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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-16-06 08:30 AM
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10. Yes, they have lost the war
All their little selves. There were millions of folks marching in the streets, offering another path. Instead, the Republicans squandered a trillion dollars, hundreds of thousands of lives, and our national standing in the eyes of the world to . . . well, what? Bin Laden is still at large. The Taliban is resurgent in Afghanistan. Instead of a model of democracy in the Middle East, we have a civil war in Iraq, and Iran is preparing to establish and extend its hegemony in the region.

The solution to the horrible crime of September 11 was to find the surviving planners and perpetrators and bring them to justice. Instead, the Republicans launched two ruinously expensive wars. And you -- if you're lucky -- got a tax cut that will fill your gas tank. Once.
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  -The Republicans Have Single Handedly LOST THE WAR ON TERROR berni_mccoy  May-16-06 08:14 AM   #0 
  - Kick  stepnw1f   May-16-06 08:15 AM   #1 
  - I actually have some good idea about winning it and....  originalpckelly   May-16-06 08:16 AM   #2 
  - K&R  Champion_Jack   May-16-06 08:18 AM   #3 
  - any war against abstraction is unwinnable  ixion   May-16-06 08:21 AM   #4 
  - Their words, not mine. And Winning it COULD HAVE BEEN CATCHING THE ENEMY  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 08:22 AM   #6 
     - Who is they? Iraqi women and children?  Toots   May-16-06 09:00 AM   #16 
     - if you want to catch 'the enemy' just follow the money  ixion   May-16-06 10:52 AM   #23 
     - "THE ENEMY THAT ATTACKED US ON 911"  pauldp   May-16-06 12:25 PM   #26 
  - There IS no war on terror. It's a made up game to keep money flowing  leesa   May-16-06 08:21 AM   #5 
  - Of course *I* see that... but MANY AMERICANS DO NOT  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 08:23 AM   #7 
     - kick and r'd  opihimoimoi   May-16-06 08:26 AM   #8 
  - that wasn't the purpose of the war  sweetheart   May-16-06 08:29 AM   #9 
  - Most Americans Won't get what you are saying... What I'm saying  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 08:34 AM   #12 
  - Using their semantics guarantees that it will continue  mmonk   May-16-06 08:42 AM   #14 
  - I agree, but there must be a *last time* to use it: when you declare it  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 08:44 AM   #15 
  - Mr. McCoy, I'd add one other point..... corruption..,. The Duke Deal....  Jack from Charlotte   May-16-06 09:20 AM   #17 
     - Excellent point and thank you.  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 09:33 AM   #18 
  - the gop and the dlc were in it together  mdmc   May-16-06 09:36 AM   #19 
  - Yes, they have lost the war  gratuitous   May-16-06 08:30 AM   #10 
  - What's a war on terror?  mmonk   May-16-06 08:32 AM   #11 
  - I agree, see my posts 6 and 7 above.  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 08:35 AM   #13 
  - The Republicans INVENTED the "War on Terror"....  Bridget Burke   May-16-06 09:39 AM   #20 
  - I AGREE, but as I mentioned in my posts 6 + 7 above,  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 10:32 AM   #21 
     - Well, I agree with you too.  Bridget Burke   May-16-06 10:52 AM   #22 
  - The war on terror is a sham.  sparosnare   May-16-06 10:54 AM   #24 
  - Correct. And America Needs to SEE THAT THE REPUBS HAVE TRULY LOST  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 12:25 PM   #25 
  - Not to mention the squandered surplus he had to begin with.  NoAmericanTaliban   May-16-06 01:08 PM   #27 
  - Like I've said, Bush and the 'Pukes couldn't kick a duck in the ass  DinahMoeHum   May-16-06 01:31 PM   #28 
  - If he only had a brain....  trogdor   May-16-06 03:00 PM   #29 
  - NICE screen name TROGDOR!  berni_mccoy   May-16-06 04:02 PM   #30 
  - Kick.  pinto   May-16-06 09:08 PM   #31 

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