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  •  Not much of a link clicker? (1+ / 0-)
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    Obama: self-described Republican; backed up by right-wing policies

    by The Dead Man on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 12:42:21 PM PDT

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    •  For some reason I didn't see it either (4+ / 0-)
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      Maybe it just got lost in the visual noise at the botton of our messages, but that is a heckuva list. I'll put it here for the other people who miss the link:

      •    1964 - 1975: Vietnam. You remember that one.

      •    1965-1973: Cambodia. We dropped more bombs on the tiny country than had been used in all of World War II.

      •    1965: Dominican Republic. President Johnson sent 22,000 troops to prevent communists from taking over.

      •    1983: Grenada. In the comically named Operation Urgent Fury, we invaded the tiny island nation to stop the commies.

      •    1986: Libya. After two Americans are among those killed in a terrorist bombing of a disco in Germany, President Reagan ordered the bombing of facilities controlled by Muammar Gaddafi.

      •    1989: Panama. In Operation Just Cause, we i
      nvaded the country and deposed its leader, Manuel Noriega.

      •    1991: Kuwait/Iraq. Operation Desert Storm.

      •    1992-1995: Somalia. Operation Restore Hope. Didn't end well.

      •    1994: Haiti. President Clinton sent 20,000 troops to restore the government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

      •    1995: Bosnia. US and NATO forces intervene in the civil war with a large bombing campaign.

      •    1999: Kosovo. We bomb the Serbians to help   the Kosovars.

      •    2001: Afghanistan. Still going!

      •    2003: Iraq.

      •    2011: Libya.

      •    2013: Syria

      The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. --John F. Kennedy

      by CenPhx on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 01:25:15 PM PDT

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    •  Yeah, not complete by any means. (0+ / 0-)

      It goes back a lot further than that short list.

      "Don't be defeatist, dear. It's very middle class." - Violet Crawley

      by nightsweat on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 07:20:14 AM PDT

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