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28 January 2005 @ 01:57 pm
And so it begins...  
Kennedy Calls for Troop Withdrawal in Iraq

"The U.S. military presence has become part of the problem, not part of the solution," [Massachusetts Senator Edward] Kennedy said in remarks prepared for delivery at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies. "We need a new plan that sets fair and realistic goals for self-government in Iraq, and works with the Iraqi government on a specific timetable for the honorable homecoming of our forces."

While not the first member of Congress to call for a withdrawal of the troops, Kennedy is the first senator to do so.

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Kennedy Calls for Troop Withdrawal in Iraq
http://www.truthout.org/docs_05/012805C.shtml

And may it continue until Bush gets the message and takes whatever steps necessary to get us the HELL out of Iraq.
 
 
 
kragen on January 30th, 2005 08:10 am (UTC)
The idea has been floating around for a while. I don't know whether it's a good idea or not --- it certainly will have a lot of ill effects. It may be the least appalling of the appalling options we have to choose from, though.