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jenmito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-11-09 08:12 PM
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7. He wants to clarify how and when U.S. troops will turn over responsibility to Afghan
govt., and to make clear our presence is NOT open-ended.
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  -BREAKING-OBAMA REJECTS ALL AFGHANISTAN OPTIONS GIVEN TO HIM jenmito  Nov-11-09 08:05 PM   #0 
  - ! K & R.  chill_wind   Nov-11-09 08:07 PM   #1 
  - WOW THINKING AND CLARIFYING..... (please direct republicans to a dictionary on this concept)  happygoluckytoyou   Nov-12-09 02:17 PM   #113 
  - So he's got his own  Cha   Nov-11-09 08:08 PM   #2 
  - My God, I did not expect this.  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-11-09 08:09 PM   #3 
  - well that could still be on the chess board  Schema Thing   Nov-11-09 08:11 PM   #5 
  - It shows he's is taking this VERY seriously. Whatever his final decision will have been thought  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:15 PM   #11 
  - He wants to clarify how and when U.S. troops will turn over responsibility to Afghan  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:12 PM   #7 
  - That's the sensible way to do it.  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-11-09 08:14 PM   #9 
  - Yup...  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:16 PM   #12 
  - McCain? Nah...  Not Sure   Nov-12-09 11:35 AM   #101 
     - And Iran.  Enthusiast   Nov-12-09 03:52 PM   #117 
  - That clearly means he is of the mindset of how best to end this thing  phleshdef   Nov-11-09 08:31 PM   #23 
  - My thoughts as well. NT  Clio the Leo   Nov-11-09 09:17 PM   #38 
  - We should come up with a name for this new strategy.  Orsino   Nov-12-09 08:06 AM   #87 
     - Large Banner: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED, for real--!!!! And then go home . .. !!!  defendandprotect   Nov-12-09 05:52 PM   #123 
  - I didn't expect this either, but I will reserve judgment until the full story is played out /nt  still_one   Nov-11-09 08:18 PM   #13 
  - I pray this is not another head fake to give us hope before the final disappointment.  chimpymustgo   Nov-12-09 08:08 AM   #88 
     - My feelings exactly.  loudsue   Nov-12-09 09:57 AM   #91 
  - I'm so happy for now that I've rec'd every thread  eleny   Nov-11-09 08:11 PM   #4 
  - Thanks. :)  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:14 PM   #8 
  - This will mean something if he plans to leave Afghanistan soon or some time in the next year.  ej510   Nov-11-09 08:11 PM   #6 
  - Good. Ever since the election the GOP has been framing this like Obama MUST do what Generals etc say  Mayberry Machiavelli   Nov-11-09 08:14 PM   #10 
  - Exactly. The generals need to figure out a way to implement HIS strategy. n/t  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:18 PM   #15 
  - But, but . . . those white men TOLD him to do it different  EffieBlack   Nov-11-09 08:38 PM   #27 
  - They can "frame" all they want but  Cha   Nov-11-09 08:39 PM   #28 
  - I don't understand. How is this possible?  Bleacher Creature   Nov-11-09 08:18 PM   #14 
  - I guess we just have to get used to a REAL leader/president  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:20 PM   #16 
  - I actually don't think this is possible. Will believe it when I see it.  harun   Nov-12-09 08:38 AM   #89 
  - Obama knows this is all BS war . . . and he's looking for a way out ...  defendandprotect   Nov-12-09 05:54 PM   #124 
  - Watch the neo cons at the Pentagon start leaking shit to the Washinton Post  Thrill   Nov-11-09 08:22 PM   #17 
  - Looks like they already tried that and failed. n/t  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:26 PM   #18 
  - They have but the next step is them pushing Cheney's meme of dithering  Thrill   Nov-11-09 08:29 PM   #21 
  - He obviously doesn't care what anyone accuses him of.  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:31 PM   #24 
  - And that's one thing that sets him apart....  Clio the Leo   Nov-11-09 09:21 PM   #40 
     - There ya go!!!!! +1  HopeOverFear   Nov-11-09 09:34 PM   #42 
     - And that's because he's the same person who  jenmito   Nov-11-09 09:46 PM   #44 
     - Have you read Plouffe's book yet?  Clio the Leo   Nov-11-09 10:05 PM   #48 
