And quickly abandoning why we even sent our military into that Region and all the Missions of!
11 April 2013 - As we come to the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war, it’s a good time to look at the effects that the decisions made by the George W. Bush administration and the 107th Congress have had on America.
In a November 2011 opinion piece for Forbes Magazine, Bruce Bartlett, President Ronald Reagan’s former domestic policy adviser, said of Republican lawmakers, “They like starting wars and don’t like paying for them.”
He then goes on to eviscerate George Bush and the Republicans for refusing to raise taxes for the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, and instead choosing to cut taxes.
“Nothing is more important in the face of war than cutting taxes.” House Majority Leader Tom Delay said at the time.
What a departure from previous lawmakers and previous war policy. A sampling of statements by lawmakers in the past reflect this fact; read more>>>