Tuesday, April 17, 2007


(Each "Question of the Week," an idea which I gleaned from A Republic If You Can Keep It, will remain toward the top of the blog until the next question appears. The previous Questions of the Week are HERE. Please scroll down for recent postings)

Since well before the November 2007 Elections, we've been inundated with news stories and editorials about the war in Iraq. And now, of course, every issue of every news periodical contains articles relating to the war and the proposed defunding thereof.

According to this article in the April 12, 2007 edition of the Washington Post, various of our elected representatives could not agree as to whether or not they agreed to meet:

The White House and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to meet next Wednesday to discuss the stalemated war funding bill -- but only after a day of dueling statements that left prospects for bipartisan cooperation remote. At one point, officials at either end of Pennsylvania Avenue could not even agree on whether they had agreed to have a meeting.

The dance started Tuesday, when President Bush invited congressional leaders to the White House to discuss the stalemate over a war funding measure....
Read the rest.

For the purposes of this discussion, I'd like to avoid whether or not the United States should have gone into Iraq in the first place. Regardless of that matter, our military forces are in Iraq now.

What do you propose for future U.S. involvement in Iraq? If you feel so inclined, along with stating your position, include the consequences you foresee were your solution to be implemented.


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posted by Always On Watch @ 4/17/2007 09:59:00 PM