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Which Will Fall First: Baghdad or Washington, D. C.?
Chronwatch ^ | Sunday, October 22, 2006 | John Lillpop

Posted on 10/23/2006 5:02:31 AM PDT by IrishMike

These are perilous times, to say the least. America’s war on terror in Iraq is not going well, and even President Bush has admitted that it could end up like Vietnam.

Our way of life and freedoms are under attack from sworn enemies like Osama bin Laden, Kim Jong Il, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Hugo Chavez.

Although the lunatic in charge of North Korea is reportedly “sorry” for his nuclear test theatrics, one suspects that the madman’s repentance is due solely to severe arm twisting by his Chinese sponsors. Only the day before yesterday, Il was warning the world that more nuclear tests were in the offing.

Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad continues to threaten Israel, his latest declaration being that Israel cannot survive. This particular nutcase remains adamant that Iran will pursue nuclear enrichment--for peaceful generation of electricity only, of course.

To make matters even less cheery, the Shiite militia run by anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr seized total control of the southern Iraqi city of Amarah. Go here: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20061020/D8KSANO80.html

But the worse news about the war on terror comes from our own shores. Liberals like John Kerry, John Murtha, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Howard Dean, and other leftwingers continue to provide comfort to the enemy by attacking our troops, the war effort itself, and President Bush.

With recent polls showing the Democrats in a position to do real damage during the November 7 elections, a reasonable question might be:

Which city will fall into enemy hands first--Baghdad or Washington, D.C.?

(Excerpt) Read more at chronwatch.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bush; elections; islam; muslims; wot

1 posted on 10/23/2006 5:02:32 AM PDT by IrishMike
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To: IrishMike

Looks like Baghdad has already fallen, but maybe we'd be better off if DC would fall.


2 posted on 10/23/2006 5:06:46 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: IrishMike
...even President Bush has admitted that it could end up like Vietnam.

When was this?

3 posted on 10/23/2006 5:19:52 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: IrishMike
Hang on until after the election - the insurgents (Iran & Syria) are tripling their efforts to disrupt all processes towards freedom in the ME, the media here and in Iraq are doing the same - this was to be expected. The terrorists want the weaker party (Democrats) in America to win so coupled with the millions of Soros dollars aimed at undermining America, the problem is escalating.

VOTE REPUBLICAN

4 posted on 10/23/2006 5:23:05 AM PDT by yoe
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To: theDentist

He didn't.
Taken out of context from an interview last week.


5 posted on 10/23/2006 6:00:43 AM PDT by IrishMike (Democrats .... Stuck on Stupid, RINO's ...the most vicious judas goats)
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To: IrishMike

Having been to both cities, I can honestly say that neither will be missed.


6 posted on 10/23/2006 6:02:31 AM PDT by Steel Wolf (As Ibn Warraq said, "There are moderate Muslims but there is no moderate Islam.")
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To: IrishMike
More absurd nonsense from the Know Nothings. A. Bush never said what they claim. He compared HOW the News Media coverage of Iraq is like it's coverage of the Tet offensive in Veitnam. Then, the argument that Bagdad has fallen demonstrates a clear inability by this author to find out ONE single fact about Iraq.

Below are the links for the facts on Iraq. It is not a mess or a quagmiere or a disaster. It is a war. A war we are well on our way to winning.

Welcome American Leftist to the messy reality that War does not work like a Rambo Movie.

Here is the problem the American Conservative movement has from a PR Standpoint. They accept the terms of the debate imposed on them by the Leftists. The Leftists make wacko charge after wacko charge then we turn and argue with them from their absurd framework. We try to argue that well it only a little mess, or it a mess but we can fix it or it;s a mess but it would be worse if we leave.

