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karynnj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-11-09 08:14 PM
Response to Reply #37
47. Kerry NEVER endorsed preemptive war
I guess you missed the many times he spoke of war only as a last resort. The fact of the matter is that a President Kerry would not have gone to war in 1991 or in 2003.
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  -3 Top Obama Advisers Favor Adding Troops in Afghanistan lanlady  Nov-11-09 07:47 AM   #0 
  - More troops are going, no doubt about it.  tekisui   Nov-11-09 07:48 AM   #1 
  - It appears the Pentagon has already decided on a very long war  SandWalker1984   Nov-11-09 11:02 AM   #21 
  - The low end is 20,000 more soldiers into the meat grinder?  unhappycamper   Nov-11-09 07:55 AM   #2 
  - As far as wars goes...Republicans are gun-hoe to feed the war profiteers,  Just-plain-Kathy   Nov-11-09 01:54 PM   #30 
     - Thats gung ho  classysassy   Nov-11-09 02:20 PM   #32 
  - I hope he tells Hillary to stuff it on this one.  xultar   Nov-11-09 07:57 AM   #3 
  - Coming from you, that shows how strongly you feel about this!  karynnj   Nov-11-09 07:39 PM   #45 
  - It is at a point of conundrum,, You either add more troops and survive  lazer47   Nov-11-09 08:10 AM   #4 
  - Yep, and Johnson's escalation proved to be the wrong decision /nt  Bragi   Nov-11-09 08:22 AM   #5 
  - I'M not sure his decision was wrong, Just the way it was implemented  lazer47   Nov-11-09 08:30 AM   #6 
     - I think you better fucking "elaborate" on that statement. I don't particular..........  pattmarty   Nov-11-09 08:49 AM   #9 
     - "revisionist amateur historians".??? Define Amateur  lazer47   Nov-11-09 09:37 AM   #15 
     - Ha, ha, ha, ha..........  pattmarty   Nov-11-09 12:57 PM   #28 
     - What's with the quotations?  YouTakeTheSkyway   Nov-11-09 12:07 PM   #24 
     - Oh, No... tell me you're not one of those...  Bigmack   Nov-11-09 09:04 AM   #11 
     - NO NO NO,, We were about to get our asses kicked and a lot of people would have been  lazer47   Nov-11-09 09:34 AM   #14 
     - Very well said. I believe that takes of my "amateur revisionist historian"..  pattmarty   Nov-11-09 01:00 PM   #29 
     - OMG! We lost 30,000 of the 58,000 soldiers AFTER the escalation. It was disaster. n/t  ShortnFiery   Nov-11-09 02:39 PM   #36 
     - Have you read Fog of War that details MacNamara's views on thsi?  karynnj   Nov-11-09 08:09 PM   #46 
  - Good point. AND, look what it did to an otherwise "great" presidency.  pattmarty   Nov-11-09 08:47 AM   #8 
  - This could be the final straw with liberal support of "Bill" Obama...........  pattmarty   Nov-11-09 08:46 AM   #7 
  - If Obama escalates, I don't care if "Satan" is his GOP challenger, I will NOT vote for Obama.  ShortnFiery   Nov-11-09 02:49 PM   #37 
     - Kerry NEVER endorsed preemptive war  karynnj   Nov-11-09 08:14 PM   #47 
  - arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh!  lonestarnot   Nov-11-09 09:04 AM   #10 
  - This is why I DIDN'T want Lieberman in a skirt to be Sec of State - she has the power to  blm   Nov-11-09 09:30 AM   #12 
  - I agree.. she was/is a terrible choice for SOS...  lib2DaBone   Nov-11-09 12:17 PM   #25 
  - Ah, Yes, the Three Stooges Have Been Reconstituted  Demeter   Nov-11-09 09:33 AM   #13 
  - Waiting to see all the 'isn't HRC the best SoS' posters show up on this thread.  blm   Nov-11-09 09:42 AM   #16 
  - And the objective is.....democracy like Iraq? WTF! n/t  dmosh42   Nov-11-09 09:46 AM   #17 
  - President Obama has not said the goal is "democracy"  karynnj   Nov-11-09 08:19 PM   #49 
  - The back and forth bullshit is what bugs me the most. Just fucking do it.  shadowknows69   Nov-11-09 10:20 AM   #18 
  - That's what a lot of people said leading up to the IRAQI invasion.  ShortnFiery   Nov-11-09 02:38 PM   #35 
     - Maybe you didn't notice the cynicism. That's what I want too.  shadowknows69   Nov-11-09 05:05 PM   #39 
        - Sorry, today I suck at nuance.  ShortnFiery   Nov-11-09 07:06 PM   #44 
  - Of course they do, they won't have to do the fighting  SandWalker1984   Nov-11-09 10:48 AM   #19 
  - stay in afghanistan ... increase troops ...  InfiniteThoughts   Nov-11-09 11:02 AM   #20 
  - No matter what the people who elected him wanted? n/t  jus_the_facts   Nov-11-09 11:43 AM   #22 
  - This is STUPID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  lovuian   Nov-11-09 11:50 AM   #23 
  - That depends on how they're used...  YouTakeTheSkyway   Nov-11-09 05:16 PM   #40 
  - Time for 3 new top advisers, Lyndon W. Obama! n/t  change_notfinetuning   Nov-11-09 12:52 PM   #26 
  - As President Obama has NOT made the decision to listen to the  karynnj   Nov-11-09 08:18 PM   #48 
  - send their kids.  Mari333   Nov-11-09 12:53 PM   #27 
  - Insist the buildup be paid for with increased taxes.  hollowdweller   Nov-11-09 08:43 PM   #50 
  - K&R.  Just-plain-Kathy   Nov-11-09 01:55 PM   #31 
  - When will those people  classysassy   Nov-11-09 02:29 PM   #33 
  - I'll believe in their true sincerity if THESE advisers jerk their own KIDS out of their  ShortnFiery   Nov-11-09 02:35 PM   #34 
  - Are those historical examples particularly relevant?  YouTakeTheSkyway   Nov-11-09 05:17 PM   #41 
  - I thought it was a "peace" prize, not a "piece" prize...  FlyByNight   Nov-11-09 03:09 PM   #38 
  - how about we send the Advisors there  fascisthunter   Nov-11-09 05:54 PM   #42 
  - advisors schmadvisors.  Algorem   Nov-11-09 06:16 PM   #43 

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