'The War Is Not Over'

'The War Is Not Over'

There are 276670 comments on the Los Angeles Times story from Sep 12, 2006, titled 'The War Is Not Over'. In it, Los Angeles Times reports that:

WASHINGTON - President Bush led the nation on Monday in marking the fifth anniversary of the Sept.

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henry

Bad Langensalza, Germany

#287568 May 1, 2013
ABs wrote:
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Hank, why is china intergrating and replacing their communist system with venture capitalism? Why is India's poverty rate down from 51 to 35% due to capitalism? Were you booted out of the the East German Kremlin when communism failed or what? What is your rationale for wanting to see a failed system work?
I am not a soothsayer and don`t live in China nor India!
henry

Bad Langensalza, Germany

#287569 May 1, 2013
ABs wrote:
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Please provide an example of where communism has worked and bettered society...if you can.
Sorry, I am not a soothsayer and communism is not yet a reality!
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287570 May 1, 2013
henry wrote:
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What a silly idea about a communism to make soothsaying!
What did CCCP stand for on the old Communist Russia olympic uniforms?
Perhaps your version of communism varies from what the USSR, East Germany or China had, by all means please share...thanks hank
henry

Bad Langensalza, Germany

#287571 May 1, 2013
ABs wrote:
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Please provide an example of where communism has worked and bettered society...if you can.
Very sorry, but communism is not yet in existence!
henry

Bad Langensalza, Germany

#287572 May 1, 2013
spocko wrote:
Uno de Mayo?.
Opening day for the public viewing of the George W. Bush Library and Museum is May 1, the day, ten years ago, that George W. Bush, flush with an aura of victory that was right up there with conquering Roman emperors such as Julius Caesar, made his now infamous landing on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln.
Gdub landed on the carrier 30 miles off the coast of San Diego arriving in the co-pilot's seat of a Navy S-3B Viking (I’m sorry but the village idiot comes to mind). This dramatic moment on the flight deck had been choreographed to elevate his public image and to burnish the legacy of G. W. Bush as a great leader and brilliant military strategist.
With his pilot's helmet tucked under his arm, glowing with a self-congratulatory bearing, on May 1, 2003, Bush strode across the flight deck in his military airman's uniform with a “Mission Accomplished” banner waving overhead and proclaimed, "major combat operations in Iraq have ended." Oh, what a day to remember!
Unfortunately the fact remains, George W. Bush's legacy compares more aptly with another Roman emperor, Nero, who fiddled while Rome burned.
While in Office Georg Bush told us he had every day talks with god!
henry

Bad Langensalza, Germany

#287573 May 1, 2013
Jeff wrote:
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How correct you are. We have become slaves to the government. We must wake up and take back our government.
What about the few poor billionairs?
yTube

AOL

#287574 May 1, 2013
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PROOF _____1.5 BIL MUSLIMS TO SHORTLY DIE

http://youtu.be/n7ok0g8iwJI

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henry

Bad Langensalza, Germany

#287576 May 1, 2013
Therealnews com wrote:
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The ONE True GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Of course there is not a single god which is not a myth!
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287578 May 2, 2013
I'm impressed by these clear words of wisdom. Finally someone has put common sense into words that all can understand (except of course frankie..). A must watch.
Have a great day...

http://www.youtube.com/embed/_T-F_zfoDqI...

ABs

Aiken, SC

#287579 May 2, 2013
henry wrote:
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Very sorry, but communism is not yet in existence!
So what you are saying is that the system that the USSR had and China had wasn't really communism? So what about the system currently in Cuba...would you consider that model communism?
Libertarian

UK

#287580 May 2, 2013
Brilliant thread title!!

Of course it will never be over. You were warned.
If you invade a country, practically flatten it and then procede to occupy it for over a decade killing 100 locals for every american death of course it wont be over.

How would americans feel after 10 years of arab tanks in their streets. searches, utter disrespect for their lives. I'm sure you wouldn't be happy and your children and children's children would hate those occupiers for their entire lives.