Instead let us speak truth to whiners and point out to the Leftists why their accusations and assumptions about Iraq are absurd nonsense.


http://icasualties.org/oif/


http://icasualties.org/oif/IraqiDeaths.aspx


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraqi_Security_Forces
7 posted on 10/23/2006 6:11:45 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (EeevilCon, Snowflake, Conservative Fundamentalist Gun Owning Bush Bot Dittohead reporting for duty!)
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To: IrishMike

That figures... if he had it would've been headlines from here to Seattle in a drumbeat louder than ever heard before.


8 posted on 10/23/2006 6:13:56 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: theDentist

President Bush ever said it. More hyper hysteric nonsense from the drama queen media. He compared how the "News" coverage of Iraq is similar to the whollying inept covereage of teh Tet offensive in Veitnam was by the same "News" media.


9 posted on 10/23/2006 6:14:43 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (EeevilCon, Snowflake, Conservative Fundamentalist Gun Owning Bush Bot Dittohead reporting for duty!)
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To: theDentist

I would like to provide a list of President Bush accomplishments.

LEGISLATION
·Appointed Chief Justice Roberts – Senate approved 78-22
·Appointed Justice Samuel A. Alito – Senate approved 58-42
·Passed the Secure Fence Act of 2006 – Senate Approved 80-19
·Passed the Military Tribunal Act - Senate Approved 65-34
·Passed the SAFE Port Act - Senate Approved 98-2
·Passed the Pension Protection Act of 2006 - Senate Approved 93-5
·Passed and Extended USA Patriot Act - Senate Approved 95-1;
·Passed a Sweeping Overhaul of the Intelligence Community (Created the Director of National Intelligence) - Senate Approved 89-2
·Passed Medicare Legislation (Prescription Drugs) - Senate Approved 54-44
·Passed Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2002 - Senate Approved 64-33
·Passed Energy Bill - Senate Approved 84-14
·Passed Second Major Tax Cut - Senate Approved 84-14
·Passed Amber Alert - Senate Approved 92-0
·Created Department of Homeland Security – Senate Approved 60-40 (This is the largest re-organization of the Federal Government since 1940s)
·Passed Corporate Corruption Bill - Senate Approved 99-1
·Passed Campaign Finance Reform - Senate Approved 60-40
·Passed Education Bill (No Child Left Behind) - Senate Approved 87-10;
·Passed and Created TSA – Transportation Security Administration (Federalized Airport Screeners) - Senate Approved 100-0
·Passed the first USA Patriot Act - Senate Approved 96-3;
·Extended Unemployment Benefits - Senate Approved 85-9
·Passed Income Tax Relief - Senate Approved 62-38
·Passed the IRAQ War Act - Senate Approved 77-23
·Passed an act authorizing the President to use all necessary and appropriate force" against anyone associated with the terrorist attacks of September 11 - Senate Approved 98-0

ON THE ECONOMY
·Unemployment rate of approximately of 4.6%
·30 year average mortgage rates of approximately 6.37%
·6.6 million jobs created since august 2003
·1.7 million jobs created in the last 12 months
·37 months of job growth
·Stock Market hovering around 12,000


10 posted on 10/23/2006 6:15:34 AM PDT by IrishMike (Democrats .... Stuck on Stupid, RINO's ...the most vicious judas goats)
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To: IrishMike

All reasons he scares the living hell out of the liberals.


11 posted on 10/23/2006 6:20:31 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: IrishMike

Baghdad. It already did.


12 posted on 10/23/2006 6:21:33 AM PDT by RockinRight (She rocks my world, and I rock her world.)
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To: IrishMike

What a lot of shiite.


13 posted on 10/23/2006 6:23:47 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: RockinRight
Baghdad. It already did.

Can we insist they take both? The idea of Senator Pelosi and company living under sharia amuses me greatly.

14 posted on 10/23/2006 6:23:59 AM PDT by Steel Wolf (As Ibn Warraq said, "There are moderate Muslims but there is no moderate Islam.")
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To: Steel Wolf

Sure, as long as we get the 4 million private citizens who have nothing to do with the current state of government (including my better half) out of there first.


