Congress Could Do The right Thing.
As the violence grows in Iraq and the Iranians move into the south of that country, the pressure mounts on Congress to do something. Has Iraq become a total loss, and can Congress stop it?
Yesterday in a radio interview, George W. Bush was ask about the Iranians striking deals with the Iraqis for weapons, and military training, his response was, [More below the fold.] Read on>>>
“If Iran escalates its military action in Iraq to the detriment of our troops and/or innocent Iraqi people, we will respond firmly,” Bush told National Public Radio in an interview at the White House.
It is becoming more and more clear that a confrontation is going to take place between Iran and the U.S. From the buildup of the carriers in the Gulf, to this latest move by the Iranian military, and all that is in between, something is going blow.
In an interview with The New York Times newspaper published Monday, Hassan Kazemi Qomi says Iran is prepared to train, equip and advise Iraqi forces for what he calls “the security fight”. He also says Tehran is ready to assume major responsibility for the reconstruction of Iraq.
Now with this storm brewing that congress would be quick to act in some manor, to pull our troops out of the on slot. Instead they are voting on Nonbinding resolutions that mean absolutely nothing. These resolutions are like trying to shout a fire out. I think it was stated best on Anti-War.com
Democratic complicity in this futile and increasingly dangerous conflict is only underscored by the weakness of the party’s ostensible opposition to it: they say they’re against it, but on the other hand, apart from sponsoring nonbinding resolutions and posing for the cameras, they refuse to take meaningful action to end it. They can appeal to the president until they’re blue in the face, but as Dick Cheney pointed out the other day, that won’t stop this White House.
So far the only one that is even making a real effort is Senator Russ Feingold. Senator Feingold is preparing a [BINDING RESALOTION] that will cut funding to the war, and force George W. Bush’s hand. Although Bush has said in the past that even if the Funding is cut, they will continue on with the war.
Madam Speaker is Impeachment Still off the Table?
Speaker Pelosi said even before taking office that Impeachment hearings are not in the agenda of the Democratic lead congress. Ms. Pelosi would you like to reconsider that statement? Of course she does not intend to reconsider that statement, but should she?
We now have a (P)Resident that has all but set himself up in a dictatorship, by placing his appointees in agencies so that they can report, and receive orders from him. To be fair he is not the first to do this one.
It has come out that The Bush administration has put pressure scientists to not talk of Global warming in any of there reports. Thus covering up facts that might have been found.
The one thing above all else that should win this Blood Soaked Chimp the ride out of office. The 21 thousand troops that are being sacrificed in the name of this war of choice, for the Bush war machine will not have the body armor, armored vehicles, or the right fighting equipment. They are being in every sense of the term being sent to the slaughter.
George W. Bush and Dick Cheney have stood bold faced and told the congress that they cannot stop them. They cannot stop them from carrying out their plans for Iraq, even if they cut the funding.
George W. Bush stood before the legislature, and the world in The State of the Union, and lied about stopping terror plots, to push his agenda.
George W. Bush took the nation to war under false pretences. He and his administration falsified documents, and doctored photos and presented them to the United Nations.
The Bush administration spied and wire tapped citizens of the United States from 2001. They admitted It.
Madam Speaker, this administration IGNORED at least 10 warnings from other countries, that there would be an attack of a great magnitude on U.S. soil, in 2001.
So Ms. Pelosi should Impeachment be kept off the table? This (P)resident in his actions and lack of action has to be held liable for the deaths of the 3,500 U.S. military men and woman in Iraq. He must also be held liable, for his outright attacking the freedoms and rights granted to us under the Constitution of the United States.
Madam Speaker, You and the Democratic congress were elected partially because, We The People wanted a change on the direction the (P)resident and the 109th Congress were taking the war in Iraq. One other reason was because we hoped that we would see a fight from the 110th Congress to restore integrity to the United States.