Tag Archive for Iraq

Round 2 on Iraq

Since the President has vetoed the bill to fund our armed forces in Iraq, Democratic members of the Senate and Congress — with the suport of the American people — are ready for round 2. Senators Clinton and Byrd are proposing a revocation of Congress’ use of force authorization that the President used to attack…

Jubal: Become Army Strong

On Monday, in the discussion between Matt Cunningham and Dan Chmielewski about King George Stops Funding for Troops, Dan offered an interesting challenge to Matt/Jubal…          You’re still a relatively young man in good health who obviously supports this president and this war. Do what hundreds of other solidiers have done. Put your life on…

Rasmussen Polls: Americans want out of Iraq

57% Favor Immediate Troop Withdrawal or Firm DeadlineJust 29% Believe Troop Surge Worked Thursday, April 26, 2007 Fifty-seven percent (57%) of American voters now favor either an immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq (37%) or a firm deadline for their withdrawal (20%). The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 35% of voters…

A Message from the Chairman

President Bush has hit a new low — and I’m not talking about his 28% approval ratings. Today, he ignored the majority of Americans and he defied the majority of Congress. And what’s worst, he told our brave men and women in uniform that they will be the ones to pay the price. I’ve said…

Mission Accomplished — Four Years Later

Excerpted from the Washington Post. “…In a news briefing on board Air Force One en route to Florida, White House spokeswoman Dana Perino bristled when asked about Bush’s veto of a bill that Democrats are sending him on the fourth anniversary of a speech in which he prematurely declared an end to major combat operations.…

King George Stops Funding for Troops

President Bush has just vetoed a $124 billion war funding bill recently fassed by the House and Senate. His failure to sign the funding bill effectvely leaves our troops stranded in Iraq without the money and resources they need. So much for his assurances that he supports the men and women of our armed services.…

He’s got soul, but he’s not a soldier

Larry Harman’s Iraq resolution failed in La Palma tonight (4-1).  I hear that the meeting was a pretty heated one, and even though Larry couldn’t get any support on the resolution (not even from the other Dem. on the council, Ralph Rodriguez), he’s happy that his resolution has started a dialogue in the city of…