In a recent statement to his constituents, the Earl of Sandwich stated, "We should use both our ability to legislate and the power of the purse to
lead our policy in a new direction." This weasely prevarication ignores the fact that he has consistently opposed efforts to end funding, not for "the troops", but for the occupation itself.
H.R. 508, the "Bring the Troops Home and Iraqi Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2007," a bill which Peace Action helped create, is the comprehensive bill we need to end the occupation.
PLEASE NOTE: Current co-sponsors of the bill, along with Reps. Woolsey, Lee and Waters, who introduced it, include Diane Watson (D-CA-33, James McGovern (D-MA-3), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ-7), Dennis Kucinich (D-OH-10), Barney Frank (D-MA-4), Maurice Hinchey (D-NY-22), John Conyers (D-MI-14), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-8), Chaka Fattah (D-PA-2), Bob Filner (D-CA-51), William “Lacy” Clay (D-M0-1), Donald Payne (D-NJ-10), Steve Cohen (D-TN-9), and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18).
Write or call Earl and the other Oregon Democrat swine and let them know you aren't falling for their bullshit.