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Iran to U.S.:  Get Out of Iraq

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Posted on Aug 9, 2007

After extensive meetings with Iraqi officials in Tehran this week, Iranian Vice President Parviz Davoodi linked Iraq’s future security to U.S. withdrawal from the country.  Judging by the reported mood of the meetings, Iraq and Iran are forging strong ties that will make the Bush administration’s increasingly cagey attitude toward Iran hard to sell to Iraqi leaders.


BBC:

“Establishment of peace and tranquility in Iraq depends on withdrawal of occupiers and their avoidance from interfering in Iraq, and also on the authority of the government of Mr Maliki,” Mr Davoodi said after talks with the prime minister.

“We regard Iraq’s security as our own security and that of the region,” he added.

Iraqi officials have said Mr Maliki will be seeking further co-operation from Iran in helping to quell the violence in his country.

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By CitizenDefender, August 15, 2007 at 10:43 am Link to this comment

“Not nature, but the “genius of mankind,” has knotted the hangman’s noose with which it can execute itself at any moment.” Carl G. Jung, 1952.

The Bush administration in typical military fashion has breached Iran’s borders with incursion forces of U. S. military units several times since the invasion of Iraq. The consequence has been to incite a reaction from the sovereign nation of Iran.

With his hand picked General following orders, he labels the Iranian Republican Guard as “Terrorists.” This behavior is predictable given Bush’s deceit on prior issues. There is a sense of foreboding about this no matter what his intention may be. He has “stayed the course” one day too many.

One again I need to thank the Washington Post for breaking the story.

The House and Senate must remove George W. Bush from his position of Commander in Chief.

Senate Majority Leader Pelosi needs to step up to the plate and start impeachment proceedings especially now that Mr. Rove is feeling the heat and stepping down.

Others should see this as a bad omen, as I do, since it only spells “more Conflict.” Bush has overestimated the role of mankind in nature and the universe for that matter.

The way to thrive is through peace and mutual understanding. War should always be the last resort.

We stand at a crossroad, holding the power to destroy ourselves and all of mankind.

Even if we remove Bush from office he will have his name in history right next to Stalin, Hitler and malaria.

“A day that will last until there is no immunity from punishment.” Yes, I as many thousands of Americans look for the day when this administration is forced to answer the questions of 9/11/2001 that the Commission avoided.

They don’t talk about it on TV anymore, but someone tried to make money with unusual stock trades right before the terrorist attacks of September 11.  Who knew to bet that United Airlines would lose money? See the link.
http://www.hereinreality.com/insidertrading.html

The nuclear demolition hypothesis:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UItWQwzJpFU&sdig=1

How the Towers were Demolished:
http://gordonssite.tripod.com/id2.html
http://journalof911studies.com/

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By farmertx, August 10, 2007 at 6:56 pm Link to this comment

1st Sargent

No argument there. Reality of any kind, unless espoused by Der Karl, is unknown to the Shrub.
The Shootist is smarter, but he doesn’t give a flying whatever.
I noted an editorial today in the Dallas paper about Baja California voter’s turning out a corrupt Governor.
Makes one wistful.

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By the 1Sgt, August 10, 2007 at 4:49 pm Link to this comment

#93736 by purplewolf on 8/10 at 11:13 am
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to the 1Sgt: I always thought the Puerto Rico was our 51st state,at least it was called that from the 70’s to ?, when did it change to 52?
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Poor Puerto Rico, being a US possession, DREAMS of rating as high as Israel does….can you imagine….3 BILLION a year automatically going to PR? FREE!!!!!! No payback and then BILLIONS more in military contracts and supplies/equipment.

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By purplewolf, August 10, 2007 at 12:13 pm Link to this comment

The Bush Bunch, much like the uninvited and unwelcome guest who crashed the dinner party in your home, doesn’t the the common sense or manners to leave when they have been told they are not wanted there and to get out.Time to call the authorities in to remove these unwanted “guests”. In other words it’s IMPEACHMENT TIME.

to the 1Sgt: I always thought the Puerto Rico was our 51st state,at least it was called that from the 70’s to ?, when did it change to 52?

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By June, August 10, 2007 at 10:57 am Link to this comment
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Think about it.  What would you do if a gang of armed thieves burst into your home, smashed up the place, killed some of your family members and asserted their right to the family’s silverware? Hand it over or surreptitiously booby-trap it?  Invite them to stay and make themselves comfortable or suggest that they leave?

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By James, August 10, 2007 at 4:37 am Link to this comment
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Interesting how one side of the propoganda in US says “we are wining in Iraq and violence is significantly reduced”, the other side of the propoganda machine says “Iran is increasing its influence in Iraq”!
DOES THIS MEAN THAT IRAN IS THE CAUSE OF BETTER STABILITY IN IRAQ?
If so, then why do we keep blaming Iran for everything from the floods to the collaps of the bridge…...............?
We should get the hell out and let them sort this mess, at least they seem to know what they are and should be doing!

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By the 1Sgt, August 10, 2007 at 4:05 am Link to this comment

Farmertx,

To this day, I don’t think the grape ape and the devil below him have figured out the GRAVITY of the mistake they have made. Iran has already won Iraq and we did it for them. Now we also have set up a scenario where these two will be an even greater threat to Israel, the appendage 51st state.

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By farmertx, August 9, 2007 at 3:57 pm Link to this comment

Shrub, being the master of diplomacy and foreign policy (he thought that was a insurance policy from Lloyds of London) that he is, coupled (take that either way) with Condi, will have the issue settled in no time flat.
I can only hope that Republican’s and Democrat’s alike, at least the rank and file members, are noting what happens when folks listen to sound bites and ignore the fact that a person has never accomplished anything, before casting their next vote.
That is assuming that we will have a vote to cast in the future.

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