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Originally posted by Janitor From Mars
I didn't realize that a moderator had started the thread.
Regardless, what gives?
Originally posted by Avenginggecko
reply to post by neformore
The problem stems from the fact that there are two camps that believe their way is the best way for the US. The Conservatives distrust any type of government oversight and fear taxes as if they were mustard gas falling from the sky, preferring to believe that an unrestrained society free of government intervention will lead to Utopia for all (all who care to work). The Liberals believe government oversight is the answer to individual protection and realize taxation comes with this oversight, and believe that since the government represents the populous (supposedly), it will inevitably act all of the population's interests with its laws and regulations.
4,316 dead as of June 24, 2009. As of April 6, 2009 there were 31,102 wounded in action. Of these 9,477 required medical air transport. There were 36,106 non-hostile-related medical air transports (9,452 for non-hostile injuries, and 26,654 for diseases or other medical reasons). 
As of November 4, 2006, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimated that 1.8 million Iraqis had been displaced to neighboring countries, and 1.6 million were displaced internally, with nearly 100,000 Iraqis fleeing to Syria and Jordan each month.
Originally posted by neformore
I do fear that the information war could escalate to that scale though, if some of the rhetorical hysteria from both sides isn't toned down soon.
Originally posted by Walkswithfish
Winning and losing is all a matter of perspective.
Are you looking from the right or from the left?