12/14/2011Obama visiting Fort Bragg to mark end of Iraq war

Dec 14, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: KTNV-TV Las Vegas

President Barack Obama is marking the end of the Iraq war with a tribute to the troops who fought and died in a conflict he opposed from the start.

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When the war began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by the United States under George W. Bush is was considered crazy - despite the lies we were told.

If the information that America would still be in Iraq in 2011, the invasion would have beeen considered even more crazy.

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This is a great day for America; I personally am very ecstatic about this campaign promise fulfilled by President Obama.

So many of us voted for this great President because we knew that he would bring our troops home from the Iraq lie that Bush misled this nation into.

This is a great Holiday gift to the men and women in uniform, and their families from their Commander-in-Chief…

God Bless President Obama and our military men and women!
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Marine Corp Pat wrote:
This is a great day for America; I personally am very ecstatic about this campaign promise fulfilled by President Obama.
So many of us voted for this great President because we knew that he would bring our troops home from the Iraq lie that Bush misled this nation into.
This is a great Holiday gift to the men and women in uniform, and their families from their Commander-in-Chief…
God Bless President Obama and our military men and women!
We are not really leaving IRAQ. Why do we have a 1 billion dollar embassy there if we are leaving? Why would we leave our puppet government to face the wrath of the IRAQI people?

We are a sick nation that will have troops in IRAQ until they are thrown out as they should be.

Iraq is not an American province it is a nation that hates the USA as they all do in the mideast.

This war started on lies and will end on lies..all American LIES

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Cameraman: "Say cheese".

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End of war in Iraq?
On paper maybe, in reality the largest U.S. Embassy in the world will still need support and will the CIA, DEA, NSA, other letters of the alphabet departments and 15 to 20,000 embassy personnel.
Iraq will be a drag on our resources for decades.

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Rattle Kattle wrote:
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We are not really leaving IRAQ. Why do we have a 1 billion dollar embassy there if we are leaving? Why would we leave our puppet government to face the wrath of the IRAQI people?
We are a sick nation that will have troops in IRAQ until they are thrown out as they should be.
Iraq is not an American province it is a nation that hates the USA as they all do in the mideast.
This war started on lies and will end on lies..all American LIES
The reason we have an embassy there is because we have an embassy in most countries. How you are not one of the Right Wingers who will point at the guards at the gate and try to claim “we still have troops in Iraq”. That is like the time Bill OReilley tried to claim that Canada took part in Vietnam because they had 16 soldiers attached to their embassy there.
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Nice to see B.O. is keeping the time line Bush talked about.
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"Fort Bragg"

ONE OF THE CENTERS OF UNITED STATES MILITARIST TERROR WHERE THEY UNDERSTAND AND WORSHIP THE LIKES OF HITLER HERE.
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Mission Accomplished

This time for real.

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To make this clear to everyone, we are not leaving Iraq and we will never leave Iraq. For those that think we are, that is comical.

Are active military combat forces leaving? Yes, however, those active military combat forces are being replaced with contractors from XE (aka Blackwater).

We have at least 5 forward bases along the Iranian border. Do you think we are just going to shut those down? LOL. That is laughable. Not going to happen.

We are already in a state of war with Iran. These sanctions are an act of war. There was an attack on an Iranian city (where there Nuke plant is at) just 2 weeks ago. That attack was conducted by the US and Israel.

Iran also has one of our downed drones.

So for those that think we are leaving Iraq, think again. not going to happen when we are in a state of War with Iran.

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When the war began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by the United States under George W. Bush is was considered crazy - despite the lies we were told.
If the information that America would still be in Iraq in 2011, the invasion would have beeen considered even more crazy.
Who lied!

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When the war began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by the United States under George W. Bush is was considered crazy - despite the lies we were told.
If the information that America would still be in Iraq in 2011, the invasion would have beeen considered even more crazy.
OH, wait I found it!! This is the lie you are talking about!

http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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OH, wait I found it!! This is the lie you are talking about!
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
You still pushing those out of context lies? I guess lying is still the only thing the Right has going for itself.

