"These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated."
--Thomas Paine, “The Crisis”, December 23rd, 1776
The U.S. House voted on Friday 246-182 for defeat in Iraq. Nancy Pelosi may have a ridiculous grin on her face but our troops have just been told that the U.S. House or at least the Democrats and some linguine-spined Republicans don't support them.
There are 2 Democrats who showed courage:
Representative Jim Marshall
Representative Gene Taylor
There are 17 Republicans who showed they have no backbone:
Representative James T. Walsh
Representative Walter Jones
Representative Wayne Gilchrest
Representative Michael Castle
Representative Richard (Ric) Keller
Representative Philip Sheridan English
Representative Ronald Ernest Paul
Representative Frederick Stephen Upton
Representative Thomas M. Davis
Representative Mark Kirk
Representative Howard Coble
Representative John J. Duncan Jr.
Representative James Ramstad
Representative Steven C. LaTOURETTE
Representative Robert Inglis
Representative Timothy V. Johnson
Representative Thomas Petri
For contact info go here. I urge everyone to give praise to the 2 lone Democrats and criticism for the 17 Republican traitors. I also will be calling my Republican Representative Sam Graves with praise for being one of the strong Republicans.
On Saturday the senate once again blocked a symbolic vote of defeat. Kudos to Mitch McConnell and others who stood strong on this.
Please watch this video to be reminded of how crucial all of this is and the historic importance of the fight we are in.
For those of you who haven't heard there is an awesome new site called The Victory Caucus. This site is where I snagged the 2nd pic and the contact info. I urge everyone to register and join. They have a special post letting people know how they can get involved.
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