     - No. I've only seen the movie on HBO...  jenmito   Nov-12-09 10:12 AM   #92 
     - I loved the fact that he kept his name, "Hussein"! How to Win Friends and  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-12-09 05:37 AM   #84 
        - So do I...  jenmito   Nov-12-09 10:14 AM   #93 
           - Agree . . . impressive . . .  defendandprotect   Nov-12-09 06:01 PM   #126 
     - Yep. He'll go home  impik   Nov-12-09 02:07 AM   #72 
     - +10  Tigermoose   Nov-12-09 11:01 AM   #96 
  - Probably.  Enthusiast   Nov-12-09 03:56 PM   #118 
  - And right on top of the new "terrarist" attack at Ft. Hood . . . Wow!!!!  defendandprotect   Nov-12-09 05:55 PM   #125 
  - They have already been doing that for weeks now.  Jennicut   Nov-11-09 08:27 PM   #19 
  - Then watch the Haters/Failers post the misinformation here 24/7 with great meoutrage. nt  ClarkUSA   Nov-11-09 08:29 PM   #20 
  - Well They Already Leaked to CBS News  PopSixSquish   Nov-11-09 09:12 PM   #35 
  - K/R  CakeGrrl   Nov-11-09 08:29 PM   #22 
  - Unnamed sources for this information  harkadog   Nov-11-09 08:33 PM   #25 
  - Actually I would agree with you if it didn't reiterate Obama's own position on the matter.  vaberella   Nov-11-09 08:42 PM   #29 
  - Yup. Gibbs repeatedly told reporters that Obama has not made up his mind yet. n/t  jenmito   Nov-11-09 08:55 PM   #30 
  - Except that it's in keeping with this....  Clio the Leo   Nov-11-09 09:25 PM   #41 
  - Well this is good news...I think...  winyanstaz   Nov-11-09 08:33 PM   #26 
  - I agree. I will be very happy if President Obama ends this.  saracat   Nov-12-09 02:54 AM   #77 
  - The article also states that this is not an "open ended" war....  firedupdem   Nov-11-09 09:01 PM   #31 
  - This sounds like very good news  pscot   Nov-11-09 09:04 PM   #32 
  - Clearly it's just a lie...  BlooInBloo   Nov-11-09 09:07 PM   #33 
  - And he's just like Bush.  jenmito   Nov-11-09 09:09 PM   #34 
  - Careful.  liquid diamond   Nov-11-09 09:52 PM   #45 
  - Hey stranger  AspenRose   Nov-11-09 10:29 PM   #52 
  - Wow, I  Cha   Nov-11-09 10:36 PM   #54 
  - That's right,  Cha   Nov-11-09 10:35 PM   #53 
  - DEAR GOD I LOVE THAT MAN!!!!  HopeOverFear   Nov-11-09 09:14 PM   #36 
  - He clearly doesn't care what pressure ANYONE tries to put on him.  jenmito   Nov-11-09 09:19 PM   #39 
  - Karzai is killing all hope for his country.  rwheeler31   Nov-11-09 09:16 PM   #37 
  - Unless we get rid of Karzai & put in a government viewed as legitimate nothing will work anyway  ShadowLiberal   Nov-11-09 09:36 PM   #43 
  - What makes you think it's just about the number of troops? He's obviously thinking about  jenmito   Nov-11-09 09:52 PM   #46 
  - Bring all the troops home now.  undeterred   Nov-11-09 09:54 PM   #47 
  - This is the most HOPE I've felt in a long time!  bullwinkle428   Nov-11-09 10:05 PM   #49 
  - Is that the exploding heads of the neo-cons and Obama-haters I hear?  Odin2005   Nov-11-09 10:14 PM   #50 
  - The Obama haters wouldn't give him credit for doing the right thing  davidpdx   Nov-12-09 01:01 AM   #66 
  - You just made my day, jenmito!!  Major Hogwash   Nov-11-09 10:16 PM   #51 
  - I'm glad!  jenmito   Nov-12-09 10:19 AM   #94 
  - This report is based on two anonymous sources  Caitranne   Nov-11-09 10:36 PM   #55 
  - you might want to post that a few more times  Aramchek   Nov-12-09 03:21 AM   #78 
  - ha! you're contagious...  Aramchek   Nov-12-09 03:21 AM   #79 
  - This report is based on two anonymous sources  Caitranne   Nov-11-09 10:38 PM   #56 
  - This report is based on two anonymous sources  Caitranne   Nov-11-09 10:40 PM   #57 
  - This report is based on two anonymous sources  Caitranne   Nov-11-09 10:42 PM   #58 
  - Sorry. Only meant to post that once!  Caitranne   Nov-11-09 10:45 PM   #59 
  - The dreaded posting error...  ElboRuum   Nov-12-09 12:44 PM   #106 
  - Whups! It just happened to me, too.  ElboRuum   Nov-12-09 12:45 PM   #108 
  - Some parts of this article confused me. It says he has rejected the  Kdillard   Nov-11-09 10:59 PM   #60 
  - There will troops increase for sure, but  impik   Nov-12-09 02:10 AM   #73 
  - so the news reports about him already deciding to send 35k troops was likely more subterfuge by  BREMPRO   Nov-11-09 11:09 PM   #61 
  - Very good news!!!  backscatter712   Nov-11-09 11:39 PM   #62 
