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4 Senators With Balls

Posted in H.L. News, Main Blog (All Posts), Videos on May 23rd, 2007 7:48 pm by HL

Four Senators With Balls

Bob Geiger.com
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If I asked you to quickly name what four United States Senators are sticking to their guns and will vote against the ludicrous “compromise” Iraq supplemental bill — you know, the one where George W. Bush gets everything he wants — what would be your first few guesses?

If you said Russ Feingold (D-WI), Chris Dodd (D-CT) and John Kerry (D-MA) you would, of course, be right. And if you think about who was one of the fastest to sign on with the Feingold-Reid legislation to withdraw our troops from Iraq in less than a year, you probably would have also guessed Independent Bernie Sanders of Vermont….

Chris Dodd, who is a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, continues to display the guts and leadership he’s been showing on the war throughout the new Congress.

“I cannot and will not simply give this President another blank check,” said Dodd in a statement Wednesday. “Half-measures and equivocations are not going to change our course in Iraq. If we are serious about ending the war, Congress must stand up to this President’s failed policy now – with clarity and conviction.”

Here’s video of Dodd explaining how he will vote:

Meanwhile, John Edwards joins Dodd as only the second of the presidential candidates willing to go toe-to-toe with Bush on ending the war and responsibly redeploying U.S. forces out of the Iraqi civil war.

Here’s Edwards:

“The so-called compromise under discussion in Congress that would give the president another blank check to continue his failed war is a serious mistake. Full funding is full funding, no matter what you call it…..

One Response to “4 Senators With Balls”

  1. axman Says:

    Well H.L. I hate to say I predicted this. It was only a matter of when. It seems there are now two sure bets in life: that everything The monkey touches will turns to a mound of festering shit and that the dems will always roll over and point their collective asses skyward. We’re so screwed.