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  •  A lot of people got roped into supporting that (2+ / 0-)
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    damn war - it was knee-jerk reaction to 9/11 - everyone was so afraid to not seem "patriotic" and Cheney and Rumsfeld, etc were playing on it.  Republicans calling anyone who dissented a traitor while they were passing the Patriot Act.  It was disgusting and terrifying.  It's what brought me to this community, and I'm still here so many years later because Republicans are even more disgusting and terrifying.  I remember asking then when the moderates would take back their party.  How naive I was.

    Republicans: You can't slap the stupid out of them, and you can't smack the smart in to them.

    by gnutpnut on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 08:58:04 PM PST

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    •  Thanks for joining up gnutpnut. I never could (0+ / 0-)

      imagine we would still be paying so much to continue operation in both countries.  At least, we got our troops out of Iraq.  

      The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

      by HoundDog on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 02:15:32 PM PST

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