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Police in Afghan. kills 2 US soldiers. (Do Obama or Romney even MENTION the wars anymore?)

I'm just curious, durning their stump speeches do Obomba or Mittens even MENTION the wars anymore? To just ignore the troops makes me think they don't care about the troops. Hum, wonder why that is?

Two US soldiers have been shot dead by a local policeman in Afghanistan, officials for the international Nato-led force in the country say.

The policeman, reportedly a member of a local defence force being trained by international troops, was also shot and killed, officials said.

The incident happened in the western province of Farah.

It is the latest in a series of so-called "green on blue" attacks by members of the Afghan security forces.

"Two US Forces-Afghanistan service members died this morning as a result of an insider threat attack in Farah province," the US-led International Security Assistance Force was quoted by Agence-France Presse news agency as saying.

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"Green on blue" attacks
About 130,000 ("blue") coalition troops are fighting insurgents alongside 350,000 ("green") Afghans
There have been 36 deaths to date this year, with most of the victims Americans
There were 35 such deaths in 2011

"A member of the Afghan local police turned his weapon against two USFOR-A service members. The attacker was shot and killed."


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The military is being used to insure the future wealth and

power of the ELITE of this world. Obama/Romney are part of the elite wealthy crowd. They never served in the military and do not care about the troops.

"In Haig's presence, Kissinger referred pointedly to military men as 'dumb, stupid animals to be used' as pawns for foreign policy." from book by Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein, The Final Days, p. 208

It is surreal that Obama/Romney are so CALLOUS they do not even MENTION the ongoing wars where American youth are suffering in wars that have nothing to do with homeland defense!

Reinstatement of the draft

No, President OBAMA and presumptive nominee ROMNEY don't mention our "extended wars" - just the potential need for MORE WARS.

Just RON PAUL does - calling for AN END TO THE WARS; and also

GENERAL MCCHRYSTAL - calling for REINSTATEMENT OF THE DRAFT. "We've never done that in the United State before; we've never fought an extended war with an all- volunteer military. So what it means is you've got a very small population that you're going to and you're going to it over and over again," he said... "Reservists following multiple deployments have trouble maintaining careers and families and have a "frighteningly high" rate of suicide." http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/07/03/mcchrysta...

P.S. I wonder from where NYTimes or Washington Post readers get their news. You'll find McChrystal's statement discussed all over on blogs and in op-ed pieces (including theirs), but I can't find any MAINSTREAM NEWS COVERAGE of this important professional assessment of the situation: the wars can't continue to go on the way the way things currently are. VOTE FOR RON PAUL! STOP THE DAMN WARS!

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Why should they?

They nor their loved ones are NOT going "over there"
Another question that is never asked is this "How many sons or daughters, or grand-sons, or grand-daughters of congressmen and congresswoman or sentors have been killed thus far from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~

Holbrook, THAT would be nice chart to see

Just think if Ben Swann did a Reality Check on how many politically connected people in this country have lost a family member in war. I know a few of them place their kids in secure bunkers overseas to keep the mailroom clean but fighing and dying...I'd bet there are less than 5.

So far Democrats talked about

So far Democrats talked about Bain Capital and Romney hiding his taxes. Romney's campaign responded hard by attacking Obama's " you didn't build that" remark and promising the repeal of Obamacare.

There are more important

There are more important things to do and discuss like the beer summit and going after Gibson Guitars.

Yes they do. They discuss the

Yes they do. They discuss the need or the potential "need" to go to war with Iran, and Syria.

My bad Atlanta...I forgot they DO mention that!

Schister Bastards!