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<quoted text>You still pushing those out of context lies? I guess lying is still the only thing the Right has going for itself.
Lying? That'd be you.

Video: Democrats and Iraq, in their own words....
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Who Is Lying About Iraq?–– Dem Quotes
http://sweetness-light.com/archive/who-is-lyi...

Here are some fun quotes for show and tell....ALL FROM DEMOCRATS....in 6 posts....

http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/wmdquotes....

"One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That is our bottom line." --President Bill Clinton, Feb. 4, 1998

"If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program." --President Bill Clinton, Feb. 17, 1998

"Iraq is a long way from [here], but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face." --Madeline Albright, Feb 18, 1998

"He will use those weapons of mass destruction again, as he has ten times since 1983." --Sandy Berger, Clinton National Security Adviser, Feb, 18, 1998

"[W]e urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs." Letter to President Clinton, signed by:-- Democratic Senators Carl Levin, Tom Daschle, John Kerry, and others, Oct. 9, 1998

"Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process." -Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D, CA), Dec. 16, 1998

"Hussein has ... chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies." -- Madeline Albright, Clinton Secretary of State, Nov. 10, 1999

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Woof, Obama, what a leader, deliver a speech on a military base where the audience is commanded to attend, and under orders to behave according to strict military discipline. Applaud or else!!! The Speech Maker In Chief.

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[Continued, Part 2 of 6]

"There is no doubt that ... Saddam Hussein has reinvigorated his weapons programs. Reports indicate that biological, chemical and nuclear programs continue apace and may be back to pre-Gulf War status. In addition, Saddam continues to redefine delivery systems and is doubtless using the cover of a licit missile program to develop longer-range missiles that will threaten the United States and our allies." Letter to President Bush, Signed by:-- Sen. Bob Graham (D, FL), and others, Dec 5, 2001

"We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandate of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and th! e means of delivering them." -- Sen. Carl Levin (D, MI), Sept. 19, 2002

"We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his country." -- Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002

"Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power." -- Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002

"We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is seeking and developing weapons of mass destruction." -- Sen. Ted Kennedy (D, MA), Sept. 27, 2002

"The last UN weapons inspectors left Iraq in October of 1998. We are confident that Saddam Hussein retains some stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons, and that he has since embarked on a crash course to build up his chemical and biological warfare capabilities. Intelligence reports indicate that he is seeking nuclear weapons..." -- Sen. Robert Byrd (D, WV), Oct. 3, 2002

"I will be voting to give the President of the United States the authority to use force -- if necessary -- to disarm Saddam Hussein because I believe that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a real and grave threat to our security." -- Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Oct. 9, 2002

"There is unmistakable evidence that Saddam Hussein is working aggressively to develop nuclear weapons and will likely have nuclear weapons within the next five years ... We also should remember we have always underestimated the progress Saddam has made in development of weapons of mass destruction." -- Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D, WV), Oct 10, 2002

"He has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do" -- Rep. Henry Waxman (D, CA), Oct. 10, 2002

"In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including al Qaeda members ... It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons." -- Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY), Oct 10, 2002

"We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction." -- Sen. Bob Graham (D, FL), Dec. 8, 2002

"Without question, we need to disarm Saddam Hussein. He is a brutal, murderous dictator, leading an oppressive regime ... He presents a particularly grievous threat because he is so consistently prone to miscalculation ... And now he is miscalculating America's response to his continued deceit and his consistent grasp for weapons of mass destruction ... So the threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is real..." -- Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Jan. 23. 2003

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[Continued, Part 3 of 6]

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Senator Hillary Clinton: In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has given aid, comfort and sanctuary to terrorists, including al-Qa’ida members.(Congressional Record, October 10, 2002.)

Senator John D. Rockefeller IV: There is unmistakable evidence that Saddam Hussein is working aggressively to develop nuclear weapons and will likely have nuclear weapons within the next five years. He could have it earlier if he is able to obtain fissile materials on the outside market, which is possible—difficult, but possible. We also should remember we have always underestimated the progress that Saddam Hussein has been able to make in the development of weapons of mass destruction.(Congressional Record, October 10, 2002.)

