Friday, November 18, 2005

House to Vote on US Surrender in Iraq

The House will vote on whether or not the United States should surrender to a group of terrorists and insurgents. Time for Dems to put their money where their mouth is.

Republicans seek vote on Iraq withdrawal proposal

House Republicans sought a showdown Friday with Democrats on a proposal by one of their most senior members to force an end to the U.S. deployment of troops in Iraq.

Well, we are a republic. Let them vote. God help us when a real war comes along.

"Here on the ground, our job is not done," said Col. James Brown, commander of the 56th Brigade Combat Team, when asked about Murtha's comments during a weekly briefing that American field commanders routinely give to Pentagon reporters.

Oh come on Colonel, the Democrats are just looking out for you. With friends like this...

Update: The results are in: The vote, held as lawmakers rushed toward a two-week Thanksgiving break, was 403-3.

Does this mean House Democrats will support the war or the troops? Not a chance.

House spurns calls for immediate Iraq pullout

“A disgrace,” declared House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. “The rankest of politics and the absence of any sense of shame,” added Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat.