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Fri Jan 16, 2015, 03:23 AM

 

Pentagon to deploy 400 troops to train Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military is planning to deploy more than 400 troops to help train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State, along with hundreds of U.S. support personnel, a Pentagon spokesman told Reuters on Thursday.


http://news.yahoo.com/pentagon-deploy-400-troops-train-syrian-rebels-061310008.html

Einstein's definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result

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Reply Pentagon to deploy 400 troops to train Syrian rebels (Original post)
Man from Pickens Jan 2015 OP
TheKentuckian Jan 2015 #1
easychoice Jan 2015 #2
merrily Jan 2015 #3
liberal_at_heart Jan 2015 #4
ColesCountyDem Jan 2015 #5
KG Jan 2015 #6
silvershadow Jan 2015 #7
dixiegrrrrl Jan 2015 #8

Response to Man from Pickens (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 04:34 AM

1. Just a flat refusal to not be fucking stupid. These fools keep going for another bite of the apple

till they get it.

Hold them off, they'll get it eventually.

Fuck it!

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Response to Man from Pickens (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 04:36 AM

2. Good Morning Viet Nam

this will not end well.

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Response to Man from Pickens (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 04:37 AM

3. Bob Hope, greeting the troops in Vietnam many years ago. "Hello, advisors."

Reaction from the troops: a combination of rueful laughter and jeering.

Just for the record, though,there is no evidence that Einstein ever said that and it does not appear in his writings. It certainly is, though, one definition of insanity (not THE definition, as many incorrectly say).

While I am at it, this is not photoshopped, as I originally assumed:

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Response to Man from Pickens (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 04:44 AM

4. I wonder what the name of the next terrorist group formed because of our

military intervention will be? This reminds me of Hercules trying to cut off the heads of the Hydra only to have five more pop up.

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Response to Man from Pickens (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 05:14 AM

5. What could possibly go wrong?

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Response to Man from Pickens (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 05:39 AM

6. lighten up, people. don't ya get it, everything will be awesome

because obama!

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Response to Man from Pickens (Original post)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 06:07 AM

7. So we are going to train the next round of "folks", whom we will fight next time?

 

Sounds about right. Straight out of the playbook. smh.

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Response to silvershadow (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 16, 2015, 08:03 AM

8. and give them weapons, too!

More bang! for the buck.

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