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Afghanistan Bomb Attacks Kill TWENTY-ONE US Soldiers in 48 Hours
UK Telegraph ^ | 8-31-10 | Ben Farmer

Posted on 08/31/2010 8:53:33 AM PDT by tcrlaf

A series of bomb attacks have badly hit US troops in eastern and southern Afghanistan in the past 48 hours.

The death toll among in the Nato-led coalition has reached 484 this year and is predicted to far surpass 2009’s total of 521.

SNIP

n two of the most deadly recent incidents, three Americans died in eastern Afghanistan on one bomb attack on Tuesday. Five died in a single bomb attack in the south on Monday.

Military spokesmen would not say if the bombs hit vehicles or foot patrols.

Homemade bombs using old shells or homemade explosives and hidden in roads, tracks, walls, streams and buildings have become the Taliban’s favoured weapon.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: afghanistan; deaths; soldiers
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I wonder if Obama will even BOTHER to mention this tonite. Remember when the Left, and the left-leaning U.S. Media actually CARED about casualties? OH WAIT... That fake liberal outrage only happens when a REPUBLICAN is in charge.

Sadly, I had to go to a UK newspaper to find this as Breaking News.

1 posted on 08/31/2010 8:53:40 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

You have to keep in mind that neither the UK nor US papers ever report how many Taliban were killed recently. Or rarely.


2 posted on 08/31/2010 8:55:40 AM PDT by squarebarb
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To: tcrlaf

Prayers for the families.


3 posted on 08/31/2010 8:55:52 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: tcrlaf

EVERY night on the news there was a death tally. Where is it now?


4 posted on 08/31/2010 8:59:52 AM PDT by WakeUpAndVote
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To: squarebarb
You have to keep in mind that neither the UK nor US papers ever report how many Taliban were killed recently. Or rarely.

BO would tell you that that kind of *news* would only serve to provoke them further.

5 posted on 08/31/2010 9:04:52 AM PDT by azishot (I can see November from my house!)
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To: squarebarb

“neither the UK nor US papers ever report how many Taliban were killed recently. Or rarely.”

Frankly it does not matter, they are tens of millions of them ready to join the Talibs. Even if we kill 1000 a day, it will not make a dent.


6 posted on 08/31/2010 9:05:20 AM PDT by mainsail that ("A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights" - Napoleon Bonaparte)
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To: WakeUpAndVote

It’s no longer the cool thing to pretend like they care.

Before 2008 there would be a couple of dozen anti-war protesters at the intersection of my town’s main streets almost 3 times a week. Most of them college losers.

Now it’s an occasional 2 or 3 60s hippies whom actually believed in what they espoused.

The kids have moved on to new toys.


7 posted on 08/31/2010 9:07:37 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (Iran doesnt have a 2nd admendment. Ya see how that turned out?)
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To: WakeUpAndVote
"EVERY night on the news there was a death tally. Where is it now?"

Yeah....and how many churches would ring their bells for each soldier killed.....I don't hear any bells around my location now.

8 posted on 08/31/2010 9:11:22 AM PDT by spokeshave (Islamics and Democrats unite to cut off Adam Smith's invisible hand)
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To: squarebarb

The local newspaper doesn’t even report military deaths in the main section of the paper. Not even when a local soldier is wounded or killed.


9 posted on 08/31/2010 9:11:32 AM PDT by redreno (Americans don't go Gault. Americans go Postal.)
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To: tcrlaf

It appears that the professional LSM only live to serve Obama and al Qaeda.


10 posted on 08/31/2010 9:13:08 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: tcrlaf

IEDs and other explosives along roads and trails used by our troops are taking too many lives. I know our military is taking measures to counter this, but it’s hard to learn of losses among our brave, young troops.

I wonder if more overhead drones and armed drones scanning the routes could be used to spot bad guys planting the devices and killing them in the act? I know our counter measures shouldn’t be printed in the NY Times so I guess we won’t know what’s being used to lessen losses.


11 posted on 08/31/2010 9:13:48 AM PDT by RicocheT
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To: tcrlaf

Prayers to the families of our brave soldiers.

THE PLACE SHOULD BE ANNIHILATED ONCE AND FOR ALL!!!!!!!!


12 posted on 08/31/2010 9:16:35 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85 -Happy B'day Daddy 2/20/23)
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To: Diogenesis

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8-29-2010 US Holley, Floyd E. C. Gunnery Sergeant 36 Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack Helmand Helmand U.S. Marine Florida Casselberry 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force Camp Pendleton, CA
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8-29-2010 US Raver, Bryn T. Private 1st Class 20 Hostile - hostile fire - RPG attack Nangahar Nangahar U.S. Army Arkansas Harrison 1st Brigade Special Troop Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Fort Campbell, KY
8-29-2010 US Ide, James R. Staff Sergeant 32 Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack Helmand Hyderabad (Grishk district) U.S. Army Missouri Festus 230th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command Sembach, Germany
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8-23-2010 US Deluzio, Steven J. Sergeant 25 Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire, RPG Paktika Paktika U.S. Army National Guard Connecticut South Glastonbury 172nd Infantry, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Jericho, VT
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8-20-2010 Australia Dale, Thomas Private 21 Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack Oruzgan Baluchi Valley Australian Army Not yet reported Not yet reported 6th Battalion Brisbane
8-20-2010 Australia Kirby, Grant Private 35 Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack Oruzgan Baluchi Valley Australian Army Not yet reported Not yet reported 6th Battalion Brisbane
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13 posted on 08/31/2010 9:17:41 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: tcrlaf

The Abocve is just news no longer reported by the MSM, because it might hurt THE DEMOCRATS...


