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MH1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-01-10 10:38 AM
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12. Security for the Taliban and compliant men.
Women would merely become property again.

(Not that the Karzai regime has made a lot of progress in that regard, but there has been some movement at least. All gone when the Taliban retake control.)
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  -68% Afghanistans support US presence. BootinUp  Aug-01-10 10:29 AM   #0 
  - July was the deadliest month there yet  bigtree   Aug-01-10 10:32 AM   #1 
  - The answer to your implied question is  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 10:39 AM   #14 
  - 'tough period' You mean more killing and maiming.  bigtree   Aug-01-10 10:47 AM   #22 
     - perhaps the death squads will help us save face?  Warren Stupidity   Aug-01-10 11:12 AM   #37 
  - Yet where is the anger? Where are the protests?  Freetradesucks   Aug-02-10 08:40 PM   #76 
  - So we're going to start polling foreign populations to determine national security policy?  Oregone   Aug-01-10 10:32 AM   #2 
  - Its an indicator  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 10:36 AM   #9 
  - Yeah, it indicates how bad the US is losing  Oregone   Aug-01-10 10:40 AM   #15 
  - Yeah it's an indicator of someone making a shit load of money off of our presence there.  Raineyb   Aug-01-10 11:05 AM   #31 
  - Might as well. When we poll the US population and it clearly  obxhead   Aug-01-10 10:52 AM   #27 
  - you cannot conduct a valid opinion poll in an insurgency.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-01-10 10:33 AM   #3 
  - No. nt  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 10:34 AM   #5 
     - excellent.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-01-10 10:36 AM   #7 
     - No? Put a gun in my face and I will tell you I like you a lot  NNN0LHI   Aug-01-10 10:38 AM   #11 
     - I would argue against your point  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 10:41 AM   #17 
     - That explains this OP of fail. n/t  Raineyb   Aug-01-10 11:13 AM   #38 
  - The best way to improve security is for the United States to get out. n/t  unhappycamper   Aug-01-10 10:33 AM   #4 
  - Because it worked so well the last time. nt  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 10:35 AM   #6 
  - yea, too bad we're not still in Vietnam  G_j   Aug-01-10 10:39 AM   #13 
  - If the hippies had allowed us to win in 'Nam  wtmusic   Aug-01-10 10:58 AM   #28 
  - The millions of people murdered by the North probably think it was  Taitertots   Aug-01-10 12:29 PM   #45 
     - oh great, now we get to argue  G_j   Aug-01-10 01:03 PM   #50 
        - Who said it was a just war? It can be both unjust and the ending cost millions of innocent lives  Taitertots   Aug-01-10 02:56 PM   #66 
  - Really?  unhappycamper   Aug-01-10 10:46 AM   #20 
     - Leaving a vacuum in Afghanistan  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 10:49 AM   #23 
        - There is a civil war going on in Afghanistan.  unhappycamper   Aug-01-10 10:59 AM   #29 
        - I am not as sure as you.  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 11:14 AM   #41 
           - I think hopeless decribes our situation there.  unhappycamper   Aug-01-10 11:21 AM   #42 
           - That piece is riddled with factual errors. The main one is  EFerrari   Aug-01-10 02:22 PM   #56 
              - Most would disagree with your views on the Taliban. Including  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 02:25 PM   #58 
              - I didn't give you my views on the Taliban.  EFerrari   Aug-01-10 02:27 PM   #59 
              - Your view is that they are not destabilizing force  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 02:30 PM   #60 
                 - No, I didn't say that. n/t  EFerrari   Aug-01-10 02:33 PM   #62 
        - Like one of those Orecs? Are they really any good?  Warren Stupidity   Aug-01-10 11:14 AM   #40 
  - Security for the Taliban and compliant men.  MH1   Aug-01-10 10:38 AM   #12 
