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Forum Post: US HONCHOS--VS. THE PEOPLE--AGREE ON 5 MORE YEARS OF AFGHAN WAR
Posted 11/19/2009 06:20:37 EST
KERRY ALSO PREDICTS 5 MORE YEARS IN AFGH/ In interview in USATODAY19NOV Why? We’d be no safer if we prevailed in Afgh/There are potential terrorists all over the world,Many of them aiming at US. Most more »
Forum Post: US HOLD OVER CHINA SHRINKS
Posted 11/19/2009 12:21:36 EST
CHINA/US BALANCE OF POWER SHIFTS/China holds trillion-dollar debt over US/US HAS held our consumer-power over China.BUT NOW:Obama warns China not to count on US consumers. China would lose billions if more »
Forum Post: ONLY 5 MORE YRS IN AFGH? NONSENSE!
Posted 11/19/2009 12:07:07 EST
WE ARE IN AFGH FOR MORE THAN 5 YEARS/Karzai resents being preached to by NATO/Afghan soldiers smoke dope, have Taliban relatives/Corruption goes all the way down, Not just in Karzai’s cabinet./ CogCou more »
Forum Post: CHINA PROFITS IN AFGH, GIS DIE
Posted 11/19/2009 11:55:00 EST
GIS PROTECT LUCRATIVE CHINESE COPPER MINE IN AFGH/Bids said to be rigged against West/Aghan official said to take $30 million bribeTo rig bids for Chinese. Meanwhile, US,Brit troops die,& are grievous more »
Forum Post: WHO WILL 'EXIT' CHATTER CONVINCE?
Posted 11/19/2009 11:45:08 EST
FIVE YEARS UNTIL AFGHAN FORCES CAN TAKE OVER/Says Karzai /& this of course is insanely optimistic/NATO spokesmen also offer this deadline./FINANCIAL TIMES19NOV That means a 13-year war for US, Britain more »
Forum Post: IMPOSSIBLE OBSTACLES IF WE STAY IN AFGH
Posted 11/19/2009 11:13:41 EST
WHAT OBAMA MUST EXPLAIN TO US VOTERS: /--he said Taliban takeover would offer ‘even larger’safe havens for Qaeda. /But how much larger, adding topresent havens in Pakistan,Somalia, Yemen, Phillipines, more »
Forum Post: OUR PORTS OPEN TO NUKES
Posted 11/19/2009 10:49:46 EST
US PORTS STILL OPEN TO HUNDREDS OF CONTAINERS WITH NUKE MATERIAL/We’ve neglected Honeland Defense for silly foreign wars. Writer tries to make our vulnerabilityAn argument for staying in Afgh,BUT ter more »
Forum Post: SOVIET FACED SAME HOPELESSNESS IN AFGHANISTAN
Posted 11/19/2009 10:39:27 EST
RUSS DOCUMENT ABOUT LOSING AFGHANISTAN/Is identical with issues discussed today in Washington/CONVERSATION: ELLSBURG, HOIN HUFFINGTONPOST20NOV more »
Forum Post: PESSIMISM ABOUT OBAMA'S WAR
Posted 11/18/2009 05:54:30 EST
US TURNING AGAINST OBAMA IN AFGH/69% say war is going badly, up from 53% in Sept/23% says it’s going well, down from 35% in Sept. Biggest drops in approval are from GOPs & Independents. Only 38% appro more »
Forum Post: LIMIT ON OUR COMMITMENT?
Posted 11/18/2009 05:07:45 EST
“We mustn’t encourage Taliban by setting limits to our commitment.”Says 400-page document from Brit ‘Pentagon’/LONDON TELEGRAPH18NOVBut Brit & US MUST set limits or COMPLETELY lose Voters’ support/ So more »
Forum Post: "Exit Strategy"--meaningless double-talk
Posted 11/18/2009 04:40:54 EST
‘SEEKING EXIT STRATEGY’ : A MEANINGLESS MANTRA
Obama talks the silly talk,/
But commits to leave Afgh only by end of 2012/
Forum Post: AMERICAN EMPIRE? WHEN WE DON'T UNDERSTAND FOREIGN LANGUAGES?
