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2012-11-19 Home Front: WoT
A Phony Hero for a Phony War
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Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2012-11-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [541 views ]  Top

#1 Typical NYT doesn't know that "Phony War" is already in use as a term.
Posted by gromky 2012-11-19 02:28||   2012-11-19 02:28|| Front Page Top

#2 On 22 July 2003, Task Force 20, aided by troops of the United States Army 101st Airborne Division under command of General Dave Petreaus, had a showdown with Saddam's sons Uday, Qusay and Qusay. These two buggers are no more and the world is now a better place.

Please tell us about your West Point appointment and rather abbreviated military career Mr. Truscott.

Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-19 02:28||   2012-11-19 02:28|| Front Page Top

#3 One too many Qusay's in the above.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-19 02:30||   2012-11-19 02:30|| Front Page Top

#4 Beso, vile deeds of Qusay and Uday were practically indistinguishable. All Hussains (or Husseins). Same devil's spawn.
Posted by twobyfour 2012-11-19 04:39||   2012-11-19 04:39|| Front Page Top

#5 Roger that 2x4! Lucian the IV (why do men need numbers after their names?) was a grad of the USAMA Class of 1969. He was kicked out of the Army a year later, which has had a chilling effect on his attitude toward the Army as well as his writings on military and policy matters. A birdcage liner factory makes an excellent pulpit for him.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-19 06:25||   2012-11-19 06:25|| Front Page Top

#6 Real Housewives of West Point.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-19 07:26||   2012-11-19 07:26|| Front Page Top

#7 Hi, I'm Uday, this is my brother Qusay, and this is my other brother Qusay...
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-11-19 07:51||   2012-11-19 07:51|| Front Page Top

#8 If they're going to call this a phony war, are they going to stop pretending OBL was anything other than a middleman between the ISI and the Taliban?
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-11-19 07:52||   2012-11-19 07:52|| Front Page Top

#9 A phony report for a phony news paper.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-11-19 09:43||   2012-11-19 09:43|| Front Page Top

#10 Any idea why "Lucian Truscott IV" was booted from the Army? Drugs? Gay? Gay drugs?
Posted by Rob Crawford 2012-11-19 09:59||   2012-11-19 09:59|| Front Page Top

#11 Tell me of your home planet Luci.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-11-19 10:28||   2012-11-19 10:28|| Front Page Top

#12  Any idea why "Lucian Truscott IV" was booted from the Army?

No idea, Rob, but his first novel, published in 1978, was about murder in the West Point gay community, and he is certainly out and proud now. See link.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-19 13:41||   2012-11-19 13:41|| Front Page Top

#13 The most important thing is that Uday and Quasay are still Eadday.
Posted by Total War 2012-11-19 14:28||   2012-11-19 14:28|| Front Page Top

#14 Things that are uncontrollable seemingly occur, perhaps, when your folks give you a name that translates as Lucy-Anne in real English. I blame the parents.
Posted by Varmint Spawn of the Hemps6607 2012-11-19 15:55||   2012-11-19 15:55|| Front Page Top

#15 I got to about the 3d paragraph. This idiot clearly doesn't know his history. His snipe at MacArthur is incredibly ignorant to say the least.
Posted by Broadhead6 2012-11-19 17:31||   2012-11-19 17:31|| Front Page Top

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