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Rep. Patrick Murphy Encourages House To Pass Troop Readiness Bill

We've heard Murtha's speech, but this was the speech on C-Span that got me. Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA), who unlike our President and Vice Pre

We've heard Murtha's speech, but this was the speech on C-Span that got me.

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA), who unlike our President and Vice President, was willing to put on a uniform and fight (and served in Iraq), speaks for our armed services beautifully:

To those on the other side of the aisle who are opposed, I want to ask you the same questions that my gunner asked me when I was leading a convoy up and down Ambush Alley one day. He said, ‘Sir, what are we doing over here? What's our mission? When are these Iraqis going to come off the sidelines and fight for their own country?' So to my colleagues across the aisle - - - your taunts about supporting our troops ring hollow if you are still unable to answer those questions now four years later. (h/t The Gavel)
Update: Murphy is part of our Act Blue Blue America 08 group....
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