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68. Iraqis; Life was better under Saddam
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  -Largest Iraq Air Assault Since '03 Begins PhilipShore  Mar-16-06 10:05 AM   #0 
  - how many children live there?  NVMojo   Mar-16-06 10:06 AM   #1 
  - How Many Pregnant Women  stepnw1f   Mar-16-06 10:10 AM   #4 
  - Bush's Oil War  cain_7777   Mar-16-06 02:30 PM   #160 
  - If it's like Fallujah, we warned the civilian population beforehand...  Barrett808   Mar-16-06 10:11 AM   #5 
  - They're all "insurgents" now. nt  wtmusic   Mar-16-06 10:44 AM   #77 
  - How many will die from this?!Dry Drunk strikes out...I'm pissed  katty   Mar-16-06 11:42 AM   #103 
  - This is so fucking dumb, I can't believe it! And we wonder why  0007   Mar-16-06 12:58 PM   #136 
  - "Collateral Damage" expected to be high.  janetle   Mar-16-06 11:12 AM   #90 
  - Bring pictures of wounded or dead children to the rally!  mom cat   Mar-16-06 10:29 AM   #67 
  - Would those be "children disguised as terrorists"? (n/t)  coalition_unwilling   Mar-16-06 12:34 PM   #126 
  - Bush likes to win!  cain_7777   Mar-16-06 02:18 PM   #156 
  - when you see 'suspected insurgent operating area' you can be sure  bullimiami   Mar-16-06 10:07 AM   #2 
  - I think we were evil long ago...  MessiahRp   Mar-16-06 10:08 AM   #3 
  - I agree whole heartedly.  Stanchetalarooni   Mar-16-06 10:28 AM   #66 
  - Don't forget the internment camps!  FatDave   Mar-16-06 10:50 AM   #83 
  - You are (sadly) right.  Spinoza   Mar-16-06 04:26 PM   #169 
  - Iraq vs. Japan bad analogy  FyurFly   Mar-16-06 11:38 AM   #102 
     - You're right  atreides1   Mar-16-06 02:53 PM   #163 
     - The nation of Japan attacked a U.S. territory.  classof56   Mar-16-06 02:53 PM   #164 
     - That does absolutely nothing  manic expression   Mar-16-06 05:30 PM   #173 
     - They struck a military base...  MessiahRp   Mar-17-06 08:19 AM   #181 
  - "insurgents" are civilians  Radio_Guy   Mar-16-06 11:37 AM   #101 
     - During Katrina, troops had orders to "shoot to kill", because  coalition_unwilling   Mar-16-06 12:39 PM   #128 
  - this accomplishes NOTHING except killing more Iraqis  leftchick   Mar-16-06 10:13 AM   #6 
  - not true, it lines the pockets of bomb makers  chartresbleu   Mar-16-06 01:00 PM   #138 
  - March 18, 1969, American B-52s began carpet-bombing eastern Cambodia.  PhilipShore   Mar-16-06 10:16 AM   #7 
  - One oft-ignored aspect of Nixon's Vietnamization policy  coalition_unwilling   Mar-16-06 12:42 PM   #129 
  - Ah yes "the dirty Arabs"  saigon68   Mar-16-06 01:52 PM   #148 
     - but better than having fecal matter for brains, as many of our  raccoon   Mar-17-06 09:07 AM   #183 
  - Plus a change  Voltaire99   Mar-17-06 04:14 AM   #180 
  - The OFFICIAL start of the civil war-Shia agains Sunni--Way to go BUSH!  flamingpie2500   Mar-16-06 10:17 AM   #8 
  - this is what * does when his poll numbers go down, starts or revs up a war  wordpix2   Mar-16-06 10:19 AM   #9 
  - He wants VICTORY!  flamingpie2500   Mar-16-06 10:20 AM   #10 
  - No, he just wants  Drum   Mar-16-06 11:29 AM   #98 
  - bush is pissed...psychopath needs some blood  katty   Mar-16-06 12:37 PM   #127 
     - Yes, and trying to get those pathetic poll numbers up!  Carla in Ca   Mar-17-06 03:07 AM   #177 
  - "smells like...victory" Col. Kilgore  Feeney2   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #11 
  - BIGGEST AIR ASSAULT IN IRAQ  peaches2003   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #12 
  - Isn't this what Sy Hersh was warning against  TayTay   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #13 
  - Yep. Kill them all, let god sort them out. nt  sutz12   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #24 
  - The Pentagon said we could destroy four cities a year, according to Sy  Barrett808   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #27 
  - just want to keep them away from the oil.  yurbud   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #36 
  - Got Civil War?  xultar   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #14 
  - Source?  janx   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #15 
  - FAUX NEWS/Reuters  peaches2003   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #20 
  - Limpballs girlfriend was minimizing the deaths of children's this morning  sasha031   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #16 
  - Here is a Photo of the American WAR CRIMES  saigon68   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #48 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-16-06 11:00 AM   #86 
