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The US will "leave" Iraq. In reality, we'll keep our 14 Fort Apaches there and call it a victory. The US populace will be fooled into thinking we've left; the Arabs not.

As a result, there WILL be some successful strikes on US soil. My guess: subways, trains, shopping centers. Only a matter of time.

BushCo will then be vindicated and usher in Patriot Act III, IV and V.

Either that or the country collapses.

We are all turkeys today; welcome to the feast.

Originally posted to Lupin on Fri Nov 25, 2005 at 12:35 AM PST.

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  •  Or something similiar in appearance...n/t (none)

    What an excellent day for an Excorcism... SCI/Kenyon

    by DianeL on Fri Nov 25, 2005 at 01:10:33 AM PST

  •  Worse (none)
    willing turkeys.

    (Same here in Europe - we're also being scared into tough law'n'order no accountability "anti-terrorist" laws.)

    In the long run, we're all dead (Keynes)
    Read more on the European Tribune - bringing dKos to Europe

    by Jerome a Paris on Fri Nov 25, 2005 at 03:32:28 AM PST

  •  This changes what? (none)
    It was always just a matter of time before another attack. The Iraq war may have hastened that reality, but from the day the towers fell it became logical to recognize that terrorist attacks would be part of our lives in the future.

    Even if you believed that we were struck by, or with the complicity of, internal forces - and I'm not taking a stand on that one way or the other -you had to know that once this "worked so well" in terms of amping support for an administration otherwise evil power-grab it would become a future possibility.

    Conversely, if it was totally external, what did going to Iraq - or not going to Iraq - do to alter the fact of terrorism in America besides increase the rationale for why we "deserve" punishment, in the eyes of those who hate us.

    But I don't think a pullout from Iraq, partial or full, should be viewed at all as a catalyst for more attacks. They were coming, regardless. Bush's policies just made it 100 times easier to understand why other countries and peoples would want to attack us.

    What's the clangor and the clamor? Throw BushCo in the slammer.

    by MissAnneThrope on Fri Nov 25, 2005 at 03:49:11 AM PST

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