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    Re: U.S. troop funds diverted to pet projects

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    That is... insurance towards the re-eletction of Democrats...
    It's unfortunate that some Republicans were involved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    It's unfortunate that some Republicans were involved.
    Indeed.

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    Re: U.S. troop funds diverted to pet projects

    The hypocrisy is thick with irony and sadness. The same idiots who constantly claimed our troops in Bush's war weren't getting the armor and supplies they need to survive in Iraq and against IED's and who claimed the body count was high due to the previous administration inability to fund them - now do the same thing.

    Someone call MSNBC and have them start putting the dead men and women on camera each and every night with a running count and attribute it to Obama. Oh wait.. yeah that'll never happen.

    These bastards who voted for this diversion should be HALO'd right into NE Afghanistan with a bottle of water and an M16 with a "good luck you SOB" and see how important their pet projects are then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I jus don't know what to say about this. I think we're probably all thinking the same thing. However, I would like to know why the hell they wanna build a WW2 museum at UNO. The Libbos need to tell their side of the story, or does New Orleans just need two WW2 museums? I remember about 10 years ago when UNO wanted to evict the Confederate Museum from the Memorial Hall and turn it into an artsy-fartsy picture museum, so the WW2 museusm at UNO surely didn't have anything to do with real history. It was probably going to be The Museum of American War Crimes during WW2.
    the libbos? did you read your link? seems senators on both sides inserted their share of earmarks.

    Mr. Inouye had a total of 35 earmarks worth more than $206 million in the final bill, and the ranking Republican on the committee, Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, sponsored 48 worth $216 million.

    Mr. Cochran defended earmarking as part of Congress' responsibility to direct government spending.

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    I agree. I'm not sure why we're still mired in Afghanistan.
    because it's a no win situation. you can't change a culture in a few years, ask the soviets.

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: U.S. troop funds diverted to pet projects

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    the libbos? did you read your link? seems senators on both sides inserted their share of earmarks.
    You're late to the party, we already made this point.
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    Re: U.S. troop funds diverted to pet projects

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    the libbos? did you read your link? seems senators on both sides inserted their share of earmarks.
    This has been addressed. Try to keep up

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    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    because it's a no win situation. you can't change a culture in a few years, ask the soviets.
    You most likely will never make much of a dent in Afghanistan's cultural traditions. Now we've driven the Taliban into Pakistan where they are wrecking havoc.

    American would do best to invest all that wasted money in alternative fuel sources and wash it's hands of that part of the world.

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    Re: U.S. troop funds diverted to pet projects

    It's time for Americans to stop labeling themselves as Democrat, Republican, Independent, Green and or any other party and start looking at themselves as Americans who believe in the Constitution and survival of the way of life that made it possible for for us to become the greatest Nation the world has ever known until now.
    Obama and his communist far lst leaning followers, defenders, and republicans who are in office only to further their own agendas are domestic enemies as described in the in most oaths of office, including the one I took. I point out to you regardless of the party you claim as your own that if you tool an oath it has nothing in it that says it's limited to to the time you are either in office or in the military. It's for life.
    The War in Afghanistan at the outset had a noble goal at it's core to route out and destroy Al Qaeda and bring Osama Bin Laden to justice. Now at the risk of being attacked again by people claiming to be Patriotic Americans I think it's typical of most politicians to take what they can to further their appearance back home so they can stay in office another term and continue to sit back and allow good Americans to be killed trying to do the job they take seriously.
    It's up to us to see that right now a Communist has taken over the White House and is doing everything possible to destroy this Nation. I give a damn how much you think you have the right to get even for the mistakes of the Bush era stop and use you brain and read the history of this Nation and what it is supposed to stand for and not let dreams of Neo National Socialists take everything form everyone. A short study of history will show you that what sounds good to people at the outset always ends in failure and destruction not only of the Nation involved but in the lives of people who help to bring these Leftists to power in the end. Today so many young idealistic uneducated who believe in the redistribution of of wealth have no idea what they are doing or that what they are wishing for will eliminate their ability to protest and have ideas as they do and most all other rights they enjoy.

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    Re: U.S. troop funds diverted to pet projects

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    You most likely will never make much of a dent in Afghanistan's cultural traditions. Now we've driven the Taliban into Pakistan where they are wrecking havoc.

    American would do best to invest all that wasted money in alternative fuel sources and wash it's hands of that part of the world.

    Like Nuclear?


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