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So posts the Huffington Post at the top of the early 30 September 2012 sunday morning site page, along with this in huge block lettering:

WHY?

You ask 'WHY?' in caps on the front page, it's simple.

The country started cheering on abandoning the Main Missions, and once again promises to the Afghan people, with the first drum beat pointed at Iraq, not listening to what those of us against were saying, especially us veterans of our previous wars of choice! Making the Afghan occupation into nothing to do with 9/11. Raising the hatreds in the region and around the world, not only as to our policies but now directly at the people of. Easing the recruiting in the region, and elsewhere, towards fighting the occupation,tried by the Soviets previously. Those still being sent, see or hear any opposition to from like we had built during the Vietnam War, are seeking to try and accomplish at least a small faction of the original Main Missions and the CiC is leading them that way, those fighting and supporting not the officers, with the gradual drawdown. While the Country not only ignores but has yet to Demand They Sacrifice not only to pay for the wars but especially the results of!

That's WHY!!!!

Click the link and it carries one to this on the latest U.S. Soldier to die and from an insider attack:

Afghanistan War: 2,000th U.S. Soldier Killed In Insider Attack
09/30/12 - KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan soldier turned his gun on American troops at a checkpoint in the country's east, killing two Americans and at least two fellow members of Afghanistan's army in a shooting that marked both the continuance of a disturbing trend of insider attacks and the 2,000th U.S. troop death in the long-running war, officials said Sunday.

The string of insider attacks is one of the greatest threats to NATO's mission in the country, endangering a partnership key to training up Afghan security forces and withdrawing international troops.

Saturday's shooting took place at an Afghan army checkpoint just outside a joint U.S.-Afghan base in Wardak province, said Shahidullah Shahid, a provincial government spokesman. read more>>>

Not a fan of Lester but NBC did some pretty good reporting yesterday, Saturday, morning in of all places Afghanistan, like the American public cares!

Lester Holt on patrol in Afghanistan
29 September 2012: Over a decade since the war began, TODAY’s Lester Holt visits the battlefields outside Kandahar and more.
Opportunity, education for girls in Afghanistan
29 September 2012: Girls in Afghanistan were not allowed to attend school under Taliban rule, but now millions of girls across the country attend classes.

They had some more clips, like talking to some of the soldiers on this mornings telecast.

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  •  Tip Jar (10+ / 0-)

    Vets On FLOTUS and SLOTUS, "Best - Ever": "We haven't had this kind of visibility from the White House—ever." Joyce Raezer - Dec. 30, 2011

    by jimstaro on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 08:31:07 AM PDT

  •  Ryan: (1+ / 0-)
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    llbear


    Seeks to Cut the VA Budget, after they did zip when they controlled and rubber stamped All costs off the books for these two wars of choice and obstructed since. To Create More Problems to Complain About, at hearings, in public speak, as their supporters including veterans continue same, thus Privatize, at more costs, for Profit the Countries Responsibility to Those Who Serve It!!

    As to Romney: As Iraq Veteran and present Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden says:

    “Governor Romney confuses the defense budget with the (Veterans Affairs)  budget,” Biden said. “He talks about wanting to increase the defense budget as if that’s going to help veterans. It doesn't. They’re two separate budgets.”

    Vets On FLOTUS and SLOTUS, "Best - Ever": "We haven't had this kind of visibility from the White House—ever." Joyce Raezer - Dec. 30, 2011

    by jimstaro on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 09:34:33 AM PDT

  •  An Afghan soldier turned his gun on American troop (1+ / 0-)
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    llbear

    and on and on and on, it goes.

    It is time to end this war now, not sit back and hope for some future date when something might improve.

    If we have no "conditions based" troop withdrawal come 2014, why wait?

    Bring our troops home now.

    "Who are these men who really run this land? And why do they run it with such a thoughtless hand? David Crosby.

    by allenjo on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 09:47:10 AM PDT

    •  As You (1+ / 0-)
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      llbear

      Sit at your computer at home typing away!!!!

      It's in those being sent hands, Not yours to dictate, the country ignored the lessons of Vietnam, All of them, and they've already ignored these wars, except for the occasional quip that those being sent should come back. Even the once pro-peace movement picked up the tea buckets, which them really liked, and ran from any and all accountability to lay blame on the present!!!!!!!!!

      Vets On FLOTUS and SLOTUS, "Best - Ever": "We haven't had this kind of visibility from the White House—ever." Joyce Raezer - Dec. 30, 2011

      by jimstaro on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 10:10:16 AM PDT

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  •  I really hope that all of our troops (0+ / 0-)

    will be moved out of Afghanistan and Pakistan [not that we would admit we have some there] the day afer th election. I keep hearing that that is the plan - and we will continue training Afghanistan troops in Barain.

    Bring those still in Afghanistan home NOW . . . It's long past time.

    by llbear on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 11:34:09 AM PDT

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