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Day of Reckoning for Iraq Strategy

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U.S. troops from 1-40 Cavalry Squadron set off on a night mission through fields located along the southern edge of Baghdad. David Furst, AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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News Headlines: Sept. 10, 2007

ABC News: Petraeus Reports: Day of Reckoning for Iraq Strategy — "During an emotional hearing on Capitol Hill, Gen. David Petraeus, the nation's top military commander in Iraq, testified the U.S. may be able to withdraw roughly 30,000 U.S. troops from Iraq by next summer."

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I personally think we have no chance of changing a way of life that has been going on for thousands of years. If the ideology had been going on for a few years we might stand a chance in changing it. But now I afraid it's to late. I think we are in over our heads. Thank you, President Bush.

Sent by iddawg | 8:12 PM | 9-10-2007

Kanye West Loses It Again . . .

My Short Ode to Kanye:

Kanye, Kanye quite contrary
Oh for you to be a little classy

Sent by Moji | 1:09 PM | 9-11-2007

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