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Jacobin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-01-07 05:07 PM
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21. Hubris. They obviously haven't checked in with Iraqis on this
We will be run out in a matter of a couple of years. Book it. Its not sustainable.
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  - Defense Secretary, Top General Endorse 50-Year U.S. Presence In Iraq babylonsister  Jun-01-07 10:54 AM   #0 
  - this is just total madness  alyce douglas   Jun-01-07 10:56 AM   #1 
  - And they hate us for our freedoms............  springhill   Jun-01-07 12:58 PM   #10 
  - Why not? At 800 billion a year that would translate to  genie_weenie   Jun-01-07 10:59 AM   #2 
  - First thought was about as long as they figure it will take to pump ALL the oil!  OregonBlue   Jun-01-07 11:07 AM   #3 
  - Bingo!  smoogatz   Jun-01-07 12:52 PM   #8 
     - Isn't 50 years the # tossed around for Peak Oil to begin  soleft   Jun-01-07 01:03 PM   #12 
        - Peak oil has begun.  smoogatz   Jun-02-07 10:56 AM   #23 
  - Bush wants to 'pass the buck' for his Iraq failure  bigtree   Jun-01-07 11:13 AM   #4 
  - The permanent bases already showed us all the strategy, ...  damntexdem   Jun-01-07 12:21 PM   #5 
  - In their warped dreams. Either we set a timetable to get out or the insurgents do.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-01-07 12:43 PM   #6 
  - Who CARES what THEY think???  Karenina   Jun-01-07 04:47 PM   #19 
  - that ought to go over well in the Middle East  Scriptor Ignotus   Jun-01-07 12:49 PM   #7 
  - The proposed Iraq Oil legislation only allows for 30 year leases  merh   Jun-01-07 12:54 PM   #9 
  - This war was sold as "weeks, months".  slowry   Jun-01-07 12:59 PM   #11 
  - That was the plan from the very start (even tho' 'weeks' and 'months' were selling points).  sicksicksick_N_tired   Jun-01-07 01:03 PM   #13 
  - Well we know our elected Dems don't give a rats ass.  sellitman   Jun-01-07 01:39 PM   #15 
  - GOOGLE GEN. ODIERNO SEX AND UP COME  YEBBA   Jun-01-07 01:28 PM   #14 
  - "Months? No, probably weeks." (Rumsfeld)  galloglas   Jun-01-07 01:46 PM   #16 
  - Without the troops Exxon and the others will not get the Iraqis' oil  MasonJar   Jun-01-07 04:41 PM   #17 
  - Is anyone really surprised by this?  EOO   Jun-01-07 04:45 PM   #18 
  - We need impeachment of entire regime..  bamacrat   Jun-01-07 04:49 PM   #20 
  - Hubris. They obviously haven't checked in with Iraqis on this  Jacobin   Jun-01-07 05:07 PM   #21 
  - Translation: The plan is to partition Iraq into oil-rich and oil-poor zones  struggle4progress   Jun-01-07 08:48 PM   #22 
  - More info  ProSense   Jun-02-07 11:09 AM   #24 
 

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