Gingrich to Afghanistan: Maybe it’s time for you to live your miserable lives on your own

posted at 6:02 pm on February 27, 2012 by Allahpundit

Have there been any new U.S. polls on Afghanistan taken since the locals went berserk over the Koran burnings? I’m keen to see what the Republican numbers look like now after days of killing followed by apologies followed by … more killing. It’s the right that’s been propping up support for the mission, but the thought of O’s “sorry” being met by Afghan officers shooting U.S. troops in the back of their heads while at their desks might be what finally finishes this project off. If 10 years of nation-building can’t prevent systemic fears of fraggings by Afghan soldiers, we’re wasting our time. And even if they can, we may be wasting our time anyway.

Gingrich senses an opportunity. Your move, Mitt:

Turning to the escalating violence in Afghanistan, the former Georgia congressman said the United States is facing an impossible task there.

“We are not going to fix Afghanistan. It is not possible,” he told a large group of Republicans at an afternoon luncheon here. “These are people who have spent several thousand years hating foreigners. And what we have done by staying is become the new foreigners.

“This is a real problem. And there are some problems where you have to say, ‘You know, you are going to have to figure out how to live your own miserable life… because you clearly don’t want to learn from me how to be unmiserable. And that is what you are going to see happen.”

The One now has cover from the self-styled anti-establishment Republican candidate to follow through on that speeded-up withdrawal Panetta floated last month. Can’t imagine that Romney would dare run to his right on the war against that backdrop unless it’s with sporadic boilerplate about “seeing the mission through” or “not surrendering” that no one presses him very hard on. Meanwhile, the official spin is that incidents of rebellion by Afghan troops are still relatively rare and might be caused by Taliban infiltration, but read this Time piece casting doubt on that. Even the Army itself doesn’t believe it:

The Saturday attacks seem to verify the findings of a declassified — then reclassified — U.S. Army study titled A Crisis of Trust and Cultural Incompatibility, which was released in May 2011. Through hundreds of interviews with both Afghan and American service members, it found that the murders of NATO troops by Afghan troops “do not represent ‘rare and isolated events’ as [is] currently being proclaimed.” Afghan soldiers cited night raids and home searches by foreign troops, the lack of respect for women, indiscriminate shooting, constant cursing and arrogance as top complaints against their foreign “partners.” They also said failure to prosecute foreign troops for war crimes, disrespect for Afghan soldiers, poor logistical support and a failure to share information led to divisions between the two forces — among numerous other complaints that included entering mosques, eating in front of fasting Afghan soldiers during Ramadan and other episodes of the desecration of the Koran.

At the same time, the report noted that U.S. troops have an extremely low regard for their Afghan counterparts. The service members’ top complaints were that the Afghans were drug abusers, thieves, traitorous, unstable, incompetent and had poor officers and noncommissioned officers. The troops also said Afghan recruits lacked discipline, were dangerous in firefights, were cowardly, lazy and had poor hygiene.

The report concludes that “the rapidly growing fratricide-murder trend committed by Afghan national security force [ANSF] personnel against NATO members” confirms the “ineffectiveness [of] our efforts in stabilizing Afghanistan, developing a legitimate and effective government, battling the insurgency, gaining the loyalty, respect and friendship of the Afghans [and] building the ANSFs into legitimate and functional organizations.” The report says that these complaints and murders challenge the usefulness of the “partnering” concept.

Said one former NATO rep, “If the trust, ability and willingness to partner falls apart, you are looking at the endgame here.” I’m not sure I understand that “if,” though: So worried was Gen. Allen about fraggings this weekend that he felt compelled to pull NATO advisors out of Afghan ministries, which are supposed to be secure and whose personnel are doubtless vetted carefully for their loyalties. If you can’t work in a cubicle inside the Interior Ministry without having to worry about some enraged lunatic shooting you in the face, what’s left?

Here’s Rush Limbaugh on today’s show wondering if maybe it’s time to say “to hell with the place.” See why I’m so curious about new poll numbers? Click the image to watch the clip, then read this Michael Hirsh piece at National Journal noting that the Koran-burning isn’t the only thing Afghan-related that Obama plans to apologize for. Relations with Pakistan have been strained ever since NATO airstrikes killed several dozen Pakistani troops back in November; an official “sorry” for that has been in the works for awhile in hopes of rebuilding cooperation, especially given the growing U.S. alarm about Haqqani hideouts across the border. But O may postpone it now in order to deny the GOP a talking point about his latest “apology tour.”


