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41. Welcome to Vietghanistan, graveyard of empires.
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  -U.S. Tweaks Message: Troops Will Still Be in Afghanistan in 2014 cory777  Nov-10-10 09:50 PM   #0 
  - Even the smartest person, if they follow a dumb idea, is dumb. n/t  Poll_Blind   Nov-10-10 09:55 PM   #1 
  - They will be there forever--- Look at Korea  saigon68   Nov-13-10 08:40 AM   #125 
  - 2014??? and more dead bodies, war sucks  bdamomma   Nov-10-10 09:55 PM   #2 
  - Last line of the article- it's really a Sekret Trick! I shit you not!  Poll_Blind   Nov-10-10 09:57 PM   #3 
  - Disgraceful .... !!! Didn't we elect Dems in '06 to end the wars .... ???  defendandprotect   Nov-10-10 10:01 PM   #4 
  - Well, maybe "they" elected repubs in '10 to keep 'em goin'  Roma   Nov-10-10 11:07 PM   #6 
  - '06 ... Pelosi on video ... "Dems were elected to end the war in Iraq" ....  defendandprotect   Nov-10-10 11:40 PM   #8 
  - It is becoming apparent who Obama is listening to.  Winterblues   Nov-11-10 10:12 AM   #114 
  - That's why I left the party.  Dr.Phool   Nov-10-10 11:43 PM   #11 
  - Going for Broke  markmyword   Nov-10-10 10:44 PM   #5 
  - But the money printing press works!!  speppin   Nov-11-10 07:03 AM   #108 
  - +1 Welcome to DU n/t  Catherina   Nov-11-10 07:12 AM   #109 
  - So now this optional war against a country a fraction of our size  Blue Owl   Nov-10-10 11:19 PM   #7 
  - The point is perpetual war for elites/warprofiteers ... that's all ....  defendandprotect   Nov-10-10 11:41 PM   #9 
  - Lovely. So that will be almost 15 yrs...absolutely horrible.  krabigirl   Nov-10-10 11:42 PM   #10 
  - Obama officials moving away from 2011 Afghan date  Newsjock   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #12 
  - well of COURSE  Skittles   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #13 
  - your quads will be HUGE by the time you're done, in that case nt  MisterP   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #23 
  - I kettlebell  Skittles   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #24 
  - I said this before too  saigon68   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #25 
  - yup  Skittles   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #26 
     - Not enough people are invested in these wars.  dgibby   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #94 
  - I just thought this was stage 2 of "three dimensional chess"...........  pattmarty   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #47 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #48 
  - No surprise here. We must be at war indefinitely. It is the American way.  AllyCat   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #71 
  - I'm in SHOCK!  The Doctor.   Nov-11-10 12:02 AM   #101 
  - Of course they are.It was to be expected.  saracat   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #14 
  - *facepalm*  sakabatou   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #15 
  - Surprise, surprise.  Webster Green   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #16 
  - don't talk about my planet  Tunkamerica   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #17 
  - Do you think we can mine and pump all of Afghanistan's...  clixtox   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #28 
  - clixtox, that was BRILLIANT!! A deadly accurate assessment. nt  bertman   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #80 
  - I hated that I laughed at the 1399 thing...  CUTTIN HEADS   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #84 
  - Bullseye!  dgibby   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #95 
  - since Nixon we have been taken over by a Dominionist Oligharcy >LINK>>  sam sarrha   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #39 
     - So Cancel your insurance  liberalmike27   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #68 
     - I'm wondering, Could we use Strauss's logic  liberalmike27   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #69 
  - 18 months, eh?  Amonester   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #18 
  - Yes. It's not a matter of winning a war. It's about sucking up the remaining  Hardrada   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #19 
     - And to think I must have made too many enemies on DU  Amonester   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #20 
        - SCHEDULING AMONESTER FOR ASS KICKING  Skittles   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #27 
  - Well, yeah. And they'll have all our lovely SS money to spend on it. nt  laughingliberal   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #21 
  - good point. they've been  DesertFlower   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #22 
     - what did you think politicians would do with the money?  DoctorK   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #83 
  - Meet the new boss...  gadjitfreek   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #29 
  - Why? We're in Afghanistan, too.  OnlinePoker   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #30 
  - exactly  ixion   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #32 
  - Goodness gracious, what a shock!  democrank   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #31 
  - Well, that was fast (but not terribly surprising)  FlyByNight   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #33 
  - self delete  florida08   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #35 
  - This is Obama's exit strategy  The Wizard   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #34 
  - 2nd that  florida08   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #36 
  - Yep. I can't see how he can win re-election if he can't even get us  Nay   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #40 
  - It's time to think about 2012's nominee  Loge23   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #64 
  - It's the first strategy I've seen him apply that will actually work.....  indy legend   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #43 
  - *DUzy* Nominee!  Dinger   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #46 
  - the soil of afganistan has soaked up the blood of would be conquers for centuries..  madrchsod   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #37 
  - drone  happi1   Nov-11-10 12:00 AM   #38 
  - Welcome to Vietghanistan, graveyard of empires.  Citizen Worker   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #41 
  - They said 'just kidding' the day after it was announced  MannyGoldstein   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #42 
  - I would usually write something witty and funny about how all too predictable this .............  Exilednight   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #44 
  - Dismantling the American Empire? Nah!  2critical   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #45 
  - Yeah?  Solly Mack   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #49 
