|30 times the wait for half the value|
And that's a big problem because freedom isn't free. I've been amazed at the gentle treatment our president has enjoyed ever since he started sending US troops back to Iraq in June 2014. He was sneaky in sending a relatively small (300) group in first, but now it's grown to almost 5,000 and God only knows how many contractors who operate off the books.
The new troop deployment comes two years after Mr. Obama said that while the United States would help the Iraqi military reclaim territory from the Islamic State, those efforts would “not involve American combat troops fighting on foreign soil.” Since then, he has steadily increased the number of troops in Iraq and given them more authority. Three service members have been killed.In other words (words the NYTimes can't bring themselves to print) we're back in Iraq America. We're not balls-deep yet, but Barack is a skillful seducer who takes his time - like a free Slurpee you don't even realize you're getting screwed while it's happening - worse, you're stupid enough to think you're getting a good deal. Slurp up the sweet cold ice but not too fast lest you get brain-freeze.