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Newt is right.

Roymunson on February 27, 2012 at 6:04 PM

SEND IN THE DRONES

gerrym51 on February 27, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Neutron Newt is getting ready to have another meltdown!

csdeven on February 27, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Winner is Newt. Current losers, America for not accepting him as the Nominee.

astonerii on February 27, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Gingrich is readin’ me Tweets!

HITN!!!!

29Victor on February 27, 2012 at 6:05 PM

…and don’t forget to release the cluster bombs filled with mustard gas on the way out…

29Victor on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Afghanistan, she has a horticulture problem.

You can lead a whore to culture but you can’t make her think.

profitsbeard on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

It’s a hell hole. It will always be a hell hole. Focus on targeting the terrorist aholes, not nation building.

therightwinger on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Let them rot. And the minute they get feisty, turn it into glass.

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Winner is Newt. Current losers, America for not accepting him as the Nominee.

astonerii on February 27, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Actually Newter tanked when he went full Occupier/Demorat on Romney. So it’s his own fault he is where he is.

Roymunson on February 27, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Newt is right, and amazingly he is now in the Ron Paul camp on this.

PS. The GOP nominee should make the argument that it is too late to fix AfPak after 4 years of neglect and we should leave.

Tater Salad on February 27, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Obama has been harping that Afghanistan is the only true and honorable war for US forces to be involved in,for 5 or 6 years now.

His supposed “brilliance” that would make him such a great President was all a facade.

portlandon on February 27, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Neutron Newt is getting ready to have another meltdown!

csdeven on February 27, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Why don’t we make you the new ambassador?

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Bring our soldiers home now.

JPeterman on February 27, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Here’s Rush Limbaugh on today’s show wondering if maybe it’s time to say “to hell with the place.”

Yes, it is time. I hope we learned a valuable lesson here.

aryeung on February 27, 2012 at 6:09 PM

It’s a hell hole. It will always be a hell hole. Focus on targeting the terrorist aholes, not nation building.

therightwinger on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

I still remebered how conservatives cheered Bush43 when he declared he would not get into nation-building during the ’00 election.

Tater Salad on February 27, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Oh!! *fans face, all verklempt* I, I, I think I’m in LOVE!!

waterytart on February 27, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Excellent, Newt.
No other candidate will be able to skewer Obama as he deserves regarding the Afgan debacle.

GaltBlvnAtty on February 27, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Bring our soldiers home now.

JPeterman on February 27, 2012 at 6:08 PM

Unnngggggghhhhhhhh. Arrrrrrggggghhhhhhrrrrnnnnnnn…. I aaaahhhhaaaaaagreeee with aaarrrrgggggg you!

Man. That hurt. I need a drink.

29Victor on February 27, 2012 at 6:12 PM

Carpet bomb the place with burning, pork stained korans and lock the door behind us.

pedestrian on February 27, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Newt shines on issues like this. He understands the historical context of events and is able to plot future actions accordingly. (while Romney awaits focus group results, and the Sanctimonious Sweatervest hyperventilates about it)

I wish Newt would be our next president (of the current lot left standing) but apparently the GOP Elite’s focus group has other plans for us.

Harbingeing on February 27, 2012 at 6:13 PM

The truth is so refreshing.
CAIR must be seething….bastards

thedevilinside on February 27, 2012 at 6:14 PM

Why do you guys keep talking about dumping bacon on the place? Just let hoards of wild hogs run loose and reproduce!

aryeung on February 27, 2012 at 6:15 PM

3rd look at Newt!

davemason2k on February 27, 2012 at 6:16 PM

Out now. If the commanders and the whistler in chief are not going to allow our men and women to fight the way we have since our founding then we have no business being there. The ROE’s and PC garbage is killing them.

FLconservative on February 27, 2012 at 6:17 PM

*hordes

aryeung on February 27, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Thank you Newt!

Pragmatic on February 27, 2012 at 6:17 PM

Only Newt is talking about serious issues , oil prices, Afghanistan, jobs.
The other 2 are talking about the social issues ( that are important, but not when lives are in danger and poeple are struggling to find jobs) or Nascar?

evergreenland on February 27, 2012 at 6:18 PM

3rd 47th look at Newt!

davemason2k on February 27, 2012 at 6:16 PM

FIFY

CycloneCDB on February 27, 2012 at 6:18 PM

I agree. And I hope all 4 GOP candidates agree. Get the hell out. And then send aid to Syrian rebels fighting Hezbollah.

kirkill on February 27, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Spec Ops, drones, rinse and repeat as needed. It`s time we`re done with that septic tank.

