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From Richard S. Lowry, who writes: General Petraeus's early successes - this picture says it all.
Cross-posted at that other blog.
You know full well that the only reason the Iraq situation will have improved by 2008 is that Chairman
Mao Pelosi forced the McBushHitlerHaliburtonCheney regime to change course.
Off course, if the Iraqi situation hasn't improved it will be becuase the McBushHitlerHaliburtonCheney regime failed to heed the advice of Chairman
Of course the careers of Gen Patraeus and Gen Odierno are finished, what did they think they were doing having a bit of Good News from Iraq on the eve of Congress voting on Surrender in Shame. Don't they understand that they put elected officials in a difficult position?
NZ Bear writes:
The Victory Caucus has published the full text of the House Democrats emergency supplemental bill. This includes a downloadable PDF version and a browseable / linkable version online, here.Hooah. I've already written about some of the $20 billion in non-military "provisions" here.
Check it out: this will enable bloggers to link directly to the page of the bill that they are commenting upon. I’m also collecting ‘bookmarks’ to the silliest provisions, such as the $120M for shrimp research, the $25M for spinach , and the most important measure to help our troops achieve victory in Iraq --- an increase in the minimum wage .
I’m working on a way to include links to blog commentary on particular sections of the bill as well… and I’ve got my sources out looking for the Senate resolutions as well so we can do the same treatment.
We don't need to read the part about troops withdrawal - the Dems explain that for us themselves here:
(HT: Mrs G)
Related: I did a "Re" post on the "Double Down " post elsewhere.