'Mission' accomplished; bring troops home

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Putting 17,500 more American troops in Baghdad - population 5.9 million - will not control the city, which includes 23 separate Muslim armies, including the more than 60,000-man Mahdi Army of the radical Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.

If President Bush is hell-bent on sending more troops into Iraq, they should not be sent over there until all of the 4,000 heavily armed Humvees the military ordered late last fall are in Iraq to protect our troops from the improvised explosive devices planted by the Muslim terrorists.

They come out of their hiding places, plant their IEDs and then retreat into the 2 million people of the area of Baghdad called Sadr City, without having to battle the much more heavily armed U.S. troops - and where our soldiers can't tell friend from enemy. ...

We went to war with only 200 of the heavily armed Humvees, but now we need 20 times that many to fight the peace as we needed to fight the war. ...

Why don't oil-rich countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar, Brunei, Oman, United Arab Emirates, etc. provide the funds to hire some of the 1.3 billion fellow Muslims in the world to do the job that the U.S. forces are now doing? Then it would be Muslims killing Muslims, not Muslims killing Americans and Muslims.

When we invaded Iraq, we went to war for three reasons: oil, Dad and Israel. President Bush declared the war against Iraq to be over May 1, 2003. from the flight deck of the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln. Saddam Hussein is dead, and there is a new government in Iraq. So President Bush has gotten revenge on Hussein for Saddam's foiled attempt to kill the president's dad.

Bring our troops home now!

Richard Amundson, Augusta

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Signal Always
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Signal Always 02/20/07 - 01:54 am
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I'd really like to know when

I'd really like to know when you were there. I just loves me some Monday-Morning QBs. Tell us, what do you think that idiot Lovey Smith should have done to get a win in the Super Bowl? Hell, we all know experience and knowledge from those that don't participate is ALWAYS more important than ACTUAL experience and knowledge.

Hey, who's going to the Super Bowl next year? Better yet, what are the winning Mega Million numbers for tomorrow night, oh wise one?

JohnRandolphHardisonCain
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JohnRandolphHardisonCain 02/20/07 - 04:54 am
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This isn't Monday morning

This isn't Monday morning quarterbacking, expecting results over night,
or lack of patience. This war was stoopid from the get go. Military
experts warned Forest Bush in advance. This war was illegal from day
one. It is not a pre-emptive war because the U.S. faced no imminent
threat. Any intelligence indicating that Saddam Hussein attacked us or
threatened us was fabricated. This is an unjust war waged under the
illegal Bush Doctrine of preventive war. Bush claims he has authority
to attack any nation or group which might be a threat sometime in the
unforeseeable future. The USA is the rogue nation in this war. Congress
authorized Bush to use force "in order to strengthen his diplomatic
hand". Bush claimed that war would be a last resort. Instead President
American Psycho forced U.N. inspectors who were in Iraq doing their
jobs out of Iraq in his ill-advised, unprepared rush to war. Now, we
are faced with the consequences of Bush's failed policy year after
bloody, expensive year. Here is a prediction based entirely on rational
deduction: Bush's latest tactic of surging more U.S. troops into Iraq
will fail as miserably as every other lousy decision this fool-in-charge
has made.

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 02/20/07 - 06:22 am
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Where to start Mr.Cain? Today

Where to start Mr.Cain? Today isn't Monday. Nay sayers speak up on every subject. The war was ratified by congress, not some bluff vote either. You have no access to any form of intellegence. Bush claimed the war against Iraq was santioned by congress. The U.S. has allies in this effort. Since all forms of diplomatic and financial effort had failed against Hussein for thirteen years, war was the last resort. U.N. inspectors were not and never have done their job. The origonal mission, remove Hussein and his terror supporting regime, was a resounding success. One of the best planned and carried out battles ever. The occupation hasn't been handled as well as it could have been. Bush's effort to start running a pc war was a disaster. Now he has regrouped and is making a difference once again. The constant anti-American drum beat of the left wing press has misinformed you and now your ability to reason is totally gone. You seem to have no grasp of reality. You may be o.k., but you write just like a person that would be foaming at the mouth. Relax, sit back, reevaluate.