Senator Charles Schumer: Saddam Hussein is an evil man, a dictator who oppresses his people and flouts the mandate of the international community. While this behavior is reprehensible, it is Hussein’s vigorous pursuit of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons, and his present and potential future support for terrorist acts and organizations, that make him a terrible danger to the people to the United States.(Congressional Record, October 10, 2002.)

Senator Christopher Dodd: There is no question that Iraq possesses biological and chemical weapons and that he seeks to acquire additional weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons. That is not in debate.(Congressional Record, October 9, 2002.)

Senator John Edwards: We know that he has chemical and biological weapons. He has already used them against his neighbors and his own people, and is trying to build more. We know that he is doing everything he can to build nuclear weapons, and we know that each day he gets closer to achieving that goal.(Congressional Record, October 10, 2002.)

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[Continued, Part 4 of 6]

Senator John Edwards: Almost no one disagrees with these basic facts: that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a menace; that he has weapons of mass destruction and that he is doing everything in his power to get nuclear weapons; that he has supported terrorists; that he is a grave threat to the region, to vital allies like Israel, and to the United States; and that he is thwarting the will of the international community and undermining the United Nations credibility.(Congressional Record, October 10, 2002.)

Senator John Kerry: According to the CIA’s report, all U.S. intelligence experts agree that Iraq is seeking nuclear weapons. There is little question that Saddam Hussein wants to develop nuclear weapons. The more difficult question to answer is when Iraq could actually achieve this goal. That depends on its ability to acquire weapons-grade fissile material. If Iraq could acquire this material from abroad, the CIA estimates that it could have a nuclear weapon within one year.(Congressional Record, October 9, 2002.)

Senator Dick Durbin: When you look at what Saddam Hussein has at his disposal, in terms of chemical biological, and perhaps even nuclear weapons, we cannot ignore the threat that he poses to the region and the fact that he has fomented terrorism throughout his reign.(December 21, 2001, Larry King Live.)

Senator John D. Rockefeller IV: Saddam’s existing biological and chemical weapons capabilities pose real threats to America today, tomorrow. Saddam has used chemical weapons before, both against Iraq’s enemies and against his own people. He is working to develop delivery systems like missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles that could b ring these deadly weapons against U.S. forces and U.S. facilities in the Middle East. He could make these weapons available to many terrorist groups, third parties, which have contact with his government. Those groups, in turn, could bring those weapons into the United States and unleash a devastating attach against our citizens. I fear that greatly.(Congressional Record, October 10, 2002.)

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[Continued, Part 5 of 6]

Senator John Kerry: In addition, Iraq is developing unmanned aerial vehicles, UAVs, capable of delivering chemical and biological warfare agents, which could threaten Iraq’s neighbors as well as American forces in the Persian gulf.(Congressional Record, October 9, 2002.)

Senator John D. Rockefeller IV: I have come to the inescapable conclusion that the threat posed to America by Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction is so serious that, despite the risks—and we should not minimize the risks—we must authorize the President to take the necessary steps to deal with that threat. There has been some debate over how “imminent” a threat Iraq poses. I do believe Iraq poses an imminent threat. I also believe that after September 11, that question is increasingly outdated. It is in the nature of these weapons that he has and the way that they are targeted against civilian populations, that documented capability and demonstrated intent may be the only warning we get. To insist on further evidence could put some of our fellow Americans at risk. Can we afford to take that chance? I do not think we can.(Congressional Record, October 10, 2002.)

Senator John D. Rockefeller IV: Is [Saddam Hussein] a greater threat that he was in 1991? He surely is. There’s different ways of launching scuds and all kinds of things that go faster, farther. There is no question on that… And if [our allies] are not there for us, does that mean in this debate, precedent based, historically-based, that we sort of sit and take it, or are we going to end up basically being unilateral anyway because we cannot have our children smallpoxed.(Congressional Record, September 25, 2002.)

Senator John Kerry: When I vote to give the President of the United States the authority to use force, if necessary, to disarm Saddam Hussein, it is because I believe that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a great threat, and a grave threat to our security and that of our allies in the Persian Gulf region.(Congressional Record, October 9, 2002.)

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