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..on its last throes?
http://www.floppingaces.net/2009/10/26/on-its-last-throes/ ^ | 10-26-09 | Wordsmith

Posted on 10/26/2009 10:15:08 AM PDT by Starman417

2009-10-25 Smoke rises near the Iraqi Ministry of Justice, shortly after a blast, in Baghdad October 25, 2009. Twin car bombs targeting two government buildings killed at least 75 people and wounded 460 in central Baghdad on Sunday, police and health officials said, in the bloodiest attack in the capital for two months. REUTERS/Stringer

While Sunday's 2 bus bombs in Baghdad that left over a hundred dead and 500 wounded was a horrific reminder that "evil-doers" and "deadenders" still seek to derail the road to freedom and democracy for Iraq, ordinary Iraqis, who have endured so much, seem undaunted and optimistic about their future. David Ignatius of WaPo apparently was flying overhead in a Black Hawk with General David Petraeus on the day of the bombings. Baghdad was so much abuzz with construction and commerce activities, that they did not realize that terrorists exploded two massive car bombs at the Justice Ministry and the Baghdad provincial administration. This is how he describes the reaction of his Iraqi friends, and it is the correct message to send to terrorists (you know? "Go shopping"?):

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; baghdad; bloggersandpersonal; iraq; sourcetitlenoturl; terrorism

1 posted on 10/26/2009 10:15:09 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

Iraq is never gonna totally calm down. Just gotta find an acceptable level of car bombings like one or two a day but only like one really big one a month.


2 posted on 10/26/2009 10:37:58 AM PDT by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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When Iran is put out of the picture, Iraq will stop having these terrorist acts. If nobama can't recognize that the enemy is IRAN we will have to suffer more and more. It is distinctly possible he know this and is on their side.
3 posted on 10/26/2009 11:02:17 AM PDT by dusttoyou (libs are all wee wee'd up and no place to go)
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To: dusttoyou

Barry chooses to ignore Iran. Our soldiers and Marines cannot.


4 posted on 10/26/2009 11:06:14 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: dusttoyou

Once you take away a cockroaches food supply, the cockroaches die.


5 posted on 10/26/2009 11:08:54 AM PDT by Pistolshot (Brevity: Saying a lot, while saying very little.)
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To: Eyes Unclouded
Iraq is never gonna totally calm down. Just gotta find an acceptable level of car bombings like one or two a day but only like one really big one a month.

I think you're correct. At least at that stage it will more resemble France.

6 posted on 10/26/2009 11:15:22 AM PDT by Catholic Canadian ( I love Stephen Harper!)
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