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2003-10-01 Iraq
Senate Panel OKs Bush’s $87B Iraq Plan
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Posted by Steve White 2003-10-01 12:56:11 AM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [683 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Robert Byrd is the poster child for racism in this country, why that republic.....what he's a democrat, well he was just kidding about them boys he helped string up, i'm sure of it, just as sure as I am that Teddy Kennedy was not drunk on that fateful night long ago , but had just had a tuna sandwich and could not go in the water to save Mary Jo.....
Posted by wills 2003-10-1 1:06:10 AM||   2003-10-1 1:06:10 AM|| Front Page Top

#2 You want the Kleagle on board? Operation Iraqi Freedom has now been renamed Operation Senator Robert Byrd. Or tack on a rider to the bill creating the Robert Byrd Center for the Study of Inbreeding in West Virginia. He'll jump to be on the team.
Posted by tu3031 2003-10-1 8:52:08 AM||   2003-10-1 8:52:08 AM|| Front Page Top

#3 dems making a mistake on this.

Should be focusing on Admins INADEQUATE approach to nationbuilding, not pushing to make it smaller. If GOP can show security strength as party of military competence, Dems can stake out ground as superior nation builders - going against nation building AND war seems a dead end. Money is an issue? Go after the tax cuts, the corp execs, and the rich, not the poor Iraqis.

Still wishing for a Dem who is tough on US enemies abroad and on the privileged at home, like a Truman.
Posted by liberalhawk 2003-10-1 9:52:03 AM||   2003-10-1 9:52:03 AM|| Front Page Top

#4 LH, I think they (Dems) saw a little bit of Truman in Clark. Whatever the cost, we should NOT leave the work in Iraq undone. I don't even want to think of what will happen if we leave before an elected body is sworn in. If you want some prospective on what is happening in Iraq, look at the history of the secular politics of Turkey and how they got there. We have cut about ten years of civil strife into about six months (maybe).
Posted by Cyber Sarge (VRWC CA Chapter)  2003-10-1 10:59:35 AM||   2003-10-1 10:59:35 AM|| Front Page Top

#5 PLEASE, Senators Kerry and Edwards, vote ’no’ on this.

According to past practice, they are bound to miss the vote.
Posted by john  2003-10-1 12:44:40 PM||   2003-10-1 12:44:40 PM|| Front Page Top

#6 No money, shades of 1975 stopping funding to the South Vietnamese.

And we know how well that turned out.

GOP can use this if the Dems get ornery.

Of course, I also want the pubbies to stop the energy bill.....
Posted by Anonymous 2003-10-1 1:03:46 PM||   2003-10-1 1:03:46 PM|| Front Page Top

#7 Spartacus did the math and prose, and I put up a table that compares this aid, and the Marshall Plan. Follow the Plan link and see just how much aid France got from us. Not that I would pick on France for any particular reason...
Posted by Chuck Simmins  2003-10-1 2:19:00 PM|| [http://blog.simmins.org]  2003-10-1 2:19:00 PM|| Front Page Top

#8 Dems can stake out ground as superior nation builders - going against nation building AND war seems a dead end. Money is an issue? Go after the tax cuts, the corp execs, and the rich, not the poor Iraqis.

Heh, it would not be a very smart idea for Democrats to bite the hand that feeds them. :)
Posted by Bomb-a-rama 2003-10-1 6:34:07 PM||   2003-10-1 6:34:07 PM|| Front Page Top

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