Surge working? Apparently not

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    Seeing and reading the Sadr thread and reading the word surge got me to bring this column here from WaPo. It's an interesting read on the 'surge' and why it is not working as intended and as promised by GW himself.



     
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    Of course the Washinton Post would come up with some convoluted crap "why not" even when all indicators point the other direction.

    They know they've always got someone to spread the manure.;)
     
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    So has the surge made just Baghdad or the whole country more secure? If only Baghdad, then how many more troops have to be surged to secure the whole country?

    I will believe in its success when I see the Iraqis taking over more of their security and government and the number of our troops begin reduced.

    If this takes another 2,3 or 4 years, then the surge didn't work as it was promised.
     
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    Is there any news organization, besides FOX which calls the WH for news stories, that is not out to get bush?

    You are so predictable!
     
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    Careful dude, you could be heading for the conspiracy zone!!

    Oh, thats right, XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. you're safe.
     
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    the surge is only phase one.. phase 2 of McCain's brilliant and strategic plan tentatively call the big shove
    its kind of beyond most people with out highest levels of military strategy but in lay mens terms it means to lower the recruiting standards ,instituting compulsory services ,extending tours...and sending many more young men and woman to be killed and maimed brining much needed security to all of Iraq and beyond
     
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    Well now that it is explained like that, it makes more sense.

    The Bush Children will need to get practice sending our kids off to die. Make a family fuckking thing.

    I'm sure the twins will drink to that.:eusa_liar:
     
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    Talking out your ass again, I see. I trust NO single media outlet. Some are less trustworthy than others ... they NYT and WP being atop that list.

    I believe I have posted ONE (count all of 'em) story from Fox News on this board, nor do I use it as a source for news on a regular basis. You'll find most of the articles I post from Yahoo, CNN, MSNBC and the BBC.

    But DO try again.
     
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    Keep it up and YOU won't be.
     
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    Liberals like to have an ever changing definition of success. One minute it's lives lost, then it's troops at home.....next it will be military equipment not destroyed...or less tire tracks in the sand....LOL
     
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