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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-24-10 10:59 PM
Response to Reply #39
49. Maybe you just need to look at it from a different perspective.
The more wedding parties we kill, the more brides we save from patriarchal marriages.

(I am also sick of hearing how wars help women prosper.)
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  -Why we are in Afghanistan berni_mccoy  Jun-24-10 01:56 AM   #0 
  - I've been trying to get this through to people for a while now  Chulanowa   Jun-24-10 02:09 AM   #1 
  - Exactly.  vaberella   Jun-24-10 03:21 AM   #3 
  - berni where you been?! Missed your posts. This is actually why I am on the fence with this war.  vaberella   Jun-24-10 03:20 AM   #2 
  - Been taking shelter in the Barrack Obama Group, staying away from the hate  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-10 09:03 AM   #17 
     - I am really glad to see you back. Your knowledge of political...  kjackson227   Jun-24-10 10:43 AM   #27 
  - Mineral resources...  depakid   Jun-24-10 03:28 AM   #4 
  - Those were given to Japan.  JTFrog   Jun-24-10 06:38 AM   #8 
  - LOL- no, they weren't  depakid   Jun-24-10 07:00 AM   #9 
     - It's certainly what Karzai and Japan have been saying...  JTFrog   Jun-24-10 07:10 AM   #10 
        - Without delving further into the deals, who makes money and geopolitical spheres of influence  depakid   Jun-24-10 07:49 AM   #11 
           - I'll admit to not knowing much about Japan or China being a proxy for the US.  JTFrog   Jun-24-10 08:08 AM   #12 
              - That's part of it  depakid   Jun-24-10 08:19 AM   #14 
  - + Oil & Gas  donheld   Jun-24-10 11:26 PM   #50 
  - Bush Doctrine. Whoo hoo!  VMI Dem   Jun-24-10 04:25 AM   #5 
  - 'tis the white man's burden to protect the lowly savages by  Warren Stupidity   Jun-24-10 04:56 AM   #6 
  - Almost ten years. Ten long years.  cali   Jun-24-10 06:00 AM   #7 
  - Almost 9 years under Bush. Only a year and a half under Obama.  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-10 08:57 AM   #15 
     - Bush? Who is this "Bush"?  Chulanowa   Jun-24-10 10:43 AM   #28 
  - Thanks, Berni for the information. Some think it is so easy...  kjackson227   Jun-24-10 08:14 AM   #13 
  - LBJ hated the war from the beginning  Enrique   Jun-24-10 09:35 AM   #22 
  - I hope so, too. But, I trust Obama to get us out earlier, if possible...  kjackson227   Jun-24-10 10:41 AM   #26 
  - It amazes me how many Monday Morning Quarterbacks  goclark   Jun-27-10 12:18 AM   #73 
  - Don't forget the nuclear weapons in destabilizing Pakistan.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Jun-24-10 08:58 AM   #16 
  - You are absolutely correct on that...when a dirty nuke hits US  golfguru   Jun-27-10 12:39 AM   #74 
  - yes, that's the reason for all our wars  Enrique   Jun-24-10 09:21 AM   #18 
  - I'm not sure why you draw that conclusion. That's not what got us there.  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-10 09:24 AM   #19 
     - the name of the war was Operation Enduring Freedom  Enrique   Jun-24-10 09:31 AM   #21 
        - That's pretty flawed logic basing the reason for the invasion on the name of the operation  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-10 09:42 AM   #24 
        - actually, we only went there gto kill Bin laden. You remember him right  mkultra   Jun-24-10 06:34 PM   #44 
  - We're there for the children.  rug   Jun-24-10 09:25 AM   #20 
  - LOL  Tutankhamun   Jun-24-10 09:28 PM   #47 
  - Heart string tugging distraction  TheKentuckian   Jun-24-10 09:38 AM   #23 
  - You missed the point. It's not a heart-string argument. Read "Three Cups of Tea"...  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-10 10:28 AM   #25 
  - I'm surprised you waste your time posting here  pscot   Jun-24-10 10:42 PM   #48 