     - So if we kill these little insurgents in dribs and drabs, just a few  donkeyotay   Mar-16-06 11:48 AM   #105 
  - More >> US MILITARY SAYS LAUNCHES LARGEST AIR ASSAULT IN IRAQ SINCE 2003  sabra   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #17 
  - more: 50 aircraft and 1500 US/Iraqi personnel  maddezmom   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #28 
     - and it has a name; "Operation Swarmer"  maddezmom   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #31 
        - WTF?  sabra   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #38 
        - yes, SWARMER and it started yesterday  maddezmom   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #47 
        - Operation Evil continues ...  dubyadubya3   Mar-16-06 03:33 PM   #167 
           - Good work, Dubya. American Pie is one of my faves! ....  truth2power   Mar-16-06 04:51 PM   #171 
              - Lol... We can always hope.  dubyadubya3   Mar-16-06 05:25 PM   #172 
  - Maybe the plan is to simply eliminate the 25 million Iraqis to avoid civil  sinkingfeeling   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #18 
  - Boston Radio Barking Head Says "Nuke 'Em"!  MannyGoldstein   Mar-16-06 11:34 AM   #100 
  - I believe this policy of chaos may well be genocidal nt  donkeyotay   Mar-16-06 11:49 AM   #107 
  - taking a page from Clinton/Yugoslavia  central scrutinizer   Mar-16-06 10:21 AM   #19 
  - Serbia had an effective air defense system.  endarkenment   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #25 
  - I find it hard to believe their range is only 15000 feet  Bandit   Mar-16-06 10:39 AM   #73 
  - Hmm, I thought Iraqi resistance shot down 1-2 Blackhawks  coalition_unwilling   Mar-16-06 12:45 PM   #131 
  - Ok, this time they really, REALLY mean it!  Untermonkey   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #21 
  - Gotta put those AC-130s to good use...  Barrett808   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #22 
  - Bastards. Against unarmed women and children. Bastards.  antifaschits   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #49 
     - No, no -- against "anti-Iraqi forces", or AIF  Barrett808   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #53 
        - ah, so. Ah see. Ah men.  antifaschits   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #55 
  - could you please post a link and a subject line  OKNancy   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #23 
  - On a day when Dubya's poll numbers have sunk to new lows  E-Z-B   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #26 
  - increased airstrikes in Iraq during the past five months  bluedog   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #29 
  - a little more information updated now on Yahoo  cal04   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #30 
  - it started yesterday with the 11 civilians killed  maddezmom   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #35 
     - thanks for the link. Knight Ridder had an article on this too  cal04   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #57 
  - Congressional oversight  Newsjock   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #32 
  - Congress  shantipriya   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #42 
  - It's Simple  atreides1   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #52 
  - "unpatriotic"?  FatDave   Mar-16-06 11:16 AM   #92 
  - The Dinos in Congress are being wined and dined by DLC Corporate Interests  saigon68   Mar-16-06 11:54 AM   #112 
  - what's "congressional oversight?" That went out with 2000 election & FISA  wordpix2   Mar-16-06 11:49 AM   #106 
  - There is no Congress. It turned out to just be another liberal myth. nt  donkeyotay   Mar-16-06 11:52 AM   #111 
  - Mission Accomplished?  Squatch   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #33 
  - Nothing better than "shock and awe" to get a unity government up  Barrett808   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #34 
  - Against whom? The government we just installed?! What the hell!?  The Witch   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #37 
  - Sorry but don't you need a link?  auagroach   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #39 
  - 700 more troops +++ 3000 MN national guard  bluedog   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   # 
  - largest overseas mobilization since World War II  The_Casual_Observer   Mar-16-06 10:41 AM   #76 
