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fascisthunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-28-09 03:03 PM
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70. yuh... our military is there for the people, because our government really cares
give me a break. It's because of a PIPELINE and not because of women's rights. Nice try though, really, but too transparent at this point.
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  -Do you think you really know what is happening in Afghanistan? IndianaGreen  Nov-27-09 11:17 PM   #0 
  - I tried to rec this  G_j   Nov-27-09 11:22 PM   #1 
  - K & R.  chill_wind   Nov-27-09 11:26 PM   #2 
  - And then there's Masooda Jalal and Shinkai Karokahail  sandnsea   Nov-27-09 11:27 PM   #3 
  - that was a speech by Malalai Joya. Her views are similar to RAWA's  IndianaGreen   Nov-27-09 11:41 PM   #8 
     - And? So?? She's not the only woman in Afghanistan  sandnsea   Nov-27-09 11:52 PM   #12 
        - Don't be so purposely dense! Here is she on NPR  IndianaGreen   Nov-27-09 11:54 PM   #13 
        - Malalai Joya: The woman who will not be silenced  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 12:00 AM   #15 
           - Masooda Jalal - Afghan minister of women  sandnsea   Nov-28-09 12:06 AM   #17 
           - She is not part of Karzai's government  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 12:13 AM   #18 
              - Everybody is attacking Karzai's record  sandnsea   Nov-28-09 12:19 AM   #20 
                 - Women have no rights in Afghanistan today! Rape is rampant!  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 12:26 AM   #22 
                    - You're picking a fight where one doesn't exist  sandnsea   Nov-28-09 12:41 AM   #25 
           - sandnsea is one-a them damn women hatin... women?  dionysus   Nov-28-09 12:35 PM   #46 
  - Nope ....... do you?  Clio the Leo   Nov-27-09 11:29 PM   #4 
  - Thanks Clio.  Cha   Nov-27-09 11:34 PM   #6 
  - Presidents have gotten us into wars in Vietnam, Panama, Grenada, Afghanistan, and Iraq  IndianaGreen   Nov-27-09 11:36 PM   #7 
  - We're just going to keep going around in circles....  Clio the Leo   Nov-27-09 11:51 PM   #11 
     - Women are as oppressed under Karzai and the warlords as they were under the Taliban  IndianaGreen   Nov-27-09 11:56 PM   #14 
     - Regardless of who's to blame.....  Clio the Leo   Nov-28-09 12:05 AM   #16 
        - Do you also call for war in Saudi Arabia?  Bluenorthwest   Nov-28-09 01:55 PM   #62 
        - please no war against China!  Garam_Masala   Nov-29-09 01:32 PM   #102 
        - yuh... our military is there for the people, because our government really cares  fascisthunter   Nov-28-09 03:03 PM   #70 
     - You do realize that your justification for staying in Afghanistan also obligates us to invade China?  LooseWilly   Nov-28-09 12:15 AM   #19 
     - Key phrase.....  Clio the Leo   Nov-28-09 12:26 AM   #23 
        - And what about UN resolutions condemning Israel?  LooseWilly   Nov-28-09 02:12 AM   #27 
           - I'm not ignoring Israel.....  Clio the Leo   Nov-28-09 07:51 AM   #29 
              - And you're missing my point. If we can't solve ALL injustices, we need more than mere  LooseWilly   Nov-28-09 01:48 PM   #61 
                 - damn - you make sense.  Duncan   Nov-28-09 07:22 PM   #83 
     - I want that stopped as much as the next person  knightinwhitesatin   Nov-28-09 09:42 AM   #30 
     - For some people here, it's not about sending people like you to get killed.  QC   Nov-28-09 11:36 AM   #33 
     - WHERE do we draw the line between ... an act of heroism vs. meddling?  Martin Eden   Nov-28-09 02:21 PM   #68 
  - knowing more and doing the right thing do not necessarily correlate.  tomp   Nov-28-09 11:29 AM   #32 
  - Here is an example of Beltway wisdom... and bipartisan wisdom at that!  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 11:39 AM   #34 
