Retreat of the Antiwar Democrats

In November 2006, Republicans were voted out of power in the Congress and Democrats installed to bring an end to U.S. involvement in the war in Iraq. The war had been going on as long as America’s war on Nazi Germany. No end was in sight. U.S. casualties and costs …

Read more…Retreat of the Antiwar Democrats

Why Congress Caved to Bush

The anti-war Democrats are crying “betrayal” and justifiably so. For a Democratic Congress is now voting to fully fund the war in Iraq, as demanded by President Bush, and without any timetable for a U.S. troop withdrawal. Bush got his $100 billion, then magnanimously agreed to let Democrats keep the …

Read more…Why Congress Caved to Bush

Facing the Folly of Bush’s War

No sooner had Sens. Hagel and Biden announced their resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Bush surge of 21,500 troops to Iraq was not in the national interest than the stampede was on. By day’s end, Sens. Dodd, Clinton, Bayh, Levin and Obama and ex-Sen. John Edwards …

Read more…Facing the Folly of Bush’s War

%d bloggers like this: