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Old 09-09-2009, 08:29 AM   #1
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Default Marines denied artillery support....

.... by Obama.

'We're pinned down:' 4 U.S. Marines die in Afghan ambush | McClatchy

Shades of Somalia, LBJ and MacNamara. No matter how much it changes it always stays the same.
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Old 09-09-2009, 09:03 AM   #2
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I wonder who came up with those "new rules?"
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:16 AM   #3
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Vietnam with out the trees....


Politicians making choices that should be made by they people on the ground that have to deal with the insanity of war. Some stupid stiff in an office wants to protect the women and children that are reloading weapons and being used as human shields.
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Old 09-09-2009, 01:21 PM   #4
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Worry not folks, the 'Cult of Zero' is falling faster than the pollsters can count.

Obama disapproval on health care up to 52 percent | General News | Comcast.net
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Old 09-09-2009, 02:06 PM   #5
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Vietnam with out the trees....

Not quite. The VC and NVA actually aimed their rifles. The Jihadis rely on Allah to guide their bullets. This explains the lopsided casualty rates. We should be thankful that the Jihadis are pretty incompetent compared to the NVA.
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Old 09-09-2009, 02:23 PM   #6
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Enough to make a dog puke. Military service should be a requirement for the children of anyone seeking political office......might make them rethink their ass hole ROE's
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