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2012-09-30 08:56:01 AM  
3 votes:
i.imgur.com

i.imgur.com

Ah, memories...
2012-09-30 08:25:54 AM  
3 votes:
Would you like to know more?
2012-09-30 08:59:22 AM  
2 votes:

Kit Fister: Right, you mean other than the two attempts to destroy the WTC and the few other arrests for attempting to acquire bombs and such?


And you're saying that the reason there haven't been any other attacks similar to the one committed by a bunch of Saudis is because we invaded Afghanistan? Do you have a rock that keeps tigers away by any chance?
2012-09-30 08:26:18 AM  
2 votes:
I must have missed the countdown like the media did for Bush in Iraq. Liberal bias in its most obvious form.
2012-09-30 08:22:48 AM  
2 votes:

Mugato: Yes, because that's what would be happening in the US if we didn't occupy Afganistan.


Obviously.

Have you ever seen the Canadians? They're jealous of our quality beer, classy TV celebrities, and our superior national sport of football. They'd be over that border in a year if we didn't pound some foreign place's capitol into the ground every few years.
2012-09-30 11:08:12 AM  
1 votes:

Kit Fister: MFAWG: Kit Fister: Frederick: doglover: Frederick: I still dont really understand this directive

Let's accidentally drop a 2000 lb bomb on your house while you're at work because some insurgents were hiding in the one next to it and we hit kinda in the middle.

When you come home to the smoking ruin that was your house and all your possessions have been burned or looted and anyone who you loved in the home is now gone and you personally have to watch and avoid IEDs and occasionally traffic is stopped for gun battles...

That is based in some kind of reality with you? Good grief!!

There are so many logical problems with your absurd scenario I cant imagine how you even presented it.

The idea behind it is to prevent the violence of insurgents/terrorists/radical fanatics from coming here. We can either make war with them there, or we can fight the battles here, and if we weren't engaging them, they would find ways to attack us here.

Would you prefer malls being shot up, buildings blowing up, etc here? Personally, I'd rather they suffered the consequences of their actions in their own back yard.

I saw a story last week where some dumbass GOPPER Congressman was hanging on to this talking point for dear life, right up until he got a letter from an actual troop in the field.

Hey, so far they blew up the wtc twice. Not so much anything else since we started fighting them on their own soil. Only terrorists we've dealt with here are some asian dude at virginia tech and two mentally unstable white guys in az and co


I have a magic rock I'd like to sell to you...

/bet you voted for Bush in 04 because he kept America safe, right?
2012-09-30 10:54:37 AM  
1 votes:

weltallica: [i.imgur.com image 504x303]

[i.imgur.com image 504x351]

Ah, memories...


www.greatdreams.com

I'll bite
2012-09-30 10:12:58 AM  
1 votes:

Kit Fister: Mugato: Kit Fister: This is going to be a squirrelly one. If we declare "Victory" and pull out, what's to stop them from coming back in and retaliating against us because of our "hubris"? If we declare defeat and pull out, they retaliate and think it open season. If we stay there, we endure their anger and their continued violence.

It must suck to be constantly scared shiatless all the time.

You assume that I'm scared of those asshats? Really? I'm not scared of them at all. However, realistically, they will likely keep on doing what they're doing, and people will keep on dying whether we're there or not.

Now, can we discuss things like adults without the insults?


Sure can. Go get mommy or daddy and tell them someone at Fark would like to speak with them. Okay, sweetpea?
2012-09-30 09:51:59 AM  
1 votes:

Kit Fister: How do you defeat an enemy that is fanatical and refuses to understand reason.


I don't know. We could ask the rest of the world how they deal with America.
2012-09-30 09:28:45 AM  
1 votes:

Onkel Buck: doglover: After 10 years? That's nearly 0 losses each day. Not bad odds when you're in a hostile foreign country engaging in a war and occupying territory.

You're right occupying anything is dumb, or is this a good occupy? Everyone in this pic is as scraggly as an insurgent its hard to tell anymore
[i946.photobucket.com image 498x397]


I find it sad that Boomers are so quick to mock their own children's activism ... just like their parents did to them. The generation has become the embodiment of hypocrisy.

I guess you do become your (dad/mom). Scientists call it "Age Related Dementia".
2012-09-30 09:23:10 AM  
1 votes:
news.bbcimg.co.uk


also, big hoorays for gays openly in the military! kill us some good ones, bois!
2012-09-30 09:17:09 AM  
1 votes:

doglover: After 10 years? That's nearly 0 losses each day. Not bad odds when you're in a hostile foreign country engaging in a war and occupying territory.


You're right occupying anything is dumb, or is this a good occupy? Everyone in this pic is as scraggly as an insurgent its hard to tell anymore
i946.photobucket.com
2012-09-30 09:09:16 AM  
1 votes:

Kyle Butler: Would not fill up one panel on the Vietnam memorial


Well then, at least we're not going backwards. Too bad we're not moving forward, either.
2012-09-30 08:53:18 AM  
1 votes:

LordJiro: GORDON: Bungles: GORDON: He has only had 4 years to get us out. He promised to get us out when he ran.

Obama 2012.


Have you confused Afghanistan with Iraq?

/easy to do, the neo-cons did.

Yeah, the "but the terrorists and mastermind were all from Saudi Arabia" jab only applies when talking about Bush. Of course Afghanistan was not one of the "illegal wars" he promised to end. He meant iraq and some other illegal war.

He had 4 years to end the wars and shut down Guantanamo. Iraq ended on Bush's timetable, we're still in Afghanistan, and Guantanamo is out of the news but still chugging along as full as ever. To report on it is bad for him, so it doesn't get reported.

But I will vote for that lying piece of shiat again because hey, the other guy is a mormon and I am hugely biased against those people.

