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  •  They funded the sonofabitch for a long time. (10+ / 0-)

    Let's not forget history here. We funded the Mujahadeen in Afghanistan when the Soviets were fighting them. We sent them guns. Bill Clinton hosted the Taliban while he was sitting in the Oval Office, and then realized he was wrong on that.


    by commonmass on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 01:19:31 PM PDT

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    •  ^^^^^ THIS ^^^^^ (4+ / 0-)

      A thousand times.

      It irks me quite a bit when I see people talking about the past 13 years and they forget to mention all of the history behind it. How America, under the guise of "freedom fighters" basically funded every terrorist group we now face.  Gave them arms, money, trained them, etc, etc, etc....


      The damn "Cold War", everyone was so afraid of the evil commies, they got into bed with these people.  Thankfully (hopefully) we have learned that "the enemy of my enemy [is not now, and probably won't be] my friend [forever]"

      Thank you!

      It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness- Unknown -7.50, -5.03

      by dawgflyer13 on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 01:33:20 PM PDT

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