House Democrats seek $94.2 billion in emergency funds

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    yeah, they should leave bush's wars unfunded so our troops are in danger.

    ijit....

    where were your posts when Bush took that money while cutting taxes for rich people?

    oh right...

    they weren't.

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    1) If the DEMs convictions against the war were so great, defunding it was the way to go... and it is not like defunding would mean that our troops would suddenly be in more danger, for they would still be pulled out in as safe a manner as possible

    2) Tax cuts were not just for "rich people" and "rich people" still pay the majority of taxes and a higher percentage rate on their income

    3) And many people did complain about Bush spending on the war, without cutting out other crap... taxes do not have to inherently raise in time of war if you would cut out other bullshit government spending
     
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    More money for imperiaistic wars.

    Yeah, this is very disappointing.

    Anbody remember Black as Coal?

    He told us this would happen, remember?
     
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    DD, you act as if every Dem was in agreement. This isn't the repub party, we're talking about. No one agrees with each other. It's like being at Thanksgiving Dinner at a Jewish or Italian home. :lol:

    1. I never had a problem with Afghanistan.

    2. I am not so silly as to think that you can just pull out troops without leaving some stability in the region (the whole: you broke it, you bought it thing that colin powell talked about);

    3. I absolutely complained aboutBush's war of choice in Iraq. I NEVER said that the proper way to deal with it was just to cut funds. You can't cut funds for troops that are there. And you have to get them out safely.... AND you have to deal with this huge mess that was created on the Pakistani/Afghani borders.

    oh... and I complained about Bush being the ONLY LEADER IN HISTORY to cut taxes during wartime.

    THAT is what turned out to be pretty dumb.
     
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    This is another of KMAN's BS threads where he presents it one way just to cause a reaction. If Obama had pulled out immediately the stir that would've caused an upheaval. He's moved troops to Afghanistan which everybody knows is needed and shouldve been the focus initially, not Iraq. But, lets just forget about those important details
     
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    only an idiot would say that not every dem is in agreement and then claim every republican is in agreement. it is a bald face lie that all republicans were in agreement on iraq and its funding. is it possible to be a bigger political hack than jillian? maybe truthmatters....
     
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    That $94.2 billion is not all NEW money. It's $9 billion more than Obama has requested in the initial supplemental which will carry through fiscal 2009. From then on, war funding will be factored into the annual Pentagon budget.
     
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    Anybody who thinks we can just pack up and leave on the cheap isn't thinking clearly.
     

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