  - .. and into Iran we go. nt  Marie26   Mar-16-06 02:19 PM   #157 
  - I wish you guys would stop...  Bigmack   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #41 
  - US says launches biggest air assault in Iraq  MrPrax   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #43 
  - " create more insurgents than they kill"  bluedog   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #44 
  - Like in Vietnam...  boot@9   Mar-16-06 10:48 AM   #82 
  - Can we stop supporting the troops (or at least those  coalition_unwilling   Mar-16-06 12:50 PM   #132 
     - Tricky question  manic expression   Mar-16-06 05:41 PM   #174 
  - less troops equals more bombs :(  lostexpectation   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #45 
  - wow. such coincidental timing  eek   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #46 
  - Are there Governors going to Iraq this week?  bluedog   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #50 
  - More reason to  phusion   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #51 
  - Unbelievable.  ContraBass Black   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #54 
  - I'll bet the generals at Freeperville are 100% behind it  rurallib   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #56 
  - Guess they couldn't resist an anniversary party..  Dem Agog   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #58 
  - practice for the coming iran gambit  HuffleClaw   Mar-16-06 10:22 AM   #40 
  - Another "test" of his Doctrine of Pre-Emptive Strike. I wondered why  KoKo01   Mar-16-06 10:23 AM   #59 
  - Tweety, Buchanan, Milbank last night discussed how * needs new war to  wordpix2   Mar-16-06 10:23 AM   #60 
  - OK, I'll say it. How does Bush's pre-emptive crap compare to Hilter?  sinkingfeeling   Mar-16-06 11:51 AM   #108 
  - Hitler was a competent fascist (n/t)  coalition_unwilling   Mar-16-06 12:53 PM   #133 
  - Deleting duplicate post.  sinkingfeeling   Mar-16-06 11:52 AM   #109 
  - I think it will backfire, but then.. I'm intelligent  progressivebydesign   Mar-16-06 12:02 PM   #118 
  - People are on to your shit bushitler!  lonestarnot   Mar-16-06 10:24 AM   #61 
  - I think this is equal to the destruction of Fallujah  leftchick   Mar-16-06 10:24 AM   #62 
  - I hope you are right  OKNancy   Mar-16-06 10:26 AM   #64 
     - I hate him more!  leftchick   Mar-16-06 10:36 AM   #70 
  - No. Get out of Iraq. Stop killing people.  ladjf   Mar-16-06 10:26 AM   #63 
  - I just love how they say this is being fought by Iraqi forces--  flamingpie2500   Mar-16-06 10:28 AM   #65 
  - Iraqis; Life was better under Saddam  LynnTheDem   Mar-16-06 10:30 AM   #68 
  - KILL!!!! KILL!!!  Mr_Spock   Mar-16-06 10:35 AM   #69 
  - FUCK.  helderheid   Mar-16-06 10:36 AM   #71 
  - My sentiments exactly  Beaverhausen   Mar-16-06 11:21 AM   #96 
  - Another brilliant strategy from the cold war military.  The_Casual_Observer   Mar-16-06 10:39 AM   #72 
  - This is likely an attempt to manipulate the news.  mzmolly   Mar-16-06 10:39 AM   #74 
  - Perfect venue for a reinvigerated pro-Bush rally.  democrank   Mar-16-06 10:41 AM   #75 
  - In Need of a New Lexicon  Liberal Librarian   Mar-16-06 12:58 PM   #135 
  - Wag the Dog  Pryderi   Mar-16-06 10:44 AM   #78 
  - Yup! Gotta get people's attention off those low poll numbers ...  Sentinel Chicken   Mar-16-06 01:00 PM   #137 
  - And what a coincidence...third anniversary of start of failed war  wtmusic   Mar-16-06 10:47 AM   #79 
  - Happy anniversary to Iraq!  kcass1954   Mar-16-06 01:13 PM   #141 
  - How "pro life" of them! Bastards. (nt)  TwoSparkles   Mar-16-06 10:47 AM   #80 
  - It's okay to carpet bomb fetuses  donkeyotay   Mar-16-06 11:56 AM   #113 
  - Falluja 2  jokerman93   Mar-16-06 10:48 AM   #81 
  - yawn  90-percent   Mar-16-06 10:57 AM   #85 
     - You got that right, bro n/t  jokerman93   Mar-16-06 02:13 PM   #153 
  - Provocation - it's what they do. Then they ignore all warnings and stand  glitch   Mar-16-06 10:53 AM   #84 
  - You've got to be kidding me...  LeftNYC   Mar-16-06 11:00 AM   #87 
  - This will certainly get Russ Feingold off the front pages  killerbush   Mar-16-06 11:01 AM   #88 
  - So...they are trying to kill off all Iraqis...This will come back to hurt  Tight_rope   Mar-16-06 11:06 AM   #89 
  - In the Karma Bank Account of Life, the USA is now officially in default &  Pachamama   Mar-17-06 03:40 AM   #178 
     - I do too. And it will be American civilians who suffer, regardless  raccoon   Mar-17-06 09:13 AM   #184 
