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IrateCitizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-02-04 01:32 PM
Response to Reply #61
63. That's right -- that's why it's my duty to do what I can to stop it
Apparently, you view it as your responsibility to endorse it -- not the invasion, but the subsequent occupation.

That's why I feel like I'm speaking a totally different language than you are. Any further conversation between us on this issue is useless.
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  -Complete withdraw from Iraq: naive thinking. malatesta1137  Jun-02-04 11:19 AM   #0 
  - I disagree 100%  Walt Starr   Jun-02-04 11:20 AM   #1 
  - More wisdom from Walt  sangh0   Jun-02-04 12:27 PM   #31 
  - I've got a great idea!  kiahzero   Jun-02-04 12:55 PM   #51 
     - Bring the troops home NOW  Walt Starr   Jun-02-04 01:34 PM   #64 
        - There's that liberal compassion  kiahzero   Jun-02-04 01:44 PM   #66 
           - We cannot win with our forces there, we will only lost more American lives  Walt Starr   Jun-02-04 01:49 PM   #68 
           - "We cannot win" - win what?  kiahzero   Jun-02-04 02:07 PM   #72 
              - The war was LOST the instant we started shelling them  Walt Starr   Jun-02-04 02:08 PM   #73 
                 - I'll ask again - Win what?  kiahzero   Jun-02-04 02:16 PM   #74 
           - We can't help them ...  lanparty   Jun-02-04 07:22 PM   #80 
  - You have two assertions to back up with evidence:  truthspeaker   Jun-02-04 11:23 AM   #2 
  - True, but leave Iraq without any kind of security force,  jpgray   Jun-02-04 11:25 AM   #3 
     - but we do not have a security force to put in there  truthspeaker   Jun-02-04 11:27 AM   #6 
     - It would have to be an Iraqi force--even local militia  jpgray   Jun-02-04 11:29 AM   #8 
     - Congo? Apples and oranges  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 12:08 PM   #25 
        - Not a direct comparison  jpgray   Jun-02-04 12:21 PM   #28 
           - OK, now I get what you're suggesting  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 12:27 PM   #30 
              - Yes--either way, we have to go  jpgray   Jun-02-04 12:34 PM   #34 
     - Wrong  libcurious   Jun-02-04 12:42 PM   #42 
     - Which would be fine.  aquart   Jun-02-04 11:34 AM   #13 
        - Yes, Iran is host to many Iraqi religious leaders as well  jpgray   Jun-02-04 11:36 AM   #14 
  - We could go in circles for days about this  rucky   Jun-02-04 11:25 AM   #4 
  - Social workers? Ridiculous.  aquart   Jun-02-04 11:26 AM   #5 
  - The Red Crescent?! A threat?!  rucky   Jun-02-04 11:29 AM   #9 
  - Sigh...  webster_green   Jun-02-04 11:28 AM   #7 
  - I also disagree 100%  bloom   Jun-02-04 11:30 AM   #10 
  - You Have No Say In Iraq's Future  Solidarity   Jun-02-04 11:32 AM   #11 
  - Well Halliburton ...  lanparty   Jun-02-04 07:28 PM   #81 
  - Yes, so that's what the television tells us. Sigh.  info being   Jun-02-04 11:32 AM   #12 
  - Don't get too discouraged  troublemaker   Jun-02-04 11:44 AM   #15 
  - The problem with your analysis in this case...  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 12:12 PM   #26 
  - Americans created this bloody mess  malatesta1137   Jun-02-04 11:45 AM   #16 
  - You're being completely disingenuous here  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 12:04 PM   #23 
  - so, you don't have any evidence that Al Qaeda is in Iraq then?  truthspeaker   Jun-02-04 12:06 PM   #24 
     - here, brainy:  malatesta1137   Jun-02-04 12:25 PM   #29 
        - ah yes, the objective MSNBC news  truthspeaker   Jun-02-04 12:29 PM   #32 
        - very naive the one  malatesta1137   Jun-02-04 12:42 PM   #41 
        - And our military presence there is to force them out how, exactly?  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 12:30 PM   #33 
        - You're just reflecting the wilfull ignorance of the mainstream media.  Minstrel Boy   Jun-02-04 12:37 PM   #36 
  - www.bringthemhomenow.org  goodhue   Jun-02-04 11:47 AM   #17 
  - Read Rashid Khalidi's book "Resurrecting Empire".  greatauntoftriplets   Jun-02-04 11:51 AM   #18 
  - #1: Halliburton out now.  H2O Man   Jun-02-04 11:52 AM   #19 
