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Obama Giving Up In Iraq; To Make It Official Tomorrow; All Brigates Out In 16 Months.
FOX News | Major Garret

Posted on 01/21/2009 4:19:35 PM PST by MindBender26

Maj just got the word, on Shep Smith show, scheduled to be announced tomorrow. All combat brigades to be out in 16 months.

Real effect is immediate surrender of purpose. No commander is going to undertake any major mission knowing that, at the very longest, no US offensive military power will be in-country after next Spring, so why waste lives to gain something we soon will give away.

Offensive operations will stop. Brigades will go into a useless, purely defensive mode. It's over. Our POTUS surrendered.

About 3000 Americans volunteered to pay the ultimate price in Iraq so we could be free. Obama just ensured those sacrifices will have no lasting meaning.

Bush prayed for every one of them and their souls. Obama just pissed on every one of their graves.

The bastard.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: appeasement; bastard; bho44; bhodod; bhogwot; bo; cicnot; cicobama; democrat; democrats; iraq; obama; oif; sob; surrender; timetable; troopwithdrawal; wot; wotend
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1 posted on 01/21/2009 4:19:36 PM PST by MindBender26
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To: MindBender26
The downhill slide continues................

Come on, is anyone really surprised???????

2 posted on 01/21/2009 4:22:48 PM PST by pctech
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To: MindBender26

We in the national Guard were just talking about this on duty today.

We are so screwed.


3 posted on 01/21/2009 4:23:16 PM PST by Old Sarge (For the first time in my life, I am ashamed to be an American)
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To: pctech

No, 0bama is a coward.


4 posted on 01/21/2009 4:23:28 PM PST by NYRepublican72
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To: MindBender26

Wonder how many military bases he is going to close down? :o


5 posted on 01/21/2009 4:23:29 PM PST by BossLady (Join Dr. Manning's 'Collard Green Revolt'!!!)
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To: MindBender26

Why? When we are this close?


6 posted on 01/21/2009 4:23:32 PM PST by wk4bush2004 (SARAH PALIN, 2012!!!!!!!)
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To: MindBender26

Whatda expect?

CHANGE our enemy can count on.


7 posted on 01/21/2009 4:23:35 PM PST by R0CK3T
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To: pctech

Nope, not surprised. This is what the sheeple voted for.


8 posted on 01/21/2009 4:23:46 PM PST by Canedawg (Lincoln freed the slaves, BO will free the terrorists.)
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To: MindBender26

The dumba**-in-chief just ensured we will be attacked again on our soil.

Our enemies will trumpet that as a victory for themselves and will conclude we are weak enough to be attacked.


9 posted on 01/21/2009 4:23:48 PM PST by A message
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To: MindBender26

None fought in vain....we were safe for at least the last 7 1/2 years. Thanks to our brave men and women who served.


10 posted on 01/21/2009 4:24:00 PM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: MindBender26

Will there be any U.S. forces in Iraq after the combat brigades leave?


11 posted on 01/21/2009 4:24:28 PM PST by Fury
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To: MindBender26

Isn’t the drawdown scheduled for mid 2010 anyway?


12 posted on 01/21/2009 4:24:34 PM PST by silent_jonny ("All I want is to enter my house justified" - Joel McCrea, Ride The High Country)
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To: MindBender26

We will be back there within 10 years!!


13 posted on 01/21/2009 4:24:59 PM PST by FoundersRWatching
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To: NYRepublican72

No, he is no coward. He is a bought and paid for Islamic anti-American sympathizer.


14 posted on 01/21/2009 4:25:00 PM PST by MindBender26 (ATTN: Rev. Lowery: Sorry 'bout that, but I am White, and I got it Right years ago!)
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To: MindBender26

And this surprises anyone?

This will be seen as nothing but weakness by our enemies.

Look for Iraq to cozy up to Russia now.


15 posted on 01/21/2009 4:25:07 PM PST by mkjessup (Day TWO of the illegal regime of TKU ("The Kenyan Usurper"))
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To: MindBender26

And so the decline and destruction of America begins...

