Ungodly Politics

"Announcing your plans is a good way to hear god laugh." - Al Swearingen

Wednesday, July 21, 2004  

Yeah, they support the troops:

"Making a tough choice with U.S. troops still in Iraq (news - web sites), the House on Wednesday sided with the Republican leadership to embrace spending restraint over an expansion of a program to improve military housing.

House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, underscored the election-year sensitivity of the faceoff on a military spending bill, saying after the vote that lawmakers might reverse their decision in later legislation.
In a near party-line 212-211 procedural vote, lawmakers signaled their willingness to remove a provision expanding the housing program by $500 million from a $10 billion military construction bill for next year. "
Maybe they're just counting on a lot more casualties. After all, we still have Iran to fight.

posted by lazarus | 14:18 | |
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