Signal Always
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Signal Always 02/20/07 - 08:14 am
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Explain how it was illegal,

Explain how it was illegal, man with 4 names. I might have an outdated US Constitution.

imdstuf
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imdstuf 02/20/07 - 08:51 am
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Left Wing Press? If the

Left Wing Press? If the press is so left wing why does the press itself keep saying "the press is left wing" when I have my tv on or open a newspaper? Amazing Patricia Thomas! Simply amazing. Can you say brain washed? These politicians on both sides are out for themselves, not the American people. Read 1984. I dare you. The message would probably be beyond you though.

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justthefacts 02/20/07 - 10:44 am
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imdstuf, if you don't think

imdstuf, if you don't think the MSM slants left, there is no reason to even try to talk with you. Have you ever read the NY Times, Washington Post, LA Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Have you watched the CBS, NBC, or ABC News lately. How about CNN----you think it leans right???!! Fox News (a cable network) and talk radio (AM mostly) is it for leaning right.
Good Grief.

jack
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jack 02/20/07 - 11:08 am
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Couldn't say it better

Couldn't say it better Patricia Thomas. To imdstuf, if you don;t believe the likes of the NY Terrorist Times, Washington Poop, Left Angeles Times and the TV networks aren't slanted to the left, I wonder how you manage to tie your shoes in the morning.

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intheknow 02/20/07 - 01:38 pm
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First of all Signal Always

First of all Signal Always what in the hotel Smith have to do with anything? You call this man an idiot when you are probably not fit to wash his jock straps. I guess you do not always get the signal to the part of the brain where intellect comes from.

intheknow
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intheknow 02/20/07 - 01:44 pm
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It takes too much sometimes

It takes too much sometimes to even respond to some of the crap you read on this site. Left Wing? So the Chronicle, Fox News, O'Reily and the rest are considered what? Do not even let me start with Austin, Rush, Micheal Reagan, Neil, Savage......

Signal Always
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Signal Always 02/20/07 - 02:22 pm
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To "intheknow", Hey fool, I

To "intheknow",

Hey fool, I was making an analogy and being VERY sarcastic. I have nothing but admiration and respect for Lovey Smith. For your next comment about Rush, NEAL, etc., they are all on AM Radio and that has been addressed. The only entities that can be construed as "right wing" are AM Radio, and to an extent, Fox News. Although Fox news always allows both sides to be addressed. Leftists in this country run just about ALL major publications, ALL of the network news agencies, and all but one of the cable news outlets. They also pretty much control the government-sponsored National Public Radio.

intheknow
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intheknow 02/20/07 - 05:09 pm
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I will not even reply to the

I will not even reply to the fool part. I do not believe you would be man enough or woman enough to say that face to face. You can agree to disagree but I will draw the line there.

Signal Always
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Signal Always 02/20/07 - 05:35 pm
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Kinda like the slight you

Kinda like the slight you made against me? Nah, you can't be a hypocrite, can you? Of course not, you're a liberal.

Signal Always
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Signal Always 02/20/07 - 10:03 pm
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Holy Ham! Damn, "Retired

Holy Ham! Damn, "Retired Army", I just read all of the responses you have made here. What color is the sky on your part of town? Everything is gloom and doom with you, isn't it? Not saying I question you being retired Army, because I have known, and do know military members that are "lefties", but I do hope you're not using that to make your point seem more, how do we say, valid? If you are retired, it boggles my mind how you can speak lowly of President Reagan. Regardless of what he did that you disagree with, liberally speaking, he treated the military very well. ....or did your own views get in the way of that? Guess it was better for you under Carter. Part of the .00000000001 percenters, right? I think they have a tab for that one.

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