Obama will eventually cut our military power and spending in half as well....get ready for it..because it is coming fast!

Very sad day!


16 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:04 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: MindBender26

My impression is that we have already won. whether it stays won is another matter I always suspected in some future years it would fall apart as the people are not capable of governing (being frank). At least when it does we can blame Barak Obama.


17 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:10 PM PST by bilhosty
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To: MindBender26

Sometimes you have to wonder what’s going on in God’s mind.


18 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:19 PM PST by ottbmare
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To: MindBender26

Will we see any high level (Chief Joints of Staff) resign off this?


19 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:27 PM PST by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Private First Class - 1/16/09 - Parris Island, SC)
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To: Fury
Once Obama has pulled the combat brigades he'll authorize AlQaida in Iraq to attack remaining Coalition and US civilian personnel.

He wants a blood bath so bad ~ guy's shaking with anticipation.

20 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:34 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: mkjessup

Look for Iraq to cozy up to Iran now too!


21 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:54 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: MindBender26
Did you honestly expect any less?

It also means we will be back there in a generation, to clean up the mess that the PFOTUS just made....

22 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:54 PM PST by Maigrey (Life, for a liberal, is one never-ending game of Calvinball. - giotto)
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To: MindBender26

Hey, it’s only his first day ... give the guy a chance to really and totally mess up ... say a week?


23 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:54 PM PST by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad, Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: A message
Our enemies will trumpet that as a victory for themselves and will conclude we are weak enough to be attacked.

And with that bastard as POTUS, they are right.

24 posted on 01/21/2009 4:26:54 PM PST by MindBender26 (ATTN: Rev. Lowery: Sorry 'bout that, but I am White, and I got it Right years ago!)
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To: anniegetyourgun
Let"s see, I am a Vietnam veteran, I remember this from the Coward Democrats years ago.
25 posted on 01/21/2009 4:27:22 PM PST by DocJ69
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To: BossLady

military means republican votes therefore he will close as many bases as possible especially in swing states


26 posted on 01/21/2009 4:27:59 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Old Sarge

My grandson just joined our Guard in TX. I can’t get in touch with him about this.


27 posted on 01/21/2009 4:28:16 PM PST by mathluv ( Conservative first and foremost, republican second)
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To: MindBender26

Another disgraceful act by the Chosen One.

I wonder what will happen when reality sets in and he realizes that the troops can’t leave in 16 months.


28 posted on 01/21/2009 4:29:04 PM PST by NYRepublican72
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To: MindBender26

*self-deleted*


29 posted on 01/21/2009 4:29:33 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
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To: anniegetyourgun
“Safe for 7 1/2 years”

What we MUST communicate to our brave servicemen is that they MUST stay the course. For our warriors to get out of the military would be the END of our Republic. Obama wants nothing more than to PACK the military with his political zombies. Patriotism equals staying the course. Our military is the only thing that stands between freedom and tyranny. God bless our nation and God bless our military.

30 posted on 01/21/2009 4:29:37 PM PST by Murp
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To: NYRepublican72

“No, 0bama is a coward.”

For honoring an agreement negotiated by Bush? Or are you saying that Bush, too, is a coward?


31 posted on 01/21/2009 4:30:09 PM PST by Kolokotronis (Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated!)
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To: FoundersRWatching

[We will be back there within 10 years!!]

Actually, in about 18 months. Nature abhors a vacuum.


32 posted on 01/21/2009 4:30:09 PM PST by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: MindBender26

Cool down, y’all. This is pretty much what the Bush Administration had planned, anyway.

Obama’s just trying to get some credit for doing it.

Thousands of support troops will remain to look after our interests.


33 posted on 01/21/2009 4:30:21 PM PST by JennysCool (Internet Powerhouse)
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To: BossLady
Wonder how many military bases he is going to close down? :o

Wasn't it the liberals that wanted to downsize and under fund the military. Nothing new, Obama is a hard left liberal and doesn't give a damn. Real peace of crap, and I wish the military to tell he to go to hell. Just wishful thinking.

34 posted on 01/21/2009 4:30:25 PM PST by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: MindBender26

That’s what he was elected to do. I expected no more, no less. A shame.


