Monday, July 16, 2007
The Lieberman Amendment passed and War with Iran is still on the table
Senate Passes Lieberman Amendment on Iran 97-0, War Draws a Bit Nearer
According to the Washington Bureau Chief, the Senate has passed the “Lieberman Amendment” on Senate Bill 1547: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. With a final vote of 97-0, the bill is passed and the possibility of another war has just inched forward.
WASHINGTON - The Senate Wednesday put aside a growing schism over the conduct of the Iraq war and rallied around a strongly-worded warning to Iran authored by Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman.
Holy Joe has been busy drumming up his case that Iran has been supplying explosives for car bombs in Iraq, while ignoring where the suicide bombers are coming from and
the evidence that he uses is questionable.
Sunni extremists from Saudi Arabia make up half the foreign fighters in Iraq, many suicide bombers, a U.S. official says
Saudis' role in Iraq insurgency outlined
Although Bush administration officials have frequently lashed out at Syria and Iran, accusing it of helping insurgents and militias here, the largest number of foreign fighters and suicide bombers in Iraq come from a third neighbor, Saudi Arabia, according to a senior U.S. military officer and Iraqi lawmakers.
Dennis Kucinich and Ron Paul are the only two in the U.S. House of Representatives who voted against the horrible war propaganda resolution, H CON RES 21.