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2006-03-11 Iraq
Hands off Iraq, Bush warns Iran, Syria
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Posted by Jackal 2006-03-11 21:25|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6475 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 First Rumsfeld warns, now Bush warns. To me that sounds like a directive has gone out to the field to find and exterminate these agents.
Posted by Anonymoose 2006-03-11 21:43||   2006-03-11 21:43|| Front Page Top

#2 With all due respect, President Bush, the Moolahs already know we are pissed off. Time for the "wanted: dead or alive" talk.
Posted by Captain America 2006-03-11 21:53||   2006-03-11 21:53|| Front Page Top

#3 Just a thought for speculation, as I watched the re-run of “The Unit” tonight.....

Top stated... "Show me a Ranger tab..." to that gathered group of National Guardmens.

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, there was no shortage of men willing to serve our country. There was a shortage of a trained civilian population, ready to go to war. It took months to years to get those kids somewhat trained for the forces ahead of them.

We lost battle after battle, on land and on sea. Something in my somewhat fuzzy mind of that period of history, tells me, it was over a year, before we scored a victory. We were losing, by large numbers, in the Pacific, in Africa (oh, forget that Africa hadn’t attack us) as we began our march into countries that wasn’t a part of these attack on us.

But our civilian soldiers, trained and went forth.

But, today.... our civilian army is trained, battle hardened, and ready. Has there even been time, when our nation has had a civilian army so versed in the wares of war?

I remember, during Katina, General Honore stating, “Point those guns down, we’re not in Iraq.” A civilian army, prepared. Maybe the terrorists need to rethink this image of a “paper tiger.”

Just a thought that I feel our enemies haven’t understood...... we really don’t understand misery. From our enemies’ standpoint, we don’t know how to look into the mind of most of mankind. Real suffering is at the center of everyone’s history but American’s. We are different, individual Americans. When we go into enemy countries, our soldiers are alive, and these soldiers want everyone else to be alive, too. They hand out food, they smile, they help the people, and they fight to keep them safe. There is a goodness in our people, that has been put forward through the years. Just briefly, on 9/11, there was a sadness throughout the world for us. Could it have been from the thought , there should be one country in the world where suffering is not permitted to exist? We had our day of suffering.

I just have to be grateful to know, we now have that trained, battle hardened force, that if some Special Force Top says to a group of National Guard folks, “Show me Ranger tabs,”..... now, they are there. Not only Ranger tabs, but a group that responds when some Top says, “Show we combat experience,” and all stand up. Somewhere in the thinking of Iran, seems to me, they are forgetting these “silent civilians” that have been to war.

These terrorists, who follow our media, think they are winning the battle, that Americans are weak, and tired of the war, tired of the deaths, and have no backbone left. That the battle is theirs. Our media and politicians state, “Iraq is a training ground for terrorists.” How stupid of them! Iraq has become an incredible training ground for our services. A place to battle, a place to test components of battle. They can’t beat us there at our game, so they are providing us with the perfect, on the job training for our forces.

And, now, we have a trained civilian force that is the best in the world. Yes, bring it on.
Posted by Sherry 2006-03-11 23:12||   2006-03-11 23:12|| Front Page Top

#4 Lots of really, really good writing today. I saw The Unit tonight, too. I'm not sure I can watch it again -- too intense, and I empathized perhaps too strongly with the newbie wife... or perhaps that's just my flu talking. ButSherry raises critically important points that will shape the entire world's future; and in America, the silent majority is a pack, not a herd.
Posted by trailing wife 2006-03-11 23:28||   2006-03-11 23:28|| Front Page Top

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