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U.S. withdraws from Iraq

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Big Circus, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    Full withdrawal by Dec. 31 of this year.

  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Mission accomplished.
  3. printdust

    printdust New Member

    And those soldiers come home to jobs that aren't there.
  4. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Does that mean we get to turn off the Halliburton spigot now?
  5. The fine print: They will prolly move them to Afghanistan.


    The economy is in the crapper - so we are are going to bring our troops home to less jobs and scale down the war machine - which also means less jobs?

    In an election year?
    I'll believe it when I see it.
  6. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    But ... but ... cut and run!
  7. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Does Iran invade Iraq on Jan 1 or do they wait for Super Bowl Sunday?
  8. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    In addition to the 150 troopers left behind to "assist in arms sales," how many "civilian contractors" will we keep in-country to "protect our interests?"
  9. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Iran has no need to invade Iraq. It influences that country's government the good old-fashioned U.S. way -- bribery and influence-peddling.
  10. king cranium maximus IV

    king cranium maximus IV Active Member

    Obama alluded today to a work-program to secure employment for veterans. Which I'm sure, in their support of American troops, Republicans will pass.
  11. NickMordo

    NickMordo Active Member

    Smooth move by Obama, a year before the next election.
  12. Simon

    Simon Active Member

    Won't U.S. tax payers continue to spend money in Iraq but just with more government contractors instead of troops? Bait and switch.
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