ANSWER Coalition responds to President Obama’s Iraq Speech

February 28, 2009 at 2:57 pm | Posted in Turkmens | Leave a comment
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ANSWER Coalition Responds
to President Obama’s Iraq Speech
of Friday, February 27

 

All Out for the Mass March on the Pentagon
on Saturday March 21, 2009!

 


With his speech today, President Obama has essentially agreed to continue the criminal occupation of Iraq indefinitely. He announced that there will be an occupation force of 50,000 U.S. troops in Iraq for at least three more years. President Obama used carefully chosen words to avoid a firm commitment to remove the 50,000 occupation troops, even after 2011.

The war in Iraq was illegal. It was aggression. It was based on lies and false rationales. President Obama’s speech today made Bush’s invasion sound like a liberating act and congratulated the troops for “getting the job done.” More than a million Iraqis died and a cruel civil war was set into motion because of the foreign invasion. President Obama did not once criticize the invasion itself.

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Obama’s Speech at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Feb 27, 2009

February 28, 2009 at 9:59 am | Posted in Turkmens | Leave a comment
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February 27, 2009

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Obama’s Speech at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Following are the prepared remarks of President Obama about withdrawing from Iraq at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Feb. 27, 2009, as provided by the White House.

 

Good morning Marines. Good morning Camp Lejeune. Good morning Jacksonville. Thank you for that outstanding welcome. I want to thank Lieutenant General Hejlik for hosting me here today.

 

Please click on the link below:

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/27/us/politics/27obama-text.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print

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