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Old 01-20-2011, 12:50 AM
TwinSwords TwinSwords is offline
 
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Default Re: Military-Industrial Edition (James Ledbetter & David Callahan)

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Originally Posted by Wonderment View Post
Only a cretin or a Democrat would object, and not too many of the latter did.
In the US House of Representatives, 126 of 209 Democratic members voted against the 2003 AUMF. In the Senate, 21 of 50 Democratic members voted against it.

I wish there had been more who voted against it, but those numbers are better than most people remember, especially after years of Republican demagoguing.

(By way of comparison, Republicans were 215-6 in the House and 48-1 in the Senate.)

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