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#1 2013-09-08 17:50:31

Registered: 2009-06-19
Posts: 30

blind sighted

gravity, i think you answered your own quenstion, we might be blind sighted 6 yrs ago, but now the puzzle is all comming together, after some digging in the a library, there was a book published during the invasion of afghanstan by Soviets, but was not clear then how to tackel the problem, the thought of US making a another mistake, a major mistake was always the question, first vietnam, then UBL, The U.S trained Viet-cong on gorilla tactics against the french, then they used it against U.S, that was a mistake lingering on any senators brains, but to repeat the same mistake, knowing after the soviet invasion that UBL would be free roaming? … er-cressey

see also in this post: gorilla tactics



#2 2013-09-09 11:47:03

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2385

Re: blind sighted

Frequent: … p?pid=4607

It is not clear that the person is substituting “blind sighted” for “blind sided” in this example. Were you thinking of some other acorn?

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#3 2013-09-09 11:54:02

Registered: 2009-06-19
Posts: 30

Re: blind sighted

You are right about that. I had another more clear instance but lost it online.



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