Seriously what did you expect. You might have looked kinder if you'd just dropped a couple of nukes, although you couldn't have got away with making that look like a good thing, not a second time.
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287581 May 2, 2013
Libertarian wrote:
Brilliant thread title!!
Of course it will never be over. You were warned.
If you invade a country, practically flatten it and then procede to occupy it for over a decade killing 100 locals for every american death of course it wont be over.
How would americans feel after 10 years of arab tanks in their streets. searches, utter disrespect for their lives. I'm sure you wouldn't be happy and your children and children's children would hate those occupiers for their entire lives.
Seriously what did you expect. You might have looked kinder if you'd just dropped a couple of nukes, although you couldn't have got away with making that look like a good thing, not a second time.
Such is the life of supporting an ARCHAIC and outdated religious philosophy that lives off the caliphate of submission or death...I suppose you are GOOD with what is going on in Syria right now as you sit idly by in your madrassa not doing a DAMM thing for the innocent thousands of fellow muslims that have lost their lives recently...criticize as you wish but for God's sake do something about the killing fields happening over there...or do what other muslim countries do best...nothing but watch and lay praise to allahs will...
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287582 May 2, 2013
henry wrote:
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Of course there is not a single god which is not a myth!
Hank, we have all ready discussed that...atheism is a religion which you have stated all religions are false therefore atheisnm is false making what you say false as well...got it?
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287583 May 2, 2013
One night, after his best ever game of golf and 19th hole celebrations, a man - who was in no shape to drive - wisely left his car parked and walked home.
As he was walking unsteadily along the road, he was stopped by a policeman.
"What are you doing out here at 2 A.M.?" said the officer.
"I'm going to a lecture." the man said.
"And just who is going to give a lecture at this hour?" the cop asked.
"My wife." said the man.
spocko

Oakland, CA

#287586 May 2, 2013
ABs wrote:
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Hank, we have all ready discussed that...atheism is a religion which you have stated all religions are false therefore atheisnm is false making what you say false as well...got it?
Atheism is not a religion, it is way too simple for that. No need for temples, no need for a complicated philosophy no indoctrination. To you I’m atheist to God I’m the loyal opposition!
Fact is, everybody starts out as an atheist; no one is born with ‘believe’ in anything. Infants are born free of religious doctrine until we indoctrinate them relentlessly 24/7! I can’t help but feel sorry for people hanging on to an age old fantasy with such devotion or, at times, desperation.
Live and let live ...! Proselytizing, religious people do not know how to practice that!
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287588 May 2, 2013
spocko wrote:
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Atheism is not a religion, it is way too simple for that. No need for temples, no need for a complicated philosophy no indoctrination. To you I’m atheist to God I’m the loyal opposition!
Fact is, everybody starts out as an atheist; no one is born with ‘believe’ in anything. Infants are born free of religious doctrine until we indoctrinate them relentlessly 24/7! I can’t help but feel sorry for people hanging on to an age old fantasy with such devotion or, at times, desperation.
Live and let live ...! Proselytizing, religious people do not know how to practice that!
I hear you Baron d'Holbach...Live and let live...as you take up your mantra to have more government controls on all of us law abiding citizens...thinking that more laws will result in the unlawful being less unlawful...
spocko

Oakland, CA

#287589 May 2, 2013
ABs wrote:
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I hear you Baron d'Holbach...Live and let live...as you take up your mantra to have more government controls on all of us law abiding citizens...thinking that more laws will result in the unlawful being less unlawful...
LOL! It’s never “the guns” those cute and cuddly objects of desire couldn't hurt a fly eh!
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287590 May 2, 2013
Todays OBUMBLE-nomics NEWS FLASH
Obamacare ramifications...
Employers across America are dialing back hours for their part-time employees, as a presumably unintended side effect of the Affordable Care Act. The new health care law requires large and medium-sized employers (any with more than 50 full-time employees) to provide health insurance for part-timers who put in more than 30 hours a week. Rather than do that, many businesses are cutting hours, the LA Times reports. "It's the only way to survive ecoomically," says the CEO of the California Retailers Association.

The city of Long Beach, for instance, says that if it didn't cut hours, benefits would cost it $2 million a year, prompting layoffs and other cuts. Of course, the news isn't all bad for part-time workers; many will qualify for the law's new federal premium subsidies, or fall under its Medicaid expansion. Still, the hour dip is frustrating. "It is surely not the intent of the law for employees to lose hours," says one Long Beach employee. "It's ridiculous the city is skirting the law."
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287591 May 2, 2013
OBUMBLE's PAYROLL for WHITE HOUSE STAFFERS...at taxpayer expense...change you can count on...
Name,Status,Salary,Pay Basis,Position Title
"Aberger, Marie E.",Employee,"$42,00 0.00",Per Annum,PRESS ASSISTANT
"Abrevaya, Sandra",Employee,"$9 0,000.00",Per Annum,ASSOCIATE COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
"Agnew, David P.",Employee,"$153,5 00.00",Per Annum,DEPUTY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
"Ahmed, Rumana A.",Employee,"$42,56 5.00",Per Annum,EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
"Albino, James",Employee,"$93 ,000.00",Per Annum,SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER
"Alcantara, Elias",Employee,"$42 ,000.00",Per Annum,STAFF ASSISTANT
"Anderson, Amanda D.",Employee,"$102,0 00.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
"Anello, Russell M.",Detailee,"$92,00 1.00",Per Annum,ASSISTANT COUNSEL
"Arguelles, Adam J.",Employee,"$102,0 00.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
"Aron-Dine, Aviva R.",Employee,"$130,5 00.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR ECONOMIC POLICY
"Asen, Jonathan D.",Employee,"$50,00 0.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR
"Atkinson, Caroline M.",Employee,"$130,5 00.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
"August, Hannah M.",Employee,"$70,00 0.00",Per Annum,PRESS SECRETARY TO THE FIRST LADY
"Avila, Steven A.",Employee,"$42,00 0.00",Per Annum,ANALYST
"Ayling, Lindsay A.",Employee,"$50,00 0.00",Per Annum,SENIOR WRITER
(Cont'd)
ABs