14 posted on 08/31/2010 9:19:42 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: tcrlaf
“The Abocve is just news no longer reported by the MSM, because it might hurt THE DEMOCRATS...”

Exactly. The hypocrisy and deceit is nauseating.

15 posted on 08/31/2010 9:22:06 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: tcrlaf

Why are American soldiers dying in a nation where old men sexually molesting young boys is a national pastime? Let’s get out. Now!


16 posted on 08/31/2010 9:23:04 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman

will the camera crews be there for casket photo’s?


17 posted on 08/31/2010 9:26:07 AM PDT by SF_Redux
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To: WakeUpAndVote
“EVERY night on the news there was a death tally. Where is it now?”

It is here. It is in the British press. It is in the hearts of patriotic Americans.

The broadcast television channels are engaging in psyops attempting to prop up a failing regime.

18 posted on 08/31/2010 9:32:08 AM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: tcrlaf

Some of our friends and neighbors are over there now, and I worry about them. Obama’s Rules of Engagement are sickening, and he just won’t stop telling the Taliban that we have no intention of winning.

So, what do they have to lose?


19 posted on 08/31/2010 9:33:18 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: tcrlaf
Father, be with the families as You carry these Heroes to Heaven.
20 posted on 08/31/2010 9:35:59 AM PDT by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: tcrlaf

Afghanistan will be Obama’s tar baby....he wanted it, he got it, he owns it and it will drag him down.


21 posted on 08/31/2010 9:36:59 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: tcrlaf
I'll bet Iran had something to do with this.
22 posted on 08/31/2010 9:41:39 AM PDT by McGruff (How's that Hopey Changey thingy workin for ya?)
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To: tcrlaf

We have a Commander in Chief that doesn’t have any idea how to conduct a war. He imposes time tables independent of the mission and to the chagrin of the generals. As such, we should pull out of that hell hole and take a lesson from the Russians. Someone please tell me how we are winning there and how being over there is worth the blood of our young men.


23 posted on 08/31/2010 9:47:49 AM PDT by Blowtorch
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To: Signalman

That would mean killing them closer to home. Better to
kill them in A’stan or the Sandbox.


24 posted on 08/31/2010 9:48:29 AM PDT by rahbert
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To: RicocheT

The Taliban and Al Quaeda are f’ing cowards. They come out at night like vermin, set IEDs and scurry back into their holes. They can’t fight mano a mano with a US, British or Canadian solider so they fall back on their cowardly but deadly ways. RIP brave ones. Condolences to your families.


25 posted on 08/31/2010 9:49:24 AM PDT by LottieDah (Exterminate the 'Rats and save the Republic!)
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To: tcrlaf
Bush protestors...where are they?


26 posted on 08/31/2010 9:53:00 AM PDT by shiva
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To: rahbert
If this still has to be explained to someone after 9 years, I would say a TROLL has arrived.
27 posted on 08/31/2010 10:02:51 AM PDT by angcat (Robinson Cano don't ya know!)
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To: squarebarb

I have read that the Coalition/Taliban ratio is in the order of between 10 and 50 to one.


28 posted on 08/31/2010 10:05:23 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Cicero
"So, what do they have to lose?"

Say nice things about George W. Bush?

29 posted on 08/31/2010 10:05:34 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: tcrlaf

My heart aches and my head spins over the evil and the hypocrisy of the current administration and the servile media.


30 posted on 08/31/2010 10:05:34 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: Signalman
Why are American soldiers dying in a nation where old men sexually molesting young boys is a national pastime? Let’s get out. Now!

The answer "we fight them over there so we don't have to fight them over here" has become a hollow answer. Having them get over here is a problem with immigration laws and lax borders - fix those and we won't have to fight them here, regardless of whether we're in Afghanistan or not.
31 posted on 08/31/2010 10:07:36 AM PDT by Blowtorch
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To: angcat

It’s poor argument to label someone a troll for having a contrary opinion. Tell me how we are progressing over there and if you would give your kin to fight over there. I wouldn’t.


32 posted on 08/31/2010 10:10:46 AM PDT by Blowtorch
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To: Blowtorch

Having them get over here is a problem with immigration laws and lax borders...

************

I have never understood why that wasn’t done immediately after 9/11. It was and still is so obviously the most effective way to prevent further Islamic terrorist attacks.


