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arcane1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-22-11 03:38 PM
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7. While I definitely appreciate bringing even one soldier home...
it's difficult to be excited about this when the end result is a doubling of troop levels over a two-year span.

Bring them ALL HOME!!!!!!!!
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  -Pres Obama's "timetable is more aggressive than some military advisers had urged." ClarkUSA  Jun-22-11 02:58 PM   #0 
  - Catching bin Laden might be responsible for that  bluestateguy   Jun-22-11 03:00 PM   #1 
  - Rec'd to zero.  CakeGrrl   Jun-22-11 03:04 PM   #2 
  - Rec'ed u[p to 7 now.  jenmito   Jun-22-11 03:24 PM   #3 
  - Typical Obama decision. Pleases nobody. Just has everyone pissed for different reasons. NT  BernieSandersIsGod   Jun-22-11 03:25 PM   #4 
  - It pleases me and other Obama supporters. Who's this "everyone" you're speaking of?  ClarkUSA   Jun-22-11 03:29 PM   #5 
  - +1 eom  Kolesar   Jun-22-11 03:39 PM   #8 
  - "Hater got to hate ... ... polls ... will be pleasing"  Martin Eden   Jun-23-11 12:49 PM   #37 
  - Only the noisy extremists are pissed.. I suspect the vast silent majority are pleased with this.  DCBob   Jun-22-11 06:39 PM   #16 
  - Pleases me.  Codeine   Jun-22-11 09:57 PM   #26 
  - Pulling out ONE THIRD of our troops out of Aghansitan shouldn't piss off anyone on the left. n/t  Tx4obama   Jun-23-11 02:13 AM   #32 
  - Well since we got all combat troops out of Iraq last year.. sounds good to me!  Peacetrain   Jun-22-11 03:30 PM   #6 
  - While I definitely appreciate bringing even one soldier home...  arcane1   Jun-22-11 03:38 PM   #7 
  - "That would still leave about 70,000 troops in Afghanistan -  MannyGoldstein   Jun-22-11 04:09 PM   #9 
  - What's interesting yet hardly surprising is Hillary "reluctantly accepted" these terms.  ClarkUSA   Jun-22-11 04:30 PM   #10 
  - Which is why I campaigned for, and voted for Obama  MannyGoldstein   Jun-22-11 05:19 PM   #14 
  - "receptive Taliban leaders"...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-22-11 08:35 PM   #18 
     - The Taliban are not a monolith. It's a mistake to tar them with the same broad brush.  ClarkUSA   Jun-22-11 09:20 PM   #23 
        - they are not a monolith...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-22-11 09:30 PM   #24 
           - I'm not interested in baseless conspiracy theories.  ClarkUSA   Jun-22-11 09:40 PM   #25 
  - Pulling out ONE THIRD of our troops is NOT a small start.  Tx4obama   Jun-23-11 02:16 AM   #33 
  - The military never seen a war they didn't like since Vietnam  bigdarryl   Jun-22-11 04:34 PM   #11 
  - Eat shit, Petraeus.  blueclown   Jun-22-11 05:06 PM   #12 
  - If the surge 'worked' why would you still need the surge troops ? n/t  PoliticAverse   Jun-22-11 05:13 PM   #13 
  - If a pacemaker worked, why would you still need a pacemaker?  JoePhilly   Jun-23-11 12:52 PM   #38 
  - Bring them all home NOW. This shit is unacceptable - longer than Vietnam!  slay   Jun-22-11 06:16 PM   #15 
  - Logistically, bringing home 100,000 troops, weaponry & materiel takes years.  ClarkUSA   Jun-22-11 06:56 PM   #17 
     - What baloney  pscot   Jun-22-11 09:05 PM   #21 
        - No, that's a fact.  ClarkUSA   Jun-22-11 09:11 PM   #22 
        - Like it or not, if the 2012 repuke ticket gets $elected in...  Amonester   Jun-22-11 11:19 PM   #28 
  - The top military leaders are about to retire and want to deliver for their former employers  underpants   Jun-22-11 08:39 PM   #19 
  - I love how Petraeus is being demoted/pushed out and being given a desk job at the CIA.  ClarkUSA   Jun-22-11 08:52 PM   #20 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-23-11 09:49 AM   #36 
  - Ohhh. such the rogue.  tekisui   Jun-22-11 10:00 PM   #27 
  - What a maverick  MouseFitzgerald   Jun-23-11 01:19 AM   #29 
  - You sound like the poster in Reply #4. Read the replies.  ClarkUSA   Jun-23-11 01:32 AM   #30 
  - Why is pulling out ONE THIRD of our troops out of Aghanistan going to piss the left off?  Tx4obama   Jun-23-11 01:34 AM   #31 
  - Insane  MouseFitzgerald   Jun-23-11 02:26 AM   #34 
     - First of all it is NOT two years. It is one year.  Tx4obama   Jun-23-11 02:53 AM   #35 
  - anything less than a complete pull-out will leave you screaming for more  Hippie Puncher   Jun-23-11 01:14 PM   #40 
  - Obama is a man of his word. He will be the man who ended Bush's Wars.  Hippie Puncher   Jun-23-11 01:12 PM   #39 
     - Yes, he is and will be. You're spot-on as to why the Koch Party is against the Libya intervention.  ClarkUSA   Jun-23-11 02:38 PM   #41 
     - Welcome to DU.  great white snark   Jun-23-11 02:54 PM   #42 

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