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ck4829 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:33 PM
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Which is the stupider comparison regarding Iraq?
Comparing the Iraq War to the Civil War? (It's unpopular and Lincoln was an unpopular President at the time, but he freed the slaves and we're freeing the Iraqis!)

OR

Comparing the Iraq War to WWII? (Comparing the fascists to the terrorists, war for civilization. Forget the fact that the terrorists have no navy, air force, or no projection power. Also, when the US entered the war, it didn't go on for several years as it is now doing.)

Sometimes they bring up Vietnam. Yeah, that might be more of a reasonable comparison. If Mr. "5 deferments" Cheney had his way, we'd be in Iraq AND Vietnam today.
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Warren Stupidity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:45 PM
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1. Comparing the war to the Pottery Barn. nt.
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:53 PM
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2. You know it can wear a person out trying to explain historical
facts to morans that don't get it....
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:58 PM
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3. One of the freepers I know compared it to a bar fight!
We were discussing the military not having the right equipment and Rumsfeld's tired ole comment about going to war 'with the army you have' came up. So this freeper said well it's just like a bar fight, you have to hit back rather than waiting for someone to jump in and help you out.

So we told him that if it's like a bar fight, then that would mean when someone attacks you in a bar, you should run down the street to another bar and start beating up the people there.
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Vincardog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 02:01 PM
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4. Comparing the illegal OCCUPATION of Iraq to a WAR is stupid.
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treestar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 02:33 PM
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5. I bet there is a better parallel in Roman history
Some war of theirs could have been similar.

Comparing it to the U.S. Civil War vs. WWII - I can't even decide. Both are just so stupid.

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