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Welcome To Hell, Petraeus Style

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Fenian_Bastard, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2007_09/012018.php

    106K troops.
    For 20 years.
    Is a "longshot gamble."

    Jesus wept.
  2. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    Would now be a good time to ask our national press why no one reports on the "enduring" (read: permanent) bases we're building in Iraq?
  3. Twoback

    Twoback Active Member

    Fellas, we're still in Germany.
    You really didn't think we'd still be in Iraq 20 years from now?
    The part about it being a "longshot gamble" is one man's opinion.
    Once upon a time, one or two in the current administration were of the opinion that this whole Iraq thing would be easy.
  4. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Twenty years with the casualty rate increasing with each passing year?


  5. Yes, yes, I know, and the Vietnamese are now swimming at our base in Cam Ranh Bay. However, while we still have troops in Germany, we are not running Germany. This guy is talking about, essentially, a 20-year occupation.
  6. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member


    Madness ... MADNESS!
  7. Blow up the bridge?
  8. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    My God ... what have I done?
  9. Returning from the Whole Other Level to which bibbler and I took the thread, turns out there isn't going to be a written report at all.


    We are all such suckers.
  10. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    Just oral?

  11. Let's be fair.
    There was a prominent Democratic politician of whom that could be said.
  12. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member

    Do they plan on offering large black men $20 first?
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