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amandabeech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-10-09 01:09 PM
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7. Are we forever the adolescent country as opposed to the essential country?
Well, at least when it comes to getting involved in war.

It sure looks that way to me.
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  - Obama doesn't take advice from hippie peaceniks  optimator   Nov-10-09 12:53 PM   #1 
  - ???????  YvonneCa   Nov-12-09 09:56 PM   #36 
  - The guy should know...Afghanistan was the straw that broke the Camel's back.  rgbecker   Nov-10-09 12:54 PM   #2 
  - +1  corpseratemedia   Nov-10-09 01:03 PM   #3 
  - Actually, Afghanistan was their last hurrah.  ieoeja   Nov-10-09 02:44 PM   #14 
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        - thank you....  unkachuck   Nov-10-09 08:17 PM   #26 
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        - Interesting. Thanks!  Turbineguy   Nov-13-09 07:51 AM   #37 
  - The French warned us about Vietnam and we did not listen to them either.  theoldman   Nov-10-09 01:04 PM   #4 
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  - Word!  MissDeeds   Nov-10-09 04:03 PM   #20 
  - Are we forever the adolescent country as opposed to the essential country?  amandabeech   Nov-10-09 01:09 PM   #7 
  - yes  madrchsod   Nov-10-09 01:12 PM   #9 
  - MacArthur  classysassy   Nov-11-09 02:38 PM   #33 
  - And He Should Know  itcfish   Nov-10-09 01:08 PM   #5 
  - And it'll cause Amerika to fall as well  martymar64   Nov-10-09 07:35 PM   #24 
  - obama`s war  madrchsod   Nov-10-09 01:11 PM   #8 
  - in two more years it will be  AlphaCentauri   Nov-10-09 09:57 PM   #30 
  - And damn, he oughta know. n/t  TygrBright   Nov-10-09 01:43 PM   #10 
  - Sound advice from someone with experience.  harun   Nov-10-09 01:49 PM   #11 
  - That "I got this" pic used to be reassuring.  pundaint   Nov-10-09 02:55 PM   #15 
     - I am starting to agree with you.  harun   Nov-10-09 03:40 PM   #18 
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  - These tribal societies have democracy  pundaint   Nov-10-09 03:01 PM   #16 
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  - to little to late  Reform   Nov-10-09 02:41 PM   #13 
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  - He should know. n/t  clear eye   Nov-10-09 04:58 PM   #23 
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  - I'd rec if I could...a kick will have to do.  WheelWalker   Nov-12-09 08:57 PM   #35 

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