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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    It was American tactics and weaponry that caused the Soviets to retreat from Afghanistan.
    ...not to mention the cost of that war was bankrupting their economy... No outsider has ever won a war in Afghanistan and held the country. Its history is mostly one tribe defeating another.

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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by lifeisshort View Post
    Obama told ISIS he was going to bomb them for months prior to actually doing it so they had plenty of time to disperse their men and weapons. We are bombing empty buildings and they are laughing at us.
    OMG.... conditions have gone from ISIS publicly beheading their captives to them laughing at us..... that's the final straw. Nuke 'em. That'll show 'em.

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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by FaceofBachmann View Post
    Another conservative rhetorical trope: pretend that the logical implications of their claims don't count.
    I don't trust the 'logical implications' from leftists.

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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by imagep View Post
    Lt. General Mclnerney
    I saw where he said that the government should be very concerned about this year's 9/11 but nothing about that Iranian plane. Do you have a link?

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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    And yet...we are now dropping bombs. So...are we 'at war' or not?
    No. I thought I was clear on that. Obama cannot declare war and has not asked Congress to declare war. Congress won't do diddly until their fat asses get re-elected to a life of power and privilidge.

    Bush gave many reasons to the American people. They were not lies. Saddam committed acts of genocide. Saddam refused to comply with UN mandates re the disposition of his chemical weapons program. We KNOW that to be true because the UN passed SEVENTEEN resolutions demanding he do so. Saddam DID harbor and fund global acts of terror.
    Throw enough **** on the wall and some of it will stick. That was the justification for Bush's War. As to the UN, bull****. Washington never listens to the UN unless it's to Washington's advantage. Further, the U.S. doesn't take marching orders from the UN. No one believes any justification for Bush's War.

    You conveniently ignored the part about democrats in congress spending 10 years declaring the dangers of Saddam and his WMD program, all long before Bush took office.
    No, I didn't. There was no reason to invade the sovereign nation of Iraq. Democrats and Republicans never debated on declaring war on Iraq. They wussed out, balls.

    But NONE of that was the point of the thread you responded to. The point was that it is about ****ing time democrats stop lying about their actions. That they stop pretending it wasnt them, that they didnt know, that they werent engaged. Stop excusing them. Stop blaming others for their actions. Good lord...imagep would rather call Obama an impotent spineless bitch that was trick-****ed by Fox News into launching military attacks rather than admit Obama is responsible for his own actions and choices. Thats pathetic beyond words.
    You want to play partisan gotcha. Find another mother, brother. I don't place partisan gotcha. There is the Corpgov system that runs Washington. It lets you those of you who need a convenient party follow either faction of the Corpgov system. Either way you get ****ed. It's all run by big money. Your Big money guy Bush was sponsored in part by Big Oil. Your man Obama was sponsored by the Crown family - General Dynamics.

    All the Corpgov old guard favors war. It doesn't really matter which faction you support, Dems or GOP, it's still Corpgov and they'll get what they want because they control the compliant masses.

    You seem to believe that because I don't support the actions of one fraction (you call them parties) that I am a supporter of the other party. Wrong. How about I don't support either faction? A growing number of Americans are waking up to the third choice, which is neither faction and no Corpgov.










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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    OMG.... conditions have gone from ISIS publicly beheading their captives to them laughing at us..... that's the final straw. Nuke 'em. That'll show 'em.
    You think bombing empty buildings has stopped beheadings?

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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by Ahlevah View Post
    What irregular forces have we defeated?
    AQ in Iraq, The Taliban. I don't recall them defeating our armies.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    ...not to mention the cost of that war was bankrupting their economy... No outsider has ever won a war in Afghanistan and held the country. Its history is mostly one tribe defeating another.
    The Soviets were well on their way to winning, until we got involved.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The Soviets were well on their way to winning, until we got involved.
    Easy to conquer; impossible to hold and govern.

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    Re: ISIS Boasts Air Strikes are not Effective

    Quote Originally Posted by lifeisshort View Post
    You think bombing empty buildings has stopped beheadings?
    no.... nor do I think bombing anything will stop beheadings. Nor do I think a massive US invasion will stop beheadings. The only thing that will stop beheadings is if the Sunni governments of the region commit the troops to 1) show the world they are outraged by ISIS and 2) will do what it takes to rid the world of ISIS otherwise this goes on.

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