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  •  Behind the scenes (0+ / 0-)

    there are a large number of indicators that top brass is pushing disengagement.  

    Yes, I am the brother of John Laesch the man who dares to tip Denny Hastert out of his congressional seat this year.

    by Peter Laesch on Fri Sep 08, 2006 at 12:28:02 PM PDT

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    •  I'm sure they are (1+ / 0-)
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      They'd like to have a military with soldiers who know how to read, and who aren't considered psychopaths by the rest of the world.

      They'd also like to HAVE soldiers, period. They're having a hard time just finding somebody, anybody, who will enlist.  

      Those things won't happen as long as we're in Iraq.

      •  Enlistment numbers (0+ / 0-)

        are well like any statistics designed to do what statistics do best.  I will let you speculate to yourself what statistics might do, but I will tell you they don't dance.

        Yes, I am the brother of John Laesch the man who dares to tip Denny Hastert out of his congressional seat this year.

        by Peter Laesch on Sat Sep 09, 2006 at 12:26:37 PM PDT

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