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Question: Do you support the Iraq war at this current moment?  Please vote yes or no in PARTY CATEGORIES (unless you are undecided or neutral).
Yes (DEM)   -5 (5.2%)
No (DEM)   -32 (33%)
Yes (GOP)   -5 (5.2%)
No (GOP)   -9 (9.3%)
Yes (Other Parties)   -3 (3.1%)
No (Other Parties)   -41 (42.3%)
Undecided/Neutral(Any Party)   -2 (2.1%)
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Total Voters: 96

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« Reply #25 on: September 25, 2011, 09:04:33 pm »
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When it started? Now?
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« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2011, 11:10:35 pm »
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Bump.

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« Reply #27 on: October 14, 2011, 08:49:34 pm »
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No (GOP) it goes against Just War Doctrine.
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« Reply #28 on: October 14, 2011, 09:23:50 pm »
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« Reply #29 on: October 22, 2011, 02:34:25 pm »
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The Iraqis in effect kicked us out, because they would not give our remaining 3k-5K trumps that were to stay as sitting ducks, and maybe get caught up in the ensuing cross fire, immunity. So no, I don't support "the war."  The war is over, until it begins again, presumably the next time without the US being front and center.
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« Reply #30 on: October 22, 2011, 10:28:37 pm »
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Ok now were getting into tricky areas. First of we have to decide is marriage a religous institution or is it state sanctioned, because the right wing who profess to want smaller federal goverment are the same ones who want to say its a religous instution and want the federal goverment to ban it. So if it is a religous institution it should be up to the churches and if the church see fit to marry two smae sex people then the state should have to honor it, and thats how I think it should be left up to churches. Me personally I dont care if two people of the ame sex are allowed to marry, so I guess I am for it. As far as abortion goes I am pro-choice and no I do not think my state should ban either.

Ah, then you're a libertarian.

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« Reply #31 on: October 27, 2011, 02:15:06 pm »
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No, I opposed it even as a 12 year old.
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« Reply #32 on: October 27, 2011, 02:20:45 pm »
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No, I opposed it even as a 12 year old.

I did too.  while buying goods at Dunkin Donuts.  the contradictions abound.
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« Reply #33 on: October 28, 2011, 05:16:26 am »
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No, I opposed it even as a 12 year old.

I did too.  while buying goods at Dunkin Donuts.  the contradictions abound.

You mean when you were 37.
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« Reply #34 on: October 29, 2011, 10:47:42 pm »
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What does this question even mean anymore?
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« Reply #35 on: October 29, 2011, 11:18:08 pm »
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Do I support it in the sense I believe we were justified to act and did the right thing?  Yes, absolutely.

Would I have supported it knowing that we would sacrifice 4,000 young men and women and put our country deeply in debt?  No.

Not sure how to answer this question.
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« Reply #36 on: October 29, 2011, 11:34:01 pm »
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Would I have supported it knowing that we would sacrifice 4,000 young men and women and put our country deeply in debt?  No.
It's a war. That goes with the territory. It could have gone worse in terms of US/coalition military casualties. Much worse.  Imagine if Saddam had WMD's and decided to use them when attacked!
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« Reply #37 on: October 30, 2011, 12:17:15 am »
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Would I have supported it knowing that we would sacrifice 4,000 young men and women and put our country deeply in debt?  No.
It's a war. That goes with the territory. It could have gone worse in terms of US/coalition military casualties. Much worse.  Imagine if Saddam had WMD's and decided to use them when attacked!

I think most Americans had the vision that the war in Iraq would be more like the first Gulf war rather than more like Vietnam.
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« Reply #38 on: October 30, 2011, 02:05:55 am »
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Would I have supported it knowing that we would sacrifice 4,000 young men and women and put our country deeply in debt?  No.
It's a war. That goes with the territory. It could have gone worse in terms of US/coalition military casualties. Much worse.  Imagine if Saddam had WMD's and decided to use them when attacked!

I think most Americans had the vision that the war in Iraq would be more like the first Gulf war rather than more like Vietnam.

Daddy Bush didn't see it that way though.
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« Reply #39 on: October 30, 2011, 06:16:59 am »
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I didn't support it before it started (because even as a Uni student I knew the WMD argument was utter bollocks - but I'm very much a 'you broke it, you bought it' guy. We had a responsibility to stay until the regime change we helped bring about was relatively stable.
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« Reply #40 on: October 30, 2011, 04:39:23 pm »
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No, I opposed it even as a 12 year old.

I did too.  while buying goods at Dunkin Donuts.  the contradictions abound.

You mean when you were 37.

the false date of birth was Oct 27 1966, so I suppose I was 36.
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