The Consequences of agression

The administration is justifying this war by frightening the American people with the consequences of withdrawal. But they refuse to acknowledge that we are already suffering those consequences.  The people of Iraq are already suffering those dire consequences  to the tune of over 34,000 per year. Seems to me that what we are doing is putting our hand in the boiling pot to avoid being burned by the fire. 

Then there is the defense of our reputation argument.  That one is like saying:  Don't stop punching the little kids, or they will no longer think you are a bulley.  How outrageous does this administration need to be before the American people wake up and notice that we have wandered from a legitimate response to an terrorist act by a small group into the military domination of a region ?

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