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phleshdef Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 12:31 AM
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36. Get your emotions under control.
There is nothing wrong with acknowledging that actual war is a lot more severe than whats going on with troops in Iraq right now. Thats not an insult to anyone's families. Its just pure fact. The bigger insult is to those people who actually fought in battles like Fallujah, thats what actual war looks like. For you to try and equate the relatively improved situation in Iraq right now to that, thats an insult to them.
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  -Keep in mind that Iraq had 150,000 troops when Obama took office... 50,000 now scheming daemons  Jun-22-11 09:05 PM   #0 
  - They wanted all the troops out the day he took office and  Drale   Jun-22-11 09:06 PM   #1 
  - Yes, but he *campaigned* on a surge, and he did what he said he would do.  joshcryer   Jun-22-11 09:08 PM   #3 
  - I don't know if your a sports fan or not but  Drale   Jun-22-11 09:10 PM   #5 
  - Yep.  Tx4obama   Jun-22-11 09:30 PM   #10 
     - Frankly I was a Hillary defender (*mainly* because it was out of hand), but I'm *glad*...  joshcryer   Jun-22-11 09:43 PM   #15 
     - I think some people believed/hoped the distortions the RW put out about Obama were true.  Pirate Smile   Jun-22-11 10:01 PM   #22 
        - LOL, jokes on them, then.  joshcryer   Jun-22-11 10:42 PM   #28 
           - Yeah, it is hilarious.  Webster Green   Jun-22-11 11:01 PM   #30 
  - Who gives a flying fuck what he campaigned on?  Webster Green   Jun-22-11 09:18 PM   #9 
     - What the fuck? It's paramount that candidates do what they campaigned on!  joshcryer   Jun-22-11 09:41 PM   #13 
     - It's time to get out.  Webster Green   Jun-22-11 09:51 PM   #19 
        - I agree, i also couldn't care less about the afghan people  mkultra   Jun-23-11 09:56 PM   #54 
     - " How about doing the right thing. NOW!" Exactly, And he is.  johnaries   Jun-22-11 09:53 PM   #20 
     - Links to the "new" information on the phony war on drugs please.  Webster Green   Jun-22-11 10:02 PM   #23 
     - stalwart and resolute  frylock   Jun-22-11 10:41 PM   #27 
        - Fuck that.  Webster Green   Jun-22-11 10:53 PM   #29 
           - word up  frylock   Jun-23-11 10:19 AM   #50 
  - Exactly!  joshcryer   Jun-22-11 09:07 PM   #2 
  - there's no point in having ANY troops in Iraq.  provis99   Jun-22-11 09:09 PM   #4 
  - Our troops are NOT "fighting" in Iraq....  scheming daemons   Jun-22-11 09:10 PM   #7 
     - Five troops killed in fighting June 9, 2011  provis99   Jun-22-11 09:16 PM   #8 
     - Theres no doubt that there are danger zones in Iraq that we have troops guarding.  phleshdef   Jun-22-11 11:16 PM   #33 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-23-11 12:17 AM   #34 
     - Get your emotions under control.  phleshdef   Jun-23-11 12:31 AM   #36 
     - Sure troops are killed all the time in the U.S.  former9thward   Jun-24-11 09:42 PM   #60 
     - Uh, that wasnt combat  mkultra   Jun-23-11 09:59 PM   #55 
     - Really?  dflprincess   Jun-22-11 09:49 PM   #18 
  - According to the Yahoo article 180,000 when he was in office  davidpdx   Jun-22-11 09:10 PM   #6 
  - Might want to check your math.  boppers   Jun-23-11 02:24 AM   #41 
     - And here I thought I was good at math  davidpdx   Jun-23-11 07:43 AM   #45 
  - Thanks for the reminder. He's the opposite of a warmonger, in other words.  ClarkUSA   Jun-22-11 09:33 PM   #11 
  - Pathetic.  Webster Green   Jun-22-11 09:38 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-23-11 05:13 AM   #44 
  - where 50% more wars equals 'not a warmonger'.  Warren Stupidity   Jun-23-11 07:58 AM   #48 
     - where 50% less troops equals 'not a warmonger'  mkultra   Jun-23-11 09:59 PM   #56 
  - I didn't agree with him then, either  paulk   Jun-22-11 09:42 PM   #14 
  - Did you vote for him?  joshcryer   Jun-22-11 09:44 PM   #16 
  - of course I did  paulk   Jun-22-11 09:48 PM   #17 
     - Oh I dunno...  joshcryer   Jun-22-11 09:57 PM   #21 
  - that would be nice  mkultra   Jun-23-11 10:01 PM   #57 
  - He's definitely keeping promises despite the revisionism thrown at him by both sides.  Tarheel_Dem   Jun-22-11 10:05 PM   #24 
  - Many of voted for him in spite of his wrong position on Afghanistan and Pakistan.  tekisui   Jun-22-11 10:10 PM   #25 
  - and how many mercenaries errrrrrr..... contractors remain in iraq?  frylock   Jun-22-11 10:39 PM   #26 
  - Why don't you tell us? I'd like to know a specific number myself.  phleshdef   Jun-22-11 11:09 PM   #32 
     - Mercenary truck drivers. Mercenary cooks. Mercenary electricians.  Ikonoklast   Jun-23-11 10:35 AM   #51 
  - Was the 2008 election a vote for or against a surge in Afghanistan?  former9thward   Jun-22-11 11:08 PM   #31 
  - I voted against continuing the Bush-Cheney bullshit.  Warren Stupidity   Jun-23-11 07:59 AM   #49 
  - That was going to happen ANYWAY.  pot   Jun-23-11 12:27 AM   #35 
  - Ooops, we don't want THAT to infect this thread. Keep quiet. nt  Bonobo   Jun-23-11 12:59 AM   #37 
  - Pulling out ONE THIRD of our Afghan troops is like Biden would say: A BIG F'ing DEAL :) n/t  Tx4obama   Jun-23-11 01:24 AM   #38 
  - Noi , it isn't.  bowens43   Jun-23-11 05:10 AM   #43 
     - 50% less troops between the two since he took office  mkultra   Jun-23-11 10:03 PM   #58 
  - That's 50,000 too many in my humble opinion  Armstead   Jun-23-11 02:05 AM   #39 
  - US military coming home, mercs are going over there.  Mimosa   Jun-23-11 02:18 AM   #40 
  - The media also doesn't report on what all those contractors & mercenaries are costing us n/t  dflprincess   Jun-23-11 08:27 PM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-23-11 05:07 AM   #42 
  - He campaigned on a whole lot of stuff  Sherman A1   Jun-23-11 07:52 AM   #46 
  - "That said, probably sitting out the next one."  ellisonz   Jun-25-11 01:34 PM   #61 
  - Keep in mind that we continue to occupy Iraq despite claims to the contrary.  Warren Stupidity   Jun-23-11 07:56 AM   #47 
     - "occupy"? Really? Funny how the Iraqis don't have the same POV and it's their country.  ClarkUSA   Jun-23-11 08:30 PM   #53 
        - yes germany and japan are exactly equivalent.  Warren Stupidity   Jun-24-11 08:33 AM   #59 

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