  - You supported the Iraq war? n/t  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-28-09 12:59 PM   #49 
  - 'that he (Bush) lost my support for the Iraq war.'  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 01:02 PM   #50 
     - Just keep in mind  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-28-09 01:07 PM   #55 
  - Good Post  Martin Eden   Nov-28-09 01:05 PM   #52 
  - The president has said that the U.S. is willing to "work with"  dflprincess   Nov-28-09 09:36 PM   #86 
     - I guess that depends which "Taliban" we're talking about  Martin Eden   Nov-29-09 10:50 AM   #99 
        - Taliban are Wahhabis. There are no moderates among them!  IndianaGreen   Nov-30-09 05:21 PM   #106 
           - All black & white -- no shades of grey, eh?  Martin Eden   Nov-30-09 07:42 PM   #107 
  - the president may have better intel but...  green917   Nov-28-09 04:13 PM   #71 
  - Clip the Leo, I suggest you do some reading about just HOW our Presidents get the info  bertman   Nov-29-09 12:36 AM   #97 
  - Wow. You are channelling Britney Spears there you know.  Hell Hath No Fury   Nov-30-09 01:37 PM   #104 
  - oil  rwheeler31   Nov-27-09 11:33 PM   #5 
  - Lets rise against the war crimes of US and its fundamentalist lackeys!  IndianaGreen   Nov-27-09 11:47 PM   #10 
     - +1  David Zephyr   Nov-28-09 10:57 PM   #90 
  - He pulled the trigger on Tillman?  boppers   Nov-27-09 11:46 PM   #9 
  - Robert Fisk: 'Nobody supports the Taliban, but people hate the government'  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 12:22 AM   #21 
  - Sounds like what used to happen in Central America, in Vietnam...  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-28-09 12:48 PM   #47 
  - Excellent thread posts. I'd only add my recommendation to ...  ShortnFiery   Nov-28-09 12:27 AM   #24 
  - Pure absolute ignorance OP  Tejas   Nov-28-09 01:53 AM   #26 
  - pure projection on your part.  inna   Nov-29-09 01:13 PM   #101 
  - Unless you're there on the ground you don't know what's going on.  vaberella   Nov-28-09 02:38 AM   #28 
  - Malalai Joya is a mediawhore?  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-28-09 01:04 PM   #51 
  - Ms Joya is among other things, Afghani. Are you?  Bluenorthwest   Nov-28-09 02:08 PM   #66 
  - There has been some truly sociopathic stuff posted these past couple of days.  QC   Nov-29-09 12:21 AM   #96 
  - a person represented by the image in your sig is a mediawhore.  inna   Dec-01-09 12:05 AM   #108 
  - K & R nt  LWolf   Nov-28-09 11:04 AM   #31 
  - The only person around Pres. Obama who we know backs Gen. McChystal's troop idea 100% is Hillary.  ClarkUSA   Nov-28-09 11:48 AM   #35 
  - RAWA also wants US and NATO out of Afghanistan  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 11:52 AM   #36 
     - So what? Why does one group deserve the right to decide for the entire country/region?  ClarkUSA   Nov-28-09 11:56 AM   #37 
        - What gave the US the right to decide for the entire country of Afghanistan?  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 11:59 AM   #38 
           - That's not what's happening. The Af-Pak governments want U.S. and NATO involvement.  ClarkUSA   Nov-28-09 12:06 PM   #39 
              - Are you speaking of the illegitimate Karzai regime?  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 12:13 PM   #40 
              - And Pakistan's PM. Like it or not, Karzai won the runoff election so he's legitimate now.  ClarkUSA   Nov-28-09 12:25 PM   #41 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-28-09 12:33 PM   #44 
                 - Your rhetoric falls short of reality. Karzai's top opponent decided not to run again.  ClarkUSA   Nov-28-09 01:06 PM   #53 
                    - Abdullah Abdullah dropped out because there were no guarantees of a fair election  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 01:13 PM   #58 
