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Latest turn in Iraq spreads
dismay among U.S. veterans

Philadelphia Inquirer [PA], by Edward Colimore

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Posted By:JoniTx, 6/12/2014 8:35:38 PM

Michael Vey says he´s "seen it all before." The Vietnam War veteran watched the TV news footage of Saigon´s fall in 1975 - just a few years after he returned home from combat duty. "I remember thinking, ´What a waste,´ " he said. "Ten years, 58,000 American lives, and we let it fall." Now, Vey, 62 of North Cape May, is watching Islamist militants trying to take over Iraq, city by city, a decade after he and members of his New Jersey Army National Guard unit helped topple Saddam Hussein."It´s happening all over again," said Vey, a retired 1st sergeant

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nycvoter, 6/12/2014 8:46:05 PM     (No. 9883714)

What a sad loss of life, blood and treasure that this disgrace of a president just through down the toilet.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KTWO, 6/12/2014 9:07:21 PM     (No. 9883746)

"dismay" is the wrong word, "disgust" would be closer.

Veterans probably understand Obama the best and are not dismayed at all.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 6/12/2014 10:26:03 PM     (No. 9883848)

It´s what libtards do. They are arrogant puffballs oozing hubris from every pore - they convince morons that they have the answers. Yet every time all you see as a result of giving libtards power is waste and destruction - what you get when giving control to very small children. I hope the human race will one day retain the lesson that allowing libtards near any sort of power should be a powerful taboo which results in the immediate defenestration of any libtards who attempt to grasp power at any level. They self-identify so spotting them is fairly easy.

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