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Arctic Dave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-26-10 03:52 PM
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4. Couldn't agree more. Until he cuts the military budget he is no more then a clown.
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  -How is it possible to take Obama seriously as a President when he's pi$$ing $57K/minute on wars? brentspeak  Jan-26-10 03:40 PM   #0 
  - It's difficult to impossible considering that the billions spent on death and destruction  ShortnFiery   Jan-26-10 03:47 PM   #1 
  - The Bush Doctrine is alive and thriving.  VMI Dem   Jan-26-10 03:49 PM   #2 
  - War... it's what we do. n/t  elocs   Jan-26-10 03:49 PM   #3 
  - Couldn't agree more. Until he cuts the military budget he is no more then a clown.  Arctic Dave   Jan-26-10 03:52 PM   #4 
  - I know  Rosa Luxemburg   Jan-26-10 03:55 PM   #5 
  - And I thought we had the majority in congress!  golfguru   Jan-26-10 06:14 PM   #14 
     - When they get the majority they don't do anything  Rosa Luxemburg   Jan-26-10 07:42 PM   #21 
  - and,as a mod points out, that's only partial Afghanistan costs!  amborin   Jan-26-10 04:01 PM   #6 
  - But He's Cutting Social Programs - What More Do You Want?  MannyGoldstein   Jan-26-10 04:07 PM   #7 
  - If those poor and old people want money, let them join the military!  JVS   Jan-26-10 05:36 PM   #10 
  - It isn't so I don't. nt  Smarmie Doofus   Jan-26-10 04:20 PM   #8 
  - Did you not listen him as a candidate??????????????  JoePhilly   Jan-26-10 04:24 PM   #9 
  - Holding to those plans is impractical, as they were created when we thought we could afford wars.  JVS   Jan-26-10 05:40 PM   #11 
  - Did he run on these positions .... yes, or no?  JoePhilly   Jan-26-10 07:32 PM   #19 
     - Should he change positions to reflect reality? Yes or no?  JVS   Jan-26-10 07:54 PM   #22 
     - What "reality" are you talking about?  JoePhilly   Jan-27-10 04:58 AM   #31 
        - How many voted for Obama because of his escalate the war policy?  Bragi   Jan-27-10 08:07 AM   #35 
           - I did polling arounding this issue and you are correct.  avaistheone1   Jan-28-10 11:14 AM   #49 
     - Hey Joe, go vote  Bragi   Jan-27-10 08:45 AM   #38 
  - Newsflash: We will not leave Iraq in 19 months. It's going to BLOW UP again.  ShortnFiery   Jan-26-10 05:40 PM   #12 
  - Yemen is next n/t  golfguru   Jan-26-10 06:16 PM   #15 
  - We're leaving. Embrace reality and get used to it.  TheWraith   Jan-26-10 06:21 PM   #18 
     - Not really.  avaistheone1   Jan-28-10 11:21 AM   #50 
  - So he bragged about escalating a pointless war?  brentspeak   Jan-26-10 07:33 PM   #20 
  - I did not know that the Pentagon puts 100 Al Quaeda in Afghanistan.  amandabeech   Jan-28-10 12:04 PM   #52 
  - Obama campaigned on continuing the war in AfPak  Cali_Democrat   Jan-26-10 05:58 PM   #13 
  - LOL  Skittles   Jan-27-10 05:50 AM   #32 
  - Of course not  Cali_Democrat   Jan-27-10 05:43 PM   #44 
     - you're saying people cannot even bitch about the war  Skittles   Jan-28-10 01:45 AM   #45 
        - People can bitch all they want....it's they're right  Cali_Democrat   Jan-28-10 11:02 AM   #47 
  - So what were antiwar people to do?  Bragi   Jan-27-10 08:14 AM   #36 
     - There's not much the antiwar people can do right now  Cali_Democrat   Jan-28-10 11:06 AM   #48 
  - Ah, if only life was like a video game...  zulchzulu   Jan-26-10 06:16 PM   #16 
  - +1000. Some people here border on the delusional.  TheWraith   Jan-26-10 06:19 PM   #17 
  - You can call it over when they're all back. Until then it isn't over.  JVS   Jan-26-10 07:57 PM   #23 
  - Are you outraged troops are still in Kosovo?  zulchzulu   Jan-26-10 10:55 PM   #24 
     - Tell that to the combat troops stationed in Europe ever since WWII  Jeff In Milwaukee   Jan-26-10 10:59 PM   #26 
  - yeah nothing going on in Afghanistan.  jonnyblitz   Jan-26-10 10:57 PM   #25 
  - Hey Wraith, go now to vote for more war!  Bragi   Jan-27-10 08:47 AM   #40 
  - Thank you!  tallahasseedem   Jan-26-10 11:01 PM   #27 
  - So now wars are ended by escalating them and attaching no-deadline withdrawals?  brentspeak   Jan-27-10 12:42 AM   #28 
  - naw, we figured he'd end them by escalating them  Skittles   Jan-27-10 05:51 AM   #33 
  - How is it possible to take breatspeak seriously as a Democrat when he's pissing on Obama 57K times?  Writer   Jan-27-10 12:46 AM   #29 
  - BINGO, DAMMIT!! LOL! SLAM DUNK!! n/t  Fire1   Jan-28-10 02:15 PM   #55 
  - Hey there now, take it easy!  asdjrocky   Jan-27-10 02:11 AM   #30 
  - Iraq and Afghanistan are BUSH's Wars  Tippy   Jan-27-10 07:01 AM   #34 
  - NO, it's easy to stop a war. STOP and withdraw the combat troops.  ShortnFiery   Jan-27-10 08:22 AM   #37 
     - +1  harun   Jan-27-10 08:47 AM   #39 
     - Naive and irresponsible.  phleshdef   Jan-27-10 09:01 AM   #41 
        - You're not old enough to remember Vietnam?  ShortnFiery   Jan-27-10 03:59 PM   #42 
           - Kicked-out?  proteus_lives   Jan-28-10 02:17 AM   #46 
  - It is nearly pure pissing money onto gravel and sand.  TheKentuckian   Jan-27-10 04:01 PM   #43 
  - For reference, single payer would cost 3.8 million dollars per minute  andym   Jan-28-10 11:34 AM   #51 
  - Read the CA nurses study again: it said that the CURRENT system costs $2.1 trillion/year  brentspeak   Jan-28-10 01:46 PM   #54 
     - And they say that the new program will cost 63 billion more than current costs  andym   Jan-28-10 05:26 PM   #56 
  - awwww, brent's being a bitter sod again...  dionysus   Jan-28-10 01:06 PM   #53 
 

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