Any Internet poll is useless.
B757300, I doubt you thought it was "useless" when an overwhelming of people in "internet polls" were supporting going to war. But now, when people are getting tired of the lies, and tired of U.S. servicemen dying daily, you call such things "useless".
What is useless is your continued support for this administration in the face of building facts that they got us into this war on false information, and didn't have a clue what to do once they got into it.
No one did, as it was stated this would not be a cake walk and we would be there for a while.
Oh, please, Galaxy5, don't insult our intelligence! There's no doubt that Bush and Neocon friends of his thought they'd waltz into Iraq, all the people would welcome them with open arms, and they'd be done with it. The fact that they had no plans to rotate in or out any fresh troops tells you that-because the Administration thought this would be over in late spring.
Yes, occupation means we totally control their government, never let them have a government of their own, rape all their resources, totally control the general population with marshal law, limit all of the luxuries that are given to the public. Remove their religion and replace it with ours. and never leave until we are forced out by military action. THATS WHAT AN OCCUPATION IS.
Galaxy5, THIS IS AN
OCCUPATION GOING ON
!! Take of your blinders, for God's sake: WE
control their govenrment; WE
control the policing of their streets; we control the electricity and the water-and the oil; WE
are calling the shots, not Iraqi's. And WE
are the ones saying that now, we could have this occupation here for years, possibly. Here's the definition of Occupation, in this situation:
Main Entry: oc·cu·pa·tion
3 a : the act or process of taking possession of a place or area : SEIZURE b : the holding and control of an area by a foreign military force c : the military force occupying a country or the policies carried out by it.
Now, tell me again, this is not an "occupation"?