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Friday, February 16, 2007

John Murtha And The Dems Skulduggery

Deception, playing political god with the lives of the Troops, skulduggery, treason...call it what you want, but Pennsylvania's 30-year, lifelong Congressman, Democrat John Murtha showed us and told us what the Democrats are all about - as if we didn't already know.

Murtha reminds me of the guy at the bar who, after so much time has passed, just can't contain himself and has to blab to the people in the bar that it's him who robbed the bank and wasn't caught...yet.

Murtha was caught letting the plan out of the bag. The WASHINGTON POST...yeah, not FOX News you Libs out here - THE WASHINGTON POST reporting that:

    [The] plans for placing conditions on how President George W. Bush can spend $93.4 billion in new combat funds would effectively stop an American troop buildup.

    "They won't be able to continue. They won't be able to do the deployment. They won't have the equipment, they don't have the training and they won't be able to do the work. There's no question in my mind," [said Murtha].


    "We're trying to force a redeployment not by taking money away, by redirecting money," Murtha said, adding he wants U.S. funds to be slanted more toward diplomacy and Iraq reconstruction.

Another euphemism, "redirecting money", from the Left hits the language replacing "defunding".

Tax Increase - Investment. Cut and Run - Redeployment. Terrorist - Insurgent. War - Occupation.

Murtha received heavy and justified criticism (same WaPO story):

    "While American troops are fighting radical Islamic terrorists thousands of miles away, it is unthinkable that the United States Congress would move to discredit their mission, cut off their reinforcements and deny them the resources they need to succeed and return home safely," [said Republican John Boehner, House Minority Leader].

The Dems plan is to defund the War and the Troops. Don't be fooled by them. They are all about incrementalism and a "Non-Binding" resolution is only their first step. Why would any rational thinking person think otherwise?

Of all the issues to play politics with - and this is all the Dems are doing and have been doing with Iraq, Afghanistan and the War on Terror - the Dems, who claim they're so supportive of the Troops, pick the one - THEE ONE - MOST DIVISIVE ISSUE they could possibly pick; Defunding the Troops, for nothing other than their own, selfish political livelihood.

And a pox on any Republican who votes with the Democrats on the Non-Binding Decorative Ornamental and Anti-Troop Resolution.



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