  - People prefer to buy into a worldview where all the costs are on one side.  Unvanguard   Aug-01-10 10:36 AM   #8 
  - I should believe Gates  G_j   Aug-01-10 10:37 AM   #10 
  - Oh come on...its not like he's hiding anything!  Oregone   Aug-01-10 10:43 AM   #18 
  - It was an ABC/ Wash.Post poll I believe. nt  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 11:09 AM   #34 
  - money may not buy love but it can buy lots of temporary "friends" nt  msongs   Aug-01-10 10:40 AM   #16 
  - And 56% of Americans oppose the US presence in Afghanistan.  kiva   Aug-01-10 10:44 AM   #19 
  - It says they oppose the war. It doesn't say they support withdrawal.  Unvanguard   Aug-01-10 10:46 AM   #21 
  - Wording of poll questions makes a huge difference in the response.  MH1   Aug-01-10 10:49 AM   #24 
  - You've made a key mistake...  Chan790   Aug-01-10 10:51 AM   #25 
     - For the first time in over 35 years I am not going  kiva   Aug-01-10 11:06 AM   #32 
        - Just dont vote for these vampires and you are fine by us:  Oregone   Aug-01-10 11:38 AM   #44 
  - AccuPoll sponsored by General Dynamics, GE, and ATK  wtmusic   Aug-01-10 10:51 AM   #26 
  - lol. A poll conducted by the US.  chrisa   Aug-01-10 11:02 AM   #30 
  - I understand why you don't want to believe it. nt  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 11:07 AM   #33 
  - unrec'd for the vast stupidity of believeing this poll  RetroLounge   Aug-01-10 11:09 AM   #35 
  - I considered rec-ing it for the same reason.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-01-10 11:11 AM   #36 
  - I also unrecced. n/t  unhappycamper   Aug-01-10 11:14 AM   #39 
  - A thumbs up for the Bush Doctrine.  VMI Dem   Aug-01-10 11:26 AM   #43 
  - LMAO. Who did they interview, the Karzai people?  IndianaGreen   Aug-01-10 12:30 PM   #46 
  - Total propaganda. You mean 68% of Afghans working for Karzai and living in Kabul.  readmoreoften   Aug-01-10 12:45 PM   #47 
  - *** About the Poll referenced in the OP ***  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 12:54 PM   #48 
  - Before there was Fox, there was ABC. nt  EFerrari   Aug-01-10 02:05 PM   #54 
  - So does 100% of Taliban and Al Queda recruiters.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Aug-01-10 12:56 PM   #49 
  - BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAH  L0oniX   Aug-01-10 01:51 PM   #51 
  - 68% POLLED support ....... go out into the mine fields and ask again  Motown_Johnny   Aug-01-10 01:59 PM   #52 
  - Then they should all FUCKING ENLIST in their war!  Kurovski   Aug-01-10 02:03 PM   #53 
  - At least you already know advocating RW policy will get you massive negative recs.  Edweird   Aug-01-10 02:18 PM   #55 
  - Clearly I think some facts are not given equal weight  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 02:23 PM   #57 
     - Hey, whatever works for you. Reality doesn't agree with you, tho.  Edweird   Aug-01-10 02:41 PM   #63 
     - this isn't an appropriate subject? nt  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 02:44 PM   #64 
     - we tend to dismiss the bullshitty facts. nt.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-01-10 04:33 PM   #67 
        - .  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 04:41 PM   #68 
  - 68% of which Afghans?  lunatica   Aug-01-10 02:33 PM   #61 
  - #48 has info on the poll  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 02:46 PM   #65 
     - won "national news awards"  upi402   Aug-01-10 04:47 PM   #69 
  - How do we know the poll was not fake?  stevedesmond   Aug-01-10 05:06 PM   #70 
  - I think it passes muster, but read it for yourself  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 05:09 PM   #71 
  - kick  BootinUp   Aug-01-10 10:10 PM   #72 
  - First, who could possibly trust the methodology and second who gives a fuck?  TheKentuckian   Aug-01-10 11:04 PM   #73 
  - 68% were in favor of the Soviet occupation too  daleo   Aug-01-10 11:23 PM   #74 
  - You're being such a good german...  RetroLounge   Aug-02-10 08:36 PM   #75 

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