ThePrez on February 27, 2012 at 6:19 PM

“I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”
– Barack Hussein Obama, from his book “Audacity of Hope”

JPeterman on February 27, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Wait. Hasn’t Ron Paul been making this argument for a while now? Looks like he should be the one getting credit for Newt’s change of opinion.

cd98 on February 27, 2012 at 6:20 PM

And then send aid to Syrian rebels fighting Hezbollah.

kirkill on February 27, 2012 at 6:18 PM

ummmm

aryeung on February 27, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Let them rot. And the minute they get feisty, turn it into glass.

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

I like the cut of your jib, and those curves, oh those curves.

O:->=

SparkPlug on February 27, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Time to leave and leave nothing behind. Then, make sure that not one dime of aid goes to that country — not one dime. And, if The One permits any serviceman to be “tried,” he should be impeached. Period.

Jim - PRS on February 27, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Our soldiers can sit in their huts and sip tea all afternoon with the locals, but at the end of the day, they will never be our friends or like us in any way, shape or form. They will never be grateful for all the schools, hospitals or roads we build for them and will let us know by shooting our guys in the back when they aren’t looking. Screw ‘em all, if we aren’t going to fight it to win it we need to get out now.

Kissmygrits on February 27, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Both Rick & Newt are wielding the sword of truth against deeply ingrained lies !!
Pray for them both !

pambi on February 27, 2012 at 6:22 PM

among numerous other complaints that included entering mosques, eating in front of fasting Afghan soldiers during Ramadan

Jesus Christ, if you don’t want to eat that’s your problem.

Mark1971 on February 27, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Newt is right!

Look at update from rightscoop!-

***UPDATED: NATO HAS AGREED TO PUT OUR TROOPS ON TRIAL***

In the aftermath of the riots over the Koran burnings, reports are that NATO has agreed to put our troops on trial. Rush says that if this is the end result of our troops being there, then perhaps it is time to just say “the hell with the place” and bring our troops home:

tinkerthinker on February 27, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Ron Paul 2012!!

dom89031 on February 27, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Another win for Ron Paul.

thphilli on February 27, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Peaceful Iraq = The wrong war. Illegal, immoral; Bush’s war

Brutal Afghanistan: = The right war. Bush took his eye off the ball and look at how great it is that Obama is focusing on the right war.

thebrokenrattle on February 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM

This is the most disgraceful hypocrisy I’ve seen since Obama pushed for and won those expansions in federal wiretap and surveillance authority. Gingrich and Limbaugh called people who called for withdrawal traitors and anti-troops for years. And now its like “maybe this is a lost cause after all.” The anti-war left has been arguing that nation building in Afghanistan is a failed project FOR YEARS. And were demonized for it. Think of the lives and money that could’ve been saved if these idiots hadn’t taken so long to come to this obvious conclusion. So, so ridiculous.

libfreeordie on February 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM

“This is a real problem. And there are some problems where you have to say, ‘You know, you are going to have to figure out how to live your own miserable life…

About time someone stood up to the democratic voting government addicted diapers to depends crowd.

they lie on February 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM

I meant to add..
They can’t put our troops on trial can they?

tinkerthinker on February 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM

…and don’t forget to release the cluster bombs filled with mustard gas on the way out…

29Victor on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Nah – WMDs really pi$$ people off for some reason. Old-school napalm on the mass protests works just as well…

affenhauer on February 27, 2012 at 6:25 PM

I meant to add..
They can’t put our troops on trial can they?

tinkerthinker on February 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM

molṑn labé.

thphilli on February 27, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Afghan soldiers cited lack of respect for women…

Jihadi please….

HotAirian on February 27, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Let them rot. And the minute they get feisty, turn it into glass.

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM
I like the cut of your jib, and those curves, oh those curves.

O:->=

SparkPlug on February 27, 2012 at 6:20 PM

I’m in total agreement! Amen Newt. It’s about time someone speaks out on this and for the right reasons.

