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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    This story has some anecdotal stories here, but it follows the same thing I and many other veterans have been saying about Obama's fiddling while Afghanistan burns.... Troop moral is suffering, and I hate to read stories like this. Obama needs to make a decision now.
    As a concerned military mom, I hope Obama takes all the time he needs to make the right decision.

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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by independent_thinker2002 View Post
    What is winning? Defeating the Taliban, right? Should we invade Pakistan?



    Defeating the taliban? Not the biggest priority, I'd take beating the crap out of AQ, and going into pakistan if needed to root out obl and aq....


    Personally, i could give a crap about the taliban at this point, so there, I kinda agree with the murmur of obamas plan to target AQ, I am concerned though on how he will prosecute it.
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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by 1069 View Post
    As a concerned military mom, I hope Obama takes all the time he needs to make the right decision.



    As a combat veteran, I can tell you sitting around waiting to get shot while your POTUS goes on leno, sucks.
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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    I would imagine most combat vets would have preferred that we would have done the job correctly in the first place.

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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by goldendog View Post
    I would imagine most combat vets would have preferred that we would have done the job correctly in the first place.



    We all do. What's your point?



    Like I said in multiple posts now, I was not happy the way bush handled Afghanistan.
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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by goldendog View Post
    I would imagine most combat vets would have preferred that we would have done the job correctly in the first place.
    That's true, but the first place has come and gone. It doesn't excuse being a **** up in the here and now.
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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by 1069 View Post
    As a concerned military mom, I hope Obama takes all the time he needs to make the right decision.
    I bet you wouldn't say that if your kid was already in country.
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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    That's true, but the first place has come and gone. It doesn't excuse being a **** up in the here and now.
    That's like a general, who just replaced a general who got relieved of his command saying, "well the guy I replaced was a **** up, that means that I can be a **** up, too".

    Git real folks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    As a combat veteran, I can tell you sitting around waiting to get shot while your POTUS goes on leno, sucks.
    Perhaps the right decision will be to pull them all out.
    Obama has my support in taking all the time he needs to explore every angle of this issue, and decide upon the right course of action; hopefully, the one that will result in the fewest deaths- American and Afghan- ultimately: not just today, but in the coming weeks, years, and decades.

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    Re: U.S. troops hope Afghanistan sacrifices not in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by 1069 View Post
    Perhaps the right decision will be to pull them all out.
    Obama has my support in taking all the time he needs to explore every angle of this issue, and decide upon the right course of action; hopefully, the one that will result in the fewest deaths- American and Afghan- ultimately: not just today, but in the coming weeks, years, and decades.
    Clearly a new course of action is needed..the old course has proven itself to be a dismal failure...

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