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Old Feb 3, 2013, 03:56 PM   #101
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I have not said the insurgents were justified in their actions.
You don't have to. I will.

How can anyone argue that insurgents going after military targets is anything but justified?

It's like some of the posters have no concept of war.

Opposing forces attacking each other is pretty much war in a nutshell.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 04:01 PM   #102
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You don't have to. I will.

How can anyone argue that insurgents going after military targets is anything but justified?

It's like some of the posters have no concept of war.

Opposing forces attacking each other is pretty much war in a nutshell.
I'd like to know how a person can be labeled an "insurgent" in their own country.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 04:30 PM   #103
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Evil, period.

And cowards.
Of course the are.

The government said so.

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Old Feb 3, 2013, 04:46 PM   #104
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Of course the are.

The government said so.

No they are cowards and evil because insurgents like raping little boys, sending dumb kids to get killed for $2, and hiding in small villages behind women & children where ROE prevents us from engaging.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 04:51 PM   #105
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Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/02...#storylink=cpy

thats a 2.5 hour delay...
Maybe they still had ammo left so they did not want to the interruption. I know I have a sick mind.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 04:52 PM   #106
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... sending dumb kids to get killed for $2.
While the U.S., on the other hand, pays way more than that.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 04:54 PM   #107
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While the U.S., on the other hand, pays way more than that.
I wasn't aware that we paid children to go to war for our country
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 04:58 PM   #108
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While the U.S., on the other hand, pays way more than that.
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I wasn't aware that we paid children to go to war for our country
Kinda weird that in civilian life an 18 year old is called a "kid" but in combat they aren't.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 04:59 PM   #109
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Kinda weird that in civilian life an 18 year old is called a "kid" but in combat they aren't.
I was under the impression that people whom were 18 years old were adults.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:01 PM   #110
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I was under the impression that people whom were 18 years old were adults.
Oh. I agree completely.

I was referring to the media mostly.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:02 PM   #111
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I was under the impression that people whom were 18 years old were adults.
Order a round of beer at 18 in the US you have to be an adult
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:03 PM   #112
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Order a round of beer at 18 in the US you have to be an adult
yeah that's a dumb law. you can do anything you want but buy beer at 18
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:16 PM   #113
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Not sure if things have changed since the vietnam era but you could by beer at 18 on military bases back then.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:21 PM   #114
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Not sure if things have changed since the vietnam era but you could by beer at 18 on military bases back then.
Drinking age was raised to 21 in the early 80s. Federal government threatened to withhold highway funds to any state not following suit.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:24 PM   #115
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Drinking age was raised to 21 in the early 80s. Federal government threatened to withhold highway funds to any state not following suit.
FREEDOM!

this country is so dumb most of the time.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:25 PM   #116
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Not sure if things have changed since the vietnam era but you could by beer at 18 on military bases back then.
21 now
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:26 PM   #117
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I wasn't aware that we paid children to go to war for our country
Average age of a grunt in Vietnam?
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Wow. So I guess those beer machines in the enlisted mens lounge at Great Lakes Naval Training Center are gone.

Too bad.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 05:32 PM   #119
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Wow. So I guess those beer machines in the enlisted mens lounge at Great Lakes Naval Training Center are gone.

Too bad.
Definitely. And I agree.

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Average age of a grunt in Vietnam?
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unknown
Nin-a-nin-a-nina Nineteen.
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Nin-a-nin-a-nina Nineteen.
and what age are you an adult in the US?
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While the U.S., on the other hand, pays way more than that.
You could always sign up and find out the differences for yourself.
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You could always sign up and find out the differences for yourself.
Do they take 52 year-olds?
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and what age are you an adult in the US?
You don't get the concept of average do you?
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Do they take 52 year-olds?
Yes...Doctors and Lawyers.
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