Obama CAMPAIGNED on focusing on Afghanistan. And his opponents were very vocally against ending Iraq on Bush's timetable; remember, they also fought tooth and nail to prevent Bush's handouts tax cuts for the rich from ending on schedule.

As for Guantanamo, Obama signed an executive order to close the place, but Congress refused to pay for it, because apparently Muslims have terrorist superpowers that will allow them to break out of American prisons. I guess Cuban soil is like Muslim kryptonite.




Originally it less that Mooslimms have secret super powers (although that's what the main defense has apparently morphed into over 10 years), but rather that if it's not on US soil, slicing off nipples and making inmates urinate on each other apparently isn't torture and maltreatment..

Oh, and apparently habeas corpus is some sort of actual physical field that only covers the continental US.

KEEP THE MOOSLIMMS OUT OF THE HABEAS CORPUS FIELD! THEY WILL ESCAPE!
2012-09-30 08:52:47 AM  
1 votes:
2,000 American lives ...

What did we win? How many do we need save up to get another Pocket Dictator?
2012-09-30 08:51:30 AM  
1 votes:
1973 just called. It said to tell you that wars of occupation suck, and cannot be won.
Kthnxby.
2012-09-30 08:48:48 AM  
1 votes:

farkeruk: I'd still like to know what the opposition's alternative was.

My neighbour was against it and I was like "so, what would you have done about the Taliban?". "Bush and Blair are war criminals" "No, what would YOU have done about the Taliban?" **crickets**


Considering that we've only attacked one out of the 3 'Axes of Evil', and hold hands and buss cheeks with the country that actually funded and organized 9/11, I'd call it a wash.
2012-09-30 08:42:30 AM  
1 votes:
Clinton had 8 years to prevent this. Bush only had 8 months. Or something.

/Golden Oldie
2012-09-30 08:41:26 AM  
1 votes:

Frederick: doglover: Frederick: I still dont really understand this directive

Let's accidentally drop a 2000 lb bomb on your house while you're at work because some insurgents were hiding in the one next to it and we hit kinda in the middle.

When you come home to the smoking ruin that was your house and all your possessions have been burned or looted and anyone who you loved in the home is now gone and you personally have to watch and avoid IEDs and occasionally traffic is stopped for gun battles...

That is based in some kind of reality with you? Good grief!!

There are so many logical problems with your absurd scenario I cant imagine how you even presented it.


The idea behind it is to prevent the violence of insurgents/terrorists/radical fanatics from coming here. We can either make war with them there, or we can fight the battles here, and if we weren't engaging them, they would find ways to attack us here.

Would you prefer malls being shot up, buildings blowing up, etc here? Personally, I'd rather they suffered the consequences of their actions in their own back yard.
2012-09-30 08:40:29 AM  
1 votes:

Bungles: GORDON: He has only had 4 years to get us out. He promised to get us out when he ran.

Obama 2012.


Have you confused Afghanistan with Iraq?

/easy to do, the neo-cons did.


Yeah, the "but the terrorists and mastermind were all from Saudi Arabia" jab only applies when talking about Bush. Of course Afghanistan was not one of the "illegal wars" he promised to end. He meant iraq and some other illegal war.

He had 4 years to end the wars and shut down Guantanamo. Iraq ended on Bush's timetable, we're still in Afghanistan, and Guantanamo is out of the news but still chugging along as full as ever. To report on it is bad for him, so it doesn't get reported.

But I will vote for that lying piece of shiat again because hey, the other guy is a mormon and I am hugely biased against those people.
2012-09-30 08:37:09 AM  
1 votes:
So, that's, what, a 1/50 US Military to Afghan civilian ratio?
2012-09-30 08:35:35 AM  
1 votes:

Bungles: The music of the time tells me that Vietnam losses were like this an hour, so everything's fine.


And officially they never got around to calling it a war.
2012-09-30 08:35:26 AM  
1 votes:

GORDON: He has only had 4 years to get us out. He promised to get us out when he ran.

Obama 2012.



Have you confused Afghanistan with Iraq?

/easy to do, the neo-cons did.
2012-09-30 08:35:01 AM  
1 votes:

GORDON: He promised to get us out when he ran.

Obama 2012.


He promised a lot more that he has broken when he ran
2012-09-30 08:34:13 AM  
1 votes:
Jesus, did this thread hit potato fast...
2012-09-30 08:33:03 AM  
1 votes:
The music of the time tells me that Vietnam losses were like this an hour, so everything's fine.
2012-09-30 08:32:35 AM  
1 votes:
He has only had 4 years to get us out. He promised to get us out when he ran.

Obama 2012.
2012-09-30 08:26:20 AM  
1 votes:

crab66: Regardless of the politics. Living or dead.


Thank you for your service.


I'm glad that you support the troops. Some people, like the liberals, don't support the troops, you can tell because they were opposed to defendind america in 2003. They also made us lose in Iraq.
2012-09-30 08:07:24 AM  
1 votes:

doglover: Frederick: I still dont really understand this directive

Let's accidentally drop a 2000 lb bomb on your house while you're at work because some insurgents were hiding in the one next to it and we hit kinda in the middle.

When you come home to the smoking ruin that was your house and all your possessions have been burned or looted and anyone who you loved in the home is now gone and you personally have to watch and avoid IEDs and occasionally traffic is stopped for gun battles...


Yes, because that's what would be happening in the US if we didn't occupy Afganistan.

o_O
2012-09-30 07:49:37 AM  
1 votes:
2,000? What's the big deal?
More men died in the first thirty seconds at Antietam! It's a small price to pay to bring Democracy to the heathen wogs over there. USA! USA! USA!

( pukes)
2012-09-30 03:51:12 AM  
1 votes:
In a row?
 
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