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w8liftinglady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-27-06 03:33 PM
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8. here's some outrage! my latest LTTE
Donald Rumsfeld just announced that he would be delaying the departure of 3700 troops home from Iraq.
It has also been disclosed today that the Army is running out of money to pay said troops and will need to borrow from funds set aside for equipment repair to pay the troops for the last 5 weeks of the fiscal year.
This borrowing from the budget will intensify the combat equipment shortage already present in Iraq.
This is what happens when you send soldiers to fight a war based on profit and favors.You can thank your Republican lawmakers for this-they control Congress,and THEY granted the contracts.Republicans DO NOT support our soldiers and veterans.They have gone out of their way to run this war on the cheap,and to NOT take care of our wounded when they come home.Does this infuriate you?Oh-probably not-most of you don't even KNOW a soldier,let alone have to worry about one 24/7.3700-I think we could find that many young men in Ellis County to go to Iraq,so that these brave soldiers can come home.Pick which of your sons you want to donate as cannon fodder.The collective apathy of Texans sickens me.
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  -CNN- Stryker brigade duty officially extended for up to SIX months. Rose Siding  Jul-27-06 03:15 PM   #0 
  - OMG, those poor soldiers, and they were probably counting the  babylonsister   Jul-27-06 03:17 PM   #1 
  - Wolf says next up: "My Trip to Haifa"  Rose Siding   Jul-27-06 03:18 PM   #2 
  - Wolfie's trying to convince someone he's brave. Not buying it... nt  babylonsister   Jul-27-06 03:41 PM   #9 
  - the 172nd stryker from here only had a week to go.  roguevalley   Jul-28-06 03:09 AM   #27 
  - Bush's loses the Alaksa Vote  RobertSeattle   Jul-27-06 03:18 PM   #3 
  - I would bet most of these troops are Bush voters  wakeme2008   Jul-27-06 03:19 PM   #4 
  - you assume that because they are troops, they voted for *? That  roguevalley   Jul-28-06 03:08 AM   #26 
     - And Alaska is all Repugs in major office and Bush's in 2000 and 2004  wakeme2008   Jul-28-06 11:08 AM   #28 
        - excuse me. you obviously don't know what you're talking about.  roguevalley   Jul-28-06 02:25 PM   #29 
           - Your two senators are Repugs and they run on  wakeme2008   Jul-28-06 07:22 PM   #30 
              - the above doesn't make sense. so what. lots of states have repigs.  roguevalley   Jul-29-06 02:16 AM   #31 
  - so they miss another Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year  leftchick   Jul-27-06 03:21 PM   #5 
  - here's some outrage! my latest LTTE  w8liftinglady   Jul-27-06 03:33 PM   #8 
  - Good on ya!  theHandpuppet   Jul-27-06 03:45 PM   #13 
     - do you think they'll lynch me?  w8liftinglady   Jul-27-06 06:34 PM   #21 
  - Also, where is the outrage from the military?  theHandpuppet   Jul-27-06 03:43 PM   #11 
  - I totally agree tHp!  leftchick   Jul-27-06 06:01 PM   #20 
  - This is why Rummy *purged* the military top ranks. (nt)  w4rma   Jul-28-06 12:26 AM   #24 
  - And how many of those 3700 will NEVER come home now. n/t  hang a left   Jul-28-06 12:29 AM   #25 
  - This is a bad thing to do to soldiers.  Burried News   Jul-27-06 03:25 PM   #6 
  - I'm extremely annoyed at how many journalists are covering Israel  GloriaSmith   Jul-27-06 03:31 PM   #7 
  - But Iraq is too dangerous!That, to me, would be all the more  babylonsister   Jul-27-06 03:43 PM   #10 
  - I agree! There could be a backlash coming, though  Rose Siding   Jul-27-06 03:43 PM   #12 
  - Please,everyone-write your papers-I did-you can read my ltte  w8liftinglady   Jul-27-06 03:51 PM   #14 
  - allow me to kick.Start writing those letters,folks.  w8liftinglady   Jul-27-06 04:38 PM   #15 
  - I should note, in a subsequent report, McIntyre changed from 6 to 4 mos  Rose Siding   Jul-27-06 04:47 PM   #16 
     - that 4 months FOR NOW-subject to change-they extended my son 6 months  w8liftinglady   Jul-27-06 04:50 PM   #17 
        - Geeze, that's awful.  Rose Siding   Jul-27-06 05:18 PM   #18 
           - i blame that one act for his PTSD-he was never the same.  w8liftinglady   Jul-27-06 05:29 PM   #19 
  - Kick for the shame and pain. nt  babylonsister   Jul-27-06 08:46 PM   #22 
     - we need at least one more rec...this is part of our platform,people.  w8liftinglady   Jul-27-06 09:25 PM   #23 

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