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jackstraw45 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:31 AM
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Many died in Iraq today - Is the nation becoming numb?
What a nightmare....





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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:33 AM
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1. oh Jack those pictures break my heart
and now we're in so deep it will take months at least to get us clear. crap crap crap i'm too old for this shit
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jackstraw45 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:36 AM
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3. Me too
The US media is shut out by the Bush cabal but it must be a nightmare for our family, friends and neighbors in Iraq.

Pictures are worth a thousand words...
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Menshevik Donating Member (674 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:52 AM
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8. where are the pics from?
jack, just wondering, is there a website you got those from?
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:12 AM
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10. NYTimes.com
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RummyTheDummy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:53 AM
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9. Months?
You mean YEARS.
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Elwood P Dowd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:35 AM
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2. No, just dumb.
What else can you say?
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Triple H Donating Member (714 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:39 AM
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4. Who cares?
The word "bitch" is more important than those that lost their lives today. :eyes: </sarcasm>

It's very sad to see these pictures. I hope that the soldiers come back home soon from Iraq.

Whatever happened to those 12 people today is all Bush's fault. The blood is on his hands.
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The Traveler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:42 AM
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6. Yeah bud
George Bush (ban me if you must) remains a puke gutted asshole sucking sonofabitch corporatist pig. A new President could negotiate with the UN to help the place out while we withdraw. we shouldn't have gone in. I see little good that can come from us doing more of the wrong thing.
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tedoll78 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:40 AM
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5. I can say definitely not.
In the past week (especially since this strong insurgency has begun), I've heard from and of so many folks who are now second-guessing the entire Iraq endeavour. It's sad that it takes this type of circumstance to incite somewhat thoughtful reflection in the populace..
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kera Donating Member (294 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 01:47 AM
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7. I am not so sure
where I live, I see people at work, at walmart, not even aware that a war is being wagged over there and they are some who even look at you kind of confused when you mention iraq, as if they don't know what you are talking about really

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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:16 AM
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11. We haven't a clue how many.
The 12 dead were from Ramadi. I haven't even heard a guesstimate from Fallujah.

And if they keep it up, day in day out. There are way more of them than us.

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yelladawg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:25 AM
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12. It's called war
If we stay, we must kill them or they will kill us.
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Bridget Burke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:01 AM
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14. So then we should leave.
Don't you think?
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jackstraw45 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 11:16 AM
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16. You ready to sign up and go to Iraq?
I didn't think so.....
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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:28 AM
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13. some in the nation are finally waking up
only to find themselves in a nightmare. Pray for the troops, their families and the people of Iraq.
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chelaque liberal Donating Member (981 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:53 AM
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15. I think it will begin to hit home as more and more die.
We don't know the number of dead or injured in the past few days but all indications are it is significant, with no end in sight. Soon, most people will know someone personally and it will stop being a meaningless statistic. Denial will turn to anger about the lies that bought this on.
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bluedog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 11:28 AM
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17.  front page of Florida
paper St Pete times had the picture of a Marine carrying one of his own in a body bag,,its only in the print paper.I checked on line.and it wasn't carried I guess the NY Times has it.

After the pictures last week of the bodies hung on the bridge.they got so many nasty letters.I really am suprized they put this on the front page.
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BillZBubb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 11:34 AM
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18. We are a nation of ostriches.
Until something too big to ignore happens, we just ignore it. They deaths in Iraq haven't come anywhere near that threshold yet.

More than half the country has no direct stake in Iraq. More than half the country are clueless about the issues. So they just don't give a shit. Hey, they got their $300 tax check from Chimpy, so he's doing a great job.
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