Friday, June 03, 2005

Yay Ollie - Give Em Hell!

Oliver North: The courage to make history

The first week of June has been remarkable in our nation's history. It was this week in 1776 that a congressional committee was formed to start drafting a Bill of Particulars for King George to consider. Just a month later, it was ratified as the Declaration of Independence.
<...>Thanks to a Senate more concerned about its own petty "perks," personal privileges and arcane procedures, we still don't have an ambassador in Baghdad. Though we have been without one for three months now -- a constant hindrance to coordination between American and Iraqi forces in the midst of a war -- the Senate is in no rush to act. Apparently the solons, secure in their sinecures, aren't bothered by the casualty figures.

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