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U.S. embassy complex in Iraq

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Submitted by PRISCILLA (United States), Jul 29, 2007 at 17:10

Please tell me this is all a bad dream or a joke!

I don't know whether to cry or throw up. I'm sick to my stomach. Just read about the new US Embassy Complex we are building in Iraq and expect to be using by Sept. 2007. How could something like this happen with out citizens knowing about it or having a vote in the matter.What I've read is mind-boggling. Where will the millions/billions come from for all those employees and the Embassy buildings, etc. They talk in billions. There are far too many U.S. citizens, like myself, trying to survive on $10,000 or less a year!

Now you know why I'm sick to my stomach! Where are the billions of dollars coming from?

Don't we all know the answer to that question!!! Reductions in all the social services and health programs in the US? Less help for our war veterans as they return from whatever 'this is' that's going on over there?More poverty, more crime, more prisons in demand. General decay and moral chaos. Could a Depression be far behind?Why didn't Pres. Bush get some input from citizens before starting this? If it wasn't the Pres. then who?

Somebody, help me, please!. I don't understand what's happening in this situation which is a boondoggle to me! Yeah, that's a senior citizen word. I think it means a 'REAL _______ MESS"! Fill in the blanks with whatever word seems right to you! Is it too late to stop this from proceeding?

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Title Commenter Date Thread
There for the long haul [159 words]makApr 19, 2008 07:22126169
U.S. Embassy Complex in Iraq [94 words]LynnApr 18, 2008 14:06126104
US Embassy in Baghdad = Regional Headquarters of US Imperialism [70 words]Romesh ChanderApr 18, 2008 12:30126099
1U.S. embassy complex in Iraq [251 words]PRISCILLAJul 29, 2007 17:10105088
Don't panic [21 words]InfidelJul 29, 2007 19:32105088
Madam Priscilla: Did you see the update on OCT 04? [505 words]YnnatchkahOct 6, 2007 14:19105088
You are completely right! [17 words]Josh GOct 22, 2007 15:36105088
To "Adony" Josh G [11 words]YnnatchkahOct 22, 2007 20:54105088
Embassy in Iraq [354 words]kim segarOct 25, 2006 11:2664461
1The only reason I knew to research this story was Ron Paul [79 words]TIMOct 24, 2007 18:1564461

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