What Our Military Commanders Are Saying

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    August 14, 2007
    Testing Congress: General Ignorance
    By Michael J. O'Shea

    That Congress spurns the 9/11 Commission should be no surprise: it approves every general sent to them then snubs them, too.

    This may be why:
    Brigadier General John Bednarek referred to Al Qaeda; his words are just as apt for Congress. From Truman's "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen" to Congress of today, where a microwave is too warm.

    And Brigadier General Kevin Bergner is too blunt:
    Congress will "support our troops": it just won't listen to them. How many Congressmen even know the names - much less the records - of commanders such as Major General Walter Gaskins?
    How many know Brigadier General John Bednarek's grit?
    They promoted General David Petraeus but pooh-pooh his findings:
    Commanders state it starkly: defeating Al Qaeda there in Iraq is critical to US security. Yet Congress prefers columnists to commanders, think tanks to Joint Chiefs.

    So it ignores Major General Rick Lynch:
    Major General Benjamin Mixon:
    Major Genenral Joseph Fil:
    Brigadier General John Bednarek:
    Brigadier Genenral Dana Pittard:
    Brigadier General Kevin Bergner:
    Brigadier General Perry Wiggins:
    Major General Rick Lynch:
    Brigadier General Kevin Bergner:
    Lieutenant General Ray Odierno:
    General James Cartwright:
    If we can't succeed with hundreds of thousands of Iraqis to rid Iraq of terrorists, how can we hope it won't become a terrorist haven? If we can't team with troops from Islam to defeat terrorists from Islam, how can we hope to destroy Al Qaeda? If we can't win in Iraq, where can we?

    Tom Brokaw said troops in Iraq may be the new greatest generation.

    That's news to Congress. Or would be if it had ears to hear.

    http://www.americanthinker.com/2007/08/testing_congress_general_ignor.html
     
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    They are all liars--just ask Ruby. She can show you a website that is run by Iraqis who can give you the REAL scoop.
     
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    Yea we know how much Iraqis telling of their own experiences scare you. Its always better if we can filter that info through our own corporate news and politicians...Iraqis shouldnt be able to give FIRST HAND accounts of their own stories and thoughts.

    :lol:
     
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    Oh ya--shaking in my boots. When these 2 bit "journalists" who cruise around begging for money have a story that they claim comes from a real live person I just shit in my pants------:rolleyes:
     
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    You arent good at hiding your fear. Appearantly Iraqis looking into a camera to tell their stories really bugs the hell out of you. Those 2 bit journalists are just Iraqi citizens who live there and have the access to go into the Iraqi streets to talk to people and put them on camera and give them a chance to tell their story.

    Its pretty funny how much that freaks you out and bothers you!
     
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    Which of course is MUCH worse that listening to the propaganda from hand-picked American-hating Iraqis. :cuckoo:
     
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    What bugs the hell out of me are people who hate their own Nation enough to push the lies and propaganda of foreign nations.

    Feel free to to move to the one of your choosing any time now.
     
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    Bullshit---they are NOT just Iraqi citizens involved. You are a good example of why I don't take everything I hear as a truth of somekind.
    http://aliveinbaghdad.org/about/

    I like how they travel the world in their spare time and cover Mexico too! LMAO.

    http://www.aliveinmexico.org/
     
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    You two haven't been paying attention. Those generals are all hand picked stooges of Bush. Ask any of the liberals on this board and listen to them explain how Bush has personally appointed every General in Iraq and fired every one that hasn't said exactly what he wanted to hear.
     
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    Well hell I know that---that's why I recommend Rubys' site. You can get all the straight poop from "real" Iraqis. They can tell ya all about Mexico too if your interested. :lol:
     

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