It's Time for Our Troops to Come Home

Jeff Merkley, Huffington Post:

It is time to clear the path to let Afghanistan create their own self-determination. America must focus on keeping our people safe and getting our economy growing.

Read the full article here. Discuss below.

  • (Show?)

    Thanks to Jeff for taking the lead on a major issue now facing both Congress and the President--perhaps THE major issue: Is the oligarchy already committed to permanent warfare or not?

    Both our combat troops and the uncounted thousands of support personnel, both civilian and military, must come home. This time we can't be fooled by the token withdrawals that Sec. Gates and the Obama White House seem to be testing out in the media. Within any rational, empirical context regarding our "national interests," Jeff's arguments are unanswerable. It's "out now"--for real.

connect with blueoregon