15 posted on 10/23/2006 6:26:47 AM PDT by RockinRight (She rocks my world, and I rock her world.)
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To: IrishMike

GOOD LIST FOR REFUTING THE "GOOD FOR NOTHING" CHARGE


LEGISLATION
·Appointed Chief Justice Roberts – Senate approved 78-22
·Appointed Justice Samuel A. Alito – Senate approved 58-42
·Passed the Secure Fence Act of 2006 – Senate Approved 80-19
·Passed the Military Tribunal Act - Senate Approved 65-34
·Passed the SAFE Port Act - Senate Approved 98-2
·Passed the Pension Protection Act of 2006 - Senate Approved 93-5
·Passed and Extended USA Patriot Act - Senate Approved 95-1;
·Passed a Sweeping Overhaul of the Intelligence Community (Created the Director of National Intelligence) - Senate Approved 89-2
·Passed Medicare Legislation (Prescription Drugs) - Senate Approved 54-44
·Passed Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2002 - Senate Approved 64-33
·Passed Energy Bill - Senate Approved 84-14
·Passed Second Major Tax Cut - Senate Approved 84-14
·Passed Amber Alert - Senate Approved 92-0
·Created Department of Homeland Security – Senate Approved 60-40 (This is the largest re-organization of the Federal Government since 1940s)
·Passed Corporate Corruption Bill - Senate Approved 99-1
·Passed Campaign Finance Reform - Senate Approved 60-40
·Passed Education Bill (No Child Left Behind) - Senate Approved 87-10;
·Passed and Created TSA – Transportation Security Administration (Federalized Airport Screeners) - Senate Approved 100-0
·Passed the first USA Patriot Act - Senate Approved 96-3;
·Extended Unemployment Benefits - Senate Approved 85-9
·Passed Income Tax Relief - Senate Approved 62-38
·Passed the IRAQ War Act - Senate Approved 77-23
·Passed an act authorizing the President to use all necessary and appropriate force" against anyone associated with the terrorist attacks of September 11 - Senate Approved 98-0

ON THE ECONOMY
·Unemployment rate of approximately of 4.6%
·30 year average mortgage rates of approximately 6.37%
·6.6 million jobs created since august 2003
·1.7 million jobs created in the last 12 months
·37 months of job growth
·Stock Market hovering around 12,000


16 posted on 10/23/2006 6:38:58 AM PDT by WOSG (Broken-glass time, Republicans! Save the Congress!)
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To: Brilliant
Looks like Baghdad has already fallen,

Don't give up on it just yet. People are moaning about this being one of the deadliest months ever for Americans, but we can sustain this tempo for months or years - I would be surprised if we've lost more than 10 or 12 in a single day. We are nowhere near the level of Vietnam (of course, we as a country are softer than we were during Vietnam).

For every one of our guys the enemy gets, we are probably getting at least five or six. I don't think they can sustain that, and I don't think the Iraqi people will continue to be complacent. The fact that Iraqis continue to volunteer for police and national guard units, even in the face of many volunteers being murdered by one side or another, speaks volumes about this.
17 posted on 10/23/2006 6:39:53 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: IrishMike

" Which city will fall into enemy hands first--Baghdad or Washington, D.C.?"

How far we have fallen. Can anyone who is over 50 years old even imagine that question being asked in the 1950s?


18 posted on 10/23/2006 6:52:22 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: af_vet_rr

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1724274/posts

You see our friends and of course our enemies both pay real attention to the politics in the U.S.


19 posted on 10/23/2006 7:23:08 AM PDT by tomnbeverly (Terrorists cut our heads off and get medals. We put hoods on theirs and get sent to prison. hmmm)
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To: WOSG

There are a few things in your list that it might be best not to present as a "good thing" if you want conservatives to agree with you.


20 posted on 10/23/2006 5:04:50 PM PDT by EnochPowellWasRight
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To: billhilly

Well, the Democrats are hoping D.C. will fall into their hands . . depends on what one means by "enemy".


21 posted on 10/23/2006 5:42:25 PM PDT by Twinkie (Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.)
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