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» Thursday, February 15, 2007

Murtha's Plan

A Thousand Paper Cuts...

ƒc It's about time someone came up with a workable solution to the madness that is George W. Bush.   I think John Murtha is just the person to do it.   When push comes to shove, just take the ability of the war-mongers to 'stop-loss' the troops there already, approve no money for new troops to be added along with the other ideas that Murtha is proposing.   Without bullet proof filibuster breaking votes in either houses, this is the only rational way to go as Booman concludes...


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On Thursday, Congressman Jack Murtha, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, will outline new details of his strategy to use the president's Iraq funding request to begin the redeployment of troops from Iraq. The Defense Subcommittee has begun consideration of the president’s $93 billion supplemental appropriations request for Iraq. Action on the request will be the first opportunity for the new Congress to exercise its "power-of-the-purse." Chairman Murtha discusses his strategy in an online briefing with former Congressman Tom Andrews (D-ME), the National Director of the Win Without War coalition, sponsor of

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House Democrats' New Strategy: Force Slow End to War

Murtha's Plan

  • Restrict the deployment of troops to Iraq unless they meet certain levels adequate manpower, equipment and training to succeed in combat.
  • Limit the time and number of deployments by soldiers, Marines and National Guard units to Iraq, making it tougher for Pentagon officials to find the troops to replace units that are scheduled to rotate out of the country.
  • Additional funding restrictions are also being considered by Murtha, such as prohibiting the creation of U.S. military bases inside Iraq.
  • Dismantling the notorious Abu Ghraib prison.
  • Closing the American detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
"What we have staked out is a campaign to stop the war without cutting off funding" for the troops, said Tom Mazzie of Americans Against Escalation of the War in Iraq. "We call it the 'readiness strategy.'"

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Rep. Murtha Partners With MoveOn Against Troop Escalation in Iraq

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman John Murtha will deliver a videotaped message to tens of thousands of MoveOn members across the country this Thursday night in an effort to help block President Bush's attempt to escalate his failed policy in Iraq.

These events are held in coordination with Americans Against Escalation in Iraq (AAEI). AAEI includes ::

Service Employees International Union   • Political Action   •   •   Center for American Progress Action Fund   •   USAction   •   Win Without War   •   Campaign for America's Future   •   Progressive States Network   •   Campus Progress   •   TrueMajority   •   Working Assets   •   United States Student Association

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