  - At the expense of Social Security? In a trade off at the expense of our own infrastructure?  TheKentuckian   Jun-25-10 08:41 AM   #58 
  - +1000 n/t  jeanpalmer   Jun-26-10 01:01 AM   #70 
  - You souldn't use the plight of Afghanistan women as an excuse for  tekisui   Jun-24-10 10:45 AM   #29 
  - You didn't read it, did you? See my response #25 above.  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-10 10:51 AM   #30 
     - I read it.  tekisui   Jun-24-10 10:53 AM   #31 
        - You can't educate them when the Taliban and AQ are gassing the schools  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-10 11:08 AM   #33 
           - And how do we know when it is safe for us to leave?  tekisui   Jun-24-10 11:11 AM   #34 
           - The same questions were asked about Iraq.  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-10 11:32 AM   #35 
           - I wouldn't point to a thing about Iraq as helping your argument.  tekisui   Jun-24-10 01:41 PM   #36 
              - That's pretty much it.  Robeson   Jun-24-10 06:39 PM   #45 
              - +1000 and while we continue to allocate huge sums of this nations  bluethruandthru   Jun-25-10 01:08 PM   #67 
           - It will be safe for us to leave when we're knee-deep in some other  sad sally   Jun-26-10 10:58 PM   #71 
           - It's hard to educate dead women and children also.  sabrina 1   Jun-24-10 05:51 PM   #39 
              - Maybe you just need to look at it from a different perspective.  noamnety   Jun-24-10 10:59 PM   #49 
                 - And I'm sick of hearing the "NATO loves bombing wedding parties" nonsense.  Robb   Jun-25-10 10:50 AM   #62 
                    - selective memory  noamnety   Jun-25-10 01:35 PM   #68 
                       - Fortunately for you, I'm quite familiar with these events.  Robb   Jun-25-10 03:23 PM   #69 
  - Rec'd.  treestar   Jun-24-10 11:03 AM   #32 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-24-10 03:30 PM   #37 
  - Maybe we should let the people of Afghanistan speak for  sabrina 1   Jun-24-10 05:23 PM   #38 
  - Col. Kurtz on why we will leave Afghanistan without 'winning'  maxsolomon   Jun-24-10 06:01 PM   #40 
  - That man sounds like he needs some serious  sabrina 1   Jun-24-10 06:24 PM   #42 
     - Well, he was fictional, but the point was that Evil is relative  maxsolomon   Jun-24-10 07:05 PM   #46 
        - Thanks.  sabrina 1   Jun-25-10 12:56 AM   #54 
  - We are in Afghanistan because Obama chose to escalate a losing war  IndianaGreen   Jun-24-10 06:05 PM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-24-10 06:26 PM   #43 
  - The Subject Line Was Promising  Moochy   Jun-24-10 11:37 PM   #51 
  - We have to accept the fact that the world operates differently than it ought  LittleBlue   Jun-24-10 11:47 PM   #52 
  - The Taliban is our own Frankenstein's Monster inflicted on the Afghans. We need to kill it.  Odin2005   Jun-25-10 12:03 AM   #53 
  - 30 years of war have done nothing good for afghanistan  bhikkhu   Jun-25-10 01:03 AM   #55 
  - Well-placed campaign-based TRIANGULATION ---  smalll   Jun-25-10 03:06 AM   #56 
  - Here is the post in favor of DLC Triangulation  Moochy   Jun-25-10 10:24 AM   #60 
  - Hey I have seen this argument for the war before  spiritual_gunfighter   Jun-25-10 03:25 AM   #57 
  - The poster loves to recycle  Moochy   Jun-25-10 10:22 AM   #59 
  - What pretzel logic for continuing Bush's policies n/t  Catherina   Jun-25-10 10:38 AM   #61 
  - It's like saying we need to make shit not smell bad  zulchzulu   Jun-25-10 11:16 AM   #63 
  - we are there for the time being cause like in Viet Nam in the mid sixties it is considered way too  Douglas Carpenter   Jun-25-10 11:18 AM   #64 
  - Get.The. Fuck. Out. Now.  Autumn   Jun-25-10 12:44 PM   #65 
  - Education may have been  alsame   Jun-25-10 12:54 PM   #66 
  - If we are actually fighting the Taliban then it should be easy  Rosa Luxemburg   Jun-26-10 11:04 PM   #72 

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