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  •  What this position reveals is that (6+ / 0-)

    the White House concern for the troops is never sincere.  
    Of course, the rationalization that electronic communications need to be intercepted to protect the troops was hog-wash to begin with.  After all, it's not like the people planting IEDs in Iraq are getting instructions from Vermont.
    The troops in Iraq are not only hostages to the Bush power grab, they've become like the pawns in an abusive household where protection is secured by giving the abuser what he wants.

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