The Irresponsible Congress
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES
As Congress tries to flee Washington before the Thanksgiving rush, the Democratic leadership is showing how skewed its priorities really are. Lawmakers who ostensibly "support the troops" have adopted a political course of action that is jeopardizing funding for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan - even as they grease the skids for hundreds of billions in additional domestic spending and lard up the defense budget with porkbarrel items (such as $3 million in defense spending to teach children to play golf.) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are playing a very dangerous game of political chicken with war …
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Publication information: Article title: The Irresponsible Congress. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: November 16, 2007. Page number: A18. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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