Bush Better Send 50,000!
Written by JB Williams
It took us eight and a half years, from April 19, 1775, when the shot heard round the world was fired, until November 25, 1783, when the last British
forces evacuated New York, Brooklyn
and the colonies, to begin the process of securing America’s
status as a free sovereign nation.
In 1776, we announced our national intentions to be free and
independent at any cost. A rag-tag militia made up of ill-equipped and
untrained farmers, shed blood for six years, eventually defeating a better
armed and better trained British Army by 1783. It took another five years for
nine states to agree on the language that would establish our Constitutional
government in 1788. In March of 1789, our First President George Washington
took his oath of office under the new Constitution.
That’s fourteen years folks. And 230 years later, 300 million
Americans still can’t agree on what America
even is…let alone what our Constitution means and how to implement it.
Clearly, we are not in the mood to be so patient with Iraq’s
efforts to accomplish the same.
We have been in Iraq
since March of 2003. It took only days to defeat and depose the most brutal
regime in recent world history, also the most threatening and powerful army in
the war torn Middle East, liberating not conquering, 25 million Iraqi men,
women and children in that process.
Four months later in July of ’03, the newly appointed interim
Iraqi government met for the first time to begin forming its own free sovereign
government. Eleven months later in June of ‘04, the coalition occupation
ended when the U.S.
led coalition handed full sovereignty and complete control of Iraq’s
future over to the confirmed interim Iraqi government functioning under Prime
Minister Allawi. From this moment forward, Iraq
had the power to demand America
and coalition forces leave its country. They did not, of course; quite the
Six months later in January ’05, with the continued security
support of U.S. and coalition forces, some eight million Iraqi citizens, Shia,
Sunni and Kurd alike, braved a gauntlet of terrorist firepower, and walked to
polling places all over Iraq to cast the first free ballot of their life,
holding up those purple fingers with great pride as if they were a badge of
honor for a job well done under the most difficult of circumstances, which is
exactly what they demonstrated.
In August of ’05, both Shia and Kurdish representatives endorsed
the first draft Constitution of Iraq. Minority Sunni representatives declined
to endorse. However, in October ’05, the Iraqi population once again
retuned to the polls to overwhelmingly approve their Constitution, which set up
the groundwork for not a U.S.
or western styled government, but an all Iraqi designed and chosen Islamic
On December 15,
’05, the Iraqi people returned to the polls once again, this
time in record numbers, to freely elect their first full-term government and
parliament of the new free sovereign and self-governed Iraq.
Do the math… March of ’03 to December of ’05 is a
miraculous timeline of events in a part of the world where most thought
freedom, individual liberty and eventual peace were not possible. That’s
a bit over two and a half years to accomplish what America
took fourteen years to start in our own land, a government still hotly debated
here 230 years later.
Now fast-forward to November 2006 and the U.S. mid-term election of
desperation for Democrats, that resulted in a marginal return to congressional power
for folks who had spent every day of the last two and a half years,
successfully working around the clock to drive all public support for Iraq and
our troops mission, out of existence.
Then forward on to January 2007, as these Democrats now take control of
the U.S. Congress and sit at the helm of every national committee.
New Speaker of the People’s House Nancy
Pelosi, who just returned from Iraq,
told NPR that “what is happening in Iraq is chaos,” adding that after
all this time, “We just have to end it.”
Pelosi proceeded with her main message, “Everyone that we spoke to [in a brief Iraq
visit] said that this escalation that the president is engaged in is the one
*(Escalation – an inaccurate word carefully
chosen from Vietnam era war protest propaganda, like quagmire, used to
erroneously define a troop surge, in an effort to undermine any potential
benefit from a supportive increase in troops strength intended to squash
remaining terror camps in and around Baghdad.)
**(One last chance – the new mantra of the
Democratic Party in their effort to drive the last nail in Bush’s coffin,
causing complete failure in Iraq and the broader war on terror by continuing to
undermine all efforts to win, while setting a new deadline for victory, putting our enemy on notice to stay the
course while demanding Bush retreat.)
New Leader of the People’s Senate Harry
Reid told CBN News
"Winnable is not definable anymore. I don't
think we can put this in the category of winnable."
"I think if we got out of there, there would
be less violence, there would be less excuses for doing some of the terrible
things that they're doing to other human individuals," he
New Chairman of the House Committee on Defense
John Murtha states his position this way, "We
are causing the problem." - - "We can't win this." - - ''We can
go to Okinawa. . . . We can redeploy (hide) there almost instantly.'' - - "We have to say
to the Iraqis, 'This is your war. This is no longer our war. You've got an
elected government. This is up to you now to settle this thing."
Other Democrat leaders are going even further in their efforts to lose
in Iraq, Russ Feingold announcing an initiative
to stop all troop funding in Iraq, Joe Biden, new Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, passing
a non-binding resolution down partisan lines, condemning the mission in Iraq to
failure, Presidential wannabe and Hollywood favorite Barack Obama, demanding cut-n-run in more certain terms than the usual nuanced
We have excessively liberal President in waiting and media darling Hillary Clinton, serving notice to Bush to “find a way out of Iraq before leaving office”; the
implication being that she doesn’t want the responsibility of winning in Iraq
in her assumed-to-be administration.
New Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on
Intelligence Jay Rockefeller, made his position clear in his
reaction to Bush’s State of the Union address, “Instead of a plan to end our
occupation of Iraq, we have been presented
with an escalation. I’m afraid the President’s troop surge plan
oversimplifies the situation on the ground, places more of our soldiers in
harm's way, and detracts from our ability to successfully carry out the real
war on terrorism.”
same Jay Rockefeller who made a secret private trip to the Middle East four
months after 9/11 and a full year before Bush ever mentioned the word Iraq, for
the sole purpose of advising our enemies in the region to dump those WMD because Bush was on the way. He
is again in charge of our nation’s intelligence oversight.)
These are the folks you elected to win in Iraq
and keep our nation safe from further international terrorism. These folks have
no commitment to winning in Iraq
as you can see, and as you will soon learn the hard way, they have no intention
of winning the broader war on international terrorism either.
They all know exactly how high the stakes are, but they know how high
the stakes are for their nearly dead political party as well, and one must have
priorities, especially concerning political survival!
On this basis, I make these recommendations to President Bush.
- If you think
you need 20,000 more troops to complete the task at hand in Iraq,
you had better send 50,000. Democrats have been clear; this is your LAST
CHANCE to bring these brave folks home in VICTORY!
- You had
better not even blink an eye toward any enemy right now, not in Iraq,
Iran, North Korea, Venezuela or Syria, not even your enemy across the
political aisle because all of them have knife in hand, just waiting for
you to blink. Better take no prisoners either.
use a troop surge similar to the troop surge you recently used on our
Mexican border, in which you sent plenty of soldiers, but gave them orders
to not engage the enemy under any circumstance, then sent two to prison
for doing their job.
Usually, I take nothing a sniveling liberal says seriously. However, if
you believe nothing else, believe this!
Democrats will make certain that this is indeed our LAST CHANCE for
victory in Iraq
or anywhere else.
Make it count!