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#1676721 - 03/13/12 02:45 PM Is it time to bring the boys home?
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Latest news out of Afghanistan is that they want to exact revenge for the horrendous actions done by a lone US sargeant. That leads to the question of is it just time to leave the country and bring our troops home? I'm not sure that we have accomplished anything in the close to 30 years that we have been there. The poppy crops are still grown. The Taliban is still active. Their distrust, much less hatred, for Americans is still at the same level, if not higher. Isn't it time?
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#1676727 - 03/13/12 03:00 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? HappyGilmore
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Bring 'em home, NOW!
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#1676730 - 03/13/12 03:04 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? HappyGilmore
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Bring the troops home and cut off all of the $billions in aide! These people are not worthy of the risks and worse that our troops have and continue to confront in this backward country!

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#1676744 - 03/13/12 03:17 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? HappyGilmore
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#1676747 - 03/13/12 03:19 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? HappyGilmore
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YES, declare Victory and come home.
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#1676751 - 03/13/12 03:24 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? HappyGilmore
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Personally, I say bring them home, let them kill each other, and station the troops at our borders instead.

While we are at it, let's bring home the folks who are still in Germany and have been for over 50 years. Let Germany defend themselves. Let the EU defend Europe. Will they send troops to defend us? No.

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#1676779 - 03/13/12 03:40 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? HappyGilmore
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Wow, BF. Those people in Germany must be really old by now.

Sorry - couldn't resist.
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#1676826 - 03/13/12 04:11 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? B_F
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Originally Posted By: B_F
Personally, I say bring them home, let them kill each other, and station the troops at our borders instead.

While we are at it, let's bring home the folks who are still in Germany and have been for over 50 years. Let Germany defend themselves. Let the EU defend Europe. Will they send troops to defend us? No.


Ron Paul much?
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#1676844 - 03/13/12 04:26 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? Skittles
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Wow, BF. Those people in Germany must be really old by now.

Sorry - couldn't resist.


Oh no, we used to let our military retire, and let other people join. Now, not so much. Seriously, why are we defending Europe?

At least I get why we went to the middle east.

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#1676846 - 03/13/12 04:26 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? HappyGilmore
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I now have "Bring the Boys back home" by Pink Floyd running through my head...
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#1676882 - 03/13/12 04:59 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? B_F
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Are we actually defending Europe? I thought we were in Germany at first to keep an eye on East Germany. That problem has been solved.

Weren't they also there because of missile range? I think the missiles can go just a bit further than they could back in the day. wink

Bring them all home!
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#1676891 - 03/13/12 05:06 PM Re: Is it time to bring the boys home? HappyGilmore
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Yes and the girls too!

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