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Armstead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:52 PM
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Who stole McCain's brain?
Watching the CNN debate, Mccain just came out with the largest load of crap regarding Iraq and Vietnam I've ever heard....Well, maybe not the biggest, but it's right up there.

"We never lost a battle in Vietnam. The war was lost by public opinion."

"The Vietnamese never wanted to follow us home. The Islamic terrorists do."

We can't leave Iraq because if we do the terrorists will come here.WTF?!

Golly..to think he once seemed like a reasonable Republican.

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Rick Myers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:55 PM
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1. Half of Vietnam followed us home.
They didn't want to kill us, they wanted to sell us Coca-Cola!

McCain is a sad old man.
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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:56 PM
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2. The second battle of Ia Drang, Americans got massacred.
McCain thinks Americans are stupid.
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Progressive Friend Donating Member (362 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:56 PM
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3. "The war was lost by public opinion" -- AND WHO MADE IT UNPOPULAR?!?
The Vietnamese National Liberation Front!
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1corona4u Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:59 PM
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4. He's a war monger...what do you expect. n/t
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polichick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 09:59 PM
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5. Sometimes he does seem impaired...
It's sad to watch.
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saltpoint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:00 PM
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6. Indeed. McCain's moment as a refreshing GOP maverick came and went
like the wind.

His brain has atrophied and he shows the Bush administration his loyalty by endorsing and promoting and defending its horrifying positions.

He's kind of like a stubborn farm animal.

I feel sorry for the guy on a human level but his politics since 2000 (actually before that, too) have been abominable.

The country's better off the farther John McCain is from the White House.
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tularetom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:34 PM
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10. When you start to feel sorry for McCain on any level
Remember this:
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saltpoint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:37 PM
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12. Thanks, tularetom. I needed that!
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1corona4u Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 10:25 AM
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16. Oh gross...
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:01 PM
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7. I hear that all the time on Vietnam
We lost the war because we weren't allowed to fight it. It was the war protesters fault we quit. That friction is always there in the boomer generation. I thought John Kerry knew that, and would have figured out a way to bridge that gap.

It's also what Obama is talking about when he says it's time to put the fights of the 60's behind us. The entire future cannot be based on a ten year period of history.
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provis99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:05 PM
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8. no kidding.
I heard these conservatives in my class claiming we should've invaded North Vietnam. When I mentioned that would bring China into the conflict, as it had during the Korean War, they tell me we then should have invaded China. When I point out how well armed and populous China was, they say we should have nuked China. When I point out that would have unleaded worldwide thermonuclear war, the only response I got was: "Better Dead then Red!". That's when my head exploded.
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Berry Cool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:22 PM
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9. Phewee.
That takes me back. I had an American government teacher who believed the war was the right thing to do because he still believed in the domino theory. Even back then, most of us were hooting derision at him for this (luckily he could tolerate the dissent and took it good-naturedly). Of course, this was 1979, so he had yet to be proven completely and utterly wrong. But now what is people's excuse for continuing to prop up the "we had to at least try to destroy all the godless commies before they took over the world" argument?
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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:36 PM
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11. He probably lost it up Bush's arse.
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ginchinchili Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:40 PM
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13. He sounds dangerously similar to Dubya.
Only no one stole Bush's brain 'cause he never had one to begin with.
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1corona4u Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:48 PM
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15. LOL....yeah, I'm sure it's in a jar somewhere...n/t
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Eurobabe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 10:44 PM
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14. McCain is certifiably demented n/t
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