dec-21-04 02:56 PM   #61 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-04 03:05 PM   #75 
     - Ask them when precisely Iraq declared war on the U.S.  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 03:06 PM   #77 
     - You have no answer to bald-faced lies? eom  geek tragedy   Dec-21-04 03:32 PM   #90 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-04 03:51 PM   #95 
        - Maybe it was because the U.S. has propped up dictatorships  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 03:54 PM   #96 
     - The Islamic world did? I don't think so...  Spazito   Dec-21-04 04:26 PM   #100 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-04 04:41 PM   #104 
        - So now you're claiming that Al-Queda represents all of Islam?  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 04:41 PM   #105 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-04 04:55 PM   #108 
              - You claimed the "Islamic world" (sic) declared war on us first.  Jesus H. Christ   Dec-21-04 05:39 PM   #118 
     - No, the "Islamic world" did no such thing  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-21-04 07:00 PM   #135 
        - Actually a Guernsey is much more attentive to Engish  saigon68   Dec-22-04 12:05 PM   #175 
     - But it's the proud subject of many a RW clone email. eom  Mayberry Machiavelli   Dec-21-04 10:30 PM   #159 
     - Germany Declares War on US 11December...  radar   Dec-21-04 03:02 PM   #70 
     - Tell them to read a history book cuz the Germans declared war  Sterling   Dec-21-04 04:48 PM   #107 
     - Germany was actively attacking US merchant vessels summer 1941  Viking12   Dec-21-04 05:08 PM   #110 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-04 05:14 PM   #114 
        - And that has jackshit to do with Iraq  lastliberalintexas   Dec-21-04 05:34 PM   #116 
        - Neither did I realize he was still here.  LynnTheDem   Dec-21-04 06:30 PM   #130 
        - I think it would help if you (or they) got away from the generalization  MGKrebs   Dec-21-04 05:45 PM   #121 
        - How come you misspelled "completely"?  LynnTheDem   Dec-21-04 06:28 PM   #129 
        - Hey, FREEPER  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-21-04 07:02 PM   #136 
        - Those things you mentioned have also been linked  jamesinca   Dec-21-04 07:44 PM   #145 
     - Another dead, ignorant Nazi Freeper FUCK!  Zhade   Dec-21-04 07:35 PM   #143 
     - germany declared war on us first. right after pearl harbor, btw.  NuttyFluffers   Dec-22-04 12:18 AM   #160 
     - Germany declared war to US during WWII  termo   Dec-22-04 06:36 AM   #169 
  - We are serving up Americans on a silver platter  3days   Dec-21-04 02:01 PM   #7 
  - I'm so sick of hearing this self serving democracy BS.  Sentinel Chicken   Dec-21-04 01:50 PM   #3 
  - They are not fools  fertilizeonarbusto   Dec-21-04 01:51 PM   #5 
  - People worldwide do care about democracy  malaise   Dec-21-04 05:39 PM   #119 
     - Amen Brother!  Johnny_Ramone   Dec-21-04 06:31 PM   #131 
     - Welcome to DU  donheld   Dec-21-04 10:10 PM   #158 
        - Thank You!  Johnny_Ramone   Dec-22-04 08:22 AM   #171 
     - Whoops!  Johnny_Ramone   Dec-21-04 06:37 PM   #132 
     - "People Worldwide Do Care About Democracy"  anitar1   Dec-21-04 09:19 PM   #153 
     - Thank you for an excellent informative POST. This should be made a Thread  opihimoimoi   Dec-22-04 11:47 AM   #174 
  - From last thread, here's the breakdown as seen to this point  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 01:52 PM   #6 
  - 18  aneerkoinos   Dec-21-04 02:19 PM   #14 
     - Okay, by comparison the bloodiest day of Vietnam was 17 Nov 65  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:25 PM   #20 
        - That was 1965  Chico Man   Dec-21-04 02:48 PM   #51 
           - Doesn't matter  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:50 PM   #57 
  - Pentagon says four missiles were fired, only one struck target  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:05 PM   #8 
