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  1. #1 Australian Chickenshits 
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    Australia turns chckenshit on us:


    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,361248,00.html

    Australia Ends Iraq Combat Operations
    Sunday, June 01, 2008

    SYDNEY, Australia Australia, a staunch U.S. ally and one of the first countries to commit troops to the Iraq war five years ago, ended combat operations there Sunday, a Defense Department official said.

    Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was swept into office in November largely on the promise that he would bring home the country's 550 combat troops by the middle of 2008.

    Rudd has said the Iraq deployment has made Australia more of a target for terrorism.

    The combat troops are expected to return home over the next few weeks. Local media reports said the first of the soldiers had already landed in Australia on Sunday afternoon.
     

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    We have troops in Afghanistan and that number will increase as time goes on, Our navy works the gulf.Our civiilian advisors remain.

    Two thirds of our troops remain in Iraq and more to go to other theatres.The troops that come home will rest, retrain, re equip and then redeploy, probably to Afghanistan.

    Or Timor. Or the Philippines. Or Aceh. Or the Solomons where trouble is brewing.

    We are not "chickenshit" and I am offended beyond words at you, Gator.You know better than this..or you should.
    Last edited by Sonnabend; 06-01-2008 at 09:55 AM.
     

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    Additionally...how dare you denigrate the actions of others and how dare you insult a nation that has stood by you through thick and thin.May I remind you that the support of the US and this war is what cost Joihn Howard the election, is what has divided this nation and that the action to remove troops is not broadly supported.

    Our SAS dropped behind enemy lines pre OIF, we have served time and again and helped the US in times when needed..we will continue to do so in other theatres, our commitment to Iraq and the WOT is as it has always been.

    I might also add that the fact they can leave safely is proof they have done their job well and done what they came there to do....mission complete.

    The words you are looking for are THANK and YOU.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonnabend View Post
    Additionally...how dare you denigrate the actions of others and how dare you insult a nation that has stood by you through thick and thin.May I remind you that the support of the US and this war is what cost Joihn Howard the election, is what has divided this nation and that the action to remove troops is not broadly supported.

    Our SAS dropped behind enemy lines pre OIF, we have served time and again and helped the US in times when needed..we will continue to do so in other theatres, our commitment to Iraq and the WOT is as it has always been.

    I might also add that the fact they can leave safely is proof they have done their job well and done what they came there to do....mission complete.

    The words you are looking for are THANK and YOU.
    These are the words you're getting from the majority of Americans. Please disregard the chickenshit stuffr. Don't know what gets into Gator sometimes.
     

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    Yes, please except our apologies for Gator. Honestly, I don't know what gets into him sometimes.
     

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    Gator seems to think this sort of behavior makes the forum more interesting. He pulled the same crap at NU. Hopefully someday Rob will come to his senses about gator.

    Sonnabend please also accept my apology for gator being an ass. Australia is a good ally to America and the vast majority of us are very grateful.

    "An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. -Robert Heinlein"
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by stlouiewoman View Post
    These are the words you're getting from the majority of Americans. Please disregard the chickenshit stuffr. Don't know what gets into Gator sometimes.
    Yeah, what she said. I'm grateful to call Australia an ally.
     

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    Who, exactly, are the Austratians?
    The people who watch your back whilst you sleep.
    The people who keep watch on some of the worst jihadi hotbeds in the world

    Any more questions?.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perilloux View Post
    Yeah, what she said. I'm grateful to call Australia an ally.
    Real allies don't elect Left Wing governments and then cut and run on you.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonnabend View Post
    We have troops in Afghanistan and that number will increase as time goes on, Our navy works the gulf.Our civiilian advisors remain.

    Two thirds of our troops remain in Iraq and more to go to other theatres.The troops that come home will rest, retrain, re equip and then redeploy, probably to Afghanistan.

    Or Timor. Or the Philippines. Or Aceh. Or the Solomons where trouble is brewing.

    We are not "chickenshit" and I am offended beyond words at you, Gator.You know better than this..or you should.
    I can't fault your country for having enough of Iraq. I've had just about enough of Iraq too. Afghanistan is a noble cause and your country's assistance will be appreciated.
    I like to shoot people with my CANON.
     

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