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  •  Is the USG of the opinion that no other country (0+ / 0-)

    will provide humanitarian aid for these people, that only US cares enough to drop the bombs and the food?

    I feel for these people and fear for their lives, but I don't want to see humanitarian concerns used as cover for renewed military involvement.
    What happens when ISIS shoots down a cargo plane or captures a downed US pilot? Will we be "waist deep in the Big Muddy" once again?

    _______________The DOD/ War Department, which consumes 22% of the national budget, is the world's largest employer with 3.2 million employees.

    by allenjo on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 11:53:01 AM PDT

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