  - I heard them say on CNN... 'they got lucky"  leftchick   Dec-21-04 02:22 PM   #17 
  - The attackers claim it was a suicide bomb.  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:32 PM   #25 
     - The Pentagon says four rockets and three missed  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:34 PM   #31 
        - I think it was just a guy with a vantage point and a walkie-talkie  benburch   Dec-21-04 02:38 PM   #39 
           - That could do it  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:41 PM   #42 
  - it was NOT a rocket it was an inside the mess tent job...C4 explosive ....  ElsewheresDaughter   Dec-22-04 01:19 PM   #177 
  - AP story psy-ops: quotes Patrick Henry "Give me liberty or give me death"!  JohnOneillsMemory   Dec-21-04 02:05 PM   #9 
  - nice catch  Bleachers7   Dec-21-04 02:09 PM   #10 
  - Hey,...occupation IS liberation,...death IS freedom,...chaos IS democracy.  Just Me   Dec-21-04 02:17 PM   #12 
  - "embedded"  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-21-04 07:07 PM   #138 
  - well, today reached Vietnam proportions  HereSince1628   Dec-21-04 02:15 PM   #11 
  - No song will suffice now  MisterCompletly   Dec-21-04 02:22 PM   #16 
     - At this moment I am sorrowful, and a song is all I can offer.  HereSince1628   Dec-21-04 02:36 PM   #34 
     - And even more since 1628 vs my short lifetime in the real  MisterCompletly   Dec-21-04 02:40 PM   #40 
     - will * now use this as his excuse for the draft being reinstated or for  bunny planet   Dec-21-04 02:48 PM   #52 
  - Now we're at 24 dead 60 wounded  lebkuchen   Dec-21-04 02:18 PM   #13 
  - (BBC) Eighteen US soldiers have been killed ...  Olive   Dec-21-04 02:20 PM   #15 
  - As Chuck Hagel noted today on "Meet the Press"  lebkuchen   Dec-21-04 02:23 PM   #19 
  - He just left for Camp David, of course  DS1   Dec-21-04 02:28 PM   #22 
     - Bad time for Rummy to declare he will sign death certificates by hand  lebkuchen   Dec-21-04 02:32 PM   #28 
        - I was thinking of sending him a 10-pack of bic pens for Xmas  DS1   Dec-21-04 02:34 PM   #30 
           - I can sent him a pack of Skilcraft U.S. Government Fine Points for free  lebkuchen   Dec-21-04 02:37 PM   #36 
           - We should all send him pens- that's a great idea  Rose Siding   Dec-21-04 09:37 PM   #156 
              - if lucky he might misplace one and sit on it...  NuttyFluffers   Dec-22-04 12:25 AM   #161 
  - I just read that... Eighteen US Soldiers killed; attackers claim suicide..  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:27 PM   #21 
     - So Halliburton was LYING about four employees and three subcontractors????  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:30 PM   #23 
     - CNN just reported Pentagon Confirms 19 US Soldiers dead  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:31 PM   #24 
     - Damn!  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:32 PM   #26 
        - so why is the stock market reacting so joyfully, and reaching such highs??  peacebird   Dec-21-04 07:30 PM   #141 
           - Right, the stock market rise was rather sickening  osaMABUSh   Dec-21-04 08:24 PM   #148 
     - Yeh... so was Halliburton lying, or are their casualty numbers...  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:36 PM   #35 
        - Mosul bombing  michael098762001   Dec-21-04 05:10 PM   #112 
        - Halliburton  michael098762001   Dec-21-04 05:17 PM   #115 
           - So that's 34 for now  Politicub   Dec-21-04 07:23 PM   #140 
     - I'm betting somebody had a radio transmitter  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:33 PM   #29 
     - "a radio transmitter"? Why not a cell phone?  NNN0LHI   Dec-21-04 02:59 PM   #66 
        - You need some form of triangulation  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 03:04 PM   #74 
     - which makes Chuck Hegel a genius  lebkuchen   Dec-21-04 02:35 PM   #33 
