"Now it's time to stand up for my friends who did not make it home, and for those who fought and died in Iraq already," he said. "We must not cut funding for our troops. We must stick by them," he added, snapping off a salute as he completed his remarks to yet another ovation.
Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas, a Vietnam Veteran, during the House debate yesterday. The non-binding or "symbolic" measure to oppose the troop surge in Iraq was approved 246-182.
Are you ready to stand up?
Saw this at Michelle's this morning and thought it might work well here.