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View Poll Results: Who will continue to occupy Iraq at a cost of 12 billion/mo?
McCain for sure! 36 87.80%
Obama will! 5 12.20%
I didn't know we spend 12 billion a month in Iraq 0 0%
Voters: 41. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-19-2008, 09:21 PM
 
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Default Who do you think is more likely to continue the occupation of Iraq, at a cost of 12 billion/mo, McCain or Obama?

Who do you think is more likely to continue the occupation of Iraq, at a cost of 12 billion/mo, McCain or Obama?
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:11 AM
 
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Well, we know Obama will for at least 16 months.

How much per month would his war with Pakistan cost? Remember, Pakistan has an inventory of nuclear weapons, Iraq & Afghanistan didn't.
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:14 AM
 
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^What in God's name are you talking about?
Do you even know?
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:17 AM
 
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^What in God's name are you talking about?
Do you even know?

More often than not, no, I don't know

I'm refering to Obamas comments on Pakistan in the debate, it's a hypothetical example.
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Old 10-20-2008, 08:06 AM
 
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Well, we know Obama will for at least 16 months.

How much per month would his war with Pakistan cost? Remember, Pakistan has an inventory of nuclear weapons, Iraq & Afghanistan didn't.
Obama is a Nationalist, an American spender, as well as a negotiator. He would never start a war for ideological reasons, like Bush did in Iraq or McCain would do in Iran.
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Old 10-20-2008, 08:08 AM
 
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I want to see world war 3, thats why I am voting McCain!
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Old 10-20-2008, 09:23 PM
 
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I want to see world war 3, thats why I am voting McCain!
Unfortunately, there are too many fools in this world who will follow McCains war cry.
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Old 10-22-2008, 04:54 PM
 
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Signs of Occupation
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Old 10-22-2008, 04:57 PM
 
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No matter who wins in November, we are not getting out of Iraq anytime soon. I wish we had never started this debacle, but now that we ruined the country it is our duty to help put it back together again -- especially things such as their infrastructure. Nonetheless, there is no reason why oil rich Iraq isn't pitching in at the point. We want out, but I am not entirely convinced that the current Iraqi government wants us out....
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Old 10-22-2008, 05:06 PM
 
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GDP in 2000 dollars starting with 2001:

9,890.7 2001
10,048.8 2002
10,301.0 2003
10,675.8 2004
10,989.5 2005
11,294.8 2006
11,523.9 2007
12,000.0 Low est. 2008

The cost of the Iraq war is now around 1 trillion.

Or 1.14% of our GDP over the 7 years it's been going on.
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