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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-19-06 09:42 PM
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A Top-Down Review for the Pentagon, Rumsfeld Must Step Down...
'During World War II, American soldiers en route to Britain before D-Day were given a pamphlet on how to behave while awaiting the invasion. The most important quote in it was this: "It is impolite to criticize your host; it is militarily stupid to criticize your allies."

By that rule, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is not competent to lead our armed forces. First, his failure to build coalitions with our allies from what he dismissively called "old Europe" has imposed far greater demands and risks on our soldiers in Iraq than necessary. Second, he alienated his allies in our own military, ignoring the advice of seasoned officers and denying subordinates any chance for input.

In sum, he has shown himself incompetent strategically, operationally and tactically, and is far more than anyone else responsible for what has happened to our important mission in Iraq. Mr. Rumsfeld must step down.'


http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0319-21.htm
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cliss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-19-06 09:48 PM
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1. My God, it looks like
his time might be up. I've been praying for this day - the day that Fool Donald RumsFailed gets thrown out. I even called the White House and told them to fire him.

That was after the Abu Ghraib prison scandal.

Good things come to he who waits.
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BuyingThyme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-19-06 09:50 PM
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2. Rumsfeld runs the show. He can't be forced out.
At least not until he builds his bases and fills 'em with mercenaries.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-19-06 09:52 PM
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3. How I wish...but, if he hasn't left already, I don't believe he is going t
o. A good friend of mine, stationed in Germany says that many of his fellow soldiers cannot believe we are not screaming in the streets for this man's resignation.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-19-06 10:01 PM
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4. Rumsfeld is such a pissy old shit, he will never admit defeat...
x( his entire profit structure is predicated upon death & destruction of some kind

http://thebluestate.typepad.com/my_weblog/2005/11/rumsf...
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