Obama apology aimed to support ‘safety’ and ‘welfare’ of troops in Afghanistan

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    Obama apology aimed to support

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    I just find it odd that we are in the middle of a war and somehow the president thinks an apology is the way to keep our military troops safe.
    Enemy combatants are a danger to our troops, dead enemies are not dangerous. Apologizing to an enemy is not going to reduce his intent to kill you.
    Wars are won by completely destroying an enemies will and ability to wage war, not by apologizing.
     
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    Besides, our guys did NOTHING wrong. There was no intent of malice and it was only a few copies.

    The Afghanis should be thankful we have the guys with the highest skill levels pointing guns at them and the guys making the mistakes are the ones burning trash.
     
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    After the horrific 9/11 attacks, we weren't supposed to retaliate against the Muslim community based on the actions of individual terrorists...but now they feel justified to retaliate against our military based on what?? There is NO comparison...their blood did not run in our streets as an act of revenge, and the fact that they can't restrain themselves from murder, no matter how "offended" they are, is a fucking outrage. The administration should be demanding that Karzai talk his fucking people off the ledge.
     
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    The words "I got your back" isn't in obama's vocabulary. He apologized and then two American officers were killed. His apology was seen exactly as it was, a betrayal of his leadership.
     
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    Instead, our President feels it is necessary for him to apologize.

    When was the last time you saw a bunch of (American) Christians rioting because somebody burned a desecrated bible?
    I'm half tempted to buy a bunch of bibles and start a bonfire and call all the news outlets to film the act just to see how many Christians go on a with hunt to kill atheists afterwards.
     
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    I don't think it should make a difference if there was malicious intent but the fact that there wasn't just highlights the absurdity.
     
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    Had the burning not occurred, Americans would still be shot and killed by the enemy at every opportunity they had. It's a fucking war, you use every excuse to kill the enemy, apologizing doesn't change that.
     
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    Has Obama said ONE word to the American people after the soldiers were murdered? Why hasn't he? Why hasn't he condemned this? I keep hoping that MAYBE he's making plans to retaliate....but i doubt it! :( He's such an embarassment!
     
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    Tomorrow he kisses the Koran on national tv to show "our" love and respect of their "holy book".

    Well? You don't think that is possible?

    Immie
     

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