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bleedingheart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-19-05 04:41 AM
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23. Because those running this war ran from Vietnam...they didn't learn
the lessons that war would have taught them.
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  -Intel experts: 'We are repeating every mistake we made in Vietnam' Roland99  Sep-18-05 08:56 PM   #0 
  - Who should we believe, America - Rove or the real experts?  Lastlaughin08   Sep-18-05 08:58 PM   #1 
  - There's no more good targets in Iraq..  Skink   Sep-18-05 09:08 PM   #2 
  - We're aware of this, but it's still very depressing.  babylonsister   Sep-18-05 09:22 PM   #3 
  - These guys, to a man  greenman3610   Sep-18-05 09:24 PM   #4 
     - many of them bought the bullshit  Warren Stupidity   Sep-18-05 10:20 PM   #11 
     - They didn't read the Pentagon Papers.  NYC   Sep-18-05 11:11 PM   #16 
     - that's it - there's no "mistake" about this  shanti   Sep-19-05 12:08 AM   #21 
     - we DID sabotage the war effort  maxsolomon   Sep-19-05 03:50 PM   #34 
     - Bingo...that should be something America should be ashamed of...  Roland99   Sep-18-05 10:40 PM   #14 
  - Repeating the Biggest Lie  stepnw1f   Sep-18-05 09:25 PM   #5 
  - War profits.  NYC   Sep-18-05 11:15 PM   #17 
     - Thanks... When I Read the Four Books Waiting for Me...  stepnw1f   Sep-19-05 05:49 PM   #35 
  - The invasion was supposed to be about WMD  daleo   Sep-18-05 09:27 PM   #6 
  - we will never win  libodem   Sep-18-05 10:02 PM   #7 
  - Not repeating every mistake: Iraq leads Vietnam in dead journalists  despairing optimist   Sep-18-05 10:14 PM   #8 
  - There is no war  TOOLZ   Sep-18-05 10:15 PM   #9 
  - delete the "all but" and you have it right.  Warren Stupidity   Sep-18-05 10:17 PM   #10 
  - US Foriegn Policy = Total oppression/suppression  goforit   Sep-18-05 10:23 PM   #12 
  - Well, hell, WE don't trust them,...why would the Iraqi people.  Just Me   Sep-18-05 10:24 PM   #13 
  - 80 attacks a day...very impressive  barb162   Sep-18-05 10:56 PM   #15 
  - That jumped out at me as well.  bezdomny   Sep-19-05 04:33 AM   #22 
  - Al Quada is sunni wahabist based; and Baathist are smarter than  madmark   Sep-19-05 07:19 PM   #37 
  - Don't worry: they're in their last throws.  Amonester   Sep-19-05 08:54 PM   #39 
  - Who wants to be the last person to die for a lie? Raise you hand.  TroubleMan   Sep-18-05 11:19 PM   #18 
  - You REALLY don't have to be an "intelligence expert"...  TygrBright   Sep-18-05 11:49 PM   #19 
  - but, but but all of them are foreigners I tell yuo  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-18-05 11:55 PM   #20 
  - Because those running this war ran from Vietnam...they didn't learn  bleedingheart   Sep-19-05 04:41 AM   #23 
  - And some of them were in the Nixon administration. You'd think they'd have  Roland99   Sep-19-05 07:52 AM   #25 
  - Won't somebody think of the troops?  DS1   Sep-19-05 04:45 AM   #24 
  - Two quotes come to mind  genieroze   Sep-19-05 09:10 AM   #26 
  - They're even starting to engage in the "body count war"  Roland99   Sep-19-05 09:10 AM   #27 
     - Are they flip-flopping on *that*, too?  genieroze   Sep-19-05 09:15 AM   #28 
     - There are 10's of thousands of these martyrs being groomed the wahabi  madmark   Sep-19-05 07:22 PM   #38 
  - I don't know if it's out of incompetence or intentional  killbotfactory   Sep-19-05 09:24 AM   #29 
  - Intentions masked under a veil of icompetence and propaganda.  Roland99   Sep-19-05 12:55 PM   #30 
  - Sunnis are the overwhelming majority of Muslims  PurityOfEssence   Sep-19-05 01:43 PM   #31 
  - Well, you know, Bush* wasn't IN Vietnam, he dodged it, so how  Lindacooks   Sep-19-05 03:09 PM   #32 
  - it isn't "winnable" as if everyone didn't know  barb162   Sep-19-05 03:11 PM   #33 
  - That's because the people in charge don't seen any mistakes...  zara   Sep-19-05 06:01 PM   #36 
  - Ha-HA! That Would Be Because Our So-called CIC  UTUSN   Sep-19-05 09:18 PM   #40 
  - 'We are repeating every mistake we made in Vietnam' and then some n/t  RaRa   Sep-19-05 09:22 PM   #41 
  - It's a winnable war, but at high costs.  Massacure   Sep-19-05 09:31 PM   #42 
     - The only way to win involves massive loss of life on both sides  Roland99   Sep-19-05 09:40 PM   #43 

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