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Bush says security gains in Iraq may last

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Great news!!! We are destroying the last remnants of the bad guys.

The good guys win again. put a bad spin on that Liberals!!!

Iraq is now free and democratic, also cafe society is back and the streets are as safe in most developed nations .

Well done US, job nearly done.

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Nothing lasts forever. Security situation in Iraq is too fragile or like perishable food item.

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some14some- Why a i not surprised that you are not celebrating our successes? Tee Hee!

The news is fantastic, the Iraqi`s love us. Meanwhile other Mid East countries are see Iraqs booming economy, freedoms, and happiness and saying "we want this too".

We are well on the way to making the Middle East democratic, great stuff!!!

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FairandBalanced: Agreed. "Humor is also a way of saying something serious." -- T. S. Eliot

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some14some- Glad you agreem with my post for once. hehe

Wonder if T.S Eliot would agree with my views.

Great news though, gotta hand it to Bush for staying the coursed and doing a great job.

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Moqtada al Sadr is just biding his time!

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LIBERTAS- Yeah ok buddy. Heck!! you don`t like good news for BUsh do you?

The country is in peace , all religous groups living side by side in harmony. Terrorists all but killed or captured, Bush is a legend.

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mission accomplished boy says that security gains MAY last. I really wouldn't want to hang my hat on that. When someone of questionable honesty states something as abstract as "may last," I don't walk away with a great deal of confidence in that statement.

Taka

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"...a degree of durability..." means what?

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Before Bush got started we didn't have a security problem to have 'security gains' about

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Hey guys!!! Stop spinning this good news into a bd ad news story.

The job is getting done well. People are enjoing nightlife, the streets are safe for women, kids can play outs withoutb any fear.

Sounds like a pretty cool place to live.

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Sounds like a pretty cool place to live.

Please give us all a report on the conditions there, once you get settled. Thanks. ;-)

Taka

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Taka313- I am not going there, as i am happily settled down where i am.

I would recommend it to others though after reading recent reports. Cafe life, great night life, cheap gas!!! A Bush success story, from start to finish.

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so whats the latest on that one guy? you know that one guy who started this whole war on suicide bombers, osama something. is getting iraq stable the US' way of getting "revenge" for 9/11? dont you all see that this was bush's plan all along. maybe the gov wasnt involved in 9 11 but they sure as hell was glad it happened word to pearl harbor

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japanyesterday- Bin Ladin is not longer important. He is hiding in a cave without any contact to the outside world.

We are arresting the evil doers in Afghanistan and Iraq daily. Bush could never be please 9-11 happened, he is an honest man of peace. Most people in Afghanistan and Iraq have photos of Bush in thei houses. Thay seem him as a beacon of freedom.

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Sez,

"...a degree of durability..." means what?

No kidding, huh? Wet toilet paper has a degree of durability as do the Rocky Mountains. legacy boy left himself with some wiggle room on that statement, didn't he?

Taka

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Facts.

To date the Iraq war has cost an estimated $500 billion, with the monthly bill running at some $8 billions a month.

If US forces remain in iraq is destined to pass $1 trillion by 2010. Though the true cost of the war could be more than double this, when taking into account of long-term medical care of injured solider's and economic costs due to high oil prices.

Annual, $110+ billion iraq war costs comprises nearly a quarter of the US budget deficit, and anticipated further weakening in the dollar.

The original cost estimate for the war was $50 billion, the cost to date is ten times that with no end in sight.

Increasingly the Iraq war is seen as the biggest mistake since the Vietnam war, with a recent poll showing 56 percent of Americans now say it was a mistake for the United States to have become involved in the Iraq war.

You still think you're winning the war? You must be joking.

source:http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article151.html

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"You still think you're winning the war? You must be joking. "

Only the bush and a few regime dead-enders.

In fact, heh, support for the invasion/occupation has hit such an all time low that the only people supporting it here are new handles that are doing it for fun.

Kinda puts all the 2002 shrieking we endured into perspective.

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Since other notice was removed, I'll revise it to the rules of forum.

Ask one question. Bin Ladden was in Afghanistan. Why did they Bomb Iraq? This is a common sense question which the world doesn't ask becauase they are afraid to be boycotted.

Because 911 was the excuse they created themselves. Every evidence of WMD which was pushed was based on a lie. So if those who believe this war was legal and legit, then they need to rethink very carefully.

Iraq, Iran, Syria, Iran, and Afghanistan are important? Because of OIL. Minerals and most important strategic power. They also want to build pipes right through and because of minerals, because of border power. USA is in great debt and to pay for it's debt, it needs wars, and those wars creates money, in the billions.

Bush has nothing in control in Iraq. The USA is NOT winning any hearts in IRAQ or any War in Iraq. Thats hype. Anyone with sense would see that this war on Iraq has been going on for years. It's not going to end. It's another Vietnamn and another one USA will lose.

When 911 happened, the world was with USA, but when they lied, created deception and more lies on WMD and moving people to the real focus, then now, the real truth, many countries around the world see USA as a country that hungers for power, war and likes to tell others to not have nuclear weapons.

USA has bombed, has aided more dictators than any country to date. Remember, OSAMA was a very good friend of USA, and they funded, trained him to the hilt. The way they did with Saddam Hussein.

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"Security gain"?

But at what cost?

I'm going to be a Republican on this one and bury my head deep in the sand so I can't see them :-)

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Taka313,

I think he left himself with a degree of wiggle room. If I understood his comment about durability more I might be able to make a better guess as to the extent of the wiggle room.

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Durability.............Like trying to get to the corner with the trash in that cheep bag

Wiggle room............means he might need to invoke some executive privilege when this blows up.

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Sarge,

I'm not sure, but I think that means, "nyah-nyah-nyah nyah nyah-nyah". I think it would be better if you would tell us what you think and how you feel.

For myself, I think I could stand us "winning" in Iraq if I knew what that meant and if it were really happening.

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So... bush admits 'NOW some security gains may be lasting'.... so what happened to the accomplished mission so long ago? What happened to the 28 corners turned and all the successes made since 4 years ago? Only NOW is it possible for some security gains to last, while the US government has been lying about them lasting the whole time? Geez... and THIS time they seemed so sincere!

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Sarge- Way to go!!! You tell it how it is, and the other guys know youre right, but cant admit it. Iraq is a great success, we made it into a first class democracy, streets are safe and Iraq`s are happy. Great news!!!!!!

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USAPatriot,

There's a difference between the American dream and Americans dreaming.

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SezWho2

I don`t understand what you mean?

The Amrican dream sure is alive and well in my little town, and from watch news reports it seems to be alive over the whole of the States.

Iraq`s are loving the chace to have their drfeams come true, fantastic!!!

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Well, I would say that if you think the Iraqis are living the American dream, I think it may be the case that you are an American dreaming. When nearly 20 people a day are gunned down or bombed away on the streets, the streets are not safe.

A combination of factors, the surge being one, have led to security improvements. Measured by numbers of civilians killed, Iraq is safer. However, it is not safe.

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