                       - Uh huh. I rather suspect his surprise decision came after he got a bribe he couldn't refuse.  ClarkUSA   Nov-28-09 01:40 PM   #60 
                          - Or maybe he withdrew because he thought a huge fraud would happen again  mcablue   Nov-28-09 05:10 PM   #77 
                 - Karzai won the one-candidate runoff election like Kim Jong Il won his in North Korea  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 11:15 PM   #94 
              - Pakistan wants our drones and our $, but not more troops.  tekisui   Nov-28-09 04:18 PM   #72 
  - War is a cost-benefit proposition.  zoff   Nov-28-09 12:26 PM   #42 
  - If you're so against this war, organize a march against it  treestar   Nov-28-09 12:29 PM   #43 
  - Been there, done that, and will do it again!  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 12:34 PM   #45 
  - There WERE protests against the war in Afghanistan  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-28-09 12:50 PM   #48 
  - A new President should warrant new protests  treestar   Nov-28-09 02:02 PM   #63 
  - Where the hell have you been for 8 years?  spiritual_gunfighter   Nov-28-09 01:06 PM   #54 
  - In late 2001?  treestar   Nov-28-09 02:03 PM   #64 
  - Funny how there wasn't a peep of Outrage last year when he was campaigning on this issue.  ClarkUSA   Nov-28-09 01:11 PM   #57 
     - You seem to forget that our entire focus was in defeating McCain/Palin  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 01:16 PM   #59 
     - Not a bit!  treestar   Nov-28-09 02:05 PM   #65 
     - Just so you know..I was against his stand on more and bigger wars then...  winyanstaz   Nov-28-09 05:12 PM   #78 
  - UPDATE: Timescale of targets for Afghanistan in 2010  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 01:10 PM   #56 
  - K&R  polichick   Nov-28-09 02:11 PM   #67 
  - Countries never invade countries to help people. They invade to help themselves. nt  valerief   Nov-28-09 03:02 PM   #69 
  - The world watched  sushi   Nov-28-09 04:33 PM   #73 
  - The U.S. never invaded Afghanistan under any banner of human rights. She lost me there.  berni_mccoy   Nov-28-09 04:43 PM   #74 
  - Well actually I do remember a lot of retoric of how evil the Taliban were  winyanstaz   Nov-28-09 05:14 PM   #79 
  - Did you forget Laura Bush's speech about women rights in Afghanistan?  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-09 06:16 PM   #81 
     - And her husband had rewarded the same Taliban $43 Million just nine months earlier.  David Zephyr   Nov-28-09 11:00 PM   #92 
     - Has nothing to do with why we went there or what we claimed we went there for.  berni_mccoy   Nov-29-09 12:36 PM   #100 
  - If the teabaggers needed any more proof...  snake in the grass   Nov-28-09 04:44 PM   #75 
  - K & R,,,  winyanstaz   Nov-28-09 05:05 PM   #76 
  - Reading the threads here it becomes obvious  Jakes Progress   Nov-28-09 06:01 PM   #80 
  - +1  bvar22   Nov-28-09 06:53 PM   #82 
  - +  underpants   Nov-28-09 07:35 PM   #84 
  - I oppose the Afghani conflict for the following reason:  truedelphi   Nov-28-09 07:47 PM   #85 
  - IG, i love you!  inna   Nov-28-09 10:21 PM   #87 
  - Oh brother, what a crock of sh*t.  Mind_your_head   Nov-28-09 10:55 PM   #88 
  - Out of the park Indianagreen k*r n/t  autorank   Nov-28-09 10:55 PM   #89 
  - K&R (The 111th)!  David Zephyr   Nov-28-09 10:58 PM   #91 
  - REFRESHING  thegoodfight   Nov-28-09 11:11 PM   #93 
  - For the hell of it I visited job listings on several defense contractor  LibDemAlways   Nov-28-09 11:21 PM   #95 
  - Vietnam Redux. Keeping the military machine rolling and the corporations rich.  bertman   Nov-29-09 12:40 AM   #98 
  - There's a great article in the current Harpers magazine.  mojowork_n   Nov-29-09 08:27 PM   #103 
  - i have heard her before, so courageous, as RAWA has been  katty   Nov-30-09 05:20 PM   #105 

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