stats and propositions
The farther you are from the battlefield, the less you care about the soldiers and the Marines.
This is also known as the Nixon-Kissinger Law, or MacNamara's Law.
The closer you are to the battlefield, the more you care about the soldiers and the Marines.
The Heritage-Fox Exclusion Principle:
You can safeguard and care about the soldiers and the Marines, and wage and escalate these wars indefinitely at the same time.
You can't safeguard and care about the soldiers and the Marines, and wage and escalate these wars indefinitely at the same time.
Vietnam Adjusted Identity:
This is Vietnam, but worse, pro-rated month for month, adjusted for inflation. This is more corrupt, more badly managed, more based on lies, with more incompetent, clueless and ass-kissing generals and admirals, with a more useless Congress.
Rumsfeld's Last Prediction:
The USA will have troops in Iraq until at least 2017.
The Ghostly Echo:
We would win if they would stand up and fight us like men, like Americans.
The Bush-2 Central Dogma:
Democracy can be forced on a foreign country by sustained superior violence.