You should have heard Mark Levin going off on this for the first 15 minutes. I know someones ears were not only burning but probably fell off!!

Mark is going off on the Separation of Church & State next.

bluefox on February 27, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Let them rot. And the minute they get feisty, turn it into glass.

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Yes! Torch a bunch of innocent, illiterate cave-dwelling civilians the minute anyone “gets feisty!”

ernesto on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

NATO officials promised to meet Afghan nation’s demand of bringing to justice, through an open trial, those responsible for the incident and it was agreed that the perpetrators of the crime be brought to justice as soon as possible.

http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2012/02/26/nato-agrees-to-prosecutions-for-koran-burnings/

I think I’m going to be sick.

tencole on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Turn the whole middle east into a radiocative wasteland.These aboriginies will never get out of their caves, so they are wasting good air.

they lie on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Newt knows more about history than all the public school teachers combined. ….ok…..well, maybe that isn’t saying it right…….how about he has forgotten more history than they ever knew…..that’s better.

1nolibgal on February 27, 2012 at 6:28 PM

Yes! Torch a bunch of innocent, illiterate cave-dwelling civilians the minute anyone “gets feisty!”

ernesto on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Who shoot our soldiers in the back of the head while sitting at their desks.

JPeterman on February 27, 2012 at 6:28 PM

I am disgusted by the events of the last week. The Afghan “people” are ungrateful primitive human garbage. Screw them. We need to leave tomorrow morning, and let the Afghans stew in their own savagery.

The people and government of Afghanistan have descended to the level of feral animals. Getting out doesn’t mean “losing” the war or “cutting and running.” It’s about recognizing that the Afghans are unworthy of American protection and sacrifice. Yes, the Taliban might take over again, but I don’t care. Yes, the Taliban will cut off Karzai’s head and use it as a soccer ball within two weeks after our departure, but I don’t care.

Cursed be Afghanistan.

NealK on February 27, 2012 at 6:28 PM

Newt knows more about history than all the public school teachers combined. ….ok…..well, maybe that isn’t saying it right…….how about he has forgotten more history than they ever knew…..that’s better.

1nolibgal on February 27, 2012 at 6:28 PM

And he is just parroting what Ron Paul has been saying for the entire campaign now. Soooooo. . . . .

thphilli on February 27, 2012 at 6:28 PM

U.S. Army study titled A Crisis of Trust and Cultural Incompatibility

Yeah. They’re barbarians stuck in the 1100′s.

Here’s Rush Limbaugh on today’s show wondering if maybe it’s time to say “to hell with the place.”

He’s wondering? It’d be a great thing for the entire world to leave these “people” to their own devices for a couple of decades–without US cash.

RedCrow on February 27, 2012 at 6:29 PM

John McCain hardest hit. (my friends)

Tim Zank on February 27, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Bushes compassionate conservative winning of hearts and minds failed, bring the troops home and deal with the savages from 10,000 feet and some real fire power!

I don’t know who advised Bush that these primitives could be won over but it was bad advice maybe they understand massive casualties on a scale never seen before!

I rather win a war than lose one winning hearts and minds.

ConcealedKerry on February 27, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Gosh, I just love the Newtster!

shar61 on February 27, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Yes! Torch a bunch of innocent, illiterate cave-dwelling civilians the minute anyone “gets feisty!”

ernesto on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Works for me.

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:31 PM

i am so sick of these animals in the Middle East. They have no courage, they have no fighters, they have no society. The only way they know how to fight is: plant bombs. How cowardly is that? Plant bombs on children. What f–in cowards. And as is well documented, they are most of them sheep in man form, as evidenced by the contempt their women show towards them. They don’t know how to handle a real woman. Just some pathetic girl cowed into terrified obedience. Why don’t you throw some acid on her for rejecting you, jackoff?

They would never survive a real fight. They would never survive a pitched charge. They have built nothing. Their religion, such as it is, is built on fear and cowardice. Them and their False Prophet. What jackoffs.

What cowards. They wouldn’t know the operating end of a gun if some Westerner hadn’t patiently drawn a picture of a hole in the dust at their feet, then pointed to the muzzle to illustrate, “Here, here is where bam bam comes out.”

I say Nuke them from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.

Herald of Woe on February 27, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Both Iraq and Afghanistan wars were fought stupidly. You can not nation build the Islamic world, but you can hope to weaken them, to lessen the danger they pose to modern 21st century civilized mankind.

