I thought the Dubai ports deal was not a big issue.. Looks like you believe the media spin that things are going bad in Iraq.....
Looks like you're wearing those rose-colored glasses about Iraq.
I never really supported or opposed the war from the start. I thought removing Saddam Hussein would be good, but I always have opposed any kind of nation building, and 9/11 didn't change that.
But this war hasn't gone well. How many American soldiers have died and how many billions have been spent? That ain't a conservative or liberal thing, no matter how the true-believers say. Plus, it's a drag domestically. Think about it, Iraq will be the biggest reason why republicans lose seats this November, and possibly lose a majority in one of the chambers. Is Iraq worth a speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi? More gun control? More taxes? More liberal social issues? I'm having doubts.
The costs of this war, coupled with the whole nation building crapola, are really making me think if liberating people, some grateful many not, from Saddam was and is really worth the building price tag.
Things could be going better than they are. We need to try some different tactics to wint the war quickly before we really do get bogged down as the liberals wish us to be, such as bombing the you-know-what out of the Triangle of Death. That's wehre the terrrorists are congreagating.
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