Originally posted by nixie_nox
reply to post by bigshow
blah blah blah
As usual, no one can answer my questions. Becaues your too busy with your same ol same ol infantile and baseless rhetoric. really, i jsut here the same blabber on every thread, and no one contributes anything of value anymore.
And don't get me started on the melodrama. This site has gone from reasonable and informative debates on interesting subjects to the bipartisan baseless drama coupled with a mob mentality.
And it just reeks of desperation.
The fact is, who knows what kind of information was handed to him in the white house.
Was he silly in setting a date? yes. I won't disagree with that.
But it is a lie and decietful and a horrible thing to do? Hardly.
We are talking about a six year war, started illegally, and going badly. That has killed soldiers and millions of Iraqis who are STILL living in terror, without food, water, and electricity. Leaving the whole world ticked at us.
Many have not had electricity since the war began.
And you are on here spending all your energy griping about how a politician missed a an experation date from a campaign debate?
Not only is it our two nations at stake, our actions have put europe in the limelight and countries such as Canada and Austrailia have some troops as well. Though I think Austrailia withdrew, I can't remember.
Fact is, if this is the first thing that he would be doing as potus, then by next year would be 2010.
I have heard the reasonable sixteen month timeline of august, 2010.
So a politician changed tactics. Boo hoo, here is a hanky. It is war. Tactics have to change everyday. There is nothing predictable about war.
I would be more worried if this "campaign' promise was kept. Then that means we have another cowboy. The last thing this country needs is another cowboy.
But since this is all you have to gripe about is a date mentioned sometime last year during a campaign debate, I would take that as a compliment if I were the Obama administration.
It means you had to really dig to find something wrong. And considering all the fervor the conservative have been going on with their baseless accusations, I would say that is the case. Because it just screams: I am threatened.
Dr. Robert M. Gates was sworn in on December 18, 2006, as the 22nd Secretary of Defense.
Secretary Gates served as Director of Central Intelligence from 1991 until 1993. Secretary Gates is the only career officer in CIA's history to rise from entry-level employee to Director.
Secretary Gates joined the Central Intelligence Agency in 1966 and spent nearly 27 years as an intelligence professional, serving six presidents.
Secretary Gates has been awarded the National Security Medal, the Presidential Citizens Medal, has twice received the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, and has three times received CIA's highest award, the Distinguished Intelligence Medal.
Dr. Gates has also served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the American Council on Education, the Board of Directors of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America. He has also been President of the National Eagle Scout Association.
A native of Kansas, Secretary Gates received his bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary, his master's degree in history from Indiana University, and his doctorate in Russian and Soviet history from Georgetown University.
In 1967 he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force and served for a year as an intelligence officer at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri.
Originally posted by bigshow
reply to post by nixie_nox
Let me guess you voted for him? I do not support him at all, I merely support our constitution and presidential office. If Mccain was elected I doubt he could have done worse than what Obama and his cronies in this short time has ruined the country. Logic idea to be up to your eyeballs in debt, and spend a TON more money to put yourself into more debt. And his CONSTANT lies to the american people. His speech regarding the bailout bill he states finally a bill with NO earmarks... HELLO over 8000 earmarks!
Originally posted by lunarminer
Can you provide me with list of campaign promises that Obama has kept? I can't find even one promise that he has kept. That is the problem for me.