Bits of Tid: October 16, 2007

Who Said That? Edition

Who said this?

{W}e've seen the corruption and the sectarian division. We understand what it's like to be stretched too thin. And we know when it's time to get out.
Answer: Twelve former Army captains and Iraq veterans, in an op-ed in the Washington Post.

Next quote:
"We’ve treated the Arab world as a collection of big gas stations," the retired general said. "Our message to them is: Guys, keep your pumps open, prices low, be nice to the Israelis and you can do whatever you want out back. Osama and 9/11 is the distilled essence that represents everything going on out back."
Answer: Gen. John Abizaid.

Who's responsible for this one?
“As a patriotic American proud to serve the nation in uniform, I respectfully urge my political leaders in Congress to support the prompt withdrawal of all American military forces and bases from Iraq. Staying in Iraq will not work and is not worth the price. It is time for U.S. troops to come home.”
Answer? 2,000+ active-duty service personnel. Phony soldiers, Rush?

And speaking of which:
Regardless of your feelings regarding the war, there's nothing phony about these brave people who wear the uniform of our country.
That would be me, nominating 'phony soldiers' for banishment for Lake Superior State University's Banished Word List. It comes out in 2 1/2 months, so get your picks in soon!

And finally, well, I don't need to ask you who said this:

BTW: Is that Joe Knollenberg, about halfway in?

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