Posted 11/18/2009 12:54:14 EST
CHINESE SPEAK ENGLISH—Seattlepi18novAMERICANS DON’T UNDERSTAND FOREIGN LANGUAGES/ Yet our rulers still dream of American Empire. BRITS ALSO HAVE NO CADRE SPEAKING FOREIGN LANGUAGES/ Only FIVE in forei more »
Forum Post: PAK. BOMBS HELL INTO WAZIRISTAN--CAN'T HOLD CLEARED AREA
Posted 11/18/2009 12:46:23 EST
PAK.FIGHTS ONLY THOSE TAL. ATTACKING THEM,NOT THOSE ATTACKING US IN AFGH/Why should they fight our war,When we will likely pull out soon,/Abandoning them as we did earlier./ Taliban fade away; army ca more »
Forum Post: THE CAUSE OF DEFLATION, DEPRESSION
Posted 11/18/2009 12:28:06 EST
FORMER CLINTON HONCHO: PROBLEM IS OVERPRODUCTION,INEQUALITY/ The rich have the money, but they spend a small percentage of their money ,In China and US/Ordinary people would love to spend more, But ha more »
Forum Post: AFGHAN LEADERS THINK KARZAI REFORM WON'T HAPPEN
Posted 11/18/2009 12:00:28 EST
MORE GIs WOULD MAKE AFGHANS BELIEVE US IS MAKING THEM KNEEL BEFORE KARZAI GANG/ Says Karzai’s campaign manager in 1stelection./ “Reform would take a miracle,and we Muslims don’t believe in miracles.”/ more »
Forum Post: THREE MORE YEARS OF AFGHAN WAR
Posted 11/18/2009 11:40:43 EST
OBAMA THINKS ‘WINNING’ IN AFGH VITAL TO PROTECT US/He’s aiming to win.His timetable seems to be 3 more years—A twelve-year war.LONDON GUARDIAN 18NOV He’s just wrong, and most Americans think so.On oth more »
Forum Post: AMERICANS DON'T THINK AFGHAN WAR IS WORTH IT
Posted 11/17/2009 08:08:34 EST
FEWER THAN 1 IN 3 AMERICANS THINK THIS WAR IS ‘WORTH IT’/56% SAY IT IS NOT WORTH IT.
Forum Post: PAKISTANS RESENT US FIERCELY
Posted 11/17/2009 05:09:56 EST
VIRULENT RESENTMENT OF US PERVADES PAKISTAN,EVEN THE MILITARY/Msnbc17nov more »
Forum Post: NEGOTIATING WITH ENEMY? IRAQ VS.AFGH
Posted 11/17/2009 05:00:10 EST
IN IRAQ, WE DID NOT NEGOTIATE WITH QUAEDA/Many Sunnis understood that Qaeda attacks on ShiaWere intended to provoke slaughter vs. Sunni(outnumbered 3 to 1) So many Sunnis turned against Qaeda. We have more »
Forum Post: WOUNDED TRANSLATORS ABANDONED?
Posted 11/17/2009 04:29:56 EST
INTERPRETERS FOR BRITS ABANDONED?They claim so, and that they are left woundedFor Taliban revenge.
Forum Post: HOW LONG MUST WE KEEP FIGHTING IN AFGH?
Posted 11/17/2009 04:24:39 EST
13 YEARS IN AFGH?/That’s what Brit mil. Honcho predicts.COUGHLIN IN LONDON TELEGRAPH17NOV more »
Forum Post: CAN TALIBANI BE BRIBED TO CHANGE SIDES?
Posted 11/17/2009 04:17:54 EST
US ARMY TO BRIBE TALIBAN TO QUIT FIGHTING/LONDON TIMES/17NOV This worked in Iraq,Where many Sunnis had already turned vs. Qaeda./But in Afgh, Talibanis might take bribesAnd hand the $ over to their le more »
Forum Post: 5 GIs WOUNDED FOR EVERY ONE KILLED
Posted 11/17/2009 04:11:42 EST
NEARLY 5 GIs WOUNDED FOR EVERY ONE KILLED/LONDON TIMES/17NOV Many of these survivors (e.g., with brains ruined) would be better off dead/ Pentagon doesn’t want us to know how many wounded,And most Ame more »
Forum Post: NEARLY 60 AMERICANS HUNGRY IN NEW DEPRESSION.
Posted 11/17/2009 04:00:09 EST
59 MILLION AMERICANS WENT HUNGRY SOME TIME LAST YEAR/LONDON GUARDIAN17NOV I was raised one of 9 children in Great Depression./We missed meals now and then,In spite of a 2-acre garden/ Things are worse more »
Forum Post: OBAMA VS. MILITARISTS
Posted 11/17/2009 03:45:29 EST
Jenkins in LONDON GUARDIAN17NOV
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