Aiken, SC

#287592 May 2, 2013
"Babler, Joseph L.",Employee,"$42,00 0.00",Per Annum,STAFF ASSISTANT
"Baker, Sarah E.",Employee,"$80,00 0.00",Per Annum,DEPUTY ASSOCIATE COUNSEL FOR PRESIDENTIAL PERSONNEL
"Bartoloni, Kristen A.",Employee,"$55,00 0.00",Per Annum,ASSOCIATE RESEARCH DIRECTOR
"Baskerville, Mary E.",Employee,"$47,00 0.00",Per Annum,ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR TRAVEL PLANNING
"Bates, Andrew J.",Employee,"$45,00 0.00",Per Annum,RESEARCHER
"Beechem, Stephanie",Employee, "$45,000.00",Per Annum,RESEARCHER
"Belford, Brandon M.",Employee,"$90,00 0.00",Per Annum,SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR
"Beliveau, Emmett S.",Employee,"$130,0 00.00",Per Annum,"DEPUTY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF"
"Bernard, Jeremy M. ",Employee,"$118,000 .00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND WHITE HOUSE SOCIAL SECRETARY
"Bernstein, Jarrod N.",Detailee,"$138,0 00.00",Per Annum,ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
"Bhowmik, Rachana",Employee,"$ 130,000.00",Per Annum,DEPUTY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY CABINET SECRETARY
"Binns, Mary U.",Employee,"$72,02 2.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT
"Bisi, Rachel I.",Employee,"$42,00 0.00",Per Annum,LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT
"Blair, Patricia A.",Employee,"$96,72 5.00",Per Annum,CHIEF CALLIGRAPHER
"Blakemore, Jessica M.",Employee,"$60,00 0.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE COUNSELOR TO THE PRESIDENT
"Block, Michael R.",Employee,"$60,00 0.00",Per Annum,ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
"Blount, Patricia H.",Employee,"$51,63 0.00",Per Annum,RECORDS MANAGEMENT ANALYST
"Bollinger, Chelsea M.",Employee,"$42,00 0.00",Per Annum,STAFF ASSISTANT
"Bookey-Baker, Natalie F. ",Employee,"$55,000. 00",Per Annum,DEPUTY ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
"Branch, Katherine Y.",Employee,"$61,20 0.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE SENIOR ADVISOR
"Breckenridge, Anita J.",Employee,"$95,00 0.00",Per Annum,PERSONAL AIDE TO THE PRESIDENT
"Brennan, John O.",Employee,"$172,2 00.00",Per Annum,ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR HOMELAND SECURITY AND COUNTERTERRORISM
"Brooke, Mary J.",Employee,"$94,96 9.00",Per Annum,SUPERVISOR OF CORRESPONDENCE REVIEW
"Brooks, Jordan A.",Employee,"$50,00 0.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE FIRST LADY
"Brown, Debra S.",Employee,"$85,95 3.00",Per Annum,CALLIGRAPHER
"Brundage, Amy J.",Employee,"$103,0 00.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY
"Brundage, Daniel W.",Employee,"$60,00 0.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE SENIOR ADVISOR AND DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF
"Brush, Michael P.",Employee,"$102,0 00.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ADVANCE
"Buckhout, Scott E.",Employee,"$45,00 0.00",Per Annum,POLICY ASSISTANT
"Buffa, Nicole",Employee,"$8 0,000.00",Per Annum,DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CABINET AFFAIRS
"Burger, Jillian M.",Employee,"$42,00 0.00",Per Annum,ANALYST
"Burke, Jordan M.",Employee,"$82,50 0.00",Per Annum,SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND ASSISTANT COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
(cont'd)

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