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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 04:57 PM
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January 20, 2005 - Kerry, Pull everyone out of Iraq
Give the order at the inauguration in front of W.
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caledesi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:00 PM
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1. Love it! Support our troops - bring them home ALIVE! nt
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:03 PM
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2. Not going to happen
Unlike many here at DU, Kerry is smart enough to realize that pulling out now would only make life worse for most Iraqis.
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truthspeaker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:06 PM
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3. yeah, they'd have to govern their country all by themselves
without a lot of friendly white men with guns telling them what to do. How will they ever manage?
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:12 PM
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5. You can't be serious
Even the Iraqis themselves know that if the US were to totally pull out the country would immediately descend into chaos and civil war. Do you deny this? Do you actually think that a total pull out of US forces would result in an instantly peaceful Iraq? Please...
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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:14 PM
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8. This is not our problem.
Remember, we were just looking for WMDs
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:20 PM
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12. It is our problem
We created this fucking mess. Of course its our problem.
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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:21 PM
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14. The oldest excuse in the book. Ask Iraq if they want us there.
We are infidels soiling their land.
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:26 PM
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16. We have asked them. They want us there.
Edited on Wed Apr-07-04 05:30 PM by Nederland
At least until they have the structures and institutions in place that enable them to govern themselves.
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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:28 PM
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17. The ones we are bribing want us there.
Edited on Wed Apr-07-04 05:31 PM by MikeG
You would be amazed how fast they would govern themselves, if we would just leave. We got what we came for. Saddam. Now lets leave.
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:44 PM
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20. Response
If the US left the only thing that would be amazing is the speed at which the bickering factions start killing each other. Saddam was the sole power on Iraq. Now that he's gone, there is a tremendous power vacuum that is only being filled by US troops. Do you honestly think that if the US left, the Kurds, Sunnis and Shiites would sit down and start singing Cum ba ya? Please.
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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:47 PM
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21. Again - that's their problem.
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:50 PM
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23. Your compassion is overwhelming (nt)
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legin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:17 PM
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9. First thing that will happen
Iran will move in and keep order. Not great but they got a hell of a lot more legitmacy than a bunch of western crusaders.
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:21 PM
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13. Great
Another Theocracy. That's not what most Iraqis want.
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legin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:30 PM
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18. A theocracy is a massive improvement
on the crap that is trying to be imposed on them by the west.
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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:34 PM
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19. We have a theocracy here - we seem to be OK
If that's what they want that's what they get. The important thing is that it be their choice, not imposed on them. Saddam was imposed on them.
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:50 PM
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22. We're OK?
You must be living in a different country than me. Personally, I want the Bush theocracy out and Kerry in.
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legin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:13 PM
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7. The only people that want the u.s. in Iraq
are people in the u.s., everybody else on the planet wants you out of there. Either leave or get booted out, it's your choice.

You are not some kind of superspecies that magically bestows health and happiness on people. It most cases it is the opposite that happens.

Get out of Iraq.
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Nederland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:19 PM
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11. Nonsense
A fair majority of Iraqis want the US to stay in Iraq for at least another year.
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legin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:25 PM
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15. You won't be staying in there for another year
you will be building military bases there, so you can control the rest of the Middle East, and installing a puppet government.
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Mari333 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:08 PM
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4. spoke with Kerrys office today call them I cant be the only voice
call them and tell Kerry to state that the troops must come home now..they told me they are waiting to hear what the American people want to say



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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:13 PM
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6. Oh, we'd take Saddam with us.
But we have no business being there. Let Iraq run Iraq.
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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:19 PM
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10. Then turn W and Cheney over to the Hague for war crimes.
You see, if you start an war for no just reason, its a crime against humanity. If you don't believe, me see what they charged the Nazis with at Nuremburg.
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onehandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 06:02 PM
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24. Great Idea! Then we can call him "one term Kerry" nt
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