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    Baghdad wants U.S. to pay $1 billion for damage to city

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq's capital wants the United States to apologize and pay $1 billion for the damage done to the city not by bombs but by blast walls and Humvees since the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
    The city's government issued its demands in a statement on Wednesday that said Baghdad's infrastructure and aesthetics have been seriously damaged by the American military.
    "The U.S. forces changed this beautiful city to a camp in an ugly and destructive way, which reflected deliberate ignorance and carelessness about the simplest forms of public taste," the statement said.
    "Due to the huge damage, leading to a loss the Baghdad municipality cannot afford...we demand the American side apologize to Baghdad's people and pay back these expenses."

    Baghdad wants U.S. to pay $1 billion for damage to city - Yahoo! News
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    That's funny, my brother wants the same amount for his finger tip that was blown off by an RPG in Iraq.

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    Ok, but they will need to reimburse us for all the infrastructure we have built over the years, and the training we provided for their military and police.
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    . . . . and getting rid of the dictator who made their lives so wonderful all those years.


    Ungrateful turds.


    But watch if Nobama doesn't give it to 'em.

    "In the interest of international peace, love, and brotherhood" of course.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cajunguy View Post
    But watch if Nobama doesn't give it to 'em.

    "In the interest of international peace, love, and brotherhood" of course.
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    Oh yeah, you know we'll give it to them.

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    I personally know three Widows that would love to just have thier Husbands back in lieu of any compensation. I know there are thousands more that feel the same.

    How do you say it? Fucketh Themeth......
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    to this request by Iraq, I'd say this: (NSFW)
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    he (Obama) doesn't have a birth certificate because he wasn't born, he was created in a Muslim witch's cauldron!
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    We need to pull everyone out, then send a bill for our services.
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