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losing Afghanistan

2006-09-08 17:21:17.062511+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Do you feel safer now? An ally (Pakistan) has signed a peace treaty with and ceded territory to an enemy (the Taliban). C'mon, Mr. Bush, if this is indeed a fight against a Hitler class enemy (and I could be convinced that it is), then let's get it in gear and win: instead of screwing about with ways to transfer the United States's GDP to defense contractors figure out how to change attitudes so that this sort of appeasement isn't acceptable to the citizens of our allies!

Or, more to the point, let's get some people who aren't total bumbling fucking idiots into the Executive branch, and we can start by changing the Legislative branch, 'cause they're up for election sooner.

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comments in ascending chronological order (reverse):

#Comment Re: made: 2006-09-08 18:32:33.390888+00 by: ebradway

Well, not all things from Texas are bad... Miss Bikini representing Pakistan hails from Houston:

#Comment Re: made: 2006-09-08 23:02:50.476775+00 by: Dan Lyke

Larry points out that Mariyah Moten has raised the ire of Pakistani officials (more power to her!)

Oh, and the Senate has found that there were no ties between Saddam Hussein and al Qaida and:

... concludes that postwar findings do not support a 2002 intelligence community report that Iraq was reconstituting its nuclear program, possessed biological weapons or ever developed mobile facilities for producing biological warfare agents.

so while the U.S. could have been actually doing something worthwhile in Afghanistan, Iraq was an unnecessary distraction that's pulling resources away from where they could actually be doing some good and making us safer.