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Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 8:00 p.m. EST

Will the United States of America be at war with Iraq this Wednesday?

  • Yes

    Votes: 22 66.7%
  • No

    Votes: 11 33.3%

  • Total voters
    33
  • Poll closed .
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Wannaplan?

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Will the United States of America be at war with Iraq on Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 8:00 p.m. EST?
 

Runner

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I'm not so sure of the exact date. However, I voted "yes" so as not to be a fence sitter. I am sure the day is coming very soon though.
I hope we don't open a can of worms of global problems (China->Taiwan, N.Korea->S.Korea, Pakistan->India, etc. etc. etc.). I am also concerned about domestic terrorism even conventional bombings.
Sadly I believe that this could have been avoided by acting sooner. We waited too long and now our stitch in time has turned into nine and many more... Hindsight says once the USSR fell we should have aggressively taken on these problems.
 

donk

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Unfortunately, we will be watching them bomb baghdad live in prime time.
 

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Assuming Saddam Hussein is still in Iraq, I suspect on Wednesday night, sometime after 8:00 pm, that President Bush will address the nation: "As I speak, bombs are already falling on Baghdad..."
 

NHPlanner

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Beaner said:
Assuming Saddam Hussein is still in Iraq, I suspect on Wednesday night, sometime after 8:00 pm, that President Bush will address the nation: "As I speak, bombs are already falling on Baghdad..."
And I pray it's just bombs and air strikes.....and that my brother-in-law (in Kuwait in the Army) only has to come in afterwards and clean up.
 

PlannerGirl

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Back in 91 it was on a wed night-i was getting ready for church

happened to have on CNN who just happend to have Wolf Blitzer and that other guy giving a live report when it all started

creepy as hell

heres hope that it goes quick and well-my G*d save us all
 

Chet

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We already are at war. Congress gave the authority a year ago and there are special ops on the ground inside Iraq already. We've been performing air strikes for 10 years. I guess the term "war" has become relative.
 

Cardinal

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Although I voted 'no' I think Brian has the right answer. We do have special ops on the ground in Iraq and we are selectively bombing targets. The only remaining question is when does the air campaign begin and when do ground forces go in. I suspect we will wait until shortly after the 48 hours and then launch air strikes in the hopes that they may get saddam to vacate the country. If that does not do it, we will keep up the air attack a couple more weeks before sending in large ground forces.
 

giff57

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Probably not by Wed, but within a week of that date though
 

el Guapo

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I agree with Michael. Within a 48 hour period after the deadline passes the balloon will go up. When the GPS sats offer the best coverage over Iraq is when it will start. And it will start at night.
 

Wannaplan?

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Exactly two-thirds of Cyburbanites who voted in this poll that asked "Will the United States of America be at war with Iraq this Wednesday?" believed President Bush's 48-hour deadline from early March. When it comes to foreign policy, it looks like the President is a man of his word.
 

Chet

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Beaner said:
When it comes to foreign policy, it looks like the President is a man of his word.
Yes, even if he doesnt write them himself. Our Prez. is most impressive when he doesnt speak off the cuff. It weans the cowboy from his tongue.
 

Habanero

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since when has the prez been licking a cowboy?

LOL.

:)

Okay, in all seriousness, I heard his "10 fingers wrapped around the throat" comment. Who the hell wrote that? "Maybe not all 10 fingers are loose yet?"
 

Wannaplan?

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I agree. I may not like President Bush, but his foreign policy is indeed awesome. Nothing like it. Ever. Pure balls.

bturk said:


Yes, even if he doesnt write them himself. Our Prez. is most impressive when he doesnt speak off the cuff. It weans the cowboy from his tongue.
 
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