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Republicans love our troops to death

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You're in the military, you vote Republican, then you've got some explaining to do. Yes, the Republicans want to protect your flag, and that's sweet, really. But wrap a flag around your jeep and see if it stops an RPG from ripping your arm off because the Republicans STILL haven't gotten you your body armor that WE'VE been complaining about for 2 years now.


After spending the last presidential campaign bragging about their support for the troops, Senate Republicans have cast several votes over the last year that exacerbate the pressures soldiers serving in Iraq are facing during their tours and when they come home. Today it was reported that hundreds of soldiers returning from Iraq after being attacked or wounded, waking up in hospital beds, often seriously wounded, only to find a mound of bills – from the military.

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