Why is everyone freaking out over war with Iran?

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    I came here to post this very same video. Beat me to it.
     
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    This will be so important in the next election. I hope you are right, but I fear you are very wrong. They still have many viewers. Among "educated" surburban voters the NYT is still gospel.
     
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      Everyone does this to some extent. It's called "Gell-Mann Amnesia" after physicist Murray Gell-Mann.

       
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        It's not Iran...its the Middle East.

        I have no issue taking out a Terrorist...even a Political Leader...which is against international law...I'm no Globalist.

        But I am sick of little wars in piss ant countries that last decades.

        America First
         
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          When I was a kid growing up in NoVa, my Dad would regularly rail about stuff he read in the Washington Post. His particular pet peeve was to read in the Metro section about something that happened in our city where the Post would refer to an east-west running street as North or South such and such street. I vividly remember him looking directly at me on one occasion and saying "Always be suspicious of everything you read in this paper."
           
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            Their sales numbers suggest you are wrong.
             
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            its beyond just lack of intelligence among reports, confusing cause and effect etc.

            It is some confluence of stupidity and laziness. Ive personally seen stories written after say a council meeting, then read reports the next day only to see it bore no relationship to reality. The paper would just report whatever some favored politician wrote in a press brief, even when they were there and should have known better.

            You have to be pretty young or pretty foolish to trust the press.
             
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              The good news is none are coming. We dont wish to "own" any real estate there and will be perfectly happy just toasting rats when they poke their noses out of their holes.
               
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              Then why did/do you give me grief about having Congress Declare War?

              Do I want war...no..but if we have troops on the ground for a length of time...THEY need to declare war.

              And it's not the Rockets that concern me it's the IEDs.

              We should leave the Middle East.
               
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                How many years in that rat hole Afghanistan? We still are losing troops...for what?

                We don't need oil...thank you Trump

                ISIS is now scattered...thank you Trump

                We are no goo terms with Israel...thank you Trump.

                Come home, build a wall, upgrade the Navy, fix some roads at home...
                 
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                Bc we arent going to war.

                We are going to kill.some terrorists. Maybe even fry the Iranian Air Force and their johnboat fleet.

                But we arent going to war.
                 
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                  AGAIN facepalm Donky D____.?

                  Defend still being in the Middle East without declaring War?

                  What does the Constitution say?
                   
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                    Trump didnt do that. We should have just killed Obama and Hussein them let Turkey and Iran fight over the rest.

                    Trump has been pulling out and the Dims have been bytching about it.
                     
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                      Are we at War in Afghanistan?

                      Is Iran at War with us? Sounded like it today
                       
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                        The constitution doesnt say shyt about "being in thr middle east without declaring war".
                         
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                          So were not at War in Afghanistan?
                           
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                          No. We are conducting some military actions, which Congress approved.

                          If we were at war, wed just bomb it flat, like we did Germany and part of Japan.
                           
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                            Who said Trump? I said Congress...Duhh
                             
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                            So? Congress approved Iraq too.
                             
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                            Like Korea and Vietnam?

                            And because they are still there the Congress takes no responsibility...EXACTLY
                             

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