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US should set two deadlines leading to Iraq pullout: John Kerry
yahoo news ^ | Wed Apr 5, 8:55 AM ET | unknown

Posted on 04/05/2006 1:38:00 PM PDT by rocksblues

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States should set a May 15 deadline for Iraqis to form a unity government and then plan to withdraw its troops by year's end, Democratic Senator and former presidential candidate John Kerry said in commentary published in The New York Times.

"If Iraqis aren't willing to build a unity government in the five months since the election, they're probably not willing to build one at all. The civil war will only get worse, and we will have no choice anyway but to leave," Kerry said.

Joining a growing chorus criticizing the US-led occupation of Iraq, Kerry said it was "immoral ... to engage in the same delusion" as in Vietnam, where half of the US casualties occurred "after America's leaders knew our strategy would not work.">p>

Kerry described the current situation as "the third war in Iraq in as many years.

To get things rolling, Kerry suggested bringing all the leaders of Iraqi factions together "in a neutral setting" where, working with US allies, the Arab League and the United Nations, they "would be compelled to reach a political agreement."

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Great idea get them to a neutral site and negotiate with the UN. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
1 posted on 04/05/2006 1:38:05 PM PDT by rocksblues
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To: rocksblues
The Arab League? Why, pray tell, would we want them to have any say in what goes on in Iraq?
2 posted on 04/05/2006 1:39:32 PM PDT by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: rocksblues

Kerry really wants this Iraq effort to fail, doesn't he?


3 posted on 04/05/2006 1:40:31 PM PDT by Kenny Bunkport
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To: Gordongekko909

I wish that John Kerry's dad had pulled out.


4 posted on 04/05/2006 1:40:35 PM PDT by Cyclopean Squid (History is a work in progress)
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To: rocksblues

One dealine to be set before there is a second deadline.


5 posted on 04/05/2006 1:40:36 PM PDT by Jeff Head (www.dragonsfuryseries.com)
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To: rocksblues

Can this butt-pipe ever open his pie-hole and not say Vietnam?


6 posted on 04/05/2006 1:40:50 PM PDT by Spruce (Keep your mitts off my wallet)
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To: rocksblues

This poor excuse for a senator has not a clue as to what has been going on in Iraq. He is a moron at best.


7 posted on 04/05/2006 1:41:09 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: Cyclopean Squid

Lol


8 posted on 04/05/2006 1:41:32 PM PDT by nuconvert ([there's a lot of bad people in the pistachio business])
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To: rocksblues

I have a better set of deadlines:

1) Try John Kerry for Treason
2) Hang John Kerry for Treason


9 posted on 04/05/2006 1:41:57 PM PDT by pissant
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To: rocksblues
Broadcast to the terrorists exactly how long they need to keep disrupting things until they can declare total victory.

Good plan, jackass.

10 posted on 04/05/2006 1:42:30 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Cyclopean Squid

How's Houston? : )


11 posted on 04/05/2006 1:42:38 PM PDT by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Gordongekko909

Kerry couldn't leave them out of his plan. Nuance's and such.


12 posted on 04/05/2006 1:42:54 PM PDT by rocksblues (Illegal Immigrant racist here.)
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To: Cyclopean Squid

You are bad bad .... ;)


13 posted on 04/05/2006 1:43:25 PM PDT by bwteim (Begin With The End In Mind)
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To: rocksblues
""If Iraqis aren't willing to build a unity government in the five months since the election, they're probably not willing to build one at all. The civil war will only get worse, and we will have no choice anyway but to leave," Kerry said."

Let's see - the Democrat Party hasn't been willing to propose a single budget or put forth a platform (other than "I hate Bush") in the last five years, but Kerry gives Iraq five months to cobble a government together?

14 posted on 04/05/2006 1:43:35 PM PDT by Smedley
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To: Spruce

Answer. NO!


15 posted on 04/05/2006 1:44:17 PM PDT by rocksblues (Illegal Immigrant racist here.)
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To: rocksblues

I like the part about withdrawing all the combat troops, but leaving in the trainers. Gee, nothing like being the last guy left behind after an artificial deadline has withdrawn your protection, eh?


16 posted on 04/05/2006 1:44:38 PM PDT by XJarhead
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To: Gordongekko909

Graduating next month (knock on wood) and STILL don't have a job. Houston's good but I have toyed with the idea of moving back to Ohio. Doubt I will--Houston's as much my home now as any other city--excepting Vienna, but that's probably not going to happen. How's life down on the ol' bayou?


