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Cyrano Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-01-09 11:48 AM
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12. "... likely serving under him in the war."
And likely many of them won't survive.

Aside from conservative Dems, I don't know of anyone who voted for him to escalate Afghanistan and stay there until some indefinite future.

Obama is no fool. He knows that the British Empire got their asses kicked out of there. He knows the USSR finally said, "fuck this" and walked away. And he also knows that there's no way we're going to turn a country with a 10% literacy rate into ... what?

The local tribes of Afghanistan have been killing each other for centuries and will continue to do so. And there's nothing that we, or the rest of the world, can do to change it.

Obama's worst sin is knowing history, yet choosing to ignore it. Why? So the Republicans won't call him a wuss? None of them will ever vote for him anyway.

All he's doing right now is losing his Democratic base. And by losing it, he's screwing us all.
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  -Selling war? Go to West Point where they have to applaud Cyrano  Dec-01-09 10:36 AM   #0 
  - It's something that Bush would have pulled. I would have thought Obama not to be so cheap.  Bluebear   Dec-01-09 10:39 AM   #1 
  - +1  roody   Dec-01-09 10:40 AM   #3 
  - Exactly.  Neecy   Dec-01-09 10:42 AM   #5 
  - The Army likes it because it's a great career move...  rfranklin   Dec-01-09 10:40 AM   #2 
  - We've been told  Why Syzygy   Dec-01-09 10:40 AM   #4 
  - +1  Echo In Light   Dec-01-09 10:46 AM   #6 
  - You said it.  Bluebear   Dec-01-09 11:15 AM   #9 
  - Wrong. Cadets do not need to cheer, though they will. Obama is going to West Point  berni_mccoy   Dec-01-09 10:49 AM   #7 
  - "... likely serving under him in the war."  Cyrano   Dec-01-09 11:48 AM   #12 
     - Many won't survive?  RaleighNCDUer   Dec-01-09 12:12 PM   #13 
  - Watch for tepid/polite applause  SoCalDem   Dec-01-09 10:53 AM   #8 
  - People are going to cheer where ever he goes.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Dec-01-09 11:17 AM   #10 
  - As long as he has plenty of Cheer Leaders, they will Cheer.  bahrbearian   Dec-01-09 11:48 AM   #11 
     - People don't need cheerleaders.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Dec-01-09 01:41 PM   #15 
  - yep, just like Bush.  Mari333   Dec-01-09 12:13 PM   #14 

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