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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-24-09 12:46 PM
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7. I certainly "hope" so. And, that he "changes" his priorities.
But, I'm not optimistic that he will.
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  -Will the President regret the day ? kentuck  May-24-09 12:39 PM   #0 
  - Keeping Gates was the right move. nt  Captain Hilts   May-24-09 12:40 PM   #1 
  - Explain, please.  emsimon33   May-24-09 02:47 PM   #25 
     - First, he is not a GWB toadie in any way. Second, he fired a bunch of generals  Captain Hilts   May-24-09 02:58 PM   #27 
        - Thank you for the explanation.  emsimon33   May-24-09 03:11 PM   #28 
        - It ain't you - This one was hard to follow!  Captain Hilts   May-24-09 03:18 PM   #31 
        - Gates goes way back with BushCo. He was an Iran Contra fixer.  EFerrari   May-24-09 03:21 PM   #32 
           - Ex-CIA Director  kentuck   May-24-09 03:42 PM   #33 
              - Gates is CIA since the 60s. n/t  EFerrari   May-24-09 03:44 PM   #34 
  - uh, youre questions would be better put another couple of years down the road  cali   May-24-09 12:41 PM   #2 
  - I must agree.  Deja Q   May-24-09 02:38 PM   #24 
  - Hope he regrets it asap - he had a mandate for BOLD change...  polichick   May-24-09 12:43 PM   #3 
  - We're not even 6 months into it? Why is everything in past tense? (n/t)  Catch22Dem   May-24-09 12:43 PM   #4 
  - Because we're Americans.  BlooInBloo   May-24-09 12:44 PM   #5 
  - Instant gratification.  HughMoran   May-24-09 01:06 PM   #18 
  - What is in past tense?  kentuck   May-24-09 12:45 PM   #6 
     - this is:  cali   May-24-09 12:48 PM   #8 
        - That is future tense.  kentuck   May-24-09 12:49 PM   #10 
           - um, actually the  cali   May-24-09 12:52 PM   #13 
              - Not to quibble but..  kentuck   May-24-09 12:55 PM   #15 
                 - the point is that he's only been in office for a brief amount of time  cali   May-24-09 01:03 PM   #17 
                    - I understand that he has only been in a short time...  kentuck   May-24-09 01:13 PM   #19 
  - I certainly "hope" so. And, that he "changes" his priorities.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-24-09 12:46 PM   #7 
  - First of all, he couldn't just fire Petraeus, he can't just fire a general...  WCGreen   May-24-09 12:48 PM   #9 
  - Really, They fired the General presiding over Afghanistan..  glowing   May-24-09 12:50 PM   #11 
  - I thought his tour of duty was over....  WCGreen   May-24-09 12:54 PM   #14 
  - Wrong! He absolutely can. Military members serve at the "pleasure of the CIC.  dgibby   May-24-09 01:50 PM   #20 
     - But perhaps Obama didn't want to alienate the top Brass...  WCGreen   May-24-09 03:14 PM   #29 
  - No.  suchadeal   May-24-09 12:50 PM   #12 
  - He really ought to weed out all the bible school grads hired by BushCo.  lpbk2713   May-24-09 12:56 PM   #16 
  - A few years after leaving office the hidden agendas become clear./nt  Festivito   May-24-09 01:51 PM   #21 
  - I agree completely. k/r  Badgerman   May-24-09 02:01 PM   #22 
  - I doubt he will face any regrets.  bvar22   May-24-09 02:33 PM   #23 
  - Beginning to look that way.  emsimon33   May-24-09 02:49 PM   #26 
  - No, he will still be rich and then a former US President with continuing income and  Greyhound   May-24-09 03:18 PM   #30 

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