Si funny reading posts here to day compared to 6 years ago,,,
Since duplicity and deceit is the way of life of both Pakistan and the Afghan-Taliban, it will be interesting to watch them battle it out for control.
#16 | POSTED BY TWINPAC AT 2014-02-26 03:13 AM | FLAG: CAN'T BE SERIOUS
Speaking of duplicitus...
"Maybe I'm missing something here," Mr. Bush said in a debate with Democratic rival Al Gore. "I mean, are we going to have some kind of nation-building corps from America? Absolutely not."
"Let me tell you what else I'm worried about: I'm worried about an opponent (referring to Al Gore) who uses nation building and the military in the same sentence. See, our view of the military is for our military to be properly prepared to fight and win war and, therefore, prevent war from happening in the first place."]
From 2010 Bush Memoirs:
"Afghanistan was the ultimate nation building mission. We had liberated the country from a primitive dictatorship, and we had a moral obligation to leave behind something better. We also had a strategic interest in helping the Afghan people build a free society," because "a democratic Afghanistan would be a hopeful alternative to the vision of the extremists."
oh and lets not forget Bush's Hopey Changey stuff....
A democratic Iraq will be a powerful setback to the terrorists who seek to harm our nation. A democratic Iraq will be a great triumph in the history of liberty. And a democratic Iraq will be a source of peace for our children and grandchildren.
Now that it is FINALLY obvious the wars won't pay for themselves and that the children and great grandchildren are going to actually have to cough up the dough to pay for the wars the clown brigade can't come up with "cut and run" policy that doesn't sound so "cut and runnish" fast enough.
So far we've had to cough up 300 billion in interest alone for the money borrowed. Looks like China is winning on three fronts.
In the mean time they will blame the financial strain on everything else. Medicare, the poor, whatever.
One thing for sure no one better tax them to pay for it. They fail to admit that the president who had to follow up the hopey changey Bush foreign policy would be the one who has to figure out how it will be done will be the presidents who followed. Then they get in a snit when they are called to task. Seems the oil revenues well.. not all the forth coming in significant enough numbers to meet the objective as Wolfowitz suggested.
But what do you expect from the same group of bone heads who insist that drilling domestically would bring gas prices down. Talk about your hopey changy stuff. We are punching holes all over the place... and the prices at the pump?
The republiclowns are delusional.