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  •  War is too important to be left to the generals. (4+ / 0-)

    It's just as true now as it was in 1932 when Clemenceau said it.  

    Generals are in the profession to wage war.   They won't willingly put themselves out of business.

    Time for this general to go.  

    The United States: A wholly owned subsidiary of British Petroleum.

    by Beelzebud on Tue Jun 22, 2010 at 01:30:04 PM PDT

    •  not to mention that the ultimate (2+ / 0-)
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      goal of any military adventure is to attain a lasting peace.

      Trained to kill.  Expected to bring about peace.

      Put THAT in your paradoxicon and smoke it.


      'The great religions are the ships. The poets are the lifeboats. Every sane person I know has jumped overboard.' - Hafiz

      by AlyoshaKaramazov on Tue Jun 22, 2010 at 01:39:14 PM PDT

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    •  And time for his policy to go (0+ / 0-)

      It's not just a matter of this one general; it's a failed policy.  Get out of Afghanistan.  The people of this country need the money.

      "There's no green there, they killed their mother" -- Avatar

      by noofsh on Tue Jun 22, 2010 at 04:26:27 PM PDT

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