     - BBC is Blair controlled now...don't think we will hear the truth from them  KoKo01   Dec-21-04 03:06 PM   #76 
  - Since they hate us for our freedom, and we're not free anymore,  spotbird   Dec-21-04 02:22 PM   #18 
  - Poor Rumsfield - now he has to sign all those letters n/t  medeak   Dec-21-04 02:32 PM   #27 
  - Yeah, crank up the ol' AutoPen...  KansDem   Dec-21-04 03:43 PM   #94 
  - ABCNews says 19 soldiers dead....  GloriaSmith   Dec-21-04 02:35 PM   #32 
  - CNN also says 19 US soldiers dead, confirmed by Pentagon  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:37 PM   #37 
  - If we believe the Pentagon, the BBC and Halliburton  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:41 PM   #41 
  - That seems to be the right number, Walt.  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:42 PM   #44 
     - It fits with a statement from the general, too. Mayhaps 8 people died  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:46 PM   #48 
        - Deadliest single attack since we invaded Iraq.  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:49 PM   #53 
           - I think we can consider the official number of dead to be 32 now  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 02:53 PM   #58 
              - The American People must DEMAND that Rumsfeld step down NOW!!  VolcanoJen   Dec-21-04 02:56 PM   #62 
                 - I don't think so; we'll end up with someone worse considering this  barb162   Dec-21-04 04:01 PM   #99 
  - I guess it depends on the badly wounded soldiers....  GloriaSmith   Dec-21-04 02:45 PM   #46 
  - Send Rummy some Aleve for Writer's Cramp  RamboLiberal   Dec-21-04 03:01 PM   #68 
  - The second highest single day death toll.  Bleachers7   Dec-21-04 03:02 PM   #69 
  - Aside from the tragedy  ewagner   Dec-21-04 02:38 PM   #38 
  - good point. n/t  GloriaSmith   Dec-21-04 02:47 PM   #50 
  - it should have been breaking news a long time ago....  leftchick   Dec-21-04 02:50 PM   #56 
  - Maybe they had to send extra troops to guard Blair and secure him...  KoKo01   Dec-21-04 03:09 PM   #80 
     - they are not guarded by troops...  leftchick   Dec-21-04 03:21 PM   #84 
  - ....and they shouldn't stop at the Oval office, how long before  0007   Dec-21-04 03:30 PM   #89 
  - *Now* who's "Disgruntled"?  noshenanigans   Dec-21-04 02:42 PM   #43 
  - They weren't able to hit the actual bases before...  rocknation   Dec-21-04 02:45 PM   #47 
  - I don't think it was inside the Green Zone  Bleachers7   Dec-21-04 03:01 PM   #67 
     - But they are regularly hitting the Green Zone  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 03:07 PM   #79 
  - "The tents weren't armored,"  vpigrad   Dec-21-04 02:54 PM   #59 
  - How could you armor a tent, anyway???  benburch   Dec-21-04 02:58 PM   #65 
     - Actually, this is a permanent emplacement and construction on a  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 03:02 PM   #72 
     - Previous attacks on mess hall.  kapp   Dec-21-04 09:41 PM   #157 
     - With prostitutes?  Bleachers7   Dec-21-04 03:04 PM   #73 
  - BBC: Attack on US troops is worst yet (bush* quote)  leftchick   Dec-21-04 03:02 PM   #71 
  - Condi will be playing some nice comforting organ music for him tonight  KoKo01   Dec-21-04 03:12 PM   #81 
  - Pictures/Slideshow: Mosul  Solly Mack   Dec-21-04 03:07 PM   #78 
  - Richmond Dispatch reporting 24 killed and 64 wounded/ BBC not truthful  KoKo01   Dec-21-04 03:15 PM   #82 
  - somebody is lying then, because at least 25 are dead  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 03:20 PM   #83 
  - It must be so bad they are hiding it. The Richmond reporter should  KoKo01   Dec-21-04 03:24 PM   #87 
  - We really won't know actual death count for at least 24 hours  Solly Mack   Dec-21-04 03:22 PM   #85 
  - Pictures from the slide show... :(  Cooley Hurd   Dec-21-04 03:40 PM   #92 
  - Soldier: 'I can't hear, I can't hear!'  dhinojosa   Dec-21-04 04:32 PM   #101 
