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Those who ignore history …

There’s been lots of talk the last few weeks about the US military presence in Afghanistan.

Frankly, I haven’t paid much attention. History tells us no outside power has succeeded in Afghanistan, and the past is prologue.

We went into Afghanistan for one reason — to get Bin Laden, the author of the 9/11 attacks. We failed; he got away. He’s not there anymore.

‘Nuff said. We have no further business in that country.

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  1. I have several friends that have sons over there right now.
    I agree, wholeheartedly, let’s get them the hell out.
    The entire region is the proverbial ‘asshole of the universe’.
    ~m
    _________
    Under the circumstances, it’s inexcusable and immoral to send our young men and women to fight, kill, and possibly die in Afghanistan.

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