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Old 03-16-2004, 10:11 AM   #31
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"If its forces remain after these blows, the victory of the Socialist Party will be almost guaranteed - and the withdrawal of Spanish forces will be on its campaign manifesto."

This is upsetting for two reasons. First is because you can't allow the terrorists to think their tactics work and in this sense, we're going to have a huge problem on our hands for security and political reasons. Second is that, while I don't support us being in Iraq to begin with, you simply can't just throw everything aside, pack up, and leave. For the sake of the people of Iraq and the stability of the area, it would be murder to just allow everything to go to hell. We're in it, regardless of it being a good idea or not, and now we've got to finish it.

I think Spain should get a nice "fuck you" card.
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Old 03-16-2004, 10:35 AM   #32
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Stick your head in the sand and hope it all goes away.
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Old 03-16-2004, 11:30 AM   #33
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Stick your head in the sand and hope it all goes away.

Works for me, as there isn't much I can do about it. Twenty-four hours news? Not on my television. And now, back to cartoons!
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Old 03-16-2004, 12:37 PM   #34
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This is upsetting for two reasons. First is because you can't allow the terrorists to think their tactics work and in this sense, we're going to have a huge problem on our hands for security and political reasons.
You also can't let the terrorists' preferences determine your vote, one way or the other.
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Old 03-16-2004, 12:40 PM   #35
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CNN also has obtained a document posted on an Internet message board analysts believe is used by al Qaeda and its sympathizers
I can't post here any more. I think I see black van, and there's a helicopter that makes no noise and casts no shadow hovering outside. It's just a name I chose years ago! Just a fucking name!

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Old 03-16-2004, 01:55 PM   #36
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Sean Hannity was selling this yesterday on his show. It has a lot of truth in it, but it's also pretty handy for Bush Co. No matter how stupid his decisions are you must submit, otherwise you're playing into the hands of the terrorists. Not that Bush hasn't been al quedas biggest booster, helping them with recruitment and rolling back civil liberties over the last year... al queda is in a great position now, they can use little non-affilliated cells of nuts or do direct stuff, taking credit either way,... more overseas troops and wars make it so easy to sell the yankee imperialist idea to as yet non-radicalized islamists. None of this is an endorsement of the Dems who would pull the very same crap only without ticking off our European "allies"...
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Old 03-16-2004, 02:10 PM   #37
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A) It's not really about al Qaeda in the first place, it's about Islamic terrorism in general.

B) In the long run they will find any excuse, because unlike us, their goal is not to convince us to co-exist well with them... their goal is to have us submit to Allah or die as infidels.
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Old 03-16-2004, 02:42 PM   #38
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" Stick your head in the sand and hope it all goes away."

Works for me, as there isn't much I can do about it. Twenty-four hours news? Not on my television. And now, back to cartoons!


Ya, you know I think I'll also take that attitude. Life's too short! Oops, I'm gonna go watch me some tennis.
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Old 03-17-2004, 01:05 AM   #39
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" Stick your head in the sand and hope it all goes away."

Works for me, as there isn't much I can do about it. Twenty-four hours news? Not on my television. And now, back to cartoons!


Ya, you know I think I'll also take that attitude. Life's too short! Oops, I'm gonna go watch me some tennis.

Frikkin tennis people...they should do something better with their time, like running.

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Old 03-17-2004, 01:21 PM   #40
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That's it -- from here out, I'm making a stand! Spanish Peanuts? Hell, no! Freedom Peanuts it is! Who's with me? Eh? Eh?

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Old 03-17-2004, 02:21 PM   #41
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I don't like 'em enough to care.

Lemme know when we're pissed off enough at Brazil, though.
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