  - I'm devistated by the loss of life  donheld   Dec-21-04 03:22 PM   #86 
  - What part of "WE INVADED IRAQ" do so many Americans NOT get???  LynnTheDem   Dec-21-04 06:53 PM   #133 
     - Thank you, thank you!!!  OldLeftieLawyer   Dec-21-04 07:12 PM   #139 
  - Amazing, virtually no news coverage today !?!  Catchawave   Dec-21-04 03:28 PM   #88 
  - its disgusting  rudlop   Dec-21-04 03:41 PM   #93 
  - Mosul coverage  michael098762001   Dec-21-04 05:12 PM   #113 
     - it is no where near the coverage of...  leftchick   Dec-21-04 07:43 PM   #144 
  - Rockets?  rudlop   Dec-21-04 03:39 PM   #91 
  - Sounds like an artillery rocket to me.  benburch   Dec-21-04 05:09 PM   #111 
     - Accurate rockets are not  Warren Stupidity   Dec-22-04 08:27 AM   #172 
  - "soldiers had specifically raised concerns..."  MGKrebs   Dec-21-04 03:57 PM   #97 
  - Complete opposite of NPR report....'heavily guarded"  leftchick   Dec-21-04 04:32 PM   #102 
  - Numbers started out at 20, went up to 22, then 24, now back down to 22  Walt Starr   Dec-21-04 03:59 PM   #98 
  - "I was not angry since I came to France UNTIL THIS INSTANT!"  LanternWaste   Dec-21-04 04:38 PM   #103 
  - "Battle between democracy and terror"  LibDemAlways   Dec-21-04 04:47 PM   #106 
  - Golden op for DoD to slip Fallujah dead in here!!!!  ausiedownunderground   Dec-21-04 05:03 PM   #109 
  - KBR failed to fulfill their contract for a concrete dining hall.  aquart   Dec-21-04 05:36 PM   #117 
  - OMG, what happened?  Zech Marquis   Dec-21-04 05:42 PM   #120 
  - IraqNam!  leftchick   Dec-21-04 05:47 PM   #122 
  - Reply to #120 above.  dzoner   Dec-21-04 05:52 PM   #123 
  - This is just out of control!!!  goforit   Dec-21-04 06:06 PM   #124 
  - As Peaceful as  malaise   Dec-21-04 06:14 PM   #127 
  - Fort Lewis Awaits Word On Mosul Casualties  countryjake   Dec-21-04 06:08 PM   #125 
  - Two Mainers dead, 12 wounded in Mosul attack (Local reporter on scene)  MaineDem   Dec-21-04 06:12 PM   #126 
  - My deepest sympathies to their families  Solly Mack   Dec-21-04 07:05 PM   #137 
  - 70 percent of military voted for bush....  readmylips   Dec-21-04 07:45 PM   #146 
     - You wanna back that up with a link?  Bush was AWOL   Dec-21-04 09:14 PM   #151 
        - More like 50-50 Bush/Kerry votes  NewYorkerfromMass   Dec-22-04 02:18 PM   #179 
  - sad sad sad....  leftchick   Dec-21-04 07:45 PM   #147 
  - Bush = War = Deaths  ckramer   Dec-21-04 06:21 PM   #128 
  - but at least GAYS can't get married  peacebird   Dec-21-04 07:32 PM   #142 
     - Thank Gawd fer dat  Mr_Spock   Dec-21-04 09:25 PM   #154 
  - Tony Blair must feel like a total arse being in Iraq today  osaMABUSh   Dec-21-04 08:35 PM   #149 
  - Of course * is dealing with it by attending the....  IowaGuy   Dec-21-04 09:37 PM   #155 
  - I feel awful for their families  Bush was AWOL   Dec-21-04 09:13 PM   #150 
  - It's 29 dead to date; US military figure @ 22= for soldiers only  LynnTheDem   Dec-21-04 09:17 PM   #152 
  - My sincerest condolences to the families  Bitter Betty   Dec-22-04 12:35 AM   #162 
  - Will the right wing spin this for Bush?  daleo   Dec-22-04 12:36 AM   #163 
  - Does anyone else think someone had help from the inside to get this done?  ALiberalSailor   Dec-22-04 12:37 AM   #164 
  - It's speculated.  Bleachers7   Dec-22-04 12:53 AM   #166 
     - Lots of local contractors/Iraqi civilians are being "employed"...  ALiberalSailor   Dec-22-04 02:35 AM   #167 
        - Were you one of the fighters in Somalia?  Bleachers7   Dec-22-04 08:01 AM   #170 
           - Ha Ha Ha. No. I was stationed on the USS TRENTON...  ALiberalSailor   Dec-22-04 11:21 AM   #173 
  - Where are Rumsfelds glib replies now????  Paleocon   Dec-22-04 05:42 AM   #168 
     - What is it with Rummy's love affair with canvas in a war zone?  lebkuchen   Dec-22-04 12:12 PM   #176 
        - I love the smell of canvas in the morning...  Paleocon   Dec-22-04 01:44 PM   #178 
 

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