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AP Poll: 1 in 3 vets sees Iraq, Afghan wars as wastes (10/5/11)

WASHINGTON (AP) — One in three U.S. veterans of the post-9/11 military believes the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, and a majority think that after 10 years of combat America should be focusing less on foreign affairs and more on its own problems, according to an opinion survey released Wednesday.


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Recent poll shows we are in an uphill battle

Saw an interview on Fox News this morning with a former CIA covert ops officer talking about how the US has stayed safe since 9/11. He made two interesting observations: One of the best decisions right after 9/11 was to go in to Afghanistan and go after Al Qaeda right away, and one of the worst decisions was to be nation building in Afghanistan instead of pulling out.

However, the part of the interview that blew me away was when they showed a recent AP poll that said that 64% of those polled believe it is sometimes necessary to sacrifice our rights and freedoms to fight terrorism.

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The tide begins to turn

Latest poll out of AP show that Dr Paul is the only declared GOP candidate with a higher favorability rating than his unfavorability

Slate on FOX's Doctoring of AP Article

From Slate: Doctored Paul

At 11 a.m. today, one of FoxNews.com's top stories was an article about a Nevada brothel owner endorsing Ron Paul. But the story wasn't written by Fox News; it was a tweaked version of an Associated Press story that hit the wires early Monday. And, to make matters even more muddled, that story was taken from a Reno Gazette-Journal piece. Something was lost in translation....

This is a great read. Continue here...

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