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‘Madrassas Are Emptying’ for Final US Fighting Season in Afghanistan
The Hill ^ | Friday, July 19, 2013 | Carlo Muñoz

Posted on 07/20/2013 7:21:43 AM PDT by kristinn

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Obama: “ get as many out as you can, the rest, shut off
support and put a media blackout on the entire region we’ll
say they died in transit and blame it on an out of date
safety video and sequester.”


51 posted on 07/20/2013 10:09:32 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: kristinn

I said from the start that we should have sealed that eastern Afgany border. It’s always been a source of non-help from the genius Pakis. A few thousand claymore mines and some hilltop sharp shooters would have been a good start. Wouldn’t have taken that much and it would have kept a lot of cheap shot fighting out of Afganland. Failure to do that always meant to me that we weren’t really in-to-win.


52 posted on 07/20/2013 10:39:46 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Leaning Right

Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford-—Bush-1, Clinton,Bush-2, Obamuzzie——It is all their faults. Failure to utterly destroy an enemy who has taken a cheap shot at us is half-assed at best. Each failure of leadership has left us with even more enemies. The only security is the willingness to use overwhelming force against aggressors. As with Travon: throwing the first punch can get you killed. Anything less at the national level is lazy, gutless, and even suicidal. God bless napalm-——Semper Fi


53 posted on 07/20/2013 10:55:38 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: cherokee1
Failure to utterly destroy an enemy who has taken a cheap shot at us is half-assed at best.

I wish I could remember where I read it, but someone once said that countries should go to war reluctantly, but wage war fiercely.

With the possible exception of Reagan, every President since 1945 has pretty much ignored that advice. We go to war fiercely, then wage it reluctantly.

54 posted on 07/20/2013 11:29:10 AM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: TArcher

Remember Carthage?


55 posted on 07/20/2013 11:59:11 AM PDT by CDB (Time for the "New Media" to write: "All the 'Presidents' Men: the Sequel--Benghazi-Gate)
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To: rdcbn
The Biblical phrase, “Delivered in the hands of the enemy”, really has been resonating for the last several years.

Like good little cowards, the Obama administration is going to turn Afghanistan over to the radicals, who will then use it as a base to build up and take over Pakistan, who has nukes.

Then we'll see what all the crybaby "we shouldn't be in Afghanistan" types will say.

My son just got back from Afghanistan, and it sickens him to think what's going to happen. As he put it the other day, "we're going to be going back to Afghanistan within the next 10 years if we pull out in 2014."
56 posted on 07/20/2013 12:09:12 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: kristinn

Don’t forget to thank the filthy sowdis for funding all of those mucho-crap-in-genes centers!


57 posted on 07/20/2013 12:40:47 PM PDT by bayouranger (“Those Who Are Anti-Islam are a National Security Threat.” - J.Brennan CIA Dir. Feb10)
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To: kristinn
Obama has betrayed 12 years of our armed forces' blood and sacrifice so he can hand over Afghanistan to the Taliban which ruled there before the 9//11 attacks. Pray for our troops and their families. And pray for a country that would do such a thing to them.

Not wasted. Our troops killed the enemy and the cleaned up the world a bit. They also demonstrated kindness to some of the oppressed locals. That all counts. The destruction of a single Islamist or leftist can potentially save the lives of dozens of innocents.

Anyone who thought they were "defending freedom" is an idiot. The election and reelection of Obama proves that American residents are too retarded for freedom.
58 posted on 07/20/2013 2:32:55 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Manly Warrior

+1


59 posted on 07/20/2013 4:10:46 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: kristinn
Obama has betrayed 12 years of our armed forces' blood and sacrifice so he can hand over Afghanistan to the Taliban which ruled there before the 9//11 attacks.

The war in Afghanistan is ending the only way it was ever going to: with the nation reverting back to tribal warfare, chaos and ethnic conflict.

The fault here is with those who thought that "nation-building" in such a hellhole was ever going to work.

The local Pashtu will fight us forever because its where they live and there's nothing else to do. Are US troops supposed to stick around and die for another 12 years? 100 years? Because that's how long the Talibs will fight. How many US troops are you willing to lose for the sake of whatever it is you think we're fighting for at this point?

60 posted on 07/20/2013 4:11:53 PM PDT by JCBontheloose
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To: TArcher

‘opium throughout history’

Somewhere in time Dorothy and her friends from Oz fall asleep in a poppy field - - -


61 posted on 07/20/2013 4:33:14 PM PDT by USARightSide (S U P P O R T I N G OUR T R O O P S)
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To: Diogenesis

Yes, there are some signs in that direction.

My view of 0bama is “there is no there there”.


62 posted on 07/20/2013 5:02:10 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
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To: Robe

Yes


63 posted on 07/20/2013 8:37:36 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: USARightSide
Somewhere in time Dorothy and her friends from Oz fall asleep in a poppy field - - -

"My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!' Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare, The lone and level sands stretch far away".
64 posted on 07/20/2013 9:53:17 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: CDB

>>Remember Carthage?

Only by the vague history the Romans wrote for their conquest.


65 posted on 07/20/2013 10:02:09 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: cherokee1

>>It is all their faults.

You left out the peanut farmer.

http://www.google.com/search?q=Carter+%22George+Ball%22+shah+Cyclon+1978+Brzezinski&btnG=Search&hl=en&biw=&bih=&gbv=1

Will he and ZBig be celebrating Christmas in Tajbeg Palace again this year?


66 posted on 07/20/2013 10:31:32 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: kristinn

Why not jus blow them up as they walk out the doors. And or tell muslim brother to head up to Torah bora I here it’s nice this time of year :)


67 posted on 07/21/2013 2:42:38 AM PDT by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: kristinn

Obama has betrayed 12 years of our armed forces’ blood and sacrifice so he can hand over Afghanistan to the Taliban which ruled there before the 9//11 attacks.

You got it.
We all saw this coming the minute he set a deadline.
The “surge” was WORKING, till then.

Madrassas out for the summer!
Madrassas out for the summer!

Remember kids, don’t cut the blue wire and
be sure to brush out your tracks...

Madrassas out for the summer!
Madrassas out for the summer!


68 posted on 07/21/2013 5:38:01 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: kristinn

What else can you say but poor rear guard bastards.
My heart goes out to them.
Obama has done them dirty.
He should be the last one to leave!!!
See how he likes that.


69 posted on 07/21/2013 5:40:26 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Robe

That’s what my Infantry PL son told me, and I am scared to death.

He’ll be there till September.

Please keep him in you prayers along with the rest of our brave men and women.


Absolutely... many prayers up for your son’s safety, and that of his fellow warfighters.


70 posted on 07/22/2013 5:06:18 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: kristinn
Meanwhile, in that other venue that saw "victory" for Obama...

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/07/20/at-least-30-killed-in-wave-car-bombs-in-iraq-officials-say/

71 posted on 07/22/2013 5:08:33 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: C210N
Afghanistan has seen Soviets come and go... who would/could have thunk that the US would come, but then go more like the Soviets did?

It makes sense. First, we beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them.

72 posted on 07/22/2013 5:12:06 AM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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To: no-to-illegals

I long for a day when we can return to the democrats the ‘Party of War’ mantle they held for the majority
of the 20th century.


73 posted on 07/30/2013 5:07:57 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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