We have accomplished all we could in Afghanistan, unless you are willing to convert the people to another religion and simply level the place like the Soviets tried to do.

Declare victory and come home…hopefully wacking everyone we want dead on the way out to make a point. Nothing to fear or need from Pakistan anymore, so lets send them a farewell gift.

William Eaton on February 27, 2012 at 6:32 PM

“if my calculations are correct this should create ice…OMG it’s poison mustard gas!!”

- Joe Dirt

DHChron on February 27, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Ripley: “I say we take off and nuke the entire site country from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.”

Marcola on February 27, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Does this means Jon Huntsman was right before anyone?

tbrickert on February 27, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Only Newt is talking about serious issues , oil prices, Afghanistan, jobs.
The other 2 are talking about the social issues ( that are important, but not when lives are in danger and poeple are struggling to find jobs) or Nascar?

evergreenland on February 27, 2012 at 6:18 PM

i might agree if you ignore Obama’s attack on religious freedom and all rights to conscience (which ought to make all commenters fightened to death)
What part of getting ALL our rights from nature’s God (and not the state is so hard to understand?)

The constitution did not concern itself with small things like money -but big things light freedom and inalienable rights to worship for a big reason -they’re far more important.

hint -they had jobs under Hitler, Mussolini, and Tojo – would that make you happy?

Don L on February 27, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Why the hell don’t our political leaders have the guts to actually WIN wars?!

Why did we allow the Afghani and Iraqi constitutions to enshrine sharia?

Why didn’t we make them adopt our Constitution?

Iblis on February 27, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Newt is 100% correct on this issue.

We can’t save everyone.

talkingpoints on February 27, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Yes! Torch a bunch of innocent, illiterate cave-dwelling civilians the minute anyone “gets feisty!”

ernesto on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Works for me.

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:31 PM

The closest thing to innocent in Afghanistan is the livestock, and a lot of it has been defiled.

Dr Evil on February 27, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Welcome to 2006.

Rush saying this is particularly amusing, considering what he used to say half a dozen years ago when this became evident to anyone with a functional brain.

joana on February 27, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Yes! Torch a bunch of innocent, illiterate cave-dwelling civilians the minute anyone “gets feisty!”

ernesto on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

I don’t know if there’s an abortive procedure for grown people living in caves. That would be one big coat hanger.

aryeung on February 27, 2012 at 6:34 PM

The anti-war left has been arguing that nation building in Afghanistan is a failed project FOR YEARS. And were demonized for it. Think of the lives and money that could’ve been saved if these idiots hadn’t taken so long to come to this obvious conclusion. So, so ridiculous.

libfreeordie on February 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM

You’re the biggest hypocrite on HA!

Since your beloved Odumbo became president, whatever happened to those whackos called Code Pink? (I’m sure you’ve commented on that extensively.)

Yep, they’ve been arguing it for years…been pretty quiet the last three, though.

RedCrow on February 27, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Maybe Newt could go to Afghanistan and debate the Taliban.

NickDeringer on February 27, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Another win for Ron Paul.
thphilli on February 27, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Naw – a win for the wet finger in the wind for Newt’s sudden turnabout epiphany.

whatcat on February 27, 2012 at 6:34 PM

The left and ron paul have been asking to get us out of these wars for years now. Glad to see some notable figures on the far right actually start to come around.

Politricks on February 27, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Maybe Newt could go to Afghanistan and debate the Taliban.
NickDeringer on February 27, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Lincoln-Douglas – seven 3 hour debates, baby!

whatcat on February 27, 2012 at 6:36 PM

(excuse me…have to do this for somebody)

…Hang in there NEWT !!!

KOOLAID2 on February 27, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Why do you guys keep talking about dumping bacon on the place? Just let hoards of wild hogs run loose and reproduce!
aryeung on February 27, 2012 at 6:15 PM

RED THE OTHER WHITE MEAT BABY!

Marcola on February 27, 2012 at 6:36 PM

The left and ron paul have been asking to get us out of these wars for years now. Glad to see some notable figures on the far right actually start to come around.

Politricks on February 27, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Ron Paul is the only one that’s been more or less consistent.

aryeung on February 27, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Wonder if Mr. Putin and the Russians would want to join in and frolic along with us on the way out. I also wonder if the Afghans ever contemplated having both Russia and America really really pissed off at them at the same time. Or if they think the Chinese (or Saudi’s or Libyans or Iranians) will save their skanky asses.

