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69% of Americans Think the US Should Not Be At War In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — NY Times — After a series of violent episodes and setbacks, support for the war in Afghanistan has dropped sharply among both Republicans and Democrats in recent months as increasing numbers of Americans say that the United States should not be involved in the fighting there, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.

The poll found that more than two-thirds of those surveyed — 69 percent — think that the United States should not be at war in Afghanistan. That number is a significant increase from just four months ago, when 53 percent said that Americans should no longer be fighting in the conflict, which began more than a decade ago.

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bullshit poll

I call bull on this poll...the people of this country love blood and murder and war and are hungry for more war...any poll that suggests nearly 70% are against them is a LIE! How the fuck are Obama and Mitt Romney and Sans scrotum doing so good if 70% of people want the wars to end? The proof is in the pudding...

It's now or never...time to hit the streets and spread the truth!

Check This Out

I posted this on a thread but it's not getting much attention. It is an invitation to join a protest movement against the War with Iran. I thought it was interesting since anybody protesting the war should be a pretty easy vote for Ron Paul. Just see what you think of this. It came to my email inbox from a group called PeaceAction. http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/302/p/salsa/web/common/...

Yes, but 100%

of Romney, Gingrich and Santorum supporters believe that the U.S. should attack Iran as quickly as possible.

The only reason establishment republicans aren't in favor of the war any more is because there's a democrat in the WH. I have noticed that there are a lot of establishment repubs against Syria and Egypt too. Not because they are anti war now. Only because Obama is a democrat.

They are sick sick sick individuals. They have never met a principle or natural law they could agree with in their life. To believe in those, you have to follow the golden rule, rather than just paying it lip service on Sundays.

"The only reason

"The only reason establishment republicans aren't in favor of the war any more is because there's a democrat in the WH."

Exactly! This country will go down in flames before the idiot democrats and republicans give up their partisan douchebaggery.


good one.


douchebaggery. That is very good. Hahahahaha

The U.S. can't leave. Who

The U.S. can't leave. Who will protect the poppy fields? The new prison to be paid for by U.S. taxpayers.The Pentagon reported that Afghanistan is a virtual "Saudi Arabia" when it comes to lithium.We can't forget the new U.S. prisonin . Courtesy of the U.S.taxpayers. The proposed oil pipe line also to be paid form by the generous taxpayers.Since bases were built along this pipe line route i don't see American troops completely ever leaving.At first it was Unocal, then KRB. www.Globalresearch.ca /Haditha:Another Small Massacre-No One Guilty.We really know how to win friends and influence people. Today, China is building a large refinery in Saudi Arabia.When did the U.S, last build a refinery in the U.S.?

Bob Marshall

Lack of new US oil refineries is a known constriction point.

The oil refineries (or lack of them) concentrates the flow of oil from the ground to constriction point.

Just as refineries are constriction points for oil, other refineries, smelters, storage tanks, silos, grain elevators, & the like to constrict the flow of most commodities along their way to our free markets... at a high price.

I remember oil refineries being built in the US 3 or 4 decades ago.

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Yeah, but

this is just the sad result of MSM propaganda. Besides it means that 31% is either undecided or _against_ the war. Should not a nation be fully united behind a war before it is even considered??

Near 100% of Afgans beleive US Should Not Be Waging War There.

More & more, Afghans agree with themselves. It is well past time for the US to leave Afghanistan.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Who are the 31% that do not agree?

I swear, there are a lot a people out there that sh*t their undies on 9-11 and still have not changed them.

That is what bin laden wanted. He knew he could not take over this country in a war, but he could scare the sh*t out of the chicken hawks and bankrupt us in the middle east.

Why are they letting him win?

That 31% are the people who

That 31% are the people who keep the TV tuned to foxnews 24/7. My dad is one of them. He's an older angry white guy who thnks we should nuke the entire middle east although he's not exactly sure why except that they keep doing bad stuff.

I talked to one of those guys yesterday

Thats what he said, we should nuke the middle east. Its almost like they were programed some how. I started to ask him a few questions, he had no clue, just that there is a war and we should win it. Its bizzare.

Sixty Niiiiine dude!!

Sorry but someone had to say it.

The Libertarian Party, irrelevant since 1971.

Man...bunch of

Sour apples. Rather than voting down watch Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures and Lighten up.

The Libertarian Party, irrelevant since 1971.

Yeah they think

we should be at war with Iran

Then one would think that

parents would fight to keep their kids out of the military. The youth would not "volunteer," and the "draft" would have to be re-instituted which, in my opinion would bring on the revolution this unlawful government is desparately trying to bring on.

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Two points: 1. Who cares what

Two points:

1. Who cares what the American people think? The US government runs without any input from the American people at this point. In fact the average American has no more influence over their government than the average citizen of the Soviet Union did over theirs.

2. They obviously don't want us out of Afghanistan enough to do anything about it, like voting out all who support endless war and interventionism, or like protesting endless war. I think if they took "dancing with the stars" off the air, cancelled their social security checks or something like that the American people might do something in protest but nothing short of that will move the American people to do anything except keep electing the Romneys, Huckabees, Hilarys, Santorums, Bushes and Obamas of this world.