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Support the troops or just be quiet.

Support the troops or just be quiet.
Support the troops or just be quiet.

If you can't support the troops after the war starts, then you should stand down and just stay quiet. Anything less, will cause more bloodshed, make the war last longer, and make you look like self centered obsessive assholes

Its your choice, but the mainstream media won't give you one second of airtime after this starts, because you are an embarrassment to them.
- 17.Mar.2003 13:56

crm114

the media is an embarrasment to this country. they lie and brainwash people. they've probably brainwashed you, Mr. Freedom Lover, but you're too much of a sheep to notice.
and of course we're concerned about the safety of our troops, but to unleash the massive size of the army that we've got over there, onto a country that's been ravaged by drought, sanctions (OUR SANCTIONS), and almost daily bombing BY US and BY OUR TROOPS for a dozen years now is just plain wrong and I'll live the rest of my life opposing this war.
Hundreds of thousands of people will die in the war and post war environment. If that shit was going down here in the states, you'd bet you're ass you'd be opposing it too.

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Only Iraqis support this war! 17.Mar.2003 14:02

ffg

only the iraqis who have had Saddam's boot on their balls for 30 years support this war.

just ask one..

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NO TALKING 17.Mar.2003 14:04

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Fuck the Troops 17.Mar.2003 14:25

CatWoman

More precisely, fuck your simple-minded lemming-like mentality. The "troops" aren't doing me any favors. I question their judgement and their morals for signing up for the military service in the first place. Do I support their efforts to bomb, shoot, gas, maim and kill innocent people? NO. Do I support mindless, "only following orders" justifications for killing people? NO. Do I feel safer with them over there blowing up Iraqi families? NO. Is the world safer for democracy because a bunch of mesomorphs with guns and ammo are heading to Iraq? NO.

No more "war spirit" please. I will think for myself, and I will NOT support "the troops."

I'm fully aware of the fact that most of the people who are about to fight and die on both sides of this disgusting conflict are human beings who did not mean to sign up for anything like this. They're being used as pawns in this struggle. This fact doesn't absolve them of the obligation to abstain from killing other people just because someone is telling them to.

yeah 17.Mar.2003 15:33

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How do you spell TROOP SUPPORT? 17.Mar.2003 16:16

Mark

I interpret troop support as being equivalent to silence and collaboration in the war crimes that will surely occur in this invasion of Iraq. I am a US Army veteran and a citizen of this nation of ours, but I am a human being first, and it seems obvious that endless war in the name of peace is really fundamentally screwed up.
Ignorant loyalty to a government, especially the American gov. under Bush, is a bankrupt option as far as I am concerned. Buying the imperial lie of the Bush Junta is no different than being a "good German" as the Nazi war machine began eating up the weaker states of Europe and beyond.
A soldier is a tool. He or she will be used as a tool, and then will be ,as we have seen so often, disgarded. I feel for the soldier who does not see the master they serve is a feral beast. The beast must be tamed. Supporting the troops can only serve our nation well when that support does not allow them to be used as weopons in a war of conquest and expansionism. I'll support them by not supporting the regime.

the way home is thru bagdhad! 17.Mar.2003 21:15

afh

the road home is thru bagdhad.

bring them home.

to 'afh' 17.Mar.2003 22:53

once you get home

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