  - k/r  ccharles000   Nov-12-09 12:24 AM   #63 
  - malloy says obama should hand this over to congress...  RepublicanElephant   Nov-12-09 12:28 AM   #64 
  - Explain this to me in detail.....I don't know what you mean. n/t  vaberella   Nov-12-09 04:50 AM   #81 
     - War Powers Clause  RepublicanElephant   Nov-12-09 05:03 AM   #82 
        - Congress did declare war  Vattel   Nov-12-09 07:04 PM   #129 
  - Good!!  RememberWellstone   Nov-12-09 12:51 AM   #65 
  - Obama also needs to take special note of any general, senior or not, who appears to  Mayberry Machiavelli   Nov-12-09 01:18 AM   #67 
  - I would be very supportive of that.  chill_wind   Nov-12-09 12:08 PM   #103 
  - in photo, VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN AT PREZ O's RIGHT.  elleng   Nov-12-09 01:28 AM   #68 
  - VP BIDEN sitting at Prez O's right in photo:  elleng   Nov-12-09 01:33 AM   #69 
  - Finally, he's showing some independent judgment. If only Johnson had done so in '64.  leveymg   Nov-12-09 01:46 AM   #70 
  - Finally, he's showing some independent judgment. If only Johnson had done so in '64.  leveymg   Nov-12-09 01:46 AM   #71 
  - I really do hope this signals the end of this horrible war.I will be really happy if  saracat   Nov-12-09 02:45 AM   #74 
  - I'm glad he rejected HClinton/Mullen/Gates proposal to escalate by sending 30K more troops.  Lord Helmet   Nov-12-09 12:44 PM   #107 
  - really do hope this signals the end of this horrible war.I will be really happy if  saracat   Nov-12-09 02:47 AM   #75 
  - really do hope this signals the end of this horrible war.I will be really happy if  saracat   Nov-12-09 02:50 AM   #76 
  - Yes!  Sky Masterson   Nov-12-09 04:06 AM   #80 
  - Wow! An Exit strategy.  unhappycamper   Nov-12-09 05:14 AM   #83 
  - K&R  pleah   Nov-12-09 07:43 AM   #85 
  - dupe  pleah   Nov-12-09 07:44 AM   #86 
  - Didnt see this coming but I maybe should have  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-12-09 08:48 AM   #90 
  - It sure sounds like it!  jenmito   Nov-12-09 10:21 AM   #95 
  - Meanwhile it's a brisk business for manufacturers of body bags...  Clear Blue Sky   Nov-12-09 11:10 AM   #97 
  - You think Obama doesn't know people are dying over there? That's why he's taking this so seriously.  jenmito   Nov-12-09 11:14 AM   #98 
     - Obama has been up close and personal with this issue lately  lyonn   Nov-12-09 03:03 PM   #115 
        - That's right. So he obviously is putting himself as close to the "consequence of war" as he can  jenmito   Nov-12-09 03:21 PM   #116 
  - If he is going to bring the troops home, this would be the way to do it.  Tigermoose   Nov-12-09 11:15 AM   #99 
  - K&R  Soylent Brice   Nov-12-09 11:24 AM   #100 
  - That's what I'm talkin' 'bout!!! (nt)  TheKentuckian   Nov-12-09 11:46 AM   #102 
  - Choose this one -----> Get out now.  davidwparker   Nov-12-09 12:21 PM   #104 
  - Nice sig line.  jenmito   Nov-12-09 12:33 PM   #105 
  - IF TRUE, then Obama may have the COURAGE to do the RIGHT THING  Martin Eden   Nov-12-09 12:58 PM   #109 
  - Must be his own military expertise kickin in. n/t  newtothegame   Nov-12-09 01:35 PM   #110 
  - He never served in the military but he's obviously taking this VERY seriously, even moreso than some  jenmito   Nov-12-09 02:03 PM   #111 
  - Now is the time to shower Mr. President with letters and emails  Bette Noir   Nov-12-09 02:09 PM   #112 
  - He supposedly said he wants to know how to ultimately bring home the troops. n/t  jenmito   Nov-12-09 03:03 PM   #114 
  - hmm....... hope for the best -- get the hell out of Afghanistan and Iraq . . .  defendandprotect   Nov-12-09 05:14 PM   #119 
  - The innate corruption in the Afghan Government  EmeraldCityGrl   Nov-12-09 05:16 PM   #120 
  - I applaud this measure taken on the part of the President. Now lets get out of there!  saracat   Nov-12-09 05:30 PM   #121 
  - I do not have time, and am a bit reluctant to read the responses.  Mira   Nov-12-09 05:31 PM   #122 
  - IF TRUE, then Obama may have the COURAGE to do the RIGHT THING  Martin Eden   Nov-12-09 06:13 PM   #127 
  - I believe we should support the President so he can do his job.  Life Long Dem   Nov-12-09 06:31 PM   #128 
  - Does anyone else get the shiver of JFK's ghost?  paparush   Nov-12-09 07:28 PM   #130 
 

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