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ConsAreLiars Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-26-06 10:30 PM
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27. I was reminded of the same event.
Or some Mafioso breaking the kneecaps of their victim and then demanding that the stand up and dance.
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  -The Most Vile Talking Point: "It's time for Iraqis to stand up on their own" ConsAreLiars  Nov-26-06 09:52 PM   #0 
  - That's why I am a Kucinich and Obama fan.  Erika   Nov-26-06 09:56 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-26-06 10:12 PM   #10 
  - of all the players in the field, Kucinich is now the one I trust.  QuestionAll...   Nov-26-06 11:49 PM   #42 
  - and  savemefromdumbya   Nov-27-06 08:43 AM   #50 
  - The US had no right to invade Iraq. period.  savemefromdumbya   Nov-27-06 08:42 AM   #49 
  - obama was not elected when the war started.  mopinko   Nov-26-06 10:23 PM   #21 
  - He was running for the Senate in the primary  Radical Activist   Nov-26-06 10:26 PM   #22 
  - But he came out against it  Erika   Nov-26-06 10:26 PM   #24 
     - when he comes out against it as  mopinko   Nov-27-06 10:27 AM   #51 
  - Obama? Wasn't even a senator in 2003, then said we don't need to investigate  The Count   Nov-27-06 05:07 PM   #55 
  - I undrstand your position, but do you agree with the statement?  MercutioATC   Nov-26-06 09:59 PM   #2 
  - How the fuck can anyone manage a country  fujiyama   Nov-26-06 10:08 PM   #6 
  - It takes us about 12 weeks to train a kid to go to a foreign country and fight.  MercutioATC   Nov-26-06 10:11 PM   #9 
     - A lot more blood will spill  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Nov-26-06 10:22 PM   #19 
     - BULL FUCKING SHIT  boolean   Nov-26-06 10:37 PM   #31 
     - Agreed. This has all the intelligence...  puebloknot   Nov-27-06 02:57 AM   #48 
     - No.What "Iraqi government", what "Iraqi people" are you talking about?  uppityperson   Nov-26-06 11:10 PM   #37 
     - Amen to that.  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Nov-26-06 11:25 PM   #38 
     - Anarchy is what a misliked democracy is called - from Leviathan, by Hobbes.  followthemoney   Nov-27-06 12:06 PM   #53 
     - "The Iraqi people seem to be dragging their feet a bit"  AliceWonderland   Nov-27-06 07:15 PM   #57 
  - I will bring up again there is no such thing as an Iraqi  Erika   Nov-26-06 10:12 PM   #11 
  - Kurds, Shia, and Sunni are ethnic groups, not "regions"  AchtungToddler   Nov-26-06 10:53 PM   #34 
     - People who advocate that sort of division need to understand  ConsAreLiars   Nov-26-06 11:00 PM   #36 
        - Exactly. I wish more of us cared about OPG  AchtungToddler   Nov-26-06 11:41 PM   #40 
  - It is ALWAYS time for the people to manage their own affairs.  ConsAreLiars   Nov-26-06 10:22 PM   #18 
  - It is probably the only option but if you shoot a hornet's nest, you  karlrschneider   Nov-26-06 10:42 PM   #32 
  - Way past time, and they know it, which is why they have asked  NCevilDUer   Nov-26-06 11:55 PM   #43 
     - You put it perfectly. wish you'd been on MTP this am!  freeplessinseattle   Nov-27-06 12:39 AM   #44 
  - Excellent point.  CrispyQGirl   Nov-26-06 10:00 PM   #3 
  - Listen to what the Iraqis say.........  savemefromdumbya   Nov-26-06 10:02 PM   #4 
  - More like "roll over" and "play dead". Except the dead part isn't playing.  karlrschneider   Nov-26-06 10:43 PM   #33 
  - Yeah, I cringe every time I hear it too because it was  Texas Explorer   Nov-26-06 10:07 PM   #5 
  - The Iraqi's will probably not get things right until after the US leaves though  Mr_Spock   Nov-26-06 10:09 PM   #7 
  - Weren't they standing up on their own  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-26-06 10:10 PM   #8 
  - Yes, they were but even then Saddam controlled  Erika   Nov-26-06 10:15 PM   #13 
  - "Stand up on their own" is the new talking point!?  freethought   Nov-26-06 10:12 PM   #12 
  - Democrats would do well to get rid of that slogan  Erika   Nov-26-06 10:17 PM   #15 
  - I absolutely HATE this talking point!  SeattleGirl   Nov-26-06 10:16 PM   #14 
  - Amen, sister.  Erika   Nov-26-06 10:19 PM   #17 
     - Battered wife syndrome is exactly right, Erika.  SeattleGirl   Nov-26-06 10:35 PM   #29 
  - Vietnamization... the past is future again...  JCMach1   Nov-26-06 10:18 PM   #16 
  - natomy of a Civil War -- Iraqs descent into chaos  Disturbed   Nov-26-06 10:22 PM   #20 
  - makes me puke too.  mopinko   Nov-26-06 10:26 PM   #23 
  - Indeed, they have been standing against the invaders for quite some time, against all odds.  ConsAreLiars   Nov-26-06 10:36 PM   #30 
  - It bears some resemblance to the UCLA tazer-happy Sgt. Kick-Brown-Skins'-Ass....  BlooInBloo   Nov-26-06 10:27 PM   #25 
  - I was reminded of the same event.  ConsAreLiars   Nov-26-06 10:30 PM   #27 
  - Those attacking US troops probably see themselves as standing up on their own.  Radical Activist   Nov-26-06 10:27 PM   #26 
  - Yep.  Erika   Nov-26-06 10:31 PM   #28 
  - They're standing up, shooting at each other, ducking down.  aquart   Nov-26-06 10:54 PM   #35 
  - To redirect a bit. My disgust is with the cover-up of the crime that is implicit  ConsAreLiars   Nov-26-06 11:38 PM   #39 
  - Every time a US humvee is blown off the road, the Iraqis are standing up  Tom Joad   Nov-26-06 11:44 PM   #41 
  - Lawmakers Criticize Training And Deployment of Iraqi Forces  uppityperson   Nov-27-06 01:07 AM   #45 
  - How pathetic.  ConsAreLiars   Nov-27-06 01:31 AM   #46 
  - It's a time-honored white supremacist model  Karenina   Nov-28-06 10:02 AM   #61 
  - A combat unit?  votesomemore   Nov-27-06 02:41 AM   #47 
  - i am glad someone else felt this way...i heard this on sunday  lionesspriyanka   Nov-27-06 10:28 AM   #52 
  - In order to leave Iraq (which the people of Iraq want) we do have to  mzmolly   Nov-27-06 01:58 PM   #54 
  - I also understand why "they" (not "we") are saying that.  ConsAreLiars   Nov-27-06 08:23 PM   #58 
     - I honestly think most people understand what your saying already.  mzmolly   Nov-27-06 10:40 PM   #59 
        - Thanks.  ConsAreLiars   Nov-27-06 11:18 PM   #60 
           - They're giving the pseudo men who started this war a seemingly macho  mzmolly   Nov-28-06 10:40 AM   #62 
  - Nir Rosen was of Democracy Now! today. Here is how he puts it.  ConsAreLiars   Nov-27-06 06:52 PM   #56 

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