35 posted on 01/21/2009 4:30:25 PM PST by Ted Grant
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To: ottbmare

Maybe, we got cocky.

I just have to remember that God is in control, and He has a plan.


36 posted on 01/21/2009 4:30:45 PM PST by luckystarmom
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To: MindBender26

Iraq will become a lovely base for Iran.


37 posted on 01/21/2009 4:31:14 PM PST by Dallas59 (Not My President)
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To: MindBender26; All
"Obama Giving Up In Iraq; To Make It Official Tomorrow; All Brigates Out In 16 Months."


38 posted on 01/21/2009 4:31:21 PM PST by musicman (Until I see a REAL C.O.L.B. BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: manc

What is curious.....with recruiting levels at 100% or more....we are going to have to find jobs for all the military we bring home.... Am I missing something....someone help me out here...... LOL!


39 posted on 01/21/2009 4:31:32 PM PST by BossLady (Join Dr. Manning's 'Collard Green Revolt'!!!)
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To: MindBender26

Elections have consequences. Some more deadly than others.


40 posted on 01/21/2009 4:32:12 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The democRATS are near the tipping point.)
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To: SkyDancer

‘Hey, it’s only his first day ... give the guy a chance to really and totally mess up ... say a week?”

LOL...so true... but I’m impatient....


41 posted on 01/21/2009 4:32:17 PM PST by Thinkin
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To: penelopesire

What do you mean “begins?” It’s been happening for the last 4 months now.


42 posted on 01/21/2009 4:32:19 PM PST by pctech
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To: MindBender26
Gosh. I'm confused.

During the transition, a lot of so-called conservative east coast pundits assured me that this Obama fellow was going to govern as a moderate.

Turns out he's more of a Eugene McCarthy/Jimmy Carteresque gay-loving, freedom-bashing, socialism-foisting, grievance-mongering surrender monkey.

43 posted on 01/21/2009 4:32:50 PM PST by mojito
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To: MindBender26

16 months is a lot better than “immediately” like he told the DUmmie voters at the beginning of the campaign.

A lot can happen in 16 months that may make him change his mind (think Iran)


44 posted on 01/21/2009 4:34:02 PM PST by hattend (Sarah Palin has run a fishing business, a city, and a state. All Obama has done is run his mouth.)
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To: MindBender26
Less then twenty four hours in power and this. He and his goon squad could not even pretend a bit like they would do some serious consulting with our Military and Intel.
I'll bet there are one hell of a lot of very nervous Iraqi military officers wondering what next.
45 posted on 01/21/2009 4:34:09 PM PST by Marine_Uncle
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To: Murp

I know that....you know that. But “the one” is going to pay off his supporters, and I don’t want anyone who served to feel it was worthless. I don’t want families of the fallen to feel that way. I honor their service - even if the current CIC doesn’t give a rip about national security.


46 posted on 01/21/2009 4:34:17 PM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: luckystarmom

sorry...i have believed my whole life intil the last 6 months...GOD is out to lunch or on break...hell is about to break loose...if this were 1776 we would all still have a queen today...


47 posted on 01/21/2009 4:34:20 PM PST by ldish (God save the USA)
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To: JennysCool

I find it amazing the number of FReepers that will fall for MSM propaganda.


48 posted on 01/21/2009 4:34:22 PM PST by Roccus (I am a RINO...............I am a Conservative.)
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To: Kolokotronis
For honoring an agreement negotiated by Bush? Or are you saying that Bush, too, is a coward?

No. I am saying that I am not surprised because 0bama is a coward.

I could care less if the Queen of the NY Senate negotiated a 16 month time frame.

In his second day in office, 0bama has caved into the left, spotlighted to our enemies that we are weak and painted himself in a corner. Good work.

49 posted on 01/21/2009 4:34:35 PM PST by NYRepublican72
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To: MindBender26

I am skeptical that it is really an absolute pullout. But if true, I will never forgive him.


50 posted on 01/21/2009 4:35:16 PM PST by NutCrackerBoy
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