NahnCee on February 27, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Naw – a win for the wet finger in the wind for Newt’s sudden turnabout epiphany.

whatcat on February 27, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Just look through this thread. A week ago all of these people were making fun of Ron Paul saying to pull out of Afghanistan. Then a couple more Americans die, a different candidate parrots what Ron Paul has said all campaign long, and now they are almost universally in favor of pulling out of Afghanistan.

thphilli on February 27, 2012 at 6:37 PM

And if the Taliban refuse to debate Newt can follow them around Afghanistan until they agree.

Mark1971 on February 27, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Lincoln-Douglas – seven 3 hour debates, baby!

whatcat on February 27, 2012 at 6:36 PM

that’s a fundamental win for the Newtster

DHChron on February 27, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Neutron Newt is getting ready to have another meltdown!

csdeven on February 27, 2012 at 6:05 PM

This is why you take a lot of guff for being silly. I don’t envy Obama having to deal with this or any of our candidates. It is an untenable situation with no easy answers.

arnold ziffel on February 27, 2012 at 6:39 PM

(excuse me…have to do this for somebody)
…Hang in there NEWT !!!
KOOLAID2 on February 27, 2012 at 6:36 PM

FIFY… It needed italics too I think.

Marcola on February 27, 2012 at 6:39 PM

I wish Newt would be our next president (of the current lot left standing) but apparently the GOP Elite’s focus group has other plans for us.

Harbingeing on February 27, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Newt would get the job done, the others would just continue talking about it.

If the majority of the voters were not so ill informed, Newt would be leading in the polls. Instead they believe the left wing media garbage. And some of Romney’s lies and distortions as well.

I’m making sure my immediate family and extended family understand the truth of this primary season.

Go Newt, and get Allen West to run with you!!!

bluefox on February 27, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Amen and Hallelujah ! Preach the truth Newt. They don’t want to change and we’re wasting precious time and money on the project.

Drill our own oil and let them destroy themselves.

stenwin77 on February 27, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Let them rot. And the minute they get feisty, turn it into glass.

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Oh my…MooCow doth like this “Katy” person…verily, much so.

MooCowBang on February 27, 2012 at 6:40 PM

The closest thing to innocent in Afghanistan is the livestock, and a lot of it has been defiled.

Dr Evil on February 27, 2012 at 6:33 PM

The goats all look pretty worn out, and I don’t think it’s just from a lack of sleep!

KOOLAID2 on February 27, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Marcola on February 27, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Thanks…that does look better!
7%…:)

KOOLAID2 on February 27, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Carpet bomb the place with burning, pork stained korans and lock the door behind us.

pedestrian on February 27, 2012 at 6:13 PM

Oh my…MooCow doth enjoy this thread…verily, much so.

MooCowBang on February 27, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Yes! Torch a bunch of innocent, illiterate cave-dwelling civilians the minute anyone “gets feisty!”

ernesto on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

You should go give them a hug.

HumpBot Salvation on February 27, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Why do you guys keep talking about dumping bacon on the place? Just let hoards of wild hogs run loose and reproduce!

aryeung on February 27, 2012 at 6:15 PM

Alright…now you guys are just reading my mind…

MooCowBang on February 27, 2012 at 6:45 PM

The troops also said Afghan recruits lacked discipline, were dangerous in firefights, were cowardly, lazy and had poor hygiene.

We’ve wondered where all the OWS protesters came from.

Mystery solved.

MessesWithTexas on February 27, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Works for me.

katy the mean old lady on February 27, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Me too old lady….me too.

tencole on February 27, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Yes! Torch a bunch of innocent, illiterate cave-dwelling civilians the minute anyone “gets feisty!”

ernesto on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

You mean those same cave-dwelling primitives that launched the only successful attack on a United States civilian metropolitan center in the last 200 years? Are those the ones you’re referring to?

Burke on February 27, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Newt is oh so right! Bravo!

GFW on February 27, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Yes! Torch a bunch of innocent, illiterate cave-dwelling civilians the minute anyone “gets feisty!”

ernesto on February 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM

You mean fiesty like killing 3000+ of our innocent countrymen while they are sitting at their desks? That kind of fiesty?

Yah…burn em all down.

MooCowBang on February 27, 2012 at 6:47 PM

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