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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:11 AM
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The totally insane justifications for continuing the war.
Edited on Mon Oct-23-06 05:12 AM by Philosoraptor
One that sickens me a lot is the old, "the best way to honor the fallen is to continue the war". It sounds like it was written by the high school pep club, and it falls flat on it's face and wont' pass the logic or smell test.

"Iraq will descend into civil war if we leave now", uh, excuse me?

"If we don't kill all the terrorists in Iraq they will follow us home". Uh, I went to grade school you stupid fucks.

"It would appease and encourage the 'enemy' if we pulled out". I'd say we've encouraged them plenty already.

"Israel would fall prey to Islamofascism", well big woop, they have nukes and weapons of mass destruction, they will be fine.

"America does not surrender", uh, surrender is when you drop your weapons and throw yourself at the mercy of your conquerer, and no one is going to do that.

"Pulling out of Iraq will de-stabilize the middle east", black is white, up is down.

They've run out of logical sounding reasons for staying the curse, so now they are just spouting totally unbelievable bullshit bumper sticker slogans to trick the tiny percentage of totally insane bush voters to tip the vote in their favor. Only the insane would swallow any of the increasingly ridiculous reasons for staying in Iraq.



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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:17 AM
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1. Only the insane
Great call baby. Great call.
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cornermouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:18 AM
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2. What are you?
Edited on Mon Oct-23-06 05:25 AM by cornermouse
One of those pinko, commie, atheist, devil worshipping, tree hugging, baby killing, bin Laden loving, if you ain't with us you're against us, terrorist aiding demoncraps?

:eyes:

Lest there is any misunderstanding.

:sarcasm:
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focusfan Donating Member (884 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:19 AM
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3. Sad part is a lot of insane out there
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:19 AM
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4. Lemme tell you something
I so appreciate your early morning posts. I often awaken too early these days and it just brightens my early early morning when I see you have posted.

Thanks. :hug:
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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:31 AM
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6. and vicey versey right back at ya
My insomnia has worsened since the ape took over, and the coffee rants keep me from going postal.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:35 AM
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8. The last week has been hard for me
My mom died last Monday. The funeral is tomorrow, wake is tonight. None of us are sleeping much. My whole family is awake right now, sitting here reading your wonderful posts.

So I really do appreciate your prose these days.
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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:40 AM
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10. So sorry.
I read your post about your mom, a sad thing we all must face.

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tavalon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:24 AM
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5. "If we don't kill all the terrorists in Iraq they will follow us home".
Actually, when I hear that one, I imagine little Timmy tugging on his mom's skirt and then asking her, earnestly, Mom, they followed me home, can I keep them?
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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:33 AM
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7. I don't know Timmy, that's a lot of responsibility
you have to feed him and bathe him and keep him out of the gun cabinet.
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tavalon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:41 AM
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11. Especially the last one!
:rofl:
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:37 AM
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9. Only if you promise to clean up after them
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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:57 AM
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12. you forgot one...
"VICTORY"!

<snip>

The White House says it will not allow political considerations to dictate its strategy in Iraq. President Bush told Republican supporters in Washington Friday that he knows the situation is difficult and is a fundamental issue in the current campaign. But he reaffirmed his commitment to achieve victory in Iraq, saying it us vital to the security of a generation of Americans to come.

"And so we will stay in Iraq, we will fight in Iraq, and we will win in Iraq," said Mr. Bush.

The president says tactics change all the time, but the strategy remains the same: to achieve victory.

http://voanews.com/english/2006-10-20-voa69.cfm
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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 05:58 AM
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13. "Come on team, we can WIN this thing"
As if it were a sick sporting event.
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C_U_L8R Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 06:38 AM
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14. Victory is not a strategy - it's a result
Forget the five dollar weasel words like "strategy".
you don't achieve victory without a plan.. and Bush doesn't have one.

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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 07:09 AM
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15. I know that
and you know that. Dimbulb appears to be running out of rationals.
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C_U_L8R Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 07:12 AM
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16. You'd think one of the king's men
would try to give him a clue.
Then again, sounds like it's not exactly
an open environment to make suggestions.

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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 03:53 PM
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