[One of the on-going misconceptions oft repeated by the media is that the Democrats are represented by a majority in the Senate.  They are not!  We have two independents, Sanders of Vermont who is liberal and Lieberman of Connecticut who is a Middle East hawk.  He both sponsored the original bill half authorizing our war on Iraq and most recently is all for attacking Iraq per the following.  The full article is available at the website.  For the record there are only 49 Democratic senators and Lieberman could jump ship at any moment, throwing control of the Senate back to the Republicans with Cheney’s vote.  Ed Kent]

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Sponsor Stealth Iran War Bill
Thursday, September 27, 2007 – FreeMarketNews.com

Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) want the US to attack Iran, but because they know most Americans know that is a crazy idea at a time that the US is already bogged down in a losing war in Iraq, they want to authorize this disastrous expansion of the conflict secretly…That’s why, instead of introducing a war authorizing bill in the Senate, they have introduced a war-authorizing amendment, attached to the latest Defense Authorization Bill currently working its way through Congress. -This Can’t Be Happening

“A war is just if there is no alternative, and the resort to arms is legitimate if they represent your last hope.” (Livy cited by Machiavelli)

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