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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    Having McChrystal come before the Senate seems like a waste of everyone's time.
    I know you wouldn't want to get the opinion of Generals on the ground when discussing warfighting strategy. We should leave to a bunch of politicians.

    Obama isn't stalling because he can't decide to say yes or no. He's stalling because he is debating on changing the militarizes mission in Afghanistan.
    Obama is stalling because he and the Democrats are rooting for the Taliban to win and for the U.S. to fail just as they rooted for AQI and the Sadr army to win in Iraq and just as the rooted for the NVA and VC to win in Iraq. They hate the U.S. military and love our enemies.

    McChrystal gave a the number of troops he needs to combat the Taliban. Does he still need that same number if he is no longer combating the Taliban? Should Obama oblige McChrystal's current mission based request if Obama is going to change McChrystal's mission?
    Obama the Harvard law professor should follow the lead of people who actually know WTF they're talking about, but again Obama along with the majority of the Dems want the U.S. to lose the war in Afghanistan.

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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by kansaswhig View Post
    I don't think anyone could do that. Except Terry Schiavo.
    I guess you're right. PBO couldn't out-perform a dead woman.
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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I guess you're right. PBO couldn't out-perform a dead woman.
    Touche! Good one!

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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by kansaswhig View Post
    Ok, interesting.
    Yea, I liked the cut of his jib...

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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    Yea, I liked the cut of his jib...
    I really did appreciate his simplicity. You knew when he talked that he didn't really posses the ability to carefully calculate every word like BHO (when he's not using a teleprompter)

    Bush's downfall with me is the fact that he was a jingoist Hawk and never heard a shot fired in anger...I can't get over that; regardless of how much I liked him personally.

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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    I'd rather serve under Bush any day of the week...
    I'd rather kick both to the curb. Where's Goldwater when we need him? How about instead of spending a trillion on healthcare, we spend that to resurrect him and Eisenhower?
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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by kansaswhig View Post
    I really did appreciate his simplicity. You knew when he talked that he didn't really posses the ability to carefully calculate every word like BHO (when he's not using a teleprompter)

    Bush's downfall with me is the fact that he was a jingoist Hawk and never heard a shot fired in anger...I can't get over that; regardless of how much I liked him personally.
    How many shots has Obama heard? Your hypocracy is telling.
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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Yeah, he's trying to decide if he's going to change the mission to a surrender mission.
    How is focusing on defeating Al-Q surrender? Weren't you just saying in another thread that we could in fact defeat Al-Q and that it's the people that call it surrender (like you are doing now) who are the problem?
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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent Ferris View Post
    I know you wouldn't want to get the opinion of Generals on the ground when discussing warfighting strategy. We should leave to a bunch of politicians.
    I assume Obama is consulting with his military advisers and the Joint Chiefs. I doubt he is discussing military strategy with only Pelosi and Reid.

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent Ferris View Post
    Obama is stalling because he and the Democrats are rooting for the Taliban to win and for the U.S. to fail just as they rooted for AQI and the Sadr army to win in Iraq and just as the rooted for the NVA and VC to win in Iraq. They hate the U.S. military and love our enemies.

    Obama the Harvard law professor should follow the lead of people who actually know WTF they're talking about, but again Obama along with the majority of the Dems want the U.S. to lose the war in Afghanistan.
    Do you have evidence to suggest Obama is not consulting the Joint Chiefs in his decision?

    The rest of your statements can go here, Conspiracy Theories
    Last edited by Gibberish; 10-09-09 at 11:40 AM.
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    Re: Senate blocks move to bring McChrystal to Hill

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    Because he projected strength and resolve.

    Every time Bush spoke about military matters I felt like I was listening to the Commander In Chief instead of some political animal.

    Obama seems like hes a hostage to political circumstance; like he's not a leader.
    Dems do not vote for people of principles

    they want someone who does what the polls tell him to

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