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Old 11-18-2008, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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Iraq earmarks $3 billion for Baghdad subway - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081117/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_iraq_baghdad_subway - broken link)


Hmmm. Iraq has enough money to build a subway. Isn't it amazing where our tax dollars are being spent??? Now, I've seen it all. Pull out of Iraq TODAY. If they have enough money to build a subway, they have enough to clean up THEIR mess.
Mass transit funds are being cut across the board all over the states. This is unreal!
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:23 AM
 
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I thought you mean't the Subway eatery!
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:31 AM
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Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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I thought you mean't the Subway eatery!


Don't worry, they'll have everything US taxpayers' $$$$ can buy.
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:32 AM
 
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What about Americans buying property in Iraq?
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:39 AM
 
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Iraq earmarks $3 billion for Baghdad subway - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081117/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_iraq_baghdad_subway - broken link)


Hmmm. Iraq has enough money to build a subway. Isn't it amazing where our tax dollars are being spent??? Now, I've seen it all. Pull out of Iraq TODAY. If they have enough money to build a subway, they have enough to clean up THEIR mess.
Mass transit funds are being cut across the board all over the states. This is unreal!
Screw those ungrateful pieces of garbage... we should be garnishing their taxes for centuries. I really hope this is the last time we try and help out another country.
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:41 AM
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Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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What about Americans buying property in Iraq?


Oh, we're buying alright!

The BIG question is will we ever see any benefit from our purchases and if so will those benefits be worth the investment in blood and $$$$$??
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:41 AM
 
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And its just emerged that hard evidence is availible that the IRAQ war is illegal. All them free world soldiers died because of nothing.
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:43 AM
 
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Oh, we're buying alright!

The BIG question is will we ever see any benefit from our purchases and if so will those benefits be worth the investment in blood and $$$$$??
I hope you check it out first, because if Iraq ends like Afghanistan(in militant hands), then all investments will be lost.
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:55 AM
 
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Oh, we're buying alright!

The BIG question is will we ever see any benefit from our purchases and if so will those benefits be worth the investment in blood and $$$$$??
We approached the war all wrong... when our naval fleet went over it should have been followed by an armada of oil tankers so we could get our damn money up front... those bastards.
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Old 11-18-2008, 09:10 AM
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I hope you check it out first, because if Iraq ends like Afghanistan(in militant hands), then all investments will be lost.


Uh, last I heard Afghanistan HAS NOT ended, it has in fact gotten worse, in good part due to splitting our assets between two wars when Iraq was clearly a war of choice and easily avoidable.

Throwing good investments after bad will do nothing to reclaim the bad ones. Stupidy continuing action that yields no benefit to the US doesn't negate the original stupidity.
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