  - Let the desparate..  sendero   Mar-16-06 11:13 AM   #91 
  - feels like some of the offensives Nixon did in the 70's when every  madmark   Mar-16-06 11:17 AM   #93 
  - Larger than "Shock and Awe"?  TechBear_Seattle   Mar-16-06 11:19 AM   #94 
  - It's now called "Awesomingly Shocking"...and it leaves no hearts behind...  Pachamama   Mar-17-06 03:46 AM   #179 
  - Vietnam redux: loosing ground war, start carpet bombing  kineneb   Mar-16-06 11:20 AM   #95 
  - Discussion must get back to the war on terror. Scotty must only  Feeney2   Mar-16-06 11:28 AM   #97 
  - Any predictions?  FatDave   Mar-16-06 11:32 AM   #99 
  - Remember all those BS emails comparing Iraq to post war germany?  Bob3   Mar-16-06 11:43 AM   #104 
  - More Bombs  12string   Mar-16-06 11:52 AM   #110 
  - This is simply a ploy  Nashyra   Mar-16-06 12:01 PM   #116 
  - You have said a mouthful there  TNOE   Mar-16-06 12:04 PM   #121 
  - Word from the fundie canon  jokerman93   Mar-16-06 02:22 PM   #158 
  - This will really endear America to the Iraqi people. And gain  acmavm   Mar-16-06 11:58 AM   #114 
  - I knew this was coming when they sent over the planes last week.  progressivebydesign   Mar-16-06 12:00 PM   #115 
  - That is what I was thinking  plasticsundance   Mar-16-06 01:07 PM   #140 
  - "Mission Accomplished!" "Major combat operations are over!"  truebrit71   Mar-16-06 12:02 PM   #117 
  - Shock 'n Awe Part 4  ArmchairMeme   Mar-16-06 12:03 PM   #119 
  - Bush is down in the polls  Joey Liberal   Mar-16-06 12:03 PM   #120 
  - Can't win on the ground? Take to the air.  darkism   Mar-16-06 12:10 PM   #122 
  - I don't care  bluestateguy   Mar-16-06 12:13 PM   #123 
  - Air Assault means a helicopter operation, no bombs.  robre   Mar-16-06 12:18 PM   #124 
  - The "air assault" the other day used helicopters  Martin Eden   Mar-16-06 12:25 PM   #125 
  - Helicopter Rockets and Chain Guns KICK ASS TOO  saigon68   Mar-16-06 01:02 PM   #139 
  - Transport helicopters.  robre   Mar-16-06 01:19 PM   #142 
  - Oh Ya and a bunch of Slicks are just flying around  saigon68   Mar-16-06 01:25 PM   #143 
     - Why would they need "apache escort."  robre   Mar-16-06 01:57 PM   #149 
     - That's a hell of a photo op  saigon68   Mar-16-06 02:10 PM   #152 
        - It was one hell of a photo-op.  robre   Mar-21-06 06:02 PM   #186 
           - You said IT !!!!  saigon68   Mar-29-06 09:09 AM   #188 
           - what not U.S. carrier and Presidential Jumpsuit imbedded in the photo  Supersedeas   Mar-29-06 09:14 AM   #191 
     - It's the war-criminal-in-chief's way to win their hearts and minds...  Amonester   Mar-16-06 07:36 PM   #175 
  - Don't forget the white phosphorus -- shake & bake, baby. n/t  Barrett808   Mar-16-06 01:39 PM   #144 
  - That's right, minimize the deaths of innocent Iraqis.  Zhade   Mar-16-06 02:17 PM   #155 
  - How am I doing that?  robre   Mar-16-06 02:33 PM   #161 
  - no, these days war means business opportunity,  Kailassa   Mar-21-06 11:04 PM   #187 
  - Bush and Cheney are angry (and mad). They HAVE to kill something. nt  Skarbrowe   Mar-16-06 12:43 PM   #130 
  - Support our Oops! (n/t)  coalition_unwilling   Mar-16-06 12:57 PM   #134 
  - You forgot this creature screaming FREEDOM IS ON THE MARCH  saigon68   Mar-16-06 01:42 PM   #145 
  - So that would make this the fourth time we've "cleared out" Samarra  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-16-06 01:43 PM   #146 
  - Unfortunately  saigon68   Mar-16-06 01:45 PM   #147 
  - Dear Lord,  cat_girl25   Mar-16-06 01:59 PM   #150 
  - WTF??! Some sort of sick "anniversary gift"  Shine   Mar-16-06 02:03 PM   #151 
  - What a fucking nightmare. (nt)  w4rma   Mar-16-06 02:14 PM   #154 
  - Democracy by murder  malaise   Mar-16-06 02:23 PM   #159 
  - Yesterday the new torture photos, today this...  1620rock   Mar-16-06 03:08 PM   #165 
     - Can't take much more of this  malaise   Mar-16-06 03:24 PM   #166 
  - O - M - F - G !!!  Megahurtz   Mar-16-06 02:50 PM   #162 
  - Provoking the Iranians no doubt  belab13   Mar-16-06 03:44 PM   #168 
  - Another endless siege that will do nothing but cause suffering  Terran1212   Mar-16-06 04:47 PM   #170 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-17-06 02:49 AM   #176 
  - adios  saigon68   Mar-29-06 09:10 AM   #189 
  - Great  Marie26   Mar-17-06 08:24 AM   #182 
  - From what "Dept of Defense" coverage I've seen.....  Catchawave   Mar-17-06 12:14 PM   #185 
  - Didn't we just do this last week???  CanonRay   Mar-29-06 09:12 AM   #190 
 

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