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As America re-enters Iraq, Obama’s slams the nation’s ‘suck it up’ attitude

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“We have to change a culture that says you suck it up.” – Barack Obama

In a terse announcement by the Associated Press via the Tulsa World (of Oklahoma) on Sept. 20, 2014, 2,203 American servicemen have been killed in action in the almost 14 years worth of combat in the Central Asian nation of Afghanistan. Perhaps it’s ironic that The Boston Globe reported on June 6, 2014 on Barack Obama’s recent comment that the nation’s “suck it up” mentality must come to an end. The 6th of June, 2014 also happens to be the 70th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy, France during the Second World War.

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