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Obama orders 30,000-troop boost in Afghanistan

There are 30 comments on the LA Daily News story from Dec 1, 2009, titled Obama orders 30,000-troop boost in Afghanistan. In it, LA Daily News reports that:

Declaring "our security is at stake," President Barack Obama ordered an additional 30,000 U.S. troops into the long war in Afghanistan Tuesday night, nearly tripling the force he inherited as commander in chief.

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LACITY

United States

#1 Dec 1, 2009
The war in Afghanistan has already been lost, Al-Qaeda has evolve and no longer a dependent of the Taliban or Afghanistan in order to survive, it is now fragmented into many Islamic countries. Only a state of denial exists of this reality. The war the U.S.A needed to win was not of military might but that of the hearts of the Afghan people. The proxy Afghanistan government of Hamid Karzai is a brutal, corrupt, incompetent, and for all practical intentions a dictator for the U.S.A. The Afghan people no longer trust this proxy government of the U.S.A. and are looking towards the only stable government they know the Taliban. More U.S solders is not going to change the Afghan's mind. Every solder killed or wounded will be for nothing, every dollar spent will be wasted.
CMW

Temecula, CA

#2 Dec 1, 2009
"After the speech, cadets in the audience - some of whom could end up in combat because of Obama's decision - climbed over chairs to shake hands with their commander in chief and take his picture."

O.K. The picture I'm looking at does not seem to depict cadets that want to shake his had. It looks to me as though they would like to grab this guy by the throat and shake his head. But, I could be wrong.
Kent

Sun Valley, CA

#3 Dec 1, 2009
Lying sos Obama campaigned on bringing home all troops and that you could "take that to the bank". Opium production is up 10,000% and the pipelines expanding. The dirtbag continues the Clinton/Bush criminality of drug dealing, military complex spending, banking fraud, pension looting, destruction of social security, printing money out of thin air debasing the USD. Are men that desperate for money that they are willing to kill guys in sandals for a lousy few thousand/month salary and risk themselves getting blown up or sickened by depleted uranium and burning toxic materials? Quit working for the devils and the fascist monstrosity will implode. Climategate email disclosures prove global warming was a tax scheme on fools. 911 an inside job. DHS is to oppress us while leaving the borders wide open for MS13 and Islamic assassins to move between countries freely.
alice vanderbelt

United States

#4 Dec 1, 2009
He is trying to take the people mind off Obamacaretakeover.
He campaigned on the isse of no more war and he would bring the troops home. Now he is sending more troops over. "Just like he is taking money form the old people's Medicare that they have already paid for. Just like he has already rasied our taxes so high our kids will never pay it; just like he is taking away our right to choose, our right of freedom, and discrimination aglore against women.
See the movie, "The Pianist" and you will see what he has planned for America.
Sage

Wahiawa, HI

#6 Dec 2, 2009
I see another Nobel Peace Prize in the future.
Lone Wolf

Benicarló, Spain

#7 Dec 2, 2009
he´s a puppet like bush,kissinger pulls his strings,alex jones is right......,, infowars.com
Lone Wolf

Benicarló, Spain

#8 Dec 2, 2009
Kent wrote:
Lying sos Obama campaigned on bringing home all troops and that you could "take that to the bank". Opium production is up 10,000% and the pipelines expanding. The dirtbag continues the Clinton/Bush criminality of drug dealing, military complex spending, banking fraud, pension looting, destruction of social security, printing money out of thin air debasing the USD. Are men that desperate for money that they are willing to kill guys in sandals for a lousy few thousand/month salary and risk themselves getting blown up or sickened by depleted uranium and burning toxic materials? Quit working for the devils and the fascist monstrosity will implode. Climategate email disclosures prove global warming was a tax scheme on fools. 911 an inside job. DHS is to oppress us while leaving the borders wide open for MS13 and Islamic assassins to move between countries freely.
but those same anti-war activists are quiet for its a socialists war now ??????????
Lone Wolf

Benicarló, Spain

#9 Dec 2, 2009
LACITY wrote:
The war in Afghanistan has already been lost, Al-Qaeda has evolve and no longer a dependent of the Taliban or Afghanistan in order to survive, it is now fragmented into many Islamic countries. Only a state of denial exists of this reality. The war the U.S.A needed to win was not of military might but that of the hearts of the Afghan people. The proxy Afghanistan government of Hamid Karzai is a brutal, corrupt, incompetent, and for all practical intentions a dictator for the U.S.A. The Afghan people no longer trust this proxy government of the U.S.A. and are looking towards the only stable government they know the Taliban. More U.S solders is not going to change the Afghan's mind. Every solder killed or wounded will be for nothing, every dollar spent will be wasted.
al-queda--------CIA,different groups of taliban---------CIA
Lone Wolf

