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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    True. And while there may be situations which legitimately call for military intervention, intervening in through this imperial methodology is sure to backfire.



    I wonder how many neocons take a look at the god-awful mess in Iraq and think: Maybe, just maybe, we'd be a whole lot better off right now if we had stayed far away from that place.

    Any ideas on that?

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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    I wonder how many neocons take a look at the god-awful mess in Iraq and think: Maybe, just maybe, we'd be a whole lot better off right now if we had stayed far away from that place.

    Any ideas on that?
    None. They all say this quagmire is due to Obama and that whatever Bush had done was perfect and warranted.
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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    I wonder how many neocons take a look at the god-awful mess in Iraq and think: Maybe, just maybe, we'd be a whole lot better off right now if we had stayed far away from that place.

    Any ideas on that?
    Undoubtedly many, privately!!
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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    None. They all say this quagmire is due to Obama and that whatever Bush had done was perfect and warranted.
    A true partisan always has his party above country. Politicians aware of this exploit it, knowing they'll have plenty of cover when engaged in wrong doing.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    None.
    They all say this quagmire is due to Obama and that whatever Bush had done was perfect and warranted.






    Well they're certainly entitled to their opinions, but my opinion is that they're full of something, and it doesn't smell like peanut butter.

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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord of Planar View Post

    The buck stops anywhere but on a republican's desk.
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    The sad fact is that having a pedophile win is better than having a Democrat in office. I'm all for a solution where a Republican gets in that isn't Moore.

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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    The buck stops anywhere but on a republican's desk.
    I'm only pointing out the facts.

    Not only did Bin laden issue a fatwa, but Clinton also issued his own, of sorts.

    http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-10...105publ338.htm

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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord of Planar View Post
    I'm only pointing out the facts.

    Not only did Bin laden issue a fatwa, but Clinton also issued his own, of sorts.

    http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-10...105publ338.htm
    And Clinton handed that warning and Intel over to bush who ignored it... Then didn't have a meeting about it for seven months, went on a month long vacation, and we get hit.

    Facts are, the buck stops anywhere but on a republican's desk.
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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    And Clinton handed that warning and Intel over to bush who ignored it... Then didn't have a meeting about it for seven months, went on a month long vacation, and we get hit.

    Facts are, the buck stops anywhere but on a republican's desk.
    I was only replying with facts, and now you stoop to partisanship with no evidence?

    Ignored it?

    Do you have proof?

    No, you don't. Only what the media pundits say.

    That's a topic for another thread anyway.

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    Re: US and Islamic State: ‘We did see this coming’

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    I wonder how many neocons take a look at the god-awful mess in Iraq and think: Maybe, just maybe, we'd be a whole lot better off right now if we had stayed far away from that place.

    Any ideas on that?
    Yeah, it may be better if we coward in a corner and sucked our collective thumbs but then we wouldn't be safe then either.
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