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chopper Donating Member (345 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-23-03 09:18 AM
Response to Reply #5
11. not quite
"that young boy knew what he was going to do and what the risks were in joining the military. everyone with a half dead brain knows you may have to see combat when you are with the US military."

yes, but most people assume that the fighting and dying they may have to be called up for is for a good reason.

the soldiers in Iraq aren't pissed that they went to war, or even that they have to now be glorified policemen.

they're pissed because they were sent halfway across the world to die in some ME hellhole because some rich white guys wanted to show the world they could still keep their dicks stiff.

hell, even the most peaceful among us here would go to fight if the purpose was right. but the war in Iraq isn't about oppressed people, it isn't about the non-existent WMD. it's about establishing a US hegemon in a part of the world that's considered to be critically important to neo-conservatives like Cheney, Rummy, and the rest. it's about money, and property, and power, and yes, some of it is about oil.

would you fight and die for that?
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  -A local boy dead because of bush. Rainbowreflect  Oct-23-03 08:58 AM   #0 
  - This is very sad  Spazito   Oct-23-03 09:04 AM   #1 
  - I hope the family can find closure  La_Serpiente   Oct-23-03 09:07 AM   #2 
  - He Died So Bush's Friends Can Get Richer  heidiho   Oct-23-03 09:08 AM   #3 
  - Not dying in vain,  Rainbowreflect   Oct-23-03 09:11 AM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-03 09:11 AM   #6 
     - campaign donations  Kamika   Oct-23-03 09:31 AM   #29 
     - We See Nothing on the Daily News About the Dead  heidiho   Oct-23-03 09:34 AM   #37 
     - So Clinton profited off of Kosovo?  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:35 AM   #39 
        - in what way?  Kamika   Oct-23-03 09:36 AM   # 
           - you said bush profitted through campaign contributions  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:38 AM   #47 
              - err yeah  Kamika   Oct-23-03 09:40 AM   #49 
              - Wrong wrong so very wrong  tom_paine   Oct-23-03 10:03 AM   #63 
     - Sweet Christ, are you THICK?  tom_paine   Oct-23-03 10:00 AM   #62 
     - You can't possibly be serious with that question?  Bandit   Oct-23-03 10:51 AM   #69 
  - That is a cheap shot  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:11 AM   #5 
  - Well first of all,  La_Serpiente   Oct-23-03 09:15 AM   #7 
  - The air war killed more civilians  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:17 AM   #9 
     - not nearly as many as "shock and awe"  leftchick   Oct-23-03 10:07 AM   #65 
  - When a leader lies about why we need to go to war,  Rainbowreflect   Oct-23-03 09:16 AM   #8 
  - We Didn't Invade Kosovo and I don't think we had US deaths there  heidiho   Oct-23-03 09:18 AM   #10 
  - We did invade Kosovo  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:21 AM   #14 
  - not quite  chopper   Oct-23-03 09:18 AM   #11 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-03 09:20 AM   #12 
     - How are we preventing another terrorist attack?  La_Serpiente   Oct-23-03 09:23 AM   #15 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-03 09:26 AM   #17 
        - GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT  La_Serpiente   Oct-23-03 09:28 AM   #25 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-03 09:30 AM   #28 
           - You're being paranoid.  La_Serpiente   Oct-23-03 09:35 AM   #41 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-03 09:36 AM   #44 
              - We'd bomb his ass to the ground if we found out  La_Serpiente   Oct-23-03 09:41 AM   #51 
           - The important part of that statement that you just made...  kmla   Oct-23-03 09:46 AM   #54 
        - How was he going to deliver a nuclear bomb if he got it  Mountainman   Oct-23-03 09:31 AM   #30 
           - I am not willing to take that chance  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:32 AM   #33 
     - Once more, with feeling! Iraq & Sadam had NOTHING to do with 9-11.  Rainbowreflect   Oct-23-03 09:26 AM   #18 
     - Did I say saddam had something to do with 9-11?  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:28 AM   # 
        - I would be dangerous  brainshrub   Oct-23-03 09:34 AM   #38 
        - You said & I quote.  Rainbowreflect   Oct-23-03 09:35 AM   #42 
        - so?  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:37 AM   #46 
        - hell...  chopper   Oct-23-03 09:39 AM   #48 
     - if you think so...  chopper   Oct-23-03 09:27 AM   #20 
     - Also a welcome from me! But do you really believe what you are saying?  Mountainman   Oct-23-03 09:27 AM   #22 
     - Same old red herring, Iraq had NOTHING to do with 9-11!  Spazito   Oct-23-03 09:28 AM   #24 
        - see my post above  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:33 AM   #36 
  - Please try to understand this.  Mountainman   Oct-23-03 09:21 AM   #13 
  - You arent in the shoes of these young people  Mari333   Oct-23-03 09:25 AM   #16 
  - I am 39  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:27 AM   #19 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-03 09:28 AM   #23 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-03 09:29 AM   #26 
        - Being that my SON is being sent off tommorrow  Mari333   Oct-23-03 09:32 AM   #32 
           - i am proud of your son  abudabbi   Oct-23-03 09:33 AM   #35 
              - Get your ass down to the recruiters office, and re-enlist NOW!!!  Flying_Pig   Oct-23-03 09:44 AM   #53 
     - gee thats great  Kamika   Oct-23-03 09:30 AM   #27 
     - what unit?  HootieMcBoob   Oct-23-03 09:31 AM   #31 
     - good luck  Stupdworld   Oct-23-03 09:33 AM   #34 
     - Could someone kick this twat out of here already?  trigz   Oct-23-03 09:37 AM   #45 
     - To defend the Constitution and the US  4dsc   Oct-23-03 09:52 AM   #57 
  - Welcome aboard  lunabush   Oct-23-03 09:27 AM   #21 
  - true  HootieMcBoob   Oct-23-03 09:35 AM   #40 
  - Sorry, lunabush.  Aristus   Oct-23-03 09:41 AM   #50 
     - Thank you, Aristus  lunabush   Oct-23-03 09:44 AM   #52 
        - Thanks. My pleasure, buddy.  Aristus   Oct-23-03 09:56 AM   #59 
           - Quite eloquent - "He wuz MEAN ta mah Daddy!"  lunabush   Oct-23-03 10:07 AM   #66 
  - No he did not know that he was going to fight for OIL  corarose   Oct-23-03 09:48 AM   #56 
  - Uh, how many troops died in Kosovo  DisgustipatedinCA   Oct-23-03 10:45 AM   #68 
  - + Give us this day, our daily DEAD? confront bush*, Jesus would  amen1234   Oct-23-03 09:35 AM   #43 
  - ohwell hes tombstoned  Kamika   Oct-23-03 09:46 AM   #55 
     - Abudabbi Gone As Well  Don_G   Oct-23-03 09:55 AM   #58 
        - err yeah  Kamika   Oct-23-03 09:57 AM   #60 
        - I am curious as to why he picked Abudabbi as a name  VermontDem2004   Oct-23-03 09:59 AM   #61 
           - was in the lounge  Kamika   Oct-23-03 10:03 AM   #64 
           - He ut his tail between his legs and ran..  4dsc   Oct-23-03 10:43 AM   #67 
           - Isn't it obvious?  mbartko   Oct-23-03 10:19 PM   #70 
 

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