Bring them home … Now!

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December 6, 2011
The Nation
by Katrina vanden Heuvel  
Posted in Commentary, LAND Commentary, PND Commentary

"The American people have long been ahead of all but a few good politicians when it comes to the unacceptable costs of the war in Afghanistan, and the latest Rasmussen poll shows 59 percent of likely voters now want the troops home either immediately or within a year. But maybe -- just maybe -- Congress is finally beginning to catch up. ... Last week the cautious US Senate passed an amendment to an annual defense bill that would require President Obama to submit a plan for an expedited withdrawal that includes a timetable." [editor's note: Every now and then, The Nation gets it right about liberty and justice; this would be one of those times - SAT] (12/05/11)  

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