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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #980 on: August 30, 2021, 07:33:35 PM »
Which was contradicted by military leaders off the record to the NYT and WSJ. They warned him what would happen and he was not willing to listen.
So no, I don't see any need to credit him for this. It's not hard to wave a white flag.
I am sure we will get the real story. You can fault him for the way he ended the war but he did what the three admins before him couldn't do, end the war. My main beef is pulling out to begin.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #981 on: August 30, 2021, 07:34:08 PM »
This is one of the worst foreign policy **** up in US history.

If by this you mean the 20 year “visit” to Afghanistan, then you might be right...
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #982 on: August 30, 2021, 07:37:15 PM »
Lets leave the last admins deal out of this. We are past that.  :P
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #983 on: August 30, 2021, 07:38:01 PM »
He said he took the advice of his military.
Lol. You’re trying too hard.

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #984 on: August 30, 2021, 07:42:02 PM »
Do you enjoy trolling?
Just the facts. The deal handing the country over to the Taliban had to be:
one of the worst foreign policy **** up in US history.
Biden was stupid enough to honor it.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #985 on: August 30, 2021, 07:45:13 PM »
Say what you want about this fiasco, but there's no way you can blame Biden for any of it. If you think he's calling any shots, I've got some Doge I'd like to sell you.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #986 on: August 30, 2021, 07:45:57 PM »
Do you enjoy trolling?
This from the guy who posts crap from the lunatic Tucker. Tucker, the guy that now claims the CIA runs the D's.
I have seen better stuff in the Enquirer.  :)
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #987 on: August 30, 2021, 07:46:47 PM »
Say what you want about this fiasco, but there's no way you can blame Biden for any of it. If you think he's calling any shots, I've got some Doge I'd like to sell you.
Who called the shot to pull out by 8/31 and then stuck to it?
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #988 on: August 30, 2021, 07:47:30 PM »
Say what you want about this fiasco, but there's no way you can blame Biden for any of it. If you think he's calling any shots, I've got some Doge I'd like to sell you.
Who was voted in as commander-in-chief ?

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #989 on: August 30, 2021, 07:47:57 PM »
Who called the shot to pull out by 8/31 and then stuck to it?

Dunno, they don't let me into those meetings, but it wasn't Biden.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #990 on: August 30, 2021, 07:49:07 PM »
Who was voted in as commander-in-chief ?

What's he commanding? He doesn't even get to pick who to call on at a press conference.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #991 on: August 30, 2021, 07:49:44 PM »
Dunno,
Exactly and nothing to show he didn't call it.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #992 on: August 30, 2021, 07:50:06 PM »
What's he commanding? He doesn't even get to pick who to call on at a press conference.

C’mon man, they’re just trying to help the old chap get easy questions.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #993 on: August 30, 2021, 07:50:31 PM »
He doesn't even get to pick who to call on at a press conference.
Wrong again, he did call on who he wanted.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #994 on: August 30, 2021, 07:53:13 PM »
What's he commanding?
The executive chair

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #995 on: August 30, 2021, 07:57:13 PM »
Anyone see an explanation for the number of Americans stranded (300ish)?

Originally they said there was 10-15k Americans in the country. They got 6k out. Doesn't that leave 4-9k stuck?

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #996 on: August 30, 2021, 07:59:02 PM »
Exactly and nothing to show he didn't call it.

You're right. The guy who can't string 2 sentences together is definitely calling the shots. He fills me with confidence every time he opens his mouth. I can only imagine how inspired the decorated generals and people with accomplishments I can only dream of get when he makes the tough calls.

Sorry for the disrespect, but the press conferences are getting really hard to listen to. I thought they couldn't get worse after the last guy...
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #997 on: August 30, 2021, 08:05:09 PM »
You're right. The guy who can't string 2 sentences together is definitely calling the shots. He fills me with confidence every time he opens his mouth. I can only imagine how inspired the decorated generals and people with accomplishments I can only dream of get when he makes the tough calls.

Sorry for the disrespect, but the press conferences are getting really hard to listen to. I thought they couldn't get worse after the last guy...
I understand where you are coming from. Would I want him on the Jeopardy buzzer, no.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #998 on: August 30, 2021, 08:06:12 PM »
Anyone see an explanation for the number of Americans stranded (300ish)?

Originally they said there was 10-15k Americans in the country. They got 6k out. Doesn't that leave 4-9k stuck?
They said they had no hard numbers because they new the haters would do exactly what you are doing.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #999 on: August 30, 2021, 08:08:05 PM »
Lets remember their was a plan to get everyone out. Based on the air-lift that would have been a piece of cake. They didn't plan on the Afghan army falling like a house of cards.
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