  - Does he REALLY want to chase away the 40% of his base he still has left?  Pab Sungenis   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #50 
  - Everyone knows that the REAL DEM base are Regan Democrats & conservative swing-voters.  Dr Fate   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #75 
     - Well done, that was satire right? n/t  Catherina   Nov-11-10 07:14 AM   #110 
  - very few  creon   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #51 
  - *Maniacal Laughter*  donco6   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #53 
  - How will this be paid for? Suspending the tax cuts on the rich,  doc03   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #54 
  - Grandma will be giving up breakfast for bullets.  Vinca   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #55 
  - I am 62 and retired myself, my job moved to China and to  doc03   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #61 
  - Centrists & good conservatives do not count war spending as regular spending.  Dr Fate   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #76 
  - The SOBs are working on cutting SS already and god knows  lumpy   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #97 
  - Yah, SS $$.  harun   Nov-15-10 10:55 AM   #136 
  - Ahhhh...  crim son   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #57 
  - +1  doc03   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #58 
  - +2  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #59 
  - +1000 n/t  MissDeeds   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #65 
  - I won't vote for him ever again.  Ganja Ninja   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #70 
  - That's my President!  Frisbee   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #60 
  - Certainly THIS will bring Dems back to the polls.  GOTV   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #62 
  - Not according to these reports:  ProSense   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #63 
  - The key sentence  zipplewrath   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #72 
  - Yes, it's key  ProSense   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #73 
     - It's no more spin than the AP article  zipplewrath   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #88 
  - Bookmark this post  jgraz   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #96 
     - I used to say the more things change the more they stay the same,  TBF   Nov-11-10 07:58 AM   #112 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #66 
  - Uh huh. Can't wait to hear that we're also "walking toward" open war in Pakistan.  DirkGently   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #67 
  - This will surely impress moderates & swing voters to vote for DEMS.  Dr Fate   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #74 
  - "You're Nearly A Laugh...  Winston Wolf   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #77 
  - Not good. Not good at all.  Catherina   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #78 
  - Surprize!  Fearless   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #79 
  - I think it was folly to believe it in the first place.  AngryOldDem   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #81 
  - We. Are. Never. Leaving.  Javaman   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #82 
  - oh, we'll leave of course. just not of our nation's own volition...  NuttyFluffers   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #85 
  - I fear you're right. n/t  area51   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #90 
  - Your headline is a lie. But I doubt that concerns you much.  Aramchek   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #86 
  - If you don't like the headline, take it up with McClatchy  Newsjock   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #87 
  - Who is the real liar? We shall see. n/t  totodeinhere   Nov-11-10 12:02 AM   #99 
  - War - it's what's for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and all meals in between.  Kablooie   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #89 
  - Endless War.  Matariki   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #91 
  - another day, another lie revealed  placton   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #92 
  - Moving from "Cornpone's Disaster" to "Cornpone's Catastrophe".  Vidar   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #93 
  - Canada's staying on longer as well by reframing the debate.  TrogL   Nov-11-10 12:01 AM   #98 
  - There is only one agenda for this administration.  BlueIris   Nov-11-10 12:02 AM   #100 
  - So much for change, what a JOKE!  sarcasmo   Nov-11-10 12:02 AM   #102 
  - Everyday I get a little more pissed off...nt  and-justice-for-all   Nov-11-10 12:02 AM   #103 
  - Duh.  readmoreoften   Nov-11-10 12:02 AM   #104 
  - Just yesterday people were telling us this was a damnable lie!  QC   Nov-11-10 10:23 AM   #116 
  - fucking scammers  meow mix   Nov-13-10 08:28 AM   #124 
  - New Propaganda Buzzword. "Tweaks."  TheWatcher   Nov-11-10 02:03 AM   #105 
  - Except for rich, white, male property holders  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 11:32 AM   #122 
  - GITMO was closed though  panzerfaust   Nov-11-10 05:45 AM   #106 
  - What if he isn't really planning on staying that long and is using  Sky Masterson   Nov-11-10 06:09 AM   #107 
  - Perpetual war, huh, what is it good for?  City Lights   Nov-11-10 07:30 AM   #111 
  - War is Peace!! n/t  conspirator   Nov-11-10 09:22 AM   #113 
  - If you want to reduce the deficit stop being the World's Police.  sarcasmo   Nov-11-10 10:19 AM   #115 
  - +1  nalnn   Nov-15-10 10:40 AM   #134 
  - They have tweaked that troops in Korea thing a few times as well.  Creative   Nov-11-10 05:39 PM   #117 
  - how can we afford to stay so over-long?  StarsInHerHair   Nov-11-10 10:24 PM   #118 
  - Hell, troops are still going to be in IRAQ in 2014...  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 11:22 AM   #119 
  - Why We Fight...  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 11:27 AM   #120 
  - Washington Rules...  ProudDad   Nov-12-10 11:31 AM   #121 
  - make that 2020, at least.  meow mix   Nov-13-10 08:22 AM   #123 
  - If this is the case, then  tomg   Nov-13-10 09:22 AM   #126 
  - In related news, the new Congress says we have to up retirement age to keep paying for these  sarcasmo   Nov-13-10 10:39 AM   #127 
  - Gosh. Why?  Octafish   Nov-13-10 09:17 PM   #128 
  - And 50,000 will remain in Iraq - betcha didn't know that?  Imagevision   Nov-13-10 10:53 PM   #129 
  - But, but this president is *anti* war!! He cares about peace,  BlueIris   Nov-15-10 06:08 AM   #133 
  - If the generals won't give him permission  jeanpalmer   Nov-14-10 05:49 AM   #130 
  - In other news, lasting mid-east peace seems elusive.  No Elephants   Nov-15-10 05:57 AM   #131 
  - Obama's true objective.  BlueIris   Nov-15-10 06:06 AM   #132 
  - Fail  harun   Nov-15-10 10:51 AM   #135 
 

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