  - Some of us were adamant in signing a petition that began:  Marianne   Jun-02-04 11:57 AM   #20 
  - disagree - bring the troops home now; no huge embassy  donsu   Jun-02-04 11:58 AM   #21 
  - The exact same thing was said about Vietnam  Bandit   Jun-02-04 11:58 AM   #22 
  - Power vacuums are filled by those with the guns.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 12:39 PM   #37 
     - yeah, and the biggest gang is us  truthspeaker   Jun-02-04 12:40 PM   #38 
     - That's goddamned right.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 12:45 PM   #45 
        - I shouldn't be ashamed that my country is occuping another illegally?  truthspeaker   Jun-02-04 12:47 PM   #46 
        - You should accept it, get over yourself, and move on.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 12:53 PM   #49 
           - No, it isn't OUR situation  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 12:56 PM   #54 
              - Wanna bet?  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 01:21 PM   #60 
        - Our "gang" only creates instability to drum up protection rackets  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 12:54 PM   #50 
     - I find that a very condescending statement  Bandit   Jun-02-04 12:44 PM   #44 
        - But we're already involved, and we can't turn back time.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 12:51 PM   #48 
           - Tell me where in the Middle East that a Strongman doesn't rule?  Bandit   Jun-02-04 01:05 PM   #55 
              - Actually, there is one that is working away from a "strongman"  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 01:13 PM   #57 
              - Some despots are less enlightened than others.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 01:14 PM   #58 
              - You've forgotten a major player in all this  kiahzero   Jun-02-04 01:31 PM   #62 
  - When are you enlisting in the army?  apathy   Jun-02-04 12:16 PM   #27 
  - Absolutely. Groups in Iraq have their own ideas for Iraq's future.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 12:35 PM   #35 
  - How much did the CIA pay you to say that?  truthspeaker   Jun-02-04 12:41 PM   #40 
  - Spare us the drama about the CIA.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 12:55 PM   #53 
  - Unbelievable...  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 12:42 PM   #43 
  - Maybe just unpalatable.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 01:05 PM   #56 
     - Unpalatable is too mild. I'd say it's more like insanity.  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 01:15 PM   #59 
        - Welcome aboard.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 01:27 PM   #61 
           - That's right -- that's why it's my duty to do what I can to stop it  IrateCitizen   Jun-02-04 01:32 PM   #63 
              - What I want matters very little.  Monte Carlo   Jun-02-04 01:45 PM   #67 
  - When did you start thinking that the US was 'stabilizing' Iraq?  eridani   Jun-02-04 06:08 PM   #76 
  - Nope ..  lanparty   Jun-02-04 07:33 PM   #84 
  - This reminds me of Monday  Thankfully_in_Britain   Jun-02-04 12:41 PM   #39 
  - Naive thinking the Iraqis want us there...  JCMach1   Jun-02-04 12:50 PM   #47 
  - Whatever  RetroLounge   Jun-02-04 12:55 PM   #52 
  - I can only hope that I stay naive, far from the "realism"...  thebigidea   Jun-02-04 01:36 PM   #65 
  - and around and around we go  methinks2   Jun-02-04 01:52 PM   #69 
  - Yikes ...someone is indeed naive ...  welshTerrier2   Jun-02-04 01:53 PM   #70 
  - Catch-22  whosinpower   Jun-02-04 01:54 PM   #71 
  - Complete withdrawal from VietNam: naive thinking.  bemildred   Jun-02-04 02:26 PM   #75 
  - America will withdraw.  Karenina   Jun-02-04 06:20 PM   #77 
     - Troops Will Be Pulled Out Of Iraq  Solidarity   Jun-02-04 06:29 PM   #78 
     - It's encouraging ...  lanparty   Jun-02-04 07:37 PM   #85 
     - My own opinion, which I posted once before,  bemildred   Jun-02-04 06:51 PM   #79 
  - "Staying in Iraq: American thinking."  Saeba   Jun-02-04 07:28 PM   #82 
  - why isn't the wishes of the iraqis ever taken into account?  KG   Jun-02-04 07:33 PM   #83 
 

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