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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-06-09 08:25 PM
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42. Duh..
... when someone says "begin to withdraw" it doesn't take a guru to know what he means. He might pull out 10 troops a year, starting then.

Face it, Obama is going to keep us in Afghanistan until, well, until long after he's out of office.
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  -Gen. James Jones: 'No Afghanistan withdrawal in 2011' (BBC) IndianaGreen  Dec-04-09 05:19 PM   #0 
  - Not surprised at all anymore. The MIC says jump, Obama says how high.  Arctic Dave   Dec-04-09 05:34 PM   #1 
  - Yep, same as it ever was....  ixion   Dec-04-09 05:56 PM   #7 
  - probably by 2011 there will be military base with 30 000 soldiers n/t  AlphaCentauri   Dec-04-09 05:44 PM   #2 
  - A giant US military base emerges in Afghanistan  ipaint   Dec-04-09 06:29 PM   #11 
     - Same in Iraq  AlphaCentauri   Dec-04-09 07:51 PM   #17 
     - and the US is building bases in Colombia, even though bin Laden is in Pakistan  IndianaGreen   Dec-04-09 09:13 PM   #24 
  - Who made Jones CIC?  Mz Pip   Dec-04-09 05:46 PM   #3 
  - That's the problem....he is contradicting the Pres.  dixiegrrrrl   Dec-04-09 05:54 PM   #5 
  - Or maybe the possibility that the President was lying.  Dr.Phool   Dec-04-09 06:08 PM   #8 
  - The lying part would be the lack of the words "oil pipeline".  dixiegrrrrl   Dec-04-09 09:14 PM   #25 
     - Sadly yes.  Mithreal   Dec-04-09 09:33 PM   #26 
  - A president hasn't been in charge since Kennedy  Ter   Dec-06-09 11:37 PM   #43 
  - Hillary is saying the same thing as Jones  IndianaGreen   Dec-04-09 05:54 PM   #6 
  - Nearly everything about this Presidency will be timed and nuanced  Mithreal   Dec-04-09 09:38 PM   #27 
     - Obama is Clinton without the sleaze  IndianaGreen   Dec-05-09 06:30 AM   #30 
  - If he's not speaking for the President, the President is capable of  24601   Dec-05-09 12:40 PM   #32 
  - Thank you, CIC Jones  d_b   Dec-04-09 05:53 PM   #4 
  - Genral Jones under the bus  knightinwhitesatin   Dec-04-09 06:10 PM   #9 
  - Nah. I'm sure he'll stay right where he is. WE'RE the ones under the bus  Lorien   Dec-04-09 06:58 PM   #12 
  - Well said.  mother earth   Dec-04-09 07:43 PM   #15 
  - It already happened  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-04-09 08:00 PM   #19 
  - Wow. this is depressing as hell.  Jefferson23   Dec-04-09 06:28 PM   #10 
  - I bet most of the funding is diverted to those wars he promised to withdrawl.  Jkid   Dec-04-09 07:31 PM   #13 
  - & the bum, Bernanke spouts about stopping Medicare and  mother earth   Dec-04-09 07:46 PM   #16 
  - The Marines are hiring n/t  24601   Dec-05-09 01:02 PM   #33 
  - Of course when another president gets in it will be delayed  mother earth   Dec-04-09 07:42 PM   #14 
  - It only took three days for them to walk that back  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-04-09 07:59 PM   #18 
  - They did  dreamnightwind   Dec-05-09 02:51 PM   #35 
     - You mean... you mean orahma LIED?  Zhade   Dec-06-09 08:16 PM   #40 
  - Gen. Jones is so slick, he can play the "bin Laden" card without smirking or breaking out laughing  ima_sinnic   Dec-04-09 08:04 PM   #20 
  - (Duh)  Solly Mack   Dec-04-09 08:12 PM   #21 
  - Is this "news" in the USA?  clixtox   Dec-04-09 08:44 PM   #22 
  - OUT NOW.  aquart   Dec-04-09 09:08 PM   #23 
  - Can't get fooled again  jgraz   Dec-04-09 11:53 PM   #28 
  - Once again, we have to get the reality of this mess  chill_wind   Dec-05-09 02:55 AM   #29 
  - As it happened in Iraq, the US press is more interested in selling the war to the public  IndianaGreen   Dec-05-09 06:33 AM   #31 
  - this is exactly what we've been trying to tell the war apologists from the beginning....  mike_c   Dec-05-09 02:29 PM   #34 
  - Yes, but some of the Obama fans at DU are blind.  totodeinhere   Dec-05-09 03:46 PM   #36 
  - You notice that the only certainties are in the handouts  Hydra   Dec-05-09 05:29 PM   #37 
  - No. THEY ARE LIES.  Zhade   Dec-06-09 08:17 PM   #41 
  - who the f#$% are these Generals to tell people what to expect from the CiC?  NuttyFluffers   Dec-06-09 05:00 PM   #38 
  - Like I Said before... this Government is run by Bat Shit Crazy People  fascisthunter   Dec-06-09 05:53 PM   #39 
  - Duh..  sendero   Dec-06-09 08:25 PM   #42 

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