17 posted on 04/05/2006 1:45:28 PM PDT by Cyclopean Squid (History is a work in progress)
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To: XJarhead

How about meeting the deadline for submitting your SF-180 frenchie?!!!


18 posted on 04/05/2006 1:46:15 PM PDT by Wristpin ("The Yankees announce plan to buy every player in Baseball....")
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To: Smedley

What happened to all the ideas and discussions he was holding back until he became President? Has he bothered to share them with anyone yet?


19 posted on 04/05/2006 1:46:24 PM PDT by I got the rope
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To: XJarhead

Wasn't the main reason we started increasing our troop levels in Viet Nam to protect our trainers?


20 posted on 04/05/2006 1:47:03 PM PDT by rocksblues (Illegal Immigrant racist here.)
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To: Cyclopean Squid

Pretty good! New Orleans is quite lively these days. From what you see in the news, you'd think that the entire city got flooded and there isn't a single standing building anywhere. Bunch of crap.


21 posted on 04/05/2006 1:47:49 PM PDT by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Marine_Uncle

Yeah...moron is giving him TOO much credit...


22 posted on 04/05/2006 1:49:11 PM PDT by Txsleuth (~~~~~~FREEPATHON TIME~~~~~~)
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To: XJarhead
Gee, nothing like being the last guy left behind after an artificial deadline has withdrawn your protection, eh?

Please sign up for your position on the last helicopter out of Saigon Baghdad.

23 posted on 04/05/2006 1:50:24 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (If you have a leaking pipe, you shut off the water valve before deciding on amnesty for the puddles.)
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To: rocksblues

Kerry's big "plan" is the same old cut and run. He can put all the lipstick he wants on that pig, but that's all there is in the dems' playbook.


24 posted on 04/05/2006 1:50:27 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: rocksblues

John F. Kerry - the Horatio Nelson of Viet Nam delivers expert military advice.

I'd sooner listen to Beavis and Butthead.


25 posted on 04/05/2006 1:50:37 PM PDT by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis, Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: Smedley

WOW..GREAT POINT....love it


26 posted on 04/05/2006 1:55:02 PM PDT by Txsleuth (~~~~~~FREEPATHON TIME~~~~~~)
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To: rocksblues

If the Democrats aren't willing to build unity in America after their defeats in 2004, 2002, and 2000, they probably aren't interested in doing what is good for American and Americans (and their policy on illegal immigration indicates they are not!), so it is time to vote our more Democrats from Congress this November. Hear that Uncle Teddy? And, yes, I DO know who you are. What's more important, Senator, is that I also know WHAT you are.


27 posted on 04/05/2006 1:55:02 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

I agree. The only problem I have is my Senator choice for 2006 is a full fledged RINO. See T. Kean Jr. New Jersey.


28 posted on 04/05/2006 2:00:07 PM PDT by rocksblues (Illegal Immigrant racist here.)
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To: Gordongekko909

"The Arab League? Why, pray tell, would we want them to have any say in what goes on in Iraq?"

Doubt the Iraqis want them. Nor the UN.

The Arab league is happy to see them in disorder and not pumping more oil.


29 posted on 04/05/2006 2:01:22 PM PDT by Shermy
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To: rocksblues

I say we de-pants frenchie and drop his botox-injected a$$ in Iran.


30 posted on 04/05/2006 2:05:11 PM PDT by johnny7 (ďNah, I ainít Jewish, I just donít dig on swine, thatís all.Ē)
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To: rocksblues

Please pass this on:

Dear Mr. Kerry.
You arrogent loser you.
Why don't you Shut the %#*& up.


31 posted on 04/05/2006 2:05:27 PM PDT by TET1968
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To: TET1968

That last line has more than five syllables.


32 posted on 04/05/2006 2:17:12 PM PDT by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: Marine_Uncle
This poor excuse for a senator has not a clue as to what has been going on in Iraq.

This buffoon has worse timing than algore. The focus this week is on illegal immigration, not the war. Keep it up fool.

33 posted on 04/05/2006 2:20:37 PM PDT by barker (Growing older is NOT for wimps.)
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To: Cyclopean Squid

Bet the father and mother back then wished they could get an abortion, rather than having that Abortion.Unfortunately, they had him.