Benicarló, Spain

#10 Dec 2, 2009
U.S. and NATO troops guard the poppy feilds so the CIA can ship in around the world....
Anamouse

El Segundo, CA

#12 Dec 2, 2009
He's not stupid, he wants Al-Qaeda to help him get out of there and that is exactly why he told them how long they had to pretend his stragegy is working in order to have us leave the region.

Now Al-Qaeda is going to slowely ramp down their efforts to make it look like we're winning, and in reality they will just be saving up for a big push once we're no longer there.

Why should they fight now? They have just been handed a win and all they have to do is wait for us to leave. They know retuning once we're gone is unlikley, so they want us to leave on time. That's why he's told them everything they need to know in order to help make their dream come true.

Obama, not stupid, he may not be a military expert but he sure knows how to loose a war.
Bad Risk

Temecula, CA

#14 Dec 2, 2009
Dope and Chains you can believe in. What's wrong with some of you people, isn't this what you voted for? In less than a year in office, he has done more damage than any of his predecessors. Thanks for screwing my country...NOT!
get a life

United States

#15 Dec 2, 2009
So really now, what did you expect from a non-American president? And a Muslim at that! I just shake my head when I see people smiling and falling all over themselves at every word this traitor says. Stupid stupid people. And he's making no bones about it either! He so bold and brazen that he doesn't care anymore about hiding his very intentions; which is to destroy this country right from the inside out! Stupid people put the enemy at the very top! History repeats itself right? Well it's happening all over again, just like 1935 in Germany, when a young Austrian, not even a German came in and took over the country. And how did he do it? Banks, auto industry, health care, and of course the "swastika". Gee I always thought we had a National Seal. So what's with this logo of Obaman's that now appearing on all things including out governments web site? Wake up people, check history for yourselves, look what he's done in less than a year. And then ask yourself; how much worst can it get? " you ain't seen nothing yet". Ok, still not sure. Here's a little litmus test for you, go to any store that sells guns, just walk in and head for the gun department....and just watch! Since this twit was voted into office, gun sales have hit all time highs! Get the picture? You can take it from here..........yes????
chantel

Orlando, FL

#16 Dec 2, 2009
Obama is DUMMMMMMBB my brother Jacob Griffith ,and Rocky are in the Army an leave and he has arlready been to Iraq he needs to stop sendin out troops over there
dame
chantel

Orlando, FL

#17 Dec 2, 2009
some of these people wirtrn these coments are right im only a 16 year old lady and i know whats going on dumbbasses
nobamarama

Tarentum, PA

#18 Dec 2, 2009
what a war pig obama is.
nobamarama

Tarentum, PA

#19 Dec 2, 2009
bring the troops home so we can wage war on the mexican drug gangs.

“America & LEGAL Americans 1st”

Since: Aug 08

Chatsworth

#22 Dec 2, 2009
Lone Wolf wrote:
U.S. and NATO troops guard the poppy feilds so the CIA can ship in around the world....
Hey, idiot... don't you have to go get chased by bulls or stomp on grapes to make wine or something? What is Spain doing to make the world better? Oh, I know. NOTHING!
florida

Tampa, FL

#23 Dec 2, 2009
The fascist liberals care about nothing accept money... Something paper pratically worthless, that can be reprinted, yet liberals don't give a hoot about people that will die. Lives that can't be replaced and whom have No Hope... and... No Change...

The Party of Death, Taxes, Immorality and Greed...

The WarMongers of Hateful Liberalism

OBAMA LIES... SOLDIERS DIE!!!

Liberalism is a Disease and a Mental Disorder...

The Arm and Hammer Poison of Liberalism
blah blah blah

Los Angeles, CA

#24 Dec 2, 2009
What happened to bringing the troops home like he stated in his campaign? He says the troops should be home mid-2011. Just in time for Election. He will time it out to look like a big hero. This guy is a fraud.
Tom Howard

Huntington Park, CA

#25 Dec 2, 2009
So much for that Peace Prize. Is it too late to award it to someone actually deserving?

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