Re: __ Iraqi PM: U.S. troops can leave 'anytime they want' <= It's OVER, 3600+ Suckers Died for Bu$h LIES __
- From: mike3 <mike4ty4@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 23:37:27 -0700
On Jul 15, 5:08 pm, Deadrat <a...@xxxxx> wrote:
On 15 Jul 2007, you wrote in misc.legal:
"_ Prof. Jonez _" <thep...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in
Time to go! Quick withdrawal, right now!
Naw, lets slaughter a few 1000 more U$ dupes for Bu$h's Idiocy and
LIES, then let the next Democrat President of the U$ fix the disaster
that the Repug scumbags created.
Just like the democrats did in Vietnam?
Now you're catching on! Both the Vietnam and Iraq adventures were founded
on faulty strategic premises (the Domino Theory and "democratization" of
the Middle East, repsectively), based on lies (Tonkin Gulf, WMDs),
conducted in secrecy (The Pentagon Papers, the Pat Tillman affair for a
minor episode) inserted us into civil wars where the local popoulations
didn't want us, produced grotestque episodes of mayhem and torture (My
Lai, Abu Gahraib), alienated our allies, and worsened our strategic
Of course, the parallels aren't exact. Vietnam lasted longer, produced
more casualties, and engendered more domestic social unrest. Oh, yeah.
Vietnam had no importance for the security of the US, unlike the Middle
East. Nevertheless, the lessons are there for the taking.
One can only hope that the next President does better handling Iraq than
Nixon did with Vietnam.
So I think the best thing to do is start reducing our military
in the area, especially Iraq itself, and go for a more political
Since it's all based on lies and the continued fighting has screwed up
our image all over the world, things can't really get much worse from
pulling out -- more likely things will get _better_.
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