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tsstranger Donating Member (582 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-14-10 08:35 AM
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2. Taliban
It sure is a good thing the Bush gang wiped out the Taliban before diverting US resources to his personal family vendetta in Iraq.

What?

Shit, never mind.
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  -Afghan woman, 18, slain in fear campaign Robb  Apr-14-10 08:17 AM   #0 
  - but i read on here that the taliban are victims, and we're uh, being insensitive about their  dionysus   Apr-14-10 08:33 AM   #1 
  - yep. I've had some recent experience with pitchfork bearing villagers  sui generis   Apr-14-10 10:12 AM   #7 
     - my concern with this war is that we have to leave eventually, and that the taliban will  dionysus   Apr-14-10 10:26 AM   #10 
        - The thing with religions in general  sui generis   Apr-14-10 10:56 AM   #11 
           - nicely stated  dionysus   Apr-14-10 10:59 AM   #12 
  - Taliban  tsstranger   Apr-14-10 08:35 AM   #2 
  - I'm assuming your last line is sarcasm  leftynyc   Apr-14-10 08:35 AM   #3 
  - Development Alternatives, Inc., aren't they the ones who sent  Downwinder   Apr-14-10 09:25 AM   #4 
  - Unfortunately, there is no perfect answer  mvd   Apr-14-10 09:26 AM   #5 
  - My solution to that problem -  Hell Hath No Fury   Apr-14-10 10:07 AM   #6 
  - Agreed HHNF - I was thinking the same thing - get out of there and come  Hestia   Apr-14-10 10:12 AM   #8 
  - White Man's Burden Complex?  ShortnFiery   Apr-14-10 01:08 PM   #28 
  - Interesting idea  mvd   Apr-14-10 10:18 AM   #9 
  - How many million are you willing to bring here?  grantcart   Apr-14-10 11:37 AM   #14 
  - There wouldn't be too many takers. Living in abject poverty is preferable to losing one's soul.  ShortnFiery   Apr-14-10 11:46 AM   #17 
  - you really love it here don't you.  dionysus   Apr-14-10 12:01 PM   #19 
     - I'm serious, would YOU want to leave your native land and people? No, I don't think so.  ShortnFiery   Apr-14-10 12:57 PM   #23 
        - lot's of people have left their native lands to come here. even if their native land  dionysus   Apr-14-10 12:58 PM   #25 
        - No, not this way. Not with the aid of the INVADERS. If you wish to sell out your native ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-14-10 01:01 PM   #26 
           - History disagrees with you.  Robb   Apr-14-10 01:22 PM   #29 
           - once again, you don't have the foggiest clue of what you're talking about.  dionysus   Apr-14-10 01:49 PM   #30 
        - Seeing a long thread trailing with ignores I clicked off to see what the response was  grantcart   Apr-14-10 03:44 PM   #31 
  - As many as wanted to come.  Hell Hath No Fury   Apr-14-10 11:54 AM   #18 
     - Atleast a million would come in the first wave  grantcart   Apr-14-10 12:06 PM   #20 
        - Bull! You don't think that Afghan women have a strong sense of national pride? Think again. eom  ShortnFiery   Apr-14-10 12:58 PM   #24 
  - Most of the Women hate the invaders who kill their men and children MORE than they hate either  ShortnFiery   Apr-14-10 11:44 AM   #16 
  - Okay, we get it: Taliban bad. That still doesn't justify our occupation.  Flaneur   Apr-14-10 11:28 AM   #13 
  - Sitting it out is working well in the Sudan.. nt  Robb   Apr-14-10 12:26 PM   #21 
  - If they had oil, we'd be in there in a heartbeat as well as North Korea. eom  ShortnFiery   Apr-14-10 01:04 PM   #27 
  - Anyway, we're not there to fight the Taliban  dflprincess   Apr-14-10 12:53 PM   #22 
  - They won't be fine either way. But the women don't appreciate the invading forces any more ....  ShortnFiery   Apr-14-10 11:41 AM   #15 
 

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