34 posted on 04/05/2006 2:31:45 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot
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To: rocksblues
What kind of people vote for this man. I mean really, if you voted for him for president maybe it was because you just didn't like President Bush or you don't pay attention to politics and you never vote for the guy that is president. But if this man is your senator what are you thinking. Although here I sit in the state that voted for Corzine. I just have to look around me at the place where I work and see what kind of people do things like this. The people where I work were very excited to vote for Corzine because he was going to raise the minimum wage. No one where I work makes minimum wage. But they all had themselves convinced that they would get the same raise that the minimum wage was going to be raised. This is what votes democrat. STUPID PEOPLE. I guess you just go in that booth and look at the list and say, WHoooooooooo will give me something for nothing, and pull the freaking lever.
35 posted on 04/05/2006 2:46:36 PM PDT by SHOOT THE MOON bat (Blessed are the peacemakers (the US Military) for they shall be called the children of God.)
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To: Kenny Bunkport

Of course, he thinks he actually has an (wedge) issue for 2008.


36 posted on 04/05/2006 3:05:30 PM PDT by pankot
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To: Cyclopean Squid

Excellent post buddy ..Too funny


37 posted on 04/05/2006 3:08:21 PM PDT by Tiberius109
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To: rocksblues
Iran ignores the UN. Does this idiot think that terrorists are going to listen to them? Duh, John F'ning Back Shooter Kerry strikes again. Thud.
38 posted on 04/05/2006 3:12:56 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (Democrats: The communist, socialist, and Al Qaeda loving party of America.)
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To: Tiberius109

Thanks, and welcome to FR. Hopefully you're not getting into too much trouble on Capri.


39 posted on 04/05/2006 3:13:28 PM PDT by Cyclopean Squid (History is a work in progress)
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To: rocksblues

John Kerry was in Vietnam?


40 posted on 04/05/2006 3:17:42 PM PDT by manwiththehands (I will remember in November.)
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To: Cyclopean Squid

I bet that his dad wished that too, many times. sigh.


41 posted on 04/05/2006 3:37:19 PM PDT by Shimmer128
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To: SHOOT THE MOON bat

I am a Union member and work with a bunch of people that vote Democrat because the Union supports them. And when you try to debate with them they resort to personnel attacks using all the talking points that ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, MSNBC can come up with.


42 posted on 04/05/2006 3:44:42 PM PDT by rocksblues (Illegal Immigrant racist here.)
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"Yeah...moron is giving him TOO much credit..."
OK. Treasonous moron. I assume at this point any Freeper that does not understand he commited treason and seditous acts while still in the Navy, must be in a long comma, so figured moron would be sufficient.
43 posted on 04/05/2006 4:13:07 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: rocksblues

Kerry should provide a time line for his resignation.


44 posted on 04/05/2006 4:14:18 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. Slay Pinch)
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To: barker
"This buffoon has worse timing than algore. The focus this week is on illegal immigration, not the war. Keep it up fool."
One could think he is still acting out all his video scenes in NAM, running around with a helmet on and carrying an M14, as someone he probably paid, took videos of him, and has lost touch with reality.
Either that or perhaps he frequents a lot of bars with the whale.
45 posted on 04/05/2006 4:17:27 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: Marine_Uncle

LOL....no, we all know---and feel frustrated as hell that we can't get him at least out of the Senate...let alone in the BRIG.


46 posted on 04/05/2006 4:47:30 PM PDT by Txsleuth (~~~~~~FREEPATHON TIME~~~~~~)
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To: Txsleuth

He has a job for life.


47 posted on 04/05/2006 5:00:00 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: Marine_Uncle

He is an ego-maniac!


48 posted on 04/05/2006 5:00:07 PM PDT by rocksblues (Illegal Immigrant racist here.)
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To: rocksblues
"He is an ego-maniac!"
But they just love him in Mass.
49 posted on 04/05/2006 5:01:50 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: rocksblues

Ol' Cut and Run Kerry is back! Is it mandatory for all former Dem presidential candidates to become insane?

The Swiftboat Ballad of Brave Sir Kerry (a parody of the song "Bravely Robin Ran Away" from Monty Python and the Holy Grail)

Bravely Kerry ran away, (No!)
Bravely ran away, away. (I didn't!)

When danger reared its ugly head,
he bravely turned his tail and fled. (No!)
Yes, brave Sir Kerry turned about (I didn't)
And gallantly, he chickened out.

Bravely taking to his feet, (I never did!)
He beat a very brave retreat, (Oh, lie!)
Bravest of the brave, Sir Kerry! (I never!)


50 posted on 04/05/2006 8:46:23 PM PDT by SpinyNorman (The ACLU empowers terrorists and criminals, weakens America, and degrades our society.)
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