Tag Archive for Iraq

Correa goes on the record regarding Iraq vote

State Senator Lou Correa has been pretty elusive about his vote on SJR1, the resolution opposing the troop surge in Iraq.  And today he officially went on the record with the Orange County Register Sacramento reporter Brian Joseph: For days now, Sen. Lou Correa, D-Santa Ana, has taken heat from the folks over at theliberalOC.com…

Just between you and me, Correa called

I got a telephone call from State Senator Lou Correa today.  He asked me to keep the conversation between the two of us and to not post it on TheLiberalOC.com, but he agreed that I had every right to share his reasoning if I chose to do so. The back-story: State Senator Lou Correa voted…

Sacrifice!? How Much More George?

[ev type=”youtube” data=”JkPMuxG70vI”][/ev] I’m wondering if things can really get any worse for the men and women who volunteered to serve our county in the United States Armed Forces.  First our President ignores his generals when they told him that more than the troop levels his administration proposed would be needed to secure Iraq after…

U.S. deaths in Iraq reach 3,000

What a great, and very sad New Year’s gift from our President. (CNN) — The U.S. military on Sunday announced its 3,000th fatality from the Iraq war. The identity of the 3,000th military death could not be precisely determined as the exact times of deaths late last week were not immediately available. On Monday, the military…

The Letter

I found this letter on Time’s website and it’s amazing in its clarity about what’s going on in Iraq by a solider stationed there. I hate this war, but I’m proud of the men and women serving it. I don’t have permission to reprint in whole or in part, but here’s the link. Read it,…