The vote in favor of defeat was 246 to 182, with 17 Republicans joining Nancy Pelosi and John Murtha in undercutting the war, the troops, and encouraging the enemy to fight on.
Cassandra has the the roll call of shame
http://coble.house.gov/ NC 6th district
http://tomdavis.house.gov/ VA 11th district
http://www.house.gov/duncan/ TN 2nd district
http://www.house.gov/english/ PA 3rd
http://gilchrest.house.gov/ MD 1st
http://inglis.house.gov/ SC 4th
http://www.house.gov/timjohnson/ IL 15th
http://jones.house.gov/ NC 3rd
http://keller.house.gov/ FL 8th
http://www.house.gov/kirk/ IL 10th
http://www.house.gov/latourette/ OH 14th
http://www.house.gov/paul/ TX 14th
http://www.house.gov/petri/ WI 6th
http://www.house.gov/ramstad/ MN 3rd
http://www.house.gov/upton/ MI 6th
http://walsh.house.gov/ NY 25th
Each of these Republicans have voted to embolden our enemies.
N.Z. has the full details,
Representative James T. Walsh
[Email: Rep.james.walsh AT mail.house.gov]
Representative Walter Jones
Representative Wayne Gilchrest
Representative Michael Castle
Representative Richard (Ric) Keller
Representative Philip Sheridan English
Representative Ronald Ernest Paul
Representative Frederick Stephen Upton
Representative Thomas M. Davis
Representative Mark Kirk
Representative Howard Coble
Email: howard.coble AT mail.house.gov
Representative John J. Duncan Jr.
Representative James Ramstad
Email: mn03 AT mail.house.gov
Representative Steven C. LaTOURETTE
Representative Robert Inglis
Representative Timothy V. Johnson
Representative Thomas Petri
Insularity and relaxation upon official comforts among Republican leaders, instead, contributed to the Democrat controlled Congress we now have that is following through on their plan to undermine the Iraq effort. Some Republican congressmen and senators – who Hugh Hewitt has aptly named “White Flag Republicans” – have joined with the Democrats. It matters not whether they have gone soft or are just playing to their local bleachers. The result is the same.
Here’s a link to the Victory Caucus.
Special thanks to Larwyn.
MILITARY RECRUITING IN 2006 BEST IN ALMOST A DECADE
Democrats have fallen silent on the issue of military recruiting over the past months, and for good reason
Go read about it.
Obi's Sister says
I applaud the two Democrats grew a pair long enough to stand up to the Pelosizoid:
Jim Marshall (D-GA)
Gene Taylor (D-MS)
Given today’s political climate in Congress, it took alot of guts to vote for what was RIGHT, instead of what was expected/threatened. I’m sure the next tasty committee assignment they can look forward to is cleaning the toilets.
Dale St. Clair says
I’m wondering why the list of 17 Republicans doesn’t list their states. I would think it would be newsworthy to know where they are from.