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Sat Jul 31, 2021, 05:48 PM

I'm 100% for Joe's decision to bring troops home from Afghanistan, BUT

I do worry about the people left there PLUS i also worry about the Afghans we bring to America, when we all witness the bloodshed we are sure to see. Will some of these Afghans (that we bring to America) turn on us back here? Really gonna be scary to watch. Plus i'm sure the RETHUGS will be using this against us in midterms.

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Reply I'm 100% for Joe's decision to bring troops home from Afghanistan, BUT (Original post)
bluestarone Jul 2021 OP
Hugh_Lebowski Jul 2021 #1
bluestarone Jul 2021 #2
BoomaofBandM Jul 2021 #3
bluestarone Jul 2021 #4
USAFRetired_Liberal Jul 2021 #6
BoomaofBandM Jul 2021 #8
bluestarone Jul 2021 #9
Drunken Irishman Jul 2021 #5
bluestarone Jul 2021 #7
AZProgressive Jul 2021 #10
bluestarone Jul 2021 #12
Skittles Jul 2021 #11
Rustyeye77 Jul 2021 #13
ansible Jul 2021 #14
Hoyt Jul 2021 #15
stillcool Jul 2021 #16

Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 05:55 PM

1. Bloodshed? Turn on us? WTH are you talking about? (nt)

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Response to Hugh_Lebowski (Reply #1)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 05:58 PM

2. When the Taliban starts the killing over there

Maybe i'm wrong but i do worry about what will happen when they watch their people dying over there

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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:08 PM

3. The people to be worried about are domestic terrorists and anti vaxers.

The people we are helping worked for the us military and their families. They have earned our help and our support. Best if you stay off conservative sites.

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Response to BoomaofBandM (Reply #3)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:11 PM

4. I completely assure you

I'm NOT on any RW sites NOT ONE!

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Response to bluestarone (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:22 PM

8. Did not mean to offend. Many here do keep us updated on right wing sites.

It is common to hear right wing point of view on quote unquote reputable news sources. I worked with someone from Iran in the 80's. His family had to flee because of their pro democracy stance. He faced discrimination because of where he was from.

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Response to BoomaofBandM (Reply #8)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:24 PM

9. Hey NO PROBLEM!

Just wanted to be CLEAR about those asshole RW sites!!!

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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:16 PM

5. There is a no-win situation.

 

Trump signed a tentative peace deal with the Taliban stating all troops would be removed from Afghanistan by the end of 2021. That was the only thing holding the ceasefire together. Biden could have attempted to renegotiate, but it likely would have resulted in him increasing Afghan troop levels to 14,000+ (the military claims that's the lowest total we can have there and effectively keep any level of peace).

That just isn't the right answer.

There is no right answer, unfortunately. But there's a less wrong one and that's to bring the troops home and stop these forever wars.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #5)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:19 PM

7. Agree! like i stated in my thread i'm 100%

In agreement with Joe. Should NEVER have been there in the first place!!

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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:43 PM

10. Biden is right that

There is little we can do to change the situation and there could easily be a civil war since the country has been in a civil war since 1979.

I doubt the Afghans who helped the troops will turn on the US and they have probably been screened thoroughly.

I do worry about long term problems with troops. I left the Army 13 years ago and Iím still dealing with mental health problems from the Iraq war.

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Response to AZProgressive (Reply #10)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:52 PM

12. First off TY very much for your service!

I can really understand the long term problems. (because of this war) I wish you the best. I'm sure you're right about the screening process. (never thought of that being a civilian.) I Can't help but worrying about these things. You take care!

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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:46 PM

11. honestly, people who don't care are assholes

I mean, WTF, how can you not care

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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:53 PM

13. I feel bad for the young girls.

 

No schools
No learning
Become love slaves to psycho islamic fundies...or whatever you want to call them

I hope they can get out somehow.

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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 06:57 PM

14. Have you seen the Taliban mocking the Iwo Jima flag raising recently with their elite soldiers?

 

They're not the same bunch of primitive rag wearing terrorists they were 20 years ago.


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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 07:51 PM

15. Won't be surprised if we continue to provide support for years.

 

Armaments, troops close by, funds, etc.

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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Sat Jul 31, 2021, 09:59 PM

16. I can't work myself up to worry about

much of anything these days. Certainly not what any Republican says. The bloodshed we are sure to see because of Afghani's coming to this country, because of their aid to Americans? Who's going to kill them? If they stay out of red states they should be fine.

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