Holy Joe's logic is maddening...he is counseling his colleagues to vote against Webb's amendment requiring that active-duty troops have at least the
Holy Joe's logic is maddening...he is counseling his colleagues to vote against Webb's amendment requiring that active-duty troops have at least the same amount of time at home as the length of their previous tour of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan because he thinks they should give the troops a break. Um, hello?And yet more proof that being a neo-con means you never have to crack open a history book, he gives us this gem:
"It's a backdoor, kind of indirect way to compel us to withdraw from Iraq.... when in a war does Congress step in and tell the military what it's personnel policy should be?"
News of the day for May 25, 1992 - Pres. Bush (Sr.) refuses to allow Haitian Boat People to come to the U.S. - Middle East violence escalates with bombings in Beirut and the Gaza Strip. Thailand pro-democracy violence and the ouster of Prime Minster Suchinda. Proposed UN sanctions against Serbia as the war in Bosnia escalates. The 1992 Primary season in full swing with Clinton taking the lead and arrests in Weedstock (shock, not). Read more...