33 posted on 08/31/2010 10:14:13 AM PDT by Hepsabeth
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To: tcrlaf

A note to Gen Petraeus; apparently the rules of engagement are woefully inadequate.


34 posted on 08/31/2010 10:18:21 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: Blowtorch
I concur. the Bushie neocons were/are duplicitous hypocrites on that.

Man & mine our borders,not South Korea's.

35 posted on 08/31/2010 10:26:14 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (drain the swamp! ( then napalm it and pave it over ))
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To: tcrlaf
"Over 58,000 US servicemen were killed in the Vietnam War. Averaged out, possibly over a hundred per week for ten years, or over 200 a week for five years."

My war was not pretty either.

36 posted on 08/31/2010 10:29:02 AM PDT by verity
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To: tcrlaf

The most under reported story of the year is that there have been more combat deaths in the 19 months of President Obama’s administration than in the 7 years, 4 months that President Bush was CinC of the Afghanistan War.

http://www.icasualties.org/


37 posted on 08/31/2010 10:30:49 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Blowtorch
Are you kidding. I don't argue this anymore. Why don't we discuss the dip shit in the White House? Why don't you ask Obama these questions, I'm sure he can answer, after all he is still keeping us in Afghanistan.
38 posted on 08/31/2010 10:32:15 AM PDT by angcat (Robinson Cano don't ya know!)
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To: tcrlaf

F_U_** dangit and Obama just addressed the troops said, not prayers and ....argh, prayers for those who died, for the familes and friend in which this TRAGEDY of islami terroist scum is directly responsible for thei reprehensible act...meanwhile the Big zer0 rests on his nobel laurels


39 posted on 08/31/2010 10:47:14 AM PDT by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: tcrlaf

RIP

this is off a UK paper, I heard FOX mention that the death rate is up but breifly but the other so caleld press have really said nothing about this and yet imagine if Bush was still in.

This would be all over the airwaves all day.

I frigging hate this biased media and so called press


40 posted on 08/31/2010 11:19:29 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: tcrlaf

a UK paper reports this and nothing hardly from our biased media.

where are the anti war protesters carrying coffins?

Makes me sick that I have old military pals over there serving with crap R.O.E and this idiot in chief goes to an army base to preach his lies.

Fight this war now or get out and bomb them from the air


41 posted on 08/31/2010 11:25:15 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: WakeUpAndVote

Gee, it almost makes you think the msm has an agenda or something.


42 posted on 08/31/2010 11:34:23 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012 (Proud Infidel)
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To: tcrlaf
Remember when the Left, and the left-leaning U.S. Media actually CARED about casualties? OH WAIT... That fake liberal outrage only happens when a REPUBLICAN is in charge.

Exactly! Where are the Code Pink folks? Where are the big anti-war rallies that we saw during the Bush years? Why isn't Cindy Sheehan camped outside the White House?

This reminds me of when Bubba Clinton was accused of rape. The silence from the feminist left was deafening.

43 posted on 08/31/2010 11:34:25 AM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: jackv

Amen.


44 posted on 08/31/2010 11:34:28 AM PDT by RedMDer (Throw them all out in 2010... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: tcrlaf

This list, although quite painful to see, is very necessary. We should be constantly notified/reminded of the sacrifices being made.

We should never forget that many of our finest and bravest are dying everyday.

The LSM is complicit in hiding the truth from our country and covering for this administration.

Prayers for the families and loved ones of these and all the other brave souls who have perished in this fight.


45 posted on 08/31/2010 11:50:57 AM PDT by SZonian (July 27, 2010. Life begins anew.)
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To: tcrlaf

My God! :*(
Prayers going up for their families and friends! God bless and protect our military and their families! HOME OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE!!

Yes, I put this ALL squarely on HolyO’s head—he LIED about ending the wars RIGHT AWAY, didn’t he? LIAR IN CHIEF.
OTPOTUS can’t be booted out of the Oval Office quick enough for me! >:-(


46 posted on 08/31/2010 11:52:17 AM PDT by pillut48 (Whenever O says, "Let me be clear," you know what is to follow is a bunch of nuanced BS!)
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To: tcrlaf

Wikileaks emboldenment at work.


47 posted on 08/31/2010 11:57:54 AM PDT by Moose Burger
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To: tcrlaf

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Bomb the whole place to hell and put a giant fence around it.


48 posted on 08/31/2010 12:18:35 PM PDT by Feline_AIDS (A gun in hand is better than a cop on the phone.)
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To: tcrlaf

Prayers up for these soldiers and for their families. My son is slated to deploy to Afghanistan in April. News like this greatly increases my anxiety (and greatly angers me since I don’t believe Obozo or the demoncRATS care one whit about these brave men and women’s lives).


49 posted on 08/31/2010 12:48:04 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: tcrlaf

Oh God —take these brave men into your folds. OIF Vet.


50 posted on 08/31/2010 12:48:42 PM PDT by jesseam (Been there, done that)
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