Being Controlled By Events v. Abdication

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    The clock is ticking:

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2006/11/bush_defers_to_generals_iraq_s.html

     
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    If allowing Syria and Iran foothold on the legit level is the Baker-Hamilton suggestion, they have some screws loose.

    The comparison to Lincoln is crap, except maybe how the MSM treated him. Lincoln fancied himself a military strategist. He was not. He came by the main two generals that basically won the war by attrition. That being said, the generals he had to choose from initially were mostly political appointees.

    Note also that the Civil War was won by the North by basically killing most able-bodied Southerners, and razing the land, and subjugating the South to the North.

    A strategy that would have the libs and America-haters doing backflips in the streets with the MSM supporting them.
     
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    Baker-Hamilton:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061130/ap_on_go_ot/us_iraq

     
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    Who would make up each side?? I might be interested :)
     
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    Obviously there is a big rift between the left and right, based on opposing ideology. While it's been said before when I low-rated liberals that I was wrong and they'd fight, I'll take my chances. The wimps and cut-n-runners all seem to be on THEIR side.

    But, who knows? maybe they'll enlist the aid of their current allies, the Islamofascists?:confused:
     
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    "Empire"

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    I've seen way too many advocating such. I just assume they somehow got a romanticized version of the Civil War?

    Here is a take on the discussions of that book:

    http://www.tcsdaily.com/article.aspx?id=112906B

     

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