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  •  True, that is the whole problem over there (3+ / 0-)
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    but the Biden plan would have been BETTER

    "The poor can never be made to suffer enough." Jimmy Breslin

    by merrywidow on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 09:00:34 AM PDT

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    •  Back when... (0+ / 0-)


      Biden's Iraq plan had been a central theme of his own presidential campaign, and the subject of numerous addresses, television appearances, and op-eds. He authored a Senate resolution, passed in September, that reflected his plan, and he even created a Web site to promote it: But there is no more talk about that Senate resolution. And the Web site has been quietly taken down.

      "Lets show the rascals what Citizens United really means."

      by smiley7 on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 09:03:27 AM PDT

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    •  This was the same plan.. (1+ / 0-)
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      offered by Peter Galbraith in his book "The End of Iraq" published in 2006. He makes clear what a disaster it was for the US to go into Irag in the first place (Irag stood as a bulwark against Iran, etc). I hope it is still in print.

      "Well Clarice, have the lambs stopped screaming?"

      by buffie on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 12:40:41 PM PDT

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