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Bill Baker blasts McNerney on Iraq stance

Original post made on Jan 22, 2008

Criticism rained on U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney last week at Faz restaurant for his support of setting a timetable to withdraw troops from Iraq.

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Comments (9)

Posted by William Shryer, a resident of Danville
on Jan 22, 2008 at 2:06 pm

On Bill Baker,

Bill's Baker's blasting Jerry McNerney is typical for the neocons that are about to have their reign come to an end. Congressman McNerney wants out troops out of Iraq with a timetable. This is good, but not good enough. We have no business there and should leave now. To expand Bill Baker's thinking maybe he should look at Ron Paul 2008, or just continue sinking our country in debt until it is bankrupt.

Posted by Hal Bailey, a resident of another community
on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:50 pm

Thank you, William,

Clearly said and correctly clarified.



Posted by Douglass K. Daniel, AP, a resident of another community
on Jan 23, 2008 at 7:24 am

WASHINGTON - A study by two nonprofit journalism organizations found that President Bush and top administration officials issued hundreds of false statements about the national security threat from Iraq in the two years following the 2001 terrorist attacks. The study concluded that the statements "were part of an orchestrated campaign that effectively galvanized public opinion and, in the process, led the nation to war under decidedly false pretenses."

The study was posted Tuesday on the Web site of the Center for Public Integrity, which worked with the Fund for Independence in Journalism.

Posted from API Yahoo News

Posted by Alamo Ron, a resident of Alamo
on Jan 24, 2008 at 9:27 am

From Alamo Ron,

Nothing so improves your battle plans as knowing when the enemy is going to quit.

Posted by Oxymo Ron, a resident of another community
on Jan 24, 2008 at 2:20 pm

Dear Ron and neighbors,

Within Iraq, the enemies among the tribes of Iraq will never stop their civil war and no manner of world police with change that effort with any concept of Democracy. Iraq has only one enemy and it is itself.

Our invasion was based on LIES, our efforts only succeed when we buy the support of one or more tribal leaders, and our success in any endeavor within Iraq is impossible. We are wasting the time, talent and lives of your dedicated service personnel and erasing our status as a global partner in economy, community and humanity.

The humor of your oxymoron, Ron, is greatly appreciated because it expresses the obvious ignorance that allowed a liar to take us to WAR.

One HAL of a Pal

Posted by Alamo Ron, a resident of Alamo
on Jan 25, 2008 at 9:30 am

From Alamo Ron,

Nothing so improves your battle plans as knowing that the enemy is not united against you on the home front.

Posted by Oxymo Ron, a resident of another community
on Jan 25, 2008 at 10:47 am

Rich humor, Ron, for our neighbors because it asks each to define the enemy you reference.

Certainly for a majority in the United States, our current President and administration has made us an unwilling enemy of much of the world economically, culturally and violently. More important is your humor points to ourselves being our own worst enemy in defining any future role in global economy, community and humanity. Your humor most appreciated is the concept that we have any role in being an enemy in Iraq's civil war.

Thank you for the warm laughter create by your excellent oxymoron.

One HAL of a Pal

Posted by Alamo Ron, a resident of Alamo
on Jan 26, 2008 at 9:59 am

From Alamo Ron,

Happy is the general whose enemy is mocked and derided by his own people.

Posted by Oxymo Ron, a resident of another community
on Jan 26, 2008 at 3:16 pm

Joyous humor, Ron, as we avoid the obvious and extend the oxymorons.

Within the tribes that are in civil conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan there are no generals or enemies. Much like street gangs, there is only turf and those "others" that are not considered to belong on such turf.

Such an oxymoron celebrates John Lennon's words, "Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see."

Until our next smile,


One HAL of a Pal

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