From: Twibil on
On Sep 8, 6:42 am, "mcdonaldREMOVE TO ACTUALLY REACH ME"@scs.uiuc.edu
wrote:
>
> But before Vietnam the press never actually **supported the enemy**
> as they do now.

Doug; someone should tell you that Glenn Beck is posting under your
name.
From: Twibil on
On Sep 8, 8:46 am, Giftzwerg <giftzwerg...(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> How long does it take to shoot a photographer and get back to business.
>
> Bang.  Done.

Not done.

Combat troops know what to do when one of their own goes rogue and
starts shooting US civilians; whether photographers or not.

At the very least you'd be on point until you caught one yourself, and
it might not come from the front.
From: Giftzwerg on
In article <kiida5dh7k6likhpgqrgstmbmnaelqejfu(a)4ax.com>,
xxxxxxxx(a)xxxxxx.xxxxxx says...

> If Obama wants to get Bin Laden, I'm all for it. If he wants to waste
> time, money and lives in Afghanistan with no end in sight then I say
> screw it and pull out.

Amazing, isn't it, that The Most Competent President In US History(TM)
has *still* fucked the football on getting Bid Laden. Wasn't it a
looooooooong Democratic refrain that the problem was *Bush*?

Guess not. Huh.

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selected from the phone book would do a better job than the current
Congress."
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From: Giftzwerg on
In article <4aa6c94e$0$1631$742ec2ed(a)news.sonic.net>,
scharf.steven(a)geemail.com says...

> >> Surely, you aren't suggesting that we "cut and run' are ya?
> >
> > I've never suggested this. I think victory in Afghanistan is essential.
> > Fortunately, the new president appears to agree with me 100%.
>
> I think we need to define "victory." The Soviet Union realized that
> Afghanistan was a hopeless case. Bush and his cronies paid far too
> little attention to Afghanistan for political reasons, essentially
> wasting eight years of effort and money. There needs to be a more
> realistic plan.

Yeah. Whew. I'm all ears. What *is* Obama's "plan?"

Exactly.

On anything.

--
Giftzwerg
***
"Forty-two percent (42%) of U.S. voters say a group of people randomly
selected from the phone book would do a better job than the current
Congress."
- Rassmussen Reports
From: Giftzwerg on
In article <sekda5lrdcla0m7quulstq81085csek5el(a)4ax.com>,
xxxxxxxx(a)xxxxxx.xxxxxx says...

> >> If Obama wants to get Bin Laden, I'm all for it. If he wants to waste
> >> time, money and lives in Afghanistan with no end in sight then I say
> >> screw it and pull out.
> >
> >Amazing, isn't it, that The Most Competent President In US History(TM)
> >has *still* fucked the football on getting Bid Laden. Wasn't it a
> >looooooooong Democratic refrain that the problem was *Bush*?
> >
> >Guess not. Huh.
>
>
> Give Obama some time. Give him 8 years and I'm sure he'll get him.

Oh. Absolutely. Because he's so *competent*!

> Read Jawbreaker if you want to know what went down. The orders came
> from the top to stop the assault on Tora Bora and the 800 requested
> Rangers were never approved/provided.

Uh-huh. Sure. Gotcha. Because Bush knew that if bin Laden got away,
all of America would be just delighted with the Bush Administ...

Wait, what?


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Giftzwerg
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"Nobody wants what the president is selling, insofar as anybody can
figure out exactly what he's selling. The magic elixir may be the
president himself, and lately nobody's buying that, either."
- Wes Pruden