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Forum Post: Is Bringing All of the Troops home the right decision?

Posted 8 years ago on Oct. 21, 2011, 8:06 p.m. EST by MarkDuwe (127)
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If it was me, I wouldn't have sent them into Iraq in the first place. The Iraq war cost $800 Billion and should be paid for by everyone who voted for Bush twice.



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[-] 1 points by VivaLaRev (120) 8 years ago

Yes, bring them home and cut military war-time spending! The wars are costing so much that our soldiers are being threatened with losing their pension plans and haven't gotten the wage increases they were supposed to get. If we bring them home, we save lives and money. As a subsequent bonus, those soldiers will start spending their money in the U.S. and give the economy a little more boost in the right direction, and consequently create jobs.

[-] 1 points by OLLAG (84) 8 years ago

Um Iraq had over 200 US citizens being tortured for being Americans (America helped the iranians in the iraq-iran war.)

[-] 0 points by happybanker (766) 8 years ago

especially since many are reservists and there are sooo many jobs here for them

[-] 1 points by MarkDuwe (127) 8 years ago

I am really surprised he is doing this now because it will probably add a whole point or so to the unemplyment numbers, could go over 10%.